Matane, Québec G4W 3M6
With the help of guide-interpreters, discover the fascinating characteristics of the Atlantic salmon returning to the river. The fish-pass has two glass basins that allow observation. In addition to your visit, there is a photo and object exhibit that explains the history of the Matane River and its dams, from 1865 to nowadays.
Duration: 1 hour.
Schedule: June 15 to September 3, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and September 4 to September 30, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Admission: $3/adult and free for children 12 and under (subject to change without notice).
In addition, the Société de gestion de la rivière Matane, the group that manages use of the river, offers introductory and advanced salmon fishing classes (reservations required).
This beautiful vineyard at the gateway to the Gaspésie has a well-earned unique reputation! Tastings and tours are free from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors can also stay in a beautiful 19th century Italian-style villa for a one-of-a-kind experience in Quebec.
Schedule: May 15 to October 15, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The first part of the tour offers a stroll along Avenue Saint-Jérôme to admire the old buildings, completing the loop with the Promenade des Capitaines (the “Captains’ Walk") which presents the maritime history of Matane. The second part leads to buildings and landscapes that are definitely worth the trip. A guidebook is available at the tourist office. Download the mobile tourist app (Apple or Android) and head out to explore downtown Matane through its history, architecture, unique characteristics and interesting anecdotes.
Named one of fifty gardens to visit in Quebec, the gardens are distinguished by their originality and charm, pathways with varied features, and their participation in the social reintegration of troubled youth. Covering over four acres, the gardens' microclimate promotes early blooming in the rock gardens and flowerbeds. Visitors are invited to relax and explore the butterfly house, sundials, giant chessboard, observation tower, animal park, Zen garden, cactuses, fruit trees and water features. The animal park is a delight for children, especially the Three Little Pigs' houses. Bird-watching and natural sciences at the Parc des Castors, festival tent for a relaxing break, souvenir shop.
Duration: 1.5 hours.
Schedule: June 15 to October 15, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $13.00/adult; $12.00/person over 50; $6.00/student; $4.00/children 6–12 years old; free for children 5 and under.
Schedule: May to mid-October, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Admission: $42.00/person/18-hole course, reduced rates before 8 a.m. and after 2 p.m. Twilight rates Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays after 2 p.m.: 50% off regular green fees. Special rates for junior golfers.
Restaurant and banquet room reservations: 418-562-1215.
Guide services available, upon reservation, for certified divers only (exceptions to be discussed depending on instructor availability), and for diving excursions, at sea or from the shore, in enchanting sites near Matane. Discover a rich and exceptional underwater fauna and flora. Visual inspection service and air station for scuba tanks is also available.
Equipment rental upon reservation.
Make reservations 48 hours in advance.
The club maintains 315 kilometres of marked trails. Visitors can consult the 2012-2013 trail map on the official website.
This trail runs across the Gaspésie with over 650 kilometres of trail for short and long excursions. The Matane Wildlife Reserve section of the trail passes through the Chic-Chocs for over 100 kilometres (moose included), with lodging in campgrounds with platforms and enclosed shelters.
Free access to the trail by the Matane Wildlife Reserve.
Find out about the routes and services (guides, transportation, maps, etc.).
Campsites: Reservations are required | 1 800 665-6527
Introduction to recreational Atlantic salmon fishing with a guide-instructor, including full equipment and transportation to fishing sites. Beginner and advanced fly fishing courses including technical and practical instruction on the river. Professional fishing guide, certified according to national standards.
Schedule: June 1 to September 30.
Rates: Introduction from $160.90/day (taxes not included). Reservations recommended.
The Matane Wildlife Reserve has the largest number of moose per square kilometre in all of Québec. Educational activities on local wildlife for the public: moose interpretation centre, black bear watching in their natural habitat, moose photo safari, and wildlife watching by kayak. The Reserve is a superb destination for a hunting and fishing trip. Visitors can opt to stay in fully equipped cottages (BBQ and kayak included) near a lake or river, or in the semi-and full-service campgrounds located near the John Registration Centre and Étang à la truite. Hiking trails in the midst of stunning scenery on the surrounding 1 000-metre-high mountains !
Schedule: May 31 to September 2, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Welcome station located 40 kilometres south-east of Matane, via Route 195.
