Village Historique Acadien

Agricultural Fair Sept. 12 and 19 at Village Historique Acadien (04/09/08)

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Sept. 8, 2004

RIVIÈRE-DU-NORD (CNB) --The Agricultural Fair of the Village Historique Acadien is back once more this year, with an exhibition and sale of craft products, festive atmosphere and an auction of animals, and various products, from the village farm and shops.

The fair will begin at 10 a.m., on Sunday, Sept. 12 and Sunday, Sept. 19, with the opening of the various stands of the exhibition in the Antoine-Landry Room of the entranceway building of the Village Historique Acadien. The Robin shed will open its doors and offer for sale its delicious jams, jellies and pickles, as well as wool and potatoes from the village.

Post House 1 will also be a meeting place at 10:30 a.m., when musicians will take over the stage with their own brand of musical entertainment. Free corn on the cob and molasses cake will also be offered to visitors.

The auction, called by Dominique Breau and Jean-Claude Doiron, will begin at 1 p.m. and will be briefly interrupted around 2:30 for a 20-minute musical break.

Both days will close with a drawing for a barrel from the Thomas shop at 5:30 p.m.


MEDIA CONTACT: Myriam Léger, Public Relations, Village Historique Acadien, 506-726-2600.