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February 24, 2019
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville
Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park presents the Courir de Mardi Gras & Manger: A Community Celebration of Foodways. Join us as we celebrate two grand events during one festive day! Feel free to wear your Mardi Gras attire as you dance to the sounds of FeuFollett!
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February 25, 2019
6:30 p.m.
Vermilionville
Our Les Vues Film Series is held on the last Monday of each month. The event is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, statewide. Films range from documentaries to animations focusing on various aspects of culture. Following the screening, there is a discussion between the audience and the curator.
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FIELD TRIP PACKAGES

 

We are thrilled that you are interested in visiting Vermilionville with your class. We strive to offer an educational and entertaining outing for students referred to as Cultural Excursions. Your group has the choice of either a Guided or Self-Guided Tour. If you choose the guided tour option, the tour guide fee is $35 per guide and he/she will lead the group throughout the village. If you choose the self-guided tour option, you will be provided with village talking points prior to your visit and brochures with a map to help you navigate your way throughout the village upon arrival. Please note, if you wish to use tour guides they must be scheduled in advance and deposits are required. We are available anytime if you would like (or need) to make adjustments to your schedule or planned enhancements. 

 

Tour Enhancements  Time Allotment  Additional Cost 
Dance Lessons 30 minutes  $3 per student 
Cooking Demonstrations 30 minutes  $3 per student 
Ragdoll Classes 30 minutes  $3 per student 
Plate or Bag lunches  30 minutes - 45 minutes  starting at $7.50 per student 
Boat Tours 30, 45 or 90 minutes 
(+15 minutes for loading)                 
$3, $3.50 or $4 per student, respectively 
Watershed Exhibit Tour 30 minutes  Included in Admission
Water Quality Sampling (D.O.) (6th grade & up) 30 minutes $1.50 per student
Macroinvertebrate Sampling (3rd grade & up)    30 minutes  $1.50 per student
Gift Shop 15 minutes  FREE 
Orientation 15 minutes  Obligatory  

 

Each group is limited to 25 warm bodies per group (including adults and students). This number is allowed due to fire marshal codes and to ensure the protection of our artifacts. If you are interested in planning a trip to see our historic village, please fill out the form below and our Tour Coordinator will contact you to customize your experience based on your budget and time frame.

*Please keep in mind that we may not be able to book your group on your preferred date if other schools are already on our calendar. However, we will work with you to find another suitable date. 

Watershed Exhibit Tours, Macroinvertebrate & Water Quality Sampling activities can be added individually as part of a regular Vermilionville Tour Package. Or, they can be scheduled as a package focusing on our Environmental Science Educational activities. Click here if you would like to schedule an Environmental Science Field Trip.

Please contact the Tour Coordinator, Lillian Wimberley, at 337.233.4077 x.199 or tours@bayouvermiliondistrict.org to schedule your visit today.