Date(s) - 06/18/2016
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Ste Marie Parish




June 18, 2016, Ste Marie’s Church/School, Manchester, NH

Tipping our hats to our Québec cousins’ national holiday, people who love French culture gather together for a day of family activities, food, music and celebration of the Franco-American experience.

Scroll to the bottom of the page to reserve your place at the reception and concert

Come join the festivities at one or more of the following activities:

3:00 – 5:00 p.m.  Afternoon Festivities 

Songs, crafts, games and more give young and old a chance to enjoy family traditions and make new memories.  Click here for details!

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Mass

Open to all, no reservations required

Members and friends come together in one of NH’s most beautiful churches to celebrate Mass with a special acknowledgment of St-Jean-Baptiste, patron saint of French Canadians and Franco-Americans.

6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Franco-American Day Reception and Concert 


  • $35 member individuals; $40 non-member individuals
  • $65 member couples; $75 non-member couples

Reconnect with old friends and meet new friends while enjoying an open-seating reception with light buffet fare (including varied hors d’oeuvres and a carving station).

Then, join us as we congratulate this year’s “Franco-Americans of the Year” – Raymond and Pauline Houle – for their longstanding commitment to both their Franco-American roots and the larger community.




Congratulatory Message

Want to send a congratulatory message to our Franco-Americans of the year? Then click on the buy now button to include a personal message in our program booklet. The cost is $15, however, please note, that all Festival d’été sponsors receive a free Congratulatory Message.

Following the award ceremony, enjoy a special concert by renowned singer Josée Vachon.  Josée’s wide range of songs conclude the evening with a “Joie de vivre” that will leave you whistling all the way home.

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