2018 Calendar of Events



Monthly Events You Don't Want To Miss!

 

Tues.-Sun. (Weekly) :  Roaring Good Time at Safari Quest
200 Hewitt Rd., Hammond, LA 70403 - Tues. - Thurs. 4pm - 9pm & Fri. - Sat. 10am - 10pm & Sun. 12pm - 9pm - Terri Rowell 985-340-5858 www.lasertaghammond.com

Wed.- Sun. (Weekly) :  Salty Joe's BBQ - Live Music
Salty Joe's BBQ Shop, 43344 S Range Rd., Hammond, LA - Wed. Country Music & Steak Night, Thur. Rock n' Blues, Fri. Rock Music, Sat. Acoustic Music & Sun. Blues & Brunch - 6:30pm - 10pm - 985-350-9966 www.saltyjoesbbq.com

Thur. - Fri. (Weekly) :  La Carreta Amite - Live Music
La Carreta, 122 SW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/Amite

Every Other Sat.:  Adobe Cantina & Salsa - Live Music
1905 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA 6pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/adobe

Wed.-Sat. (Weekly):  La Carreta Hammond - Live Music
La Carreta, 180 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/hammond

Thur.-Sat. (Weekly:  La Carreta Ponchatoula-Live Music
La Carreta, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/ponchatoul

Tues.-Sun. (Weekly):  Louisiana Children's Discovery Center
113 N Cypress St., Hammond, LA 70401 - 985-340-9150 www.lcdcofhammond.org
Event Calendar: http://lcdcofhammond.org/Home/ContactUs/tabid/177/Default.aspx

Weekly :  Tangipahoa Parish Library
Branch locations: Amite, Hammond, Kentwood, Loranger, Independence, Ponchatoula, LA
985-748-7559 www.tangilibrary.com
Event Calendar: http://tangilibrary.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=999

 
 

June

 

 1,8&29: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

1: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507
www.mvmgoodnews.com

1: Magical Mystical Membership Gala
Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 5pm - 8pm - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

2: City Wide YardSale
Ponchatoula Area, LA 70454 - 8am -Til -Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

2,9,16,23&30: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682
http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

22,9,16,23&30: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647
https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

2,9&23: NBHA LA06 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

3,10,17&24: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580
www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

4-29: 2018 STEM Summer Camp
Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum, 1600 Phoenix Square, Hammond, LA - 8am - 4pm - Delmas Dunn, Sr. 985-542-4259
www.TAAHM.org

4: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113
www.hammondarts.org

12: Ponchatoula Chamber Berries & Business Lunch Series
Ponchatoula Recreation Park Events Building: 19030 Ponchatoula Park Dr., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 12pm - 1pm Billie Jo Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com  

15-16: Tangipahoa Parish Pro Rodeo
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

23: 9th Annual Berries, Bridges, & Book Writers Conference
Ponchatoula Community Center, 300 N 5th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 8am - 5pm -Steve Patrick 504-913-5741
www.creativemindswritersgroup.com

29: "Playing the Staircase" Listening Series: Jess Kerber 
Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401, 6pm-8pm - 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

30: 777 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

30: 4th of July Celebration
Fontana Park, Independence, LA 70443 - Fireworks start at dusk 985-878-4145
 
30: Liuzza Land - Farmers Trade Day
56188 Holden Cir, Amite, LA 70422 - 985-284-0722
www.liuzzaland.com

 


July

 

 1,8,15,22&29: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580
www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

4: 18th Annual Independence Day Firework Show
Ponchatoula Area Recreation District, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - gates open at 5pm - Fireworks at dusk

 

6: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507
www.mvmgoodnews.com

7,14,21&28: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am-12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682
http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

7,14,21&28: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647 https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

9: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113
www.hammondarts.org

10: Brown Bag Luncheon
Rotary Hut, Memorial Park, N 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm -Billie Laird 985-386-2536
www.ponchatoulachamber.com

 10: Ponchatoula Chamber Berries & Business Lunch Series
Ponchatoula Recreation Park Events Building: 19030 Ponchatoula Park Dr., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 12pm - 1pm Billie Jo Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

13: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

14: NBHA LA06 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

21: Christmas In July
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 10am - 3pm - 985-386-2536
www.ponchatoulachamber.com

27: "Playing the Staircase" Listening Series: Clay Parker & Jodi James 
Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401, 6pm-8pm - 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

28: 3Dots Team Sporting
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914
www.fparena.com

28: 5th Annual Christmas July Fun Run
Chappapeela Sports Park, Hammond, LA - 6:30pm - Haylee Fannaly 985-320-4378


