And the name of the Horse Farm is …

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It will be a year come July when it was first announced the new name of the Horse Farm would possibly be announced last fall.

Seasons changed and nary a word was uttered.

However, the suspense ends sometime around 12:30 p.m., May 14 at the Party in the Park’s fundraising festival at the 100-acre green and shaded entity on Johnston Street.

Park party: Party in the Park

Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit behind the plan to build and maintain a public park at the Horse Farm, made the announcement.

Party in the Park is set for 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Gates open 10:45 a.m. and musical acts will begin at 11:30 a.m. and will feature Sweet Cecilia, Brass Mimosa, Soul Express Brass Band, Lane Mack, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Zydeco Radio, and Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys.

Horse Farm funding: The way it was

Tickets are $15 in advance or at the gate.

A limited number of VIP tickets are available for $100 and will include special perks such as VIP parking, VIP viewing tent of the stage, catered food and beverages.

Vivacious vid: Courir in the Park

Party in the Park tickets can be purchased online at www.LafayetteCentralPark.org, or by calling 337-500-1177, Ext. 3.

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