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The historic Burks Log Cabin on the grounds of the Merryville Historical Society and Museum. The historic Burks Log Cabin on the grounds of the Merryville Historical Society and Museum.
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MERRYVILLE, LA (KPLC) -

The Merryville Heritage Festival continues Friday and Saturday in Merryville.

The annual event boasts historical displays, carnival rides, music, food, demonstrations, vendors and more.

The festival takes place on the grounds of the Merryville Historical Society and Museum.

Hours will be from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday; and from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.

Admission on Friday will be $4 for adults; $2 for children ages 6-12; and free for children age 5 and under.

On Saturday, admission will be $6 for adults; $3 for children ages 6-12; and free for children age 5 and under.

There will be free admission throughout the event for uniformed military personnel.

Here is a schedule of events:

Friday, March 29

9 a.m. – Gates open; Midwest Carnival; and Noah's Way Exotic Petting Zoo

10 a.m. – Pageant on the festival stage; washer tournament; cook-off registration; and Merryville Police Department drunk driving course

1 p.m. – Ed-Zoo-Cation

2 p.m. – MHS and SHS, Elementary choir

3 p.m. – No Man's Land Gang

3:30 p.m. – Jill Carroll Storer reading of Swamp Secrets

4 p.m. – The Sanctuary Quartet

5:30 p.m. – Jessie Carmichael, keyboard player for Maroon 5

1 p.m. – Stukenberg

9 p.m. – Zydecane

11 p.m. – Gates Close

 

Saturday, March 30

9 a.m. – Gates open; Midwest Carnival; Noah's Way Exotic Petting Zoo; and cook-off competition

10 a.m. – Parade

11 a.m. – Opening ceremonies with pledge; Louisiana Kids and Cowboy Legends; No Man's Land Gang skit; and SWLA Paranormal Team

Noon – Guns of Sabine Pass and the No Man's Land Gang; and washer tournament

1 p.m. – Evans High School 4-H Woodsmen Skills Team

2 p.m. – MHS Dance Line and Ed-Zoo-Cation

3 p.m. – Pageant queens announced; cookoff winner announced; and pie auction

4 p.m. – Guns of Sabine Pass and the No Man's Land Gang

5 p.m. – Clint and Zach Faulk Family Duo

6:30 p.m. – Bayou Boogie Band

9 p.m. – Bernie Alan Band

11 p.m. – Gates close

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