MONTREAL, Aug. 28 /CNW Telbec/ -
Pointe-à-Callière, the Montréal Museum of Archaeology and History invites
Pointe-à-Callière's 18th-Century Public Market
Saturday, August 29 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday August 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
On place Royale and in the area around the Museum
Over the course of a single weekend, experience the authentic atmosphere
of Montréal's first public market with farmers, craftspeople, and entertainers
demonstrating their skills. Discerning gourmets will be delighted to taste
goods that are historically authentic: wild fruit jelly, chocolate truffles,
maple products, cheeses, lamb sausage, spruce beer and mushrooms.
Along with storytellers and musicians, the Market will be host to plenty
of other activities, with a military regiments, a Native encampment, and some
one hundred historical figures on site. The Public Market also gives children
the opportunity to dress up and discover old-time 18th century games, play
soldier by taking part in a parade, and learn about embroidery.
Read the press release : http://www.pacmusee.qc.ca/pages/media/communiques_presse.aspx?lang=EN-CA
Visuals available : http://www.pacmusee.qc.ca/PAGES/MEDIAPRIVE/ACTIVITES_CULTURELLES.ASPX?LANG=EN-CA#3
For further information:
For further information: Press relations: Catherine Roberge,
Communications Coordinator, (514) 872-7858, Cellular: (514) 916-0744,