5 p.m. Check in
Blue Moon Guest House 215 East Convent St.
Part hostel, part guesthouse, this funky downtown inn includes a communal kitchen, a great bar with live music Wednesday-Sunday, and rooms with private and shared baths, $18-$60.
6:30 p.m. Cafe dinner
Blue Dog Café 1211 West Pinhook Road
9:30 p.m. Local mixer
Dance the night away at the Blue Moon Saloon. This outdoor party can last till the wee hours.
8:30 a.m. Zydeco breakfast
Café Des Amis 140 East Bridge St., Breaux Bridge
2 p.m. Stroll downtown
More than 50 specialty shops featuring regional art, crafts, antiques, books, jewelry. A few musts include the Jefferson Street Market, Sans Souci Fine Crafts Gallery , Teche Drugs & Gifts , and Odell Pottery . Stop at Dwyer's Café (323 Jefferson St., 337-235-9364 ) for smothered pork chops.
7:30 p.m. Dinner and dancing
Mulate's 325 Mills Ave., Breaux Bridge 337-332-4648 www.mulates.com
10 a.m. History live
Vermilionville 300 Fisher Road 337-233-4077 www.vermilionville.org
Re-creates a historic 18th-century Cajun village. Lunch at La Cuisine De Maman Restaurant, where chicken and sausage gumbo is a specialty, $8.99-$9.99.