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.

FRIDAY, Jan. 18

artist lecture: 11 a.m., Room 134, Fletcher Hall, University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Lecture by artist John Buck.

rock the presidents: 7 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. High octane, multi-media-filled musical revue spanning 223 years of the American presidency — from George Washington to Barack Obama. or (337) 233-7060.

THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE: 7 p.m., Hahnville High School Auditiorium, 200 Tiger Drive, Boutte. Presented by the school’s Theatre and Music Department. $10 in advance, $15 at the door.

cheaters: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Production of the comedic play by the Riveters Theatre Troupe. $15, general admission; $10, students. (337) 291-1122 or

SATURDAY, jan. 19

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.

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.

arbor day celebration: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Arboretum Nature Center, Chicot State Park, 1300 Sudie Lawton Lane, Ville Platte. Tree planting demonstration, guided hikes, tree games and activities. Seedling giveaways. $1 per person. (888) 677-6100.

a day of john james audubon: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, La. 965, St. Francisville. Celebrate National Arbor Day with talks on John James Audubon’s bird paintings, guided walks and children’s and family nature activities. $4, adults; children 12 and younger and senior citizens admitted free. (225) 635-3739.

4 W ranch sorting: 1 p.m., SugArena, 713 NW Bypass (La. 3212), New Iberia. (337) 365-7539 or

Rendez-vous des cajuns: 6 p.m., Liberty Theater, Eunice. Cajun music radio and TV show. Musical guests Homer & Trent Lejeune (great- and great-great nephews of Angelas “Jack” LeJeune) & the Kajun Kings. $5; $3, children under 12. (337) 457-7389 or

opening reception: 6 p.m.-8 p.m., University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Hilliard Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Opening reception for John Buck: C’est Magnifique.

skyliners big band: 7:30 p.m., Petroleum Club, 111 Heymann Blvd., Lafayette. Dance to Lafayette’s swinging 20-piece jazz orchestra. $15. (337) 234-2133 or

cheaters: 7:30 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Production of the comedic play by the Riveters Theatre Troupe. $15, general admission; $10, students. (337) 291-1122 or


cheaters: 2 p.m., Cité des Arts, 109 Vine St., Lafayette. Production of the comedic play by the Riveters Theatre Troupe. $15, general admission; $10, students. (337) 291-1122 or

monDAY, JAN. 21

martin luther king jr. day celebration: West End Park, 201 Gilbert St., New Iberia. Day-long celebration honoring African-American pioneers. Concessions. (337) 369-2337.


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.


moulin rouge: 7 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. Presented by the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana. $45 and up. (800) 745-3000 or

ThursDAY, JAN. 24

talented theatre premier: 7 p.m., Tangipahoa Parish School Board Office, 59656 Puleston Road, Amite. Screening of three movies by students from Amite and Sumner high schools. Free.

RICKY NELSON REMEMBERED: 7:30 p.m., SLU’s Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. $38-$32. (985) 543-4371 or


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. Works by Chicory Miles and Malcolm McClay, through March 2. Art by Jean Rosen, through Feb. 1. Works by JJ Wilson & Company, through March 1. Views from the Point byBonnie Camos, through Feb. 26.

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. George E. Ohr: Selections from Gulf Coast Collections, ongoing.

university of louisiana AT lafayette, hilliard art museum: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Contemporary Folk Art from the Permanent Collection, Jan. 19 through August. John Buck: C’est Magnifique, Jan. 19 through May 11. Uros House, a site-specific, lighting sculpture installation by artist Grimanesa Amoros.