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


LOUISIANA FILM SERIES: 7 p.m., Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center, 500 W. Main St., New Roads. Screening of Ernest Gaines’ The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman. Free. (225) 638-6575.


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.

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

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.


2012 FIDDLE MANIA: throughout downtown Opelousas. Public art exhibit featuring over-sized 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

acadiana Center for the arts: 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Passion: The Art of Collecting from the collection of the Georgia Museum of Art, on loan from Giuliano M. Ceseri. Cinderella’s Last Stand by Cynthia Scott, through Jan. 5, 2013.

christmas at oaklawn manor: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday until Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, 3296 Oaklawn Drive, Franklin. Holiday decorations and a different style Christmas tree in every room. $15, adults; $10, students. (337) 828-0434 or

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

ohr-o’keefe museum of art: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art, 386 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, Miss. Dusti Bongé: Revisiting the Legacy, Lydia Thompson: Roots, Connections and Pathways and Terry Tjader: Ingrained in Wood, through May 2013. George E. Ohr: Selections from Gulf Coast Collections, ongoing.

opelousas museum and interpretive center: 315 N. Main St., Opelousas. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. Becoming Louisiana: Path to Statehood exhibit, through Dec. 31. (337) 948-2589 or or

traditional idelwild plantation christmas lighting driving tour: Kemper Williams Park, Patterson. 6 p.m.-9 p.m., daily. $2 per car. (985) 395-2298.

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: Grevenberg House, Franklin. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. $10, general public; $8, seniors.

VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: Joseph Jefferson home and Rip Van Winkle Gardens, 5505 Rip Van Winkle Road, New Iberia. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Tuesday, Jan. 8. (337) 359-8525 or