Stamps and Stencils

Monday, May 21st | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM
The makers are back at it and this month's meeting will be all about making stamps and stencils for your art!
Things to Do

Steam Press Presents 90's Night!

Aug. 4th | 7:00 PM
Come out to enjoy some 90's themed music while we get you prepared for trivia, karaoke and a costume contest at Steam Press! Be there decked out in your best 90's gear and don't forget, all of these include prizes!
Live Music,Things to Do

Steam Press Rock!

Friday, January 12th | 9:00 PM-1:00 AM
​Steam Press Coffee Cafe presents Innertrust, Baret Fritz Band, and Gypsy Sticks - three of Acadiana's best rock bands for only a $5 cover! Start 2018 off right with great music, food, and drinks!
Live Music

Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys + Huval-Fuselier Cajun trio

October 12th | 8:00 PM
Steve Riley & The Mamou Playboys + Huval-Fuselier Cajun trio take the stage at The Wurst Biergarten after Festival Acadiens.
Live Music,Things to Do

Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys

Saturday, February 24 at 5 PM – Sunday, Feb 25 at 8 PM
Come on down to Feed n Seed for a two night outing of traditional cajun and zydeco performance by Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys!

Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Stillhouse Back to School Bash with Ray Boudreaux

August 19th | 8:00 PM
Stillhouse Presents Back to School Bash featuring live music by Ray Boudreaux and DJ Greenlight. There is no cover and drink specials lasting all night!
Live Music,Things to Do

STIR, a Dance and Food Performance Event

Aug. 3rd - 5th | 7:30 PM
​Basin Arts and Runaway Dish are teaming up for a unique dance and food performance event, STIR, at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. STIR mixes the senses together for an evening of dance performance taking inspiration from some of life’s basic necessities; food and movement. Expect to taste and see and be moved in a totally new way!
Theatre,Things to Do

Storytellers Project: Back to School

Tuesday, September 18 | 7:00 Pm - 8:30 PM
​The Lafayette Storytellers Project at ACA will bring oral storytellers and journalists together to create connections within the community.
Theatre,Things to Do

Storytellers Project: New Beginnings

Tuesday, January 16th | 7 PM-8:30 PM
Making changes in life can be hard, but it’s something we’ve all had to face at some point. To kick off 2018, the Daily Advertiser is hosting a night of stories about fresh starts, whether by choice or by chance – taking that first step, stumbling through the second and not knowing how it will all work out.
Things to Do

Storytellers Project: The Sound of My Life

Tuesday, April 17th | 7:00 PM-8:30 PM
​The Lafayette Storytellers Project started with the idea that oral storytelling and journalism are dedicated to the same goals: Serving and reflecting our community and helping each other feel more connected. The more people feel connected to each other – through meaningful and entertaining personal stories – the more they will feel connected to their city and inspired to contribute to making it a better place.
Things to Do

Strike for Sight! Usher Syndrome Benefit

Saturday, August 18th | 6:30 PM-9:00 PM
Come out and support Ush One See at the brand new Rock N Bowl in the heart of downtown Lafayette. Bowling is option, but food, drinks & good company are guaranteed! All proceeds from this event go to support research for a cure from the vision loss aspect of Usher Syndrome, the world's leading deaf/blind disease in the world.
Things to Do

Summer 2018 Music and More at the Music Garden

June 4th-August 3rd | 9:00 AM-3:00 PM
Looking for a fun camp for the kids this summer? The Music Garden has four weeks of "Music and More" for kids ages 4 and up! Activities include a variety of musical activities, songs, games, exploring different instruments, crafts, snacks, outdoor play and more. Sign up for one week at a time, one day at a time, or all 4 weeks!
Things to Do,Kids

Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble Presents Love’s Labour’s Lost

Thursday, July 26th-Sunday, July 29th | 7:30 PM, 2:00 PM
Acting Up (in Acadiana)’s Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble Year 16 presents LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST: filled with music and word-play, the themes include oaths, love, witty manipulation, and more. Students ages 9-senior in high school play all roles and take the stage at Acadiana Center for the Arts just 11 days after they are cast.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

Sunday Short-Form Ashtanga

Every Sunday | 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Short-Form Ashtanga Yoga classes at Basin Arts
Things to Do

Sunday Short-Form Ashtanga

Aug. 6th | 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Missy Dupreast will lead a weekly Sunday Short-Form Ashtanga class at Basin Arts. Ashtanga Yoga is a specialized sequence of yoga postures (asanas) that dynamically links rhythmic breathing and flowing movements.
Things to Do

Sunset East

Thursday, April 5th | 8:00 PM-12:00 AM
Nashville's Sunset East LIVE at The Wurst Biergarten!
Live Music

SuperCollider - May

Friday, May 18th | 7:30 PM
SuperCollider: Acadiana’s Improv Showcase brought to you by Silverbacks Improv Theatre!
Things to Do

Surface by Basin Dance Collective

November 28th - 30th | 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
​Surface is the newest original dance work from Basin Dance Collective, choreographed by Clare Cook in collaboration with body painter, Brittney Pelloquin and abstract painter, Dirk Guidry, and playing at Acadiana Center for the Arts.
Museums,Theatre,Things to Do

Surface March ArtWalk

Saturday, March 10th | 6 PM-9 PM
Surface is an exhibition of work spanning from 2012- 2018, showing my love of material and their playful compositions.

Sweet Crude with Radio Zydeco

Saturday, February 3rd | 10:00 PM-2:00 AM
After the Rio Parade, Sweet Crude will be playing at Blue Moon Saloon with Radio Zydeco.
Live Music,Things to Do

Sweet Willy Allen/ Derrick Savoie

September 9th | 10:00 PM
Indie/folk artist Derrick Savoie and pianist Sweet Willy Allen take the stage at Artmosphere.
Live Music,Things to Do

Tab Benoit plus Dale Watson at Rock 'n' Bowl de Lafayette

Friday, August 17th | 8:30 PM-11:00 PM
Two national touring artists take the stage at Rock’n’Bowl de Lafayette. Louisiana blues guitarist Tab Benoit with Texas’s country guitarist Dale Watson will make this a night to remember.
Live Music,Things to Do

Take Back the Night

Friday, April 23rd | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Take Back the Night is a night to create safe communities & respectful relationships for sexual assault survivors through awareness. This event will be a safe space for survivors, their close family/friends, community leaders and social service professionals.
Things to Do

Tarot Readings at The Wurst Farmers Market

Sunday, January 28th | 12:00 PM-5:00 PM
​Visit In-Tune Tarot at the Wurst Art Market ✨🔮✨
Things to Do

Teaching Art Forum: Connecting Art Teachers

Tuesday, January 30th | 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Art teachers are welcome to this art forum at Acadiana Center for the Arts to specifically guide educators about lesson plans.
Things to Do

Teen Painting Jam

Monday, July 16th-Thursday, July 19th | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
This is a 4-day acrylic painting workshop suggested for teenagers who are interested in a quick exploration in acrylic painting. Basin Arts will have two separate sessions that cover different areas of interest but all work is done in acrylic paint.
Things to Do,Kids

Television Man & ~ (squiggle)

September 2nd | 8:00 PM
Television Man transports Lafayette two decades with a night full of new wave music at Artmosphere.
Live Music,Things to Do

Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience

Saturday, August 11th | 8:30 PM-11:30 PM
For 35 years, two-time GRAMMY award winning artist Terrance Simien, 8th generation Louisiana Creole, has been shattering the myths about what his indigenous Zydeco roots music is and is not. Rock 'n' Bowl de Lafayette is excited to see what it is all about and welcome Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience to the stage!
Live Music,Things to Do

Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys | Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

Friday, March 23rd | 7:30 PM-12:00 AM
​Uh oh! Dat Dog is proud to welcome Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys and Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble to The Platform!
Live Music

Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys at Blue Moon Saloon

Tuesday, July 3rd | 7:00 PM-12:00 AM
Duson native Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys will be bringing their funky base lines and choppy old zydeco rhythms to Blue Moon Saloon!
Live Music,Things to Do

Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys with Lil Nate Williams

Wednesday, April 25th | 8:00 PM-11:00 PM
​Join Terry and The Zydeco Bad Boys with Special guests Lil Nate Williams at the Feed N Seed
Live Music

Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament

Saturday, March 24th | 5:00 PM-8:00 PM
​Join us for our first of many Texas Hold’em Poker tournaments!
Things to Do

The 5th Annual Rosie Awards

Saturday, August 11th | 6:30 PM-11:00 PM
You are cordially invited to The 5th Annual Rosie Awards! The Riveters are proud to present you with The Rosies! Ever wanted to attend The Emmys, The Oscars, or even The Tonys? Well, we can’t afford to send you to one of those award ceremonies, but we can throw our very own for our community! This is a ceremony for ALL theatre companies all around Acadiana!
Theatre,Things to Do

The Breakfast Club Brunch Crawl

Saturday, May 12th | 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
​The Breakfast Club Brunch Crawl makes its return to Downtown Lafayette on Saturday, May 12th!
Things to Do

The Crucible - Cypress Knee Theatre Company

September 22nd-October 6th | 7:30 PM
Cypress Knee Theatre Company is partnering with Cite Des Arts and
Wonderland Performing Arts to bring Arthur Miller’s timeless tale, The Crucible, to life. This will
be the first production from this up and coming theatre company.
Theatre,Things to Do

The Dream of the 90s Pub Crawl

Friday, March 23rd | 5:30 PM-12:30 AM
DJ RV and Social Entertainment will be leading the crew to our scheduled crawl stop locations. Dat Dog, Rêve Coffee Roasters, The Greenroom, The Wurst Biergarten, Marley's Sports Bar, and The Jefferson Street Pub will be slingin' samples of wicked 90s themed cocktails and old school dishes. We're keepin' it fresh with 90s entertainment and activities along the way!
Things to Do

The Full Circle - Feel Good Festival

Wednesday, August 8th | 5:15 PM-7:15 PM
The Full Circle 360, a new community group, is launching in conjunction with the Feel Good Festival at the downtown Lafayette Public Library. The group is centered on the betterment of women and supporting their health, career and community endeavors.
Things to Do

The Good Dudes at The Platform at Dat Dog

Saturday, January 13th | 9:00 PM-12:00 AM
​Dat Dog is happy to welcome The Good Dudes back to the Platform!
Live Music

The Lafayette Children's Carnival: Superheroes

Saturday, March 24th | 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Get ready to fly UP, UP and AWAY with The Lafayette Children's Carnival. Featuring local superheroes, the LCC joins up with Dat Dog once again to provide a fun filled event. We will be playing games, giving away prizes, and performing acts that celebrate those that protect the world from the forces of evil!
Things to Do

The Last Five Years

Saturday, August 10th - August 13th
"The Last Five Years" will be presented at Cité des Arts on August 10 through 13. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 p.m. with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
ArtWalk,Theatre,Live Music,Things to Do

The Last Waltz at ACA

Tuesday, November 20th and Wednesday, November 21st | 7:30 PM-10:00 PM
Celebrate the 42nd anniversary of Martin Scorsese’s epic rockumentary of The Band’s legendary send-off performance at Acadiana Center for the Arts. Acadiana All-star ensemble recreates the entire show, song-for-song, with special guests performing the roles of Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Joni Mitchell and many more.
Live Music,Things to Do

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Thursday, October 18th | 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Something hair-raising is happening at Acadiana Center for the Arts! A family performance of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow will play this Thursday evening. No fall season is complete without the telling of your favorite spooky stories and this retelling of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is one story you won’t want to miss!

