- COFFEE WITH CREATIVES: 2 p.m., Reve Coffee Roasters, 200 Jefferson St., Lafayette. An event where aspiring filmmakers and enthusiasts meet and discuss the creative process.
IRENE’S SCHOOL OF DANCE: 6:30 P.M., HEYMANN CENTER, 1373 S. COLLEGE ROAD, LAFAYETTE. TICKETS $10.
- “BIG DADDY’S LAST DANCE”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. An original comedy set in the fictional town of Crotch Springs, this play tells the story of the recently deceased Big Daddy Boteaux. citedesarts.org
- CAJUN HEARTLAND STATE FAIR: Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. Enjoy rides, food, free attractions and family-oriented games. cajundome/com/chsf.aspx
- LAFAYETTE FARMERS AND ARTISAN MARKET: 8 a.m., Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St. Suite 104, Lafayette. With programs ranging from cooking classes and gardening workshops to heritage events and traditional craft demonstrations.
- SOUTHERN WAR OF THE OARS: 9 a.m., False River Paddle Club, 108 E. Main St., New Roads. Come out for youth, one and two-mile races, and the YOLO grande team tace. Registration includes shirt, music, insurance, and refreshments.
- SPLASH BASH: 10 a.m., New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia. Swimming, arts and crafts, games, fun jumps, food, refreshments.
- SHOWTUNES SING-ALONG: 7 p.m., Beau Soleil Café and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia. Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free.
- LES FEMMES DEMODE: 8 p.m., Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette.
- THE LAST BOIL UP: Noon, Jefferson Street Pub, 500 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Enjoy music, beer and crawfish. Tickets $45.
- BLESSING OF THE BOATS: 2 p.m., Morrison Parkway, New Roads. A brief ceremony, followed by the introduction of the American Legion honoree of the year, then the blessing.
- DANCE WITH LIZ 2016: 2 p.m., Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette.
- WORLD’S LEADING HARPSICHORDIST WITH ASO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: 3 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Explore the cultural landscape of Europe in previous centuries through the eyes of Baroque and Romantic composers.
- MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT: 3:30 p.m., The Bayou Church, 2234 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. This free family concert will feature marches and patriotic selections performed by the award winning Lafayette Concert Band.
- MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY: 6 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music.
- COOKING DEMONSTRATION: 4 p.m., Prairie Acadian Cultural Center, 250 Park Ave., Eunice. Guest chef Phillip Hargroder will demonstrate his fricassee de boulette (meatball stew).
- GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 6110 Loreauville Rd., New Iberia. Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally.
- THE BIG EASY: 7 p.m., Burke-Hawthorne Hall, 231 Hebrard Blvd., Lafayette. Enjoy a night in a live museum as a young artist takes you on a trip through New Orleans. Tickets are $12 through eventbrite.com.
- DANCER’S EDGE: 7 p.m., Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. Tickets $12.
- “OUT OF SIGHT…OUT OF MURDER”: 7:30 p.m., Iberia Performing Arts League, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. This play tells the story of an author creating his next mystery novel while staying in a Vermont mansion where another author was murdered years before. Tickets $10.
- DARRIAN CAMPBELL: Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. The artist is exhibiting paintings and animations in the gallery.
- BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. For information, call (337) 606-5977 or visit bayoutechemuseum.org.
- “CONDITION REPORT”: Hilliard Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. A behind-the-scenes look at the daily preservation practices at the museum. Through Aug. 13.
- “DEPICTIONS OF LOUISIANA” FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF THE HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: Hilliard Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Uses works dating from the mid-19th century to the present and selected texts from literature to interpret Louisiana. On display through Aug. 20. hillliardmuseum.org.
- FROM THE HAT — JOHN GARGANO: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Works created by the artist while he was at his residency program in Alberta, Canada. Through June 18.
- JAM SESSION: 7 p.m. to 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: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane and cypress lumber industries and the days of the steamboat. (337) 276-4408 or jeanerettemuseum.com.
- LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. cityofopelousas.com/le-vieux-village.
Compiled by Marchaund Jones