Fall
2019
  2019 Fall Events
in
Jeff Davis Parish
for
September-October-November 2019
For more info, visit our website at:  www.jeffdavis.org
Gator Chateau
Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm! I-10 Exit 64 in Jennings, inside the LA Oil & Gas Park! Stop by and visit our brand new building!
FREE attraction!
Jeff Davis Parish Fair

October 2nd-October 6th 2019

Parish Fairgrounds, Jennings, LA

Livestock show, handmaid crafts, carnival rides, a talent show, food booths, and a parade are a few of the many things that can be enjoyed during the annual Jeff Davis Parish Fair!

Contact the LSU Ag Center for the full Fair Catalog!
City of Jennings
Fall 2019 Events
432 N. Main Street
Jennings, LA 70546

(337) 821-5509
The Strand is also home to ABOB, "A Block off Broadway" Theatre Group. Performance and show schedule
listed with movies.
Strand Theatre
 "It's Movie Night in Jennings" is a project of A Block of Broadway Community Theatre. Classic movies in this Historic Theatre. Grab some famous popcorn and enjoy the show! Tickets are $3
September 2019

  2  - Labor Day - City Hall CLOSED
  7  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand  - 
The Women  -  6:00 p.m. 
                 Tickets $3 - 12 and under  FREE      
DOORS open at 5:00 p.m.
   8  - Bon Ami Tours presents -  “Swamp Pop
and Country”  -   Swamp Pop Express
with Bobby Page  - guests Direct from
Nashville!
          Wade Landry, Teresa Bowe Landry  -  3:00
p.m. -  Tickets $25 - 824-7078 or 337-
370-2512
21  - ABOB’s Production of   Daddy’s Dyin’
(Who’s Got The Will?)   by Del Shores    -
show time 7:00 p.m.
22  - ABOB’s Production of   Daddy’s Dyin’
(Who’s Got The Will?)   by Del Shores    -
show time 2:00 p.m.
24  -  Turn It Up Tuesdays  Jamie Bergeron   -  
Founders Park - 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
28  - ABOB’s Production of   Daddy’s Dyin’
( Who’s Got The Will?)   by Del Shores     -
show time 7:00 p.m.
29  - ABOB’s Production of   Daddy’s Dyin’
(Who’s Got The Will?)   by Del Shores     -
show time 2:00 p.m.
 
October 2019

Tupper Museum and Old Magnolia 
Halloween 
1 Turn It Up Tuesdays  -  Founders Park -
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
3-5  -  Jeff Davis Fair
4-5  Stearman Fly-In  - Jennings Air Port
8  -  Turn It Up Tuesdays  - Founders Park -
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
13  - Bon Ami Tours presents -  “Swamp Pop &
Old Rock & Roll”  Louisiana Express
with Chris Flowers
3:00 p.m. Tickets $25 - 824-7078 or 337-
370-2512
15  -  Turn It Up Tuesdays  Bernie Alan    -  
Founders Park - 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
19  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand  - 
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane  -
sponsored by Derek A. Bisig - 6:00 p.m.  
- Tickets $3 - 12 and under  FREE     
DOORS open at 5:00 p.m.
22  -  Turn It Up Tuesdays  - Founders Park -
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
26  Jennings Alive Fall Festival  - Founders
Park & Downtown Jennings 9:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. ~ Kegan Navarre and Friends
on stage in Founders Park
29  -  Turn It Up Tuesdays  Leroy Thomas    -  
Founders Park - 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
31  -  Trick or Treat in Founders Park & City
wide Trick or Treat  - 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
 
November 2019
2  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand  - 
Something Wicked This Way Comes  
sponsored by Daniel W. Sparks - 6:00
p.m. - Tickets $3
        12 - and under  FREE      DOORS open at
5:00 p.m.
2  -  Battle of the Bows - 5th Annual -  At the
Strand - 9:00 a.m.  (337)-329-0106 
3  - Bon Ami Tours presents -  “Swamp Pop”  -  
Ryan Foret & The Foret Tradition  -
guests TK Hulin, Gregg Martinez
3:00 p.m. -  Tickets $25 - 824-7078 or 337-
370-2512
11  - Veterans Day - City Hall CLOSED
13  -  Decorating Party  for  The City Of
Jennings Hall of Trees  - come help
decorate the Tupper Museum - 5:00 p.m.
15  -  Light Up Founders Park  - come help
decorate Founders Park for Christmas -
5:00 p.m.
23  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand  - 
Nativity?  sponsored by Jennings
American Legion Hospital  - 6:00 p.m.
Tickets $3 - 12 and under FREE -  DOORS
open at 5:00 p.m.
26  The City Of Jennings Hall of Trees  -
Tupper Museum
28 - 29  Thanksgiving - City Hall CLOSED
 

Town of Elton
For more info, call
Elton City Hall
337-584-2992
Town of
Lake Arthur
City Hall (337) 774-2211

Fall Events


October 27th
"Boo on the Avenue" and Chili Cook off

November 16th
"Glitter & Garland"
Town of Welsh

112 S. Adams Street,
Welsh, LA 70591

Call the Town of Welsh for more info at(337) 734-2231



TOWN of WELSH AUTUMN EVENTS

SEPTEMBER

12  -The Friends of the Welsh Museum are announcing  a exciting Fall fundraiser.  A member of the museum volunteers has made and donated a unique LSU quilt -  throw size - to be raffled at $1 per chance.  The drawing for the winner will be held at our annual Taste & Sell on November 14th.  Tickets can be purchased from Mary Sue Lyon (337-734-3811) or Karen Trahan (337-526-9052).
 
