Outlying Areas

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, MARCH 22

JANELLE ROBERTS FRIDAY NIGHT BARREL RACE COMPETITION: 9 a.m., New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.

JACKSON ASSEMBLY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m., downtown Jackson. Antique show, art show and self-guided tours of the Historic District, interiors of three historic churches and the original 1820 Courthouse of the Felicianas. Homemade soups, gumbo, sandwiches and desserts available in the 1835 McKowen Store. Tours of the Centenary State Historic Site. $10. http://www.felicianatourism.org.

GREATER BATON ROUGE MODEL RAILROADERS OPEN HOUSE: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 3406 College St., Jackson. Indoor and outdoor model trains and real live steam locomotives. Free. http://www.greaterbrrailroaders.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.

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 Viatones. Lunches are available for purchase from Abacus Restaurant and Catering, Poupart’s Bakery and Tsunami Sushi. Proceeds benefit the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation. Free.

SWAMP STOMP FESTIVAL: 3:30 p.m., parking lot adjacent to John L. Guidry Stadium, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. Food, music, history and art. $10 per day; $25 for the weekend; free, children 12 and younger.

A WEEKEND ON THE TECHE: 5 p.m., The Lamppost, 735 Main St., Franklin. Refreshments followed by an introduction and sneak preview of Bayou Storm Rising and dinner TBA. Email ktamporello@cajuncoast.com.

CLAWS FOR A CAUSE: 5 p.m.-8 p.m., Acadian Village, Lafayette. Benefit for LARC. (337) 981-2384.

DOWNTOWN ALIVE!: 5:30 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Free outdoor concert. (800) 346-1958.

FORDOCHE FAIR: 6 p.m.-midnight, Ryan Shoup Park, La. 77, Fordoche. Featuring Darren Delatte & the Main Line Band. Proceeds go toward park and playground improvements. (225) 637-3112.

IMAN LIZARAZU: 6:45 p.m., VIP event; 8 p.m., performance, Glass Room Theater on the Bayou, 100 Berard St., Breaux Bridge. Show with the Mime/Juggler/Euroclown. $15, general admission; $35 and $49, standard or VIP dinner and performance; $1,000, table of 10 sponsor event with Iman, dinner and performance. (337) 442-6630.

THE GLASS MENDACITY: 7 p.m., Eunice Players Theatre, 121 S. Second St., Eunice. Performance of the comedy. http://www.euniceplayers.blogspot.com.

MAN OF LA MANCHA: 7:30 p.m., 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Performance by the Iberia Performing Arts League. $15, advance; $20, door. http://iberiaperformingartsleague-com.doodlekit.com or (337) 364-6114.

JAZZ @ THE CENTER: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Lafayette St., Lafayette. Featuring the Terence Blanchard Quintet. $30-$40. (337) 233-7060.

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

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.

ROCK N’ ROAR: 8 a.m.-1 p.m., War Memorial Student Union and Park, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond. Children’s games, activities and guest performances. http://www.southeastern.edu/roarfest.

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.

SWAMP STOMP FESTIVAL: 9:30 a.m., parking lot adjacent to John L. Guidry Stadium, Nicholls Sate University, Thibodaux. 5K Can-Can Run and 1-Mile White Boot Waddle, registration at 8:30 a.m. Food, music, history and art. $10 per day; $25 for the weekend; free, children 12 and younger. Race registration, $15 for 1 mile and $25 for 5K plus two canned goods or $2 for the Nicholls CAN! food drive.

GREATER BATON ROUGE MODEL RAILROADERS OPEN HOUSE: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 3406 College St., Jackson. Indoor and outdoor model trains and real live steam locomotives. Free. http://www.greaterbrrailroaders.com.

MINI MUSEUM: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library in Gonzales, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Tweens will make mini pieces of art and construct mini easels to display their work. (225) 647-3955.

JACKSON ASSEMBLY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m., downtown Jackson. Antique show, art show, self-guided tours of the Historic District, interiors of three historic churches and the original 1820 Courthouse of the Felicianas. Homemade soups, gumbo, sandwiches and desserts available in the 1835 McKowen Store. Tours of the Centenary State Historic Site. $10.

FORDOCHE FAIR: 11 a.m., Ryan Shoup Park, La. 77, Fordoche. Featuring jambalaya cookoff at 11 a.m. and the Rock Its at 7:30 p.m. Proceeds go toward park and playground improvements. (225) 637-3112. http://www.felicianatourism.org.

RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Music by Acadien with Ryan Simon. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.

THE GLASS MENDACITY: 7 p.m., Eunice Players Theatre, 121 S. Second St., Eunice. Performance of the comedy. http://www.euniceplayers.blogspot.com.

FEAR NO EVIL BULLRIDING CHALLENGE: 7:30 p.m., Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Blvd., Houma. (985) 850-4657.

SKYLINERS BIG BAND: 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Petroleum Club, 111 Heymann Blvd., Lafayette. Dance to Lafayette’s own 20-piece jazz orchestra. $15. (337) 234-2133 or email skylinersbigband@gmail.com.

MAN OF LA MANCHA: 7:30 p.m., 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Performance by the Iberia Performing Arts League. $15, advance; $20, door. http://iberiaperformingartsleague-com.doodlekit.com or (337) 364-6114.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

SWAMP STOMP FESTIVAL: 9:30 a.m., parking lot adjacent to John L. Guidry Stadium, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. Food, music, history and art. $10 per day; $25 for the weekend; free, children 12 and younger.

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP CRAWFISH ETOUFEE COOK-OFF: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Northwest Pavilion, 651 Samuel Drive, Eunice. Etouffee sampling and Cajun and zydeco music. Free. (337) 457-7389. http://www.eunicechamber.com.

JACKSON ASSEMBLY ANTIQUES SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m., downtown Jackson. Antique show, art show, self-guided tours of the Historic District, interiors of three historic churches and the original 1820 Courthouse of the Felicianas. Homemade soups, gumbo, sandwiches and desserts available in the 1835 McKowen Store. Tours of the Centenary State Historic Site. $10. http://www.felicianatourism.org.

MAN OF LA MANCHA: 3 p.m., 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Performance by the Iberia Performing Arts League. $15, advance; $20, door. http://iberiaperformingartsleague-com.doodlekit.com or (337) 364-6114.

TUESDAY, MARCH 26

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.

MINI MUSEUM: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Tweens will make mini pieces of art and construct mini easels to display their work. (225) 647-3955

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27

DREAMGIRLS: 7 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. Touring production. http://www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

THURSDAY, MARCH 28

GET YOUR MEME ON!: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Teens in grades 6-12 will learn about this infectious fad, then choose from pics of popular memes and provide their own silly captions. (225) 473-8052.

SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA FEATURING THE KALEIDOS DUO: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Yakov Voldman is the conductor. $10, adults; $5, seniors, Southeastern alumni, faculty and staff. (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.

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.

LIVINGSTON PARISH MAIN LIBRARY: 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Exhibit of paintings by Bonnie Smith-Williams. On display during regular library hours through April. Email myartandsoul@hotmail.com.

ICHOLLS JUBILEE FESTIVAL: Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. Workshops, art festivals, performances, writer’s conference, film history exhibit, talent show and more, 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.