Santa is giving his helpers at Acadiana Center for the Arts a bit of a break.
AcA, located at 101 W. Vermilion St., has several art exhibits currently running. Starting Dec. 23 at noon it will close until Jan. 2 when they resume normal business hours. Gallery hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission to exhibits is free to AcA members, $5 for the general public, $3 for seniors or students with student ID, $2 for kids 17 and younger with 4 and younger getting in for free.
For a peek at exhibits or AcA's event calendar, go to its site.
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.