The Letter You Saved - Feel Good Festival

Saturday, August 25th | 1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Sue Schleifer will lead an interactive writing workshop, free and open to both teens and adults at all writing levels at Acadiana Center for the Arts. If you’d like to attend, please bring along a letter, email or text message. You will use it to develop a poem or a scene for a play.
Museums,Things to Do

The Links, Dimphonic & Tonomono

Thursday, February 22nd | 8:00 PM-2:00 AM
Catch The Links, Dimphonic, and TONOMONO live at The Freetown Boom Boom Room
Live Music

The Night Is Short, Walk On Girl - Movie Screening

Monday, August 27th | 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
A movie screening at ACA by Cane Fire Film Series. From the visionary mind of director Masaaki Yuasa (Mind Game, Adventure Time‘s “Food Chain”) comes The Night is Short, Walk On Girl, a comedy about one epic night in Kyoto.
Things to Do

The Office Trivia Night at The Wurst Biergarten Round 1

Thursday, February 8th | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
​The Wurst Biergarten & Lafayette Comedy presents The Office Trivia Night!
Due to the overwhelming interest in this event, there will be 2 rounds, with 30 teams each, and one final round.
Things to Do

The Office Trivia Night at The Wurst Biergarten Round 2

Thursday, February 22nd | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Here is your second chance to participate in The Office Trivia Night at The Wurst Biergarten! Registration is free.
Things to Do

The Omni Center Grand Opening

Friday, May 25th | 11:00 AM-11:00 PM
The Omni Center Grand Opening will take place May 25th with Alliance Francaise and Bayou Vermilion District.
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

The Progressive Comedy Tour w/ Graham Elwood and Ron Placone

Sunday, March 10th | 8:00 PM-11:00 PM
The Progressive Comedy Tour with Graham Elwood and Ron Placone is a night of stand-up, fun and activism at The Wurst Biergarten! Progressives need to come together; an evening of laughter's a good start.
Things to Do

The Quickening by Mark Scharf, a ghost story for the stage

Friday, May 11th-Saturday, May 25th | Various Times
​Acadiana Repertory Theatre presents the second production of their 2018 season, the developmental production of Mark Scharf’s The Quickening.
Things to Do

The Registry Theatre Production

Saturday, January 6th | 7:30 PM-10:30 PM
In conjunction with The Registry Visual Installation, The Milena Theatre Group presents THE REGISTRY at Acadiana Center for the Arts. THE REGISTRY theatrical performance asks the question: what happens when a benevolent but authoritarian bureaucracy is in charge of the most unpredictable emotion – love?
Theatre,Things to Do

The Registry: Residency Visual Installation Opening

Saturday, December 9th | 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
THE REGISTRY visual installation displays art objects made from fragments of love letters, notes, romance novels, and diary pages. The installation reflects the illusions and disappointments of love internalized by the one in love. The visual installation will be at Acadiana Center for the Arts from December 9th to January 6th.
Things to Do

The Revelers & The Daiquiri Queens at Artmosphere!

Friday, March 1, 2019 at 9 PM – 1 AM
It’s almost Mardi Gras! Come join The Revelers and The Daiquiri Queens at Artmosphere the Friday night before Mardi Gras! The Revelers will be kicking off the show, followed by some of Lafayette’s femmes farouches!
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

The Revelers/ Pine Leaf Boys at Artmosphere

October 14th | 10:00 PM
The Revelers and Pine Leaf Boys stop by Artmosphere after Festival Acadiens et Creoles.
Live Music,Things to Do

The Revivalists: The Deepest Dream Tour

Tuesday, November 28th | 7:30 PM-10:00 PM
Roots-driven rock band The Revivalists stop by Acadiana Center for the Arts for The Deepest Dream Tour.
Live Music,Things to Do

The Shake Backs + Storm and Drive + Julian Primeaux

August 31st | 8:00 PM
Lafayette rockers The Shake Backs take the stage at the Blue Moon Saloon alongside Storm and Drive and Julian Primeaux. Get there early to enjoy Happy Hour!
Live Music,Things to Do

The Tales of Custard the Dragon- A Musical

Friday, April 13th - Sunday, April 15th | Various Show Times
This musical is based on The Tale of Custard the Dragon and the Wicked Knight, a poem by Ogden Nash. Join Custard and his friends as they embark on a musical journey in which a most unlikely hero finds true courage.
Museums,Things to Do

The Tempest

Thursday, May 3rd-Saturday, May 5th | 7:30 PM-10:00PM
​Acting Up in Acadiana Presents Shakespeare's 'The Tempest'. The Tempest ponders distinguishing men from monsters, the desire to rule, power relationships, and ultimately surrendering power for the hope of the future. Our concept illuminates the feminine elements of mother earth, as well as the importance of books and intellectualism.

