Lots to do in Southwest Louisiana this weekend. Here are your highlights:
Opening reception for 50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic exhibit: Jan. 25, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center, located at 1001 Ryan Street in Lake Charles. All ages are welcome at no charge and refreshments will be served.
Bocal Adrenaline concert: Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in Ralph Squires Recital Hall on the McNeese State University campus. Admission is free. Bocal Adrenaline features Sally Bohls and Joshua Hawks on English horn, Jennifer Auerbach and Sara McCallum on bassoon, and Jerime Harris on percussion.
Lake Charles Community Band rehearsals: Jan. 28 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Lake Charles-Boston band room on Seventh St. Those who play band instruments are welcome to join. The band's next performance will be held on St. Patrick's Day, March 17, at Prien Lake Park.
"Starting and Financing a Small Business": Jan. 31 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Room 121 of the Burton Business Center at McNeese State University. This free seminar is presented by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at McNeese. Topics will include business planning, sources of funding and small business resources. Pre-registration is requested. For more information, contact the LSBDC at McNeese at 337-475-5529 or by email at LSBDC.MSU@lsbdc.org.
Nancy Simon's School of Music, followed by Jamie Berzas and Cajun Tradition: Jan. 26 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Liberty Theatre, located at 200 West Park Ave. in Eunice. This performance is part of the "Rendez-vous des Cajuns" Music Radio & TV Show. Tickets go on sale at 4 p.m. on Saturday at the ticket window of the Liberty Theater. Tickets are $5 and are general admission seating.