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CROWLEY GARDEN CLUB HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER
NOVEMBER 1-DECEMBER 6, 2014


 

 

CROWLEY GARDEN CLUB HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER.

WREATHS, GARLAND AND POINSETTIA FUNDRAISER.
BEAUTIFUL 15" TALL POINSETTIA'S
$20.00 EACH, FRESH FRAGRANT 25' WREATHS WITH VELVET RIBBONS AND PINE CONES $20.00 EACH. GARLANDS 15FT $25.00 EACH, 25 FT $35.00.
PRESALE ORDERS  
BEGIN NOVEMBER 1ST THROUGH 16TH.
PICK UP ORDERS
DECEMBER 4TH THROUGH 6TH.
THIS CROWLEY GARDEN CLUB'S PRIMARY FUNDRAISER. THE FUNDS REALIZED FROM THE SALE OF THIS EVENT HELPS FUND CROWLEY GARDEN CLUB CIVIC BEAUTIFICATION PROJECTS FOR MORE INFO OR TO PLACE YOUR ORDER CONTACT CHRISTIE BRAMMER (337) 783-8892 OR E-MAIL
brammer5@bellsouth.net

 

 

 




CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG WITH SANTA
DECEMBER 4, 2014


 

"CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG WITH SANTA"

FOLLOWING THE CROWLEY CHRISTMAS PARADE,
JOIN US FOR A CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG
ON THE STEPS OF THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH.

VIEW A SPECIAL TREAT A LIVE NATIVITY
AND ENJOY A LIGHT REFRESHMENT. ALL AGES
321 EAST 3RD STREET

 

 

 




NOEL ON THE PRAIRIE AT CHAPELLE COUNTRY STORE
NOVEMBER 7, 2014


 

NOVEMBER 7, 8, 9, 2014

"NOEL ON THE PRAIRIE AT CHAPELLE COUNTRY STORE"
AT LE VILLAGE BED & BREAKFAST.

FRIDAY EVENING 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM A PREVIEW PARTY
AND BOOK SIGNING  "A PIG TALE" BY JERICA GUILLORY
AND "SWAMP KIDS" BY LEIF PEDERSEN.
SATURDAY, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM THE TWO ARIST
WILL BE PRESENT FOR BOOK SIGNING.
SHOP FOR GIFT BASKETS, ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES,
BAKED GOODIES, QUILTS, HOMEMADE ITEMS, ART  PHOTOGRAPHY,
AT THE CHAPELLE COUNTRY STORE
PRAIRIE TRAIL SHOPPERS! FREE ADMISSION FREE PARKING
JUST OFF HWY 13 NORTH 121 SEALE LANE, EUNICE LA
FOR INFORMATION CALL 337-457-3573 OR www.levillagehouse.com

 




VETERANS HONOR DAY
November 9 2014


 

 

LE VIEUX PRESBYTERE MUSEUM- CHURCH POINT, LA.
SUNDAY NOV 9, 2014 1 P M - HOSTS
"VETERANS HONOR DAY"
WELCOME VETERANS OF ALL AGES TO BE RECOGNIZED AND HONORED BY THEIR HOME TOWN CHURCH ;OINT PRIDE COMMUNITY. GUEST SPEAKER THIS YEARS IS RET. MASTER SERGEANT LEANDER DAIGLE JR....HE WAS BORN AND RAISED IN CHURCH POINT AND HAS RETURNED TO THE COMMUNITY UPON HIS RETIREMENT. RECEPTION FOLLOWING.

 

 

 

 




2014 FROG FESTIVAL
STAURDAY, NOV. 15 2014


 

 

 

 42ND RAYNE FROG FESTIVAL


EXTRAVAGANZA

MUSIC - FOOD - ARTS & CRAFTS

SATURDAY. NOV 15, 2014

12 NOON - 2 PM JIMMY BREAUX/JAMEY BEARB ON VOCALS FOR HIGH
PERFORMANCE (CAJUN)

                     2:30 - 4:30PM GREG MARTINEZ AND THE DELTA KINGS                                  (SWAMP POP/BRASS)
5:00 - 7:00PM  DUSTIN SONNIER AND THE WANTED (COUNTRY)

7:30 - 9:30 PM CHUBBY CARRIER AND THE BAYOU SWAMP BAND
   (ZYDECO)
   10:00 - 12:00 MIDNIGHT CHARLEY RIVERS (COUNTRY)
MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT BY POPULAR LIVE BANDS

12 NOON TILL MIDNIGHT!
FOOD BY RAYNE NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
ARTS & CRAFTS BY LOCAL TALENTED INDIVIDUALS
CARNIVAL SPECIALS!
GREAT FAMILY FUN!
SOVENIRS
POSTER
$5.00 ADMISSION KIDS (age 12 & under) FREE

 

 

 

 

 




GUMBO COOK-OFF
NOVEMBER 15. 2014


MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR OUR 2014
GUMBO COOK-OFF
ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2014
LIVE MUSIC WILL BE PROVIDED BY
CHUBBY CARRIER ANHD THE BAYON SWAMP BAND!

$5.00 ALL YOU CAN EAT!
GUMBO READY AT NOON!

I'D LIKE TO SPONSOR THE GUMBO COOK-OFF
I'D LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE GUMBO COOK-OFF

Do you think you've got the best gumbo? Prove it!
Join us as a competitor in the 11th annual Gumbo Cook-off
The deadline to enter your team is friday, October 31st. call the Chamber to confirm your paticipation today 337-788-0177
Call today and get your participation Form with rules & Regulations

www.crowleychamber.com
337-788-0177
CROWLEY CHAMBER

 




ROCKING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE
november 28 thru 13, 2014


 

"ROCKING AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE"
TO MAKE THE SEASON MERRIER WITH A CHRISTMAS PROMOTION FOR RAYNE BUSINESSES NOVEMBER 28TH THRU DECEMBER 13TH. PARTICIPATIONG BUSINESSES WILL HAVE SPECIAL CHRISTMAS EVENTS, SALES, GIFT IDEAS AND DISPLAYS. THE EVENT WILL INCLUDE A "BEST DECORATED CHRISTMAS TREE AND STORE INTERIOR/EXTERIOR AND
"BEST ROCKIN' AROUND THE CHRISTMAS TREE PROMONTION IDEA"

CONTEST AWARDS WILL BE PRESENTED IN BOTH CATEGORIES.
FOR MORE INFORMATION,

CALL THE RAYNE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AT (337) 334-2332
www.raynechamber.com  

 

 

 

 

 






CANDYLAND COTTAGE & ICE CREAM SHOPPE
NOVEMBER 29 & 30 2014


 

 

"CANDYLAND COTTAGE & ICE CREAM SHOPPE"
IN RAYNE WHERE OLD & "YUM" COME TOGETHER
WILL BE CELEBRATING THEIR 10th ANNIVERSARY
NOVEMBER 29th AND 30th
WITH GAMES, TRAIN RIDE, CAROUSEL AND A SPECIAL SALE
1319 THE BOULEVARD. FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL
(337) 334-7210

 




BREAKFAST WITH SANTA CLAUS
NOVEMBER 29, 2014


 

 

NOVEMBER 29, 2014

Come join us for a delicious breakfast with Santa Claus.
The children will enjoy story time with Mrs. Claus, sitting on
Santa's lap, making a Christmas keepsake, and
writing a Christmas wish
list to deliver to Santa. A professional photographer will be on hand
for pictures. Weather permitting a "Polar Express" train ride
will be available around the park (additional cost of $2.00) The event will take place on Saturday, Nov 29 from 9 am to 11am
at the Church Point Community Center
( City Park, 104 E. Darbonne. ST)
Advance tickets will be sold two weeks prior and are available at Farmers State Bank ,Nina's,Rod's and Piggly Wiggly.
$8.00 in advance per person,
and$10.00 per person at the door
(adults must purchase a ticket.)
Children under 12 months get in free.
  For more information contact Jill Myers 684-1961 or 349-5850

 

 




