LEWISTON — Vocalist and pianist, Louis Philippe, will provide a Christmas show at the next La Rencontre at L-A’s Gendron Franco Center, 46 Cedar St. La Rencontre (the gathering) begins at 11:25 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.

La Rencontre is a multi-language event and not restricted to French-speakers or even those of Franco descent. All are welcome to attend this monthly meal and event, as long as spots remain open. The home-cooked meal is a turkey dinner with all the fixings and Christmas cake for dessert. Parking is included in the price of the ticket.

After the meal, Philippe will present a Christmas performance. He will present French and English songs with some occasional humor. A Lewiston native, based now in Portland, he started Reindeer Records, a small, grassroots label that continues to bring music, business experience and career exposures to entry-level artists. Several raffle prizes will be drawn at the end of the event.

The cost of the meal and the programs is $12 per person. The doors and the bar open at 10 a.m. Guests may contact the center office for reservations at 207-783-1585. Email reservations may be sent to [email protected]