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Head out to the 52nd Swine Festival this weekend in Basile

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Posted at 8:48 PM, Nov 01, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-03 00:03:35-04

Basile is hosting the 52nd Annual Louisiana Swine Festival this weekend, November 1-3, at the Town Park Recreational Center.

The event is meant to educate and celebrate Cajun history, according to their website.

Some activities at the festival will include a boudin eating contest, a hog calling contest, a talent show, and a pork cookoff.

Along with fun events, there will also be live performances by artists including Clay Cormier & The Highway Boys, Dustin Sonnier & The Wanted, and Keith Frank and The Soileau Zydeco Band.

On Saturday night, the festival will televise the LSU v. Alabama game.

Admission is $5/person. Concessions will be available as well.

Jynlee Conner, Teen Miss Louisiana Swine Festival, said of the event, "It brings the community together, it's a nice family type event...a lot of good memories, lots of fun, dancing, eating."

For more information on the festival and for a full list of events and performers, click here.