Outlying areas calendar for July 26, 2013

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FRIDAY, JULY 26

  • GALLERY TALK: 10 a.m., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Hilliard Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Warren Lowe will talk about the folk art that he and his wife Sylvia have donated to the museum. museum.louisiana.edu.
  • LAST FRIDAY LOUISIANA FILM: 7 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Featured movie: The Long, Hot Summer. Popcorn and cold drinks. (225) 240-3421.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENTS: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway Boat Dock, New Roads. (225) 293-3402.
  • 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 27

  • DENISE P. BREAUX MEMORIAL RED FISH DERBY: 6 a.m., Quintana Boat Launch, La. 319 and Beach Lane, Cypremort Point. Cash prizes. Live entertainment, food. (337) 519-3611 or dpbredfishderby.com.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • LOUISIANA STOCK HORSE ASSOCIATION SHOW: 9 a.m., SugArena, 713 N.W. Bypass, New Iberia. State stock horse show and competition, concessions. (337) 365-7539.
  • GUIDED CANOE TOUR: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Chicot State Park, 3469 Chicot Park Road, Ville Platte. Canoeing experience recommended. Registration required. $2. (888) 677-6100.
  • CAJUN JAM SESSION: 9 a.m.-noon, Savoy Music Center, 4413 U.S. 190 E., Eunice. Bring instrument. (337) 457-9563.
  • ELEVENSES...LET’S TALK TEA: 11 a.m., Ascension Parish Library, Dutchtown, 13278 La. 73, Geismar. Tea and a chat with Charlotte Guedry and Czarina Walker. (225) 673-8699.
  • GARDENING WITH NATIVE PRAIRIE PLANTS: 2 p.m., Louisiana State Arboretum, 1300 Sudie Lawton Lane, Chicot State Park, Ville Platte. $2. (888) 677-6100.
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Music by Jackie Caillier, Ivy Dugas and Cajun Cousins. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or eunice-la.com.
  • TAKE A CHANCE ON ME: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Jackson Hall, Grace Episcopal Church, 11621 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. Gala featuring a wine bar, live music, fashion show and silent auction. Proceeds benefit WFAHS and the James L. “Bo” Bryant Animal Shelter. (225) 588-0465 or (225) 635-5801.
  • ZYDECO BASH: 7 p.m., La Louisiane Banquet Hall, 5509 La. 14, New Iberia. Dancing, finger foods, drinks and silent and live auctions. Proceeds benefit the Lydia Cancer Association. (337) 277-6069.
  • LOUISIANA COUNTRY MUSIC UNPLUGGED: 7 p.m., La Place De Cauntecler, 238 Napoleon Ave., Sunset. (337) 250-8780.
  • 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.
  • SKYLINERS BIG BAND: 7:30 p.m.-11 p.m., Petroleum Club, 111 Heymann Blvd., Lafayette. Featuring Billie Castle and Ron Gomez. $15. (337) 234-2133 or email skylinersbigband@gmail.com.
  • GODSPELL: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.
  • OLD FASHIONED FAIS-DO-DO DANCE: 8 p.m., Lakeview Park & Beach, 717 Veterans Memorial Highway, Eunice. Camping available. Live music by Geno Delafose & the French Rocking Boogie. (337) 457-2881.

SUNDAY, JULY 28

  • GODSPELL: 2 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.
  • 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.
  • AUDITIONS FOR THE ODD COUPLE: 6:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. Female version of the comedy; six females and two males of varying age ranges needed. (337) 828-2787.

MONDAY, JULY 29

  • SOUTHEASTERN COACHES CARAVAN: 6 p.m., Amite City Chamber Office, 101 SE Central Ave., Amite. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided. $5; free, Alumni Association members. (985) 549-2150.
  • AUDITIONS FOR THE ODD COUPLE: 6:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. Female version of the comedy; six females and two males of varying age ranges needed. (337) 828-2787.
  • GODSPELL: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.

TUESDAY, JULY 30

  • 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.
  • 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 31

  • GODSPELL: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.

THURSDAY, AUG. 1

  • BRANDON BASS REACH BACK FOUNDATION BASKETBALL CAMP: 9 a.m.-noon, Pointe Coupee Central High School, 8434 Pointe Coupee Road, Morganza. (985) 507-2805.
  • GODSPELL: 7:30 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, Franklin. (337) 828-2787.

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.
  • LIVINGSTON PARISH MAIN LIBRARY: 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Always Thou Art, show by Chris Bajon Jones, of Denham Springs, through August. Show can be seen during regular library hours, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Jones is a member of the Denham Springs Fine Arts Association. For more information , call (225) 686-2436.
  • 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. Louisiana: 200 Years of Taste, through Oct. 31. Tony Cutrera Art Exhibit, Thursday-Sept. 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.