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Brittany Racca
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Louisiana Sweet Picks
February 2019 Events
Feb. 2, 5, 9, 12, 16, 19, 23, 26 - 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. 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
Feb. 7 – Bayou Teche Museum Expansion and George Rodrigue Park Groundbreaking – Groundbreaking for George Rodrigue Park and dedication of the Governor Kathleen Blanco exhibit in the Doc Voorhies wing of the Bayou Teche Museum. George Rodrigue Park and Sliman Theater, 129 E. Main St., New Iberia, 11 a.m.-noon, (337) 606-5977, Website, Facebook
Feb. 9 - Bayou Mardi Gras Parade - Family style Mardi Gras Celebration, on the banks of the Bayou Teche. Main Street, New Iberia, 6-8 p.m., (337) 367-2844, Website, Facebook
Feb. 21 - Les Cadiens du Teche present Dylan Aucoin & the Judice Ramblers - Les Cadiens du Teche (Cajun French Music Association) will present Dylan Aucoin and the Judice Ramblers at their monthly meeting with a catered meal and dancing. $10 admission. La Louisiane Banquet Hall, 5509 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, 7-9 p.m., (337) 258-1876, Facebook
Feb. 24 - 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, Facebook
Feb. 24 - Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibit Grand Opening - Music by the Landry Brothers Band who will perform water related songs, the L'Acadian Art Guild exhibit opening and much more. The main house will not be open for tours that day however the exhibit will be open to the public free of charge in the annex building. No ice chests or pets. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, 2-4 p.m., (337) 276-4408, Website, Facebook
Feb. 24 - April 6 - Water/Ways Smithsonian Exhibit - The Jeanerette Museum Board of Directors, in cooperation with Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), will examine water as an environmental necessity and an important cultural element as it hosts “Water/Ways,” a traveling exhibition from the Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street (MoMS) program. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 276-4408, Website, Facebook
Feb. 24 - April 6 - "Water, Water Everywhere" Art Exhibit - The art work of L'Acadian Art Guild will be on display in the Jeanerette Museum Annex building as part of the local Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit project. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 276-4408, Website, Facebook
Feb. 27 - Bayou Farewell - The coast of Louisiana is home to a unique way of life, however, communities are at risk and alarming losses are being suffered as the coast disappears. Professor Brian Marks will discuss issues brought up by the book, Bayou Farewell by Mike Tidwell. This program is part of the local Water/Ways Smithsonian exhibit project as a partnership between the Jeanerette Museum Board and Iberia Parish Library. It is held free of charge and is suitable for an adult audience. Seating may be limited and is taken on a first come, first serve basis. Iberia Parish Library-Parkview Branch, 500 Grand Pre Blvd., New Iberia, 6-8 p.m., (337) 364-7480, Website, Facebook