Go Coast Louisiana is “Going Coastal” this Sunday, July 21 this special episode, host Tom Gregory takes a “walk on the wild side” of the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Pirates, cannons, hot sauce and various forms of wildlife are only part of this look back at some of the people and places that make this area so unique. Go Coast’s host Tom Gregory gets up close and personal with a few alligators, reenacts a Civil War Battle, discovers the heat of the Tabasco factory, and walks the plank at The Contraband Days Festival…and that’s just a few of the adventures in this episode.
Go Coast’s Host Tom Gregory treks down Bayou Lafourche, “the longest street in the world” and rediscovers the people, the places and the culture of this Louisiana treasure. From Thibodaux’s history to kayak fishing out of Bobby Lynn’s Marina in Leeville, Tom goes back to the bayou; back to Lafourche Parish where his broadcasting career started 20 years ago.
In Vermilion Parish, Tom discovers the history about how the Cajuns came to Louisiana.
While there, Tom revels in Abbeville’s Giant Omelette Celebration and witnesses firsthand the return of the endangered Whooping Crane to Louisiana. Also after catching musicians D.L. Menard and Michael Juan Nunez play live at an old livestock auction house, Tom hits the stage at a Cajun Music Jam in Erath. And if you are in Cajun Country, there will be food!
In this episode, Tom feasts at Family Gras, drives race cars at NOLA Motorsports, looses golf balls at TPC of Louisiana and dines in style with Chef Andrea -”the Mama Mia Master”. He also goes honky-tonking at The Rivershack with Christian Serpas and Ghosttown.
In this episode, Tom swashbuckles his way through the pirates of The Contraband Days Festival, travels both the Boudin Trail and The Creole Nature Trail, parades though Louisiana’s largest Mardi Gras Museum and finds the beat of Lake Charles’ nightlife.
In this show, host Tom Gregory gets an inside look at the Tabasco Factory, canoes Bayou Teche, eats his way through New Iberia’s Main Street and joins the Sugar Queen in the annual Sugar Festival Boat Parade. The show also highlights Avery Island’s Jungle Gardens, Rip Van Winkle Gardens, and the historic Lake Peigneur disaster.
This episodes features host Tom Gregory reenacting the Civil War battle at Fort Jackson, oyster fishing out of Venice and taking an Eco-Tour down the mighty Mississippi River. The show also feature the Orange Festival and Citrus Industry, Woodlands Plantations, and of course a little fishing.
With the help of celebrity chef John Besh, award-winning recording artist Amanda Shaw, and native american historian and musician GrayHawk Perkins, Tom Gregory discovers the many treasures of St. Tammany Parish.