To celebrate Jacques Cartier, join us for a historic picnic in company of the explorer. Bring your finest basket and celebrate the history of this charming place.

This event is presented in partnership with ‘’Ville de Québec’’.

Dates and time

August 17 2019
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
August 18 2019
12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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Cost

This event is free!

Event program

Saturday, August 17th

12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m

Ongoing activities:
  • DIY: Candy ... it's “candylicious”!
    making candies ... with potatoes! (no peanuts!)
  • Sweets tasting:
    Sugared almonds, honey cake, maple drink, plum jam, figs and dates
  • "The sweet tooth of Jacques Cartier":
    Rally animation with the wheel of fortune: Confectionery at the time of Jacques Cartier
  • Pedal for a smoothie!
  • Makeup
  • Pakane the Clown
  • Digital cartoonist
  • Game and fish with Yves Chrétien
  • Société de la rivière Saint-Charles (St. Charles River Society)
    Rivièroscope
1 p.m.
Opening of the interpretation center
Draw of 3 picnic baskets

1:30 p.m.
Theater show (45 min.):
Rock et Banane (Rock and Banana)

2:30 p.m.
It's the feast of Cartier, let’s taste the cake of Catherine des Granches


Sunday 18 August

12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Ongoing activities:
  • DIY: Candy ... it's “candylicious”!
    making candies ... with potatoes! (no peanuts!)
  • Sweets tasting: 
    Sugared almonds, honey cake, maple drink, plum jam, figs and dates
  • "The sweet tooth of Jacques Cartier": 
    Rally animation with the wheel of fortune: Confectionery at the time of Jacques Cartier
  • Pedal for a smoothie!
  • Makeup
  • Digital cartoonist
  • Game and fish with Yves Chrétien
  • Société de la rivière Saint-Charles (St. Charles River Society) 
    Rivièroscope
1 p.m.
Opening of the interpretation center
Draw of 3 picnic baskets

2 p.m. 
It's the feast of Cartier, let’s taste the cake of Catherine des Granches

1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., and 3:30 p.m.
Anthony Roberge Musical Show (20 min.)

4:30 p.m
Draw of the participation prize by Jacques Cartier (only for rally participants)

4:35 p.m.
End of the event

This event is presented in partnership with Ville de Québec.

More information

For more information, please contact Andréanne at 418 648-7928.

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