2016 Fall Activities

[Last update : October 28th, 2016]
Discover our Historical and Natural Heritage

Saturday, November 12th, 1 p.m. [ADDENDUM]

Field trip to the sites of the former and present covered bridges of Potton and North Troy. Sandra Jewett, president of the Potton Heritage Association, will tell us about the history of the bridges. Jean-Louis Bertrand, author of the booklet The Covered Bridges of Potton, and Hans Walser, co-director of the exhibition The Covered Bridges of the Eastern Townships, will inform us of the structure of covered bridges and the notable characteristics of the pont de la Frontière which is cited officially as a historical monument.

Dont forget to bring your passport.

Meeting Place: parking lot facing the CIBC bank
at the corner of rue Principale and rue Blanchet
Transportation: car pooling

Documentation which will be distributed: The Covered Bridges of Potton
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Following there will be wine and cheese and dessert at Carol’s place.
Please bring your own wine.
Cost $10
Reservations : Carol Bishop 450-292-4844, preferably by November 5th

grangeSaturdays until October 8th, 10 am – 3 pm

Exhibition at the Mansonville Round Barn
The Covered Bridges of the Eastern Townships
(Free admission)                         [View poster]

Bilingual brochure
  The Covered Bridges of Potton | 2016
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grangeSeptember, 24th and 25th and October, 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, and 10th, 10 a.m.

Owl’s Head Autumnfest Outdoor Festival. Hike on the mountain to discover the magnificent colors of the season. Chairlift will be in operation and free of charge for ski pass holders. Have lunch at our canteen organized and operated by volunteers from the Potton Heritage Association and the Ken Jones Centre, as our major fund raising activity. Profits are shared equally. We thank Mr. & Mrs. Korman for their generous support.

festivalSeptember, 30th and October, 1st and 2nd
The Potton Cultural and Heritage Committee invites the public to participate in Cultural Days to be held on September 30th, October 1st and 2nd. Many activities are planned: exhibitions, concerts, outdoor activities and music at the Owl’s Head and the inauguration of the winning sculpture for “Nesting in Potton” (Mon nid à Potton). Ceremony to award the Cultural and Heritage prize, Launch of Incomparable Potton, etc.

grangeSaturday, October 15th, 10 a.m.
The healing power of nature. Take a stroll in the woods of our natural heritage and benefit from its therapeutic qualities. Bernadette Rey will guide us in the Japanese practice of shinrin yoku (literally forest bathing).Bring your lunch and beverage and chair.

Cost per person: $ 10
Meet at Beatrice and Karsten’s place: 418 Leadville.
Reservations with Carol 450-292-4844.

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