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Festival!! March 18 official schedule!

Schedule / Acadian Memorial Festival and Wooden Boat Congrès
March 18, 2017

9:00 am
Flag raising
Wooden Boat Parade
Cooking and Craft Demonstrations (all day)
Food, water, soda and beer for purchase (all day)
Craft booths and Acadian Boutique - Items for sale all day

10:00am
Grand re-opening of the Acadian Memorial
Table française avec Mavis Frugé (conversations in French)
Wooden Boat Exhibit and Rides for public (just ask boat owner)
Storytime for Children ("Fiddles and Spoons: Tales of An Acadian Mouse")

10:30am
Brazos Huval School of Music
La Récolte

11 :00am
Théâtre Cadien - historical vignettes en français
Hèlène Boudreaux – presentation on the traiteurs
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site – Traditional Toys & Games
          Dyeing and Pâquer-ing Eggs and other hands-on crafts

12:00 pm Traditional Danses Rondes with Earlene Broussard

1:00 pm
Reenactment of Arrival of Acadian Families to the Attakapas
Honoring Bourgeois and Duhon Families

1:30 pm
Crowning of Monsieur ou Madame Bâteau de Bois 2017

1:45 pm
Native American Traditional Music and Dancing

2:00 pm
Théâtre Cadien
La Recolte continues

3:30pm Raffle drawing

3:30 pm Closing of Festival

 

 

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