Are you ready for a magical live theater experience in New Brunswick?
The pronunciation is pay-ee day la sag-win, which means "The Country of the washerwoman", but Le Pays de la Sagouine is an eclectic live theater reproduction of a prohibition-era fishing village inspired by international award winning novelist, Antonine Maillet, and her most celebrated character, La Sagouine.
It's a great way for kid to learn about the Acadian culture through these unique characters, as well as theatre, music, comedy, dance and cuisine on a small island in the town of Bouctouche.
A visit at the house of La Sagouine is essential to all kids, as it's a visit to the house of La Sainte where they will meet Les Chicaneuses who have many tales to tell! It's their favorite story coming to life right in front of their eyes!
Continuing on, La Boucanerie will make you discover a variety of fishing trades and you can even taste smoked herring! You can even explore Phare à Gapi, a place full of legends!
Music lovers can learn to play a variety of instruments, and don’t forget to visit the artists working in the Apent des artistes. A stop at the Shack des clairvoyants can reveal many mysteries of the future if you are brave enough to face the cards... are you?
And stop for a relaxing drink at our very own Bootleggeux while listening to monologues and music. The little ones can enjoy a visit at La cachette à Radi where there is fun and games all day.
A fun and magical family day out at Le Pays De La Sagouine!