Schedule of Tricentennial Events 

All events listed below are subject to change due to the current health restrictions.

Celebrate 300 Events  


Unity Prayer Service 

(sponsored by the SLP Ministerial Alliance)

January 6, 2020

Unveiling of First Art Wrapped Traffic Box by Jerome Ford

January 14, 2020

The Gathering Exhibit: Rebeca Henry at Opelousas Museum 

February 6, 2020

Love your City Art - Opelousas Middle School

February 20, 2020

Bible Marathon at Holy Ghost Catholic Church 

300 Reader/100 hours

February 26 - March 1, 2020

Kindness Rocks - St. Landry Parish Jag Program

March 6, 2020


Community Mural Unveiling

June 14, 2020 


Opening of the Time Capsule - From 1970

June 14, 2020

Unveiling of Second Art Wrapped Traffic Box by Sue Boagni 

June 24, 2020


Unveiling of Third Art Wrapped Traffic Box by BJ Smith 

August 6, 2020

Unveiling of Fourth Art Wrapped Traffic Box by Ke'Shawn Collins 

August  20, 2020


Unveiling of Fifth Art Wrapped Traffic Box by Rebecca Henry

September 30, 2020


St. Landry Cemetery Tours & Historical Reenactments

October 12 - 13, 2020

October 19 - 20, 2020


Burial of the Time Capsule

November 14, 2020

Community Peace Picnic 

(Co-sponsored by the SLP Ministerial Alliance) 

November 15, 2020


Le Petite Fiddle unveiling 

November 28, 2020


Unveiling of Sixth Art Wrapped Traffic Box by Gerry Soileau

December 9, 2020

Commemoration of the Opelousas Post Militia Marker-1779/Le Vieux Village 


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Project Staff & Consultants

Melanie Lee-Lebouef

Amisha Thibeaux

Kaia Winfrey

Jennifer Ritter Guidry

Carola L. Hartley

Sarah Sterling

Julia Fontenot

Jameelah Pickens

Brad Chavis

Herman Fuselier

Project Contributors

Etha Amling, Cabbot Ballard, Laura Barber, Doris Barrow, Alton Broussard, Ronald Carrier, Lena Charles, Joe Citizen, Marty Cosgrove, Lucius Doucet, Patrick Fontenot, Herman Fuselier, Wesley Guidroz, Carola Hartley, Rebecca Henry, Eva Iford, Florella Inhern, Slyvia and Charles Morel, Bob Morrison, Estelle Perrault, Charles Renaud, Lee T Roberts, Seth Robin, Martin Roy, Jr., Paul Scott, Anthony Standberry, Goldman Thibodeaux, Susan and Joe Urban 

Special Thanks to the University of Louisiana Division of Archives

*Funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services


Celebrate 300 Opelousas Tricentennial Project will be a milestone celebration of events and programs that reflect the diverse cultural heritage of our area. 


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