Outlying Areas calendar for Aug. 2, 2013

'Grayton Beach' by artist Chris Bajon Jones can be seen at the Livingston Parish Main Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Jones' show, Always Thou Art, will run through August. For more information, call (225) 686-2436. Show caption
'Grayton Beach' by artist Chris Bajon Jones can be seen at the Livingston Parish Main Library, 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Jones' show, Always Thou Art, will run through August. For more information, call (225) 686-2436.

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FRIDAY, AUG. 2

  • GARDEN TOUR FRIDAYS: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. Manager Patricia Aleshire leads a stroll through Rosedown’s historic gardens. $5, garden only. (888) 376-1867.
  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENTS: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway Boat Dock, New Roads. (225) 293-3402.
  • HAIRSPRAY: 7 p.m., Opelousas Little Theatre, next to Donald Gardner Stadium, Opelousas. Performance of the Broadway musical. opelousaslittletheatre.com.

SATURDAY, AUG. 3

  • 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.

ACADIANA BARREL RACING ASSOCIATION SHOW: 8 A.M., SUGARENA, 713 N.W. BYPASS, NEW IBERIA. REGIONAL BARREL RACE COMPEITION, CONCESSIONS. (337) 365-7539.

CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT AND 5K RUN/WALK: 7:30 A.M., REGISTRATION BEGINS, FORDOCHE BALL PARK, HENRY DRIVE, FORDOCHE. FOOD, FUN AND FESTIVITIES. PROCEEDS BENEFIT CANCER PATIENTS IN POINTE COUPEE PARISH. SPONSORED BY NELL’S ANGELS. REGISTRATION: $30. INCLUDES LUNCH AND $5 IN DRINK TICKETS. NELLS-ANGELS.ORG.

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.

OPEN CAR SHOW: 9 A.M.-5 P.M., SHEAR NV, 11296 LA. 431, ST. AMANT. FOOD, DRINKS, PIN-UP COMPETITION, VENDORS. PROCEEDS BENEFIT PROJECT KIDZ COVE. REGISTRATION: $20, ADVANCE; $25, DAY OF SHOW. (225) 644-8222.

DUTCH OVEN GATHERING: 9 A.M., CHICOT STATE PARK, 3469 CHICOT PARK ROAD, VILLE PLATTE. BRING YOUR OWN DUTCH OVEN AND COOK WITH THE STAFF OR JUST WATCH AND TASTE. $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.

BACK 2 SCHOOL TRAIL RIDE: 5 P.M., 5609 MCCOY BRYNES ROAD, ETHEL. SPECIAL GUEST POKEY. FREE SCHOOL SUPPLIES FOR THE KIDS. SPONSORED BY THE LAST OF A DYING BREED RIDING CLUB.

RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 P.M., LIBERTY THEATER, EUNICE. CAJUN MUSIC RADIO AND TV SHOW. MUSIC BY HUVAL-FUSELIER CAJUN BAND. $5; $3, CHILDREN UNDER 12. (337) 457-7389 OR EUNICE-LA.COM.

HAIRSPRAY: 7 P.M., OPELOUSAS LITTLE THEATRE, NEXT TO DONALD GARDNER STADIUM, OPELOUSAS. PERFORMANCE OF THE BROADWAY MUSICAL. OPELOUSASLITTLETHEATRE.COM.

SUNDAY, AUG. 4

  • HAIRSPRAY: 2 p.m., Opelousas Little Theatre, next to Donald Gardner Stadium, Opelousas. Performance of the Broadway musical. opelousaslittletheatre.com.

TUESDAY, AUG. 6

  • 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.
  • STARS, LIKE PEOPLE: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Performance of the theatrical installation by Jarin Schexnider. $12; $10, students. (337) 233-7060.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 7

  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 1:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, pies and other items. Meat also available. (337) 577-9160.
  • PURPLE HEART DAY CEREMONY: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Flag ceremony and harmony of patriotic music. (337) 344-9397.
  • STARS, LIKE PEOPLE: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Performance of the theatrical installation by Jarin Schexnider. $12; $10, students. (337) 233-7060.

THURSDAY, AUG. 8

  • STARS, LIKE PEOPLE: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Performance of the theatrical installation by Jarin Schexnider. $12; $10, students. (337) 233-7060.

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 Saturday. Contemporary Folk Art From the Permanent Collection, through Aug. 24. Gumbo: Connecting Community & Collections, through Dec. 14.