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February 14, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Mark Leleux & Chanky Chank. 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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February 20, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Community Coffee Company presents Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam 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 jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Community Coffee for for sponsoring our weekly jams, as well as to the Cajun French Music Association for additional support!
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Events at Vermilionville

February 14, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Mark Leleux & Chanky Chank. 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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February 20, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Community Coffee Company presents Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam 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 jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Community Coffee for for sponsoring our weekly jams, as well as to the Cajun French Music Association for additional support!
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February 21, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Road Runners. 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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February 27, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Community Coffee Company presents Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam 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 jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Community Coffee for for sponsoring our weekly jams, as well as to the Cajun French Music Association for additional support!
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February 28, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Kenny & the Heartbreakers. 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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February 27, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Native American Common Ground
Vermilionville is hosting a series of Native American residencies. A different Louisiana tribe will be onsite at the Native American Common Ground, our newest expansion which is a ceremonial site for Native American representation and residency, the last Saturday of every month. This month, the Isle de Jean Charles Band of Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw Indians will be on site interpreting their culture and performing traditional crafts.
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February 29, 2016
6:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Join us for the free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Performance Center. Les Vues is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. that focus on the themes surrounding various aspects of culture. Following the screenings will be an open discussion between the audience and the curator about the themes of the movie and how they apply to that culture as well as our own.
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March 4, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Easter comes in the spring, when the earth renews itself after a long, cold winter. And while Easter is identified with spring and rebirth, it is the egg that has come to signify the season, and the Easter holiday itself. Learn about the tradition behind Easter egg dyeing as well as natural dyeing techniques that were used before modern day food coloring was around. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
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March 5, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Community Coffee Company presents Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam 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 jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Community Coffee for for sponsoring our weekly jams, as well as to the Cajun French Music Association for additional support!
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March 5, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Performance Center
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.
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March 5, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Vermilionville
Vermilionville is continuing to host monthly workshops that will allow you to learn crafts from our master artisans. On the first Saturday of every month, we will highlight a different craft from the old Acadian, Creole and Native American ways of life. Topics will range from woodcarving to textiles to foodways and many things in between.
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March 5, 2016
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Vermilionville is now offering a chance to experience a guided tour to our walk-in visitors.
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March 6, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Amy Nicole & Zydeco Soul. 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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March 11, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Easter comes in the spring, when the earth renews itself after a long, cold winter. And while Easter is identified with spring and rebirth, it is the egg that has come to signify the season, and the Easter holiday itself. Learn about the tradition behind Easter egg dyeing as well as natural dyeing techniques that were used before modern day food coloring was around. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
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March 12, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Community Coffee Company presents Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam 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 jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Community Coffee for for sponsoring our weekly jams, as well as to the Cajun French Music Association for additional support!
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March 12, 2016
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Vermilionville's Historic Village
The Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville will be getting in the Easter spirit early on Saturday, March 21, beginning at 10 a.m. with an Easter celebration for the whole family. The day will include a natural egg dyeing demonstration, sweet dough tart cooking demo, prettiest egg contest, pâquer tournament and Cajun jam.
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March 13, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Jamie Berzas & Cajun Tradition. 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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March 15, 2016
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Vermilionville's Historic Village
Originally an Italian Catholic tradition, St. Joseph’s Altar made its way into local Cajun and Creole churches after WWI and WWII. The tradition is still practiced to this day where churches will erect an altar in honor of St. Joseph. Learn about the first altar erected in the town square of Sicily several centuries ago as well as what the items on present day altars represent. Visitors will leave with a small bag of treats complete with a lucky fava bean. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
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March 16, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
Originally an Italian Catholic tradition, St. Joseph’s Altar made its way into local Cajun and Creole churches after WWI and WWII. The tradition is still practiced to this day where churches will erect an altar in honor of St. Joseph. Learn about the first altar erected in the town square of Sicily several centuries ago as well as what the items on present day altars represent. Visitors will leave with a small bag of treats complete with a lucky fava bean. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
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March 17, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
Originally an Italian Catholic tradition, St. Joseph’s Altar made its way into local Cajun and Creole churches after WWI and WWII. The tradition is still practiced to this day where churches will erect an altar in honor of St. Joseph. Learn about the first altar erected in the town square of Sicily several centuries ago as well as what the items on present day altars represent. Visitors will leave with a small bag of treats complete with a lucky fava bean. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
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March 18, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Vermilionville Performance Center
Actor/writers Sarah Mikayla Brown and Lian Cheramie present their hit play "Cajun Face," a comedic and personal story of what it’s like to be “Cajun” in a quickly globalizing world.
