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.

  • An Acadian musical epic sweeps into the Citadel Theatre
    Evangeline now joins the ranks of doomed lovers in the Citadel Theatre co-production with Charlottetown Festival running Oct. 31 to Nov. 22. And it’s been quite the experience taking more than 10 years to complete. It’s a big, big show, not only in its ...
    10/28/2015 - 3:00 am | View Link
  • Maritimers gather to celebrate National Acadian Day
    “It’s a busy time of year,” says Edna Frigault. But keeping true to the village way of life, the Acadian festival is not celebrated on site, because it depicts a time before 1881. “Today we are getting through other celebrations because here we ...
    08/15/2015 - 2:08 pm | View Link
  • Quebec settlement inspires Lafayette attorney’s book on Acadian life
    Because they wanted to launch the book at this year’s Congrès Mondial Acadien on Aug. 18 in northern Maine, the deadline made the process even more stressful. “We learned a lot,” she said with a smile. “We got it within days of the festival ...
    09/26/2014 - 6:34 am | 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 ...
    05/6/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Juliana L’Heureux: License plates give Acadian Congress a boost
    The specialty license plateswill help finance the August 2014 events planned in northern Maine in Aroostook County ... is a three-week international Franco-American and Acadian cultural festival scheduled once every four years in pre-selected locations.
    04/23/2013 - 1:39 am | View Link
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  • Acadians
    SETTLEMENT PATTERNS The diaspora of Acadians in the United States interweaves with the diaspora of French Canadians. In 1990, one-third as many Americans ...
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  • Madawaska Historical Society
    Madawaska Historical Society. On an annual basis, in conjunction with the Acadian Festival, the Madawaska Historical Society celebrate Acadian Families.
    11/29/2015 - 9:44 pm | View Website
  • August Festivals in Maine
    Tweet Aug 13, 2016. The 52nd Annual Winter Harbor Lobster Festival is planned for August 13, 2016. Events begin at 7 a.m. in Birch Harbor with registration for ...
    11/29/2015 - 2:20 pm | View Website
  • Road tripping the Acadian Coastal Drive in New Brunswick ...
    Tourism New Brunswick had supplied me with a rough itinerary — and, indeed, the car and Barb — and my job over five days in early August would be to learn about ...
    11/29/2015 - 12:47 pm | View Website
  • Acadian Heritage | ‘Nous Sommes Encore Ici'
    In the northern reaches of Maine, the people of Madawaska celebrate their Acadian heritage with a festival that is equal parts party and affirmation.
    11/28/2015 - 6:03 pm | View Website
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