• HARRY POTTER NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Livingston Parish Library Denham Springs/Walker branch, 8101 U.S. Highway 190, Denham Springs. Patrons age 18 and older can join the library for a Harry Potter-filled evening that includes wand-making and a game of Quidditch. Registration is required. Call (225) 665-8118 for more information.
  • ‘A NIGHT WITH THE RAT PACK’: 7:30 p.m., The Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 West Main St., New Roads. Spencer Racca, Frank Sinatra Tribute Artist, will perform. For more information, call (225) 638-6575.


  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally grown foods and handmade items. For more information, call (337) 276-4293.
  • CUPCAKE DECORATING CLASS: Noon, Whole Foods Market, 4247 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Lafayette. A class for all ages on how to turn ordinary cupcakes into pieces of art. $10 per guest.
  • INSIDIOUS MONK BOTTLE RELEASE PARTY: Noon, Gnarly Barley Brewing, 1709 Corbin Road, Hammond. Celebrate the release of the second Gnar Series beer — Insidious Monk. No cover or reservations necessary.
  • SHOWTUNES SING-ALONG: 7 p.m., Beau Soleil Café and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia. Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free. (337) 378-9469.


  • 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.


  • ‘TURANDOT’: 1 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. See a screening of The Met Opera’s epic fairy tale opera set in China, loosely based on a play by 18th-century Italian dramatist Carlo Gozzi and composed by Giacomo Puccini.


  • LEVIATHAN TRIO: 7:30 p.m., Southeastern Louisiana University’s Pottle Auditorium, 310 Ned McGehee Drive, Hammond. The Leviathan Trio, headed by noted composer and pianist Joseph Dangerfield, will present a free concert.


  • CAJUN GROUNDHOG DAY: 7 a.m. to 8 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. The Cajun groundhog, Pierre C. Shaddeaux, emerges to predict the weather for the next six weeks. Free and open to the public.
  • IMMUNITY — FRIEND AND FOE: 7 p.m., Tope Lá Catering, 113 East Thomas St., Hammond. Southeastern Louisiana Biologist Penny Shockett will discuss the human immune system and its roles in this Science on Tap presentation. For more information, call (985) 549-3740.


  • 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.
  • BOOK SIGNING FOR ‘IMAGES OF AMERICA — HAMMOND’: 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Bayou Booksellers, 201 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Local authors and librarians at Southeastern Louisiana University Eric Johnson and Catherine Tijerino will sign copies of their new book at the store. Call (985) 542-1124 for more information.
  • COLOR YOUR WORLD: 6 p.m., Iberia Parish Library’s Main Branch, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia. View L’Acadien Art Guild’s yearly exhibit. For more information, call (337) 364-7150 or visit


  • ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101. W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Current exhibits include Collectors Alley, which offers a wide variety of works from local and regional artists for sale through Sunday, and Fresh Pickins, which includes works from visual arts majors studying at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette through Feb. 20.
  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or
  • ‘ÇA C’EST BON’ — PAINTINGS OF COURIRS, BOUCHERIES & FESTIVALS: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. An exhibition of oil paintings by Herb Roe depicting Courir de Mardi Gras. Runs through Feb. 20.
  • 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: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the last 200 years of the sugar cane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or
  • LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.
  • MARJORIE MORRISON SCULPTURE BIENNIAL — ‘MOVEMENT, MOTION & RHYTHM’: 5 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Honors Marjorie Morrison, longtime advocate of the arts. Through Friday.
  • LA TABLE FRANÇAISE AT JAVA SQUARE CAFÉ: 4 p.m. Fridays, Java Square Café, 103 W. Landry St., Opelousas. Coffee and share conversation with other French speakers. Free.
  • 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
  • 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