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September 24, 2016
  • Public Lands Cleanup Day
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Zachary, La
    Round up some friends and family and head to Port Hudson SHS today in honor of the twenty-third annual National Public Lands Day. Volunteers are being called ...
    Category: Community

  • La Table Française
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: St. Landry Parish
    Over in St. Landry Parish, folks are working hard to preserve French, their langue maternelle. Join the conversation at this monthly gathering for French speakers of ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Alligator Festival
    Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Location: Luling, La
    The annual Alligator Festival in St. Charles Parish will be at West Bank Bridge Park with music, rides, golf, and food. And you can guess what's ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Doc's Dash: A 5K for Healthy Family Fun
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Baton Rouge, La
    LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge's nationally recognized nutrition research center, knows a thing or two about a healthy lifestyle. So the center began an ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Tinsel & Treasures
    Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Lafayette, La
    Deck the Cajundome with boughs and holly! That's what the Junior League of Lafayette is doing this weekend. For four days, "Tinsel & Treasures" takes over ...
    Category: Seasonal Stuff

  • Hancock County Fair
    Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Kiln, Ms
    This revival of the Hancock County Fair promises to focus attention on the history of county fairs and celebrate community heritage. Keeping with tradition, there will ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Hurricane Festival
    Date: Friday, September 23, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Location: Cut Off, La
    You have to admire the moxie of the organizers of this festival returning to the tiny coastal community of Cut Off the last weekend in September. The ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Ogden Park Prowl
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Baton Rouge, La
    A delightfully eclectic neighborhood, rumored to once—if not still—have a resident chicken wandering the streets, will be holding its annual neighborhood block-party-of-sorts; though at this party, ...
    Category: Community

  • Code Red Chili Cookoff
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Zachary, La
    Zachary's Americana Development is the setting for this delicious chili cook-off, a fundraiser for Lane Regional Medical Center. Cast a family vote for your favorite chili ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Smithsonian Magazine's Museum Day Live
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Statewide
    Been meaning to visit a museum? Mark September 24 on the calendar—it's Smithsonian Magazine's eleventh annual Museum Day Live! This nationwide event allows visitors to print ...
    Category: Community

  • Best of the Bayou Festival
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Location: Houma, La
    Delicious Cajun fare, great Southern bands, a 5K fun run, a car show, and arts & crafts vendors are all included in Best of the Bayou's ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Great Family Camp Out
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Location: Zachary, La
    Campfires and s'mores are just a short drive away if you opt in to BREC's Great Family Camp Out at Zachary Community Park. For $35 per ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • New Orleans Horror Film Festival
    Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Location: New Orleans, La
    The New Orleans Horror Film Festival will provide September and October's share of heart-stopping suspense and pants-soiling fear with four days of frightful shorts, screenplays, and ...
    Category: Film

  • Nola on Tap
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: New Orleans, La
    One day with more than four hundred beers to try equals the largest free beer fest in the region. The beer binge takes place at City ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Baton Rouge, La
    September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and St. Jude Children's Hospital once again sponsors its annual Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer. The event raises funds to ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Cat on a Hot Tin Roof
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Mandeville, La
    This Tennessee Williams classic recounts an evening with the dysfunctional Pollitt family as they variously betray, scheme, and lie to one another in the face of ...
    Category: Theatre

  • BASF Kids’ Lab: Hold Everything
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Baton Rouge, La
    Don't cry over spilled anything! Join the Louisiana Art and Science Museum in exploring some interesting and absorbent materials. Experiment with common household products before exploring ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Adventures in Antarctica
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Baton Rouge, La
    In this free Special Saturday science program at the LSU Museum of Natural Science, young scientists, ages 5–12, can learn about the the ecology and climate ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the city of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve present the long-running live radio show that ...
    Category: Music

  • Pops on the River
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Alexandria, La
    The Rapides Symphony Orchestra opens its fiftieth season with the annual Pops on the River Concert. Experience a rousing repertoire of patriotic music. Special guest orator, ...
    Category: Music

  • Wild in the Wetlands
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Marrero, La
    Wednesdays through Sundays, those who visit the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve get to explore the swamps and marshes of the site in the ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Beyond Sunday: Fifty Years of the New Orleans Saints
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Saturday, September 23, 2017
    Location: Natchitoches, La
    From the origins of the New Orleans Saints and the building of the Superdome to the post-Katrina Superbowl victory that invigorated the entire state, the Louisiana ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • Lecture and Book Signing at Rosedown
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: St. Francisville, La
    Rosedown Plantation SHS makes an atmospheric location for a lecture and book signing with David D. Plater, author of The Butlers of Iberville Parish, Louisiana. Published by LSU ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Celebration of Irish Music
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: St. Francisville, La
    A Celebration of Literature and Art, the St. Francisville-based organization that facilitates visual and performing arts activities in West Feliciana Parish, will have its annual membership ...
    Category: Music

  • Into the Wilderness
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: St. Francisville, La
    At Audubon State Historic Site, explore a frontier woodsman's camp such as might have been used by John James Audubon during the time when the Felicianas ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Evangeline, the Musical
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Baton Rouge, La
    Peopled by characters introduced by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his 1847 epic poem of the same name, Evangeline, the Musical tells the tale of Evangeline Bellefontaine and ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Kids' Silhouette Workshop: The Art of Shadows
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: New Orleans, La
    Children ages 6 to 12 (plus an accompanying adult) are invited to Longue Vue for a tour of the "Shadow Pictures" exhibition, followed by a workshop ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Spanish-English Conversation Club
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Livingston, La
    Native English speakers looking to improve their Spanish—or native Spanish speakers looking to brush up their English—are invited to the Main Branch of the Livingston Library, ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Noises Off
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Baton Rouge, La
    Swine Palace's twenty-fifth season starts off loud, with Noises Off, a theatre production about...well, theatre production. This classic Michael Frayn play takes audiences to the back of the ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Natchez Biscuit Capital Festival
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016
    Location: Natchez, Ms
    If it comes as news that Natchez, Mississippi, is the official "Biscuit Capital of the World," you need to come to this one-day festival, that will ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival
    Date: Friday, September 23, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Location: Bogalusa
    With lots of succulent food, quality handmade arts, and blues music items available, all amidst a live soundtrack of gritty, soulful sounds, the Bogalusa Blues and ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival & Fair
    Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016 - Monday, September 26, 2016
    Location: New Iberia, La
    If you love sweet sweet sugar, a trip to the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival in New Iberia is a must; don't worry, we won't tell your ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Steamboat Stomp
    Date: Friday, September 23, 2016 - Monday, September 26, 2016
    Location: New Orleans, La
    Little-known fact: steamboats played a critical role in popularizing jazz music throughout the nation, as many of the greats (Satchmo, Fate Marable, and more) got their ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • The Sound of Music
    Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - Monday, September 26, 2016
    Location: New Orleans, La
    The classic family favorite about the incorrigible nun who charms the seven Von Trapp children and their grumpy father will show on the Saenger stage this ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Walking Tour of the Carville Historic District
    Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Sunday, September 25, 2016
    Location: Carville, La.
    Take a walking tour of the Carville Historic District this Saturday, courtesy of the National Hansen's Disease Museum. Carville was once home to one of two ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

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