Potton Cultural Days

Friday September 24th

 10:00 a.m. : Opening of the «  Journées de la culture » at the Memorial Library

  • Coffee and croissants
  • Introduction of the « Journées de la culture »  by Jacques Marcoux
  • Launching of the Potton Cultural Policy
  • Launching of the Heritage Days and presentation of the 2010 manifest

 11:00 a.m. : Presentation of the exhibition “Painters of the Past”

  • Visit by schoolchildren of the library and the exhibition until 4:00 p.m.
  • The exhibition continues until September 30th

 6:00 p.m. : 20e anniversary supper of the Potton Heritage Association
at the Owl’s Head Golf Club; $20 for members ; reservations before September 15th with Edith (292-0547) or Yolande (292-0430)

  • Highlights of the last 20 years
  • Recognition of the founding members of the association
  • Official launching of the association’s website and the 20th anniversary souvenir book
  • A  humorous look at the association

 

Saturday September 25th

 
Autumnfest at Mount Owl’s Head

  • 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Chairlift in operation
    • Potton Heritage Association booth and craft tables
    • German BBQ
    • sale of naive paintings by the Ken Jones center
  • 10:30 a.m. : Visit of the Mason lodge with Jacques Thouin
  • 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. : Music by the Estrie Harmony band
  • 2:00 p.m. : Tale in French on « Les débuts de la colonisation »
  • 3:00 p.m.: The Mansonville Round Barn : its history and architecture by Gérard Leduc
                    

Manson Square

  • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.: Farmer’s Market 
  • Sale of used books for the benefit of the Memorial Library ( in front of the Town Hall)
  • Music

 
8:00 p.m.: Concert at the Anglican Church :  songs – opera – jazz. Admission : $20

  • Hélène Gaudreau, Michèle Gaudreau and Karen Muzerall; Tickets:Yolande (292-0430), Angèle (292-3566), Karen (292-3235), Hélène (292-4479)
  • The bistro“Les 3 clochers” will offer a concert menu;  Reservation essential: (450) 292-4442

Sunday September 26th

 
Autumnfest at Mount Owl’s Head

  • 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • Chairlift in operation
    • Potton Heritage Association booth and craft tables
    • German BBQ
    • Naïve painting sale by the Ken Jones center
  • 12 to 2:00 p.m. : Music : Dixieland band-Stanley Lake
  • 3:00 p.m.: The Mansonville Round barn : its history and architecture by Gérard Leduc

 
At the Town Hall

  • 10:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. Library and exhibition open
  • 2:00 p.m.:  Conference by writer Yves Beauchemin
  • 3:30 p.m.:  Refreshments
  • 4:00 p.m. : Movie presentation – Les Petits Géants by Anais Barbeau-Lavalette
  • 5:30 p.m. : Closure of the “Journées de la Culture” by mayor Jacques Marcoux