- GARDEN TOUR FRIDAYS: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. Manager Patricia Aleshire will lead the monthly stroll through the historic gardens. (225) 342-8111 or crt.la.gov/parks
- 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.
- MONSTER JAM: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Cajundome, Lafayette. Giant, four-wheel truck racing on a custom=designed track. $12 and up. cajundome.com
FRIDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY AND MARCH 19, 20, 21
- “A RAISIN IN THE SUN”: 7 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. $10. Sunday’s performance is at 5 p.m.
- “THE DROWSY CHAPERONE”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. An Iberia Performing Arts League production of the 2006 Broadway musical about a musical theatre fanatic. $20. (337) 364-6114 or ipaltheater.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
- FARMERS’ MARKET AND CRAFT SHOW: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2050 False River Drive, New Roads. (225) 638-7669
- STOCK HORSE ASSOCIATION: 9 a.m., New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. Various competitions will be held throughout the day. Fees apply to compete; free to spectate. (225) 718-2438
- SPRING STREET FESTIVAL & CLASSIC CAR SHOW: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., downtown New Roads. Festivities include classic car show, live music, food, arts and crafts and more. (225) 638-5360
- SUGASHEAUX: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., SugArena, Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (La. 3212), New Iberia. Horse show. (337) 365-7539 or SugArena.com
- COCHON DE LAIT FUNDRAISER DINNER: 11 a.m., Red Monkey Bar & Grill, Fordoche. A hog roast and plate lunch sale. (225) 637-3166
- 19TH CENTURY EASTER EGG HUNT: 1 p.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville. Interpretive Ranger Sasha Trana will greet participants and lead the hunt. Prizes will be awarded. There will also be 19th century games. (225) 342-8111
- “THE TEMPEST”: 7:30 p.m., Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre, East Thomas Street, Hammond. An Aquila Theatre presentation of the Shakesperean play. $25-$39. (985) 543-4371 or columbiatheatre.org
- 14TH ANNUAL FORDOCHE FAIR: 3 p.m., Morrison Parkway, New Roads. (225) 638-8626
ARIANNA STRING QUARTET: 3 P.M., JULIEN POYDRAS MUSEUM AND ARTS CENTER, 500 W. MAIN ST., NEW ROADS. A QUARTET MADE UP OF MUSICIANSTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR JOANNA MENDOZA AND JOHN MCGROSSO ON VIOLIN, JULIA SAKHAROVA ON VIOLA, AND KURT BALDWIN ON CELLO. FREE.
- 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
- BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. “George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia’s Oak Trees,” an exhibit of the late Rodrigue’s work, through Sunday. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Thursday-Saturday.
- 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. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or JeaneretteMuseum.com
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose