Schedule - Festival Savalette 2010


 Thursday August 5

3:00 P.M.--commemorative service with short history and significance of this historical site, traditional songs, and decorating—Place Savalette (Rock Monument between Charlos Cove and Port Felix)

 6:00 P.M.—Official Opening of 2009 Festival Savalette --church service—St. Peter`s Church, Larry`s River, followed by the raising of Acadian flag and singing of Acadian National Anthem, Ave Marie Stella, Parc de Nos Ancêtres-- across the road from St. Peter`s Church

 6:30 P.M.—History presentation (TBA), Wine and cheese—Communities Along the Bay Centre

 Friday August 6

10:00 A.M.—4 PM—sports activities—tennis, basketball, soccer, ground hockey—at new Outdoor Recreation Centre—behind Community Centre

 7 P.M.—children`s beach party—end of Eastside Road—at breakwater

 8:00 P.M.—Adult Beach Party—at end of Eastside Road—at breakwater

 Saturday August 7

 9:00 A.M.--Children`s Run/walk—Community Centre

 9:30 A.M.—Adult 5 km. run/walk—Community Centre

 10:00 A.M.—1 PM-- Children`s games at new community playground—Communities Along the Bay Centre

 11:00 A.M.—barbecue—front of Community Centre

 1:00 P.M.—Tintinmarre—a noisy costumed march around Larry`s River—beginning at Community Centre and ending at the Historic Footbridge

 2:00 P.M.—mini boat race—beginning at Footbridge

 4:00-6:00 P.M.—Supper—Community Centre

 9:00 P.M.-1:00 A.M.—Gala Dance with popular Acadian band, Acadian Driftwood

 Sunday, August 8

 11:00 A.M.—Closing Church Service—St. Peter`s Church, Larry`s River

 12 noon—Brunch—Community Centre

 1:00 P.M.—History presentation, with guest speaker, Tom Bunting, Historian and Professor, University of Waterloo--Community Centre

2:30 P.M.—Genealogy presentation with well-known CBC personality, Terry Punch.


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