DOWNTOWN ALIVE!: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Parc International, downtown Lafayette. Featuring a performance from Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco Band. Free.

STARRY NOVEMBER NIGHT 2017: 6 p.m., Hammond Downtown Development District, 2 W Thomas St., Hammond. The signature community event will feature holiday-themed festivities, a wine and cheese walk throughout downtown businesses, and a holiday-filled kid zone.

NPHC GREEK STEP SHOW: 7 p.m., Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette.

RENÉ MARIE EXPERIMENT IN TRUTH: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring a performance from the vocalist.  


"A PLAGUE OF FROGS": 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Acadiana Repertory Theatre presents New Orleans playwright Logan Faust's story of an upper middle-class couple made mad by an accident. $15, $12 for students and seniors with a valid ID.


EL FESTIVAL ESPAÑOL DE NEUVA IBERIA: Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. Celebration of the Spanish heritage includes paella and tapas cook-offs, cemetery tours, royalty, children's activities, a running of the bulls, music and dancing.

SOUTHERN SCREEN FILM FESTIVAL: various locations in downtown Lafayette. Four days of film screenings, presentations and discussions. Day passes $10. All access passes $50.

CHRISTMAS SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m., Pottery Alley, 625 Garfield St., Lafayette. Several artists will have their work ready to be purchased and wrapped in time for the holidays.


FORGOTTEN ATCHAFALAYA PADDLE TRIP: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Pack & Paddle, 601 E. Pinhook Road, Lafayette. A trip through Bayou Grand Gueule and along Lake Dauterive. $49 per person. Reservations required.

HEALING TRADITIONS IN ACADIANA — THE POWER OF PRAYER: 11 a.m., Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette. The series is an introduction to the healing traditions of the Cajun and Creole people, in addition to preserving medicinal plants and the knowledge of their uses.

LA LA FEST ART SHOWCASE: 3 p.m., LaLa Festival, 102 Woodvale Ave., Lafayette. A live demonstration of arts and crafts. Free.

LUS FIBER MOVIES IN THE PARC — "FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM": 5 p.m., Parc International, 200 Garfield St., Lafayette.

SONG AND SPIRIT: 7 p.m., Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 914 St. John St., Lafayette. Featuring a performance from Dr. Gerd Wuestemann and Sasha Massey. Free. RSVP at

"MACBETH": 7:30 p.m., UL Lafayette Performing Arts Program, 140 Boucher at McKinley Street, Lafayette. $5. Free for students.

WEBBIE & REEDY: 9 p.m., The Delta Grand 2, 314 Jefferson St., Lafayette. The rappers perform live in downtown Lafayette.


COUNTRY CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY FESTIVAL: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Sugar Mill Pond, 220 Prescott Blvd., Youngsville. The free event includes children's activities, crafts and games. 

GERSHWIN SPECTACULAR: 5 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. Featuring pianist Christopher Goodposture performing songs from the American composer.

SOUTHERN SCREEN 2017 CLOSING CONCERT: 6 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Molly Burch and others. $15, free with festival pass. 


THANKSGIVING WORKSHOP: 8:30 a.m., LARC's Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. Come bring the kids during Thanksgiving break and enjoy a village scavenger hunt, field sports, nature hikes, turkey snacks, nature arts and crafts, animal day with a live animal show, face painting, karaoke, dancing, science experiments, movie time with homemade popcorn, village tours, games and much more.


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

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. "Spotlight on Francis Pavy" through Dec. 9; 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.

LOUISIANA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL: 46468 River Road, Hammond. Multiweek experience with a theme park, theater, shopping, education demonstrations and displays, plus performances, food and much more. $20 and up. Through Dec. 10. (985) 429-9992.

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

Compiled by Marchaund Jones.