French American Community – December 2016/ January 2017 [fr]

Discover the organized events this winter 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!

Saint Nicolas
December 3 | Jackson

The Alliance Française de Jackson is pleased to invite you to their annual Saint Nicolas celebration. Enjoy visiting with friends, Christmas music, and dinner at the home of Margaret and Jim Web. Guests are asked to bring an appetizer or dessert to share. Cost $15/members, $20/non-members.
More information at AF Jackson.

JPEG Holiday Happy Hour
December 6 | 6pm-8pm | Atlanta

Alliance Française d’Atlanta is organizing a special holiday cocktail for its members. Come share a glass of wine and tuck into some holiday treats whilst looking back at 2016 and its achievements, whether it’s your success as a student or a chat about some of your favorite events.
Learn more at AF Atlanta.

JPEG Alliance Française Open House
December 6 | 6:30 pm-7:30pm | Atlanta]

The Alliance Française d’Atlanta will host a Winter 2017 Open House at their Midtown location on December 6th. Come learn about their classes and meet their amazing team of teachers. Register for classes by Saturday Dec. 17th and you will be entered into a drawing to win a $50 gift certificate to Café Vendome located in Sandy Springs. Oral Evaluations for those who have prior experience with French.
Learn more at AF Atlanta.

JPEG FACC Leadership Breakfast
December 6 | 8am-9:30am | Atlanta

The French-American Chamber of Commerce invites its members to join them for their second Leadership Breakfast! Come broaden your network and meet some of our board members, David Aferiat, President of the FACC and Managing Partner, Trade Ideas and Pascal Gouteix, FACC VP and Route Development Manager for France, CH Robinson. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss your membership expectations with our Board Members and to give them your suggestions on improving the Chamber. They really welcome your ideas and are happy to hear your thoughts and opinions.
More information at FACC Atlanta

JPEG Taxes for French expats in the U.S.
December 8 | 6pm-8pm | Atlanta

The FACC Atlanta and Jade Associates is organizing a special event on international taxes for French citizens, spanning from their arrival in the U.S. to their return to France. International conventions applicable to French and American retirees will also be discussed. $20 for members, $40 for non-members.
More information at FACC Atlanta

JPEG Biscuits de Reims & Champagne
December 8 | 6 :30-8pm | Atlanta

Please join the Alliance Française d’Atlanta for a fine evening of tasting Biscuits de Reims while listening to the presentation of French chocolatier, Karl Vivier, who will introduce you to “Biscuits de Reims with Champagne” and speak about the profession of “Chocolatier.”
More information at AF Atlanta.

Dîner en Français at Julianna’s Crepes
December 8 | 6 :30-9pm | Atlanta

The Alliance Française d’Atlanta cordially invites its members to join them for the final 2016 Member’s Dîner en Français series at the European-themed, Julianna’s Crêpes. Come in your festive colors and celebrate the end of a great year of dining and conversation. This will be a casual evening of engaging French conversation and all you can eat crêpes (a hearty selection of savory & sweet of course). No alcohol is served at this location, but members may “BYOC” (Bring Your own Cidre…or wine). No worries about the corkage fee, it’s on us! The cost of this dinner will be $35 per person. Members may bring one guest.
More information at AF Atlanta.

JPEG Petite Ecole Holiday Party
December 10 | 1pm-3pm | Charleston

La Petite Ecole is launching its first annual holiday party. Join the Alliance Française de Charleston for their holiday celebration and authentic French treats as you discover what La Petite Ecole is about.
More information at AF-Charleston or contact Pat Caldwell at 843-556-8458.

Columbia Fête de Noël
December 10 | 7pm | Columbia

The Alliance Française de Columbia welcomes you to join them for their annual Christmas party at Chez King (2829 Sheffield Rd, Columbia, SC 29204). $25/ members or $40/non-members.

More information at AF Colimbia.

JPEG 2016 Christmas Dinner
December 11 | 6:30 pm | Charlotte

The Alliance Française de Charlotte will host their annual Christmas dinner at Aix en Provence Restaurant (545 B Providence Rd., Charlotte, NC 28207]. : $40 for Members, $85 for non Members.
Register before December the 8th by sending an email to
More information at AF Charlotte

JPEG Member Christmas Party
December 17 | Raleigh

Join the Alliance Française de Raleigh as they host their annuel Soirée de Noël for their members. More information at AF Raleigh.

King’s Cake Celebration
January 7 | 7pm-9:30pm | Charleston

Join the Alliance Française de Charleston as they celebrate Epiphany at the home of Sam and Pat Caldwell. Dinner and a king’s cake will be served. Members $25 and guests $30, Cash Bar.
Register at AF-Charleston by January 5, 2017.

JPEG Fête des Rois
January 8 | Raleigh

Join the Alliance Française de Raleigh at the Ecole de Raleigh as they celebrate Epiphany. More information at AF Raleigh.

Linguistics Lecture by Dr. Bernard Cerquiglini
January 31 | 7pm-8pm | Atlanta

The Alliance Française d’Atlanta is pleased to welcome you for this special linguistics lecture in French by distinguished professor, Dr. Bernard Cerquiglini whowill address the essential interconnectivity and profound history that link the French and English languages.
Dr. Cerquiglini is a scholar who he has taught in universities in the U.S. and Europe. You can also listen to his daily show on linguistics, Merci Professeur!, on the French channel TV5. Don’t miss the opportunity to meet him in person.
More information at AF Atlanta

Finally, don’t miss the weekly/monthly meetings of the Baragouineurs and the Atlanta French Language Meetup Group:

JPEG 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 for more details.

The next Atlanta French Language Meetup Group will take place on Monday, December 19 at 7PM at APRES DIEM restaurant (931 Monroe Dr NE - Atlanta, GA 30308 - 404-872-3333). Dave will answer email questions at:

Dernière modification : 06/01/2017

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