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Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Les Vues Film Series presents 'The Soloist'

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

6:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

Les Vues Film Series presents 'The Soloist' The community is invited to join the Bayou Vermilion Districts Vermilionville for their free monthly cultural film series, Les Vues, held the last Monday of the month (except for holidays) at 6:30 p.m. in their Performance Center. The free film series is curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will center around the curators interest and can range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. Following the screenings will be an open discussion… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

3eme Lundi

by: Acadiana 365

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

3:00pm

Admission:

In 2003, the Canadian Premier, the Queen of Englands representative, signed a proclamation acknowledging the wrongs committed in the name of the English crown to the Acadians beginning in 1755. July 28 was also named a Day of Commemoration in Canada. Join the Acadian Memorial in paying tribute and honor to those Acadian ancestors. No Admission. 3:00pm. Call 337-394-2258 for more information.… [Event Website]

Gentle Yoga for Adults

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

6:00 PM

Certified yoga instructors lead a slow flow style of hatha yoga in this series of free classes. Please bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Register at LafayettePublicLibrary.org for each date you are interested in attending. Registration begins Monday, May 26.North Regional Library896-6323June 16, June 30, July 14, July 28… [Event Website]

INTEGRATING WORD & EXCEL: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will teach computer classes. Prerequisite: Word Processing and SpreadsheetsMaterial covered: Learn how to integrate spreadsheets and charts into word processing documents [Event Website]

Day of Remembrance

by: Acadiana 365

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

3:30pm-5:30pm

Admission:

In 2003, the Governor General of Canda, the Queen of Englands representative, signed a proclamation acknowledging the wrongs committed in the name of the English crown to the Acadians beginning in 1755. July 28 was also named a Day of Commemoration in Canada. Marty Guidry will be inducted into the Order of Living Legends. Free admission to the Acadian Memorial and Cultural Heritage Center. 3:30-5:30pm. Call 337-394-2258 for more information. … [Event Website]

Folklife Workshop for Educators

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

8:00am-4:30pm

Admission: Free

The Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation is offering an engaging, hands-on professional development workshop, free for educators on Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 from 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. at Vermilionville. Participants will learn invaluable skills in folklife, interviewing, documentation and design of folk-life integrated lessons across disciplines and classroom residencies. The workshop is for teachers of grades 4-12 both in regular classroom settings and in French Immersion pathways (wor… [Event Website]

National Endowment for the Arts Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

Admission: Free

Vermilionville is partnering with Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education to provide teachers with a two-day professional development workshop at Vermilionville's Folklife Park. Participants will learn about folklife and how to use it as an engaging spring board to teach core curriculum. The workshop will be an exciting hands-on immersion experience with folklorists, master teachers, and local artists. Topics will include teaching the interview process, traditional crafts and musi… [Event Website]

Lafayette Animal Aid Adventure Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Animal Aid Facility, 141 Le Medicin Road, Carencro

10:00am-12:00pm

Admission: $100

Lafayette Animal Aid presents Adventure Camp where children ages 6 to 10 can read to animals, enjoy playtime with furry friends, arts and crafts and more. Snacks will be provided. Admission is $100 per child. For more information, contact Joan Guidry at 337-303-5945 or animalaidcamp@yahoo.com.

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Clare Cook Dance Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

DeLarue Dance Center, 100 Sycamore Drive

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $150

Clare Cook Dance Theater will also host a dance workshop for advanced dancers (Age 13 through Adults) on Monday, July 28 Friday, August 1, from 1:00-4:00pm, for $150. Classes will be offered in modern, ballet, jazz, musical theatre, improvisation and hip hop. CCDT repertory from The Firebird and other notable musical theatre repertory will be taught. Those dancers interested in auditioning for The Firebird are encouraged to attend the workshop if possible. Email ccdt@clar… [Event Website]

ASO Expedition Acadiana

by: Acadiana 365

Epiphany Day School

8:30am-3:30pm

Admission:

This is truly a summer experience like NO OTHER! Summer campers will get the chance to visit some of Acadiana's most exciting and interesting places - all through the Explorer's perspective! Each day, we'll explore a new part of Acadiana and learn about how each place is a vital and important part of our culture and area. A week-long Scavenger Hunt from place to place will culminate as explorers gather information and "clues" to assemble pieces of a puzzle about Acadiana! Students must bring their own lun… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Domingue Center Volleyball Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Domingue Recreation Center, 901 Mudd Ave.

3:00pm-5:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Free Volleyball Camp for Girls ages 8-13years of age at the Domingue Recreation Center. Camp Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00pm-5:00pm. The dates of the camp is June 2nd thru July 31st. The camp is free of charge. Space is limited. To Register call Maxine at (337)366-7828. Please announce frequently on your show.

Upcoming Summer Camps

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
SUMMER PIANO & VISUAL ARTS CAMP This Summer, the ASO Conservatory of Music is offering a Piano Camp for students of various ages and levels, to provide students with some supplemental FUN and learning experiences, to get a chance to explore new styles or areas of interest in all things PIANO! The Camps will also include art workshops so students can explore different ways of expression through music and visual art. Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided throughout the day. Mo… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Historic Fencing Class

by: Acadiana 365

Girard Park Recreation Building, 500 Girard Park Drive

7:00pm-9:00pm

Admission: $50

Historic Fencing Class Renaissance-era swordplay with the Rapier, the ancestor to modern sport fencing. Hands-on class in sword fighting with the rapier, alone and with dagger, cloak, and buckler. Sessions begin May 27 and July 29, 2014 M/F Equipment provided. Space is limited Location: Girard Park Recreation Building Tuesday evenings, 7:00-9:00 Cost: $50 for 8 sessions Information: Jeff Harris 269-0517 or Jefshar1@Juno.com… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [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]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Summer Carnival

by: LCVC

LARC's Acadian Village,

August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per chi

Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds,411 South Richard St,Delcambre,LA,70528

Varies

Admission: Fri., $5; Sat., $10; Wed

Come enjoy a shrimp cook-off, pageants, fais-do-do, food, carnival rides, and the blessing of the fleet. [Event Website]

Gueydan Duck Festival

by: LCVC

Duck Festival Park,Dallas Guidry Rd,Gueydon,LA,70542

10 a.m.

Admission: $5 (Fri. - Sat.)

Come enjoy the Duck Calling Contest, Skeet Shooting Competition, pageant, cooking contests, music, food, parade, carnival and more! [Event Website]

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds,713 Northwest Bypass (Highway 3212),New Iberia,LA,70560

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [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]

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

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]

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, Jul 29, 2014

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour

by: Acadiana 365

Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd.

8:00pm

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, and music, Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour is an electrifying production presented in a rock concert format that combines the excitement and innovation of Michael Jackson's music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil unparalleled creativity. The underpinnings of THE IMMORTAL World Tour are Michael Jackson's powerful, inspirational music and lyrics - the driving force behind the show - brought to life with extraordinary power and breathless intensity. Throu… [Event Website]

STM Cheerleader Camp

by: Acadiana 365

St. Thomas More High School, 450 E. Farrel Road

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission: &95

STM Cheerleader Camp Learn cheers, jumps, dances, and chants Open to children entering grades K-8 Camp fee includes camper t-shirt, daily snacks, photo, and FUN! Register online by visiting www.stmcougars.net and clicking on summer camps. Online Registration will end July 21st. Walk-in registration ($95): 8:00-9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 For more information regarding this years Luau themed cheer camp, please email natalie.broussard@stmc&#… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Special Board Meeting (budget)

by: Lafayette Parish School System

12:30 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Teen Performance Troupe: Performances

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:00 AM

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteersand behind-the-scenes help for family puppet shows.Registration begins Friday, May 30. [Event Website]

Gator Gumbo Puppet Show

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

Ages 5-12. Join us for this fun tale of poor Monsieur Gator, who has ittough in the swamp, until he comes up with a perfect plan! [Event Website]

Teche Area Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:30pm-6:00pm

Admission: Free

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]

Folklife Workshop for Educators

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

8:00am-4:30pm

Admission: Free

The Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation is offering an engaging, hands-on professional development workshop, free for educators on Monday, July 28 and Tuesday, July 29 from 8:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. at Vermilionville. Participants will learn invaluable skills in folklife, interviewing, documentation and design of folk-life integrated lessons across disciplines and classroom residencies. The workshop is for teachers of grades 4-12 both in regular classroom settings and in French Immersion pathways (wor… [Event Website]

National Endowment for the Arts Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

Admission: Free

Vermilionville is partnering with Local Learning: The National Network for Folk Arts in Education to provide teachers with a two-day professional development workshop at Vermilionville's Folklife Park. Participants will learn about folklife and how to use it as an engaging spring board to teach core curriculum. The workshop will be an exciting hands-on immersion experience with folklorists, master teachers, and local artists. Topics will include teaching the interview process, traditional crafts and musi… [Event Website]

United Way Money Smart Classes

by: Acadiana 365

FoodNet, 215 E. Pinhook Road

5:30pm-7:30pm

Admission:

With half of all families living paycheck to paycheck, and with credit card and household debt continuing to rise, effectively managing ones personal finances is more important than ever. To learn how to manage your personal finances and gain financial literacy, attend an upcoming free MONEY SMART class.… [Event Website]

Lafayette Animal Aid Adventure Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Animal Aid Facility, 141 Le Medicin Road, Carencro

10:00am-12:00pm

Admission: $100

Lafayette Animal Aid presents Adventure Camp where children ages 6 to 10 can read to animals, enjoy playtime with furry friends, arts and crafts and more. Snacks will be provided. Admission is $100 per child. For more information, contact Joan Guidry at 337-303-5945 or animalaidcamp@yahoo.com.

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Clare Cook Dance Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

DeLarue Dance Center, 100 Sycamore Drive

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $150

Clare Cook Dance Theater will also host a dance workshop for advanced dancers (Age 13 through Adults) on Monday, July 28 Friday, August 1, from 1:00-4:00pm, for $150. Classes will be offered in modern, ballet, jazz, musical theatre, improvisation and hip hop. CCDT repertory from The Firebird and other notable musical theatre repertory will be taught. Those dancers interested in auditioning for The Firebird are encouraged to attend the workshop if possible. Email ccdt@clar… [Event Website]

ASO Expedition Acadiana

by: Acadiana 365

Epiphany Day School

8:30am-3:30pm

Admission:

This is truly a summer experience like NO OTHER! Summer campers will get the chance to visit some of Acadiana's most exciting and interesting places - all through the Explorer's perspective! Each day, we'll explore a new part of Acadiana and learn about how each place is a vital and important part of our culture and area. A week-long Scavenger Hunt from place to place will culminate as explorers gather information and "clues" to assemble pieces of a puzzle about Acadiana! Students must bring their own lun… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Domingue Center Volleyball Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Domingue Recreation Center, 901 Mudd Ave.

3:00pm-5:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Free Volleyball Camp for Girls ages 8-13years of age at the Domingue Recreation Center. Camp Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00pm-5:00pm. The dates of the camp is June 2nd thru July 31st. The camp is free of charge. Space is limited. To Register call Maxine at (337)366-7828. Please announce frequently on your show.

Upcoming Summer Camps

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
SUMMER PIANO & VISUAL ARTS CAMP This Summer, the ASO Conservatory of Music is offering a Piano Camp for students of various ages and levels, to provide students with some supplemental FUN and learning experiences, to get a chance to explore new styles or areas of interest in all things PIANO! The Camps will also include art workshops so students can explore different ways of expression through music and visual art. Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided throughout the day. Mo… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Historic Fencing Class

by: Acadiana 365

Girard Park Recreation Building, 500 Girard Park Drive

7:00pm-9:00pm

Admission: $50

Historic Fencing Class Renaissance-era swordplay with the Rapier, the ancestor to modern sport fencing. Hands-on class in sword fighting with the rapier, alone and with dagger, cloak, and buckler. Sessions begin May 27 and July 29, 2014 M/F Equipment provided. Space is limited Location: Girard Park Recreation Building Tuesday evenings, 7:00-9:00 Cost: $50 for 8 sessions Information: Jeff Harris 269-0517 or Jefshar1@Juno.com… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [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]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Summer Carnival

by: LCVC

LARC's Acadian Village,

August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per chi

Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds,411 South Richard St,Delcambre,LA,70528

Varies

Admission: Fri., $5; Sat., $10; Wed

Come enjoy a shrimp cook-off, pageants, fais-do-do, food, carnival rides, and the blessing of the fleet. [Event Website]

Gueydan Duck Festival

by: LCVC

Duck Festival Park,Dallas Guidry Rd,Gueydon,LA,70542

10 a.m.

Admission: $5 (Fri. - Sat.)

Come enjoy the Duck Calling Contest, Skeet Shooting Competition, pageant, cooking contests, music, food, parade, carnival and more! [Event Website]

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds,713 Northwest Bypass (Highway 3212),New Iberia,LA,70560

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [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]

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

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]

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, Jul 30, 2014

Silverbacks Improv Theatre

by: Acadiana 365

Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St.

