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Wednesday, Oct 22, 2014

Mike Dean

by: Acadiana 365

Cafe Vermillion, 1304 W. Pinhook Road

6:00pm-9:00pm

Mike Dean [Event Website]
Other Events

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]

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 Book Discussion

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:30 PM

Book Discussion: The Autobiography of Miss Jane PittmanIn honor of the 40th anniversary of the movie by the same name,Matthew Teutsch, Ph.D., Interim Director of the Ernest J. Gaines Center, will lead a discussion about Gaines’ most popular novel and its cultural significance.Wednesday, October 226:30 pmSouth Regional LibraryOctober 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 … [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]

Ernest Gaines Book Discussion:The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

6:30pm

n honor of the 40th anniversary of the movie by the same name,Matthew Teutsch, Ph.D., Interim Director of the Ernest J. Gaines Center, will lead a discussion about Gaines most popular novel and its cultural significance. [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]

A Journey Through the History of Cajun Music

by: Acadiana 365

Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette

6:00pm

Admission:

UL Lafayette Professor Michael Martin and Chris Segura will discuss the history of Cajun music from the earliest examples to the most recent innovations. A live performance will highlight the discussion along with the use of archival recordings contained in the Center for Louisiana Studies Archive of Cajun and Creole Folklore. This program is suitable for teens and adults and is being held free of charge For more information visit the museum online at www.jeanerettemuseum.com, like the museum o… [Event Website]

Report Cards

by: Lafayette Parish School System

7:00 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Parent-Teacher Conference- After School

by: Lafayette Parish School System

7:00 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Artmosphere Band Competition

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm-1:00am

Artmosphere Bistro is having another songwriters competition! The contest is 5 weeks long with the first 4 weeks being qualifying rounds, the contest will take place every Tuesday before our regular songwriters night. Come and vote for your favorites or sign up to compete to win a huge prize package from Artmosphere and Guitar Center! After 4 weeks of the qualifying rounds the final favorites will go on to compete for the title of best songwriter in Acadiana on November! We're giving the bands a chance to… [Event Website]

IPL Kids Craft

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission:

Theres always something to keep your hands busy, at Iberia Patish Library. For the month of October all of our branches have activities for the young and not-so-young patrons of Iberia Parish. Heres a quick glance at whats coming up: Oct 2nd, Parkview Branch: a paper tree you can decorate with puzzle pieces Oct 4th, Jeanerette Branch: make a scarecrow out of popsicles to celebrate fall Oct 6 10, Loreauville Branch: kids can create their own owl, witch, picture frame to get into the spirit of Halloween O… [Event Website]

Spark Lab: 3D Modeling & Printing

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

4:00 PM

Open to ages 9 and up (teen and adults, too).Using Tinkercad, participants will learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing to create a bookmark. [Event Website]

Old GEE Testing

by: Acadiana 365

LPSS Central Office, 113 Chaplin Drive

Lafayette Parish School System wants to advise students/parents/guardians of the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (SBESE) policy regarding the administration of the Old GEE to students who became tenth graders before the 1999-2000 school year. The 1999-2000 tenth graders are the last students who must pass all five parts of the Old Graduation Exit Examination (Old GEE) to earn a high school diploma. Any students who became a tenth grader between 1988 and 1999 and did not pass all… [Event Website]

Ernest Ganes Display

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

View a collection of Gaines books, manuscripts, film memorabilia and more, provided by the Ernest J. Gaines Center. October 9 November 9 South Regional Library [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]

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]

The Legacy of Ernest Gaines

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join Marcia Gaudet, emerita professor of English at UL Lafayette, and Reggie Scott Young, professor of English at UL Lafayette, as they discuss their book "This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest Gaines" (UL Press, 2009). The event is sponsored by the Ernest J. Gaines Center and is part of the Bayou State Book Talk series, a collaboration of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Lafayette South Regional Library.… [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]

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

by: LCVC

Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette,

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

Admission: $8

Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun & trade for the gun you've always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. [Event Website]

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014

Clay Walker

by: Acadiana 365

The District, 4607 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Clay Walker As a true fan favorite with a devoted legion of followers across the country Clay Walker has sold over 11 million albums; had 11 No. 1 hit singles, four RIAA Platinum and two Gold certified albums under his belt. Walker recently returned to the studio to begin working on his tenth studio album, the follow-up to She Wont Be Lonely Long which received critical praise from fans and media alike. Outside of stage and studio he is the host of TROPHY HUNTERS TV on the Outdoor Channel and can be seen in select … [Event Website]

Quest for Your Best 2014

by: Acadiana 365

Ramada Lafayette Conference Center, 2032 NE Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette

11:00am-1:00pm

Admission: $35

Quest for Your Best 2014 Please join Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation on October 23, 11:00 a.m. to 1 pm, at the Ramada Lafayette Conference Center, 2032 NE Evangeline Thruway, (the former Holidome), for an inspiring look at the importance of humor in the workplace and your life! Our guest speakers, Senator Fred Mills, Public Service Commissioner Scott Angelle and Lynley Jones of Grace Notes will also provide their insight on how humor can transform and life the mundane into the extraordinary. We can promise tha… [Event Website]

Shroud Encounter

by: Acadiana 365

Catholic Center at Our Lady of Wisdom Church, 501 E. Mary Blvd.

6:30pm

Admission: Free

Shroud Encounter SHROUD ENCOUNTER will be coming to the Catholic Student Center at Our Lady of Wisdom Church on Thursday, October 23rd at 6:30 PM. The center is located at 501 East Mary Blvd in Lafayette. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. A museum quality life-size replica of the Shroud of Turin will be on display. National Geographic called the Shroud "One of the most perplexing enigmas of modern times." Shroud Encounter will cover all aspects of the history, science, art and theories of how the image … [Event Website]

Xibipiio contemporary ballet

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Xibipiio contemporary ballet Xibipo (i-bee-PEE-o) is a contemporary ballet by artist in residence Gina Hanchey exploring the experience of transitions, both as individuals and as a collective, within boundaries we can and cannot see, asserting that we are what we know. Our truth is experiential. Gina Hanchey's contemporary ballet, Xibipo, is a collaboration of local artists with six dancers - Iris Brown, Megan Conner, Lauren Fontenot, Rayshard Keys, Theresa Wasiloski and Tyler Watkins, and three musicians - Danny Devillier, Matt Hanchey and C… [Event Website]
Other Events

Lawyers in Libraries

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

9:00 AM

Thursday, October 239:00 – 11:00 AMJefferson Street BranchThe Lafayette Public Library is hosting "Ask-a-Lawyer" sessions that will allow patrons to ask legal questions in a one-on-one setting. These sessions will last approximately 15–20 minutes per person. This special program is presented by Blake R. David, Attorney at Law, on behalf of the Louisiana State Bar Association.… [Event Website]

SPREADSHEETS: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

Electronic Resources Librarian Martin Cooperson will teach computer classes. Spreadsheets Prerequisite: Introduction to Computing Using Windows classes Material covered: This course will introduce students to spreadsheet terminology and concepts. Specifically, students will learn how to enter text and numbers, use mathematical functions and create formulas, and develop some basic charts.… [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]

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]

Arachnopunk-LED Creature

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

6:00 PM

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. We'll be making an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up!Registration begins Thursday, October 9. [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]

Arachnopunk-LED Creature for Teens

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:00pm

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. You can make an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up!Registration begins Thursday, October 9. [Event Website]

Report Cards

by: Lafayette Parish School System

7:00 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Parent-Teacher Confernce- Morning

by: Lafayette Parish School System

7:00 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

Parent Conference Day- Mornings

by: Lafayette Parish School System

7:00 PM

2014-2015 District Calendars [Event Website]

The Pine Leaf Boys

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Scott Lee Tully

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

SLCC Career Fair - Fall 2014

by: LEDA

10:00 AM

[Event Website]

Black pot Kick off w/Mama Rosin and Miss Tess and the talk backs

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Free Joint Replacement Seminar

by: Acadiana 365

Hilton Lafayette, 1521 W. Pinhook Road

6:00pm

Admission: Free

Attention Acadiana seniors, athletes and weekend warriors: There is freedom from recurring joint pain. The Regional Medical Center of Acadiana will host a Hip, Knee and Shoulder Pain seminar at 6 p.m. Oct. 23 at the Hilton Lafayette. There is no cost to attend. The event is open to the public, but registration is required. Register today by calling 1-877-344-6601, Option 2. Dr. Paul Novakovich, board-certified orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist with Regional Medical Center of Acadiana, will cover the causes of hip, knee and shoulder pain and the latest in non-surgical and minimally invasive treatment options. Make that first step toward a pain-free, active life. Call 1-877-344-6601, Option 2, and register today.

Lawyers in Libraries

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:00 AM

Thursday, October 239:00 – 11:00 AMSouth Regional Library 981-1028Presented by Becker & Hebert and Davidson, Meaux, Sonnier, McElligott, Fontenot, Gideon & EdwardsThe Lafayette Public Library is hosting ‘Ask-a-Lawyer’ sessions that will allow patrons to get free, one-on-one legal help from local lawyers. These sessions will last approximately 15–20 minutes per person. Call 981-1028 to register for a session at the South Regional Library.… [Event Website]

10/23/2014 - Ribbon Cutting: The Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana

by: Chamber of Commerce
Ribbon Cutting: The Vein Center of Southwest Louisiana [Event Website]

