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July and August events, festivals and more.

Wooden Boat Festival in Madisonville

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NORTH

Sept. 6. Union Talent & Craft Festival. Willie Davis Recreation Center, Farmerville. (318) 957-0741.

Sept. 13. Dragonboat Race Day. Festival Plaza, Shreveport.  (318) 227-1515.

Sept. 27. Germantown Bluegrass Festival. Germantown Colony Museum, Minden. (318) 377-2508.

Sept. 27. Race for the Cure. Forsythe Park, Monroe. (318) 329-2439.

Sept. 30-Oct. 4. Webster Parish Fair. Minden Fairgrounds, Minden. (318) 377-6250.

Oct. 4-11. Red River Revel Arts Festival. Festival Plaza, Shreveport. redriverrevel.com

Oct. 10-11. American Springhill Lumberjack Festival. Frank Anthony Park, Springhill. (318) 539-3292.

Oct. 11. Springhill Main Street Car & Motorcycle Show. Downtown Springhill. (318) 539-5699.

Oct. 18. Cotton Country Horse Show. North Louisiana Exhibition Center, Ruston. (318) 243-4941.

Oct. 18. BREW. Festival Plaza, Shreveport. (318) 424-4000.

Oct. 23-Nov. 9. State Fair of Louisiana. 3701 Hudson Ave., Shreveport. (318) 635-1361.

Oct. 25. Herbal Harvest & Original Arts & Crafts. 711 N. 7th St., West Monroe. (318) 801-9138.

Oct. 31-Nov. 1. Main to Main Trade Days. Minden. (318) 371-4258.

CENTRAL

Sept. 19-20. Marthaville Good Ole Days Festival. Marthaville.

Sept. 19-20. Meat Pie Festival. Downtown Natchitoches.

Sept. 20. 3rd Annual Le Tour de Bayou. Kent Plantation House, Alexandria. (318) 487-5998.

Sept. 30-Oct. 4. Beauregard Parish Fair. Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds, DeRidder. (337) 375-2028.

Oct. 1-31. October Tri-Centennial Celebration. Various locations, Natchitoches. (800) 259-1714.

Oct. 3-4. Robeline Heritage Festival. El Camino Real, Robeline. Robelineheritage.org.

Oct. 4. Return to the ’50s Classic Car Show. Front Street & Riverbank, Natchitoches. (855) 342-7469.

Oct. 8-12. Rapides Parish Fair. Rapides Parish Fairgrounds, Alexandria. (318) 767-3968.

Oct. 9-11. Zwolle Tamale Fiesta. Zwolle Festival Grounds, Zwolle. zwolletamalefiesta.com

Oct. 10-12. Fall Pilgrimage Tour of Homes. Natchitoches along the Cane River. (800) 259-1714.

Oct. 15. West Louisiana Forestry Festival. Vernon Parish Fairgrounds, Leesville. (337) 238-0647.

Oct. 25. Haunted History Tour. American Cemetery, Natchitoches. (800) 259-1714.

Oct. 25. Cane River Green Market. Downtown Riverbend, Natchitoches. (318) 352-2746.

BATON ROUGE/PLANTATION COUNTRY

Sept. 7. Firepower! Pt. Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson. (225) 654-3775.

Sept. 13-14. Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Show. Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. (225) 621-1700.

Sept. 26. Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship Festival. Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. (225) 621-1700.

Sept. 27-28. Harvest Days. Rural Life Museum, Baton Rouge. (225) 765-2437.

Oct. 4. Denham Springs Fall Festival. Mattie Street, Denham Springs. (225) 665-4666.

Oct. 4. Spanish Town Walking Tour. Baton Rouge.

Oct. 4-5. Rural Life Harvest Days W/Corn Maze. Rural Life Museum, Baton Rouge. (225) 765-2437.

Oct. 5. Sugar Fest. West Baton Rouge Museum, Port Allen. (225) 336-2422.

Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26. Angola Prison Rodeo. Louisiana State Penitentiary, Angola. (225) 655-2030.

Oct. 7-12. Livingston Parish Fair. Livingston Fairgrounds, Livingston. (225) 686-1333.

Oct. 10-11. Southern Garden Symposium. Hwy. 61, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3738.

Oct. 23-Nov. 2. Greater Baton Rouge State Fair. Airline Highway Park Fairgrounds, Baton Rouge. (225) 755-3247.

Oct. 26. Halloween, A Rural Fall Fair. Rural Life Museum, Baton Rouge. (225) 765-2437.

CAJUN COUNTRY

Sept. 5-7. TaWaSi Bayou Lafourche Antiques Show. Warren J. Harang Jr. Auditorium, Thibodaux. (985) 413-1147.

Sept. 7. Acadiana Barrel Race Association. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, New Iberia. (337) 365-7539.

Sept. 12-13. Lydia Cajun Food Fest. Weeks Park, Lydia. (337) 519-3131.

