AAA Editor Notes
Le Pays de la Sagouine is off Hwy. 11 exit 32A to 57 Acadie St. This living village re-creates the Acadian setting and French-speaking characters of novelist and playwright Antonine Maillet's story “Le Pays de la Sagouine.” Live music, comedy and dance performances, children's activities and Acadian food specialties are offered throughout the day. Actress Viola Léger has played the part of la Sagouine, the “storytelling scrubwoman,” for more than 40 years.
Most plays and performances are in French. A few performances of “Le Pays de la Sagouine” are given in English; phone ahead for schedule.
Guided tours are available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.