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Summer is going well and events are running at a steady pace in our beautiful region. Here are some suggestions for activities and outings to take full advantage of them.

The Concerts de la Cité are drawing to a close, but the few remaining shows are worth the trip. This Thursday, the cocktail hour will be in the company of LoFi Octet and his cross between the sensuality of a string quartet and an inspired jazz. The evening will be very dynamic with the rapper Koriass and his punch texts. Friday will be animated by the spectacular Julia Perron and her Julia Show. With the support of her Rocky wheel, she visits the years of Rockabilly in a refreshing way with spectacular acrobatics, fire handling, humor and lots of charm! Simon Bergeron, the drummer and singer (!) Of Simon Bergeron, will perform the famous songs of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, and Nat King Cole, with his show. Simon Says. The very dynamic Trio Triton and his humorous jazz will close this great edition on Saturday night at Strathcona Square. Programming:

The singer with the unique voice Bobby Bazini is back on stage with a brand new show presented in Granada. Come discover the new pieces of his next album, and let you rock with his success. Thursday, August 1st, 8 pm

For his show In the shadow of BaobabBintou Sombié was inspired by the oral tradition of his country, Burkina Faso. The cherry of modern times invites participants to dive into his universe. Through the stories and songs of her ancestors, participants will discover a world filled with mystery, adventure and precious human values. An African-inspired menu will also be served before the performance, for a complete immersion in this thousand-year-old culture. As part of the Festival of Rhythms of Africa of Sherbrooke, Au Café Baobab, this Thursday, from 18h.

The 16-30 springboard gets a big visit this Thursday night, with the coming of End of Fiesta Flamenco, a collective of world-class dancers. On tour in Canada, Sherbrooke residents will enjoy a flamenco music and dance show rich in emotions and sensuality. Do not miss! Thursday 20h. Ticketing :

The Parvis Hall gives pride of place to the summer theater with the play "A few books too many". An intelligent and entertaining comedy that will please you with its subtle text and funny situations! A text signed Pierre-Yves Lemieux, with Louis Côté at the staging. From Thursday 1st August to 3rd August from 8pm

The young comedian and very popular Mehdi Bousaidan presents Tomorrow's very first solo show. An original, cultured and charismatic young man, he tackles themes that are thought out in a brilliantly hilarious way. His ambition: to go beyond laughter! Presented at the Vieux Clocher de Magog, from Thursday 1st to 3rd August, 8.30pm.

The Orford Music Festival continues with the presentation of the show revisiting the work of Montreal pianist and jazzman Oscar Peterson. The quartet Rémi Bolduc Jazz Ensemble pays tribute to this local musician who collaborated with the greatest figures of his time. Friday, August 2nd, 8 pm at the Orford Arts Center. Ticketing :

What could be better than reggae tunes to immerse yourself in the warm atmosphere of the Festival des Rythmes d'Afrique! The Ivorian Sekouba Bolomba, explores the Jamaican roots reggae style of the seventies. His music combines an eclectic mix of traditional West African rhythms called Bolomba, which use Djembe drums and balafons. His powerful words, powerful ideas and superstar voice are woven into his music in four languages: French, English, Malinké and Bambara. At The Little Black Box, Friday August 2nd, 22h.

Tournament Breathless organized by the Attitude Hockey Foundation of Stanley Cup champion David Perron will be presented this weekend. For its fourth edition, the Philippe Bergeron arena in the Bromptonville borough will be home to 16 teams, divided into two classes, the IGA Forgues class, bringing together professional players and the Thibault GM class, bringing together amateur players. An exciting ball hockey competition awaits you on August 2nd and 3rd! Spectators will be able to show up at the entrance to get a ticket for $ 5 per child, $ 10 per person and the family package is $ 25.

Magog will vibrate again this year in the heat and colors of the Caribbean during a great summer artistic festival on Caribbean Festiv'Arts, through the arts, painting, sculpture, theater, gastronomy, literature and much more! More than 40 artists and musicians from Haiti, Venezuela, Colombia, the United States and Estrie will perform on August 2-3 and 4. Programming:

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the Jeep Estrie Club the first edition of the RAW (Annual Rendezvous Wrangler) will be the biggest event ever organized for Wrangler. Several activities on the program, several Jeep Club and sponsor (exhibitors) will be on site, songwriter, DJ on site (indoor), skill competition with several prizes! The RAW event will take place on August 2, 3 and 4, 2019 on the grounds of the Cookshire-Eaton Agricultural Expo. Entrance fee of $ 5 per person and FREE for ages 12 and under.

For the commemoration of the 125th anniversary of the death of Scottish hero Donald Morrison, the outlaw of Megantic, the Scottish Trail and the Oscar-Dhu Cultural Center present three days of celebration of Scottish traditions and cowboys. Come hear from artists from here, Scotland and the United States and discover a host of workshops on the history and tradition of pioneers in the region. In Gould from August 2nd to 4th. Information:

Salt rock lovers are invited to La Patrie for the 6th edition of its Rock'n'Blues Festival. In addition to homage to legendary Pink Floyd bands Led Zepplin and Quebec rocker Éric Lapointe, the duo Breen Leboeuf / Martin Deschamps and several others will be performing. Programming: Facebook Festival Rock'n'Blues La Patrie. Presented from August 2nd to 4th.

For its 7th edition, the organization of the event Enjoy your Centro has bet on safe values ​​and added elements to appeal to a broad spectrum of visitors. In addition to the gourmet offer, Bouffe ton Centro will offer participatory activities, street entertainment in permanent spaces, and will welcome musical artists to raise the party. Saturday, August 3 from 11am. Information:

Come cheer on our Expos as the Montreal Brewers and the Thetford Blue Sox will be the visitors, Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. Saturday's match will take place at 7 pm and Sunday at 2 pm At the Amédée-Roy Stadium in Sherbrooke.

Joanie Papillon presents To each his song is a musical show for young and old, featuring French and Québécois classics as well as unique giant puppets made from old vinyls, CDs and cassettes. This show is presented at Parc Alfred-Demers. Outdoor event, bring your chairs!

Good weekend to all!

Karting Orford
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