Na­tional Aca­dian Day cel­e­brated in West Pub­nico

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Danielle Ruel (left) talks with Jack­lyn d’en­tremont in the Aca­dian gar­den at the West Pub­nico Mu­seum dur­ing Na­tional Aca­dian Day fes­tiv­i­ties. Ruel, who is from Que­bec, said she was “really en­joy­ing” her visit to the area. “The peo­ple are very nice.” Face paint­ing by Rhonda Jacquard and other vol­un­teers was a pop­u­lar ac­tiv­ity dur­ing Na­tional Aca­dian Day cel­e­bra­tions in Pub­nico. Chil­dren enjoy a few loops around the field on horse­back dur­ing Na­tional Aca­dian Day fes­tiv­i­ties at the West Pub­nico Mu­seum. A young girl dressed in tra­di­tional Aca­dian cos­tume en­joys a hot dog dur­ing Na­tional Aca­dian Day cel­e­bra­tions at the West Pub­nico Mu­seum. Adria Owen (left) and Abby Mor­ton band sing and play gui­tar dur­ing Na­tional Aca­dian Day cel­e­bra­tions at the West Pub­nico Mu­seum. The two are part of the band, Triple Trou­ble. Aca­dian Vil­lage staff Kathy Nick­er­son (from right) Lizav­ille d’en­tremont, Alexan­dra d’en­tremont bar­be­cue hot dogs and ham­burg­ers dur­ing Na­tional Aca­dian Day fes­tiv­i­ties on Aug. 15 at the West Pub­nico Mu­seum.

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