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Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band will perform at the Original Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival on Saturday. The event starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Yambilee Festival Grounds, 1939 W. Landry St., in Opelousas. Tickets are $15 at the gate, $5 for children ages 12 and under.

Editor's note: Events might be rescheduled or canceled due to inclement weather. Check with the venue for additional details.


M.I.BRARY FUNDRAISER CONCERT: 9 p.m., Artmosphere Bistro, 902 Johnston St., Lafayette. Featuring performances from Dr. C & the Gris Gris, La Recolte and New Natives Brass Band. Proceeds will go toward purchasing instruments for the M.I.Brary.


"FINDING NELSON MANDELA": 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St. A drama about two people's struggle for freedom and how their destinies meet. $15 general admission, $12 for seniors and students with a valid ID.


ORIGINAL SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA ZYDECO MUSIC FESTIVAL: 11 a.m., Yambilee Festival Grounds, 1939 W. Landry St., Opelousas. Celebration of unique Louisiana music, with food, crafts, cooking contest and a parade. $15, $12 12 and under. (337) 290-6048,

PEANUT BUTTER KOROVA MILK PORTER RELEASE PARTY: Noon, Gnarly Barley Brewing, 1709 Corbin Road, Hammond. Peanut Butter Korova is back. Stop by the brewery to grab a four-pack before they hit the store shelves. Live music from Kirk Holder. Free.

POP UP YOGA: 12:30 p.m., Phillyana Cheesesteaks, 427 Jefferson St., Lafayette. A class with Down Dog Yoga. $5 for members, $10 for nonmembers. 

#BOSSBALL2K17: 7 p.m., Discovery Inn & Suites, 120 E. Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. Witness this one-of-a-kind event featuring eight of the finest entertainers from across the south. Featuring a silent and live auction as well as a boy/date auction.

THE 2ND FLOOR NIGHT CLUB GRAND OPENING: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., 116 E. Vermillion St., Lafayette. The club reopens with Latin nights every Saturday. (337) 849-0600. 


PINK PIZZAZZ ZYDECO & JAZZ BRUNCH: 10:30 a.m., Le Pavillon-Parc Lafayette, 1913 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. Featuring live music by Bunk Johnson Brazz Band & Dr. Boogie. $40.


ZYDECO DANCE LESSONS FOR BEGINNERS: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Feed N Seed, 106 N. Grant St., Lafayette. Learn basic rock-back zydeco and simple turns. $15 per class. Additional classes to take place Sept. 12, 19 and 26. $60 for all classes.

PATRON TEQUILA DINNER: 6:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., POUR Restaurant & Bar, 1 Degaulle Square, Lafayette. Featuring a five-course dinner from chef Braeden Brauwn and Patron cocktails from mixologist Raymond Ward. $65 at


BEHIND THE SCENES WITH JOAN TANNER AND JULIEN ROBSON: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Featuring a discussion of Tanner's solo exhibit. Free. 

LAFAYETTE COMEDY'S WEEKLY OPEN MIC: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Steam Press Coffee Cafe, 520A Jefferson St., Lafayette. Featuring Joe Kelley. $3 cover. 


JANET JACKSON — STATE OF THE WORLD TOUR: 8 p.m., Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette.


ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. "Neo-Eclectic Post Bop Expressionism: Dutch Kepler" and "Powder Keg," through Sept. 9; and "Through the Looking Glass" through Sept. 23.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF ACADIANA: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 201 E. Congress St., Lafayette. Admission is $7 for children and adults. Free for children 12 months and under.

HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. "CONTINGENt: drawing and sculpture by Joan Tanner" through Sept. 16; "Spotlight on Francis Pavy" through Dec. 9; Yoga in the Galleries on the second Saturday of every month at 11 a.m.; and free guided tour every Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m.

HUB CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Oil Center, 427 Heymann St., Lafayette. Across from Champagne's. The first and third Saturdays include an arts weekend.

LAFAYETTE FARMERS AND ARTISAN MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St., Lafayette. Includes a Cajun jam at 9 a.m.

OPELOUSAS FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Tuesdays, Farmers Market Pavilion, 925 E. Landry St., Opelousas.

TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Tuesdays, Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia.

LAFAYETTE SCIENCE MUSEUM: 433 Jefferson St., Lafayette. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

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.

JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the past 200 years of the sugar cane and cypress lumber industries and the days of the steamboat. (337) 276-4408 or

JEANERETTE WEEKLY MARKET: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, every Friday, locally grown vegetable, canned items, jewelry and other homemade items. (337) 339-3383.

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.

NUNU COLLECTIVE: 1510 Bayou Courtableau Highway, Arnaudville. Featuring a marketplace at 11 a.m. Fridays through Sundays.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones