Package: The World's Oldest Acadian History Tour

The World's Oldest Acadian History Tour

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Wed, Jun 1, 2016 to Mon, Oct 31, 2016

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Crafts | Music | Garden Tours | Food | History | Genealogy | & More!

Group Tours – Acadian History spanning more than four centuries waits to be discovered.

We offer specialized group tours up to 20 participants. Arrive in the oldest Acadian community in the World! Be greeted by the descendants of the first Acadian settler themselves! The history doesn't stop there – looking to your family history? We do that! Immerse yourself in the rich history of the Acadian people through music, crafts, and food sampling! Be a part of history and visit the World’s Oldest Acadian Community today!

Historical talk on the uses and the reason for the plants. The Garden Tour is in the Traditional Acadian Garden on the site of the Musée des Acadiens des Pubnicos.

Aromatic plants border the garden. Vegetables, flowering plants and herbs grew side by side. The plant selection supply food, medicine, flavoring, dye, insect repellant, air refreshers, pain killers and cosmetics. Plants and vegetables in the garden are selected to represent the typical plants and vegetables which the Acadians would have had access to in 1653, after their arrival.

The food would be from the garden, what is in season at the time. In the early weeks you will be able to taste dried apples, gooseberry jams on crackers, chives as décor. Later we will have a taste of carrots, beets, peas, scarlet runners, beans and eatable flowers.

Hands-on craft demonstration of quilting, rug hooking braiding along with various other crafts. The experiences run from 1 ½ hours. The experiences are lively, interactive sessions, we encourage everyone to be involved and have fun!

Experiences to be paid for at time of booking when reserve your spot by email or by telephone 902 762-3380. In the event a class is canceled, all participants will be notified and a full refund given. A minimum of 4-6 people is required for experience to remain scheduled. For a full refund please cancel 24 hours prior to your reservation.

The price is $ 10.00 per participants and $5.00 for student up to 18 yrs and free for children up to 12 yrs.

Walk away with your Authentic Certificate of Participation!

Conditions: Tuesday and Thursday at 1h30 pm ( Available other times by request)