• ‘THE TAMING OF THE SHREW’: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Presented by the Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble. $12, adults; $8, children through high school; $10, ACA members. (337) 233-7060


  • LOUISIANA OUTDOOR EXPO: 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Cajundome & Convention Center, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. Hunting, fishing, everything for outdoors. $8.50, adults; $3.50, kids 5-11; free, kids under 5.
  • ‘JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT’: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Performance by the Iberia Performing Arts League. $10. (337) 364-6114


  • FAIS DO-DO DANCE: 4:30 p.m., Lakeview Park & Beach, 1717 Veterans Memorial Highway, Eunice. Live music by Southern Goods Band. $10.
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. Featuring Jackie Caillier, Ivy Dugas and Cajun Cousins. $5. (337) 457-7389
  • ‘FROZEN’ ALMOST SLEEPOVER: 6:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, 113 N. Cypress St., Hammond. Children will build a snowman, sing and dance and make their own frozen blue magical snow. Dinner will be served. Members: $25, first child; $15, each additional child; nonmembers: $25, first child; $20 each additional child. RSVP by Friday at 4:30 p.m. (985) 340-9150 or email


  • AUDITIONS FOR EUNICE PLAYERS’ THEATRE: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday, and 6 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Eunice Players’ Theatre, 121 S. Second St., Eunice. Several adult men and women ages 30-60 and three teenage boys and girls are needed for a production of “The Diary of Anne Frank” in September. (337) 580-1787


  • DEWEY DECIBELS: 11 a.m. Saturday, Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston; 2 p.m. Thursday, South Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 23477 La. 444, Livingston; 6 p.m Thursday, Albany-Springfield Branch Library, 26941 La. 43, Hammond. End of summer dance party with the library’s own band The Dewey Decibels. For all ages. Free.


  • ‘NUNSENSE’: 7 p.m., Saturday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Tech Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. $15, advance; $20, door. (337) 366-1845


  • HAMMOND ARTS AND CRAFTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, #2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Arts and crafts, produce and more.
  • LA CUISINE DE LA LOUISIANE: 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville. Fundraiser for American Red Cross of Central Louisiana in Alexandria, Faith House in Lafayette and the Avoyelles Society for the Developmentally Disabled in Marksville. Samples of food from restaurants throughout the state. $35. (318) 442-6621 or (337) 267-9422


  • MAKE A PARACORD BRACELET: 6 p.m., Main Branch of the Livingston Parish Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Ages 18 and up can learn how to make a paracord bracelet. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited, so registration is required. Free. (225) 686-2436 or


  • 2014 INVITATIONAL METAL ARTS EXHIBIT: Lafayette Art Association and Gallery, 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Exhibit sponosored by L’esprit du Metal and the Lafayette Art Association. On view through Aug. 8. Hours: noon-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (337) 269-0363
  • PAUL AND LULU HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette. “Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper,” through Aug. 16; “Earth and Element: the Art of George Dunbar,” through Aug. 30. “The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery,” through Sept. 6. Gallery hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278

Compiled by Emily Beck Cogburn