Old GEE Testing

by: Acadiana 365

LPSS Central Office, 113 Chaplin Drive

Lafayette Parish School System wants to advise students/parents/guardians of the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (SBESE) policy regarding the administration of the Old GEE to students who became tenth graders before the 1999-2000 school year. The 1999-2000 tenth graders are the last students who must pass all five parts of the Old Graduation Exit Examination (Old GEE) to earn a high school diploma. Any students who became a tenth grader between 1988 and 1999 and did not pass all… [Event Website]

Ernest Ganes Display

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

View a collection of Gaines books, manuscripts, film memorabilia and more, provided by the Ernest J. Gaines Center. October 9 November 9 South Regional Library [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]

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]

The Legacy of Ernest Gaines

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join Marcia Gaudet, emerita professor of English at UL Lafayette, and Reggie Scott Young, professor of English at UL Lafayette, as they discuss their book "This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest Gaines" (UL Press, 2009). The event is sponsored by the Ernest J. Gaines Center and is part of the Bayou State Book Talk series, a collaboration of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Lafayette South Regional Library.… [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]

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

by: LCVC

Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette,

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

Admission: $8

Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun & trade for the gun you've always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. [Event Website]

Friday, Oct 24, 2014

DTA! Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band with Connie G.

by: Acadiana 365

Parc Sans Souci, Downtown Lafayette

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

DTA! Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band with Connie G. DTA! begins at 5:30 p.m. with food and beverage concessions and musical performances from 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Concession sales help keep DTA! free, so dont be a mooch and buy DTA! hooch and leave your ice chests at home with your pets. For more information, visit http://www.downtownlafayette.org. Downtown Alive! is produced by Downtown Lafayette in cooperation with Lafayette Consolidated Government. … [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]

Little Shop of Horrors

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Little Shop of Horrors Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker named Seymour Krelborn who raises an alien plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, "Skid… [Event Website]

Sesame Street Live

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive

Admission: $5, $3

Sesame Street Live No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!… [Event Website]

Xibipiio contemporary ballet

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Xibipiio contemporary ballet Xibipo (i-bee-PEE-o) is a contemporary ballet by artist in residence Gina Hanchey exploring the experience of transitions, both as individuals and as a collective, within boundaries we can and cannot see, asserting that we are what we know. Our truth is experiential. Gina Hanchey's contemporary ballet, Xibipo, is a collaboration of local artists with six dancers - Iris Brown, Megan Conner, Lauren Fontenot, Rayshard Keys, Theresa Wasiloski and Tyler Watkins, and three musicians - Danny Devillier, Matt Hanchey and C… [Event Website]
Other Events

2014 Beaux Arts Ball

by: UL College of the Arts

River Oaks Event Center, 520 E Kaliste Saloom Rd, Lafayette, LA 70508

Admission: $75 per person, $600 for

The UL College of the Arts will hold its annual Beaux Arts Ball on Friday, October 24, 2014, at River Oaks Event Center. The costume ball will take place from 7:00-10:00 p.m. with the theme of water. The 2015 SPARK Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to renowned architect, environmental activist, educator, and friend, Edward Cazayoux. Guest will enjoy a buffet dinner with wine pours and a cash bar while dancing the night away to the 20-piece UL Jazz Ensemble. Tickets can be purchased online at bab20… [Event Website]

Music & Market: Same Ol' 2-Step

by: Acadiana 365

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

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission:

Now in its 8th year, Music & Market holds five concerts in the series, showcasing the best in Louisiana music and fresh produce from local farmers. Music & Market takes place from 5:30 8:30 p.m., with music beginning at 6:00 p.m. Concert-goers are welcome to bring lawn chairs for seating. Because beverage sales for the concert series go towards covering the cost of bands and event expenses, ice chests will not be allowed. Sponsors include the City of Opelousas, Bodemuller, Cleco, Progressive Wa… [Event Website]

Big Deal Burlesque

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Modern Jazz Movement

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Brother Jac, The New Form

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Hugh & The Wrecking Crew

by: Acadiana 365

Agave Downtown, 200 E. Vermilion, Lafayette

7:00pm-10:00pm

[Event Website]

Alligator Blue

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

10/24/2014 - Ribbon Cutting: Fratelli's Italian Grille

by: Chamber of Commerce
[Event Website]

University of Louisiana at Lafayette - Sciences Day

by: LEDA

08:00 AM

[Event Website]

Children's Museum presents Spooktacular

by: Acadiana 365

Children's Museum of Acadiana, 201 East Congress Lafayette

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: $9

The CMA will host its annual Halloween Spooktacular, on October 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The CMA transforms its exhibit spaces into slightly spooky but not so scary experiences for children of all ages. Special event exhibits include Mummy Pets, Ghost Alley Games, Stuffees Pumpkin Patch I Spy Game, Spooky Mart, Witches Brew Caf, Slime Pit, and Spooky Arts and Crafts. Enjoy nightly story time at 6 pm in the Haunted House Book Nook. Admission includes entry in the Costume Contest. … [Event Website]

Old GEE Testing

by: Acadiana 365

LPSS Central Office, 113 Chaplin Drive

Lafayette Parish School System wants to advise students/parents/guardians of the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (SBESE) policy regarding the administration of the Old GEE to students who became tenth graders before the 1999-2000 school year. The 1999-2000 tenth graders are the last students who must pass all five parts of the Old Graduation Exit Examination (Old GEE) to earn a high school diploma. Any students who became a tenth grader between 1988 and 1999 and did not pass all… [Event Website]

Ernest Ganes Display

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

View a collection of Gaines books, manuscripts, film memorabilia and more, provided by the Ernest J. Gaines Center. October 9 November 9 South Regional Library [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]

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]

The Legacy of Ernest Gaines

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join Marcia Gaudet, emerita professor of English at UL Lafayette, and Reggie Scott Young, professor of English at UL Lafayette, as they discuss their book "This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest Gaines" (UL Press, 2009). The event is sponsored by the Ernest J. Gaines Center and is part of the Bayou State Book Talk series, a collaboration of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Lafayette South Regional Library.… [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]

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

by: LCVC

Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette,

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

Admission: $8

Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun & trade for the gun you've always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. [Event Website]

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014

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]

Little Shop of Horrors

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Little Shop of Horrors Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker named Seymour Krelborn who raises an alien plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, "Skid… [Event Website]

Sesame Street Live

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive

Admission: $5, $3

Sesame Street Live No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!… [Event Website]

Xibipiio contemporary ballet

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Xibipiio contemporary ballet Xibipo (i-bee-PEE-o) is a contemporary ballet by artist in residence Gina Hanchey exploring the experience of transitions, both as individuals and as a collective, within boundaries we can and cannot see, asserting that we are what we know. Our truth is experiential. Gina Hanchey's contemporary ballet, Xibipo, is a collaboration of local artists with six dancers - Iris Brown, Megan Conner, Lauren Fontenot, Rayshard Keys, Theresa Wasiloski and Tyler Watkins, and three musicians - Danny Devillier, Matt Hanchey and C… [Event Website]
Other Events

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]

Intermediate and Advanced Canoe/Kayak Guided Paddle Trip

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

8:30am-11:30am

Admission:

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]

Sweet Dough Pie Festival

by: Acadiana 365

St. Charles Borromeo Church, 174 Church St., Grand Coteau

9:00am-3:00pm

Come join us for our Third Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 in Historic Grand Coteau. This event will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the grounds of St. Charles Borromeo Church located at: 174 Church Street, Grand Coteau, LA. The Festival includes food from local restaurants, arts and crafts from over 70 vendors, blacksmith demonstrations, music and of course a sweet dough pie contest, with judging to be done by the general public. All interested bakers are encouraged to … [Event Website]

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-3:30pm

Admission: Free

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]

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]

DSAA's 10th Annual Buddy Walk

by: Molly Guidry

Parc International

Admission: $15 per walker

DSAA's 10th Annual Buddy Walk is to raise money and awareness about individuals with Down syndrome. [Event Website]

Compete4aCause

by: Acadiana 365

Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston St.

9:00am

Instead of having our fundraiser @ the HORSE FARM this year, our 3rd annual fundraiser, Compete4aCause WILL BE HELD on Saturday, October 25th at ULL Intermural Field & Blackham Collesium !!! All monies will go toward the development of Unity Village Community to be built for special needs adults to live & work together in Acadiana. 9:00 ~ INFLATABLE 5K for FUN There will be over 15 inflatable obstacles and several other fun obstacles (featuring our kids), Food Trucks & MUSIC for a fu… [Event Website]

JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes

by: Acadiana 365

Sugar Mill Pond, 101 Waterview Road, Youngsville

Admission:

More than 500 walkers representing local businesses, families, schools and other organizations are expected to participate in the JDRF annual Walk to Cure Diabetes on October 25, 2014 at Sugar Mill Pond in Youngsville, La. The Louisiana Chapter has set a fundraising goal of more than $50,000, which will help fund research toward preventing, better treating, and curing type 1 diabetes (T1D) and its complications. The Walk is expected to attract an enthusiastic crowd of all ages, driven to support a g… [Event Website]

Boo Bayou Fall Carnival

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

12:00pm-3:00pm

Admission: $5

Celebrate Halloween with a Fall Carnival for the whole family at Vermilionvilles historic village. There will be plenty to keep the kids busy including old-time games, a picture station, costume contest, trick-or-treating throughout our historic village and live entertainment in our Performance Center. Admission is $5.. … [Event Website]

2014 Compete4aCause 5K Boot Camp Bash

by: Acadiana 365

Blackham Coliseum, 2330 Johnston St.

