To submit event and entertainment items for the Bon Temps calendar, email details to fun@theadvocate.com or fax to (225) 388-0351. Deadline is at noon Monday.

FRIDAY, APRIL 12

janelle roberts friday night barrel race competition: New Roads Multi-Use Center, 1400 Major Parkway, New Roads. (225) 718-2438.

semi-annual antique fair & yard sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall, 123 Church St., Washington. More than 200 vendors. Food available for purchase. (337) 826-3580.

market at the mill: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., old Southern Cotton Oil Company, Community and Mill streets, New Roads. 8,000 square feet of dealers with booths of antique furniture, reproductions, rugs, arts, crafts. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the old mill building. (225) 718-3822.

bach lunch: 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Parc Sans Souci, corner of Polk, Congress and Vermilion streets, Lafayette. Free outdoor concert by The Rayo Brothers. Lunches are available for purchase from Creole Lunch House, Jefferson Street Pub and Johnsons Boucaniere. Proceeds benefit the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation. Free.

Downtown alive!: 5:30 p.m., downtown Lafayette. Free outdoor concert featuring “Brother Dege,” Dege Legg. (800) 346-1958.

southern garden festival: 6 p.m.-8 p.m, 3502 E. Simcoe St., Lafayette. Dinner in the garden, pianist Colin Smith, silent auction. Proceeds benefit Family Promise of Acadiana. $75 per person; $100 per couple. Reservations required. (337) 233-3447.

friday night cookie jar fishing tournaments: 7 p.m.-midnight, Morrison Parkway Boat Dock, New Roads. (225) 293-3402.

zachary richard — an acadian homecoming: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Q&A sessions and Cajun fare available before the show. $30-$40. (337) 233-7060.

SATURDAY, APRIL 13

TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 6 a.m.-10 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Fresh, locally grown produce, arts and crafts, jams and jellies, preserves, baked goods and yard art. (888) 942-3742.

mud dash: Gravity Alley Extreme Park, Lafayette-Breaux Bridge Highway, Breaux Bridge. A four mile race with muddy, wet obstacles. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Project Independence. Awards include best costume. $65. http://louisianamuddash.com or (337) 321-1154.

BAYOU TECHE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Hamilton and North New Market streets, St. Martinville. Produce, arts and crafts for sale. (337) 394-2230.

CAJUN JAM SESSION: 9 a.m.-noon, Savoy Music Center, 4413 U.S. 190 East, Eunice. Bring instrument. (337) 457-9563.

semi-annual antique fair & yard sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall, 123 Church St., Washington. More than 200 vendors. Food available for purchase. (337) 826-3580.

hammond market: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., downtown Hammond. Arts and crafts and seasonal homegrown produce. http://www.dddhammond.com.

historical bed and breakfast tour: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., headquartered at Poydras Center, New Roads. Sponsored by the Pointe Coupee Parish Historical Society. Free. (225) 638-6575.

market at the mill: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., old Southern Cotton Oil Company, Community and Mill streets, New Roads. 8,000 square feet of dealers with booths of antique furniture, reproductions, rugs, arts, crafts. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the old mill building. (225) 718-3822.

rendez-vous des cajuns: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Music by Harry & Lisa Trahan Family Band. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or http://www.eunice-la.com.

fundraiser for festival of words: 7 p.m., poetry; 8 p.m., movie, Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Poetry performances, food, silent auction, screening of the new film “Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder.” $15. (337) 662-1032 or (337) 291-1122.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

strawberry strut: 7 a.m., registration; 8 a.m., fun run; 8:30 a.m., 10K race, Jaycee Park, corner of West Willow Street and Beechwood Drive, Ponchatoula. Refreshments will be served. Proceeds benefit the Jaycees. Adults: $25 for one race, $30 for both; children 12 and younger: $10 for one race, $15 for both.

mud dash: Gravity Alley Extreme Park, Lafayette-Breaux Bridge Highway, Breaux Bridge. A four mile race with muddy, wet obstacles. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Project Independence. Awards include best costume. $65. http://louisianamuddash.com or (337) 321-1154.

semi-annual antique fair & yard sale: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall, 123 Church St., Washington. More than 200 vendors. Food available for purchase. (337) 826-3580.

market at the mill: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., old Southern Cotton Oil Company, Community and Mill streets, New Roads. 8,000 square feet of dealers with booths of antique furniture, reproductions, rugs, arts, crafts. Proceeds benefit the restoration of the old mill building. (225) 718-3822.

spring brunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche, 317 E. Main St., New Iberia. (337) 369-6446.

contra & square dance: 3 p.m.-5:30 p.m., NUNU’s, 1510 Bayou Courtableau Road, Arnaudville. Sponsored by Louisiana Contras and Squares. Beginners welcome. All dances called. No partner necessary. Gumbo, water and soft drinks for sale. (337) 349-1622.

village concert: 5 p.m., Acadian Village, 200 Greenleaf Drive, Lafayette. Performance by the Lafayette Concert Band and the Bayou Community Band from Houma. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic. $10. (337) 654-3642.

