SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2016
7:00am   Traditional Cajun Boucherie (Near Musician’s Village)
8:00am  
Cameron’s Shoes Foundation 5k
9:00am
   Savoy Music Center Jam Session (Musician’s Village)

9:45am   Opening Ceremony, SECOND LINE PARADE from Artist Village to Main Stage led by Hacienda Brass Band, LA Lt.
      Governor Billy Nungesser and Festival Partners;  JOIN IN with your decorated umbrella!  UMBRELLA DECORATING CONTEST with
      prize!

10:00am   Festival Officially Opens
      BAND:
CFMA-Sponsored Band (Main Stage)
      Food Booths Open (Main Grounds)
      Folklife Village Opens — Folk Demonstrators
      Artist Village Opens -
Boogaloo Crew, Children's Entertainment, 10am
       Craft Village Opens
       Walk-Through Louisiana Opens
       Classic Car & Truck Show Opens, Coordinated by 105-5 KEUN & Mark Denette (Center Street)
       Game of 
Petanque (Musicians’ Village)
       Exhibits Opens
10:30am   Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Drumming & Dancing
(Walk-Through)
11:00am   SAUSAGE-MAKING DEMO
, Eunice Superette Food Booth
      CFMA Jam Sessions Begin (end at 4pm)
     
SOFTBALL:LSU Eunice Baseball Alumni Softball Game (Bengal Stadium)
      BUBBLE PARADE 
(Artist Village)
     
Film Village Opens (CEB West Auditorium), Festival Introduction
      Fruit Carving Demonstration by Chef James Hamilton (CEB Culinary Arts Room)
11:15am  
FILM:Secretariat’s Jockey: Ron Turcotte by Phil Comeau (CEB W Auditorium)
     Tommie Townsley & Lydia Crochet, Children's Storytime
(Artist Village)
11:20am   SECOND LINE PARADE!  Led by Hacienda Brass Band
- through festival grounds to Main Stage; short set at Main Stage then
      back to Artist Village
11:30am  
Attakapas Opeousas Prairie Tribe Drumming & Dancing (Walk-Through)
      Mardi Gras Talk Stage
, discussion led by Maria Zeringue
12:00pm   BAND:
Cypress Band featuring Warren Storm & Willie Tee (Main Stage)
      
SOFTBALL:LSU Eunice v. UL-Lafayette (Lady Bengal Stadium)
      Stuart DeRouen, Acoustic Musician
(Artist Village)
12:30pm  
Hacienda Brass Band, NOLA Brass Band, 45 min set  (Artist Village Stage)
1:00pm  
FILM:By the River of Babylon: An Elegy for South Louisiana by Don Howard & Jim Shelton (CEB W Auditorium)
1:30pm   Eunice Mardi Gras Association Mini Run (LSUE Campus Drive, west side of festival grounds).  Ends with a
                 Narrative/Discussion at the Eunice Mardi Gras Exhibit in CEB Lobby
     
Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache Drumming & Dancing (Walk-Through)
      Skies Speak, Electronic Musician
(Artist Village)
      Ice Carving Demonstration by Chef James Hamilton (Outside Near Information Booth)
2:00pm   BAND: Cha Wa(Main Stage)
      Mardi Gras Talk Stage,
discussion led by Maria Zeringue
      Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Drumming & Dancing
(Walk-Through)
2:15pm   
FILM:Panel Discussion and visit with filmmakers and Todd Ortego of KBON (CEB W Auditorium)
2:20pm   LeTrainjump, Funk/Pop Band
(Artist Village)
2:45pm   Western Acadia Parish Mardi Gras Traditions Discussion by Donald LeJeune
(CEB Lobby)
3:00pm  
BASEBALL: LSU Eunice v. LSU Alexandria — Doubleheader (Bengal Stadium)
      
FILM:Forever Waves staring Kristin Diable, directed by Jeff Roedel (CEB W Auditorium)
      Booogaloo Crew, Children's Entertainment (Artist Village)
3:30pm  
Attakapas Opeousas Prairie Tribe Drumming & Dancing (Main Stage)
3:45pm   Mardi Gras Talk Stage, discussion led by Maria Zeringue

3:50pm   BUBBLE PARADE (Artist Village)
4:00pm   BAND:
High Performance (Main Stage)
      Mel LeCompte Jr. & Jerica Guillory, Children's Storytime
(Artist Village)
5:00pm  
Folklife Village Closes
      Traditional Cajun Jam, Cajun Musicians
(Artist Village)
     
FILM: Sushi and Sauce Piquante at the Queen Cinema, Downtown Eunice (SOLD OUT)
5:30pm 
Bayou Teche Brewery Tapping the Keg (Main Stage)
     
Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache Drumming & Dancing (Walk-Through)
6:00pm  BAND: Rendezvous de Cajun Radio Show, LIVE BROADCAST! (Main Stage). Featured Band: Geno Delafose & French
 
     Rockin’ Boogie
7:30pm  
Festival Closes

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2016
10:00am   Game of
Petanque
10:30am   Festival Officially Opens
      BAND:
Sabra & The Get Rights (Main Stage)
     
Food Booths Open (Main Grounds)
     
Folklife Village Opens — Folk Demonstrators
     
Artist Village Opens, Skies Speak, Electronic Musician at 10:30am
     
Craft Village Opens
     
Walk-Through Louisiana Opens
     
We Weren’t Born here, but we got here as fast as we could JAM SESSION (near Artist Village), Led by Jim Phillips & Carl Brazell)
      Mardi Gras Exhibits Open (Community Ed Building Lobby)
11:00am COOKING DEMO:
Chef James Hamilton (CEB Culinary Arts Room)
11:30am 
FILM:Dirty Rice by Pat Mire (CEB W Auditorium)
      Brennan Sanders, Poetry (Artist Village)
11:45am   Bubble Parade! (Artist Village)
12:00pm 
Franco Fun Chorale (Main Stage BREAK)
      Mel LeCompte Jr. & The Moodoggies, Children's Entertainment
(Artist Village)
      Roman Catholic Latin Mass (LSUE Quadrangle, center of campus)
     
Attakapas Opeousas Prairie Tribe Drumming & Dancing (Walk-Through)
12:30pm  BAND: 
The Band Courtbouillon (Main Stage)
12:50pm  
Tom Coleman, Cajun Stories & Tall Tales (Artist Village)
1:00pm  COOKING DEMO: 
George Graham (CEB Culinary Arts Room)
      BOUDIN-MAKING DEMO, Eunice Superette Food Booth
     
SOFTBALL:  LSU Alexandria v. McNeese (Lady Bengal Stadium)
     
FILM:  Eunice, Louisiana Makes a Movie The 20-Year Reunion of Dirty Rice (CEB Rm 112)
      Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Drumming & Dancing (Walk-Through)

1:30pm   Silver Belles, Seniors Dance Group (Artist Village)
      Western Acadia Parish Mardi Gras Traditions Discussion by Larry Miller (CEB Auditorium)
2:00pm  
CONFETTI PARK, Children's Entertainment (Artist Village)
      Canneci N'de Band of Lipan Apache Drumming & Dancing (Main Stage)
2:30pm  BAND: 
Wayne Toups (Main Stage)
3:00pmCOOKING DEMO :
Chef Christopher Thames (CEB Culinary Arts Room)
      Bubble Parade! (Artist Village)
      Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Drumming & Dancing (Walk-Through)

3:30pm   Jerica Guillory, Children's Storytime (Artist Village)
4:00pm  Festival Closes

CEB — Community Education Building
HPE — Health & Physical Education Building

Festival Schedule