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Monday, Sep 1, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

A Night with Carolyn McCulley Join us for a night with Carolyn McCulley and worship led by LaShanna Cheny. Childcare for ages 6 and under. Cookie and Coffee Reception to follow. Free but donations accepted. [Event Website]
Other Events

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

Live in the Bar from 6-9pm Caleb Elliott with $1 margaritas from 3-9PM. [Event Website]

Friends Silent Auction

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

Check out the Silent Auction for the Friends of the Library. Only the most special and unique items are pulled for this silent auction. Bidding begins September 1 and ends September 26. Check out all of the great items and place your bid at the South Regional Library.… [Event Website]

Ignition Interlock Device Evaluations

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Safety Association 1126 Coolidge Blvd., C4

5:30pm

ACADIANA SAFETY ASSOCIATION WILL BE CONDUCTING FREE IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE PRICE AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS EVERY MONDAY AND TUESDAY FROM 5:30 TO 6:30 PM. PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN AND UNDERSTAND THE NEW DWI & OWI LAWS, WHAT TO EXPECT AND DEMAND FROM IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE PROVIDERS, UNIT PERFORMANCE COMPARISONS, PROVIDER ACCOUNTABILITY, UNIT DEMONSTRATION, INCLUDING HOW TO FIND THE BEST VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY. IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE EVALUATIONS ARE ALWAYS FREE, OPEN TO EVERYONE, AND O… [Event Website]

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

In celebration of Library Card Month, all fines incurred between the dates of September 1st and September 30th will be forgiven. No preexisting fines will be forgiven during fine free month. If materials are not turned in during the fine free month, the offer will not apply. This may also not apply to any ILL materials. For more information on this offer, please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024. … [Event Website]

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 - Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTh… [Event Website]

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan THE HEISMAN TROPHY HAS MADE ITS WAY TO LAFAYETTE. THAT'S RIGHT A REAL HEISMAN TROPHY WILL BE IN LAFAYETTE THIS WEEK FROM AUGUST 29TH UNTIL SEPTMEBER 3RD AND WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT GILES NISSAN ON JOHNSTON STREET. BOB GILES, OWNER OF GILES AUTOMOTIVE, HAS PARTNERED UP WITH NISSAN AND THE HEISMAN TRUST TO BRING THE HEISMAN TROPHY TO THE AREA AND TO GIVE FOOTBALL FANS PERHAPS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO SEE, TOUCH, AND TAKE PICTURES WITH THE COVETED TROPHY. THE HEISMAN THAT IS ON DISPLAY AT GILES NISSAN MAY BE THE ACTUAL TROPHY HANDED OUT IN NEW YORK THIS DECEMBER, MEANING THAT COLLEGE FOOTBALL FANS IN ACADIANA MAY GET THEIR HANDS ON THE HEISMAN BEFORE IT'S PRESENTED TO THE BEST PLAYER IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL THIS YEAR. THE TROPHY WILL BE ON DISPLAY TO THE PUBLIC DURING BUSINESS HOURS THIS FRIDAY THE 29TH OF AUGUST THROUGH WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD. IT WILL BE LOCATED IN THE SHOWROOM OF GILES NISSAN AT 6137 JOHNSTON STREET. FANS CAN TAKE PICTURES WITH THE TROPHY, AND FANS CAN EVEN TOUCH THE COVETED HEISMAN TROPHY. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXCITING SPORTS STORY PLEASE CONTACT HERB MONTALBANO AT 214.843.4399

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces registration for their 2014-2015 acting classes. Classes are for students ages 7-adult and begin the week of September 15th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Registrations are now being taken and will be accepted through the end of September. All students, regardless of future work, can gain confidence in public speaking, practice focus and concentration, engage in collaborative team… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

EatLafayette

by: LCVC

Varies,

Vary

Admission: Check website for specia

EatLafayette is a celebration of the restaurants that make our culture so appetizing. The campaign gives locally-owned restaurants the opportunity to showcase their cuisine. With a wide variety of restaurants offering mouth-watering specials, EatLafayette is sure to make dining out easier on your pocketbook. So join us as we manger in support of Lafayette's one-of-a-kind, locally-owned restaurants.… [Event Website]

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City in Lawrence Park and Surrounding Areas,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Tap your toes and tempt your taste buds at Louisiana's oldest state-chartered harvest festival. The four-day extravaganza of family entertainment includes continuous live music by local and national acts, a huge arts & crafts show and sale, a Children's Village, the Cajun Culinary Classic, the traditional Blessing of the Fleet and water parade - all with no gate fee!… [Event Website]

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City,Morgan City,LA,

9 a.m.-12 a.m.

