The Louisiana Folklore Society Events for March 9th to March 10th

Board Meeting

March 9th: 12:00p.m. – 1:30p.m.

 At the Terrebonne Parish Main Branch Library. Box Lunches will be available for $8.

Tour of the Bayou Region

March 9th: 3:00p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

A bus will depart from the Courtyard Marriott Hotel (142 Library Dr. Houma, Louisiana). The cost of attendance is $35 for the general public, and $15 for students. The price includes bus fare, and lunch.

Tour includes a guided walk through the Chauvin Sculpture Garden, visits with  2 tradition bearers, land loss site, a 100-year-old grocery store, and the end of the road. The evening ends at Lapeyrouse’s Bar & Seafood in Chauvin, with jambalaya, white beans, and storytelling.


March 10th: 8:00a.m. – 12:00p.m.

Presentations on any aspect of Louisiana folklore, folklife, and traditional arts, as well as on folklore theory and practice. The cost of attendance for this is $5 for students and $10 for the general public. More information at


March 10th: 12:00p.m. – 1:30p.m.

Chef Paul Williams, a graduate of the John Folse Culinary Institute and owner of GeauxHealthy Meals, is cooking lunch. Diners have a choice between a main dish of homemade meatloaf or a quinoa veggie patty. Both served with sides of mashed potatoes and garlic green beans. The cost of the luncheon will be $12.50 per person. To register click on this link:

Bayou Culture Conversation

March 10th: 2:00p.m. – 5:00p.m.

Duhé Center located on 235 Civic Center Blvd. in Houma, Louisiana

An afternoon of discussion about our heritage, our culture, and how we cannot just survive but thrive. For more information, please go to

To register for the tour and/or presentations being offered, please click on link:

You can also email Shana Walton, a Louisiana Folklore Society board member, for registration and/or any questions you may have about the event: