Already a haven for antique-seekers and bargain shoppers, Breaux Bridge is upping the ante this weekend with its fifth annual Outdoor Flea Market and City Wide Garage Sale. The day long event will be held in Veteran's Park on Bernard Street across from City Hall from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
Other events planned for the day include a Zydeco Breakfast at Cafe des Amis and a Cajun jam session at The Coffee Break. The Breaux Bridge Chamber of Commerce says last year's event brought in approximately 10,000 people. For more information, calll Lynn Roy at 277-4517 or Denise Mitchell at 507-3637 or (800) 609-8299.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.