A Crash Course in Cajun

What defines a Cajun? Traditionally, Cajuns were French-speaking Acadians from eastern Canada who were expelled by the British in 1755 and eventually settled in southern Louisiana. Today, their culture remains a vibrant part of Louisiana and is celebrated in different ways. Explore what it means to be Cajun as we travel from Louisiana’s Cajun Coast to Lafayette Cajun Country. Experience the stories and flavors of Cajun culture, and dance the night away to the sounds of the accordion at the “fais do do”. You’ll leave with the “Joie de Vivre” that you can get only in south Louisiana. Allons-y, Cher!

 

Tour Details:

  • Tour departs the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center at 3:00pm Thursday, March 5, 2020
  • Tour returns to Baton Rouge on Saturday, March 7, 2020 for Evening Reception at the Rural Life Museum 
  • Cities include: Schriever, Thibodaux, Gibson, Morgan City, Patterson, Franklin, Avery Island, and Lafayette

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