This 1906 lighthouse offers a splendid view of the town and the sea. From the top of this cylindrical tower (more than 20-metres high), observe the maritime traffic, the windmill park and the Chic-Chocs Mountains. You will also see the equipment of a modern vessel wheelhouse: radar, radio transmitter, vessel tracking system, weather station, etc. Please note that the Tourist Welcome Bureau of the Matane region is located in the guard house.
Duration: 1 hour.
Schedule: July to mid-August. Guided tours, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Off-season by appointment.
Admission: $4.00/adult, $2.00/children. Group rates.
The city of Matane invites visitors to discover this park situated on the islands of the Matane river. The beach with lifeguard, paddleboat, kayak and rollerblade rentals, a playground and minigolf course help make this park an ideal place for sports.
You’ll also enjoy a stroll along the promenade or “captains’ walk”. In the midst of downtown Matane, the promenade honours the region’s maritime tradition through the stories of its most illustrious captains.
Relive the atmosphere found at the beginning of the 20th century in a typical country house of the Matane region. You will hear the fascinating story of the six Bouffard-Durette weddings, a world record listed in the Guinness Book.
Duration: 1 hour.
Schedule: Mid-June to mid-September, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: $7.00/adult, $2.00/children, special rates for groups.
Located on the banks of the St. Lawrence, the Centre d’art Le Barachois has passionately supported the performing arts in the Matane area for over twenty years. The presenter, Kaméléart, offers a varied program of performances by professional and amateur artists throughout the summer in a festive atmosphere. With a theatre capacity of 135 people in cabaret-style seating and a small 50-seat café, the Centre d’art Le Barachois is also the ideal place to hold corporate or family events.
Schedule: June 15 to September 15. The performance schedule is available in various places throughout the region and at www.kameleart.com.
Box office: Located at Club Vidéo Gaieté, 289 Rue Saint-Pierre in Matane, open every day from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., 418-566-0011.
ESPACE F is a centre for the production and exhibition of photography, new media and digital art. The gallery’s programming reflects the diversity of current approaches in these modes of expression.
Schedule: Daily, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Art gallery exhibiting the works of artist Claude Robillard. Paintings on canvas, ostrich and emu eggs, shells, candles, crab shells, tree fungus, etc. Crafts created by Jovette Bélanger such as ducks, nativity scenes, greeting cards, dolls, wreaths, decorative frames, floral arrangements and various souvenirs. Antique enthusiasts will enjoy the collection of ceramics, art objects and antique furniture.
Schedule: July 1 to September 1, 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed Mondays. Off-season by appointment only, depending on availability.
A place where you get familiarized with the weaving loom. Artisan in action. Heritage works of traditional arts (weaving, knits, sewing, embroidery, painting, milled wood, etc.) made in Matanie by more than twenty artisans.
Schedule: Year round, Monday through Friday, and Saturday until noon. Closed Saturday and Sunday in the off-season.
There are seven churches that form an integral part of the Matane community and skyline. Head out to discover the area’s rich religious heritage and a notable collection of religious artworks: sculptures, stained glass windows and paintings of the Stations of the Cross of remarkable artistic value.
Check the website for the mass schedule or for more information.
This shop brings together the creations of the artists and artisans from the Matane area. It’s the perfect place to pick up souvenirs of your holiday. Located in the Matane lighthouse, the shop offers quality products such as jewellery and outerwear made by local artisans. You'll also find traditional crafts products such as blankets, tablecloths, placemats, knitted goods, body care products, decorative hand-painted wood items, regional specialty products, etc.
Schedule: End of July to the beginning of September, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Make a stop at the cheese factory to try our farmhouse cheeses: mild and aged cheddars, or soft Camembert-type cheese. New and unique in Canada, “Le Rayon d’Or”, a semi-firm probiotic cheese. A spreadable cheese has been added to the range of products.
Schedule: June to September, daily, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. October to December, Thursday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed in January, February and March. Open in April and May, Thursday to Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Located in the magnificent Matane River valley, Les Jardins de l’Orme offers flowers, herbs and vegetables of one thousand and one flavours, as well as a range of artisan soaps and other products for all of your senses.
Schedule: July 2 to Labor Day, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every day. September 3 to October 13, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Call for off-season hours.
Experience a real sugar shack with a guided tour of the sugar bush, followed by a tasting of delectable maple products.
Duration: 1 hour.
Schedule: January to late April and mid-June to mid-October, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
This snowmobile club offers nearly 350 kilometres of groomed trails. Check out the current trail conditions on the official website.
Eighteen downhill ski runs, ranging from novice to expert. For snowshoeing enthusiasts, there is also a groomed trail along a creek on the Mont-Castor site.
Available services : Rental and repair of skis and snowboards, inner tube sledding, and a professional ski school for ski and snowboard monitors and Canadian Ski Patrol.
On site: Lockers for skis and boots, waxing room, chalet rental, and the Club Alpine restaurant and bar.
So much more than a fish market! With a vast range of seafood products and a unique selection of local and imported products to discover, Poissonnerie Borealis is the perfect place to treat yourself to the highest quality ingredients for your most delectable meals.
Donald Charest, who has owned this fish market for thirty years, and his team welcome you and offer a full range of fish and seafood. Come discover their wide selection of fresh, frozen, smoked, salted or dried fish, not to mention our delicious seafood..
Schedule: Open all year. Every day, starting at 5 a.m.
Les Fumoirs Raoul Roux offer smoked products such as salmon, cod, shrimp, turbot and salmon mousse, as well as homemade products like salmon and seafood pies.
Open all year. From January to mid-April, open Monday to noon Friday.
Rate: $69-$129/simple, $79-$199/double
Rate: Starting at $48
Rate: $76,95-$87,95/simple, $69-$111/double
Rate: $79-$129/simple, $79-$129/double
Rate: Starting at $52
Rate: Starting at $249 per night (Includes lodging, transportation and meals)
Rate: $45/simple, $65/double,$15/pers. for dinner, by reservation only.
Rate: $23 -$30,50
Seasonal rate :
1250 $ (3 services)
1050 $ (2 services)
New: Fully equipped prospector tent available.
Cottage for rent on site
Shop on site
Rate: Cottage $60-$100/day
Fishing guide and equipment available
Menu/specialities: Canadian and Italian dishes. Live band on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Daily menu starting at $7.00.
Lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 175
Menu/specialities: Fine bistro cuisine
Lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 40
Menu/specialities: Steak and seafood
Lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 125
Menu/specialities: Canadian, Chinese and Italian food, pizza.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 72
Menu/specialities: Seafood, specialties from the grill (BBQ), brunch on Sunday.
Breakfast and dinner
Seating capacity: 75
Menu and specialities: Italian cuisine: pasta, pizza, grilled meat, fish and fresh seafood. Express lunch menu. Table d’hôte each evening. Bistro with giant screens, a wide selection of beers, wines and drinks. Lively after-hours ambience. Delivery of meals.
Lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 100
Seating capacity (terrace): 44
Menu/specialities: Daily menu, “crêpes bretonnes”, paninis, seafood, special coffees, microbrewery beers, wine and WiFi.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 40
Menu/specialities: Canadian cuisine, Italian and Chinese food, seafood.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 260
Seating capacity (terrace): 125
Animation in evening
Monday, June 17 to Sunday, June 23, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday, June 24 to Sunday, August 25, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday, August 26 to Monday, September 30, from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Open year round 7 days a week. From 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. from mid-June to mid-September. The rest of the years open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
This gourmet shop, a veritable Aladdin's cave of food treasures, has made its home in downtown Matane for almost six years to the delight of all. With daily tastings and new finds every week, offers both imported and local Québec products that will surprise you and make you smile with pleasure. Come discover the smells, flavours and tastes of quality!
Schedule: Open all year. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
February 22 to April 14 2013
Installation et photographies de Christine Comeau
Vernissage le 22 février à 17 h en présence de l’artiste
En simultané, Terres : 1983-2003 par Mériol Lehmann à Espace F
July 8 to August 14
Outdoor concerts by performers from near and far.
Schedule: Every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, starting at 7 p.m.
Free admission on the Promenade des Captinaines in downtown Matane.
At the Centre d'art Le Barachois in cased of rain.
Information : 418 562-2333
Sunday, June 23
Downtown Matane, 1 to 5 p.m.
Community flea market, mascots, jugglers, clowns, street musicians, inflatable games, face painting, painting workshops and circus; Fête de la Saint-Jean cocktail reception.
Halte du Barachois, 9 p.m. to 2a.m.
Public speeches, bonfire and the big Saint-Jean show on stage.
