Wednesday, Feb. 15
6:30 p.m. - “Le Courir de Mardi Gras Pour le Clinic” taster’s choice fund raiser for the Eunice Community Healthcare Clinic. Food samples from over 20 chefs, music by Marc Savoy FLY Band. Tickets $20, call clinic at 457-1205.
Friday, Feb. 17
7:30 p.m. - Street Dance, music by Kyle Huval and Friends, S. 2nd & Walnut.
Saturday, Feb. 18
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Fred Charlie & the Acadiana Cajuns, S. 2nd & Walnut.
3 p.m. Music program at Jean LaFitte Prairie Acadian Culture Center.
6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - “Rendez-vous Des Cajuns TV & Radio Show” featuring Ryan Brunet & Les Malefecteurs, the Basile Mardi Gras Association and Georgie Manuel discussing Mardi Gras traditions, Liberty Center, tickets $5 at door.
8 p.m. - Street dance with Les Bassettes, S. 2nd St.
Sunday, Feb. 19
9 a.m. - Lil Mardi Gras Run leaves Eunice Recreation Complex.
10 a.m. - Old Tyme Boucherie, City Hall parking lot.
Arts, crafts and food
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - Music by dá Classics with Drew Dogay & Charlo, S. 2nd & Park Ave.
Noon - Music by LeRoy Thomas, S. 2nd & Walnut.
3 p.m. - Lil Mardi Gras parade downtown.
Monday, Feb. 20
Noon - Dr. Barry Ancelet presentation on the history of the rural Mardi Gras, Jean Lafitte Center.
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Council on Aging Mardi Gras Dance, Northwest Community Center.
5:30 p.m. - Jam session, 2nd St. & Walnut.
8 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Street dance, music by kevin Naquin & Ossun Playboys, 2nd & Walnut.
Tuesday, Feb. 21 Mardi Gras Day
8 a.m. - Courir de Mardi Gras leaves Northwest Community Center
10 a.m. - Arts, crafts, music, food and dancing, downtown.
11 a.m. - Music by Homer LeJeune & Cajun Kings, 2nd St. & Walnut.
12:45 p.m. - Music by Paul Daigle & Cajun Gold, Park Ave. stage.
2:45 p.m. - Truck parade followed by Courir de Mardi Gras parade, downtown.
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Music by Steve Riley 7 the Mamou Playboys, Park Ave. stage.
The Jean LaFitte Cultural Center, the Eunice Depot Museum and the Cajun French Music Hall of Fame will be open all weekend, with crafts, displays and videos.
No ice chests are allowed.
More information: www.eunice-la.com online, or call the Mayor’s Office at 457-7389 or Eunice Chamber of Commerce at 457-2565.