Lagniappe events 01.16.19

Local legend accepts award
January 15, 2019
School threat tied to 12-year-old
January 16, 2019

Cajun Jam

Enjoy Cajun music and entertainment by the Cajun Music Preservation Society. Bring your instruments to join in the jam, your voice to sing along, and your appetite to enjoy dinner during this authentic musical jam. 

January 16, 6-8 p.m.

Gina’s at the Legion, Thibodaux

Flood the Love Relief Jam & Cook-off

Local musicians are gathering together once again to raise money to help one another. Enjoy live music by Jeff McCarty, Heath Ledet Band, Nonc Nu & da Wild Matous, and Josh Garrett. Cook-off categories include gumbo, jambalaya or chili. 

January 19, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Falgout Canal Marina, Dularge


Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport, and RV Show

Explore the region’s biggest boat and RV sales event during this 21st annual event. Throughout the weekend, check out row after row of the latest campers, boats and more. On Friday, bring the kids to enjoy Family Day. On this day, children ages 12 and younger may fish once at Fish-O-Rama Rainbow Trout Pond for free. 

January 25-27

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center

SOUPer Bowl and 5K for United Way

Join United Way of South Louisiana at their annual cook-off competition between local vendors and companies, who craft their best gumbo, soup and chili dishes. Overall 1st, 2nd, and 3rdplace awards will be given as well as crowd favorite. The MVP 5K kicks off at 9:30 a.m. There will be entertainment and plenty to eat for a $5 entry fee. 

January 26, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m

Courtyard Marriott, Houma

Equality Night in Louisiana

Join HRC New Orleans & HRC Louisiana for Equality Night in the Bayou Region featuring special drag performances by:Gia GiaVanni – Miss Capital City Pride 2018;Giselle Trivianni – Miss New Orleans Pride 2019;Blain Bextor – Mr. New Orleans Pride 2019;Lux LeCher – Miss Swamp Stomp 2017. Special guest appearance by Miss Kookie Baker. Turn resistance into action by joining HRC in the Bayou Region for a special evening with HRC’s local leaders, LGBTQ+ drag performances and an inspiring night of music, delicious food, resilience and fun. Equality Night events highlight local supporters who are Open to Everyone in a fun, social setting while supporting the fight for LGBTQ equality. HRC works around the clock to end discrimination against the LGBTQ community and build a world where LGBTQ people can be open, honest, and safe in their communities. Tickets are $15 and includes entry to the event, complimentary light snacks and your annual HRC membership or renewal.Please note this event is smoke-free and for ages 21 and up. 

January 31, 5-9 p.m.

Intracoastal Club, Houma


6th Annual Love Your Heart Luncheon

Learn about the health of your heart while participating in cardiac screenings at the 6th annual Women’s Love Your Heart Luncheon. Presented by Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) Healthy Lifestyles Center and the Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS), this community event will include a delicious heart-healthy lunch as well as a Q & A Session on women’s heart health with Dr. Charisse Ward. Guests can also enjoy Health screenings, including blood pressure checks and the InBody230 scale, and educational exhibits, including information on smoking cessation, vein treatment, women’s health, weight management and more, will also be provided. The Health Fair will be from 11am to noon and will be immediately followed by the lunch program from noon to 1pm.Registration for the luncheon is required, and space is limited. Tickets are $20. For more information, call 985-873-4616. All proceeds will benefit The Foundation for TGMC.

February 7, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

TGMC’s Medical Atrium Auditorium, 8120 Main Street

PoV Pop-Up: Celebrating Women

This month’s PoV Pop-Up Party takes its lead from February’s Women’s Issue and places local, women-owned boutiques front and center. We invite you to join us as we create a fun atmosphere for you to browse spring fashion, shoes, accessories and more inside the spacious showroom of Geri Lynn Nissan in Houma. Food and beverage provided by Rouses Markets.For more information, visit  

February 7, 5-8 p.m.

Geri Lynn Nissan, Houma                     


Greater Love Banquet

Enjoy a night of hearts beating for Life as Hope Restored hosts their first fundraiser banquet. The evening includes success stories from Hope Restored and guest speaker Pati Adams, Executive Director of Pregnancy Resource Center in Panama City. There will also be a silent auction and delicious food to enjoy. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. 

February 8, 7-9 p.m.

Hope Restored Pregnancy Resource Center, Houma