Bayou Vermilion District

300 Fisher Road
337-233-4077

Mission:

Improve the water quality of the Bayou Vermilion in an effort to promote the bayou as a recreational and cultural asset

To create and control viable economic development adjacent to Bayou Vermilion so as to provide a diversified economic base for the city and parish

To do any and all acts to enhance the general condition of the Bayou Vermilion

It is our belief that a healthy watershed is vital for a healthy environment and economy. Our watershed is a dynamic and unique place. It is a complex web of natural resources - soil, water, air, plants and animals. Yet, everyday activities can affect these resources, ultimately affecting our well-being and economic livelihood.

Bayou Vermilion District prides itself in preserving both natural and cultural resources. As such, its heritage and folklife park located on the banks of Bayou Vermilion, opened in 1990.

Upcoming Events at Bayou Vermilion District

Yoga

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Vermilionville Living History Museum And Folklife Park
Lafayette, LA
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Films en Francais

Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Vermilionville Living History Museum And Folklife Park
Lafayette, LA
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Yoga

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Vermilionville Living History Museum And Folklife Park
Lafayette, LA
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Yoga

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Vermilionville Living History Museum And Folklife Park
Lafayette, LA
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Yoga

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Vermilionville Living History Museum And Folklife Park
Lafayette, LA
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Yoga

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
Vermilionville Living History Museum And Folklife Park
Lafayette, LA
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Yoga

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019 from 5:30pm to 6:45pm
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Lafayette, LA
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Recent News

Bayou Vermilion District - Experience Vermilionville, July 29, 2019

Join us for our free cultural film series, Les Vues, held tonight, the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. in the Performance Center. Les Vues is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, statewide. Films range from features to documentaries focusing…

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Weather Related Closure

Due to Tropical Storm Barry, Bayou Vermilion District and Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folkife Park will be closed on Saturday, July 14th.According to the National Weather Service, the Vermilion River is projected to rise to 15 feet by…

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Bayou Vermilion District - Experience Vermilionville, June 21, 2019

Do you know a creative teen (going into the 10th, 11th, or 12th grade in the 2019-20 school year) who would be interested in committing to a FREE year-long, fun, interactive program that allows them to explore our local culture, develop leadership…

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Register Now for 7th Annual Summer Camp Series for Ages 5 - 12

Bonjour!Vermilionville will be hosting our 7th Annual Summer Camp Series! Each week caters to a specific age group that provides skill level appropriate demonstrations and hands-on craft opportunities for ages 5 - 12.Camp dates are as follows:Week…

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Bayou Vermilion District News - Mar 15, 2019

Journée Internationale de la Francophonie à Vermilionville   Wednesday, March 20, 2019  5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Vermilionville Honors Francophone Day In honor of Louisiana's first International Francophone Day as an observing…

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Bayou Vermilion District - Rotary Point Temporarily Closed

Due to construction on the bulkhead and dock (wooden walkway), Bayou Vermilion District has temporarily closed Rotary Point. The project is currently underway and is expected to be complete by June, 2019. Thank you for understanding as we work to…

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Bayou Vermilion District - Courir de Mardi Gras and Manger at Vermilionville

Lafayette, LA – The staff at Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife invites the community to enjoy two grand events on one big day, Sunday, February 24th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. No need to look for Mardi Gras activities…

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Bayou Vermilion District - La Cuisine De Maman Weekly Specials

Don't forget our daily lunch specials Tuesday - Thursday and our weekend buffets Friday - Sunday beginning at 11 a.m. And, yes, we have additional menu options with healthy options. À bientôt!Click Here for This Week's Daily…

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Bayou Vermilion District - Experience Vermilionville

Bayou Vermilion District Launches Post-Consumer Food Waste Composting Program Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) announces the launch of a pilot program that will minimize food waste, reduce environmental costs and turn a waste product into a valuable…

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Bayou Vermilion District - Give the Gift of Outdoor Adventure

Lafayette Travel and the Bayou Vermilion District have partnered for a second year to host the Vermilion Voyage (March 21-24), a three-day overnight paddle down the Bayou Vermilion launching from the Acadiana Park Nature Station to Palmetto Island…

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La Cuisine de Maman Weekly Specials - November 20, 2018

From Our Family to YoursLa Cuisine de Maman will be closed on Thanksgiving Day.We will re-open on Friday, November 23rd at 11 a.m.Don't forget our daily lunch specials Tuesday - Thursday and our weekend buffets Friday - Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.…

