Lafayette, LA’s Very Own 2nd Saturday ArtWalk

Held the second Saturday of every month
Time:  6-9pm
Place:  Downtown Lafayette
Contact:  337.291.5566
www.downtownlafayette.org
Admission free

Visit downtown Lafayette as each gallery, studio and art house opens their doors. Enjoy exploring the downtown area. Receive a discount any time on original artwork as all works sold in the district are exempt from state sales tax.

Lafayette bed and breakfast
Courtesy of Downtown Lafayette: Sans Souci Gallery-Lori Feliz

The next 2nd Saturday ArtWalk is August 11, 2012. For a complete list of exhibits and events for August 11th, then the downtown Lafayette event listing has everything you need.

Here is a list of dates for all the upcoming 2nd Saturday ArtWalk:

August 11, 2012
September 8, 2012
October 13, 2012
November 10, 2012
December 8, 2012

Don’t Miss the Festival International in Lafayette, Louisiana!

It’s not too early to start planning to attend the Festival International held in downtown Lafayette. It’s held every year the last week in April. This year, the festival will be April 26 -29, 2012. Come enjoy great music, wonderful food, and a fantastic cultural experience!

Make your reservations at our romantic Louisiana cottages and plan to attend this wonderful festival!

Spring 2012 Downtown Alive Concert Series Near our Lafayette Bed and Breakfast

For 29 years now, Downtown Alive has been Acadiana’s premiere concert series. It unites community and culture to create a weekly tradition and celebration in Downtown Lafayette every Fall and Spring.  The 2012 Spring Series kicks off March 9 with local legends Warren Storm, Willie Tee & Cypress and with special guest G.G. Shinn. To view photos and find out more information, visit the Downtown Alive Facebook page. This is a free event open to the public, just a short distance from Maison D’Memoire, our romantic Lafayette Bed and Breakfast!

Make your Mardi Gras and Courir de Mardi Gras plans now!

This year Mardi Gras will take place on February 21st! There will be fun filled festivities held on Mardi Gras, as well as the days leading up to this popular festival. Courir de Mardi Gras will be held on Sunday, February 19th in Church Point. Some other events planned are the Carnival d’Acadie in Crowley, the Tee Mamou Iota Mardi Gras Festival and numerous celebrations to enjoy in Lafayette. Festival-goers will enjoy the many colorful costumes, parades, live music and numerous other spectacular festivities. These wonderful cultural events will all take place within a short distance from our Lafayette Bed and Breakfast!

2011 Fall Season of Downtown Alive in Lafayette!

Every fall & spring, Lafayette kicks off the Downtown Alive event on Friday evenings! This year it begins on September 2 with a local favorite, Nik-L Beer for entertainment. The event offers a great tradition and celebration with free, family-friendly and smoke-free outdoor concerts. 
Located in downtown Lafayette, guests can easily reach the festivities within just 20-25 minutes from Maison D’Memoire. The Downtown Alive event provides a good time and great weekly entertainment.  The festival starts at 5:30 pm each Friday with a food & beverage concession. The music can be enjoyed from 6-8:30 pm. They have asked attenders to please leave ice chests & pets at home.

September Schedule:
September 2 – Nik-L Beer (Classic Covers & Varietyat Parc International)
September 9 – The Charmaine Neville Band (New Orleans Jazz & Funk at Parc International)
September 16 – TK Hulin, Steve Adams & Smoke with special guest Charlene Howard (Swamp Pop-Parc International)
September 23 – Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys (Cajun/Zydeco-Parc International)
September 30 – Robbie Taylor Three (Rockabilly-Parc Sans Souci)

We hope that you have a chance to enjoy the festivities during your stay at our Lafayette bed and breakfast!