Digital art, historic preservation, adaptive reuse and organic community gardens are all on the calendar Thursday, Nov. 6.
Over at the Schoeffler family’s garden on Simco, the Harvest Moon Dinner, a fund raiser for Earthshare Gardens offers a home grown menu. Diners will feast under the stars on a menu by Chef William Annesley of Pamplona that includes Morroccan inspired dishes like a rabbit tajine and cumin and mint potatoes. For more info and to buy tickets, call 269-4901 or email
Downtown, Acadiana Outreach Center is sponsoring a preview party for the art that will be auctioned at their November 20 fundraiser, Palates and Paté, in the Center’s brick warehouse, slated to become a mixed-use, mixed-income development. For more information and to make reservations for Palates and Paté, call the Outreach Center at 237.7618, or go to their website .
Meanwhile over at LITE, digital artist Cynthia Beth Rubin will give a free presentation about digital prints, animation, virtual reality and other forms of interactive art. For more info, call 735-5483.
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.