Outlying areas calendar for Sept. 5-11, 2014 _lowres

Photo provided by Backwoods Gallery -- 'Sunny Morn' by Donna Kilbourne is featured in the Feliciana Branch of the Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild exhibit at Backwoods Gallery in St. Francisville. The show ends Wednesday.


  • THE TRADITIONAL IDLEWILD PLANTATION CHRISTMAS LIGHTING DRIVING TOUR: 5:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Kemper Williams Park, Patterson. $2 per car. (985) 395-2298
  • VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, The Grevenberg House, Historic District, Franklin. $10, adults; $8, seniors. (337) 828-2092
  • VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday, Otis House Museum, Fairview-Riverside State Park, La. 22, near Madisonville. Tour the museum where five decades of Christmas are depicted through the decorations. (888) 677-3247


  • OAKLAWN MANOR CHRISTMAS TOURS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays-Sundays, Franklin. $15, general public; $10, students. (337) 828-0434


  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 2 W. Thomas St., Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or smith_tl@hammond.org
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park. Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. (337) 276-4293 or jeanerettechamber.org
  • LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Lafourche Central Market Pavilion, 4484 La. 1, Raceland. Local farmers, fishermen, artisans and more. Free. (985) 438-1231


  • CASTING CALL - “A RAISIN IN THE SUN”: 6 p.m., Teche Theatre for the Performing Arts, 501 W. Main St., Franklin. An African-American production, to run in March. Auditions continue Jan. 4-5. (337) 366-1845 or ttpaonline.com
  • OLD RIVER LANDING FIREWORKS: 9 p.m., Old River Landing, Batchelor. (225) 492-3474


  • LIFE-SIZE NATIVITY SCENE: St. Charles College grounds, corner of La. 93 and Church Street, Grand Coteau. The display will be on view until mid-January. (337) 948-8004

Backwoods Gallery: 11931 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. Feliciana Branch of the Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild exhibit will run until Wednesday and features a wide variety of subject matter, style and sizes. (225) 683-8673

Julien Poydras Museum and Arts center: 500 W. Main St., New Roads, 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday. “Sister Ann Constance: Art & Community Art Exhibition” will run until Jan. 15.

Compiled by Leslie D. Rose