Monday, June 24
The Captainerie at the marina, 9 a.m. to noon
Breakfast, coffee-and-concert, formal presentation, flag raising, cocktail reception.
Marina and the Halte du Barachois, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Optimists' Club sailing race, sea excursions for the public, paragliding, entertainment, kite-making, and youth workshops.
Barachois Art Centre, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Pig-roast banquet for newcomers to Matane, musical entertainment with a DJ, dancing and karaoke.
July 25 to 28
A varied program of over seventy-five amateur and professional country, western and folk music performers and musicians. Admission fee for the indoor shows; outdoor shows are free. Amateur gala. Folk music gala. Inflatable games for the kids. The area recreates a saloon setting. Wilderness camping on-site with the purchase of the passport.
Admission: Daytime: Saturday, $5,00/person; Sunday, $7,00/person. Evening (Thursday, Friday and Saturday): $25,00 per person per evening. Passport for all four days of festivities: $55,00/person.
The Saloon is at the Colisée Béton Provincial (Rue de la Gare entrance).
August 31 - September 7,14 and 21 2013 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Local products and entertainment.
February 21, 22 and 23, 2014
Opti-Neige is a huge winter festival with a renowned snow sculpture contest and wonderful fireworks. The enchanting site is also the strategic location for the animation for a multitude of activities that continuously take place during the three days of the festival.
Free admission and activities.
The Matane – Baie-Comeau – Godbout ferry offers four to six departures every day, year round. Reservations are recommended for vehicles and groups.
Approximate crossing times: Matane – Godbout, 2 hours, 10 min.; Matane – Baie-Comeau, 2 hours, 20 min.
Located in Saint-Léandre de Matane, six kilometres into the forest, the Trails of the Grotte des Fées (the “Fairy Cave”) offers outdoor enthusiasts hiking trails that vary from family level to intermediate. The arboretum and the wildlife, historical and geological information allow visitors to discover the region’s forest heritage. The site provides access to a canyon, a waterfall and a 500-million-year-old rocky grotto. The scenic outlook at Lac Adèle provides an ideal site for birdwatching. The trails are 12 kilometres long, round trip.
The site is accessible by a seven-kilometre forest road with only one lane. Not recommended for trailers or recreational vehicles. The walking trails are closed to hikers during hunting season.
Schedule: June 15 to October 15, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Located at the intersection of Route du Peintre and Route Levasseur in Saint-Léandre.
July 19 to 28
The Festi-Balle Coors Light/Dépanneur du Lac in Matane brings together the best teams from across Quebec in one of the province's largest softball tournaments. Last year’s event attracted more than 5,000 spectators and some forty teams for three classes of competition over nine days. Enjoy inflatable games, booths, festival tents and family activities.
New this year: In addition to an antique car show, the parade through downtown Matane is back and the ever-popular fireworks show is even bigger. In 2011, Festi-Balle Coors Light/Dépanneur du Lac was a finalist at the Matane chamber of commerce gala, and was nominated for event of the year in 2011 and 2012. Festi-Balle was also a finalist for the event of the year award from Softball Quebec.
Toujours Dimanche is a “bakery-coffee-shop-boutique” located in downtown Matane. Here you’ll find artisanal breads, pastries, sweet treats, coffees, focaccia, sandwiches, etc. — all entirely homemade. The bakery is proud to use local and natural ingredients in its high-quality products. The boutique is bursting with carefully selected treasures as well as local products to take home. Monthly art exhibitions adorn the walls of the café area, a great place for a relaxing break.
Free wireless Internet connection.
Schedule: Wednesday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Jewellery artist Kathleen Bouffard invites visitor to her shop featuring unique items made with Swarovski crystal. Taking inspiration from her travels and training abroad, she uses a wide variety of precious and semi-precious stones in her work. Treat yourself or someone you love to a piece of custom jewellery for a prom, wedding, birthday or just to please yourself!
Schedule: From June to late October, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Off-season by appointment only.
Menu/specialities: Sweet and savory crepes, homemade ice cream and sorbet, espresso, salads, soups,
sandwiches, local products, afternoon sweets and a seaside terrace.
Breakfast and lunch
Seating capacity: 35
Sales and rental of hunting and fishing equipment. Boat rental and boat motor sales. Looking for an adventure in the great outdoors? Rent one of our RVs, trailers, campers or tent-campers! Thrills guaranteed! Sales of all-terrain vehicles, motorcycles. Sales and repairs of solar and wind energy products.
Schedule: Monday to Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to noon.
The reconstituted Matane trading post, the first trading post on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence, lets visitors learn about the events that occurred in the Matane River area from the beginning of the 17th century until today. Visitors will discover the importance of the fur trade between aboriginal peoples and Europeans, in addition to the history of trapping in the Matane region. You’ll be able to touch samples of beautiful furs from the area and hear stories about the old trappers. Lectures, conferences, exhibitions and interpretation on site.
Duration: One hour.
Schedule: Early July to mid-August. Guided tours Monday through noon Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Off-season by appointment.
Admission: Adults, $4; children, $2. Group rates available.
The artist welcomes visitors in the heart of the village, on an inspiring site on the shores of the St.Lawrence near Rivière Blanche. Discover her latest works, inspired by the surrounding area, as well as a variety of handicrafts.
Schedule: June 15 to September 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., daily. Evenings and off-season by appointment.
Come enjoy the warm and pleasant surroundings while sipping a variety of beers brewed on site. Tasty sandwiches, burgers and local and regional products are also featured to round out the experience. The Fabrique also offers a stimulating calendar of cultural events, with performances by emerging musicians, art exhibits, film screenings and storytelling evenings.
Sales of organic vegetables and tastings of garden-fresh products on site.
Schedule: From August to mid-October, Monday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Théâtre des Grands Vents, a professional theatre company, presents a series of multidisciplinary cabarets that reflect the vibrancy and cultural vitality of Matane. Don't miss out a reach changing season.
Spring Cabaret, Chaos et cohérence - Solo 8
Summer Cabaret, Chaos et cohérence - Solo 9
Check local media and visit the TGV website for more information.
August 15 to 18
This is the fourth presentation of this major event in Matane. Once again, the organizing committee will offer a spectacular lineup for the whole family. On the program: musical performances, comedy shows, and family afternoon, all in the heart of the beautiful city of Matane.
Schedule: From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. for evening shows. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. for family afternoon.
Admission: Modest admission fee. Free afternoon activities on Family Day.
Aventure Pattes Blanches (or “white paws adventures”) offers dog-sled excursions in a beautiful setting just ten minutes from Matane.
Duration: From one hour to half a day.
Schedule: Every day, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission: From $59.95 to $125.00/adult, including guide.
With over forty-two years’ experience in sports and recreational products, St-Louis Sport is delighted to offer you all the fun and pleasure of outdoor activities with recreational vehicles, scooters and ATVs, all available on site. Discover our new products such as motor homes, ultralight trailers, tent trailers and two-person side-by-side utility vehicles. Mobile units available for propane gas repair service. Service guaranteed for the next forty years by the St-Louis family.
Schedule: Monday to Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Open seven days a week during the summer, to serve you best during your vacation.
Menu/specialities: Seafood, fish, Canadian dishes and homemade fries.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 65
Seating capacity (terrace): 30
Saturday, August 31
Schedule of events:
8 a.m.: Welcome to participants
9 a.m.: Pétanque (lawn bowling or boules) tournament starts
12:30 p.m.: Barbecue lunch
1:30 p.m.: Tournament continues
5 p.m.: Awards
Prizes based on registrations.
At Vue sur la mer park, a trail with interpretive signs relates the maritime history of Les Méchins. The park is on Rue de la Mer, just off Route 132. Beach access, pétanque courts (lawn bowling), swings, picnic tables, multipurpose stage and public washroom.
This historical and genealogical society is a nonprofit organization that collects, processes, stores and disseminates the history of Matane and environs. It has a large library of wedding directories, parish monographs, photographs and genealogical records that go far back in time, letting visitors with roots here trace back their family tree with the help of volunteers. It also houses the Collection Levasseur-Desjardins, which includes the furnishings from the former home of a wealthy Matane family. This summer, enjoy the photography exhibition in the lobby and visit one of the rooms from Levasseur-Desjardins home. Watch old newsreels from the 1960s of broadcasts by television station CKBL-TV. Listen to the life stories of elderly people in their own voices, collected by the Vitrine de la mémoire vivante" (living memory) project.
Duration: About one hour.
Schedule: Open all year. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. By appointment any other time of the week.
