- FRIED FISH FUNDRAISER: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church, 809 New Roads St., New Roads. $8 per plate; $1 for drinks. Orders of five or more can be delivered. (225) 638-2947. Every Friday during Lent.
SLU WIND SYMPHONY BENEFIT CONCERT: 7:30 P.M., POTTLE MUSIC BUILDING AUDITORIUM, HAMMOND. FEATURING FORMER BROADWAY STAR AND FAMED ACTOR IVAN RUTHERFORD. PROCEEDS GO TO SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY WIND SYMPHONY AND ITS UPCOMING PERFORMANCE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS IN WASHINGTON, D.C. ADULTS, $25; AND STUDENTS WITH UNIVERSITY ID, $15. HTTPS:TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR//CONNECT.SOUTHEASTERN.EDU/RUTHERFORD
- NATIONAL BARREL RACE COMPETITION: New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438 or pctourism.com
- HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. (337) 276-4293 or jeanerettechamber.org
- 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
- WRITERS AND READERS SYMPOSIUM: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Butler Greenwood Plantation, 8345 La. 61, St Francisville. Authors Abigail Padgett and Ava Haymon will discuss their writings and creative processes. $60. brownpapertickets.com
- “ENSLAVED LIFE AT ROSEDOWN”: 11 a.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, La. 10, St. Francisville. An overview of the history of African-American enslavement, specifically in Louisiana, followed by a more detailed look into enslaved life at Rosedown. (225) 635-3110 or LaStateParks.com
- CONTRA AND SQUARE DANCE: lesson, 3:15 p.m., dance 3:30 p.m.-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 700 Lee Ave., Lafayette. The caller will be Steve Bing and the band will be High Cotton. $5.
- “DIE HAPPY”: 2 p.m., AcA James Devin Moncus Theatre, Lafayette. A presentation of Acting Up (In Acadiana) company members. $16; $12 for students and seniors. acadianacenterforthearts.org
- IBERIA PARISH 4-H RANCH SORTING: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., SugArena, Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (La. 3212), New Iberia. Horse show. (337) 365-7539 or SugArena.com
- “SOUSA AT THE BAYOU”: 3:30 p.m., The Bayou Church, Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. A performance by The Lafayette Concert Band to salute “The March King,” John Phillip Sousa. $10.
- NETWORKING - ON PURPOSE: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mellow Mushroom, 3151 Johnston St., Lafayette.
- SCIENCE ON TAP: 7 p.m., Tope lá Catering, 113 East Thomas St., in Hammond. The informal presentation — which will focus on the importance of development in life — will be presented by Southeastern Louisiana University Professor of Biology Mary White. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Free and open to all ages.
- 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
- PROMENADE D’ART DE FRANKLIN: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., , Main Street, Franklin. An art walk. (337) 828-6345
- OPERA BY THE SLICE: A CONCERT OF SCENES AND ARIAS: 7:30 p.m., Pottle Music Building Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. Presented by SLU’s Opera/Music Theatre Workshop. Free. email@example.com
- BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Thursday-Saturday, 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. “George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia’s Oak Trees,” an exhibit of the late Rodrigue’s work, through March 15.
- EAST FELICIANA PARISH CLERK OF COURT’S OFFICE: 12305 St. Helena St., Clinton. Marilyn Goff is the featured artist through February. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (225) 683-5145
- HILLIARD 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 hilliardmuseum.org
- JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. “The World Will Move: Civil Rights and Public Transportation in Louisiana 1860s-1950s,” an exhibit of photos, articles, prints and artifacts. Through Friday, March 6. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or JeaneretteMuseum.com
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose