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Wednesday, Oct 1, 2014

LA Folk Roots presents Forklore

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

6:00pm

Admission: $75

LA Folk Roots presents Forklore Louisiana Folk Roots is proud to announce our debut FORKLORE cuisine-bire-musique dinner at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. Seats are available for purchase at www.lafolkroots.org/forklore/ or charge by phone by calling (337)234-8360. We're partnering with The French Press restaurant and Bayou Teche Brewing to bring the world a very unique evening that will do more than just match specially created culinary creations with rare wood-aged, locally craft-brewed beers we'll also produce a live soundtrack to … [Event Website]

Macallan Whisky & Cigar Dinner

by: Acadiana 365

Charley G's, 3809 Ambassador Caffery

7:00pm

Admission: $125

Macallan Whisky & Cigar Dinner Charley G's next whisky and cigar dinner features signature dishes created with Macallan whiskey and cigars provided by Cigar Merchant [Event Website]

Trout Fishing in America

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:30pm

Trout Fishing in America Rendered as the "Lennon and McCartney of kids' music", Trout Fishing in America brings joy to learning through their upbeat sound. Four-time Grammy winners, this dynamic duo is a must-see for all families. [Event Website]

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. [Event Website]
Other Events

Cajun Jam

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

8:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

10/01/2014 - Ribbon Cutting: United Way of Acadiana's Bank On Launch

by: Chamber of Commerce
United Way of Acadiana's Bank On Launch [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]

Bedtimes Stories: South Regional Library

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:00 PM

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

Ernest Gaines Film Series

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:30 PM

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

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 Film Series-A Gathering of Old Men

by: Acadiana 365

South Regional Library, 6101 Johnston St.

6:30pm

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

IPL Life Writing

by: Acadiana 365

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

1:00pm-4:00pm

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

Hand Star Clay Studio UL Continuing Ed

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

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

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]

Job Fair for persons with disAbilities

by: LEDA

09:00 AM

[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]

Jason Leonard Comedy

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Electric Seed

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Cookie Decorating at the Mid-Week Market

by: Acadiana 365

Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St.

3:00pm-6:00pm

Admission: Free

Cookie Decorating at the Mid-Week Market The Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market at the Horse Farm will kick off the Autumn Edition of Mid-Week Markets this Wednesday, October 1st with a cookie decorating class led by the local baker and cake-maker Henri Moore. The free workshop begins at 4:00 p.m. and will be informative for beginners and experienced pastry artists. All ages are welcome! The Market will be open every Wednesday afternoon in October and November from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the Horse Farm with the exception of November 5th wh… [Event Website]

IPL Toddler Time

by: Acadiana 365

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

10:30am

Admission: Free

Are you looking for a program to share with your little ones ages 24-35 months? Iberia Parish Librarys Toddler Time is back this fall starting on October 1st at 10:30 a.m. This eight-week program happens on every Wednesday morning at the Main Library until November 19th. Here, you and your child can listen to stories, make easy crafts, enjoy finger plays, and sing along to songs. Did we mention that this is absolutely FREE? Registration is required; please call the Main Library at 364.7134. Make sure to r… [Event Website]

Johanna Divine

by: Acadiana 365

Cafe Vermillion, 1304 W. Pinhook Road

6:00pm

Admission:

Johanna Divine Cafe Vermilionville kicks off its fall Courtyard Concert Series with Johanna Divine. [Event Website]

Willow Charter Academy Parent Events

by: Acadiana 365

Willow Charter Academy, 1818 Evangeline Thruway, Lafayette

10:45am-7:30pm

Admission:

Willow Charter Academy will host two events on Wednesday, Oct. 1, that encourage parents to become increasingly involved in their childs education. Beginning at 10:45 a.m. the school will host lunch with a loved one. This event invites parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, or other special guests to enjoy lunchtime with their student and hear about their day. On Wednesday evening, Willow Charter Academy will kick off the schools first Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Scholars) event. Watch D.O.G.S. encourages fathers to becoming an active participant in their childs school. Throughout the year the Watch D.O.G.S. volunteer at school events and in the classroom. Willow Charter Academy, operated by National Heritage Academies, is a free public charter school serving students in grades kindergarten through fifth for the 2014-2015 school year. WHO: Willow Charter Academy WHAT: Watch D.O.G.S. Kick Off & Lunch with a Loved One WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 10:45 a.m. 12:25 p.m. Lunch with a Loved One 5:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. Watch D.O.G.S. Kick Off WHERE: Willow Charter Academy 1818 Evangeline Thruway Lafayette, LA 70501 CONTACT: Katie Baker (Media Contact Only) 616-929-1103 (office); 517-282-7579 (cell)