2:00pm-7:00pm

BOOT CAMP 5K BASH is a 5K Run that has 16 circuit training stations along the route. We have also incorporated our children with special needs as Drill Sergeants with water guns and foam cheering on runners as they move from station to station! This fundraising event benefits funding for Unity Village Community, a community for individuals with special needs. This community will provide individuals with special needs with the freedom they deserve and long for and will give the parents the peace of mind that th… [Event Website]

Jason Harrington

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Terror on the Teche

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:30pm

Admission: $5

The highly anticipated return for Terror on the Teche is here! On Saturday, October 25 beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Shadows and Iberia Parish Library invite you to come listen to spooky stories appropriate for all ages and enjoy yummy treats under the historic oaks of the Shadows. The event storyteller will be the always-amazing Sherry T. Broussard, who is returning for a second go-round to send us all to bed with shivers. So make sure the kids wear their Halloween costumes and come out to Terror on the Teche… [Event Website]

The Local Skank, The Picardy Birds

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

SLCC Open House

by: Acadiana 365

South Louisiana Community College, 1101 Bertrand Drive, Lafayette

9:00am-11:00am

Admission: Free

A series of Open House events will be happening in the coming weeks at each of South Louisiana Community Colleges campuses. The public is invited to attend these free events. Information on academic programs, careers services, and financial aid will be available. Students can get information on the admissions process, applying for financial aid, and enrolling for Spring 2015 courses.… [Event Website]

Lafayette Walk to Defeat ALS

by: Acadiana 365

Bourgeois Park, UL Campus

9:00am

Admission:

The ALS Association Louisiana-Mississippi Chapters annual Lafayette Walk to Defeat ALS is scheduled for October 25 at ULLs Bourgeois Park. Registration for the Walk begins at 9 a.m. with the opening ceremony starting at 10 a.m. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrigs Disease, is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. The disease robs people of the ability to walk, to talk and even blink an eye. It traps them inside a body th… [Event Website]

Auction

by: Cajun Harley-Davidson

724 I-10 South Frontage Road, Scott, LA 70583

8:30am-3:00pm

Have you ever wanted to own a Harley-Davidson, but wanted to set your own price? Well heres your chance! Cajun Harley-Davidson is hosting a Pre-owned Bike Auction on Saturday, October 25th at Cajun Harley-Davidson in Scott. Get the Harley-Davidson youve always wanted at the price you set yourself. Weve got more than 75 pre-owned motorcycles up for bid at this huge, one-day auction event. Registration begins at 8:30AM and the auction begins at 10am, so get there early to check out the stock and set you… [Event Website]

8th Annual Car, Truck, Bike and Jeep Show

by: Acadiana 365

Cypress Cove Landing, 1377 Henderson Levee Road Henderson

11:00am

Admission: $20, $30

The 8th Annual Car, Truck, Bike and Jeep Show will take place on Saturday, October 25th at Cypress Cove Landing in Henderson starting at 11:00 a.m. In addition to the car show, the event will feature a burnout pit and King of the Hill airboat races. Food and drinks will be sold and music will be provided by It Ain't My Fault and DJ Blaise G. Early registration for the car show is $20 and will be $30 the day of the show. All donations from the event will go to Crouch Foundation for suicide awareness and… [Event Website]

Marty Christian

by: Acadiana 365

Richard Sales Barn 1307 Henry St., Abbeville

7:00pm

Admission: $12, $15

Marty Christian Marty Christian will be the opening act for the 2014 Fall Series concerts at the Richard Sale Barn on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The Barn is located at 1307 S. Henry St. in Abbeville. Always a smoke free concert, the doors open at 6 pm with the music beginning at 7 pm. Marty will be backed by a talented band as performs his new CD What I Came To Do Barn fans may remember him as the extwww.richardsalebarn.comra ordinary guitar player from the Henry Gray Band and Rue Boogaloo Band. But if you thin… [Event Website]

Town of Washington's 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk

by: Home Instead Senior Care

Washington Community Center Washington, Louisiana

10:00am-12:00pm

Admission: Free

Town of Washington's 2nd Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Home Instead Senior Care will be supporting the Town of Washington's 2nd annual Breast Cancer Awareness Walk. Free registration, Donations welcomed [Event Website]

Hugh & The Wrecking Crew

by: Acadiana 365

Agave III, 1919 Kaliste Saloom Road

7:00pm-10:00pm

[Event Website]

Children's Museum presents Spooktacular

by: Acadiana 365

Children's Museum of Acadiana, 201 East Congress Lafayette

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: $9

The CMA will host its annual Halloween Spooktacular, on October 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. The CMA transforms its exhibit spaces into slightly spooky but not so scary experiences for children of all ages. Special event exhibits include Mummy Pets, Ghost Alley Games, Stuffees Pumpkin Patch I Spy Game, Spooky Mart, Witches Brew Caf, Slime Pit, and Spooky Arts and Crafts. Enjoy nightly story time at 6 pm in the Haunted House Book Nook. Admission includes entry in the Costume Contest. … [Event Website]

