Gumbo cookoff this weekend
CROWLEY - Final planning is underway for the Seventh Annual Rice Capital Championship Gumbo Cook-Off presented by the Crowley Chamber of Commerce. The event will take place on Saturday, October 30, at the grounds of the Enterprise Building in Downtown Crowley, 11 North Parkerson Avenue.
Live entertainment will be provided by Nik-L-Beer beginning at noon. Admission is $5 which allows you to eat all the gumbo you can handle!! Other attractions include an Antique Car Exhibit and a Halloween Costume Contest. Gumbo will be ready at 12:30 p.m., so bring an empty stomach to taste all the different gumbos.
Major sponsors of the event include Francis Drilling Fluids; Jazzmen Rice; Shop Rite; Broussard, Poché, Lewis, & Breaux; CLECO; Falcon Rice Mill; First National Bank; Southwind Senior Community, and The Southwest Group. Event sponsors also include Acadian Ambulance, Bank of Commerce, Dugas, Soileau, & Breaux; E.L. Habetz; Fezzo’s Seafood & Steakhouse; Geesey-Ferguson Funeral Home; H & H Electric; HomeBank, Iberia Bank, Louisiana Lottery; Rice Palace; Senator Dan ‘Blade’ Morrish; Southern Inc.; St. Martin Bank; and Sterling Wellness Solutions.
For more information about this and other events, please visit the Chamber’s website, www.CrowleyChamber.com or call us at 337-788-0177.