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August 18, 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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August 18, 2018
11:00 a.m. - Noon
Vermilionville
Healing Traditions in Acadiana is a quarterly lecture series hosted by the Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners. This series serves as in introduction about the healing traditions of the Creole & Cajun people. In addition, the lectures discuss the need to preserve medicinal plants and increase awareness of their various uses to common illnesses.
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Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express

When: 02-Sep-2018 - 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Where: Performance Center

Horace Trahan, the maker of the hit single, "That Butt Thing," in 1999 is a world renowned Cajun and Zydeco artist. He is respected for his accordion skills and ability to belt out vocals that will give you chills. Having over-stepped boundaries and by-passed the stereotypes of naysayers, this native of Ossun, Louisiana, has made a huge and highly anticipated comeback on the music scene.

Since the age of three, Horace's genuine appreciation for music is still his source of unwavering creativity.

With influence ranging from Iry LeJeune, Aldus Roger, Lawrence Walker, Hank Williams, Hank WIlliams, Jr., George Jones, Wayne Toups, John Delafose, Boozoo Chavis, Beau Jocque, Clifton Chenier, Bob Marley and Bob Dylan -- there is no stopping Horace Trahan from expressing himself in any facet of music!  

Click here for more information on Horace and his band.