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Other Events

Free Film Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Filmmakers Jerry Sanson, Scott Caro and Bill Robison will screen their films "McCrea 1971" and "Louisiana During World War II." [Event Website]

Grillin in the Park

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr, New Iberia,

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: No

B-B-Que Cook-off, Refreshments, Arts and Crafts, Space Walk, Mountain Climbing, Pony Rides

Loyalty Day Celebration

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia LA,70560,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A Celebration of Freedom with Flag Ceremony and Harmony of Patriotic Music

E's Kitchen Knife Skills Class

by: LCVC

E's Kitchen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Saturday at Noon. Paul will teach proper cutting technique and knife safety. Be prepared to do some cutting as this will be a hands on class. We will use both pairing and chefs knives. Also if you have a knife that needs sharpening bring it in and we will make sure it is sharp and ready for you to start cutting. We will have examples knives from Shun, Wustoff, Kyocera and Kuhn Rikon. Limited seating available. … [Event Website]

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

by: LCVC

Acadiana Center for the Arts,101 W. Vermilion St.,Lafayette,LA,70501

The finest Jazz organist on the planet, without a doubt, Joey DeFrancesco is the heir-apparent o the vacated throne of Jazz organ pioneer Jimmy Smith. At age four Joey began taking a strong interest in the organ. By age five, he was playing Jimmy Smith songs. At age six he sat in with his dad's gigs and at age 10 he led his own band. A first record at age 17 was followed by a call to join Jazz legend Miles Davis' band. He continued to play and record with some of the greatest musicians in the world… [Event Website]

Great Chilli Challenge

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park,

10AM-2PM

Live music, arts and crafts, and many chili booths. Granny's goodies and many children activities (including fun jumps, rock wall, etc.).

August Anglers Addition Fishing Tournament

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-3PM

Fishing Tournament - Top 3 Specks & Top 3 Reds in slot ( 16"- 27 " ) [Event Website]

Zydeco Bash

by: LCVC

La Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall,

7PM-Midnight

Silent Auction, Food, Dancing to Best Zydeco Bands. Beverages [Event Website]

Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-4PM

Salt water fishing rodeo, with over 30 fishing categories with Trophies and Cash Prizes for your catch and more [Event Website]

Delcambre Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main St,

2PM-4PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Steampunk and Makers Fair

by: LCVC

Steampunk and Makers Fair, Downtown Lafayette,

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Admission to the museum

Part costume play, science & county fair, and part something entirely new, The Steampunk & Makers Fair is an all-ages festival by Cit des Arts & Lafayette Science Museum, showcasing & celebrating Science, Technology, Education, Art and Ma… [Event Website]

Victorian Christmas at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

by: LCVC

Rip Van Winkle Gardens,

9AM-5PM

Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home Decorated for the Holiday Season [Event Website]

Tailgating Cook-off

by: LCVC

Loreauville Park,601 Ed Broussard rd.,Loreauville,LA,70563

The Tailgating Cook-off will include a poker run, dog parade, fun walk, cook-off competition, car, bike & truck show, food, live auction, local recording artists, and arts & crafts.

29th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival

by: LCVC

Veterans Park,504 Saizan Ave.,Port Barre,LA,70577

Admission: $5, under 11 free

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins as well as terrific food, great Cajun and Zydeco music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche V

by: LCVC

Port Barre to Berwick LA,

Admission: Varies

An annual race for canoes, kayaks and pirogues (the traditional Cajun canoe) along the entire length of Bayou Teche in southwestern Louisiana, a total of 135 miles including small sections of Bayou Courtableau and the Atchafalaya River. Opening ceremony starts Thursday, then Friday is race day with racing beginning at 7 am. Participants paddle for three days starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick. Register to be included and win a cash prizes! This event is coordinated by Tour du Teche, Inc., a non-prof… [Event Website]

32nd Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

by: LCVC

Zydeco Festival Park ,457 Zydeco Rd,Plaisance,LA,

Admission: $10, 12 years and under

The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Z… [Event Website]

28th Annual Zydeco Extravaganza

by: LCVC

Evangeline Downs Event Center, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas LA 70570,

12pm-midnight

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at gat

This annual event, started in 1987, is a celebration of Opelousas being the home of Zydeco Music with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Music performances will feature some of our local Zydeco finest on both indoor and outdoor stages. Every year it features the ever popular amateur accordion contest, which is always a crowd favorite. Many of the winners have gone on to make names for themselves in the world of zydeco music with their talent. Last year's music lineup included Keith Frank, C… [Event Website]

29th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

Little Flower School Grounds - Main Street, Arnaudville,

Admission: Free admission

The festival features etouffees of all kinds, along with the Mayor's Cook-off, live music, a parade, carnival rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and a silent auction. [Event Website]

Magic on Main

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

4PM-7PM

Shadows Holiday Tour of Homes along New Iberia's Historic Main Street. Trolleys will carry participants from home to home. Enjoy Festive Holiday Music, Santa Claus and refreshments too! [Event Website]

Memorial Day Ceremony

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.

Delcambre Holiday Gumbo Cook-off

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds ,

11AM-6PM

Gumbo Cook-off with Santa Claus greeting all with good wishes and cheer [Event Website]

Southern Soul Food Showdown

by: LCVC

Mon Ami, Grand Marais,7304 E. Hwy. 90,Jeanerette,LA,70544

Admission: Free

Finger-lickin'Southern Soul Food cook-off is a family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.

E's Kitchen Spring & Summer Sides with Mica

by: LCVC

E's Kicthen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Admission: $25

Mica is our inhouse chef and you will love her cooking even though she makes a red gumbo. Come learn some great tips and technigues. Great spring and summer sides. Menu coming [Event Website]

Labor Day Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

5AM-3PM

Fishing Rodeo, Prizes

3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: LCVC

St. Charles Catholic Church,

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: FREE Admission

This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest, live music and complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignatius School.Browse through more than 50 vendors of sweet dough pies, arts, hand made items, flowers, herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, baby and children's clothing while enjoying local food and live music. Complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignat… [Event Website]

World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza ,102 W Main St.,New Iberia,LA,70560

Fri 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gumbo Cook-Off [Event Website]

15th Annual Washington Catfish Festival

by: LCVC

Festival Grounds, 143 Veterans Memorial Highway, Washington,

Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-12:30am, Sunday 8am-10:00pm

Admission: Thursday free, Friday-Su

This festival takes place in the historic town of Washington. The festival kicks off on Thursday and Friday with live music. Activities on Saturday and Sunday featuring live Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop and R&B music, native crafts, exhibits, a parade, antiques, food booths, arts and crafts and a catfish cook-off on Sunday.… [Event Website]

