This Memorial Day weekend, there are plenty of events happening around Acadiana for us to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. Here are a few you can put on your calendar of events as you hopefully get to enjoy a peaceful, relaxing holiday weekend.

Sunday, May 29

Memorial Service in honor of fallen soldier Seth Trahan and his family at Northside Christian Church in Crowley at 11:00 AM.

Memorial Day Program at the Rice Theatre in Crowley at 3:00 PM.

Memorial Service in honor of fallen soldier Seth Trahan at Bethel Church in Jennings at 9:00 and 10:30 AM.

Memorial Day "Songs of Remembrance" Concert presented by the Lafayette Concert Band at Bayou Church on Kaliste Saloom Road at 3:30 PM.

Monday, May 30

Annual Memorial Day Program at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery in Lafayette at 9:00 AM

Memorial Day ceremony sponsored by the Abbeville Garden Club - Blue Star and Yellow Star memorial markers and a Prisoner of War memorial marker will be unveiled throughout the city.The events occur from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

1st unveiling-Vermilion War Memorial on Concord Street by the Courthouse
2nd unveiling-Louisiana Hall of Fame and Military Museum at 911 Revis Sermon Loop
3rd unveiling-Louisiana National Guard Amory at 3415 Veterans Memorial Drive

Memorial Day service hosted by Lafayette Memorial Park Cemetery at 2111 Pinhook Rd at 3:00 PM.

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