- ‘ENCORE, ENCORE’: 7:30 p.m., Southeastern’s Vonnie Borden Theatre, 1220 SGA, Hammond. A play about the life of writer Dorothy Parker. General admission tickets are $10, $5 for seniors and non-Southeastern students, and free for Southeastern students with university ID.
- NUNU MARKETPLACE: 11 a.m., NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, 1510 Bayou Courtableau Highway, Arnaudville. nunucollective.org
‘JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR’: 7:30 P.M. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 3 P.M. SUNDAY MATINEE. ESSANEE THEATER, 126 IBERIA ST., NEW IBERIA. IBERIA PERFORMING ARTS LEAGUE PRESENTS TIM RICE AND ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S BROADWAY HIT. TICKETS ARE $20. IPALTHEATER.COM
- JAYCEES PONCHATOULA JAMBALAYA COOK OFF: 7 a.m., Ponchatoula Memorial Park, 301 N. Sixth St., Ponchatoula. Supports the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Bowls on sale for $5. Teams judged at 11 a.m.
- FOURTH ANNUAL FOX TROT 5K AND FUN RUN: 7 a.m., Fresh Catch Bistreaux, 109 Tunica Drive E., Marksville. Race features a rockin’ after party with DJ Jonathan Augustine and children’s activities. Costumes encouraged. 5K starts at 8 a.m. More info at marksvillefox.com/upcoming--events.html.
- NEW ROADS ARTS AND CRAFTS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Downtown New Roads. For information, call (225) 718-0336 or (225) 718-7970.
- JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Enjoy locally grown foods and handmade items. For information, call (337) 276-4293.
- SPRING CELEBRATION: 10 a.m., Vermilionville’s Historic Village, 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette. The day will include a natural egg dyeing demonstration, sweet dough tart cooking demo, prettiest egg contest, pâquer tournament, spoon races and historical games as well as a Cajun jam. More info at vermilionville.org.
- COUCHON DE LAIT FUNDRAISER DINNER: 11 a.m., Red Monkey Bar & Grill, 5661 La. Highway 77, Fordoche. Lunches will consist of roasted hog, jambalaya, pastalaya, and you can purchase desserts.
- ACTING UP (IN ACADIANA) PRESENTS ‘250 CHANNELS’: 1:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts James Devin Moncus Theater, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Misunderstood fairy tale characters, presidential debates, fake news and not-so-real reality TV set the stage for the show. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorTickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and high school students, and $8 for members. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Coloracadianacenterforthearts.org
- ARTWALK: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., various galleries in downtown Lafayette. Galleries will be open offering new and exclusive goods on the second Saturday of each month.
- RYAN DEJEAN AT GALLERY R: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Gallery R, downtown Lafayette. DeJean will show a set of his unique photography as part of ArtWalk.
FOLKLORE GOODS AND SUPPLY POP-UP: 5 P.M., POP’S POBOYS, 740 JEFFERSON ST., LAFAYETTE. ENJOY NEW SHIRT DESIGNS, JEWELRY AND GIFTS.
ARTWALK ASTRONOMY: 6 P.M., DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE, 735 JEFFERSON ST., LAFAYETTE. THE PLANETARIUM WILL HAVE A TELESCOPE NEAR THE FOUNTAIN IN PARC SANS SOUCI IN DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE FOR OBSERVING THE MOON.
- AMSOIL ARENACROSS: 7 p.m. Saturday, noon Sunday. Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. The intense motorcross sport is survival of the fastest. Tickets start at $10. More information at cajundome.com.
- 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 and artisans.
- 8TH INTERNATIONAL PÉTANQUE TOURNAMENT: Place de Pétanque North Girard Park, Girard Park Lane, Lafayette. The all-day tournament features the game played with chrome balls about the size of baseballs and rolled on the ground. $15 registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Games begin at 9:30 a.m.
SEVENTH ANNUAL STREET FESTIVAL AND CLASSIC CAR SHOW: 9 A.M., DOWNTOWN NEW ROADS. ENJOY GOOD FOOD, LOCAL DOWNTOWN RESTAURANTS, AND ARTS AND CRAFTS. PRE-REGISTRATION IS $25 AND $30 AT THE SHOW FOR CARS, TRUCKS AND BIKE PARTICIPANTS. FREE TO THE PUBLIC.
JUSTIN ROBERTS AND THE NOT READY FOR NAPTIME PLAYERS: 2 P.M., ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS JAMES DEVIN MONCUS THEATER, 101 W. VERMILION ST., LAFAYETTE. FAMILY MUSIC WITH A PLAYGROUND FULL OF BRIGHT NEW SONGS FOR PARENTS AND KIDS TO ENJOY TOGETHER. $15 FOR ADULTS AND $10 FOR CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER. TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORACADIANACENTERFORTHEARTS.ORG
- MOTIVATIONAL SPEECH: 1 p.m., Student Union Theatre, 303 Texas Ave., Hammond. Two-time Olympic medalist, Hollis Conway will give a presentation titled “Overcoming Obstacles: Reaching Your Maximum Potential.”
- SENIOR DANCE CONCERT: 7 p.m., Southeastern’s Vonnie Borden Theatre, 1220 SGA, Hammond. A series of four senior concerts directed by instructor and artistic director Keith “Skip” Costa. Tickets are $5.
- GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Farmers will sell produce, plants, honey and homemade pies. For more information, call (337) 519-7848.
- ACADIANA GROWERS ALLIANCE FARMERS MARKET: 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia.
- ST. PATRICK’S DAY MARCH AND CELEBRATION: 6 p.m., Main Street and Muligan’s Irish Pub, 115 Iberia St., New Iberia. Parade honoring St. Patrick’s Day.
- BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. Current exhibits include George Rodrigue’s “Saga of the Acadians” and a permanent Civil War exhibit. For more information, call (337) 606-5977, or visit bayoutechemuseum.org.
- FALSE RIVER TUESDAY NIGHT FISHING TOURNAMENTS: 6 p.m., Morrison Parkway Boat Dock, New Roads. Fishermen must qualify to fish “The Final Classic Tournament.” Fee is $40. Through Sept. 27. (225) 240-0174
- FOSSIL GIANTS DINOSAURS AND MAMMALS: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Lafayette Science Museum. Wander among fossil casts and see prehistoric beasts that roamed the Earth long before we did. Runs through April. lafayettesciencemuseum.org
- ‘HAITI — PAINTINGS FROM PARADISE’: 6 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring selections from the collections of John Allen Franciscus, Madlyn And Paul Hilliard, Sandra And Joel Wallins. Runs through April 30.
- 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 sugar cane 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
La Table FranÇaise at Java Square CafÉ: 4 p.m. Fridays, Java Square Café, 103 W. Landry St., Opelousas. Have coffee and share conversation with other French speakers. Free.
New Iberia Azalea Trail: Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2513 Highway 14, New Iberia. Enjoy a self-guided driving tour along the trail. (337) 365-1540. iberiatravel.com
‘Promised Land’: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. This exhibition explores the concept of how one’s sense of home or place serves to shape our personal visions of the world. Runs through May 14. acadianacenterforthearts.org
University of Louisiana at Lafayette art museum: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Current exhibitions include “Depictions of Louisiana” through Aug. 20, “Works on Paper by Dali and Picasso” through May 14, and “Romance Novel Dresses” by Carrie Ann Schumacher through May 14. For more information, call (337) 482-2278 or visit hilliardmuseum.org.
Washington Art Gallery: Corner of Veterans Boulevard and Church Street, Washington. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
Compiled by Marchaund Jones