Friday, August 31, 2012

Teddy's Bear Festival 2012



Join us to commemorate


President Theodore Roosevelt’s successful bear hunt

expedition in Madison Parish where he actually

shot and killed his black bear.

Saturday, October 13, 2012

Courthouse Square

Tallulah, LA

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Lots of activities (children’s games and prizes, rock climbing, face and finger painting, fire and safety prevention activities and inflatable rides) for children will be offered. Educational and informational exhibits featuring a wide variety of activities as well as live animals, and information on wildlife, hunting, and fishing will be on display. Booths showcasing many arts & crafts will also be available. Lots of door prizes will be given away along with surprise raffle items. There will be a variety of food booths, and live entertainment featuring a variety of music genres will be non-stop.

The festival is headlined by Easy Eddie and the Party Rockers along with Hadley J. Castille, world-renowned Cajun fiddler player, Louisiana Hall of Famer, television and movie performer from Opelousas, Vicki Baker, rhythm and blues singer from Vicksburg, MS and  Dr. Willie Naylor, Jazz trumpeter from Chicago, Illinois. Local talent from in and around the I-20 corridor will include 71254, and old school rhythm and blues group, country and western singer Jessie LaRae, bluegrass, Gospel, Country, Blues, Rock 'n Roll group, Grassfire, and a host of solo, groups and gospel artists.

Cost:     Free

Contact: Tina Johnson

Madison Parish Tourism Commission


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