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March 18, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville Performance Center
Easter comes in the spring, when the earth renews itself after a long, cold winter. And while Easter is identified with spring and rebirth, it is the egg that has come to signify the season, and the Easter holiday itself. Learn about the tradition behind Easter egg dyeing as well as natural dyeing techniques that were used before modern day food coloring was around. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
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March 18, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Performance Center
Originally an Italian Catholic tradition, St. Joseph’s Altar made its way into local Cajun and Creole churches after WWI and WWII. The tradition is still practiced to this day where churches will erect an altar in honor of St. Joseph. Learn about the first altar erected in the town square of Sicily several centuries ago as well as what the items on present day altars represent. Visitors will leave with a small bag of treats complete with a lucky fava bean. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
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March 19, 2016
7:00 p.m.
Vermilionville Performance Center
Actor/writers Sarah Mikayla Brown and Lian Cheramie present their hit play "Cajun Face," a comedic and personal story of what it’s like to be “Cajun” in a quickly globalizing world.
Read more...
March 19, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Community Coffee Company presents Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam 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 jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Community Coffee for for sponsoring our weekly jams, as well as to the Cajun French Music Association for additional support!
Read more...
March 20, 2016
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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March 21, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Performance Center
This symposium focuses on the issues associated with the preservation of dance halls and similar sites throughout the rural South, bringing together experts and enthusiasts to discuss history, architecture, and culture associated with these buildings. A dialog will be created to share successes and failures and assist states in sharing information about their resources.
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March 22, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Performance Center
This symposium focuses on the issues associated with the preservation of dance halls and similar sites throughout the rural South, bringing together experts and enthusiasts to discuss history, architecture, and culture associated with these buildings. A dialog will be created to share successes and failures and assist states in sharing information about their resources.
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March 23, 2016
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Performance Center
This symposium focuses on the issues associated with the preservation of dance halls and similar sites throughout the rural South, bringing together experts and enthusiasts to discuss history, architecture, and culture associated with these buildings. A dialog will be created to share successes and failures and assist states in sharing information about their resources.
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March 25, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville Historic Village
Easter comes in the spring, when the earth renews itself after a long, cold winter. And while Easter is identified with spring and rebirth, it is the egg that has come to signify the season, and the Easter holiday itself. Learn about the tradition behind Easter egg dyeing as well as natural dyeing techniques that were used before modern day food coloring was around. Regular admission. Memberships honored. Discounts available for groups of 20 or more.
Read more...
March 26, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Performance Center
Community Coffee Company presents Vermilionville's weekly Cajun Jam 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 jam only and does not include entry to the park. Special thanks to the Community Coffee for for sponsoring our weekly jams, as well as to the Cajun French Music Association for additional support!
Read more...
March 26, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Native American Common Ground
Vermilionville is hosting a series of Native American residencies. A different Louisiana tribe will be onsite at the Native American Common Ground, our newest expansion which is a ceremonial site for Native American representation and residency, the last Saturday of every month. This month, the Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache will be on site performing traditional crafts and interpreting throughout the day.
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March 27, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Troy LeJeune & Cajun Revue. 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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May 15, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Vermilionville | Bayou Vermilion | Camellia Bridge
​The community is invited to let the good times flow on Sunday, May 15 for Bayou Vermilion District’s Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade at Vermilionville. The Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade is a celebration of and on the Bayou Vermilion that aims to increase awareness of the river as a viable source of recreation for Lafayette Parish as well as awareness of the Bayou Vermilion District’s efforts along the Vermilion.
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