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1st ever YQB Fall 2018 Do - Vieux Québec / Quebec City

1st ever YQB Fall 2018 Do - Vieux Québec / Quebec City

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1st ever YQB Do - Fall 2018 Vieux-Québec/Old Quebec

DATE CONFIRMED

Your hosts: jasdou, 24left, Yhztraveller, DNAwizard and NordsFan

We hope you can join us!


Location: Sainte-Foy, Quebec City, QC
Date: Saturday September 22nd
Time: 5:00 pm - drinks before dinner (location info to be posted later)
Dinner: 7:30 pm at Paris Grill - Brasserie Française
Address:
2820 boul. Laurier
Québec (Québec)
Complexe Jules-Dallaire
Tél. 418-658-4415

Parking/ Stationnement intérieur gratuit

Main page with short video http://www.parisgrill.com/#/

Menus
http://www.parisgrill.com/#/menus/menu_regulier/

Instagram
https://www.instagram.com/restoparisgrill/


Pre-Dinner Venue
To be confirmed

See BYOB/BYOW info for the pre-dinner is at the bottom of the wiki

Sightseeing/Tours:

See post #103 and please indicate your interest by putting (C) after your name if you want to do Chutes Montmorency and (V) if you want to visit the winery.

CONFIRMED
24left (arriving Friday morning) (C) (V)
jasdou (C) (V)
Yhztraveller +1 (C) (V)
DNAwizard (C) (V)

DrunkCargo
canadiancow (arriving late Friday night) (C) (V)
The_Phoenix179 aka AmericanBovine (arriving late Friday night) (C) (V)
NordsFan (C) (V)

tartempion + tartempionette (arriving Friday midday) (C) (V)
Machdiamond
King Chung Huang (arriving Thursday morning)
(C) (V)

Jma12 (arriving late Friday night) (C)(V)
keitherson (arriving late Friday night) (C) (V)

gabdusch (arriving late Friday night) (C) (V)

JFCK + 1 (arriving Saturday) (V)
D582 (arriving Saturday morning) (V)
Super Larry
Nitehawk +1




WAITLIST
Sparseflyer


REGRETS
Lallied
run&fly
Adam Smith
YEG_SE4Life
okazon69
MasterGeek
pewpew
smallmj
yyznomad
Argonaut1000
RCyyz
Plumber
Dolphin2
Sparseflyerette
traacs
Ruthless

Hotel Options:
Most hotels from mainstream chains (Marriott/Starwood, Hilton, Fairmont) are located in or close to the Old Quebec neighbourhood which is about 7-8 km from the venue. ALT and Plaza Québec on the list below are the two hotels closest to the pre-dinner event and dinner and are within walking distance.


Marriott:
The Courtyard Quebec City is further out of the Old city while the other 2 are well located. The Marriott Downtown is in a great location to walk around the Old city, so is the Delta but the Delta has less charm.

Starwood:
PUR - Located in St-Roch neighbourhood, a vibrant area of the city.

The FourPoints Sheraton is in Levis, across the St-Lawrence river, which would mean quite a ride from the venue (about 20 km). Not recommended because of location/distance.

Hilton:
The Hilton is well located, close to the Old city. Older hotel but may have been refurbished not too long ago.

The Hampton Inn is also in Levis across the river. Not recommended because of location

Fairmont:
Fairmont Chateau Frontenac is located in the heart of Old Quebec.

Boutique or other hotels (part of smaller chains):
ALT https://www.althotels.com/en/quebec/
Plaza Québec by Jaro https://www.hotelsjaro.com/plaza-quebec/en/
Palace Royal by Jaro https://www.hotelsjaro.com/palace-royal/en/


FTer Flights, Dates and hotel info:

Name / Flights / Dates

canadiancow/The_Phoenix179:
Sep 21 AC 738 SFO-YYZ, AC 7512 YYZ-YQB, J cabin
Plaza Québec by Jaro

King Chung Huang:
Sep 19 AC 156 YYC–YYZ, Sep 20 AC 1790 YYZ–YQB
Sep 20 to 22 Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, Sep 22 to 23 Plaza Québec by Jaro

24left:
Sept 21 to 23 Plaza Québec by Jaro

tartempion
Sept 21 to 23 some B&B on Isle d’Orlean

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BYOB, or BYOWine:

For the pre-dinner, it is possible, and recommended, to BYOB/BYOW.

So, should you wish to enjoy something specific at pre-dinner, you can stop in to the SAQ outlet, Société des alcools du Québec

There is one right near the venues and a SAQ Depot on the way from YQB. Note the store hours.

SAQ - 2828 boul. Laurier - Signature Sélection Québec - Complexe Jules Dallaire

https://www.saq.com/webapp/wcs/store...58351649421977


SAQ Dépôt - This location is on the way in from YQB

https://www.saq.com/webapp/wcs/store...58351649421977
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Old Jun 23, 18, 11:53 am
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1st ever YQB Fall 2018 Do - Vieux Québec / Quebec City



Some of us here in La Belle Province (along with some remote help from YYZ - hi 24left!) have gathered to organize what we believe will be the first ever Do in YQB!

The details of the venue and catering are still being discussed but we wanted to post the invitation quickly to settle on a date and to give some time to book flights for those who have to fly in. Accomodations will also be recommended soon based on the location of the Do.

Two dates are possible: September 22nd or October 13th. Please chime in with your preferrence. -EDIT- Sept 22nd has been chosen based on the comments.

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Quelques Québécois (avec l'aide de 24gauche de YYZ!) se rassemblent pour organiser ce que nous croyons être la toute première rencontre FT à YQB!

Les détails du lieu et de la nourriture/boisson sont toujours en discussion mais nous voulions afficher l'invitation rapidement afin de décider d'une date et de donner du temps pour réserver les vols. Nous ferons aussi des recommandations pour l'hébergement basés sur le lieu du rassemblement.

Deux dates sont possibles: 22 septembre ou 13 octobre. Veuillez laisser savoir votre préférence! -EDIT- La date du 22 septembre a été retenue sur la base des commentaires ci-bas.
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Old Jun 23, 18, 12:06 pm
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I don't have my class schedule yet, so I can't comment which is better, but I hope to be able to make this one! QC City is a place I've wanted to visit for years
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Old Jun 23, 18, 12:39 pm
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Cool!

I can't make September 22, but might be interested for October 13. Can't commit yet, though.

Great initiative to organise this!
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Old Jun 23, 18, 12:54 pm
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I can make it likely esp if 22 sep. great plan!
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Old Jun 23, 18, 1:05 pm
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Great initiative, Sept. 22 would be good for me, not sure yet about October 13.
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Old Jun 23, 18, 2:31 pm
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September probably works better for me, but the commitment I've made forces me to attend every North American Saturday do.

You'd have to really tweak the definition of "do" for this to be the first though

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Old Jun 23, 18, 2:51 pm
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Sounds great... I hope I can attend but won't know until closer to the time. September looks better right now.
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Old Jun 23, 18, 5:32 pm
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Just checking the flight options from YHZ/YQM to YQB on those dates. 3-6 hours with a stop in YUL to fly what would be 325-400 miles direct. Makes me miss the Jazz Air Nova Dash 8-100 flight that used to go YHZ-YQM-YQB back in the 90s. No wonder my wife and I drove when we visited the old city on Victoria day weekend. I'd love to make it to a do sometime but I'll probably have to wait until one happens in the Maritimes. I won't say no for sure, but probably not.

ps You should do a group visit to Montmorency Falls. I was very impressed. We also enjoyed the river cruise, though we were disappointed that the dinner cruise wasn't available in May.

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Old Jun 23, 18, 5:40 pm
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I wil be in Montreal 15 to 23 sept leaving on TK at 23h.
I might very well attend awaiting details for this YQB...never attended a Do....

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Old Jun 23, 18, 7:42 pm
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
September probably works better for me, but the commitment I've made forces me to attend every North American Saturday do.

You'd have to really tweak the definition of "do" for this to be the first though

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1st one in YQB, and the 1st one that 24left will bake for!!!!
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Old Jun 23, 18, 7:44 pm
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I wil be in Montreal 15 to 23 sept leaving on TK at 23h.
I might very well attend awaiting details for this YQB...never attended a Do....
Perfect opportunity to attend one!! There is a train from Montreal to QC and the train station is not far from the potential venue!
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Old Jun 23, 18, 7:48 pm
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Originally Posted by smallmj View Post
Just checking the flight options from YHZ/YQM to YQB on those dates. 3-6 hours with a stop in YUL to fly what would be 325-400 miles direct. Makes me miss the Jazz Dash 8-100 flight that used to go YHZ-YQM-YQB back in the 90s. No wonder my wife and I drove when we visited the old city on Victoria day weekend. I'd love to make it to a do sometime but I'll probably have to wait until one happens in the Maritimes. I won't say no for sure, but probably not.

ps You should do a group visit to Montmorency Falls. I was very impressed. We also enjoyed the river cruise, though we were disappointed that the dinner cruise wasn't available in May.
Welcome to my life “chaque semaine”

Flying into YQB is always challenging, even from YYZ.

The Falls are very nice. Good hiking around there.
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Old Jun 23, 18, 8:09 pm
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Welcome to my life “chaque semaine”

Flying into YQB is always challenging, even from YYZ.

The Falls are very nice. Good hiking around there.
From YYZ is great. Their credit card machine is broken, so when you ask for your BVRG, they leak that information, and then you get unlimited free drinks on the Q400 while the rest of the cabin has no idea.

I mean what?
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Originally Posted by canadiancow View Post
From YYZ is great. Their credit card machine is broken, so when you ask for your BVRG, they leak that information, and then you get unlimited free drinks on the Q400 while the rest of the cabin has no idea.

I mean what?
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Old Jun 23, 18, 8:48 pm
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Originally Posted by Yhztraveller View Post

Perfect opportunity to attend one!! There is a train from Montreal to QC and the train station is not far from the potential venue!
I have female pick-up/drop-off driver at YUL, she might as wel drive me to YQB, i’ll offer the hotel and food....
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