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Thursday July 26 05:00PM - 08:30PM
La Soirée Sucrée Old Labor Hall
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5:00PM-8:30PM: La Soirée Sucrée, In honor of Chet Briggs

A Sweet Evening at the Barre Heritage Festival

Old Labor Hall, 46 Granite St, Barre

Sponsored by Delicate Decadence 

 

 

This year, the Sweet Evening is sponsored by Delicate Decadence Cake Boutique in honor of the late Chet Briggs, long time President of the Barre Historical Society for the benefit of the Society and the Barre Heritage Festival.

 

The evening is divided into three exciting components—all for one low price.

 

French Dessert Competition

At 5:00 pm, before the doors open to the public, contestants who fancy the quality of their French desserts will have their desserts judged by a panel of professional judges. There are three ways to enter the competition:

- On July 26, bring your dessert to Delicate Decadence (15 Cottage Street, Barre) by 4:00 pm.

- On July 26, bring your dessert to the Old Labor Hall no later than 5:00 pm.

No late entrants will be allowed to enter the competition.

 

French Dessert Tasting

After the judging, at 5:30 pm, the doors will open to the public. This is your opportunity to sample the contest entries supplemented by more delicious desserts provided by the chefs of Delicate Decadence. Bon appétit!

 

Music from Michele Choiniere

Michele Choiniere is an award-winning Smithsonian Folkways recording artist. Born into a musical Franco-American
family in northern Vermont, Michele began performing traditional Franco-American music at an early age
with her father Fabio, an accomplished harmonica player. In 1995, she began writing and composing her own
songs. Among other accolades, Michele received the Governor's Heritage award in 2007, and has appeared in
concert at national folk festivals from Montana to Maine, and Michigan to Massachusetts. She has
worked/performed with Le Vent du Nord, David Amram, and members of La Bottine Souriante, among
others. Michele's performances blend traditional Franco-American and Quebec folk songs, original
compositions, jazz standards, and an occasional French classic.

 

Tickets for Soirée Sucrée 2018:

Pre-register online: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-soiree-sucree-tickets-46980435748

adults – $15 at the door, $12 in advance

children under 12 – $6

Important Info

Dessert Competition 5:00pm

Dessert Tasting 5:30pm

Music & Dancing 6:00pm - 8:00pm

French dessert competition 5:00pm - 5:30pm 

Tickets: 

Adults – $15 at the door, $12 in advance

Children under 12 – $6

 

Tickets are available for purchase online at:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/la-soiree-sucree-tickets-46980435748

Proceeds to benefit the Barre Heritage Festival & Homecoming Days and the Old Labor Hall

REGISTER TO COMPETE:

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