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People waltz as a Cajun band plays at the Liberty Theater in Eunice

Every Saturday night, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center sponsors "Rendez-vous des Cajuns" at the Liberty Theater

There's always something happening at Jean Lafitte---here's a printable pdf of April activities, programs, exhibits, and events.

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  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    New Acadia Project Presentation

    Saturday, April 18, 2015

    Hear the latest from the researchers of the New Acadia Project, an archeological project uncovering the hidden history of Cajun Louisiana. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM
    Location:
    Acadian Cultural Center, Lafayette
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Beyond the Battle of Lake Borgne

    Saturday, April 18, 2015

    New Orleans knew the British were coming in December 1814. Discover the story of Louisiana's first encounter with the British invasion force during the final days of the War of 1812. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM
    Location:
    Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Wetlands Walk

    Sunday, April 19, 2015

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/13/2015 to 05/31/2015

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM
    Location:
    Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Sunday, April 19, 2015

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 04/08/2015 to 05/31/2015

    Join a ranger for a short talk---today's topic could be nature, human history, fascinating critters, or emerging ecological challenges in the wetlands. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Exhibit: "I Remember...."

    Sunday, April 19, 2015

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/28/2015 to 06/28/2015

    Photos, paintings, and oral histories share memories of Louisiana's changing Gulf Coast. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
    Location:
    Barataria Preserve, Marrero
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Cajun Music Jam

    Monday, April 20, 2015

    Every Monday Weekly from 03/16/2015 to 05/18/2015

    Sit in with local muscians or just sit back and enjoy! More

    Time:
    5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Monday, April 20, 2015

    Every Monday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 03/13/2015 to 05/29/2015

    Cruise into the past on a ranger-guided boat tour. More

    Time:
    10:00 AM to 2:30 PM,10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    Fees:
    see below
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly from 03/13/2015 to 05/29/2015

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

    Time:
    2:45 PM to 3:15 PM
    Location:
    Acadian Cultural Center, Lafayette
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Riverfront History Stroll

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/19/2015 to 05/30/2015

    Walk along the Mississippi River levee and get an overview of New Orleans history. More

    Time:
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    Location:
    French Quarter Visitor Center, New Orleans
    Fees:
    Free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/19/2015 to 05/30/2015

    Hear the story of the Battle of New Orleans on the very ground where American troops defeated the mighty British army in 1815. More

    Time:
    2:45 PM
    Location:
    Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Cercle Francophone

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Every Tuesday Weekly from 03/17/2015 to 05/26/2015

    French speakers, unite! Join the conversation and keep Louisiana's Francophone traditions alive. More

    Time:
    5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    Location:
    Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Boat Tours - Bayou Vermilion

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 03/25/2015 to 05/30/2015

    Enjoy a bayou cruise with a National Park Service ranger from Lafayette's Acadian Cultural Center. More

    Time:
    10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    Location:
    Vermilionville Heritage & Folklife Park, Lafayette
    Fees:
    see below
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Tuesday, April 21, 2015

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly from 03/17/2015 to 05/28/2015

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

    Time:
    2:00 PM
    Location:
    Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, Thibodaux
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Score for Unity World Premiere Performances

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    Commemorate the Battle of New Orleans bicentennial with world premiere performances of a new musical tribute. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM,7:00 PM
    Location:
    see description
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Folklife Demonstrations

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

    Every Saturday Weekly from 03/14/2015 to 05/30/2015

    Discover "the Cajun way" of music, dancing, quilting, and cooking. More

    Location:
    Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, Eunice
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Rendez-vous des Cajuns

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

    Every Saturday Weekly from 04/11/2015 to 05/30/2015

    It's a Louisiana Saturday night Cajun-style! More

    Time:
    6:00 PM
    Location:
    Liberty Theater, Eunice
    Fees:
    call for ticket prices
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Beyond the Battle of Lake Borgne

    Saturday, April 25, 2015

    New Orleans knew the British were coming in December 1814. Discover the story of Louisiana's first encounter with the British invasion force during the final days of the War of 1812. More

    Time:
    11:00 AM
    Location:
    Chalmette Battlefield, Chalmette
    Fees:
    free
  • Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve

    Score for Unity World Premiere Performances

    Wednesday, April 29, 2015

    Commemorate the Battle of New Orleans bicentennial with world premiere performances of a new musical tribute. More

    Time:
    3:00 PM,7:00 PM
    Location:
    see description
    Fees:
    free

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