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December 10, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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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December 11, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys. 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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Events at Vermilionville

December 10, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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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December 11, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys. 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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December 17, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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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December 17, 2016
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
The community is invited to experience the simple warmth and beauty of Christmas past as our historic village brings to life the holiday traditions of yesteryear with Vermilionville’s Old Time Christmas. The program begins on December 13-16 and resumes again on December 19-23 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. There will also be a family day on December 17 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. where everyone can experience our historic village during the holidays. Visitors will have the chance to take a self-guided tour with a special event program to see firsthand some of the Christmas and New Years traditions from the 17 and 1800s like making santons ("little saints"), candles, soap, natural decorations, citrus pomanders and more.
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December 18, 2016
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Joe Guidry & Reloaded Zydeco. 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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December 31, 2016
9:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Vermilionville Performance Center
Ring in the New Year with Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and admission is $35. No outside food or beverage. Tickets go on sale November 1.
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January 7, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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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January 8, 2017
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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January 14, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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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January 14, 2017
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 (unless noted otherwise), 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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January 15, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Nolan Cormier & the Cajun Hee Haw Band. 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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January 21, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
January 22, 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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January 28, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
January 29, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with the Creole String Beans. 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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January 30, 2017
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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February 4, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
February 5, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Cedryl Ballou & the Zydeco Trendsetters. 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 11, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
February 12, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville's Historic Village
Join Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville on February 12th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. as they bring a traditional country Mardi Gras run to the city for their annual Courir de Mardi Gras with the Basile Mardi Gras Association. Admission is $5; children under 3 get in free.
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February 18, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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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February 18, 2017
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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February 19, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys. 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 25, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
February 26, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
Read more...
March 4, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
March 5, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Donny Broussard & Louisiana Stars. 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, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
March 12, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Gerard Delafose & the Zydeco Gators. 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 14, 2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
La Chappelle
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 15, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
La Chappelle
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, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
La Chappelle
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, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
La Chappelle
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.
Read more...
March 18, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
March 18, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
La Chappelle
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, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Anya Burgess & Friends who'll be playing our first ever Contra & Square Dance! 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 19, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
La Chappelle
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.
Read more...
March 25, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 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!
Read more...
March 25, 2017
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Vermilionville's Historic Village
The Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville invites the community to a Spring Celebration for the whole family on Saturday, March 25th beginning at 10 a.m. The day will include a natural egg dyeing demonstration, sweet dough tart cooking demo, prettiest egg contest, pâquer tournament, spoon races and historical games as well as a Cajun jam.
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March 26, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Performance Center
Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with Walter Mouton & the Scott Playboys. 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 27, 2017
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.
Read more...