The Plaquemines Parish Fair and Orange Festival will be Dec. 4-6 at Historic Fort Jackson in Buras, 65 miles south of Gretna on La. 23. There will be nonstop live entertainment by the Big River Band, Remedy and Boot Hill on Dec. 5, and by Ernie Wilkinson & the Hot Sauce Band and Groovy 7 on Dec. 6. Oyster shuckers, shrimp peelers and duck callers will compete, and there will be a 5K run.
There also will be Civil War re-enactments on the hour Dec. 5-6, and fireworks on the river at 8 p.m. Dec. 5.
Parking and admission are free. For information, visit orange festival.com.
The festival golf tournament was Oct. 23 at Bayou Barriere Country Club in Belle Chasse. The winners were:
First place: Jody Guilbeau, Jeremy Guilbeau, Ed Malone and Chris Donaldson
Second place: Kyle Euper, Shane Shelley, Mason Mitchell and Mark Wilcox
Third place: Paul Allen, Sean McCarty, Mike McCarty and Mike Ryan
Closest to hole: Ronnie Zimmermann
Longest drive: Michael Aasen.