Admission: Free

Music, children activities, food, arts & crafts, parade, fireworks, blessing of the fleet, carnival, car show, gospel stage, art show, 5K run, swim meet, golf tournament. [Event Website]

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

St. Leo Catholic Church,7212 Roberts Cove rd.,Rayne,LA,70578

Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Admission Fee

Variety of German foods and beverages, German bands, singers and dancers, folklore, rice threshing demonstrations, kiddie land, antique farm equipment. [Event Website]

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Welcome fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street, featuring live entertainment, concessions, children's activities, arts & crafts, a 5K run/walk, a classic car show and a BBQ cook-off. [Event Website]

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

This festival, which takes place the first weekend in November, features liveCreole and zydeco music, Creole food favorites. Gospel choir concert, parade, raffles, games and more.Sunday parade at 1pm from Landry Street to Union Street. [Event Website]

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

A Night with Carolyn McCulley Join us for a night with Carolyn McCulley and worship led by LaShanna Cheny. Childcare for ages 6 and under. Cookie and Coffee Reception to follow. Free but donations accepted. [Event Website]
Other Events

09/02/2014 - Transportation Infrastructure Division

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

09/02/2014 - Community Development Division

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

Tech Tuesdays: South Regional Library

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

eDevice Help SessionGet one-on-one help to learn how to use your computer, tablet, eReader or smartphone to access FREE library eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines! [Event Website]

AOC 101

by: Acadiana 365

AOC Community Media, 101 Jefferson St., Ste. 100

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Discover the benefits of joining AOC, what you cand do at AOC and how to reserve AOC's resources. You can also leave as a brand-new AOC member. [Event Website]

BASIC COMPUTING: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

No prerequisite.Material covered: Basic computer components and architecture; use of the mouse and keyboard; instruction on working with windows, toolbar, and command menus; running multiple Windows applications; and more. [Event Website]

Teche Area Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia

2:30pm-6:00pm

Admission:

Experience our harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handcrafted cypress yard objects, bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Tues. 2:30 - 6 p.m., Sat. 7 - 11 a.m., 337-369-2330, Facebook.com/TecheFarmersMarket… [Event Website]

Ignition Interlock Device Evaluations

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Safety Association 1126 Coolidge Blvd., C4

5:30pm

ACADIANA SAFETY ASSOCIATION WILL BE CONDUCTING FREE IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE PRICE AND PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS EVERY MONDAY AND TUESDAY FROM 5:30 TO 6:30 PM. PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN AND UNDERSTAND THE NEW DWI & OWI LAWS, WHAT TO EXPECT AND DEMAND FROM IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE PROVIDERS, UNIT PERFORMANCE COMPARISONS, PROVIDER ACCOUNTABILITY, UNIT DEMONSTRATION, INCLUDING HOW TO FIND THE BEST VALUE FOR YOUR MONEY. IGNITION INTERLOCK DEVICE EVALUATIONS ARE ALWAYS FREE, OPEN TO EVERYONE, AND O… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

In celebration of Library Card Month, all fines incurred between the dates of September 1st and September 30th will be forgiven. No preexisting fines will be forgiven during fine free month. If materials are not turned in during the fine free month, the offer will not apply. This may also not apply to any ILL materials. For more information on this offer, please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024. … [Event Website]

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 - Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTh… [Event Website]

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan THE HEISMAN TROPHY HAS MADE ITS WAY TO LAFAYETTE. THAT'S RIGHT A REAL HEISMAN TROPHY WILL BE IN LAFAYETTE THIS WEEK FROM AUGUST 29TH UNTIL SEPTMEBER 3RD AND WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT GILES NISSAN ON JOHNSTON STREET. BOB GILES, OWNER OF GILES AUTOMOTIVE, HAS PARTNERED UP WITH NISSAN AND THE HEISMAN TRUST TO BRING THE HEISMAN TROPHY TO THE AREA AND TO GIVE FOOTBALL FANS PERHAPS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO SEE, TOUCH, AND TAKE PICTURES WITH THE COVETED TROPHY. THE HEISMAN THAT IS ON DISPLAY AT GILES NISSAN MAY BE THE ACTUAL TROPHY HANDED OUT IN NEW YORK THIS DECEMBER, MEANING THAT COLLEGE FOOTBALL FANS IN ACADIANA MAY GET THEIR HANDS ON THE HEISMAN BEFORE IT'S PRESENTED TO THE BEST PLAYER IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL THIS YEAR. THE TROPHY WILL BE ON DISPLAY TO THE PUBLIC DURING BUSINESS HOURS THIS FRIDAY THE 29TH OF AUGUST THROUGH WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD. IT WILL BE LOCATED IN THE SHOWROOM OF GILES NISSAN AT 6137 JOHNSTON STREET. FANS CAN TAKE PICTURES WITH THE TROPHY, AND FANS CAN EVEN TOUCH THE COVETED HEISMAN TROPHY. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXCITING SPORTS STORY PLEASE CONTACT HERB MONTALBANO AT 214.843.4399

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces registration for their 2014-2015 acting classes. Classes are for students ages 7-adult and begin the week of September 15th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Registrations are now being taken and will be accepted through the end of September. All students, regardless of future work, can gain confidence in public speaking, practice focus and concentration, engage in collaborative team… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

St. Leo Catholic Church,7212 Roberts Cove rd.,Rayne,LA,70578

Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Admission Fee

Variety of German foods and beverages, German bands, singers and dancers, folklore, rice threshing demonstrations, kiddie land, antique farm equipment. [Event Website]

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Welcome fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street, featuring live entertainment, concessions, children's activities, arts & crafts, a 5K run/walk, a classic car show and a BBQ cook-off. [Event Website]

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

This festival, which takes place the first weekend in November, features liveCreole and zydeco music, Creole food favorites. Gospel choir concert, parade, raffles, games and more.Sunday parade at 1pm from Landry Street to Union Street. [Event Website]

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

A Night with Carolyn McCulley Join us for a night with Carolyn McCulley and worship led by LaShanna Cheny. Childcare for ages 6 and under. Cookie and Coffee Reception to follow. Free but donations accepted. [Event Website]
Other Events

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

8:00pm

[Event Website]

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

Live music in the Bar from KB Unplugged, 6-9pm. [Event Website]

United Way of Acadiana Volunteer Readers

by: Acadiana 365

Acadia Parish School Board offices media meeting room, 2402 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley

2:00pm

Admission:

United Way Readers are changing the odds for first- and second-grade students in Acadia, Lafayette and St. Martin parishes. When children gain extra reading practice they are four times more likely to graduate high school on time. According to the DIBELS Analysis from the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning, DIBELS Reading Fluency Assessment scores increased for students who participated in the United Way Readers Program. First-grade students scores increased by 34 points from fall… [Event Website]

United Way of Acadiana Volunteer Readers

by: Acadiana 365

United Way of Acadiana office 215 E. Pinhook Rd.

10:00am

Admission:

United Way Readers are changing the odds for first- and second-grade students in Acadia, Lafayette and St. Martin parishes. When children gain extra reading practice they are four times more likely to graduate high school on time. According to the DIBELS Analysis from the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning, DIBELS Reading Fluency Assessment scores increased for students who participated in the United Way Readers Program. First-grade students scores increased by 34 points from fall… [Event Website]

IPL Life Writing

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

9:00am-12:00pm

[Event Website]

IPL Life Writing

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Parkview Library, 500 Grand Pre Blvd., New Iberia

1:00pm-4:00pm

The Iberia Parish Library is proud to announce the return of Life Writing for adults 55 and older! Registration is going on now at the Main Library. Two class times will be offered starting Wednesday, September 3 and continue every following Wednesday until November 19. The first section is from 9 a.m. 12 p.m. at the Main Library and the second will be from 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. at the Parkview Library. The class fee is $145 for the 12 week course, and payment is required at the time of registration. Space… [Event Website]

GLC Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville

2:00pm-6:00pm

Admission:

Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally. Grass-fed beef, pork and lamb are also available at the meat market during this time. GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville, Wed. 2 - 6 p.m., 337-577-9160, GlcRanch.com/Glc-Meat-Market, Facebook.com/pages/Gonsoulin-Land-and-Cattle… [Event Website]

Genealogy Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Memorial, 121 S. New Market St., St. Martinville

9:30am

Admission:

Monthly genealogical workshop on different topics. 9:30, 2nd floor of the Acadian Memorial. Call 337-394-2258 for more information, info@acadianmemorial.org; www.acadianmemorial.org … [Event Website]

Regular Board Meeting

by: Lafayette Parish School System

12:30 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

LEDA Networking Luncheon

by: LEDA

11:30 AM

[Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

In celebration of Library Card Month, all fines incurred between the dates of September 1st and September 30th will be forgiven. No preexisting fines will be forgiven during fine free month. If materials are not turned in during the fine free month, the offer will not apply. This may also not apply to any ILL materials. For more information on this offer, please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024. … [Event Website]

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 - Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTh… [Event Website]

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan THE HEISMAN TROPHY HAS MADE ITS WAY TO LAFAYETTE. THAT'S RIGHT A REAL HEISMAN TROPHY WILL BE IN LAFAYETTE THIS WEEK FROM AUGUST 29TH UNTIL SEPTMEBER 3RD AND WILL BE ON DISPLAY AT GILES NISSAN ON JOHNSTON STREET. BOB GILES, OWNER OF GILES AUTOMOTIVE, HAS PARTNERED UP WITH NISSAN AND THE HEISMAN TRUST TO BRING THE HEISMAN TROPHY TO THE AREA AND TO GIVE FOOTBALL FANS PERHAPS A ONCE IN A LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY TO SEE, TOUCH, AND TAKE PICTURES WITH THE COVETED TROPHY. THE HEISMAN THAT IS ON DISPLAY AT GILES NISSAN MAY BE THE ACTUAL TROPHY HANDED OUT IN NEW YORK THIS DECEMBER, MEANING THAT COLLEGE FOOTBALL FANS IN ACADIANA MAY GET THEIR HANDS ON THE HEISMAN BEFORE IT'S PRESENTED TO THE BEST PLAYER IN COLLEGE FOOTBALL THIS YEAR. THE TROPHY WILL BE ON DISPLAY TO THE PUBLIC DURING BUSINESS HOURS THIS FRIDAY THE 29TH OF AUGUST THROUGH WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3RD. IT WILL BE LOCATED IN THE SHOWROOM OF GILES NISSAN AT 6137 JOHNSTON STREET. FANS CAN TAKE PICTURES WITH THE TROPHY, AND FANS CAN EVEN TOUCH THE COVETED HEISMAN TROPHY. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS EXCITING SPORTS STORY PLEASE CONTACT HERB MONTALBANO AT 214.843.4399

