The 32nd annual Acadian Festival is getting under way in northern Maine's St. John Valley, with members of the Marquis (pronounced Mar-KEE') family holding center stage.

  • Acadian Festival
    Events include a re‑enactment of the first Acadian landing in northern Maine, traditional Acadian supper, Golf Scramble, softball tournament, fishing derby on Long Lake, Valley bus tours, live entertainment, cultural displays, parade, and more. Festival ...
    08/11/2016 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Acadian Day
    Their French-speaking descendants in the Maritime Provinces continue to honor their heritage by holding many local Acadian Day celebrations, usually during the summer months. Fifty thousand people attend the Acadian Festival in Caraquet, New Brunswick ...
    08/14/2015 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Early Acadian life on display in Carencro
    Eighth-grade students at Carencro Catholic School held a festival Friday with food ... family lived in the small village of Esher Surrey in England. Authorities say a Northern California man has been charged with murder in connection with the drowning ...
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  • Photographs | Acadian Festival in Madawaska
    Photographer Jonathan Kozowyk made the trip by prop plane to the far northern reaches of the town of Madawaska, Maine, last summer to capture the spirit of a festival and its community. Here are a few of the highlights of what he photographed during the ...
    06/10/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Driving through Canada’s Acadian history
    Passing red cliffs dotted with squat wooden lighthouses and bright-painted heritage homes flying red-white-and-blue Acadian flags (the French flag with a yellow star in the top left corner), the route’s northern ... s two-week Festival Acadien each ...
    05/13/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • Bouchard Family Farms Ployes, Fort Kent, Maine
    Growers and producers of French Acadian food products. For generations the Bouchard farm has been milling a unique light buckwheat flour used to prepare Ployes ...
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    The Island of Cape Breton is part of the province of Nova Scotia located on the East Coast of Canada. Cape Breton is East-Northeast of the mainland with its northern ...
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  • Neil E. Michaud Campground Home in Presque Isle Maine near ...
    Welcome to the land of the northern moose, a place that's alive with sparkling lakes and blazing fall forests, home to the Neil E. Michaud Campground in Presque Isle ...
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  • About Nova Scotia – Regions – Northumberland Shore Region
    Northumberland Shore Region With more warm-water ocean beaches than anywhere else in Atlantic Canada, this shore is a beach bum’s paradise. This fantastic climate ...
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  • Acadian Driftwood
    "Acadian Driftwood" is a song by The Band. It was the fourth track on their sixth studio album Northern Lights – Southern Cross (1975), written by member Robbie ...
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