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

Louisiana Sweet Picks
February 2020 Events
Feb. 1 - 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, 713 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, noon-7 p.m., (337) 365-7539, Website, Facebook
Feb. 1, 4, 8, 11, 15, 18, 22, 25, 29- 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. 3, 10, 17, 24 - La Table Francaise (French Table) - Every Monday. Celebrate our Cajun culture and improve your French speaking skills regardless of your level of French. Additionally, enjoy conversations with francophones and francophiles who visit New Iberia from all over the world as well as students in the French Immersion setting at North Lewis Elementary. Vive le francais! Victor's Cafeteria, 109 W. Main St., New Iberia, 7-8 a.m., (337) 380-7420
Feb. 4 - Chocolate Wine & Cheese Tasting - Enjoy a tasting of both chocolate wine and chocolate cheese. A Spot for Tea, 108 E. Main St., New Iberia, 7-8:30 p.m., (337) 608-8112, Website, Facebook
Feb. 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
Feb. 13 - Coffee Beer Tasting - Taste some of the popular coffee beers on the market, celebrating beers that strike the right balance of flavors. A Spot for Tea, 108 E. Main St., New Iberia, 7-8:30 p.m., (337) 608-8112, Website, Facebook
Feb. 15 - What a Love-ly Showtunes Sing Along! - Join Envision da Berry for a "Love"-ly evening of showtunes. Enjoy singing love songs and duets together from Broadway hits such as Grease, Oliver, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables and more. A Spot for Tea, 108 E. Main St., New Iberia, 5:30-9:30 p.m., (337) 378-9469, Website, Facebook
Feb. 16 - 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. 18 - Les Cadiens du Teche Cajun Dance - E very third Thursday of the month except August and December. Les Cadiens du Teche (Cajun French Music Assoc.) dance to Cajun music, meal, door prizes, cake walk, 50/50 and camaraderie at their monthly meeting open to the public. La Louisiane Banquet Hall, 5509 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, 7-9:30 p.m., (337) 258-1876, Facebook
Feb. 25 - 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. Hwy. 90 & College Rd., Jeanerette, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 577-5591, Facebook
Feb. 25 - Family Affair Mardi Gras Parade - Mardi Gras parade, with marching bands, dance groups, music. Loreauville Main Street, 2-3 p.m., (337) 967-4554
Feb. 29 - 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, 713 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., (337) 365-7539, Website, Facebook