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Annual Mardi Gras Parade

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Date:  Saturday, February 22, 2014
Time:  Line-Up @ 10:00 A.M.
Parade Begins @ 11:00 A.M.
Deadline for Entering: February 21, 2014


Line up starts at the Washington Rec. Ctr. at 705 S. Bridge St. and will end at the Washington Community Center.  Immediately after the parade there will be LIVE ENTERTAINMENT at the Downtown Pavilion on Main St., featuring: Geno Delafose (11:30am-1:00pm), Greg Martinez (1:30pm-3:00pm), Chris Ardoin (3:30pm-5:00pm), and Lil’ Kenny (5:30pm-7:00pm) across from the Washington Police Dept. Admission is “Free of Charge!”  There will also be food and drinks sold.  There will be Arts & Crafts and Antique Shops setup along Main St. also the Old Schoolhouse Mall will be offering unique displays of handmade and manufactured merchandise. There will be Trolley Tours available.  Any questions please call Town Hall at 337-826-3626. *****The Parade is free to enter.

Mardi Gras Donation Letter

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Catfish Festival Entertainment Schedule 2013

2013 entertainerment lineup schedule      

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Catfish Festival Pageant

Washington Catfish Festival

Youth Pageant

Benefiting Washington’s Municipal Public Library Renovation Fund

~ Saturday, April 6, 2013 ~

Washington Community Center

533 St. Landry Veterans Blvd. ~ Washington LA


~ ENTRY FEE: $35.00 ~

~ $45.00 if entering at the door (cash only at the door) ~

Photogenic: $5.00 – No photos larger than a 5 X 7and no frames.

Do not mail photos, bring the day of pageant.

Registration starts at 9:00 a.m. Contest starts at 10:00 a.m.

~ Dress Attire~

Baby – Jr. Deb ~ Sunday Best – Please, no pageant hair & makeup, this is a natural beauty contest.

Deb Miss – Junior Miss ~ Formal gown – light makeup


Judges are looking for personality, poise, and natural beauty.

Catfish Festival Queen or King will receive:

Girls – Beautiful Rhinestone Crown, Trophy & Monogrammed Banner

Boys – Crown, Trophy & Monogrammed Banner

1st & 2nd alternate will receive a trophy

Photogenic will receive nice gift

All Royalty will reign over the 14th Annual Washington Catfish Festival held April 18th -21st

and participate in the Washington Catfish Parade on April 21st.

Directors: Vee Pelafigue (337) 879-2392 (after 6 pm) Desirea’ Vicknair (337) 793-0920 (after 6 pm)


Forms & Applications: Click Here


$5 Admission – ages 5 & under free

***Please let your guest know that everyone except contestant must pay admission at the door.


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Garden Club Event April 21

The Washington Garden Club will present its annual “Geaux Green” garden affair at the historic St. John’s Episcopal Church, 308 Church St., on Saturday, April 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the … Continue reading

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