The event, “Creole in Vegas - Exploration of America’s Untold History,” will have opportunities for networking, education and entertainment. This event is open to anyone connected to the Creole culture, educators and researchers wanting to learn more about this unique culture and the general public.
The Creole Heritage Center focuses on the Louisiana-born culture, but its links are international. Current registrants are from throughout the United States and from as far away as Australia.
Informational sessions Topics will include national impact of the Center; research, documentation and promotion of the culture; Creole family histories and genealogy; regional Chapters of the Center and more. A separate presentation, “Authors & Their Books,” will give participants an opportunity to interact with Creole cultural noted experts. Entertainment will include a “Creole” slots tournament, Louisiana style banquet, Zydeco Dance Show and musical presentations.
Ten percent of all proceeds from this event will be divided between a designated school in Las Vegas and one in Natchitoches.