Creole Culture Day
The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Creole Culture Day on Sunday, June 4th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at their historic park. Every year Vermilionville hosts this free event for the public to explore the history and evolution of the Creole community.
The theme of this year's Culture Day series is "Where We Come From." Activities for the day include crafts and games for children, boat tours and canoeing, live music by Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys as well as a juré demonstration by the Broussard Sisters, a Creole Jam open to all levels, film showings, cooking demonstrations (crawfish and tasso pasta, Sausage Creole and sweet dough pies), dance lessons, sharing circles and more. Timeline of events TBA.
ABOUT OUR SPONSORS
This educational series is sponsored by the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area, a program of the National Park Service, and the Office of Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne. Programs in the series increase awareness and appreciation of the natural, historic and cultural resources of the Heritage Area. For more information on heritage area programs, visit www.atchafalaya.org. Creole Culture Day is supported by an External Agencies Funding Program grant, sponsored by Lafayette Consolidated Government and administered by the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Creole Culture Day is also sponsored by Party Central.