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La Fete Francaise

A French heritage festival held Memorial Day weekend in St. Louis and Ste. Genevieve that includes music, mime, walking and bus tours, lectures, and children's theater. This celebration of the French spirit of "joie de vivre" is sponsored by Les Amis (The Friends), a not-for-profit St. Louis-based group dedicated to the preservation of French architectural and cultural heritage in the region.

Originally submitted by: William (Bill) Clay, Representative (1st District).

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