Don’t miss the best Fat Tuesday celebration north of New Orleans. The Lafayette Breakfast Optimist Club will hold its Seventeenth Annual Fat Tuesday Dinner Party and Fundraiser on Tuesday, February 25, at 6 p.m. Proceeds from live and silent auctions, raffle, wine tasting, and balloon wall will go towards teacher grants. Last year, the Breakfast Optimist Club awarded $16,000 in grants to local teachers. You will also enjoy alligator appetizers, an authentic Cajun dinner, and live Dixieland jazz. For ticket information visit lafayetteoptimist.org.