Outlying areas calendar for Feb. 5-11, 2016 _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Fossilized dinosaur skeletons from the Triassic and Jurassic periods are seen as part of a display at the Lafayette Science Museum. A second part of the Fossil Giants exhibit runs through April 2016.

FRIDAY

  • COOKIE JAR BASS FISHING TOURNAMENTS: 7 p.m., Pointe Coupee Office of Tourism, 727 Hospital Road, New Roads. $30 peer boat. For more information, call (225) 638-3500.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • ‘LA FÉE VERTE’: 7:30 p.m., Theatre 810, 810 Jefferson St., Lafayette. The Acadiana Repertory Theatre’s production of the play about the absinthe ban in France in the early 20th century, starring Steven Landry, Garland Theriot and directed by Debbi Ardoin. Additional performances on Thursday and Feb. 12-13. For more information, call (337) 484-0172 or visit acadianarep.org.

SATURDAY

  • NEW ROADS ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Downtown New Roads. For more information, call (225) 718-0336 or (225) 718-7970.
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally grown foods and handmade items. For more information, call (337) 276-4293.

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SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • ART RETREAT TO THE COUNTRY: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, 1510 Bayou Courtableau Highway, Arnaudville. A two-day retreat with visual artists George Marks and Lisa DiStefano. $5 for members, $15 for nonmembers. nunucollective.org

SATURDAY, MONDAY

  • TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia. Experience a harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by farmers and artisans.

MONDAY-TUESDAY

  • MARDI GRAS: 10 a.m., Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, 113 N. Cypress, Hammond. Celebrate Mardi Gras at the LCDC and learn about its history.

WEDNESDAY

  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Farmers will sell produce, plants, honey and homemade pies. For more information, call (337) 519-7848.

THURSDAY

  • ACADIANA GROWERS ALLIANCE FARMERS MARKET: 4 p.m., First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia.

LOVE IS IN THE AIR: 7 P.M., FOX THEATRE MARKSVILLE, 111 S. WASHINGTON ST., MARKSVILLE. A NIGHT OF FOOD AND SONG TO CELEBRATE WITH SEVERAL GREAT PERFORMERS, LIVE PIANO ACCOMPANIMENT, AND CATERED HORS D’OEUVRES.

ONGOING

  • ACADIANA CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 101. W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Current exhibits include Fresh Pickins, which features works from visual arts majors studying at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette through Feb. 20.
  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or bayoutechemuseum.org.
  • ‘ÇA C’EST BON’ — PAINTINGS OF COURIRS, BOUCHERIES & FESTIVALS: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. An exhibition of oil paintings by Herb Roe depicting Courir de Mardi Gras. Runs through Feb. 20.
  • FOSSIL GIANTS DINOSAURS AND MAMMALS: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Wander among fossil casts and see prehistoric beasts that roamed the Earth long before we did. Runs through April. lafayettesciencemuseum.org
  • JAM SESSION: 7 p.m. to 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 sugar cane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or jeanerettemuseum.com
  • LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. cityofopelousas.com/le-vieux-village
  • LA TABLE FRANÇAISE AT JAVA SQUARE CAFÉ: 4 p.m. Fridays, Java Square Café, 103 W. Landry St., Opelousas. Coffee and share conversation with other French speakers. Free.
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT LAFAYETTE ART MUSEUM: 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Current exhibitions include “Depictions of Louisiana” through Aug. 20, “Works on Paper by Dali and Picasso” through May 14, and “Romance Novel Dresses” by Carrie Ann Schumacher through May 14. For more information, call (337) 482-2278 or visit hilliardmuseum.org.
  • WASHINGTON ART GALLERY: Corner of Veterans Boulevard and Church Street, Washington. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones