Outlying areas calendar for Feb. 13-19, 2015 _lowres

Photo provided by SLU Public Information Office -- The New York-based Loadbang Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Pottle Music Auditorium, Southeastern Louisiana University campus, Hammond. The concert is free.


  • WATOTO CHILDREN’S CHOIR: 7 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, 11621 Ferdinand St., St. Francisville. watoto.com/choir



  • 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
  • FARMERS’ MARKET AND CRAFT SHOW: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, 2050 False River Drive, New Roads. (225) 638-7669
  • BIRDING HIKE: 9 a.m., Louisiana State Arboretum, 1300 Sudie Lawton Lane, Ville Platte. A bird-watching hike through the arboretum. $2. (337) 363-6289
  • THE MARCH HOME: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Audubon State Historic Site, 11788 La. 965, St. Francisville. A War of 1812 Living History Encampment. Visitors will see reproductions of items from the age of Napoleon. (225) 635-3739
  • GENEALOGY WORKSHOP SERIES: 1 p.m., River Road African American Museum, 406 Charles St., Donaldsonville. Antoinette Harrel will present “We share the same surname, are we related?”. $10, or $25 for series. (225) 206-1225 or kathe@aamuseum.org. Ends Feb. 21.
  • BASKETRY CLASS: 1 p.m.-4 p.m., Louisiana State Arboretum, 1300 Sudie Lawton Lane, Ville Platte. Participants will learn to make pine needle baskets. Supplies provided. Registration required. (337) 363-6289


  • WATOTO CHILDREN’S CHOIR: 7 p.m., Our Savior’s Church, 1638 Creswell Lane Extension, Opelousas. watoto.com/choir


  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. Locally grown produce and homemade products. (337) 577-9160


  • DAVID GREELY: 6:30 p.m., Shadows-on-the-Teche Visitors Center, 320 E. Main St., New Iberia. Greely will present “an informance,” a program of musical excerpts and stories reflecting his personal music perspective. Free. (337) 369-6446 or shadowsontheteche.org
  • FORT BUTLER UNCOVERED: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Gonzales Branch, 708 S. Irma Ave., Gonzales. The story of the historic Fort Butler site located on the west bank of Ascension Parish. Andrew Capone, founder and president of the Fort Butler Foundation will speak. (225) 673-8699
  • THE TRUTH ABOUT JACKIE ROBINSON: 6:30 p.m., Ascension Parish Library Donaldsonville Branch, 500 Mississippi St., Donaldsonville. Lori Martin, PhD will discuss the obstacles Robinson faced during his time in baseball and the racial struggles that beset the generation’s black sports stars. (225) 473-8052
  • “SKE-DAT-DE-DAT... THE SPIRIT OF SATCH”: 7:30 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette. A presentation and performance by Dr. John in tribute to Louis Armstrong. acadianacenterforthearts.org


  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.Thursday-Saturday, 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. “George Rodrigue Comes Home: Under Iberia’s Oak Trees,” an exhibit of the late Rodrigue’s work, through March 15.
  • EAST FELICIANA PARISH CLERK OF COURT’S OFFICE: 12305 St. Helena St., Clinton. Marilyn Goff is the featured artist through February. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. (225) 683-5145
  • HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. “Henry Botkin: Evolution (Part 2),” an exhibit of Botkin’s early 20th century work illustrating how he explored various aspects of European Modernism. Through April 18. “Truth and Identity: Questions for the Self in Works” by Gary Chapman, an exhibit of paintings and mixed media works, also “The New Sublime: Video Works” by Courtney Egan, a multi-media exhibit of botanical art. Through May 16. (337) 482-2278 or hilliardmuseum.org
  • JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. “The World Will Move: Civil Rights and Public Transportation in Louisiana 1860s-1950s,” an exhibit of photos, articles, prints and artifacts. Through March 6. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or JeaneretteMusuem.com
  • Compiled by Leslie D. Rose