|Subject:||FW: Addison County events|
|Date:||Fri, 30 May 2008 10:02:48 -0400|
|From:||Jim Brangan <[log in to unmask]>|
|To:||Jim Brangan <[log in to unmask]>|
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July Annual Event:
French Heritage Days
Friday, July 11 & Saturday, July 12, 2008
“Veillée” in Vergennes Opera House Friday evening, 6-9pm, with traditional French Canadian supper and featuring “Carrefour”, visiting artists from Quebec who promise a lively evening of dance with instruction and song! $15.00 - To purchase tickets see info below.
Saturday, don’t miss this free educational fun-filled family day in Vergennes City Park! Franco-American music, French Canadian fiddling, learn French response songs, step-dancing, Green Mountain Cloggers, re-enactors, French food, antique vehicles & engines, traditional craft demonstrations, fencing demonstrations, exhibits, hands-on fun such as churning ice cream, pumping water, old time games, horse & carriage rides, French Canadian Genealogical Society will help you trace your roots, children’s educational activities, farmer’s market, Bastille Day Waiter’s Race, (802-877-9991) narrated English and French historical walking tours, boat cruises on Otter Creek (802-897-5331) (www.carilloncruises.com)French mass at St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Performances in the Opera House on Saturday 2:00-9:30pm. Featuring: Va-et-Vient, Quebec Friends, Michele Choiniere, Chanterelle and the Beaudoin Legacy.
Pre-order $15 “Button” for Saturday performances and/or $15 ticket for Friday’s “Veillée” (plus $2 S/H). Call: 800-733-8376 or 802-388-7951, email: [log in to unmask], mail: VACC, PO Box 335, Vergennes, VT 05491. We accept Visa, Master Card, personal check. $17 each includes S/H. Save-purchase 1 admission for both days performances for $$27 (includes S/H)
Sponsored by the Vergennes Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vergennes. See www.frenchheritageday.com for schedule. Info-802-388-7951/800-733-8376.
August annual event:
Vergennes Days (27th year)
Fri. night, Aug. 22, street dance with the “Hitmen” 7-11pm, on Saturday, August 23, 10am-4pm at Vergennes City Park plus 5 other venues. Family fun: Pancake breakfast, Little City 5K Race, 80 plus crafters/vendors, horse drawn wagon rides, bandstand music, chicken BBQ, children's venue with amusement rides, pony rides & petting zoo, Car Show, farmer's market, Rubber Duckie Race, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum program TBA www.lcmm.org. Free shuttle to 5 venues! Sponsored by the Vergennes Area Chamber of Commerce and the City of Vergennes. For information call 802-388-7951. See www.vergennesday.com for schedule.
September Annual Event
Bristol Harvest Festival
Saturday, September 27, 2008
10am-4pm on the Town Green. 90 plus crafters/vendors, horse-drawn wagon rides, bandstand music, farmer's market, children's venue with pony rides & petting zoo, Taste of Bristol, pie contest and more! Free Sponsored by the Five Town Business Council and the Bristol Recreation Department
For information call 802-388-7951. See www.bristolharvestfest.com for schedule.
September Annual Even
t4th Annual Better L8 than Never Car Show: 10:00-4:00
Sunday, September 28, 2008
Bristol Recreation Field
Featuring 26 classes, 10 Best Of trophies, muffler raps, music, food and a great relaxing day for all. Registration fee $10 at the gate which opens at 9:00 am. Bristol Recreation Field. Contact Robin: 802-453-7446 (W), 802-453-7688(H). www.bristolharvestfest.com
Addison County Chamber of Commerce
2 Court St.
Middlebury, VT 05753
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