Jeanerette Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main Street,

1PM-3PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park,4412 Weeks Park rd.,Lydia,LA,

Admission: Free

Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, and fun for everyone! [Event Website]

Shadows Merry Making Season

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season [Event Website]

Shadows Civil War Encampment

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

The Bayou Teche Campaigns were vital to the Federal advance into the heart of Louisiana. Join us as we re-enact the invasion of the Teche region and the occupation of Shadows-on-the-Teche in 1863. The special weekend event will include re-enactors and encampment on the grounds of the Shadows.… [Event Website]

Stars & Strips - A Musical Celebration

by: LCVC

St. Peters Church,

2PM-4PM

Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical sections [Event Website]

Thursday, Jun 16, 2011

Other Events

Free Film Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Filmmakers Jerry Sanson, Scott Caro and Bill Robison will screen their films "McCrea 1971" and "Louisiana During World War II." [Event Website]

Grillin in the Park

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr, New Iberia,

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: No

B-B-Que Cook-off, Refreshments, Arts and Crafts, Space Walk, Mountain Climbing, Pony Rides

Loyalty Day Celebration

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia LA,70560,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A Celebration of Freedom with Flag Ceremony and Harmony of Patriotic Music

E's Kitchen Knife Skills Class

by: LCVC

E's Kitchen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Saturday at Noon. Paul will teach proper cutting technique and knife safety. Be prepared to do some cutting as this will be a hands on class. We will use both pairing and chefs knives. Also if you have a knife that needs sharpening bring it in and we will make sure it is sharp and ready for you to start cutting. We will have examples knives from Shun, Wustoff, Kyocera and Kuhn Rikon. Limited seating available. … [Event Website]

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

by: LCVC

Acadiana Center for the Arts,101 W. Vermilion St.,Lafayette,LA,70501

The finest Jazz organist on the planet, without a doubt, Joey DeFrancesco is the heir-apparent o the vacated throne of Jazz organ pioneer Jimmy Smith. At age four Joey began taking a strong interest in the organ. By age five, he was playing Jimmy Smith songs. At age six he sat in with his dad's gigs and at age 10 he led his own band. A first record at age 17 was followed by a call to join Jazz legend Miles Davis' band. He continued to play and record with some of the greatest musicians in the world… [Event Website]

Great Chilli Challenge

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park,

10AM-2PM

Live music, arts and crafts, and many chili booths. Granny's goodies and many children activities (including fun jumps, rock wall, etc.).

August Anglers Addition Fishing Tournament

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-3PM

Fishing Tournament - Top 3 Specks & Top 3 Reds in slot ( 16"- 27 " ) [Event Website]

Zydeco Bash

by: LCVC

La Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall,

7PM-Midnight

Silent Auction, Food, Dancing to Best Zydeco Bands. Beverages [Event Website]

Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-4PM

Salt water fishing rodeo, with over 30 fishing categories with Trophies and Cash Prizes for your catch and more [Event Website]

Delcambre Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main St,

2PM-4PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Steampunk and Makers Fair

by: LCVC

Steampunk and Makers Fair, Downtown Lafayette,

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Admission to the museum

Part costume play, science & county fair, and part something entirely new, The Steampunk & Makers Fair is an all-ages festival by Cit des Arts & Lafayette Science Museum, showcasing & celebrating Science, Technology, Education, Art and Ma… [Event Website]

Victorian Christmas at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

by: LCVC

Rip Van Winkle Gardens,

9AM-5PM

Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home Decorated for the Holiday Season [Event Website]

Tailgating Cook-off

by: LCVC

Loreauville Park,601 Ed Broussard rd.,Loreauville,LA,70563

The Tailgating Cook-off will include a poker run, dog parade, fun walk, cook-off competition, car, bike & truck show, food, live auction, local recording artists, and arts & crafts.

29th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival

by: LCVC

Veterans Park,504 Saizan Ave.,Port Barre,LA,70577

Admission: $5, under 11 free

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins as well as terrific food, great Cajun and Zydeco music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche V

by: LCVC

Port Barre to Berwick LA,

Admission: Varies

An annual race for canoes, kayaks and pirogues (the traditional Cajun canoe) along the entire length of Bayou Teche in southwestern Louisiana, a total of 135 miles including small sections of Bayou Courtableau and the Atchafalaya River. Opening ceremony starts Thursday, then Friday is race day with racing beginning at 7 am. Participants paddle for three days starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick. Register to be included and win a cash prizes! This event is coordinated by Tour du Teche, Inc., a non-prof… [Event Website]

32nd Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

by: LCVC

Zydeco Festival Park ,457 Zydeco Rd,Plaisance,LA,

Admission: $10, 12 years and under

The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Z… [Event Website]

28th Annual Zydeco Extravaganza

by: LCVC

Evangeline Downs Event Center, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas LA 70570,

12pm-midnight

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at gat

This annual event, started in 1987, is a celebration of Opelousas being the home of Zydeco Music with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Music performances will feature some of our local Zydeco finest on both indoor and outdoor stages. Every year it features the ever popular amateur accordion contest, which is always a crowd favorite. Many of the winners have gone on to make names for themselves in the world of zydeco music with their talent. Last year's music lineup included Keith Frank, C… [Event Website]

29th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

Little Flower School Grounds - Main Street, Arnaudville,

Admission: Free admission

The festival features etouffees of all kinds, along with the Mayor's Cook-off, live music, a parade, carnival rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and a silent auction. [Event Website]

Magic on Main

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

4PM-7PM

Shadows Holiday Tour of Homes along New Iberia's Historic Main Street. Trolleys will carry participants from home to home. Enjoy Festive Holiday Music, Santa Claus and refreshments too! [Event Website]

Memorial Day Ceremony

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.

Delcambre Holiday Gumbo Cook-off

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds ,

11AM-6PM

Gumbo Cook-off with Santa Claus greeting all with good wishes and cheer [Event Website]

Southern Soul Food Showdown

by: LCVC

Mon Ami, Grand Marais,7304 E. Hwy. 90,Jeanerette,LA,70544

Admission: Free

Finger-lickin'Southern Soul Food cook-off is a family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.