6 TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN CROWLEY
DECEMBER 1-JANUARY 3 2015


6TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS IN CROWLEY

SYNCHRONIZED LIGHT SHOW CITY HALL HISTORIC DOWNTOWN MEDIAN OVER 200,000 DAZZLING ANIMATED HOLIDAY LIGHTS
SYNCHRONIZED TO MUSIC.....LISTEN TO THE LIGHTS ON YOUR CAR RADIO.........TUNE YOUR CAR RADIO TO 93.3

ACADIA PARISH COURTHOUSE, COURT CIRCLE, DOWNTOWN HISTORIC CROWLEY. THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS COMES TO LIGHT! CHRISTMAS CAROLE'S SYNCHRONIZED TO GLITTER AND TWINKLE OF OVER 200,000 HOLIDAY LIGHTS SYNCHRONIZED TO MUSIC........TUNE YOUR CAR RADIO TO 93.3
FM
5:00 PM ~ MIDNIGHT




6TH ANNUAL
DECEMBER 3, 2014


 

6TH ANNUAL
"CHRISTMAS IN CROWLEY"
A HOLIDAY AFFAIR
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

DECEMBER 3, 2014

HISTORIC DISTRICT DOWNTOWN PARKERSON AVENUE HOLIDAY LIGHTS TO MUSIC SPECTACULAR, THE NATIVITYU COMES ALIVE, CHRISTMAS CAROLING DOWN THE AVENUE, BELL CHOIR CONCERT, PICTURES WITH SANTA, MIRE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL BAND CONCERT AND MUCH, MUCH MORE UP AND DOWN THE AVENUE!
FOR MORE INFORMATION
CONTACT CHARLOTTE JEFFERS AT
(337) 783-0824 OR VISIT
www.crowley-la.com

 

 




CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES DOWN MAIN STREET
DECEMBER 3, 2014


 

"CHRISTMAS FESTIVITIES DOWN MAIN STREET"

THE GALLERY WILL BE DOING CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS AND MAKING CHRISTMAS CARDS FOR OUR SOLDIERS. WE WILL ALSO BE DISPLAYING STUDENT''S WORK FROM CAA'S "CREATIVE YOUTH OF ACADIA PARISH" PROGRAM 5:30 PM TO 8:00 PM, 222 N PARKERSON AVENUE. FREE ADMISSION . FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL
(337) 783-3747

 




THE ANNUAL RIBBONS AND RICE HOILDAY SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA
DECEMBER 5-6 2014


December 5 - 6 2014

THE ANNUAL RIBBONS AND RICE HOLIDAY
SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA

Join our local merchants as they kick-off the Christmas shopping season. You will find festive merchandise and great sales and promotions at our local retailers. Many will offer extended shopping hours. For a complete listing of participating businesses and attractions, visit or call the Crowley Chamber of Commerce (337) 788-0177
www.crowleychamber.com 

 

 

 

 




22ND ANNUAL CHRISTMAS SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA
DECEMBER 6, 2014


 

ANNUAL CHRISTMA SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA

DECEMBER 6, 2014
SACRE COEUR KAYCEE ANXILIARY IS HOSTING ON SATURDAY, FROM 9:00 AM TO 3:00 PM AT THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS HOME AT THE CORNER OF SOUTH AVENUE F & ELM STREET. A GREAT ARTS AND CRAFT SHOPPING EXPERIENCE. CHRISTMAS SHOPPING AND DINING CAN BE DONE UNDER ONE ROOF.EVERYONE IS INVITED TO SPEND AN ENJOYABLE DAY SHOPPING FOR UNIQUE GIFTS AT THE 48 CRAFTERS AND BOUTIQUE BOOTHS WITH MANY NEW VENDORS FROM THROUGHOUT THE AREA. ADMISSION IS $1.00 PER PERSON (12 YEARS AND YOUNGER FREE). DOOR PRIZES WILL BE DRAWN VERY 15 MINUTES (MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN). THERE WILL BE A CONCESSION AND SWEET BOOTH, CONSISTING OF BRISKET SANDWICHES, GUMBO, JAMBALAYA, AND  BOUDIN BALLS HOMEMADE SWEETS SUCH AS PIES AND CANDY MADE BY THE LADIES AUXILIARY AND MUCH MORE. MONEY DERIVED FROM THE SHOW WILL GO TOWARDS THE ACADIANA OUTREACH CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE, THE DESORMEAUX CENTER AND OTHER CHURCH AND COMMUNITY PROJECTS. ANY ONE NEEDING INFORMATION CAN CALL 
(337) 783-9076

