Monday, July 13, 2009

Celebrate FRANCE Cleveland (7/13-14)

I know I am not the only Clevelander to be a francophile. Love french music, cook french food, drink french wine, travel abroad to breathe the french air and stroll through the daily french blogs all while living and LOVING our home Cleveland.

This week marks the celebration of the French national holiday, Bastille Day, celebrated on 14 July each year. It commemorates the 1790 Fête de la Fédération, the anniversary of the storming of the Bastille fortress was seen as a symbol of the uprising of the modern nation, and of the reconciliation of all the French inside the constitutional monarchy which preceded the First Republic, during the French Revolution.

Celebrate France, Celebrate Cleveland, Celebrate good french food and wine at the following Cleveland events...

The Greenhouse Celebrates Pre-Bastille Day : $60 french food & drink! $5 French Bicycle Raffle: Winner receives bicycle ($500 value) & other French goodies including French Champagne, Vintage Postcards & More!!! Includes French Cuisine cooked by some of Cleveland’s Great Chefs (Beverage, Tax, & Gratuity Additional) 07.13.09

Bastille Day at L'albatros, 4-courses plus wine, $50. call for your seat. 07.14.09

Bastille Day falls during the Tour de France and is traditionally a day when French riders try to take a stage victory for France, working harder than they might on other days. Mark next weeks watch party (July, 27th) in your calendars at the Flat Iron Cafe from 10-3 presented by ClevelandBikes and the Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op. As part of the day, stick around for an Ohio City bicycle Scavenger Hunt at 12:15 starting and finishing at the Bike Co-Op, lasting until about 3PM. Fun prizes for top finishers in many categories. $5 (for co-op members) or $20 (if you are not a Ohio City Bicycle Co-Op member). contact for more information.

Labels: , , , , ,


Post a Comment

Subscribe to Post Comments [Atom]

<< Home