Visitors can take a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake at Chicot State Park in Ville Platte starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, April 29. 



  • SEMINAR: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Thursday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Cite des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Comedy production presented by the Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company. $16; $11 for seniors or students with ID. (337) 291-1122 or


  • 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
  • GUIDED CANOE TOUR OF CHICOT LAKE: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Chicot State Park, Ville Platte. Canoe experience recommended; registration encouraged. (888) 677-6100 or
  • PROMENADE D’ART DE FRANKLIN: 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Main Street, Franklin. Art walk featuring local and regional visual artists and published authors. Free. (337) 828-6345
  • POLOS & PEARLS NIGHT: 5 p.m., downtown St. Francisville. Presented by the St. Francisville Main Street Merchants Association. Shops and eateries open, local artisans and musicians, trolley transportation available. (225) 635-3873 or
  • LUAU ALMOST SLEEPOVER: 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, 113 N. Cypress St., Hammond. Dinner, free play, educational activities, games and more. $25; each additional child, $20. (985) 340-9150


  • TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m.-11 a.m. Saturday, and 2:30 p.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Locally grown produce and homemade products. (337) 369-2330


  • AUDITIONS FOR ‘A USO CHRISTMAS SHOW’: 3 p.m.-5 p.m. singers, and 5 p.m.-6 p.m., variety acts, Sunday; and 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday, Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. An Iberia Performing Arts League production. (337) 364-6114 or (337) 380-4792


  • FIRST REHEARSAL FOR SLU NORTHSHORE CHORAL SOCIETY AND UNIVERSITY CHORUS: 6:30 p.m., choir room, Pottle Music Building Annex, SLU, Hammond. Open to singers from the campus and community. (985) 549-2334 or


  • 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


  • PAUL AND LULU HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette. “Earth and Element: the Art of George Dunbar,” through Aug. 30. “The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery,” through Sept. 6. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278
  • A&E GALLERY: 335 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia. Watercolor exhibit by Darnelle Delcambre’s students, through Aug. 31. (337) 367-7668
  • LOUISIANA STATE MUSEUM-PATTERSON: 118 Cotten Road, Patterson. “Cleo Scott: The Wildlife Carvings of a Louisiana Artist,” an exhibit of waterfowl decoys and life-sized sculptures of songbirds, through Aug. 31. (985) 399-1268

Compiled by Red staff