Ernest Ganes Display

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

View a collection of Gaines books, manuscripts, film memorabilia and more, provided by the Ernest J. Gaines Center. October 9 November 9 South Regional Library [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]

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]

The Legacy of Ernest Gaines

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join Marcia Gaudet, emerita professor of English at UL Lafayette, and Reggie Scott Young, professor of English at UL Lafayette, as they discuss their book "This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest Gaines" (UL Press, 2009). The event is sponsored by the Ernest J. Gaines Center and is part of the Bayou State Book Talk series, a collaboration of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Lafayette South Regional Library.… [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]

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

by: LCVC

Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette,

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

Admission: $8

Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun & trade for the gun you've always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. [Event Website]

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014

Little Shop of Horrors

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

2:00pm

Little Shop of Horrors Little Shop of Horrors is a comedy horror rock musical, by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman, about a hapless florist shop worker named Seymour Krelborn who raises an alien plant that feeds on human blood and flesh. The musical is based on the low-budget 1960 black comedy film The Little Shop of Horrors, directed by Roger Corman. The music, composed by Menken in the style of early 1960s rock and roll, doo-wop and early Motown, includes several well-known tunes, including the title song, "Skid… [Event Website]

Sesame Street Live

by: Acadiana 365

Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive

Admission: $5, $3

Sesame Street Live No matter where you're from or where you've been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover's friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!… [Event Website]
Other Events

Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

by: Acadiana 365

Whiskey River, 1365 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson

4:00pm-8:00pm

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]

Bal du Dimanche with the Ray Abshire Band

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $10

Dance the afternoon away with the Ray Abshire 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]

Caleb Elliott & Sam Broussard

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Contra & Square Dance

by: Acadiana 365

NuNu's, 1510 Bayou Courtableau Hwy, Rte 93 E, Arnaudville

2:00pm-5:00pm

Admission: $5

Contra & Square DANCE NUNU'S in Arnaudville, LA 1510 Bayou Courtableau Hwy, Rte 93 E Sunday, Oct 26 2:00pm (sharp) until 5:00 1:45 lesson-all are welcome to join in Caller: Steve Bing (Houston) Band: Clelia Stefanini and friends $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 called, no partner necessary Gumbo, water/soft drinks for sale… [Event Website]

St. Martin de Tours Church

by: Acadiana 365

St. Martin de Tours Church, 133 South Main Street St. Martinville

7:00pm

Admission: Free

The St. Martin de Tours Church presents the Chariot Parade, a children's illuminated Cardboard Parade. Categories include plain box, fancy box, kid made and float. Participation ribbons will be awarded to all who enter 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Trophies awarded. Trophy awarded to "Best Overall." Prizes from local merchants to be drawn for those present .… [Event Website]

UVAL

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

5:00pm

UVAL UVAL brings its rowdy sound to Artmosphere on Sunday Oct 26, 2014 Show starts 5PM. UVAL performs Cajun music with attitude. Music from our debut CD, Racines en Fleurs is available on Sound Cloud. https://soundcloud.com/oeuval?utm_source=soundcloud&… [Event Website]

Auditions for 'Death of a Salesman'

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

6:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming show to be performed in January 2015. "Its passion cannot be overstated. Its power must not be overlooked." DEATH OF A SALESMAN by ARTHUR MILLER Directed by Cooper Helm Performed in January 2015 Audition dates: October 26th & 27th 2014 Audition time: 6:00 pm (both nights) Auditions will be held at Cite des Arts. Located at 109 Vine Street, Downtown Lafayette, La. Auditions will consist of cold reading… [Event Website]

Open auditions for 'Death of a Salesman'

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

6:00pm

The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company will be holding open auditions for Arthur Millers DEATH OF A SALESMAN. Auditions will be October 26&27 and begin at 6pm at Cit des Arts (109 Vine St.). Headshots and resumes are welcome, and all are encouraged to attend both nights. The auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Needed: 8 men, 5 women. Rehearsals will begin in November. Performances in January. The production will be directed by Cooper Helm. The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Companys recent prod… [Event Website]

Ernest Ganes Display

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

View a collection of Gaines books, manuscripts, film memorabilia and more, provided by the Ernest J. Gaines Center. October 9 November 9 South Regional Library [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]

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]

The Legacy of Ernest Gaines

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join Marcia Gaudet, emerita professor of English at UL Lafayette, and Reggie Scott Young, professor of English at UL Lafayette, as they discuss their book "This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest Gaines" (UL Press, 2009). The event is sponsored by the Ernest J. Gaines Center and is part of the Bayou State Book Talk series, a collaboration of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Lafayette South Regional Library.… [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]

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

by: LCVC

Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette,

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

Admission: $8

Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun & trade for the gun you've always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. [Event Website]

