Around Acadiana:

Gatherings, carnivals and activities around Acadiana.

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Feb. 2. Cajun Groundhog Day. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. (337) 365-6773.

Feb. 3. Krewe of Andalusia Mardi Gras Parade. Downtown, New Iberia.(337) 367-6466

Feb. 4. Annual Mardi Gras Run. Gueydan.

Feb. 4 - Mar. 31. Every Tuesday and Saturday. Teche Area Farmer’s Market. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. (337) 369-2330.

Feb. 7. Beetlejuice 101. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200

Feb. 9 - 11. Eagle Expo. 112 Main St., Patterson. (985) 395-4905.

Feb. 10. Krewe of Hercules. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 10-19. Thibodaux Playhouse Presents Deathtrap by Sidney Bruhl. 314 St. Mary St., Louisiana Highway 1, Thibodaux. (985) 446-1896.

Feb. 11. Concert by Candlelight. St. Peters Church, New Iberia. (337) 364-1603.

Feb. 11. Carnivale de Rio Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 11. Krewe of Tee Caillou. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 11. Krewe of Aquarius. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 11. Thibodaux’s Krewe of Ambrosia First Night Parade. Thibodaux.

Feb. 11. Vinton Mardi Gras Celebration and Parade. Downtown, Vinton.

Feb. 11. Tree Artistry. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200.

Feb. 11. SugaFest High School Rodeo Timed Event. SugArena, New Iberia. (337) 365-7539.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Hyacinthians. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Titans. Houma. (800) 688-2732. Follows Hyacinthians.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Shaka. Thibodaux.

Feb. 12. Krewe of Ezana Jeanerette Mardi Gras Parade. Jeanerette.

Feb. 13. Krewe of the Golden Years. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952.

Feb. 15. ImaginOcean. Grand Opera House of the South, Crowley. (337) 785-0440.

Feb. 17. AKC Dog Agility Trials. SugArena, New Iberia. (337) 365-7539.

Feb. 17.Krewe of Aphrodite. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 17.Friday Night Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 17. Krewe of Pandas Kindergarten Parade. Houma. (985) 872-3854.

Feb. 17. Krewe of Adonis Parade. Morgan City. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 17. Gumbo Cook-Off. Church Point. (337) 349-0618.

Feb. 18. Borden Children’s Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 18. Bonaparte Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 18. Children’s Run and Children’s Parade. Church Point. (337) 349-0618.

Feb. 18. Jennings Mardi Gras Festival & Parade. Founders Park and Main Street, Jennings. (337) 821-5532.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Mardi Gras. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Omega. Downtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Barkus. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Cosmos Presentation. Sulphur High School Auditorium, Sulphur.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Illusions. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles (800) 456-7952.

Feb. 18. Lake Fausse Pointe Mardi Gras Parade. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200.

Feb. 18. Krewe of Dionysus Parade. Berwick. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 18. Cypremort Point Parade. Cypremort Point. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 18. Baldwin Mardi Gras Parade. Baldwin. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 18. World Famous Cajun Extravaganza/Gumbo Cook-Off. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 19. Children’s Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 19. Adult Run and Courir de Mardi Gras Parade. Church Point. (337) 349-0618.

Feb. 19. Krewe of Cleophas. Thibodaux.

Feb. 19. Krewe of Terreanians. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 19. Krewe of Montegut Children’s Parade. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 19. Krewe of Galatea Parade. Morgan City. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 19. Taste de la Louisiane and Children’s Day. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952.

Feb. 19. Children’s Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com.

Feb. 19. Lighted Boat Parade. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (800) 456-7952.

Feb. 19 - 21. 12th Carnival d’Acadie. Downtown, Crowley. (337) 783-0824.

Feb. 20. Musical Odyssey VIII. Nolan Trace, Leesville. (337) 239-2027.

Feb. 20. Krewe of Cleopatra. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 20. Queen’s Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 20. Royal Gala. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 20. Krewe of Amani Parade. Patterson. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 20. Krewe of Houmas Tableau and Ball. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. (985) 868-3806.

Feb. 21. 25th Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival. Downtown, Iota. (337) 779-2226.

Feb. 21. Chicken Run. Knights of Columbus Hall and Highway 90, Iota.

Feb. 21. King’s Parade. Lafayette.

Feb. 21. LMGF, Inc. Parade. Lafayette. Follows King’s Parade.

Feb. 21. The Independent Parade. Lafayette. Follows LMGF, Inc. Parade.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Charlie Sioux Parade Block Party. Downtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com.

Feb. 21. Motorcycles, Hot Rods & Classics Parade. Downtown to Midtown, Lake Charles. Follows Krewe of Charlie Sioux.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Krewes. Downtown to Midtown, Lake Charles. Swlamardigras.com.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Houmas. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Kajuns. Houma. (800) 688-2732. Follows Houmas.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Bonne Terre. Houma. (800) 688-2732.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade. Francis Romero Memorial Park, Coteau. (337) 577-5099.

Feb. 21. Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade. Main Street, Loreauville. (337) 229-6001.

Feb. 21. Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade. Mon Ami, Jeanerette. (337) 365-8185.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Chic-a-la-Pie. Kaplan.

Feb. 21. Krewe of Hephaestus Parade. Morgan City. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 21. All-Krewes Parade. Franklin. (800) 256-2931.

Feb. 25 - 26. TABASCO Shootout Soccer Tournament. Louisiana Pepperplex, New Iberia. (337) 247-3105.

Feb. 26 - May 12. McNeese State University Banners Series. Locations vary, Lake Charles. (337) 465-5123 or www.banners.org.

Feb. 29. Jupiter 101. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200.

March 3. Fear No Evil Bull-riding Challenge. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. (985) 850-4657.

March 3. Terrebonne Parish 4-H Livestock Show & Sale. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. (985) 873-6495.

March 3. Great Gator Race. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. (337) 367-3277.

March 3. Shadows Arts & Crafts Show. Shadows-on-the-Teche, New Iberia. (337) 369-6446.

March. 9 - 11. Iberia Performing Arts League: Chicago. Essanee Theater, New Iberia. (337) 364-6114.

March 4 - 10. School Art Show. Downtown Art Gallery 630, Houma. (985) 876-2198.

March 10. Black Heritage Festival. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

March 15 - 17. Iowa Rabbit Festival. Lawrence Toups Jr. Memorial Park, Iowa. (337) 436-9588.

March 15 - 18. Iberia Performing Arts League: Chicago. Essanee Theater, New Iberia. (337) 364-6114.

March 17. Louisiana Swamp Stomp Festival. Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. (985) 448-4965.

March 17. Festival of Live Oaks. New Iberia City Park, New Iberia. (337) 369-2337.

March 17. Celebrate Spring. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200.

March 17. St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Houma. (985) 851-6977.

March 18. Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra Concert. Southdown Plantation, Houma. (985) 851-0154.

March 18 - April 3. Annual Spring Art Show. Downtown Art Gallery 630, Houma. (985) 851-2198.

March 22 - 25. Iberia Performing Arts League: Chicago. Essanee Theater, New Iberia. (337) 364-6114.

March 24. Miss Magnolia Pageant. Evergreen Cajun Center, Houma. (985) 798-7019.

March 31. Southdown Marketplace Arts & Crafts Festival. Southdown Plantation, Houma. (985) 851-0154.

March 31 - April 1. Palm Sunday Tour of Homes. Private homes, downtown Lake Charles. (337) 436-1116.
 

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