Pint Night kicks off at 6 p.m. at Pack & Padde, located on Pinhook near the Evangeline Thruway, and will feature the premiere of Joie à Tous, a new holiday brew by LA-31 that is infused with Mello Joy coffee and aged in Jack Daniel's barrels. The fundraiser also will feature music by Caleb Elliot and Sam Broussard, and food by Freetown Fries.
Proceeds will benefit Louisiana Folk Roots. The first 70 people to arrive will get a "mystery gift," and the first 200, ages 21 and up, will receive free pint glasses.
David Calhoun and Elizabeth “EB” Brooks are the first two employees of Lafayette Central Park Inc., the nonprofit charged with turning Lafayette Consolidated Government’s 100-acre Johnston Street Horse Farm property into a passive public park. Calhoun was named executive director, and Brooks is director of planning and design.
There will soon be a whole lot of shakin’ going on at Benny’s Sportshack Supplement Depot, a new concept by Opelousas native Benny Nele. Located at 2002 Johnston St., the supplement shop, smoothie bar and café, featuring hot off the press paninis and wraps, plans to open in late May.