26 - The Friends of the Welsh Museum's 4th annual  Louisiana Prairie Supper will be held at the Welsh Community Center. Dine In is from 6PM to 8:00PM or Take Out from 5:30PM to 7PM is available.  Tickets are $25 each and can be purchased from any museum member, at the museum Tuesday through Friday from 10AM to 2PM or by calling 734-3811.

NOVEMBER

1 Welsh High School Homecoming honors the classes of 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000 and 2010.  The Rotary Club of Welsh will host the 34th Sam Fontenot Memorial Gumbo from 5:00PM to 6:30PM at Welsh Elementary Cafeteria.  Port Barrie vs. Welsh High Greyhounds Football game begins at 7:00PM at Greyhound Stadium.
 
2 The Yellow Rails and Rice Festival  Reception with heavy hors d' oeuvres will be held at the Welsh Museum from 6:30PM to 8:30PM, 202 E South St. in Welsh.
 
9 Martin and  Shipp VFW Post 9046  and the American Legion Post 283 will host a  Veterans DayCeremony at Veterans Park At 9:00AM to commemorate those who have served and for those who paid the ultimate sacrifice to keep us the home of the brave and the land of the free. Following this ceremony a  Flag Retirement Ceremony sponsored by both organizations and the Live Oak Chapter of the DAR will be held in front of the Welsh Museum at 9:30AM. Local Boy and Girl Scout troops will participate.   
If anyone has flags to retire, please bring them the day of the event or drop them off at the Welsh Museum, 202 E South St. Tuesday through Friday from 10AM until 2PM.
A reception will follow in the Museum.  
 
14  - The Friends of the Welsh Museum will  host its annual   Taste & Sell , from 5:30PM to 8:00PM, 202 E. South St.  Tickets are on sale for $10 and can be purchased from any museum member, at the museum Tuesday through Friday from 10AM to 2PM,  or by calling 734-3811 the evening of the event.  Holiday cookbooks containing recipes from foods served and are available for $5.  The drawing for the winner of the handmade LSU quilt - throw size raffle will be held.


Also, visit the "Old Magnolia" gift shop located in the Tupper Museum! One of a kind gifts, vintage toys, Louisiana Souvenirs, retro candy and art work by local artists! Hours are the same as the Tupper Museum.
W.H. Tupper Museum
311 North Main Street
Jennings, LA
(337) 821-5532

A General Merchandise store from the 1900's! Doors closed in 1949, leaving authentic and interesting merchandise. Now a museum with treasures galore! Located in Historic Downtown Jennings.

NEW Hours:
10a-2p, Tuesday & Wednesday
10a-4p, Thursday & Friday
10a-3p, Saturday
Closed Sunday & Monday
Zigler Museum Events
154 North Main Street
Jennings, LA 70546
Phone: (337) 824-0114
Hours: Mon-Sat 10-4


Now taking reservations for school tours!


This museum is housed in the historic City Hall building. It features works from the permanent collection on display
for the first time,
as well as familiar favorites.
Also has exhibits by local artists.
Zigler Fall Events


Kathryn Keller Reception Aug.22th, 5:30 -7:00
Kathryn Keller until Oct.8 th
Fine Wine and Dine Oct.24th


SWLa Acoustic Cajun Music Jam
Green's Cafe
603 State St
Jennings, Louisiana

10:00am-1:00pm, Every other Saturday

Bring your instruments and join in the Cajun Music Jam. All levels and ages are welcome! Anyone welcome to play or just jam to the Cajun sounds of local musicians. Free event.

Summer Dates: 
  • September 7th, 21st
  • October 5th, 19th
  • November 2nd, 16th, 30th




Jennings -

The Jennings Main Street Farmer’s is held each Saturday from 9:00AM - 12:00 PM at Founders Park in Historical Downtown Jennings.
(not having Market on 10/26 due to Jennings Alive)
Welsh

Welsh Farmers' Market
every Tuesday
Welsh Sportsmans' Park Pavilion
3:00pm-6:00pm

Call 337-275-0536 for more info
Welsh Museum
202 E. South Street
Welsh, LA 70591
(337) 734-3811

This Small town's best kept secret. Celebrating over 100 years in the life of a small Louisiana town. Features agriculture exhibits, school day exhibits, military exhibits, and much more.

Admission is free, donations are accepted.
Welsh Museum Fall Events & Fundraisers
Bayou Rum Distillery
Located in Lacassine, LA (I-10 Exit 48). The Spirit of Louisiana! Visit the largest private rum distillery in the USA, using all Louisiana ingredients. See how it's made and visit the tasting bar on their free tour! Be sure to stop at the gift shop, featuring all their products, as well as great Louisiana souvenirs. 




The new Bayou Rum Coffee Shop is now open!
" Cafe du Bayou"

Flyway Byway
Drive the newest State Scenic Byway, the Flyway Byway! Get off the interstate and experience the authentic back roads of our Parish. A 55 mile driving loop, and also 80 miles of 'blueways'. Perfect for birders and nature lovers! Great for canoe/kayak enthusiasts, foodies, and nature lovers!

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