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. 25 during JENNINGS ALIVE) For more info call Arlene Waguespak at 337-774-1167. You may go to Facebook at Main Street Farmers Market, Jennings, LA to see what is available now.
2014 Calendar of Events
August 9: 1st Annual BAYOU BASS ANGLERS “Thank God for Kids” Fishing Rodeo ~ Saturday, 8 am to 11 am. For ages 13 years and younger. A parent or guardian must be present for duration. Registration deadline is July 15th. Email one of the following to register: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, or firstname.lastname@example.org
August 16: Movie Night at the Strand ~ “Hellfighters” starring John Wayne, Katherine Ross and Jim Hutton~ 7:00 p.m. The story of macho oil well firefighters and their wives. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission: Adults $5, Children 12 and under and Senior Citizens 60 and over $3.
Sept. 14: From 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., Sunday, Bon Amie Tours Presents The Louisiana Swamp Pop Revue with The Cypress Band featuring Warren Storm & Willie Tee with Special Guests Tommy McLain, Jivin’ Gene and Charles Mann! Reserved seats are $20. Call Carita at 337-824-7078 for information or tickets.
Oct. 1-5: Jeff Davis Parish Fair ~ Fair Grounds ~ South Lake Arthur Ave. ~ Call 824-1773 for info
Oct. 4: The 33rd Annual End of Season Stearman Fly-In ~ Jennings Airport grounds, behind the Days Inn, Hwy.26. On Saturday the public is able to view WWII Stearman training aircraft and other planes up close FREE. Also see Fly-Overs and Flying Contests. For more information call (337) 821-5532. www.jenningsstearmanflyin.com
Oct. 25: The 34th Annual Jennings Alive Arts Fair & Festival ~ 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ~ Three blocks of Downtown Historical Main Street, Jennings, LA, is blocked off to traffic and is transformed into an open air market for vendors and informational booths. Founders Park is the center activity with live entertainment including local dance teams, karate studio demonstrations, a magic show, face painting and much more. Near the park there are clowns, balloon artistry, and local food vendors will sell some of the best food in Cajun Country. To become a vendor at Jennings Alive contact us at (337) 821-5532 or e-mail Michelle at email@example.com .
Oct. 28-Nov. 2 ~ 6th Annual Yellow Rails and Rice Festival ~ This birding event provides participants a unique venue to view yellow rails (birds) while at the same time bringing birders and farmers together to realize the value of birds of the area’s “working wetlands”. Field days, banding workshops, field trips to other area birding habitats and other activities are planned. Go to www.snowyegretenterprises.com for a list of activities and more information about the Festival.
Dec. 6: The 18th Annual Christmas Festival Gumbo Cook-Off ~ Louisiana Oil & Gas Park (I-10 Exit 64 & Hwy 26) ~ 4:30 p.m. judging takes place for cash prizes and trophies.
Dec. 6: 19th Annual Christmas Parade & Festival Dec. 13: Sounds of Christmas ~ 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. performances. Strand Theatre, 432 North Main St., Jennings. The Annual community Christmas musical features live performances of traditional selections by local talent and special guests. Call (337) 821-5509 for more information.
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.