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    Jean Lafitte

    National Historical Park and Preserve Louisiana

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 August calendar of activities, programs, exhibits, and events.

To search by specific days or for future events, use the calendar below. Days and times of operations and information about holiday closings are here.

 

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Events Upcoming for July

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  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Thursday, July 31, 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, July 31, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Thursday, July 31, 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, August 1, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Friday, August 1, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Friday, August 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

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Friday, August 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?

Young opossum riding their mother's back.

The opossum is North America's only native marsupial! The female will carry young in her pouch for 2-3 months and then on her back another 1-2 months. A female will usually have 7-8 babies, and each one latches onto one of 13 teats in her pouch.