- Associated Press - Saturday, May 31, 2014

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - Bayou Vermilion District’s Vermilionville is inviting the public to join them in celebrating their annual Creole Culture Day on Sunday, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at their historic park.

Every year Vermilionville hosts the free event for the public to explore the history and evolution of the Creole community.

This year’s Creole Culture Day will focus on females in folklore. Activities planned for the day include: storytelling, an inventions and Clementine Hunter exhibit, cooking and craft demonstrations, kid’s games and crafts, canoeing and music in the Performance Center.

KLFY-TV reports (https://bit.ly/1k982mn ) this year’s recipient of the Richard J. Catalon Sr. Creole Heritage Award is artist Rebecca Henry. The award recognizes outstanding lifetime contributions to the preservation of the Creole culture.

For more information visit www.Vermilionville.org or call 337- 233-4077.


Information from: KLFY-TV, https://klfy.com

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