E's Kitchen Spring & Summer Sides with Mica

by: LCVC

E's Kicthen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Admission: $25

Mica is our inhouse chef and you will love her cooking even though she makes a red gumbo. Come learn some great tips and technigues. Great spring and summer sides. Menu coming [Event Website]

Labor Day Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

5AM-3PM

Fishing Rodeo, Prizes

3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: LCVC

St. Charles Catholic Church,

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: FREE Admission

This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest, live music and complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignatius School.Browse through more than 50 vendors of sweet dough pies, arts, hand made items, flowers, herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, baby and children's clothing while enjoying local food and live music. Complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignat… [Event Website]

World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza ,102 W Main St.,New Iberia,LA,70560

Fri 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gumbo Cook-Off [Event Website]

15th Annual Washington Catfish Festival

by: LCVC

Festival Grounds, 143 Veterans Memorial Highway, Washington,

Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-12:30am, Sunday 8am-10:00pm

Admission: Thursday free, Friday-Su

This festival takes place in the historic town of Washington. The festival kicks off on Thursday and Friday with live music. Activities on Saturday and Sunday featuring live Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop and R&B music, native crafts, exhibits, a parade, antiques, food booths, arts and crafts and a catfish cook-off on Sunday.… [Event Website]

Jeanerette Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main Street,

1PM-3PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park,4412 Weeks Park rd.,Lydia,LA,

Admission: Free

Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, and fun for everyone! [Event Website]

Shadows Merry Making Season

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season [Event Website]

Shadows Civil War Encampment

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

The Bayou Teche Campaigns were vital to the Federal advance into the heart of Louisiana. Join us as we re-enact the invasion of the Teche region and the occupation of Shadows-on-the-Teche in 1863. The special weekend event will include re-enactors and encampment on the grounds of the Shadows.… [Event Website]

Stars & Strips - A Musical Celebration

by: LCVC

St. Peters Church,

2PM-4PM

Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical sections [Event Website]

Friday, Jun 17, 2011

Other Events

Free Film Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Filmmakers Jerry Sanson, Scott Caro and Bill Robison will screen their films "McCrea 1971" and "Louisiana During World War II." [Event Website]

Grillin in the Park

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr, New Iberia,

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: No

B-B-Que Cook-off, Refreshments, Arts and Crafts, Space Walk, Mountain Climbing, Pony Rides

Loyalty Day Celebration

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia LA,70560,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A Celebration of Freedom with Flag Ceremony and Harmony of Patriotic Music

E's Kitchen Knife Skills Class

by: LCVC

E's Kitchen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Saturday at Noon. Paul will teach proper cutting technique and knife safety. Be prepared to do some cutting as this will be a hands on class. We will use both pairing and chefs knives. Also if you have a knife that needs sharpening bring it in and we will make sure it is sharp and ready for you to start cutting. We will have examples knives from Shun, Wustoff, Kyocera and Kuhn Rikon. Limited seating available. … [Event Website]

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

by: LCVC

Acadiana Center for the Arts,101 W. Vermilion St.,Lafayette,LA,70501

The finest Jazz organist on the planet, without a doubt, Joey DeFrancesco is the heir-apparent o the vacated throne of Jazz organ pioneer Jimmy Smith. At age four Joey began taking a strong interest in the organ. By age five, he was playing Jimmy Smith songs. At age six he sat in with his dad's gigs and at age 10 he led his own band. A first record at age 17 was followed by a call to join Jazz legend Miles Davis' band. He continued to play and record with some of the greatest musicians in the world… [Event Website]

Great Chilli Challenge

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park,

10AM-2PM

Live music, arts and crafts, and many chili booths. Granny's goodies and many children activities (including fun jumps, rock wall, etc.).

August Anglers Addition Fishing Tournament

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-3PM

Fishing Tournament - Top 3 Specks & Top 3 Reds in slot ( 16"- 27 " ) [Event Website]

Zydeco Bash

by: LCVC

La Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall,

7PM-Midnight

Silent Auction, Food, Dancing to Best Zydeco Bands. Beverages [Event Website]

Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-4PM

Salt water fishing rodeo, with over 30 fishing categories with Trophies and Cash Prizes for your catch and more [Event Website]

Delcambre Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main St,

2PM-4PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Steampunk and Makers Fair

by: LCVC

Steampunk and Makers Fair, Downtown Lafayette,

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Admission to the museum

Part costume play, science & county fair, and part something entirely new, The Steampunk & Makers Fair is an all-ages festival by Cit des Arts & Lafayette Science Museum, showcasing & celebrating Science, Technology, Education, Art and Ma… [Event Website]

Victorian Christmas at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

by: LCVC

Rip Van Winkle Gardens,

9AM-5PM

Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home Decorated for the Holiday Season [Event Website]

Tailgating Cook-off

by: LCVC

Loreauville Park,601 Ed Broussard rd.,Loreauville,LA,70563

The Tailgating Cook-off will include a poker run, dog parade, fun walk, cook-off competition, car, bike & truck show, food, live auction, local recording artists, and arts & crafts.

29th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival

by: LCVC

Veterans Park,504 Saizan Ave.,Port Barre,LA,70577

Admission: $5, under 11 free

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins as well as terrific food, great Cajun and Zydeco music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche V

by: LCVC

Port Barre to Berwick LA,

Admission: Varies

An annual race for canoes, kayaks and pirogues (the traditional Cajun canoe) along the entire length of Bayou Teche in southwestern Louisiana, a total of 135 miles including small sections of Bayou Courtableau and the Atchafalaya River. Opening ceremony starts Thursday, then Friday is race day with racing beginning at 7 am. Participants paddle for three days starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick. Register to be included and win a cash prizes! This event is coordinated by Tour du Teche, Inc., a non-prof… [Event Website]

32nd Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

by: LCVC

Zydeco Festival Park ,457 Zydeco Rd,Plaisance,LA,

Admission: $10, 12 years and under

The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Z… [Event Website]

28th Annual Zydeco Extravaganza

by: LCVC

Evangeline Downs Event Center, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas LA 70570,

12pm-midnight

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at gat

This annual event, started in 1987, is a celebration of Opelousas being the home of Zydeco Music with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Music performances will feature some of our local Zydeco finest on both indoor and outdoor stages. Every year it features the ever popular amateur accordion contest, which is always a crowd favorite. Many of the winners have gone on to make names for themselves in the world of zydeco music with their talent. Last year's music lineup included Keith Frank, C… [Event Website]

29th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

Little Flower School Grounds - Main Street, Arnaudville,

Admission: Free admission

The festival features etouffees of all kinds, along with the Mayor's Cook-off, live music, a parade, carnival rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and a silent auction. [Event Website]

Magic on Main

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

4PM-7PM

Shadows Holiday Tour of Homes along New Iberia's Historic Main Street. Trolleys will carry participants from home to home. Enjoy Festive Holiday Music, Santa Claus and refreshments too! [Event Website]

Memorial Day Ceremony

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.

