Community Bulletin Board July 25


JULY 25

Theatre Lac-Brome presents The Koln Concert with John Roney on Thursday, July 25 at 8:00 p.m. in the Theatre at 9 Mont Echo Road in Knowlton. Talented Canadian pianist John Roney recreates one of the most famous jazz concerts of all time, the recording of Keith Jarrett’s legendary performance in Cologne, Germany 40 years ago, which has become the best-selling jazz piano record ever. Tickets are $28. For information and tickets call 450-242-2270 or go to www.theatrelacbrome.ca.

JULY 26

Town of Brome Lake presents Festive Fridays at 5:30 p.m. at Coldbrook Park in Knowlton. Friday, July 26 features the Montreal Chan Lion Dance Club. The Club is dedicated to entertaining the public by presenting the Chinese Lion Dance to raise awareness of Chinese culture so that its unique traditions can be passed on to younger generations. Admission is free. For information call 450-242-2020 or go to www.ville.lac-brome.qc.ca/loisirs.

The Brome County Historical Society presents an outdoor film screening of the movie Mary Poppins Returns in English on Friday, July 26 at 9:00 p.m. on the Museum grounds at 130 Lakeside in Knowlton. The days of the drive in theatre are not dead! Enjoy this perfect opportunity for family and friends to enjoy a great movie on a beautiful summer night. Admission is free. Popcorn and snacks will be available. For information call 450-243-6782 or go to www.bromemuseum.com.

JULY 27

The musical duo Squeegee performs live on Saturday, July 27 from from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Star café at 61 Lakeside in Knowlton. Admission is free.

JULY 26 to 28

The New Country Brome Festival takes place on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 26, 27 and 28 on the Brome Fairgrounds at 345 Stagecoach Road in Brome Village. Shows include Tebey, Paul Brandt, The Washboard Union, Aaron Goodvin, Chase Rice, Meghan Patrick, Matt Lang, Jess Moskaluke, The Chris Buck Band, Sara Dufour, Amélie Hall, Jordan Lévesque, Wayne Law and Sule. For information go to www.festivalnewcountrybrome.com.

JULY 28

The Brome County Historical Society is hosting an Antique and Craft Market on Sunday, July 28 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on the Museum grounds at 130 Lakeside in Knowlton. Peruse some 40 kiosks of local crafts and antiques and enjoy a coffee, treat or sandwich at our canteen. Admission is free. Proceeds from the canteen benefit the Brome County Museum. For information call 450-243-6782 or go to www.bromemuseum.com.

The Lac-Brome Pickleball Club is offering a Pickleball Basics Clinic on Sunday, July 28 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Pickleball courts in Lions Park at 37 Centre Road in Town of Brome Lake. Join in to learn more about the game. Admission is free for club members and $5 for non-members. For information e-mail club.pickleball.lac.brome@gmail.com.

As part of the Brome Lake Chamber Music Festival, Theatre Lac-Brome presents Mozart Among Friends on Sunday, July 28 at 7:00 p.m. in the Theatre at 9 Mont Echo Road in Knowlton. Tickets are $25. The final Brome Lake Chamber Music Festival event is A Little Night Music on August 11. For information and tickets call 450-242-2270 or go to www.theatrelacbrome.ca.

JULY 29 TO AUGUST 2

L'École de Ballet Sutton is offering a Dance Camp from Monday, July 29 to Friday, August 2 at 50 Principale North in Sutton. Explore Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf through dance, drama, music and more! For information call 450-531-3315.

The Sutton Royal Canadian Legion Bingo is canceled for July 31 and will resume on August 7. For information call 450-538-2864.

UPCOMING EVENTS

AUGUST 2

Here are a few events coming up next week. Town of Brome Lake presents Festive Fridays at Coldbrook Park in Knowlton. Friday, August 2 features the duo Alfa Rococo performing pop music with tonic and modern arrangements. Admission is free. For information call 450-242-2020 or go to www.ville.lac-brome.qc.ca/loisirs.

AUGUST 3

The Adaptive Sports Foundation presents Initiation to Adaptive Water Skiing on Saturday, August 3 at Domaine des Érables in Town of Brome Lake. The program is open to all individuals with physical disabilities aged 8 and up. Places are limited so please register on-line as soon as possible at www.sportsadaptes.ca. For information call 450-243-5985.

The Parish of St. James the Apostle in Stanbridge East is holding its 2019 Flower Show on Saturday, August 3. Tickets are $10 for adults, $2 for children 4 to 12 and $12 for exhibitors. The admission price includes sandwiches, cakes and tea served under the big top. For information call Sandra Fortier at 450-248-7288.

There is a fund-raising Community Pork and Beef Barbecue Supper and Dance to benefit the Brome Lake Firemen’s Association on Saturday, August 3 with music by The Random Chance Band at the Fairgrounds in Brome Village. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children 6 to 12 and free for kids 5 and under. There will be a cash bar on-site and a silent auction.

The Brome County Historical Society’s Night at the Museum Gala takes place on Saturday, August 3 on the Museum grounds in Knowlton. The Museum comes alive for this gala event. Enjoy food and drink, tour the museum, and witness the unveiling of the 2019 Adopt an Artifact donor certificates. Tickets are $50 or two for $90. For information call 450-243-6782 or go to www.bromemuseum.com.

AUGUST 3 & 4

Cowansville Royal Canadian Legion is holding its annual Garage Sale on Saturday and Sunday, August 3 and 4 in the Legion hall at 120 Davignon in Cowansville. To donate items for the sale call Denise at 450-263-0561 or Debbie at 450-522-6674. And we’ll have more on next week’s events in the next Thursday update.

ONGOING EVENTS

Here are some ongoing events. Cowansville’s Public Market is open on Thursdays from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. until October 3 in the parking lot of the former Loblaws store at 1122 South Street in Cowansville.

Le Petit Marché Fermier de Dunham is open Fridays from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. until September 6 at 3650 Principale in Dunham.

Sutton Saturday Market is open every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. until October 26 at 2 Curley Street in Sutton, featuring farm products, plants, baked goods, many crafters and lots of items for everyone. There is a cantine on site. For information call Marc at 450-292-4618.

The Town of Brome Lake Farmer’s Market is open every Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. until October 5 at 48 Maple in Knowlton featuring many local products. For information call 450-242-2020 or e-mail info@ville.lac-brome.qc.ca.

The Marché de la Station Gourmande in Farnham is open Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. until October 5 at 313 rue de l’Hôtel de Ville in Farnham.

The Marché Fermier in Frelighsburg is open Saturdays from 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. until October 12 at 2 Place de l'Hôtel de ville in Frelighsburg.

The Family Counter in the St-Édouard Church basement is open every Thursday from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. and on the third Thursday of the month from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m. at 364 Knowlton Road in Knowlton. On the first Thursday of each month, fill a bag for $7. They accept clean articles in good condition, including clothing, boots, shoes, toys, bedding, dishes and small appliances. Please do not bring skis, furniture or large appliances.

PRRP Abercorn is open every Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on the first Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 11 Church Street West in Abercorn across from the town hall. There are all sorts of new and used articles for the family. Donations are accepted and welcome. For information or to become a volunteer, call Marcelle Lefebvre at 450-538-3209.