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Date: Fri, 30 May 2008 10:02:48 -0400
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Subject: events

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) ( 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 for schedule.  Info-802-388-7951/800-733-8376.



August annual event:

Vergennes Days (27th year)

Vergennes, VT


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  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 for schedule.



September Annual Event

Bristol Harvest Festival

Saturday, September 27, 2008

Bristol, VT


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 for schedule.



September Annual Even

t4th Annual Better L8 than Never Car Show: 10:00-4:00

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Bristol Recreation Field

Airport Dr.

Bristol, VT


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).




Marguerite Senecal

Information Specialist

Addison County Chamber of Commerce

2 Court St.

Middlebury, VT 05753



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