Delcambre Holiday Gumbo Cook-off

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds ,

11AM-6PM

Gumbo Cook-off with Santa Claus greeting all with good wishes and cheer [Event Website]

Southern Soul Food Showdown

by: LCVC

Mon Ami, Grand Marais,7304 E. Hwy. 90,Jeanerette,LA,70544

Admission: Free

Finger-lickin'Southern Soul Food cook-off is a family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.

E's Kitchen Spring & Summer Sides with Mica

by: LCVC

E's Kicthen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Admission: $25

Mica is our inhouse chef and you will love her cooking even though she makes a red gumbo. Come learn some great tips and technigues. Great spring and summer sides. Menu coming [Event Website]

Labor Day Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

5AM-3PM

Fishing Rodeo, Prizes

3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: LCVC

St. Charles Catholic Church,

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: FREE Admission

This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest, live music and complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignatius School.Browse through more than 50 vendors of sweet dough pies, arts, hand made items, flowers, herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, baby and children's clothing while enjoying local food and live music. Complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignat… [Event Website]

World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza ,102 W Main St.,New Iberia,LA,70560

Fri 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gumbo Cook-Off [Event Website]

15th Annual Washington Catfish Festival

by: LCVC

Festival Grounds, 143 Veterans Memorial Highway, Washington,

Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-12:30am, Sunday 8am-10:00pm

Admission: Thursday free, Friday-Su

This festival takes place in the historic town of Washington. The festival kicks off on Thursday and Friday with live music. Activities on Saturday and Sunday featuring live Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop and R&B music, native crafts, exhibits, a parade, antiques, food booths, arts and crafts and a catfish cook-off on Sunday.… [Event Website]

Jeanerette Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main Street,

1PM-3PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park,4412 Weeks Park rd.,Lydia,LA,

Admission: Free

Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, and fun for everyone! [Event Website]

Shadows Merry Making Season

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season [Event Website]

Shadows Civil War Encampment

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

The Bayou Teche Campaigns were vital to the Federal advance into the heart of Louisiana. Join us as we re-enact the invasion of the Teche region and the occupation of Shadows-on-the-Teche in 1863. The special weekend event will include re-enactors and encampment on the grounds of the Shadows.… [Event Website]

Stars & Strips - A Musical Celebration

by: LCVC

St. Peters Church,

2PM-4PM

Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical sections [Event Website]

Saturday, Jun 18, 2011

Other Events

Free Film Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Filmmakers Jerry Sanson, Scott Caro and Bill Robison will screen their films "McCrea 1971" and "Louisiana During World War II." [Event Website]

Grillin in the Park

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr, New Iberia,

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: No

B-B-Que Cook-off, Refreshments, Arts and Crafts, Space Walk, Mountain Climbing, Pony Rides

Loyalty Day Celebration

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia LA,70560,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A Celebration of Freedom with Flag Ceremony and Harmony of Patriotic Music

E's Kitchen Knife Skills Class

by: LCVC

E's Kitchen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Saturday at Noon. Paul will teach proper cutting technique and knife safety. Be prepared to do some cutting as this will be a hands on class. We will use both pairing and chefs knives. Also if you have a knife that needs sharpening bring it in and we will make sure it is sharp and ready for you to start cutting. We will have examples knives from Shun, Wustoff, Kyocera and Kuhn Rikon. Limited seating available. … [Event Website]

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

by: LCVC

Acadiana Center for the Arts,101 W. Vermilion St.,Lafayette,LA,70501

The finest Jazz organist on the planet, without a doubt, Joey DeFrancesco is the heir-apparent o the vacated throne of Jazz organ pioneer Jimmy Smith. At age four Joey began taking a strong interest in the organ. By age five, he was playing Jimmy Smith songs. At age six he sat in with his dad's gigs and at age 10 he led his own band. A first record at age 17 was followed by a call to join Jazz legend Miles Davis' band. He continued to play and record with some of the greatest musicians in the world… [Event Website]

Great Chilli Challenge

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park,

10AM-2PM

Live music, arts and crafts, and many chili booths. Granny's goodies and many children activities (including fun jumps, rock wall, etc.).

August Anglers Addition Fishing Tournament

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-3PM

Fishing Tournament - Top 3 Specks & Top 3 Reds in slot ( 16"- 27 " ) [Event Website]

Zydeco Bash

by: LCVC

La Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall,

7PM-Midnight

Silent Auction, Food, Dancing to Best Zydeco Bands. Beverages [Event Website]

Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-4PM

Salt water fishing rodeo, with over 30 fishing categories with Trophies and Cash Prizes for your catch and more [Event Website]

Delcambre Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main St,

2PM-4PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Steampunk and Makers Fair

by: LCVC

Steampunk and Makers Fair, Downtown Lafayette,

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Admission to the museum

Part costume play, science & county fair, and part something entirely new, The Steampunk & Makers Fair is an all-ages festival by Cit des Arts & Lafayette Science Museum, showcasing & celebrating Science, Technology, Education, Art and Ma… [Event Website]

Victorian Christmas at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

by: LCVC

Rip Van Winkle Gardens,

9AM-5PM

Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home Decorated for the Holiday Season [Event Website]

Tailgating Cook-off

by: LCVC

Loreauville Park,601 Ed Broussard rd.,Loreauville,LA,70563

The Tailgating Cook-off will include a poker run, dog parade, fun walk, cook-off competition, car, bike & truck show, food, live auction, local recording artists, and arts & crafts.

29th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival

by: LCVC

Veterans Park,504 Saizan Ave.,Port Barre,LA,70577

Admission: $5, under 11 free

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins as well as terrific food, great Cajun and Zydeco music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche V

by: LCVC

Port Barre to Berwick LA,

Admission: Varies

An annual race for canoes, kayaks and pirogues (the traditional Cajun canoe) along the entire length of Bayou Teche in southwestern Louisiana, a total of 135 miles including small sections of Bayou Courtableau and the Atchafalaya River. Opening ceremony starts Thursday, then Friday is race day with racing beginning at 7 am. Participants paddle for three days starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick. Register to be included and win a cash prizes! This event is coordinated by Tour du Teche, Inc., a non-prof… [Event Website]

32nd Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

by: LCVC

Zydeco Festival Park ,457 Zydeco Rd,Plaisance,LA,

Admission: $10, 12 years and under

The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Z… [Event Website]

28th Annual Zydeco Extravaganza

by: LCVC

Evangeline Downs Event Center, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas LA 70570,

12pm-midnight

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at gat

This annual event, started in 1987, is a celebration of Opelousas being the home of Zydeco Music with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Music performances will feature some of our local Zydeco finest on both indoor and outdoor stages. Every year it features the ever popular amateur accordion contest, which is always a crowd favorite. Many of the winners have gone on to make names for themselves in the world of zydeco music with their talent. Last year's music lineup included Keith Frank, C… [Event Website]

29th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

Little Flower School Grounds - Main Street, Arnaudville,

Admission: Free admission

The festival features etouffees of all kinds, along with the Mayor's Cook-off, live music, a parade, carnival rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and a silent auction. [Event Website]

Magic on Main

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

4PM-7PM

Shadows Holiday Tour of Homes along New Iberia's Historic Main Street. Trolleys will carry participants from home to home. Enjoy Festive Holiday Music, Santa Claus and refreshments too! [Event Website]

Memorial Day Ceremony

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.

