Outlying areas calendar for May 9-15, 2014

Advocate file photo by Travis Spradling -- A roseate spoonbill takes flight at the South Farm of the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area  near Ramah. Sherburne hosts its family-friendly Step Outside Day on Saturday. Show caption
Advocate file photo by Travis Spradling -- A roseate spoonbill takes flight at the South Farm of the Sherburne Wildlife Management Area near Ramah. Sherburne hosts its family-friendly Step Outside Day on Saturday.

FRIDAY

  • HUNGARIAN SETTLEMENT HISTORICAL SOCIETY PULLED PORK DINNER BENEFIT: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hungarian Settlement Museum, La. 43, Albany. Dinners include smoked pulled pork, cole slaw, baked beans, roll and dessert. Dining on site and pickup are available. Delivery is available in the Albany, Springfield and Hammond areas with a minimum of five dinners. Proceeds benefit the Hungarian Settlement Museum Restoration Project. $7 per plate. (225) 610-7475.
  • TANKS-A-LOT OUTING GOLF TOURNAMENT: 3 p.m., Atchafalaya Golf Course, Idlewild, Patterson. (985) 395-4653.

‘PHINEAS & FERB’ MOTHER’S DAY TEA: 4:30 P.M., DONALDSONVILLE BRANCH LIBRARY, 500 MISSISSIPPI ST., DONALDSONVILLE. CHILDREN AND THEIR MOTHERS, GRANDMOTHERS AND AUNTS WILL HAVE TEA AND CAKE WHILE LISTENING TO A “PHINEAS AND FERB” STORY, PLAY PIN THE TAIL ON THE DONKEY AND PAINT A PRESENT FOR MOTHER’S DAY. TO REGISTER, CALL (225) 473-8052.

  • MUSIC AND MARKET: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., Le Vieux Village, 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Vendors, live music, food and drinks. Performance by Patrick Henry & The Liberation Band beginning at 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs. No ice chests. (337) 948-6263.
  • RHYTHMS ON THE RIVER: 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Front Street between Everett and Freret streets, Morgan City. Performance by South 70. Food and drinks will be available for sale. No ice chests. Free. (985) 384-9291.
  • DICKIE LANDRY AND SONNY LANDRETH BENEFIT CONCERT: 7 p.m., Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. $25, general public; $15, UL Lafayette students. (337) 482-0817.

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • CAJUN EXCURSION WEEKEND: Includes a two-night stay in a cabin in Breaux Bridge along with other activities such as a crawfish boil, brunch and an afternoon at the Cochon de Lait Festival in Mansura. $500 per cabin. clandestinenola.com or (504) 301-2991.
  • ‘DRIVING MISS DAISY’: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Bayou Playhouse, 101 Main St., Lockport. Through June 1. Admission: $23, advance; $25, door. (888) 992-2968. bayouplayhouse.com.

SATURDAY

  • MORGAN CITY OILFIELD FISHING RODEO: 6 a.m.-4 p.m., weigh-in at Patterson Area Civic Center. mcofr.com or email mcofr@yahoo.com.
  • MATTHEW 25 INTERNATIONAL GOLF TOURNAMENT: 7 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Atchafalaya Golf Course, Patterson. (985) 395-4653 or matthew25international.org.
  • HEART OF HOSPICE CELEBRATION OF LIFE BUTTERFLY RELEASE: 10 a.m.-noon, Kemper Williams Park, Patterson. Music, crafts, reading of names of those being remembered and release of butterflies. $1 per car. $10 to purchase a butterfly. (337) 828-1678 or (985) 851-2224.
  • MUDBUGS ON THE BAYOU: 7 a.m.-3 p.m., New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. Event to increase public awareness about athletic opportunities for youth with physical and/or visual disabilities. Proceeds go to Games Uniting Mind and Body. (337) 519-3943.

RED BUG HILL CHALLENGE FOR SPINA BIFIDA: 7 A.M., 13918 LA. 421, ST. FRANCISVILLE. FIVE, 20, 40, OR 60-MILE CYCLING ROUTES, AS WELL AS A 5K TRAIL RUN OR A 1-MILE FUN RUN. THERE IS AN OPTIONAL TIME TRIAL UP THE FAMOUS “RED BUG HILL.” INCLUDED WITH REGISTRATION ARE LUNCH, LIVE MUSIC, AND RAFFLE PRIZES, INCLUDING A BICYCLE. $15-$40. (225) 937-5800 OR REDBUGHILL.COM.

GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP: 8 A.M., CITY HALL, 211 W. MAIN ST., NEW ROADS. VOLUNTEERS WILL HELP CITY WORKERS CLEAN UP THE CITY’S MOST TRAVELED STREETS AND OPEN AREAS. (225) 638-5360.

  • SEMI-ANNUAL GARAGE SALE: 8 a.m., corner of Second Street and Park Avenue, Eunice. In conjunction with the Eunice Farmers Market. Free. (337) 457-6503.
  • HAMMOND ARTS AND CRAFTS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Arts and crafts and fresh produce. dddhammond.com.
  • STEP OUTSIDE DAY: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 1132 Sherburne Road, La. 975, Krotz Springs. A family-friendly event including fishing, archery, boating and canoeing, target and trap shooting and more. Exhibits and door prizes also included. Free.
  • INSTALLATION OPENING AND STUDENT ART EXPO: noon-8 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Darolyn Robertson presents “The ShadowBoxMyth” textile art installation. Also, art will be on display from the Lafayette Parish School System along with student dance, theatre, music and spoken word performances. (337) 233-7060.

WEDNESDAY

  • ‘MEN ARE FROM MARS-WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS’: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. A one-man fusion of theater and stand-up starring Peter Story. (337) 233-7060.

THURSDAY

  • CRUISIN CAJUN COUNTRY CRUISE IN: 8 a.m.-11 p.m., Super 8 Hotel of New Iberia, 2714 La. 14, New Iberia. Classic and muscle cars, food, live music and entertainment. (337) 316-0932.
  • AUDITIONS FOR ‘JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT’: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Parts are available for singers, dancers and actors between the ages of 10 and 18. Singers should be prepared to sing one minute’s worth of any song and may also be asked to perform a cold reading of some sections of the play. Performance dates will be July 17-27. (337) 519-0865 or email ipal@cox.net.

Compiled by Emily Beck Cogburn