Connor Bookham plays with a bon homme gigueurs (good dancing man) wooden puppet at the Maple Sugar Festival on Saturday.

Connor Bookham plays with a bon homme gigueurs (good dancing man) wooden puppet at the Maple Sugar Festival on Saturday.

Maple Sugar Festival pretty sweet

The Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre d’Érable was held in Nanaimo this past weekend.

Beban Park was transformed into a French Canadian sugar shack for one weekend.

The Maple Sugar Festival du Sucre d’Érable was held in Nanaimo this past weekend. The three-day event,  a celebration of French Canadian culture, was hosted by L’Association des francophones de Nanaimo. The festival started with a Dîner et Party en Plaid, a plaid dinner party, and other highlights of the weeked included maple sugar candy, French Canadian cuisine, a market, ice carving, games and musical performances. This year’s festival was the 15th annual.

Nanaimo News Bulletin