Every weekend, LifeSongs gives you a variety of outing ideas for the whole family!
Shrimp and Petroleum Festival | Friday – Monday, 8/29 – 9/1
What: During this four day festival, Morgan City residents and visitors attend a water parade of shrimp boats, witness the Blessing of the Fleet, listen to free live music in the downtown area, and eat shrimp cooked in every imaginative way possible. In fact, Time Magazine once called it, “…one of the best, most unusual, the most down-home, the most moving and the most fun the Country has to offer…”
Over 100 artists will also showcase and sell their work, which includes candles, canvasses, jewelry and more. Children are encouraged to visit The Children’s Village, where no one leaves without a prize – guaranteed.
When: Friday, 5 – 9 pm; Saturday through Monday, 9 am – 9 pm
Where: Lawrence Park in Morgan City
More info HERE.
Zephyr’s Baseball | Thursday – Monday, 8/27 – 9/1
What: Our New Orleans Zephyrs are wrapping up their season! They’re taking on the Memphis Redbirds this Thursday through Labor Day at Zephyr Field.
Where: Zephyr Field, 6000 Airline Drive in Metairie
Click HERE for more information.
Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival | Saturday - 8/30
What: The Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival celebrates the spicy culture of the Creoles of Louisiana by highlighting, documenting, preserving and enhancing their rich heritage. Not only does the annual Festival spotlight the talent of both seasoned and new Zydeco artists, but it also has grown to new heights to encompass and share all avenues of the region’s rich culture. It is an annual cultural production of Southern Development Foundation in its commitment to promote the cultural awareness of Zydeco music & its heritage.
Where: Plaisance community of the city of Opelousas
When: All day
More info HERE.
Mother/Daughter Luncheon | Saturday – 8/30
What: Inspirational day of Connecting, Building and Bonding. Come out and enjoy good food, sharing and fun!
This is a fundraiser for Women’s Resources Center Westbank. All proceeds will go toward our work of strengthening our community one woman at a time.
Where: 16 Westbank Expressway in Gretna, LA
For more info call (504) 363-2120 or click HERE.
Labor Day 2M Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast | Monday, 9/1
What: Walk or Run 2 Miles with us on Labor Day and then we will have pancakes and chocolate milk for you!
Where: 6251 Perkins Rd Suite C Baton Rouge, LA 70808
When: 8:30 am
For more details, click HERE.