The Felix Vallé House State Historic Site (198 Merchant Street, Ste. Genevieve; 573-883-7102) hosts a traditional French veillée from 7 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, June 9. This old-fashioned French party features candlelit tours, French folk dances and other old-time performances. Sprinkle in some additional festivities like French folktales in the garden and delectable French sweets on the back porch of the house, and voilà: You have the recipe for an authentic French experience for the whole family! This event, sponsored by the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, is free; for more information click here.