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Mardi Gras Memories

2/14/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Another fantastic Mardi Gras season has come and gone. Now we can sit back, relax and revel in the quietness of Wednesday. But not before we do a little reminiscing! Thanks for sharing your fun with us this year! And we'll see you for Mardi Gras 2019 - March 5 . These photos were shared by using hashtags #VisitLakeCharles and #SWLAMardiGras
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Nine Best Ways to Enjoy the Louisiana Winter Beer Festival

2/8/2018 by Angie Kay Dilmore
The 4 th annual Louisiana Winter Beer Fest returns to the Historic Calcasieu Marine Bank on Feb. 24, 2018, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. Over 100 beers from 40 different breweries will be showcased. If you don’t have a plan, the event can be a bit overwhelming. Follow these tips to have a terrific time at this year’s Beer Fest. Cheers! 1. Eat before the
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Ways to Know That You're in Cajun Country

1/30/2018 by William Precht
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
Have you ever been to a place that surprises, charms and maybe even leaves you wondering why you’re just now experiencing it? That’s the reaction I’ve seen from so many folks visiting Southwest Louisiana for their first time. As a local, there are so many things that define Cajun country which we consider normal in our everyday lives, but to the
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Plan Vacation NOW!

1/29/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
Posted In:  Festivals & Events
“So much to do, so little time.” How many of you have said this when you think of taking time off from work? I know I have. There never seems to be a “perfect time” to take a few days away from the office. Well, guess what…research shows there actually is time. Project: Time Off research found that Americans say vacation days are important to
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Eating Healthy and Staying Fit in Lake Charles

1/16/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
When many people think of Louisiana, they think of fried seafood, beignets, sugary, sweet frozen drinks and a dozen other Southern culinary delights that redefine the word “decadent.” Louisiana is also the land of continuous celebrations. So, when you have the choice between going to the gym or going to a Mardi Gras parade and/or crawfish boil –
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How to Make a King Cake

1/8/2018 by Elizabeth Eustis
No other bakery treat can beat King Cake during the Mardi Gras season. Take a stab at making your own with this recipe from the Junior League of Lake Charles cookbook, "Marshes to Mansions." Download the recipe card, here . We want to see your creations! After baking, dress your cake up with Mardi Gras beads and flair, snap a picture and tag us
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