 




FEST OF ST. NICHOLAS
DECEMBER 6, 2014


"FEAST OF ST. NICHOLAS"
DECEMBER 6, 2014

AS THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS CAROLS FILLS THE AIR, JOIN US IN WELCOMING ST. NICK AS HE ARRIVES IN HIS CAJUN SLEIGH! ENJOY THE LIGHTING OF THE ACADIA ST. LANDRY HOSPITAL GROUNDS - EXPERIENCE THE SPIRIT OF CHRISMAS VIEW A LIVE NATIVITY - ST. NICK WILL BE IN THE HOSPITAL FOYER DISTRIBUTING GIFTS AND LOVE FOR ALL 
REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED
 ACADIA ST. LANDRY HOSPITAL GROUNDS
110 BROADWAY ST
5:30 PM TO 7:00 PM




DECEMBER 6 2014


 


 

SATURDAY FROM 10:00 AM TO 5:00PM

"A CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE"

MAISON DABOVAL, LOCATED AT 305 E. LOUISIANA AVE WILL HOST A CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE SHOWCASING THE HISTORICAL MERVINE KAHN LEGACY VOL.11 WITH
"HISTOIRE DES CAJUN ET CREOLE ACCORDIONS",WITH SPECIAL GUEST DARRELL BOURQUE. MONSIEUR BOURQUE TELLS HIS STORY IN POETIC FORM ON THREE LOUISIANA TRADITIONAL MUSIC PIONEERS: CLEOMA BREAUX FALCON ( WIFE OF JOE FALCON),AMEDE ARDOIN, AND    IRY LEJEUNE. THE POEMS EXPLORE THE PERSONAL AND PERFORMING LIVES OF THESE ICONIC CULTURAL HEROES WHOSE WORK IS INTERCONNECTED, AND WHOSE LIVES WERE SPENT ON THE PRAIRIES OF ACADIANA A DELICIOUS PORK RIB JAMBALAYA AND SWEET DOUGH PIES WILL BE SERVED. FOR MORE INFO CALL (337) 334-3489
THE PUBLIC IS INVITED TO THIS FREE EVENT

 




LUNCH WITH SANTA MRS CLAUSE
DECEMBER 6 & 13 2014


"LUNCH WITH SANTA & MRS CLAUSE"

COME JOIN US FOR LUNCH WITH SANTA & MRS CLAUSE IN SCOTT
AT CANDLYLAND COTTAGE & ICE CREAM SHOPPE.
LUNCH WILL BE SERVED DEC. 6th AND 13th AT 11:30 AM
WITH A COST OF $12.00 PER PERSON THAT
INCLUDES

A HOT DOG, DRINK, CHIPS, ICE CREAM AND $3.00 CANDLYLAND CASH TO BE SPENT
308 HWY 93 NORTH OR I=10 EXIT 97 1 BLOCK NORTH.
FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL  (337) 264-6945 IN SCOTT
OR (337) 334-7210 IN RAYNE

 

 

 

 

 




CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD
DECEMBER 8, 2014


 

DECEMBER 8, 2014

 "CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLD"

COME AND TAKE A BRIEF TRIP BACK INTO CHRISTMAS CUSTOMS OF THE PAST.
EXPERIENCE HOW CHILDREN IN FOREIGN LANDS CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS. VIEW EXAMPLES OF CHRISTMAS TREES INCLUDING THE DUTCH, ACADIAN, JAPANESE, ITALIAN, MEXICAN, LIBERIAN, AFRICAN-AMERICAN, ENGLISH, AND MORE. PRESENTED BY THE ACADIA PARISH LIBARY, 1125 NORTH PARKERSON AVENUE.
MONDAY THRU FRIDAY 8:00 AM TO 5:30 PM SATURDAY 9:00 AM TO 1:00 PM
FOR MORE INFORMATION (337) 788-1880 OR CHECK LIBRARY WEB SITE AT

WWW.ACADIAPARISHLIBRARY.ORG.