August

 

3 & 17: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

3: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

4: Black Tie Affair
Tangipahoa African American Heritage Museum, 1600 Phoenix Square, Hammond, LA - 7pm - Delmas Dunn, Sr. 985-542-4259 www.TAAHM.org

4: Run for the Pearl Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

4,11,18&25: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

4,11,18&25: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647 https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

5,12,19&26: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

6: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 -
Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

7: Ponchatoula Chamber Berries & Business Lunch Series
Ponchatoula Recreation Park Events Building: 19030 Ponchatoula Park Dr., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 12pm - 1pm Billie Jo Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

17: La Carreta Hammond - Hot August Night
La Carreta Hammond, 108 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 985-350-9966 www.carretarestaurant.com/hammond

18: NBHA LA06 Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

24: Hot August Night
Downtown Hammond, LA - DDD Hammond, Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

31: "Playing the Staircase" Listening Series: Ameal Cameron
Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401, 6pm-8pm - 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org  

September

1: 3Dots Team Sporting
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

1,8,15,22&29: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

1,8,15,22&29: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647 https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

2,9,16,23&30: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

7: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

7-8: Ponchatoula High FFA Youth Rodeo
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

10: Culinary Art Series
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

11: Ponchatoula Chamber Berries & Business Lunch Series
Ponchatoula Recreation Park Events Building: 19030 Ponchatoula Park Dr., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 12pm - 1pm Billie Jo Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

15: Art & Wine Stroll
Downtown Ponchatoula, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 5pm - 8pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

15: LA Stock Horse Association
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

15: Tour De Tangipahoa
SLU Campus (Cooke Field), Hammond, LA - 6am - 2pm - Hammond Kiwanis Club, Judy Couvillion 985-507-7312 www.hammondkiwanis.org

15: Pollination Celebration
LSUAg Center, 21549 Old Covington Hwy, Hammond, LA - 9am - 3pm - Patricia Pitzer 985-748-9381 http://TPMGA.org/Pollination

28-29: TPSO Mounted Division Rodeo
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 www.fparena.com

22,28&29: RISE Haunted House
10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

28: Brews Art Festival
Hammond Regional Art Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - Tara Bennett 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org

28: "Playing the Staircase" Listening Series:Denton Hatcher & Kristen Foster
Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401, 6pm-8pm - 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org  

29:: Kentwood Fall Music Festival
Ave. F St., Kentwood, LA 70444 - 1pm - 8pm - Mayor Irma Gordon 985-229-3451 www.disocverkentwoodla.org



October

Thursday - Saturday: La Carreta Ponchatoula - Live Music (Weekly)
La Carreta, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6:30pm - 10pm - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretaresturant.com/ponchatoula

3-7: Tangipahoa Parish Fair
Amite, LA 70422 - 800-617-4501
http://tangipahoaparishfair.org

5: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

5,6,11,12,13,
18,19,20,25,
26,27,28&31: RISE Haunted House

10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

 6: Southeast Advocates for Family Empowerment (SAFE)
"Paws Around the Park"
Zemurray Park, Hammond, LA - 9am - Noon - Nydia Holly 985-542-8384

6,13,20&27: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

6,13,20&27: Independence Craft & Farmer's Market (Every Saturday)
750 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 8:30am - 1pm - Greg Gray 985-351-1647
https://www.facebook.com/Independence-Community-Pavilion-Farmers-Market-928948267250754/

6,13,20&27: Liuzza Land Fall Public Day
Liuzza Land, 56457 Holden Circle, Amite, LA 70422 - 12pm - 4pm - Tanya Paille 985-284-0722www.liuzzaland.com

7,14,21 & 28: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

9: Ponchatoula Business Expo
Le Fleur de Lis Reception Hall, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 8pm Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

12: Finally Friday Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

13: Southeastern Louisiana University Homecoming
Southeastern Louisiana University, Friendship Circle & Strawberry Stadium - Homecoming Parade begins at 12pm; Kick-off at 4pm - Jenni O'Neil 985-549-2150 www.southeastern.edu/news_media/events/homecoming/

19-21: Vintage Market Days of Southeast Louisiana
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - Fri.- Sat. 10am - 5pm & Sun. 10am - 4pm -985-748-5914
http://vintagemarketdays.com/market/se-louisiana/

20-21: 2018 Hammond Northshore Regional Airshow
Hammond Northshore Regional Airport, Hammond, LA - 10am - 4pm - David Lobue 985-415-6138 www.hammondairshow.com

