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Living History Cemetery Tour

Friday, October 26, from 5 - 8:30 p.m No matter where we live, we are surrounded by history. As kids, we grow up on streets like Ryan, Pujo, and Touchy, and as adults, we learn about the names that inspired these streets – John “Jacob” Ryan, Jr., Paul Pujo, and Ozeite Guillory Touchy. But all we can…

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Madame Grand Doigts – Cajun Folklore

Louisiana has got its share of ghost stories. You might have heard of the Rougarou , the haunting lights of feu follets , and even local spirits like Toni Jo Henry or Elise . But have you heard of Madame Grand Doigts? Of all the tales – this one gives me the biggest creeps! Madame Grand Doigts…

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Southwest Louisiana Kid-Friendly Halloween Events

I imagine that after Christmas, Halloween is a kid’s favorite holiday. It’s a day of dress up, parties and of course, loads of candy! I’ve rounded up a couple of Southwest Louisiana’s kid-friendly Halloween events that are sure to make this month - Funtober! CM Farms- Louisiana's Largest Corn Maze…

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Halloween Things to Do in Lake Charles

From haunted trails to candy crawls, we are highlighting Halloween things to do in Southwest Louisiana. The area has something for everyone, from the smallest trick-or-treaters to the biggest party monsters. Make plans now to celebrate the spookiest of holidays and tell us in the comments what…

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"Frightseeing" in Lake Charles

Ghosts! Yup, you heard me, ghosts. And some say that we’ve got ‘em here in Southwest Louisiana. Experts in the paranormal say that there is a huge source of supernatural energy in our corner of the state. We like to call it Eerie Calcasieu. The most fascinating and lurid of the ghostly tales is that…

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Eerie Calcasieu: Rougarou Gonna Get You!

When it comes to spooky Southwest Louisiana tales, this has to be most hair-raising story of them all. The legend of the Rougarou! This ‘thing’ is something you do not want to find yourself face to face with down in the marsh. Deep in the Southwest Louisiana Marshes The rougarou (pronounced…

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Spirit of Halloween

Every October in Southwest Louisiana, attractions and events get into the ‘Spirit’ of Halloween! This year is no different, and there is even an additional attraction that is sure to please Lake Charles now plays host to two premier haunted attractions, the USS Orleck and The Lost Hollows…

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