Don’t miss your chance to experience Moncus Park’s exclusive and enchanting annual gala, “An Evening Under the Oaks: The Legacy Continues”!

Immerse yourself in springtime glamour set against the stunning backdrop of Lake Reaux and the vibrant blooms of Louisiana irises. Indulge in delicious food and cocktails, while participating in a live auction for unique items and experiences!

This is more than just a gala; it’s an opportunity to active your legacy and see the Park’s beauty. As this is a limited and exclusive event, secure your spot now for an unforgettable evening at our community Park.


Friday, March 22 – 6:00 pm

Garden Chic Attire

Food and Beverages provided

Live Auction




Enter the “Spirit of the Oaks” gala raffle for an opportunity to claim a piece of history – a ring that’s not merely jewelry, but a wearable legacy.

Conceived by artisans Steve Credeur and Michelle Dugas Arceneaux of Steve Charles Jewelers, this 14K gold masterpiece flaunts two carats of marquise-cut diamonds, each reflecting the strength and beauty of Live Oaks. With its detailed milgrain and golden shimmer, this ring is a testament to exquisite craftsmanship, waiting to captivate with its every detail.


Charley G’s Dinner Under the Oaks

Experience an enchanting evening beneath a canopy of ancient oaks with “Dinner Under the Oaks,” a magical dining event. Imagine sitting with nine of your closest friends as the stars twinkle above, indulging in a bespoke three-course meal crafted just for you. The culinary artistry will be in full display by Charley G’s Executive Chef Holly Goetting alongside Social Southern Table & Bar’s Chef de Cuisine Kyle Waters, right in the heart of Moncus Park. This dinner is a contribution of Jody Ferguson and must be scheduled upon a mutually agreed date.

Live Oak: A Dedication for Generations at Moncus Park

Embrace the opportunity to become a steward of nature with the gift of a Live Oak Tree at Moncus Park. By endowing one of these majestic trees, you’re contributing to the vitality of our city’s lungs and the well-being of Acadiana’s community.

This unique auction item allows you to dedicate a Live Oak in honor or memory of a loved one, or to commemorate a significant life event. Your generous endowment will not only enhance the park’s beauty but also ensure the preservation and enhancement of our shared natural heritage for countless years to come. 

Valued at $50,000.

Premier Guided Waterfowl Hunt at Lacassane Lodge

Indulge in an exclusive two-night waterfowl hunt for three at the prestigious Lacassane Lodge, spanning 21,000 acres beside Lacassine Wildlife Refuge. Your stay includes welcoming cocktails, personal chef-prepared meals, and two daily guided hunts for ducks and speckled belly geese. Between hunts, unwind by the fire pit or fish in tranquil marshes and lakes. This experience is courteously provided by Rodney and Cindi Savoy.

Lieutenant Governor’s Seafood Boil

It’s a party y’all! Enjoy a fantastic Seafood Boil from none other than Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser, who’s offering a feast for 20 people. Have top chefs serve up the best Louisiana seafood at your home or office. It’s a simple way to have a memorable meal in 2023, all thanks to Lt. Governor Nungesser’s generosity.

Birthday Party at the Savoy Family Treehouse

Throw a fun and unforgettable birthday party for your children or grandchildren at Moncus Park, where you can invite up to 75 guests. Enjoy special access to the Savoy Family Treehouse and picnic areas, with free parking for everyone. The Moncus Park Team has kindly provided this, making sure your loved ones’ big day is both fantastic and hassle-free.

Under the Tuscan Sun

Experience the epitome of Italian culture with our Tuscany Trip Auction Item, featuring a six-night stay for four people in a charming two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in the heart of Cortona, a picturesque medieval town known from “Under the Tuscan Sun.” Your stay includes a private wine tasting in the town’s most renowned wine bar, a three-hour private walking tour of Cortona, and the luxury of a Travel Advisor to assist with all your travel arrangements.

Edna Hibbel Original Lithograph

Have you ever heard of or seen Edna Hibbel’s artwork? A significant portion of her collection is now housed in Lafayette, LA. Edna Hibbel, born in 1917, is renowned as the “Heart and Conscience of America.” She was commissioned by the United Nations to create “Mother Earth,” featured on a US Stamp in 1983. Edna has received numerous accolades including the Leonardo da Vinci World Award of Arts, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the ‘Women in Visual Arts,’ and medals from Pope John Paul II and the late Belgian King. Edna advocated for women, mothers, nature, and peace. Generously gifted by Floyd and Prissy LeBleu.

Mr. Jim’s Key Lime Pie

Bid now for a chance to win Mr. Jim Moncus’ renowned Key Lime Pie, crafted with love by Mrs. Ruth Moncus. Savor the delightful combination of tangy fresh key limes nestled in a buttery crust and topped with delicious meringue. Delicious! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to taste a slice of local history and culinary expertise.

The “Knock-Out”

Get ready for a wild ride! You’re about to score a fabulous package filled with all the fixins’ for a delicious Old Fashioned cocktail straight from Don’s Seafood secret recipe, paired with a signed bottle of UFC Lightweight Champion Dustin Poirier’s Rare Stash Bourbon and Jefferson Reserve Whiskey to enjoy this evening!