The first Acadiana Mardi Gras parade of the season, music, food, and fun highlight this weekend in Acadiana!

Friday, 2/10

Join Women's Networking Group for their February 2017 luncheon meeting to hear Bernadette Lee's presentation about Radio, Social Media, and the Way We Communicate. Read more. 

The Bayou Mardi Gras Association is putting on this year's Mardi Gras parade in New Iberia, Louisiana. Read more.

The Abbeville Symphony Committee and the Vermilion Arts Council presents the Acadiana Symphony Chamber orchestra  directed by Mariusz  Smolij and the voices of St Mary Magdalen adult and children's choir, directed by Tommy Guidry and Jennifer Melancon. Read more. 

Saturday, 2/11

Louisiana Jeepers is hosting a Jeep Show-and-Shine and Gumbo Cook-off on February 11 at Cajun Harley Davidson. All proceeds raised will benefit Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD). Read more.

The Greenroom will be helping to facilitate the first ever Food Truck Round UP in Food Truck Alley (the parking lot behind Dwyer’s and The Greenroom) at 229 Garfield Street. Read more. 

Community Home Health and Hospice is having their annual Gumbo Cook-off, Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns and Johnny Chauvin and the MoJo Band will provide the entertainment.  This fundraiser is to assist hospice patients and their families with funding to offset any expenses they may incur throughout their duration of care. With your help, items such as funeral expenses, utility bills, medications, ramps, and much more can be provided to patients.Gates open at 9am.  Read more.

Sunday, 2/12

The Darwin Day Roadshow is coming to South Regional Library on Feb. 12, 2017! Come celebrate Charles Darwin’s birthday from 12pm-3pm!  Read more.

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