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Have a Smokin' Good Time at Andouille Fest St. John Parish's 44- year tradition celebrates a Louisiana cuisine staple.Laplace , LA ( September 1, 2017) - Gumbo, jambalaya, red beans - what would these dishes be without the smoky essence of Andouille sausage?For centuries, Andouille,...
"From the Big House to the Quarters" - Permanent Slavery Exhibit at Laura Plantation Opens - Press Release
Save Time and Have Fun at Family-Friendly Parades in the River ParishesPRESS RELEASEFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFor additional information, contact:Jo Banner, MA - Communications ManagerRiver Parishes Tourist Commission985-359-0372jo@visitnopc.comLaplace La (January 24th, 2017-- The parades, the beads,...
"Tourism is essential to the growth of our community," states newly elected chair. Peggy Joseph of St. John the Baptist Parish is no stranger to leadership roles in the River Parishes.  Serving as the chair of St. John the Baptist Parish Economic Development Council and leader...
St. Joseph Plantation is proud to present its Annual “Mourning Tour” featuring the mourning customs and rituals of 19th Century Creole Louisiana. The tour runs from October  1st through November 3rd . The plantation home is dressed in full “deep mourning”. Black crepe...

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