- RELAY FOR LIFE: 6 p.m.-6 a.m., Scott Civic Center, New Roads. A community event and celebration for all cancer survivors. (985) 665-9893 or relayforlife/pointecoupeela
- SMART FESTIVAL: 6 p.m. Friday, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, LITE Center, UL of Lafayette’s Research Park. Event exploring the connections between science and art. Free.
- BAYOU STATE CORVETTE CLUB CAR SHOW: 8 a.m-11 a.m., registration; 2:30 p.m., awards, Cajun Harley Davidson, I-10 Scott exit. $40 entry; free to watch. bayoustatecorvetteclub.com/site
- HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, #2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or firstname.lastname@example.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
- CAMPGROUND TRICK-OR-TREATING: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., Chicot State Park, Ville Platte. Campers are invited to celebrate Halloween by decorating their campsites and/or handing out treats. The public is welcome to walk through the north or south campgrounds for trick-or-treating. There will also be an animal detectives program at 10 a.m. at the Arboretum Nature Center. $2. (337) 363-6289 or louisianatravel.com
- BOO AT THE BARN: 3 p.m.-6 p.m., behind St. Amant High School, off La. 431. Pumpkin patch, hay ride, games, petting zoo, barnyard-themed candy stations, costume contest at 4 p.m. Proceeds benefit the community’s hungry. Admission is $1 or one canned food item. www.stamantffa.com
BRUDLEY’S WILD GAME COOKOFF: 5 P.M.-8 P.M., ACADIANA FAIRGROUNDS, 713 NW BYPASS, LA. 3212, NEW IBERIA. THERE WILL BE FOOD, LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, GAMES, A SILENT AUCTION, EXOTIC ANIMAL EXHIBITS AND CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES. (337) 268-9555 OR BGCACADIANA.COM
RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 P.M.-7:30 P.M., LIBERTY THEATER, EUNICE. JOHNNY SONNIER & THE NEW HERITAGE BAND WILL PERFORM. (337) 457-7389 OR WWW.EUNICE-LA.COM
SHOWTUNES SING-ALONG: 7 P.M.-11 P.M., DES AMIS DINING AND CATERING, 225 W. MAIN ST., NEW IBERIA. DABERRY.ORG
- HALLOWEEN CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL AND COSTUME CONTEST: Noon-4 p.m., costume contest at 2 p.m., Cyr Gates Community Center, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. Games, fun jump, cake walk and concessions. (337) 369-2337
- CONTRA AND SQUARE DANCE: 2 p.m.-5 p.m., NUNU’s, 1510 Bayou Courtableau Highway (La. 93 E.), Arnaudville. The caller will be Steve Bing of Houston and Clelia Stefanini and friends will perform. $5.
SUNDAY AND MONDAY
- ‘DEATH OF A SALESMAN’ OPEN AUDITIONS: 6 p.m., Cite des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Presented by the Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company. Headshots and resumes are welcome. The auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Eight men and five women are needed. (337) 371-5481
- MISSOULA CHILDREN’S THEATRE AUDITIONS: 4 p.m., Amite High Theatre, 403 S. Laurel St., Amite. The troupe will cast 50-60 local youth, ages 5-18. Rehearsals will be 4 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Monday-Fridays. (985) 748-8761
- RIDERS ON THE ORPHAN TRAIN: Noon-2 p.m., Teacher Education Center, KIVA, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. The multi-media presentation tells the story of the 250,000 orphans who were put on trains between 1854 and 1929 and sent all over the U.S. to be given away.
- 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. STORIES BY JULIA E. KEY AND POETRY BY JULIA B. LEVINE, FROM BERKLEY, CALIF. FREE.
- FALL DINNER AND DANCE: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., OPTIONS and area group homes, Southeastern Louisiana University Lab School Gym. A dance for adults with disabilities hosted by the Student Council for Exceptional Children Chapter and Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society.
- EVENING UNDER THE OAKS: 7 p.m.-10 p.m., Sliman Theater, 129 E. Main St., New Iberia. Annual dinner/auction presented by Shadows-on-the-Teche. Open bar cocktail hour, meal, entertainment. $125. (337) 369-6446
- CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. “Street Art to Gallery Art”: Joseph Staples and Chic Connell; “Spinning on the Enola Gay Hangar Until I Make Myself Sick,” Lisa K. Blat, and “Alumni Designers Exhibition.” Ends Friday, Nov. 7.
LOUISIANA State MUSEUM-PATTERSON: 118 Cotten Road, Patterson. Exhibit of a variety of crafts by 16 members of the Louisiana Crafts Guild.
Shadows-on-the-Teche: 317 W. Main St., New Iberia. “Photography & Beyond,” exhibit of Roxy Blanton and Margaret Melancon’s work. ShadowsontheTeche.org
Backwoods Gallery: 11931 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. Feliciana Branch of the Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild exhibit will run until Dec. 31 and features a wide variety of subject matter, style and sizes. (225) 683-8673
Julien Poydras Museum and Arts center: 500 W. Main St., New Roads, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “Sister Ann Constance: Art & Community Art Exhibition” will run until Jan. 15.
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose