Outlying areas calendar for Oct. 9-15, 2015 _lowres

Photo by Chris Lee -- Joseph Alessi, principal trombonist with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, will be a featured performer with the Southeastern Louisiana University Wind Symphony at its annual Fanfare performance at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts in Hammond.


  • LE GRAND RÉVEIL ACADIEN BILINGUAL CONCERT: 6 p.m., Courthouse Square, 118 S. Court St., Opelousas.


  • ANTIQUE FAIR & YARD SALE: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall, 123 S. Church St., Washington. You can find treasures from more than 200 vendors here to decorate both your homes and offices.


  • COME HOME FESTIVAL — FESTIVAL DE LA GRANDE ÉGLISE: 6 p.m., St. Landry Catholic Church, 1020 N. Main St., Opelousas.



  • VOICES FROM OUR PAST: St. Landry Catholic Church Cemetery Tours: 6 p.m., 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Sunday, St. Landry Catholic Church, Valentin Hall, 1020 N. Main St., Opelousas.


  • FALL FESTIVAL OF SOUND: 3 p.m., The Bayou Church, 2234 Kaliste Saloom Road, Lafayette. Conductor Gerald Guilbeaux begins his 23rd year at the helm of the group that performs five concerts during every year in a season series packed with new and familiar music from Broadway to contemporary wind band works. Admission is $10 at the door. For more information about the concert, season tickets or becoming a member of the band call (337) 989-1279 or visit lcband.org.


  • BACH TO THE FUTURE SOUTHEASTERN WIND SYMPHONY: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Southeastern Wind Symphony performs with New York Philharmonic principal trombonist Joe Alessi. General admission is $14 for adults, $7 for faculty and seniors. All students free with school ID. For more information, visit columbiatheatre.org.


  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or bayoutechemuseum.org
  • GRAND RÉVEIL — WOMEN CRAFTING OUR CULTURE: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., St. Landry Parish Visitor Center 978 Kennerson Road, Opelousas. In remembrance of the arrival of the Acadians, events are taking place throughout South Louisiana, October 3-11. Creole folklorist, Rebecca Henry; avid collector, Clara Darbonne; and spinner/weaver, Charlene Quinilty will share their collections. Visitors can expect to see examples of quilting, tatting, sewing, spinning, weaving, and more. The Louisiana bicentennial quilt will also be on display, along with the rest of the exhibit, for the month of October.
  • HALLOWEEN AT CAJUN RVERA: 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Cajun RVera/SugArena, 713 Northwest Bypass, New Iberia. Trick or treat every Saturday in October. Costume contests also will be held.
  • THE HAUNTED THEATRE HAUNTED HOUSE: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 Main St., Franklin. Every Friday and Saturday in Oct. Admission is $5.
  • SLU STUDENT ARTWORK: The Hammond Regional Arts Center, at 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. The HRAC invites the public to stop by and see work currently being produced by SLU’s art and design students. Exhibit will run through Oct. 30.
  • JAM SESSION: 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Fridays, Cajun Campground, 5552 U.S. 190, Eunice. A Cajun tradition in which both amateur and seasoned musicians take turns playing a tune.
  • JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday. (337) 276-4408 or jeanerettemuseum.com
  • LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. cityofopelousas.com/le-vieux-village
  • ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: La. 10, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3110 or lastateparks.com

La Table FranÇaise at Java Square Cafe: 4 p.m. Fridays, Java Square Cafe, 103 W. Landry St., Opelousas. Grab a cup of coffee and share conversation and fun with other French speakers. Free admission.

  • UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. “Selections from the UL College of Art Faculty” will be on display through Dec. 12. Also, the museum’s exhibits “Art Under the Big Sky” and “Imprinting the West” will run through Jan. 2. Hours are 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 are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday-Sunday. See “Washington Historic,” an exhibit of paintings, including colorful, abstract Louisiana landscapes. (337) 351-3043 or artworkbybertrand@yahoo.com

Compiled by

Marchaund Jones