2020 Spring Events
Jeff Davis Parish
March-April-May 2020
For more info, visit our website at:  www.jeffdavis.org
City of Jennings
Spring Events

Live Music In Founders' Park, Main Street-Jennings, LA

Free admission!

Spring 2020 Line-Up

April 7 - Jamie Bergeron
April 14 - Colby Latialas and Ambush
April 21 - Blind Ambition
April 28 - Ronnie Collins
May 5 - Rosedown Rockers
May 12 - LeRoy Thomas

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

March 7-8th - CHIP's Production of Jurassic Park and Wreck by Robert Frantel. 6 pm Saturday, 2 pm Sunday. (JRHIGH)
March 14th - ABOB Movie Night- Disney's Princess and the Frog (2009) G- sponsored by Salon Couture and More. 6 pm.
March 19-21st HLE Radio Down Home Reunion Music Festival. All events free to the public. 
March 19th - Worship Night at Founders Park
March 20-21st - Christian Country Concert in the Strand Theatre from 6 pm - 8 pm both nights. 

April 3-5th - CHIP's Production I Remember Moma by John Van Druten- 7 pm on Friday Saturday, 2 pm on Sunday. (HS)
April 18th - ABOB Movie Night- Louisiana Purchase (1941) G starring Bob Hope. sponsored by Bubba Oustalet Automotive Group 

May 2nd - 6 pm. ABOB Movie night- UP! (2009) sponsored by Sabelhaus Wealth Partners 
May 9th - 6 pm. Star Wars Night @ the Strand- Episode IX: Rise of Skywalker. Kids 12 and under, dressed in Star Wars costumes get in free. - unconfirmed
May 16th - Jennings High School Theatre Production (TBA) - unconfirmed
May 23rd - 6 pm J-Town Movie: Overcomer - unconfirmed
Town of
Lake Arthur
City Hall (337) 774-2211

Event details coming soon!

Saturday, May 23, 2020
Memorial Day Weekend

Lake Arthur Lake Front/Regatta Restaurant

Come by Boat or Come and Float!

Live Music Free Event!
Town of Elton
For more info, call
Elton City Hall
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.

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 Spring 2020 Events

Mon 3/2  Travel the World Through Art: Spain
      Ages 8-12 $15 4p-6p
Thu 3/5  Back to Basics Art Class
     Adult $15 6p-7:30p
Mon 3/9  Famous Artist Workshop Series: Georgia O'Keeffe
     Ages 13-adult $15 6p-7:30p
Thu 3/12  By-You Paint Parties
     Adult Art Class $35 6p
Sat 3/14  Art Through the Ages: the Ancient World
     Ages 5-10 $15 10:30a-12n
Thu 4/2  Back to Basics Art Class
     Adult $15 6p-7:30p
Mon 4/6  Travel the World Through Art: Polynesia
      Ages 8/12 $15 4p-6p
4/7-417  Congressional Art Competition Exhibit and Judging
     Open to the public
Sat 4/11  Art Through the Ages: the Classical World
      Ages 5-10 $15 10:30a-12n
Mon 4/13  Famous Artist Workshop Series: Henri Rousseau
      Ages 13-adult $15 6p-7:30p
Thu 4/23  Annual Spring Fine Wine & Dine Fundraiser
      Tickets available at the Zigler Art Museum

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.

Farmers' Markets

  • Welsh - Town of Welsh Farmers Market will begin in May. It will be held on Tuesdays at Sportsmans Park. (date/time TBA) Call Town for more info 337-734-2231.
Town of Welsh

112 S. Adams Street, Welsh, LA 70591
Call the Town of Welsh for more info at(337) 734-2231

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 Spring Events
Crawfish Farm Tour
Now booking for
March, April & May 2020!

Learn everything about Louisiana's favorite food. Crawfish farm tours in Jeff Davis Parish will run seasonally from March-May. Experience the habitat, harvest, distribution, and consumption of Louisiana's #1 crustacean. Tour starts pond side on a working crawfish farm, then on to I-10 Crawfish Exchange, and finishes up at the Gator Chateau. A tour for all ages. Perfect for school groups.

Call the JDP Tourist Commission to book your tour today! 337-821-5521. Reservations are required.
Tours available for groups of 10 or more. Call the office to see if a scheduled group is going on your date,
you may join an existing group .
Gator Chateau

Hold a baby gator! Visit our Rescue, Educate, and Release facility at the I-10 Oil & Gas Park in Jennings, LA (Exit 64). Can accommodate group tours (please call in advance). A free attraction!

Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm. 
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. 
Flyway Byway
Drive your car or moto cycle down 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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