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces registration for their 2014-2015 acting classes. Classes are for students ages 7-adult and begin the week of September 15th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Registrations are now being taken and will be accepted through the end of September. All students, regardless of future work, can gain confidence in public speaking, practice focus and concentration, engage in collaborative team… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

St. Leo Catholic Church,7212 Roberts Cove rd.,Rayne,LA,70578

Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Admission Fee

Variety of German foods and beverages, German bands, singers and dancers, folklore, rice threshing demonstrations, kiddie land, antique farm equipment. [Event Website]

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Welcome fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street, featuring live entertainment, concessions, children's activities, arts & crafts, a 5K run/walk, a classic car show and a BBQ cook-off. [Event Website]

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

This festival, which takes place the first weekend in November, features liveCreole and zydeco music, Creole food favorites. Gospel choir concert, parade, raffles, games and more.Sunday parade at 1pm from Landry Street to Union Street. [Event Website]

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

A Night with Carolyn McCulley Join us for a night with Carolyn McCulley and worship led by LaShanna Cheny. Childcare for ages 6 and under. Cookie and Coffee Reception to follow. Free but donations accepted. [Event Website]
Other Events

Gerard Delafose & The Zydeco Gators

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Delta Papa

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Contra & Square Dance

by: Acadiana 365

Joie de Vivre Cafe, 107 N. Main St., Breaux Bridge

7:00pm-9:00pm

Admission: $5

SPECIAL Contra & Square DANCE Joie de Vivre Cafe 107 N. Main St. Breaux Bridge, LA 70517 THURSDAY, September 4, 2014 7pm Sharp until 9pm Lesson 6:45 ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN IN Caller: Charlene Heaton Band: Sumpin Sumpin String Band comprised of Hogie, Brian Smyth, John Romano, & Willi Sager $5 Cover Sponsored by Louisiana Contras and Squares Join our Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/groups/191057771040448/ Beginners welcome, all dances are … [Event Website]

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

Live music in the Bar from Caleb Elliott, 6-9pm. [Event Website]

United Way of Acadiana Volunteer Readers

by: Acadiana 365

The Early Learning Center 1004 S. Martin Luther King Dr., St. Martinville

2:00pm

Admission:

United Way Readers are changing the odds for first- and second-grade students in Acadia, Lafayette and St. Martin parishes. When children gain extra reading practice they are four times more likely to graduate high school on time. According to the DIBELS Analysis from the Picard Center for Child Development and Lifelong Learning, DIBELS Reading Fluency Assessment scores increased for students who participated in the United Way Readers Program. First-grade students scores increased by 34 points from fall… [Event Website]

Lafayette High School Dance Team Poboy Sale Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette High School, 3000 W. Congress St.

5:30pm-7:30pm

Lafayette High School Dance Team Poboy Sale Fundraiser $6.00 Includes Sausage Poboy & a bag of chips Wednesday, August 27, 2014 & Thursday, September 4, 2014 Pick up will be at the LHS Front Circle from 5:30pm 7:30pm Tickets on sale now from all Dance Team Members or you can drive through on the night of the event For additional information, contact us at: ksegura@bellsouth.net All… [Event Website]

09/04/2014 - Public Education Division

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

BASIC COMPUTING: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

No prerequisite.Material covered: Basic computer components and architecture; use of the mouse and keyboard; instruction on working with windows, toolbar, and command menus; running multiple Windows applications; and more. [Event Website]

IPAL presents 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'

by: Acadiana 365

Essane Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

Live theatre production. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-364-6114, IPALTheater.com Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

In celebration of Library Card Month, all fines incurred between the dates of September 1st and September 30th will be forgiven. No preexisting fines will be forgiven during fine free month. If materials are not turned in during the fine free month, the offer will not apply. This may also not apply to any ILL materials. For more information on this offer, please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024. … [Event Website]

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 - Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTh… [Event Website]

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces registration for their 2014-2015 acting classes. Classes are for students ages 7-adult and begin the week of September 15th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Registrations are now being taken and will be accepted through the end of September. All students, regardless of future work, can gain confidence in public speaking, practice focus and concentration, engage in collaborative team… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

