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Brittany Racca
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Louisiana Sweet Picks
December 2017 Events
Sept. 1 - Dec. 30 - George Rodrigue Saga of the Acadians George Rodrigue painted the Saga of the Acadians between 1985 and 1989. It is a series of 15 paintings chronicling the Acadian journey from France to Nova Scotia in the 17th century. Bayou Teche Museum, 131 W. Main St., New Iberia, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 606-5977, Website , Facebook
Dec. 1-31 - Window Wonderland Storefront windows on New Iberia's Historic Main Street play host to festive Holiday Magic on Main themes through the merry season. Historic Downtown New Iberia, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., (337) 378-9469, Website , Facebook
Dec. 1 - Spain Alive Spanish costume party. Veterans' Memorial Building, New Iberia City Park, 7-11 p.m., (337) 349-7343, Website , Facebook
Nov. 30-Dec. 3 - IPAL Presents "USO Christmas Show" - Live theatre production, concessions. Iberia Performing Arts League/Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thursday-Saturday 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday 3-5 p.m., (337) 364-6114, Website , Facebook
Dec. 1 - 31 - Victorian Christmas at the Joseph Jefferson Home & Rip Van Winkle Gardens - Tours of the Joseph Jefferson Home decorated for the holiday season. Rip Van Winkle Gardens, 5505 Rip Van Winkle Rd., New Iberia, 9 a.m.-4p.m., (337) 359-8525 , Website , Facebook
Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Jeanerette Weekly Market - Every Friday. Locally-grown vegetables, canned items, jewelry and other homemade items. Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, 3-6 p.m., (337) 339-3383, Facebook
Dec. 2 - Delcambre Christmas Boat Parade 5K, Pancakes with Santa, activities, Boat Parade with fireworks following the parade. Delcambre Docks, 411 S. Richard St., Delcambre, 7 a.m.-9 p.m., (337) 658-2422, Facebook
Dec. 2 - 23 - Shadows Merry Making Season - The plantation home will be decorated in the 19th century holiday style and the "merry making" tours will focus on family celebrations in the nineteenth century.  Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 369-6446, Website , Facebook
Dec. 2 - Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market - First Saturday of each month. Enjoy what’s fresh for the season from area farms and local waters, along with tasting opportunities and recipes, live music, kids activities and other special events. Bayou Carlin Cove Boat Landing & Pavilion, 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., (800) 884-6120 ext. 7, Website , Facebook
Dec. 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26, 30- Teche Area Farmers Market - Every Tuesday and Saturday. Experience our harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handcrafted cypress yard objects, bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Tues. 2:30-6 p.m., Sat. 7-11 a.m., (337) 369-2330, Facebook
Dec. 3 - Jeanerette Christmas Parade - Christmas parade with Santa Claus, marching bands, dance groups and more. Main St., Jeanerette, 1-3 p.m., (337) 579-2153
Dec. 6, 13, 20, 27 - 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
Dec. 7 - Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Ceremony - A celebration remembering the day the USA became involved in World War II with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute, flag raising and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6-8 p.m., (337) 344-9397
Dec. 9 - Magic on Main Christmas Parade - Enjoy events throughout the day, including a Christmas themed breakfast, craft vendors, food trucks, musical performances and lighting of the Community Christmas Tree. Join us at 6 p.m. for the Magic on Main Christmas Parade, sponsored by the New Iberia Downtown Business Association and the Main Street Program. Historic Downtown, New Iberia, 7 a.m.-8 p.m., (337) 207-5670, Facebook
Dec. 9 - Jeanerette Monthly Market - Second Saturday of each month. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, 8 a.m.-noon, (337) 339-3383, Facebook
Dec. 9 - Very Berry Christmas Quest - The Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with local businesses and the Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, will be hosting a family scavenger hunt to celebrate the Christmas season in Iberia Parish. Families will pick up Christmas hats and goody bags filled with coupons and holiday treats at the chamber's office, along with their punch cards which track the activities they participate in throughout the day. Completed cards will be entered in a drawing to win prizes. Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce, 111 W. Main St., New Iberia, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 364-1836 , Website , Facebook
Dec. 9 - Shadows Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair - Vendors from around Louisiana will display and sell their original work. From crochet to copper embossing, to bath products and tea-dyed chenille bunnies, to fine art and baby booties, the amazing designs will be a feast for the senses.  Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., (337) 369-6446, Website , Facebook
Dec. 10 - Delcambre Main Street Christmas Parade Santa Claus, marching bands and dance groups. Delcambre Main Street, 2-4 p.m., (337) 519-2541, Facebook
Dec. 21 - Teche Classic Movies, in Partnership With IPAL Presents "An Evening at The Essanee - "Let's all go to the picture show!" Teche Classic Movies, in partnership with IPAL presents a Frank Capra film: It's a Wonderful Life (1946). "Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings." Starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, & Henry Travers. Iberia Performing Arts League/Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, 7-10 p.m., (843) 816-2209 , Facebook
Dec. 22 - Hugo Kringle - Mike Anderson better known as Hugo Kringle sings Christmas songs and tells stories of growing up with the boy who would become Santa Claus. Hugo performs nationally and internationally as a musician, storyteller, and author. Check out one of the best children’s performers and mountain dulcimer players in the country. Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, 10-11 a.m., (337) 364-7150, Website , Facebook