A Fifty Year Tradition


Saturday, April 23, 2011

A project of the Cottonport Women’s Commission




7 a.m.   Registration begins for race/walk @ CYO   (by Lillie & Keteral Ducote) 876-2699


                        8 a.m.   5K-run/2 mile fun walk


       9 a.m.  Easter Fishing on the Bayou for Youths by Cub Scout Master  Phillip Davis  308-1218

Registration by Cross            collecting old torn flags @ cross


Easter T-shirt design ---- Jennie Claire by Geralyn Moreau 


Casseroles for Easter dinner @ Casseroles Galore (Colleen 876-2669 & Carolyn 876-2486)


                    10 a.m.  Opening of Festival by Sharon Lemoine Juneau, Chairman 


Blessing of festival by Fr. Blake Deshautelle


Camp Beauregard Honor Guard performing a gun salute

 Flag raising by Les Coley       National Anthem by Avoyelles Charter School   Balloon Launch


10 a.m. Tie a Yellow Ribbon round the Old Oak Trees in memory of our Troops by Elaine Juneau


GUEST OF HONOR    Linda Lemoine Bordelon



Bob Moore and Gary Arnold from KLFY TV in Lafayette


Visiting queens, Reigning Miss Merry Christmas Queens & Kings



Vendors open Booths (by Kelly Hukins, Rusty & Mark Lemoine)


10:15     Cake Bake Off registration                       Casseroles Galore all day


10:30      Entertainment by        Kenny Bordelon  @ Cotton Queen Square


Rock Climbing            Jupiter Jump            Water Slide

    Easter egg Hunt Registration


11:00      Easter egg hunt (by Elaine Juneau & Brooke Mayeux)      876-2372                


11:00            Registration for Egg Knocking Contest under Blue Tent


11:15       Cake Bake off Contest Judging (Carolyn Gauthier)        876-2486

       Judges for Cake Bake off—Bob Moore & Gary Arnold   from KLFY TY in Lafayette


11:30                Crawfish Eating Contest donated by James & Georgie Bernard

                                                            (Luke & Lukie)   876-2753


12:00        Easter egg spoon race (by Mary Laborde)    876-2087 


          Registration for Easter Bonnet Contest


 12:30       Easter egg Tossing Contest (by Renee & Carlene)           240-4851


   1 p.m.    Boudin Eating Contest donated by T-Jim & Jacque Moreau

                                       (Pappy Juneau & Sons)     876-3495

    Winner receives a gift certificate from La Boucherie donated by Ruth & Jamie Coco


   1:30    Easter Bonnet Contest, Easter Parade & arrival of Peter Cotton Tail

                                                (by Elaine Juneau) 876-2372


   2:00          Official Easter egg Knocking Contest        (by Pappy, Pierre, Lloyd & Jake)


Easter Baskets in memory of               Gano Lemoine        and            John Jeansonne




                 Prizes for egg knocking are as follows:                                  


T-TODDLER                        8 OR OLDER            8 OR OLDER                       CONTACT NUMBERS

                                   Chicken                   Guinea               876-2372   876-3495   876-3485   876-2966


1st            Basket      1st     $100          1st        $100

2nd       Basket      2nd      $50           2nd         $50    In the event of Rain go to the American Legion Hall                                      

3rd        T-shirt       3rd      $25           3rd          $25                        on Indian Bayou Road

4th        T-shirt       4th      $25            4th         $25



Submitted by Sharon Lemoine Juneau