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La Cuisine de Maman Weekly Specials - September 18, 2018

When You're Here, You're Family...! Don't forget our daily lunch specials Tuesday - Thursday and our weekend buffets Friday - Sunday beginning at 11 a.m.  And, yes, we have additional menu options with healthy options. À…

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Bayou Vermilion District News: August 31, 2018

Sensory Friendly Visit to VermilionvilleSaturday, September 22 at 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Sensory Friendly Visits to Vermilionville are designed to better serve persons with sensory processing differences, their families and caregivers. We diligently…

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Bayou Vermilion District News - August 17, 2018

Healing Traditions of Acadian Lecture SeriesSaturday, August 17 @ 11 a.m. - NoonYOU Are Your Own Doctor:How to Prevent Disease with Nature's Therapy Presented by: Dr. Dan Liu "You are your own doctor," says Dr. Dan, who is a Chinese Traditional…

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Acadian Culture Day

You're Invited to Vermilionville This Sunday! Celebrate Acadian Culture Day with Us!The community is invited to participate in Acadian Culture Day at Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park. The event will take place on Sunday, August…

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La Cuisine de Maman Weekly Specials - August 8, 2018

Want to Join Our T.E.A.M. at La Cuisine de Maman?  Do you enjoy serving others?Are you dependable?Would you enjoy being a part of a great team in a fun environment?   If you answered 'yes' to those questions, then we would like to…

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La Cuisine de Maman Weekly Specials - July 24, 2018

Take Home Seasoning from La Cuisine de Maman!Did you know we, at La Cuisine de Maman, have our own seasoning?And, the best part is that you can take some home and experiment with a variety of dishes. We have several remaining as of now but they are…

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La Cuisine de Maman Weekly Specials - July 17, 2018

July Beer Special at La Cuisine de Maman!Cool down this summer with a cold glass of Andygator - brewed in Covington, Louisiana by the Abita Brewing Company. The company describes its product as: "...a creature of the swamp, unique, high-gravity brew…

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La Cuisine de Maman Weekly Specials

Special Events Catered by Cuisine de Maman Our hospitality staff is professional, versatile and extremely talented when delivering amazing results for our clients! Last weekend, our team held a Unicorn-Themed Party for kids and their families…

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La Cuisine de Maman Weekly Specials

New Plate Lunch Special at La Cuisine de MamanMouthwatering, isn't it? Oui! From 11:00 a.m. - 2 p.m. today, please be sure to visit our restaurant for a special treat. Our chef has revealed a new plate lunch special that is sure to satisfy your…

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Sensory Friendly Visit to Vermilionville - April 11, 2018

And, you’re invited to be our special guests!LAFAYETTE, LA – Our doors are open wide and so are our hearts! Our next Sensory Friendly Visit to Vermilionville will take place on Saturday, April 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The purpose…

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Experience Vermilionville

Les Mains Guidées: Flint & Steel Fire StartingMaster Artisan Conducts Craft Workshop   Vermilionville is continuing to host monthly workshops that will allow you to learn crafts from our master artisans. On the first Saturday of…

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Bayou Vermilion District is NOT Associated With Vermilion Parish School Board

LAFAYETTE, LA - Bayou Vermilion District, commonly known as BVD, located in Lafayette, LA has been mistakenly blamed and brutally bashed on social media for an incident that occurred at a Vermilion Parish School Board meeting on Monday, January…

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Sensory Friendly Visit to Vermilionville on September 16,2017

LAFAYETTE, LA - Our doors ore open wide and so are our hearts! The second Sensory Friendly Visit to Vermilionville will take place on Saturday, September 16 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The purpose of the event is to create an inclusive, welcoming…

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Bayou Vermilion District News - High Water Advisory

Lafayette, LA -- The Lafayette Bayou Vermilion District has issued a warning concerning the condition of the Vermilion. During high water events exceeding river flood stage of 10 feet or higher, according to the USGS Vermilion River Surrey Street…

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NEA Grant Funds Latest Vermilionville Education Initiative

Lafayette, LA - National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the NEA’s second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this…

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Bayou Operations, Vermilionville and La Cuisine de Maman to Close on June 22, 2017

LAFAYETTE, LA  - The Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) offices and Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park as well as its on-site restaurant, La Cuisine de Maman, will be closed on Thursday, June 22, 2017 due to expected severe…

