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Earth Day at Vermilionville

Bayou Vermilion District
Event organized by Bayou Vermilion District

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Earth Day is a celebration to commemorate individuals and organizations actively engaged in promoting wise stewardship practices of our magnificent jewel, Earth. Thanks to our presenting sponsor, COX, the Earth Day Celebration is FREE and open to the public.

While you're here, discover how various local organizations are engaged in ensuring that future generations have the same chance we have to enjoy this magnificent planet for years to come. Bring the kids and enjoy a paddle in Vermilionville's Petit Bayou and recycled art displays, in addition to various craft and activity stations. Be sure to visit our Cooking School for demonstrations, enjoy music in the Performance Center by Cedryl Ballou & The Zydeco Trendsetters and Lafayette Rhythm Devils. You can grab a bite to eat in our restaurant, La Cuisine de Maman, and relax with a free yoga class.

Cleanse your closet by bringing unwanted clothing items and books to donate or trade in at our "Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Swap" (items remaining at the end of the day will be donated to a charity). Additionally, we'll have a clothing "Upcycling" station. On your way home, take a free tree with you and begin your own stewardship legacy for the future.

For an additional cost, boat tours of the Bayou Vermilion will also be available. Again this year, we will also be offering a "Bike to Earth Day" Poker Run, which starts at 11:00 a.m. and ends at the Earth Day Celebration. Additional information coming soon at Vermilionville.org.

For more information, please contact Greg Guidroz at 337.233.4077 x.215.


10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Yoga (School House)

10:30 a.m.
Boat Tour

10:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lafayette Rhythm Devils (Performance Center)

11:30 a.m.
Boat Tour

11:30 a.m.
Feta Cheese Making Demo (Cooking School)

1:30 p.m.
Boat Tour

1:30 p.m.
Ricotta Cheese Making Demo (Cooking School)

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Cedryl Ballou & The Zydeco Trendsetters (Performance Center)

2:30 p.m.
Boat Tour

Enjoy a great with us!