The construction holidays begin this weekend, when many of us will breathe a sigh of joy as we approach this period of rest where the priority is to unwind, change our routine and have fun. Here are some suggested activities to do this:
Take part in the Lac des Nations Festival
An unmissable estrien festival, the Fête du lac des Nations is back in Sherbrooke after a two-year forced break. Until this Sunday, July 23, on the menu: animation, inflatable games, face painting for children, amusement park in addition to numerous musical shows and a fireworks competition at 10 p.m. every evening.
Friday July 22:
6 p.m.: Hugo Lapointe
8 p.m.: Dirtybeards
10:30 p.m.: The Three Accords / Brigitte Boisjoli
Saturday July 23:
6 p.m.: Pagliaro
8 p.m.: Bran Van 3000
10:30 p.m.: The Guess Who / Amay Laonie
Sunday July 24:
6 p.m.: Fredz
8 p.m.: Matt Holubowski
10:30 p.m.: Our Lady Peace / Columbus
The Motos Thibault Driving Academy Saturday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The Spectranie Team animates the crowd Saturday and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Show of Mysteric removes his mask Saturday 1:30 p.m.
Ari Cui Cui’s show “The favorites” Sunday 1:30 p.m.
Attend Orford music concerts
Orford Music is a charitable organization where nature and culture are in perfect symbiosis, which creates a framework conducive to artistic development. The mission of the organization is to stimulate the creativity of young musicians at their beginnings and during the development of their professional life. Through its multidisciplinary activities, Orford and the influence of the region.
Until mid-August, a program of varied concerts is presented to classical music lovers. This week-end :
Friday July 22
5 p.m., Cherry River Park:
5@7 Orford: In the open air, fill your ears with the talent of the students of the Academy.
7:30 p.m., Gilles-Lefebvre room
Bach show and Brahms by Nosrati: the pianist Schaghajegh Nosrati is not only a specialist in the Bach repertoire, but also an internationally prized interpreter for the sincerity and depth of her performances. This program highlights pieces by three composers who marked their respective eras: Bach, Haydn and Brahms.
Sunday July 24
11 a.m., Austin City Park:
Family concert in Austin: In the open air, fill your ears with the talent of the students of the Academy.
Cool off, on the water, in a canoe, kayak or paddleboard
What could be more exotic than being on the water, in nature? The popularity of kayaking and paddle boarding is growing and the Eastern Townships is full of beautiful bodies of water to enjoy.
Magog River : from Petit Lac Magog in Deauville to Lac des Nations on the Blue Corridor, St. Francois River : which crosses Sherbrooke from Lennoxville to Brompton, Cherry River Marsh in Orford, North Missisquoi River : from Eastman to Mansonville, theAquaticook : from Waterville to Coaticook…. All you need is a little information!
Switch from cool evenings at the Boquébière in Sherbrooke
In the heart of downtown Sherbrooke, the Sherbrooke microbrewery, the Boquébière, commonly known as the Boq, stands out for its wide variety of craft beers, its bistro-style menu and its involvement in showcasing local artists. The place is to be discovered for its festive atmosphere, its beer naturally but also by the shows and animated evenings which are regularly presented there. On the program this weekend:
Thursday and Friday evening : dj from 10 p.m.
Sunday : “Open microphone” evening from 9 p.m.
Presented twice a month, the “Open Microphone” evening is the perfect opportunity to bring together music lovers live in the city and around Sherbrooke!
Whether you are a singer, songwriter, musician, singer-songwriter, or simply a music lover, you will find what you are looking for at this festive and friendly event!
Attend the Hay Babies performance at the Concerts de la Cité
Friday July 22 20, 50 Place de la Cité, Sherbrooke
We know the Hay Babies as the three authentic, comical and chill. Their influences of folk, comedy and rock oppose, mingle and complement each other. What they offer: three harmonious voices, an infectious rhythm and hard-hitting lyrics.
A free concert not to be missed!