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DTA starts up again on Friday

Posted at 11:22 AM, Sep 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 12:23:31-04

Downtown Alive! kicks off the 35th anniversary season with Lane Mack & the Balladeers plus special guests Sweet Cecilia at Parc International on September 14.

Lane Mack has worked with Robert Randolph, Marc Broussard, and Royal Teeth. He also competed on NBC’s “The Voice.”

Music kicks off at 6 p.m. with award-winning Sweet Cecilia, a family trio from Cecilia.  They’re vocalists, musicians and songwriters.

The party starts at 5 p.m. with Happiest Hour. This week’s Happiest Hour is hosted by Legends Downtown from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m and they’ll be offering frozen margaritas for $5. The “Official After Party” kicks off with DJ RV and giant Jenga at Legends Downtown immediately following the concert.

The Manger food scene continues, featuring Pot & Paddle’s jambalaya this week.

DTA! Kids begins at 6:00 p.m, with free educational activities provided by the Children’s Museum of Acadiana. Other entertainment includes MLR Magic showcasing their animal character balloons and face-painting. Pop-A-Licious is offering popcorn.

Outside beverages, smoking and pets are not allowed to encourage a safe and family-friendly event for all.

Urban Leader sponsors, Lafayette Coca-Cola, LUS Fiber, Festival International, Townsquare Media, Teche Drugs, Delta Media Corporation, Potty Girl, Lowry’s Printing, and Event Rental.

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