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Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site

Events 2016

Canada Day

Parks Canada
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

Country Fair

A family is enjoying the wealth of our heritage
Come enjoy the wealth of our heritage with your whole family
© Parks Canada
July 10

Old-fashioned crafts, continuous activities (storyteller, magician, and traditional music performance/workshop), period games, and recipes from the past.

Come enjoy the wealth of our heritage with your whole family, and participate in the various activities in the garden of this historic site.

This event is produced with the Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site’s Companions, in collaboration with the Municipality of Compton.

Free admission

Memorable Concerts

July 17, 24 and 31, at 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Come and enjoy a serie of traditional music concerts under the big tent in the St. Laurent garden.

Adult: $7.80
Elder: $6.80
Youth (6 to 16 years-old): $3.90
Family: $19.50
Child (lower than 6 of age): free

The ticket price includes a visit of the National Historic Site.

Schedule to come

Retro Garden Party

August 21, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Jukebox © Parks Canada

Rock ‘n’ roll music, hula-hoop and limbo workshops, antique cars… Over the course of one day, the national historic site’s garden will be transformed to reflect the joyful era of the 50’s and 60’s.

A unique moment for boomers to relive these memorable years and also an opportunity for youngsters to discover this turning point in our collective history.

This event is organized in collaboration with the Louis S. St. Laurent National Historic Site's Companions and the Antique Cars Exhibition of Compton.

Virée Gourmande des Comptonales

September 24 and 25, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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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Gourmet Outing
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