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Friday, Aug 29, 2014

Hottest Night of the Year

by: Acadiana 365

Parc Sans Souci, Downtown Lafayette

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

Hottest Night of the Year As we approach the Hottest Night of the Year, you may be thinking, Did I squeeze enough summer fun out of this summer? Did I at least get to ride a ferris wheel? As you picture those memories of the festivals we love in Acadiana held at fairgrounds with live music, cold beer and the carnival glow of youthful summer, you may be picturing muddy fields in the middle of nowhere. What would you say to a ferris wheel ride, right in the middle of your city? You can arrive by transit, take your bike or even wa… [Event Website]

Laura-Reily Eliot Company presents 'Seminar'

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $16, $11

Laura-Reily Eliot Company presents 'Seminar' The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company presents the Broadway Smash Hit Comedy, SEMINAR, by award-winning Theresa Rebeck, directed by Scott Gremillion. The production runs August 15-31, with a Special Opening Night Gala on August 15th after the performance, featuring free food, champagne and live music! There will also be a guest signer Sunday, August 24th for the hearing impaired. In SEMINAR, a provocative comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing c… [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]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

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

DJ Donovan

by: Acadiana 365

Cowboy's, 207 N. Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Scott

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Rad Wagon, Carbon Poppies

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Forest Huval Band

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Zaleplon

by: Acadiana 365

Bisbano's, 1540 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Gal Holiday & The Honky Tonk Revue

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

NUNU's Potluck Welcoming Consul General de France a la Nouvelle Orleans Gregor Trumel

by: Acadiana 365

Deux Bayous Cultural District, Corridor des Arts, 1510 Courtableau Rd, Hwy 93 East, Arnaudville

7:00pm

You and your guests are cordially invited to attend a bienvenue potluck social introducing our family of Acadiana to the new Consul Gnral de France la Nouvelle Orlans, Grgor Trumel and his team including Olivia Lamy, Raymond Hintz and Batrice Germaine. Join us at the NUNU Arts and Culture Collective and contribute your favorite dish to the communal table, your music to the jam and toast to our continued Louisiane-France partnership. Sponsored by: NUNU, Jacques Arnaud French Studies Collect… [Event Website]

Wild Birds Unlimited Feeder Cleaning

by: Acadiana 365

Wild Birds Unlimited, 137 Arnould Blvd.

9:30am-6:00pm

Admission: $3

Taking proper care of bird feeders, including periodic cleaning, is an important part of responsible bird feeding. Thats why the Lafayette Wild Birds Unlimited is hosting a Feeder Cleaning on August 29-30, 2014, from 9:30-6:00. Wild Birds Unlimited, located at 137 Arnould Boulevard, is asking for $3.00 per feeder, with proceeds being donated to Acadiana Wildlife, Inc. While dropping off your bird feeders, feel free to ask one of the Certified Bird Feeding Specialist any questions you have regarding proper … [Event Website]

UL Welcome Week

by: Acadiana 365

East St. Mary Boulevard, UL Campus

11:00am-12:30pm

Welcome Week (sponsored by the University Program Council) Friday, Aug. 29 Block Party from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on East St. Mary Boulevard [Event Website]

UL Welcome Week

by: Acadiana 365

Broussard and Lee Halls, UL Campus

7:30am

Welcome Week (sponsored by the University Program Council) Friday, Aug. 29 free breakfast at 7:30 a.m. near Broussard and Lee halls [Event Website]

Southwinz

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Mandolin Annie & the Roosters

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm

[Event Website]

Vermilion Whiskey, Big Frank, Drysocket

by: Acadiana 365

The Station, 236 Burgess Road, Brousard

9:00pm

Admission: $6

[Event Website]

Kurt Boudreaux

by: Acadiana 365

Tokyo Live, 1601 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

[Event Website]

William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:00pm

Admission: $10, $12

William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' William Shakespeare's masterpiece of family and revenge comes to life at The Historic Delta Grand Theatre in a sleek, modernized production. This production of "Hamlet" is the work of the PlayBRIDGE Project, a theatre collective focused on the creation of challenging yet inspiring theatre works for young audiences, the world premier plays, fresh adaptions of classic literary works, or accessible productions of plays with younger audiences in mind.… [Event Website]

Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

[Event Website]

Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6 :30 pm, for a book talk by Marty Mul on "Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports." "Game Changers" documents the enthralling history of Louisiana's athletes and more. There's the memorable match races between Lexington and Lecompe and Black Gold's Run for the Roses. There's Heisman Trophy-winner Billy Cannon on his famed punt return; Steve Van Buren rushing for the unheard of total of one thousand … [Event Website]

Remington College presents ''Cuts for Kids''

by: Acadiana 365

Remington College Lafayette Campus 303 Rue Louis XIV

10:00am-4:00pm

Admission: Free

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

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

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

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

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

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [Event Website]

EatLafayette

by: LCVC

Varies,

Vary

Admission: Check website for specia

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City in Lawrence Park and Surrounding Areas,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City,Morgan City,LA,

9 a.m.-12 a.m.

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Laura-Reily Eliot Company presents 'Seminar'

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $16, $11

Laura-Reily Eliot Company presents 'Seminar' The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company presents the Broadway Smash Hit Comedy, SEMINAR, by award-winning Theresa Rebeck, directed by Scott Gremillion. The production runs August 15-31, with a Special Opening Night Gala on August 15th after the performance, featuring free food, champagne and live music! There will also be a guest signer Sunday, August 24th for the hearing impaired. In SEMINAR, a provocative comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing c… [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]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

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

Richard LaBouef

by: Acadiana 365

Cowboy's, 207 N. Ambassador Caffery Pkwy, Scott

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Mad Fro, X Definition

by: Acadiana 365

Bisbano's, 1540 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Brian Francis Baudoin

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Hugh & The Wrecking Crew

by: Acadiana 365

Agave III, 1919 Kaliste Saloom Road

6:30pm-9:30pm

Hugh & The Wrecking Crew performs Saturday, August 30 at Agave 3-Mexican Cantina, located at 1919 Kaliste Saloom Road, Suite 301, in Lafayette from 6:30-9:30 p.m [Event Website]

Zydeco Breakfast with Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

by: Acadiana 365

Courthouse Square, Downtown Opelousas

8:30am-10:30am

The City of Opelousas, Zydeco Capital of the World, hosts the 12th Annual Zydeco Breakfast under the oak trees surrounding the historic St. Landry Parish Courthouse. This year, festival goers and music lovers will experience sounds by Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble. … [Event Website]

Sugar Mill Pond Back to School Bash

by: Acadiana 365

Sugar Mill Pond, 101 Waterview Road, Youngsville

10:00am-1:00pm

Admission:

Sugar Mill Pond Back to School Bash [Event Website]

Urban Beekeeping Workshop For Beginners

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

10:00am

Though urbanization is a major contributing factor to the globes recent decrease of thriving honeybee populations, urban communities have the potential to be leading forces in the repopulation of the planets pollinators. Last month, the Lafayette City-Parish Council voted unanimously to legalize beekeeping within city limits. Now, for the first time in 50 years, Lafayette residents are allowed to keep backyard bees and reap the ecological benefits they bring to the city. But how does a new beekeeper get sta… [Event Website]

Urban Beekeeping Workshop For Beginners

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

10:00am

Urban Beekeeping Workshop For Beginners Though urbanization is a major contributing factor to the globes recent decrease of thriving honeybee populations, urban communities have the potential to be leading forces in the repopulation of the planets pollinators. Last month, the Lafayette City-Parish Council voted unanimously to legalize beekeeping within city limits. Now, for the first time in 50 years, Lafayette residents are allowed to keep backyard bees and reap the ecological benefits they bring to the city. But how does a new beekeeper get sta… [Event Website]

Caleb Elliott

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm

[Event Website]

Big Deal Burlesque w/ The Cons & Prose

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:30pm

Big Deal Burlesque w/ The Cons & Prose New Orlean's own first ever touring Burlesque show comprised of a rotational all-star cast of dancers, aerialists, musicians, pole performers and sideshow acts. We also feature guests from across the country! You can catch us here in Nola with a monthly feature at Siberia as well. We bring the best of New Orleans Burlesque to you!… [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-3:30pm

