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ADVOCATE PHOTO BY PAUL KIEU — Visitors walk through the main gallery at the Acadiana Center for the Arts during the second Saturday ArtWalk in June 2016; the event returns from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday with works displayed across downtown Lafayette galleries, restaurants and shops. For more information, visit


MIDWINTER FAIR RODEO: Open at 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Jan. 14, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15. Blackham Coliseum, Lafayette. Featuring a stick and pro rodeo competitions. Tickets start at $14 for adults, $11 for children. Get more information at

2017 LOUISIANA FUR AND WILDLIFE FESTIVAL: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday; Downtown Cameron. Featuring fashion shows, parades, a carnival and live music. More information available at

WINTER TRADE DAYS: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 4100 J. Bennett Johnston Ave., Lake Charles. Browse and buy antiques, jewelry and home décor. 


ARTWALK: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Featuring works on display throughout the downtown area at more than a dozen galleries, restaurants and shops. For more information and a full list of exhibitors, visit

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