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Spirit of Potton’s full program revealed!

The Spirit of Potton Festival is coming soon! For the very first time, this event will take place at the Missisquoi River North Park, André-Gagnon sector (364 Mansonville road).

The municipality has unveiled this week the complete program of the festival. Esprit de Potton will host the Mansonville public market on August 13 from 9am under the multipurpose shelter, in addition to booths of artisans and local organizations. You can read all the details here: https://potton.ca/en/recreation-and-culture/special-events/

And here is the schedule:

Friday August 12th
5pm-7:30pm: Mechoui fundraising dinner for the Potton Firefighters and First Responders Association (tickets 30$ 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: Activities with Reptiles Rock : reptiles, amphibiens, small exotic animals. Come and explore something unique!
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 AJ’s

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!

We hope to see you there with family and friends! To share the Facebook event, it is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/576052263933066

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