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

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

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

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

Thursday, Oct 2, 2014

Louisiana Crossroads Kickoff feat. Le Vent Du Nord, Michael Doucet & Cedric Watson

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Louisiana Crossroads Kickoff feat. Le Vent Du Nord, Michael Doucet & Cedric Watson Canadian powerhouse Le Vent du Nord takes their progressive folk to the deep South to infuse with Cajun and Zydeco flare. Local favorites Cedric Watson and Michael Doucet come together with the group to form brand new music never heard by another audience. It's a culture blend like no other for music lovers of Acadiana. Join us for a true Crossroads performance October 2 & 3 @ 7:30. Tickets are available at AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org, by calling 337.233.7060 or visiting our box office at 101 W. Verm… [Event Website]

Loose Cattle

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Loose Cattle They were a couple at the time. And it was hard times. And because therapy was damned expensive, they thought if they spent more time singing in the living room, there'd be less time for fighting. The idea was pretty simple: squeeze a bunch of friends together in a living room and play through some country tunes. Good time songs and sad ones, old ones and new ones. Not too much planning, not too much drinking (well...not everything went as planned). The name was conceived at a gig with their friend Laura Can… [Event Website]

Runner of the Woods

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

10:30pm

Admission: $10

Runner of the Woods Good things will come and not a moment too soon. For Nick Beaudoing, the front man of Nashville, Tennessees Runner of the Woods, much of 2014 was spent in the shadow of a serious family illness. Between visits to his hometown of Dallas, Texas, he stayed busy in the studio. One night while listening to rough mixes of his work on the drive home, he had a gut feeling that things would somehow work out. Ive never had the experience of listening to my own music and being cheered up, Beaudoing says. It felt … [Event Website]

Electric Seed

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Electric Seed Electric Seed is the brainchild of Dwight J. Roy, taking the ethos, earthiness, and technical skill of the blues and breathing life back into its old bones. [Event Website]

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. [Event Website]
Other Events

Michael Cerevis and the Loose Cattle, Doc Marshalls

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

2014 Carnival Gala

by: Lafayette General Foundation

111 Pasa Pl Lafayette, La

5:30pm-9:30pm

Once in a lifetime event for Lafayette that will change the scene on the fundraising circuit. Guests will step back in time to a vintage carnival while playing hospital themed games and witnessing entertainment like a man-eating chicken and a real life mermaid! All proceeds raised during the evening will benefit the NICU telemedicine project that provides 24/7 remote access to pediatric sub-specialists. Plus, our School Telemedicine project will empower school-age children to access preventative and urge… [Event Website]

Duson Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Duson Branch

10:00 AM

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

Milton Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Milton Branch

10:30 AM

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

South Regional Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

10:30 AM

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

Teen Performance Troupe

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

4:00 PM

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]

Teen Advisory Board

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

6:00 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]

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]

Hand Star Clay Studio Adult Wheel Throwing

by: Acadiana 365

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

10:00am-1:00pm

Admission:

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

Hand Star Clay Studio Teens Wheel Throwing

by: Acadiana 365

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

3:00pm-5:00pm

Admission:

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

Patrick Cooper

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

IPL Kids Craft

by: Acadiana 365

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

IPL Kids Craft

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Jeanerette Library, 411 Kentucky Street Jeanerette

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]

Tour du Teche Canoe Race

by: LCVC

Bayou Teche from Port Barre to Berwick,

7 a.m. start each morning

Admission: Entry fee per paddler

Three-day staged race for canoes and kayaks. Cest pas juste une course. FMI: Nicole Patin, 337-394-6232 or email: info@tourduteche.com. [Event Website]

