Monday, July 22, 2024
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Fort Coulonge fills the streets

Families from all over the Pontiac were invited to downtown Fort Coulonge on Saturday for the town’s annual street festival – Village en fête.
The event, organized by Fort Coulonge, is a celebration of the start of the festival season for the region.
The town’s Bryson Street was filled with all sorts of attractions, including a touch-a-truck, inflatable obstacle courses, pizza, face-painting and even helicopter tours over the Fort Coulonge area.
“It’s a community celebration every year around this time. Normally, it’s Father’s Day weekend, but we had pushed it up for this weekend,” said Claudee Galipeau, who has been organizing the event for the last seven years.
“We always say the initial Village en fête event is sort of a ‘summer’s here and we’re kicking it off.’”
Galipeau explained that the event is . . .

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