The UMFK campus was alive with Acadian traditions

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FORT KENT, ME (WAGM) - The University of Maine at Fort Kent hosted its annual "Sucrerie" on Thursday, March 16, 2017 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Nowland Hall.

The "maple sugar recreation" has drawn more than 300 community members to campus in years past. The event featured a traditional maple taffy pull on the snow, an Acadian meal, and live entertainment by Warren and Joan Harvey.

The ployes were served by staff, faculty, and student volunteers, who were dressed in Acadian attire provided by the Acadian Festival Committee.

UMFK continues to preserve and foster an appreciation of the Acadian and Franco-American heritage and culture by hosting annual events, such as the "Sucrerie" and the "Fiddlers' Jamboree."