Delcambre Holiday Gumbo Cook-off

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds ,

11AM-6PM

Gumbo Cook-off with Santa Claus greeting all with good wishes and cheer [Event Website]

Southern Soul Food Showdown

by: LCVC

Mon Ami, Grand Marais,7304 E. Hwy. 90,Jeanerette,LA,70544

Admission: Free

Finger-lickin'Southern Soul Food cook-off is a family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.

E's Kitchen Spring & Summer Sides with Mica

by: LCVC

E's Kicthen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Admission: $25

Mica is our inhouse chef and you will love her cooking even though she makes a red gumbo. Come learn some great tips and technigues. Great spring and summer sides. Menu coming [Event Website]

Labor Day Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

5AM-3PM

Fishing Rodeo, Prizes

3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: LCVC

St. Charles Catholic Church,

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: FREE Admission

This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest, live music and complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignatius School.Browse through more than 50 vendors of sweet dough pies, arts, hand made items, flowers, herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, baby and children's clothing while enjoying local food and live music. Complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignat… [Event Website]

World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza ,102 W Main St.,New Iberia,LA,70560

Fri 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gumbo Cook-Off [Event Website]

15th Annual Washington Catfish Festival

by: LCVC

Festival Grounds, 143 Veterans Memorial Highway, Washington,

Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-12:30am, Sunday 8am-10:00pm

Admission: Thursday free, Friday-Su

This festival takes place in the historic town of Washington. The festival kicks off on Thursday and Friday with live music. Activities on Saturday and Sunday featuring live Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop and R&B music, native crafts, exhibits, a parade, antiques, food booths, arts and crafts and a catfish cook-off on Sunday.… [Event Website]

Jeanerette Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main Street,

1PM-3PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park,4412 Weeks Park rd.,Lydia,LA,

Admission: Free

Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, and fun for everyone! [Event Website]

Shadows Merry Making Season

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season [Event Website]

Shadows Civil War Encampment

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

The Bayou Teche Campaigns were vital to the Federal advance into the heart of Louisiana. Join us as we re-enact the invasion of the Teche region and the occupation of Shadows-on-the-Teche in 1863. The special weekend event will include re-enactors and encampment on the grounds of the Shadows.… [Event Website]

Stars & Strips - A Musical Celebration

by: LCVC

St. Peters Church,

2PM-4PM

Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical sections [Event Website]

Sunday, Jun 19, 2011

Other Events

Free Film Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Filmmakers Jerry Sanson, Scott Caro and Bill Robison will screen their films "McCrea 1971" and "Louisiana During World War II." [Event Website]

Grillin in the Park

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr, New Iberia,

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: No

B-B-Que Cook-off, Refreshments, Arts and Crafts, Space Walk, Mountain Climbing, Pony Rides

Loyalty Day Celebration

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia LA,70560,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A Celebration of Freedom with Flag Ceremony and Harmony of Patriotic Music

E's Kitchen Knife Skills Class

by: LCVC

E's Kitchen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Saturday at Noon. Paul will teach proper cutting technique and knife safety. Be prepared to do some cutting as this will be a hands on class. We will use both pairing and chefs knives. Also if you have a knife that needs sharpening bring it in and we will make sure it is sharp and ready for you to start cutting. We will have examples knives from Shun, Wustoff, Kyocera and Kuhn Rikon. Limited seating available. … [Event Website]

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

by: LCVC

Acadiana Center for the Arts,101 W. Vermilion St.,Lafayette,LA,70501

The finest Jazz organist on the planet, without a doubt, Joey DeFrancesco is the heir-apparent o the vacated throne of Jazz organ pioneer Jimmy Smith. At age four Joey began taking a strong interest in the organ. By age five, he was playing Jimmy Smith songs. At age six he sat in with his dad's gigs and at age 10 he led his own band. A first record at age 17 was followed by a call to join Jazz legend Miles Davis' band. He continued to play and record with some of the greatest musicians in the world… [Event Website]

Great Chilli Challenge

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park,

10AM-2PM

Live music, arts and crafts, and many chili booths. Granny's goodies and many children activities (including fun jumps, rock wall, etc.).

August Anglers Addition Fishing Tournament

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-3PM

Fishing Tournament - Top 3 Specks & Top 3 Reds in slot ( 16"- 27 " ) [Event Website]

Zydeco Bash

by: LCVC

La Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall,

7PM-Midnight

Silent Auction, Food, Dancing to Best Zydeco Bands. Beverages [Event Website]

Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-4PM

Salt water fishing rodeo, with over 30 fishing categories with Trophies and Cash Prizes for your catch and more [Event Website]

Delcambre Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main St,

2PM-4PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Steampunk and Makers Fair

by: LCVC

Steampunk and Makers Fair, Downtown Lafayette,

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Admission to the museum

Part costume play, science & county fair, and part something entirely new, The Steampunk & Makers Fair is an all-ages festival by Cit des Arts & Lafayette Science Museum, showcasing & celebrating Science, Technology, Education, Art and Ma… [Event Website]

Victorian Christmas at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

by: LCVC

Rip Van Winkle Gardens,

9AM-5PM

Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home Decorated for the Holiday Season [Event Website]

Tailgating Cook-off

by: LCVC

Loreauville Park,601 Ed Broussard rd.,Loreauville,LA,70563

The Tailgating Cook-off will include a poker run, dog parade, fun walk, cook-off competition, car, bike & truck show, food, live auction, local recording artists, and arts & crafts.