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

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

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

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

Friday, Oct 3, 2014

Louisiana Crossroads Kickoff feat. Le Vent Du Nord, Michael Doucet & Cedric Watson

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Louisiana Crossroads Kickoff feat. Le Vent Du Nord, Michael Doucet & Cedric Watson Canadian powerhouse Le Vent du Nord takes their progressive folk to the deep South to infuse with Cajun and Zydeco flare. Local favorites Cedric Watson and Michael Doucet come together with the group to form brand new music never heard by another audience. It's a culture blend like no other for music lovers of Acadiana. Join us for a true Crossroads performance October 2 & 3 @ 7:30. Tickets are available at AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org, by calling 337.233.7060 or visiting our box office at 101 W. Verm… [Event Website]

Blayze & Saddles

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

10:00pm

Admission: $7

Blayze & Saddles Blayze & Saddles is a country-western/honky tonk band from Lafayette, Louisiana, that's likely to move even those less fond of the style. Drawing from the sounds of 1960s Bakersfield and the most notable of outlaws, they offer up a brand of country music not to be found anywhere else in the state, and perhaps not enough even in country music capitals. The group features members of other prominent local acts including Grammy-nominated Cajun band, Feufollet, swamp-pop super-group, Lil' Band o' Gold, and I… [Event Website]

Vanessa Avenue CD Release feat. Rareluth, We Are Up

by: Acadiana 365

Feed & Seed, 106 N. Grant St.

8:00pm

Admission: $7

Vanessa Avenue CD Release feat. Rareluth, We Are Up The CD Release show of Lafayette native band Vanessa Ave. Synthrock quartet Vanessa Ave combines electronic elements of current and relevant pop music, alternative rock, and the best of 80's pop tunes, drawing from current artists like Ellie Goulding, CHVRCHES, MuteMath, and M83, and older classics like Phil Collins and Depeche Mode, all driven by passionate, self-realizing lyrics. These values all collide in their new 5-song EP "Havens," which they will be playing the show to promote. Joining them for the nig… [Event Website]

DTA! The Molly Ringwalds

by: Acadiana 365

Parc International, Downtown Lafayette

5:30pm-8:30pm

Admission: Free

DTA! The Molly Ringwalds 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]

Cajun Face

by: Acadiana 365

Liberty Theater, 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice

6:30pm

Admission: $5

Cajun Face The multi-media Cajun Face is a collection of vignettes that reflect Cheramie and Browns experiences as young Cajuns living in Acadiana. Humorous, personal and poignant, Cajun Face themes include: families, defining what it means to be Cajun, dating, and as well as the decision to leave or stay in Louisiana. Cajun Face features two songs and video interviews from members of the community. … [Event Website]

The Real Inspector Hound

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $15

The Real Inspector Hound Cit des Arts announces production of Tom Stoppard's comedy The Real Inspector Hound, opening the first week of October. The Real Inspector Hound" is a one-hour, one-act play written by Tom Stoppard. The plot follows two theatre critics, Moon and Birdboot, as they review a ludicrous set-up of a country house murder mystery. Unfortunately for them, they soon become involved in the action.The Real Inspector Hound, much like Stoppard's earlier play Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, breezily examines t… [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]

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. [Event Website]
Other Events

Lil Buck Sinegal

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Southwinz

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Driving Sideways

by: Acadiana 365

Antlers, 555 Jefferson St.

9:00pm

Admission: Free

[Event Website]

Music & Market: Lil' Kenny & The Heart Breakers

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]

Memphis Dawls, Blayze N Saddles, Denton Hatcher

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

Michael Bryant

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Tour du Teche

by: Acadiana 365

Bayou Teche, 203 N. New Market St., St. Martinville

Admission:

A three day event features a 135 mile race in canoes, kayaks and pirogues on the Bayou Teche with cash price and trophies. Information numbers, 337-394-2230, 394-2233; www.tourduteche.com. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche Canoe Race

by: LCVC

Bayou Teche from Port Barre to Berwick,

7 a.m. start each morning

Admission: Entry fee per paddler

Three-day staged race for canoes and kayaks. Cest pas juste une course. FMI: Nicole Patin, 337-394-6232 or email: info@tourduteche.com. [Event Website]

