So, you want to get out of the house this weekend? Kids bugging you already by saying "I'm bored!"? Friends or family coming in from out of town?

Here are 10 things you can do this weekend in and around Acadiana.

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    Cajundome, Facebook


    PRICE: Varies

    May 25-June 4th

    Go, go! Fun, fun! The Cajun Heartland State Fair! (You just sang that in your head, didn't you?)

    The 29th Annual Cajun Heartland State Fair began this week at the Cajundome, and runs through June 4th. Great fun for the whole family, with rides, food, music and other activities. Check the link below for ticket information (several ways to save money for your family, including advanced discount ticket sales, pay-one-price ride night, and more.

    Entertainment from Roddie Romero and the Hub City All Stars, Blaine Roy and Second Wind, Louisiana Red and Jamie Bergeron and the Kickin' Cajuns.

    For all of the details, visit the Cajun Heartland State Fair website.

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    Bayou Country Superfest

    Bayou Country Superfest, New Orleans

    PRICE: $45 - $200

    Friday, May 26-Sunday May 28

    The Bayou Country Superfest makes its move to the Superdome this year, with several national and local acts to take the stage.

    Rascal Flats, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn (what? I thought they broke up!?), Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Dustin Sonnier, Roddie Romero & The Hub City All Stars, Jaryd Lane & The Parish - a great lineup of country music.

    Bayou Country Superfest runs Saturday and Sunday.

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    Moana (Movies In The Parc), Lafayette

    PRICE: $3, 5 & Under FREE!

    Saturday, May 27th - 6:30pm

    With an admission price of only 3 dollars (kids 5 and under get in free!), this event is a great idea for a family night. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs. Bring your refreshments (if you'd like. If you don't want that hassle, you can buy snacks there.) If it's a date night, bring your own picnic setup and go all out!

    Gates open at 6:30 Saturday, showtime at dusk (7:55-ish).

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    E. T. (Movie At Moncus Park/Horse Farm), Lafayette

    PRICE: $20/Vehicle; $5 Walk-In

    Friday, May 26th at 6pm

    A drive-in showing of Steven Spielberg's E. T. , The Extra-Terrestrial, will be shown at Moncus Park at the Horse Farm on Johnston Street Saturday evening.

    The event begins at 6 PM with food, drinks and fun. The movie will be shown beginning at 8pm. According to the Moncus Park Facebook Page:

    This will be an authentic drive-in movie experience, complete with jumbo screen and tune-in car radio audio. There will also be outdoor speakers for those of you who would rather walk-in and sit at the front of the screen on the lawn. Bring your picnic blankets and lawn chairs, but please leave your pets and ice chests at home...

    Admission price: $20 per vehicle, $5 per walk-in.

    Food trucks scheduled to be on site:

    • The  Bus Stop
    • Olympic Grove
    • Taco Sisters

    Proceeds will benefit Southern Screen!
    For more information, visit Southern Screen

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    remax acadiana

    Sugar Jam @ Sugar Mill Pond, Youngsville


    Saturday, May 27th at 6pm

    The Highway 90 Band performs at Sugar Mill Pond on Saturday. Music starts at 6 PM. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

    For details, visit the Sugar Mill Pond Facebook page.

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    St. Jude Dream Home Open House, Broussard

    Saturday, May 27-Sunday May 28th

    The St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Dream Home will be open for tours every weekend through June 18.

    The home was built as a raffle home, with all proceeds benefiting the hospital. Tickets are $100, and can be purchased online.

    On Saturdays the house will be open from 9 am – 5 pm and Sundays from noon – 5 pm.

    Your tour of the home could garner you a win in an auxiliary drawing worth $5,000!

    The Dream Home will be given away on Sunday, June 25, 2016 on a live broadcast on KATC TV-3.

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    Lafayette Concert Band Memorial Day Concert

    Lafayette Concert Band's Memorial Day Performance, Lafayette

    PRICE: $10; FREE for Veterans

    Sunday, May 28th at 3:30pm

    The Lafayette Concert Band presents: "Songs of Remembrance", in observation of Memorial Day, 2017.

    The concert will be held at the Bayou Church, Sunday, May 28 at 3:30. Admission is $10; uniformed or DD214 military personnel get in free.

    For more information, call 337-704-0547 or Lafayette Concert Band.

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    Zydeco Extravaganza, Lafayette

    PRICE: $20

    Sunday, May 28th

    The 31st Annual Zydeco Extravaganza will take place at Blackham Coliseum on Sunday.

    Touted to feature "The Biggest Names In Zydeco", this year's even will include Keith Frank, Chris Ardoin, Cupid, Geno Delafose, Leon Chavis, Koray Broussard and more.

    Doors will open at noon, TICKETS ARE PRE-SALE ONLY! For ticket information, visit the Zydeco Extravaganza website or call 337-234-9695.


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    Fountain Memorial's Annual Memorial Day Program, Lafayette


    Monday, May 29th

    Fountain Memorial Funeral Home & Cemetery hosts its annual Memorial Day program to observe the sacrifices made in defense of our country.

    The program will begin at 9 am and is to feature honor guards, Lieutenant Colonel Richard Hanes as a guest speaker, a motorcycle procession by the Patriot Guard Riders and patriotic musical selection.

    The event, Monday, May 29, is free and open to the public (you are encouraged to bring a lawn chair).

    Fountain Memorial is at 1010 Pandora Street in Lafayette, behind Adrien's Supermarket on Congress Street.

    The event is expected to last approximately one hour, and there will be a reception following the service.

    For details, visit the Fountain Memorial Facebook page or call 337-981-7098

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    WWII Museum Memorial Day Events, New Orleans

    PRICE: $16.50 - $36

    Saturday May 27-Monday May 29th

    For many, Memorial Day has become more about sales, barbecues and beer than about its original purpose: to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in service of the United States of America.

    Enjoy your day, but please remember to take a moment, with your family, to talk about the freedoms we enjoy as Americans, and about the role that our military veterans played in securing those freedoms.

    Though it is just outside of Acadiana, a great place to learn more about the souls this holiday was created to honor, you and your family can visit the National  WWII Museum in New Orleans. Some of the Memorial Day Weekend events include:

      1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      Pensacola Civic Band
      Featuring Pearl Harbor survivor Frank Emond
      US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center
    • SUNDAY, MAY 28
      1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
      USMC Band New Orleans
      US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center
    • MONDAY, MAY 29
      11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
      Commemoration Ceremony
      US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center3:00 p.m. – 3:05 p.m.
      National moment of silence and bell-ringing
      US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center

    For more information and to plan your visit, go to the National WWII Museum's website.


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