Experience Acadie by Day or Candlelight






Tour Featured on CBC-TV
The Candlelight Acadian/Mi'kmaq Tours with heritage interpreters, Alan and Durline Melanson, were featured in an "Acadian Treasure" episode of the popular "LAND AND SEA" series on CBC-TV. CLICK PHOTO ABOVE to view the show.


FEATURED IN 2014 ON CBC TV'S "LAND AND SEA" AND ALSO ON REDISCOVERING CANADA TELEVISION.

Stroll along the shores where Acadians first arrived in the area on a daytime tour, or choose a memorable evening Candlelight Experience with Alan Melanson, a 10th genertion Acadian (of Candlelight Graveyard Tour fame). Meander down the thoroughfare the Acadians would have walked. See the fort which served as capital for both the French and the English. Go to the wharf where 1664 Acadians were deported from Annapolis Royal. Hear Alan's amazing personal story of his ancestors' deportation. Visit the site where the history book was written that was used as reference for the poem "Evangeline". Enjoy a romantic modern-day Acadian love story. Retrace the renaissance of the Acadian culture. Discover the Cajun connection. Listen to Acadian music. Kick up your heels and put your best foot forward with a simple Acadian dance.

CANDLELIGHT ACADIAN/MI'KMAQ EVENING TOUR PARTICIPANTS
will also learn about the Mi'kmaw History and Culture in addition to the Acadian secrets to making Rappie Pie (and be treated to a taste) plus take home an Acadian Heritage booklet with fun facts, tasty recipes and traditional dances.


WHEN & WHERE?
Both Tours start at the Annapolis Royal Lighthouse
DAYTIME EXPERIENCE: Every TUESDAY & FRIDAY,
2:00 pm, June 24 - September 5. ADULT $9, YOUTH (13-18) $5, and CHILD (12 & Under) $3. Duration: 1:00
CANDLELIGHT ACADIAN/MI'KMAQ TOUR:
Every MONDAY night 9:30 pm June 16 - September 15.
ADULT $15.00, YOUTH (13-18) $10, and CHILD (12 & Under) $5. Duration: 1:00

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