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French Heritage Day

Vergennes City Park

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Don’t miss this free, educational fun-filled family day! Here's just a partial list of what you can do:

  • Listen to Franco-American music including Va et Vient and Gitane in concert! 
  • French Canadian fiddling and Indian storytelling
  • Learn French response songs
  • Enjoy step-dancing
  • Re-enactors
  • French food
  • Antique vehicles and engines
  • Traditional craft demonstrations
  • Fencing demonstrations
  • Exhibits
  • Hands-on fun such as churning ice cream, pumping water, old time games, horse and carriage rides
  • French Canadian Genealogical Society will help you trace your roots
  • Children’s educational activities including Les Chapeaux Puppet Theater and book reading
  • Waiter’s Race for professionals and non-professionals of all ages. Application will be available soon.
  • Narrated English and French historical walking tour with “le Comte de Vergennes”
Sponsored by the Addison County Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vergennes.

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For more information, contact 802-388-7951.



 

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Waiter's Race: Download the application here.