Festivale des Rameurs kicks off in Petit-Rocher Wednesday

The annual Festivale des Rameurs gets underway Wednesday in Petit-Rocher.

Festivities kick off at 6pm with the opening ceremony at the Petit-Rocher arena followed by the Miss Festival des Rameurs pageant.

Several activities are planned throughout the festival.

The annual, and much anticipated dory race will take place on Saturday with at least 19 boats already registered to make the crossing of the Bay of Chaleur.

Festivities wrap up on Sunday with a parade and fireworks display.