Save the date for the Cane River Zydeco Festival

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The 19th Annual Cane River Zydeco Festival and Poker Run will be held Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-2 at a new location: Natchitoches Fair Grounds.

The festival, sponsored by the Magnolia State Peace Officers Association: Cane River Branch, will offer food, fun and music for all ages with vendors and a free bounce house for the kids. Admission is free on Friday and $8 on Saturday.


Friday, Sept. 1
Poker Run Registration at 6 pm
Zydeco Dance Contest at 9:30 pm

Saturday, Sept. 2
Poker Run Registration at 9 am
Ride begins at 11:30 am
Gates open at 1 pm
Zydeco Dance Lessons by Naomi Bush (FREE)
Jeremy Fruge and Zydeco Hot Boys from 4-6 pm
Hardrick Rivers and the Rivers Revue from 6:30-8 pm
Marcus Ardoin and Da Zydeco Legends from 9-11:30 pm


For tickets and event information contact Melvin Holmes at 318-332-7455. The Cane River Zydeco Festival began in 1999.

The MSPOA helps the community through Toys for Tots and other programs like Shop with a Cop, food baskets and preparing Thanksgiving dinners for underprivileged families. Proceeds from the festival assist in funding various community functions around Natchitoches Parish.

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