March 14th, 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. Kick off of the Acadian Memorial Festival with a Promenade on downtown historic St. Martinville (New Orleans - USA) Showcase of downtown businesses, Music, Food, Art, St. Martin du Tours Church Tours, and the Acadian Memorial L"ordre Du Bon Temps Memberships Gathering. Event sponsored by the city of St. Memorial Tourism, Acadian Memorial, Cultural Heritage Center, Chamber of Commerce and the Maison du Tours.
March 15 & 16, 2008: Acadian Memorial Festival: "A Tribute to Acadian Women" / Museum-style showcase of Acadian / Cajun traditions through: Theatre, Culture, Music, Dance, Demonstrations and sampling of traditional Cajun Foods, Genealogy, Lectures and Wooden Boat Exhibit on the Bayou Teche, Reenactment of the arrival of the Acadians on the Teche honoring the Acadian/Cajun family names Landry and Bourque. Workshops and lectures for adults and children.