The Cypress Sawmill Festival will hold its 23rd annual celebration at Kemper Williams Park in Patterson, Louisiana, April 5th – 7th, 2013. This family-friendly festival features professional lumberjack shows, chainsaw carving, a cypress sawmill display, golf, fishing and softball tournaments, a passe partout (2-person saw) contest, arts and crafts, classic car and truck show, street fair with rides and games, a fun walk, a gumbo cook-off and food and drink booths, Zoo-Zoom (an exotic traveling petting zoo), an old engine display, and a fireworks salute to support services. Many, many more events (too numerous to mention here) are planned. For more information, visit www.cypresssawmill.com. For a complete schedule of events, contact the Cajun Coast Visitors and Convention Bureau at 985-395-4905, 800-256-2931, or visit www.cajuncoast.com/cypresssawmill.