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

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

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

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

Saturday, Oct 4, 2014

Latin Music Festival

by: Acadiana 365

Parc International, Downtown Lafayette

12:00pm-10:00pm

Admission: Free

Latin Music Festival The main focus of the 2014 Latin Music Festival, held annually on the first Saturday of October, is to promote, cultivate and conserve the vast variety of Latin Cultures in Louisiana and celebrate the Latin Heritage via the arts. [Event Website]

Picnic in the Park

by: Acadiana 365

Girard Park, 500 Girard Park Drive

11:00am-2:00pm

Admission: Free

Picnic in the Park Nouvelle Church of Lafayette, La., is hosting a community-wide Picnic in the Park Saturday, October 4, 2014 (11 am - 2 pm), at Girard Park, where free food, fun jumps and games will be available for all attendees. Drawings for twenty-five and fifty dollar gas card give aways will also take place during the event. Girard Park is located at 500 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette,La. Nouvelle Church is located at 105 Merchants Boulevard in Lafayette. For more information on the event or the church, contact Pasto… [Event Website]

Marty Christian CD Release Party

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

Admission:

Marty Christian CD Release Party Lafayette musician, Marty Christian will be having a release party for his new CD What I Came Here To Do Saturday, Oct 4th at Artmosphere Bistro. Christian will perform songs from his new Cd in both an intimate acoustic set and two sets with his full electric band including Frank Kincel on drums and Cal Stevenson on Bass. Guitar wizard, Darrin Kobetich from Fort Worth, TX opens. Christian calls his music Bluesicana: Americana music with deep Blues Roots. The Cd will be available for download on iTunes on … [Event Website]

The Real Inspector Hound

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

7:30pm

Admission: $15

The Real Inspector Hound Cit des Arts announces production of Tom Stoppard's comedy The Real Inspector Hound, opening the first week of October. The Real Inspector Hound" is a one-hour, one-act play written by Tom Stoppard. The plot follows two theatre critics, Moon and Birdboot, as they review a ludicrous set-up of a country house murder mystery. Unfortunately for them, they soon become involved in the action.The Real Inspector Hound, much like Stoppard's earlier play Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, breezily examines t… [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]

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. [Event Website]
Other Events

Dax Riggs, Cedric Watson

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Moon Saloon, 215 E. Convent St.

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

La Grande Boucherie

by: Acadiana 365

Festival Grounds on Bayou Teche, 203 N. New Market St., St. Martinville

10:00am-12:00am

Admission:

Boudin, cracklin and pork chops!! How many ways can you say YUM!! Youll find these and much more great food, music and other activities at the 45th La Grande Boucherie on Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 from 10am to midnight at St. Martinvilles Festival Grounds on Bayou Teche. Venez-vous joindre nous!! Come be part of our community and share this tradition of people coming together, coup de main (a helping hand), and having a good time. Portions of the money raised will go to developing the Festival G… [Event Website]

Sammy

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

HomeTown Boys

by: Acadiana 365

Richard Sales Barn 1307 Henry St., Abbeville

9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Coushatta Farmers Market

by: Acadiana 365

Koasati Plaza, 1007 Main St., Elton

9:00am

Admission: Free

The 2014-15 Coushatta Farmers Market season begins on Saturday, October 4, 2014. Free, live entertainment by the Bernie Alan Band and DJ Tyski will began at 9:00 am. The Coushatta Farmers Markets are free and open to the public, and are held on the first Saturday of each month, from October through June, from 7:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Koasati Plaza in Downtown Elton, Louisiana. The Coushatta Farmers Market is sponsored by the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, the Coushatta Casino Resort, the Imperi… [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]

Genealogy 101

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

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

Shadows-on-the-Teche

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:00am-4:00pm

Admission: $5, $3

The Shadows-on-the-Teche Fall Arts and Crafts Fair will take place in the Shadows gardens on Saturday October 5 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Over 100 vendors from around the state will exhibit and sell their original work. Admission to the fair is $5.00 per person (12 and older) and $3.00 for children (ages 6-11), and includes a tour of the Shadows. Raffle tickets will be sold to win items donated by the vendors. In addition to the arts & crafts, food and dessert vendors will sell tasty treats to… [Event Website]