 

 




CAROLING HAYRIDE
DECEMBER 13 & 20, 2014


 

"CAROLING HAYRIDE"
ENJOY THE CHRISTMAS LIGHTS AND CAROLING. HAVE FUN AND MAKE MEMORIES - FAMILIES, COUPLES, INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS.
HAYRIDES 6:30 PM

EACH NIGHT, RIDES LEAVE ON TIME!.
SATURDAY 13th AND 
SATURDAY 20TH

CANDYLAND COTTAGE & ICE CREAM SHOPPE

1319 THE BOULEVARD - $5.00 PER PERSON.  COME BY OR CALL
FOR RESERVATIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION
(337) 334-7210.
CALL TO BOOK PRIVATE OR GROUP RIDES AND OTHER DATES OR TIMES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




DECEMBER 20, 2014


 

 

"JINGLE BELL NOEL"
(A MAJOR FUNDRAISER)


THE EVENT WILL BE HELD SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20TH AT THE LSU AG CENTER
FROM 10:00 AM TO 12 NON. JINGLE BELL NOEL IS A FAMILY FOCUSED EVENT, GIVING CHILDREN THE OPPORTUNITY TO PARTICIPATE IN MANY HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES INCLUDING FACE PAINTING, HOLIDAY GAMES, AND TAKING PHOTOS WITH SANTA. THE TICKETS COST $20.00 PER FAMILY PLUS ON CHILDREN'S BOOK. SINCE 1958, THE SOLITIC CLUB HAS SUPPORTED COMMUNITY PROGRAMS INCLUDING LIBRARIES, SCHOOL LIBRARIES, EDUCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS AND MUCH MORE .
FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT CALL (337) 384-2611
LSU AGE CENTER
157 CHEROKEE DRIVE

 




AN OLD FASHIONED BUGGY TOWN CHRISTMAS
DECEMBER 21, 2014


AN OLD FASHIONED BUGGY TOWN CHRISTMAS

LE VIEUX PRESBYTERE MUSEUM
CHURCH POINT LOUISIANA
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 2014  4:00 P M

WILL CELEBRATE AN OLD FASHIONED BUGGY TWON
CHRISTMAS PRESENTATION OF ENTIRE LIVE NATIVITY.
MR. & MRS SANTA CLAUSE, CHOIR SINGING OLE TIME
FAVORITE CHRISTMAS CAROLS, COMMUNITY BAND PERFORMING CHRISTMAS SELECTIONS. CHILDREN WILL BE HANDED OUT GOODI BAGS BY MR. & MRS CLAUSE AT END OF PROGRAM. RECEPTION FOLLOWING IN MUSEUM. PUBLIC IS INVITED ADMISSION FREE

CORNER OF RUE IRY LEJEUNE & SOUTH ROGERS STREET
CHURCH POINT LOUISIANA




3rd ANNUAL FROG CAPITAL CLASSIC CAR AND HOT ROD SHOW
JUNE 6, 2015


 


 

RAYNE FROG ASSOCIATION
3RD ANNUAL FROG CAPITAL CLASSIC
CAR AND HOT ROD SHOW

JUNE 6 2015
RAYNE PAVILLION
FOOD, FUN JUMPS,
MUSIC, BEVERAGES

CAMPING SPACE AVAILABLE THROUGH THE CITY OF RAYNE
AWARDS TO BE PRESENTED: BEST OF SHOW, BEST PAINT,
BEST ENGINE, BEST INTERIOR, PEOPLE'S CHOICE, TOP 50

FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO GET A REGISTRATION FROM CONTACT

STUART BROUSSARD AT 337-334-3585 OR EMAIL stuartb6667@gmail.com

 


Acadia Parish Tourist Commission
P.O. Box 1342
Crowley  LA  70527
877-783-2109