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    Jean Lafitte

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Schedule Of Events

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 the September calendar of activities, programs, exhibits, and events.

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Events Upcoming for September

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  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Friday, September 19, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Friday, September 19, 2014

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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Friday, September 19, 2014

    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

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Folklife Demonstrations

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

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

  • Rendez-vous des Cajuns

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

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

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    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

  • Cajun Music Jam

    Monday, September 22, 2014

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

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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

  • Cercle Francophone

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    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

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

    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

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Friday, September 26, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Friday, September 26, 2014

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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Friday, September 26, 2014

    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

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Folklife Demonstrations

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

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

  • Rendez-vous des Cajuns

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

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

  • National Public Lands Day Volunteer Event

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Join in to help YOUR public lands! More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    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

  • Cajun Music Jam

    Monday, September 29, 2014

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

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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

  • Cercle Francophone

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

    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

Did You Know?

Vanishing Louisiana Coast.

Louisiana’s coastline is slowly disappearing into the Gulf of Mexico. Land in coastal Louisiana is sinking about one inch every 2 ½ years.