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Subject: 	FW: Addison County events
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*

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* "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. *

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*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.**

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*Performances in the Opera House on Saturday 2:00-9:30pm. Featuring: 
Va-et-Vient, Quebec Friends, Michele Choiniere, Chanterelle and the 
Beaudoin Legacy.  *

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*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] <mailto:[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)*

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Sponsored* *by the Vergennes Chamber of Commerce and the City of 
Vergennes.  See* www.frenchheritageday.com 
<http://www.frenchheritageday.com/> for schedule.  
Info-802-388-7951/800-733-8376.*

 

 

*August annual event:*

*Vergennes Days* (27^th 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  www.lcmm.org <http://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 <http://www.vergennesday.com/> 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 www.bristolharvestfest.com 
<http://www.bristolharvestfest.com/> for schedule.

 

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*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

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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 
<http://www.bristolharvestfest.com/>

 

 

 

Marguerite Senecal

Information Specialist

Addison County Chamber of Commerce

2 Court St.

Middlebury, VT 05753

802-388-7951/800-733-8376

www.midvermont.com

 

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