Press Release
Oct. 4, 2016
For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
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Louisiana Sweet Picks
November 2016 Events 
New Iberia * Avery Island * Jeanerette
Jefferson Island * Loreauville * Delcambre

Spanish Festival 1st pageant queens

Nov. 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29, 2016 - Teche Area Farmers Market -
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,  
Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 2016 - GLC Farmers Market - 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,,
Nov. 3  - Dec. 1, 2016 - Hunt Slonem Exhibit - Exhibit of original art by internationally recognized artist Hunt Slonem. "Bayous, Birds and Butterflies" will feature several paintings from Slonem's Albania plantation home, as well as some from other museums and private collections. Bayou Teche Museum, 131 E. Main St., New Iberia, Thurs. - Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., (337) 606-5977,, 
Nov. 5, 2016 - Jungle Gardens 5K- The race/stroll will be held on the hard pack road that travels throughout Jungle Gardens. Food, entertainment and awards will follow. All entrants will have a full day pass to explore the gardens and enjoy the area. Proceeds will go toward helping the children of St. Jude children's research hospital. Jungle Gardens, Hwy. 329, Avery Island, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., (337) 993-9377,, 
Nov. 5, 2016 - Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market - 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 and Pavilion, 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., (800) 884-6120 ext. 7,  
Nov. 5 , 2016 - Jeanerette Live - Live music, food, shopping, cake walk and kids activities on Jeanerette Main Street from Minnieville Boulevard to Bracey Street. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., (337) 276-4164,, 
Nov. 6, 2016 - New Iberia Beneath the Balconies - Series of theatrical presentations and musical performances on select balconies along New Iberia's award-winning Main Street. Performances start at Shadows-on-the-Teche (317 E. Main St.) at 2 p.m. Bring lawn chair. Before the event, enjoy food and music on the grounds of Shadows starting at noon. New Iberia Main Street, 2 - 5 p.m., (337) 298-7964, 
Nov. 9 , 2016 - Legendary Louisiana Outlaws Talk - Professor Keagan LeJeune of McNeese State University will discuss his new book, Legendary Louisiana Outlaws: The Villains and Heroes of Folk Justice. A book signing will follow the talk. This free program is suitable for an adult audience. Seating may be limited and is taken on a first come, first serve basis. Jeanerette Museum, 500 Main St., Jeanerette, 6 - 7:30 p.m., (337) 276-4408,, 
Nov. 10, 2016 - Evening under the Oaks - This annual fundraising event includes superb food, outstanding music and entertainment in a beautiful setting. Sliman Theater, 129 E. Main St., New Iberia, 7 - 9 p.m., 
Nov. 11 , 2016 - Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony - Honoring veterans with proclamations, 21 gun salute, flag raising, prayer service. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6 - 8 p.m., (337) 344-9397.
Nov. 12, 2016 - Jeanerette Farmers Market - Locally grown foods and handmade items. Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, 8 a.m. - noon, (337) 335-0721, 
Nov. 12 , 2016 - Finding Family Workshop  - This free workshop will be led by Shirley Broussard, who is well known in the genealogy field through her volunteer work at the genealogy section at Parkview Library. Registration is recommended so that adequate supplies may be on hand, however registration is not required to attend. Best suited for an adult audience.To register, visit website link and click on the event tab to fill out the form, or call the museum.. Jeanerette Museum, 500 Main St., Jeanerette, 10 a.m. - noon, (337) 276-4408,, 
Nov. 12, 2016   - Food Truck Festival -  F ood trucks will be available at the Teche Area Farmers Market. Tables and chairs provided for participants to enjoy lunch and listen to music in the gazebo. Fresh produce and (handmade) items sold by local farmers and artisans. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.,  (337) 369-2330,  
Nov. 12, 2016 - Holiday Vendor and Craft Event Craft and vendor holiday fair with prizes, vendor giveaways, food trucks, entertainment and kids activities. Cyr Gates Community Center, New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., (337) 577-2117,
Nov. 12, 2016 - Southern Soul Food Showdown - Finger licking, family-oriented Southern soul food cook-off with  fais-do-do, arts and crafts, refreshments and more. Mon Ami, Grand Marais, 7304 Hwy. 90 E., Jeanerette, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., (337) 365-8185,
Nov. 18 - 19, 2016 - El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia Celebrating New Iberia's Spanish roots with gala, "Running of the Bulls" 5K and 1 mile fun run, re-enactment of the arrival of the Spanish on Bayou Teche, paella and tapas cookoff, arts and crafts, musical and dance performances, food demonstrations, cemetery tour, genealogy displays, guest lectures, exhibits and more. Bouligny Plaza/Steamboat Pavilion, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, (337) 349-7343,
Nov. 23, 2016 -  Acadiana Growers Alliance Farmers Market  - Selling fresh produce and baked goods on the last Thursday of each month. First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia, 3 - 5 p.m., (337) 636-0790, 
Nov. 26, 2016 - "Turkey Trot" 5K Walk/Run for a Cure of Diabetes and Alzheimer Awareness - Community 5K walk/run. Registration at 7 a.m., prayer and exercise at 7:50 a.m., walk/run begins at 8 a.m. All ages and teams welcome. Health screening, blood donation, nutritional information and more. New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 7 - 10 a.m., (337) 519-3010,, 
Nov. 26, 2016 - Shop Small In celebration of Shop Small Day, participating local businesses, shops, restaurants and salons will offer promotions, special events and special offers. Iberia Parish,, (337) 364-1836, (337) 369-2330.
Nov. 26, 2016 Showtunes Sing-Along - Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free admission. Beau Soleil CafĂ© and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia, 7 - 11 p.m., (337) 378-9469,,
Nov. 27, 2016 - Sounds of the Season - Free Christmas concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by the Iberia Cultural Resources Association, featuring familiar Christmas songs as well as classical selections. St. Peters Church, 108 E. Saint Peter St., New Iberia, 3 - 4:30 p.m., (337) 364-1603, 
Nov. 28 - Dec. 31, 2016 - Window Wonderland - Storefront windows on New Iberia's Historic Main Street play host to festive Holiday Magic on Main themes through the merry season. This year's theme is The Nutcracker on the Bayou! Historic Downtown New Iberia, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., (337) 378-9469,, 
The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia.
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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
2513 Hwy 14 | New Iberia, LA | 70560
(337) 365-1540 | (888) 942-3742