High school and college drum and bugle corps from across the country will perform at 7 p.m. July 21 for the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Drums Across Cajun Field event.

It is the main fundraiser for UL-Lafayette’s Pride of Acadiana Marching Band.

Tickets are $25 in advance or $27 the day of the show.

Discounted tickets of $18 per person are available for groups of 20 or more.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster and the Cajun Dome Box Office.

For information, visit www.ulbands.com.

Iberia musical

The Iberia Performing Arts League will present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” on Thursday through Sunday beginning July 17 and July 24 at the Essanee Theater in downtown New Iberia.

The Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday shows begin at 3 p.m.

Tickets are $10.

For information, call (337) 364-6114 or visit www. ipaltheater.com.

Cajun athletics

The Ragin’ Cajuns Athletics Celebration is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Cajundome Convention Center in Lafayette.

The festivities will include music, food and drink, a silent auction, raffles and a chance to meet University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s coaching staff.

Admission is $150 for two people.

Proceeds are used to help recruit and keep UL-Lafayette coaches.

Tickets may be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com.

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Mentor fundraiser

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana will host its annual “Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre” and auction fundraiser.

Shows are set for 7 p.m. Aug. 8-9.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with a cash bar and silent auction.

Reservations are $100 per person or $700 for a table for eight, which includes a three-course dinner.

For information, visit www.acadianabigs.com.

Upper Lafayette meets

The Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation will meet Wednesday at 11:30 a.m. at the Petroleum Club in Lafayette.

Panelists at the luncheon will speak about efforts to move forward with Lafayette’s recently adopted comprehensive plan for growth and development.

Tickets are $35 each or $300 for a reserved table of eight.

For information, call (337)769-7649 or email jan@upperlafayette.com.

Free cooking class

Paul Ayo, of E’s Kitchen, will lead a free cooking class at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the midweek market at the Horse Farm in Lafayette.

For information, visit www.marketatthehorse farm.com.

Submit items to Acadiana bureau chief Richard Burgess at rburgess@theadvocate.com or by fax to (337) 269-0410.