The Topcats at Rock 'n' Bowl de Lafayette

Friday, August 10th | 9:00 PM-12:30 AM
Join The Topcats for the very first time at Rock’n’ Bowl de Lafayette. Treat yourself to the best top hits while knocking over some bowling pins. All ages show!
Live Music,Things to Do

The Universe in Music

Thursday, March 8th | 7:00 PM-8:00 PM or 9:00 PM-10:00 PM
The Universe in Music is a unique concept in music event productions for planetarium theaters.

The Veterans of Comedy LIVE Lafayette

Monday, April 30th | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
The Veterans of Comedy are storming stages across the nation executing Operation 'No Laugh Left Behind'! These proud Veterans not only recount hilarious experiences serving our country, they share tales of marriage, parenting, and general nuance making them relatable to a variety of audiences.
Things to Do

The Viatones and Feverbones

Saturday, March 3rd | 9:30 PM-1:30 AM
Sickbay presents The Viatones and Feverbones at The Platform!
Live Music

The Wurst Brazilian Carnaval Popup

Saturday, February 3rd | 7:00 PM-10:00 PM
Braza Grill Churrasco Catering will be celebrating Mardi Gras Brazilian style with flame-grilled meats, Samba, and cold beer after the Rio Parade at The Wurst Biergarten.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

The Wurst Brazilian Pop-Up

Sept. 28th | 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Braza Grill will be grilling Brazilian Churrasco and slinging plate lunches (until sold out) at The Wurst Biergarten. Be there on time and come hungry!
Things to Do

The Yeastie Boys - Central Pizza Late Night

Friday, September 7th | 11:00 PM-1:00 AM
The Friday Late Night continues September 7th at Central Pizza & Bar. The theme this month is the Beastie Boys! Music by DJ RV, curated to satisfy every B-boy and B-girl.
Live Music,Things to Do

The705 January Social: Speed Networking at Dat Dog

Wednesday, January 10th | 5:30 PM-7:00 PM
Speed networking and trivia night at Dat Dog!
Things to Do

The705’s April Coffee With Scott Feehan

Wednesday, April 4th | 7:30 AM-8:30 AM
​Join 705 members for coffee and a round-table discussion of Festival International and its impact on the community with Executive Director Scott Feehan.
Things to Do


Wednesday, October 3rd - Friday, October 5th | 7:30 PM
A new contemporary dance work at Acadiana Center for the Arts examines the forces of desire, creativity, burnout, inspiration, and persistence through the medium of dance and water.
Museums,Theatre,Things to Do

Three Thiry Seven at Rock'n'Bowl

Friday August 24th | 9:00 PM
Three Thirty Seven will play Rock'n'Bowl Lafayette Friday, August 24th.
Live Music,Things to Do

Thylar-Fest: a Benefit Concert for a Young Stroke Victim

Friday, August 31st | 9:00 PM-1:00 AM
Benefit concert at The Wurst Biergarten for Thylar Cahanin. Lineup includes Dr. C & the Gris Gris, Smoov Ras & the Reflection, Oh!Kelly, and Sailor Mouth.
Live Music,Things to Do

Tina Faded, Screaming Underwater & Gools at The Pearl

Thursday, August 30th | 9:00 PM
Be the first to listen to live music at The Pearl! Their soft opening begins with a free pop-up show, so come hangout and break in The Pearl with us.
Live Music,Things to Do

Totally Tuesday at Legends Downtown!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 5 PM – 2 AM
Welcome to TOTALLY TUESDAY! Family Friendly until 9pm! Must be 21 to enter after 9pm.
There will be LIVE music starting at 8:00 Downtown

-Featuring music by Jones & Hollers!

Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Trivia LIVE w/ Nick Bellard

Every Thursday | 8:30 PM-9:30 PM
​A trivia game played LIVE right here, led by our fascinating and entertaining host Nick Bellard of the Hoodcast. Compete with your crew against other teams for fun, prizes, and trivia GLORY!
Things to Do

Trivia Night at the French Press!

Friday, June 1st | 5:30 PM-9:30 PM
The French Press is hosting a trivia night this Friday! A bistro menu + cocktails will be available throughout the night. Winner receives the money pot!
Things to Do

Trivia Night at The French Press!

Friday, July 6th | 5:30 PM-10:00 PM
Spend your Friday testing your trivia knowledge at The French Press. Dinner menu will be available! $5 per player, winner takes home the money pot.
Things to Do

Trivia, But Not Really

Wednesday, May 2nd-Wednesday, June 20th | 8:00 PM-2:00 AM
​Head to The Greenroom every Wednesday at 8pm to check out the hottest new bar game around! This isn’t Trivia. There are no correct answers. Only opinions. The more popular your answer, the more points you get! Prizes, swag, and bragging rights for the top scoring teams.
Things to Do

Troy Richard/Richard Revue After DTA!

Friday, March 16th | 8:30 PM-11:30 PM
Troy Richard/Richard Revue performs at ANTLERS after Downtown Alive!
Downtown Alive!,Live Music

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 8th | 7:30 PM
The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 9th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 10th | 2:00 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 14th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 15th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

True Story by E.M. Lewis, a developmental production

September 16th | 7:30 PM
​The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is thrilled to present the third show of its 2017 season, the developmental production of E.M. Lewis' True Story.
Theatre,Things to Do

Trunk or Treat - 2017

Saturday, October 28th | 5:00 PM-7:00 PM
Enjoy a night of fun, games, food and Trunk or Treating at First United Methodist Church.
Things to Do,Kids

Twinkle Light Night

Friday, December 7th | 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
​Join the Children's museum of Acadiana for their annual Twinkle Light Night Holiday Celebration!
Museums,Things to Do,Kids

Twinkle Light Night Christmas Party

Friday, December 8th | 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
Christmas comes to the Children’s Museum of Acadiana! Twinkle Light Night is filled with hands-on, old fashioned holiday activities for the whole family! Write a letter, visit, and take pictures with Santa.
Things to Do,Kids

Tx Roc @ Da Platform @ Dat Dog (All Ages Show)

Saturday, February 10th | 10:30 PM-12:05 AM
Dat Dog is proud to present, right after Bonaparte parade, an evening with Tx Roc!
Live Music,Things to Do

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party ft. Miller Lite

Friday, December 22nd | 10:00 PM-2:00 AM
The Jefferson Street Pub will be hosting their annual Ugly Sweater Christmas Party with drink specials and music by DJ Scoop.
Live Music,Things to Do

UL Lafayette Presents Cajun and Zydeco Night at the Blue Moon Saloon

Tuesday, November 28th | 7:30 PM-11:00 PM
UL Lafayette Presents Cajun and Zydeco Night at the Blue Moon Saloon with the McKinley Street Merrymakers, Angelle Aces, and Zydeco Ragin' Steppers. Come on out and show your support for the students, instructors, and the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Endowed Chair in Traditional Music while having a great time.
Live Music,Things to Do

Ulysses Owens Jr. "Three"

Wednesday, September 26th | 7:30 PM
Grammy Award winning jazz drummer, Ulysses Owens Jr. will perform at Acadiana Center for the Arts.
Live Music,Things to Do

Uncle Sam’s Jam 2018

Tuesday, July 3rd | 5:00 PM-9:00 PM
Uncle Sam’s Jam, presented by Lafayette Roofing, makes its return as the official Downtown Fourth of July celebration! A portion of the proceeds to benefit the Atchafalaya Swamp Base.
Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Unveiling of the 1st African American History Parade Poster

Sunday, February 11th | 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
​The African American Heritage Foundation will reveal its 1st Annual African American History Poster
Things to Do

