Fête de St. Jean Baptiste Rendezvous

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Fête de St. Jean Baptiste Rendezvous

Date
Sun., Jun 23, 2019, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location
1357 Sibley Memorial Hwy.
Mendota, MN 55120

Map

Contact
651-452-1596
sibleyhistoricsite@mnhs.org
Cost
Free

Join in the celebration of St. Jean Baptiste, patron saint of French Canadians, with a rendezvous of music, games, a bonfire. and more. In Canada, the Fête de la St. Jean Baptiste is a national holiday celebrated on June 24.

Celebrate a day early at the Sibley Historic Site where Jean Baptiste Faribault's house stands. Born in Quebec, Faribault worked at multiple fur posts around the Midwest, settling in Minnesota around 1805.

Activities include live music, costumed interpreters, children's games, an evening fire with marshmallow roasting, and guides who will lead discussions and answer questions about Minnesota's French-Canadian heritage.

This program is offered in partnership with the Friends of the Sibley Historic Site and the French-American Heritage Foundation.


2019-06-23 17:00:00 2019-06-23 17:00:00 America/Chicago Fête de St. Jean Baptiste Rendezvous Sibley Historic Site