Spring is finally here, and even though there are still a few things that won't go on as planned due to the pandemic, we are ready to get outside and enjoy our beautiful state this weekend. We can always find something to love, even if it means a short road trip.

Our wonderful Louisiana Department of Tourism always has great resources for whatever it is you want to experience in our state, and they have a fun list of things going on this weekend. I've added in a few of my own favorites as well, so get out and enjoy yourself this weekend, fellow Louisianians.

  • 12th annual Cruisin' Cajun Country, May 13-15 New Iberia. Tours, music, food, dancing, and the preservation of Classic, Muscle, Antique and modern Sports Vehicles.
  • Outdoor Old Time Music Jam, Sunday, May 16, noon-5:00 pm at the West Baton Rouge Museum. All musicians are welcome to join in for the show, which is free to the public.
  • Crawfish for a Cause, Saturday, May 15. Join Foster the Love Louisiana from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm for a crawfish boil to benefit their Breaux Bridge chapter. Pickup is at 411 Verot School Road in Lafayette. Contact fosterthelovela.org/events for ticket information
  • Better Business Bureau BBQ Cookoff, Saturday, May 15th, Parc International Lafayette. 10:30 am -3:30 pm come out for the inaugural event with food, beverages, and music by Dustin Sonnier and the Wanted.


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