Valentine's Date Night at Mouton Plantation

Wednesday, February 14th | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
We are hosting our first annual 'Valentine's Date Night at Mouton Plantation'. Wine and dine on Bon Temps Grill's gourmet Cajun food and revel in beautiful live music performed by violin player, Cameron Parsons. Dinner will be served at private, 2-person tables.
Things to Do

Valentine's Murder Mystery

Wednesday, February 14th | 6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Spice up Valentines Day by solving a murder over the course of an amorous inspired dinner at Esprit de Coeur!
Things to Do

Varietese - A Burlesque Variety Show

Saturday, August 18th | 7:00 PM-10:30 PM
Mia Moore Presents: Varietease - Burlesque! Variety! Sideshow! Join us at The Omni Center as Virgil Lemieux takes you on an incredible journey through a land of mystery, excitement and burlesque all through the lens of an old timey variety show!
Things to Do

Vermilion Express & Lakeyn Schultz at Artmosphere!

Saturday, May 12th | 9:00 PM-till
UL Lafayette's bluegrass ensemble Vermilion Express will play at Artmosphere with singer/songwriter Lakeyn Shultz opening the show!
Live Music

Victory Festival

Sunday, March 4th | 12:00 PM-6:00 PM
​TownFolk is excited to present our 3rd Victory Festival! On Sunday, March 4th from 12 pm - 6 pm, we will have an art show and silent auction, food trucks, kids' activities, beer, and bands!
Things to Do

Vignettes - The Art of the Tabletop

Monday, March 12th | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
​A display of tablescapes showcasing the very best talent in Acadiana, reveling in the occasions we all celebrate in South Louisiana.
Museums,Things to Do

Vivacious Vixens Fashion Show

Saturday, February 24th | 7:00 PM-11:00 PM
Watch the Acadiana Roller Girls transform into pinup models and take the stage to show off pinup fashion supplied by Lafayette Vintage Bizaar, Karen Blackburn, Ashley Clark, Cherry's Closet, and more! Hair and makeup provided by The Headquarters and Jonathan Fruge & company.
Things to Do

Volunteer Orientation - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana

Wednesday, June 20th | 5:30 PM-6:30 PM
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana and learn more about becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister to a child facing adversity in your community. One hour - no commitment!
Things to Do,Kids

Wait, What? - A Comedy Drinking Game at The Wurst Biergarten

Saturday, July 7th | 8:00 PM-11:00 PM
Lafayette Comedy presents "Wait, What? - A Comedy Drinking Game" at The Wurst Biergarten. Wait, What? is a stand-up comedy showcase mixed with a drinking game. Audience drinks when the comics do something on the list!
Things to Do

WAITR DAY! A pop-up block party.

Friday, February 15th | 3:00 - 6:00 PM
We're celebrating Waitr's new corporate headquarters in Downtown Lafayette by throwing a pop-up block party!
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Wayne Toups on stage at Lafayette Mardi Gras

Saturday, March 2, 2019 at 11 AM – 9 PM
Make plans for Wayne Toups at this year's Le Festival de Mardi Gras a Lafayette March 2, 2019.
Downtown Alive!,Live Music,Things to Do,Kids

Wednesday Trivia at Dat Dog Lafayette

Every Wednesday | 7:30 PM-9:30 PM
Bring a team, win some $$GREEN$$!! Half off well drinks and a menu of $5 'dogs all through trivia, too!
Things to Do

What Men Do To Women & What Women Do To Men

Saturday, Dec. 30th | 7:00 PM, Sunday, Dec. 31st | 3:00 PM
Affiliated Entertainment presents J. Dugar's What Men do to Women and What Women do to Men at Cité des Arts on Saturday, December 30th and Sunday, December 31st.
Theatre,Things to Do

Whiskey River Jitterbug Class

Thursday, June 21st | 7:05 PM - 8:00 PM
It's not grandpa's Jitterbug! The WRJ has attitude, hips, and fancy footwork. You'll learn the basics and the latest steps and stylings of this exciting SWLA dance style at Cité des Arts.
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Whiskey River Jitterbug Classes

Every Thursday and Friday
Michael Seider will be teaching the Whiskey River Jitterbug at Cite des Arts on Friday and Saturday nights!
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William Shakespeare's Hamlet

