May 26 2019

OMGC – Club Summer Picnic Day

Published by at 2:05 pm under Club Events,Driving Events

July 9, 2022
9:00 amto3:00 pm

At the Swan's Nest in Wakefield

Ottawa MG Club Picnic Day is scheduled for SATURDAY, July 9th

There is a Driving Route part, starting at 9am - and a Picnic Part starting at about noon.
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The Driving Route part will begin at McDonalds at 886 March Rd. Kanata - starting at 9am
See the DRIVING ROUTE INSTRUCTIONS for the Driving Route Part of the Picnic below.
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The Picnic Part will get under way at about the noon hour at the Swan's Nest 280 Chemin de Wakefield Heights, Wakefield, Quebec
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Bring a packed lunch and whatever you’d like to drink, and don’t forget your lawn chairs, sunscreen and bug spray. Not sure what the water temperature will be, but bring your swim gear if you fancy a dip. There will be pontoon-boat tours on the Gatineau River, games such as Washers, Ladder-Ball and Horseshoes, and pleasant conversation.

Come prepared to stay around to visit, relax and enjoy nature. In other words, prepare yourselves for a lovely drive and an entertaining afternoon in La Belle Province.

[ rain date is Sunday, July 10th ]
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Here are the DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS for the Driving Route Part starting at 9am:
*** THIS ROUTE USES THE QUYON FERRY AND THERE IS A $9.50 FEE TO CROSS ***
Starting point: McDonalds on March Rd. View GoogleMap 886March Rd. Kanata
Leaving McDonald’s TURN RIGHT onto March Rd continue to Hwy 9 (Dunrobin Rd ) and TURN RIGHT
Continue on Dunrobin Rd to junction of Hwy 22 (Galetta Side Rd) and TURN LEFT.
Continue on Galetta Side Rd. To Hwy 7 and TURN RIGHT, This takes you to the Quyon Ferry
Once off the Quyon Ferry, Brian Swan will meet you and will lead the group from this point
Follow Rue Ferry to Rue de Clarendon and TURN LEFT, in short distance TURN RIGHT onto Rue Egan
At Hwy 148 TURN LEFT and proceed to Shawville. WASHROOM STOP at Canadian Tire
Once in Shawville TURN RIGHT onto Rue Centre, this becomes route 303, stay on this to Lady Smith
Continue on 303 to Otter Lake
At Otter Lake TURN RIGHT onto Hwy 301.
This is a great road with wilderness views, and at the end you will arrive at Kazabazua
TURN RIGHT onto Hwy 105. This route will take you to Wakefield
At the lights in Wakefield TURN LEFT and cross the bridge, and immediately TURN RIGHT onto Chemin Wakefield Heights
The Picnic is at the Swan’s Nest: #280. Approximate arrival time 12:00 noon.
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