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Top 10 Events In Acadiana This Weekend

There’s always so much to do around Acadiana that sometimes it’s hard to figure out what you want to do with your weekend. That’s where the Weekend Top 10 comes in handy.

Check out the top ten events happening around Lafayette for this weekend.


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Eat. Drink. Shop. Dance. Repeat! Get those cowboy boots dusted off, some good starch in your Party Pants & get ready for all the belly-rubbin & boot-stompin with Dustin Sonnier on Friday, August 18th from 6:00 – 9:00pm out at Couret Farms for Concerts at Couret, presented by Service Chevrolet Cadillac.

 

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The Delcambre Shrimp Festival runs August 16-20, featuring Daryle Singletary, Jeff Dugan, Kip Sonnier, a street fair and lots of tasty shrimp!  Visit the Delcambre Shrimp Festival’s website for more information.

 

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Geno Delafose will be playing and telling stories in the Daily Advertiser’s Community Room on Thursday, August 17th. Admission is $10.

 

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Yes, you can get a double-dose of Jeff Dugan this weekend: Thursday from 6-9pm at Cajun Claws Seafood Boilers in Rayne, and then again this weekend at the Delcambre Shrimp Festival.

 

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Flow Tribe & Brass Mimosa will be performing at Jefferson Street Pub on Thursday at 8pm. Contact the Jefferson Street Pub for more information.

 

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Royal Teeth & The Artisanals will perform on Friday at 9pm at the Wurst Biergarten on Jefferson Street in Downtown Lafayette.

For more information, visit the Wurst’s Facebook Page.

 

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A taco cook-off is being held to help defray the medical expenses of Acadiana’s favorite clown: Jingles!

Cajun Harley-Davidson in Scott is hosting the taco cook-off on Saturday, August 19th specifically to raise money for Jingles. You can expect to find lots of different tacos: Soft tacos, hard tacos, beef, chicken, seafood, wild game, vegetarian.

Admission will be $5 for an all-you-care-to-taste wristband.  Todd’s DJ Entertainment Services will be on hand to play music.  For details, contact Randy Hopper at 337-289-3030, or randy@cajunhd.com

 

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Vermilionville will host the next artist in the Summer Zydeco Dance Series: Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco RoadRunners. Admission is $10 (no membership discounts) and refreshments will be available for purchase for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077.

 

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It’s the FINAL SHOWDOWN where 8 restaurants will compete for the title of “LAFAYETTE’S ABSOLUT BEST MARTINI”!! Tickets are limited and $125/per person.

The night includes the sounds of crowd favorite Souled Out, hand-painted martini glasses designed by local artist – Dana Manly, a silent auction and, of course, MARTINIS!

All proceeds benefit Healing House: Hope for Grieving Children.

For full details and to purchase tickets, follow this link: http://www.healing-house.org/PageDisplay.asp?p1=4015

 

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Cité des Arts’ first Casino Night will help them for their venue/performances.

Citè des Arts is at 109 Vine Street in Downtown Lafayette, between Third and Jefferson. The Casino Night runs from 6:00 – 10:00 p.m. Tickets cost $50 and include dinner, non-alcoholic drinks and playing chips. Available games include roulette, blackjack, craps, let it ride, three-card poker and Texas Hold’em. Space is limited to 120 people and tickets are first-come, first-served. Alcoholic beverages will be sold. Must be 21 to enter. All proceeds go to Cité des Arts to fund programs and operations throughout the year. If you have any questions, or to purchase tickets please call (337) 291-1122, or go to citedesarts.org.

 

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