• FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, LA Express Boat Dock, Jarreau. Entry fees apply to fish the tournament and fisherman must qualify to fish the final “classic tournament.” $30. (225) 293-3402 or


  • WEDDING PARTY: 7 p.m., Burke Theatre, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 231 Hebrard Blvd., Lafayette. Stage play presented by the New Orleans Renaissance Movement. $15, in advance; $20, day of show.
  • THE CHILDREN’S THEATRE OF MORGAN CITY ANNUAL SUMMER PRODUCTION: 7 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, Municipal Auditorium, Morgan City. (985) 380-4639 or


  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. (337) 276-4293 or
  • 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
  • ANNUAL PATRIOTIC CONCERT: 6:30 p.m., J.C Penney Court, Southland Mall, 5953 W. Park Ave., Houma. Featuring a performance by the Houma-Terrebonne Community Band.
  • “FROM SEA TO SKY”: 7:30 p.m., Ducrest/Gilfry Auditorium, Angelle Hall, UL campus, Lafayette. A concert of the Acadian Wind Symphony, under the direction of Gerald Guilbeaux. Guest conductor for the evening will be Ralph Ford. Free. (337) 989-1279


  • STARS & STRIPES - A MUSICAL CELEBRATION: 3 p.m.-5 p.m., Sugar Cane Festival Building, 601 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. A concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and the Iberia Community Concert Band. Free. (337) 364-1603
  • 8TH ANNUAL FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Springfield. There will be car, bike and jeep shows, activities, food and fireworks at 9 p.m.




  • EUNICE FARMERS MARKET: 1 p.m., corner of Second and Park streets, Eunice. (337) 457-6503 or


  • ACADIANA GROWERS ALLIANCE FARMERS MARKET: 4 p.m.-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia. (337) 367-0838 or


  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or
  • HAMMOND REGIONAL ARTS CENTER: 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Phillip Colwart’s Mardi Gras photography exhibit, documenting the culture of New Orleans Mardi Gras Indians, the Skull & Bones Gangs and Baby Dolls for the past 13 carnival seasons, through Friday. (985) 542-7113 or

Jeanerette Museum: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Step into the past and learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or

University art museum: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. “Selections from the UL College of Art Faculty” through Dec. 12; “Environmental Impact,” produced by David J. Wagner, through Aug. 8; and “Her Self:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Works by Kathy Sosa,” through Aug. 29. Hours: 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

Washington ARt GAllery: Corner of Veterans Boulevard and Church Street, Washington. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. “Washington Historic,” an exhibit of paintings, including colorful, abstract Louisiana landscapes. (337) 351-3043 or

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose