● By Robert Frey
Reproductions of the iconic images by Photographer Fonville Winans will be offered for sale during an exhibit and fundraiser for the St. Mary Landmark Society, March 2-3, Grevemberg House Museum, 407 Sterling Road, Franklin. For sale will be black and white reproductions of images taken between 1929-1941 of Grand Isle, LSU and the people and places of Louisiana. Free to attend. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 828-2092 for information.
THEATER & ARTS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
Honk! 7 p.m., Angelle Auditorium, 601 East St. Mary Boulevard, Lafayette. Tickets $14 at the door. Visit www.cytlafayette.org for information. Also Saturday, Feb. 2 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, Feb. 3 at 2 p.m.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 26
Flashdance-The Musical, 8 p.m., Mahalia Jackson Theater, 1419 Basin Street, New Orleans. For tickets call the box office at 504-287-0351. Also Feb. 27-March 3. Sunday times are 7:30 p.m., and matinees are Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m.
THROUGH MAY 11
John Buck C’est Magnifique, an interactive exhibit with giant carved blocks used as intricate carvings and for printmaking and an exhibit of contemporary folk art from the permanent collection. Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary Boulevard, Lafayette. Admission $5. Visit museum.louisiana.edu or call 482-2278.
FESTIVALS & EVENTS
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, 7 p.m., The Pavilion, Cypress Bayou Casino, Charenton. Tickets $55. Call 923-7284 ext. 3300 for more information.
Louisiana Crossroads, 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Features Joel Savoy’s Honky Tonk Merry-Go-Round & Special Guests. Tickets $15-$25. Food by Tony Chachere’s and beer by La-31 will be sold. Call 233-7060 for information.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 2
Teche Area’s Farmers Market, 7-11 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, downtown New Iberia. Open year-round on Saturdays and during the workweek on Tuesday afternoons, 2:30-6 p.m.
Babe Ruth baseball and softball registration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Iberia Parish Airbase location. For boys 4-12 and girls 4-14. Fees $65 for first child with $135 family maximum. Call 256-0353 or visit the Iberia Athletic Association website at niaa.baberuthonline.com.
CFMA/La Poussiere Cajun Dancehall Tornado Relief Dance, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., 1215 Grand Pointe Avenue, Breaux Bridge. Sponsored by the Cajun French Music Association of Louisiana. Call 337-789-0319 for more information.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 3
Pawdi Gras on the Pond, 1-4 p.m., 220 Prescott Boulevard, Youngsville. Dog and Children’s Mardi Gras parade benefiting Angel Paws of New Iberia. Registration at 1 p.m., parade at 2:15 p.m. Call 856-2323 for more information.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5
Bowtie Tuesday Uptown Poetry, 7 p.m., House of Rudolph, 326 Hopkins Street, New Iberia. Open mic and DJ set up for local performances and spoken word. Ties encouraged. Call 335-9645 or visit facebook.com/j.battle1985 for information.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 7
Go Red For Women Luncheon, 10 a.m. registration, Lafayette Hilton, 1521 West Pinhook, Lafayette. Tickets $50. Guest speaker is Lucie Arnaz. For tickets and information visit www.heart.org/lafayettegored or call 337-316-0951.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8
Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Banquet, 6 p.m., Ward Eight Recreation Center, Jeanerette. Tickets $25 by calling 276-4293 or on Facebook. Outstanding Awards will be presented to several adults and students.
Career Connections, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Cajundome Convention Center, Lafayette. Tenth-graders, public, private and home-schooled from Lafayette, Iberia, St. Martin and Vermilion parishes career discovery day. For more information visit www.lafayette.org/jobfairs.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 9
Jeanerette Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park, Jeanerette. To be held second Saturday of each month. Contact the Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce at 276-4293 for information.
Oil Center’s Open Air Antique & Arts Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Lafayette General Medical Center Plaza, 427 Heymann Boulevard, Lafayette. For information on participating, call 232-1267.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11
Swamp Pop Reunion VIII, 7 p.m., Ville Platte Civic Center, Ville Platte. Tickets $20, doors open at 5:30 and gumbo sold. Call 337-363-2939 for information.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14
Calling All Lovers, Romance Under The Oak, 120 New Market Street near the Evangeline Oak, St. Martinville. Annual reception in honor of couples married or engaged under the iconic tree. Call The Acadian Memorial at 394-2258 for more information.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15
AKC Dog Agility Trials, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., SugArena, 713 Northwest Bypass, Highway 3212, New Iberia. Call 365-7539 for information.
Central Gulf Coast Boat, Sport & RV show, 1-8 p.m., Lake Charles Civic Center, 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles. Also Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets $7 for adults. Call 337-436-4355 for more information.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16
King Cake 5K, 6:30-10:30 a.m., River Ranch, Lafayette. Register online at www.thechildrensshelters.org for $30, or day of race, $35. Benefits The Children’s Shelter of Acadiana Youth. For more information call 237-1320.
