This listing is provided as a convenience and reminder for events related to the Old MInes Area. The events, dates, and times listed are to the best of our knowledge correct. Please verify all information before making a trip to any of these events. Addresses, contact phone numbers, and more detailed information can be found for many of these events at the following link.
Visitors Guide to French Colonial Country of the Middle Mississippi River Valley
La Brigade a Renault
38th La Fete a Renault Rendezvous
La Vieille Mine
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La Fête de L’Automne
Sunday, October 1
La Village de la Vieille Mines
(OMAHS Village at Old Mines)
Meetings of the OMAHS board are usually on the second Sunday of the month at 1:00 p.m. at the Homestead Building, Old Mines, MO, although they do not necessarily take place every month. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for confirmation.
The Annual French Heritage Seminar is the first weekend in April unless Easter falls on that weekend. If Easter is that weekend, then the Seminar is held the following weekend.
The annual Fête de l’Automne is celebrated on the first Sunday in October. This year the date will be October 1, 2023.
Board Meetings: South from St. Louis - Hwy 21 South, go past St Joachim Church, then turn left (across bridge) on Wallace Road. The Homestead building is the first building on the left.
Fete In October: South from St. Louis - Hwy 21 South, go past North Entrance of Washington State Park to Hwy CC, then turn left. The Fete grounds are on the right.
Directions to Archives & Fete From Potosi: North from Potosi - Hwy 21 North, turn right onto Hwy CC. St. Michael's House is just up the road from the Archives and Festival site on the right.