7:30pm

Admission: $7, $5

Silverbacks Improv Theatre The Silverbacks will follow up its sold out show of Lafayette Famous with Jim Hummel, by introducing their newest member, Monique R. Morton, at Theatre 810 on Wednesday July 30th. Recently The Sivlerbacks lost a performer, Jason Petitjean, to higher education when he moved to Shreveport; and needed someone to fill that void. Ironically, Monique is a Shreveport native who moved to Lafayette a year ago from Los Angeles after completing her M.F.A at Cal State L.A. Monique is an actor and writer who studied imp… [Event Website]

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour

by: Acadiana 365

Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd.

8:00pm

Michael Jackson The Immortal World Tour A riveting fusion of visuals, dance, and music, Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour is an electrifying production presented in a rock concert format that combines the excitement and innovation of Michael Jackson's music and choreography with Cirque du Soleil unparalleled creativity. The underpinnings of THE IMMORTAL World Tour are Michael Jackson's powerful, inspirational music and lyrics - the driving force behind the show - brought to life with extraordinary power and breathless intensity. Throu… [Event Website]

STM Cheerleader Camp

by: Acadiana 365

St. Thomas More High School, 450 E. Farrel Road

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission: &95

STM Cheerleader Camp Learn cheers, jumps, dances, and chants Open to children entering grades K-8 Camp fee includes camper t-shirt, daily snacks, photo, and FUN! Register online by visiting www.stmcougars.net and clicking on summer camps. Online Registration will end July 21st. Walk-in registration ($95): 8:00-9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 For more information regarding this years Luau themed cheer camp, please email natalie.broussard@stmc&#… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Pepper Taste Test at the Penultimate Mid-Week Market

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission:

From sweet to spicy, orange to green, a spectrum of pepper variety can be found at this weeks second-to-last Summer Evening Mid-Week Market at the Horse Farm. The Market will offer a pepper taste test table under the Welcome Tent for Market goers to sample the flavors of the season. Local farmers are ready to meet all pepper cravings, whether its are spicing up nachos with jalapeo peppers, adding a tangy flavor to salads with banana peppers, meeting the recommended daily vitamin C intake with bell peppers… [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

8:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

French Wine Dinner

by: Acadiana 365

Charley G's, 3809 Ambassador Caffery

7:00pm

Admission: $125

French Wine Dinner July 30th, 2014 at 7:00 pm 1st course Lump Crab Stuffed Long Stemmed Artichoke Hearts, herbed bread crumb gremalota 2012 Domaine Zind-Humbrecht, Chardonnay, Alsace 2nd course Seasonal Charcuterie & Cheese Plate 2013 D'Esclans "Whispering Angel" Rose, Provence 3rd course Escargot & Bone Marrow, Bordelaise 2009 Bondol, Mourvedre, Provence 4th course Braised Beef Cheeks, caramelized onion & Gruyere potato gratin, mushroom ragout 2007 Lassegue, St. Emilion Grand Cru,… [Event Website]

07/30/2014 - Ribbon Cutting: DR Horton at Couret Farms Model Home

by: Chamber of Commerce
Ribbon Cutting: DR Horton at Couret Farms Model Home [Event Website]

INTEGRATING WORD & EXCEL: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will teach computer classes. Prerequisite: Word Processing and SpreadsheetsMaterial covered: Learn how to integrate spreadsheets and charts into word processing documents [Event Website]

"Symphony of Colors": Oils by Laurie Legnon

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

"Symphony of Colors": Oils by Laurie Legnon exhibit at Galerie Lafayette in the Jefferson Street Branch. Featured at ArtWalk on August 9 and September 13.Laurie was born and raised in Iberia Parish along the Bayou Teche. Her exhibition "Symphony of Colors" expresses the world filtered through her own experiences. ‘As in life, my expression of art is varied: graphic to reflective landscapes, joyful abstracts, and from time to time bouquets of God's gift of flowers pop up.’… [Event Website]

Teen Performance Troupe: Performances

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:00 AM

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteersand behind-the-scenes help for family puppet shows.Registration begins Friday, May 30. [Event Website]

SPARK LAB Workshops: LEGO Mindstorm Make Squad for Kids

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

2:30 PM

2:30-3:30pm LEGO Mindstorm Make SquadKids 9 and up are invited to come create and test their programming skills on challenges with LEGO Mindstorm kits. [Event Website]

SPARK LAB Workshops: Intro to 3D modeling and 3D printing

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

1:00-2:30pm Intro to 3D Design and 3D Printing (For Children, Teens, and Adults) Participants ages 9 and up, will get a chance to create and print an object using Tinkercad.com and a 3D printer. (3D Printing will continue after workshop concludes at 2:30… [Event Website]

Gator Gumbo Puppet Show

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

Ages 5-12. Join us for this fun tale of poor Monsieur Gator, who has ittough in the swamp, until he comes up with a perfect plan! [Event Website]

Mid-Week Market

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm begins a new summer tradition with mid-week Markets in June and July. The Market will be open every Wednesday between June 4th and July 30th from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Carlos Russo, also known as the Accidental Chef, will offer a free cooking demonstration with seasonal ingredients at 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4th at the first ever Mid-Week Market at the Horse Farm. Local musician Philip Gould will play Parisian and Latin American music while… [Event Website]

United Way Money Smart Classes

by: Acadiana 365

FoodNet, 215 E. Pinhook Road

5:30pm-7:30pm

Admission:

With half of all families living paycheck to paycheck, and with credit card and household debt continuing to rise, effectively managing ones personal finances is more important than ever. To learn how to manage your personal finances and gain financial literacy, attend an upcoming free MONEY SMART class.… [Event Website]

Lafayette Animal Aid Adventure Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Animal Aid Facility, 141 Le Medicin Road, Carencro

10:00am-12:00pm

Admission: $100

Lafayette Animal Aid presents Adventure Camp where children ages 6 to 10 can read to animals, enjoy playtime with furry friends, arts and crafts and more. Snacks will be provided. Admission is $100 per child. For more information, contact Joan Guidry at 337-303-5945 or animalaidcamp@yahoo.com.