29th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival

by: LCVC

Veterans Park,504 Saizan Ave.,Port Barre,LA,70577

Admission: $5, under 11 free

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins as well as terrific food, great Cajun and Zydeco music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche V

by: LCVC

Port Barre to Berwick LA,

Admission: Varies

An annual race for canoes, kayaks and pirogues (the traditional Cajun canoe) along the entire length of Bayou Teche in southwestern Louisiana, a total of 135 miles including small sections of Bayou Courtableau and the Atchafalaya River. Opening ceremony starts Thursday, then Friday is race day with racing beginning at 7 am. Participants paddle for three days starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick. Register to be included and win a cash prizes! This event is coordinated by Tour du Teche, Inc., a non-prof… [Event Website]

32nd Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

by: LCVC

Zydeco Festival Park ,457 Zydeco Rd,Plaisance,LA,

Admission: $10, 12 years and under

The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Z… [Event Website]

28th Annual Zydeco Extravaganza

by: LCVC

Evangeline Downs Event Center, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas LA 70570,

12pm-midnight

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at gat

This annual event, started in 1987, is a celebration of Opelousas being the home of Zydeco Music with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Music performances will feature some of our local Zydeco finest on both indoor and outdoor stages. Every year it features the ever popular amateur accordion contest, which is always a crowd favorite. Many of the winners have gone on to make names for themselves in the world of zydeco music with their talent. Last year's music lineup included Keith Frank, C… [Event Website]

29th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

Little Flower School Grounds - Main Street, Arnaudville,

Admission: Free admission

The festival features etouffees of all kinds, along with the Mayor's Cook-off, live music, a parade, carnival rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and a silent auction. [Event Website]

Magic on Main

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

4PM-7PM

Shadows Holiday Tour of Homes along New Iberia's Historic Main Street. Trolleys will carry participants from home to home. Enjoy Festive Holiday Music, Santa Claus and refreshments too! [Event Website]

Memorial Day Ceremony

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.

Delcambre Holiday Gumbo Cook-off

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds ,

11AM-6PM

Gumbo Cook-off with Santa Claus greeting all with good wishes and cheer [Event Website]

Southern Soul Food Showdown

by: LCVC

Mon Ami, Grand Marais,7304 E. Hwy. 90,Jeanerette,LA,70544

Admission: Free

Finger-lickin'Southern Soul Food cook-off is a family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.

E's Kitchen Spring & Summer Sides with Mica

by: LCVC

E's Kicthen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Admission: $25

Mica is our inhouse chef and you will love her cooking even though she makes a red gumbo. Come learn some great tips and technigues. Great spring and summer sides. Menu coming [Event Website]

Labor Day Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

5AM-3PM

Fishing Rodeo, Prizes

3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: LCVC

St. Charles Catholic Church,

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: FREE Admission

This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest, live music and complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignatius School.Browse through more than 50 vendors of sweet dough pies, arts, hand made items, flowers, herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, baby and children's clothing while enjoying local food and live music. Complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignat… [Event Website]

World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza ,102 W Main St.,New Iberia,LA,70560

Fri 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gumbo Cook-Off [Event Website]

15th Annual Washington Catfish Festival

by: LCVC

Festival Grounds, 143 Veterans Memorial Highway, Washington,

Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-12:30am, Sunday 8am-10:00pm

Admission: Thursday free, Friday-Su

This festival takes place in the historic town of Washington. The festival kicks off on Thursday and Friday with live music. Activities on Saturday and Sunday featuring live Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop and R&B music, native crafts, exhibits, a parade, antiques, food booths, arts and crafts and a catfish cook-off on Sunday.… [Event Website]

Jeanerette Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main Street,

1PM-3PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park,4412 Weeks Park rd.,Lydia,LA,

Admission: Free

Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, and fun for everyone! [Event Website]

Shadows Merry Making Season

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season [Event Website]

Shadows Civil War Encampment

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

The Bayou Teche Campaigns were vital to the Federal advance into the heart of Louisiana. Join us as we re-enact the invasion of the Teche region and the occupation of Shadows-on-the-Teche in 1863. The special weekend event will include re-enactors and encampment on the grounds of the Shadows.… [Event Website]

Stars & Strips - A Musical Celebration

by: LCVC

St. Peters Church,

2PM-4PM

Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical sections [Event Website]

Monday, Jun 20, 2011

Other Events

Free Film Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Filmmakers Jerry Sanson, Scott Caro and Bill Robison will screen their films "McCrea 1971" and "Louisiana During World War II." [Event Website]

Grillin in the Park

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr, New Iberia,

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: No

B-B-Que Cook-off, Refreshments, Arts and Crafts, Space Walk, Mountain Climbing, Pony Rides

Loyalty Day Celebration

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia LA,70560,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A Celebration of Freedom with Flag Ceremony and Harmony of Patriotic Music

E's Kitchen Knife Skills Class

by: LCVC

E's Kitchen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Saturday at Noon. Paul will teach proper cutting technique and knife safety. Be prepared to do some cutting as this will be a hands on class. We will use both pairing and chefs knives. Also if you have a knife that needs sharpening bring it in and we will make sure it is sharp and ready for you to start cutting. We will have examples knives from Shun, Wustoff, Kyocera and Kuhn Rikon. Limited seating available. … [Event Website]

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

by: LCVC

Acadiana Center for the Arts,101 W. Vermilion St.,Lafayette,LA,70501

The finest Jazz organist on the planet, without a doubt, Joey DeFrancesco is the heir-apparent o the vacated throne of Jazz organ pioneer Jimmy Smith. At age four Joey began taking a strong interest in the organ. By age five, he was playing Jimmy Smith songs. At age six he sat in with his dad's gigs and at age 10 he led his own band. A first record at age 17 was followed by a call to join Jazz legend Miles Davis' band. He continued to play and record with some of the greatest musicians in the world… [Event Website]

Great Chilli Challenge

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park,

10AM-2PM

Live music, arts and crafts, and many chili booths. Granny's goodies and many children activities (including fun jumps, rock wall, etc.).

August Anglers Addition Fishing Tournament

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-3PM

Fishing Tournament - Top 3 Specks & Top 3 Reds in slot ( 16"- 27 " ) [Event Website]

Zydeco Bash

by: LCVC

La Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall,

7PM-Midnight

Silent Auction, Food, Dancing to Best Zydeco Bands. Beverages [Event Website]

Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-4PM

Salt water fishing rodeo, with over 30 fishing categories with Trophies and Cash Prizes for your catch and more [Event Website]

Delcambre Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main St,

2PM-4PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Steampunk and Makers Fair

by: LCVC

Steampunk and Makers Fair, Downtown Lafayette,

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Admission to the museum

Part costume play, science & county fair, and part something entirely new, The Steampunk & Makers Fair is an all-ages festival by Cit des Arts & Lafayette Science Museum, showcasing & celebrating Science, Technology, Education, Art and Ma… [Event Website]

Victorian Christmas at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

by: LCVC

Rip Van Winkle Gardens,

9AM-5PM

Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home Decorated for the Holiday Season [Event Website]

Tailgating Cook-off

by: LCVC

Loreauville Park,601 Ed Broussard rd.,Loreauville,LA,70563

The Tailgating Cook-off will include a poker run, dog parade, fun walk, cook-off competition, car, bike & truck show, food, live auction, local recording artists, and arts & crafts.

