Louisiana Folk Roots will host the ROOTSTOCK! festival from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Beaver Park baseball fields on Fisher Road in Lafayette.

Featured performers include Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Paul “Lil’ Buck” Sinegal & The McComb-Veazey All-Stars, and Roddie Romero & The Hub City All-Stars with special guests Tommy McLain and Michael Doucet.

Food and craft beer from Bayou Teche Brewing will be available.

Advance tickets are $15 for the general public and $12 for members of “Friends of Louisiana Folk Roots.” Admission is $20 at the gate. Kids 12 and under get in free.

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Hospice garage sale

Hospice of Acadiana will hold its third annual garage sale from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22 at the hospice offices, 2600 Johnston St., Lafayette.

Donations of furniture and household items, with the exception of clothing, will be accepted through Nov. 14.

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Chili cook-off

Frank’s International’s annual Chili Cook-Off is set for 11 a.m to 1 p.m. Friday at Cajun Field in Lafayette.

Proceeds benefit the United Way of Acadiana.

About 85 teams are set to participate this year.

Attendees can sample chili creations for a $5 entry fee.

Midweek market

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Midweek Market will be at Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Musician Ryan Brunet will lead a Cajun jam from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

For information, visit marketatthehorsefarm.com.

South College anniversary

The South College Center is hosting a special holiday event from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 29 to mark the shopping center’s 60th anniversary.

There will be prizes, a special Christmas tree lighting and family events.

Carencro book launch

“Images of America: Carencro,” a pictorial history of the city, is set for release Nov. 10.

A launch party is scheduled for 5 p.m. Nov. 13 at Fricassee Cafe and Bakery, 3828 N. University Ave., Carencro.

Private investigator class

South Louisiana Community College is offering a 40-hour course to prepare students to become a licensed private investigator in Louisiana.

Classes start Nov. 14.

The course fee is $350, and there is an additional fee of $50 to take the state private investigator exam on the last day of class.

For information, call (337) 373-5105.

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