Cajun Fiddle Classes with Henry Hample

by: Acadiana 365

LSUE, 2048 Johnson Highway, Eunice

6:00pm-7:00pm

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

Hand Star Clay Studio UL Continuing Ed Hand Building

by: Acadiana 365

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

9:30am-12:30pm

Admission:

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

Hand Star Clay Studio Teens Wheel Throwing

by: Acadiana 365

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

1:30pm-3:30pm

Admission:

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

Shadows Arts & Crafts Show

by: LCVC

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

9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Admission: Yes

Over ninety vendors display their art and crafts in the Shadows gardens. Paintings, jewelry, children's clothing, cypress furniture, wine and much more. [Event Website]

Mandolin Annie and the Roosters

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

IPL Kids Craft

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Jeanerette Library, 411 Kentucky Street Jeanerette

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]

Grip & Electric Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

638 Carmel Drive, Lafayette

9:00am-4:00pm

Admission: $60, $175

Grip & Electric Workshop Grip & Electric Department Orientation for TV/Film in Lafayette led by veterens of the Louisiana entertainment industry. Participants will work with lighting or grip equipment on Day 1 & 2, a combined grip and electric session on Day 3 and a short production shoot on Day 4. Each participant completing all trainings will receive a credit on the production. Sessions will be held on Oct 4-5 and 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 337-235-4383 or email info@b… [Event Website]

Tour du Teche

by: Acadiana 365

Bayou Teche, 203 N. New Market St., St. Martinville

Admission:

A three day event features a 135 mile race in canoes, kayaks and pirogues on the Bayou Teche with cash price and trophies. Information numbers, 337-394-2230, 394-2233; www.tourduteche.com. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche Canoe Race

by: LCVC

Bayou Teche from Port Barre to Berwick,

7 a.m. start each morning

Admission: Entry fee per paddler

Three-day staged race for canoes and kayaks. Cest pas juste une course. FMI: Nicole Patin, 337-394-6232 or email: info@tourduteche.com. [Event Website]

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

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

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

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

Sunday, Oct 5, 2014

The Real Inspector Hound

by: Acadiana 365

Cite' des Arts, 109 Vine St.

2:00pm

Admission: $15

The Real Inspector Hound Cit des Arts announces production of Tom Stoppard's comedy The Real Inspector Hound, opening the first week of October. The Real Inspector Hound" is a one-hour, one-act play written by Tom Stoppard. The plot follows two theatre critics, Moon and Birdboot, as they review a ludicrous set-up of a country house murder mystery. Unfortunately for them, they soon become involved in the action.The Real Inspector Hound, much like Stoppard's earlier play Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead, breezily examines t… [Event Website]

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. [Event Website]
Other Events

Jamie Bergeron & The Kickin' Cajuns

by: Acadiana 365

Whiskey River, 1365 Henderson Levee Road, Henderson

4:00pm-8:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Stop the Clock Cowboy Jazz Band

by: Acadiana 365

Feed & Seed, 106 N. Grant St.

6:00pm-10:00pm

Admission: $10

Stop the Clock Cowboy Jazz Band plays every 1st Sunday of the month! This 10+ group of musicians is full of energy and talent! Come dance with us! Show starts at 6pm 10pm $10 Cover [Event Website]

Baret Fritz

by: Acadiana 365

Dewey's, 2901 Bonin Road, Youngsville

5:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Pastor Celebrates 30 Years Serving Acadiana

by: Acadiana 365

The Bayou Church, 2234 Kaliste Saloom Road

5:00pm

Pastor Mike Walker and his wife, Paula, of The Bayou Church, formerly East Bayou Baptist Church, will celebrate 30 years of ministry in Acadiana with a Celebration Service at The Heymann Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 5th at 6:00pm. Among clergy, 30 years in one pastorate is a very rare and significant milestone, says Executive Pastor Lyndale Holloway. The event is an opportunity to recognize what God has done through this couple in the lives of our church and the community. After graduating … [Event Website]

Bal du Dimanche with Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco RoadRunners

by: Acadiana 365

Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road

1:00pm-4:00pm

Admission: $10

Dance the afternoon away with Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco RoadRunners 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]

Delta Drifters

by: Acadiana 365

Artmosphere, 902 Johnston St.

