Featured programs include cooking demonstrations with Chef Robert Barral of Café Provence, who will prepare classic French Hors d’Oeuvers, Tomato Pie and Chicken Niçoise with samples for attendees to enjoy. A French Canadian Folk Concert featuring Vermont’s Va-et-Vient (Come & Go) will be held at 12:30 and 2:30 pm, featuring dance numbers, love songs, Cajun and Créole tunes, and Québecois favorites from France to Québec and New Orleans.
Highlighted activities and programs offered throughout the day include cheese tasting from regional vendors; Carillon boat cruises on Lake Champlain; guided tours in the fort, King’s Garden, and museum exhibition spaces; historic trades programs; ongoing living history programs; one-of-a-king French 18th century weapons demonstrations; French soldiers’ cooking demonstrations; the Mount Defiance experience; and the Carillon Battlefield hiking trail.
For more information, including a full schedule of this French-inspired event can be found on Fort Ticonderoga’s website.
Photo of Fort Ticonderoga by Carl Heilman II.