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Vermilionville to Participate in Blue Star Museums

LAFAYETTE, LOUISIANA – Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park announced the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than…

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U.S. Green Building Council Honors the Bayou Vermilion District

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Louisiana Chapter honored The Lafayette Parish Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) with the 2017 Community Championship Team award at its annual FORWARD symposium on sustainability on Friday, May 12. The FORWARD…

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Registration opens for 6th annual BVD Boat Parade

LAFAYETTE, LA – Registration opens for the 6th annual Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade on Saturday, April 1. The Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade is a celebration of and on the Bayou Vermilion that aims to increase awareness of…

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Vermilionville Offers 5th Annual Cultural Immersion Summer Camp

Lafayette, LA -- Registration opens March 1 for the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville’s fifth annual summer camp, “On Voyage dans le Temps à Vermilionville: It Takes a Village.” The cultural immersion summer camp series will take…

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Bayou Vermilion District Expands Recycle Bin Loan Program in its Second Year

New Keep Louisiana Beautiful grant adds number of recycling and trash receptacles available for community useLafayette Parish – The Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) has been selected as a recipient of the Healthy Communities Grant by Keep Louisiana…

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Vermilionville Reopens its Doors September 9, 2016

LAFAYETTE, LA – The Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville is set to re-open its doors on Friday, September 9th, for the first time since the south Louisiana floods of 2016 shut them nearly a month ago. The campus suffered a significant…

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LDEQ Grant Seeks to Strengthen Ties, Improve Environment

“No Till Drills” to be made available to livestock farmers to reduce chemical runoff Hammond, LA---The Hammond Capital Resource Conservation & Development Council (RC&D) secured a $62,000 Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality…

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Avogel Tribe of Louisiana Highlighted in August Programs

LAFAYETTE, LA – Named, “The Flint People” by their allies, the Nachi, the Avogel Tribe of Louisiana is the namesake for Avoyelles Parish, Louisiana, and the tribe is experiencing a resurgence. “On july 13, 2016, at the beginning of the 21st…

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NEA Grant Funds Free Folklife Workshop For Local Educators

Lafayette, LA -- The Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation is offering an engaging, hands-on professional development workshop, free for educators on Monday, August 1st and Tuesday, August 2nd from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at…

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Vermilionville Hosts Free Culture Day in Honor of the Creole Community

“Youth in Culture” to be celebrated as this year’s theme with award recipient Paul CluseLafayette, LA -- The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Creole Culture Day at…

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Registration Opens April 1st for the 5th annual Bayou Vermilion Festival and Boat Parade

LAFAYETTE, LA---The community is invited to let the good times flow on Sunday, May 15th for the Bayou Vermilion District’s (BVD) 5th annual Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade. The Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade is a celebration…

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Keep Louisiana Beautiful Names Bayou Vermilion District Coordinator an "Everyday Hero"

LAFAYETTE, LA – The 2015 Annual Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) Conference, held at the Lafayette Science Museum, awarded seven individuals and organizations at their “Everyday Heroes” banquet, celebrating exemplary efforts to beautify the…

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Bayou Vermilion District Awarded Healthy Communities Grant for Recycle Bin Loan Program

Lafayette Parish – The Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) has been selected as a recipient of the Healthy Communities Grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the State’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization.This grant in the amount…

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Registration Opens September 1st for Bayou Vermilion Festival and Boat Parade

LAFAYETTE, LA---The community is invited to let the good times flow for the Bayou Vermilion District’s (BVD) Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade at Vermilionville. The Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade is a celebration of and on…

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Registration for Summer Camp is Now Open!

It's that time of year again! Register your camper NOW for our third annual "On voyage dans le temps à Vermilionville : It takes a village" summer camp! While here, your camper will get to experience the total Vermilionville package and learn about…

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Vermilion River At Flood Stage In Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, LA---As of 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28th, the Vermilion River is above flood stage (10 feet or more) at Surrey Street in Lafayette. All Vermilionville boat tours are cancelled until further notice. Boating is prohibited at this time…

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Heritage Storytellers Bring Local Foodways to Les Vues

Documentary duo curates films on culinary traditions in and around Acadiana Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday…

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Vermilion River at Flood Stage in Lafayette, Nearing Flood Stage in Carencro

Lafayette, LA - As of 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, April 14th, the Vermilion River is at flood stage (10 feet or more) at Surrey Street in Lafayette, and is approaching flood stage in Carencro. All Vermilionville boat tours are cancelled until further…

