Agenda

Storming the Bastille Celebration

Saturday 11 July 20:00-22:00

On Saturday, July 11th, bring the Champs-Elysees celebrations into your living room with a very interactive cultural experience and celebration!

The Spirit of Bastille Day comes alive with a multi-faceted party that will offer you live French music, a cooking class, a wine tasting, background videos, and a top DJ who will make you dance on the latest French and US hits!

Plus, we will break out interactive rooms for a short session during the evening to offer some special French one on one interactions and experiences with your fellow revelers!

  • Champagne Tasting (VIP time - starts at 8:pm)
  • Jennifer Bergamot-Rose sings classic French songs
  • Sought after to perform by the French Ambassador, the French Embassy, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, the Canada Council of the Arts and the Organization of American States. Jennifer is a free-spirit well known and acclaimed for her French vocals performance of French Fusion and world jazz with vocals in French and English.
  • French wine tasting with Jordan Lynn Traylor of Chateau de Pommard
  • Both a Chef and a Sommelier, Jordan is the brand ambassador for Château de Pommard in the United States. Tonight, your wine experience will feature a couple of great wines from Burgundy, their story and how they can match with a delicious meal. Enjoy!
  • Live French music with Jeremy Lodeon
  • Singer/keyboardist from Martinique, a French departement. Tropical style with European Classics and American pop.
  • Let Them Eat Cake with Chef Hughes Cossard
  • Learn how to make a festive Bastille day apple cake)
  • Special Guest: Louis XVI (complete with his head on his shoulders...)
  • Impersonator Michael Levick has portrayed celebrities and historical personalities ranging from Elvis to Austin Powers, Santa Claus, Trump and George Washington. Tonight, he is the last king of France telling you some head-chopping facts about his royal self.
  • Know Your Louis! A history specialist tells you why the French revolted.
  • Get enlightened (enlightened... get it? ;) ) with the help of a historian and learn your bourgeois from your sans-culottes.

Breaking Rooms
At some point during the evening, we will break out into smaller rooms and offer you the chance to chat one on one with your new friends. Share stories about part French experiences, get ideas, and perhaps make new friends that can last a lifetime.
Let’s celebrate: Finish the night with a DJ spinning French and American hits!
This isn’t a simple night where you watch a DJ mix music and stare at his talents. DJ Blakfyre will get you off your seats and into a live, interactive dancing party! As if you were in the hottest clubs in Paris, he will showcase different styles of French and American music! As you dance, you will feel the European dance floors beneath your feet and the European warmth of your fellow revelers (even if virtually)
Open to All Price: From $5 to $15