Monday, Oct 27, 2014

Other Events

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

3:00 PM

Show off your skills in a Just Dance competition (South Regional only) or Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2. [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost Take It and Make It

by: Lafayette Public Library

Broussard Branch

Take It and Make It CraftTake home this craft kit, while supplies last, during the week of October 27 - 31 at the following library locations: Broussard, Butler, Chenier, Duson, Jefferson Street, North Regional Library and Scott.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters.… [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost Take It and Make It

by: Lafayette Public Library

Butler Memorial Branch

Take It and Make It CraftTake home this craft kit, while supplies last, during the week of October 27 - 31 at the following library locations: Broussard, Butler, Chenier, Duson, Jefferson Street, North Regional Library and Scott.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters.… [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost Take It and Make It

by: Lafayette Public Library

Chenier Branch

Take It and Make It CraftTake home this craft kit, while supplies last, during the week of October 27 - 31 at the following library locations: Broussard, Butler, Chenier, Duson, Jefferson Street, North Regional Library and Scott.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters.… [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost Take It and Make It

by: Lafayette Public Library

Duson Branch

Take It and Make It CraftTake home this craft kit, while supplies last, during the week of October 27 - 31 at the following library locations: Broussard, Butler, Chenier, Duson, Jefferson Street, North Regional Library and Scott.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters.… [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost Take It and Make It

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

Take It and Make It CraftTake home this craft kit, while supplies last, during the week of October 27 - 31 at the following library locations: Broussard, Butler, Chenier, Duson, Jefferson Street, North Regional Library and Scott.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters.… [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost Take It and Make It

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

Take It and Make It CraftTake home this craft kit, while supplies last, during the week of October 27 - 31 at the following library locations: Broussard, Butler, Chenier, Duson, Jefferson Street, North Regional Library and Scott.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters.… [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost Take It and Make It

by: Lafayette Public Library

Scott Branch

Take It and Make It CraftTake home this craft kit, while supplies last, during the week of October 27 - 31 at the following library locations: Broussard, Butler, Chenier, Duson, Jefferson Street, North Regional Library and Scott.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters.… [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]

Teen Advisory Board

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

Saturday, September 20 1:00 – 2:30 pm South RegionalMonday, October 27 1:00 – 2:30 pm South RegionalThursday, October 2 6:00 – 7:00 pm North RegionalTeens will give voice in the planning of programs, book selections and other resources. Registration begins Friday, August 29 for South Regional Library and Monday, September 22 for North Regional Library.… [Event Website]

Lego Club

by: Lafayette Public Library

Youngsville Branch

2:00 PM

NOTE: THERE HAS BEEN A DATE CHANGE. This program is now being held on Monday, October 27. Registration will begin October 20. 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]

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

2:00 PM

Show off your skills in a Just Dance competition (South Regional only) or Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2. [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 October will be curated by Tim Wilkerson, the newest hire to ULs Moving Image Arts program. Admission to the film series is free, but a suggested $5 donation will go towards screening and curating costs. … [Event Website]

AOC Muse - Movie Monster Makeup

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]

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Public Library, 538 Jefferson St.

2:00pm-3:30pm

Show off your skills in a Just Dance competition (South Regional only) or Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2. [Event Website]

Gaming @ Your Library for Teens

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

3:00pm-4:30pm

Show off your skills in a Just Dance competition (South Regional only) or Super Smash Bros. Brawl. Registration begins Tuesday, September 2. [Event Website]

IPL Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:00pm

The Friends of the Library will hold their annual meeting on October 27th at 6:00 p.m. at the Parkview Library. This year, the keynote speaker will be Mark Rees, Ph.D. Director of Archaeology Field School at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Dr. Rees will be speaking on "The New Acadia Project: Results of the Summer 2014 Field Season and Future Prospects for Research," by Mark Rees and Christian Sheumaker. Its a riveting and important lecture about our changing Louisiana history. All are invite… [Event Website]

Auditions for 'Death of a Salesman'

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

6:00pm

Admission: Free

The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company is pleased to announce auditions for its upcoming show to be performed in January 2015. "Its passion cannot be overstated. Its power must not be overlooked." DEATH OF A SALESMAN by ARTHUR MILLER Directed by Cooper Helm Performed in January 2015 Audition dates: October 26th & 27th 2014 Audition time: 6:00 pm (both nights) Auditions will be held at Cite des Arts. Located at 109 Vine Street, Downtown Lafayette, La. Auditions will consist of cold reading… [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]

Open auditions for 'Death of a Salesman'

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

6:00pm

The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Company will be holding open auditions for Arthur Millers DEATH OF A SALESMAN. Auditions will be October 26&27 and begin at 6pm at Cit des Arts (109 Vine St.). Headshots and resumes are welcome, and all are encouraged to attend both nights. The auditions will consist of cold readings from the script. Needed: 8 men, 5 women. Rehearsals will begin in November. Performances in January. The production will be directed by Cooper Helm. The Lauren-Reilly Eliot Companys recent prod… [Event Website]

