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Tuesday, Sep 23, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

LaPESC Candidate Forums, Districts 1, 2, 3

by: LaPESC

LITE, 537 Cajundome Blvd Suite 209 Lafayette, LA 70506

Admission: Free

For more information about LaPESC, please visit lapesc.com. For more information about a Common Vision for Our Future, a new initiative for increasing student achievement and preparedness in the Lafayette Parish School System, please visit commonvisionlafayette.org. If you have any questions regarding the forums, please contact LaPESC Chairman Stephen Bartley at (337) 453-2000 or info@lapesc.com.… [Event Website]

09/23/2014 - LaPESC Candidate Forums - Districts 1,2,3

by: Chamber of Commerce
Candidate Forum 1 – Districts 1, 2, 3: Tuesday, September 23 Candidate Forum 2 – Districts 4, 5, 6: Wednesday, September 24 Candidate Forum 3 – Districts 7, 8, 9: Thursday, September 25 Open to the public – come learn more about your school board candidates! For more information about LaPESC, please visit lapesc.com. For more information about a Common Vision for Our Future, a new initiative for increasing student achievement and preparedness in the Lafayette Parish Sch… [Event Website]

Roly Poly Scarecrow

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

4:00 PM

Create an adorable scarecrow out of a toilet paper roll, complete with a cap!Register beginning Tuesday, September 9. [Event Website]

Broussard Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Broussard Branch

10:00 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Jefferson Street Branch Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

10:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Roly Poly Scarecrow

by: Lafayette Public Library

Youngsville Branch

4:00 PM

Create an adorable scarecrow out of a toilet paper roll, complete with a cap!Register beginning Tuesday, September 9. [Event Website]

Baby Time: South Regional Library

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

Baby Time is designed to introduce mothers, fathers or caregivers and babies ages 9-18 months to nursery rhymes, songs, fingerplays and early literacy information. [Event Website]

INTEGRATING WORD & EXCEL: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

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

Moving Tales: The Talkative Turtle

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

4:00 PM

Interactive storytelling and yoga. Register online at LafayettePublicLibrary.org beginning Monday, September 8. Ages 5-12 [Event Website]

Cajun Fiddle Classes with Henry Hample

by: Acadiana 365

LSUE, 2048 Johnson Highway, Eunice

6:00pm-7:00pm

Henry Hample, who recently won the 2014 Excellence Award from the Cajun French Music Association for his ongoing work as a Cajun music instructor, will begin a new semester of Cajun fiddle classes at Louisiana State University at Eunice on Tuesday, September 23. Offered by LSUE's Office of Continuing Education, the classes are open to the general public, including both adults and kids ages 10 and older. Originally from New York, Hample moved to Grand Coteau, LA, in 2007. He has played fiddle for Cajun Mu… [Event Website]

Hand Star Clay Studio Chidren's Hand Building

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

4:30pm-6:30pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

Teche Area Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:30pm-6:00pm

Admission:

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Ignition Interlock Device Evaluations

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Safety Association 1126 Coolidge Blvd., C4

5:30pm

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

Shadows Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

In the nineteenth century, the introduction and development of the local sugar industry provided planters David and Mary Weeks with the opportunity to build their family home in the growing town of New Iberia. Today, the family home is known as Shadows-on-the-Teche. With the celebration of New Iberias Sugar Cane Festival, the Shadows will be present tours focusing on the yearly cycle of historic sugar planters. These tours will be presented beginning on Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, September 26 fro… [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]

ASO Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana 365

Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road

6:30pm

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Heymann Performing Arts Center

6:30am

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

(prerequisite Beginner French) Put your knowledge of French grammar to practical use in this conversation course. Designed for those with some knowledge of French, you will be introduced to different themed situations where you will converse and build your vocabulary. Tuesdays: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm $100.00 for a 5-week session (1.5 hrs/week) Session 1: Sept. 16 - Oct. 14 Session 2: Oct. 28 - Nov 25… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

(prerequisite French 101) Build a solid foundation in the French language with this comprehensive intorductory French immersion program. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life. Book: Echo A2 by French and European Publications Inc Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $385.00 ($360 for returning students) for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 - Nov. 24 … [Event Website]

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

Speak French from Day 1! Learn everyday expressions and phrases, ask and answer basic questions, and have simple conversations. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of the language in everyday life. Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and learn to interact with others at a beginner level. Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 Book: Echo A1 by French and European Publications Inc $385.00 for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

Our intro class covers the different origins, brewing techniques, and the health benefits of teas. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 337.534.8700 [Event Website]

Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

The En-kata Maasai Choir presents Why Such Fear?

by: Acadiana 365

Amana Church, 310 Milton Rd Maurice

7:00pm

The En-kata Maasai Choir presents Why Such Fear? A message of faith and fearlessness is coming from the continent of Africa and it is spreading right here in North America. This fall, the En-kata choir from Tanzania, East Africa, is sharing songs and stories about the awesome power of God at work in their community. The Why Such Fear?' Tour 2014 will be in Maurice at Amana Church on September 24st with their moving performance. The Why Such Fear?' Tour 2014 will be at Amana Church, 310 Milton Rd on Wednesday, September 24th at 7:00 pm with their celebration of hope and faith, inviting the audience to learn more about the fascinating culture of the Maasai and to become a part of an African success story.

Silverbacks Improv Theatre with Isaac Knox

by: Acadiana 365

Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St.

