CONCERTS AT COURET — RAY BOUDREAUX: 6 p.m., Couret Farms, 505 W. Pont Des Mouton Road, Lafayette. Eat, drink, shop and dance while listening to tunes from the local singer. 

FAREWELL FEST: 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Poets, 1043 Johnston St., Lafayette. A party featuring live music and stand-up comedy, serving as a farewell for John Merrifield as he moves to New York City. 


"TASTE: A WINE COUNTRY PYGMALION": 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. The Acadiana Repertory Theatre presents a comedic take on Pygmalion, revolving around a radical young New York activist who inherits a winery in the heart of California. $15.


CHORALE ACADIENNE: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 3 p.m. Sunday. Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring an evening of American music. $25 for adults, $20 for senior citizens ages 65 and up, $5 for students with ID. More information at


CHITIMACHA RACE FOR TOUR DU TECHE: 8 a.m., New Iberia City Park Boat Launch, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. One of Tour du Teche's newest races, the Chitimacha Race is a 20-mile trek on Bayou Teche for kayaks, canoes, pirogues and SUP's from New Iberia to Charenton through the parishes of Iberia and St. Mary. The race begins in New Iberia City Park and ends on the Chitimacha Reservation.

BICYCLE SAFETY FESTIVAL: 9 a.m., Parc Sans Souci, 201 E. Vermilion St., Lafayette. A family fun day on two wheels. There will be free bike registration, a bike safety course, helmet giveaways, bike lights, food, drinks and live music.

HEALING TRADITIONS IN ACADIANA — WOMEN'S HEALTH: 11 a.m., Vermilion, 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette. Enjoy a lecture series about the healing traditions of the Cajun and Creole peoples of the area as well as the need to preserve medicinal plants and the knowledge of their uses. Free and open to the public. Donations are encouraged.

LOYALTY & ARMED FORCES DAY CEREMONY: 6 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. A celebration of our armed forces for keeping us safe at home and abroad with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music.

MOVIES IN THE PARC — "ZOOTOPIA": 6 p.m., Parc International, downtown Lafayette. Featuring a screening of the Disney film. $3, free for children ages 5 and under. Food and drink will be available for purchase. 


BAYOU VERMILION FESTIVAL & BOAT PARADE: 10 a.m., 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette. Come out for a boat ride and enjoy music, food and fun.


LAFAYETTE COMEDY'S WEEKLY OPEN MIC: 8 p.m., Steam Press Coffee Cafe, 502A Jefferson St., Lafayette. Featuring headliners Corey Mack and Iina Ester. $3 cover.


"PETER AND THE STARCATCHER": 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, additional performances next week. Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Wanderlust Theater Company and The Tea Sippers' Theater Company join forces for this production of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's book, a swashbuckling prequel to "Peter Pan."


TWO TREES COMEDY SHOW: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotels, 1521 W. Pinhook Road, Lafayette. Featuring Kamari Steves, Geneva Joy Hughes, DC Paul, Kyle Smith and Byron Broussard. $5 at the door.


CAJUN HEARTLAND STATE FAIR: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., on the grounds of the Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. Featuring carnival rides, food and music. Running through June 4. Parking is $10 per vehicle.


AT ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring "Invisible Like Gravity," through Sunday; "Leo Touchet: People Among Us," through June 17; and "French Connection: From the collection of the Rev. Paul Bienvenu," through July 22. $15-$20.

"ART OF NATURE" PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT & OPENING LECTURE: 6 p.m., The Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. This exhibit features the work of award winning photographer John Flores and was developed by the Friends of Bayou Teche National Wildlife Refuge. Through May 26.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF ACADIANA: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 201 E. Congress St., Lafayette. Admission is $7 for children and adults. Free for children 12 months and under.

HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Featuring "Sandra Eula Lee: Make of/Make do" through Saturday; "Spiritual Journeys: Homemade Art from the Becky and Wyatt Collins Collection," through Aug. 12; "Yun-Fei Ji: Looking for Lehman Brothers," through May 6; "Spotlight on Shawne Major" through May 13. Yoga in the Galleries on the second Saturday of every month at 11 a.m. and free guided tour every Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m.

HUB CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Oil Center, 427 Heymann St., Lafayette. Located across from Champagne's. The first and third Saturdays include an arts weekend.

LAFAYETTE FARMERS AND ARTISAN MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St., Lafayette. Includes a Cajun jam at 9 a.m.

OPELOUSAS FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Tuesdays, Farmers Market Pavilion, 925 E. Landry St., Opelousas.

TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Tuesdays, Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia.

LAFAYETTE SCIENCE MUSEUM: 433 Jefferson St., Lafayette. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

JAM SESSION: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays, Cajun Campground, 5552 U.S. 190, Eunice. A Cajun tradition in which both amateur and seasoned musicians take turns.

JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the last 200 years of the sugar cane and cypress lumber industries and the days of the steamboat. (337) 276-4408 or

JEANERETTE WEEKLY MARKET: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, Every Friday, locally grown vegetable, canned items, jewelry and other homemade items. (337) 339-3383.

LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

NUNU COLLECTIVE: 1510 Bayou Courtableau Highway, Arnaudville. Featuring a marketplace at 11 a.m. Fridays-Sundays.

"PETER AND THE STARCATCHER" — A TEA SIPPER/WANDERLUST CO-PRODUCTION: 7:30 p.m.Wednesday through Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Enjoy a hilarious theatrical experience made up of twelve actors portraying over 100 roles, including pirates, mermaids, and lost boys and girls.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones