Nov 8, 2013 4:25 PM by Ian Auzenne
The St. Martinville Catfish Festival kicks off tonight at Catfish Heaven in St. Martinville. The festival will feature a catfish eating contest, a catfish cookoff, and a number of concerts, including one Saturday night featuring Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame member Percy Sledge. Tickets cost $7 per day. Military personnel and children under the age of 12 get into the festival for free.