Ernest Ganes Display

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

View a collection of Gaines books, manuscripts, film memorabilia and more, provided by the Ernest J. Gaines Center. October 9 November 9 South Regional Library [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]

The Legacy of Ernest Gaines

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join Marcia Gaudet, emerita professor of English at UL Lafayette, and Reggie Scott Young, professor of English at UL Lafayette, as they discuss their book "This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest Gaines" (UL Press, 2009). The event is sponsored by the Ernest J. Gaines Center and is part of the Bayou State Book Talk series, a collaboration of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Lafayette South Regional Library.… [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]

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

by: LCVC

Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette,

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

Admission: $8

Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun & trade for the gun you've always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. [Event Website]

Tuesday, Oct 28, 2014

Other Events

Arachnopunk-LED Creature for Teens

by: Acadiana 365

Lafayette Public Library, 538 Jefferson St.

1:00pm

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. You can make an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up!Registration begins Thursday, October 9. [Event Website]

Arachnopunk-LED Creature for Teens

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

1:00pm

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. You can make an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up!Registration begins Thursday, October 9. [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]

The Labyrinth As A Tool For Healing Grief

by: Hospice of Acdiana

Conference Center 2600 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: free

Learn how the labyrinth can be a means of healing and transformation. Presented by Aimee Domingue, MSW,LCSW, certified labyrinth facilitator. [Event Website]

Teen Performance Troupe

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

Teen volunteers are needed for voice actors, puppeteersand behind-the-scenes help for puppet shows to beperformed for families and children. Registration beginsMonday, September 15. [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]

Wartless: A Puppet Show

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

The Teen Performance Troupe will perform this tale of the verypopular Wicky as she helps a new witch become the beauty that liesinside, while figuring out her own life and love! Ages 5-12.South Regional Library 981-1028Tuesday, October 28 10:30 amWednesday, October 29& Thursday, October 30… [Event Website]

POWERPOINT: Free Computer Class

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

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

Arachnopunk-LED Creature

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

1:00 PM

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. We'll be making an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up!Registration begins Thursday, October 9. [Event Website]

Arachnopunk-LED Creature

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

1:00 PM

Get ready for the Steampunk and Makers Fair (scheduled for November15 in Downtown Lafayette) by coming to this mini-maker program. We'll be making an awesome creepy arachnopunk spider that lights up!Registration begins Thursday, October 9. [Event Website]

Sunken Pumpkin & the Trembling Ghost

by: Lafayette Public Library

Youngsville Branch

4:00 PM

Register beginning Tuesday, October 7.Come and make some spoooooky crafts for Halloween! We're making an awesome "sunken" pumpkin, along with a ghost that would be great to hang on your door to welcome trick-or-treaters. [Event Website]

Easy Leaves

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

United Way Community Conversations

by: Acadiana 365

232-HELP/LA 211, 1005 Jefferson St., Lafayette

6:00pm-8:00pm

Admission: Free

Financial stability is more than just about earning money. It is about saving for the future, planning ahead for unforeseen expenses and having peace of mind. But to many local families who are living paycheck to paycheck, there exist many challenges to achieving financial freedom. United Way of Acadiana invites citizens to share those challenges and their vision of what financial stability means to them through a series of public roundtable discussions at Your Community. Your Voice. Your Financial Stability… [Event Website]

The Easy Leaves

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

The Easy Leaves are very top of the Country heap in San Francisco, headlining and filling big rooms (Great American Music Hall, The Independent, Mystic Theatre), mainstage set at last year's Outside Lands Festival (Willie Nelson told them 'We should play together again'!), CMT premieres their videos ... But more to the point, they write, record, and perform incredible songs. Songs that are meticulously crafted, and have great capabilities of (just plain) moving people. Under the guidance of Merle Hagga… [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]

Conversation Class Session 2

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]

Ernest Ganes Display

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

View a collection of Gaines books, manuscripts, film memorabilia and more, provided by the Ernest J. Gaines Center. October 9 November 9 South Regional Library [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]

The Legacy of Ernest Gaines

by: Center for Louisiana Studies

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston Street

6:30pm

Admission: free

Join Marcia Gaudet, emerita professor of English at UL Lafayette, and Reggie Scott Young, professor of English at UL Lafayette, as they discuss their book "This Louisiana Thing That Drives Me: The Legacy of Ernest Gaines" (UL Press, 2009). The event is sponsored by the Ernest J. Gaines Center and is part of the Bayou State Book Talk series, a collaboration of the Center for Louisiana Studies and the Lafayette South Regional Library.… [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]

Classic Arms Productions Gun & Knife Show

by: LCVC

Lafayette Event Center, 4607 Johnston St., Lafayette,

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

Admission: $8

Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun & trade for the gun you've always wanted. See the hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. [Event Website]