December 2017

Tangipahoa Parish Library - Events You Don't Want To Miss!
Branch locations: Amite, Hammond, Kentwood, Loranger, Independence, Ponchatoula, LA - For More Information Contact: 985-748-7559
Website: www.tangilibrary.com
Calendar of Events Link: http://tangilibrary.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=999

Live Music On The Patio
(Every Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. Night)
La Carreta Hammond, 108 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 985-419-9990 & La Carreta Ponchatoula, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 985-370-0930
http://www.carretarestaurant.com/  

1: Ponchatoula Christmas Lighting
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 8pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536
http://www.ponchatoulachamber.com/

1 - 17: Yawn Christmas Tree Farm
29400 Ruby Purvis Rd., Independence, LA 70443 - 9am - 5pm - 985-878-6223
www.yawnstationtreefarm.com   

2: Gospel Music Fest
(First Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy. 442 W., Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507
http://www.mvmgoodnews.com/

2: Hammond Christmas Parade
Downtown Hammond, LA - http://hammondrotary.com/ 

2: PARD 1st Annual Arts & Craft Show
19030 Ponchatoula Park Dr., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 9am - 4pm
www.pard1.com

2-3 & 9-10: Louisiana Renaissance Festival
Louisiana Renaissance Festival Grounds, 46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 9:45am - 5pm - 985-429-9992
http://www.renfest.net/

3: The Nutcracker Tea
Le Fluer de Lis, 111 N 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 2pm - 4pm - Hammond Ballet Company 985-345-2509 www.hammondballet.com

3,10,17,24 & 31: Ponchatoula Farmers Market(Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

8: The Nutcracker Ballet
Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - 7pm - 985-543-4366 www.columbiatheatre.org

9: Ponchatoula Christmas Parade
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 5pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536
www.ponchatoulachamber.com

9: Roseland Christmas Parade
Roseland, LA -4pm - 985-748-9063

9,10,16 & 17: One Night in Bethlehem
Outdoor Live "Mega" Nativity Production

47096 Randall Rd., Hammond, LA - 5:30pm - 8:30pm - 985-345-0366
www.OneNightInBethlehem.net

11: Kentwood Christmas Parade -Christmas on Main Street
Avenue F (Main St.), Kentwood, LA 70444 - 5pm -8pm - Irma Clines 985-229-4038 www.discoverkentwood.com 

12: Loranger Christmas Parade
LA-1062 & LA-40, Loranger, LA 70446 - 6:30pm - Loranger Fire Department 985-878-6911 

14: Amite Christmas Parade
Downtown Amite, LA 70422 - 5:30pm - Amite Chamber of Commerce 985-748-5537 www.amitechamber.org  

16: Tickfaw Christmas Parade
US-51, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 10am - 985-542-9249

16: Racers & Rodders Swap Meet
Clausen Racing, 55351 Hwy 51N, Independence, LA 70443 - 8am - 2pm - Floyd Clausen 985-878-6982 www.clausenracing.net

18 - 23: Christmas Down on the Farm
Liuzza Land, Amite, LA 70422 - 985-284-0722 www.liuzzaland.com

 

2018 Calendar of Events

January   April   July   October
February   May   August   November
March   June   September   December

 

January - December

Monthly Events You Don't Want To Miss!

 

Tues.-Sun. (Weekly) :  Roaring Good Time at Safari Quest
200 Hewitt Rd., Hammond, LA 70403 - Tues. - Thurs. 4pm - 9pm & Fri. - Sat. 10am - 10pm & Sun. 12pm - 9pm - Terri Rowell 985-340-5858 www.lasertaghammond.com

Wed.- Sun. (Weekly) :  Salty Joe's BBQ - Live Music
Salty Joe's BBQ Shop, 43344 S Range Rd., Hammond, LA - Wed. Country Music & Steak Night, Thur. Rock n' Blues, Fri. Rock Music, Sat. Acoustic Music & Sun. Blues & Brunch - 6:30pm - 10pm - 985-350-9966 www.saltyjoesbbq.com

Thur. - Fri. (Weekly) :  La Carreta Amite - Live Music
La Carreta, 122 SW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/Amite

Every Other Sat.:  Adobe Cantina & Salsa - Live Music
1905 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA 6pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/adobe

Wed.-Sat. (Weekly):  La Carreta Hammond - Live Music
La Carreta, 180 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/hammond

Thur.-Sat. (Weekly:  La Carreta Ponchatoula-Live Music
La Carreta, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/ponchatoul

Tues.-Sun. (Weekly):  Louisiana Children's Discovery Center
113 N Cypress St., Hammond, LA 70401 - 985-340-9150 www.lcdcofhammond.org
Event Calendar: http://lcdcofhammond.org/Home/ContactUs/tabid/177/Default.aspx

Weekly :  Tangipahoa Parish Library
Branch locations: Amite, Hammond, Kentwood, Loranger, Independence, Ponchatoula, LA
985-748-7559 www.tangilibrary.com
Event Calendar: http://tangilibrary.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=999

 

 

January

Jan-Feb: Marjorie Morrison Sculpture Biennial Exhibition
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Gallery Open Wed.-Thurs. 12pm-6pm - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 - Opening Reception Friday, Jan. 12 - 5pm-8pm www.hammondarts.org

6,13,20&27: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am-12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682  http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

6&20: NBHA LA06 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

7,14,21&28: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Ponchatoula Country Market (Back Porch), 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 12pm - 4pm www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket

15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade
Hwy 38, Kentwood, LA 70444- 10am - Mayor Irma Gordon 985-229-3451 www.discoverkentwood.com

20: Annual Krewe of Omega Ball
LeFleur de Lis, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 7:30pm - Joyce Smith 985-345-3442 www.kreweofomega.org

20-21: Diamond In The Rough Winter Tour
St. Thomas Aquinas High School, Hammond, LA - Baseball Camp for Ages 13-18
Register Online: www.kzonecommandit.com

20: Racers & Rodders Swap Meet
Clausen Racing, 55351 Hwy 51N, Independence, LA 70443 - 8am - 2pm - Floyd Clausen 985-878-6982 www.clausenracing.net

23: Installation Banquet
Julianna's Event, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 5 :30pm - 8pm - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

26: Art of the Cocktail
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 6 :30pm - 9:30pm Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

27: 4H Parish Livestock Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

 

February
 

2: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

3,10,17&24: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

3: Italian Festival Ball
Our Lady of Pompeii Catholic Church Hall, Tickfaw, LA 70422 - 7pm - 11pm - Veda Abene 985-974-0565 www.theitalianfestivalorg.com

3: Kentwood Mardi Gras Parade & Carnival
Temple Chapel Baptist Church, Kentwood, LA 70444 - 12pm - Evelyn Williams 985-229-3451 www.discoverkentwood.com

4,11,18&25: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Ponchatoula Country Market (Back Porch), 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 12pm - 4pm www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket

17-18: Racers & Rodders Swap Meet
Clausen Racing, 55351 Hwy 51N, Independence, LA 70443 - Saturday 8am - 2pm & Sunday 8am - 12pm - Floyd Clausen 985-878-6982 www.clausenracing.net

18: Camellia Garden Stroll
LSUAg Center Hammond Research Station, 21549 Old Covington Hwy, Hammond, LA - 1pm - 4pm - Tangipahoa Master Gardener Association 985-748-5462 www.lsuagcenter.com/portals/our_offices/research_stations/hammond

23-25: LQHA Horse Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

TBA: Black History Celebration
Kentwood Community Center, Kentwood, LA 70444 - Mayor Irma Gordon 985-229-3451 www.discoverkentwood.com

 

March

 Monthly Display: Young Artists Exhibition
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Gallery Open Wed.-Thurs. 12pm - 6pm - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 - Opening Reception Friday, Mar.9th 5pm-8pm
www.hammondarts.org

2-4: Antique Trade Days Arts & Crafts Fair
Downtown Commuter Parking Lot, SE Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Fri. - Sun. 9am - 5pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

2: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

3,10,17,24&31: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

3: Krewe of Erin 34th Annual St. Pat's Parade
W Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 10:30am - Myra March 985-507-7823
http://kreweoferin.org/ or https://www.facebook.com/pg/Krewe-of-Erin-284807702331/about/?ref=page_internal

3: Krewe of Erin Ceili
(St. Pat's Parade After Party)
Fleur de Lis, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 11am - 2 pm - Myra March 985-507-7823 http://kreweoferin.org/ or www.facebook.com/pg/Krewe-of-Erin-284807702331/about/?ref=page_internal

3: Model & Toy Train Show
First Baptist Church Gymnasium, 325 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 9am - 3pm - Sheila Osburn 985-626-1768 www.tca-louisianachapter.org

4: Chef's Evening
Southeastern Louisiana University, Student Union Ballroom, Hammond, LA 70402 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm - Lisa Patti 985-549-5221

4,11,18&25: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

9-11: Independence Sicilian Heritage Festival
312 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - Fri. 5pm - 11pm, Sat. 11am - 11pm & Sun. 11am - 6pm www.indysicilianfest.com

