Fête de la Nature
Fête de la Nature is an event that combines arts, culture, food, and science for the purpose of education and fun! This free, family-friendly event takes place outdoors, on eight acres of land in rural Arnaudville, and celebrates each of these topics with hands-on project and special guest speakers. Crafts, nature and culinary activities will be led by local organizations throughout Acadiana. See below for a list of activities and participants.
Activities & Workshops
- Building a Habitat Nest Sculpture for Wildlife with Atelier de la Nature
- Planting a Bee Garden by Cosmic Bees of Acadiana - Native American Inspired Three Sister's Garden Planting by Jardin de France - Art Activities by NUNU Arts & Culture Collective, La Reveil Cecilia French Immersion Program, and Alliance Française de Lafayette - Blue Bird House Building Workshop by Russel's Food Center - Food workshop by Atelier de la Nature - Camping & Nature Activities with Cub Scout Pack 30 Breaux Bridge
- Wetlands Educational Display by
South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center - Guided Star Gazing Walk by Kaan Dere
- Native Plants by
Acadiana Native Plant Project - Heirloom Vegetables
- Made from Scratch Cakes
- Atchafalaya Basin Honey - Cayenne Chow-Chow
Fête de la Nature is a program of
Atelier de la Nature in Arnaudville, LA. Atelier de la Nature is a nature reserve and education center, aiming to inspire people to steward the nature in our backyards and learn how collectively we can protect these natural gifts for future generations. Their programs are offered in both French and English and include culinary demonstrations, nature walks, eco-workshops, and other arts and science related activities. Atelier de la Nature is the brainchild of the husband and wife team, Dr. Brandon and Aurore Ballengée. Dr. Brandon Ballengée is an artist and biologist and his wife, Aurore is a sustainable food educator.
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