August 10 to 24, 2019

Prince Edward Island and Southeast New Brunswick
SiteAugust 11, 2019

The municipality of Wellington, Prince Edward Island, has the honour of celebrating the 2019 Congrès mondial acadien in the community on August 11, 2019. Beating to the rhythm of the Francophonie, this small village of just over 400 residents is not shy about displaying its Acadian roots. In the Évangéline region, in Prince county, the community is located between Abram-Village and Miscouche. Wellington is considered the centre of the Évangéline region’s points of service.

*Activities will take place at the Parc des Vieux moulins – 9 Mill Road

11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Presentation of historical vignettes and guided tours:
Arsenault & Gaudet - 4 Sunset Dr.
Dr. Reid’s former home – 45, chemin Mill
Wellington’s old railway station – Riverside Dr.
Ferme des renards – Pondside Dr.

1:00 pm
Official Opening
Presentation of souvenir to the oldest and youngest resident of Wellington
Unveiling of historic interpretive panels

La Famille à Roger à Alyre à Calixte Wellington 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Musical performance « Le Talent des villageois »
La famille à Roger à Alyre à Calixte
Adrienne Gallant
Alex Arsenault, Robert Doucette, Brian & Shane Arsenault, and other local artists

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Gold Old Days Carnival
Pond fishing, lobster trap, tug-o-war, bottle games, bean bag toss, pin the claw on the lobster, photo booth, face painting, story time, and much more!

IMG 33484:30 pm
End of activities

- Food vendors (from 11:00 am)
- Bar service (from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm)
- Artisan kiosks

Alcide Bernard: 902-854-2584: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.