2019 Summer Events
Jeff Davis Parish
June-July-August 2019
For more info, visit our website at:  www.jeffdavis.org
Gator Chateau
NEW Gator Chateau and Tourist Information Center is now OPEN!!!! Hours are Monday-Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm! I-10 Exit 64 in Jennings, inside the LA Oil & Gas Park! FREE attraction!
The perfect summer road trip stop! We are located in a beautiful park with a walking track, pond for fishing, ducks, and a full playground!
City of Jennings
Summer 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

June 2019
 2  - ABOB’s Production of   A Tuna Christmas  by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard - show time 7:00 p.m.

 3  - ABOB’s Production of   A Tuna Christmas  by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard - show time 2:00 p.m.

 9  - ABOB’s Production of   A Tuna Christmas  by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard - show time 7:00 p.m.

10  - ABOB’s Production of   A Tuna Christmas  by Jaston Williams, Joe Sears, and Ed Howard - show time 2:00 p.m.

15  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand -  The Incredibles  sponsored by S - 6:00 p.m. - Tickets $3 - 12 and under FREE
DOORS open at 5:00 p.m.

23  - Bon Ami Tours presents -  “Swamp Pop”  -  Gregg Martinez and The Delta Kings  - guests TK Hulin, Ryan Foret  - 3:00 p.m. 
Tickets $25 - 824-7078 or 337-370-2512

30  - ABOB’s auditions for  Daddy’s Dyin’ (Who’s Got The Will?)  by Del Shores -   2:00 p.m. At the Strand 
July 2019
 1  - ABOB’s auditions for  Daddy’s Dyin’ (Who’s Got The Will?)  by Del Shores -   6:30 p.m. At the Strand

 6  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand -  Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade  sponsored by Wendell & Megan Miller - 6:00 p.m.
Tickets $3 - 12 and under FREE    DOORS open at 5:00 p.m.

23  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand -  Lala Land  sponsored by 6:00 p.m.
 Tickets $3 - 12 and under FREE     DOORS open at 5:00 p.m.
August 2019
  3  - ABOB’s Movie Night - At the Strand -  Christopher Robin  sponsored by Jeff Davis Chiropractic Center - 6:00 p.m.
Tickets $3 - 12 and under FREE     DOORS open at 5:00 p.m.

18  - Bon Ami Tours presents Direct from Branson!  Ray Charles & Company Tribute Show  featuring Willie Nash
At the Strand - 3:00 p.m. -  Tickets $25 - 824-7078 or 337-370-2512
Town of Elton
For more info, call
Elton City Hall
Town of
Lake Arthur
City Hall (337) 774-2211

Public Beach and Wharf!
Perfect to cool off this summer!
Town of Welsh

112 S. Adams Street, Welsh, LA 70591

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

The 18th Annual Welsh High School
Alumni Softball Tournament
Friday and Saturday
July 19th and 20th
John Blank Sportsman's Park

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 Summer Events

Arts & Crafts Classes with Glitter & Glue Crafts at ZAM , all $15 each class :
May Flowers Crafting , Sat. May 25, ages 5-12  
Paint Like Monet , Mon. May 27. ages 8-13
LA Blue Crabs Crafting , Sat. June 1 ages 5-12
Tiny Tots Mini Art Camp , June 4-6, ages 3&4, $45
The Great Wave, Mon. June 3, ages 8-13
Watercolor Techniques , Mon. June 10, ages 8-13
Arlo Needs Glass Story Time & Art , Thur. June 13, ages 6&7
Desert Landscape , Mon. June 17, ages 8-13
Here We Are Story Time & Art , Tues. June 18, ages 4&5
Part Time Mermaid Story Time & Art , Thurs. Jun 20, ages 6&7
4th of July Craft , Mon. July 1, ages 5-8
Beauty of Space , Mon. July 22, ages 8-13
Don't Let the Pigeon Story Time & Art , Tues. July 23, ages 4&5
Giraffes Can't Dance Story Time & Art , Thurs. July 25, ages 6&7
Tiny Artists Mini Art Camp , July 30-Aug 1, ages 5-7 $45

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: 
  • June 1st, 15th, 29th
  • July 13th, 27th
  • August 10th, 24th

Jennings -
Main Street Farmers' Market,
Founders Park.
Saturday's from 7:00am-10:00am Follow them on Facebook!

Welsh Farmers' Market
every Tuesday
Welsh Sportsmans' Park Pavilion

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 Summer Events

The Friends of the Welsh Museum (202 East South Street) will present a month long exhibit of Kreative Kat Art. It features work done by students of local artist, Katrina Johnson. The display begins June 4th and ends on June 28th. The museum is open Tuesday through Friday from 10AM to 2:00PM. 
If there are any questions, please call 734-3811.
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!


Stearman Fly In, Jennings Airport
October 5, 2019

Jennings Alive Arts & Crafts Festival in Founders' Park
October 26, 2019

"Get Out & Fish" Event at the I-10 Park
November 2, 2019

"Battle of the Bows" Cajun Fiddle Competiton
Strand Theatre
November 9, 2019

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