Calendar of Events
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 - Sunday, October 04, 2015
Turning up the burners for a fourth year running, the Marigny OctoberFeast returns to commemorate the birthday of the founder of Mandeville, Bernard de Marigny with four days of gastronomic excess that celebrate the bounty of food, wine, and art on the Northshore. A range of vintner's dinners will be offered at area restaurants on Wednesday (Bosco's, Bouree, Opal Basil, Pat Gallagher's, N'Tini's, Nuvolari's and Thursday (Café Lynn, The Lakehouse, Old Rail Brewing, Lafitte Street Market Bistro, The Scotts' Coffee & Tapas Bar). The Mandeville Marigny Octoberfeast Grand Tasting rolls around on Friday, filling the Mandeville Trailhead with more than fifty wines, food from local restaurants, and local art from 7 pm–9 pm. A second, more exclusive tasting happens Saturday from 3 pm–5 pm at The Lang House (605 Carroll Street.) With an art stroll and concert by the George French Band from 6 pm at the Mandeville Trailhead. Still standing on Sunday? The Scotts' Cafe & Tapas Bar will host two seatings of a jazz brunch at 10:30 am and 1 pm. (985) 624-3147 or mandevilleoctoberfeast.com for full details and tickets.
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|Courir de Mardi Gras at Eunice|
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|Le Festival de Mardi Gras|
Lafayette’s Mardi Gras extravaganza with live music, a carnival midway, local food, and lots of parades. Parades all follow the usual Lafayette parade route, starting at the corn...
|Lil Nate's L'Argent Trailride & Chicken Run|
It's a Mardi Gras weekend in Opelousas with zydeco headliners! A dance featuring Lil Nate at Miller's Zydeco Hall of Fame (11154 Highway 190) kicks of the three-day event at 10 pm....