Outlying Areas for March 15, 2013

Photo provided by MISSY HIGGINSDancing the Maypole is one of several events which will be featured at the Audubon Pilgrimage this weekend in various locations in downtown St. Francisville. For more information, call (225) 635-6330 or go to http://www.audubonpilgrimage.info.acitvitat Audubon Pilgrimage Show caption
Photo provided by MISSY HIGGINSDancing the Maypole is one of several events which will be featured at the Audubon Pilgrimage this weekend in various locations in downtown St. Francisville. For more information, call (225) 635-6330 or go to http://www.audubonpilgrimage.info.acitvitat Audubon Pilgrimage

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 15

  • AUDUBON PILGRIMAGE: 9 a.m., various locations in downtown St. Francisville. Tours of historic buildings, hymn singing, graveyard tours, costume show, music and food. (225) 635-6330 or http://www.audubonpilgrimage.info.
  • JANELLE ROBERT’S FRIDAY NIGHT BARREL SERIES: 9 a.m., New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.
  • 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 Bonsoir, Catin. Lunches are available for purchase from Bailey’s Seafood & Grill, Roly Poly and Zea’s Rotisserie & Grill. Proceeds benefit the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation. Free.
  • DOWNTOWN ALIVE!: 5:30 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Free outdoor concert featuring Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band. (800) 346-1958.
  • 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.
  • SHOTGUN: 8 p.m., Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Performance of John Biguenet’s play by Acting Unlimited. http://shotgun.eventbrite.com or (337) 484-0172.

SATURDAY, MARCH 16

  • 7 MILE PLUS YARD SALE: 7 a.m.-4 p.m., along La. 93, Arnaudville, Grand Coteau and Sunset. Treasures, antiques, collectibles and food. Free. (337) 754-5316.
  • 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.
  • NEW ROADS SPRING STREET FESTIVAL AND CAR SHOW: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., downtown New Roads. Free. (225) 638-5360.
  • JUMBO GUMBO COOK-OFF: 12:30 p.m., parking lot, John L. Guidry Stadium, Thibodaux. Gumbo served 1:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. $5; children 10 and under, free.
  • EGGSTRAVAGANZOO: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Zoo of Acadiana, 5601 U.S. 90, Broussard. Easter egg hunt, face painting, live entertainment. (337) 837-4325.
  • AVOYELLES FIRE SAFETY DAY: 9 a.m.-noon, Paragon Ballroom, Paragon Casino Resort, Marksville. Fire extinguishers will be given out for free to the first 175 people in attendance. Special appearance by Sparky the Fire Dog. (318) 359-1496.
  • AUDUBON PILGRIMAGE: 9 a.m., various locations in downtown St. Francisville. Tours of historic buildings, hymn singing, graveyard tours, costume show, music and food. Saturday Soiree “Light Up the Night” at 7 p.m. (225) 635-6330 or http://www.audubonpilgrimage.info.
  • CAJUN JAM SESSION: 9 a.m.-noon, Savoy Music Center, 4413 U.S. 190 East, Eunice. Bring instrument. (337) 457-9563.
  • OAK ALLEY PLANTATION’S 22ND ANNUAL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oak Alley Plantation, 3645 La. 18, Vacherie. Visit 170-plus booths of artists and craftsmen with folk art, yard ornaments, stained glass, Louisiana mud paintings, paintings, fountains, wind chimes, gourmet jellies and pottery. Local foods, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting and Eurobungy. $5, 10 years and older. http://www.oakalleyplantation.com.
  • SCIENCE SATURDAY: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., LIGO Livingston Observatory, 19100 LIGO Lane, Livingston. PRESSing Science, the science of pressure. Free. (225) 686-3173.
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Music by Chicago’s Joe Savage with special guest and “Cajun” August Broussard and Friends. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.
  • ABITA SPRINGS OPRY: 7 p.m.-9 p.m., Abita Springs Town Hall, 22161 Level St., Abita Springs. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. Live music. (985) 892-0711.
  • 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.
  • SHOTGUN: 8 p.m., Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Performance of John Biguenet’s play by Acting Unlimited. http://shotgun.eventbrite.com or (337) 484-0172.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

  • AUDUBON PILGRIMAGE: 9 a.m., various locations in downtown St. Francisville. Tours of historic buildings, hymn singing, graveyard tours, costume show, music and food. (225) 635-6330 or http://www.audubonpilgrimage.info.
  • NO SUCH THINGS AS IMPOSSIBLE BIKE RIDE: beginning at 11 a.m., West Feliciana Sports Park, St. Francisville. Adapted bike demonstrations, lunch fun rides for kids of all abilities.
  • EGGSTRAVAGANZOO: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Zoo of Acadiana, 5601 U.S. 90, Broussard. Easter egg hunt, face painting, live entertainment. (337) 837-4325
  • PORT HUDSON: THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED BATTLEFIELD DURING THE CIVIL WAR: 1:30 p.m., Port Hudson State Historic Site, 236 La. 61, Jackson. Presentation about the site of the longest siege in American military history. $4 entry fee to site. (225) 654-3775 or http://www.atchafalaya.org.
  • THE GLASS MENDACITY: 2 p.m., Eunice Players Theatre, 121 S. Second St., Eunice. Performance of the comedy. http://www.euniceplayers.blogspot.com.
  • PELICAN STATE MUSIC CONCERT: 3 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center Auditorium, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Free. http://www.pointecoupeehistoricalsociety.org.
  • SHOTGUN: 3 p.m., Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St., Lafayette. Performance of John Biguenet’s play by Acting Unlimited. http://shotgun.eventbrite.com or (337) 484-0172.
  • 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 19

  • 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.
  • BE A BUTTERFLY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library at Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar, (225) 673-8699; and 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library at Donaldsonville, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville (225) 473-8052. Children ages 2-5 will listen to a story and make a flower and butterfly wings.

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

  • THE GLASS MENDACITY: 6 p.m., Ruby’s, Second Street, Eunice. Dinner theater performance of the comedy by Eunice Players Theatre. Steak meal. http://www.euniceplayers.blogspot.com.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

  • ASSASSIN’S CREED TO ZELDA: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library at Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Video game Jeopardy and a Guitar Hero jam session. For teens in sixth grade and older. (225) 673-8699.
  • FORDOCHE FAIR: 5:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Ryan Shoup Park, La. 77, Fordoche. Family night at the fair with a karaoke contest at 7 p.m. Proceeds go toward park and playground improvements. (225) 637-3112.
  • BE A BUTTERFLY: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library at Galvez, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville (225) 622-3339 and Ascension Parish Library Gonzales, 708 South Irma Blvd., Gonzales (225) 647-3955. Children ages 2-5 will listen to a story and make a flower and butterfly wings.
  • 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.

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.