Admission:

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

Healing Traditions in Acadiana

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

11:00am

Admission:

This lecture series, hosted by the Lafayette Master Gardeners, introduces Cajun and Creole healing traditions and covers traiteurs as well as the medicinal plants used in South Louisiana from a historic viewpoint and as practiced today. The quarterly lecture features a local specialist or enthusiast and is free and open to the public. … [Event Website]

Intermediate and Advanced Canoe/Kayak Guided Paddle Trip

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

8:30pm-11:30pm

Admission: $10

This paddle trip is geared towards the paddler with an experience level of intermediate to advanced skills. This is a guided paddle trip where participants will be able to venture further into the depths of the Bayou Vermilion and enjoy the beauty of the bayou free from the distractions of the mechanized world. Cost is $10 per person. Contact Greg Guidroz at RecAndEd@BayouVermilionDis … [Event Website]

UL vs. Southern Throwback Party

by: Acadiana 365

Cajundome Convention Center, 444 Cajundome Blvd.

8:00pm

UL vs. Southern Throwback Party UL / SOUTHERN THROW BACK PARTY - This event follows the UL vs Southern Football Game. 8pm to 2am at the CAJUNDOME Convention Center. MUST BE 21YRS AND OLDER. EVERYONE NEEDS A TICKET BUY TICKETS EARLY FOR A DISCOUNT! VIP gets Preferential Entrance, Preferential Seating and Bottle Service.… [Event Website]

William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:00pm

Admission: $10, $12

William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' William Shakespeare's masterpiece of family and revenge comes to life at The Historic Delta Grand Theatre in a sleek, modernized production. This production of "Hamlet" is the work of the PlayBRIDGE Project, a theatre collective focused on the creation of challenging yet inspiring theatre works for young audiences, the world premier plays, fresh adaptions of classic literary works, or accessible productions of plays with younger audiences in mind.… [Event Website]

Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

[Event Website]

Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join the Center for Louisiana Studies and the South Regional Library on Thursday, July 10, at 6 :30 pm, for a book talk by Marty Mul on "Game Changers: The Rousing Legacy of Louisiana Sports." "Game Changers" documents the enthralling history of Louisiana's athletes and more. There's the memorable match races between Lexington and Lecompe and Black Gold's Run for the Roses. There's Heisman Trophy-winner Billy Cannon on his famed punt return; Steve Van Buren rushing for the unheard of total of one thousand … [Event Website]

Remington College presents ''Cuts for Kids''

by: Acadiana 365

Remington College Lafayette Campus 303 Rue Louis XIV

10:00am-4:00pm

Admission: Free

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

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

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

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Earth and Element: The Art of George Dunbar

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

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

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [Event Website]

EatLafayette

by: LCVC

Varies,

Vary

Admission: Check website for specia

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City in Lawrence Park and Surrounding Areas,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City,Morgan City,LA,

9 a.m.-12 a.m.

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Sunday, Aug 31, 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]

Laura-Reily Eliot Company presents 'Seminar'

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

2:00pm

Admission: $16, $11

Laura-Reily Eliot Company presents 'Seminar' The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company presents the Broadway Smash Hit Comedy, SEMINAR, by award-winning Theresa Rebeck, directed by Scott Gremillion. The production runs August 15-31, with a Special Opening Night Gala on August 15th after the performance, featuring free food, champagne and live music! There will also be a guest signer Sunday, August 24th for the hearing impaired. In SEMINAR, a provocative comedy from Pulitzer Prize nominee Theresa Rebeck, four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing c… [Event Website]

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

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

JC Melancon

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

5:00pm

[Event Website]

William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:00pm

Admission: $10, $12

William Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' William Shakespeare's masterpiece of family and revenge comes to life at The Historic Delta Grand Theatre in a sleek, modernized production. This production of "Hamlet" is the work of the PlayBRIDGE Project, a theatre collective focused on the creation of challenging yet inspiring theatre works for young audiences, the world premier plays, fresh adaptions of classic literary works, or accessible productions of plays with younger audiences in mind.… [Event Website]

Sassafras Jubilee

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

12:00pm

[Event Website]

Bal du Dimanche with La Recolte Cajun Band

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $10

Come dance the afternoon away at Vermilionville's Performance Center with La Recolte Cajun Band. Admission is $10 and refreshments will be available for this smoke-free family-friendly event. For more information call (337) 233-4077. [Event Website]

Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

by: Acadiana 365

Whiskey River, 1365 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson

4:00pm-8:00pm

Admission:

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

Labor Day

by: Lafayette Parish School System

7:00 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

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

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

SugarFest Classic Brahman Show

by: LCVC

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

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission: Free

Regional Barrel Race Competition with added money, Concessions [Event Website]

EatLafayette

by: LCVC

Varies,

Vary

Admission: Check website for specia

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City in Lawrence Park and Surrounding Areas,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City,Morgan City,LA,

9 a.m.-12 a.m.

Admission: Free

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

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]

Monday, Sep 1, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

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

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

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

Friends Silent Auction

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

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

Ignition Interlock Device Evaluations

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Safety Association 1126 Coolidge Blvd., C4

5:30pm

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

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

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

EatLafayette

by: LCVC

Varies,

Vary

Admission: Check website for specia

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City in Lawrence Park and Surrounding Areas,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

Louisiana Shrimp & Petroleum Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Morgan City,Morgan City,LA,

9 a.m.-12 a.m.

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

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

09/02/2014 - Transportation Infrastructure Division

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

09/02/2014 - Community Development Division

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

Tech Tuesdays: South Regional Library

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

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

AOC 101

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:00pm

Admission: Free

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

BASIC COMPUTING: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

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

Teche Area Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:30pm-6:00pm

Admission:

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

Ignition Interlock Device Evaluations

by: Acadiana 365

Acadiana Safety Association 1126 Coolidge Blvd., C4

5:30pm

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

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

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

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

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

8:00pm

[Event Website]

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

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

United Way of Acadiana Volunteer Readers

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:00pm

Admission:

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

United Way of Acadiana Volunteer Readers

by: Acadiana 365

United Way of Acadiana office 215 E. Pinhook Rd.

10:00am

Admission:

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

IPL Life Writing

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-12:00pm

[Event Website]

IPL Life Writing

by: Acadiana 365

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

1:00pm-4:00pm

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

GLC Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:00pm-6:00pm

Admission:

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

Genealogy Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:30am

Admission:

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

Regular Board Meeting

by: Lafayette Parish School System

12:30 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

LEDA Networking Luncheon

by: LEDA

11:30 AM

[Event Website]

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Heisman Trophy on Display at Giles Nissan

by: Acadiana 365

Giles Nissan, 6137 Johnston St. Lafayette

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

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Thursday, Sep 4, 2014

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

by: LCVC

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

Admission: Tickets can be purchased

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

A Night with Carolyn McCulley

by: Christ Church

Christ Church, 800 Jefferson Blvd.

7:00pm

Admission: Free!

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

Gerard Delafose & The Zydeco Gators

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Delta Papa

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Contra & Square Dance

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:00pm-9:00pm

Admission: $5

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

Live in the Bar

by: Coyote Blues

Coyote Blues

Admission: FREE

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

United Way of Acadiana Volunteer Readers

by: Acadiana 365

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

2:00pm

Admission:

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

Lafayette High School Dance Team Poboy Sale Fundraiser

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette High School, 3000 W. Congress St.

5:30pm-7:30pm

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

09/04/2014 - Public Education Division

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

BASIC COMPUTING: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

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

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

by: Acadiana 365

Essane Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia

7:30pm

Admission:

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

Advocate Volunteer Training

by: CASA of SoLA

1819 W. Pinhook Rd.

5:30am-8:30pm

Admission: FREE

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

IPL Fine Free Month & Library Card Sign Up Month

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

Photography & Beyond Exhibit at the Shadows

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Registration for Acting Up (in Acadiana)

by: Acadiana 365

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

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

The Walter Anderson Family Legacy: Shearwater Pottery

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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