Louisiana black pot chef every afternoon 8/16-8/23. 

Cajun music

8/16     3:00pm. Waylon Thibodeau   5:00-7:00 Choupique 

8/17.     5:00-7:00pm Chere Mom 

8/18.     5:00-7:00pm  Zachary Richard, Terry Huval, Blake Miller and friends 

8/19- 8/22.     5:00-7:00pm Choupique 

8/23.     6:00-8:00pm. Choupique 

Moncton Riverfront Park ~ August 16 – 23, 2019

3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Daily presentations by invited guest speakers and artists. Cajun food prepared by Louisiana chefs. Live music from Louisiana bands. Louisiana film, literature, art, poetry, geneology, history, culture, and much more! See below for more information on daily events.

** Cajun food cooked on site daily. Ask the chefs questions …..  **

August 16, 2019

3:00 p.m. – Louisiana Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser will open a Press Reception & Grand Opening of Extreme Frontiere at the Louisiana Pavilion sponsored by the State of Louisiana Office of Tourism. Waylon Thibodeau plays Cajun fiddle.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Music by Choupique Cajun Band.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions & learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

August 17, 2019

3:00 p.m. to  4:00 p.m. – Jason P. Theriot, Ph.D., Presenter

Synopsis: “Cultural Awakening: the French-speaking Cajun GIs of WWII”.

4:00 p.m. to  5:00 p.m. – Gayle Breaux Smith, Presenter

Synopsis: “FOOTSTEPS IN TIME” – Europe to the New World:

Acadian/Cajun history/genealogy”.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Music by Chère Mom Cajun Band.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions & learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

August 18, 2019

3:00 p.m. to 3:20 p.m. – Zachary Richard, Presenter

Poetry reading and book signing.

3:20 p.m. to 4:10 p.m. – Mary Perrin and Robert Richard, Presenters

Synopsis: Mary Perrin will discuss “Folk Healing and the Traiteurs (Healers) of South Louisiana.” Robert Richard will follow up to discuss recent discoveries about healing traditions used by Canadian Acadians as well as Louisiana Acadians.

4:10 p.m. to  5:00 p.m. – Warren Perrin, Presenter

Synopsis: “Nouveau Acadien Projet (NAP)”. The New Acadia Project,

a community-based investigation of the lost colony of Nouvelle Acadie.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Music by Zachary Richard, Terry Huval and Blake Miller.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions and learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

August 19, 2019

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Barry Ancelet and Sam Broussard, Presenters

Synopsis: This presentation will explore the poetic legacy of traditional and contemporary song in Louisiana.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Music by Choupique Cajun Band.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions and learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

August 20, 2019

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Peggy Feehan, Presenter

Synopsis: “CODOFIL – Past, Present, and Future: 50 years working to save French in Louisiana!”

4:00 p.m. to 5:00  p.m. – Viola Fontonet, Presenter

Synopsis: Discussion of Ms. Fontonot’s book “A Cajun Girl’s Sharecropping Years”. Also, thoughts from Warren & Mary Perrin’s book, “Acadie Then and Now, a People’s History”.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Music by Choupique Cajun Band.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions & learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

August 21, 2019

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. –  Martin Guidry, Presenter

Synopsis: “A Sojourn Forgotten”.  The Acadians of Maryland, “1755-1769”.

4:00 p.m. – 5 p.m. –  Greg Wood, Presenter

Synopsis: “The Acadians of Maryland Today”.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Cajun food. Music by Choupique Cajun Band.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions & learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

August 22, 2019

3:00 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. –  Fernin Eaton, Presenter

Synopsis: “Créole: Context, Contest, Community”

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Louis R. Koerner, Jr., Presenter

Synopsis: “French Kings & Marine the duc de Chouseul: Led to the Cajun’s Presence in Louisiana”.

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Cajun food. Music by Choupique Cajun Band.

7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions & learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

August 23, 2019

3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Don Arceneaux, Presenter

Synopsis: “From Beaubassin du Nord to the Mississippi River to Beaubassin du Sud: The Acadian Arceneaux Refugees to Colonial Louisiane”.

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – Dr. Moriah Istre Hargrave & Dr. Elista Istre, Presenters

Program Title: Canadian Premiere of First Cousins: Cajun and Creole Music in South Louisiana

5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Discover of old Acadian traditions & learn about the Acadians of Louisiana through storytelling, games, films, poetry, children’s book readings and more.

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Cajun food. Music by Choupique Cajun Band.