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

Louisiana Sweet Picks
May 2018 Events
May 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 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
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 - 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
May 4, 11, 18, 25 - 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
May 5 - Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market - On the 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. 6, Website, Facebook
May 6 - Bridal Showcase - You found the Dress Say Yes to the Rest! Bridal showcase with a variety of vendors showcasing all varieties of reception and party needs. Willow Wood Park, 113 Willow Wood Dr., New Iberia, noon-4 p.m., (337) 365-6197, Website, Facebook
May 6, 13, 20, 27 - Dance Party Classes - Learn Country two-step, Cajun two-step, Waltz, Jitterbug and Line Dancing. Couples $110, Singles $65. Francis Romero Memorial Bldg., 6310 Coteau Rd., New Iberia, 3-4:30 p.m., (337) 365-6197, Website, Facebook
May 11 - 13 - 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, children's activities, cemetery tour, genealogy displays, guest lectures, exhibits and more. Click on website for schedule. Bouligny Plaza/Steamboat Pavilion, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., (337) 349-7343, Website, Facebook
May 12 - 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
May 12 - Beats on the Bayou - Chubby Carrier - Prepare to be funkified, zydecofied and the pleasant victim of a Chubby party. Come see Chubby Carrier bring the house down. Event open to the public . Tickets will be $10 and are available pre-sale and day of the event. Isle of Iberia RV Resort, 911 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 6-9 p.m., (337) 365-6197, Website, Facebook
May 17 - Les Cadiens du Teche present Brent Denais - Les Cadiens du Teche (Cajun French Music Assoc.) will present Brent Denais with a catered meal. $5 admission. La Louisiane Banquet Hall, 5509 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, 7-9:30 p.m., (337) 277-1188, Website
May 17 - 19 - Cruisin Cajun Country Cruise In - Classic and muscle cars cruise into the hot side of Louisiana's Cajun Country to experience the area's hottest attractions, award-winning Main Street historic district, food and live music, while spectators enjoy free car shows and entertainment. Register Car: 337-369-9595. Sponsors: (337) 277-7220. Ramada Conference Center, 2915 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, Thurs-Sat 7 a.m.-11 p.m., (337) 367-1201, Website, Facebook
May 19 - Non-Profit Resource Fair - Learn more about the non-profit organizations in Iberia Parish. There will be plenty of
fun things to do including the Kona Shaved Ice truck, the United Blood Services Bus, booth BINGO, door prizes and other fun, family-friendly activities courtesy of IREC, LSU Ag, and the Iberia Parish Library. Courtyard in front of New Iberia City Hall/Iberia Parish Library, 445 E. Main St., New Iberia, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., (337)364-7024, Website, Facebook
May 19 - Chitimacha Canoe, Kayak and SUP Race - A 20 mile race for kayaks, canoes and SUP’s from New Iberia to Charenton through the parishes of Iberia and St. Mary. The race begins in beautiful New Iberia City Park and ends on the Chitimacha Reservation. New Iberia City Park Boat Launch, 300 Parkview Dr., New Iberia, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 344-0461, Website, Facebook
May 19 - La Stock Horse Association -  Horse event free for the whole family to come out and watch. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., (337) 365-7539, Website
May 19 - Loyalty & Armed Forces Day Ceremony - A celebration of our armed forces for keeping us safe at home and abroad with flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6-8 p.m., (337) 344-9397
May 26 - Beats on the Bayou - N'Awlins Johnnys - The N’Awlins Johnnys is a blend of the rhythms of New Orleans funk and the early blues-based rock & roll. The result is a highly-danceable form of rock & roll that is funky and distinctly New Orleans. Tickets are $10 and admission is open to the public. Isle of Iberia RV Resort, 911 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, 6-9 p.m., (337) 365-6197, Website, Facebook
May 26 - 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. Clementine on Main, 113 E. Main St., New Iberia, 7-11 p.m., (337) 378-9469, Facebook
May 28 - Memorial Day Ceremony - A celebration commemorating all of our fallen soldiers with flag ceremony, 21 gun salute and harmony of patriotic music. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, 6-8 p.m., (337) 344-9397
May 31 - June 10 - IPAL Presents "Barefoot in the Park" - Live theatre production, concessions. Iberia Performing Arts League/Essanee Theatre (IPAL), 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs-Sat 7:30-9 p.m. & Sun 3-6 p.m., (337) 364-6114, Website, Facebook