Contraband Days Events Planned

By John Bridges - bio | email

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - Events for Contraband Days 2009 have been announced by the Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Jean Lafitte and his Buccaneers were on hand Friday for the unveiling of this year's poster.  Contraband Days Director Annette Richey previewed the many attractions and events in this year's twelve day celebration.

One new event this year is the Bass Masters casting competition for youth.

The Buccaneers plan to take over the city on Friday, May 1.  They will, by tradition, make Mayor Randy Roach walk the plank into Lake Charles.

For a complete schedule of Contraband Days events, click here.