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Gumbo 2 Geaux is our community events calendar.

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Craftin' Cajuns - Craft Show and Marketplace

Sept. 14, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

Shop over 215 vendor booths at Craftin' Cajuns Fall Craft and Marketplace presented by Stephanie Hebert Insurance Agency. This unique craft show is all indoors, with free admission and free parking. Preview vendors at houmaciviccenter.com/craftshow


Art After Dark

Sept. 14, 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Downtown Houma

Enjoy this annual evening with arts, music and wine. Over 70 artists will showcase their creations such as paintings, drawings, photography, jewelry, and woodturnings such as bowls, vases, carved ducks and birds. Artists will be exhibiting at locations along Main Street from Barrow to Canal. 


"Don't Talk to the Actors"

Sept. 15-22, 7:30 p.m. (2 p.m. Sunday matinees)

Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne

In this comedy by Tom Dudzick, a young playwright is suddenly swept up in the whirlwind of New York's theater scene when his play is optioned for the big money, ego-driven world of Broadway.


Gala Goes Gatsby

Sept. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

Get ready to be transported back to the 1920’s to have a roaring good time! The annual gala benefiting the Mary Bird Perkins TGMC Cancer Center has taken on an exciting change! Introducing the inaugural event and its theme, “Gala Goes Gatsby”! Guests will experience an intimate atmosphere where men and women can sip on libations from the period, dress in their 20’s best, and mingle in a cocktail party styled setting. Mission moments centered on our patients and survivors will be highlighted throughout the evening. DJ Rhett will be the emcee for the enchanted evening and The Gatsby Gang Jazz Band is sure to get you on your feet. Tickets to the exciting evening are $75/person and can be purchased at mbptgmc.org/gala.


Brooklyn’s Fight Fundraiser

Sept. 21, 1 p.m.

Southdown Plantation

Join friends and family at the 2ndannual RCT3 Benefit for Brooklyn Verdin! Let’s knock this thing out! Enjoy a secret recipe cook-off (teams of four, $100) Teams will compete for People’s Choice Award, and 1st, 2nd, 3rdplace. Entry fee is $20 for adults and children 5-12 years $10. Master of Ceremonies is local celebrity DJ Rhett. Enjoy a high-end sports live auction and live music from Sista Slick 1 p.m. followed by Chase Tyler at 4 p.m. Kids can have fun in the bounce houses and rock climbing. For more information, email brooklynsfight@gmail.com


Down da Bayou Fais Do-Do

Sept. 21, 6-9 p.m.

Dulac KC Hall

The Dulac Knights of Columbus present their monthly Fais Do-Do! This month's entertainment will be Gene Bonvillain and Donald Babin. The meal will be red beans and rice, sausage, drink and dessert for $7. Admission to the Fais Do-Do is $2. For more information, call Pierre at 985.804.5893.


Terrebonne Comic Con

Sept. 22, 2-6 p.m. 

Terrebonne Parish Main Library 

Get your costumes ready to join the Terrebonne Parish Main Library for their fifth annual Terrebonne Comic Con! Enjoy four hours of celebration filled with costumed superheroes, photo ops, artists, vendors, games, sing-a-longs, performances, and more. This event is family friendly and for all ages. Best of all, it is completely free!


Back to School Fishing Rodeo

Sept. 27-28

Coco Marina, Cocodrie

Saint Matthew’s Episcopal School hosts their 5thannual back-to-school fishing rodeo to help raise funds for the school. The rodeo features kids and adults inshore and kayak divisions. Adult tickets are $30 and youth tickets (13 and under) are $15. Your ticket purchase includes rodeo entry, plate lunch on Saturday, a chance at door prizes, and the opportunity to join in the after party. Scales are open 12-3 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Awards presentation will be at 6 p.m. on Saturday. To register, visit fishforsmes.eventbrite.com


Nunsense

Sept. 27-29, 7 p.m., 2 p.m. on Sunday

Maria Immacolata Church Gathering Center, Houma

The Little Sisters of Hoboken are back for three special performances benefitting Maria Immacolata School. Come back and visit with Sue Peace as Sr. Amnesia,Jeanne Scott as Mother Superior, Ginny Medina-Hamilton as Sr. Robert Anne, Debra Gorr as Sr. Hubert, and introducing Jana Gorr as Sister Leo. Pre-sale reservation are open; tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling 985-876-1631.


Coco’s 6thBirthday! 

Sept. 28, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Bayou Country Children’s Museum, Thibdaoux 

Celebrate Coco the Alligator’s 6thbirthday with a Luau Bash! Enjoy games, activities, cake and more! Admission is $8 for nonmember and $5 for members. 


Downtown on the Bayou Festival

Sept. 28-29

Downtown Houma

Downtown on the Bayou is back for their 3rd year and ready to pack the streets with local musicians, cooks, runners, crafters and car enthusiasts! Music on Saturday includes Pepper Jelly, Josh Garrett Band, Nonc Nu & da Wild Matous, Darel Gros & High Rollin Band, RouGaRou Too, Ascribe Prise Band, Ruff N Ready, Le Bon Temps and Side Fx. Sunday’s lineup includes Louisiana’s LeRoux, Power House, Nashville South, Tet Dur, Funksway, Moss Point 2.0, SheauxDown, Calling Home and the Cool Whips. Enjoy a jambalaya/pastalaya cookoff on Saturday, along with a 5K race! Festival proceeds benefit our local high school band departments. 

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