August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
Shediac / Bouctouche / Haute Aboujagane, New Brunswick


Friday – August 9, 2019

2:00 p.m.
AFA Board/Executive Business Meeting

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Registration and Reception, Hotel Shediac.

6:00 p.m.
Dinner on own; Hotel has a restaurant and is located in the downtown area with plenty of other restaurants.

Saturday – August 10, 2019

Breakfast on own
Visit to village of Pays de la Sagouine, Bouctouche (a village of Acadian life on an island in Bouctouche, NB with re-enactments throughout the day by characters from the books of Antonine Maillet)

9:30 a.m.
Bus leaves hotel

Lunch on your own at the village (La Panaterie, an Acadian canteen on the island, serving hotdogs, lobster rolls etc., or one of the full restaurants nearby)

3:00 p.m.
Bus leaves village and returns to hotel

6:00 – 10 p.m.

Multipurpose Center, Shediac , Dinner Speaker: Ronnie-Gilles LeBlanc, former Archivist at the Centre d’études acadiennes, Université of Moncton and Historian at Parks Canada Forest Family in South-East New Brunswick in the 18th and 19th Centuries (“The Forests of Beaubassin ” before 1755, those who escaped deportation, those who stayed in Acadia, meaning in the refugee camps, and those thereafter who established themselves in Québec, Louisiana, and Menoudie, Nova Scotia)

Sunday – August 11, 2019

Breakfast on own

9:30 a.m.
Family business meeting, Haute-Aboujagne Community Center (next to church)

11:00 a.m.
Mass at Sacré-Coeur de Jésus de Haute-Aboujagne Church, Haute-Aboujagne

12:00 noon
Lunch, Haute-Aboujagne Community Center



For more information: 
Emy Forrest Thomas : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.