Spring 2014 Newsletter

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Welcome to the Spring 2014 online Rendez-vous de la Baie newsletter! Please feel free to share with your friends and colleagues.

Effective Wednesday, May 7, our Spring operating hours are 7 am to 5 pm from Monday to Friday, and 9 am to 3 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Operating hours will be extended again in late June. In the meantime, the Café may stay open beyond regular hours of operation to accommodate special events, please contact us at 902-769-3674 to check.


The Clare Tourism Department has coordinated an Activities Map for Clare to promote the region. These map-brochures are available at the Rendez-vous de la Baie, and are being distributed throughout Clare and the region. 20,000 copies have been printed and several hundred were distributed at the Saltscapes Expo in Halifax at the end of April.

Click to download a low res pdf version






Clare VIC

We are pleased to welcome back Danny Blinn for another season as our Visitor Information Centre & Programming manager. Danny is coordinating many guided tours for school groups and Fam Tours this Spring. He will also be leading lantern tours in the museum, as well as a guided walking tours through Le Petit Bois, starting in late June! Drop by and pick up some tourism information. Feel free to contact Danny directly: 902-769-2345 or vicclare@gmail.com.

At Le Trécarré Art Gallery
Visit our new exhibition at Le Trécarré featuring local artist Mark Graff, presenting his paintings and sculptures from May 1st to June 30th. Sculptures are also exhibited on the grounds outside of Le Rendez-vous.
Mark Graff mai-juin 2014


The Clare Community Calendar is a free tool to promote events and activities in Clare. You will see a wide variety of events, including community events, general entertainment, leisure, tourism, festivals and cultural activities, as well as activities taking place at Université Sainte-Anne and at the Rendez-vous de la Baie. This calendar is a free service to event organizers, and also serves as a planning tool to improve the coordination of events in Clare. Event organizers can add events by calling Tanya German at 902-769-3655.

Check out the daily lunch special at the Café. See poster below for May’s specials:
May 2014 specials

For information on daily specials and special events, “Like” the Facebook page for Rendez-vous de la Baie facebook jpegor call the Café at 902-769-3674.



Rent a “Bienvenue” in Clare banner!
Interested in displaying a Bienvenue banner on a pole in front of your business or residence? For more information on how to rent a new banner, or to renew your banner, please contact Tanya German at 902-769-3655.
new Clare banner


la societe acadien de clare logo avec drapeau

Website: www.saclare.com
Contact: Elaine Thimot, 902-769-0955
Email: info[à]saclare.com

The Rendez-vous de la Baie is very pleased to announce that La Société acadienne de Clare is the sponsor of the month for May 2014. Their generous contribution provides everyone with free access to the Acadian Interpretive Centre museum halls.

La Société acadienne de Clare is made up of individuals and organisations that work together to preserve and promote the Acadien language and culture in the Clare region. We represent La Fédération acadienne de la Nouvelle-Écosse in the Municipality of Clare. We organize many community base projects. Naturally, most of are activities and projects are conducted in our maternal French language, but they do not exclude the participation of the other official language community nor other minority groups. Visit our office at 795 Comeauville, in the Radio-CIFA building.

Access to the Acadian Interpretive Centre (Museum) at Rendez-vous de la Baie is now free of charge. New since 2012, the admission fees have been replaced by a Donation box, as well as a new Corporate Sponsorship Program.

For more information on the Corporate Sponsorship Program, please view the PDF.
Have any questions or comments?

Larry Peach 902-769-1234
Manager, Rendez-vous de la Baie
Tourism Director, Municipality of Clare
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