Often compared to Faberge, but actually all Vivian Alexander, these fabulous egg purses and other elegant objects d'art will certainly surprise you. Take a free tour of the gallery which is located in a laid back, country setting.

6165 Picard Ln.
70555 Maurice , LA
Phone: 337-898-0803 or 800-898-0803
Fax: 337-898-0748
Wed-Sat 10 am-4 pm

Held the Saturday after Memorial Day. This festival features plant and flower booths, educational seminars, garden items and more. Free.

2 South Magdalen Square
70510 Abbeville , LA
Phone: 337-898-4110
8:30 am-3 pm

Manufacturer of Ellis Stansel Gourmet Rice, Gourmet Fish Fry and Clearly Cajun Hot Sauce.

7918 Ellis Stansel Private Rd.
70542 Gueydan , LA
Phone: 337-536-6140
Order through website

Original blacksmith shop of Sam Guarino, c. 1920, that allows visitors to view the history of blacksmithing, the shop and tools used.

304 S. State St.
70510 Abbeville , LA
Phone: 337-893-8550
Tours by appointment.

Made from scratch themed sugar cookies, gingerbreads and cake pops that can be purchased by the dozen or made into gift baskets.

70533 Erath , LA
Phone: 337-516-6760
Call to place an order

A military museum dedicated to telling the stories of the Armed Forces, local veterans and the conflicts and wars our forces fought in. Displays include military aircraft, weapons, memorabilia, history and more. Free, but donations accepted.

If you are a current or former Louisiana service person or have a family member that is and would like to be added to the military database, please email lavetdata@gmail.com for instructions.

911 Revis Sirmon Loop
70510 Abbeville , LA
Phone: 337-898-9645
Thurs.-Sat. 10 am-4 pm

Held annually the second full weekend in October. Celebrating over 60 years, this festival features two parades, music, food, contests and more.

Rodeo Rd
70510 Abbeville , LA
Phone: 337-652-0646; 337-385-2397

Held annually the first weekend in October. This fun-filled, one day event begins with Kiddie Time in the morning and is followed by live music and food booths serving great Cajun food.

Cushing Ave
70548 Kaplan , LA
Phone: 337-643-2400
8 am-midnight

The Leland Bowman Lock is a great place to watch boats, birds or enjoy nature. Press the gate button for access to the lock. Video and lock display available for viewing. Free.

16117 LA Hwy. 333
70510 Abbeville , LA
Phone: 337-893-6790
Fax: 337-898-3718
Open during the day

A thematically arranged museum dedicated to the history/culture of Kaplan and its people. A self-guided or personal tour is offered. Displays consist of old photographs of Kaplan businesses, celebrations, and the ways of life in the early 1900s. The museum also features quarterly art exhibits showcasing local artisits while Coffee and Music, held the last Saturday of the month during March thru October, highlights local musicians. Free.

405 N. Cushing Blvd.
70548 Kaplan , LA
Phone: 337-643-1528
Wed-Sat 9 am-1 pm


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