October 4, 2017
Fit, Fun & Fabulous
Downtown Franklin


7:30 am to 2 pm - Breakfast - Local Physiciana & Programs - The Lamppost
Senior Adult Health Programs - The Lamppost
Luncheon - Keynote Speaker - Willie Roaf, Former New Orleans Saint & Hall of Famer - The Lamppost
Luncheon - Chez Hope's 2017 Unity Day Luncheon - The Forest Restaurant

8 am to 10 am - Health Screenings - The Lamppost
9 am to 1 pm - Children's Activities, Fitness Demonstrations, Hand on Activities, Downtown Walking Tour
4 pm to 5 pm - Franklin High School Homecoming Parade
5 pm to Dark - Walk for Christ - Community & Church Members Walk a Mile for Christ
Gospel Choir Entertainment - Live Music 
The Cast - Live Music
Chitimacha Recreation Fitness Activity
Dark - Candle Light Vigil

Berwick Lighthouse Festival
October 7-8, 2017
Downtown Berwick

Printable Brochure

Saturday, October 7, 2017
10 am - History of trapping and the seafood industry of Berwick
Arts and Crafts
Food Booths
Kid's Activities
Old Soul - 12:30 to 2:30 pm
Jus Cuz - 3 to 5 pm
36th Annual Country Showdown Regional - 5:30 to 7:30 pm
Deja Vu - 8 to 10 pm

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Music by LA Rhythm - 12:30 to 3:30 pm
Arts and Crafts
Food Booths
Kid's Activities
The Little Zoo on Wheels
Car Show by Cypress Corvette Show
Tour du Teche VIII - Awards Ceremony - 4 pm

October 21, 2017
Sager Brown Campus, Baldwin, LA
The Homecoming - Sager Brown Sesquicentennial

September 17, 2017 marks the 150th anniversary of Sager Brown's existence in Baldwin.  Founded in 1867, Sager Brown was originally established as an orphanage and school for African American children and youth orphaned by the Civil War.  Since that time, this sacred ground has transformed many times over while consistently providing outreach ministry in Baldwin and the surrounding communities.

Schedule of Events for October 21, 2017 Home Coming Celebration:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM ................Parade
11:00 AM - Noon.................Welcome & Occasion
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM..............Campus History Tour & Dedication of Museum
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM.................Lunch Served
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM.................Wrapping of Maypole
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM................Campus History Tour/Slide Show & Video
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM.................Entertainment
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM...................Refreshments & Fellowship

Sunday October 22, 2017........ 9:00 AM.......Worship Service at Trinity UMC

The keynote speaker for the celebration is Dr. Wanda L. Nelson, a native of St. Joseph. Her formative education began at Sager Brown Home and Godman School in Baldwin through the 8th grade. She graduated from Park Ave. High School in Franklin, then pursued higher education earning the following degrees: Bachelor of Arts, Grambling College; Master of Arts, Ball State University; Educational Specialist, LSU; and Doctor of Education, Northern Illinois University.

October 28, 2017
Harvest Moon Fest
Downtown Franklin
9 am to 6 pm

**DOGS WELCOME**  Please be a responsible dog owner.  You are responsible for your dogs.  Please bring doggie bags for disposing poop!

8:00 am - 5K Run/Walk - PINK Color Run
1 pm - Mutt Street - Dog Costume Contest - Line up at the French Door, $10.00 Registration Fee
Cemetery Tour by St. Mary Landmarks Society
Shopping Discounts
Children's Activities
Sugar Cane Exhbits
Sidewalk Vendors

Live Music - 10 am to 6 pm
5 OClock Shadow
Old Soul

October 28, 2017
4th Annual Chitimacha POW WOW presented by KETA Group
The Pavilion at Cypress Bayou Casino
Open to the Public

Competition Dancing, Food and Craft Vendors


Grand Entry - 1 pm & 7 pm
Gourd Dances - 12 noon to 6 pm
Dancer Registration - 10 am to 12 noon
Prizes awarded - $50 to $500
$5.00 Entry Fee - Kids under 5 free

Special Presentation by Native American Dancer & Hip Hop Artist - Supaman (Apsaalooke Crow) - 5 pm

October 28, 2017
Patterson Fall Fest & Historic Walking Tour
Downtown Patterson

10 am to 2 pm - Walking Tour

Shop St. Mary
Shopping in St. Mary Parish provides much-needed tax dollars to support government and community services, recreation for children and adults alike, safety in our neighborhoods and education for our kids.  It indirectly contributes to our churches, non-profit organizations and local events.  St. Mary Parish's retail industry is comprised of small businesses that have invested in our community.

Music on the Cajun Coast
Our music scene is alive on the Cajun Coast with everything from Swamp Pop and Cajun Zydeco to rock, honky tonk and everything in between,  We've got national acts and artists just starting out, large-scale arenas and only the locals dives.