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Sugar Cane Festival Schedule of Events

09/23/2013 08:05AM, Published by Aimee Cormier, Categories: In Print, Life+Leisure




Mitchell Brothers’ Shows  
located at the corner of Hwy 14 and Sucrose Drive (Across from the 
Iberia Parish Tourist Center between Lowe’s and Center Point Energy)  
Community Invited – Free Admission

Wednesday, September 25, 2013  
5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Family Night, $1 per ride.

Thursday, September 26, 2013             
3 p.m. – 11 p.m.
“Pay Once” price available as well as individual ticket purchases.

Friday, September 27, 2013                  
Noon – 11 p.m.
Kids’ Day – Between the hours of noon and 5  p.m. rides with be $1. 
Regular fare after 5 p.m.

Saturday, September 28, 2013               
12 noon – 11 p.m.
Community Invited.

Sunday, September 29, 2013                
Immediately following parade.
Fais-do-do/Music Concerts 
located at Bouligny Plaza, 100 W. Main Street at the Hi Sugar Stage.  
Community Invited.  (No Ice Chests allowed)

Thursday, September 26, 2013
– free admission
7 p.m. – 8 p.m.             Shut Up & Drive
8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.   Four Pauls
10 p.m. – 11 p.m.  Seasoned Soul

Friday, September 27, 2013
$5 cover charge
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.             Beer 30
9:30 p.m. – 10 p.m.      Steve Grisaffe
10 p.m. – 12 p.m. Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin’ Cajuns

Saturday, September 28, 2013
$10 cover charge
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.     Lurry Sigue Zydeco
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.      Cajun Throwdown
9 p.m. – 10:45 p.m.         Sideshow
11 p.m. – Midnight     Stevie B

Sunday, September 29, 2013
– free admission 
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.     Colby Boudreaux & Southern Beat
Arts & Craft Show/Food Vendors

Thursday, September 26 – Sunday, September 29, 2013
Bouligny Plaza, Downtown New Iberia 
Arts and Craft Show under the Steamboat Pavilion 
Thursday-5 p.m.-midnight
Friday-4 p.m.-midnight
Saturday-9 a.m.-midnight
Sunday-9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sugar Daddy’s Car Show

Saturday, September 28
9:30 a.m.  – 3:45 p.m. – Before & After the 
Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Children’s Parade
Bouligny Plaza, Downtown New Iberia
For more information visit cruisincajuncountry.com 
Sugar Cane Festival 4-H Livestock Show
SugArena, 713 NW Bypass Hwy. 3212 
(between Hwy 90 and Admiral Doyle Drive)

Friday, September 27
8 a.m. – Until

Saturday, September 28
8 a.m. – Until
The Sugar Cane Festival Livestock Show is open to 4-H and FFA members from the designated sugar cane producing parishes. Beef Breeding, Market Lamb, Market Goat classes, as well as a Commercial Heifer Show, and the Rabbit Show are open to junior exhibitors from the sugar cane producing parishes. Baby Beef/Steer, Market Hog, Iberia Market Goat and Iberia Market Lamb exhibition is restricted to Iberia exhibitors only. The Iberia Market Animal Sale & Auction begins at 2 p.m. Saturday. For more information call 337-365-7539
Exhibits/Contests/Shows/Other  
Free Admission. Community Invited.
There is no charge to enter any of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Shows.