Admission: Visits are free. Genealogical research for non-members is $5 per person.
Fully equipped campers for rent on site
Come meet our hunting, fishing and outdoor experts! Let them assist you in choosing the right camping, hunting and fishing equipment for you.
Schedule: Monday to Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Menu/specialities: Fine dining with local products, molecular cuisine, seafood.
Lunch and dinner
Seating capacity: 50
June 25 to august 1st, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m.
At the Saint-Adelme Church
The Théâtre du Bedeau presents Le Dindon, a period comedy by Georges Feydeau. Directed by Marie-Brigitte Lehouillier. Pontagnac, a womanizer, pursues Lucienne to her home where he makes advances. Vatelin, Lucienne's husband, suddenly appears. The situation gets sorted out between friends, as Vatelin, knowing Pontagnac's ways, forgives him. But an unexpected event will sow discord, when Maggy, one of Vatelin's former mistresses, arrives at his home.
These fine folks then unwittingly find themselves in a hotel room, along with other colourful characters. A series of misunderstandings, lies and surprising twists ensue, complete with women hidden in closets, entangled husbands and slamming doors. After all these machinations, it becomes clear just who is the real "dindon" (laughing stock).
Schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8 p.m.
Admission: $12 for adults, $6 for children 16 and under.
Tickets on sale at the entrance.
February 22 to April 14 2013
photographies & installation en nouveaux médias
May 10 to June 23 2013
Photographie - vidéo - arts numériques
Menu and specialities: Sushi, fish and chips, smoked meat, Thai cuisine, seafood, wide range of privately imported wines, delicious desserts, and coffee roasted by Brûlerie de l'Atlantique, a local company.
Seating capacity: 50
Seating capacity (terrace): 10
Stocked trout-fishing lake; no fishing license required. Equipment rental on site.
Schedule: May to October, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Gallery-boutique where paintings are exhibited alongside exclusive jewellery.
Schedule: June 1st to October 1st, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Gallery-boutique offering a variety of decorative objects made from materials found on the shore, as well as artwork on paper (pastels, black chalk, ink, etc.)
Schedule: May to October, 10 a.m. to noon, and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Arts and crafts.
Schedule: Mid-June to early September, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
August 16 to 18
The first Festival de sculptures en art populaire (folk art sculpture festival) will be held from August 16 to 18 in Saint-Ulric. On the program: some twenty artists from across Quebec, folk art exhibition and sale, folk art symposium, an exhibit of over one hundred folk art sculptures, weathervane and pinwheel contest.
Schedule: Friday, August 16: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., official opening for collectors and antique dealers (by invitation only); 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., open to the public. Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., exhibition and sale, meet the artists, weathervane and pinwheel contest. Saturday, August 17: 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., folk art symposium. Sunday, August 18: 3 p.m., raffle, auction, naming of winners, awards ceremony and closing ceremony.
Admission: Free, voluntary contribution.
An easy 2.3 kilometre hiking trail with a fun and educational riddle game to play along the way. Find a series of objects located among the winding paths of the maze to solve the riddles. Geocaching enthusiasts can use this code to add another dimension to your hike: GC1HXNG. Free access to the trail behind the Cegep, near the tennis courts.
Paid parking lots available at the Cegep and the municiaple pool.
Map and information:
An easy four-seasons, 5 kilometre trail for hiking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. Connects the Cegep de Matane with Rue du Sault and Rue du Buisson. This community project was developped to offer residents and visitors a convenient fitness walking trail. Walking at a steady pace of 100 to 120 steps per minute, five times a week for 30 minutes, improves both physical and mental health. Trail access is free, with parking available at either end, on Rue du Sault or Rue du Buisson, or on the grounds of the Cegep.
Paid parking lots available at the Cegep and the municipal pool.
Map and information:
Saturday June 8 2013
Price : Admission générale en pré-vente: 25 $
Time: 8 p.m.
Place : Colisée Béton Provincial, Matane
August 22 to 25
International para-cycling competition with participants from nearly forty countries. A unique opportunity to see the determination, courage and endurance of these athletes ! Come cheer them on and discover this rapidity expanding sport!
Late August and early September
The photographic image in all its forms. An event devoted to the diverse uses of photography in contemporary art. Exhibitions, talks, workshops, screenings, performing arts, etc.