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July 29, 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!

July 30, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys. 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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Healing Traditions in Acadiana: Using Herbs for Cooking and Healing

When: 26-Aug-2017 - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Where: Vermilionville

Healing Traditions in Acadiana is a quarterly lecture series with the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners that serves as an introduction to the general public about the healing traditions of the Cajun and Creole peoples of the area as well as the need to preserve medicinal plants, and the knowledge of their uses. This event is free and open to the public, but donations are encouraged.

This quarter's lecture will be a fascinating and fun overview of using herbs for cooking and healing with Diane Queen.


Diane Queen is a traditional herbalist. Practicing the old ways of herbalism using whole plants. She has been working with the plants & their energies for over 30 years. She has had herbal shops for over 15 years, & after closing them, now spends most of her time in her garden working with the plants. Diane will take you on an enchanting journey of the plant kingdom. Combining the history of herbs & their uses, she’ll show you how you can incorporate them into your life by using them in cooking & healing. Nature has always been our ally, learn how to work with nature for our physical, emotional & spiritual well being. Leave understanding why our connection with the plant kingdom is so important to our very survival today.