Trio to perform at August La Rencontre


LEWISTON — Popular local entertainers Nel Meservier, Connie Hitchcock and Bon Mathieu will provide the musical program for this month’s La Rencontre at the Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. La Rencontre (the gathering) is scheduled for Thursday, August 13, starting at 11:30 a.m. The cost of the meal and both programs is $8 per person.

The doors open at 10 a.m. Guests may contact the Center office for reservations at 207-783-1585; leave a message or call during office hours, Monday through Friday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Reservations must be placed by Tuesday, Aug. 11, at 4 p.m. E-mail reservations may be sent to [email protected]

La Rencontre is in no way restricted to French-speakers or even those of Franco descent. All are welcome to attend this fun monthly meal and event, as long as spot remain open. The meal includes Shepherd’s pie, Marie’s apple salad, pickled beets, sour dough dinner rolls and hermit bars for dessert.

After the meal, Nel Meservier, Connie Hitchcock and Bon Mathieu will be presenting a brand new performance at the Center. Meservier will accompany on keyboard.

It is advised not waiting until the last minute, since the Franco Center’s Heritage Hall often reaches full capacity days before the registration deadline for the event. The magnificent Franco Center is handicap accessible and is located on the corner of Cedar and Oxford Streets in the “Little Canada” section of Lewiston, just across the bridge from New Auburn.