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6:30 pm, for a book talk by Michael Marshall on "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Cannoniers." Composed of Creole and Cajun citizen-soldiers, the Donaldsonville Canonniers were originally organized as a militia company in 1837 and were one of the most active and highly regarded Louisiana units during the American Civil War. Known as the Donaldsonville Artillery during the conflict, the Canonniers… [Event Website]

Clare Cook Dance Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

DeLarue Dance Center, 100 Sycamore Drive

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $150

Clare Cook Dance Theater will also host a dance workshop for advanced dancers (Age 13 through Adults) on Monday, July 28 Friday, August 1, from 1:00-4:00pm, for $150. Classes will be offered in modern, ballet, jazz, musical theatre, improvisation and hip hop. CCDT repertory from The Firebird and other notable musical theatre repertory will be taught. Those dancers interested in auditioning for The Firebird are encouraged to attend the workshop if possible. Email ccdt@clar… [Event Website]

ASO Expedition Acadiana

by: Acadiana 365

Epiphany Day School

8:30am-3:30pm

Admission:

This is truly a summer experience like NO OTHER! Summer campers will get the chance to visit some of Acadiana's most exciting and interesting places - all through the Explorer's perspective! Each day, we'll explore a new part of Acadiana and learn about how each place is a vital and important part of our culture and area. A week-long Scavenger Hunt from place to place will culminate as explorers gather information and "clues" to assemble pieces of a puzzle about Acadiana! Students must bring their own lun… [Event Website]

Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission:

Invitational Exhibit The Lafayette Art Association is hosting an Invitational Exhibit with Lesprit du Metal in the Main Gallery from June 3rd to August 10th. This exhibit will include jewelry, painting, ceramics, textiles, glass, photography, and more. A special guest speaker, Holly Gage, internationally known artist & instructor will present, Igniting the Inferno of Creative Desire, andl close the event at a free, public reception on Sunday, August 10th, from 4:30-7:00pm. June 25 - July 30 … [Event Website]

Market at the Horse Farm

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

4:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm is one of the few places in town that consistently encourages kids to play with their food (sorry, parents). On Saturday, July 19th, children of all ages are invited to gather under the Welcome Tent during Market hours to make fruit and vegetable themed art projects with their seasonal Market finds. From pepper stamps to potato people, the possibilities are endless! This week, the Market celebrates the Monthly Art Market and Lafayette Travel Food P… [Event Website]

Domingue Center Volleyball Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Domingue Recreation Center, 901 Mudd Ave.

3:00pm-5:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Free Volleyball Camp for Girls ages 8-13years of age at the Domingue Recreation Center. Camp Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00pm-5:00pm. The dates of the camp is June 2nd thru July 31st. The camp is free of charge. Space is limited. To Register call Maxine at (337)366-7828. Please announce frequently on your show.

Upcoming Summer Camps

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
SUMMER PIANO & VISUAL ARTS CAMP This Summer, the ASO Conservatory of Music is offering a Piano Camp for students of various ages and levels, to provide students with some supplemental FUN and learning experiences, to get a chance to explore new styles or areas of interest in all things PIANO! The Camps will also include art workshops so students can explore different ways of expression through music and visual art. Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided throughout the day. Mo… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [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]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

A Mid City Night's Dream

by: Rue Cou Cou

1857 Government St., Baton Rouge, LA

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

The summer art hop sponsored by the Mid City Merchants Association is a delightful evening of art, shopping & refreshments. Participating businesses at 1857 Government Street are Dcor Rouge, Mosaic Garden, Rue Cou Cou, and Sallys Circa 1857. Participating businesses on Jefferson Highway are Elizabethan Gallery, Natures Gallery, Reginellis Pizzeria and, Shavarsh K Jewelry Design Shop. The event is free to the public, and many locations offer complimentary refreshments. The Mid City Art and Design District… [Event Website]

Summer Carnival

by: LCVC

LARC's Acadian Village,

August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per chi

Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds,411 South Richard St,Delcambre,LA,70528

Varies

Admission: Fri., $5; Sat., $10; Wed

Come enjoy a shrimp cook-off, pageants, fais-do-do, food, carnival rides, and the blessing of the fleet. [Event Website]

Gueydan Duck Festival

by: LCVC

Duck Festival Park,Dallas Guidry Rd,Gueydon,LA,70542

10 a.m.

Admission: $5 (Fri. - Sat.)

Come enjoy the Duck Calling Contest, Skeet Shooting Competition, pageant, cooking contests, music, food, parade, carnival and more! [Event Website]

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds,713 Northwest Bypass (Highway 3212),New Iberia,LA,70560

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [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]

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

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]

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, Jul 31, 2014

STM Cheerleader Camp

by: Acadiana 365

St. Thomas More High School, 450 E. Farrel Road

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission: &95

STM Cheerleader Camp Learn cheers, jumps, dances, and chants Open to children entering grades K-8 Camp fee includes camper t-shirt, daily snacks, photo, and FUN! Register online by visiting www.stmcougars.net and clicking on summer camps. Online Registration will end July 21st. Walk-in registration ($95): 8:00-9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 For more information regarding this years Luau themed cheer camp, please email natalie.broussard@stmc&#… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Dawn and Hawkes

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Dawn and Hawkes After a happenstance encounter, songwriters Miranda Dawn and Chris Hawkes joined together to multiply their talents and formed a male/female fronted band touring the country and sharing songs, shows, and everything in-between. Austin based indie-folk-americana duo Dawn and Hawkes first appeared in front of a large audience at the Kerrville Folk Festival, where Dawn was awarded as a finalist in the New Folk competition for emerging songwriters. By June, they had recorded and released their self-produced EP, GO… [Event Website]

Special Board Meeting (budget)

by: Lafayette Parish School System

12:30 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Quilters Guild Acadienne Meeting

by: Acadiana 365

Northwood Methodist Curch of Lafayette, 4530 Moss St.

9:30am

Admission:

The Quilters? Guild Acadienne meets Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 9:30 am and 6:00 pm at Northwood Methodist Church of Lafayette, located at the corner of Moss Street and Gloria Switch Road. The program topic will be: ?Patriotic Quilts? presented by Patsy Breaux, Gerry LeBlanc, Betty Foti, and Terry Graham. Mary Castille of Sunset will be our vender for the day. Mary will have many items of interest to quilters for sale before and after both meetings. We encourage you to come, bring a friend, and consi… [Event Website]

Habitat for Humanity Baseball Game

by: Acadiana 365

Fabacher Field, 221 La Neuville Road, Youngsville

7:00pm

Admission: $8

Lafayette Habitat for Humanity is excited to partner up with our local AA baseball team, the Cane Cutter's, for a give-back night! On Thursday, July 31st, at 7 PM, join our Habitat staff and crew for a night of baseball at Fabacher Field. Since our event is taking place on Thirsty Thursday, soda and domestic beer will only be $1. Tickets are $8 and a portion of the proceeds will directly fund our current building projects (learn more about our future developments by clicking here!). Also in attendanc… [Event Website]

