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La Guiannee at Fort de Chartres

When: Sun., Dec. 31, 7-9 p.m.

@ Fort de Chartres State Historic Site, at 1350 IL Route 155, 4 miles west of Prairie du Rocher. The event is open and free to the general public. For more information contact the site at (618) 284-7230 or email lesamisdufortdechartres@gmail.com. The Prairie du Rocher La Guiannee visits the site to play period music and sing. In a traditional celebration dating back to 1722, the La Guiannee singers will visit houses and Fort de Chartres in the early French town of Prairie du Rocher and sing for the residents. As part of the tradition, the residents provide refreshments for the

Price: free