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The best things to see and do in Cajun Country

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Oct. 1. Breast Cancer Walk. Sulphur. 337/527-4500.

Oct. 1. Latin Music Festival. Downtown Lafayette. 337/988-1041.

Oct. 1.  Louisiana Cajun Food Fest. Downtown Kaplan. 337/642-2400.

Oct. 1. Arts and Crafts Fair. New Iberia. 337/369-6446.

Oct. 1. Shadows Arts & Crafts Show. Shadows-on-the-Teche, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 1. Cajun French Music Festival/Les Cadiens du Teche. Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 1-2. Bayou Music Fest. Oakridge Park, Golden Meadow. 985/632-4247.

Oct. 1 -29, every Saturday and Tuesday. Teche Area Farmer’s Market. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 5-8. Jefferson Davis Parish Fair. Jennings. 337/824-1773.

Oct. 6. Shrine Circus. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. 337/288-2681.

Oct. 7. Donny Edwards’ “One Night With Elvis.” Rice Theater, Crowley. 281/713-8140.

Oct. 7-8. Grand Isle Ladies Rodeo. Bridgeside Marina, Grand Isle. 985/787-2229.

Oct. 7-8. SugaSheaux/Rodeo Competition Series & Show. SugArena, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 7-9. World Championship Gumbo Cook-off. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 7-9. Tour du Teche Canoe Race. Bayou Teche, Port Barre to Berwick. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 7-9. Voice of the Wetlands Festival. Southdown Plantation and Museum, Houma. 985/226-1004.

Oct. 7-16. Great Acadian Awakening. Statewide. English/gra2011.org/events.

Oct. 8. Vinton Heritage Festival. Downtown Vinton. 337/589-7453.

Oct. 8-9. Atchafalaya Eastern Divisionals Powerboat Race. Lake Palourde Parkway, Morgan City. 800/256-2931.

Oct. 9. Acadiana Barrel Race Association. SugArena, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 11. Great Acadian Awakening. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. 337/288-2681.

Oct. 11-16. Louisiana Cotton Festival. North Side Civic Center, Ville Platte. 337/363-6367.

Oct. 12-16. Cal-Cam Fair. Cal-Cam Fairgrounds, Sulphur. 337/527-9371.

Oct. 13-16. Louisiana Cattle Festival and Fair. Downtown Abbeville. 337/652-0646.

Oct. 13-16 and Oct. 20-23. Iberia Performing Arts League Presents Fire Eye. Essanee Theater, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 14-16. Cut Off Youth Center Fair. Lafourche. 985/632-7616.

Oct. 14-16. Voices of the Past. Franklin. 337/828-2092.

Oct. 14-16. Festivals Acadiens et Créoles. Girard Park, Lafayette. Festivalsacadiens.com.

Oct. 15. Ragley Heritage and Timber Festival. Ragley Historical Square, Ragley. 337/725-3444.

Oct. 15. Tailgating Cook-off. The Loreauville Park, Loreauville. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 15. Rouge et Blanc. City Hall, Lake Charles. 337/475-5123.

Oct. 15. Louisiana Stock Horse Association Show. SugArena, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 17.  Kiwanis Pepper Festival. Evangeline Oak, St. Martinville. 337/394-9396.

Oct. 20-22. International Rice Festival. Downtown Crowley. 337/783-3067.

Oct. 21. Louisiana Gumbo Festival of Chackbay. Chackbay. 985/859-4859.

Oct. 22. Boudin Cook-off. Downtown Lafayette. Boudincookoff.com.

Oct. 22. Terror on the Teche. New Iberia. 337/369-6446.

Oct. 23. Acadiana Barrel Race Association. SugArena, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 26-30. Yellow Rails and Rice Festival. Jennings. snowyegretenterprises.com.

Oct. 28-29. South Louisiana Blackpot Festival and Cookoff. Acadian Village, Lafayette. Blackpotfestival.com.

Oct. 29. Shadows-on-the-Teche Rededication Ceremony. Shadows-on-the-Teche, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 29. New Iberia Beneath the Balconies. Main Street, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 29. New Iberia Downtown Art Walk. Main Street, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 30. Halloween Children’s Festival & Costume Contest. Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia. 888/942-3742.

Oct. 31. Main Street Trick or Treat. Downtown Jennings. 337/821-5532.

Oct. 31. Harvest Fest. Lake Charles Civic Center Coliseum, Lake Charles. 337/491-1280.

Nov. 1 -30. Artist of the Month Janet Mayfield. Downtown Art Gallery, Houma. 985/851-2198.

Nov. 4-6. Swine Festival. Basile. 337/230-1479.

Nov. 5. Southdown Marketplace Arts & Crafts Festival. Southdown Plantation and Museum, Houma. 985/851-0154.

Nov. 5. The Great Chili Challenge. New Iberia. 337/364-2273.

Nov. 5-6. Giant Omelette Celebration. Abbeville. Giantomelette.org

Nov. 5-6. Shadows-on-the-Teche Civil War Re-enactment. New Iberia. 877/200-4924.

Nov. 6. Horse Show. Houma Air Base Arena, Houma. 985/665-1005.

Nov. 10. Building Green Cities. South Louisiana Community College, Lafayette. 337/234-4042.

Nov. 11. Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony. New Iberia. 337/365-1428.

Nov. 11. Mulberry Elementary School 15th Annual Veterans Day Program. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. 985/850-4657.

Nov. 11-13. Cracklin Festival. Port Barre. 337/585-6188.

Nov. 11-14. Rayne Frog Festival. Rayne. 337/366-2884.

Nov. 12. Atchafalaya Basin Festival. Henderson. 337/205-2443.

Nov. 12. TARC Holiday Open House. TARC Restaurant and Gift Shop/Campus, Houma. 985/876-4465.

Nov. 12. Thibodeauxville Fall Festival. Downtown Thibodaux. 985/446-1191.

Nov. 17-20. Southern Screen Film Festival. Lafayette. 337/291-3456.

Nov. 18-20. Celtic Nations Heritage Festival. Lake Charles. 337/439-4888.

Nov. 18-Dec. 29. W.H. Tupper Museum Christmas Exhibit. Jennings. 337/821-5532.

Nov. 19. Freddie Pate’s Jamboree. Strand Theatre, Jennings. 337/779-2342.

Nov. 26. Cajun Christmas Bayou Parade. Breaux Bridge. 337/332-8500.

Nov. 26. Christmas in the Park. Reeves. 337/749-2000.

Nov. 28. New Iberia Christmas Parade. New Iberia. 337/365-1428.
 

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