LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Each year, Vermilionville hosts three culture day celebrations – Creole, Acadian and Native American.
On Sunday, June 9, from Creole Culture Day will kick off from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This year’s theme is Les Femmes du Folklore, exploring and celebrating women found in Creole culture, historically and contemporarily.
The event is a family-friendly and free to all ages.
Creole Culture Day Highlights:
- 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m.: $5 30-minute Boat Tours (Main Boat Dock; purchase tickets in Gift Shop)
- 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Kids’ Arts/Crafts (Chapel)
- 11 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.: Canoeing (Petit Bayou)
- 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: Cooking Demo: Crawfish Pasta by LA Greedy Girl (Cooking School)
- 11:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.: – Richard J. Catalon Video (Performance Center)
- 11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Richard J. Catalon Award Ceremony for Geneva L. Phillips (PC)
- 12 p.m.: – 2:30 p.m.: Mary Broussard & Sweet La La (Performance Center)
- 12 p.m. – 12:15: Spoken Word Poetry with Daphne Thomas
- 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.: Cooking Demo: Smothered Okra by Lillie Norbert
- 1 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.: Creole Jam Session led by John Wilson (La Forge)
- 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Readings of Debbie Clifton by Geneva Phillips
- 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Cooking Demo: Sweet Dough Pies by Deloris Sias (Cooking School)
- 3 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Sharing Circle: Today’s Creole and African Diaspora Experience in Acadiana led by Conversation Starters (Chapel)
- 3 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.: Donna Angelle & the Zydeco Posse (Performance Center)
Learn more here.
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