Tentative Schedule of Events 1999 CMA

Following is a list of both the events that are already scheduled and those which CMA Louisiane 1999 will be organizing . Those events already scheduled, are subject to change. Those followed by an asterisk (*) are still in the planning stages. CMA following an event, signifies it is a Congrès Mondial Acadien – Louisiane 1999 organized event. COMfollowing and event, means the event will be organized by a town, city or community organization with the assistance of the CMA – Louisiane 1999 and within the framework of criteria established by the Executive Committee of the CMA – Louisiane 1999.

Saturday, July 31, 1999:

WOMEN’S SUMMIT – Morgan City

Elaine Clément, 626 1/2 Oaklawn Ave., Lafayette, LA 70506 Tel. (318)234-8739
RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS – Eunice (COM)

Liberty Theater, 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice, LA 70535 Tel. (318)457-6577
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

Sunday, August 1, 1999:

OPENING CEREMONIES AND CONCERT – Houma (CMA and COM)

Vivian Pellegrin, P.O. Box 2792, Houma, LA 70361 Tel. (504)868-2732

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)
DOWNTOWN IN HOUMA – Houma

Vivian Pellegrin, P.O. Box 2792, Houma, LA 70361 Tel. (504)868-2732
FRENCH MASS – Houma

Vivian Pellegrin, P.O. Box 2792, Houma, LA 70361, Tel. (504)868-2732
HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

 

Monday, August 2, 1999:

TWINNING CELEBRATION – St. Joseph Church, Chauvin/Ste.-Anne-du-Ruisseau, Nova Scotia

Vivian Pellegrin, 4607 Bayouside Dr., Chauvin, LA Tel. (504)594-5449
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Tuesday, August 3, 1999

FRENCH FOOD FESTIVAL – LaRose (CMA and COM)

Henri Boulet, P.O. Box 1105, LaRose, LA 70373 Tel. (504)693-7355
TWINNING CELEBRATION – LaRose/Commeauville (CMA and COM)

Henri Boulet, P.O. Box 1105, LaRose, LA 70373 Tel. (504)693-7355
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Wednesday, August 4, 1999:

CHILDREN’S DAY – Pierre Part

Sally Blanchard, 103 Gary Street, Pierre Part, LA 70339 Telephone (504)252-9655
FRENCH FOOD FESTIVAL – LaRose (CMA and COM)

Henri Boulet, P.O. Box 1105, LaRose, LA 70373 Tel. (504)693-7355
GENEALOGICAL SYMPOSEUM PRE-REGISTRATION – Thibodaux, LaFourche, Heritage Society and Nicholls State University

Tom Butler, Ellender Library, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA 70301 Tel. (504)448-4626
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Leeville/Grosses Coques (CMA and COM)

Henri Boulet, P.O. Box 1105, LaRose, LA 70373 Tel. (504)693-7355
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Thursday, August 5, 1999:

FÊTE DANS LA VILLE DE THIBODAUX – Thibodaux

Mick Knoblock, Ville de Thibodaux, 100 W. 5th St., Thibodaux, LA 70301 Tel. (504)446-7229.
GENEALOGICAL SYMPOSIUM – Thibodaux, LaFourche Society and Nicholls State University

Tom Butler, Ellender Library, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA 70301 Tel. (504)448-4626
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Erath & Bertrand

Presley LeBlanc, P.O. Box 439, Erath, LA 70533, Tel. (318)937-8160
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL *(CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Friday, August 6, 1999:

BASTILLE DAY – Kaplan

Jackie Faulk, Chamber of Commerce, 701 N. Cushing Ave., Kaplan, LA Tel. (318)643-2400
CREOLE & CAJUN SHOW – Port Allen

Anne Timmons, West Baton Rouge Tourist Commission, Port Allen, LA Tel. (504)344-2700.
“GRANDE SOIRÉE SUR LA CÔTE ACADIENNE” – Oak Valley Plantation – Vacherie

Julie Ordoyne, 7128 Tip Top Road, Saint James, LA 70086 Tel. (505)265-7036
JOHN FOLSE FOOD PRESENTATION – Vacherie

