Get some ideas from the most comprehensive calendar of events happening in and around Terrebonne and Lafourche parishes.

Celebration in the Oaks

What: 32nd annual Holiday Lights Festival featuring train rides, light shows, an amusement park and live entertainment.

When: Nov. 30-Jan.1 (Closed Dec. 24, Dec. 31), 6-10 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 5-11 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays.

Where: City Park, New Orleans.

Tickets: $10 admission, $5 for train rides at neworleanscitypark.com/celebration-in-the-oaks/buy-tickets-here.

 

Elton John

What: Pop rock superstar in concert for his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.

When: 8 p.m. Dec. 6.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: $46 to $221 at  ticketmaster.com.

 

Little Texas

What: Country band plays all its hits from the ’90s, with hit songs such as  “God Blessed Texas,” “Kick a Little,” “What Might Have Been” and many more.

When: 9 p.m. Dec. 8.

Where: Venue 182, 2639 La. 182, Raceland.

Tickets: $25-60 at eventbrite.com.

 

Book Fair

What: Local authors answer questions from readers about their works at the Louisiana Authors Book Fair. Genres include local history, hiatorical romance, cookbooks, inspirational, children’s books and more.

When: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Dec. 8.

Where: Thibodaux Branch Library, 705 W. Fifth St, Thibodaux.

Tickets: Free.

 

Outrunning Cancer

What: Seventh annual Ross Mullooly Project Outrunning Cancer 5K, fun run, raffle, silent auction and blood drive. Entertainment will be provided by Les Bon Temps, and free food and refreshment will be provided to all who attend. Proceeds go to the Patrick Taylor Hope Lodge and other cancer-related charities.

When: 10:30 a.m. Dec. 8.

Where: Houma Courthouse Square.

Tickets: $25 for 5K race, $10 for one-mile fun run at www.facebook.com/events/263717264356369.

 

Bayou Christmas Teddy Bear Tea

What: A presentation of delicious holiday food, specialty teas, hot chocolate and tasty pastries. Holiday characters will entertain and delight with music, story time, games and a special teddy bear gift for all children in attendance followed by a teddy bear parade.

When: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. Dec. 8; 2 p.m. Dec. 9; 10 a.m. (sold out), 2 p.m. Dec. 15; 2 p.m. Dec. 16.

Where: Chez Felicite’ Bed and Breakfast, 4416 La. 1, Raceland.

Tickets: $35 for adults and $25 for children ages 2-11, 664-1156 or reservations@chezfelicite.com.

 

Sesame Street Live! Let’s Party!

What: Stage show based on the characters of the popular children’s TV show.

When: 1 p.m. Dec. 9.

Where: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma.

Tickets: $18 to $70 at ticketmaster.com.

Info: houmaciviccenter.com or 850-4657.

 

TARC Bell Choir

What: An evening performance of holiday music by members of the TARC Music Therapy program.

When: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 13.

Where: Terrebonne Parish Main Library, 151 Library Drive, Houma.

Tickets: Free.

Info: Jessi at 850-5301.

 

The Diamonds

What: A singing quartet originally formed in 1953, The Diamonds are known for their multiple hits throughout the 1950s and 1960s. They”ll perform a show called “Silver Bells and Diamonds” that combines holiday favorites with classic tunes from the height of their career.

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 13.

Where: Nicholls State University’s Al and Mary Danos Theater in Thibodaux.

Tickets: $30 to $35. To purchase, call Jeanne’-Morgan Gernon at 448-4270 or email jm.gernon@nicholls.edu.

 

Cole Swindell

What: Country music singer-songwriter headlines concert with fellow country star Justin Lynch.

When: 7:15 p.m. Dec. 14.

Where: Champions Square outside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Lasalle and Poydras streets, New Orleans.

Tickets: $29 to $55 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Poet Laureate

What: Tracy K. Smith, the poet laureate of the United States, comes to Louisiana on the final stop of her nationwide American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities tour.

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 14, 10 a.m. Dec. 15.

Where: Jean Lafitte Wetlands Wetlands Acadian Cultural Center, 314 St. Mary St., Thibodaux, Dec. 14; South Lafourche Public Library, 16241 E. Main, Cut Off, Dec. 15.

Tickets: Free of charge.

Info: 446-1163.

 

Jerry Seinfeld

Who: Well-known comedian performs standup show.

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 14.

Where: Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans.

Tickets: $50 to $165 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Cajun Christmas

What: Papa Noel’s Cajun Christmas includes food, storytelling, children’s activities and free photos with Santa.

When: 3-7 p.m. Dec. 15. 

Where: Terrebonne Parish Visitors Center, 114 Tourist Drive in Gray.

Tickets: Admission is free, but you’ll need one ticket per family, available at eventbrite.com.

Info: houmatravel.com or 868-2732.

 

Harry Potter Yule Ball

What: Wintry social event for adults featuring Harry Potter-themed refreshments and decor, an opportunity to find your Hogwarts house, plenty of dancing and more. Formal attire is encouraged.

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 15.

Where: Terrebonne Parish Main Library, 151 Library Drive, Houma.

Tickets: Free admission, RSVP by Dec. 10.

Info: Brigid at 876-5861, opt. 2.

 

Christmas Party

What: Bayou Autism Society sponsors Christmas party for people with autism and their families.

When: 10 a..m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 15.

Where: North Terrebonne Library, 4130 W. Park Ave., Gray.

Admission: Free.

Info: Visit bayouautism.org’s Facebook page or call 397-3812.

 

Christmas Concert

What: Houma-Terrebonne Community Band performs Christmas music.

When: 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

Where: Houma Christian School, 109 Valhi Blvd., Houma.

Admission: $5.

Info: htcb.org.

 

Harry Connick Jr.

