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Events

Ongoing Events:

Main Street Farmers Market reopens May 16, 2015 MAIN STREET FARMERS MARKET ~ Every Saturday Rain or Shine ~ 7:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. Founders Park on Main St. (corner of Main St. & Nezpique St.) in Jennings. Mid May through November (except Oct. 24 during JENNINGS ALIVE) For more info call Arlene Waguespak at 337-774-1167. 

2015 Calendar of Events

August 29: Main Street Farmers Market  Saturday morning Rain or Shine ~ 7 to 10 am. Founders Park on Main Street.  Purple hull peas, peppers, fresh eggs, DonnE’s homemade BBQ sauce, basting sauce and rib sauce, canned fruit & vegetables, fresh baked goods, and much more! Come out to Founders Park and visit with friends!

September 5: Main Street Farmers Market ~ Saturday morning Rain or Shine ~ 7 to 10 am. Founders Park on North Main Street. Purple hull peas, peppers, fresh eggs, DonnE’s homemade BBQ sauce, basting sauce and rib sauce, canned fruit & vegetables, fresh baked goods, and much more! Come out to Founders Park and visit with friends!

Sept. 5: Saturday Night at the Movies-Grease( 1978)~ Strand Theatre, 432 North Main Street ~ Starring John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John & Stockard Channing.  Experience the friendships, romances & adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of “Grease,” the most successful movie musical of all time. Show begins at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission $3.00

September 10 ~ Jeff Davis Parish Library Learn to make a Quilted Tablemat. Create a pinwheel tablemat while learning some basics to quilting in this fun and creative class! Mrs. Gale Breaux Spell will provide kits & all items needed to complete your project! KIT FEE: $10 Class starts at 5:30 p.m.  and  will exceed 1 hour. You must call ahead to reserve your spot! LOCATION: Gale’s CAJUN QUILTING & Gifts, Hwy 90, Mermentau, LA

September 12: Main Street Farmers Market  Saturday morning Rain or Shine ~ 7 to 10 am. Founders Park on Main Street.  Purple hull peas, peppers, fresh eggs, DonnE’s homemade BBQ sauce, basting sauce and rib sauce, canned fruit & vegetables, fresh baked goods, and much more! Come out to Founders Park and visit with friends!

September 19: Main Street Farmers Market  Saturday morning Rain or Shine ~ 7 to 10 am. Founders Park on Main Street.  Purple hull peas, peppers, fresh eggs, DonnE’s homemade BBQ sauce, basting sauce and rib sauce, canned fruit & vegetables, fresh baked goods, and much more! Come out to Founders Park and visit with friends!

September 19 ~ Louisiana 5-K Rice Run/Walk ~ Registration 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. day of race. Race begins at 8:00 a.m. at Founders Park, 300 Block of North Main Street in Jennings. The race is open to runners, joggers and walkers. Register by mail to Rice Run, 4553 Rue de Parise, Jennings, LA  70546. Registration is $15 if postmarked by September 9th. IF postmarked after September 9th, registration is $20. All participants will receive a free T-shirt and rice goodies. There will be free cold drinks, fresh fruit and boudin provided. For more information contact Jesse Thibodeaux at (337) 824-4457 or email jesse_thib2@hotmail.com

October 24: Jennings Alive Arts & Crafts Festival ~ From 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Beautiful downtown Jennings is turned into a Shopper’s Dream as three blocks of North Main St. are closed to traffic and filled with over 60 vendors plus great food booths and live entertainment all through the day. The W.H. Tupper Museum will be open with special admission of $1.00 for adults and children. There will be a giant tent set up for ART WORLD where children can draw, paint and create works of art! To become a vendor or if you have questions about Jennings Alive please contact us at (337) 821-5532 or email tuppermuseum@cityofjennings.com .

October 31: The 6th Annual Melissa Doise 5K Hope for the Miracle Breast Cancer Race

 

Note: Dates and Times are subject to change and cancellation. For the latest event information call the contact number listed with the event.

This list of events is provided by the City of Jennings & the Jennings Festival Association, Inc.