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|Photos from the CMA 2004! - An assortment of the photos from the Louisiana Gaudet's visit to the Congrès Mondial Acadien 2004 and the Gaudet reunion. |
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|Art at the Park|
Annual arts and entertainment festival held in Covington, La. with focus on children's art and entertainment. Theme is "Celebrate Louisiana". Hands-on art, demonstrations,entertainment and food.
Just as John James Audubon visited this beautiful country, we invite you to come and delight in our southern hospitality of West Feliciana Parish for this cultural festival.
|Bayou Barn Cajun Festivals|
Cajun music and food, Cajun parties on the bayou. Canoe and swamp boat tours. Cajun art and entertainment
|Bird Louisiana |
Looking for a Bird Festival in Louisiana, bird trails, maps and contact information; visit BirdLouisiana.com for comprehensive information. Cooperative birding site composed by various groups.
|Cajun & Zydeco festival Raamsdonksveer, Holland|
Yearly Cajun /Zydeco festival in Holland
|Cajun Cafe on the Bayou's 4th Annual Crawfish Festival|
The highlight of our Crawfish season is always Cajun Café’s Annual Crawfish Festival. This year, our 4th Annual Crawfish Festival will be held on April 6, 7 & 8 and will feature Lee Benoit & the Bayou Stompers http://www.leebenoit.com/, The Zydeco Force http://www.lsue.edu/acadgate/music/zforce.htm and JoJo Reed and the Happy Hill Zydeco Band http://jojoreed.crazygator.com/default.html. To sing their praises would require more space than I have in this brief message. Let me just say that even we are impressed by our line-up. Our festival will also feature Zydeco dance lessons and contests, crawfish eating contests, door prizes, game concessions for the kids, pirogue races and of course, as always, authentic Cajun food and plenty of Cajun Cafe on the Bayou's live-boiled, Louisiana crawfish -- always sold at cost at our festivals.
|Cajun Heritage Festival|
Louisiana State Woodcarving Championship
Proceeds to benefit the permanent exhibit of Cajun Heritage. Thank you to all of our contest sponsors who help make this festival possible. Thank you to all of our volunteers who help make this show a continued success. Seafood Gumbo, Hot Dogs & Hamburgers, Souvenirs, Cajun Crafts and Decoy Auction on Sunday. Duck Calling and Head Whittling Competition and Miniature Boat Building Contest.
COME & PASS A GOOD TIME!
|Cajun Life & Times Magazine|
The edited online version of the Cajun Life And Times magazine which is distributed free of charge at Cajun & Zydeco events, both in the USA & England
|Cedric Benoit Presents Mardi Gras In May - Cajun/Zydeco Fest|
Come to Branson, Missouri and join Louisiana Native Cedric Benoit for Mardi Gras in May. This Cajun/Zydeco Festival is full of Cajun/Zydeco Music, Cajun Chefs, and Cajun Arts and Crafts. Throw in a little Ozarks hospitality and Let The Good Times Roll!!!
|Christmas in the Country|
Celebrate St. Francisville's Christmas Festival where the historic district is illuminated in tiny white lights. Activities include; a live nativity, vintage dancers, strolling & gospel choirs, and of course the childrens Christmas parade.
Once a year during the first two weeks in May, the city of Lake Charles, Louisiana, returns to rollicking, swashbuckling days of the pirates and buccaneers who once sailed the area's lakes, rivers, and bayous. Legend has it that the French gentleman pirate Jean Lafitte buried his contraband treasure somewhere along the Southwest Louisiana's plentiful waterways.
|Dance Vortex VI - 2001: A Dance Odyssey|
One HOT Cosmic Weekend of Cajun, Zydeco, Swing & Waltz Music & Dance
Bands: Thomas 'Big Hat' Fields, Atlanta Swamp Opera, Zydeco T, & more
Instructors: Chris Trahan & Janine Dugas (Cajun); Mandy Lavigne & Quintin Henry (Zydeco)
Fri, Oct 5, 3:30 pm CENTRAL TIME (US) thru Sun, Oct 7, 1pm
2001: A Dance Oddity Costume Ball
'Jammy Jam' @ Cafe' des Pajamas
Festival Finder various Cajun and Zydeco music festivals.
