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Fete to Honor 250th Anniversary of Acadian Arrival

Expelled from their home in Acadie, 202 refugees later to become known as Cajuns arrived in New Orleans 250 years ago. On Saturday (2.21), a program of readings, music, dance, and food at the Old U.S. Mint will commemorate that arrival at 2:30p.m.

Today in NOLA: 6.15.14

Take in the second day of the Cajun-Zydeco Festival in Armstrong Park today, or relive your high school punk days with MxPx at One Eyed Jacks. On this day in 1910, Louisiana created Evangeline Parish, naming it after Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's epic poem about a young Acadian woman. More tonight:

Cajun Zydeco Festival Set For Louis Armstrong Park Debut

by Elizabeth Davas

New Orleans' mid-June Fais Do-Do is moving closer to Congo Square. The eight annual Lousiana Cajun Zydeco Festival is set to twirl into Louis Armstrong Park on June 14 and 15.

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