7:30pm

Admission: $7, $5

Silverbacks Improv Theatre with Isaac Knox Silverbacks Improv Theatre will perform their signature show with an assist from Orlando-based freestyle rapper, Isaac Knox. Knox is the freestyle rap class creator & instructor at SAK Comedy Labin Orlando, FL. After growing up in a home filled with music & theatre, Knox found his calling in high school when he started rapping original songs for local youth services. Years of hard work & multiple rap groups later, Isaac is now half of a duo called FREE DAPS and works in music full-time. When hes … [Event Website]

Whole Foods Preview Party

by: Acadiana 365

Whole Foods Market, 4247 Ambassador Caffery Parkway

7:30am

Admission: Free

Whole Foods Preview Party Whole Foods will hold their traditional bread breaking ceremony at 7:30 a.m. with the doors opening by 8 a.m. Company-wide, each store donates five percent of a days net sales to a local non-profit quarterly. For the store opening, were doing something special and holding five 1% Days to benefit the705 Young Leaders for a Better Acadiana, Acadiana Center for the Arts, Camp Bon Coeur, Lafayette Education Foundation and Second Harvest Food Bank. Were so excited to partner with these great organizations! We inv… [Event Website]

Civil War Canonniers Discussion

by: Acadiana 365

Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette

6:00pm

Admission:

Civil War Canonniers Discussion Michael Marshall, author of Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Canonniers, will discuss his book at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at the Jeanerette Museum located at 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. 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. This program is best suited for an adult audience and is being held f… [Event Website]
Other Events

The Flatlanders

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

The Flatlanders Carries a bluegrass country tune featuring legends Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock. The band is most well known for their contribution to The Horse Whisperer soundtrack as well as their honky-tonk performances in Austin, Texas. [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

8:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

LaPESC Candidate Forums, Districts 4, 5, 6

by: LaPESC

LITE, 537 Cajundome Blvd Suite 209 Lafayette, LA 70506

Admission: Free

For more information about LaPESC, please visit lapesc.com. For more information about a Common Vision for Our Future, a new initiative for increasing student achievement and preparedness in the Lafayette Parish School System, please visit commonvisionlafayette.org. If you have any questions regarding the forums, please contact LaPESC Chairman Stephen Bartley at (337) 453-2000 or info@lapesc.com.… [Event Website]

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

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

Roly Poly Scarecrow

by: Lafayette Public Library

Milton Branch

4:00 PM

Create an adorable scarecrow out of a toilet paper roll, complete with a cap!Register beginning Tuesday, September 9. [Event Website]

Bedtimes Stories: South Regional Library

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:00 PM

This is a night-time version of Family Story Time, held on designated Wednesdays at the South Regional Library. NOTE: The Bedtime Stories held on September 24 and October 22 will be in French. [Event Website]

Ernest Gaines Film Series

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:30 PM

October marks 50 years since the publishing of Ernest Gaines’ firstbook, Catherine Carmier, and together with the Ernest J. GainesCenter on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, we arecelebrating his works! Join us for these special events honoring oneof Louisiana’s literary greats.Film Series:Wednesdays at 6:30 pmSouth Regional LibrarySeptember 17:An Obsession of Mine: The Legacy of Ernest J. Gaines15 min, Not RatedThe Sky is Gray46 min, Not RatedSeptember 24:A Lesson Before Dying1… [Event Website]

"Relaxation Therapy": Acrylics and Mixed Medium by Caroline Goodman

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

Acrylics & Mixed Medium by Caroline GoodmanExhibit Dates: September 24 - November 18Galerie LafayetteGalerie Lafayette is located in the JeffersonStreet Branch at 538 Jefferson Street.For more information, Call 261-5787.Featured at ArtWalk Oct. 11 & Nov. 8… [Event Website]

BASIC INTERNET: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

Milton Branch

10:30 AM

Material covered: This class focuses on a conceptual understanding of the Internet and those components necessary to acquire connectivity. The class then deals with browser functions and the various techniques for finding information on the World Wide We… [Event Website]

North Regional Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

10:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

South Regional Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Ernest Gaines Film Series-A Lesson Before Dying

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

6:30pm

October marks 50 years since the publishing of Ernest Gaines firstbook, Catherine Carmier, and together with theErnest J. GainesCenteron the University of Louisiana at Lafayette campus, we arecelebrating his works! Join us for these special events honoring oneof Louisianas literary greats.… [Event Website]

09/24/2014 - LaPESC Candidate Forums - Districts 4,5,6

by: Chamber of Commerce
Candidate Forum 1 – Districts 1, 2, 3: Tuesday, September 23 Candidate Forum 2 – Districts 4, 5, 6: Wednesday, September 24 Candidate Forum 3 – Districts 7, 8, 9: Thursday, September 25 Open to the public – come learn more about your school board candidates! For more information about LaPESC, please visit lapesc.com. For more information about a Common Vision for Our Future, a new initiative for increasing student achievement and preparedness in the Lafayette Parish Sch… [Event Website]

IPL Life Writing

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-12:00pm

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

IPL Life Writing

by: Acadiana 365

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

1:00pm-4:00pm

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

Hand Star Clay Studio UL Continuing Ed

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

6:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

GLC Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:00pm-6:00pm

Admission:

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

Civil War Canonniers Discussion

by: Acadiana 365

Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission:

Author Michael Marshall will discuss his book "Gallant Creoles: A History of the Donaldsonville Canonniers." Free program best suited for an adult audience. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, Wed. 6 - 7:30 p.m., 337-276-4408, JeaneretteMuseum.com, Facebook.com/Pages/Jeanerette-Museum… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Free

Carnival, fais do-do(s), coronation of Queen Sugar, blessing of the crop, photo and art exhibits, boat parade, Louisiana Sugar Cane parade, childrens parade and much more. Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSug… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSugarCaneFestival… [Event Website]

Shadows Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

In the nineteenth century, the introduction and development of the local sugar industry provided planters David and Mary Weeks with the opportunity to build their family home in the growing town of New Iberia. Today, the family home is known as Shadows-on-the-Teche. With the celebration of New Iberias Sugar Cane Festival, the Shadows will be present tours focusing on the yearly cycle of historic sugar planters. These tours will be presented beginning on Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, September 26 fro… [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]

ASO Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana 365

Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road

6:30pm

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Heymann Performing Arts Center

6:30am

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

(prerequisite Beginner French) Put your knowledge of French grammar to practical use in this conversation course. Designed for those with some knowledge of French, you will be introduced to different themed situations where you will converse and build your vocabulary. Tuesdays: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm $100.00 for a 5-week session (1.5 hrs/week) Session 1: Sept. 16 - Oct. 14 Session 2: Oct. 28 - Nov 25… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

