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Events Near Franklin LA

International Acadian Pre_Festival

Thursday, Oct 18, 2018 at 11:00am
Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park
Plaquemine, LA
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4th Annual Little Lambs 1 Mile Family Run

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 8:00am
Youngsville Sports Complex
Youngsville, LA
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Boudin Cook-Off

Saturday, Oct 20, 2018 at 10:00am
Parc Sans Souci
Lafayette, LA
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International Acadian Festival Parade

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 10:30am
Carl F. Grant Civic Center
Plaquemine, LA
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Healthy Kids Running Series

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 4:30pm
Thomas Park
Lafayette, LA
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Ducks Unlimited - Houma Sponsor Banquet

Ducks Unlimited - Houma Sponsor Banquet
Tuesday, Oct 23, 2018
Ellendale Country Club 3119 Hwy 311
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Blackpot Festival

Friday, Oct 26, 2018 at 6:00pm
Vermilionville Historic Village
Lafayette, LA
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Snap To A Cure 5k/1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 8:00am
Maurice, LA
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Harvest Moon Festival

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 9:00am
Franklin, LA
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The Bayou Food Truck and Craft Beer Festival

Saturday, Oct 27, 2018 at 12:00pm
Tanger Outlets
Gonzales, LA
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Ducks Unlimited - Jeanerette Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Jeanerette Dinner
Thursday, Nov 1, 2018
West St. Mary Civic Center (1472 Hwy 318 Jeanerette, La)
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Ducks Unlimited - Upper Lafourche Banquet- Thibodaux

Ducks Unlimited - Upper Lafourche Banquet- Thibodaux
Thursday, Nov 1, 2018
Warren J. Harang Jr. Municipal Auditorium 310 N Canal Blvd,
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