St. Leo Catholic Church,7212 Roberts Cove rd.,Rayne,LA,70578

Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Admission Fee

Variety of German foods and beverages, German bands, singers and dancers, folklore, rice threshing demonstrations, kiddie land, antique farm equipment. [Event Website]

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Welcome fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street, featuring live entertainment, concessions, children's activities, arts & crafts, a 5K run/walk, a classic car show and a BBQ cook-off. [Event Website]

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

This festival, which takes place the first weekend in November, features liveCreole and zydeco music, Creole food favorites. Gospel choir concert, parade, raffles, games and more.Sunday parade at 1pm from Landry Street to Union Street. [Event Website]

Friday, Sep 5, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

A Night with Carolyn McCulley Join us for a night with Carolyn McCulley and worship led by LaShanna Cheny. Childcare for ages 6 and under. Cookie and Coffee Reception to follow. Free but donations accepted. [Event Website]
Other Events

Yolk Jubilee

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

[Event Website]

A Tribute to Jimmy C. Newman

by: Acadiana 365

Liberty Theater, 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice

6:30pm

Admission: $7

A Tribute to Jimmy C. Newman The City of Eunice, LA and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve present "A Tribute to Jimmy C. Newman" on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 6:30 PM at the Liberty Theater at 200 West Park Ave., Eunice, LA. Tickets are $7.00 and are General Admission Seating. Tickets can be bought in advance or the day of the show beginning at 5:00 PM (90 minutes before time of Show). Featuring performances by Terry Huval and the Jambalaya Band, Pope Huval and Gary Newman, son of Jimmy C. Newman. Emce… [Event Website]

God Bless The Truth

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $10

God Bless The Truth Join us at Cites des Arts for God Bless the Truth written and directed by Yvette Tyler and performed by Staying Humble Productions. This enthralling drama is based on a true to life situation where greed, covetousness, and arrogance over takes a family member. Meet Jay Wilson, Sr. a humble man who works hard to provide a home filled with love, security, faith , and God. His family respects him and loves him. But , Jay is not satisfied with his current situation and turns his back a… [Event Website]

Prime Time

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Modern Jazz Movement

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

IPL How to Watch a Solar Eclipse

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Lydia Library, 4800 Freyou Road, New Iberia

7:30pm-9:00pm

Admission: Free

People in Acadiana will be treated to a partial solar eclipse on October 23rd this year, as well as three lunar eclipses from now through 2015! Join Dave Hostetter of the Lafayette Science Museum and find out why these happen, what to expect to see, and how to observe the solar eclipse safely. Bring your binoculars, and weather permitting, we will tour the night sky afterwards! Register by contacting your local branch, or visiting www.iberia.lib.la.us and clicking on the SignUp link. (Must bring your … [Event Website]

Ashley Evans Band

by: Acadiana 365

Antlers, 555 Jefferson St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Ronnie Vice's All-Star Jam

by: Acadiana 365

W.O.W. Hall, 301 W Lafayette St, Maurice

7:30pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Alien Ant Farm

by: Acadiana 365

The Station, 236 Burgess Road, Brousard

9:00pm

Admission: $20, $25

[Event Website]

IPAL presents 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'

by: Acadiana 365

Essane Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

Live theatre production. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-364-6114, IPALTheater.com Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

In celebration of Library Card Month, all fines incurred between the dates of September 1st and September 30th will be forgiven. No preexisting fines will be forgiven during fine free month. If materials are not turned in during the fine free month, the offer will not apply. This may also not apply to any ILL materials. For more information on this offer, please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024. … [Event Website]

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 - Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTh… [Event Website]

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces registration for their 2014-2015 acting classes. Classes are for students ages 7-adult and begin the week of September 15th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Registrations are now being taken and will be accepted through the end of September. All students, regardless of future work, can gain confidence in public speaking, practice focus and concentration, engage in collaborative team… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

St. Leo Catholic Church,7212 Roberts Cove rd.,Rayne,LA,70578

Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Admission Fee

Variety of German foods and beverages, German bands, singers and dancers, folklore, rice threshing demonstrations, kiddie land, antique farm equipment. [Event Website]

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Welcome fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street, featuring live entertainment, concessions, children's activities, arts & crafts, a 5K run/walk, a classic car show and a BBQ cook-off. [Event Website]

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

This festival, which takes place the first weekend in November, features liveCreole and zydeco music, Creole food favorites. Gospel choir concert, parade, raffles, games and more.Sunday parade at 1pm from Landry Street to Union Street. [Event Website]

Saturday, Sep 6, 2014

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]

Fearless Voices of Struggle: A Spoken Word Stage Play

by: Acadiana 365

Burke Hall, Hebrard Avenue, UL Campus

7:00pm

Admission:

Fearless Voices of Struggle: A Spoken Word Stage Play Fearless Voices of the Struggle: A Spoken Word Stage Play is an innovative Spoken Word theater production. Directed by Tony Wilson, this play reminds the audience that everyone has a story. Each persons character is made up of countless lived experiences, some shared by others, some unique to them. These experiences create the perspectives that make up each individual, and more often than not we remain divided by our judgments of one another, without properly understanding one anothers background. The F… [Event Website]

Circus Bezerkus

by: Boom! Boom! Burlesque

Feed and Seed, 106 N. Grant St.