29th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival

by: LCVC

Veterans Park,504 Saizan Ave.,Port Barre,LA,70577

Admission: $5, under 11 free

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins as well as terrific food, great Cajun and Zydeco music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche V

by: LCVC

Port Barre to Berwick LA,

Admission: Varies

An annual race for canoes, kayaks and pirogues (the traditional Cajun canoe) along the entire length of Bayou Teche in southwestern Louisiana, a total of 135 miles including small sections of Bayou Courtableau and the Atchafalaya River. Opening ceremony starts Thursday, then Friday is race day with racing beginning at 7 am. Participants paddle for three days starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick. Register to be included and win a cash prizes! This event is coordinated by Tour du Teche, Inc., a non-prof… [Event Website]

32nd Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

by: LCVC

Zydeco Festival Park ,457 Zydeco Rd,Plaisance,LA,

Admission: $10, 12 years and under

The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Z… [Event Website]

28th Annual Zydeco Extravaganza

by: LCVC

Evangeline Downs Event Center, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas LA 70570,

12pm-midnight

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at gat

This annual event, started in 1987, is a celebration of Opelousas being the home of Zydeco Music with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Music performances will feature some of our local Zydeco finest on both indoor and outdoor stages. Every year it features the ever popular amateur accordion contest, which is always a crowd favorite. Many of the winners have gone on to make names for themselves in the world of zydeco music with their talent. Last year's music lineup included Keith Frank, C… [Event Website]

29th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

Little Flower School Grounds - Main Street, Arnaudville,

Admission: Free admission

The festival features etouffees of all kinds, along with the Mayor's Cook-off, live music, a parade, carnival rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and a silent auction. [Event Website]

Magic on Main

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

4PM-7PM

Shadows Holiday Tour of Homes along New Iberia's Historic Main Street. Trolleys will carry participants from home to home. Enjoy Festive Holiday Music, Santa Claus and refreshments too! [Event Website]

Memorial Day Ceremony

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.

Delcambre Holiday Gumbo Cook-off

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds ,

11AM-6PM

Gumbo Cook-off with Santa Claus greeting all with good wishes and cheer [Event Website]

Southern Soul Food Showdown

by: LCVC

Mon Ami, Grand Marais,7304 E. Hwy. 90,Jeanerette,LA,70544

Admission: Free

Finger-lickin'Southern Soul Food cook-off is a family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.

E's Kitchen Spring & Summer Sides with Mica

by: LCVC

E's Kicthen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Admission: $25

Mica is our inhouse chef and you will love her cooking even though she makes a red gumbo. Come learn some great tips and technigues. Great spring and summer sides. Menu coming [Event Website]

Labor Day Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

5AM-3PM

Fishing Rodeo, Prizes

3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: LCVC

St. Charles Catholic Church,

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: FREE Admission

This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest, live music and complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignatius School.Browse through more than 50 vendors of sweet dough pies, arts, hand made items, flowers, herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, baby and children's clothing while enjoying local food and live music. Complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignat… [Event Website]

World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza ,102 W Main St.,New Iberia,LA,70560

Fri 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gumbo Cook-Off [Event Website]

15th Annual Washington Catfish Festival

by: LCVC

Festival Grounds, 143 Veterans Memorial Highway, Washington,

Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-12:30am, Sunday 8am-10:00pm

Admission: Thursday free, Friday-Su

This festival takes place in the historic town of Washington. The festival kicks off on Thursday and Friday with live music. Activities on Saturday and Sunday featuring live Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop and R&B music, native crafts, exhibits, a parade, antiques, food booths, arts and crafts and a catfish cook-off on Sunday.… [Event Website]

Jeanerette Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main Street,

1PM-3PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park,4412 Weeks Park rd.,Lydia,LA,

Admission: Free

Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, and fun for everyone! [Event Website]

Shadows Merry Making Season

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season [Event Website]

Shadows Civil War Encampment

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

The Bayou Teche Campaigns were vital to the Federal advance into the heart of Louisiana. Join us as we re-enact the invasion of the Teche region and the occupation of Shadows-on-the-Teche in 1863. The special weekend event will include re-enactors and encampment on the grounds of the Shadows.… [Event Website]

Stars & Strips - A Musical Celebration

by: LCVC

St. Peters Church,

2PM-4PM

Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical sections [Event Website]

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2011

Other Events

Free Film Screening and Q&A with the Filmmakers

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Filmmakers Jerry Sanson, Scott Caro and Bill Robison will screen their films "McCrea 1971" and "Louisiana During World War II." [Event Website]

Grillin in the Park

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr, New Iberia,

9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: No

B-B-Que Cook-off, Refreshments, Arts and Crafts, Space Walk, Mountain Climbing, Pony Rides

Loyalty Day Celebration

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia LA,70560,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A Celebration of Freedom with Flag Ceremony and Harmony of Patriotic Music

E's Kitchen Knife Skills Class

by: LCVC

E's Kitchen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Saturday at Noon. Paul will teach proper cutting technique and knife safety. Be prepared to do some cutting as this will be a hands on class. We will use both pairing and chefs knives. Also if you have a knife that needs sharpening bring it in and we will make sure it is sharp and ready for you to start cutting. We will have examples knives from Shun, Wustoff, Kyocera and Kuhn Rikon. Limited seating available. … [Event Website]

Joey DeFrancesco Trio

by: LCVC

Acadiana Center for the Arts,101 W. Vermilion St.,Lafayette,LA,70501

The finest Jazz organist on the planet, without a doubt, Joey DeFrancesco is the heir-apparent o the vacated throne of Jazz organ pioneer Jimmy Smith. At age four Joey began taking a strong interest in the organ. By age five, he was playing Jimmy Smith songs. At age six he sat in with his dad's gigs and at age 10 he led his own band. A first record at age 17 was followed by a call to join Jazz legend Miles Davis' band. He continued to play and record with some of the greatest musicians in the world… [Event Website]

Great Chilli Challenge

by: LCVC

New Iberia City Park,

10AM-2PM

Live music, arts and crafts, and many chili booths. Granny's goodies and many children activities (including fun jumps, rock wall, etc.).

