St. Landry Parish, LA

St. Landry Parish, LA

St. Landry Parish Tourist Commission | 337.948.8004 | www.cajuntravel.com

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 www.cajuntravel.com!

Events


Nov 02, 2018 - Nov 03, 2018

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337-254-9695
Grand Coteau, LA 70541

11th Annual Festival of Words

Acadiana's literary festival is back this year in Grand Coteau, November 2-3. The Festival of Words is a free event celebrates the written and spoken word through public readings and performances, a student creative writing contests, open mics, writing workshops, and “drive-by poetry". The festival is open to all ages and all experience levels. This year's authors include Louisiana Poet Laureate, Jack Bedell; author, Cornelius Eady; and novelist, Ladee Hubbard.

Friday, November 2 - Kick-Off

Readings, performances, and book and CD sales with featured artists Jack Bedell, Ladee Hubbard, and Cornelius Eady and Rough Magic with a local musician.

Chicorys Coffee & Cafe | 7pm-9:30pm

Saturday, November 3 - Events 

9:30am-3pm
- Drive-by-poetry with area students (various locations)
9:30am-3:30pm - Community writing workshops presented by featured artists
11am-3:30pm - Community Stage & The Blackpot Cook-Off
11:30a-12:15pm - Awards ceremony for Youth Creative Writing Contest

Thensted Center in Grand Coteau | 9am-4pm

Festival of Words is proud to be listed in the Community Foundation of Acadiana's DONORSense database of Louisiana non-profit organizations.

337-254-9695
Grand Coteau, LA 70541