PROGRAMME

ACTIVITIES – SUMMER 2018

JULY | AUGUST | SEPTEMBER

JULY

Sunday, July 1, 2018
THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED

Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – basket weaver, weaver, wood turner, snowshoe lacer and broom maker.

Coureur des bois workshop
Come discover the time of the fur trade with our story-teller and historian, Francis Désilets, in his coureur des bois period costume.

For more information, click on COUREUR DES BOIS

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.


Photo: Maude Laferrière
Sunday, July 8, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ROSE SUNDAY
Story-teller Céline Jantet, all dressed in pink, will stroll through the gardens. She will tell you about the fate of Rose Latulipe.

On Rose Sunday, everything will be coming up roses on the site and in the gardens. A special invitation goes out to Rose, Bellerose, Larose... families. Wear something pink.

ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – cobbler, blacksmith, spoon maker, rope maker, saddler, glass blower and spinner. In addition, don’t miss the demonstrations on vegetable dyes and how to make old-fashioned ice cream.

Sawing competition between François Sorel and the imposing Francis Désilets. Who will be the winner?

Sample Traditional Foods


Come meet story-teller, Éric Michaud,who will be preparing food according to the culinary traditions of the St. Lawrence Valley. Sample a cake decorated with roses.

For more information, click on ROSE SUNDAY.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Cordier
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel

La sciotte
Photo: Pierre Guzzo

Le cuistot
Photo: Maude Laferrière
Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – spinner, basket weaver, sash weaver, broom maker and snowshoe lacer.

Don’t miss: two workshops given by professional story-tellers with a passion for history and traditions.

Coureur des bois workshop
ome discover the time of the fur trade with our story-teller and historian Francis Désiletsin his coureur des bois period costume.

Surgeon-Barber Workshop
With his table covered in instruments, Éric Michaud will teach you the rudiments of bleeding, surgery and the “miracles” of medicine in the time of New France.

Atelier de fabrication de crème glacée à l’ancienne

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

La flécheuse
Photo: Éric Gourdon

Le chirurgien barbier
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel
Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A LIVELY SUNDAY
Come witness the transformation of wood, metal, leather and wool according to traditional methods with the cooper, cobbler, clog maker, weaver, basket weaver, spoon maker, blacksmith, broom maker, snowshoe lacer and saddler.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

La vannière
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Saturday, July 21, 2018from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – snowshoe lacer, clog maker, rope maker and an old-fashioned ice cream maker.

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

ARTISANS AT WORK
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Sunday, July 22, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
SHEEP’S WOOL
A thematic family day during which you can learn all there is to know about transforming wool – from the sheep all the way to the arrowhead sash. Come and sing La laine des moutons with story-teller Francis Désilets.

The sheep shearer will shear the sheep and the wool will then be washed before being carded and spun by the spinner.

There will be demonstrations on vegetable dyes; a weaver will be working on his old-fashioned loom and the sash weaver will be explaining the secrets to making an arrowhead sash.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

La tonte
Photo: Éric Clusiau

La fileuse
Photo: Maude Laferrière
Saturday, July 28, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Passers-on of memory will share their knowledge. Come and talk with the weaver, the spinner, the basket weaver and the broom maker.

Not to be missed: : Two workshops given by professional story-tellers with a passion for history and traditions.

Coureur des bois Workshop
Come discover the time of the fur trade with our story-teller and historian Francis Désilets, in his coureur des bois period costume.

Surgeon-Barber Workshop
With his table covered in instruments, Éric Michaud will teach you the rudiments of bleeding, surgery and the “miracles” of medicine in the time of New France.

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

Le coureur des bois Francis Désilets
Photo: Maude Laferrière

La run de pain
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel
Sunday, July 29, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A LIVELY SUNDAY
Come witness the transformation of glass, wood, metal, leather and earth according to traditional methods by a snowshoe lacer, cobbler, blacksmith, spoon maker, shingle maker, saddler, glass blower, broom maker, potter and basket weaver.

Not to be missed: Demonstration of an old-fashioned way of making ice cream.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

La run de pain
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel

Le souffleur de verre
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel

AUGUST

Saturday, August 4, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – sash weaver, basket weaver, snowshoe lacer, spinner, broom maker and clog maker.

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

La fileuse
Photo: Maude Laferrière
Sunday, August 5, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A LIVELY SUNDAY
DArtisans share their passion for the trades of the time of New France and demonstrate their know-how. Come meet the basket weaver, spinner, shingle maker, potter, blacksmith, rope maker, broom maker, saddler and vegetable dye specialist.

Apothecary Workshop : This fun workshop is given by story-teller, Éric Michaud.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Le bardeleur
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel
Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – spinner, weaver and snowshoe lacer.

Apothecary Workshop : This fun workshop is given by story-teller Éric Michaud. Using the contents of numerous flasks and his rudimentary accessories, he will demonstrate how syrups, pills and other antidotes were made in the time of New France.

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

Balai
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel
Sunday, August 12, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
A LIVELY SUNDAY
Come meet artisans with a passion for tradition demonstrating their trade – blacksmith, cooper, glass blower and turner

Enjoy watching the specialist making old-fashioned ice cream and attend the vegetable dye workshop.

Apothecary Workshop : This fun workshop is given by story-teller, Éric Michaud.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Le tourneur
Photo: Éric Gourdon
Saturday, August 18, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – turner, saddler, rope maker, spoon maker, blacksmith, weaver and spinner.

Coureur des bois Workshop
Come discover the time of the fur trade with our story-teller and historian Francis Désilets.

To learn more, click on COUREUR DES BOIS

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

Le cordier
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Sunday, August 19, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
PLAY IN NEW FRANCE
Three history enthusiasts in period costumes will be your jovial guides on this thematic day of very unique and entertaining activities. Your children will be initiated to childhood entertainment in the time of New France. They will be shown different kinds of old games before they are put to the test. The most persevering participants could win a prize!

