Oct 29, 2013 1:19 PM

Many changes for 2013 Trick-or-Treat due to weather

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-Church Point 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Crowley 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 31)

Witchy Way in Crowley 3 to 5 p.m. (Oct 31)

-Estherwood 6 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Iota 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Mermentau 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Morse 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Rayne 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 31)



-Cameron Parish 5:30 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30) 



-Basile 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 29)

-Mamou 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Pine Prairie 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Turkey Creek 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Ville Platte 5 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)




-New Iberia 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Jeanerette 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Lydia 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Loureauville 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Delcambre 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

- Unincorporated parts of the parish 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)




-Jennings 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

Main Street Trick-or-Treat 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Elton 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Welsh 5:30 to7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Lake Arthur 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)




-Broussard 6 to 8 p.m (Oct. 31)

-Carencro 6 to 8 p.m (Oct. 31)

-Duson 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Lafayette 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Scott 6 to 8 p.m (Oct. 31)

-Youngsville 6 to 8 p.m (Oct. 31)

-Sugar Mill Pond 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Le Triomphe 6 to 8 (Oct. 30)

-Cedar Hills 6 to 8 (Oct. 30)

-Copper Meadows (Oct. 30th)

- Copperfield (Oct. 30th)

-Copperfield South Estates and Village (Oct. 30th)

-Fieldcrest Estates in Youngsville 6 to 8 (Oct 30th)

-Southlake Plantation in Youngsville (Oct. 30th)

-Highland Ridge Subdivision in Youngsville 6 to 8 p.m.(Oct. 30th)

-Bluffs Subdivision in Lafayette 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30th)

-Beau Parterre subdivision in Youngsville 6-8 p.m. (Oct. 30th)

-Miramar Subdivision near Youngsville 6-8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Shady Pines in Youngsville 6-8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Audubon Trace Subdivision in Lafayette 6-8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

- Olde Towne at Mill Creek in Lafayette 6-8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

Rapides Parish

Unincorporated areas of Rapides Parish will observe Halloween on Wednesday, October 30th, from 5-8 pm.



St. Landry Parish 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Arnaudville 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Cankton 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Grand Coteau 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Krotz Springs 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Leonville 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Melville 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct 30)

-Palmetto 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Port Barre 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Sunset 5 to 7 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Opelousas 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Eunice 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct 31)

-Washington 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)




St. Martin Parish 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Breaux Bridge 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-St Martinville 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Henderson 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Parks 6 to 8 (Oct. 30)

-Catahoula 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Stephensville 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)




-Amelia 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Baldwin 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Bayou Vista 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Berwick 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Centerville 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Franklin 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Morgan City 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)

-Patterson 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 31)




-Abbeville 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Erath 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Gueydan 5 to 7:00 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Kaplan 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)

-Maurice 6 to 8 p.m. (Oct. 30)




Living Faith Church will be having a FREE indoor Fall Carnival, on Thursday, October 31st from 6:30-8:30pm. Bring your family and friends for candy, face painting, games, food, and a photobooth; No costumes please. Located at 1320 Fortune Rd Youngsville, LA. For more information call 337-230-5618.


The Family Church Family Fest has been moved to Wednesday, October 30th 6-8pm due to Lafayette expecting bad weather on Thursday. SAME GREAT FAMILY FUN... JUST A DAY EARLY.
Wear your non-scary costumes and bring your entire family out for a fun filled night of food trucks, carnival games, Fun Jumps galore, Art Central, Rock Climb, photo booth, Tiny Town for toddlers,Hay Rides, Train Rides, lots of Candy and much more... ADMISSION IS FREE ... Located on the Grounds of The Family Church and Lafayette Christian Academy 223 Stone Avenue, Lafayette, LA . For more information (337) 234-0214


Abbeville's Scare in the Square

The Vermilion Parish Library is putting on Scare in the Square on Wednesday, October 30th. Starting at 4:30 pm, they'll have registration for a Costume Contest. Trick or treating will happen around the square and through downtown Abbeville from 6-8 PM.


Highland Elementary School in Eunice is having a Halloween Haunt on 10/29, starting at 7pm. There will be classroom to classroom trick-or-treating for kids ages 2-12. Admission is $3 per child.


Ghost Lady in Lafayette

Haunted Lafayette Tours offers historical ghost tours everyday of the week except Mondays 50 weeks out of the year. Tickets range in price from $25 per person for her Secret Society Tour and Haunted Cathedral Tours and $35 per person for the Haunted Pub Crawl Tour. All tours offered by Haunted Lafayette Tours is family friendly and suitable for any age with exception of the Pub Crawl Tour in which all guests must be 21 years of age and older. Visit our website http://www.hauntedlafayettetours.com or contact our office at (337) 565-0576 for more details.

Although born in Rayne, Louisiana, the "Ghost Lady", Kasey Gilbert Clark, moved to Texas and lived in the Houston area for 35 years. During this time, she developed an interest in ghosts and the paranormal. After receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Business from Western Governor's University, she turned her ghost hunting hobby into a thriving business, Haunted Houston Tours, in July 2010. Her new venture soon gained the attention of the local media in Houston, Texas where she has been featured on news stations, local newspapers and magazines each year. Upon her return to Lafayette, Louisiana in April 2013, she was saddened that similar tours were not offered in the area despite Lafayette's rich history. This inspired her to create a sister company, Haunted Lafayette Tours based in Lafayette, Louisiana. In addition to owning and operating Haunted Lafayette Tours, she continues to actively manage her Houston Company, Haunted Houston Tours, with the assistance of an experienced staff, office manager, and customer service department from Lafayette, Louisiana. Not only is the "Ghost Lady" a successful businesswoman and entrepreneur, operating 2 businesses in 2 states in 2 cities, she is an accomplished paranormal investigator, historian, webmaster, website designer, genealogist, and author with her first book scheduled for publication sometime in 2014.

The "Ghost Lady" being of Cajun descent gives her historical ghost tours with a quaint Cajun flair.

Tickets are now available for purchase at http://www.hauntedlafayettetours.com.



Abeville Fall Fest

Annual Fall Fun Fest will be held Wednesday, October 30, at Harvest Time Church, 901 Wildcat Dr. in Abbeville from 6 to 9 p.m. There will also be a gumbo cook-off this night.

The Fright Trail

The Fright Trail is a haunted house that opens every year in Scott during the month of October. Portion of their proceeds will help buy e-readers for Lafayette Parish students. To learn more about Literacy Inc, please visit our website at www.literacyinc.com. The trail is located at 5401 Cameron Street, Scott.


Dr. Frankenstrudel's Lemon-Fresh Laboratory of Horrors

Who: Teen Acadia Players
Where: AcadiaParishCenter for the Arts & Culture,
Mill St., Crowley
When: Oct. 25-29
Information: P.E. Ronkartz, Director 581-8507

Alexis is he brightest student in her class, but when she gets a job as eccentric Dr. Frankstrudel's new lab assistant, she'll need all her wits to foil his evil plans for world domination. Dr. Frankenstrudel and Eyegore are working on their latest "creation," but they need Alexis' brain to complete the monster. Barely escaping their clutches, Alexis teams up with other children the doctor has captured to foil her plan and escape her overly tidy laboratory! The only things standing in their way are a zombie-ridden graveyard, the doctor's first "creation," and Eyegore at every turn. Will they make it out with their brains intact?

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students and children. Tickets may be purchased online at www.theacadiaplayers.com or at the door at the time of performance. Seating is limit to 50 per performance so buy your tickets early!

Museum of Fear

The Museum of Fear's scheduled dates are Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, & 31, 2013, from 7:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M. The doors do not close until the last victim exits!

Ghost stories around Acadiana

Join longtime journalist and ghost seeker Cheré Dastugue Coen as she visits Lafayette's haunted sites and travels the countryside in search of ghostly legends found only in South Louisiana.

Cheré Dastugue Coen is an award-winning journalist, instructor of writing, playwright, novelist and cookbook author. A native of New Orleans, Cheré now makes her home in Lafayette. Her books include Exploring Cajun Country: A Historic Tour of Acadiana by The History Press, the cookbook travelogue Cooking in Cajun Country with "Cajun" Karl Breaux and Magic's in the Bag: Creating Spellbinding Gris Gris Bags and Sachets with Jude Bradley. Visit her website at http://cherecoen.wix.com/cherecoen.

Cheré Coen will be signing copies of "Haunted Lafayette" at the following:

Oct. 30, 2013: Cheré will tell Lafayette's ghost stories from the book at 7 p.m. at Carpe Diem Gelato & Espresso Bar in downtown Lafayette, as part of Voices in Fall literary series.

Nov. 2, 2013: Cheré is a scheduled speaker at the Louisiana Book Festival in Baton Rouge.

'Things That Go Boom In The Night'

Cite Des Arts and Boom! Boom! Burlesque, Lafayette's premiere Burlesque troupe, proudly present "Things that go Boom! in the Night!" This vaudeville-style Halloween spooktacular includes singers, dancers, and tantalizing teasers sure to leave you on the edge of your seat. The talented and sexy women and men of Boom! Boom! Burlesque know how to make you smile and creep you out. Make this exciting show a part of your Halloween festivities at 9:30 p.m. on Halloween night at Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine Street, $10.00 at the Door.


Our Savior's Church Annual Harvest Fest

Our Savior's Church Annual Harvest Fest event at will be held at North Park in Opelousas on Thursday, November 7th starting at 6:00 pm. There will be tons of candy, games, food, giveaways, fun jumps, and fun for the whole family. The best part is, everything is free! Go to oursaviorschurch.com for more information.


11th Annual Safe Halloween for Kids in Le Vieux Village

Each year the City of Opelousas Tourism Department hosts a fun-filled evening of Halloween activities for the community to enjoy. Safe Halloween for Kids at Le Vieux Village provides a safe environment for the children in Opelousas and surrounding areas to not only enjoy trick or treating but also gives them the opportunity to visit each of the homes in the village in search of more treats. Also, the quick witted "Mitch the Magician," will make an appearance. Mitch will delight children of all ages with his repertoire of jokes, games and balloon-twist creations.

The City of Opelousas is proud to host the 11th Annual Safe Halloween for Kids in Le Vieux Village 828 E. Landry Street on Thursday, October 30, 2013. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and last until 7:00 p.m.

Opelousas Mayor Donald Cravins Sr. and the City Council Members are dedicated to providing family-oriented events to residents by offering citizens a fun way to spend time in their own community.

The Safe Halloween for Kids event is made possible with the support of local businesses and organizations that adopt and decorate the houses in Le Vieux Village and hand out treats to the little ghosts and goblins.


Cecilia Haunted House

The Haunted House at the Cecilia Fire Station will be open on Wednesday, October 30th from 6-9 p.m. rather than on Halloween night.


Birth of the Living Dead

Thursday, October 31 @ 7:30 pm - Special Halloween Screening. Costumes Encouraged

"Birth of the Living Dead" shows us how this young filmmaker created a world-renowned horror film that was also a profound insight into how our society really works.

This very special screening is a fundraiser for Cite des Arts. Following the screening will be a burlesque show with THE BOOM, BOOM REVIEW at Cite des Arts. Special thanks to Pouparts Bakery and Bistro for refreshments. Sponsored by the Stage Backers.
Birth of the Living Dead - Official Trailer
Birth of the Living Dead - Official Trailer

Public: $12
Members, students, seniors: $10


First Baptist Lafayette Fall Fest

First Baptist Lafayette will host the annual FALL FEST on Thursday, October 31, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Activities will include games, fun jumps, and a "Trunk or Treat." Most activities will be indoors, so the event will happen "rain or shine."

FALL FEST is for children through 6th grade and their friends and families. It is a free event, although several local food trucks will be available with food and drink for purchase.

The public is invited to attend. First Baptist Lafayette is located at 1100 Lee Avenue in downtown Lafayette. For more information call 337-593-3661.


Highland Baptist Fall Fun Fest

Highland Baptist Church's fall festival will take plce on Thursday , October 31 from 5:30 p.m. until 7 pm.  In the event of rain, the festival will be moved into the church gymnasium.



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