Outlying areas calendar for July 19, 2013

Photo provided by Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau -- Kaylon Khamphilavong, left, as Ariel and Andrew Palmintier as the Prince pose for publicity photos for the Iberia Performing Arts League's production of 'The Little Mermaid Jr.' Show caption
Photo provided by Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau -- Kaylon Khamphilavong, left, as Ariel and Andrew Palmintier as the Prince pose for publicity photos for the Iberia Performing Arts League's production of 'The Little Mermaid Jr.'

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FRIDAY, JULY 19

  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENTS: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway Boat Dock, New Roads. (225) 293-3402.
  • PET ROCKS: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Dutchtown Branch Library, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Craft for children. (225) 673-8699
  • SPA DAY: 2 p.m., Donaldsonville Branch Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. For teens. (225) 473-8052.
  • LET FREEDOM RING: 7 p.m., Liberty Theater, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. Performance by the Eunice Community Concert Band and Choir. (337) 457-1776.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.

SATURDAY, JULY 20

  • 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.
  • WOOD STORK AND WADING BIRD FEEDING EVENT: 7 a.m.-noon, Sherburne Wildlife Management Area (South Farm), 80867 Taylor St., Maringouin. Those between the ages of 16 and 60 must have either a valid La. hunting and fishing license or a Wild La. Stamp. Free. (337) 948-0255.
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. (337) 276-4293.
  • FREECYCLING: 9 a.m., Donaldsonville Branch Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Bring in gently used, unwanted items to trade. (225) 473-8052.
  • SUGASHEAUX: 9 a.m., SugArena, 713 N.W. Bypass, New Iberia. Regional horse show and ranch sorting 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.
  • MORGAN CITY UNDER THE BRIDGE: 9 a.m., Second and Greenwood Streets, downtown Morgan City. IBCA sanctioned state championship BBQ competition, BBQ competition for kids, arts and crafts booths, kids zone, Quilters Guild booth and live music. BBQ Bash sampler plates for $7, hot dogs, soft drinks and a beer booth. (985) 384-3830 or stmarychamber.com.
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Music by Cajun Express with Rachel Wilson. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or eunice-la.com.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.
  • OLD FASHIONED FAIS-DO-DO DANCE: 8 p.m., Lakeview Park & Beach, 717 Veterans Memorial Highway, Eunice. Camping available. Live music by Brenda C & the Cajun Jammers. (337) 457-2881.

SUNDAY, JULY 21

  • SUGASHEAUX: 9 a.m., SugArena, 713 N.W. Bypass, New Iberia. Regional horse show and ranch sorting competition, concessions. (337) 365-7539.
  • WINNER, WINNER, BAR-B-Q CHICKEN DINNER: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mary Kiwanis Park, Main Street, New Roads. Kiwanis of Pointe Coupee will serve dinners of chicken, baked beans, cole slaw and a roll for $8. (225) 718-1319 or (225) 638-3998.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 3 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.

MONDAY, JULY 22

  • END OF SUMMER LORAX PARTY: 2 p.m., Dutchtown Branch Library, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. (225) 673-8699.
  • STEAMPUNK OWLS: 5:30 p.m., Galvez Library, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children entering fourth-eighth grades. (225) 622-3339.
  • AUDITIONS FOR THE GONG SHOW: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Historic Rice Theater, 323 N Parkerson Ave, Crowley. An Acadia Players variety show to be held Saturday, Aug. 3. Audition fee, $25. theacadiaplayers.com.
  • KID’S COMEDY HOUR: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. For children ages 3-12. (225) 647-3955.

TUESDAY, JULY 23

  • 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.
  • SPA DAY: 2 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. For teens. (225) 647-3955.
  • GUY STUFF: 5:30 p.m., Donaldsonville Branch Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. For teens. (225) 473-8052.
  • STEAMPUNK CIRCUS: 5:30 p.m., Galvez Library, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For teens. (225) 622-3339.
  • 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.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 24

  • END OF SUMMER LORAX PARTY: 2 p.m., Donaldsonville Branch Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. (225) 473-8052.
  • STEAMPUNK CIRCUS: 5:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. For teens. (225) 647-3955.

THURSDAY, JULY 25

  • STEAMPUNK CIRCUS: 5:30 p.m., Dutchtown Branch Library, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. For teens. (225) 673-8699.
  • KID’S COMEDY HOUR: 6:30 p.m., Galvez Library, 40300 La. 42, Prairieville. For children ages 3-12. (225) 622-3339.
  • THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essannee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. The Iberia Performing Arts League’s summer youth musical. $10. (337) 364-6114 or email jpal@cox.net.

ONGOING

  • 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. 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. 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, 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.