Recreation and culture

Special Events

Spirit of Potton Festival

The Spirit of Potton Festival was BACK – August 12th & 13th, 2022

For the first time ever, this event was hosted at the Missisquoi-North River Park.

SHUTTLE AND PARKING INFO – SPIRIT OF POTTON

Great news! The municipality will offer a free shuttle bus for the duration of the Spirit of Potton festival. The bus will make continuous trips to three parking lots available to you during the event: the one at the former 243 resto-bar located at 377 Mansonville Road; the one at André-Gagnon Park and the one at St-Cajetan Church located at 324 Mansonville Road. From 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Friday, August 12 and from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 13. Enjoy the festival!

*Spirit of Potton wishes to be a zero-waste event. The foodtrucks will have compostable utensils and dishes. We also welcome people who wish to bring their own dishes to the event.

SCHEDULE !

Friday August 12th
5pm-7:30pm: Mechoui fundraising dinner for the Potton Firefighters and First Responders Association (30$ tickets available at Shell and Dépanneur des 13)
7-9pm: Bingo with the CABMN – $250 grand prize, many cash prizes, gift certificates and other various prizes
9-11pm: DJ Dave Suarez

Saturday August 13th
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Artisans, organizations and farmer’s market (under the multifunctional shelter)
8:30-11am: Pancake breakfast to benefit the CAMBN Partage-Share committee
9 a.m. – 5 p.m.: Petanque tournament (information Christine Baudinet: cbaudinetpotton@gmail.com – 514-731-3554)
10am-7pm: Entertainment corner with a climbing wall, bouncy castles and a trampoline!
12-4pm: Reptile booth
1pm-4pm: BMX demos by Wolf Bike Park on the new PUMPTRACK!

Performances – under the multifunctional shelter:

12-1pm: Homebrew Dixieland Band
1:30-2:15 p.m.: Les Deux de pique (comedy and circus all in one!) ***show performed at their trailer, not under the shelter
2:30-3:30pm: Knockin’ Boots – line dancing
3:30-4:30: Adam Karch
5-6pm: Les Deux de piques (comedy and circus all in one!) ***show presented at their trailer and not under the shelter
6:30-7:30 pm: The Royal Pickles
8:30-9:30 pm: 5 Pistols
9pm-9:30pm: Fireworks
10-11pm: 5 Pistols

FOODTRUCKS on site : Derby’s Cantine and RG’s

(Photos Festival: Émilie Hébert-Larue)

Sundays in The Park

Every Sunday from mid-June to mid August, come and enjoy free live music performed in the heart of the village of Mansonville in Place Manson, located in front of the Town Hall (2 Vale Perkins rd.) Bring a chair, pack a picnic and enjoy jazz, folk, country, blue grass, Celtic, rhythm and blues and more… A great time for all!

The 2022 season is over!

Family Beach Party

More details available soon on this page!

Cultural Days

For several years now, the Potton Cultural and Heritage Committee has been inviting people to participate in the Journées de la culture held last weekend in September. Many activities are on offer: exhibitions, concerts, outdoor activities, a movie for all, the Culture and Heritage Awards, etc.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

To celebrate the Holiday Season.  Hot chocolate and hot wine, Christmas carols and special surprises for children with Santa

Friday, December 2nd, 2022 – 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Place Manson

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