Second Saturday Flea Market ~ cancelled until further notice
MAIN STREET FARMERS MARKET ~ Every Saturday Rain or Shine ~ 7:00 a.m. -10:oo a.m. Founders Park on Main St. (corner of Main St. & Nezpique St.) in Jennings. Mid May through November (except Oct. 26 during JENNINGS ALIVE) For more info call Joanne at (337) 821-2723. The Farmers Market is closed for the winter. They will reopen Mid-May. You may go to Facebook at Main Street Farmers Market, Jennings, LA to see what is available now.
2013 Calendar of Events
November 25 through December 27: ~A Christmas to Remember ~ W.H. Tupper Museum, 311 North Main St. ~ The W.H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum adorned in Christmas finery is the perfect place to step back in time to Christmas in the 1940′s. See some of the original ornaments used in the W.H. Tupper Store when it was open back in the 1940′s. Also, on display are some of the Christmas items and toys the farmers would be able to purchase back then. The adjoining Old Magnolia Room is a wonderland of Nutcrackers, Santa’s, angels, bears, dolls, antique toys, decorated trees, trains and a display of Antique Animated Store Window Christmas Carolers . We are open Monday thru Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., closed major holidays. Admission: $3 for Adults, $1 for students. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, and the next day, Friday, Nov. 29.
November 28: Thanksgiving City offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 29th
November 30: Movie Night at the Strand “Arthur Christmas”, ever wonder how 2 billion presents get delivered all in 1 night?. Two showings, 2:00 pm & 6:00 pm. Admission Adults $5, Senior citizens 60 & over $3, children 12 & younger $3.
November 30 thru Dec. 21 ~ Holiday Magic ~ A promotional event to get people to do their Christmas shopping in Jeff Davis Parish first.
December 3: City Council agenda meeting at 5:30 pm at City Court
December 4: Police Jury agenda meeting. Call 824-4792
December 7: ~ 18th Annual Christmas Parade & Festival ~ 5: 30 p.m. Main Street & Louisiana Oil & Gas Park ~See Santa & Mrs. Clause arrive in Jennings high above the crowds riding on a City fire truck. Immediately following the parade, join the merriment at the Louisiana Oil & Gas Park for a huge bonfire, Christmas caroling, great food & at 7:30 p.m. a gigantic fireworks display. For more info call (337) 821-5532.
December 7: ~ 17th Annual Christmas Gumbo Cook-Off ~ LA Oil & GAs Park (I-10 Exit 64 & Hwy 26) Judging of Gumbo takes place at 4:30 p.m. for Cash Prizes & Trophies. Sample some of the best Chicken & Sausage Gumbo made in the area. While there join in the Christmas Festival. You will experience other tempting foods, live entertainment and a giant Fireworks Display at 7:30 p.m. There is no admission fee. For more information or to register call (337) 821-5532 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
December 7: Coushatta Farmer’s Market in Elton
December 10: City Council meeting at 5:30 pm at City Court
December 10: Jeff Davis Parish Tourism Board meeting 8 am. Call 821-5521.
December 11: Police Jury meeting. Call 824-4792.
December 11: Jeff Davis Parish Economic Development Board meeting 8am. Call 821-5534.
December 14: ~ Sounds of Christmas…With a Twist! ~ Strand Theatre ~ 7 p.m. performance. The annual Christmas musical features live performances of traditional and not so traditionalselections and a few surprises. Call (337) 821-5509 for more information. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for senior citizens.
December 19: School Board meeting at 10 am at Welsh High School
December 21: Movie Night at the Strand showing Irving Berlin’s wonderful “White Christmas”, starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney and Vera Ellen. Shows at 3:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m.Strand Theatre Admission $5.00for adults and $3.00 for Senior citizens 60 and older & children 12 and younger. Call 337-821-5509 for info.
December 24 and 25: City offices closed for Christmas
December 31: Jeff Davis Parish Tax Assessments Due. Call 821-2100 .
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.