- FREEKY FRIDAY: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, 113 N. Cypress, Hammond. Wear a costume and get in free.
WINE WITH FRIENDS: 6:30 P.M., SIMS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 1211 SGA DRIVE, HAMMOND. A FUNDRAISING EVENT IN SUPPORT OF SIMS MEMORIAL LIBRARY, AT THE LIBRARY IN ROOM 211. TICKETS ARE $35 EACH. SPACE IS LIMITED, SO EARLY RESERVATIONS ARE REQUESTED. TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR. ORDER TICKETS ONLINE AT SOUTHEASTERN.EDU/LIBRARYFRIENDS OR VIA CHECK.
SPOOKTACULAR HAUNTED HOUSE: 7 P.M.-10 P.M., CAJUN RVERA/SUGARENA, 713 NORTHWEST BYPASS, NEW IBERIA. THERE WILL BE COSTUME CONTESTS FOR ALL AGES, A PUMPKIN PATCH FOR KIDS, ARTS AND CRAFTS, CANDY BAR BINGO, HAYRIDE TRICK OR TREATING, KARAOKE, FOOTBALL GAMES, A HAUNTED HOUSE, LIVE BAND AND DJ. ADMISSION FOR THE HAUNTED HOUSE WILL BE $5.
- THE HAUNTED THEATRE HAUNTED HOUSE: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. Admission is $5.
- VETERANS DAY PARADE AND CEREMONY: 10:30 a.m., Main St., New Roads. Breakfast will be served to all Veterans at the St. Paul Episcopal Church, 607 East Main Street, New Roads, LA before the parade. Veterans attending must RSVP by calling Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color(225) 247-4068. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorThe ceremony and parade follows at 11 a.m.
THE SOUTHEASTERN CHAMBER ORCHESTRA PRESENT SPOOKTACULAR FIVE: 2 P.M., COLUMBIA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 220 E. THOMAS ST., HAMMOND. GENERAL ADMISSION TICKETS ARE $10. FACULTY, STAFF, AND SENIORS ARE $5. PATRONS UNDER 18 AND COLLEGE STUDENTS ARE FREE WITH I.D.
HALLOWEEN AT CAJUN RVERA: 3:30 P.M. TO 5:30 P.M., CAJUN RVERA/SUGARENA, 713 NORTHWEST BYPASS, NEW IBERIA. TRICK OR TREAT AND ENJOY A COSTUME CONTESTS AT THIS THE FINAL EVENT OF THE HALLOWEEN SEASON AT CAJUN RVERA.
SOUTHEASTERN FALL CARNIVAL: 5 P.M.-7 P.M., SOUTHEASTERN’S PENNINGTON STUDENT ACTIVITY CENTER, 1350 N. GENERAL PERSHING, HAMMOND. ENJOY TRICK OR TREATING AND MORE AT THIS CAMPUS EVENT THAT’S FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY.
- AUDITIONS FOR “WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?”: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. This audition is for the supporting roles of Nick and Honey. For more information, go to lretheatre.com.
- THE ENIGMA OF AN AMERICAN ICON THE FORD MUSTANG: 6 p.m., The Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Jerry Malinowski, one of the designers of the original Ford Mustang, will lead the presentation on the automobile that is known worldwide.
- BILL EVANS DOCUMENTARY: 7:30 p.m., Southeastern Louisiana University’s Pottle Music Auditorium, 310 Ned McGehee Drive, Hammond. Enjoy a screening of a newly-released documentary on the late jazz great Bill Evans, titled “Bill Evans, Time Remembered.” Free and open to the public.
- BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or bayoutechemuseum.org/
SLU STUDENT ARTWORK: The Hammond Regional Arts Center, at 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. The HRAC invites the public to stop by and see work currently being produced by SLU’s art and design students. Exhibit will run through Oct. 30.
“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change”: Sliman Theater, 129 E. Main St., New Iberia. Presented by The Iberia Performing Arts League, this charming concoction, scales the dizzying spectrum of romance. Recommended for mature audiences only. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at eventbrite.com or by calling the theatre at (337) 364-6114 (Visa/Mastercard only). For further information visit ipaltheater.com. Show will run Oct. 29-31 and Nov. 1, 5-8.
Jam Session: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Fridays, Cajun Campground, 5552 U.S. 190, Eunice. A Cajun tradition in which both amateur and seasoned musicians take turns playing a tune.
Jeanerette Museum: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (337) 276-4408 or jeanerettemuseum.com
LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. cityofopelousas.com/le-vieux-village
ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: La. 10, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3110 or lastateparks.com
La Table FranÇaise at Java Square CafÉ: 4 p.m. Fridays, Java Square Café, 103 W. Landry St., Opelousas. Grab a cup of coffee and share conversation and fun with other French speakers. Free admission.
University art museum University of Louisiana at Lafayette: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. “Selections from the UL College of Art Faculty” will be on display through Dec. 12. Also, the museum’s exhibits “Art Under the Big Sky” and “Imprinting the West” will run through Jan. 2. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278 or hilliardmuseum.org
Washington Art Gallery: Corner of Veterans Boulevard and Church Street, Washington. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. See “Washington Historic,” an exhibit of paintings, including colorful, abstract Louisiana landscapes. (337) 351-3043 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Compiled by Marchaund Jones