- THE IBERVILLE PARISH LIBRARY’S 31ST ANNUAL GRAY MONKEY PARADE: 12:30 p.m., Railroad Ave. This Mardi Gras parade features non-motorized vehicles highlighting pre-school youths.
19TH ANNUAL IBERVILLE RELAY FOR LIFE: 6 P.M., THE CITY OF PLAQUEMINE ACTIVITY CENTER, 24130 FERDINAND ST., PLAQUEMINE. CANCER SURVIVORS WALK, ACTIVITIES AND GAMES, LUMINARY CEREMONY, FOOD VENDORS. FREE ADMISSION.
CLASH OF THE COCKTAILS: 6:30 P.M., THE MADISON BANQUET & RECEPTION CENTER, 406 E. MADISON ST., BROUSSARD. FIVE OF THE BEST BARTENDERS FROM POPULAR LOCAL RESTAURANTS AND BARS WILL COMPETE IN A THREE ROUND MATCH TO DETERMINE THE “CLASH OF THE COCKTAILS” CHAMPION.
- NISH PRESENTS “DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID”: 7:30 p.m., New Iberia Senior High School, 1301 E. Admiral Doyle Drive, New Iberia. Go “under the sea” in the adaptation of the Disney favorite, starring Ariel and Sebastian. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for kids, $8 for individuals in groups of 10 or more.
- CLARENCE DARROW: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Iberia Performing Arts League, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Witness the one man show about the most famous trial lawyer of the 20th century. ipaltheater.com/plays.html
- “ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Based on the true story of Patsy Cline’s friendship with Houston housewife, Louise Seger. Tickets are $20. Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorcitedesarts.org
- LOUISIANA STOCK HORSE EVENT: 9 a.m., Pointe Coupee Parish Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. Festivities and various competitions will be held throughout the day. Fees apply to compete; free to spectators.
- SPRING FLING: 9 a.m., Leesville Main Street District, Third St. in the Historic District, Leesville. Enjoy arts and crafts, food, and music from Stereodrive at 11 a.m.
- KICKS FOR MILES BREAKATHON: 11 a.m., Youngsville Sports Complex, 801 Savoy Road, Youngsville. Students of Acadiana Karate raise money to break boards to help families fighting cancer.
- TAILS N’ TALES — A CRAWFISH BOIL-OFF: 1 p.m., 300 Block of Belanger St., downtown Houma. Go head-to-head in a spicy battle. Tickets are $40.
MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE PRESENTS “RED RIDING HOOD”: 2 P.M. AND 5:30 P.M., COLUMBIA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS, 220 E. THOMAS ST., HAMMOND. TICKETS FOR ADULTS ARE $15 AND $10 FOR KIDS.
- FOUNDER’S BEER TASTING: 5 p.m., The Red White & Brew, 120 E. Thomas St., Hammond. A Founder’s Beer Tasting followed by the release of the brewery’s KBS Stout. The tasting is $20 and has limited seating. Free admission to the release party. Free food will be provided.
- SPANISH KING’S BALL: 7 p.m., New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia’s annual King’s Ball with music from the Back At It Band, tapas, an open bar and dance. newiberiaspanishfestival.com/
- PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS: 9 a.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Internationally recognized Cuban photographer, Ramses Hernandez Batista, will offer a workshop in photography for area students. Students must bring their own digital cameras.
- TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia.
- PELICAN CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT: 3 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads.
- BEER CLUB (PATIO EDITION): 6:30 p.m., Whole Foods Market, 4247 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette. Enjoy hand-selected beers and pairings on the patio.
- UL LAFAYETTE PRESENTS BLUEGRASS TO BLUES WITH SPECIAL GUEST SONNY LANDRETH: 7:30 p.m., Burke-Hawthorne Theatre, 231 Hebrard Blvd., Lafayette. Admission is $10 general public, $5 seniors, free to campus community and children under 18.
- “OEDIPUS”: 7:30 p.m., Vonnie Bordon Theatre, 1220 SGA, Hammond. The SLU Theatre will host one of the most dramatic masterpieces of Greek theatre.
- GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. For information, call (337) 519-7848.
- SOUTHEASTERN’S WIND SYMPHONY CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Southeastern Louisiana University’s Wind Symphony Orchestra will present its spring concert “Laissez le bon temps rouler!” Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for seniors and faculty and are available at the door or in advance at the Columbia Theatre box office. Call (985) 543-4371 for ticket information.
- 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 information, call (337) 606-5977 or visit bayoutechemuseum.org.
Depictions of Louisiana From the Permanent Collection of the Hilliard University Art Museum: The Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Uses works dating from mid-19th Century to the present and selected texts from literature to interpret Louisiana. On display through Aug. 20. hillliardmuseum.org
- FABRIC JOIE DE VIVRE: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Exhibit runs through April 23.
“Fashion from Fiction” — Romance Novel Dresses by Carrie Ann Schumacher: The Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Explores the relationship between fictional, romanticized representations of women in romance novels and the real-life experiences of women in contemporary American society. On display through May 14. hillliardmuseum.org
From the Vault — Works on Paper by Dali and Picasso: The Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Showcases print portfolios of each artist – Salvador Dali’s La Conquête du Cosmos II and Pablo Picasso’s Femmes et Faunes. On display through May 14. hillliardmuseum.org
“Haiti — Paintings from Paradise”: 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
- NEW IBERIA AZALEA TRAIL: Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2513 La. 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 shapes our personal visions of the world. Runs through May 14. acadianacenterforthearts.org
The Spring 2016 Senior Exhibition: 8 a.m., Southeastern Louisiana University’s Contemporary Art Gallery, 100 E. Stadium, Hammond. Southeastern seniors completing their bachelor’s degrees in visual art and design showcase their artwork. On display through May 14.
- UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday; and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. hilliardmuseum.org or (337) 482-2278.
Compiled by Marchaund Jones