Outlying areas calendar for April 29-May 5, 2016 _lowres

Photo provided by the Iberia Parish Convention Visitors Bureau -- Azaleas line the azalea trail in New Iberia. Visitors can take a self-guided driving tour and catch the blooms along the way.


  • COFFEE WITH CREATIVES —DOUG DOMINGUE: 2 p.m., Rêve Coffee Roasters, 200 Jefferson St., Lafayette. An event where aspiring filmmakers and enthusiasts learn more about the speaker’s career and ask questions about the creative process.
  • PAINT AND SIP: 6 p.m., Iberia Parish Library, 510 N. Main St., Loreauville. Artist Emily Robichaux will sketch out the pre-planned painting on a canvas. Bring a nice beverage of your choosing. iberialibrary.org


  • “TOUCHING LOSS”: 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. An original dance play which tells the story of seven individuals in a dance therapy group confronting personal losses. $10-$20. acadianacenterforthearts.org


  • DISNEY ON ICE “FROZEN”: 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m. Saturday;1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sunday. 444 Cajundome Blvd., Lafayette. The Oscar-winning tale comes to life on ice at the Cajundome. Tickets start at $15. cajundome.com
  • “MERLIN AND VIVIEN”: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. A one-act play featuring the poems of Forrest M. Boyd. Admission is $15, $12 for students. Call (337) 291-1122 or visit citedesarts.org for information.


  • GRILLIN IN THE PARK: 9 a.m., New Iberia City Park, 300 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. Good family fun with live entertainment and barbecue cookoff for kids and adults. Games, petting zoo, pony rides and fun jumps. Cooking teams, craft and sweet booths welcome.
  • NATIVE AMERICAN RESIDENCY AVOGEL TRIBE OF LOUISIANA: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Vermilionville, 300 Fisher Road, Lafayette. Enjoy traditional crafts and culture of the Avogel Tribe of Louisiana at the Native American Common Ground. vermilionville.org
  • RELAY FOR LIFE OF IBERIA PARISH: Noon, SugArena at Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 N.W. Bypass Highway 3212, New Iberia. One of the largest fundraisers of the American Cancer Society. Teams of 10-15 participate from community. Teams will have food, drinks and activities for donations. main.acsevents.org
  • SHOWTUNES SING-ALONG: 7 p.m., Beau Soleil Café and Catering, 225 W. Main St., New Iberia. Belt out songs from your favorite musicals in a piano lounge-style setting. Free. daberry.org


  • LISTI DANCE STUDIO 2016: 2 p.m. Saturday, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Heymann Center, 1373 S. College Road, Lafayette.


  • TECHE AREA FARMERS MARKET: 7 a.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia.


  • PERCUSSION DUO BALANCED STRUCTURE: 6 p.m., Pottle Music Building Auditorium, SLU, Hammond. Presented by the Southeastern Louisiana University Department of Fine and Performing Arts. Free.


  • SOUTHEASTERN CHOIRS CONCERT: 7:30 p.m., Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. The Southeastern Louisiana University Chorus, Concert Choir and Women’s Chorale will join the Northshore Choral Society for “Lord Nelson Mass.”


  • LIGHTWIRE THEATER — DINO-LIGHT: 6:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. A glow-in-the-dark adventure with cutting-edge puppetry, technology and dance. acadianacenterforthearts.org


  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursday through Saturday. Current exhibits include George Rodrigue’s “Saga of the Acadians” and a permanent Civil War exhibit. For information, call (337) 606-5977 or visit bayoutechemuseum.org.
  • DEPICTIONS OF LOUISIANA FROM THE PERMANENT COLLECTION OF THE HILLIARD UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: The Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Uses works dating from the mid-19th century to the present and selected texts from literature to interpret Louisiana. On display through Aug. 20. hillliardmuseum.org
  • “FASHION FROM FICTION” — ROMANCE NOVEL DRESSES BY CARRIE ANN SCHUMACHER: The Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Explores the relationship between fictional, romanticized representations of women in romance novels and the real-life experiences of women in contemporary American society. On display through May 14. hillliardmuseum.org
  • FROM THE VAULT — WORKS ON PAPER BY DALI AND PICASSO: The Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. Showcases print portfolios of each artist – Salvador Dali’s La Conquête du Cosmos II and Pablo Picasso’s Femmes et Faunes. On display through May 14. hillliardmuseum.org
  • “HAITI — PAINTINGS FROM PARADISE”: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. Featuring selections from the collections of John Allen Franciscus, Madlyn and Paul Hilliard, Sandra and Joel Wallins. Runs through Saturday.
  • 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: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane and cypress lumber industries and the days of the steamboat. (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; 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. cityofopelousas.com/le-vieux-village
  • NEW IBERIA AZALEA TRAIL: Iberia Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau, 2513 La. 14, New Iberia. Enjoy a self-guided driving tour along the trail. (337) 365-1540. iberiatravel.com
  • “PROMISED LAND”: Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 W. Vermilion St., Lafayette. This exhibition explores the concept of how one’s sense of home or place shapes our personal visions of the world. Runs through May 14. acadianacenterforthearts.org
  • THE SPRING 2016 SENIOR EXHIBITION: Southeastern Louisiana University’s Contemporary Art Gallery, 100 E. Stadium, Hammond. Southeastern seniors completing their bachelor’s degrees in visual art and design showcase their artwork. On display through May 14.

Compiled by Marchaund Jones