To Miss in July |
Every Saturday in July throughout
the summer the Town of Lac Brome (Knowlton) will be presenting a Farmer's Market.
Fresh vegetables, fruits, cheeses, smoked fish, homemade pies and fresh cut flowers
will be offered in an outdoor market environment. The Market will be located at
48 Maple Street in Knowlton and will run from 10am to 1pm every Saturday. See
Tour Des Arts the 20th edition of the Tour Des Arts. Artsist of
the Knowlton region display their talents in one of the most popular art exhibits
in the Eastern Townships feature art in Sutton, Knowlton, Mansonville and Bolton.
The Tour Des Arts features a guided tourbook and map so you can take a leisurely
drive and visit the artists of your choice. One of the best summer events we have!
There are 38 artists featured on the Tour Des Arts 2008 including Almut Ellinghaus
, Anke vanGinhoven , Anne Johnston , Brenda Carson , Brigite Normandin, Carolyn
Smart, Christiane Roy, Christina Jones-Steingruber, Claire Globensky, Claude Beauchemin
,Claude de Gaspé, Alleyn Craig Skinner , Ébénisterie Bingen, Eira Thomas , Francine
Denault , Hélène Brunet , Irma & Roger Coté, Isabelle d'Hauterive , Jack H. Walker,
Jany Fournier, Joe La Starza, John Fowles , John Murphy, John Rollit, Judy Mullins,
Louise-Andrée Roberge, Mark Zimmerl, Michelle Lalonde , Muriel Faille, Myriam
Bardoul , Mädy Tricot , Nicole Côté , Peter Raymond, Pina Macku, Potton Valley
Quilters ,Rhonda Price, Robin Badger / Robert Chartier , Stanley Lake , For more
details and the tour route visit the Official
Tour Des Arts website.
Come out and enjoy the ultimate party as Knowlton
Celebrates Canada Day with style! The long-weekend in Lac Brome is sure to be
busy and the draped Canadian Flags stir up the pride in our hearts! There is a
Panacake Breakfast at the Odfellows Hall from 8 am-10:30 am. The kids bycycle
parade, antique car show, raising of the flag at the Legion, music, dancing, cake,ice
cream and even a petting zoo will be set up in Lions Park. The fun goes into the
night with country and blues music and of course Fireworks at dusk! So much to
do but don't forget to salute the flag! Canada
Day from Years Ago in Knowlton
Bromont En Art Visual Art Festival
10th edition of the Bromont Symposium of Visual Arts takes place in lovely Bromont
only a short drive from Knowlton. There are over 75 artists exposing their works
including painters, sculptures and photographers bringing over 1000 pieces together
in one spectacular showing of art from modern to kitchy, classical to absurd and
there is surely to be something for every taste. Bromont can have hectic traffic
on the week-ends due to the Bromont Flea Market, or the Circus, or the ourdoor
shopping complex recently built on Exit 78 so take your time and relax on your
way to Bromont En Art and when you're done come down to Knowlton for some quiet
time at the beach! There will be a silent auction, cockatails, performances, a
draw, and a chance to meet the artists at the opening recption (Tickets are $50).
The event takes place at the Bromont Sports & Cultural Center in Bromont,
Quebec, 20 John-Savage Road. Info: 450-534-1344. The Website has a complete listing
of artsist (in French only) www.bromontenartsociete.com
Knowlton House & Garden Tour
A self-guided tour of Knowlton
and area's magnificent homes & gardens. Sponsored by Theatre Lac Brome, Knowlton.
Box Office: 450-242-2270 Theatre Administration 450-242-1395
Kayaking on Brome Lake during the warm evenings of July is a wonderful chance
to quietly enjoy our natual surroundings.
Karnak Shriners Western Festival
Come join the fun and see why
the Rodeo was chosen by L'Association des Cowboys de l'Est du Canada as the "Best
Rodeo of 2005" and "Best New Rodeo". Don't miss this great event this year! Brome
Fairgrounds, Brome. Information:(450) 242-3976
The Shriners Western Festival
is proud to announce a partnership with the Quebec Tractor Pulling Association.
The event will take place in Brome on July 18-19-20, 2008. Fill in a form and
deposit at entrance for a surprise draw! Showtimes: Friday, July 18th – 12:00
Saturday, July 19th – 12:00 Saturday Bbq Supper - $15 BBQ Roast beef & pork, gravy,
salad bar, coffee included. Only 600 tickets will be sold. Sunday, July 20th –
12:00 Friday, activities start at 12 Noon, there will be giant balloon games for
the kids, music and entertainment as well as shops open for everyone to visit.
Tractor pull competition will be at 7P.M. sharp. Saturday activities start at
12:00 with the same as Friday plus some surprises. Tractor show at 7 P.M. Sunday
starts at 12:00, with show time at 2 P.M.
Competition sanctioned by the Quebec Tractor Pulling
Association to be held on the Brome Fair grounds in association with the Karnak
Shriner's Western Festival. Bring your ear plugs and mingle with the red necks!
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The Knowlton Harmony Band performs an outdoor concert in the park. Edwards Park,
West Brome at 6:30 p.m.
Concert in the Park
The Brome Lake Concert Ensemble performs in Coldbrook Park at 6:30 p.m.
Film & Theatre
Richard Donat Reads Leacock
Readings of vignettes by Canada’s greatest humourist, Stephen Leacock. Theatre
Lac Brome/Arts Knowlton, 9 Mont-Echo. Box Office: 450-242-2270.
music concerts with invited artists, Musica Camerata. On the programme: Schumann,
Mendelssohn and Brahms. Presented by Brome Beaux Arts at the Old Brick Church,
West Brome. Saturday: 8:00 p.m.; Sunday: 3:00 p.m. Admission is free. Information:
The 25th Century Belongs to Canada
Starring Ricky Blue, George Bowser, Josh Freed and Terry Mosher. A multimedia
mixture of songs, satire and cartoons. Theatre Lac Brome/Arts Knowlton, 9 Mont-Echo.
Box Office: 450-242-2270.
By Laura Teasdale. An outdoor performance based on an historic tale from Brome
County. Theatre Lac Brome/Arts Knowlton, 9 Mont-Echo. Box Office: 450-242-2270.
The pier at the Douglass Beach is a perfect spot for the birds to gather
for a quiet nap during the hot July days.
Antique & Craft Market
lovely Museum grounds are full of unique antiques and wonderful crafts as the
annual Antique and Craft Market turns the weekend in Knowlton into a magic trip
through history via the incredible collection of fantatsical and forgotten articles
from yesteryear. The annual Antique Sale in Knowlton is a popular event and when
the week-end weather co-operates it cretaes an old fashioned Victorian atmosphere
in the town that cannot be beat! While visiting the Antique Fair make time to
visit the permanent Antique Stores in Knowlotn on the main street not far from
the Museum. The Musuem grounds are at 130 Lakeside and the show is from 9am to
Memorial Library Book Sale
annual book sale that sees hundreds of frenzied book lovers converge under the
branches of the trees in downtown Knowlton is again coming to the tents on the
grounds of the Pettes Library. Come and browse the long tables and boxes upon
boxes of paperbacks, reference books, children's books and coffee table books!
The crowds gather early to get the best of the pickings but there are great books
and some unique vintage books to be found so whatever you do...come on down! One
of the biggest book sales in the Eastern Townships, the sale starts Saturday from
8am to 4pm and continues Sunday from 10am to 3pm. The Pettes Memorial Library
is downtown Knowlton on the corner of Knowlton Road and Lakeside.