Six major duvks parade in the streets of Knowlton this weekend and popular meat Brome Lake Ducks will be on the menu as the village of the Eastern Townships celebrated her birthday 19th annual duck Saturday and Sunday, and the next weekend of 27 and 28 September. large birds, feathers will be available to talk to young and old, pose for pictures, and lead visitors to kiosks offering snacks duck of all varieties, and other local specialties. Hours of daily festival: 10:00 to 5:00 p.m. in central Knowlton based in Coldbrook Park.
Theme of this year's festival is the story of 100 years of Brome Lake Ducks and giant duck farm on the shores of Lake Brome. The known hot duck annual salary - a duck hot dog - will be offered as a fundraiser for the group of Oddfellows services. Other duck recipes to be sold include duck shot, duck poutine, grilled duck, duck breast marinated duck and sliders. Two food trucks will distribute pancakes, barbecued foods, cookies and apple desserts.
Leaders demonstrate daily cooking duck in the gazebo in the park. Snacks in the demos will be offered for $ 4 to $ 5 cover. Hours for demos: noon, 1:30 p.m. ET 15 hours except for Sept. 28, when the time will be twelve o'clock and 13 o'clock, followed at 14:30 by the annual race dozens of rubber ducks. Prizes will be awarded to the authors of ducks floating first to cross the finish line.
Four chefs demonstrate their cooking duck demos, led by the Brome Lake Ducks company chief executive Domenico Forte, Kevin Brown and Philippe Trépanier KB restaurant in Whitby, Ont., And Jennifer Muir Ruggins of Quebec society Wild Hibiscus Flower .
Eight restaurants in Knowlton and the surrounding region offer special duck dishes on their menus during the festival. More than 30 producers of specialty food, wine, maple and chocolate and cheese Quebec offer tastings and sell their products on the street stalls. Jazz musicians will play throughout the festival. Children's activities will include makeup and a zoo.