For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742

Louisiana Sweet Picks
August 2020 Events
NOTE: Events are ongoing as of email release date. Please check our web calendar for up to date changes.
Aug. 1 - Ranch Sorting - Ranch Sorting is an event that pits a team of two riders on horseback against the clock. Teamwork is the key with both riders working in harmony to cut out the correct cattle and drive them to the pen while keeping the wrong numbered cattle back. Sugarena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 10 a.m.- 7 p.m., (337) 365-7539, Website, Facebook
Aug. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29- Teche Area Farmers Market - Experience a harvest of delicious homegrown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handmade cypress yard objects, homemade bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, handcrafted wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. The market is held every Saturday morning from 7- 11 a.m. and Tuesday afternoon from 2:30- 6 p.m. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, (337) 369-2330, Facebook
Aug. 5, 12, 19, 26 - GLC Farmers Market - Every Wednesday. Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally. Grass-fed beef, pork and lamb are also available at the meat market during this time. GLC Meat Market, 6110 Loreauville Rd., New Iberia, 2- 6 p.m., (337) 577-9160, Website , Facebook
Aug. 7 - Purple Heart Day & POW-MIA Ceremony - A celebration honoring soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and made it home with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6- 8 p.m., (337) 344-9397
Aug. 8 - Envision da Berry Flea Market - Every second Saturday Envision da Berry hosts a monthly flea market featuring everything from gently used household items to local art. All proceeds benefit the annual Brown Sugar Music Festival. Da Berry Fresh Market, 520 S. Hopkins, New Iberia, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m., (615) 717-5706, Website, Facebook
Aug. 22-23 - Acadiana Barrel Racing Association - Barrel racing is a rodeo event in which a horse and rider attempt to complete a cloverleaf pattern around preset barrels in the fastest time. Concession available. Sugarena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Saturday noon- 4 p.m. and Sunday 9- 12:30 p.m., (337) 365-7539, Website, Facebook