Fête d’Hiver: Soirée des Lumières

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Fête d'hiver is December 8th. Venez pour la bûche de noël, restez pour le vin chaud !

12/08/2018 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul

Fête d’Hiver :
Soirée sous le signe des Lumières


Join Alliance Française for our annual winter celebration: Fête d’Hiver.

Savor traditional French specialties including the decadent bûche de noël cake, vin chaud and an assortment from les 13 desserts de Provence.

The evening will feature live music, activities for les petits and a visit from Papa Noël.*

This year, the celebration is happening at the same time as Lyon’s Fête de lumières, so come enjoy a brightly lit Grande Salle and a lumière-themed craft activity for les petits.

The wintry family fun will start at 5 pm on Saturday, December 8!

Schedule for the evening:

5 – 6:15 pm : Guest arrival, social hour and childrens’ craft activity. Jazz music provided by Peter Gavrilyuk, Noah Johnson and Will Tissell.

6 pm : Words from AFMSP Executive Director Christina Selander Bouzouina & Board President Bryn Vaaler

6:15 – 6:30 pm : Children’s story time with AFMSP Prof Marie-Jeanne

6:30 pm : Papa Noël’s arrival

7 pm – 8 pm : Social time & adieux

*Parents, please provide a small, wrapped gift under $15 in value and labelled with your child’s name.


Note: At this time this event is at capacity.
In the event of cancellations, please call 612 332 0436 or email Sara to be placed on the waitlist.

Admission is $10 for AF members, $15 for general public and free for children under age 12.
To be placed on our waiting list for tickets call 612 332 0436.
Please follow up with the number of children accompanying you by emailing Sara.


Merci à Home Depot pour votre générosité en contribuant le sapin pour notre Grande Salle.
Merci à Kowalski’s Markets & Trader Joe’s pour votre générosité pour la contribution vers nos 13 desserts de Provence aussi.



Thank you Home Depot for your generosity contributing a pine tree for our Grande Salle.
Thank you to Kowalski’s Market & Trader Joe’s as well for your generosity contributing to our 13 desserts de Provence.


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Alliance Française Mpls/St Paul
227 Colfax Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55405

Tel: 612 332 0436

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