Saturday, July 07, 2007

The stones and beer bike tour

McGill's interesting and eclectic Redpath Museum organizes this unique and highly unusual bike tour of Montreal (July 8, Aug 5, Sept 13):

The stones and beer bike tour

Sun., July 8, 2007 - 4 PM to 8 PM | An exciting bike trip exploring local history, architecture, secret spots and building stones. Starts with ancient fossils at the Redpath Museum, travels along Sherbrooke Street West to the Sulpicians' reflecting pool at the Grand Seminaire, heads up the old Indian trail on Côte Saint Antoine, which leads to Leonard Cohen's boyhood home, glides downhill through the Glen to McAuslan Brewery for a tasting of 5 different ales, and finishes with the ghosts of Griffintown. Rain or shine, cyclists only. Cost includes the popular booklet "What Building Stones Tell," beer, and fresh market bread and cheese. Reserve at phone number below.
Sponsor: Redpath Museum [calendar for this unit]
Location: Redpath Museum [map], 859 Sherbrooke Street West, Meet at front steps of museum
Cost: $20 adult, $10 student (ID) or senior
More information: Website. Ingrid Birker [email], 514-398-4086 Ext. 4092; Reservations, 514-398-4086 Ext. 4092#


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