August Anglers Addition Fishing Tournament

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-3PM

Fishing Tournament - Top 3 Specks & Top 3 Reds in slot ( 16"- 27 " ) [Event Website]

Zydeco Bash

by: LCVC

La Louisiane Banquet & Reception Hall,

7PM-Midnight

Silent Auction, Food, Dancing to Best Zydeco Bands. Beverages [Event Website]

Fourth of July Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

6AM-4PM

Salt water fishing rodeo, with over 30 fishing categories with Trophies and Cash Prizes for your catch and more [Event Website]

Delcambre Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main St,

2PM-4PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Steampunk and Makers Fair

by: LCVC

Steampunk and Makers Fair, Downtown Lafayette,

11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Admission to the museum

Part costume play, science & county fair, and part something entirely new, The Steampunk & Makers Fair is an all-ages festival by Cit des Arts & Lafayette Science Museum, showcasing & celebrating Science, Technology, Education, Art and Ma… [Event Website]

Victorian Christmas at Rip Van Winkle Gardens

by: LCVC

Rip Van Winkle Gardens,

9AM-5PM

Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home Decorated for the Holiday Season [Event Website]

Tailgating Cook-off

by: LCVC

Loreauville Park,601 Ed Broussard rd.,Loreauville,LA,70563

The Tailgating Cook-off will include a poker run, dog parade, fun walk, cook-off competition, car, bike & truck show, food, live auction, local recording artists, and arts & crafts.

29th Annual Port Barre Cracklin Festival

by: LCVC

Veterans Park,504 Saizan Ave.,Port Barre,LA,70577

Admission: $5, under 11 free

This festival showcases the ritual of making cracklins as well as terrific food, great Cajun and Zydeco music, carnival rides, arts and crafts, and a beauty pageant. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche V

by: LCVC

Port Barre to Berwick LA,

Admission: Varies

An annual race for canoes, kayaks and pirogues (the traditional Cajun canoe) along the entire length of Bayou Teche in southwestern Louisiana, a total of 135 miles including small sections of Bayou Courtableau and the Atchafalaya River. Opening ceremony starts Thursday, then Friday is race day with racing beginning at 7 am. Participants paddle for three days starting in Port Barre and ending in Berwick. Register to be included and win a cash prizes! This event is coordinated by Tour du Teche, Inc., a non-prof… [Event Website]

32nd Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival

by: LCVC

Zydeco Festival Park ,457 Zydeco Rd,Plaisance,LA,

Admission: $10, 12 years and under

The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region's rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Z… [Event Website]

28th Annual Zydeco Extravaganza

by: LCVC

Evangeline Downs Event Center, 2235 Creswell Lane, Opelousas LA 70570,

12pm-midnight

Admission: $15 pre-sale; $20 at gat

This annual event, started in 1987, is a celebration of Opelousas being the home of Zydeco Music with live music, food and fun for the entire family. Music performances will feature some of our local Zydeco finest on both indoor and outdoor stages. Every year it features the ever popular amateur accordion contest, which is always a crowd favorite. Many of the winners have gone on to make names for themselves in the world of zydeco music with their talent. Last year's music lineup included Keith Frank, C… [Event Website]

29th Annual Etouffee Festival

by: LCVC

Little Flower School Grounds - Main Street, Arnaudville,

Admission: Free admission

The festival features etouffees of all kinds, along with the Mayor's Cook-off, live music, a parade, carnival rides, a car, truck and motorcycle show, and a silent auction. [Event Website]

Magic on Main

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

4PM-7PM

Shadows Holiday Tour of Homes along New Iberia's Historic Main Street. Trolleys will carry participants from home to home. Enjoy Festive Holiday Music, Santa Claus and refreshments too! [Event Website]

Memorial Day Ceremony

by: LCVC

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W Main St, New Iberia,

6 p.m.

Admission: No

A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.

Delcambre Holiday Gumbo Cook-off

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds ,

11AM-6PM

Gumbo Cook-off with Santa Claus greeting all with good wishes and cheer [Event Website]

Southern Soul Food Showdown

by: LCVC

Mon Ami, Grand Marais,7304 E. Hwy. 90,Jeanerette,LA,70544

Admission: Free

Finger-lickin'Southern Soul Food cook-off is a family oriented food festival, fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more.

E's Kitchen Spring & Summer Sides with Mica

by: LCVC

E's Kicthen,1921 Kaliste Saloom Rd. Suite 121,Lafayette,LA,70508

Admission: $25

Mica is our inhouse chef and you will love her cooking even though she makes a red gumbo. Come learn some great tips and technigues. Great spring and summer sides. Menu coming [Event Website]

Labor Day Fishing Rodeo

by: LCVC

Quintana Launch,

5AM-3PM

Fishing Rodeo, Prizes

3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: LCVC

St. Charles Catholic Church,

9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Admission: FREE Admission

This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest, live music and complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignatius School.Browse through more than 50 vendors of sweet dough pies, arts, hand made items, flowers, herbs, custom furniture, indoor and outdoor decor, baby and children's clothing while enjoying local food and live music. Complimentary tours will be given of St. Charles Borromeo Church and St. Ignat… [Event Website]

World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off

by: LCVC

Boulingy Plaza ,102 W Main St.,New Iberia,LA,70560

Fri 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sat 10 p.m. - 10 p.m.; Sun 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Gumbo Cook-Off [Event Website]

15th Annual Washington Catfish Festival

by: LCVC

Festival Grounds, 143 Veterans Memorial Highway, Washington,

Thursday 5pm-10pm, Friday 5pm-12am, Saturday 10am-12:30am, Sunday 8am-10:00pm

Admission: Thursday free, Friday-Su

This festival takes place in the historic town of Washington. The festival kicks off on Thursday and Friday with live music. Activities on Saturday and Sunday featuring live Cajun, Creole, Zydeco, Swamp Pop and R&B music, native crafts, exhibits, a parade, antiques, food booths, arts and crafts and a catfish cook-off on Sunday.… [Event Website]

Jeanerette Christmas Parade

by: LCVC

Main Street,

1PM-3PM

Christmas Parade, with Santa Claus, Marching Bands, Dance Groups

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park,4412 Weeks Park rd.,Lydia,LA,

Admission: Free

Friday night fais-do-do and Saturday survivor walk, poker run, all-day fais-do-do, food court with over 40 food vendors, crafts, carnival rides, face painting, and fun for everyone! [Event Website]

Shadows Merry Making Season

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

Tours of Shadows-on-the-Teche Plantation & Gardens Decorated for Holiday Season [Event Website]

Shadows Civil War Encampment

by: LCVC

Shadows-on-the-Teche,

9AM-4PM

The Bayou Teche Campaigns were vital to the Federal advance into the heart of Louisiana. Join us as we re-enact the invasion of the Teche region and the occupation of Shadows-on-the-Teche in 1863. The special weekend event will include re-enactors and encampment on the grounds of the Shadows.… [Event Website]

Stars & Strips - A Musical Celebration

by: LCVC

St. Peters Church,

2PM-4PM

Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical sections [Event Website]