After a year of being cooped up in the house, celebrate Mom this upcoming weekend at the annual Lake Charles Art Walk. It take place this Saturday in Downtown Lake Charles from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. My mom is an artist and it's something we always look forward to. Several local and surrounding businesses and artist will be participating with various booths by:

  • Tia Juanita’s Fish Camp
  • Pure Press Juicery
  • Pujo Street Café
  • Stellar Beans
  • The Villa Harlequin
  • And others

Plus, live entertainment by the Barbe Drama Club and choir, Nasir Fiaz, and The Deep End. Enjoy great art by local and surrounding artists, good food, and crafts. Don't miss all the excitement this weekend. For more details, click here.

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