Wednesday April 3rd & Thursday April 4th at 7:00 p.m.
A group of local teenagers are excited to announce their rendition of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, with performances on Wednesday, April 3rd and Thursday, April 4th at 7:00 p.m., at Cité des Arts, 109 Vine Street in downtown Lafayette. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $7 for students. For additional ticket information or any other questions, call (337) 291-1122, or visit to purchase tickets
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Willy Wonka JR., pres by Kidz Performing Arts Company

June 29th-July 8th | 2:00 PM-3:30 PM, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM
Kidz Performing Arts Company presents Willy Wonka Jr. at Cité des Arts with Friday and Saturday performances at 7:30 pm and Sunday matinees at 2:00 pm.
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Wing Fingers Grand Opening!

Saturday, May 5th | 11:00 AM-2:00 PM
Come see us on Cinco de Mayo (May 5th) and bring ya friends bring ya family and spread the word!
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Wonderland Performing Arts presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever!

Friday, Dec. 8th-Saturday, Dec. 9th | 7:30 PM, Sunday, Dec. 10th | 2:00 PM
Wonderland Performing Arts presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Cité des Arts.
Theatre,Things to Do,Kids

Workshop For Educators: Ukulele Suitcase More Than Basic

Wednesday, February 21st | 4:30 PM-7:30 PM
Designed for teachers who have a little playing experience or who have already borrowed the Ukulele Suitcase, this workshop at Acadiana Center for the Arts takes your playing skills beyond the basics and provides time for sharing ideas and songs that work for you in a variety of settings.
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Workshop: Adobe Photoshop

Thursday, February 15th | 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Retouch your photos like a pro by attending this informative workshop. Learn basic and intermediate retouching techniques that can greatly improve your headshot photography.
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Workshop: Animation Basics

Thursday, March 1st | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Participants will learn about several animation forms and have an opportunity for hands-on learning using AOC's Post Lab computers and our new Animation Booth.
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Workshop: Audio Production

Tuesday, February 27th | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Learn the basics of recording audio using simple studio tools at AOC Community Media.
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Workshop: Simple Field Production

Tuesday, September 11th | 6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Learn how to record video and audio in the field at AOC Community Media. In this class we cover basic camera and audio recording operation and beginner techniques.
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Yoga at The Wurst Biergarten Salutations and Libations

Saturday, February 24th | 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
​Come give our yoga class at the Biergarten a try! The Biergarten is located in the heart of Downtown Lafayette and is family and dog friendly. Each class will offer a slow flow class in the great outdoors at The Wurst Biergarten, with Local Certified Yoga instructor Stacy Barton.
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Yoga at The Wurst Biergarten Salutations and Libations

Aug. 19 | 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Yoga + Beer at The Wurst Biergarten. All levels welcome. Ticket includes a one hour yoga class and a 16 oz drought beer of your choice. Come on out and get sweaty with your fellow Yoga + Beer Lovers!
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Zydeco Dance Lessons with Zydeco Mike Humphries

Every Tuesday | 6:00 PM-10:00 PM
Join Zydeco Mike Humphries for dance lessons each Tuesday night at the Feed N Seed. From beginners to advanced...everyone is welcome. Most months are beginners and rotating into advanced lessons. Cost is $15 per lesson. Just show up!
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Zydeco Extravaganza 1st Annual Poster Unveiling

Sunday, May 6th | 4:00 PM-7:00 PM
Come be a part of history as we unveil the Inaugural Commemorative Painting for the 32nd Annual Zydeco Extravaganza, created by Bryant Benoit.
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Zydeco Marathon

Sunday, March 4th | 5:30 AM-11:00 AM
Full Marathon, Half Marathon & Relay Team Options on March 4th, 2018 in beautiful Lafayette, Louisiana
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18th Annual Zydeco Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, October 13th | 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
​The Kiwanis Club of Acadiana hosts their 18th Annual Zydeco Pancake Breakfast. The breakfast includes “All You Can Eat” pancakes, sausage and beverages with music by Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys.
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