Outlyinig Areas for Nov. 9, 2012

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FRIDAY, NOV. 9

  • VETERANS DAY PROGRAM: 11:40 a.m., campus quadrangle, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. Hosted by the Nicholls Veterans Organization with guest speaker Lt. Col. Thomas Friloux of the Louisiana Army National Guard. (985) 448-4208.
  • BACH LUNCH: Noon-1 p.m., Parc Sans Souci, corner of Polk, Congress and Vermilion streets, Lafayette. Featuring music by Rue Boogaloo and food by Agave Cantina, Ema’s Café and Poupart’s Bakery . Proceeds benefit the Lafayette Science Museum. (337) 291-5544.
  • OPENING RECEPTION: 5-8 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Opening reception for James Michalopoulos Exhibition, through Dec. 14. Wine bar and hors d’oeuvres. http://www.hammondarts.org.
  • MUSIC AND MARKET: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Le Vieux Village, 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Fiddle Mania: a downtown public art exhibit with Donnie and The Pooldoos. No ice chests allowed. (337) 948-6263 or http://www.cityofopelousas.com.
  • CABARET: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Performance of the musical with a live band. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.
  • JAZZ @ THE CENTER: 7:30 p.m., James D. Moncus Theater, Acadiana Center for the Arts, 100 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring Judy Carmichael. Table seating, candlelight and cocktail service. $30-40. http://acadianacenterforthearts.org or (337) 233-7060.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

  • TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 6-10 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.
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7-11 a.m., 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Garden veggies, fruits, jellies, other fresh items. (337) 948-0561.
  • RIVER ROUX TRIATHLON: 7 a.m., downtown New Roads. 1.2 mile swim in False River, 56 mile bike ride across the Mississippi on the James Audubon Bridge and 13.1 mile run in historic New Roads. Proceeds benefit RocketKidz. http://riverrouxtri.com.
  • ATIONAL BARREL RACE COMPETITION: Pointe Coupee Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.
  • 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 East, Eunice. Bring instrument. (337) 457-9563.
  • DEDICATION CEREMONY: 10 a.m., Bailey House, 650 Pershing Ave., Bunkie. Presentation of the statue “The Soldier” to Bailey House by Col. David W. Couvillon, USMC. Refreshments will follow in the dining room.
  • GALLERY TALK: 2 p.m., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Hilliard Art Museum: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Kenn Kotara will speak about his installation, Viaticus. http://museum.louisiana.edu.
  • RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Musical guest the Babineaux Sisters Band. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.
  • 2ND SATURDAY ART WALK: 5-8 p.m., downtown Lafayette.
  • CABARET: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Performance of the musical with a live band. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

  • CABARET: 2 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Performance of the musical with a live band. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.
  • TUESDAY, NOV. 13
  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7-11 a.m., 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Garden veggies, fruits, jellies, other fresh items. (337) 948-0561.
  • TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 2-6 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Produce, arts and crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods and art.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

  • LET’S TALK: ART LECTURE: 5 p.m., Hammond Regional Arts Center, 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Eric Johnson will give a talk titled “A Painting is a Painting is a Painting: The Steins as Collectors.” http://www.hammondarts.org.

THURSDAY, NOV. 15

  • FARMER’S MARKET: 7-11 a.m., 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Garden veggies, fruits, jellies, other fresh items. (337) 948-0561.
  • CABARET: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Performance of the musical with a live band. http://www.citedesarts.org or (337) 291-1122.
  • LOUISIANA CROSSROADS: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 100 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring Mia Borders. Casual Cajun fare available before each show. $15-25. http://acadianacenterforthearts.org or (337) 233-7060.
  • SIGNATURE CHEF’S AUCTION: 6 p.m., Alexandria Riverfront Center, 707 Second St., Alexandria. Featuring culinary samplings from the area’s finest chefs as well as a live and silent auction. Proceeds benefit the March of Dimes. $75. (318) 290-2496.
  • FAR CRY CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m., Morgan City Municipal Auditorium, Morgan City. (985) 385-2307.

ONGOING

  • ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. http://www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. Passion: The Art of Collecting from the collection of the Georgia Museum of Art, on loan from Giuliano M. Ceseri. Cinderella’s Last Stand by Cynthia Scott, Nov. 10-Jan. 5, 2013. Works by Bradley Sabin, through Dec. 1. Bound by Silk, works by Deborah Simeral and Carolyn Marino, Nov. 10-Dec. 15.
  • BACKWOODS GALLERY: 11931 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. Members of Charter Street Studios showing their artwork through November. (225) 683-8673.
  • HAMMOND REGIONAL ARTS CENTER: 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. James Michalopoulos Exhibition, Nov. 9-Dec. 14. http://www.hammondarts.org.
  • IMAHARA’S BOTANICAL GARDEN: 5341 Mahoney Road, St. Francisville. Self-guided tours, Saturdays 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Sundays 1-3 p.m. http://imaharasbotanicalgarden.blogspot.com.
  • OHR-O’KEEFE MUSEUM OF ART: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. The Art of Eugene Martin: A Great Concept, through Dec. 1; Trailer McQuilkin: An Uncommon Beauty and Geoff Mitchell: Chaos at the Confessional, both through Nov. 24. https://www.georgeohr.org.
  • HOUSE OF BLUES ART EXHIBIT: Grand Lobby, SLU’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Exhibition of works by area students using found or recycled material, through Friday, Nov. 9. Hours, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Free. http://www.columbiatheatre.org.
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE, HILLIARD ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. http://museum.louisiana.edu. Rhyme & Reason: The Art of Shawne Major, Louisiana Voices: Six Artists Speak to Us and Aquarellistes: Louisiana Watercolorists, all through Dec. 8. Viaticus: works by Kenn Kotara, through Saturday, Nov. 10.