Oak Alley Plantation, 3645 LA Hwy. 18, Vacherie, LA Tel. (800)442-5539
“MARDIS-GRAS” PARADE – Montégut

Gayle Riché, 919 Hwy. 55, Montégut, LA 70377 Tel. (504)594-4960
SPECTACLE DE MUSIQUE DE LA VILLE DE RAYNE – Rayne

Lyn Guidry, Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 3833, Rayne, LA 70578
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Montégut/Saulnierville – Montégut

Gayle Riché, 919 Hwy. 55, Montegut, LA 70377 Tel. (504)594-4960
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Port Allen/Clare

Anne Timmons, West Baton Rouge Tourist Commission, Port Allen, LA Tel. (504)344-2700
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Saint James/Grand-Digue, New Brunswick -Vacherie

Julie Ordoyne, 7128 Tip Top Road, Saint James, LA 70086 Tel. (505)265-7036

 

ZYDECO DE VILLE – St. Martinville

Rita Lewis, Golden Key’s Club, 1009 Donna Dr., St. Martinville, LA 70582 Tel. (318)367-2603
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT *(CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

 

Saturday, August 7, 1999:

BASTILLE DAY –  Kaplan

Jackie Faulk, Chamber of Commerce, 701 N. Cushing Ave., Kaplan, LA Tel. (318)643-2400
CAJUN FRENCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION, Bâton Rouge Chapter – Port Allen

Anne Newman, 350 Georgia Ave., Port Allen, LA 70767 Tel. (504)343-8417
CIVIL WAR REENACTMENT – Port Allen

Anne Newman, 350 Georgia Ave., Port Allen, LA 70767 Tel. (504)343-8417
LOUISIANA CRAFTSMEN & SUGAR-MAKING DEMONSTRATION – Port Allen

Caroline Kennedy, West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen, LA 70767
“RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS” – Eunice (COM)

Liberty Theater, 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice, LA 70535 Tel. (318)457-6577
ST. MARTIN VILLE KIWANIS “FAIS-DO-DO” – St. Martinville

Susan Carpenter, St. Martinville, LA 70582 Tel. (318)394-7408
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

Sunday August 8, 1999:

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)
BLACKSMITH DEMONSTRATION

Joseph Samrow, P.O. Box 578, Gramercy, LA 70052 Tel. (504)869-4183
CAJUN FRENCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION – Bâton-Rouge Chapter – Port Allen

Anne Newman, 350 Georgia Ave., Port Allen, LA 70767 Tel. (504)343-8417
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM) – Bruley

Anne Newman, 350 Georgia Ave., Port Allen, LA 70767 Tel. (504)343-8417
DEDICATION OF ACADIAN MONUMENT

Julie Ordoyne, 7128 Tip Top Rd., Saint James, LA 70086 Tel. (505)265-7036
DEDICATION OF ASSUMPTION OF OUR LADY STATUE

Julie Ordoyne, 7128 Tip Top Rd., Saint James, LA 70086 Tel. (505)265-7036

 

FLAG-RAISING CEREMONY

Julie Ordoyne, 7128 Tip Top Rd., Saint James, LA 70086 Tel. (505)265-7036
FRENCH MASS – Bruley

Anne Newman, 350 Georgia Ave., Port Allen, LA 70767 Tel. (504)343-8417
FRENCH MASS – Saint-James Catholic Church – Saint James

Julie Ordoyne, 7128 Tip Top Rd., Saint James, LA 70086 Tel. (505)265-7036
HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)
MOSS DEMONSTRATIONS

Joseph Samrow, P.O. Box 578, Gramercy, LA 70052 Tel. (504)869-4183
PERIQUE TOBACCO DEMONSTRATIONS

Joseph Samrow, P.O. Box 578, Gramercy, LA 70052 Tel. (504)869-4183
REENACTMENT OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST ACADIANS

Julie Ordoyne, 7128 Tip Top Road, Saint James, LA 70086 Tel. (505)265-7036
ST. JAMES HISTORICAL SOCIETY HERITAGE DAY – Gramercy