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Earth Day Timeline

2015 Earth Day at Vermilionville carries the theme “Reduce-Reuse-Recycle”Lafayette, LA - The public is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) as they celebrate Earth Day. BVD’s Earth Day brings together various organizations at…

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Vermilionville Celebrates 25th Anniversary

April 1st marks a quarter of a century for Lafayette’s historic village and folklife park Lafayette, LA - Opened on April 1st, 1990, the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville has been promoting and propagating the cultural resources of the…

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Spring Celebration - Family Day at Vermilionville Offers Spring-Themed Competitions, Demos, Music and More

Lafayette, LA -- The Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville will be getting in the Easter spirit early with a Spring celebration for the whole family. The day will include a hands-on natural egg dyeing demonstrations, egg decoration stations…

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Documentary Promotes Garlic as Food, Medicine and a Way of Life

Ethnomusicologist Dr. Mark Dewitt curates California documentary featuring Louisiana music Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held…

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Bayou Vermilion Paddle Trail Map Goes Live During Plan Lafayette Week

Bayou Vermilion Paddle Trail Site Goes Live   Online tool for navigating the Vermilion unveiled during Project Front Yard Beautification Summit   Lafayette, LA -- Tuesday, February 10th, during the Project Front Yard Beautification Summit with…

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Award-winning Naturalist Discusses Colonial Louisiana’s Most Useful Plants

Free “Healing Traditions” series offers lectures on traiteurs, medicinal plants and much more Lafayette, LA - The Lafayette Parish Master Gardeners Association in partnership with the Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park…

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Vermilionville's Courir de Mardi Gras Brings Rural Traditions to the City

Lafayette, LA -- Join Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as the Basile Mardi Gras Association brings a traditional country Mardi Gras run to the city for their annual Courir de Mardi Gras event.The morning will begin at 10 a.m. with…

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Documentary Tells The Story of Jewish Immigrant Who First Imported Accordions to Louisiana

Bart Wild curates “The Mervine Kahn Legacy” and “Bingo Bandito” Lafayette, LA -- The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of…

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Vermilionville Hosts 'Gateway to the Grammys' to Raise Funds for Louisiana Nominees

The Magnolia Sisters, Jo-El Sonnier and Bonsoir, Catin play “Gateway to the Grammys”Lafayette, LA -- Vermilionville will host “Gateway to the Grammys”, a Grammy send-off fundraising party for three local bands who will soon be making their…

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September 'Les Vues' Focuses on Creole Culture

Local historian presents “Howard Citizen, The Man and the Music He Loves” Lafayette, LA -- The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last…

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Fall Seed to Skillet Embraces Beekeeping in Acadiana

Learn how to grow, harvest and prepare your own food during the quarterly Seed to Skillet series LAFAYETTE, LA---Seed to Skillet, the quarterly series that focuses on the entire process of growing, harvesting and preparing your own food, will host…

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Vermilionville Hosts Launch of 'Acadie Then and Now : A People’s History'

Warren Perrin, Mary Broussard-Perrin and Phil Comeau direct collection of 55 articles on the Acadian diaspora Lafayette, LA - The community is invited for the release of “Acadie Then and Now : A People’s History”, a collection of sixty-five…

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Cajun Music All-Stars Teach 'How To Tit Fer'

Les Mains Guidées series continues with workshop on Cajun percussion Lafayette, LA -- Vermilionville’s newest series, Les Mains Guidées (French for ‘Guided Hands’) allows locals and visitors alike to learn crafts from its master artisans.…

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Free Film Showing and Discussion Honors 5th Congrès Mondial Acadien

“Les Vues” Brings the Congrès Mondial Acadien Experience to LouisianaBayou Vermilion District CEO shows “Waking Up French” to discuss French in Louisiana and Maine Lafayette, LA -- The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion…

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Vermilionville Hosts Free Culture Day in Celebration of Acadians

Brenda Mounier to be honoredLafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Acadian Culture Day at their historic village. Every year Vermilionville hosts this free…

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Free Culture Day to Celebrate Acadians, Females in Folklore

Mrs. Brenda Mounier to be honored with Acadian Cultural Preservation Award Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Acadian Culture Day at their historic…

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Les Vues Cultural Film Series - The Soloist

Msgr. Sigur Center Director to Share Insight on Homelessness through FilmThe community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month…

