FRIDAY

  • FRIED FISH FUNDRAISER: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church, 809 New Roads St., New Roads. $8 per plate; $1 for drinks. Orders of five or more can be delivered. (225) 638-2947. Every Friday during Lent.

SATURDAY

  • BATON ROUGE BARREL RACE COMPETITION: New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438
  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or smith_tl@hammond.org
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park. Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. (337) 276-4293 or jeanerettechamber.org
  • 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
  • READERS AND WRITERS SYMPOSIUM: 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Hemingbough, 10101 La. 965, St. Francisville. Authors Abigail Padgett, Ava Haymon, Moira Crone and Richard Sexton will discuss their writings and creative processes. $60. brownpapertickets.com
  • ANNUAL GARDEN SYMPOSIUM: 9:30 a.m., Parkview Branch Library, 500 Grand Pre Blvd., New Iberia. The library will install a new recirculating hydroponic garden tower. Mary Himel of Heirloom Produce Cooperative will explain how the tower functions, what can be grown within and permaculture techniques. (337) 364-7150 or Iberia.Lib.La.Us

ALMOST SLEEPOVER: 6:30 P.M.-10:30 P.M., LOUISIANA CHILDREN’S DISCOVERY CENTER, 113 N. CYPRESS ST., HAMMOND. LCDCOFHAMMOND.ORG

  • GENEALOGY WORKSHOP SERIES: 1 p.m., River Road African American Museum, 406 Charles St., Donaldsonville. Kenya Key Rachal will present “An Overview of Laws that Impacted Our Destiny”. $10. (225) 206-1225 or kathe@aamuseum.org.

WEDNESDAY

  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Locally grown produce and homemade products. (337) 577-9160

ORAL HISTORY AND POETRY: 7 P.M.-9 P.M., GRAND COTEAU HOUSE BALLROOM, GRAND COTEAU. A FESTIVAL OF WORDS PRESENTATION WITH SPOKEN WORD POETRY BY CLEMONCE HEARD. ORAL HISTORY WILL BE PRESENTED BY ALLEN CHARLES AND HIS SISTERS WHO WILL SHARE STORIES OF THEIR FATHER ALCIDE CHARLES, A SHARECROPPER, AND THEIR AUNT MARIE LOUISE CHARLES WHO WORKED AS A LIVE-IN DOMESTIC FOR THE CHATRIAN FAMILY, AND EVENTUALLY INHERITED THEIR HOUSE. FREE. (337) 254-9695 OR FESTIVALWORDS@GMAIL.COM

THURSDAY

  • EXTREME RAPTORS: 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Patterson Civic Center, Cotten Road, Patterson. A presentation by master falconer and wildlife rehabilitator Jonathan Wood. (985) 380-8224 or cajuncoast.com/eagleexpo

THE AHN TRIO: 7:30 P.M., HEYMANN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER, 1373 S. COLLEGE ROAD, LAFAYETTE. THE TRIO WILL PERFORM AND LEAD A MASTER CLASS. (337) 291-5540 OR HEYMANNCENTER.COM

“DIE HAPPY”: 7:30 P.M., ACA JAMES DEVIN MONCUS THEATRE, LAFAYETTE. A PRESENTATION OF ACTING UP (IN ACADIANA) COMPANY MEMBERS. $16; $12 FOR STUDENTS AND SENIORS. ACADIANACENTERFORTHEARTS.ORG

ONGOING

  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Thursday-Saturday, 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. “George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia’s Oak Trees,” an exhibit of the late Rodrigue’s work, through March 15.
  • EAST FELICIANA PARISH CLERK OF COURT’S OFFICE: 12305 St. Helena St., Clinton. Marilyn Goff is the featured artist through February. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (225) 683-5145
  • HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. “Henry Botkin: Evolution (Part 2),” an exhibit of Botkin’s early 20th century work illustrating how he explored various aspects of European Modernism. Through April 18. “Truth and Identity: Questions for the Self in Works” by Gary Chapman, an exhibit of paintings and mixed media works, also “The New Sublime: Video Works” by Courtney Egan, a multi-media exhibit of botanical art. Through May 16. (337) 482-2278 or hilliardmuseum.org
  • JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. “The World Will Move: Civil Rights and Public Transportation in Louisiana 1860s-1950s,” an exhibit of photos, articles, prints and artifacts. Through March 6. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or JeaneretteMuseum.com
  • Compiled by Leslie D. Rose