Sept. 13. Boudin Wars. Henning Cultural Center, Sulphur. (337) 527-0357.

Sept. 13. Jeanerette Fall Farmers Market. Jeanerette City Park, Jenerette. (337) 276-4293.

Sept. 20. Cajun French Music Festival. Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia. (337) 364-7975.

Sept. 20-21. 23rd Annual Midnight Fantastic Lakefront Tour Car, Truck & Bike Show. Burton Complex, Lake Charles. (337) 263-0655.

Sept. 24-28. Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Various locations, New Iberia.

Sept. 24. Junior League of Lafayette Annual Tinsel & Treasure Holiday Marketplace. Cajundome Convention Center, Lafayette. (337) 988-2739.

Sept. 26-27. Sugar Fest 4-H Lifestock Show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, New Iberia. (337) 365-7530.

Sept. 27. Best of the Bayou. Downtown Houma. (985) 876-5600.

Oct. 1-5. Jefferson Davis Parish Fair. Jefferson Davis Parish Fairgrounds, Jennings. (337) 824-1173.

Oct. 2-5. Tour du Teche Canoe Race. Port Barre to Berwick. tourduteche.com

Oct. 3-5. Lecompte Pie Festival. Grounds behind the Old Lecompte High School, Lecompte. (318) 776-5488.

Oct. 4. Latin Music Festival. Parc International, Lafayette. (337) 944-0011.

Oct. 4. Shadows Arts & Crafts Fair. Shadows-on-the-Teche, New Iberia. (337)369-6446.

Oct. 4-5. Roberts Cove Germanfest. Roberts Cove, Rayne, (337) 334-8354.

Oct. 7-12. Cotton Festival. North Side Civic Center, Ville Platte. (337) 831-3340.

Oct. 9-11. Atchafalaya Catfish Festival. Melville Civic Center, Melville. (337) 623-4226.

Oct. 10-12. World Championship Gumbo Cook-Off. Main Street, New Iberia. (337) 364-1836.

Oct. 10-12. Festivals Acadiens & Creoles. Girard Park, Lafayette. festivalsacadiens.com

Oct. 21-Nov. 2. 21st Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar. Holy Ghost Catholic Church, Opelousas. (337) 942-2732.

Oct. 25. New Iberia Beneath the Balconies. 317 E. Main St. to 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. (337) 364-1603.

Oct. 25. 3rd Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival. 174 Church St., Grand Couteau. (337) 662-3058.

Oct. 25. Rougarou Fest. Downtown Houma. (985) 580-7289.

GREATER NEW ORLEANS

Through Sept. 1. Southern Decadence. Various locations French Quarter, New Orleans. (504) 529-2107.

Sept. 12. Scales & Ales. Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans. (504) 861-5107.

Sept. 12-14. Shrimp Festival. Shrimp Festival Grounds, Meraux. (504) 278-4296.

Sept. 18-21. New Orleans Burlesque Festival. Harrah’s New Orleans and House of Blues, New Orleans. (504) 975-7425.

Sept. 25-27. Great Southern RV Park Bluegrass Festival. Great Southern RV Park, Angie. (985) 516-4680.

Sept. 25-28. Alligator Festival. West Bank Bridge Park, Luling.

Sept. 26-27. Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival. Cassidy Park, Bogalusa. (985) 205-1075.

Sept. 26-28. Cut Off Youth Center Hurricane Festival. Cut Off Youth Center, Cut Off.

Sept. 26-28. Our Lady of Perpetual Help School Fair. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Belle Chasse.

Sept. 27. St. Augustine High School Edwin Hampton Music Festival. St. Augustine High School, New Orleans. (504) 940-5980.

Oct. 1-5. St. Tammany Parish Fair. Covington Fairgrounds, Covington.

Oct. 1-5. Tangipahoa Parish Fair. Tangipahoa Fairgrounds, Amite. (985) 969-6403.

Oct. 3-4. Gretna Heritage Fair. Downtown Gretna. (504) 361-7742.

Oct. 3-5. Gentilly Fest. Pontchartrain Park, New Orleans. (504) 813-4164.

Oct. 4. Art for Art’s Sake. Warehouse arts district & Uptown, New Orleans.

Oct. 4. Ponchatoula Appraisal Fair & Art Stroll. Downtown Ponchatoula. (800) 617-4502.

October 10-12. Wooden Boat Festival. Madisonville. woodenboatfest.com

Oct. 18-19. Old Farmer’s Day & Horse Pulling Contest. 56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger. oldfarmersday.com

Oct. 23-26. 41st Annual French Food Festival. 307 E. 3rd St., Larose. (985) 693-7355.

Oct. 25-26. Slidell Annual State Fair. Erlanger, Second Street, Slidell. (985) 641-6316.

Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Ponchatoula Antique Trade Days & Arts & Crafts Festival. 160 S.E. Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula. (800) 617-4502.
 

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