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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 December calendar of activities, programs, exhibits, and events. Note that in addition to all sites being closed on Thursday, December 25, as shown on the calendar, all sites will also be closed on Friday, December 26. Also, no Cercle Francophone at the Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center on Tuesday, December 23. Trails and grounds access at the Barataria Preserve, Chalmette Battlefield, and Chalmette National Cemetery will be the same on December 26 as on December 25.

To search by specific days or for future events, use the "Search for Events" function below. Be sure to click on "Show Results" to get the information you've requested.

Days and times of operations and information about holiday closings are here. Note that due to all park staff working at the Battle of New Orleans bicentennial (come join us!), sites other than Chalmette Battlefield will be closed for the event. If you plan to visit Jean Lafitte site between January 7 and 10, be sure to follow the closings link above for all the information on closures.

 

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Events Upcoming for December

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  • Wetlands Walk

    Sunday, December 21, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Sunday, December 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, December 22, 2014

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

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Monday, December 22, 2014

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

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Monday, December 22, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Monday, December 22, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Tuesday, December 23, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Tuesday, December 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, December 23, 2014

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

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Tuesday, December 23, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Wednesday, December 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, December 24, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Wednesday, December 24, 2014

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

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Wednesday, December 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

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Wednesday, December 24, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Thursday, December 25, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Thursday, December 25, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Thursday, December 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, December 25, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Thursday, December 25, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Thursday, December 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

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Thursday, December 25, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Friday, December 26, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Friday, December 26, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Friday, December 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, December 26, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Friday, December 26, 2014

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

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Friday, December 26, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Friday, December 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

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Friday, December 26, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Saturday, December 27, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Saturday, December 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, December 27, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Folklife Demonstrations

    Saturday, December 27, 2014

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

  • Rendez-vous des Cajuns

    Saturday, December 27, 2014

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

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Saturday, December 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, December 28, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Sunday, December 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, December 29, 2014

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

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Monday, December 29, 2014

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

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Monday, December 29, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Monday, December 29, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Tuesday, December 30, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Tuesday, December 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, December 30, 2014

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

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Tuesday, December 30, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Tuesday, December 30, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Wednesday, December 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

    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Boat Tours - Bayou Lafourche

    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

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

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Wednesday, December 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

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Wednesday, December 31, 2014

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

  • Ranger`s Choice Program - Acadian Cultural Center

    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    Ranger talks on various topics. More

  • Riverfront History Stroll

    Thursday, January 1, 2015

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

  • Battle of New Orleans Talk

    Thursday, January 1, 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

  • Wetlands Walk

    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    Explore wild Louisiana on a ranger-guided walk. More

  • Historic Thibodaux Walking Tour

    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    Explore Thibodaux's history with a ranger. More

  • Ranger's Choice Talk - Barataria Preserve

    Thursday, January 1, 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

  • Exhibit: "The Many Facets & Textures of a Southern Girl's Life"

    Thursday, January 1, 2015

    Discover the beauty of south Louisiana with artist Felicia Gros Cowen. More

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