7:00pm

Admission: $15

Circus Bezerkus A tantalizing display of talent and sexuality. We will dance, sing, and tease our way into your hearts (or maybe a little lower) in our one year anniversary circus spectacular! [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

A Night with Carolyn McCulley Join us for a night with Carolyn McCulley and worship led by LaShanna Cheny. Childcare for ages 6 and under. Cookie and Coffee Reception to follow. Free but donations accepted. [Event Website]
Other Events

The Captain Legendary Band, Mike Dean

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

[Event Website]

WBU Bird Chats

by: Acadiana 365

Wild Birds Unlimited, 137 Arnould Blvd.

8:30am

Wild Birds Unlimited invites backyard bird feeding beginners and enthusiasts to the Lafayette store for Bird Chat and a field trip.Bird Chat is a very informal, fun hour of group discussion about birds and other backyard critters. [Event Website]

Hugh & The Wrecking Crew

by: Acadiana 365

Cankton Country Bar, 126 Billeaux Road off Hwy 93, Cankton

9:00pm

A Horse Named Baroose

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $10

Join us at Cites des Arts for A Horse Named Barousse written by Yvette Tyler and performed by Staying Humble Productions. This Comedy/ Character Development play is a must see for kids preparing for a new school year. This play teaches kids the Six Pillars of Character and encourages everyone to be excellent citizens. The director has developed two characters Barousse , a talking spotted horse , and Bing Bong , a visually impaired boy to tell a story of two unlikely c… [Event Website]

Rich and Bryan's Acoustic Show

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Caleb Elliott

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Hapily Ever After

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

11:00am

Come hear stories from folktales and fairy tales presented by Bayouland Storytellers Guild of Southwest Louisiana. Donations of canned fruit and vegetables will be accepted, to benefit the Council on Aging-Meals on Wheels Program.Ages 4-12. [Event Website]

Rally to call attention to the healthcare crisis around U.S. maternity care

by: Acadiana 365

Girard Park, 500 Girard Park Drive

10:00am-12:00pm

Rally to call attention to the healthcare crisis around U.S. maternity care. On September 6, 2014 our community will stand simultaneously with thousands of people in over 100 cities around the country, in peaceful, family-oriented gatherings, for the 2014 third annual Rally to Improve Birth. Our purpose is to call attention to the dire state of our maternal health care system and to call for evidence-based, humane birth practices. U.S. maternity care is in a crisis. Our all-time high Cesarean section rat… [Event Website]

Genealogy 101

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents ‘Genealogy 101,’ a series of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. The group also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyone interested in genealogy may attend either event. All meetings are held at the South Regional Library.… [Event Website]

Happily Ever After

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

11:00 AM

Come hear stories from folktales and fairy tales presented by Bayouland Storytellers Guild of Southwest Louisiana. Donations of canned fruit and vegetables will be accepted, to benefit the Council on Aging-Meals on Wheels Program.Ages 4-12. [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-3:30pm

Admission: Free with general admiss

Join Vermilionville for their weekly Cajun Jam led by some of the areas finest musicians. The free jam is held in the Performance Center of Vermilionville and is open to all skill levels-beginner to professional. Free admission is for jam only and does not include entry to the park. For more info on the jam host visit the events calendar at vermilionville.org. Special thanks to the Cajun French Music Association for sponsoring our weekly jams! … [Event Website]

Teche Area Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia

7:00am-11:00am

Admission:

Experience our harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handcrafted cypress yard objects, bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Tues. 2:30 - 6 p.m., Sat. 7 - 11 a.m., 337-369-2330, Facebook.com/TecheFarmersMarket… [Event Website]

Delcambre Seafood and Farmers Market/ Grand Opening of the New Pavilion and Dock

by: Acadiana 365

605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre

11:00am-10:00pm

Admission:

The ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the new market pavilion and dock will be held at 11 a.m., followed by the farmers market until 4 p.m. Free live performances include acoustic Cajun music by the Melancon, Thibodeaux & Bellard Trio until 4 p.m.; the Babineaux Sisters until 7 p.m.; and Beau Young Band until 10 p.m. 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, Sat. 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., 800-884-6120 ext. 7, Facebook.com/DelcambreMarket, DelcambreMarket.org… [Event Website]

Louisiana Stock Horse Association Show

by: Acadiana 365

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212), New Iberia

9:00am-6:00pm

Admission:

State Stock Horse Show & Competition. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com, Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena [Event Website]

Louisiana Stock Horse Association Show

by: Acadiana 365

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212), New Iberia

9:00am-6:00pm

Admission:

State Stock Horse Show & Competition. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Sat. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com, Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena [Event Website]

