Arts, history, music and more at Vergennes French Heritage Days

Antique vehicles.

Green Mountain Fly wheelers Antique Gas & Steam Engine Club.

Buttons on sale for admission to Vergennes Opera House (VOH) performances from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Vergennes Area Chamber of Commerce (VACC) booth until 2:00-$15. At VOH door tickets will be $20 (citywide button discounts listed below).

Book Signing with Margaret Langford, translator of Un Revenant/One Came Back and L'Innocente Victime/The Innocent Victim at the Alliance Francaise booth .

•10:30 Bixby Library-Quadricentennial display, speaker TBA, birch bark canoe.

•10:30-11:00 Samuel de Champlain - historical interpretation told in 1st person using historical maps, trade goods, and navigational equipment to interact with people of all ages by aactor Don Thompson.

•10:30-noon Homemade ice cream-come help churn it! Sponsored by Monument Farms Dairy and Mel Simmon.

•11:00-11:45 Mark Sustic Group TBA at the bandstand.

•11:00-4:00 Vergennes Lions Club Silent Auction at 235 Main St. (next to everyWear): 40-plus framed mirrors, transformed.

•11:00 - 2:00 Horse and carriage rides by Pat Palmer of Thornapple Farm-Free.

•11:45 Box Lunch Auction at Bandstand-highest bidders will eat lunch at noon with Samuel de Champlain, Comte de Vergennes, Captain of the Lois McClure, lunches provided by 3 Squares Caf .

•Noon-12:30 French response songs with Prof. Barenbaum, Les Boulangers and Alliance Francaise-Venez chanter avec nous.

•12:30-1:30 Bixby Library - 333 Vergennes residents ideas about how to improve their city in the Art of Action work, presented by the artist, Annemie Curlin.

•12:30 Strolling Fiddler and Accordionist, Quebecois style.Lausanne LaBombarde and Rick Ceballos.

•12:45-1:00 Les Troupes de La Pointe a la Chevelure (1755 Crown Point Troops) drill.

•1:00-4:00 St. Peter Catholic Church and Religious Store open-attendant will answer questions about church built by French Canadians with doors built by Joseph Falardos' mill by Otter Creek Falls.

•1:00-1:45 Roger Perrault and Friend-fiddle and guitar at the bandstand.

•1:00-1:30 New England Ballet Conservatory mostly children performing a French regional dance, French baroque dance and an Indian style dance w/possibility of dances illustrating different aspects of Samuel de Champlain's life at VOH.

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