(prerequisite French 101) Build a solid foundation in the French language with this comprehensive intorductory French immersion program. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life. Book: Echo A2 by French and European Publications Inc Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $385.00 ($360 for returning students) for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 - Nov. 24 … [Event Website]

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

Speak French from Day 1! Learn everyday expressions and phrases, ask and answer basic questions, and have simple conversations. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of the language in everyday life. Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and learn to interact with others at a beginner level. Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 Book: Echo A1 by French and European Publications Inc $385.00 for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

Our intro class covers the different origins, brewing techniques, and the health benefits of teas. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 337.534.8700 [Event Website]

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

09/25/2014 - Ribbon Cutting: Tinsel & Treasures by the Junior League of Lafayette

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

RockHabits

by: Acadiana 365

Scott Event Center, 110 Lions Club Rd., Scott

11:30am-1:00pm

Admission:

Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation is proud to partner with The Opportunity Machine, OM, as well as the Scott Business Association, to present RockHabits on Wednesday, September 25, 2014, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the Scott Event Center, 110 Lions Club Rd., Scott LA 70583. RockHabits is the business planning curriculum that has accelerated the profitable growth of thousands of businesses around the world. The classes will be taught by Zachary Barker, Executive Director, of the Opportun… [Event Website]

Stooges Brass Band

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Drew Landry, Leo Rondeaux

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Drew Landry

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Acadiana RC&D Lecture Series: Highway Safety & Sustainable Planting

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

7:00 PM

Thursday, Sept 25 7-8pmSouth Regional LibraryGuest Speaker: Mike Hollier, Planning Manager, Lafayette Consolidated Government Learn about a new approach to saving lives along our Louisiana Highways and Interstates in Lafayette. How can we, as citizens, help protect our loved ones and beautify our highway simultaneously? Come learn about a possible new approach as Mr. Mike Hollier discusses this possibility of decreasing mowing and increasing landscaping to help save lives!… [Event Website]

A Night of Culinary Delights

by: Acadiana 365

River Oaks, 520 E. Kaliste Saloom Road

6:00pm-9:00pm

Admission: $50

A Night of Culinary Delights The Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation is hosting its 2nd Annual "A Night of Culinary Delights" that includes 12 local chefs preparing their signature dishes, along with wine tasting, live music and a silent auction. Tickets are $50 per person or you can sponsor a table for $500. All proceeds benefit the Louisiana Hemophilia Foundation and all donations and ticket purchases are tax-deductible.… [Event Website]

Sam Broussard

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

INTEGRATING WORD & EXCEL: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

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

LaPESC Candidate Forums, Districts 7, 8, 9

by: LaPESC

LITE, 537 Cajundome Blvd Suite 209 Lafayette, LA 70506

Admission: Free

For more information about LaPESC, please visit lapesc.com. For more information about a Common Vision for Our Future, a new initiative for increasing student achievement and preparedness in the Lafayette Parish School System, please visit commonvisionlafayette.org. If you have any questions regarding the forums, please contact LaPESC Chairman Stephen Bartley at (337) 453-2000 or info@lapesc.com.… [Event Website]

Youngsville Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Youngsville Branch

9:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Duson Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Duson Branch

10:00 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Milton Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Milton Branch

10:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

South Regional Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

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

09/25/2014 - LaPESC Candidate Forums - Districts 7,8,9

by: Chamber of Commerce
Candidate Forum 1 – Districts 1, 2, 3: Tuesday, September 23 Candidate Forum 2 – Districts 4, 5, 6: Wednesday, September 24 Candidate Forum 3 – Districts 7, 8, 9: Thursday, September 25 Open to the public – come learn more about your school board candidates! For more information about LaPESC, please visit lapesc.com. For more information about a Common Vision for Our Future, a new initiative for increasing student achievement and preparedness in the Lafayette Parish Sch… [Event Website]

Hand Star Clay Studio Adult Wheel Throwing

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

10:00am-1:00pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

Hand Star Clay Studio Teens Wheel Throwing

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

3:00pm-5:00pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

Create a Personalized Christmas Card With Sister Mildred

by: Acadiana 365

Hospice of Acadiana, 2600 Johnston St.

12:00pm

Admission:

Join Sister Mildred Leonards, as she shares her talent at making lovely special occasion cards. Sister Mildred is known as a master at making unique one of a kind cards for all occasions. She will guide you through the steps for making your own unique work of art. … [Event Website]

Create A Personalized Christmas Card With Sister Mildred

by: Hospice of Acdiana

Conference Center 2600 Johnston Street

12:00pm

Admission: free

Join Sister Mildred Leonards, as she shares her lovely talent at card making. Sister Mildred is known as a master at making unique one of a kind cards for all occasions. She will guide you through the steps for making your own unique work of art. Pre-registration required-light lunch will be served call Ann or Martie 232-1234… [Event Website]

BestLife Iberia Flash Market

by: Acadiana 365

1505 S. Hopkins St., New Iberia

4:00pm-6:00pm

Admission:

Mobile farmers market held every fourth Thursday of the month. Check Facebook page for time and location. 1505 S. Hopkins St., New Iberia. In the event of inclement weather, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia, Thurs. 4 - 6 p.m., 337-367-0834, Facebook.com/… [Event Website]

ART Fragile Thing Cracks

by: Acadiana 365

Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St.

7:30pm

Admission: $12, $10

The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is proud to present Fragile Thing Cracks, a regional premiere serio-comedy by playwright, Ben Jolivet, who also wrote ARTs 2012 production of Carol: A Broken Chain. Leo has always been unlucky in love, but tonight he knows he's found his soul mate in the mysterious Geoff. When the handsome stranger dies in Leo's bed, things look bad for the relationshipand for Leo's sanity, as he quickly discovers his bond with Geoff may be stronger than death. Directed by Steven R. Landry and… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSugarCaneFestival… [Event Website]

Shadows Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

In the nineteenth century, the introduction and development of the local sugar industry provided planters David and Mary Weeks with the opportunity to build their family home in the growing town of New Iberia. Today, the family home is known as Shadows-on-the-Teche. With the celebration of New Iberias Sugar Cane Festival, the Shadows will be present tours focusing on the yearly cycle of historic sugar planters. These tours will be presented beginning on Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, September 26 fro… [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]

ASO Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana 365

Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road

6:30pm

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Heymann Performing Arts Center

6:30am

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

(prerequisite Beginner French) Put your knowledge of French grammar to practical use in this conversation course. Designed for those with some knowledge of French, you will be introduced to different themed situations where you will converse and build your vocabulary. Tuesdays: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm $100.00 for a 5-week session (1.5 hrs/week) Session 1: Sept. 16 - Oct. 14 Session 2: Oct. 28 - Nov 25… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

(prerequisite French 101) Build a solid foundation in the French language with this comprehensive intorductory French immersion program. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life. Book: Echo A2 by French and European Publications Inc Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $385.00 ($360 for returning students) for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 - Nov. 24 … [Event Website]

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

Speak French from Day 1! Learn everyday expressions and phrases, ask and answer basic questions, and have simple conversations. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of the language in everyday life. Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and learn to interact with others at a beginner level. Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 Book: Echo A1 by French and European Publications Inc $385.00 for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

Our intro class covers the different origins, brewing techniques, and the health benefits of teas. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 337.534.8700 [Event Website]

Friday, Sep 26, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

DTA! Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet

by: Acadiana 365

Parc International, Downtown Lafayette

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

DTA! Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet [Event Website]

Music & Market: CJ Chenier

by: Acadiana 365

Le Vieaux Village / Farmers Market Pavillion at 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission:

Music & Market: CJ Chenier In 1946, in Port Arthur, Texas, metalworker Willie Landry created the first musical rubboard to be worn by Clifton Cheniers brother, Cleveland. This moment in time, and the creation of the frottoir, changed the course of zydeco history forever. Sixty-eight years later, in the Courthouse Square of Opelousas, the sons of these two legendary figures, Tee Don Landry and CJ Chenier, come together for a celebration of Clifton Chenier, the rubboard, and all things Zydeco. The event takes place on Friday, Septem… [Event Website]
Other Events

Muddy Bayou Blues Band

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Dance for HOPE Class Registration

by: Acadiana 365

Domingue Recreation Center, 901 Mudd Ave.

5:00pm

Admission: Free

Dance For HOPE provides basic lessons in the Art of Dance which includes ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop and praise dance. The Cost of the dance lessons is free. Class space is limited. Dance for HOPE gives students the opportunity express themselves through dance. Students will learn the different dance positions, dance styles, hand and feet movement, and dance terminology of each step. . For more Information: Wanda Johnson, 337-201-7346.… [Event Website]

Hugh & The Wrecking Crew

by: Acadiana 365

Agave III, 1919 Kaliste Saloom Road

6:30pm-9:30pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

AWC Radio Play

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $10

AWC Radio Play Join us at Cite des Arts for the play AWC written by Charles Manns and directed by Sheryl Ned. The production is staged and performed by Lafayette Live Radio Theatre reminiscent of ole' time radio plays with a multimedia twist. "AWC" is an original musical based on the Armstrong vs Walker high school football game rivalry. This is a story about three teenage kids name Allan Wright, Wayne Carter and Cynthia Anderson. They have been friends for as long as they can remember. Though they are not related, they… [Event Website]

RV Band

by: Acadiana 365

Bob's Pub, 104 Republic Ave.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Fall Harvest @ Gallery 912

by: Acadiana 365

The Frame Shop Gallery 912, 912 Coolidge Blvd.

6:30pm-8:30pm

Admission:

Fall Harvest @ Gallery 912 As we exit Summer and move into the Fall season we are excited to get back to hosting openings for new exhibitions. To kick off the season we will be sharing the harvest of artwork yielded by an eclectic group of artists. On September 12-14 we hosted a watercolor workshop taught by none other than George Loli. For the opening on September 26 we will be displaying some new works by Mr. Loli as well as the students of his workshop, namely: Tony Cutrera, Susan Hamilton, Jean Kreamer, Angie Miller, Sa… [Event Website]

Cocodrie

by: Acadiana 365

Antlers, 555 Jefferson St.

9:00pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

[Event Website]

09/26/2014 - Ground Breaking: Cathedral Carmel School

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

Brass Mimosa with The Trailer Hounds

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

"What once started as an idea for a blues rock band gradually formed into the funky grooves of Brass Mimosa. Featuring Jack Langlinais on drums, Erick Coleman on keys, Ethan Mould on Sax, Alex Camel on bass and Blake Pujol on guitar, Brass Mimosa, like most local bands, comes from humble beginnings. The band started off practicing in their bassists living room and graduated to regularly playing at almost every major venue in Lafayette. They have also had the pleasure of opening for several national touring… [Event Website]

Kevin Sekhani

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Music & Market: CJ Chenier plays tribute to Clifton Chenier

by: Acadiana 365

Courthouse Square, Downtown Opelousas

5:30pm-8:30pm

Featuring CJ Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Rubboard maker Tee Don Landry, the Wayne "Blue" Burns Band. Hosted by KRVS radio personality John Broussard. [Event Website]

Little Texas

by: Acadiana 365

The Station, 236 Burgess Road, Brousard

9:00pm

Admission: $15, $20

[Event Website]

SugarFest 4-H Livestock Show

by: Acadiana 365

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

8:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

Youth livestock show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Fri. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com, Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena [Event Website]

ART Fragile Thing Cracks

by: Acadiana 365

Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St.

7:30pm

Admission: $12, $10

The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is proud to present Fragile Thing Cracks, a regional premiere serio-comedy by playwright, Ben Jolivet, who also wrote ARTs 2012 production of Carol: A Broken Chain. Leo has always been unlucky in love, but tonight he knows he's found his soul mate in the mysterious Geoff. When the handsome stranger dies in Leo's bed, things look bad for the relationshipand for Leo's sanity, as he quickly discovers his bond with Geoff may be stronger than death. Directed by Steven R. Landry and… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSugarCaneFestival… [Event Website]

Shadows Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

In the nineteenth century, the introduction and development of the local sugar industry provided planters David and Mary Weeks with the opportunity to build their family home in the growing town of New Iberia. Today, the family home is known as Shadows-on-the-Teche. With the celebration of New Iberias Sugar Cane Festival, the Shadows will be present tours focusing on the yearly cycle of historic sugar planters. These tours will be presented beginning on Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, September 26 fro… [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]

ASO Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana 365

Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road

6:30pm

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Heymann Performing Arts Center

6:30am

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

(prerequisite Beginner French) Put your knowledge of French grammar to practical use in this conversation course. Designed for those with some knowledge of French, you will be introduced to different themed situations where you will converse and build your vocabulary. Tuesdays: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm $100.00 for a 5-week session (1.5 hrs/week) Session 1: Sept. 16 - Oct. 14 Session 2: Oct. 28 - Nov 25… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

(prerequisite French 101) Build a solid foundation in the French language with this comprehensive intorductory French immersion program. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life. Book: Echo A2 by French and European Publications Inc Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $385.00 ($360 for returning students) for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 - Nov. 24 … [Event Website]

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

Speak French from Day 1! Learn everyday expressions and phrases, ask and answer basic questions, and have simple conversations. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of the language in everyday life. Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and learn to interact with others at a beginner level. Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 Book: Echo A1 by French and European Publications Inc $385.00 for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

Our intro class covers the different origins, brewing techniques, and the health benefits of teas. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 337.534.8700 [Event Website]

Saturday, Sep 27, 2014

Museum of Fear Preview Night

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Science Museum, 433 Jefferson St.

7:00pm-11:00pm

Admission: $10

Museum of Fear Preview Night Barqs Root Beer and the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation presents the 2014 season of MUSEUM OF FEAR. Located on the haunted third floor of the Lafayette Science Museum, Museum of Fear offers a world of nightmares that will challenge the bravest of souls. Professional actors, movie-quality set design, fog (and yes, even smells) invade your happy place with impunity. Out of the thousands of visitors that entered last year, over 200 couldnt make it all the way through. Can you? A special Preview Night … [Event Website]

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

The 78 Project

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Admission: $12, $10

The 78 Project The 78 Project is on a journey across America to make one-of-a-kind 78rpm records with musicians in their hometowns using a 1930s Presto direct-to-disc recorder. With one microphone. With one blank disc. In one 3-minute take. For this great event, AcA will be screening the 95-minute documentary about Lavinia Jones Wright & Alex Steyermark's adventure across the country. Following the documentary, the group will be using a 1930s Presto disc recorder to cut a 78rpm acetate record live with musical … [Event Website]

'All In For The Arts' Poker Tournament

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

12:00pm-6:00pm

Admission: $100

'All In For The Arts' Poker Tournament Love to gamble, play poker? Is it a guilty pleasure, but you want MORE action? Play "All In" For The Arts at Cit Des Arts where 10% of the players will win - and money goes to a great charitable cause. Cit Des Arts now have their CHARITABLE GAMING LICENSE and are ready to DEAL THE CARDS. In just 2 shorts weeks, Saturday, Sept 27 noon 'til 6 - "ALL IN" - $100 buy in - the winners takes: Grand Prize is a Visa gift card worth $2000, Second place is a $1000 Visa gift card, Third gets $750 Visa Gift Card, an… [Event Website]

Mississippi Rail Company

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Mississippi Rail Company New Orleans' own Mississippi Rail Company is set to play Artmosphere in Lafayette on Saturday, September 27th at 10:30pm. The band's unique blend of soulful blues breathes fresh, youthful energy into classic New Orleans roots music - moving music forward via a vehicle of the past. For more information on the band or tickets visit: www.mississippirailcompany.com.… [Event Website]

Mutzie

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Admission: $20, $15

Mutzie Christian Comedian, Mutzie will have you laughing the moment he steps foot on stage. He is very positive and inspirational. Mutzie has appeared on BET and was named "New Orleans Entertainer of the Year". He has also won the contest for "Funniest person in Louisiana". This is a family friendly show, so bring the whole family and don't miss it! Tickets are $20 on the floor and $15 on the mezzanine.… [Event Website]
Other Events

Baret Fritz

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

HomeTown Boys

by: Acadiana 365

Richard Sales Barn 1307 Henry St., Abbeville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Oeuval, Les Malfactures

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:30pm

Admission:

Oeuval, Les Malfactures UVAL brings its rowdy sound to Blue Moon Saloon on Saturday Sep 27, 2014 Show starts 9PM. Music from Oeuval's debut CD "Racines en Fleurs" is available on Sound Cloud. https://soundcloud.com/oeuval [Event Website]

Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk

by: Acadiana 365

River Ranch Town Square, 1100 Camellia Blvd.

6:30am-10:00am

Admission: $15, $25

Register, raise funds, and run or walk thats all it takes to be a hero in the eyes of a person facing lung cancer. Join hundreds of community members as they gather for a day of impact at the Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk September 27 at River Ranch Town Square. The inspirational event, presented by Lung Mass Clinic at Lafayette General Medical Center, will feature a 5K run/walk and 1-mile walk for all fitness levels, with awards for top fundraisers. All proceeds from the event support Free to B… [Event Website]

Doerle Food Services - Transportation Job Fair

by: LEDA

09:00 AM

[Event Website]

Lego Club

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

2:00 PM

Children will build different Lego structures based on a theme. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required. [Event Website]

Mandolin Annie & the Roosters

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Lego Club

by: Acadiana 365

North Regional Library, 5101 N. University Ave., Carencro

2:00pm-3:00pm

Children will build different Lego structures based on a theme. Participants must be accompanied by an adult. Ages 7 and up. Registration is required. [Event Website]

