LUKE BRYAN: Doors at 5:30 p.m., Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. The country singer brings his "What Makes You Country" tour to Cajun country. $50.25 and up at ticketmaster.com.
HOPEFEST 5K: 8 a.m., River Ranch, 400 Richland Ave., Lafayette. Annual run to raise funds for special needs teens through St. Thomas More's options program. Featuring food, games and art. Race-day registration at 7:15 a.m. $25 at runsignup.com.
GAME DAY SPRING: Noon, Girard Park, 500 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette. Enjoy various games that require teamwork, effort, relays, and there may even be a water game.
ST. PADDY'S PACK WALK: 2 p.m., The Wurst Biergarten, 537 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Grab your best green getup and leash up a furry four-legged pal for the St. Paddy's Pack Walk. Free.
CAJUN COMIC RELIEF XXVI: 5 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. A lively performance of Cajun music and comedy, benefiting the Down Syndrome Association of Acadiana. $25 at ticketmaster.com.
ARTWALK: 6 p.m., Downtown Lafayette. Explore the Downtown Lafayette Cultural District as art galleries display works by the best of local and regional artists. downtownlafayette.org.
DEUXIÈME VIE CREATIVE GRAND OPENING: 6 p.m., Deuxième Vie Creative, 549 Jefferson St, Lafayette. Featuring a jam and draw, live music, and figure drawing.
BOILIN' BASH: 6 p.m., Blackham Coliseum, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. Featuring music from the Pine Leaf Boys, crawfish dinners and more at this annual event to benefit the Catholic student ministry at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. $100 and up.
DANCE HEGINBOTHAM: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Enjoy a unique blend of inventive, thoughtful and rigorous dance works. acadianacenterforthearts.org.
IMPROV NIGHT AT ARTWALK WITH SILVERBACKS & THE PLURAL NOUN: 8 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. A high-energy blend of short-form games. citedesarts.org.
VIGNETTES — THE ART OF THE TABLETOP: 11 a.m., Alexandre Mouton House/Lafayette Museum, 1122 Lafayette St., Lafayette. A display of tablescapes showcasing Acadiana talent and reveling in occasions we celebrate in South Louisiana. (337) 234-2208. lafayettemuseum.com.
COMEDY FOR LIZARD PEOPLE: 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Bisbano's Pizza Parlor, 1540 Johnston St., Lafayette. Featuring headliner Terence Delaine, hosted by Joey Thibodeaux. Sign up at 8 p.m. Free.
"ZACHARY RICHARD — CAJUN HEART": 7 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. A screening of the film by Phil Comeau which follows Richard on his quest to understand why Acadians and Cajuns are such a resilient people and to assess the status of the Acadian identity today. $20. acadianacenterforthearts.org.
STRING RECITAL: 5 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. LPSS Talented Music string students perform. acadianacenterforthearts.org.
LUCKY DIAZ & THE FAMILY JAM BAND: 6:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. The Grammy-winning Latin children's group performs. $15 for adults, $10 for kids under 14. acadianacenterforthearts.org.
LAFAYETTE COMEDY'S THE WURST OPEN MIC: 7 p.m., The Wurst Biergarten, 537 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Tom Wisdom headlines. Hosted by Maggie Shipley and Vaughan Veillon. Free for comedians. $3 for general public.
"MUSIC AND DANCE: FROM SHAKESPEARE TO VIRTUAL REALITY": 7 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. Featuring Shakespeare, music and dance, shown and told with the help of virtual reality. heymanncenter.com.
STARTING THURSDAY, MARCH 15
"ELECTRA": 7:30 p.m., University of Louisiana at Lafayette Performing Arts Program, 140 Boucher, McKinley Street. A performance of the Sophocles' masterpiece. $10 general admission at eventbrite.com, free for students.
ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring the exhibits "Art I-10" and "Black Patriots." acadianacenterforthearts.org.
CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF ACADIANA: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 201 E. Congress St., Lafayette. $7 for children and adults. Free for children 12 months and younger. childrensmuseumofacadiana.com.
HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Featuring "Tina Freeman: Artist Spaces," "Spotlight on Francis Pavy," and "Bill Viola: The Raft." Yoga in the Galleries at 11 a.m. on the second Saturday of every month; free guided tour at 2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. hilliardmuseum.org.
HUB CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Oil Center, 427 Heymann St., Lafayette. First and third Saturdays include an arts weekend. lafayettehubcitymarket.com.
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. marketatthehorsefarm.com.
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. lafayettesciencemuseum.org.
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 jeanerettemuseum.com.
JEANERETTE WEEKLY MARKET: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette. 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.