**Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presents A Fireside Christmas
**Thursday, Dec. 18, @ 7 p.m.
The Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road
This holiday concert brings a warm fireside performance with guest artists, Kevin Deas, baritone, the ASO Youth Orchestra and local middle school and high school choruses. The Christmas concert features selections from Chadwick and Handel, along with a spiritual Christmas medley and traditional holiday favorites. Guest artists include Kevin Deas, Baritone, ASO Youth Orchestra, Local Middle School and High School Choruses.
ABiz Entrepreneur of the Year Symposium
Thursday, Dec. 18 @ 12 p.m.
The Picard Center, 200 E. Devalcourt St.
The first annual ABiz Entrepreneur of the Year Symposium features panelists including Keith Myers, founder and CEO of LHC Group; Lenny Lemoine, president and CEO of The Lemoine Company; Dr. Kip Schumacher, founder and executive chairman of the Schumacher Group; and moderator Zachary Barker, executive director of the Opportunity Machine. A lunch catered by Joey‘s Specialty Foods will be served.
**Les Vues Film Series: The Mervine Khan Legacy & Bingo Bandito
**Monday, Dec. 29 @ 6:30 p.m.
Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road
December's screening will be curated by Mr. Bart Wild, who will be showing the films "The Mervine Kahn Legacy" and "Bingo Bandito." Admission to the series is free, but a suggested $5 donation will go toward screening and curating costs. Refreshments will be available for purchase for this all ages free film series.
Eve of the Eve: A Midwinter Night´s Dream,
Sunday, Dec. 30, @ 6 p.m.
The Grand Opera House, 505 North Parkerson Ave., Crowley.
Join The Grand Opera House for our Inaugural Black Tie Fundraising Gala from 6-11 PM on Tuesday, December 30, 2014. Your reservation provides you with open bar, heavy passed hors d'oeuvres, silent auction with not to miss items, over the top surprises by Core Dance Center and The Ballet Studio/LSPA and live music by New Orleans own Bag of Donuts. Please remember attire is formal and space is limited so please purchase your tickets today.
Annual New Year´s Eve Dance feat. Geno Delafose,
Wednesday, Dec. 31 @ 9:30 p.m.
Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road.
Ring in the New Year with Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. and admission is $35 (no table reservations; first come, first served). No outside food or beverage.