An Evening with Shelby Lynn

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

7:30pm

Admission:

We've got two spectacular concerts coming up with nationally acclaimed artists. Triple-threat singer-songwriter-guitarist and longtime Subdudes frontman Tommy Malone will be returning to Lafayette to grace Vermilionville's stage on Thursday, July 17th for the release of another amazing solo record. "Poor Boy" keeps the "Natural Born Days" train rolling in fine form! Please make plans to join us now for this very special solo album release performance featuring an opening set by local favorite, singer-son… [Event Website]

Teen Performance Troupe: Performances

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:00 AM

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteersand behind-the-scenes help for family puppet shows.Registration begins Friday, May 30. [Event Website]

Delta Papa

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

SPARK LAB: Open Lab Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

Open Lab for library patrons that have completed the Intro to 3D Design and 3D Printing. Patrons are invited to practice creating 3D objects during the Spark Lab open time. [Event Website]

Gator Gumbo Puppet Show

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

Ages 5-12. Join us for this fun tale of poor Monsieur Gator, who has ittough in the swamp, until he comes up with a perfect plan! [Event Website]

United Way Money Smart Classes

by: Acadiana 365

FoodNet, 215 E. Pinhook Road

5:30pm-7:30pm

Admission:

With half of all families living paycheck to paycheck, and with credit card and household debt continuing to rise, effectively managing ones personal finances is more important than ever. To learn how to manage your personal finances and gain financial literacy, attend an upcoming free MONEY SMART class.… [Event Website]

Lafayette Animal Aid Adventure Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Animal Aid Facility, 141 Le Medicin Road, Carencro

10:00am-12:00pm

Admission: $100

Lafayette Animal Aid presents Adventure Camp where children ages 6 to 10 can read to animals, enjoy playtime with furry friends, arts and crafts and more. Snacks will be provided. Admission is $100 per child. For more information, contact Joan Guidry at 337-303-5945 or animalaidcamp@yahoo.com.

Camp Brave Hearts

by: Acadiana 365

Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St.

Admission:

For twelve years, Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. has held Camp Brave Hearts for children ages 7-11 who are faced with grief. After the loss of a loved one a child often feels as if they are different, the lessons learned at Camp Brave Hearts helps to dispel this myth. The two day camp provides a safe place for Brave Hearts to freely share difficult feelings through fun activities. This years camp will be held July 31-August 1. Pre-registration is required by calling Jessica Johnson at 337.232.1234 Whether … [Event Website]

Clare Cook Dance Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

DeLarue Dance Center, 100 Sycamore Drive

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $150

Clare Cook Dance Theater will also host a dance workshop for advanced dancers (Age 13 through Adults) on Monday, July 28 Friday, August 1, from 1:00-4:00pm, for $150. Classes will be offered in modern, ballet, jazz, musical theatre, improvisation and hip hop. CCDT repertory from The Firebird and other notable musical theatre repertory will be taught. Those dancers interested in auditioning for The Firebird are encouraged to attend the workshop if possible. Email ccdt@clar… [Event Website]

ASO Expedition Acadiana

by: Acadiana 365

Epiphany Day School

8:30am-3:30pm

Admission:

This is truly a summer experience like NO OTHER! Summer campers will get the chance to visit some of Acadiana's most exciting and interesting places - all through the Explorer's perspective! Each day, we'll explore a new part of Acadiana and learn about how each place is a vital and important part of our culture and area. A week-long Scavenger Hunt from place to place will culminate as explorers gather information and "clues" to assemble pieces of a puzzle about Acadiana! Students must bring their own lun… [Event Website]

Domingue Center Volleyball Camp

by: Acadiana 365

Domingue Recreation Center, 901 Mudd Ave.

3:00pm-5:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lafayette Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a Free Volleyball Camp for Girls ages 8-13years of age at the Domingue Recreation Center. Camp Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00pm-5:00pm. The dates of the camp is June 2nd thru July 31st. The camp is free of charge. Space is limited. To Register call Maxine at (337)366-7828. Please announce frequently on your show.

Upcoming Summer Camps

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
SUMMER PIANO & VISUAL ARTS CAMP This Summer, the ASO Conservatory of Music is offering a Piano Camp for students of various ages and levels, to provide students with some supplemental FUN and learning experiences, to get a chance to explore new styles or areas of interest in all things PIANO! The Camps will also include art workshops so students can explore different ways of expression through music and visual art. Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided throughout the day. Mo… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [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]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Summer Carnival

by: LCVC

LARC's Acadian Village,

August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per chi

Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds,411 South Richard St,Delcambre,LA,70528

Varies

Admission: Fri., $5; Sat., $10; Wed

Come enjoy a shrimp cook-off, pageants, fais-do-do, food, carnival rides, and the blessing of the fleet. [Event Website]

Gueydan Duck Festival

by: LCVC

Duck Festival Park,Dallas Guidry Rd,Gueydon,LA,70542

10 a.m.

Admission: $5 (Fri. - Sat.)

Come enjoy the Duck Calling Contest, Skeet Shooting Competition, pageant, cooking contests, music, food, parade, carnival and more! [Event Website]

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds,713 Northwest Bypass (Highway 3212),New Iberia,LA,70560

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [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]

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

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]

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, Aug 1, 2014

Kelley Mickwee

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Kelley Mickwee ts easy to hear You Used to Live Here as the kind of record Kelley Mickwee was born to make. After more than a decade of fine-tuning her performance chops, first as half of the Tennessee-based folk duo Jed and Kelley and later as part of the all-girl Texas group the Trishas, Mickwee is releasing an official solo debut that plays like an all-pieces-falling-into-place mission statement of a seasoned artist whos finally come into her own. But asked about the impetus for the album, shell straight-up tell you … [Event Website]

Neil Young Hoot Night

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

Admission:

Neil Young Hoot Night [Event Website]

Hank3

by: Acadiana 365

The Station, 236 Burgess Road, Brousard

9:00pm

Admission: $20, $25

Hank3 Hank 3 is an American musician, singer and multi-instrumentalist, including guitar, bass, drums, banjo and vocals. In addition to his honky tonk recordings, Williams' style alternates between country, punk and metal. He is the principal member of the punk metal band Assjack, the drummer for the Southern hardcore punk band Arson Anthem, and was the bassist for Pantera singer Phil Anselmo's band Superjoint Ritual. He has released seven studio albums, including five for Curb Records. Williams is the grandso… [Event Website]

