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Bonne Année: A New Year Celebration!

Event information

Date: Saturday, January 13, 2024

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Fee: Free!

Age: Ages 6 or older. (Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.)

Contact: 815-886-1467

Location: Isle a la Cache Museum

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A fire burning in a fireplace. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Celebrate like it’s 1759! Ring in the New Year French-Canadian fur trader style with stories and games of Illinois Country. Enjoy a warm drink around a toasty fire. Make a vintage French craft to take home as a keepsake of this family-friendly event and the Bonne AnnĂ©e, or good year, to come.

Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, Jan. 11: 815-886-1467.


This program will take place indoors in an accessible facility. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.