What: New Orleans singer-piano player performs live as part of a tour that celebrates New Orleans’ tri-centennial.

When: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15.

Where: UNO Lakefront Arena, 6801 Franklin Ave., New Orleans.

Tickets: Starting at $18 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Trans-Siberian Orchestra

What: Popular group performs its mystical mix of pop and rock accompanied by dazzling special effects and lighting. Theme: “Ghosts of Christmas Eve.”

When: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: $35.50 to $76.50 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Krewe of Hercules New Year’s Eve Bash

What: Ring in 2019 with the Krewe of Hercules and the Krewe of Mardi Gras. Music by the Ross Grisham Band with Jason Parfait.

When: 9 p.m. Dec. 31.

Where: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma.

Tickets: $10, available at Coldwell Banker Larussa real estate, 120 Progressive Blvd., Houma, or from members of Krewe of Hercules or Krewe of Mardi Gras.

Info: 872-0444.

 

Dream Junkies

What: Celebrate New Years Eve with ’90s alt-rock favorites, with food and drink specials.

When: 7 p.m. Dec. 31.

Where: Venue 182, 2639 La. 182, Raceland.

Tickets: $30 per person, $50 per couple, $80 for pub tables, food included, on eventbrite.com.

 

Civic Center 20th Anniversary

What: Concert in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, with the Chee-Weez and Payton Smith.

When: 2 p.m. Jan. 6.

Where: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma.

Tickets: $10 general admission, V.I.P. tables available at Civic Center box office or ticketmaster.com.

Info: 850-4657.

 

Justin Timberlake

What: Superstar singer performs during Man of the Woods tour.

When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: $90 to $225 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Beach Boys

What: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band performs its iconic catalog.

When: 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23.

Where: Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette.

Tickets: $47 to $67 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Boat and RV show

What: Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport and RV Show.

When: Noon to 8 p.m. Jan. 25; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Jan. 26; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 27.

Where: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Barrow Street near La. 311, Houma.

Tickets: Prices to be announced.

 

SOUPer Bowl Cook-Off and 5k

What: Soup cooking contest and 5K run/fun run/walk.

When: Race at 9:30 a.m.; cook-off 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 26.

Where: Courtyard by Marriott, 142 Library Drive, Houma.

Tickets: $200 entry fee for cook-off; $5 admission.

 

Fleetwood Mac

What: Popular rock group performs.

When: 8 p.m. Feb. 2.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: Starting at $66.50 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Panic! At the Disco

What: Popular rock group performs.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 9.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: $37 to $67 at ticketmaster.com.

 

James Taylor

What: Iconic singer and all-star band with special guest Bonnie Raitt performs.

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11.

Where: Raising Cane’s River Center Arena, 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge.

Tickets: Starting at $66 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Foo Fighters

What: Foo Fighters and Trombone Shorty in concert.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 15.

Where: Fillmore New Orleans, 6 Canal St., New Orleans.

Tickets: Sold out but available at resellers like Stubhub.com.

 

Alabama

What: Country superstars perform their hits.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 15.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: From $32 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Foo Fighters

What: Foo Fighters and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band in concert.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 16.

Where: Fillmore New Orleans, 6 Canal St., New Orleans.

Tickets: Sold out but available at resellers like Stubhub.com.

 

Cast-Iron Cook-Off

What: Rotary Club cook-off featuring a variety of dishes, all prepared using cast-iron cookware.

When: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. Feb. 16.

Where: Downtown Houma.

Tickets: $125 entry fee for contestants; $5 admission, children 12 and under free.

 

Duran Duran

What: Popular ’80s band of “Hungry Like the Wolf” fame performs.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 19.

Where: Fillmore New Orleans, 6 Canal St., New Orleans.

Tickets: $105 to $268 at livenation.com.

 

KISS

What: Ageless rockers perform on End of the Road World Tour.

When: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: Starting at $46 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Willie Nelson

What: Superstar country singer-songwriter performs.

When: 7 p.m. Feb. 27.

Where: Fillmore New Orleans, 6 Canal St., New Orleans.

Tickets: $74 to $247 at livenation.com.

 

Dropkick Murphys

What: Irish-American rock band performs.

When: 8 p.m. March 1.

Where: Fillmore New Orleans, 6 Canal St., New Orleans.

Tickets: $32 to $160 at ticketmaster.com.

 

P!NK

What: Pop superstar, whose hits include “Just Give Me a Reason,” “What About Us” and “Try,” in concert.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 17.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: Starting at $179 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Jeff Dunham

Who: Ventriloquist and comedian, familiar to many network TV shows, performs live.

When: 7 p.m. March 29.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: Starting at $151 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Wedding Expo 2019

What: The Louisiana Wedding Expo 2019.

When: 6-9 p.m. April 2.

Where: Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma.

Cost: $10 at the door. 

Information: houmaciviccenter.com/weddingexpo.

 

New Kids on the Block

What: Popular boy band (now grown up) performs.

When: 8 p.m. May 11.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: $26 to $156 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Paul McCartney

What: Former Beatle performs in concert.

When: 8 p.m. May 23.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: $29.50 to $250 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Ariana Grande

What: Pop star performs during Sweetener World Tour.

When: 7:30 p.m. May 25.

Where: Smoothie King Center, 1501 Dave Dixon Drive, New Orleans.

Tickets: $46 to $261 at ticketmaster.com.

 

Weird Al Yankovic

What: Satirical rocker brings The Strings Attached tour to New Orleans.

When: 8 p.m. June 13.

Where: Saenger Theater, 1111 Canal St., New Orleans.

Tickets: Presale at ticketmaster.com.

 

Carrie Underwood

Who: Popular country singer Carrie Underwood performs.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 22.

Where: Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette.

Tickets: $46 to $90.50 on sale now at ticketmaster.com.

 

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