French American Community Calendar [fr]
Discover the organized events this month associated with the French presence in the Southeastern US. Our partners, Alliance Française, the French-American Chamber of Commerce, and various other associations offer an exceptional showcase of France in our region. Mark your calendars!
Tournée Film Festival 2016
October 25-December 4 | Columbia, SC
Join the Alliance Française de Columbia and CinéCola, the Columbia Community French & Francophone Film Festival for the Tournées Film Festival 2016, offering seven French-speaking films from around the world. The November 21st screening of Valley of Love (Guillaume Nicloux, 2015) will include a Beaujolais Nouveau wine and cheese tasting, hosted by the Alliance Française de Columbia, beginning at 6pm. For more information, visit AF Columbia.
European Wine Tasting
November 4 | 7PM-11PM | Atlanta, GA
The Alliance Française d’Atlanta, the Goethe-Zentrum, along with the Consulates General of Switzerland, Greece and Hungary and the Dante invite you to join them for an evening of wine tasting. Enjoy fine wines from France, Germany, Switzerland, Greece, Hungary, and Italy and enjoy passed hors d’oeuvres from Petite Auberge. Price is $40 for AF/Goethe members, $55 non-members or $65 at the door.
For more information visit: AF Atlanta
November Dinner at Georgia Blue – Flowood
November 7 | Jackson, MS
Join the Alliance Française de Jackson for dinner and conversation with friends at Georgia Blue. Both French and English are welcome. As always, we will have a section of the table reserved for those who speak French fluently – look for the French flag in the Eiffel Tower for French-only conversation. To help with planning, please email. More information can be found at AF Jackson.
Why South Carolina? :International perspective on investing and expanding into the Region
November 9 | 6-8PM | Columbia, SC
Join the French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Carolinas for a cross cultural panel discussion with executives from a French, a German and a Japanese company. Our panelist will share their experience and thoughts on doing business in South Carolina as a foreign owned company and talk about their cross-cultural encounters.
For more information visit FACC arolinas.
Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration
November 17 | 7PM-11PM | Nashville, TN
The Alliance Française de Nashville, the French American Chamber of Commerce and the Honorary Consul of France in TN cordially invite you to join them for a special Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration to include a wine tasting, French hors d’oeuvres created by Et Voila, a silent auction full of fabulous items, live music and dancing. Guests are encouraged to dress in 1930s-1940s attire.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit [Alliance Française Nashville]-> http://www.afnashville.org/AFN_Annual_fundraiser.aspx ].
23rd Beaujolais Festival of Charlotte
November 17| 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM | Charlotte, NC
Join the Alliance Française de Charlotte for wine tasting, French fare, live jazz, and silent auctions! This is an authentic French tradition celebrated around the globe. Charlotte is one of 16 cities in the United States recognized as having an official Beaujolais Celebration by the Union Interprofessionnelle des Vins du Beaujolais. The event will take place at the Levine Museum of the New South (200 E. 7th Street, Charlotte, NC 28202). For more information or to purchase tickets visit AF Charlotte.
November 17 | 5:30-7:30 PM | Columbia, SC
The French-American Chamber of Commerce of the Carolinas, in partnership with the Columbia World Affairs Council, is hosting a Beaujolais Nouveau event at Nexsen Pruet Law Firm (1230 Main Street,Columbia, SC 29201). For more information, visit FACC Carolinas
November 18 | 7:00 PM | Atlanta, GA
Don’t miss the biggest event for ATL’s French-American community, on November 18th at 7PM, it’s the 30th edition of the Beaujolais Nouveau celebration!
Come enjoy the gourmet French menu from Chef Didier Lailheugue and his famous Ham Bar, a Fashion Show featuring French designers like Chanel, Dior and more, as well as a Jazz singer and her pianist.
A special night to meet Atlanta’s French-American business community in a fun and unique atmosphere. Join us!
More info and registration: Beaujolais Nouveau
La Grande Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau
November 19 | 6PM | Memphis, TN
The Alliance Française de Memphis cordially invites you to join hem for their Beaujolais Nouveau Celebration at Trezevant Manor. For more information about this event, please email Lise van Stolk, Alliance president or visit AF Memphis.
Beaujolais Tasting & Cooking Class
November 20 | Charleston, SC
The Alliance Française de Charleston is pleased to invite its members and their guests to a special Beaujolais Tasting and Cooking Class. Taking this traditional celebration of the Beaujolais Nouveau harvest to new levels, this will be a fun time to mix, mingle, and munch. For more information, visit AF Charleston
Finally, don’t miss the weekly/monthly meetings of the Baragouineurs and the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group:
The Samedi Frenchies and the Baragouineurs meet each Saturday for breakfast from 10am to 12pm at La Madeline Perimeter (1165 Perimeter Center W #330, Atlanta, GA 30346). Contact Kathy Slough at 770-314-3171 or at email@example.com for more details.
The next Atlanta French Language Meetup Group will take place on November 21 at 7PM at APRES DIEM restaurant (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA 30308 - 404-872-3333). Dave will answer email questions at: firstname.lastname@example.org.