Outlying Areas for Nov. 16, 2012

Photo provided by the Hammond Regional Arts Center -- 'Hi Rise' by James Michalopoulos is part of an exhibition of  Michalopoulos' art at the Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond, through Dec. 14. Visitors to Starry November Night in downtown Hammond on Friday, Nov. 16, can catch the show as well.
Photo provided by the Hammond Regional Arts Center -- 'Hi Rise' by James Michalopoulos is part of an exhibition of Michalopoulos' art at the Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond, through Dec. 14. Visitors to Starry November Night in downtown Hammond on Friday, Nov. 16, can catch the show as well.

To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, NOV. 16

200 YEAR HISTORY OF BAYOU PLAQUEMINE: 3 p.m., Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site, 57730 Main St., Plaquemine. Displays and presentations on the cypress logging industry, the people and vessels that used the waterways and the many commodities that have been transported up and down the bayou. (225) 687-7158 or http://www.lastateparks.com.

STARRY NOVEMBER NIGHT: 5 p.m.-10 p.m., downtown Hammond. Festivities will include Hammond’s art and wine stroll, live music from the U.S. Navy Band, carriage rides, star-gazing with the Pontchartrain Astronomy Society, and performances of “The Princess and the Pea” by The Octavians at the Columbia Theatre at 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Free. http://www.dddhammond.com or (985) 277-5680 ext 2.

CABARET: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Performance of the musical with a live band. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.

LOUISIANA CROSSROADS: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 Vermilion St., Lafayette. Casual Cajun fare available before each show. Performance by Mia Borders. $15-$25. (337) 233-7060.

SATURDAY, NOV. 17

TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 6-10 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.

FARMER’S MARKET: 7-11 a.m., 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Garden veggies, fruits, jellies, other fresh items. (337) 948-0561.

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.

ANNUAL ACOUSTICAL JAM SESSION: 10 a.m.-until, Eunice Depot Museum, Eunice. (337) 457-6540.

RUNNING DOWN THE RIVER BARREL RACE COMPETITION: All day, New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.

200 YEAR HISTORY OF BAYOU PLAQUEMINE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Plaquemine Lock State Historic Site, 57730 Main St., Plaquemine. Displays and presentations on the cypress logging industry, the people and vessels that used the waterways and the many commodities that have been transported up and down the bayou. (225) 687-7158 or http://www.lastateparks.com.

BBQ COOK-OFF, CLASSIC CAR SHOW AND SHOPPING EXTRAVAGANZA: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Paragon Casino Resort, 711 Paragon Place, Marksville. (800) 946-1946 or http://www.paragoncasinoresort.com.

AMERICAN GIRLS: MEET MARIE-GRACE AND CECILE: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown Branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Children in second through fifth grades will learn French terms from the 1800s, play games from that time and make a mask that the girls could have worn to a masquerade ball. To register, call (225) 673-8699.

SCIENCE SATURDAY: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LIGO Livingston Observatory, 19100 LIGO Lane, Livingston. Topic will be POP-u-lar science. Visitors will investigate things that go “POP” and conduct popular science experiments. Free. (225) 686-3173.

RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Musical guest Ann Savoy and her Sleepless Knights. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.

CABARET: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Performance of the musical with a live band. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.

SUNDAY, NOV. 18

RUNNING DOWN THE RIVER BARREL RACE COMPETITION: All day, New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.

ONE WISH TALENT SHOW: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. 21 performances of local talent competing for cash prizes. Admission: one unwrapped toy for Bless Children of Acadiana For Christmas. (225) 237-2090, ext. 114.

TUESDAY, NOV. 20
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.

ONGOING

ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. http://www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. Passion: The Art of Collecting from the collection of the Georgia Museum of Art, on loan from Giuliano M. Ceseri. Cinderella’s Last Stand by Cynthia Scott, through Jan. 5, 2013. Works by Bradley Sabin, through Dec. 1. Bound by Silk, works by Deborah Simeral and Carolyn Marino, through Dec. 15.

BACKWOODS GALLERY: 11931 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. Members of Charter Street Studios showing their artwork through November. (225) 683-8673.

HAMMOND REGIONAL ARTS CENTER: 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. James Michalopoulos Exhibition, through Dec. 14. http://www.hammondarts.org.

IMAHARA’S BOTANICAL GARDEN: 5341 Mahoney Road, St. Francisville. Self-guided tours, Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sundays 1-3 p.m. http://imaharasbotanicalgarden.blogspot.com.

OHR-O’KEEFE MUSEUM OF ART: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. The Art of Eugene Martin: A Great Concept, through Dec. 1; Trailer McQuilkin: An Uncommon Beauty and Geoff Mitchell: Chaos at the Confessional, both through Nov. 24. https://www.georgeohr.org.

OPELOUSAS MUSEUM AND INTERPRETIVE CENTER: 315 N. Main St., Opelousas. “Becoming Louisiana: Path to Statehood,” a traveling exhibition, through Dec. 31. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (337) 948-2589.

UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE, HILLIARD ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. http://museum.louisiana.edu. Rhyme & Reason: The Art of Shawne Major, Louisiana Voices: Six Artists Speak to Us and Aquarellistes: Louisiana Watercolorists, all through Dec. 8.