Annie The Musical

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $10

Annie The Musical Kidz Kabaret presents Annie, Jr., their first full-scale musical. Performances are August 1, 2, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and August 3 and 10 at 2 p.m at Cit des Arts (109 Vine St., Downtown Lafayette). Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at citedesarts.org or reserved by telephone at 337-291-1122. The cast of 24 children are between the ages of 8 and 16 and have been rehearsing all throughout the month of July to present this classic Broadway musical directed by Kidz Kabaret artistic director, Travis G… [Event Website]

Summer Carnival at Acadian Village

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive

4:00pm-10:00pm

Admission: $5, $3

Summer Carnival at Acadian Village The Summer Carnival at LARC's Acadian Village features carnival rides, magic shows, pony rides, fun jumps, water slides, face painting, photo booths, music, food and a talent competition. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids with children 4 and under get in free. … [Event Website]

STM Cheerleader Camp

by: Acadiana 365

St. Thomas More High School, 450 E. Farrel Road

9:00am-12:00pm

Admission: &95

STM Cheerleader Camp Learn cheers, jumps, dances, and chants Open to children entering grades K-8 Camp fee includes camper t-shirt, daily snacks, photo, and FUN! Register online by visiting www.stmcougars.net and clicking on summer camps. Online Registration will end July 21st. Walk-in registration ($95): 8:00-9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 29 For more information regarding this years Luau themed cheer camp, please email natalie.broussard@stmc&#… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Old Skool

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Acting Up (in Acadiana) and the Cane Cutters Baseball Team Pre-Game Show

by: Acadiana 365

Fabacher Field, 221 La Neuville Rd in Youngsville

7:00pm

Admission:

Acting Up (in Acadiana), the resident professional theatre company at the Acadiana Center for the Arts, will provide the pre-game entertainment at the Cane Cutters baseball game on Friday August 1, 2014. Hannah Briggs will sing the National Anthem and members of the professional company will share some commedia: Baby's Birthday at the Baseball Game with Lian Cheramie starring as Baby. A percentage of the proceeds will go to Acting Up (in Acadiana), so plan a fun family night with us: Comedy, Baseball, Food a… [Event Website]

Centralized Registration

by: Lafayette Parish School System

6:00 AM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Remington College presents ''Cuts for Kids''

by: Acadiana 365

Remington College Lafayette Campus 303 Rue Louis XIV

10:00am-4:00pm

Admission: Free

Remington College invites parents to bring their kids in for free back-to-school haircuts during its sixth annual Cuts for Kids event. Throughout the month of August, Remington College cosmetology programs will provide FREE haircuts to kids 17 and under. Here's how parents can participate at Remington College Lafayette Campus: Event dates: Friday, August 1 - Saturday, August 30 Cuts for Kids is walk-ins only at the Remington College School of Cosmetology. Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 4… [Event Website]

Camp Brave Hearts

by: Acadiana 365

Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St.

Admission:

For twelve years, Hospice of Acadiana, Inc. has held Camp Brave Hearts for children ages 7-11 who are faced with grief. After the loss of a loved one a child often feels as if they are different, the lessons learned at Camp Brave Hearts helps to dispel this myth. The two day camp provides a safe place for Brave Hearts to freely share difficult feelings through fun activities. This years camp will be held July 31-August 1. Pre-registration is required by calling Jessica Johnson at 337.232.1234 Whether … [Event Website]

Clare Cook Dance Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

DeLarue Dance Center, 100 Sycamore Drive

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $150

Clare Cook Dance Theater will also host a dance workshop for advanced dancers (Age 13 through Adults) on Monday, July 28 Friday, August 1, from 1:00-4:00pm, for $150. Classes will be offered in modern, ballet, jazz, musical theatre, improvisation and hip hop. CCDT repertory from The Firebird and other notable musical theatre repertory will be taught. Those dancers interested in auditioning for The Firebird are encouraged to attend the workshop if possible. Email ccdt@clar… [Event Website]

ASO Expedition Acadiana

by: Acadiana 365

Epiphany Day School

8:30am-3:30pm

Admission:

This is truly a summer experience like NO OTHER! Summer campers will get the chance to visit some of Acadiana's most exciting and interesting places - all through the Explorer's perspective! Each day, we'll explore a new part of Acadiana and learn about how each place is a vital and important part of our culture and area. A week-long Scavenger Hunt from place to place will culminate as explorers gather information and "clues" to assemble pieces of a puzzle about Acadiana! Students must bring their own lun… [Event Website]

Upcoming Summer Camps

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
SUMMER PIANO & VISUAL ARTS CAMP This Summer, the ASO Conservatory of Music is offering a Piano Camp for students of various ages and levels, to provide students with some supplemental FUN and learning experiences, to get a chance to explore new styles or areas of interest in all things PIANO! The Camps will also include art workshops so students can explore different ways of expression through music and visual art. Students must bring their own lunch. Snacks will be provided throughout the day. Mo… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [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]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Summer Carnival

by: LCVC

LARC's Acadian Village,

August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per chi

Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds,411 South Richard St,Delcambre,LA,70528

Varies

Admission: Fri., $5; Sat., $10; Wed

Come enjoy a shrimp cook-off, pageants, fais-do-do, food, carnival rides, and the blessing of the fleet. [Event Website]

Gueydan Duck Festival

by: LCVC

Duck Festival Park,Dallas Guidry Rd,Gueydon,LA,70542

10 a.m.

Admission: $5 (Fri. - Sat.)

Come enjoy the Duck Calling Contest, Skeet Shooting Competition, pageant, cooking contests, music, food, parade, carnival and more! [Event Website]

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds,713 Northwest Bypass (Highway 3212),New Iberia,LA,70560

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [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]

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

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]

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, Aug 2, 2014

Bunk Plaza Phase 1 Fundraising & Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

NILA Gallery, 301 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia

10:00am-12:00pm

Admission:

Bunk Plaza Phase 1 Fundraising & Exhibit Urban design has been completed for phase 1 of the Bunk Johnson Plaza proposal and will be exhibited publicly starting August 2nd, 2014 at NILA Gallery. There will be an opening reception on that date between 10am and 12noon. The Coalition for Bunk Johnson Plaza will use this event to officially kickoff crowdsourcing funding efforts and find a $5000 corporate sponsorship for Phase 1 construction, installation and events. This design comes after months of work by Coalition partners to conceptualize redesig… [Event Website]

The Zordico Stompers, Sweet Cecilia

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

Admission:

The Zordico Stompers, Sweet Cecilia Mark Meaux (guitar/vocals), Adrian Huval (accordion/vocals) and Michael McBane (drums) represented the Bluerunners as youve seen them; the band Zordico Stompers also includes bassist David Moore, who recently made his professional debut, and Zydeco Mike, who sat in on rubboard. A metamorphosis took place one Saturday night at the Blue Moon as the Bluerunners morphed into the Zordico Stompers right before your dancing feet. A staple on the music scene here and afar the Bluerunners came into being circa… [Event Website]

2nd Annual International Blues Music Day

by: Acadiana 365

Route 92, 2600 E. Milton Road, Youngsville

6:00pm

Admission: $5

2nd Annual International Blues Music Day The 2nd Annual International Blues Music Day features a boucherie, jambalaya and music from Michael Juan Nunez & The American Electric.

