MoWC announces virtual Salute to Spring and poutine competition

MoWC announces virtual Salute to Spring and poutine competition

WOONSOCKET – The Museum of Work & Culture announces Salute to Spring, featuring the 5th annual Poutine Indulgence & Competition.

Between Monday, March 15, and Sunday, April 11, event ticket holders will be able to sample poutine (a traditional Québecois dish of french fries smothered in gravy and cheese curds) from seven restaurants from across the state via curbside pickup and then vote online for their favorite. Restaurants include: Adelines: A Speakeasy Kitchen Bar in Cumberland, Bywater in Warren, Ciro’s Tavern in Woonsocket, Durk’s Bar-B-Q in Providence, Friskie Fries in Providence and Johnston, KG Kitchen Bar in Providence and Ming’s Asian Street Food in Pawtucket.

The Poutine Indulgence will culminate on Sunday, April 11, with Salute to Spring – Bonjours Printemps. The event will begin at 3 p.m. with a livestream on Facebook featuring the announcement of the winning restaurant, as well as a live drawing of the museum’s annual raffle.

Additional entertainment for ticket holders will include a 4 p.m. livestreamed performance by Quebecois band Mélisande (Electrotrad), who fuses Quebec traditional song and instrumentation with complex electronic programming to create a sonic experience.

Tickets for Salute to Spring, featuring one Poutine Passport and concert admission, are $30. Poutine Passports only are available for $15 and concert only admission is available for $15. Tickets must be purchased in advance and are available at ShopMoWC.com .