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FRENCH HERITAGE FESTIVAL JULY 1-2 and 3rd IN NAUVOO IL. CAMBRY HOUSE TOUR AND LUNCH AS WELL AS A BIKE RACE!

FRENCH HERITAGE FESTIVAL JULY 1-2 IN NAUVOO IL. CAMBRY HOUSE TOUR AND LUNCH AS WELL AS A BIKE RACE! 

                                      JULY 1st

Legacy Boat Cruise

4:30 PM: Greetings to French Heritage Days attendees. Riverboat Cruise from the end of Parley street (site of the Latter-Day Saints Exodus) 45 Minute Cruise - $16

Wine and Juice Tastings

5:30 PM: Greetings to French Heritage Days attendees. A car will be needed to get to The Press House Winery. Wine and grape juice tastings. Cost per tasting. Tips accepted.
Music by Secondhand Bliss.
BBQ provided by Big Guys BBQ FM

                                  JULY 2nd

 

Introduction: The Inn at Old Nauvoo

8:30 AM: Introduction and playing of La Marseillaise, LIVE 9:00 AM: Opening Talk by Randy Soland, Private Practice Counselor, Historian and Nauvoo Native: “Who Were the French Icarians? Why Did They Come to Nauvoo? Why Did They Leave?” - FREE

Walking/Driving Tour of Icarian Properties

10:30-11:30 AM: Guided walking tour of downtown Icarian properties (Tour Guide: Randy Soland) and a visit to the Weld House Museum to view Icarian artifacts. - FREE

12:00-1:30 PM: A car will be needed to reach The Cambre House. Talk by Rebecca Williamson, President of the Nauvoo Historical Society, and tour of the French Cambre House - Box Lunch $15

2:00 - 5:00 PM: You're on your own. Check out the town's shops, The Nauvoo Fudge FactoryThe Flood Museum Gem and Rock Show, some of the historic homes and buildings on the flats, or take a nap at your hotel!

Cruisin' for the Kids

5:00 -5:30 PM: Check out some of the old cars at the 10th Annual Cruisin' for the Kids by the old grade school and site of the new Nauvoo Community Center.

Fireworks and Music

9:00 -10:00 PM: Fireworks! Go to the area west of the Nauvoo Temple to hear the Nauvoo Orchestra perform and to watch the fireworks display.

                                                              JULY 3rd

Leisurely Bike Ride

8:30 AM: Join us at Baxter's Vineyards and Winery to take a leisurely bike ride of Nauvoo with members of the Nauvoo Bike Club

Tour de Nauvoo Bike Race

12:00 PM: Participate in the Tour de Nauvoo - a 2-mile bike race. Prizes will be given for first, second, and third places - $20 Entrance Fee also gets you a lifetime membereship in the Nauvoo Bike Club, and a bottle of water for the race!

Wine and Juice Tasting - Tour and Music

1:00 - 5:00 PM: Join us at Baxter’s Vineyards and Winery for wine and grape juice tastings - cost per tasting. Tips will be accepted. Enjoy a winery talk and tour with music by Sami Scot, followed by announcements and dates for next year's festival!

 

 

 

 

 

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