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July 21, 2018
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.
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July 22, 2018
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 (free for members) and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free, family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.
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Acadian Culture Day

When: 12-Aug-2018 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Vermilionville

The community is invited to join us as we celebrate our annual Acadian Culture Day on Sunday, August 12th from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Every year, we host this FREE event to explore how the Acadian community maintains its heritage.

This year’s theme will focus on "What’s Happening Now."

Activities will include:
 
  • Live music by the The Babineaux Sisters and Jason Bergeron
  • Community booths (i.e. The New Acadia Project, CODOFIL, The Acadian Memorial, The Richard Guidry Foundation, etc.)
  • French table
  • Boat tours and canoeing
  • Open Cajun Jam session for all skill levels
  • Sharing circle on "Being Cajun Today"
  • Film showings
  • Historical & contemporary cooking demonstrations
  • Kids’ crafts
  • Demonstrations (i.e. musket firing, trapping, courier des bois, fiddle making, accordion making, dance lessons and more)

Want to volunteer?

Please contact our volunteer coordinator at 337.233.4077 x. 207 or email outreach@BayouVermilionDistrict.org.

 
Mark your calendar! See you soon for this family-oriented, fun-filled day of cultural exchange. Don't forget to share with others and bring them along with you. And, remember that it's a FREE event! A huge thank you to this year's sponsors - The Louisiana Division of the Arts Decentralized Arts Funding Grant, Lafayette Consolidated Government, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Party Central and The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.