Earth Day 2024


Celebrate the planet and learn ways to improve and enhance our life on earth. Come to Bayou Vermilion District's Earth Day celebration, Sunday, April 21,10 AM - 4 PM. Only $5 admission, with a host of activities, crafts, recycling, music by Leroy Thomas and the Zydeco Road Runners, food and even the Worm Lady Recycles!Included in our celebration:The Bayou Vermilion Preservation AllianceLafayette Master GardenersUL Department of SustainabilityThe Sierra ClubCoastal Wetlands Planning, Protection, and RestorationLafayette Master NaturalistsThe Acadiana Nature StationAcadiana WildlifeCitizen's Climate LobbyLCG's Bike and Pedestrian CommitteeAtchafalaya Basin KeepersAcadiana Beekeepers GuildAcadiana Native Plant ProjectTRAILBackyard Sapphire Glass RecyclingThe Worm Lady RecyclesAcadiana IndivisibleLeague of Women VotersPlus it's BBQ Buffet Sunday, with BBQ Chicken & BBQ Sausage!Come celebrate the planet with us!

Event Series Bal du Dimanche

Le Bal du Dimanche April 21 — Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners

Vermilionville - Performance Center

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK (may be pre-empted by private events.)  This live music series is held in Vermilionville’s Performance Center and rustic dancehall from 1-4 p.m.  Admission is $10 and includes a self-guided tour of the Vermilionville Living History Museum. Come early and grab lunch at Vermilionville’s restaurant, La Cuisine de Maman.  The restaurant is open every Sunday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. and features authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine. On Sundays, the restaurant features an all-you-can-eat Sunday buffet. Sunday, April 21 -- Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners Admission to the Live Concert Series is included in your Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville membership.  To purchase or renew your membership online, visit this link: All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.