Expo, artisans and products

Exhibitions of artists, craftsmen and food products

November1 to December 31

La Féerie de Noël Eastman, Savonnerie des Diligences, 1158, chemin des Diligences, Eastman J0E 1P0 – 450 297-3979

During the Christmas season, the Soapery shares its space with other local artisans to offer its visitors an inspiring and magical « shopping experience » in a truly bucolic setting. Visitors will have the chance to find a complete offer of unique, handmade, affordable, original and environmentally responsible gifts.

November 6 to December 18, 1 to 4:30 p.m.

Winter Happiness, Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre, 9 Speid Street – Sherbrooke – 819 564-0409

Exhibition and sale of arts, works of artists and craftsmen of the Eastern Townships. From Wednesday to Sunday.

November 7 to end of January

Christmas Exhibition – Georgeville – Studio Georgeville, 20 Copp Square, Georgeville, J0B 1T0 – 819 843-9992

Exhibition of paintings, jewelry, furniture, prints, stained glass, books, DVDs, and other delights. studiogeorgeville.com/programming.html


November 25 to 27

Le Salon des artisans de Granby – Pavillon Roger-Bédard, 230 Drummond Street, Granby – 450 361-6081 vccgranby.org/salon-des-artisans Friday 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m

The Artisan Show features a wide variety of products, such as photographic reproductions, decorative objects, jewelry, stained glass, glass painting, as well as copper, stone, metal, fabric and wood items. In short, there is something for everyone!

November 26 and 27, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saint-Armand Arts and Crafts Show –
Saint-Armand Community Center, 444 Bradley Road in Saint-Armand.

The Salon des métiers d’art de Saint-Armand is back for its ninth edition. There will be a dozen new exhibitors again this year, in order to satisfy our regular visitors. The artists and craftsmen will be pleased to present new original creations of great quality, such as mosaic, sculpture, woodworking, textile, literature, decorative painting, photography, ceramics, jewelry and maple products.

Exhibitions of artists, craftsmen and food products

November 30 to December 4

Le Salon des métiers d’art de l’Estrie – Sherbrooke Exhibition Centre, 1600 Plateau St-Joseph Blvd, Sherbrooke. Information: 819 823-0221 – Schedule: Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 9 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Admission fee: $5 Free for children under 16 years old. Free parking.

December 3, 4, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Salon de créations du P’tit Bonheur in Saint-Camille, 162, rue Miquelon, Saint-Camille J0A 1G0 – 819 340-1993

Artisans, musical draws, face painting for children, food and beverages on site. Free admission and hot chocolate.

December 3 and 4, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Salon de l’artisan de Coaticook, 116 Wellington Street, Coaticook, J1A 2H7 – 819 849-6371

Christmas market at the Pavillon des arts et de la culture de Coaticook. Many artisans from all over the province join us for this beautiful event, which shows the talent of many people in different disciplines. From pottery to weaving, sewing, knitting, wood carving, stained glass and many others. In an atmosphere of festivities, exhibition and sale of handicrafts. A perfect opportunity to offer original gifts throughout the year.

December 8 to 11

Rock, paper, scissors – Contemporary Art in Bromont
St-John Cultural Center

Cultural, 593 Shefford Street in Bromont –
450 534-2006 – 1 877 276-6668. Rock, Paper, Scissors will welcome for this 6th edition craft artists distinguishing themselves by their innovative and distinct ideas.

December 11 to January 15

Christmas Villages and Nativity Scenes at the Shrine of Beauvoir, Sacred Heart Shrine of Beauvoir, 675 Côte de Beauvoir Information: 819 569-2535. Monday to Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Extended hours during the Christmas festivities). Voluntary contribution.

December 30, 7 p.m.

New Year’s Eve Party at La Poudrière de Windsor

Windsor Powder Magazine Historical Park, 342 St-Georges Street, Windsor J1S 2Z5 819 845-5284

Come and enjoy the pleasure of Quebec folk dancing with musicians and « calleur » like in the good old days. Traditional music at the rendezvous!

Gift ideas

The holiday season often involves many family meals and parties with friends. Do you sometimes lack inspiration for gifts to give to your guests? Here are some ideas of products to put in your gift basket, in the stockings or even on the Christmas Eve table for a gourmet Christmas!

Miellerie Lune de Miel, 252, 3e Rang E, Stoke, J0B 3G0 – 819 346-2558 – .miellerielunedemiel.com/

Store and gift baskets, open daily from 9 am to 6 pm.

