Cajun Christmas Lights : Lafayette and Opelousas

Cajun Christmas Lights : Lafayette and Opelousas

It's Friday and today's Road Trip takes us closer to home for Christmas Lights : so here is my favorite spots : Noel Acadien au Village A critical annual fundraiser for LARC Inc, a local 501(c)3 non-profit organization with its primary focus on assisting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Santa’s Workshop Make sure to bring [...]

Big City Light : New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Big City Light : New Orleans and Baton Rouge

Happy Friday and we are checking out the Christmas light along the River . In the cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge with a Cajun flair. CELEBRATION IN THE OAKS HOLIDAY LIGHTS : New Orleans Each year, from Thanksgiving through the New Year, the annual Celebration in the Oaks lighted display lights up New Orleans [...]

Steel Magnolia, Meat Pies and Lights

Steel Magnolia, Meat Pies and Lights

That's what the town of Natchitoches has in common. The setting for Steel Magnolia movie, the Meat Pie Festival and famous Christmas lights. Natchitoches, located in north-central Louisiana, is a short drive from our south central states and large metro areas. I-49 runs just 5 miles west of our beautiful Historic Landmark District, site of [...]

Native American Heritage Celebration

Native American Heritage Celebration

Saturday, November 19th 11 am - 2 pm at Lacombe Park Join Us for Storytelling, Singing, Filé Gumbo & More! Sunday, November 20th 1 pm - 4 pm at Bayou Lacombe Museum On Sunday Join Us to learn about the Choctaw-French-Afro-Carribean Connection, Health & Nutrition, & Dan Isaacs & The Mystic Wind Dancers! Why Bayou [...]

Destrehan Fall Festival

Destrehan Fall Festival

It's Fall in Louisiana. The perfect time to enjoy the outside weather and do a little shopping for birthdays and holidays. So come visit and Enjoy the Fall Festival.. It is almost time! Our 50th Annual Fall Festival is Saturday and Sunday, November 12th & 13th, 2022 from 9 am to 4 pm. Come shop [...]

Abbeville, La : Omelet Festival

Abbeville, La : Omelet Festival

It's Road trip time and today it's the Omelet Festival in Downtown Abbeville. History of the Giant Omelette: ​ According to legend, when Napoleon and his army were traveling through the south of France, they decided to rest for the night near the town of Bessieres. Napoleon feasted on an omelette prepared by a local [...]

Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana

Haunted Lafayette, Louisiana

Happy Friday and today's road trip is to Lafayette , Louisiana . And some of my favorite Haunted places along the way. T-Frere’s Bed and Breakfast One of the most haunted houses in Lafayette, T-Frere’s story of a young widow named Amelie, who died in the well out back, has been passed down for decades. Amelie supposedly [...]

Fire House : Hunted House

Fire House : Hunted House

Every year the Melville Volunteer Fire Department holds a Hunted House and Tick a Trunk. It's a fun event ran by some amazing people who loves to give back to the Community. Outside Photo spot: Photo Booth Inside the Fire House: The outside for Trick a Trunk Let's Trick a trea with the kids... Thanks [...]

Hauntin Louisiana : Commentary Tours

Hauntin Louisiana : Commentary Tours

Spend some time with voices from the past at the St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery Tours & Historical Reenactments in the Zydeco Capital of the World, Opelousas. This historical group tour will transport you back in time. Reactors focus on a chosen time period in Opelousas’ history and are dressed the part. You’ve heard of New Orleans’s famous [...]

Louisiana Haunting Plantation Ghost

Louisiana Haunting Plantation Ghost

Welcome to Friday's in October. As we explore Haunted places in Louisiana. Today it's about Plantation Ghost. Haunted Plantations: Oak Alley A sugar plantation; an abandoned investment property; a cattle ranch; a landscape of defiance in the face of the Army Corps of Engineers--Oak Alley has been many things in its over 200 years of [...]