Hand Star Clay Studio UL Continuing Ed Hand Building

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

9:30am-12:30pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

Hand Star Clay Studio Teens Wheel Throwing

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

9:30am-12:30pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

Hand Star Clay Studio Teens Wheel Throwing

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

1:30pm-3:30pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-3:30pm

Admission: Free with general admiss

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

Seed to Skillet: Bees

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

11:00am-2:00pm

Admission:

During Seed to Skillet, local farmers and artisans walk you through the process of how to plant, care for and gather crops to feed you and your family. Each quarter, the series focuses on the various crops they are collecting and getting ready to plant for the season as well has how to prepare them. In September, special guests from the Acadiana Beekeepers Society and the Dead Yeast Society will be doing a demonstration on fermenting honey mead. … [Event Website]

Teche Area Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:00am-11:00am

Admission:

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

Showtunes Sing-Along

by: Acadiana 365

Des Amis Dining and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia

7:00pm-11:00pm

Admission:

Envision daBerry invites everyone to participate in belting their favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free admission. Des Amis Dining and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia, Sun. 7 - 11 p.m., Daberry.org, Facebook.com/pages/Envision-da-… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

9am-3:00pm

Admission: FREE

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

Museum of Fear 2014

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Science Museum, 433 Jefferson St.

7:00pm-11:00pm

Admission:

Museum of Fear 2014 Welcome to a heightened level of intensity! Barqs Root Beer and the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation present MUSEUM OF FEAR. Admission is only $10 at the door and all proceeds directly benefit the Lafayette Science Museum exhibits and educational mission. Located on the haunted third floor of the Lafayette Science Museum, Museum of Fear offers a world of nightmares that will challenge the bravest of souls. Professional actors, movie-quality set design, fog (and yes, even smells) invade your happy place with impu… [Event Website]

SugarFest 4-H Livestock Show

by: Acadiana 365

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

8:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

Youth livestock show. SugArena @ Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 NW Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, Fri. - Sat. 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., 337-365-7539, SugArena.com, Facebook.com/Pages/SugArena [Event Website]

ART Fragile Thing Cracks

by: Acadiana 365

Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St.

7:30pm

Admission: $12, $10

The Acadiana Repertory Theatre is proud to present Fragile Thing Cracks, a regional premiere serio-comedy by playwright, Ben Jolivet, who also wrote ARTs 2012 production of Carol: A Broken Chain. Leo has always been unlucky in love, but tonight he knows he's found his soul mate in the mysterious Geoff. When the handsome stranger dies in Leo's bed, things look bad for the relationshipand for Leo's sanity, as he quickly discovers his bond with Geoff may be stronger than death. Directed by Steven R. Landry and… [Event Website]

Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk

by: Free to Breathe

River Ranch Town Square

7:30am

Admission: $25 online, $30 on event

Register, raise funds, and run or walk thats all it takes to be a hero in the eyes of a person facing lung cancer. Join hundreds of community members as they gather for a day of impact at the Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk September 27 at River Ranch Town Square. The inspirational event, presented by Lung Mass Clinic at Lafayette General Medical Center, will feature a 5K run/walk and 1-mile walk for all fitness levels, with awards for top fundraisers. All proceeds from the event support Free to Br… [Event Website]

Parent's Night Out

by: SoLa Gymnastics

114 Lafferty Dr. Broussard, LA 70518

6:30am-10:00pm

Admission: $25

Children ages 4-12 are invited to our Parents Night Out. It is 6:30PM-10:00PM. The children will be fed a nutritious dinner of sub sandwiches and low sugar drinks. There will be games, gymnastics instruction, and supervised free play. Both enrolled and non-enrolled students are invited! The cost is $25 for the first child, $15 for the next and $5 for every child after that. Please email solagym@gmail.com to register. In the ema… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSugarCaneFestival… [Event Website]

Shadows Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-5:00pm

Admission:

In the nineteenth century, the introduction and development of the local sugar industry provided planters David and Mary Weeks with the opportunity to build their family home in the growing town of New Iberia. Today, the family home is known as Shadows-on-the-Teche. With the celebration of New Iberias Sugar Cane Festival, the Shadows will be present tours focusing on the yearly cycle of historic sugar planters. These tours will be presented beginning on Monday, September 22, 2014 through Friday, September 26 fro… [Event Website]

Pete deGravelles Sugar Tour

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

The Shadows presents tours focusing on the historic sugar industry during the week of the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival. Regular admission rates apply. Mon - Sat 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 337-369-6446, ShadowsOnTheTeche.org, Facebook.com/ShadowsOnTheTeche… [Event Website]

ASO Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana 365

Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road

6:30pm

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Heymann Performing Arts Center

6:30am

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

(prerequisite Beginner French) Put your knowledge of French grammar to practical use in this conversation course. Designed for those with some knowledge of French, you will be introduced to different themed situations where you will converse and build your vocabulary. Tuesdays: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm $100.00 for a 5-week session (1.5 hrs/week) Session 1: Sept. 16 - Oct. 14 Session 2: Oct. 28 - Nov 25… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

(prerequisite French 101) Build a solid foundation in the French language with this comprehensive intorductory French immersion program. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life. Book: Echo A2 by French and European Publications Inc Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $385.00 ($360 for returning students) for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 - Nov. 24 … [Event Website]

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

Speak French from Day 1! Learn everyday expressions and phrases, ask and answer basic questions, and have simple conversations. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of the language in everyday life. Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and learn to interact with others at a beginner level. Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 Book: Echo A1 by French and European Publications Inc $385.00 for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

Our intro class covers the different origins, brewing techniques, and the health benefits of teas. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 337.534.8700 [Event Website]

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014

EarthShare Gardens Locally Produced Sunday Brunch

by: Acadiana 365

Pamplona Tapas Bar, 631 Jefferson St.

