Aug. 3-9, 2014 is National Farmers Market Week. On Tuesday, Aug. 5, at 5:30pm, Mayor Hilda Curry will read a proclamation during the New Iberia Board of Trustees' regular meeting in honor of farmers who participate in our local Farmers Markets. Visit our five farmers markets for fresh foods, homemade items and arts and crafts.
At the Delcambre Shrimp Festival, you will experience a shrimp cookoff, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, blessing of the shrimp fleet, food court and much more. Located about 20 miles southwest of Lafayette, the town devotes an entire weekend to honor the shrimping industry, its economic lifeblood.
The 64th Shrimp Festival Queen is Camille Delcambre!
James Lee Burke's new novel "Wayfaring Stranger" will be released on July 15, 2014.
On Burke's website, the novel description reads: "From 'America's best novelist' (The Denver Post): A sprawling thriller drenched with atmosphere and intrigue that takes a young boy from a chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde to the trenches of World War II and the oil fields along the Texas-Louisiana coast."
Breathtaking and full of exciting, outdoor adventures and historic, southern charm, Louisiana’s gorgeous coastline beckons you to experience the culture, fishing, nature, dining and fun you can’t find anywhere else. We want you to help us spread the word about all our one-of-a-kind region has to offer and, in exchange, we’ve got prizes and exciting Louisiana getaways to share with you.