Top Rod Big Bass Tournament, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Marshfield Landing, Loreauville. Fundraiser for Pepperplex with $4,000 in payments. Tickets for two anglers $100. Call 519-0400 for information.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17
Black History Program, 3 p.m. Chifton Chenier Auditorium, 220 West Willow Street, Lafayette. For information call 261-1940.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18
WWE Presents RAW, 6:30 p.m., Cajundome, Lafayette. Tickets start at $15. Return of the Rock, plus entertainment to be televised. Features 10 Smackdown Superstars. Visit www.wwe.com for more information.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
Acadiana Republican Women meeting, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., River Oaks Napoleon Room, Lafayette. Guest speaker Secretary of State Tom Schedler. Lunch $20 at door. Public invited. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22
Jason Aldean Night Train Tour, 7:30 p.m., Cajundome, Lafayette. Tickets $51.25 and $25.25 plus fees, four ticket limit per buyer, through Ticketmaster. Contact the Cajundome at 265-2100.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Tickets $40 and VIP tickets available. Call 233-7060 for information.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 23
Tabasco Shootout Soccer Tournament, all day, Pepperplex, 608 Sucrose Drive, New Iberia. Call Iberia Soccer Association at 364-8200 for information. Also Sunday, Feb. 24.
Bowl for Kid’s Sake, 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., Acadiana Lanes, 3227 Ambassador Caffery, Lafayette. Five-member teams raise minimum of $200. Visit AcadianaBigs.com to register and for information on prizes.
Bayou Teche Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 203 New Market Street, St. Martinville. Vendor registration is free, open to the public. Call 394-2230 for information.
Let Us Serenade You, 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Presented by Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, tickets are $35. Call 232-4277 for information or visit www.acadianasymphony.org for tickets.
Gospel Explosion, 4-8 p.m., Franklin Senior High Auditorium, 1401 Cynthia St., Franklin. FSHS’s Athletic Booster Club sponsors the event. Admission $10, more than 10 choirs perform. Call 337-579-1417 or 337-907-6057 for more information.
The Chee Weez, 9 p.m., ROX, Cypress Bayou Casino, Charenton. Tickets $10. Must be 21 to enter. To reserve a booth, call 923-7284 ext. 3274.
Kyper, Egyptian Lover & Super Dave, 8 p.m., La Louisiane Banquet Hall, Highway 14, New Iberia. Advance tickets $20, must be 21 to enter, no smoking. For tickets or information, call 364-1880. Donations go in part to Lydia Cancer Association.
SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 24
Musical Valentines Concert by candlelight featuring Acadiana Symphony Orchestra, 3-4:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Catholic Church, New Iberia. Free. Sponsored by Iberia Cultural Resources Association. Call 364-1603.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25
Coteau Family Night T-ball and Softball registration, 6-8 p.m., Edwards Romagosa Parish Life Center, Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church, Coteau. Also Feb. 26, and March 4 and 5. Call 369-6993 for more information.
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin, 7 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette. Presented by PASA, tickets are $59-$38 plus fees. Call 291-5555 or 1-800-745-3000 for tickets.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28
Eagle Expo, with photography presentations, receptions and swamp tours by boat to view eagle nests. Through March 2. Visit www.cajuncoast.com or call 1-800-256-2931 for information.
Louisiana Farmer of the Year Awards, 6:15 p.m., John Folse’s White Oak Plantation, Baton Rouge. For more information call Don Molino at 225-291-2727.
FRIDAY, MARCH 1
Music and Faith, 7:30 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, Lafayette. The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra performing with Soprano Jennifer Welch-Babidge; tickets are $25. Also Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m. Visit www.acadianasymphony.org.
SATURDAY, MARCH 2
Shadows Arts & Crafts Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 317 East Main Street, New Iberia. The Shadows-on-the-Teche welcomes 60 vendors. Admission $5 for adults. Call 369-6446 for information.
Walk To Cure Diabetes, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., River Ranch, Lafayette. For more information, call Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at 225-932-9511.
Broadway, Bites and Bubblies, 7 p.m., 314 East Main Street, New Iberia. Iberia Performing Arts League fundraiser. Tickets are available by calling 337-658-0222
or IPAL at 364-6114.
Travis Tritt, 7 p.m., Pavilion, Cypress Bayou Casino, Charenton. Tickets $40 and must be 21 to enter. Call 800-745-3000 for Ticketmaster or the casino at 800-284-4386.
Iberia Project Graduation Sporting Clay Shoot, 8 a.m., G.O.L. Shooting, LLC., Maurice. Teams of four register for $400. Sponsorships available. Bring ammunition, golf cart type vehicles and support four schools’ safe graduation event. For registration form email Debbie@fireboss.com or call 519-3084.
SUNDAY, MARCH 3
Music and Faith, 3 p.m., St. John’s Cathedral, Lafayette. The Acadiana Symphony Orchestra performing with Soprano Jennifer Welch-Babidge; tickets are $25. Visit www.acadianasymphony.org.
MONDAY, MARCH 4
Acadiana Culinary Classic, 6 p.m., Cajundome Convention Center, Lafayette. Fundraiser for Hearts of Hope, the sexual assault response center for all of Acadiana. Tickets $100, tables available by calling 269-1557 or visit www.theheartsofhope.org for information. Chefs may contact Jude Tauzin at email@example.com for information on competing.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9
Women’s Wellness Celebration, 5:30 p.m., La Louisiane Banquet Hall, Highway 14, New Iberia. Sponsored by Lydia Cancer Association. Call 380-6902 to sponsor or for corporate support.