Leadership & Lattes
Leadership and Lattes is the Women’s Business Alliance’s newest community where they will empower women in business over a cup of coffee or tea through education and networking. The event includes 20 minutes for networking, 30 minutes for group discussion and activity on a business topic, and an additional 10 minutes for networking. Networking begins at 8:00 a.m. Registration is $10 for member and $20 for non-members.
May 16, 8-9 a.m.
La Bonne Terre Festival
Maria Immacolata Catholic Church and School present their 2nd annual fundraising festival. The day will offer Cajun food, rides and games, a silent auction and more. Live music will be featured from area bands including Tet Dur and Front Reaux. Funds raised will go towards building a new school on the church grounds.
May 18, 8 a.m.-11 p.m.
Maria Immacolata Catholic Church Fairgrounds, Houma
Bubba Dove Fishing Rodeo
Cast a line at the 11th annual Bubba Dove Fishing Rodeo. There are inshore, offshore, and children’s categories. Tickets are $30; cost includes rodeo entry, entry into the door prize drawing, including a $1,000 cash drawing, a shirt, and food and soft drinks during scale times. All proceeds benefit charitable causes aimed at restoring the Gulf Coast, the promotion of education to those less fortunate, and other important local causes.
May 30-June 2
Falgout Canal Marina, Theriot
PoV Pop-Up: Summer Arts Stroll
May’s PoV Pop-Up Party brings together art, music and food for an evening of Summer Fun! We invite you to join us for a Summer Arts Stroll in Town Center at Acadia Plantation in Thibodaux. Local artists will have their works hosted in galleries inside the businesses of Rue Colette. Artist sponsors include Meyer Financial Group and Parish Wealth Partners. Live music includes local favorites Harley Talbot and Kerry Thibodaux. Food trucks will line the streets of Rue Madeleine for your dining pleasure. For more information such as artist details, please visit www.povpopup.com.
May 31, 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Acadia Plantation, Thibodaux
Strong Heart Trail Trot:
Brooklyn Beating the Odds
This no frills 2-mile trail jog has the sole purpose of raising funds for a member of our community. In the event’s 5th year, they are helping Brooklyn, age 9, to continue her quest in overcoming the odds. This young lady has come so far, but still has several surgeries ahead of her. She is also in need of a service dog. This event is hosted by the Cooper Life Fund.
May 31, 7 p.m.
Southdown Trail System, Valhi Blvd., Houma
Library Community Yoga
Celebrate health and fitness with a fun-filled family yoga experience. This Gentle Flow and meditative experience will be held in the outdoor amphitheater space. (In case of rain, yoga moves indoors.)
June 1, 10:30 a.m.
Terrebonne Parish Main Library
Athlete Strength & Conditioning Summer Camp
Help your student athlete take their fitness to the next level with TGMC’s Sports Performance Training Camp. Athletes will train with certified coaches to build strength, agility and speed to master their sport. “Youth” camp is designed for athletes in middle and junior high, from 11-15 years old. Camp meets Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. and 1-2 p.m. Space is limited. Call 985-850-6206 to register.
June 3 – July 31
Sports Performance Training
Center, TGMC, Houma
Cajun Heritage Festival
A hunter’s dream, the Cajun Heritage Festival showcases a decoy show and live auction, plus carving demos, duck calling contests, Cajun food, vendors and raffles. This festival celebrates the Cajun heritage of Lafourche Parish. Free and open to the public.
Larose Civic Center
Gheens Bon Mange’ Festival
Pass a good time at this annual festival in Gheens. The weekend-long event features live music, delicious food, and the festival’s signature Rougarou Brew. Admission is free. Children’s fun will be provided by GatorBounce Inflatables; bracelets will be sold. Bands and foods are located inside an air-conditioned building!
Gheens Community Center
6th Annual Empower Our Youth and Teen Extravaganza
Join in this empowering day for area youth, an event created by local motivation speaker and author Corey Harris. The event features motivational speakers, area bands and dance teams, free food and snowballs. Doors open at 1:15 p.m.
June 8, 2 p.m.
New Rising Sun Baptist Church, Houma
Monster Mini Golf
Enjoy this family friendly glow in the dark mini golf course at the BCCM! There will be a 9-hole mini golf course making its way through the Blue Bayou and Exhibits. Bring the family and see which of you is the ultimate mini golfer. To extend the fun, splash some glow paint on a white shirt and show up in style (not required). Tickets are $8 per person and will be sold in time blocks. Online ticket purchase required.
June 8, 6-9 p.m.
Bayou Country Children’s Museum, Thibodaux
Bayou Goose Chase
Grab a team of your fastest friends and prepare to traverse Houma during the 3rd annual Bayou Goose Chase, a fun-raiser for the Rotary Club of Downtown Houma. Teams compete in this unique digital scavenger hunt for points, laughter and great memories! Register your team today!
June 15, 2-8 p.m.
Downtown Jeaux, Houma
Bud & Burgers Championship
Enjoy the 4th Annual Sunrise & Houma-Terrebonne Rotary Clubs Bud and Burgers Championship. This event is the fundraiser for the charitable causes that both Rotary Clubs perform throughout the year. Come taste the best burgers around while listening to great music. Think your burger is the best around? Come compete in one of our four categories: Restaurant, Corporate, Backyard Grillers, and the Rotarian only category. Enjoy music by Vintage at 4:30 p.m. and Stormy at 7:30 p.m. Beer is sponsored by Budweiser. Your $10 ticket grants entry to the burger cook-off. Tickets will be sold for drinks. Children 4 and under are free.
June 15, 4-10 p.m.
Southdown Pavillion, Houma
Library Camp Out
Celebrate the first day of summer with a own camp out in the library. Gather around the “campfire” for songs, stories, and snacks followed by a special camping themed craft. Come dressed in your pj’s and be sure to bring a blanket.
June 21, 4 p.m.
Terrebonne Main Library, Houma
Terrebonne Game Expo
Join in the fun at the third annual Terrebonne Games Expo! There will be board games, card games, video games, or try your hand at a life-size games. Play one of the library’s games or bring your own to share. You can also try your hand at a new game by demoing it in the Vendor Hall. Cosplay is welcome and encouraged!
June 23, 2 p.m.
Terrebonne Main Library, Houma
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.
Live After 5 Concert Series
Enjoy live music from Pepper Jelly under the oaks of beautiful Courthouse Square.
June 28, 7 p.m.
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 28, 7 p.m.