• TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Experience a harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by farmers, artists and crafters.
  • SHOWTUNES SING-ALONG: 7 p.m., Beau Soleil Café and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia. Participate in belting your favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free admission.


  • “OUTSIDE LOOKING IN”: 6 p.m., Bogalusa High School, 100 M. J. Isreal Drive. See this gospel play about a family going through a financial crisis while trying to attain the American Dream. Tickets are $30.


  • TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Experience a harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by farmers, artists and crafters.


  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally.


  • ACADIANA GROWERS ALLIANCE FARMERS MARKET: 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia. Selling fresh produce and baked goods on the last Thursday of each month. For details, visit
  • NEW YEAR’S EVE AT THE HARBOR: 6 p.m.-10 p.m., 2100 Anita Blvd., Hammond. John Hair and the Helping Hands crew will provide food. Bring a dessert or side dish for the pot luck. Children’s games will be available, as well as karaoke. Visit for more information.


  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or

Clementine Hunter Traveling Exhibit: 10 a.m., Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. “The Art and Social Commentary of Clementine Hunter” runs through Jan. 15. For more information on this free program suitable for adults, contact the Jeanerette Museum at (337) 276-4408, or visit

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

Idlewild Plantation Christmas Lighting driving tour: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Kemper Williams Park, Cotton Road, Patterson. Through December 31. Take a ride along a path filled with elaborate displays of Christmas lights while enjoying Christmas music. Admission is $2 per car.

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.

“Les Cenelles” Exhibit: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m., Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia. The Iberia Parish Library will host “Les Cenelles,” an original copy of the first anthology of African-American poetry in the country, featuring 17 French-speaking poets and published in 1845. Runs through Dec. 31.

ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: La. 10, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3110 or

Shadows Merry Making Season: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia. The plantation home will be decorated in the 19th century holiday style, and the “merry making” tours will focus on family celebrations in the 19th century. Runs through Dec. 31. For more information, call (337) 369-6446 or visit

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 with other French speakers. Free admission.

University art museum University of Louisiana at Lafayette: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. “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

Victorian Christmas at the Grevemberg House: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 407 Sterling Road, Franklin. Enjoy displays of a traditional Victorian tree and seasonal greenery. Open daily except Christmas Eve and day. Admission is $10 per person, $8 for seniors. For more information, call (337) 828-2092.

Victorian Christmas: 9 a.m., Rip Van Winkle Gardens, 5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia. Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home decorated for the holiday season.

View Oaklawn’s Christmas décor: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Oaklawn Manor, 3296 E. Oaklawn Drive, Franklin. The residence will be adorned for Christmas with a different style tree in every room. Through Jan. 3. Admission is $15 per person and $10 for students.

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

Compiled by Marchaund Jones