Apple Picking & Picnic @ Verger Saab (Oka, QC)

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Sep 27 2020
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CANCELLED – Apple Picking & Picnic Trip @ Verger Saab (Oka, QC)

EVENT CANCELLED
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This event is cancelled. The Verger Saab called on Monday 21 to inform us that they are sold out and will close on Sunday. No more apples to pick from the trees.
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As summer winds down, the u-pick fruits season starts!
ECCAO would like to invite adults and children to spend the day at “Verger Saab”  for an unforgettable u-pick fruits experience & enjoyable time in the orchid while taking precautionary measures of COVID-19 through the day. On our way back, participants may decide to drive via the Hudson Oka Ferry to enjoy the Ottawa River water view.

Date

Sunday, September 27 @9am-6:00pm

Pre-Registration (Required)

To register fill the pre-registration form  no later than Saturday Sept 26 @12pm https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfsevAg_BH_JG9Tx4DJLi7tba2vLNqTw9EPcwX78CfVogh9Mw/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7757

* The orchid service is based on first come, first serve. The per-registration is required so that we can better plan for the event.

Location

Verger Saab (website , facebook page)
29 Rang Sainte-Sophie​
J0N 1E0 Oka , Quebec
Direction (2hrs drive via high way 50 E):  https://www.google.com/maps/dir//Verger+Saab

What to Expect @Verger Saab

Located in Oka, QC, the orchid is an enjoyable place to spend the day with friends and family. Saab consists of an u-pick fruits orchid, small animals farm, min-soccer yard, a children playground, store selling natural flavoured soaps and honey and vinegar and a large picnic area. Verger Saab food kiosk offers a selection of fresh Lebanese bakeries e.g. manakeesh, pizza, as well as burgers/hotdogs, poutine and corn. They also have cotton candy and ice cream. (Meat is halal) (Pay in cash)

*You can bring your own lunch/dinner, drinks, water if you wish. We eat at the picnic area with social distancing.

Fruits picking @ Saab ($20/bag 8kg – pay in cash) 

-Buy your own empty bag or share it with a friend.
Trucks come regularly through the day to take clients from the picnic area to the orchid pickup field.
– Check Verger Saab facebook page on Thursday before the event to get updates on the variety of apples and other fruits available to pick.

Program

  • ~ Around 9am or depending on your location, take the road 50 E to Verger Saab
  • -11:00am  Meet at Verger Saab picnic area & line up for the picking truck
  • – 11:30am  Apple/fruit picking
  • – 01:30pm  Gather at picnic area for lunch
  • – 03:00pm  Play time (Animal farm, children playground, soccer and frisby)
  • – 04:00pm  Return home (optional via Hudson Oka Ferry  https://goo.gl/maps/AdF975vrAGKzMtBD9 followed by TransCanada highway 417)


COVID-19 precaution

We ask everyone to respect the Quebec provincial government regulations https://www.quebec.ca/en/health/health-issues/a-z/2019-coronavirus/gatherings-events-covid19/

COVID-19 health screening questionnaire

  1. Have you been out of the country in the last two weeks?
  2. Over the past 14 days, have you been exposed to anyone with a positive COVID-19 test or been with anyone who is currently self-isolating?
  3. Are you suffering from any respiratory symptoms? New or worsening cough or shortness of breath?
  4. Have you been suffering from fever, chills, sore throat, or runny nose* or nasal congestion*? (* in the absence of underlying reason for these symptoms such as seasonal allergies and post-nasal drip)
  5. Do you have any gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you are not to participate in the event, and you should follow up as recommended by the appropriate authorities.

Questions?

For questions and inquiries before or on the event date, contact Rabab Gomaa 613-890-3456.
RSVP to the event on Facebook or Meetup to stay informed with the updates.

We look forward to seeing as many of you for an unforgettable u-Pick experience 🙂