As part of the Acadian Days Festival at The Farmers’ Bank of Rustico and Doucet House Museums, an evening of food with David Pendergast and/or music with Frank Whitty and Bobby McGillivray is planned for Thursday, July 12.
From 5:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Pendergast will prepare traditional Acadian food at the outdoor clay bake oven. He will also entertain with stories and music while he bakes. Pre-registration is requested. This event will be happening rain or shine.
The soirée with Whitty and McGillivray will begin at 7:30 p.m. Whitty, from Stratford, began playing and singing at an early age. Traditional country music was his music of choice, and he continues to play in many concerts across the Island. He released his first CD, “Choices”, in 2010 and his second one, “Real Country”. in 2013.
who is from Montague, has also been playing traditional country in numerous country bands over the past 35 years.
The museums are at 2188 Church Rd., Route 243 off Route 6, in Rustico. The Farmers’ Bank of Rustico Museum is wheelchair-accessible and air-conditioned.