Cardinal Fest takes place on Sunday, October, 11th on the St. Ignatius / St. Charles grounds in Grand Coteau. This family-oriented festival has something for everyone and admission is free! Among the activities and festivities are over 20 huge raffle baskets that cost only one dollar per ticket to enter. (One of the baskets includes a fire pit!)  a jambalaya cook-off, student talent show, baking contest and sweet shop. Some of the judges will be celebrities such as musician Marc Broussard and Christopher, Grand Coteau's own chopped champion and owner of Grand Coteau Bistro. For more info, contact St Ignatius at 337-662-3325 or visit St. Ignatius on Facebook.