Events of the day:
•1 p.m. Acadian Memorial where you can hear and view the audio interactive of the mural, “The Arrival of the Acadians in Louisiana.”
•1 p.m. – Flag ceremony - lead by Sarah Roy, Acadian Memorial choir director
•2 p.m. – A Patchwork of Memories story telling by Yvonne Thibodeaux Bogan. She will share her short stories about growing up in the 1950s rural French farming community of Richard.
•3:30 p.m. – Thèatre Acadien will feature Vignettes on the Deportation Story
•5:30 p.m. – Meet at the A.M. Hall to line up for procession, leave for church at 5:50 p.m. Tintamarre (racket) is an Acadian tradition showing Acadian pride by making as much noise as possible. *Bring your own noise makers.
•6 p.m. – French Mass at St. Martin de Tours Catholic Church, mother church of the Acadians, with the Acadian Memorial French Choir.