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Bastille Day Celebration & Fireworks at Amanda's Waterfront Home in Seabrook

  • Jul 11, 2014 · 7:00 PM
  • Amanda's house

Save the date! Tonight we will celebrate Bastille Day/ La Fête Nationale with a French potluck and fireworks (feux d'artifices) at Amanda and Mark's waterfront home in Seabrook.  We have 2 decks overlooking the water and a view of the Kemah Boardwalk fireworks display.


Time: Party starts at 7PM. Fireworks start at 9:30PM.

Amanda's home in Seabrook, near Kemah, about 40 minutes southeast of Downtown Houston. Address will be sent to all "YES" RSVPs closer to the date.

About the Fireworks:
Every Friday in June and July, the Kemah Boardwalk has a free fireworks display. Fireworks take place at 9:30PM and last about 20 minutes. RAIN OR SHINE!  (Meme si il pleut, il'y aura des feux d'artifices.)

What to Bring:
Please bring a French food or beverage to share.
Some suggestions: wine, cheese, French bread, French pastry, salade nicoise, french fries, etc.

Amanda and Mark will make cassoulet.  I also have some sirop de menthe so we can make diabolo menthe.

You may also want to bring a folding chair to watch the fireworks, if you don't like to stand for 20 minutes.

What to know before you go:
-House is up 1 flight if stairs and is not handicapped accessible.
-ADULTS ONLY. House is NOT childproofed!
-No smoking inside. You can smoke outside on the deck or in the yard.
-Friendly dogs and cats are on the premises.  If you are allergic, be sure to take your meds!

Venez nombreux! Bring friends!

Groups invited:
Houston French Language & Culture Meetup
NASA French Meetup
French Connection Houston


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  • Amanda

    Merci, tout le monde! Thank you for coming!

    July 16, 2014

  • marilia m.

    quel domage , c' esta deja passe et je n'etait au courrant de la fete. Et puis que cette anne il n'y a pas eu de celebration au mussee, seulement maintenant je me rends compte de la date...

    July 14, 2014

  • J M.

    Merci beaucoup Amanda!

    1 · July 14, 2014

  • stacey

    i'm not feeling well, so i am changing my rsvp. have a wonderful time!

    July 11, 2014

    • Amanda

      sorry to hear that, stacey. Feel better.

      July 11, 2014

  • Amanda

    Address and directions have been emailed to everyone who is a YES RSVP as of Thursday 7/10 at 4PM. The subject line says "address and directions for Bastille Day Party and Fireworks Show". If you did not receive the email, first check your junk mail folder, then email Amanda at [masked] or call/text[masked]-9160. I will not be checking email during the party, so don't email me at 7PM tomorrow telling me you can't find the address! Merci beacoup, et a demain, mes amis!

    July 10, 2014

  • Marc P.

    I was hoping to make it this year, but something came up. Peut-etre l'annee prochaine!

    July 7, 2014

  • Henry B.

    Hi Amanda,
    Gloria and I will be there! Can't wait!

    1 · July 7, 2014

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