Fishing for Memories

Benefit fishing rodeo for the Alzheimer's Association with cash prizes, live music, family activities and auction. Prizes awarded in 12 categories while children can win LA Lifetime Fishing Licenses. Competition begins at 12:01 am on Thursday; scales open at 8 pm on Friday with live music beginning at 8 pm; Sat. 3 pm, scales open, 5 pm childrens' activities and live music begins at 8:30 pm; Sun., scales open at 10:30 am, with the auction and awards ceremony beginning at 1:45 pm.

"If Headstones Could Talk..." Living History Cemetery Tour

Take a guided, living history tour of the cemetery and listen as "residents" recount stories of what life was like in Abbeville at the turn of the 20th century. Tickets are available at The Depot or Abbeville City Hall. 5:30-9 pm. Tours depart every 30 minutes from Magdalen Square.

Scare in the Square

Enjoy a fun-filled and safe Halloween in Magdalen Square with trick-or-treating, costume contest, storytellers and more! Hosted by the Vermilion Parish Library. Costume contest from 4:30-5:30 pm with winners announced at 5:30 pm; Trick-or-Treating from 6-8 pm

Held annually the first weekend in May, this family festival features live music, food, raffle and games for all ages.

VC-Mt. Carmel School Grounds
70510 Abbeville , LA
Phone: 337-893-6636

Now a private residence, the Wells Fargo Building was built in the late 1800s by respected Jewish businessman and Abbeville resident, Isaac Wise. At the turn of the century, the Wells Fargo Company & Express occupied the building for several years before it was purchased by the Steen family to be used as a machine shop then a storage facility for Steen’s Syrup Company. The building, currently listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is constructed by locally made brick and features walls that are 14 inches thick, 13-foot ceilings and the original cypress entrance doors. While touring the home, visitors will be able to view the beautiful antiques and artwork that adorn this elegantly decorated home and listen to the antique music boxes that are on display. Tours are available for $15 per person.

118 Main St
70533 Abbeville , LA
Phone: 337-898-6600
Tours available by appointment only

Cher (sha)

A term of endearment or "my sweet"

Bayou (by-you or by-yo)

A sluggish stream bigger than a creek and smaller than a river.

Bouree' (boo-ray)

Popular Cajun card game, sometimes called "Cajun Bridge"


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