Outlying Areas for March 1, 2013

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FRIDAY, MARCH 1

GARDEN TOUR FRIDAY: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. Manager Patricia Aleshire leads visitors through Rosedown’s historic gardens. $10, adults; $8, seniors; $4, students; children ages 5 and younger admitted free. Garden only, $5. (888) 376-1867 or http://www.lastateparks.com.

FRIED FISH FUNDRAISING EVENT: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Augustine Catholic Church Hall, New Roads Street, New Roads. Fried fish lunches including fried fillet catfish, Creole rice, sweet peas, coleslaw and roll for sale for $10 each. Sweets sold separately. Delivery for orders of three or more dinners. (225) 638-4076 or (225) 638-7553.

SECONDARY CAUSE OF DEATH: 7:30 p.m., Le Petit Playhouse, 7829 Main St., Houma. Presented by Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne. (985) 876-4278.

BLOOD WEDDING: 7:30 p.m., Vonnie Borden Theatre, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. Performance of the play directed by Samuel Sparks. $10, general admission; $6, SLU faculty and staff, seniors and non-SLU students; free, SLU students. (985) 549-2115.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

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.

ATIONAL BARREL RACE COMPETITION: New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.

CAJUN JAM SESSION: 9 a.m.-noon, Savoy Music Center, 4413 U.S. 190 East, Eunice. Bring instrument. (337) 457-9563.

DUTCH OVEN 101: 9 a.m.-noon, Chicot State Park, 1300 Sudie Lawton Lane, Ville Platte. Bill Ryan from the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society will demonstrate the early pioneer cooking technique. $1. (888) 677-6100.

MODEL TRAIN SHOW: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., First Baptist Church Gymnasium, 325 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula. Kids’ contests, model train dealers, operating train layouts and more. $5, adults; free, children 11 and younger. http://tca-louisianachapter.org.

BAYOU TECHE CLEAN UP: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., City Park Boat Launch, New Iberia. Bring your motorboat, kayak or canoe to help clean debris from Bayou Teche for the Dragon Boat Festival. Sponsored by Cajuns for Bayou Teche. Drinks and garbage bags provided. Bring gloves. http://www.techeproject.com or http://www.acadianadragonboatfestival.com.

SHADOWS ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia. More than 100 vendors from near and far offer everything from homemade doggie biscuits to hair bows. Raffle and tour of the Shadows. Food and desserts also for sale. $5, adults; $3, children ages 6-11.

INETEENTH CENTURY EASTER EGG HUNT: 1 p.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, La. 10, St. Francisville. Meet on the back porch of the Main House. Prizes for the children finding the special Rosedown Easter eggs. Bring your own basket. Games will follow the hunt. $10, adults; $8, seniors; $4, students; children ages 5 and younger admitted free. Garden only, $5. (888) 376-1867 or http://www.lastateparks.com.

RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Tribute to Hank Williams, Sr. $14. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.

SECONDARY CAUSE OF DEATH: 7:30 p.m., Le Petit Playhouse, 7829 Main St., Houma. Presented by Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne. (985) 876-4278.

EW YORK POLYPHONY: 7:30 p.m., James D. Moncus Theater, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. (337) 233-7060.

JAZZ ARTIST GORDON GOODWIN: 7:30 p.m., Angelle Hall, ULL campus, Lafayette. Featuring the ULL Jazz Ensemble. $10, general admission; $5, K-12 students and senior citizens; free, ULL students, faculty and staff. (337) 482-6012.

SUNDAY, MARCH 3

ATIONAL BARREL RACE COMPETITION: New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.

HERE’S THE BEEF COOKOFF: Yambilee Agricultural Arena, 1939 W. Landry St., Opelousas. Sponsored by the St. Landry Parish Cattleman’s Association. Live entertainment and an old-fashioned trail ride. (337) 945-0364 or (337) 684-6751.

SECONDARY CAUSE OF DEATH: 2 p.m., Le Petit Playhouse, 7829 Main St., Houma. Presented by Le Petit Theatre de Terrebonne. (985) 876-4278.

CELEBRATING THE STARS: 3 p.m., William Scott Civic Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. Fine arts performances by talented youths sponsored by Les Creoles de Pointe Coupee. $5, adults; $2, children. (225) 718-1135.

THE MUSIC OF JIM CROCE BY JOHN RENO: 3 p.m., James D. Moncus Theater, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. (337) 233-7060.

CHEFS EVENING: 5 p.m., Pennington Student Activity Center, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. Food and drink from area restaurants, silent auction. (985) 549-2420 or http://southeastern.edu/chefsevening.

MONDAY, MARCH 4

RICKY NELSON TRIBUTE: 7:30 p.m., Morgan City Municipal Auditorium, Morgan City. (985) 385-2307.

TUESDAY, MARCH 5

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.

THURSDAY, MARCH 7

BUDDY — THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY: 6 p.m., dinner; 7:30 p.m., show, Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Tickets include dinner. Cash bar. $55. Show only, $32-$40. (985) 543-4371.

ONGOING

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 http://www.cityofopelousas.com

ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. http://www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. Works by Chicory Miles and Malcolm McClay, through Saturday, March 2. Works by JJ Wilson & Company, through Friday, March 1.

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

ICHOLLS JUBILEE FESTIVAL: Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. Workshops, art festivals, performances, writer’s conference, film history exhibit, talent show and more. Monday, March 4, through Saturday, April 27. For a schedule of events, visit http://nicholls.edu/jubilee or call (985) 448-4273.

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 BongĂ©: 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. https://www.georgeohr.org.

ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. Exhibit in honor of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War in Louisiana through March in the Gift Shop Conference Room. $10, adults; $8, seniors; $4, students. Children ages 5 and younger admitted free. (888) 376-1867.

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.