31st Annual Acadian Festival Celebration

I'm adding here just the first day of the program. The complete schedule of events can be found at the Acadian Festival official homepage (just follow the link above). There are many shows and entertainment going on there from tomorrow till Sunday! It's a great event for all ages... Have fun! :)


Thursday, June 26, 2008
8am-2pm Guerrette Family Reunion Registration.
Register your name, meet family, and gather genealogy.
Location: Madawaska High School Cafeteria, 7th Ave.
Sponsor: Guerrette Family Reunion

9am Merchants Sidewalk Sale
Location: Main Street
Sponsor: Greater Madawaska Chambers of Commerce

10am Watermelon eating contest
Location: Paradis Shop n' Save, Main Street West
Sponsor: Paradis Shop n' Save

10am-5pm Kids Bouncing Funhouse
Location: Multi-purpose building
Sponsor: Evergreen Manufacturing Group, LLC

10am-2pm Quilting Show
Location: Madawaska High School Lobby, 7th Ave
Sponsor: Madawaska Quilters

11am-2pm Elderly Picnic
Location: Multi Purpose Building, 7th Ave
Sponsor: American Legion Post #147

11am-12pm Music by the Chanteurs Acadien
Valley folk ensemble with a repetoire of French Songs
Location: Multi-purpose building lot, 7th Ave

12pm-4pm Music by The Dynamics
Location: Multi-purpose building lot, 7th Ave

12pm-4pm Bridge Tournament ($6 entry fee per person)
Location: Madawaska Elementary School, 11th Ave
Sponsor: Madawaska Bridge Club

12:30pm-2:30pm Charlemagne Tournament ($5 entry fee per person)
Traditional French Card Game
Location: Senior Citizens'Center, Main Street
Sponsor: Senior Citizens' Center

2pm A Launching of "Voyages: A Franco-American Reader".
Location: Madawaska High School, 7th Ave.

4:30pm-6:30pm Music by Denis/Nola
Location: Multi-purpose building lot, 7th Ave

7pm-9pm Music by Jerry T. Duo
Location: Multi-purpose building lot, 7th Ave

7pm Guerrette Talent Show Rehersal
Location: MHS Café
Sponsor: Guerrette Family Reunion

All day, each day through Sunday Ways of the Woods - an interactive mobile museum about relationship of the people and the land of the Northern Forest. A must see and no charge to the public.
Location: Multipurpose Building, 7th Ave.
Sponsor: Ezzy Insurance

For more information on the schedule, follow this link.


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