Outlying areas for July 12, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 12

  • EGYPTIAN DIG: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children in second-fifth grades. (225) 622-3339.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENTS: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway Boat Dock, New Roads. (225) 293-3402.

SATURDAY, JULY 13

  • TECHE AREA FARMERS 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.
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. (337) 276-4293.
  • ACADIANA BARREL RACING ASSOCIATION: 8 a.m., SugArena, 713 N.W. Bypass, New Iberia. Regional barrel race competition, concessions. (337) 365-7539.
  • 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 E., Eunice. Bring instrument. (337) 457-9563.
  • HAMMOND MARKET: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., downtown Hammond. Arts and crafts and seasonal homegrown produce. http://www.dddhammond.com.
  • PONCHATOULA BIRD FAIR & SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 750 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula. TotalTat.com.
  • KROTZ SPRINGS QUILT SHOW AND SALE: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Alon Recreation Center, 324 Levee Road, Krotz Springs. Silent auction, boutique, sewing demonstrations, skit and handcrafted items for sale. Food available. Free.
  • UNVEXED TO THE SEA: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, 11788 La. 965, St. Francisville. Civil War Naval and Marine re-enactors dressed in authentic reproduction costumes will present living history demonstrations of life for the inland navies. $8, adults; $6, seniors; $4 students (ages 6-17), free, children ages 5 and younger. Grounds only admission: $4; free, children. (225) 635-3739
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Music by Jean Lafitte Jammers. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.
  • OLD FASHIONED FAIS-DO-DO DANCE: 8 p.m., Lakeview Park & Beach, 717 Veterans Memorial Highway, Eunice. Camping available. Live music by the Americanos. (337) 457-2881.

SUNDAY, JULY 14

  • PONCHATOULA BIRD FAIR & SALE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 750 E. Pine St., Ponchatoula. TotalTat.com.
  • BASTILLE DAY: 2 p.m., New Roads, La Sainte Messe at St. Mary of False River Catholic Church, followed by a reception at the Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St. (225) 638-6575
  • SOUTH LOUISIANA COMMUNITY ORCHESTRA: 3 p.m., Vandebilt Catholic High School, 209 S. Hollywood Road, Houma. Summer Pops concert. $6.

MONDAY, JULY 15

  • BILLY JONAS: 10:30 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar, (225) 673-8699 and 2 p.m., Donaldsonville Branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville, (225) 473-8052.
  • OLD WEST AFTERNOON: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children in second-fifth grades. (225) 622-3339.

TUESDAY, JULY 16

  • FARMERS 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.
  • TWEEN BOOK CLUB: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children entering fourth-eighth grades. Registration required. (225) 622-3339.
  • RESIN JEWELRY: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown Branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. For teens. (225) 673-8699.
  • FALSE RIVER TUESDAY NIGHT FISHING TOURNAMENTS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Morrison Parkway Public Boat Dock, New Roads. Fishermen must qualify to fish the final “Classic Tournament,” date TBA. (225) 955-2460.
  • KIDS’ COMEDY HOUR: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville Branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. For children ages 3-12 and their families. (225) 473-8052.
  • HISTORY TALK: 7 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Eddie Cazayoux will present “Creole Architecture: Responding to Climate Then and Now.” Free. (225) 240-3421.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

  • PET ROCK CRAFT: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children of all ages. (225) 622-3339.
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  • MAD SCIENCE LAB: 10 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Donaldsonville Branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. For children entering second-fifth grades. Registration required. (225) 473-8052.
  • GUY STUFF: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. For teens. (225) 647-3955.
  • TEEN BOOK CLUB: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Galvez Branch, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. (225) 622-3339.
  • KIDS’ COMEDY HOUR: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown Branch, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. For children ages 3-12 and their families. (225) 473-8052.
  • EUNICE COMMUNITY CONCERT BAND AND CHOIR: 7 p.m., Liberty Theater, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. (337) 457-1776.

ONGOING

  • ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. 1000 Words exhibit through Saturday, July 13. (337) 233-7060.
  • IMAHARA’S BOTANICAL GARDEN: 5341 Mahoney Road, St. Francisville. Self-guided tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Sundays. http://imaharasbotanicalgarden.blogspot.com.
  • JULIEN POYDRAS MUSEUM AND ARTS CENTER: 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Local Wood: Painted Carvings by Allen Crochet and Henry Watson, through Sept. 2. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays. (225) 638-6575.
  • 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. Shearwater: The Christopher and Kristen Hogan Collection, Following the Light-France to Mississippi: Paintings by Frank Janca, and Visions: Art Outside the Box, all through Nov. 30; and George E. Ohr: Selections from Gulf Coast Collections, ongoing. https://www.georgeohr.org.
  • OPELOUSAS MUSEUM AND INTERPRETIVE CENTER: 315 N. Main St., Opelousas. Works by Theon Guillory, through Tuesday, July 30. Gallery hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. (337) 948-2589.
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY: SLU campus, Hammond. Prints and paintings by Rosemary Goodell, paintings by Ann Nelson, and ceramics exhibit. Hours: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday. (985) 549-5080.
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE, HILLIARD ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. http://museum.louisiana.edu. The New Art of the Loom: Contemporary International Tapestries, through Aug. 3. Contemporary Folk Art From the Permanent Collection, through Aug. 24. Gumbo: Connecting Community & Collections, through Dec. 14.