Moonlight Paddle

Canoe & Trail Adventures will host a moonlight paddle trip Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Manchac wetlands, a vast forested area located northwest of New Orleans around Lake Maurepas. Paddlers will meet at 4 p.m. to paddle into the wetlands in daylight, eat at sunset and then paddle out by moonlight to the sounds of the swamp. Click here for more information about this event.

Paddle Up 4 with BREC at Bogue Chitto State Park

BREC will host a level 4 paddling workshop for intermediate paddlers from 7 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 9, at Bogue Chitto State Park. This paddle trip will be on moving water in beautiful surroundings and is for paddlers 12 and older. The cost is $25 per person ($20 if you provide your own transportation). For more information call ww5-272-9200, ext. 435, or email


The Most Cajun place on Earth invites you to our largest Mardi Gras celebration. Krewe Chic-a-la-Pie will roll down the historic streets of Kaplan Mardi Gras afternoon.


Acadia’s Courir de Mardi Gras embodies Louisiana tradition, featuring costumed horseback riders, wagons, live music, chicken chases and authentic Louisiana food such as gumbo and boudin.


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