11:00am-2:00pm

Admission: $60

EarthShare Gardens Locally Produced Sunday Brunch EARTHSHARE GARDENS Locally Produced Sunday Brunch Savor fresh food from area farmers exquisitely prepared By Pamplona Tapas Bar 631 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA Sunday, September 28, 2014 11:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. 2 SEATINGS Silent Auction Tickets: Adults $60, Children 6 yrs. 12 yrs. $10 Children 5 & under: Free Tickets available online at http://bit.ly/ESGbrunch A portion of the proceeds will benefit our Community Roots Project - Partnering with Lafayette Habitat for Humanity for a Backya… [Event Website]
Other Events

Poke

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Admission:

Acadie Then and Now : A Peoples History

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

11:00am

The community is invited for the release of Acadie Then and Now : A Peoples History, a collection of sixty-five articles by fifty-five authors that showcase Acadians from around the world and focus on their communities in the United States, France and Canada. The Lafayette book launch will be held on Sunday, September 28 at 11:00 a.m. at Vermilionville, with co-directors Warren A. Perrin (a lawyer, Acadian and environmental activist and author) and Mary Broussard Perrin (artist and author). The book was also… [Event Website]

Franco-Fete 2014

by: Acadiana 365

Ruffino's on the River, 921 Camellia Blvd.

12:00pm

Admission: $125

At noon, on Sunday, September 28th, at Ruffinos on the River in River Ranch, Lafayette, Louisiana, La Fondation Louisiane and CODOFIL (Council for the Development of French in Louisiana) will honor Lafayette City-Parish President, Joey Durel, for his tireless efforts to help preserve Louisianas Cajun and Creole French culture in Acadiana. The foundation and CODOFIL shall recognize Mayor Durel, who is term-limited, for his leadership and strong support as he approaches the end of his 12 year mandate at the he… [Event Website]

Vinyl Swap Meet

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

2:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Fall Farm Tour Series

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

1:00pm-5:30pm

Admission: $15

The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm will lead a series of farm tours this fall for Market-goers to visit farms see exactly where their food comes from. Familiar Market farmers and ranchers will guide groups of tour participants around their properties, explaining the ins-and-outs of their sustainable farming operations. Each tour will be unique, offering different activities like feeding goats, picking a pumpkin, grilling grass-fed burgers, or harvesting a pound of your own groceries… [Event Website]

CUPS Coffee & Chocolate Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Clayfish Bisque, 5520 Johnston St.

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $20, $50

COFFEE & CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER At Clayfish Bisque TO BENEFIT CUPS Sunday September 28, 2014 Clayfish Bisque 5520 Johnston St. Lafayette, la 1:00 P.M. 4:00 P.M. TICKETS $20 per person or $50 per family DELICIOUS COFFEE & CHOCOLATE DESSERTS WHILE YOU PAINT A MUG ! SILENT AUCTION BASKETS & RAFFLE FOR LSU FOOTBALL TICKETS PURCHASE TICKETS AT DOOR OR CALL 234-4848

Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

by: Acadiana 365

Whiskey River, 1365 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson

4:00pm-8:00pm

Admission:

Tickets are $10.00, call 337-291-1122 for Reservations, or buy online citedesarts.org [Event Website]

Jason Harrington avec Specklers

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Bal du Dimanche with the Jambalaya Cajun Band

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-5:00pm

Admission: $10

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

Museum of Fear 2014

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Science Museum, 433 Jefferson St.

7:00pm-11:00pm

Admission:

Museum of Fear 2014 Welcome to a heightened level of intensity! Barqs Root Beer and the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation present MUSEUM OF FEAR. Admission is only $10 at the door and all proceeds directly benefit the Lafayette Science Museum exhibits and educational mission. Located on the haunted third floor of the Lafayette Science Museum, Museum of Fear offers a world of nightmares that will challenge the bravest of souls. Professional actors, movie-quality set design, fog (and yes, even smells) invade your happy place with impu… [Event Website]

Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk

by: Free to Breathe

River Ranch Town Square

7:30am

Admission: $25 online, $30 on event

Register, raise funds, and run or walk thats all it takes to be a hero in the eyes of a person facing lung cancer. Join hundreds of community members as they gather for a day of impact at the Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk September 27 at River Ranch Town Square. The inspirational event, presented by Lung Mass Clinic at Lafayette General Medical Center, will feature a 5K run/walk and 1-mile walk for all fitness levels, with awards for top fundraisers. All proceeds from the event support Free to Br… [Event Website]

Parent's Night Out

by: SoLa Gymnastics

114 Lafferty Dr. Broussard, LA 70518

6:30am-10:00pm

Admission: $25

Children ages 4-12 are invited to our Parents Night Out. It is 6:30PM-10:00PM. The children will be fed a nutritious dinner of sub sandwiches and low sugar drinks. There will be games, gymnastics instruction, and supervised free play. Both enrolled and non-enrolled students are invited! The cost is $25 for the first child, $15 for the next and $5 for every child after that. Please email solagym@gmail.com to register. In the ema… [Event Website]

Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

Celebrate the Louisiana sugar cane industry with parades, carnival, fais-do-do's, sugar cookery, photography, and artistry competition, horticulture show, 4-H exhibits, pageantry and more. Wed. 5 - 11 p.m., Thurs. 3 - 11:30 p.m., Fri & Sat. 8 a.m. - 11:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., 337-369-9323, HiSugar.org, Facebook.com/LouisianaSugarCaneFestival… [Event Website]

ASO Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana 365

Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road

6:30pm

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Heymann Performing Arts Center

6:30am

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

(prerequisite Beginner French) Put your knowledge of French grammar to practical use in this conversation course. Designed for those with some knowledge of French, you will be introduced to different themed situations where you will converse and build your vocabulary. Tuesdays: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm $100.00 for a 5-week session (1.5 hrs/week) Session 1: Sept. 16 - Oct. 14 Session 2: Oct. 28 - Nov 25… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

(prerequisite French 101) Build a solid foundation in the French language with this comprehensive intorductory French immersion program. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life. Book: Echo A2 by French and European Publications Inc Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $385.00 ($360 for returning students) for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 - Nov. 24 … [Event Website]

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

Speak French from Day 1! Learn everyday expressions and phrases, ask and answer basic questions, and have simple conversations. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of the language in everyday life. Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and learn to interact with others at a beginner level. Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 Book: Echo A1 by French and European Publications Inc $385.00 for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

