Acadiana and surrounding areas ensure we are never short on fall festivals. With the promise of the upcoming cooler weather and good times, gather up family and friends and head on out to one or more of these festivals for some live music, scrumptious cuisine, and a festive time.
For great authentic Cajun cuisine with a view that cannot be matched, visit Café Jefferson at Rip Van Winkle Gardens in New Iberia. The restaurant is situated in a grove of a dozen ancient live oak trees, offering a breathtaking view of the gardens and Lake Peigneur.
Breaux Bridge native Ray Pellerin, 72, loves boats. From a pirogue to a canoe to an 85-foot houseboat, he’s had them all. In his college days Ray and his roommate at LSU used to race on the university lakes against the other fraternities, so it’s always been in his blood.
A 24-hour Rape Hotline is available by calling (337) 233-RAPE (7273). Visit www.theheartsofhope.org for information on how to request help or to donate time or money.
“For the landscaping, I was able to have Richard at Hebert’s Lawn & Garden make a planting design. He tells you what to buy and gives you a printout of what to plant, based on your favorite colors, how much of the yard is in shade, and what will do well in your yard.”
Fall brings the promise of cooler weather and a full range of festivals for the entire family to enjoy. Head on out this fall to one of the area’s many festivals for the promise of parades, good music and good food. Acadiana LifeStyle has compiled a list of some of the area’s festivals to ensure you don’t miss out on passing a good time.
By focusing on the history of Acadians who settled in this area of Louisiana, Tom Swatloski has been able to assemble information that will help individuals trace their family tree back to biblical times.
If more convenience and comfort is needed in your home today, consider adding a master suite. The addition of a bath and master suite can change a house from “won’t sell” to “Sold!”
Remodeling an existing old home is definitely a way to live greener while preserving history, thereby keeping the “soul” of the house together.
For a DVD with hundreds of photos call Photographer Mickey Delcambre at 365-5057. Price is only $25. Call Breaux's Flowers & Video Productions for your copy of the video of the Stars of Style 2012 Event at 364-6467. Price is only $25.