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October 6, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
In preparation for La Toussaint or All Saints’ Day (a Catholic tradition of the Acadian people where they would put wax flowers on the graves of their loved ones to remember and honor them), Vermilionville master artisan Em LeMieux will be demonstrating how to make wax flower wreathes on Fridays in October. Learn about the tradition that is still practiced today.
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October 22, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Donna Angelle & the Zydeco Posse. 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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Exhibits

Louisiana’s Indigenous Peoples

January; Mid-September-Early October
The State of Louisiana is home to the third largest American Indian population in the eastern United States. This exhibit features brief historical and contemporary sketches of six of these communities, including the four federally recognized nations.
 

Bon Temps to Ashes

Mardi Gras Season
Learn about the vastly different, but equally meaningful ways Mardi Gras is celebrated in the city and the country. Enjoy looking at the beautiful and elaborate city costumes and fun and festive country Mardi Gras outfits.
 

Bayou Vermilion

March - April; October 
At the time the Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) was formed in the mid-1980s, the Bayou Vermilion was listed as one of the most polluted waterways in Louisiana. This exhibit will show how BVD works to keep the bayou clean and what you can do to help. 
 

Black History in the Attakapas Region

May-June
This exhibit tells the story of Louisiana’s slaves, free people of color, and Creoles. Topics include: slavery, Code Noir, education, religion, and civil rights.
 

Acadians Through the Generations

July-September
Since the 1900s,Acadians have struggled to maintain their language, culture, and heritage. This exhibit describes the evolution of the Acadian descendants from the World War II generation to the Millennials.