UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS 2022

 

March:

  • 3/22:  The Hands-On History House Re-Opens - Seven themed programs resume at the Hands-On History House.  Homeschool groups, families, and/or groups or friends will be able to call and make reservations for these programs.  Call (573) 880-4123 for info & booking.

 

May:

  • 5/7: Living History at the Hands-On History House Saturdays from 11am-3pm - This program offers visitors the opportunity to interact with living history interpreters on site and runs through September.

 

June:

  • 6/11:  Annual Ste. Genevieve French Heritage Festival - Join us for this town-wide event and enjoy live music, specialty foods, special living history demonstrations, and other festive events. 

  • 6/25:  Honey Festival & Market - Harold’s Famous Bee Co. spearheads this event, featuring educational beekeeping demonstrations & displays, craft & food vendors, & special activities in Downtown Ste. Gen.

 

July:

  • New Exhibit Opening – check our website or Facebook pages for more information (listed below)

 

September:

  • 9/10:  Annual Ste. Genevieve Militia Encampment – Join us as the Ste. Gen Militia, as well as other surrounding area’s militia, set up an encampment in the yards of the Bolduc & LeMeilleur Houses.  Special Activities include gunsmithing, rope making, horn-making, children’s games, and more!

 

October:

  • 10/15: Night of the Werewolf, 7-9 pm – Enjoy an evening filled with lantern tours of the Bolduc House, werewolf stories & folklore around the campfire, family-friendly games & activities, s’mores & cider, and militia-led hunts for werewolves prowling the village!  The cost is TBD

 

November:

  • 11/5:  Pecanapalooza – This all-day event TRULY has it all:  live bluegrass and folk music, food, craft vendors, cornhole & washers tournaments, military living history timeline & vehicle display and food drive for local food pantries.  Don’t miss this event!

  • 11/25:  Allée Allumée, 6-8pm - Tour guides lead you through a lit path as children from colonial Ste. Genevieve bring gifts to a manger scene.  Live music, cookies & cocoa, and a visit to Pere Noel help round out this seasonal event. 

 

December:

  • 12/2, 12/9, & 12/16:  Allée Allumée, 6-8pm – See Description Above

  • 12/31: La Guignolee Watch Party:  6:30-8:30 pm – The Centre for French Colonial Life will host a watch party for the legendary mummers’ troupe, La Guignolee.  Enjoy family-friendly food and historic games and watch the group perform their historic folk song

 

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For updates on events and more information, visit www.FrenchColonialLife.org or follow us on Facebook:  “facebook.com/CFCLandBolducHouse” and at “facebook.com/HOHLindenHouse”