Our intro class covers the different origins, brewing techniques, and the health benefits of teas. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 337.534.8700 [Event Website]

Monday, Sep 29, 2014

Other Events

Bad Art Fte

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

All ages. Awful...Tacky...Eccentric...Shabby...Ugly...BAD!Create your own ‘bad’ art for our Fall Bad Art Fte. Your art must be original, ‘family friendly’ and no larger than poster-size. Create your art at home or using available supplies at the Jefferson Street Branch. One entry per person. Patrons can vote for their favoritepiece during the October ArtWalk. The winners will receive special prizes.Jefferson Street Branch 261-5787Create/Submit Bad Art:Monday, Sept. 29 - Friday, Oct. 10Ar… [Event Website]

POWERPOINT: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

Milton Branch

10:30 AM

Prerequisite: Introduction to Computing Using Windows classesMaterial covered: Learn how to develop PowerPoint slide presentations using various backgrounds, charts, and text animations. [Event Website]

Gentle Yoga for Adults

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

6:00 PM

Free classes taught by certified yoga instructors. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Registration begins Monday, September 8 at LafayettePublicLibrary. org. Please register for each date you are interested in attending. [Event Website]

Chenier Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Chenier Branch

10:00 AM

Story times for ages 3-6 are offered at several Branches. [Event Website]

AOC Muse - Screenwriting for Short Films

by: Acadiana 365

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

4:30pm-6:00pm

Admission: Free

Registration is now open for AOC Community Medias new after-school creative program called Muse. Each Monday beginning Sept. 22, anyone ages 12-18 can participate in a wide variety of creative media-based activities led by AOC staff and visiting instructors. Muse sessions will begin at 4:30 and end around 6 p.m. at AOC. All sessions are free for students; although because sessions are first come, first served, pre-registration is encouraged. Students can register at www.aocinc.org/learn.asp for as many sessions … [Event Website]

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

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

Hand Star Clay Studio Adult Hand Building

by: Acadiana 365

The Alamo, 318 W. Simcoe St., Studio 4

6:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

To Register: Call 337-296-7292 Check by Mail or in person Tuesday,Thursday,Sat, Sun, Mo 9 - 6 pm Please call with any questions about a particular class before you sign up. Classes will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment of full tuition reserves your space in the class. Tuition may not be pro-rated for missed classes. Children should arrive no earlier than 5 minutes before the start of class. The studio door will be open for arrival. Parent/guardian must pick up the child fro… [Event Website]

Les Vues Film Series

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

6:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

Les Vues is a free monthly film series curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts, mostly from around the state. The films will range from features, documentaries, student film, shorts, animation, etc. that focus on the themes surrounding cultures. The month of September will be curated by the Connie Milton, who will be showing the film Howard Citizen : The Man & The Music He Loves. Admission to the film series is free, but a suggested $5 donation will go towards screening and curating costs. … [Event Website]

Ignition Interlock Device Evaluations

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Safety Association 1126 Coolidge Blvd., C4

5:30pm

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

Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk

by: Free to Breathe

River Ranch Town Square

7:30am

Admission: $25 online, $30 on event

Register, raise funds, and run or walk thats all it takes to be a hero in the eyes of a person facing lung cancer. Join hundreds of community members as they gather for a day of impact at the Lafayette Free to Breathe Run/Walk September 27 at River Ranch Town Square. The inspirational event, presented by Lung Mass Clinic at Lafayette General Medical Center, will feature a 5K run/walk and 1-mile walk for all fitness levels, with awards for top fundraisers. All proceeds from the event support Free to Br… [Event Website]

Parent's Night Out

by: SoLa Gymnastics

114 Lafferty Dr. Broussard, LA 70518

6:30am-10:00pm

Admission: $25

Children ages 4-12 are invited to our Parents Night Out. It is 6:30PM-10:00PM. The children will be fed a nutritious dinner of sub sandwiches and low sugar drinks. There will be games, gymnastics instruction, and supervised free play. Both enrolled and non-enrolled students are invited! The cost is $25 for the first child, $15 for the next and $5 for every child after that. Please email solagym@gmail.com to register. In the ema… [Event Website]

ASO Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana 365

Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road

6:30pm

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Fired Up 30th Anniversary Concert

by: Acadiana Symphony Orchestra

Heymann Performing Arts Center

6:30am

A grand symphonic collaboration featuring area choruses and musicians, including ASO Conservatory students and local string players, ASO, Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, and Nicholls State University. The repertoire, which includes selections from Wagner, Ravel and Beethoven, offers a splendid opportunity for each section of the orchestra to shine individuallybrass in Ride of the Valkyries, woodwinds and percussion in Ravel, strings in Beethoven. This concert exemplifies the energy and far-reaching impac… [Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

(prerequisite Beginner French) Put your knowledge of French grammar to practical use in this conversation course. Designed for those with some knowledge of French, you will be introduced to different themed situations where you will converse and build your vocabulary. Tuesdays: 6:00 pm- 7:30 pm $100.00 for a 5-week session (1.5 hrs/week) Session 1: Sept. 16 - Oct. 14 Session 2: Oct. 28 - Nov 25… [Event Website]

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

(prerequisite French 101) Build a solid foundation in the French language with this comprehensive intorductory French immersion program. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of language in everyday life. Book: Echo A2 by French and European Publications Inc Mondays and Wednesdays: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm $385.00 ($360 for returning students) for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 - Nov. 24 … [Event Website]

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

Speak French from Day 1! Learn everyday expressions and phrases, ask and answer basic questions, and have simple conversations. Authentic situational exercises introduce you to the structure and use of the language in everyday life. Learn to understand and use familiar everyday expressions and basic phrases and learn to interact with others at a beginner level. Mondays & Wednesdays 5:30-7:00 Book: Echo A1 by French and European Publications Inc $385.00 for an 11-week session (3 hrs/week) Sept. 15 … [Event Website]

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

Our intro class covers the different origins, brewing techniques, and the health benefits of teas. Seats are limited, so reserve your spot today! Call 337.534.8700 [Event Website]
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