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AUGUST                                                                                                              Monday                                                Friday
                                                             Thursday                                               22 Althea Gibson becomes first African American on    2 Concerts at Couret, Jaryd Lane with Soul Express
Monday                                                       11 “Grass Roots” Concert Series, Lost Bayou Ramblers,
1 Free back-to-school haircuts, Remington College                                                                       U.S. tennis tour (1950)                               Brass Band, Couret Farms
                                                                 Moncus Park at the Horse Farm                        Redcoats land at Long Island (1776)                  Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City
    School of Cosmetology (entire month of August;              Alcatraz opens for federal prisoners (1934)           International Red Cross founded (1864)
    check Remington website for details)                        A hurricane (before storms were named)                                                                    Saturday
 First World War erupts (1914)                                   devastates the Louisiana coast (1856)              Tuesday                                               3 Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City
 MTV launches (1981)                                                                                                23 Dolley Madison saves George Washington’s portrait
                                                             Friday                                                                                                        Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus Park
Tuesday                                                      12 Concerts at Couret, Zydeco Radio, Couret Farms          as British burn federal buildings (1814)              at the Horse Farm
2 Iraq invades Kuwait (1990)                                                                                          Pete Rose gets booted from baseball (1989)
                                                               Summer Zydeco Dance Series: Curley Taylor &                                                                 Hub City Farmers Market, Oil Center
 Delegates sign Declaration of Independence (1776)               Zydeco Trouble, Vermilionville                     Wednesday                                              Vermilionville guided tour for walk-ins, check website
 Hitler becomes Fuhrer (1934)                                                                                       24 Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus
                                                             Saturday                                                                                                         for times
Wednesday                                                    13 Scott Farmers Market, 917 Cayret St.                    Park at the Horse Farm
3 Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus Park                                                                  British troops set fire to the White House (1814)   Sunday
                                                               Movies at the Park, Gates open for “Zootopia” at                                                           4 Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City
    at the Horse Farm                                            6:30pm, movie at 8 p.m., Youngsville Sports        Thursday
 Columbus sets sail for the New World (1492)                     Complex                                            25 Gueydan Duck                                        Donny Broussard & Louisiana Stars, Vermilionville
 NBA is born (1949)
                                                               ArtWalk, downtown Lafayette                              Festival                                          Monday
Thursday                                                       Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus          “The Wizard of Oz”                                  5 Labor Day
4 “Grass Roots” Concert Series, Chubby Carrier &
                                                                 Park at the Horse Farm                                 debuts (1939)                                     Tuesday
    the Bayou Swamp Band, Moncus Park at the                   Hub City Farmer’s Market, Oil Center                                                                       6 Some 2.5 billion TV viewers watch Princess Diana’s
    Horse Farm                                                                                                      Friday
  Mustang Baseball World Series, Youngsville Sports          Sunday                                                 26 Gueydan Duck                                           funeral (1997)
    Complex                                                  14 Acadian Culture Day, Vermilionville                                                                       Wednesday
  Anne Frank captured (1944)                                                                                            Festival                                          7 Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus Park
                                                               Huval, Dupuy & Fuselier Cajun Band and the              First televised Major League baseball game (1939)
Friday                                                           Lafayette Rhythm Devils, Vermilionville               19th Amendment gives women right to vote               at the Horse Farm
5 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, benefit for Big                                                                        (1920)                                              United States nicknamed Uncle Sam (1813)
                                                               FDR signs Social Security Act (1935)
    Brothers Big Sisters Of Acadiana, Acadiana                                                                      Saturday                                              Thursday
    Center for the Arts                                      Monday                                                 27 Gueydan Duck Festival                              8 Ford pardons Nixon (1974)
 Mustang Baseball World Series, Youngsville Sports           15 The Woodstock festival opens in Bethel, New York
    Complex                                                                                                           Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus        Huey Long is shot (1935)
                                                                 (1969)                                                 Park at the Horse Farm                             Deadly hurricane destroys Galveston (1900)
Saturday                                                        Henry Ford leaves Edison to start automobile
6 Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus Park             company (1899)                                       Hub City Farmers Market, Oil Center                 Friday
