On Saturday, July 11 , la Boule Cadienne, Alliance Française de Lafayette and the Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm will team up to host a Bastille Day Celebration at the Market from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. Bastille Day is the French national holiday that commemorates the beginning of the French Revolution with the storming of the Bastille.
The day’s schedule is below.
• 8:00 a.m. – Market opens. Alliance Française de Lafayette welcomes French speakers
of all levels to join a French circle at their information booth.
• 9:00-11:00 a.m. - Cajun Jam led by Terry Huval, the Huval-Fuselier Trio, and others. All are welcome to join in!
• 10:00 a.m. - Gallery Acadie hosts a cooking demonstration featuring two dishes from the Brittany region of France, Galettes and Kouign Amann.
• 11:00 a.m.- Members of the local Pétanque Club will offer lessons and demonstrate the French sport of Pétanque.
Alliance Française de Lafayette is an organization devoted to sharing knowledge of the French Language and French Culture. The Lafayette chapter is part of an international network comprising of 1100 chapters in 132 countries. There are 141 chapters in the United States alone.