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A Celebration of French Language and Culture in Louisiana!

September 4, 2021

Come out to Vermilionville for a Celebration of French Language and Culture in Louisiana!
On Saturday, September 4th, we’ll be hosting music, speakers, panelists, community organizations, local beer crafters, French-style rum from Wildcat Brothers, and more!  We’ll also have pentanque, great drinks, great conversations en français and the Vermilionville Jambalya Cookoff!
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Venez à Vermilionville pour une célébration de la langue et de la culture françaises en Louisiane!
Le samedi 4 septembre, on va avoir de la musique, des conférenciers, des panélistes, des organismes communautaires, des artisans de bière locaux, du rhum à la française des Wildcat Brothers (Les Frères Pichou) et plus encore!  On aura aussi de la pétanque, de bons cocktails, de bonnes conversations en français et le concours de Jambalaya Vermilionville!e!

 

Event Schedule:

8:00:  Day opens to cook-off contestants and other presenting organizations.

8:30:  Cook-off begins

10:00:  Day opens for all guests

10:45:  Jambalaya Cooking ends – tastings begin!

11:00:  Canoe races begin!

11:00:  Jambalaya Pickup for judging

11:00:  Econ and Culture Panel Discussion

12:00:  Cook-off winners announced

12:15:  The coronation of the Mayor of Vermilionville

12:30:  Louisiana French Oral Histories: témoignages du passé, tremplins vers l’avenir

1:30:  Live Music – The BeauSoleil Trio

2:00:  Writers and Cultural Panel

2:00:  Canoe races close for the day

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE JAMBALAYA COOK-OFF