- PAPA GEORGE FAIRCHILD JAMBALAYA COOK-OFF: 11 a.m., St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 3625 La. 75, St. Gabriel. Come on out and enjoy good music, fellowship and delicious jambalaya cooked by some of the greatest jambalaya cooks in the world. Cooking will start at 6 a.m., and the winners announced at 1 p.m. Jambalaya will be sold for $5 served with white beans and bread. Pastalaya sold for $7. Raffle tickets will be sold for $1. Free Admission. papageorgefairchild.com
- CULINARY ARTS SERIES: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. HRAC’s 2015 Culinary Arts Series presents five dinners and demonstrations by some of Louisiana’s finest chefs at a state-of-the-art demonstration facility and dining room of Alack Culinary Equipment. Tickets are $65 for members, $75 for non-members, or $275 and $325 respectively for all five dinners. Group rates are available for full tables (8 seats) and half tables (4 seats). Tickets available online at hammondarts.org/culinary-arts-series.
- THE 2015 BREWS ART FESTIVAL: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond, Friday, Sept. 25th. The annual Brews Art Festival brings together local artists and local artisan beers, and will take place behind the Arts Center in the Morrison Alley Parking Lot off North Cypress St. in downtown Hammond. Ticket prices are $25 at the door or $20 in advance and can be purchased at the Arts Center during our regular gallery hours of noon-6 p.m. Monday-Friday, by phone at (985) 542-7113 or online with credit card or Pay Pal at hammondarts.org. You must be 21 or older to purchase tickets and present a valid ID at the event. Returning to this year’s Brews Arts is a partnership with the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center’s (LCDC) “Almost Sleep Over.” Tickets to the LCDC’s “Almost Sleepover” are available to parents of potty trained children at the cost of $25 for the first child and $20 for each additional child.
- “A RAISIN IN THE SUN”: 7:30 p.m., Iberia Performing Arts League, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The show runs through Sept. 20. Thursday, Friday and Saturday shows will be at 7:30 p.m., with the Sunday matinees at 3 p.m. Tickets are $10. (337) 364-6114.
- “THE CONSTANT CHANGE”: Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. The exhibition featuring the sculpture work of Sarah House will be on display through Sept. 25. Hours are noon-6 p.m. Monday-Friday.
- BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or bayoutechemuseum.org
- 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 jeanerettemuseum.com
- 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. cityofopelousas.com/le-vieux-village
- ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: La. 10, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3110 or lastateparks.com
- UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. “Selections from the UL College of Art Faculty” will be on display through Dec. 12. Also, the museum’s exhibits “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 hilliardmuseum.org
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 email@example.com
Compiled by Marchaund Jones