Around Acadiana

Nov 6, 2013 3:39 PM by MELISSA CANONE

November Events at Vermilionville

Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park hosts many special events each month including its weekly Cajun Jam on Saturdays, Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) as well as year round exhibits. The village is open Tuesday - Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and admission is $10 for adults, $6 for students, $8 for senior citizens 65+ and children under 6 get in free. See below for a list of upcoming events.

Friday, November 1 | La Toussaint | 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Vermilionville's La Toussaint or All Saints' Day is a reenactment based on a Catholic tradition of the Acadian people where they would put wax flowers on the graves of their loved ones to remember and honor them. During this field trip your students will learn about the tradition that is still practiced today, watch a demonstration on how to make the wax flowers for the les couronnes or wreath as well as participate in the reenactment with Vermilionville's artisans.

Saturday, November 2 | Cajun Jam | 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Join Vermilionville for their weekly Cajun Jam led by some of the area's finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for jam only and does not include entry to the park. For more info on the jam host visit the events calendar at vermilionville.org. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!

Sunday, November 3 | Bal du Dimanche with Goldman Thibodeaux & Lawtell Playboys | 1 - 4 p.m.
Dance the afternoon away with Goldman Thibodeaux & Lawtell Playboys at Vermilionville's weekly Sunday Dance. Refreshments will be available for this smoke-free all ages show at Vermilionville's Performance Center. Visit the calendar of events at vermilionville.org for more information. Bal du dimanche is held every Sunday. $5 admission is for dance only and does not include entry to the park.

Saturday, November 9 | Canoe Paddle | 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The community is invited to take a canoe trip on the Bayou Vermilion. $5 insurance fee to American Canoe Association for a canoe or bring your own canoe or kayak and paddle for free. Canoe trips are held every second and last Saturday of the month weather and river conditions permitting. Please RSVP in advance by emailing greg@bayouvermiliondistrict.org or calling (337) 769-7283.

Saturday, November 9 | Cajun Jam | 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Join Vermilionville for their weekly Cajun Jam led by some of the area's finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for jam only and does not include entry to the park. For more info on the jam host visit the events calendar at vermilionville.org. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!

Sunday, November 10 | Bal du Dimanche with Terry & Zydeco Bad Boys | 1 - 4 p.m.
Dance the afternoon away with Terry & Zydeco Bad Boys at Vermilionville's weekly Sunday Dance. Refreshments will be available for this smoke-free all ages show at Vermilionville's Performance Center. Visit the calendar of events at vermilionville.org for more information. Bal du dimanche is held every Sunday. $5 admission is for dance only and does not include entry to the park.

Tuesday, November 12 | The Backyard Series | 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
November's topic is UL Lafayette Traditional Music Ensemble Showcase hosted by Mark DeWitt, featuring UL Lafayette Traditional Music instructors and students. The series is presented by the Center for Louisiana Studies and sponsored in part by Decentralized Arts Funding distributed by the Acadiana Center for the Arts and the Louisiana Division of the Arts in partnership with the Vermilionville Foundation. Free and open to all ages.

Friday, November 15 | Paul Thorn | 7:30 p.m.
Frank & Tony Productions present an evening with Paul Thorn. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the music begins at 8:00 p.m. for this smoke free all age show. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase. Click here for more info and to purchase tickets.

Saturday, November 16 | Cajun Jam | 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Join Vermilionville for their weekly Cajun Jam led by some of the area's finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for jam only and does not include entry to the park. For more info on the jam host visit the events calendar at vermilionville.org. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!

Sunday, November 17 | Bal du Dimanche with Donny Broussard & Louisiana Stars| 1 - 4 p.m.
Dance the afternoon away with Donny Broussard & Louisiana Stars at Vermilionville's weekly Sunday Dance. Refreshments will be available for this smoke-free all ages show at Vermilionville's Performance Center. Visit the calendar of events at vermilionville.org for more information. Bal du dimanche is held every Sunday. $5 admission is for dance only and does not include entry to the park.

Monday, November 18 | Southern Circuit Film Series: Harvest | 6:30 p.m.
The Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park in conjunction with the South Arts Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers will be screening "Harvest," with filmmaker John Beck on Monday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m. Admission to the screening will be $10 and food and beverages will be available for purchase for this all ages screening. To purchase advanced tickets in person please visit Vermilionville Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., call (337) 233-4077 or click here.

Wednesday, November 20 | Thanksgiving Eve Dance with Geno Delafose | 8:30 p.m.
Celebrate Thanksgiving early with Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and admission is $10. No advance tickets for sale. No outside food or beverage.

Saturday, November 23 | Cajun Jam | 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Join Vermilionville for their weekly Cajun Jam led by some of the area's finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for jam only and does not include entry to the park. For more info on the jam host visit the events calendar at vermilionville.org. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!

Sunday, November 24 | Bal du Dimanche with Briggs Brown & Bayou Cajuns | 1 - 4 p.m.
Dance the afternoon away with Briggs Brown & Bayou Cajuns at Vermilionville's weekly Sunday Dance. Refreshments will be available for this smoke-free all ages show at Vermilionville's Performance Center. Visit the calendar of events at vermilionville.org for more information. Bal du dimanche is held every Sunday. $5 admission is for dance only and does not include entry to the park.

Monday, November 25 | Les Vues Film Series | 6:30 p.m.
Les Vues is a free monthly film series curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. that focus on the themes surrounding cultures. The month of November will be curated by Lance Harris who will be screening Jem Cohen's film Instrument. Following the screening will be a discussion about the film. Admission to the film series is free, but a suggested $5 donation will go towards screening and curating costs.

Saturday, November 30 | Canoe Paddle | 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.
The community is invited to take a canoe trip on the Bayou Vermilion. $5 insurance fee to American Canoe Association for a canoe or bring your own canoe or kayak and paddle for free. Canoe trips are held every second and last Saturday of the month weather and river conditions permitting. Please RSVP in advance by emailing greg@bayouvermiliondistrict.org or calling (337) 769-7283.

Saturday, November 30 | Healing Traditions in Acadiana | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners and the Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation are pleased to present a new series called Healing Traditions in Acadiana. This free lecture series will serve as an introduction to the general public about the healing traditions of the Cajun and Creole peoples of the area as well as the need to preserve medicinal plants, as well as the knowledge of their uses. More info at Vermilionville.org.

Saturday, November 30| Cajun Jam | 1 - 3:30 p.m.
Join Vermilionville for their weekly Cajun Jam led by some of the area's finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for jam only and does not include entry to the park. For more info on the jam host visit the events calendar at vermilionville.org. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams!

»Comments

Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Most Popular