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Noel Acadien Au Village wraps up this weekend in Lafayette. The annual holiday event features Christmas lights, animated displays and carnival rides. Visit for more details on ticket prices and hours.



UGLY SWEATER CHRISTMAS PARTY: 10 p.m., The Jefferson Street Pub, 500 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Enjoy drink specials and music by DJ Scoop. Prizes awarded to the "ugliest dressed."


NOEL ACADIAN VILLAGE 2017: 5:30 p.m., LARC's Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. $10. Free for military (with ID) and children 4 years and younger.


CHRISTMAS SWEATER PARTY: 2 p.m., Cajun Brewing, 206 Rayburn St., Lafayette. Come in your best or worst Christmas Sweater and have a night of fun singing karaoke with family and friends. Karaoke starts at 6 p.m.

CARENCRO CHRISTMAS BASH III: 8 p.m., Pogie's Pour House, 115 Derek Plaza Drive, Carencro. Must bring a toy donation to enter.

YUNG BLEU LIVE IN CONCERT: 9 p.m., Fever Productions, 314 Jefferson St., Lafayette.

TACKY SWEATER PARTY: 9 p.m., Louisiana Public House Bar & Daiquiri, 2100 Verot School Road, Lafayette. Sing with the Kings in your tacky sweater. Free shot when you sing.

FONKY & FUN CHRISTMAS SWEATER PARTY: 9 p.m., 501 Sports Bar, 808 S. St. Blaise Lane, Suite A, Youngsville.

ALL RED AFFAIR: 10 p.m., Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. Tickets start at $25.


MODERN TEA — A CHRISTMAS TRADITION: 1 p.m., The Steep House, 930 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. Enjoy a relaxed, modern-day afternoon tea service that includes a pot of tea, and a light three-course meal packed with dainty tea sandwiches, scones and delightful Christmastime desserts. $36 per person.


WNC WHOP BEZZY & GAMEOVA REEDY LIVE IN CONCERT: 9 p.m., Fever Productions, 314 Jefferson St., Lafayette.


LAFAYETTE COMEDY'S THE WURST OPEN-MIC: 7 p.m., The Wurst Biergarten, 537 Jefferson St., Lafayette. This week's headliner will be Isaac Kozell. Hosted by Maggie Shipley and Vaughan Veillon, this open mic is free for comedians, with a $3 cover for the general public.


THURSDAY GROUP RIDE: 4 p.m., Mountain Bike Lafayette, 1213 E. Alexander St., Lafayette.

TRIVIA NIGHT WITH SCREEN ECHO: 7 p.m., Rêve Coffee Roasters, 200 Jefferson St., Lafayette.

WHISKEY RIVER JITTERBUG CLASSES: 7 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Step by step, you'll learn the basics and the latest steps and stylings of this exciting southwest Louisiana dance style.


SAFARI OF LIGHTS: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Zoosiana, 5601 U.S. 90, Broussard. Stroll through the zoo and see dozens of lighted displays. $7 per person, $6 in advance. Weather permitting, special events available., (337) 837-4325.


ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring "Art I-10," "Steve Breaux: Waking Space," "Intertwined" and "The Registry."

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 "Tina Freeman: Artist Spaces," "William Kentride: Journey to the Moon," "Lin Emery: A Movement, 1957-2017," and "Spotlight on Francis Pavy." 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. 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 past 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 vegetables, 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 through Sundays.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones.