KNOCKINí ON THE BAYOU
 

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KNOCKINí ON THE BAYOU

EASTER FESTIVAL

in COTTONPORT

A Fifty Year Tradition

Saturday, April 11, 2009

COME JOIN THE FUN!

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

8 a.m. 5K-run/2 mile fun walk  Easter T-Shirt design by Teresa Luke, Fran Callahan & Susan Plauche

 10 a.m.  Opening of Festival (by Sharon Lemoine Juneau) Guest of Honor    Linda Bordelon          

               Blessing of festival by Fr. Raj. Boudreaux, Honor guard ceremony, national anthem, Menís Choir

                Visiting queens, Reigning Miss Merry Christmas Queens & Kings

Vendors open Booths (by Willie Ducote)     Art Exhibit @ Cottonport Museum featuring Avoyelles Artist

  10:15 Cake Bake Off registration Judges: Mr. & Mrs. Willie Harp of Focus Magazine           

                                          Casseroles Galore all day

  10:30  Entertainment by        Louie Laborde          Rock Climbing              Jupiter Jump

                         Easter egg Hunt Registration                           

  11:00   Easter egg hunt (by Leslie Andress) 201-1545  Registration for Egg Knocking Contest

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

  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 Contes

  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  Prize for winner;  Gift Basket from La Boucherie from Ruth & Jamie

  1:30    Easter Bonnet Contest & Easter Parade & arrival of Peter Cotton Tail (by Elaine Juneau)       876-2372

  2:00       Easter Basket Decorating Contest (by Leslie Merrick) 253-2344

  3:00                          Official Easter egg Knocking Contest          (by Craig & Curt Riche)

 Easter Baskets in memory of              Gano Lemoine        and               John Jeansonne

 Prizes for egg knocking are as follows:                                   CONTACT NUMBERS

T-TODDLER             8 OR OLDER            8 OR OLDER              

                Chicken                        Guinea                           876-2372   876-3495   876-3485

1st            Basket                 1st    $100                 1st        $100

2nd       Basket                 2nd      $50                 2nd         $50                         876-2966

3rd        T-shirt                3rd       $25                 3rd         $25                 IN THE EVENT OF RAIN

4th        T-shirt                 4th      $25                 4th         $25                  GO TO AMERICAN LEGION

                                                    HALL ON INDIAN BAYOU ROAD  

 

 

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