Saturday, 23 July 2016

Explore Our Culture -The L'Ardoise acadian Festival July 28 to July 31 on Cape Breton Island

The L’Ardoise Acadian Festival July 28 to July 31

July 28th

2pm - Evangeline and Gabriel.  For all ages: Storytelling, arts & crafts, Acadian history. Traditional dress encouraged. Costumes available on site. Free admission.

6pm - Acadian Idol -  Calling all young entertainers, 18 years of age and under. Individual or Groups. Come share your talent (singing, dancing, comedy, lip sync, etc.)

July 29th.

9:30am - 12pm – Track and Field – at the L’Ardoise Parish Grounds -  Activities include: races, high jump, long jump and softball throw. Awards, hotdogs and drinks to follow on church grounds. Free admission.

2 PM - The L'Ardoise Acadian Festival Outdoor Cemetery Mass held at the Holy Guardian Angel Parish Cemetery.

6pm - Crab Fest – at the L’Ardoise Acadian Festival at the L'Ardoise Community Centre. Come and enjoy a delicious crab dinner with musical entertainment. Admission: $12.00. Sponsored by Lobsters 'R' Us.

The Festival’s Lob Ball Tournament starts at 6 PM at the L'Ardoise Ball field in L’Ardoise.


8:30pm – 11:30pm -  Musical Entertainment for The L'Ardoise Acadian Festival will take place at the L'Ardoise Community Centre. Admission: $10. Music by Kenny Petitpas. 19 years of age and older.

Sunday July 30th.

7am - 10am - L'Ardoise Acadian Festival Breakfast held at the L'Ardoise Community Centre. Admission is adults $8.00 and children under 11 years of age $4.00. Lob Ball tournament continues at 8am.

10am -  there will be a Children's Parade - doll carriages, bikes etc. takes place at the L'Ardoise Clinic Parking Lot.

 11am - Acadian Baking at the Jolly Club in L'Ardoise. Free admission, children of all ages are invited to participate in baking an Acadian Cup Cake.

12:30pm - Blessing of the fleet, at the Chapel Cove Wharf.

2pm - A Merchandise and Lobster Bingo held at the L'Ardoise Community Centre.

4pm take in a Acadian Meat Pie and Seafood Chowder Supper held at the L'Ardoise Community Centre, admission is $10.00.

6:30pm – Enjoy a Music Recital at the Holy guardian Angels Church.

7pm – Acadian Festival Mass at the Holy guardian Angels Church.

9pm – Take in the Acadian Festival Dance at the L’Ardoise Community Centre with music by Back Around. Admission is $10.00 per person.

July 31:

8am – Lob Ball Tournament Continues.

8am – 5klm Fun Run, walk or crawl takes place at the L’Ardoise Community Centre grounds. Donation is an item for the food bank. 11am – 1pm -  A delicious Turkey Dinner at the L’Ardoise Community Centre.

10am – 4pm – Artisans Sale at the L’Ardoise Community Centre.1pm –

4pm – Bounce A Rama and Klusky the Clown at the Parish grounds.

2pm to 4pm – Outside Entertainment at the Festival Grounds.

2pm – 6pm – live entertainment on the deck of the Community Centre. Cash Bar available. Must be 19 years to attend. 2pm – Festival of Floats.


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