Cajun Ed’s Annual CrawFest Returns May 14
FAMILY-FRIENDLY EVENT: On May 14, Cajun Ed’s Hebert’s Specialty Meats, 2101 E. 71st St., will hold CrawFest 2016, with Cajun favorites, live music and crawfish games.
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On May 14, Cajun Ed’s Hebert’s Specialty Meats, located at 2101 E. 71st St., just west of Lewis Avenue, will host CrawFest 2016, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
This annual celebration will feature Cajun favorites like Crawfish Etouffee, Crawfish Boudin, Boiled Crawfish, Boiled Shrimp, Red Beans, Cajun Sausage Sandwiches, Corn Maque Choux, Homemade Pralines and Bread Pudding. Cajun Ed will also be grilling his well-known Beef and Pork Sausage and Pork Boudin, as well as hot dogs for the children.
The festival will include live Cajun music from the Jambalaya Jazz Band and a variety of crawfish games.
A portion of the event’s proceeds will benefit Planted Ministries, Inc, founded and operated by Tulsan, Rachel Richard Chaves. Planted Ministries is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that is dedicated to helping the poorest children and families in Nicaragua through its education program in an effort to help break the cycle of poverty. Planted Ministries is also in the process of receiving government approval to open a home that will serve as a safe and nurturing environment where abused and neglected children can grow and heal physically, emotionally and spiritually. For more information about Planted Ministries visit plantedministries.org.
Hebert’s (pronounced Ay-Bears), home of the original deboned stuffed poultry, is owned and operated by true Cajuns. For additional information, visit cajuned.com.