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FRIDAY, JULY 15

FIRST FRIDAYS WITH A LITTLE LAGNIAPPE: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Landry Parish Visitor Information Center, Exit 23 on I-49, just north of Opelousas. Luthier Anya Burgess will show her violin-making skills. Free.

CREATIVE ARTS FESTIVAL: 5-9 p.m., Metairie Park Country Day School, 300 Park Road, Metairie. Live music, visual art, film, dance poetry and theatrical presentations. Free. (504) 849-3188.

VICTORY BAND PRESENTS 'GLEN MILLER: IN THE MOOD’: 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. performance, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Seventeen-piece Victory Big Band pays tribute to Glen Miller, one of the best selling recording artists from 1939-1943. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

STORY CIRCLE: 7 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Drama examines dialogue of accepting and understanding racial differences. $15, general admission; $10, students. http://www.ashecac.org

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Presented by the Iberia Performing Arts League. Tickets available at Delaune’s Pharmacy, Paul’s Flower Shop and Accentric’s.

SATURDAY, JULY 16

SUMMER FUN SHOW: 8 a.m. until, SugArena, 713 La. 3212, New Iberia. Regional jumping horse competition series, show, concessions. Presented by Knollwood Farm. (888) 942-3742.

TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 6-10 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.

COMMUNITY MARKET DAY: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., downtown St. Francisville. Local artists, craftsmen, farmers selling baked goods and handmade items as well as vintage and antique furniture. Music, 10 a.m.-noon. (225) 635-3873.

COLONIAL MILITIA MUSTER: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville. A Louisiana 19th century militia muster, including camp life, black powder musket demonstrations and drills. (888) 677-2338.

CONTINENTAL ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SALE: 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. Colle Road, Lafayette. Exhibitors from around the country. Free appraisals. Admission: $6, adults; free, children. (281) 322-6073.

LOST ARTS PROGRAM: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, La. 10, St. Francisville. Living history demonstration on toy making and games. Program included in regular admission price to plantation. http://www.lastateparks.com.

INSECT DAY: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Louisiana State Arboretum, inside Chicot State Park, Ville Platte. Displays, demonstrations, lectures, movie and evening bug collecting. Free with $1 admission to park. (888) 677-6100 or http://www.InsectDay.com.

SCIENCE SATURDAY: 1-5 p.m., LIGO Observatory Science Education Center, 19100 Ligo Lane, Livingston. Visitors have opportunity to tour facility and converse with a LIGO scientist, or science specialist, and interact with more than 40 LIGO science concept exhibits. This month’s theme is “Sound” Free. (225) 686-3173.

VICTORY BAND PRESENTS 'GLEN MILLER: IN THE MOOD’: 6 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. performance, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Seventeen-piece Victory Big Band pays tribute to Glen Miller, one of the best selling recording artists from 1939-1943. http://www.nationalww2museum.org.

RENDEZ-VOUS DES CAJUNS: 6 p.m., Historic Liberty Theater, 200 W. Park Ave., Eunice. Live music and dancing. Music performances by Rachel Wilson & Cajun Express, and Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours. Tickets $5, available at Liberty Theater, 4-6 p.m. Saturdays.

BOUDREAUX AND FRIENDS COMEDY VARIETY SHOW: 7 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Branson comes to New Roads in family-oriented variety show featuring Rocky Jarreau as Granny Boudreaux. $10, general admission; $6, children under 12. (225) 638-3998.

STORY CIRCLE: 7 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Drama examines dialogue of accepting and understanding racial differences. $15, general admission; $10, students. http://www.ashecac.org.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR.: 7:30 p.m., Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Presented by the Iberia Performing Arts League. Tickets available at Delaune’s Pharmacy, Paul’s Flower Shop and Accentric’s.

SUNDAY, JULY 17

SUMMER FUN SHOW: 8 a.m. until, SugArena, 713 La. 3212, New Iberia. Regional jumping horse competition series, show, concessions. Presented by Knollwood Farm. (888) 942-3742.

CONTINENTAL ANTIQUE & JEW-ELRY SALE: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. Colle Road, Lafayette. Exhibitors from around the country. Free appraisals. Ad-mission: $6, adults; free, chil-dren. (281) 322-6073.

BOUDREAUX AND FRIENDS COMEDY VARIETY SHOW: 2 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Branson comes to New Roads in family-oriented variety show featuring Rocky Jarreau as Granny Boudreaux. $10, general admission; $6, children under 12. (225) 638-3998.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR.: 3 p.m., Essanee Theater, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. Presented by the Iberia Performing Arts League. Tickets available at Delaune’s Pharmacy, Paul’s Flower Shop and Accentric’s.

ACADIAN WIND SYMPHONY PERFORMANCE: 3:30 p.m., James Devin Moncus Theater, Acadiana Center for the Arts, downtown Lafayette. Concert theme focuses on music of the Iberian peninsula. $15, general admission; $12, Acadiana Center Arts members. http://www.acadianacenterforthearts.org.

STORY CIRCLE: 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Ashé Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans. Drama examines dialogue of accepting and understanding racial differences. $15, general admission; $10, students. http://www.ashecac.org

MONDAY, JULY 18

GROSSOLOGY PROGRAM: 3 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville Branch. Teens will learn fun, gross experiments they can do at home. (225) 437-8052.

TUESDAY, JULY 19

TECHE AREA FARMER’S MARKET: 2-6 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Locally grown produce, arts and crafts, jams and jellies, preserves, baked goods and yard art. (888) 942-3742.

GROSSOLOGY PROGRAM: 4 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Dutchtown Branch. Teens will learn fun, gross experiments they can do at home. (225) 673-8699.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 20

VICTORY BELLES: Noon, buffet seating, 1 p.m., performance, Stage Door Canteen, National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans. Nostalgic journey through World II classic musical numbers. http://www.stagedoorcanteen.org or (504) 528-1943.

HIDDEN TREASURES TOUR: 5-7:30 p.m., Cabildo, 751 Chartres St., New Orleans. Louisiana State Museum curators show behind-the-scenes artifacts in the museum’s storage facility. (504) 523-3939.

THURSDAY, JULY 21

THURSDAYS AT TWILIGHT SERIES: 6 p.m., Pavilion of the Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Gardens, City Park, New Orleans. The New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra performs. $8, adults; $3, children under 12.