Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site of Canada

2008-02-18, from Member

Discover the birth place of the former Prime Minister, along with early 20th century rural life through a multimedia presentation and a tour of the St. Laurent family home and general store.

2008 Program of Events
ST. LAURENT PUTS ON ITS SUNDAY BEST

Tuesday, July 1, Canada Day
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Visit the site free of charge. Cake will be served in the garden.

Sunday, July 6, Daze
2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. A trio of musicians will carry you away with jazz, blues, swing and folk music from the 30s through the 50s.

Sunday, July 13, Two Violins, from Father to Daughter *
2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. The tradition continues with Lucien and Lise Beauchemin, accompanied by Bruce Patton on piano.

Sunday, July 20, Accordion, Guitar & Co. *
2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Featuring traditional music from chez nous and the British Isles starring; Frank Sears and Sébastien Deshaies.

Sunday, July 27, Fiestango *
2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Three women, one passion. Come explore the rhythms and sensuality of the Argentinean tango.

Saturday, August 2, Weekend with a Country Flavor *
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. A unique gastronomic experience! Come and savour tidbits, prepared especially for you


Sunday, August 3, by regional chefs and producers.
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday, August 10, Gadji – Gadjo
2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Be carried away by traditional Gypsy music performed by six musicians.

Sunday, August 17, The Old Heritage Trades *
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Experience the savoir faire that was once a prominent part of everyday life for the gens de chez nous. Watch and chat with artisans at work.

Sunday, August 24, Musique à bouches *
2:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. A male sextet will sing songs a capella from the traditional Québécois repertoire and elsewhere.

Sunday, August 31, Period Show Animation
1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Go from spectator to genuine historical actor!

* With the collaboration of the Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site’s Companions

May 10 to August 24 : from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
August 25 to September 21 : from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
September 22 to October 13 : weekends from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


6790 Route Louis-S.-St-Laurent, Compton, Quebec J0B 1L0
Telephone: 819-835-5448 or 1-888-773-8888
www.pc.gc.ca


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