                                                                Berlin Wall built (1961)                              Sugar Jam with GTO, Sugar Mill Pond                 9 Congress renames the nation “United States of
    at the Horse Farm                                                                                                 Healing Traditions in Acadiana: “Healing, Humor
 Vermilionville guided tour for walk-ins, check website      Tuesday                                                                                                          America” (1776) 
                                                             16 Gold discovered in the Yukon Territory (1896)           and History” with Allen Simon, Vermilionville       Japanese bomb U.S. mainland (1942)
    for times                                                                                                         Native American Residency: Avogel Tribe of
 Les Mains Guidées: Native American Flint Knapping,             Elvis Presley dies (1977)                                                                                 Saturday
                                                                Babe Ruth dies (1948)                                   Louisiana, Vermilionville                         10 Scott Farmers Market, 917 Cayret St., Scott
    Vermilionville
 Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre, benefit for Big              Wednesday                                              Sunday                                                  ArtWalk, downtown Lafayette
                                                             17 Delcambre Shrimp Festival                           28 Gueydan Duck Festival                                Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus
    Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, Acadiana Center
    for the Arts                                               Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus          Gerard Delafose & the Zydeco Gators,                    Park at the Horse Farm
 International Blues Music Day Celebration, Route                Park at the Horse Farm                                 Vermilionville                                      Hub City Farmers Market 
    92, Youngsville
 Mustang Baseball World Series, Youngsville Sports           Thursday                                                 Martin Luther King Jr. speaks to about              Sunday
    Complex                                                  18 Delcambre Shrimp Festival                               250,000 people at the March on                    11 Terrorists attack World Trade Center (2001)
                                                                                                                        Washington (1963)
Sunday                                                         Lunar Eclipse                                                                                                Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Road Runners,
7 Lil Wayne & Same Ol’ Two Step, Vermilionville                Full Moon                                            Monday                                                    Vermilionville
                                                                                                                    29 Les Vues Free Film Series: “Fatal Flood,”
 Mustang Baseball World Series, Youngsville Sports           Friday                                                                                                       Monday
    Complex                                                  19 Delcambre Shrimp Festival                               Vermilionville                                    12 Lascaux (France) cave paintings discovered (1940)
                                                                                                                      Hurricane Katrina devastates Gulf Coast (2005)
 Washington creates the Purple Heart (1782)                    Old Ironsides earns its name (1812)                    Soviets explode atomic bomb (1949)                    Violence in Boston over racial busing (1974)
 Bush orders Operation Desert Shield (1990)
                                                             Saturday                                               Tuesday                                               Tuesday
Monday                                                       20 Delcambre Shrimp Festival                           30 Thurgood Marshall confirmed as Supreme Court       13 Israel-Palestine peace accord signed (1993)
8 President Nixon resigns (1974)
                                                               Games of Acadiana, CAJUNDOME                             justice (1967)                                      George Wallace dies (1998) 
 USSR establishes a communist government in North              Hub City Farmers Market, Oil Center                     First African American in space (1983)
    Korea (1945)                                               Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus                                                              Wednesday
                                                                                                                    Wednesday                                             14 President McKinley dies of infection from gunshot
Tuesday                                                          Park at the Horse Farm                             31 Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus
9 Atomic bomb dropped on Nagasaki (1945)                       Vermilionville guided tour for walk-ins, check                                                                 wounds (1901)
                                                                                                                        Park at the Horse Farm                              Little Richard records “Tutti Frutti” (1955)
 Vice President Gerald R. Ford sworn in as president (1974)      website for times
                                                                                                                    SEPTEMBER                                             Thursday
Wednesday                                                    Sunday                                                                                                       15 Ali defeats Spinks to win world heavyweight
10 Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market, Moncus             21 Delcambre Shrimp Festival                           Thursday
                                                                                                                    1 Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival, Morgan City      championship (1978) 
    Park at the Horse Farm                                     Jesse Lége & Bayou Brew, Vermilionville                                                                      Four black schoolgirls killed in Birmingham (1963)
   “Red Dawn,” first PG-13 movie, is released (1984)            Hawaii becomes 50th state (1959)                     Wreck of the Titanic found (1985)

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