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Events Near Lafayette LA

Ducks Unlimited - Cajun Sponsor Event

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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
LSU Ag Center (157 Cherokee Drive Crowley, LA)
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Mamou Cajun Music Festival

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 7:00pm
Mamou Recreational Center Complex
Mamou, LA
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Lafayette Gun Show

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 at 9:00am
Lafayette Event Center
Lafayette, LA
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Compass Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 at 2:00pm
Louisiana State Arboretum
Ville Platte, LA
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Ducks Unlimited - Opelousas Dinner

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Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019
Opelousas Civic Center (1638 Creswell Ln. Ext Opelousas, LA)
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The Farm Fest

Thursday, Sep 26, 2019 at 4:00pm
Shadows-on-the-Teche
New Iberia, LA
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BBACC Jambalaya Cookoff

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019
Breaux Bridge, LA
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Carencro Gun and Knife Show

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 9:00am
Carencro Sports Complex
Carencro, LA
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Squirrels

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 at 2:00pm
Louisiana State Arboretum
Ville Platte, LA
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Ducks Unlimited - St Martin Dinner

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Thursday, Oct 3, 2019
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Isle of Iberia (911 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212) New Iberia)
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Saturday, Oct 5, 2019
Roberts Cove Germanfest Fairgrounds
Rayne, LA
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