9:00pm

[Event Website]

T'monde

by: Acadiana 365

Blue Dog Cafe, 1211 W. Pinhook Road

5:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

[Event Website]

Sunday Cinema @ Village Cafe

by: Acadiana 365

Village Cafe, 1 Degaulle Square, River Ranch

6:00pm

Admission: $65

Sunday Cinema @ Village Cafe Join Runaway Dish and Southern Screen Film Festival for Sunday supper and a night of cozy film watching. Three award-winning short films will be shown throughout dinner. Menu includes a sit-down three course meal prepared by Chef Jeremy Conner of Village Cafe. Bring your own drinks! We encourage any and all kinds of drinks. A nice little bottle of wine? Champagne? Gin and Tonics? Ginger Ale? We will have plenty of glasses, water, and ice on hand. And if you want to bring more for sharing, bravo! That's … [Event Website]

Grip & Electric Workshop

by: Acadiana 365

638 Carmel Drive, Lafayette

9:00am-4:00pm

Admission: $60, $175

Grip & Electric Workshop Grip & Electric Department Orientation for TV/Film in Lafayette led by veterens of the Louisiana entertainment industry. Participants will work with lighting or grip equipment on Day 1 & 2, a combined grip and electric session on Day 3 and a short production shoot on Day 4. Each participant completing all trainings will receive a credit on the production. Sessions will be held on Oct 4-5 and 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information call 337-235-4383 or email info@b… [Event Website]

Tour du Teche

by: Acadiana 365

Bayou Teche, 203 N. New Market St., St. Martinville

Admission:

A three day event features a 135 mile race in canoes, kayaks and pirogues on the Bayou Teche with cash price and trophies. Information numbers, 337-394-2230, 394-2233; www.tourduteche.com. [Event Website]

Tour du Teche Canoe Race

by: LCVC

Bayou Teche from Port Barre to Berwick,

7 a.m. start each morning

Admission: Entry fee per paddler

Three-day staged race for canoes and kayaks. Cest pas juste une course. FMI: Nicole Patin, 337-394-6232 or email: info@tourduteche.com. [Event Website]

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

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

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Roberts Cove Germanfest

by: LCVC

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

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

Admission: Admission Fee

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

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

Monday, Oct 6, 2014

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. [Event Website]
Other Events

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]

Gentle Yoga for Adults

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

6:00 PM

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

AOC Muse - Great Photography using Any Camera

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]

Hand Star Clay Studio Adult Hand Building

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:00pm-9:00pm

Admission:

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

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 Kids Craft

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Loreauville Branch 510 N. Main Street Loreauville

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]

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

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

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

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

Tuesday, Oct 7, 2014

Nutria-palooza sur la Coule: Righteous Fur Fashion Show & Wetlands Benefit Auction

by: Acadiana 365

Home of Becky Schexnayder, 140 Arlington Drive

6:00pm-10:00pm

Admission: $25, $30

Nutria-palooza sur la Coule:  Righteous Fur Fashion Show & Wetlands Benefit Auction Righteous Fur is on a save-the-wetlands mission to bring nutria fur to the contemporary fashion market. Launched with soldout shows in New Orleans and New York, Nutri-palooza first took Lafayette by storm with our 2011 fashion show. Now it returns to bayou country for Nutria-palooza sur la Coule, scheduled for Tuesday, October 7, from 6-10 pm. Sponsored in part by Bayou Teche Brewing, Saint Street Inn and Genterie Supply Co., Nutria-palooza presents fabulous nutria fashions created by Righteous Fur and… [Event Website]

Centering Seminar with Walter Jr.

by: Acadiana 365

Nouriche of Lafayette, 605 Silverstone #100, River Ranch

6:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: $35

Centering Seminar with Walter Jr. [Event Website]

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

Visions of Tradition: 40 Years of Festival Acadiens et Creoles On view in the A. Hays Town building: Visions of Tradition: 40 years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. The exhibition, through a selection of historic photographs, highlights scenes from the past forty years of Festivals Acadiens et Creoles. [Event Website]
Other Events