Gala of the Royal Horses

by: Acadiana 365

Cajundome, 444 Cajundome Blvd.

7:30pm

Admission: $20, $35, $45, $100

Gala of the Royal Horses For the first time ever, riding Master Rene Gasser, creator and producer for Gala of The Royal Horses will be bringing his world-renowned equestrian tour to North America. Following in the family footsteps of seven generations, Gasser has recreated a show for this tour only previously seen at the famous riding schools in Vienna and Spain. The Royal Horses of Europe are some of the most celebrated in history, favored for centuries by royalty, equestrian riders and bullfighters and this performance celebr… [Event Website]

Annie The Musical

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $10

Annie The Musical Kidz Kabaret presents Annie, Jr., their first full-scale musical. Performances are August 1, 2, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and August 3 and 10 at 2 p.m at Cit des Arts (109 Vine St., Downtown Lafayette). Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at citedesarts.org or reserved by telephone at 337-291-1122. The cast of 24 children are between the ages of 8 and 16 and have been rehearsing all throughout the month of July to present this classic Broadway musical directed by Kidz Kabaret artistic director, Travis G… [Event Website]

Summer Carnival at Acadian Village

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive

4:00pm-10:00pm

Admission: $5, $3

Summer Carnival at Acadian Village The Summer Carnival at LARC's Acadian Village features carnival rides, magic shows, pony rides, fun jumps, water slides, face painting, photo booths, music, food and a talent competition. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids with children 4 and under get in free. … [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Primeaux Duo

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

LYSA Fall Soccer Registration

by: Acadiana 365

Not Just Soccer, 3301 Johnston St.

10:00am-2:00pm

Admission:

The Lafayette Youth Soccer Association is holding its annual Fall Soccer Registration in August for Ages 3-18 years of age. Below are the registration dates and locations. Please announce frequently. Walk Up Registration Dates and Sites: August 2nd 10:00am-2:00pm at Not Just Soccer at 3301 Johnson St. August 2nd 10:00am-2:00pm at the Youngsville Sports Complex at 801 Savoy Rd August 9th 10:00am-2:00pm at Academy Sports at 4232 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy August 9th … [Event Website]

LYSA Fall Soccer Registration

by: Acadiana 365

Youngsville Sports Complex, 801 Savoy Road

10:00am-2:00pm

Admission:

The Lafayette Youth Soccer Association is holding its annual Fall Soccer Registration in August for Ages 3-18 years of age. Below are the registration dates and locations. Please announce frequently. Walk Up Registration Dates and Sites: August 2nd 10:00am-2:00pm at Not Just Soccer at 3301 Johnson St. August 2nd 10:00am-2:00pm at the Youngsville Sports Complex at 801 Savoy Rd August 9th 10:00am-2:00pm at Academy Sports at 4232 Ambassador Caffery Pkwy August 9th … [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-3:30pm

Admission:

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]

Genealogy 101

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

The Lafayette Genealogical Society presents ‘Genealogy 101,’ aseries of presentations for the research novice and expert alike. Thegroup also holds monthly meetings featuring guest speakers. Anyoneinterested in genealogy may attend either eve… [Event Website]

ASO Firebird Auditions

by: Acadiana 365

DeLarue Dance Center, 100 Sycamore Drive

10:00am-1:00pm

Admission:

Clare Cook Dance Theater will hold auditions on Saturday August 2, 2014 from 10:00am-1:00pm for advanced and professional dancers interested in performing with the company in Stravinskys The Firebird, a collaboration with the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra. The company is seeking and ensemble of female and male dancers from the Acadiana region that are technically proficient having seriously studied ballet, modern and/or jazz dance. Partnering ability, acting skills and willingness to experiment and coo… [Event Website]

Acadia Players present ''The Bold, The Young & The Murdered''

by: Acadiana 365

Chef Roy's Frog City Cafe, 1131 Church Point Hwy, Rayne

6:30pm

Admission: $30

The Bold, the Young & the Murdered dinner theater performance will be held August 2nd at Chef Roys Frog City Caf at 6:30 p.m. Tickets will be $30 and includes water/tea, salad, entre and desert. Tickets may be purchased at Chef Roys in Rayne. [Event Website]

IPAL Auditions for 'Godspell'

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

1:00pm-3:00pm

Admission:

Iberia Performing Arts League (IPAL) announces open auditions for the very popular musical, Godspell, to be held at the Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia Street, New Iberia, La. on August 2 and August 3 from 1:00-3:00 P.M. The production will open Thursday, November 6, 2014 and run for 2 consecutive weekends for a total of 8 performances. Originally directed by John Michael Telelak, Godspell is one of the biggest off-Broadway and Broadway successes of all time. The production is based primarily on the Gospel ac… [Event Website]

Remington College presents ''Cuts for Kids''

by: Acadiana 365

Remington College Lafayette Campus 303 Rue Louis XIV

10:00am-4:00pm

Admission: Free

Remington College invites parents to bring their kids in for free back-to-school haircuts during its sixth annual Cuts for Kids event. Throughout the month of August, Remington College cosmetology programs will provide FREE haircuts to kids 17 and under. Here's how parents can participate at Remington College Lafayette Campus: Event dates: Friday, August 1 - Saturday, August 30 Cuts for Kids is walk-ins only at the Remington College School of Cosmetology. Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 4… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [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]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Summer Carnival

by: LCVC

LARC's Acadian Village,

August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per chi

Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds,411 South Richard St,Delcambre,LA,70528

Varies

Admission: Fri., $5; Sat., $10; Wed

Come enjoy a shrimp cook-off, pageants, fais-do-do, food, carnival rides, and the blessing of the fleet. [Event Website]

Gueydan Duck Festival

by: LCVC

Duck Festival Park,Dallas Guidry Rd,Gueydon,LA,70542

10 a.m.

Admission: $5 (Fri. - Sat.)

