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

FRIDAY, Jan. 4

garden tour fridays: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, La. 10, St. Francisville. Manager/horticulturalist Patricia Aleshire will lead a stroll through the historic gardens. (225) 635-3110 or

SATURDAY, jan. 5

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.

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.

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. Musical guest Kevin Naquin & The Ossun Playboys. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or

flip orley: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Performance by the comedy improv hypnotist. $12.


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.


the battle of new orleans: HOW IT CHANGED THE COURSE OF HISTORY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Speaker Chuck Perrodin will discuss the battle on Jan. 8, 1815, and how it impacted the future of the country and world. Registration required. (225) 473-8052.

cheaters: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Production of the comedic play by the Riveters Theatre Troupe. $15, general admission; $10, students. (337) 291-1122 or


2012 FIDDLE MANIA: throughout downtown Opelousas. Public art exhibit featuring over-sized 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

acadiana Center for the arts: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Passion: The Art of Collecting from the collection of the Georgia Museum of Art, on loan from Giuliano M. Ceseri. Cinderella’s Last Standby Cynthia Scott, through Saturday, Jan. 5.

christmas at oaklawn manor: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., through Saturday, Jan. 5, 3296 Oaklawn Drive, Franklin. Holiday decorations and a different style Christmas tree in every room. $15, adults; $10, students. (337) 828-0434 or

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.

ohr-o’keefe museum of art: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. Dusti Bongé: Revisiting the Legacy, Lydia Thompson: Roots, Connections and Pathways and Terry Tjader: Ingrained in Wood, through May. George E. Ohr: Selections from Gulf Coast Collections, ongoing.

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: Joseph Jefferson home and Rip Van Winkle Gardens, 5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Tuesday, Jan. 8. (337) 359-8525 or

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