St. Landry Parish, LA

St. Landry Parish, LA

St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission | 337.948.8004 |

Here in the heart of Cajun Country, we host a wide range of events and activities for residents and visitors alike. Enjoy your stay in St. Landry Parish, Louisiana. This printable listing of events was generated on!


Apr 21, 2018

1050 Andrew Gautreaux Rd.
Arnaudville, LA 70512

Fête de la Nature

Fête de la Nature is an event that combines arts, culture, food, and science for the purpose of education and fun! This free, family-friendly event takes place outdoors, on eight acres of land in rural Arnaudville, and celebrates each of these topics with hands-on project and special guest speakers. Crafts, nature and culinary activities will be led by local organizations throughout Acadiana. See below for a list of activities and participants. 

Activities & Workshops 

- Building a Habitat Nest Sculpture for Wildlife with Atelier de la Nature
- Planting a Bee Garden by Cosmic Bees of Acadiana
- Native American Inspired Three Sister's Garden Planting by Jardin de France
- Art Activities by NUNU Arts & Culture Collective, La Reveil Cecilia French Immersion Program, and Alliance Française de Lafayette
- Blue Bird House Building Workshop by Russel's Food Center
- Food workshop by Atelier de la Nature
- Camping & Nature Activities with Cub Scout Pack 30 Breaux Bridge 


- Wetlands Educational Display by South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center
- Guided Star Gazing Walk by Kaan Dere 

Plant Sales

- Native Plants by Acadiana Native Plant Project
- Heirloom Vegetables 

Food Vendors 

- Made from Scratch Cakes
- Atchafalaya Basin Honey
- Cayenne Chow-Chow 

Live Music

1pm-3pm - Luke Huval & Friends
3:30pm-5pm - Maggie Rose Tauzin
5:30pm-7pm - Amis du Teche

Fête de la Nature is a program of Atelier de la Nature in Arnaudville, LA. Atelier de la Nature is a nature reserve and education center, aiming to inspire people to steward the nature in our backyards and learn how collectively we can protect these natural gifts for future generations. Their programs are offered in both French and English and include culinary demonstrations, nature walks, eco-workshops, and other arts and science-related activities. Atelier de la Nature is the brainchild of the husband and wife team, Dr. Brandon and Aurore Ballengée. Dr. Brandon Ballengée is an artist and biologist and his wife, Aurore is a sustainable food educator.

Atelier de la Nature Grounds | 1pm-8pm 

1050 Andrew Gautreaux Rd.
Arnaudville, LA 70512