AOC 101

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:00pm-7:00pm

Admission: Free

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

Baton Rouge Early Vocal Ensemble (B.R.E.V.E.

by: Acadiana 365

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

7:30pm

Admission: Free

Visiting Artists The Baton Rouge Early Vocal Ensemble (B.R.E.V.E.) will be performing a free, 50 minute program of sacred music in Angelle Hall at UL Lafayette on Tuesday October 7th at 7:30pm. The focus of the program is a rare performance of Handel's powerful setting of Psalm 110, Dixit Dominus, to be performed with a chamber orchestra which will include many of the principal string players of the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra. Admission is Free.… [Event Website]

Baby Time: South Regional Library

by: Lafayette Public Library

South Regional Library

9:30 AM

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

Broussard Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Broussard Branch

10:00 AM

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

Jefferson Street Branch Story Time

by: Lafayette Public Library

Jefferson St Library

10:30 AM

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

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]

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]

Become Money Smart

by: Lafayette Public Library

North Regional Library

5:30 PM

Do you live paycheck to paycheck? Is debt dragging you down? Learn how to become money smart in this free two-session workshop sponsored by United Way of Acadiana. Register beginning Monday, September 22.Tuesday, October 7 & Thursday, October 95:30 - 7:30 pmNorth Regional Library 896-6323… [Event Website]

10/07/2014 - Greater Lafayette Chamber of Commerce 2014 Golf Classic

by: Chamber of Commerce
Join us for the 2014 Golf Classic at The Wetlands Golf Course! Tee Time: 1:30 p.m. 4 Man Scramble $800 Per Team If interested in sponsorship opportunities click here, or contact Nicole DesOrmeaux at (337) 408-3656 or nico&… [Event Website]

Become Money Smart

by: Acadiana 365

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

5:30pm-7:30pm

Do you live paycheck to paycheck? Is debt dragging you down? Learn how to become money smart in this free two-session workshop sponsored by United Way of Acadiana. Register using the links below beginning Monday, September 22. [Event Website]

Cajun Fiddle Classes with Henry Hample

by: Acadiana 365

LSUE, 2048 Johnson Highway, Eunice

6:00pm-7:00pm

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

Hand Star Clay Studio Chidren's Hand Building

by: Acadiana 365

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

4:30pm-6:30pm

Admission:

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

Memorial Service

by: Hospice of Acdiana

Conference Center 2600 Johnston Street

6:00pm

Admission: free

A memorial service is offered by Deacon James Davis and chaplain staff for those whom have lost a loved one. [Event Website]

IPL Come. Sit. Knit.

by: Acadiana 365

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

6:00pm

Admission: Free

The Parkview Branch Library would like to extend a warm welcome to teens and adults 13 and older to Sit and Knit. It doesnt matter whether youre a new knitter or a needle master; youre invited to join others in a knit-a-thon every Tuesday at 6:00 PM. The fun starts October 7th and will continue for several months. For more information, call the Parkview Branch at (337) 364-7480. New members are encouraged to attend and are always welcome. Supplies are not provided.… [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 Kids Craft

by: Acadiana 365

Iberia Parish Loreauville Branch 510 N. Main Street Loreauville

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]

Conversation Class Session 1

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

6:00pm-7:30pm

Admission: $100

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

Art & Shadows: Artists in Residence

by: Acadiana 365

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

11:00am-3:00pm

Admission:

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

Beginner Standard French Pt. 2 (102)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Beginner Standard French (101)

by: Acadiana 365

Alliance Francaise de Lafayette, 735 Jefferson Street

5:30pm-7:00pm

Admission: $385

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

Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist Exhibit

by: Acadiana 365

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

Admission: Free

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

Harvest Moon Festival

by: LCVC

Downtown Main Street, Franklin, LA,

Vary

Admission: FREE to Public

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

22nd Annual Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar & Festival

by: LCVC

Holy Ghost Catholic Church,

10 a.m.-Midnight

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

Intro Tea Class

by: Indulge

Indulge

10:30am

Admission: $30

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