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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Acadian Memorial Festival

News and Events from Acadian Memorial
The Acadian Memorial Museum open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm CST, 7 days a week except major holidays Multimedia Center open 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday - Friday P.O. Box 379 Dept. AM St. Martinville, LA 70582 (337) 394-2258 FAX (337) 394-2260 EMAIL info@acadianmemorial.org


From above website:


World Congress of Acadians 2009 Bus Tour Trip

The Acadian Memorial and CAFA ( Confederation of Acadian Families Association) are teaming together on a bus trip to the 2009 Congrès Mondial Acadien to be held from August 7th thru August 23rd in the Acadian Peninsula of New Brunswick. On Monday March 16th, at 6:00 pm, a meeting will be held at St. Martinville's Acadian Memorial Conference Room (upstairs; enter through the back gate) for those who would like to join the trip or want to know more.

Cord Stuart with History Break Tours will present the agenda and activities planned as well as answer questions. For more information call 337-298-8965, 337-288-2681 or 337-394-2258

March 20 & 21, 2009: Acadian Memorial Festival

Friday March 20, 2009

Acadian Memorial Festival Kick-Off

La Promenade on St. Martinville’s Historic Downtown District

Host Historic Building: La Maison De Tours

(Thanks to Dale Mouton)

5:00 p.m. ~ Downtown Comes Alive with a fun evening schedule!!!

Reception on the back patio (pending weather)

5:00 p.m. ~ Crawfish will be served ($20 tickets purchased in advance 337. 288.2681 or 394.2258)

5:30 p.m. ~ James Akers, self-taught expert on history of St. Martinville and the St. Martin de Tours Church will share his knowledge on the story of the church and city ; afterwards, he’ll give an outdoor tour of the church square: monuments, statutes, old cemetery, buildings (Petit Paris museum, priest home, and church). Flexible tour.

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ~ Historic buildings open with a showcase of local and international art exhibits. Pay a visit, meet the artist and learn about the historic buildings.

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ~ Cajun Music by Al Berard Family Trio

8:30 p.m. ~ TECHE THEATER ~ Al Berard Family Band Live CD Recording and Video Taping. Be a part of the film, and dance the night away!!!! $6 cover charge.

*Restaurants to Open Downtown: Cafe Oaks, Petit Paris Cafe, and La Maison Restaurant & Alligator Bar

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