Fun things to do in May!

Fun things to do in May!

Woman in Yellow Dress Standing on Pink Petaled Flower Field

Walk MS: Baton Rouge May 4th

Walk MS: Baton Rouge is an annual walk event held every spring to raise funds and awareness for Multiple Sclerosis. The walk has a 1 mile and 3 mile option for participants to choose from with rest stops along the long route. Sponsors and vendors are set up at the event, giving away promotional items and information about their companies. There is music by a local DJ and food on-site, usually donated by local restaurants. The funds raised go to research for Multiple Sclerosis to determine a cause of the disease and to develop better treatment for those affected; education about how it can affect a person’s life, family, and friends; and programs and services for those living with MS and their caregivers. For more info click HERE


Join McMains Children’s Developmental Center for a scenic ride along River Road. The race bike ride will begin and conclude at Pointe-Maire and lunch will follow. Proceeds from the No Such Thing As Impossible® Bike Ride benefit the Center’s Wheels to Succeed program which provides adapted bikes to children with disabilities. For more event information visit the following website:

Art of the City: Post-Modern to Post-Katrina – Now till October 6th

History and contemporary art will interact to refresh perceptions of the city in the inaugural exhibition at The Historic New Orleans Collection’s new Seignouret-Brulatour Building. Art of the City: Postmodern to Post-Katrina, presented by The Helis Foundation, is set to open April 6, 2019, with a robust programming series to accompany the display. For more: Click Here

Cityscape; 1987; gouache on paper by Krista Jurisich; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Judith L. Jurisich, 2017.0021

The Jambalaya Festival – May 24-26th

The Jambalaya Festival Association, chartered in 1967, invites you to mark your calendar for the 52nd annual Jambalaya festival to be held in Gonzales, Louisiana on May 24 – May 26, 2019. Your whole family will enjoy the vast variety of food, fun, music and activities that have made the Jambalaya Festival the can’t miss highlight of the year. For more details check out their website at:

May 25 – May 26

  • West Stadium Drive LSU Campus Baton Rouge, LA 70808
  • LSU Tiger Stadium
  • May 25, 2019 – May 26, 2019
  • Recurring daily – for more info click here


Join Preserve Louisiana and Host Peggy Sweeney-McDonald for our 4th Cultural Tour to the Zydeco Acadian Prairie. We will explore the history, architecture, food, music, people and more over the weekend of May 31-June 1, 2019. We will make stops in Crowley, Rayne, Church Point, Richard, Roberts Cove and Branch Louisiana. We will stay at the Fairfied Marriott in Lafayette. Our “Taste of Acadia” will include lunch at Chef Roy’s Frog City Café and The Cajun Farm – Kelly’s Landing. Our dinners will be at Prejean’s Cajun Restaurant on Friday night with Cajun music and Ruffino’s on the River on Saturday with the Meanwhile, Back at Café Du Monde… show with local personalities sharing their life stories around food. The price of tour includes hotel for two nights, tours, meals, snacks and transportation. For more information call 225-387-2464 or 310-709-2851. Or visit website at:


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