Miner Heritage Farm, 100 Mountain Street, Granby J2G 6S1 – 450 991-3330 -fermeheritageminer.ca/

Meat and products from here. Old-fashioned sweets and gourmet finds. Handcrafted decorations and gift ideas.

Marché de la ferme Beaulieu, 3700 route 147, Waterville, J0B 3H0 – 819 562-6477 – fermebeaulieu.com/

We are located at the crossroads of routes 143 and 147, at the exit of Lennoxville, between Sherbrooke and North Hatley.

We carefully select the ingredients that go into our pastries so that they all taste authentic and delicious. A wide variety of delicious desserts are offered: pastries, cookies, pastries and jams.

Tourist information office of the MRC des Sources, 39, rue du Dépôt, Danville – 819 839-2911 – 1 888 839-2911

Boutique open year round, located in the tourist information office in Danville. You will find agri-food treasures from the Eastern Townships! Jams, jellies, marinades, chutneys, vinaigrettes, flavored oils, sauces, salts, sheep slippers, face and body care products, essential oils, handmade soaps, books, gift wrapping made according to your tastes and budget for all occasions and many other beautiful and good finds are waiting for you tourismedessources.com/

Sherbrooke Station Market, 710 Place de la Gare, Sherbrooke – 819 566-4273

Stimulate your taste buds with stew, tourtières and other tastings offered by the merchants. The Sherbrooke Station Market is also four merchants open all year long who offer cheese, sausages, cold cuts, local products, quality meats, gelatos, coffee, nuts and much more!


Verger champêtre à Granby, 2300 Cowie Street, Granby J2J 0H4 – 450 379-5155

Verger Champêtre is also an authentic cuisine that is constantly renewed according to the seasons and flavors. To spoil yourself, find the gift that will please, find the unique taste of a product and discover the novelties of the season, visit our boutique which offers many products that cannot be bought online. http://vergerchampetre.com/

Chocolates: Treat your children or older children by bringing them chocolates and candies during family gatherings. Belgian chocolates from Vanden Eynden, (Magog), almond chocolates from the Musée du Chocolat (Bromont) or milk chocolates from Pâtisserie aux Avelines (Eastman). They will love this gift basket! At the Auberge la Chocolatière (North Hatley), come and discover our chocolates and other regional gourmet products!

Cheeses: For a country-style meal or to enjoy in excellent company, offer a basket of Eastern Townships cheeses at a reception with friends. The cheeses are easily integrated during the different services: a small blue cheese from Abbaye Saint-Benoit du Lac or their new cheese fondue as an appetizer, a small piece of Alfred Le Fermier from Fromagerie La Station (Compton) before dessert, or Zacharie Cloutier from Fromagerie Nouvelle France (Racine). Our cheese makers can prepare a variety of cheese plates for you to enjoy at your own receptions.

Teas: Whether taken the English way or not, tea is gaining in popularity. Why not offer a basket of tea to your host on a cold winter day? T d’Asie in Magog offers a choice of more than a hundred teas, such as the superb white tea « Des Amoureux » or the green tea « Du Bonheur ». Let your friends discover the world of tea with Folle théière (Sherbrooke)!

Soaps: Here is a gift that will be a sure hit and much appreciated: a gift basket of Eastern Townships soaps. Soaps with olive oil or sunflower oil, offer the new products of the  » zero waste  » collection of the Savonnerie des diligences (Eastman) and the legends soap collection or the  » gift ideas » choices.

Savon des Cantons (Magog) offers you products made in their workshop. Soaps, face and body care products with precious oils (evening primrose, avocado, jojoba, argan) and pure essential oils (fine lavender, mint, bergamot, rosemary). The range of exceptional cosmetic products based on PhytoPur sea buckthorn plants. A beautiful association of the vegetable side with a notion of purity. All these products for the face or the body are classified hypoallergenic, they do not contain parabens or alcohol, no sodium laurel sulfate either or animal fat.

Ciders: The apple is served in all its forms during this reunion period. In pie, jelly, compote or cider, this fruit is tasty and always a pure pleasure to taste. Le Verger Champêtre (Granby) offers gift baskets perfect for your hosts or hostesses or for a gift you forgot on your list. Introduce your family and friends to the Cidre de Feu from the UNION LIBRE cidre et vin (Dunham). They will be impressed by the spicy and tangy touch of this cider. Your taste buds will be charmed by the Original Cid, the Festive Copper and the Polar Star Ice Cream from Verger de la Colline (Granby). Wonderful discoveries to put in the gift basket! Consult the complete list of Eastern Townships ciders at http://www.cantonsdelest.com/.