Joseph Samrow, P.O. Box 578, Gramercy, LA 70052 Tel. (504)869-4183
WOOD CARVING DEMONSTRATIONS

Joseph Samrow, P.O. Box 578, Gramercy, LA 70052 Tel. (504)869-4183

Monday, August 9, 1999:

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

“GENETICS OF THE ACADIAN PEOPLE” (need to link to explanation on child page called same)

Tuesday, August 10, 1999:

TWINNING CELEBRATIONS – Scott/Memramcook (CMA and COM)

Hazel Mayer, 445 Lions Club Rd., Scott, LA 70583 Tel. (318)233-1130
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Wednesday, August 11, 1999:

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES – Lafayette, University of Southwestern Louisiana (CMA)

Dr. Mathé Allain, USL Box 43331, Lafayette, LA 70504 Tel. (318)482-6811
TWINNING CELEBRATION – St. Martinville/Bouctouche (CMA and COM)

Eric Martin, 120 S. New Market Street, St. Martinville, LA 70582 Tel. (318)394-2232
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Church Point/Pointe-de-l’Eglise (CMA and COM)

Carole Guidry, P.O. Box 218, Church Point, LA 70525 Tel. (318)684-3030
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST *(CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Thursday, August 12, 1999:

ACADEMIC CONFERENCES – Lafayette, University of Southwestern Louisiana – (CMA)

Dr. Mathé Allain, USL Box 53331, Lafayette, LA 70504 Tel. (318)482-6811
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Carencro/Dieppe (COM)

Tommy Angelle, P.O. Drawer 10, Carencro, LA 70520 Tel. (318)896-8481
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Friday, August 13, 1999:

CAJUN FRENCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION

Gerald Trahan, 207 Notre Dame Drive, Lafayette, LA 70506 Tel. (318)232-7819
“DOWNTOWN ALIVE” – Lafayette

Jean-Robert Frigault, C.P. 3804, Lafayette, LA 70502 Tel. (318)234-6166
TWINNING CELEBRATION – Lafayette/Moncton (CMA and COM)

Philippe Gustin, 735 Jefferson St., Lafayette, LA Tel. (318)291-5474
COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

ACADIAN THEATER FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

ACADIAN CINEMA FESTIVAL * (CMA and COM)

Saturday, August 14, 1999:

CAJUN FRENCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION – Le Cajun Award Ceremonies

Gerald Trahan, 207 Notre Dame Dr., Lafayette, LA 70506 Tel. (318)232-7819
“FAIS DO-DO” – St. Martinville

Jolène Adam, P.O. Box 379, Dept. AM, St. Martinville, LA 70582 Tel. (318)394-2258
FRENCH MASS – St. Martin de Tours Church, St. Martinville

Jolène Adam, P.O. Box 379, Dept. AM, St. Martinville, LA 70582 Tel. (318)394-2258

 

“RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS” – Eunice (COM)

Liberty Theater, 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice, LA 70535 Tel. (318)457-6577

 

COMMUNITY BREAKFAST * (COM)

ACADIAN ART EXHIBIT * (CMA)

HOUSE DECORATING CONTEST * (CMA)

Sunday, August 15, 1999 (Fête de l’Assomption & Fête Nationale des Acadiens):

CAJUN FRENCH MUSIC ASSOCIATION – “Le Cajun” Award Ceremonies

Gerald Trahan, 207 Notre Dame Dr., Lafayette, LA 70506 Tel. (318)232-7819
CLOSING CEREMONY AND CONCERT – Lafayette – (CMA)

Jean-Robert Frigault, C.P. 3804, Lafayette, LA 70502-3804 Tel. (318)234-6166

 

FRENCH MASS – St. John the Evangelist Cathedral, Lafayette

Jean-Robert Frigault, C.P. 3804, Lafayette, LA 70502-3804 Tel. (318)234-6166

 

TINTAMARRES – (COM)

Jean-Robert Frigault, C.P. 3804, Lafayette, LA 70502-3804 Tel. (318)234-6166

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