This event will celebrate the unique culture and history of Grand Coteau and will include a sweet dough pie contest with general public judging, live music, and local food. Browse through more than 70 vendors of arts and crafts. Trolley tours will be given of the town, St. Charles Borromeo Church, cemetery, St. Ignatius School and Academy of the Sacred Heart. Monies raised will benefit the Grand Coteau Cultural Foundation.
Time: 9am-3pm Facebook
174 Church St., Grand Coteau, LA 70541
this free event celebrates the written and spooken word through public readings and performances, student creative writing contests, open mics, writing workshop in the school and community, and "drive by poetry." 2014 authors include: Luis Alberto Urrea, Ava Leavell Haymon, Roddie Romero, LaTasha Weatherspoon, and Anderson Dovilas. Festival of words is proud to be listed in the Community Foundation of Acadiana's DONORSense database of Louisiana nonprofit organizations.
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Start your Christmas shopping with a visit to the streets of historical Grand Coteau. The gift shops will be open for your convenience offering refreshments and sales of antiques, jewelry, clothing, packaged sweets, home decor and other unique gift items. Enjoy holiday traditions such carriage rides and carolers. Live music and popular food trucks will be available offering a variety of cuisine. Bring the entire family for a memorable evening.
Location: Downtown Grand Coteau • Contact: 337-945-4314 • Time: 4pm-8pm
Schools of the Sacred Heart holds its annual family Congé in April on the campus in Grand Coteau. The day begins at 8:05 a.m. with the Course du Congé, a 5K race that begins and ends at the Schools of the Sacred Heart grounds. New to Congé is the Saints Obstacle Challenge, a challenging, kid friendly, fun 1 mile obstacle course. Festivities for the entire family begin around 10:00 a.m. Children’s games and recreation for all ages include a rock climbing wall, dunking booth, parachute drop, and pony rides just to name a few. Also new this year is the Teen Scene. Fun for teenagers that will include a photo booth, tie dye, and more. The entertainment includes two food courts, live performances by local bands, and a fabulous silent auction. Professional portraits by Allen Breaux Studios will also be available during the day. The annual Congé volleyball tournament at Volley Beach round out the Congé festivities
March 21, 2015 (Sat.) Exit 11 Yard Sale
Historic Grand Coteau and Downtown Sunset "join forces" to host this bi-annual event, which will be held each third Saturday in March and September.
For more information, or to become a vendor, contact Sarah @ 337-662-2102 or Jerilyn @ 337-662-5409.
This is a great opportunity to clean out closets, and to get great deals on antiques, art, and other unique treasures!
Please check out our Facebook page, (Exit 11 Yard Sale) and "like"us!