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A scene from last year's Friends of the Library book sale in Lafayette; the event starts at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at the Heymann Performing Arts Center.



FLY FISHING HANGOUT: 5 p.m., Pack & Paddle, 601 E. Pinhook Road, Lafayette. A get together for veteran and new fly fishing fans.

CONCERTS AT COURET: 6 p.m., Couret Farms, 505 W. Pont Des Mouton Suite 1-B, Lafayette. Featuring a performance from Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars. 


NATIONAL TEDDY BEAR DAY AT BUILD-A-BEAR: 10 a.m., Acadiana Mall, 5725 Johnston St., Lafayette. Celebrate National Teddy Bear Day with a beary special offer. $5.50 a bear.

"TRUE STORY" BY E.M. LEWIS — A DEVELOPMENTAL PRODUCTION: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. This postmodern thriller tells the story of a grieving mystery writer named Hal Walker, who is hired to ghostwrite the “story of the century.” $15, $12 for students and seniors. Call (337) 291-1122 for info or visit or


TAWASI ANTIQUES AND COLLECTIBLES SHOW: 10 a.m. daily, Warren J. Harang Jr. Municipal Auditorium, 310 N. Canal Blvd., Thibodaux. Indoor show with furniture, silver, glass, dolls, papers, vintage clothing and glass repair and restoration. $10. (985) 413-1147.

WONDERLAND PERFORMING ARTS OPEN HOUSE: 5 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Wonderland Performing Arts, 227A Bendal Road, Lafayette. Take a tour of the new studio and sign up for classes. 


BIKES, BEER AND BURRITOS: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Acadiana Park Mountain Bike Trails, 1205 E. Alexander St., Lafayette. A fundraising social to support BikeLafayette and build the cycling community, featuring bike rides, music and burritos. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 

WORD CRAWL 2017: noon to midnight, various locations in downtown Lafayette. A 12-hour marathon of poetry, stories, music and words.,

TEDXVERMILIONSTREET 2017: 1 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Explore creative solutions to overcome obstacles and promote change.

"EVEN IF YOU PAINT OVER ME, I'M STILL HERE": 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. View the street photography of Amy Fornof. 

SECOND SATURDAY ARTWALK: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Featuring galleries, restaurants and venues opening their doors with exclusive and new works from local and regional artists.

CAYLA ZEEK AT ARTWALK: 6 p.m., Gallery R Downtown, 116 E. Congress St., Lafayette. Cayla Mattea Zeek will show off her various styles and mixed media work.

SEPTEMBER ARTWALK "AN EVENING WITH THE STARS": 6 p.m., Sola Violins, 100 E. Vermilion St., Suite 102, Lafayette. Premiering for the first time local, phenomenal artist Roselyn Landry.

SEPTEMBER ARTWALK — SUPER MOTIVATION GALORE WITH THE BOARD: 6 p.m., Basin Arts, 113 Clinton St., Lafayette. Come out and enjoy Jacob Broussard’s current exhibition Sideways Hot Tub and a live music and dance improvisational performance by The Board and Basin Dance.

FRANCOPHONE WORD CRAWL: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. 

THE WEANING PROCESS: 8 p.m. to 9 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. A performance from the improv troupe. $5. 


ZYDECO NATION UNITED DISASTER BENEFIT: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., El Sido's Zydeco & Blues Club, 523 N. St. Antoine, Lafayette. Featuring performances from Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, Corey Ledet and many others. Proceeds will benefit musicians affected by Hurricane Harvey. $10 at the door.

ALL AMERICAN MINI MUSIC FESTIVAL: 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Warehouse 535, 535 Garfield St., Lafayette. Featuring blues, R&B, jazz and pop bands, benefiting lupus patients in the community. $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 

GAME OF THRONES TRIVIA PAINTING CLASS: 6 p.m., Painting with a Twist, 107 Energy Parkway, Suite B, Lafayette. Enjoy a trivia night after the season finale of Game of Thrones.


"LEMON": 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring a screening of the dark comedy starring Brett Gelman. $10 for members, $12 for nonmembers. acadianacenterforthearts. 

COMEDY FOR LIZARD PEOPLE: 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Bisbano's Pizza Parlor, 1540 Johnston St., Lafayette. Featuring O'Mar Finley and Mikel Albagdadi. Free. 


ARTS IN EDUCATION SHOWCASE: 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Visit with teachers, schools and local arts organizations to find out what's being offered locally. RSVP by calling (337) 233-7060.

LAFAYETTE COMEDY'S WEEKLY OPEN-MIC NIGHT: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., Steam Press Coffee Cafe, 520A Jefferson St., Lafayette. Featuring Will Merrill. $3 cover. 


CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS SOCIAL: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Artmosphere Bistro, 902 Johnston St., Lafayette. Network and get to know creatives in the community.  


FALL BOOK SALE: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., open through Sept. 16; Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. Gently used books.


ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. "Neo-Eclectic Post Bop Expressionism: Dutch Kepler" and "Powder Keg," through Saturday; and "Through the Looking Glass" through Sept. 23.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF ACADIANA: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 201 E. Congress St., Lafayette. Admission is $7 for children and adults. Free for children 12 months and under.

HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. "CONTINGENt: drawing and sculpture by Joan Tanner" through Sept. 16; "Spotlight on Francis Pavy" through Dec. 9; Yoga in the Galleries on the second Saturday of every month at 11 a.m.; and free guided tour every Friday and Saturday at 2 p.m.

HUB CITY FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Oil Center, 427 Heymann St., Lafayette. Across from Champagne's. The first and third Saturdays include an arts weekend.

LAFAYETTE FARMERS AND ARTISAN MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Horse Farm, 2913 Johnston St., Lafayette. Includes a Cajun jam at 9 a.m.

OPELOUSAS FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Tuesdays, Farmers Market Pavilion, 925 E. Landry St., Opelousas.

TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m. Saturdays and Tuesdays, Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia.

LAFAYETTE SCIENCE MUSEUM: 433 Jefferson St., Lafayette. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.

JAM SESSION: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays, Cajun Campground, 5552 U.S. 190, Eunice. A Cajun tradition in which both amateur and seasoned musicians take turns.

JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the past 200 years of the sugar cane and cypress lumber industries and the days of the steamboat. (337) 276-4408 or

JEANERETTE WEEKLY MARKET: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, every Friday, locally grown vegetable, canned items, jewelry and other homemade items. (337) 339-3383.

LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

NUNU COLLECTIVE: 1510 Bayou Courtableau Highway, Arnaudville. Featuring a marketplace at 11 a.m. Fridays through Sundays.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones