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.
|13th Annual Catfish Festival |
The catfish is not the best-looking aquatic creature, but battered and fried it sure tastes good. Melville honors the catfish this weekend with a parade, carnival rides, live music...
|61st Fall Tour of Homes|
This fall tradition has being going so long, it's historic in its own right. Hosted by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, the annual tour of homes promi...
|Festivals Acadiens et Créoles|
Come bask in the cultural heritage that makes this area of the world so unique, as Festivals Acadiens convenes to pay tribute to music, food, arts, and more that date from the arri...
|Grand Réveil Acadien|
Grand Réveil Acadien, or Great Acadian Awakening, will host celebrations, gatherings, and events throughout South Louisiana to revitalize Acadian culture and focus on maintaining ...