9-11: Vintage Market Days of Southeast Louisiana
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422
Fri.-Sat. 10am-5pm & Sun. 10am-4pm - 985-748-5914
http://vintagemarketdays.com/market/se-louisiana/

3-18: A Slice of Life in Tangipahoa Parish Photo Exhibit
Northlake Camera Club, Tangi Tourism, 13143 Wardline Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 8am - 4pm 800-542-7520 www.northlakecameraclub.com & www.tangitourism.com

16-18: Amite Oyster Festival
NE Central Ave., Amite City, LA 70422
Fri. 5pm - Midnight, Sat. 10am - 11pm & Sun. 12pm - 6pm - 800-617-4501 www.amiteoysterfestival.com

16: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

17: Bunny Barrel Blast Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

17,24&31: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647
www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

22: Women Mean Business
Southeastern Louisiana University, Student Union Ballroom, Hammond, LA - 9am - 3pm - LA Small Business Development Center 985-549-3831 www.tangipw.org/WMB

23-24: Cross Brand Youth Rodeo
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

23-24: Hammond BBQ
Downtown Hammond, LA - Eric Phares 985-969-8172 & Brian Shirey 985-974-8496 www.hammondbbq.com

24: MARVEL-ous March Madness
Le Fleur de Lis Hall, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 10pm - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

24: Voices for Children Flag Football Tournament
Chappapeela Sports Park, Hammond, LA - Ginger Cangelosi 985-902-9583 www.childadv.net

27: 4H Achievement Day
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

27: Berries & Business Breakfast Series 2018
First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Breakfast/Networking 7:30am - 8am & Seminar 8am - 9:30am - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

30-31: Deep South Dog Agility Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

 

 

April

 

Monthly Display: Hammond ArtGuild 56th Annual Open Spring Exhibition
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Gallery Open Wed.-Thurs. 12pm-6pm - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 -Opening Reception Fri., April 6th - 5pm-8pm wwwhammondarts.org

1: Deep South Dog Agility Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

1-30: Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign
Sponsor Your Own Pinwheel to Help Spread Awareness - Ginger Cangelosi 985-902-9583 www.childadv.net

1,8,15,22&29: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

5: Spring Garden Day
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 1pm - 7pm -Annie Coco 985-748-5462 www.fparena.com www.lsuagcenter.com/tangipahoa

6: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

6-7: South Louisiana Truck & Tractor Pull
15107 E Yellow Water Rd., Hammond, LA - Charlie Ciolino 985-345-7891 www.usapullers.org

6: Tangi Cattleman's Blood Drive
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

7,14,21&28: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

7,14,21&28: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647
https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

7: Tangi Cattleman's Jr. Beef & Dairy Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

13-15: Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival
301 N 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 800- 917-7045 www.lastrawberryfestival.com

20-21: Spring & Summer Jr. Brahman Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

21: Richard Murphy Hospice Gala
Southeastern Louisiana University, Student Union Ballroom, Hammond, LA 7pm - 12am - Donna Landry 985-340-0860 www.richardmurphyhospice.com

21: The Italian Festival Spaghetti Cook-Off
Italian Festival Grounds, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Vede Abene985-974-0565 www.theitlianfestivalorg.com

24: Berries & Business Breakfast Series 2018
First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Breakfast/Networking 7:30am - 8am & Seminar 8am - 9:30am - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

27-29: LQHA Horse Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

27-29: The Italian Festival
Italian Festival Grounds, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Fri. 6pm - 11pm, Sat. 11:30am - 11pm & Sun. 11am - 6pm - Vede Abene 985-974-0565 www.theitalianfestivalorg.com

28: The Italian Festival Parade
Downtown Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 10am - Vede Abene 985-974-0565 www.theitalianfestivalorg.com

 


 May 

 

May-June Monthly Display: Josephine Sacabo
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Gallery Open Wed.-Thurs. 12pm-6pm - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 -
Opening Reception Friday, May 11 - 5pm - 8pm www.hammondarts.org

4: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

5: Cinco de Mayo
Adobe Cantina & Salsa, 1905 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - 985-350-9966 www.carretarestaurant.com/adobe/

5: Cinco de Mayo
LaCarreta Amite, 122 SW Railroad Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - La Carreta Hammond, 108 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - & La Carreta Ponchatoula, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 985-350-9966 www.carretarestaurant.com

5,12,19&26: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

5,12,19&26: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647 https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

6,13,20&27: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

10-12: Horseless Carriage Club of New Orleans
Tangipahoa Parish

14: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

22: Berries & Business Breakfast Series 2018
First Baptist Church of Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Breakfast/Networking 7:30am - 8am & Seminar 8am - 9:30am - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

25-26: Swamp Pop Music Festival
Hidden Oaks Family Campground, 21544 Hwy 190 E, Hammond, LA 70401- Fri. Evening & Sat. 11am - 11pm - 985-345-9244 www.hiddenoaksfamilycampground.com

 

June

 

 1,8&29: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

1: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507
www.mvmgoodnews.com

2: City Wide YardSale
Ponchatoula Area, LA 70454 - 8am -Til -Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

2,9,16,23&30: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682
http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

22,9,16,23&30: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647
https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

2,9&23: NBHA LA06 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

3,10,17&24: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580
www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

4-29: 2018 STEM Summer Camp
Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum, 1600 Phoenix Square, Hammond, LA - 8am - 4pm - Delmas Dunn, Sr. 985-542-4259
www.TAAHM.org

11: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113
www.hammondarts.org

12: Brown Bag Luncheon
Rotary Hut, Memorial Park, N 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm -Billie Laird 985-386-2536
www.ponchatoulachamber.com

15-16: Tangipahoa Parish Pro Rodeo
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

23: 9th Annual Berries, Bridges, & Book Writers Conference
Ponchatoula Community Center, 300 N 5th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 8am - 5pm -Steve Patrick 504-913-5741
www.creativemindswritersgroup.com

30: 777 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com



July

 

 1,8,15,22&29: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580
www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

6: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507
www.mvmgoodnews.com

7,14,21&28: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am-12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682
http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

7,14,21&28: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647 https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

9: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113
www.hammondarts.org

10: Brown Bag Luncheon
Rotary Hut, Memorial Park, N 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm -Billie Laird 985-386-2536
www.ponchatoulachamber.com

13: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

14: NBHA LA06 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

21: Christmas In July
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 10am - 3pm - 985-386-2536
www.ponchatoulachamber.com

28: 3Dots Team Sporting
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

28: 5th Annual Christmas July Fun Run
Chappapeela Sports Park, Hammond, LA - 6:30pm - Haylee Fannaly 985-320-4378


August

 

3 & 17: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

3: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

4: Black Tie Affair
Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum, 1600 Phoenix Square, Hammond, LA - 7pm - Delmas Dunn, Sr. 985-542-4259 www.TAAHM.org

4: Run for the Pearl Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

4,11,18&25: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

4,11,18&25: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647 https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

5,12,19&26: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

7: Brown Bag Luncheon
Rotary Hut, Memorial Park, N 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

13 Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 -
Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

17: Hot August Night
Downtown Hammond, LA - DDD Hammond, Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

17: La Carreta Hammond - Hot August Night
La Carreta Hammond, 108 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 985-350-9966 www.carretarestaurant.com/hammond

18: NBHA LA06 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com


September

1: 3Dots Team Sporting
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

1,8,15,22&29: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

1,8,15,22&29: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647 https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

2,9,16,23&30: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

7: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

7-8: Ponchatoula High FFA Youth Rodeo
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

10: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

11: Brown Bag Luncheon
Rotary Hut, Memorial Park, N. 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm -Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

15: Art & Wine Stroll
Downtown Ponchatoula, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 5pm - 8pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

15: LA Stock Horse Association
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

15: Tour De Tangipahoa
SLU Campus (Cooke Field), Hammond, LA - 6am - 2pm - Hammond Kiwanis Club, Judy Couvillion 985-507-7312 www.hammondkiwanis.org

15: Pollination Celebration
LSUAg Center, 21549 Old Covington Hwy, Hammond, LA - 9am - 3pm - Patricia Pitzer 985-748-9381 http://TPMGA.org/Pollination

28-29: TPSO Mounted Division Rodeo
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 www.fparena.com

22,28&29: RISE Haunted House
10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

28: Brews Art Festival
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

29:: Kentwood Fall Music Festival
Ave. F St., Kentwood, LA 70444 - 1pm - 8pm - Mayor Irma Gordon 985-229-3451 www.disocverkentwoodla.org



October

Thursday - Saturday: La Carreta Ponchatoula - Live Music (Weekly)
La Carreta, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/ponchatoula

3-7: Tangipahoa Parish Fair
Amite, LA 70422 - 800-617-4501
http://tangipahoaparishfair.org

5: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

5,6,11,12,13,
18,19,20,25,
26,27,28&31: RISE Haunted House

10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

6,13,20&27: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

6,13,20&27: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647
https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

6,13,20&27: Liuzza Land Fall Public Day
Liuzza Land, 56457 Holden Circle, Amite, LA 70422 - 12pm - 4pm - Tanya Paille 985-284-0722www.liuzzaland.com

