The Magnolia State Peace Officer’s Association- Cane River Branch will hold the 19th Annual Cane River Zydeco Festival and Poker Run this Friday and Saturday, Aug. 31-Sept. 1 on Natchitoches downtown riverbank. The event will feature food and beverage vendors, a free bounce house for the kids, and plenty of live music by Gerard Delafose and the Zydeco Gators and Marcus Ardoin and Da Zydeco Legendz!
Friday kicks off at 6 pm with Go DJ Rob Real. Poker Run registration will begin at 9:30 pm along with a zydeco dance contest. Saturday festivities kick off at 9 am with the continuation of the Poker Run registration. The ride begins at 11:30 am. Gates open at 1 pm and the On Point Band plays at 1:30 pm. Gerard Delafose. Marcus Ardoin takes the stage at 8:30 pm.
For more information call 318-332-7455. Admission Friday is free and Saturday is $8.