Lagniappe Events Calendar – week of 06.26.19

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Boogie on the Bayou

Groove to the sounds of live music at this family-friendly outdoor concert held next to the Lafourche Parish Courthouse in Historic Downtown Thibodaux. Food and drinks will be available for purchase. Admission is free!

June 28, 6-10 p.m.

Downtown Thibodaux 

Live After 5 Concert Series

Enjoy live music from Pepper Jelly under the oaks of beautiful Courthouse Square.

June 28, 7 p.m.

Downtown Houma

Freedom Carnival

Celebrate our Country, carnival style at this family friendly event featuring water slides, carnival games, a photo booth, food and more! Admission to the carnival is $5. 

June 29, 10a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bayou Country Children’s Museum, Thibodaux

Independence Day Celebration

Join in the 11thannual Independence Day Celebration sponsored by Terrebonne Patriots, Inc. Grounds open at 2 p.m. Enjoy food, arts and crafts booths and kids’ activities. The Veterans Memorial ceremony will be held at 5:30 p.m. with Master of Ceremonies Martin Folse, and honoring Mr. Dean Daigneault, along with music from the Houma-Terrebonne Community Band. Entertainment will also be provided by Tet Dur from 2:15-4:15 p.m. and the CaneBreakers at 7:15 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. Admission is free; no alcohol is allowed. 

June 29

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center


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

“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

Schoolhouse Safari: Exotic Animal Encounter

Immerse yourself into a world of adventure with Schoolhouse Safari’s Exotic Animal Encounter! You’re going to geaux wild for this entertaining, hands-on animal experience. This all ages event is free to the public. 

July 9

10:30 a.m., Thibodaux Library

1 p.m., Lockport Library

4 p.m., South Lafourche Library

The Singing Zoologist Lucas Miller

Part of the Terrebonne Parish Main Library’s Summer Reading Program, enjoy a multimedia presentation featuring dazzling visuals, smart songwriting, comedy and accurate science. Programs are free and open to the public.

July 10, 10 a.m., East Houma Branch

July 10, 1 p.m., Main Branch

July 10, 4 p.m., North Branch

Duckin’ Out for the Arts

Duckin’ Out for the Arts is a fundraiser event held annually to support the Bayou Regional Arts Council. Local artists decorate ducks and donate art to be auctioned off in this unique event! Entertainment will be provided by Frank Ball. Tickets are $40 or $60 for two. 

July 12, 6 p.m.

Waterlife Museum, Houma

The 25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Le Petit Theatre welcomes the summer musical “The 25thAnnual Putnam County Spelling Bee”. An eclectic group of sixth-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Sweet and shy Olive brings only her best friend (the dictionary) with her to the bee; bold and hyperallergic speller William Barfee uses his “magic foot” to propel him to greatness; former champion Chip is struggling with his burgeoning puberty; easily distracted Leaf is unconvinced that he’s smart enough to be a challenger; overachiever Marcy is disappointed by her consistent success; and politically aware Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre only wants to impress her gay dads. In hilarious, touching, and catchy songs, each speller reveals his/her hopes, struggles, and passions as they make their way through the competition.  

July 12-28

Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne, Houma

Harvey Rabbit 

Part of the Terrebonne Parish Main Library’s Summer Reading Program, enjoy a puppet show with a positive message. Programs are free and open to the public.

July 18, 10 a.m., East Houma Branch

July 18, 2 p.m., North Branch

July 19, 10 a.m., Main Branch

Summer Wellness Screenings

Join the Cardiovascular Institute of the South and Terrebonne General Medical Center for a free Wellness Screening and health fair including:Electrocardiograms (EKGs);Cholesterol Checks; Ankle-Brachial Index Screenings (ABIs); Blood Pressure Checks;Height, Weight, and BMI Calculations via the InBody 230 Scale; Provider Consults by CIS Interventional Cardiologist, Dr. Pradeep Nair; Door Prizes, refreshments, and more!This event is made possible from the proceeds of the Nightlight Dash 5k. Registration is required. Visit https://summerscreening2019.eventbrite.comto signup. 

July 20, 8-11 a.m.

Cardiovascular Institute of the South, Houma


Who Let the Dogs Out 

Hosted by Hail Mary Rescue, this fundraiser will feature music by Tet Dur, cash bar, and a silent auction. Being a kid-friendly event, there will also be a kiddie-corner for the young ones to enjoy. Advance tickets are $15. At the door, adult tickets are $20 and kids age 10 and under are $10. All the proceeds go to helping shelter animals.

July 20, 6-10 p.m. 

Warren J. Harang Municipal Auditorium, Thibodaux

Hampstead Stage Company Presents: The Jungle Book

Through the use of puppets and masks, we meet Baloo the bear and Bagheera the black panther, who guide Mowgli on his journey. Part of the Terrebonne Parish Main Library’s Summer Reading Program, programs are free and open to the public.

July 25, 10 a.m., East Houma Branch

July 25, 2 p.m., North Branch

July 26, 10 a.m., Main Branch

July 26, 2 p.m., Main Branch

Live After 5 Concert

Enjoy live music from SheauxDown under the beautiful trees in the Courthouse Square. 

July 26, 7 p.m.

Downtown Houma

Summer Fun Kids Day

Beat the heat at the 20thbirthday party of the largest and longest running indoor children’s festival, Summer Fun Kids Day presented by Synergy Bank. There will be four themed areas with exhibitors and activities: Safety Square, Discovery Den, Play Zone, and Wellness Way. Live entertainment will be on stage throughout the day. Admission is $5 for ages 2 and older.

July 27, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center