902-769-2345 • www.baiesaintemarie.ca Clare Activity Guide 2018 35 40. Admire the architecture at a majestic stone church! St. Bernard Church is an imposing granite building reminiscent of European cathedral architecture. Open June 1st to September 30th . See ad on page 46. Galerie Belliveau presents an Art Expo in the church’s sacristy featuring 15 local artists (July 1st - August 31th ). Address: 3623 Route 1, St. Bernard 42. Celebrate national Acadian day, August 15th , at the historic site at Major's Point! We will start the day with an outdoor mass at the little Chapel at 11 a.m., followed by a barbecue, picnic, music and square dances! Also the historic site of the first Acadian cemetery. Address: 245 Doucette Point Rd., Belliveau Cove. 41. Visit the quilt exhibition at Sacré-Cœur Church! Saulnierville’s Sacré-Cœur Church, Clare’s oldest church (1880), comes alive with tasteful colour and patterns during the much beloved annual quilt exhibition. Bilingual guides available during July and August. Address: 9650 Route 1, Saulnierville. See ad on page 46. 43. See the murals at St. Alphonse Church! Admire the striking artwork at St. Alphonse Church! In addition to viewing the seven beautiful murals, visitors will be struck by the wooden replica of the famous Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes grotto. Address: 6551 Route 1, St. Alphonse Delight in our churches ❏ ❏ ❏ ❏ Photo : June Deveau