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May 27, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam is led by some of the area’s finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for the jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!
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May 28, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
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Creole Culture Day

When: 04-Jun-2017 - 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Where: Vermilionville

 

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.