The Treasure of Jean Lafitte

In Jean Lafitte's day, silver and gold filled a pirate's treasure chest, but today's treasures are people, places, and memories. Discover New Orleans’ rich cultural mix. Learn Cajun traditions from people who live them. Watch an alligator bask on a bayou’s bank. Walk in the footsteps of the men who fought at 1815’s Battle of New Orleans. Follow the link to discover the treasure of Jean Lafitte.

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Experience the Best of Louisiana

Music, food, crafts demonstrators, arts and crafts vendors, cooking demonstrations, a Mardi Gras run, and a boucherie: all the best in one free fest!

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Wing Watchers Club for Kids

Nature-loving kids in grades 5-8 can learn about birds, hike, and explore the outdoors with the Wing Watchers Club.

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Better Health BaYOU! Day

Let's go outside and have some fun! Dancing, music, trail walks, and a health fair in the Barataria Preserve's great outdoors Saturday, October 24.

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Discover the Battle of New Orleans

Walk in the footsteps of Major General Andrew Jackson and the American troops who stopped a British invasion in 1815 at Chalmette Battlefield.

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Special Exhibit: Marquis de Lafayette

At Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center, discover the remarkable story of the Marquis de Layfayette, American Revolutionary War hero.

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Livin' on the Bayou

It's all about music, Cajun French, boat tours, and life on Louisiana's bayous at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center in Thibodaux.

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Welcome to New Orleans!

If you're visiting New Orleans and need a quick review of your delta history and culture, check out the park's French Quarter Visitor Center.

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Barataria Preserve Special Exhibit

Lane Lefort's spectacular photography shares Louisiana's beauty at a special free exhibit at the Barataria Preserve through November 1.

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A Taste of Cajun Culture

With music, cooking demonstrations, and more, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center in Eunice celebrates the Cajun way of life---join the fun!

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