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April 18, 2015
  • Top of the Teche
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    Tour du Teche—a non-profit organization organized to restore outdoor recreation along the Bayou Teche Corridor through St. Landry, St. Martin, Iberia and St. Mary parishes—calls all ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Angola Prison Spring Rodeo
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Thousands line up for the chance to spend a day in prison and enjoy "The Wildest Show in the South." The Angola Rodeo offers a slate ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
    Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Franklin, La
    The eleventh annual Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival will be held on the banks of said bayou and in thoroughly historic downtown Franklin. With its focus ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Lockport Food Festival
    Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Lockport, La
    The Southeast Tourism Society named this a "Top Twenty Event," and visitors will find out why when downtown Lockport offers three days of festivities that center ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Melrose Arts & Crafts
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Natchitoches, La
    Melrose Plantation's Arts and Crafts Festival enters its forty-first year, showcasing the handiwork of more than one hundred artists and artisans. Not exactly nearby, but both ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Active for Autism
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Head to Independence Park this morning for the Active for Autism Run/Walk and Fun Fest. Starting at the Louisiana State Police Training Headquarters on Independence Boulevard, ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • RiverFest
    Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Vicksburg, Ms
    Live music (concerts are from 6 pm to midnight with $10 admission), a free arts & crafts show, kids' activities, food vendors, a 5K run, GospelFest, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • The Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration
    Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Grand Isle
    First, bird watching novices should know that a cheniere, a type of habitat not found in many other places outside of Louisiana, is a sandy or ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Sidra Bell Dance at the Manship
    Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Depending on your predilections, Sidra Bell Dance New York can be described as avant-garde, experimental, or maybe just weird. But if conceptual performance pieces are your ...
    Category: Dance

  • Jazz'n the Vines
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Bush, La
    Now that winter's on the wane and there's pleasure to be had outdoors, the Jazz'n the Vines Concert Series returns. Pontchartrain Vineyards' long-running outdoor concert series ...
    Category: Music

  • Cajun Dance and Fais Do-Do
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Cajun French Music Association will provide the lessons, live music, and dance floor. All participants need is a willing spirit. And comfortable dancing shoes. And ...
    Category: Dance

  • Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Festival
    Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Franklin, La
    Wooden boat owners and enthusiasts will gather along historic and scenic Bayou Teche in downtown Franklin for the sixth-annual Bayou Teche Wooden Boat Show. The event ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Covington Heritage Antique Festival
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Covington, La
    The Covington Heritage Foundation invites you to its Antique Festival, featuring quite a bit more than antiques! Vintage collectibles, crafts, historic walking tours, appraisals, classic cars, ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • Garage Sale Benefiting Cat Haven
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    You don't have to be a cat-lover to enjoy this huge garage/estate sale, but since sales benefit Cat Haven Adoption Center, your purchases could leave you ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Dash for Deaf Kids
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Elements of fit, fun, and fundraising combine today into the Dash for Deaf Kids, hosted by the Louisiana School for the Deaf. Both a 5K and ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Monuments & Metaphors Walking Tour
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    See Baton Rouge's proliferating public art in a guided tour planned to coincide with LASM's current exhibition Monuments & Metaphors. The tour will reveal the story ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • New Shows at the Planetarium
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Planetarium theater at the Louisiana Art & Science Center, a 4K fulldome digital video projection system enveloped by a 15,000-watt digital Surround Sound system, has ...
    Category: Stargazing

  • Party for the Planet
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo today for animal and earth-friendly activities, including special games and crafts to help children learn why certain species are in danger ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Washington Catfish Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Washington, La
    The whiskered fish is the guest of honor this weekend at the Washington Festival Grounds. Head to the catfish-centric community on the banks of Bayou Teche ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • At the Dew Drop
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Mandeville, La
    The historic Dew Drop Jazz & Social Hall, the venerable 116-year-old rural jazz venue, will host two concerts in April: • April 4: Jimmy Robinson & Helen ...
    Category: Music

  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    Date: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:New Orleans, La
    One of the most enduring shows of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat is the irresistible family musical about ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Great Southern Blue Grass Event
    Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015 - Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Angie, La.
    Ten miles north of Bogalusa, in the small town of Angie, the Great Southern RV Park will play host to the Great Southern Blue Grass Event, ...
    Category: Music

  • RiverStock
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    Natchez has woods, but who wants another Woodstock? These river-oriented folks are holding RiverStock instead, Natchez' all-day spring festival that takes place on the Esplanade above ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • New Orleans Food Festival at the Library
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Fairwood branch of the East Baton Rouge libraries hosts an afternoon of New Orleans food and music for adults to enjoy. The mini-getaway starts at ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • When the Cannons Fell Silent
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Sunday, August 16, 2015
    Location:Port Allen, La
    A new exhibit at the West Baton Rouge Museum commemorates the sesquicentennial of the Civil War's end. When the Cannons Fell Silent features one of the ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • Vieux Temps Sur Le Chenal
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015
    Location:Jarreau, La
    All aboard the ferris wheel! Ring toss, anyone? This traditional fair event will feature rides, live entertainment, bingo, raffles, food, and refreshments. The fair is free ...
    Category: Community

  • Alan Cumming at The Joy
    Date: Saturday, April 18, 2015
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Showcasing his more-than-generous share of talent, multiple-award-winning Alan Cumming will be bringing his popular solo cabaret act to the Joy Theatre. The act is a fast-paced ...
    Category: Comedy

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