Freedom

Looking for ways to enjoy the weekend? Our Lagniappe Events Calendar serves up the hottest events for the weekend! Get out there and have fun! 

Family Events: 

Let Freedom Ring Festival

This 21stannual July 4th event is a family-friendly way to celebrate the holiday. Sponsored by Tiger Battalion and Company, the festival features a bike parade/decorating contest, food, music by Tet Dur, a live and silent auction benefitting Thibodaux High JROTC, and fireworks. Admission is free and open to the public.

July 4, 4-10 p.m. 

Peltier Park, Thibodaux

Golden Meadow Fourchon Tarpon Rodeo

Cast a line at this annual fishing blowout. This family-friendly event features a weekend-long fishing rodeo and a King of the Catch cook off on July 5. Music kicks off July 5 with The Phunky Monkeys at 7 p.m., followed by Nonc Nu and Da Wild Matous on July 6 at 3 p.m. The rodeo’s poster artist Christy Boutte will be on hand July 5-6 to sign posters. All events and entertainment take place under an air-conditioned tent. To fish the rodeo, cost is $35. Entries include a fishing towel, rodeo book, boiled shrimp dinner, and a chance to win more than $15,000 in awards and prizes. 

July 4-6 

Moran’s Marina, Fourchon

Family Movie: Space Jam

Swackhammer, an evil alien theme park owner, needs a new attraction at Moron Mountain. When his gang, the Nerdlucks, heads to Earth to kidnap Bugs Bunny and the Looney Tunes, Bugs challenges them to a basketball game to determine their fate. The aliens agree, but they steal the powers of NBA basketball players, including Larry Bird and Charles Barkley. Bugs gets some help from superstar Michael Jordan to try and defeat the Nerdlucks and Swackhammer. The 1996 film is rated PG. This event is free and requires no registration.

July 6, 2-3 p.m.

North Branch Library, Gray

“Summertime and the Listening is Easy”

It's summertime and South Louisiana Community Orchestra invites you to their Summer Concert program for Easy Listening. Mr. Billy King will be conducting this Concert with Sarah Todd providing the piano accompaniment. Enjoy an impressive music repertoire, nostalgic of days gone by, with pieces such as: Summertime, Georgia on My Mind, Besame Mucho, Blue Tango, and music themes of Duke Ellington, Henry Mancini, and Charles Sloane, and several other pieces. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 years and under.

July 7, 3 p.m. 

Harvest Cathedral, Houma

Live music: 

July 5

Seth and Gina

6:30 p.m., Cajun Critters, Houma

Buddy and David, Little Easy Band

7 p.m., La Casa Del Sol, Houma

Calling Home and Roman Ziller

10 p.m., The Balcony, Houma

The Cool Whips

10 p.m., The Boxer & The Barrel, Houma

July 6

Calling Home

6 p.m., On the Canal Bar, Houma

Down Home

8 p.m., Jeaux’s New Horizons, Houma

Alex Martin

7 p.m., Kingfish Tavern at 531 Liberty, Houma

Low Key

9 p.m., Jude-O’s Tavern, Houma

LA Cruze

10 p.m., The Balcony, Houma

July 7

Reauxshambo

4 p.m., On the Canal Bar, Houma

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