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Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site

Events 2014

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Canada Day

Trio Kehler - Williams
© Trio Kehler - Williams
July 1st

To celebrate Canada Day, cake will be served in the garden and from 1:30 to 3 p.m. the Kehler-Williams trio will perform under the tent.

The Kehler-Williams trio gives you a musical show inspired by Scandinavian, Celtic, and Quebec traditions.

Playing a variety of instruments, they will perform songs in English and French, as well as instrumental pieces played on the nyckelharpa (a Swedish string instrument), flute, accordion, violin, octave mandolin, guitar, and piano.

Free admission

Les Madelins

Les Madelins
© Les Madelins
July 20

Irish and Scottish music have always influenced musicians from Eastern Canada (particularly in the Maritime provinces).

Marie-Hélène Dion (violin) and Steve Normandin (piano and accordion) offer you the best traditionally-inspired violin melodies.

Trio Agincourt

July 27

With Alan Jones on bagpipes, Ralph Thompson on violin, and Joanne St-Laurent on Celtic harp, the Agincourt’s three musicians have played traditional Irish, Scottish, and Quebec music for more than 20 years.

Their repertoire includes rhythmic dance suites, merry ballads, as well as poems and melodies reminiscent of Celtic lands.

Delights at the Weekend with a Country Flavour
Delights at the Weekend with a Country Flavour
© Parks Canada

Weekend with a Country Flavour

August 2 and 3

Taste gourmet delights prepared by producers and chefs from the region at the 13th edition of the Weekend with a Country Flavour.

Visitors are able to settle down around a table under the tent and complement their meal with a glass of wine or a beer from a regional grower. They also have the opportunity to buy products that please their palate.

This event is produced by the Companions of the Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site in collaboration with the City of Compton.

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Gourmet Outing
© Parks Canada

Trio Contrass

Trio Contrass © Trio Contrass
August 10

Composed of Frank Sears on accordion and piano, Lise Beauchemin on violin and piano and Sébastien Deshaies on guitar and violin, the trio performs music from its traditional repertoire and arrangements inspired by swing music from the thirties and the gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt.

These three musicians also play their own compositions combining traditional rhythms and innovative harmonies.

Virée Gourmande des Comptonales

September 27 and 28

Gastronomists from all around are much awaited to come partake in the simple pleasures offered by the merchants participating in Fête au village. Come discover a multitude of local products which are presented by our growers and artisans. It is an annual meeting for amateurs of delicious and beautiful products.

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