Friday, September 27, 2013
8 a.m. – Sugar Cane Grower’s Day (Farmer’s Day) – The community is encouraged to dress in farmer’s attire.
8 a.m. – 4-H Sugar Cookery Contest Registration – Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park.
8 a.m. – 4-H Sugar Cookery Contest Registration – Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park.
9 a.m. – Sugar Artistry/Cake Decorating Display – A Cake To Remember, 204 E. Main St., New Iberia. For more information call Kay at 365-2440 or send email to ACakeToRemember204@yahoo.com.
10 a.m. – Blessing of the Crop Mass – Sugar Cane Festival Building, New Iberia City Park, Parkview Drive. Celebrant will be Father Eugene Tremor from St. Marcellus Catholic Church, Deacon Patrick Burke will assist him. 
11 a.m. – 4-H Sugar Cookery Contest Awards presented to winners.  
Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park.   
11:30 a.m. – Judging of Best Decorated Storefronts & Residences in 
celebration of the Sugar Festival and Industry – Judging is throughout the city of New Iberia.  To insure inclusion, call 337-369-9323.
2 p.m. – Sugar Cane Exhibit – opens for public viewing – Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park.    
2 p.m. - Garden/Flower Show – opens for public viewing – Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park. For more 
information, call 337-369-9323.
2 p.m. - Art Show – (adults and children) opens for public viewing – Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park. More information call 337-369-9323.
3 p.m. - Photography Show – Opens for public viewing at Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park.  More information call 337-369-9323.

Saturday, September 28, 2013
7 a.m. – Hi Sugar 5K Run – Adults $30 + $3.50 sign up fee, 14 years and under $15 + $2.75 sign up fee (before Sept. 20). Walkers and runners welcome. Meet at Bouligny Plaza, pick up packet from 6-7:15 a.m. For more information send email to reneevoorhies@bellsouth.net. 
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. – Registration for Bayou Girl Scouts Bake Off – for District Competition.  Cyr-Gates Community Center, New Iberia City Park.  All troops invited to participate.  Coordinated by Bayou Girl Scouts. 
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Photography Show - Opens for public viewing at the Cyr-Gates Community Center, City Park, New Iberia. More information call 337-369-9323.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Art Show – Opens for public viewing at the Cyr-Gates Community Center, City Park, New Iberia. More information call 337-369-9323.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Garden/Flower Show – Opens for public viewing at the Cyr-Gates Community Center, City Park, New Iberia. More information call 
337-369-9323.
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Silver Cup Sugar Cane Winner – Exhibit opens.  Sponsored by the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival, Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park.   
1:30 p.m. – Winners announced for Bayou Girl Scouts Bake-off – Cyr-Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia City Park. 

Sunday, September 29, 2013
10 a.m. – Royalty Mass, St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 108 E. St. Peter St., New Iberia. Celebrant will be Father Charles Langlois and Deacon Patrick Burke will assist him.
12 noon – Sugar Artistry/Cake Decorating Display – A Cake To Remember, 204 E. Main St., New Iberia. For more information call Kay at 365-2440 or send email to ACakeToRemember204@yahoo.com.
Parades/Fireworks 
Free Admission. Community Invited.

Friday, September 27, 2013
6:30 p.m. – Boat Parade begins with a salute to the Grand Marshal of the Parade, King Sucrose LXXII, Queen Sugar LXXI and other Festival dignitaries. Reviewing stand at New Iberia City Park. Information/Registration email info@hisugar.org or call 337-369-9323. 
7:15 p.m. Fireworks – Immediately following the Boat Parade on the Banks of Bayou Teche (at dark). Free Admission. Community Invited. Sponsored by Capital One of New Iberia.

 Saturday, September 28, 2013  
10 a.m. – Children’s Parade – Main Street. Coordinated by the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival with the assistance of Acadiana LifeStyle, the New Iberia Kiwanis Club and the Key Club.  Information/Registration call 369-9323.

Sunday, September 29, 2013  
10 a.m. – Royalty Mass – St. Peter’s Catholic Church, 108 E. St. Peter St., New Iberia. Celebrant will be Father Charles Langlois and Deacon Patrick Burke will assist him.
2 p.m. Royalty Parade – Main Street. Sponsored by the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. For information/registration call 369-9323.
Official Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival Merchandise will be available at Sir Speedy (910 S. Lewis Ave.), Advertec (206A E. Main St.), Walgreen’s (1102 Parkview) and All About You (at its new location near Stage on Admiral Doyle Drive.) Caps and posters will be for sale at Sir Speedy & Advertec. Merchandise will also be available at the Souvenir Tent in Bouligny Plaza during Festival Week.




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