• DINING & DANCING UNDER THE STARS: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., American Legion Hall, 1501 Surrey St., Lafayette. There will be a silent auction, dinner and music by Nouveau String Band and Rio Luminoso. $100 per couple or $75 per person. (337) 233-3447 or
  • ART IN APRIL: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., downtown Hammond. Art exhibitions, a wine stroll, live music, performance art and more. (985) 277-5681 or
  • RHYTHMS ON THE RIVER: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., downtown Morgan City. Featuring music by Don Rich.


  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. (337) 276-4293 or
  • LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Lafourche Central Market Pavilion, 4484 La. 1, Raceland. Local farmers, fishermen, artisans and more. Free. (985) 438-1231


  • PLEIN-AIR COMPETITION: Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia. 30 artists will compete with date-stamped blank canvases. The artists will head into town to paint as many pictures as they would like from April 11-16. Plein Air artist and instructor Phil Sandusky will judge.
  • “SPRING, AND MUSIC IS IN THE AIR”: 5 p.m., Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. Performance by the Lafayette Concert Band. $10.


  • AUDITIONS - ST. MARY’S GOT TALENT: Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. There are 18 spots available for the May 29 talent show. (337) 366-1845 or


  • MAYBE APRIL PERFORMANCE: 7:30 p.m., SLU’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, Thomas Street, Hammond. Opening acts are Jodi James and Clay Parker, performing country/Americana music. $20, balcony and orchestra; $34, loge. (985) 543-4371 or
  • TUESDAY NIGHT FISHING TOURNAMENT: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., False River. Every Tuesday through September. (225) 240-0174


  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Locally grown produce and homemade products. (337) 577-9160
  • EUNICE FARMERS MARKET: 1 p.m., corner of Second and Park streets, Eunice. (337) 457-6503 or
  • SUGASHEAUX: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SugArena, Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (La. 3212), New Iberia. A horse show. (337) 365-7539 or
  • THE SOUTHEASTERN GUITAR ENSEMBLE: 7:30 p.m., Pottle Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University campus, Hammond. A program of the annual guitar festival.


  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday. “George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia’s Oak Trees,” an exhibit by New Iberia native, the late George Rodrigue, through Wednesday. (337) 606-5977 or
  • NEW IBERIA AZALEA TRAIL: Main Street, New Iberia. Self-guided driving tours through the trail. Through April 30. (337) 365-1540 or
  • JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or
  • UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. “Henry Botkin: Evolution (Part 2),” an exhibit of Botkin’s early 20th century work illustrating how he explored various aspects of European Modernism. Through April 18. “Truth and Identity: Questions for the Self in Works” by Gary Chapman, an exhibit of paintings and mixed media works, also “The New Sublime: Video Works” by Courtney Egan, a multi-media exhibit of botanical art. Through May 16. (337) 482-2278 or

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose