To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.
FRIDAY, APRIL 5
garden tour fridays: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site. 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. A guided walking tour of the historic Rosedown gardens and outbuildings. (888) 376-1867.
bach lunch: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Parc Sans Souci, corner of Polk, Congress and Vermilion streets, Lafayette. Free outdoor concert by The Revelers. Lunches are available for purchase from Agave Cantina, Chris’ Po-Boys and Great Harvest Bread Co. Proceeds benefit the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation. Free.
downtown alive!: 5:30 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Free outdoor concert featuring Cowboy Mouth. (800) 346-1958
the music of mozart: 7 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, St. Francisville. Performance by the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Quartet. $20. (225) 383-0500.
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 6 a.m.-10 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Fresh, locally grown produce, arts and crafts, jams and jellies, preserves, baked goods and yard art. (888) 942-3742.
oxbow triathlon: New Roads. For more information or to register, call (225) 615-0041 or email email@example.com.
BAYOU TECHE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Hamilton and North New Market streets, St. Martinville. Produce, arts and crafts for sale. (337) 394-2230.
open house and sailing regatta: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pelican Yacht Club, 9000 False River Road, New Roads. http://www.pycl.org or (225) 752-6459.
spring garden stroll: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Francisville Town Hall, 11936 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. Visit seven private gardens in West Feliciana Parish. Proceeds benefit 4 H scholarships and local school gardens. $15. (225) 635-3614.
CAJUN JAM SESSION: 9 a.m.-noon, Savoy Music Center, 4413 U.S. 190 East, Eunice. Bring instrument. (337) 457-9563.
rendez-vous des cajuns: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Music by Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.
old fashioned fais-do-do barn dance: 7 p.m.-midnight, Lakeview RV Park, 1717 Veteran Memorial Highway, Eunice. (337) 457-2881 or http://www.lvpark.com.
SUNDAY, APRIL 7
in the footsteps of audubon: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, 11788 La. 965, St. Francisville. An extended tour takes guests through an audio visual history of the park, a presentation on the prints Audubon created while at Oakley Plantation, followed by a guided house and grounds tour. Please allow one and a half hours. (225) 635-3739.
SYMPHONY IN THE PARK: 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m., New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. Free outdoor concert by the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra presented by the Iberia Cultural Resources Association. (337) 364-1603.
TUESDAY, APRIL 9
FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Garden veggies, fruits, jellies, other fresh items. (337) 948-0561.
TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Produce, arts and crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods and art.
FAlse river tuesday night fishing tournaments: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Morrison Parkway Public Boat Dock, New Roads. Fishermen must qualify to fish the final “Classic Tournament,” date TBA. (225) 955-2460.
painting for tots: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children ages 18 months-3 years. (225) 622-3339.
pajama storytime: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar, (225) 673-8699 and Donaldsonville Branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville (225) 473-8052. Children ages 7 and younger and their families will listen to stories, sing songs and make art.
paul taylor dance performance: 7:30 p.m., Southeastern Louisiana University’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. $36-$44. (985) 543-4371. http://www.columbiatheatre.org.
THURSDAY, APRIL 11
get crazy with quelf: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library in Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Teens in sixth grade and above will play Quelf. (225) 673-8699.
rhythms on the river: 5:30-8:30 p.m., River Ranch Town Square, 1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette. Free live music by MoJeaux. No ice chests. (337) 216-6566.
zachary richard-an acadian homecoming: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Q&A sessions and Cajun fare available before the show. $30-$40. (337) 233-7060.
2012 FIDDLE MANIA: throughout downtown Opelousas. Public art exhibit featuring oversized fiddles fabricated from metal that were painted and designed by local artists. The exhibit is dedicated in memory of local musician/fiddler and cultural ambassador Hadley J. Castille. (337) 948-5227 or http://www.cityofopelousas.com.
art show competition: Barnes and Noble, 5705 Johnston St., Lafayette. Open to the public. On display through April 27. Judging on Monday, April 22. (337) 856-7369 or (337) 783-8765.
Imahara’s Botanical Garden: 5341 Mahoney Road, St. Francisville. Self-guided tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays. http://imaharasbotanicalgarden.blogspot.com.
livingston parish main library: 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Exhibit of paintings by Bonnie Smith-Williams. On display during regular library hours through April. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
NEW IBERIA AZALEA TRAIL: New Iberia Welcome Center, 2513 La. 14, New Iberia. Pick up a trail tour map at the welcome center to guide you on a walking or driving tour to view beautiful azaleas in bloom. (888) 942-3742 or http://www.iberiatravel.com.
ohr-o’keefe museum of art: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Dusti Bongé: Revisiting the Legacy, Lydia Thompson: Roots, Connections and Pathways andTerry Tjader: Ingrained in Wood, through May. George E. Ohr: Selections from Gulf Coast Collections, ongoing. https://www.georgeohr.org.
SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY: East Stadium, SLU, Hammond. Visual Arts Juried Student Exhibition, through Thursday, April 11. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday with extended hours until 8 p.m. Wednesday. Free. (985) 549-5080.
university of louisiana AT lafayette, hilliard art museum: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. http://museum.louisiana.edu. Contemporary Folk Art from the Permanent Collection, through August. John Buck: C’est Magnifique, through May 11.
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