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Updated Dec. 11th, 2012. Check back.  We busy working on our 2013 calendar (SCROLL DOWN TO CHECK IT OUT!!!!).  If it's on the water, we want to be on top of it.†

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"Be careful on the water.  You have a duty to yourself and those that love you."

ALL DATES, EVENTS, & LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

 

Date

Day

Event

2012


 

 

  DECEMBER

14th

Fri

Santa @ Sarita's (Hammond Location)

 

15th

Saturday  

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The perfect place to get the kids picture with Santa.

You can go to the Mall and get a photo (like this)

....or you can come to Sarita's and get a photo (like this)

Santa at Sarita's  (6:00 - 10:00 PM)

 

15th

Saturday

 

 

25th

Tuesday

Merry Christmas to all from Ratland.

 

31st

Monday

 

Happy New Year!

 

                                     2013

                  

               

"Be careful on the water.  You have a duty to yourself and those that love you."

ALL DATES, EVENTS, & LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

 

        

Date

Day

Event
 
    January
    February

1st

Fri

Registration for Krewe of Diversion St Jude Mardi Gras Parade @ Manny's Bar

2nd

Sat

Krewe of Diversion Mardi Gras Boat Parade

Flyer with all the details coming soon.

 

13th

Wed

Ash Wednesday

14th

Thursday Valentine's Day
    March

17th

Sunday

St. Patrick's Day

29th

Friday

Good Friday
    April
    MAY

4th

Saturday Tickfaw 200 Poker Run

5th

Sunday

Cinco de Mayo
        9th   Thursday

                                      

Senior Citizen's Day at Fred's on the River
(Starts at 8:00 AM)  More to come!
A special day honoring our local Senior Citizens.
Food, Music, and tons of fun!

visit:  www.fredsontheriver.com

        
Follow Fred's on FaceBook
                                                    

12th

Sunday

 

Mother's Day

Guys, for sure, don't forget Mom on this special day!

 

 

Thur-Sun  

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Check out www.jambalayafestival.org for all the details!  (Great food AND music!)

 

 

Sat-Sun

 

website with all the details

 

27th

Monday

 

"Memorial Day"
(It's more than just a three day weekend)

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Memorial Day:  One of our MOST important holidays. 
Remember our fallen Warriors!  What is Memorial Day?

 

    JUNE

1st

Saturday

 

Hurricane Season Begins

***EXCELLENT WEBSITE about Hurricane Preparation***

A friendly reminder.  Stock up on supplies.  Be prepared.

And remember, every year the experts get it WRONG about the predicted # of hurricanes.

 

1st

Saturday

The Beginning of Summer Lake Bash  (no details available)

 

Sat

 

Springfield Fire Dept host "The Fireman's Poker Run"
 

 

16th

Sun

 

 

Happy Father's Day

 

20th

Wed

 

Summer Begins

 

 

Fri-Sat

 

Gonzales, LA  http: www.swamppopmusicfest.com

 

 

Saturday St. Jude Poker Run 
    JULY

4th

Wed

It's America's Birthday!

 

Sat

"Shaking The Lake" 
at The Lake Maurepas Sand Bar; Blind River Side
Hosted by The Redneck Yacht Club

 

Fri-Sun

 

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Grand Isle Tarpon Rodeo  website:  www.tarponrodeo.org
(established 1928; the oldest fishing rodeo in the United States)

 

    AUGUST

3rd / 4th
(Tentative date
based on last year).

Sat-Sun

 

***I am told that a "gar" is what occurs when an alligator has sex with a catfish***

Alligator Gar

Gar Fish Rodeo at Blind River Bar.  Come out and see (what is perhaps) the ugliest fish on the planet.  (Good food, live music, great people, and a good time).
Ever eat gar balls?  Here's your chance!  (doesn't sound too good, but they are!

 

  Thur-Mon  

http://www.shrimp-petrofest.org/   (Morgan City)

 

 

Saturday

 

Emerald Coast Poker Run  www.emeraldcoastpokerrun.com  (This is the BIG one!)

 

    SEPTEMBER

2nd

Monday

 

Labor Day:  What are we celebrating?

 

9th

Saturday

The End of Summer Lake Bash. (no details available)
    OCTOBER
     

Stop!  Don't put that water vehicle up yet!  We still have a lot of warm weather.

 

 

Fri-Sun

 

Talladega  (A NASCAR THING)

 

 

Sat-Sun

 


website with all the details

 

31st

Thursday

 

Happy Halloween!

 

  Thur-Sun  

 

    French Settlement Creole Festival (need details)
    Sorrento Boucherie Festival (need details)
    NOVEMBER

3rd

Sunday

 

Diagram of a clock showing a transition from 2:00 to 3:00.

Daylight Savings Time Ends

History of Daylight Savings Time

 

11th

Monday

 

Veteran's Day

 

28th

Thursday

 

Happy Thanksgiving

 

30th

Saturday

 

End of Hurricane Season

 

    DECEMBER

18th

Wednesday  

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The perfect place to get the kids picture with Santa.

You can go to the Mall and get a photo (like this)

....or you can come to Sarita's and get a photo (like this)

Santa at Sarita's  (6:00 - 9:00 PM)

 

25th

Wednesday

Merry Christmas to all from Ratland.

 

31st

Tuesday

 

Happy New Year!

 

 

   Upcoming Events is the most visited areas on this website.  While we try to list ALL the happenings on the water, we are happy to add worthy land functions, too.  Fund raisers, benefits, and charity events; if itís a worthy cause, we will be glad to post.  Send information (preferably a flyer) to rob@riverratrob.com   (remember to mention something in the subject line).  One of the reasons we are able to list so many is events is that our friends and regular visitors send us the information.  If you know of an event we do not have listed, please e-mail us the details.  Note:  We are busy updating our calendar for 2013, so be {a little} patient.  Thanks.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

   If you see a mistake, please contact rob@riverratrob.com

 

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