Welcome to Cajun Wetlands

Lafayette and adjacent Breaux Bridge are the major towns and bases of exploration in the area. East and south of Lafayette, the Atchafalaya Basin is the preternatural heart of the Cajun wetlands. Stop into the Atchafalaya Welcome Center to learn about the dense jungle protecting these swamps, lakes and bayous.

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$29.99 Tours & Sightseeing

Baton Rouge Puzzling Adventure

• Choose your own start time and embark on your adventure. With your smartphone as your guide, go on a brain-teasing and educational walking tour of your chosen neighborhood. Visit a series of locations and answer the questions or solve puzzles to receive your next instruction. There is no need to race as quickly as possible from start to finish. Part of the fun is enjoying the sights, sounds, and tastes of the tour. Before heading to your next location, you’ll have time to eat, drink, enjoy the sights, and use the bathroom while the game clock is not running. You’re only timed on your travel and puzzles.At the end of your adventure, see your rank based on a combination of your answers to the questions and game clock time.

$49 Kid Friendly

Breakfast with Santa

• DATE: Sunday, December 9 at 8:30 am• EVENT COST: Adults: $49; Seniors and Kids 12 and younger: $39• LOCATION: Sideboard Lafayette; 3535 Plaza Way, Lafayette, CA• EVENT DURATION: 1 hour and 30 minutes• WHO: Everyone! (kids especially!)• WHAT TO WEAR/BRING: Festive holiday attire; bring your cameras (ok, your smartphones)• SALES DEADLINE: Tickets must be booked by Saturday, December 8 at NoonNEED MORE INFO? Call Local Food Adventures at 510-604-6546 or email: info@localfoodadventures.com. You can also contact the Lafayette Historical Society at 925-283-1848.SILENT AUCTION DONATIONPlease consider donating an item to be silent auctioned during the Lafayette Historical Society’s first Breakfast with Santa fundraiser. Your item will be listed in a printed booklet given to all event attendees for bid consideration.The Lafayette Historical Society is hoping to expand its mission of igniting the imagination, stimulating thought and providing enjoyment through local Lafayette history to engage more local young families through this special holiday-themed event.Gift certificates are especially welcome.Your donation is 100% tax deductible. For your records, the Lafayette Historical Society’s is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with federal tax ID #94-6311703If you are willing to donate, you can fill out the online form: https://goo.gl/forms/5mnCQZBTVlf6egad2Thank you for contributing. The Lafayette Historical Society greatly appreciates your support.

$10 Outdoor Activities

Crazy Dash Walking Adventure - Baton Rouge, LA

Using your smartphone, you'll be given an app to download and a starting location. Once you arrive at the starting location, you'll send a text to check in and get your game setup on the app.From your starting location, the app will lead you to 10 checkpoints around the city to answer questions and complete crazy tasks. Once you've completed all 10 checkpoints, you'll come back to your starting location to finish the game. The objective of the Crazy Dash is to have a blast with your friends and family, explore the city, learn a little, answer questions about your checkpoints, and complete crazy challenges.

$10 Tours & Sightseeing

Operation City Quest Scavenger Hunt - Lafayette, LA

Using your smartphone, you'll be given nearly 150 objects to find during your scavenger hunt. You'll then wander throughout the downtown area searching for the items. Once you've found the object, you'll send a photo in to score points. Along the way, you will perform challenges and answer trivia questions from your remote guide for even more points.You'll have 15+ categories of objects you can find in this city walk, with each object varying in points depending on the difficulty. Don't worry, you won't be alone. You'll have a remote guide that will be texting you during your game if you need help or have a question. They will also encourage you and give bonus points at the end depending on how funny or creative your photos are!The objective of the game is to have fun, rank #1 on the leaderboard, and try to get as many points as possible by finding all of the objects! 

$20 Tours & Sightseeing

Zombie Scavengers Game - Lafayette, LA

This outdoor activity takes place in the downtown or metropolitan area of your city. Using a smartphone, you will download an app to help you play the game. You will also be texting with a remote survival guide for 2 hours while you play the game. You'll be given a list of items on the app. You will need to walk around the area and find these items around the city and take a photo through the app to get points. You'll be able to see the "rival colonies" on the app and see how your survival rate compares to theirs based on the number of points you have. Your team will also be given challenges or trivia questions. You will be rewarded with virtual weapons to ward off the zombies and rival colonies once you complete the challenges or trivia questions.

$10 Tours & Sightseeing

Clue-Gathering Adventure Game - Baton Rouge, LA

Using your smartphone, you'll be given an app to download and a starting location. Once you arrive at the starting location, you'll send a text to check in and get your game setup on the app.From your starting location, also known as your Home Base, the app will lead you from checkpoint to checkpoint around the city to collect clues and solve puzzles. Once you've completed all 3 quests, you'll come back to your Home Base and solve a final puzzle. The objective is to have fun, score the most points, and correctly solve the final puzzle! You are not alone. You will have a remote guide that is just a call or text away that can help throughout your adventure!

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