Acadian Culture Day

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Aug 12, 2018
 Acadian Culture Day

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Acadian Culture Day. The theme of this year’s event is “Where We Come From,” and the day will honor the late Merlin Fontenot, a beloved long-time employee of Vermilionville and Cajun fiddle player. Activities for the day will include kids crafts and games, boat tours and canoeing, cooking and craft demonstrations, a Cajun Jam, live performances by the Huval Dupuy Fuselier Band and Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold, plus more. Admission is free thanks to support from Lafayette Consolidated Government, the Acadiana Center for the Arts, Party Central and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
Venue:  Vermilionville Historic and Folklife Park
Address:  Lafayette, LA
 Contact:  Erin Segura
Admission Cost:  Free
Phone:  337.233.4077 ext 205
Web:  Vermilionville