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Schedule for Acadian Memorial Heritage Festival and Wooden Boat Congrès

 

Saturday, March 19, 2022

9:00 am 

Putt Putt Boat parade (until 9:45 am)

Wooden Boat Display (all day – at the bayou)


9:45 am

Flag Raising with the Iberia Veterans Association

10:00 am

Food, Drink & Craft Booths open for service (all day)

Lafayette Genealogy Society Family History Help Booth (all day)

Sweets Booth (all day)

Théâtre Cadien - historical vignettes en français (Memorial)

Petite Cajuns band begins playing (until 10:45)

10:30 am

Children's Toys and Games & Chair Caning Demonstration with Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site (Pavillion)


11:00 am

French Table hosted by the Bayou Teche French Table of New Iberia (Acadian Museum back room until 12 pm)

“Seeking an Acadian Nation: the 1930 Diary of an Evangeline Girl” presentation by Warren Perrin (St. Martinville City Hall)

Théâtre Cadien – historical vignettes (Memorial)

Poisson Rouge band plays until 3:00 pm, pausing for reenactment 

12:30 pm

Reenactment of the Arrival of Acadians in Louisiana

Honoring the Arceneaux/Leger Families (Bayou/Gazebo)

Announcement of the 2022 Monsieur Bateau de Bois


3:00 pm

Raffle Drawing & Festival close

 

*After hours acoustic Jam Session 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (near pavilion). 

 

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