Friday, April 1, 2022
Reconstruction and Post Civil War in Iberia Parish

April 1st9:00-10:00Sliman Theater129 East Main St. Historians from the Iberia Parish African American Historical Society will provide an overview of how 19th century historical events (Civil War, Reconstruction, and Jim Crow) unfolded in New Iberia and surrounding areas. There will also be a discussion on how these events, over time, gave rise to Klan-like groups…

Saturday, April 2, 2022
Panel Discussion on the “Year of the Yellow Jack”.

April 1st1:00-2:00Sliman Theater129 East Main St. Like Louisiana itself, the history of the sleepy town of New Iberia is interwoven with epidemic disease and the way humans have dealt with it. Sixty years before the cause of yellow fever was even identified, New Iberia in 1839 struggled with a terrible outbreak that still echoes in…

Friday, April 1, 2022
Readers’ Theater “A Gathering of Old Men”

April 1, 2022 3:30-4:30 Sliman Theater129 East Main St. Iberia Performing Arts League presents onstage dialogue and narration from “A Gathering of Old Men”  by the 2017 Great Southern Writer Ernest Gaines. The group will read excerpts from the 1983 novel about a murder on a Louisiana plantation. Sponsored by Iberia Performing Arts League

Saturday, April 2, 2022
How to Build a Little Free Library in your Community

Saturday April 2, 20229:00-10:00Steamboat Warehouse Pavilion102 West Main St. Free Have you ever wanted to share your favorite book? You can do this and increase literacy in your neighborhood by learning to build and run your own Little Free Library. Come and have a master craftsman and designer help you design your own. Anne Darrah,…

Saturday, April 2, 2022
Louisiana Seafood Great Southern Chefs Food Demo

Come join us for an incredible opportunity to watch local chefs prepare seafood and then you get to taste it. Local seafood cooking demo and tastings by Chef’s Cody and Samantha Carroll. Born and raised in the small farmer’s town of Batchelor, Louisiana, Chef Cody Carroll always made time for the kitchen. It was in his family’s…