Outlying areas calendar for July 17-23, 2015 _lowres

Photo provided by Elizabeth LeBlanc -- The eight annual Cruisin' for a Cure to benefit the American Cancer Society will take place at Syngenta's Pavilion in St. Gabriel. Vintage cars, trucks and bikes will be on display and judged.

FRIDAY

  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, LA Express Boat Dock, Jarreau. Entry fees apply to fish the tournament and fishermen must qualify to fish the final “classic tournament.” $30. (225) 293-3402 or mr.guy@netzero.net

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JULY 26

  • “HAIRSPRAY”: 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. An Iberia Performing Arts League musical production. $10. (337) 364-6114

SATURDAY

  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, West Thomas Street, Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or smith_tl@hammond.org

JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 A.M.-NOON, JEANERETTE CITY PARK, TARLETON STREET, JEANERETTE. LOCALLY-GROWN FOODS AND HANDMADE ITEMS. (337) 276-4293 OR JEANERETTECHAMBER.ORG

LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET: 8 A.M.-NOON, LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET PAVILION, 4484 LA. 1, RACELAND. LOCAL FARMERS, FISHERMEN, ARTISANS AND MORE. FREE. (985) 438-1231

CRUISIN’ FOR A CURE: CAR, TRUCK AND BIKE SHOW: 8 A.M.-11 A.M., REGISTRATION; 2 P.M., AWARDS, SYNGENTA’S PAVILION, 3905 LA. 75 (RIVER ROAD), ST. GABRIEL. ANNUAL BENEFIT FOR AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY HOSTED BY ALTERNATE ROUTE CRUISERS. FOOD, DRINK, AUCTION, DOOR PRIZES, DRAWINGS. (225) 642-1177

“R & R…REFLECTIONS & REFRACTIONS”: 1 P.M.-5 P.M., LIGO LIVINGSTON OBSERVATORY, 19100 LIGO ROAD, LIVINGSTON. LEARN ABOUT LIGHT — REFLECTIONS, REFRACTIONS, COLOR, AND MORE. SCIENCE SATURDAY VISITORS CAN ALSO TAKE A TOUR OF THE FACILITY AND TALK TO A LIGO SCIENTIST OR SCIENCE SPECIALIST. IN ADDITION, VISITORS CAN EXPLORE AND INTERACT WITH MORE THAN 40 LIGO SCIENCE CONCEPT EXHIBITS. FREE. (225) 686-3173

SUNDAY

  • CHICKEN AND SAUSAGE BBQ DINNER: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mary Kiwanis Park, across from St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Main Street, New Roads. The dinner consists of barbecue chicken, baked beans, coleslaw and roll. $10.

LAFAYETTE URBAN ADVENTURE RACE: DOWNTOWN LAFAYETTE AND OTHER LOCATIONS. TEAMS WILL BIKE ON ROADS, HIKE THROUGH PARKS AND TRAILS AND PADDLE WATERWAYS. A FOUR-HOUR ADVENTURE FOR TEAMS OF THREE. TEAMS WILL BATTLE IN FIVE ADVENTURE RACES WHERE TOP TEAMS IN THE SERIES WILL SHARE IN $10,000 IN PRIZES. WWW.LAADVENTURERACING.COM

TUESDAY

TUESDAY NIGHT FISHING TOURNAMENT: 6 P.M.-9 P.M., FALSE RIVER. EVERY TUESDAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER. (225) 240-0174

WEDNESDAY

  • EUNICE FARMERS MARKET: 1 p.m., corner of Second and Park streets, Eunice. (337) 457-6503 or EuniceLa@hotmail.com
  • “STARS OF STYLE” BEST DRESSED GALA: 6:30 p.m., Cade Community Center, 1688 Smede Highway, St. Martinville. Fundraiser hosted by the Louisiana Sugar Cane Festival & Fair Association. (337) 367-7594

THURSDAY

  • ACADIANA GROWERS ALLIANCE FARMERS MARKET: 4 p.m.-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia. (337) 367-0838 or Facebook.com/BestLifeFlashMarket
  • COFFEE & CRAFTS: 6 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown Branch. Introduction to stray sock sewing. Space limited. (225) 673-8699

ONGOING

  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or BayouTecheMuseum.org
  • THE DOWNTOWN ART GALLERY 630: 630 Belanger St., Houma. Artist of the Month is Fred Marks: fredmarksart.com
  • HAMMOND REGIONAL ARTS CENTER: 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (985) 542-7113 or hammondarts.org

Jeanerette Museum: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Step into the past and learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or JeaneretteMuseum.com

LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color30 p.m. Monday through Friday, andText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color 9 a.mText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color.-4 p.m. Saturday. A new interpretive exhibit designed to teach locals and visitors about zydeco, one of the region’s musical treasures. The presentation includes seven panels that display the legends of zydeco, the history and information on how these Creole sounds developed from the colonial period to the present in South Louisiana.

ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: La. 10, St. Francisville. “History Mythbusters,” through Sunday, July 26. Site staff will explore commonly-believed myths, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. (225) 635-3110 or www.LaStateParks.com

University art museum: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. “Selections from the UL College of Art Faculty,” through Dec. 12; “Environmental Impact,” produced by David J. Wagner, through Aug. 8; and “Her Self:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Works by Kathy Sosa,” through Aug. 29. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278 or hilliardmuseum.org

Washington ARt GAllery: Corner of Veterans Boulevard and Church Street, Washington. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. “Washington Historic,” an exhibit of paintings, including colorful, abstract Louisiana landscapes. (337) 351-3043 or artworkbybertrand@yahoo.com

Compiled by Whitney Christy