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Brittany Racca
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Louisiana Sweet Picks
February 2018 Events
Feb. 2 - Cajun Groundhog Day - Pierre C. Shadeaux, Iberia's Cajun Groundhog, emerges to predict the weatherÂ… a longer spring, or an early return of summer's heat and humidity. Presentations of student essay contest winners, childrens choirs, proclamations, and more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 7-8 a.m., (337) 365-6773, Website
Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 - 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
Feb. 3 - Flight Squad Professional Basketball Game and Show - Flight Squad Team will play against WECNA All stars. Family fun filled event full of great basketball high flying tricks and slam dunks presented by West End Council of Neighborhood Association. Door prizes will be given. Tickets on sale at Community First Bank (Lewis Street), New Iberia Senior High School, All State Gilbert Doc Thomas. VIP tickets available. New Iberia Senior High School, 1301 E. Admiral Doyle Dr., 5-7 p.m., (337) 201-4515, Facebook
Feb. 3, 6, 10, 13, 17, 20, 24, 27 - 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
Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28 - 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
Feb. 10 - 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
Feb. 13 - Grand Marais Mardi Gras Parade - Family-oriented Mardi Gras parade with floats, bands, dance groups, Mardi Gras royalty, Grand Marshal, elaborate and colorful costumes, and tons of beads and throws. Most original and ugly costumes. Highway 90 & College Road, Jeanerette, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 365-8655, Facebook
Feb. 13 - Krewe of Coteau Mardi Gras Parade - Mardi Gras parade, with marching bands, dance groups, music. Francis Romero Memorial Park, Coteau Park Rd. & LA 88, Coteau, 1-2 p.m., (337) 577-5099
Feb. 13 - Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade - Mardi Gras parade, with marching bands, dance groups, music. Loreauville Main St., 2-3 p.m., (337) 967-4554
Feb. 15 - Les Cadiens du Teche Present Al Roger - Les Cadiens du Teche (Cajun French Music Assoc.) will present Al Roger with a catered meal. $5 admission. La Louisiane Banquet Hall, 5509 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, 7-9:30 p.m., (337) 277-1188, Website
Feb. 24 - Shop Your Heart Out - Multi vendor event with outdoor farmers market benefiting the American Heart Association Heart Walk. Ramada Inn Conference Center, 2915 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., (337) 367-1201, Website
Feb. 24 - Showtunes Sing-Along - Showtunes Sing-Along invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting on the last Saturday of each month. Bali Asian Cuisine, 113 E. Main St., New Iberia, 7-11 p.m., (337) 378-9469, Facebook
Feb. 25 - A Prelude to Spring - Free candlelight chamber orchestra concert performed by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. St. Peters Church, 108 E. St. Peter St., New Iberia, 3-4:30 p.m., (337) 364-1603, Website