For more information, click on PLAY. Coming soon.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

JOUER EN NOUVELLE-FRANCE
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel
Saturday, August 25, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
A snowshoe lacer, spoon maker, weaver, blacksmith, broom maker, spinner and the basket weaver will show you their trade.

Coureur des bois Workshop
Come discover the time of the fur trade with our story-teller and historian Francis Désilets in his coureur des bois period costume.

For more information, click on COUREUR DES BOIS

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

Fondeur de cuillère
Photo: Éric Gourdon
Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
PLAY IN NEW FRANCE
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – cobbler, glass blower, potter, spinner, cooper and an old-fashioned ice cream maker.
Come meet our vegetable dye specialist.

Musical Conversation at 11 a.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

JOUER EN NOUVELLE-FRANCE
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel

SEPTEMBER

Saturday, September 1, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – snowshoe lacer, weaver, broom maker and basket weaver.

Apothecary Workshop
AThis fun workshop is given by story-teller Éric Michaud.

Coureur des bois Workshop
Come discover the time of the fur trade with our story-teller and historian Francis Désilets in his coureur des bois period costume.

For more information, click on COUREUR DES BOIS

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Horticultural Conference under the pergola at 12 p.m.

Le tisserand
Photo: Maude Laferrière

Francis Désilets
Photo: Maude Laferrière
Sunday, September 2, 2018 de 10 h 30 à 18 h
HARVEST FESTIVAL
ÀAt 10:30 a.m., concert with the musicians of Ensemble
Claude-Gervaise followed by the Auction with auctioneer and story-teller Joseph Sansfaçon.

Farmhouse Market
Your chance to buy fresh vegetables and herbs from the farmhouse garden.
RMeet the saddler, blacksmith, potter, rope maker, turner, broom maker and cobbler who will share with you their love for their trade.
Basket weaver and caner Natalie Levasseur r, also known as LA MÉTISSE, will demonstrate the art of basket weaving and the spinner will spin wool with her spinning wheel.
There will be glass blowing demonstrations by Gérald Collard, , artist and glassblower.

For more information, click on HARVEST

Garden’s guided tours at 1:15 p.m. and 3:15 p.m.
Théâtre Catherine-Crolo at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

La run de pain
Photo: Pierre Guzzo

La vannière
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Maison Saint-Gabriel
Photo: Maude Laferrière
Maison Saint-Gabriel
Photo: David Alvarado Mora
Maison Saint-Gabriel
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
In September the artisans continue to demonstrate their trades – clog maker, cobbler, glass blower, spinner, snowshoe lacer and saddler.

The Bread Run in the streets of Pointe-Saint-Charles from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Le souffleur de verre
Photo: Éric Gourdon
Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
WATER WITCHERS NOT WITCHES
Did you know that Jacques Archambault was the first water witcher (dowser) in Ville-Marie? He dug the first well on the Island of Montréal in 1658. Did he dig the one at Maison Saint-Gabriel which dates back to 1660? It is very likely that François Le Ber called on his services.

Large gathering of dowsers in the presence of the first dowser of Ville-Marie, Jacques Archambault.

For more information, click on WATER WITCHER.

Le sourcier
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Saturday, September 15, 2018 de 13 h à 17 h
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – spinner, clog maker, weaver.

Honey Extraction Workshop at 2 p.m.
DAs part of the adopteuneabeille.org, awareness campaign, Maison Saint-Gabriel is offering an educational workshop on honey extraction during which you can observe the entire process – from removing the honey from the hive, to centrifuging it and placing it in jars. Let us not forget the most important part, tasting!

For reservations : TICKETING

Le tisserand
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Sunday, September 16, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A LIVELY SUNDAY
Come meet artisans demonstrating their trade – weaver, rope maker and potter. Enjoy watching the specialist making old-fashioned ice cream and attend the vegetable dye workshop.
Le potier
Photo: Maison Saint-Gabriel
Saturday, September 22, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
SHARECROPPERS’ FEAST
As part of the festivities surrounding the 350th anniversary of the acquisition of the farmhouse and its agricultural land, the museum is organizing a special celebration. Françis Désilets accompanied by musician Marie Neige Lavigne, will host this day enlivened by numerous artisans practicing crafts of the time of New France. In addition, the story-teller and gourmet Éric Michaud will present dishes according to the culinary traditions of the time. Of course, you will be treated to generous portions.
Le cuistot
Photo: Maude Laferrière
Sunday, September 23, 2018 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
A LIVELY SUNDAY
The wood turner and the cobbler, both passionate about their craft, will share their secrets with you.

Workshop on old-fashioned toys
Small horses on wheels with specialist Denis Gauthier.

La run de pain
Photo: Anick Benoit
Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
ARTISANS AT WORK
Come meet artisans demonstrating the trades of the time of New France – snowshoe lacer and weaver.

Honey Extraction Workshop at 2 p.m.
DAs part of the adopteuneabeille.org awareness campaign, Maison Saint-Gabriel is offering an educational workshop on honey extraction during which you can observe the entire process – from removing the honey from the hive, to centrifuging it and placing it in jars. Let us not forget the most important part, tasting!

For reservations : TICKETING

Le sabotier
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Le sabotier
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Le sabotier
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Le sabotier
Photo: Pierre Guzzo
Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
CULTURE DAY
A wonderful day to get to know artisans of the trades of the time of New France – cobbler, saddler, spinner, spoon maker and turner.

Take advantage of the two workshops on old-fashioned techniques with specialists in vegetable dyeing and ice cream making.

For more information, click on DAY. Coming soon.

La journée de la culture
Photo: Pierre Guzzo