Bonne Fête Chère Acadie!

I was going to write about pending sales in Lafayette, days on the market average, and inventory but today is Acadian Day and I’m in New Brunswick where this is a big deal. If you want to experience something different, visit what we call l’Acadie around August 15th in the Maritimes and you are in for a treat!

Acadian national day in Shédiac, New Brunswick

Today, Acadians celebrate their heritage and their culture in many different ways. It’s like a 4th of July around here. This is a picture I took last year at the Tintamarre in Shédiac. A tintamarre is people taking over the streets, making noise with improvised instrument (a pot and a wooden spoon, for example) or other noise makers. They also waive flags and wear the colors and most of all, have some fun.

Acadian children wearing their colors in the Tintamarre

This is a very family friendly kind of celebration. There are activities for the little ones in several communities throughout the day. I’m not sure what we will do today, yet, but I’m off to figure it out!

Bonne fête des Acadiens tout le monde!

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Bonne Fête Chère Acadie!

I was going to write about pending sales in Lafayette, days on the market average, and inventory but today is Acadian Day and I’m in New Brunswick where this is a big deal. If you want to experience something different, visit what we call l’Acadie around August 15th in the Maritimes and you are in for a treat!

Acadian national day in Shédiac, New Brunswick

Today, Acadians celebrate their heritage and their culture in many different ways. It’s like a 4th of July around here. This is a picture I took last year at the Tintamarre in Shédiac. A tintamarre is people taking over the streets, making noise with improvised instrument (a pot and a wooden spoon, for example) or other noise makers. They also waive flags and wear the colors and most of all, have some fun.

Acadian children wearing their colors in the Tintamarre

This is a very family friendly kind of celebration. There are activities for the little ones in several communities throughout the day. I’m not sure what we will do today, yet, but I’m off to figure it out!

Bonne fête des Acadiens tout le monde!

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