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Primitive Texas Teaches Edible Wild Plant Identification and Preparation at Vermilionville

Les Mains Guidées series continues with special guest Mark Suter Lafayette, LA - Vermilionville’s newest series, Les Mains Guidées (French for ‘Guided Hands’) allows locals and visitors alike to learn crafts from its master artisans. On the…

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Vermilionville Offers Free Folklife Workshop for Educators

Workshop part of $30,000 NEA grant awarded to Vermilionville Lafayette, LA - The Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation is offering an engaging, hands-on professional development workshop, free for educators at Vermilionville. Participants…

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Celebrate Earth Day with Bayou Vermilion District

Help Inspire Awareness and Appreciation for the Earth and Her Natural Treasures.Lafayette, LA - The public is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District (BVD) as they celebrate Earth Day. Join them as they bring together various organizations to…

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Les Vues Cultural Film Series - Documentation of Last Pirogue

Documentation of last pirogue made comes to Vermilionville’s screen Lafayette, LA -- The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of…

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Easter Egg Dyeing and Celebration at Vermilionville's Historic Village 2014

ScheduleMarch 2810:00 am - 4:00 pm - Natural Easter Egg DyeingEaster comes in the spring, when the earth renews itself after a long, cold winter. And while Easter is identified with spring and rebirth, it is the egg that has come to signify the…

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Les Vues Cultural Film Series - Mardi Gras Celebrations Continue with 'Cajun Country' Screening

Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month (except for holidays) at 6:30 p.m. in their Performance…

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Country Mardi Gras Comes to the City : Vermilionville's Annual Courir de Mardi Gras

Lafayette, LA -- Join Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they bring a traditional country Mardi Gras run to the city for their annual Courir de Mardi Gras with the Basile Mardi Gras Association. “This is our heritage, culture and…

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The New Year Brings a New Monthly Series to Vermilionville

Les Mains Guidées celebrates local artisans and their crafts Lafayette, LA - Vermilionville is kicking off a new monthly series that will allow you to learn crafts from its master artisans. On the second Tuesday of every month, Vermilionville will…

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Vermilionville Introduces Craft Workshop Series

Lafayette, LA -- Vermilionville is proud to announce a new monthly workshop series that allows you to learn traditional crafts from our master artisans. Topics will range from textiles to woodworking to foodways and many things in between. In…

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Southern Filmmakers Travel to Lafayette to Showcase Independent Film

Vermilionville Continues Southern Circuit with Harvest by filmmaker John Beck Lafayette, LA – The Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville will continue their role as a screening partner for the South Arts Southern Circuit of Independent…

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Vermilionville Continues Free Film Series With Carry It On

Lafayette, LA -- The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues held the last Monday of the month (except for holidays) at 6:30 p.m.  in their Performance…

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Vermilionville Continues Free Film Series With Urbanized

Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues held the last Monday of the month (except for holidays) at 6:30 p.m. in their Performance…

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Bayou Vermilion District Opens Fall Boat Tour Season

Lafayette, LA -- The Bayou Vermilion District is pleased to announce the opening of their fall boat tour season starting this Saturday, September 7. The fall boat tour season begins the first Saturday in September and goes through the last Saturday…

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Bayou Vermilion Festival and Boat Parade

LAFAYETTE, LA---The community is invited to let the good times flow for Bayou Vermilion District’s Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade at Vermilionville. The Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade is a celebration of and on the…

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Free Native American Culture Day at Vermilionville

Share the living cultures of Louisiana’s Native Peoples LAFAYETTE, LA---The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Native American Culture Day at their historic…

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Vermilionville Continues Free Film Series with Trashed

Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues held the last Monday of the month (except for holidays) at 6:30 p.m. in their Performance…

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Vermilionville Hosts Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers

Southern filmmakers travel to Lafayette to showcase independent film Lafayette, LA – Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville is pleased to announce they have been chosen as a South Arts Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers…

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Vermilionville Hosts Free Boucherie

Learn about the tradition and the history of the cochon de lait LAFAYETTE, LA---The community is invited to participate in a free traditional boucherie at Vermilionville  in their historic village. Visitors will have the opportunity to…

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August Events at Vermilionville

Lafayette, LA - Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park hosts many special events each month including its weekly Cajun Jam on Saturdays, Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) as well as year round exhibits. The village is open Tuesday…

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Vermilionville Hosts Free Culture Day in Celebration of Acadians