Come enjoy the Duck Calling Contest, Skeet Shooting Competition, pageant, cooking contests, music, food, parade, carnival and more! [Event Website]

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds,713 Northwest Bypass (Highway 3212),New Iberia,LA,70560

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [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]

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

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]

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, Aug 3, 2014

Acadian Culture Day

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

10:00am-5:00pm

Admission: Free

Acadian Culture Day Join us for this free all-day annual event in celebration of Acadian Culture, this year with the theme of Females in Folklore. Activities include cooking and artisan demonstrations, canoe paddling, kids games and crafts, sharing circles on Marian Veneration and the history of Congrs Mondial and much more. Music will be provided by Bonsoir Catin & TMonde. Food and drink will be available for purchase for this smoke-free, family friendly event. … [Event Website]

Summer Carnival at Acadian Village

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive

12:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $5, $3

Summer Carnival at Acadian Village The Summer Carnival at LARC's Acadian Village features carnival rides, magic shows, pony rides, fun jumps, water slides, face painting, photo booths, music, food and a talent competition. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids with children 4 and under get in free. … [Event Website]

Annie The Musical

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $10

Annie The Musical Kidz Kabaret presents Annie, Jr., their first full-scale musical. Performances are August 1, 2, 8, and 9 at 7:30 p.m. and August 3 and 10 at 2 p.m at Cit des Arts (109 Vine St., Downtown Lafayette). Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at citedesarts.org or reserved by telephone at 337-291-1122. The cast of 24 children are between the ages of 8 and 16 and have been rehearsing all throughout the month of July to present this classic Broadway musical directed by Kidz Kabaret artistic director, Travis G… [Event Website]

L'Esprit du Metal

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Art Association & Gallery 1008 E. St. Mary Blvd.

L'Esprit du Metal Lesprit du Metal (LDM), in conjunction with the LAA, has assembled an Invitational Exhibit to hang in the Main Gallery. While the major exhibit showcases the amazing jewelry work of LDM members, it will also feature their works in other mediums: painting, ceramics, textiles, mixed media, glass, photography, etc. In addition to member work, several guest jewelry/metal instructors and Honorary Members, such as Thomas Mann, have been invited to be on display. The show closes with a free, public reception on… [Event Website]
Other Events

Baret Fritz

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

5:00pm

Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

by: Acadiana 365

Whiskey River, 1365 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson

4:00pm-8:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

IPAL Auditions for 'Godspell'

by: Acadiana 365

Essanee Theatre, 12 Iberia St., New Iberia

1:00pm-3:00pm

Admission:

Iberia Performing Arts League (IPAL) announces open auditions for the very popular musical, Godspell, to be held at the Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia Street, New Iberia, La. on August 2 and August 3 from 1:00-3:00 P.M. The production will open Thursday, November 6, 2014 and run for 2 consecutive weekends for a total of 8 performances. Originally directed by John Michael Telelak, Godspell is one of the biggest off-Broadway and Broadway successes of all time. The production is based primarily on the Gospel ac… [Event Website]

Remington College presents ''Cuts for Kids''

by: Acadiana 365

Remington College Lafayette Campus 303 Rue Louis XIV

10:00am-4:00pm

Admission: Free

Remington College invites parents to bring their kids in for free back-to-school haircuts during its sixth annual Cuts for Kids event. Throughout the month of August, Remington College cosmetology programs will provide FREE haircuts to kids 17 and under. Here's how parents can participate at Remington College Lafayette Campus: Event dates: Friday, August 1 - Saturday, August 30 Cuts for Kids is walk-ins only at the Remington College School of Cosmetology. Hours: Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 4… [Event Website]

Word Crawl: A Festival of Words Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana

Admission:

The Festival of Words Cultural Arts Collective, Inc. invites area writers to participate in a fundraiser for 7th Annual Festival of Words. Participants are invited to seek sponsors and read at a literary Word Crawl in Downtown Lafayette on September 13. Fundraising takes place between June 25 and August 15. Participants will raise funds by asking friends and family to sponsor them for the Word Crawl. Writers who raise a total of $100 (or more), secure a 10-minute spot to perform original poetry/spoken… [Event Website]

Contemporary Masters: Works on Paper

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will exhibit 60 drawings, prints and paintings on paper by twentieth century and contemporary masters, originally exhibited at the Art Museum of South Texas from May 17 through August 16. This stellar group of American and international artists, including Josef Albers, Milton Avery, Lee Krasner, Sol Lewitt and Andy Warhol, exemplifies the contemporary practice, including finished works of art, studies for future development, or, in the case of prints, as a means of wi… [Event Website]

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Hilliard University Art Museum will showcase the intricate layered sculptures and paintings of New Orleans artist, George Dunbar, for a summer showing from May 31 through August 30. While Dunbar had once moved earth and soil as a land developer by day, at night he would perfect his artistry through molding delicate layers of clay. Dunbar, now a prolific and much collected fine artist demonstrates his artistry through a merging of Abstract Expressionism and Minimalism, of delicacy and power throug… [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]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds, 411 S Richard St, Delcambre,

Thurs-Fri, 6 p.m.-midnight; Sat, 8 a.m.-midnight; Sun 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: No

The Delcambre Shrimp Festival honors the shrimping industry with events including a shrimp cook-off, queens' pageants, fais-do-do's, carnival rides, food court and much more.

Summer Carnival

by: LCVC

LARC's Acadian Village,

August 1-2, 4-10 p.m.; August 3, 12-4 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult, $3 per chi

Summer Carnival is an annual fundraiser for LARC's Acadian Village and features carnival rides, fun jumps, splash park, kiddie train, pony rides, photo booth, a talent competition, music, and more! This is a perfect event for the whole family to enjoy together. Celebrate the end of summer with our carnival!… [Event Website]

Delcambre Shrimp Festival

by: LCVC

Delcambre Shrimp Festival Grounds,411 South Richard St,Delcambre,LA,70528

Varies

Admission: Fri., $5; Sat., $10; Wed

Come enjoy a shrimp cook-off, pageants, fais-do-do, food, carnival rides, and the blessing of the fleet. [Event Website]

Gueydan Duck Festival

by: LCVC

Duck Festival Park,Dallas Guidry Rd,Gueydon,LA,70542

10 a.m.

Admission: $5 (Fri. - Sat.)

Come enjoy the Duck Calling Contest, Skeet Shooting Competition, pageant, cooking contests, music, food, parade, carnival and more! [Event Website]

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds,713 Northwest Bypass (Highway 3212),New Iberia,LA,70560

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [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]

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

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]

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]