7,14,21 & 28: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

9: Ponchatoula Business Expo
Le Fleur de Lis Reception Hall, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 8pm Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

12: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

13: Southeastern Louisiana University Homecoming
Southeastern Louisiana University, Friendship Circle & Strawberry Stadium - Homecoming Parade begins at 12pm; Kick-off at 4pm - Jenni O'Neil 985-549-2150 www.southeastern.edu/news_media/events/homecoming/

19-21: Vintage Market Days of Southeast Louisiana
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - Fri.- Sat. 10am - 5pm & Sun. 10am - 4pm -985-748-5914
http://vintagemarketdays.com/market/se-louisiana/

20-21: 2018 Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow
Hammond Northshore Regional Airport, Hammond, LA - 10am - 4pm - David Lobue 985-415-6138 www.hammondairshow.com

20-21: Old Farmers Day Horse & Mule Pulling Contest
56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger, LA 70446 - 9am - 4pm - Barbara Brunett 985-878-2360 www.oldfarmersday.com

27-29: 3Dots Team Sporting
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

To Be Announced: Bon Appetit
Amite, LA 70422 - Amite Chamber of Commerce 985-748-5537 - www.amitechamber.org

 

November

2: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

2-3: Fall Swamp Pop Music Festival
Hidden Oaks Family Campground, 21544 Hwy 190 E, Hammond, LA 70401- Fri. Evening & Sat. 11am - 11pm - 985-345-9244 www.hiddenoaksfamilycampground.com

2-4: Antique Trade Days Arts & Crafts Fair
Downtown Commuter Parking Lot, SE Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Fri. - Sun. 9am - 5pm - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

3: Community Day 15 Mile Yard Sale
Hwy 445/Husser, Hwy 10/Wilmer & Friendship Church Road - 7am - 1pm - Renee Vernon 985-981-0766 https://www.facebook.com/husserwilmer15mileyardsale/

3: Model & Toy Train Show
First Baptist Church Gymnasium, 325 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 9am - 3pm - Sheila Osburn 985-626-1768 www.tca-louisianachapter.org

3,10,17&24: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

3,4,10,11,17,18,23,24&25: Louisiana Renaissance Festival
46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 9:45am to Dusk - Louisiana Renaissance Festival Office 985-429-9992 www.larf.net

3-4 & 9-10: RISE Haunted House
10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

4,11,18&25: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

10: Open 4D Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 http://www.fparena.com/

16: Starry November Night
Downtown Hammond, LA -Hammond Downtown Development District Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

16: La Carreta - Starry November Night
Downtown Hammond, LA - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretarestaurant.com/hammond

17-18: Camp Moore Reenactment & Living History Event
Camp Moore Museum, 70640 Camp Moore Rd., Tangipahoa, LA 70465 -985-229-3438 http://www.campmoorela.com/

17-18: Jambalaya Classic Cow Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

24: Shop Small Saturday
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 10am - 3pm - 985-386-2536 Billie Laird www.ponchatoulachamber.com

24: Small Business Saturday
Downtown Hammond, LA - Hammond DDD, Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

30: Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony/Sitting with Santa
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 8pm -Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

 

 

December
 
 1,8,15,22&29: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682
http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

1,2,8&9: Louisiana Renaissance Festival
46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 9:45am to Dusk - Louisiana Renaissance Festival Office 985-429-9992 www.larf.net

2,9,16,23&30: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

3-7: Shop Local Artist Week
Downtown Hammond, LA -Hammond DDD, Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

7: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

8: Ponchatoula Christmas Parade
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 5pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536 Billie Laird www.ponchatoulachamber.com

10: Kentwood Christmas Parade
HWY 38, Kentwood, LA 70444 - 6pm - Rotary President/Police Chief Michael Kazarooni 985-229-6305 www.discoverkentwood.com

To Be Announced: Amite Christmas Parade
Amite Chamber of Commerce, Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5537 www.amitechamber.org

To Be Announced: Hammond Christmas Parade
Downtown Hammond, LA - 985-277-5601 http://hammonfrotary.com

To Be Announced: Roseland Christmas Parade
Town of Roseland, LA 70456 -4pm - 985-748-9063
www.facebook.com/Town-Of-Roseland-342133522604138/?rf=168818909798611

To Be Announced: Tangipahoa Christmas Parade
Village of Tangipahoa, LA 70456 -- 985-229-4435 www.tangipahoala.org

To Be Announced: Tickfaw Christmas Parade
US-51, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 10am - 985-542-9249
www.facebook.com/tickfawcityhall