Eunice Symphony Orchestra: 7:30 p.m., Liberty Theater, 200 Park Ave., Eunice. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. The program is titled “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” $5; free, children age 6 and younger. (337) 457-8151 or (337) 580-2493. Tickets also are available at the door.

MONDAY, APRIL 15

AN EVENING OF TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND DANCE OF BRITTANY: 5 p.m., Angelle Hall, Ducrest-Gilfry Auditorium, 601 E. St. Mary Blvd., University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Presented by the students and faculty of Université Rennes 2. Free. (337) 482-6012.

TUESDAY, APRIL 16

FARMER’S MARKET: 7 a.m.-11 a.m., 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Garden veggies, fruits, jellies, other fresh items. (337) 948-0561.

TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Produce, arts and crafts, jams, jellies, baked goods and art.

painting for tots: 4:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville, (225) 473-8052; 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 13278 La. 73, Geismar, (225) 673-8699. Children ages 18 months-3 years will paint with supplies provided.

FAlse river tuesday night fishing tournaments: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., Morrison Parkway Public Boat Dock, New Roads. Fishermen must qualify to fish the final “Classic Tournament,” date TBA. (225) 955-2460.

THURSDAY, APRIL 18

great southern rv park bluegrass event: 2 p.m., 30338 La. 21, Angie. Bring lawn chairs. Camping available. Music, concessions, no drugs/alcohol. $15; $40, three day ticket; free, children 12 and younger. (985) 516-4680 or (225) 775-5818.

rhythms on the river: 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m., River Ranch Town Square, 1100 Camellia Blvd., Lafayette. Free live music by Locos por Juana. No ice chests. (337) 216-6566.

fee-fi-fo-fun: 6 p.m. Ascension Parish Library,500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Children will play games, watch the story and plant their own bean seeds. Registration required. (225) 473-8052.

painting for tots: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library, 708 S. Irma Blvd., Gonzales. Children ages 18 months-3 years will paint with supplies provided. (225) 647-3955.

ONGOING

2012 FIDDLE MANIA: throughout downtown Opelousas. Public art exhibit featuring oversized fiddles fabricated from metal that were painted and designed by local artists. The exhibit is dedicated in memory of local musician/fiddler and cultural ambassador Hadley J. Castille. (337) 948-5227 or http://www.cityofopelousas.com.

art show competition: Barnes and Noble, 5705 Johnston St., Lafayette. Open to the public. On display through April 27. Judging on Monday, April 22. (337) 856-7369 or (337) 783-8765.

Imahara’s Botanical Garden: 5341 Mahoney Road, St. Francisville. Self-guided tours, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays and 1-3 p.m. Sundays. http://imaharasbotanicalgarden.blogspot.com.

livingston parish main library: 20390 Iowa St., Livingston. Exhibit of paintings by Bonnie Smith-Williams on display during regular library hours through April. Email myartandsoul@hotmail.com.

NEW IBERIA AZALEA TRAIL: New Iberia Welcome Center, 2513 La. 14, New Iberia. Pick up a trail tour map at the welcome center to guide you on a walking or driving tour to view beautiful azaleas in bloom. (888) 942-3742 or http://www.iberiatravel.com.

  • icholls jubilee festival: Nicholls State University, Thibodaux. Workshops, art festivals, performances, writer’s conference, film history exhibit, talent show and more, through Saturday, April 27. For a schedule of events, visit http://nicholls.edu/jubilee or call (985) 448-4273.

ohr-o’keefe museum of art: Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. Gallery hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday. Dusti Bongé: Revisiting the Legacy, Lydia Thompson: Roots, Connections and PathwaysandTerry Tjader: Ingrained in Wood, through May. George E. Ohr: Selections from Gulf Coast Collections,ongoing. https://www.georgeohr.org.

university of louisiana AT lafayette, hilliard art museum: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. http://museum.louisiana.edu. Contemporary Folk Art from the Permanent Collection, through August. John Buck: C’est Magnifique, through May 11.