|Festival International de Louisiane|
Festival International de Louisiane is a community-based, non-profit arts organization formed in 1986 to produce an annual visual and performing arts festival celebrating the French cultural heritage of southern Louisiana - primarily a combination of French, African, Caribbean and Hispanic influences.
|French Quarter Festival|
Where, but in a city that loves to party, can you hope to find a free celebration that features the best it has to
offer in food, music and people? Only in New Orleans at the Award-Winning French Quarter Festival!
|Gator by The Bay - Cajun Zydeco Festival|
The 1st Annual San Diego Cajun Zydeco Music and Food Festival - dance to live music on scenic San Diego Bay
|Houston Hot Sauce Festival|
The "Original" Houston Hot Sauce Festival - Houston, TX
September 18 & 19, 2004
This 5th annual event draws thousands of Chili Heads - pouring into the arena to turn up the heat!!! Featuring hundreds of award winning spice-laced products, ranging in flavor from harmless to blistering hot. The festival has everything your taste buds can handle - sample hot sauce, salsa, spices, marinades, chips, dips, peppers, jams/jellies, bloody mary mix, condiments, pickles products, and more... There is something for everyone. Taste samples at every fiery food booth, browse the array of pepper merchandise, cookware, aprons, cookbooks, jewelry, and arts & crafts. Or, relax and enjoy the wide variety of food and cold beverages while listening to the ongoing stage performances including Country, Rock, Blues, Zydeco and Oldies. There will also be appearances by hot-food personalities. Festival extras include a FREE area for children, salsa dance lessons, hourly door prizes, and the 5th annual "Amateur Salsa Competition". The Grand Prize for the overall "amateur" winner - "Best in Show", receives 10 cases of the winning product packed and labeled for sampling provided by Los Tios/TexMex Gourmet.
Dubbed "the largest hot sauce festival in the country" by the Wall Street Journal and Best Big Event 2003 "City Search Houston", this fiery family festival is quickly becoming a hot Houston tradition.
Location: Houston Farm and Ranch Club
One Abercrombie Drive, Houston, TX 77084
- Just off Hwy 6, 1.5 miles North of I10.
Admission: $3, Children 12 and under free.
Hours: Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Sunday, 12. noon - 5 p.m.
Contact Carol Borge, Promoter/Organizer firstname.lastname@example.org
Proceeds Benefit the Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research
|Knights of Columbus Council 970|
This site introduces the visitor to the Plaquemine KC's and links to our International Acadian Festival which celebrates Evangeline who passed through here searching for Gabriel.
Information about festivals across Louisiana. From the Delta to the Crossroads with the Cajun Heartland in the middle.
|Louisiana Folk Roots|
WELCOME: Louisiana Folk Roots is a non-profit organization dedicated to nurturing the unique folkways and cultural resources that are of such legendary abundance in Louisiana. From highly refined native crafts to exhilarating traditional music, from distinct regional work methods to folk tales recounted in a multitude of languages, from hot dance steps to cuisine with an almost magical intensity of flavor, Louisiana offers the world a cultural cornucopia unrivaled in its diversity and intensity. Yet these aspects of Louisiana life, which not only give strength to those who reside within the state but also attract hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world each year, are in many cases losing ground to an increasingly prevalent mainstream American culture.
|Louisiana Main to Main|
Experience authentic Louisiana heritage, music, art and crafts, food, and much more during a month-long extravaganza of festivals and special events in November. Louisiana Main Street and designated Main Street Communities throughout the state host the first annual "Louisiana Main to Main, A Cultural Road Show" to collectively showcase our culture, commerce, history, and our abundance of creative and natural assets, and encourages road trips from one Main Street community to the next.
|Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival|
A Different Kind of Festival
Just about any weekend, somewhere in Louisiana there’s a festival celebrating one of the joys found in the state where Laissez Les Bon Temps Roule is a way of life. Many of these are a celebration of the food, especially the seafood – shrimp, crabs, fish, crawfish, and oysters – that make this area a gourmet’s paradise for residents and a legend around the world. This bounty we enjoy is only possible because of the rich, watery landscape of rivers, bayous, marshes and lakes we have in southeastern Louisiana, a populace that has made harvesting these resources a central part of their culture for over three hundred years, and a unique collection of boats that has evolved to operate in this maritime environment.
Every year, St. Tammany hosts a tribute not to seafood, but to the hand crafted wooden boats that originally made it possible for us to enjoy these marine delicacies. This year on October 16th and 17th, the 15th annual Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival will return to the banks of the Tchefuncte River. Hundreds of boats will line the banks of the Tchefuncte River and as many as 30,000 wooden boat, music, food and craft enthusiasts are expected to attend some or all of the activities on what is typically a lovely fall weekend.
In addition to the craftsmanship and mystique of building, owning and operating classic wooden boats, both locals and visitors from near and far are drawn to this one of a kind festival by its wide variety of attractions and activities designed for the whole family. Visitors are fascinated by the beautifully restored and maintained wooden boats themselves, and can also sample a wide assortment of Louisiana food favorites and shop at craft booths selling marine-related products, art, and handmade craft items. Each day, at a venue dubbed “Woodenstock,” a lineup of top popular local musical groups like the Blue Meanies, Four Unplugged, the Chee Wheez, and the Topcats will play. The always popular Children’s Village with a new lineup of entertainment and activities especially designed for the young ones should be more popular than ever this year, and the annual “Quick and Dirty Boat Race” will draw thousands of spectators to see if boats that were hastily built in a few hours on Saturday can stay afloat on Sunday.
The festival is the primary source of funding for the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum, which has a mission of researching, preserving, and displaying to the public the incredibly rich maritime history of Lake Pontchartrain and the waterways flowing in and out of it. Since opening its first exhibits a little over a year and a half ago, the Museum has assembled a collection that has been extremely well received by visitors, who do not expect to find something of this size and quality in the quaint little town of Madisonville.
The Marshland Festival is a non-profit festival. The festival is held in Lake Charles La, the first weekend of August. The festival raises funds for area youth groups and promotes our Louisiana heritage of Cajun music and Cuisine.
|Michael Arnone's Crawfish Fest|
Michael Arnone's 14th annual Crawfish Fest will be held May 31st and June 1st, 2003 at Sussex County Fairgrounds in Augusta, NJ. Follow these directions to spend a weekend with us. Camping and Hotels are nearby.12 bands will be performing live, so there will be plenty of entertainment. Check out the vendors, providing the best food and crafts that Louisiana has to offer. Tickets are easy to get, order through Ticketmaster, at the box office (advance or day of show) or by mail. Our General Store has been set up for you to buy some of our fest items online, as well as some great Cajun food items!
|Odyssey 2 Nawlins Style|
On Sept. 25th 2004, we will produce a complete New Orleans festival in Birmingham, Alabama. Great food and the musical line up is The Funky Meters, The Radiators, Gatemouth Brown, New Birth Brass Band, Rosie Ledet and Lil Malcolm and The Zydeco House Rockers
|Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival|
The first Strawberry Festival was originated and started in April of 1972. The festival was co-sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Jaycees, with three members from each group sitting on the festival board and a chairman. They were: Ron Morgan, Chairman; Dolores Gainey, Sonny Wells and Carl Wells, representing the Chamber; Ronnie Drude, Richard Stilley and Robin Hudson, representing the Jaycees. Make sure to meet the Beautiful Strawberry Festival Queen.
|Sugar Cane Festival Home|
Information about the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festval and the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festval & Fair Association, Inc.
|Taste Louisiana Cajun & Zydeco Fest|
This site is about an annual Cajun & Zydeco Fest held in Amana, Iowa - with great food, great music, great times for all!
|Texas Hot and Spicy Festival|
The 1st Annual Texas Hot and Spicy Festival is set to be the largest indoor festival in Houston of its kind. A Cajun, Crawfish, Salsa, BBQ, Cooking, Grilling, Turkey Frying, Spicy and Hot Fun Festival. April 12 – 13, 2003 Houston, Texas USA. Vendor booths available.
|The Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival|
Every Labor Day Weekend
September 2-6, 1999
|Washington Catfish Festival|
Held in historic Washington the 3rd weekend in March. Live bands, parade, catfish cookoff, Civil War re-enactments, pageant, lots of family fun.Benefits the renovation of the Washington municiple library.