Richard Guidry to be honoredLafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Acadian Culture Day at their historic village. Every year Vermilionville hosts this free…

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Vermilionville Offers Free Folklife Workshop for Educators

Workshop part of $25,000 NEA grant awarded to Vermilionville Lafayette, LA -- The Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation is offering a free folklife workshop for all educators at Vermilionville. Educators will experience an engaging…

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Les Vues Cultural Film Series

Vermilionville continues free cultural film series with All Over but to Cry Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues held the last…

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Vermilionville Hosts Free Culture Day in Honor of Creoles

LAFAYETTE, LA---The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Creole Culture Day  at their historic park. Every year Vermilionville hosts this free event for the public to…

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June Events at Vermilionville

LAFAYETTE, LA---Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park hosts many special events each month including its weekly Cajun Jam on Saturdays, Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) as well as year round exhibits. The village is open Tuesday…

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Vermilionville Offers Cultural Immersion Summer Camp

Lafayette, LA - Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park will be hosting week long Cultural Immersion Summer Camps for children between the ages of six and thirteen throughout the month of July. The week long camps will focus on the…

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Vermilionville Hosts Free Culture Day In Honor Of Creoles

Lafayette, LA -- The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Creole Culture Day at their historic park. Every year Vermilionville hosts this free event for the public to explore…

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May Programs at Vermilionville

Lafayette, LA – Vermilionville Living History Museum & Folklife Park hosts many special events each month including its weekly Cajun Jam on Saturdays, Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) as well as year round exhibits. The village is open…

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La Maison Broussard: A Rededication and Celebration

Vermilionville to honor Beausoleil Broussard with rededication and reunion Lafayelle, LA - The community is invited to join Vermilionville for a day of celebration as we honor Joseph "Beausoleil" Broussard and his descendants with a…

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Vermilionville to Honor Beausoleil Broussard with Rededication and Reunion

Lafayette, LA - The community is invited to join Vermilionville for a day of celebration as we honor Joseph "Beausoleil" Broussard and his descendants with a rededication of the historic La Maison Broussard in conjunction with the Famille Beausoleil…

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April Events at Vermilionville

Lafayette, LA – Vermilionville Living History Museum & Park hosts many special events each month including its weekly Cajun Jam on Saturdays, Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) as well as year round exhibits. The village is open Tuesday…

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Vermilionville Continues Free Cultural Film Series With Lomax In Louisiana

Les Vues Cultural Film Series: Vermilionville continues free cultural film series with Lomax in Louisiana Lafayette, LA – The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural…

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Kick Off Your Easter Celebrations Early

Vermilionville hosts Easter celebration with cooking demo, natural egg dyeing demonstration and pâquer tournament LAFAYETTE, LA---The Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville will be getting in the Easter spirit early with an…

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Vermilionville’s New Quarterly Series: Seed to Skillet

LAFAYETTE, LA – Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville will kick off their new quarterly series, Seed to Skillet. Seed to Skillet will focus on the entire process of growing, harvesting and preparing your own food. Vermilionville…

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Les Vues Cultural Film Series

Vermilionville launches free curated cultural film series Lafayette, LA – The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville for their new free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues held the last Monday…

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Country Mardi Gras Comes to the City

Lafayette, LA -- Join Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they bring a traditional country Mardi Gras run to the city for their annual Courir de Mardi Gras with the Basile Mardi Gras Association. “This is our heritage, culture…

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Boo Bayou Fall Carnival

Join Vermilionville as we celebrate Halloween with a Fall Carnival for the whole family that will include games, costume contest, trick-or-treating throughout our historic village and entertainment provided by Louisiana Performance Center…

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Scavenger Hunt Teaches Kids about Louisiana’s Native Americans

LAFAYETTE, LA---The Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville will host a scavenger hunt throughout their historic village as part of their free Native American Culture Day. Families will be given a map with clues leading them to the tribes that…

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Three Generations of The Michot Family Honored Vermilionville Hosts Free Culture Day In Celebration of Acadians

Lafayette, LA – The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they honor the Michot family with the annual Acadian Cultural Preservation Award as part of Acadian Culture Day. Each year the award is given in…

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Vermilionville Hosts Free Culture Day in Celebration of Acadians

Lafayette, LA – The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville as they celebrate their annual Acadian Culture Day.This year’s Acadian Culture Day will focus on living cultures and the activities planned for the…

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