Le Bal du Dimanche — Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express

Vermilionville

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK.  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, January 22: Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express 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: https://bayouvermiliondistrict.org/membership All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.

Le Bal du Dimanche — Austin Monceaux & the Acadiana Ramblers

Vermilionville

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK.  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, January 29: Austin Monceaux & the Acadiana Ramblers 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: https://bayouvermiliondistrict.org/membership All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.

Event Series Bal du Dimanche

Le Bal du Dimanche – Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm

Vermilionville - Performance Center

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK.  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, February 5: Mason Trail & Zydeco Rhythm 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: https://bayouvermiliondistrict.org/membership All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.

Event Series Bal du Dimanche

Le Bal du Dimanche – CJ Vedell & the Zydeco Grapplers

Vermilionville - Performance Center

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK.  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, February 19: CJ Vedell & the Zydeco Grapplers 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: https://bayouvermiliondistrict.org/membership All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.

Common Ground Residency

Vermilionville

The Coco Tribe of Canneci Tinne will be in residence at the Native American Common Ground at Vermilionville Saturday, February 25, 2023. This organization was formed by the descendants of the Coco Tribe that inhabited the Prairie Maronne and Bayou Tortue area of St. Martin Parish and Lafayette Parish, living on the border of the two parishes which was called Attakapas in the 1800s. They are a Tribe of Lipan Apache Indians called Canneci (Kansi/Kaneechee) which means (Tall Sticks/Poles in a row standing or Red Mud) Tinne means(People). Coco Tribe comes from the original name given to the Tribe in the 1800s by the Planter Elite, due to them calling the Chief at the time by the name of Coco, which in French is translated as Handsome Man. The Coco Tribe of Canneci Tinne, Inc. has persevered and is resilient in its culture, language, and traditions. They will be demonstrating various aspects of their culture during this daylong event.

Le Bal du Dimanche — Dylan Aucoin & the Judice Ramblers

Vermilionville

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK.  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, February 26: Dylan Aucoin & the Judice Ramblers 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: https://bayouvermiliondistrict.org/membership All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.

Les Vues Free Film Series: All on A Mardi Gras Day

Vermilionville - Performance Center

Les Vues, the free film series at Vermilionville is back! Our first selection for 2023 is a must-see. Winner of the Louisiana Filmmaker Award, Royce Osborn's All on A Mardi Gras Day tells the story of New Orleans' black carnival, from Congo Square to post-Katrina. This award-winning documentary mixes interviews with Big Chiefs, Zulu Kings and other carnival maskers with amazing archival footage and classic New Orleans music. The free film runs an hour, and after the film, Alton "Tiger" Armstrong will speak on his experiences as Big Chief of the Lafayette Mardi Gras Indians.

Event Series Bal du Dimanche

Le Bal du Dimanche – Deuce Chambers & Zydeco Integrity

Vermilionville - Performance Center

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK.  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, March 5: Deuce Chambers & Zydeco Integrity 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: https://bayouvermiliondistrict.org/membership All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.

Healing Traditions of Acadiana — Modern Day Healing with Traditional Herbs with Corinne Martin

Vermilionville - Performance Center

Healing Traditions of Acadiana returns to Vermilionville March 11 at 11 AM. The Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners Association presents Modern Day Healing with Traditional Herbs. Learn about medicinal plants and healing from author and clinical herbalist Corinne Martin. This presentation will introduce some of the medicinal plants used by Traiteurs and other Louisiana healers. Join us for this fascinating and informative free lecture. Corinne Martin has written three books and numerous articles on medicinal plants and healing. She is a certified clinical herbalist, an amateur naturalist, and ordained Interfaith Minister and a certified spiritual director. Corinne recently retired from teaching holistic and integrative health studies at the University of Southern Maine School of Nursing and resides in both Louisiana and Maine.  

Le Bal du Dimanche — The Forest Huval Band

Bayou Vermilion District & Vermilionville host the Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) EVERY WEEK.  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, March 12: The Forest Huval Band 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: https://bayouvermiliondistrict.org/membership All proceeds from this event go towards helping the Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville fulfill their local, environmental and cultural missions.