Auditions for 'The Nutcracker'

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Ballet Theatre Studio, 100 Pillette Road

11:00am-2:00pm

Auditions for 'The Nutcracker' Lafayette Ballet Theatre invites area dancers to audition Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, for two performances of the full-length classical ballet, The Nutcracker. Auditions are divided into two different days according to age and skill level. Saturday auditions are for advanced to professional dancers, ages 15 through adult. Saturday auditions will take place at Lafayette Ballet Theatre, 100 Pillette Road. Sunday auditions are for dancers ages 8 through 14. Sunday auditions will take place in Angelle… [Event Website]

Lydia Cajun Food Fest

by: LCVC

Weeks Park, LA 83, Lydia 70569,

Fri. 5 p.m.-midnight, Sat 9 a.m.-9 p.m.

Admission: Yes

Friday night Fais-do-do; Saturday Cajun Food Fest has 40+ food booths, crafts and a poker run, carnival rides with 11 bands playing both days. On Sep 8, 2012 a drawing will be held for house in Broussard, LA worth $280,000. Call 337-519-3131/337-230-6730.

IPAL presents 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'

by: Acadiana 365

Essane Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

Live theatre production. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-364-6114, IPALTheater.com Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

In celebration of Library Card Month, all fines incurred between the dates of September 1st and September 30th will be forgiven. No preexisting fines will be forgiven during fine free month. If materials are not turned in during the fine free month, the offer will not apply. This may also not apply to any ILL materials. For more information on this offer, please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024. … [Event Website]

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 - Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTh… [Event Website]

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces registration for their 2014-2015 acting classes. Classes are for students ages 7-adult and begin the week of September 15th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Registrations are now being taken and will be accepted through the end of September. All students, regardless of future work, can gain confidence in public speaking, practice focus and concentration, engage in collaborative team… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

The Art and Shadows program is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Its goal is to demonstrate how innovative arts programming at historic sites such as the Shadows can increase their cultural and economic impacts in both their neighborhoods and regions. Over the course of the next year Lynda Frese, a visual artist and David Greely, a performing artist, will work onsite at the Shadows, dialoguing with one another and the public as they create a series of new artworks tha… [Event Website]

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd.

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the works of Walter Anderson and the Andersons familys Shearwater Pottery and paintings, from the personal collections of Don Fuson and UL Alumnus, George S. Dod Stewart, Jr., from June 7 through September 6. Walter Anderson is best known for his stylized paintings of flora and fauna of the Mississippi Coast but this exhibit will also highlight the little known artistic heritage of his family, including that of his mother, Annette McConnell Anderson, … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

St. Leo Catholic Church,7212 Roberts Cove rd.,Rayne,LA,70578

Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Admission Fee

Variety of German foods and beverages, German bands, singers and dancers, folklore, rice threshing demonstrations, kiddie land, antique farm equipment. [Event Website]

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Welcome fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street, featuring live entertainment, concessions, children's activities, arts & crafts, a 5K run/walk, a classic car show and a BBQ cook-off. [Event Website]

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

This festival, which takes place the first weekend in November, features liveCreole and zydeco music, Creole food favorites. Gospel choir concert, parade, raffles, games and more.Sunday parade at 1pm from Landry Street to Union Street. [Event Website]

Sunday, Sep 7, 2014

Mallory Lewis & Lamb Chop

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

2:00pm

Admission:

Mallory Lewis & Lamb Chop Join Shari Lewis's Daughters, Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop for a Celebration of American History! From the Pilgrims to the Present, utilizing magic, music, laughter, multimedia backgrounds and audience participation, Mallory and Lamb Chop bring our nation's past to LIFE! Celebrate over 250 years of American History with American Icon Lamb Chop and Mallory Lewis!… [Event Website]

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market

by: LCVC

Cajundome Convention Center,444 Cajundome blvd,Lafayette,LA,70501

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

Junior League of Lafayette's 21st Annual Tinsel & Treasures Holiday Market A holiday shopping market event to benefit community projects sponsored by the Junior League of Lafayette. The market specializes in home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, toys, gifts and apparel. [Event Website]

Mallory Lewis & Lamb Chop

by: Acadiana 365

Delta Grand Theatre, 120 S. Market St., Opelousas

6:00pm

Admission:

Mallory Lewis & Lamb Chop Join Shari Lewis's Daughters, Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop for a Celebration of American History! From the Pilgrims to the Present, utilizing magic, music, laughter, multimedia backgrounds and audience participation, Mallory and Lamb Chop bring our nation's past to LIFE! Celebrate over 250 years of American History with American Icon Lamb Chop and Mallory Lewis!… [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

A Night with Carolyn McCulley Join us for a night with Carolyn McCulley and worship led by LaShanna Cheny. Childcare for ages 6 and under. Cookie and Coffee Reception to follow. Free but donations accepted. [Event Website]
Other Events

Matt Castille

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

5:00pm

Admission:

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Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express

by: Acadiana 365

Whiskey River, 1365 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson

4:00pm-8:00pm

Admission:

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A Horse Named Baroose

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

2:00pm

Admission: $10

Join us at Cites des Arts for A Horse Named Barousse written by Yvette Tyler and performed by Staying Humble Productions. This Comedy/ Character Development play is a must see for kids preparing for a new school year. This play teaches kids the Six Pillars of Character and encourages everyone to be excellent citizens. The director has developed two characters Barousse , a talking spotted horse , and Bing Bong , a visually impaired boy to tell a story of two unlikely c… [Event Website]

Crosby Tyler

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

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Bal du Dimanche with Goldman Thibodeaux & The Lawtell Playboys

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-5:00pm

Admission: $10

Dance the afternoon away with Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys at Vermilionville's weekly Sunday Dance. Refreshments will be available for this smoke-free all ages show at Vermilionville's Performance Center. Visit the calendar of events at vermilionville.org for more information. Bal du Dimanche is held every Sunday. $10 admission is for dance only and does not include entry to the park. … [Event Website]

Acadiana Barrel Racing Association

by: Acadiana 365

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy 3212), New Iberia

8:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

Regional barrel race series. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Sun. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com, Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena [Event Website]

Auditions for 'The Nutcracker'

by: Acadiana 365

Angelle Hall, 601 East St. Mary Blvd., UL Campus

1:00pm-5:00pm

Auditions for 'The Nutcracker' Lafayette Ballet Theatre invites area dancers to audition Saturday, Sept. 6, and Sunday, Sept. 7, for two performances of the full-length classical ballet, The Nutcracker. Auditions are divided into two different days according to age and skill level. Saturday auditions are for advanced to professional dancers, ages 15 through adult. Saturday auditions will take place at Lafayette Ballet Theatre, 100 Pillette Road. Sunday auditions are for dancers ages 8 through 14. Sunday auditions will take place in Angelle… [Event Website]

IPAL presents 'The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde'

by: Acadiana 365

Essane Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

Live theatre production. Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thurs - Sat. 7:30 p.m., Sun. 3 p.m., 337-364-6114, IPALTheater.com Facebook.com/Pages/Iberia-Performing-Arts-League [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

Looking to make a DIRECT impact in our community? Lift up a childs voice. A childs life. Become a Court Appointed Special Advocate! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of South Louisiana (SoLA) is a non-profit organization that recruits and supports volunteers in Acadia, Lafayette and Vermilion Parishes to advocate for abused and neglected children in foster care. Volunteers assess and monitor their own case, speaking for the best interest of the child(ren) in court in an effort to find each child … [Event Website]

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Main Library, 445 E. Main Street New Iberia

In celebration of Library Card Month, all fines incurred between the dates of September 1st and September 30th will be forgiven. No preexisting fines will be forgiven during fine free month. If materials are not turned in during the fine free month, the offer will not apply. This may also not apply to any ILL materials. For more information on this offer, please call the Main Library at 337.364.7024. … [Event Website]

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

Admission:

Sept. 1 - 30, 2014 - Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows - Exhibit of Roxy Blanton's and Margaret Melancon's work. Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTh… [Event Website]

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St.

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, announces registration for their 2014-2015 acting classes. Classes are for students ages 7-adult and begin the week of September 15th at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Registrations are now being taken and will be accepted through the end of September. All students, regardless of future work, can gain confidence in public speaking, practice focus and concentration, engage in collaborative team… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

Shadows on the Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

The Art and Shadows program is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. Its goal is to demonstrate how innovative arts programming at historic sites such as the Shadows can increase their cultural and economic impacts in both their neighborhoods and regions. Over the course of the next year Lynda Frese, a visual artist and David Greely, a performing artist, will work onsite at the Shadows, dialoguing with one another and the public as they create a series of new artworks tha… [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, 515 Cathedral St.

Admission: Free

Cathedral Museum Mon - Thu 9 - 4 Fri 9 - 12 noon Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist 515 Cathedral Street Lafayette, LA 70501-6701 www.saintjohncathedral.org 337-232-1322 Religious Photos of Cathedral altars at home and abroad, Germany and Austria. By: Photo Artist Dr. Cecil Fuselier… [Event Website]

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

St. Leo Catholic Church,7212 Roberts Cove rd.,Rayne,LA,70578

Sat. 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun. 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Admission Fee

Variety of German foods and beverages, German bands, singers and dancers, folklore, rice threshing demonstrations, kiddie land, antique farm equipment. [Event Website]

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

Welcome fall with all-day festivities on Franklin's charming Main Street, featuring live entertainment, concessions, children's activities, arts & crafts, a 5K run/walk, a classic car show and a BBQ cook-off. [Event Website]

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

This festival, which takes place the first weekend in November, features liveCreole and zydeco music, Creole food favorites. Gospel choir concert, parade, raffles, games and more.Sunday parade at 1pm from Landry Street to Union Street. [Event Website]
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