Patterson Cypress Sawmill Festival, Kemper Williams Park, Patterson
This top 20 Southeast Tourism Society event honors an industry that was vital to the local economy at the turn of the century. The Sawmill Festival is a family event featuring continuous live music, a cypress sawmill display, numerous tournaments, a passe partout (two-person saw) contest, arts and crafts, a Cajun cook-off, rides and games, and the terrific food that made Cajun country famous. www.cypresssawmill.com
Bayou Teche Bear and Birding Festival, Downtown Franklin
The fifth annual Bayou Teche Bear and Birding Festival will be held in Franklin’s charming downtown and will celebrate one of the Cajun Coast’s most distinguished residents: the Louisiana black bear. The festival will feature an art sale & exhibit, educational seminars, children’s activities, field trips, arts & crafts, food, music and much more. www.bayoutechebearfest.org
October 16 2010
Harvest Moon Fest, Downtown Franklin
Welcome the return of fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street.
Enjoy live music; a children's carnival; teen activities; an antique, hot rod, classic car
and motorcycle show; a power boat exhibit, concessions and special retail promotions. (337) 828-6326.