20-21: Old Farmers Day Horse & Mule Pulling Contest
56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger, LA 70446 - 9am - 4pm - Barbara Brunett 985-878-2360 www.oldfarmersday.com

26: "Playing the Staircase" Listening Series: Peter Simon
Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401, 6pm-8pm - 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org    

27-29: 3Dots Team Sporting
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

To Be Announced: Bon Appetit
Amite, LA 70422 - Amite Chamber of Commerce 985-748-5537 - www.amitechamber.org

 

November

2: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

2-3: Fall Swamp Pop Music Festival
Hidden Oaks Family Campground, 21544 Hwy 190 E, Hammond, LA 70401- Fri. Evening & Sat. 11am - 11pm - 985-345-9244 www.hiddenoaksfamilycampground.com

2-4: Antique Trade Days Arts & Crafts Fair
Downtown Commuter Parking Lot, SE Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Fri. - Sun. 9am - 5pm - Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

3: Community Day 15 Mile Yard Sale
Hwy 445/Husser, Hwy 10/Wilmer & Friendship Church Road - 7am - 1pm - Renee Vernon 985-981-0766 https://www.facebook.com/husserwilmer15mileyardsale/

3: Model & Toy Train Show
First Baptist Church Gymnasium, 325 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 9am - 3pm - Sheila Osburn 985-626-1768 www.tca-louisianachapter.org

3,10,17&24: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682 http://http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

3,4,10,11,17,18,23,24&25: Louisiana Renaissance Festival
46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 9:45am to Dusk - Louisiana Renaissance Festival Office 985-429-9992 www.larf.net

3-4 & 9-10: RISE Haunted House
10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

4,11,18&25: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

10: Open 4D Barrel Race
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 http://www.fparena.com/

16: Starry November Night
Downtown Hammond, LA -Hammond Downtown Development District Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

16: La Carreta - Starry November Night
Downtown Hammond, LA - Saul Rubio 985-350-9966 www.carretarestaurant.com/hammond

17-18: Camp Moore Reenactment & Living History Event
Camp Moore Museum, 70640 Camp Moore Rd., Tangipahoa, LA 70465 -985-229-3438 http://www.campmoorela.com/

17-18: Jambalaya Classic Cow Show
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5914 www.fparena.com

24: Shop Small Saturday
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 10am - 3pm - 985-386-2536 Billie Laird www.ponchatoulachamber.com

24: Small Business Saturday
Downtown Hammond, LA - Hammond DDD, Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

30: Annual Christmas Lighting Ceremony/Sitting with Santa
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 8pm -Billie Laird 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

30: "Playing the Staircase" Listening Series: Bill Robinson
Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401, 6pm-8pm - 985-542-7113 www.hammondarts.org    

 

 

December
 
 1,8,15,22&29: Hammond Farmers Market (Every Saturday)
#2 W Thomas St., Hammond, LA - 8am - 12pm - Olivia Graziano 985-277-5682
http://dddhammond.com/events/hammond-farmers-market

1,2,8&9: Louisiana Renaissance Festival
46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 9:45am to Dusk - Louisiana Renaissance Festival Office 985-429-9992 www.larf.net

2,9,16,23&30: Ponchatoula Farmers Market (Every Sunday)
Country Market, 10 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 12pm - 4pm - 985-386-9580 www.facebook.com/PCMFarmersMarket/

3-7: Shop Local Artist Week
Downtown Hammond, LA -Hammond DDD, Chelsea Tallo 985-277-5681 www.dddhammond.com

7: Gospel Music Fest (1st Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy 442 W, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

8: Ponchatoula Christmas Parade
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 5pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536 Billie Laird www.ponchatoulachamber.com

10: Kentwood Christmas Parade
HWY 38, Kentwood, LA 70444 - 6pm - Rotary President/Police Chief Michael Kazarooni 985-229-6305 www.discoverkentwood.com

To Be Announced: Amite Christmas Parade
Amite Chamber of Commerce, Amite, LA 70422 - 985-748-5537 www.amitechamber.org

To Be Announced: Hammond Christmas Parade
Downtown Hammond, LA - 985-277-5601 http://hammonfrotary.com

To Be Announced: Roseland Christmas Parade
Town of Roseland, LA 70456 -4pm - 985-748-9063
www.facebook.com/Town-Of-Roseland-342133522604138/?rf=168818909798611

To Be Announced: Tangipahoa Christmas Parade
Village of Tangipahoa, LA 70456 -- 985-229-4435 www.tangipahoala.org

To Be Announced: Tickfaw Christmas Parade
US-51, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - 10am - 985-542-9249
www.facebook.com/tickfawcityhall