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November Events Listing: There's so much to do in Acadiana!!!

11/01/2012 10:23AM, Published by Aimee Cormier, Categories: Shop+Eat+Drink, In Print, Life+Leisure, Today




THEATER & ARTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Photosynthesis V art exhibit opening, 6 p.m., Main Branch Iberia Parish Library, 445 East Main Street, New Iberia. Exhibit open through Jan. 2, 2013. Call 364-7024 for information.

THROUGH DECEMBER 8

Louisiana Voices: Six Artists Speak to Us, with Troy Dugas, Amy Guidry, Linda Dautreuil, Marjory Pierson, Melissa Bonin, and Lisa Osborn contributing. Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary, Lafayette. Call 337-482-2278 for information. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Aquarellistes: Louisiana Watercolorists. Exhibit in honor of the state’s bicentennial with paintings created by members of the Louisiana Watercolor Society. Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary, Lafayette. Call 337-482-2278 for information. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Rhyme and Reason: The Art of Shawne Major, a solo exhibition of work by Major, who was raised in New Iberia and trained at UL-Lafayette and Rutgers University in New Jersey. She is recognized for her ability to awe and inspire with her finely-crafted, intricately sewn collages. Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, 710 East St. Mary, Lafayette. Call 337-482-2278 for information. Closed Sunday and Monday.

THROUGH DECEMBER 2012

Urban Clowns: Evolution of a Species is a new exhibit by artist Andre LaSalle featuring found object metal sculpture and large scale acrylic painting. His work is now being featured at A&E Gallery, 335 West St. Peter Street, New Iberia. For more information call 337-364-2645 or visit www.schex.com/AandE.

Religious Art Exhibit by Jo Ann Butler, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Cathedral of St. John Museum, 515 Cathedral Street, Lafayette. Special Open House Oct. 20-21. Call 232-1322 for information.

THROUGH JANUARY 2013

The Fabrique Nationale Browning/Winchester Collection, Lafayette Science Museum, 433 Jefferson Street, Lafayette. For information call 291-5544 or visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org. Presented as part of the “Louisiana: 200 Years Later” events, contains more than 40 guns on display together for the first time.

FESTIVALS & EVENTS

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

Bonne Chance perform at Bach Lunch, 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Parc Sans Souci, Lafayette. Lunch sold by The Jefferson St. Pub and O’Charley’s Restaurant. Free live music. Visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org for information.

Holy Ghost Creole Bazaar and Festival, Holy Ghost Catholic Church, 788 North Union Street, Opelousas. Friday times are 8 p.m. to midnight; Saturday and Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. Music, cooking, family fun. Sunday parade at 1 p.m., from Landry to Union streets. Call 337-942-2732.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3

GatorCon 2012, Cajun Plastic Modelers Model Show and Contest, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1801 West Pinhook Road, Lafayette. General admission $3, children under age 15 $1. To compete, the fee is $10 for adults, $5 for Juniors. For information, call 337-962-5836 or 337-257-8751.

Great Chili Challenge, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., New Iberia City Park. Proceeds benefit Iberia Pregnancy Center. Children activities and items for sale. Call 365-9303.

Shadows-on-the-Teche Civil War Encampment, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 317 East Main Street, New Iberia. Re-enactments, education, tours and more. Admission $10 for adults, $6.50 for children. Call 369-6446 for information. Also Sunday, Nov. 4.

Bayou Classic, 8 a.m.-until, SugArena at the Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 Northwest Bypass, New Iberia. Acadiana Barrel Race Association, with concessions and vendors. Free. Call 365-7539 for information. Also Sunday, Nov. 4.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Taster’s Luncheon, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church’s Parish Life Center, 1303 St. Jude, New Iberia. Tickets $8, dine-in or to go. Contact the church at 365-5481 for tickets or information.

Bridal Show, 1-5 p.m., Ramada, 2915 Highway 14, New Iberia. Free admission. Call 369-5233 for information.

Shadows-on-the-Teche Civil War Encampment, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 317 East Main Street, New Iberia. Re-enactments, education, tours and more. Admission $10 for adults, $6.50 for children. Call 369-6446 for information.

Bayou Classic, 8 a.m.-until, SugArena at the Acadiana Fairgrounds, 713 Northwest Bypass, New Iberia. Acadiana Barrel Race Association, with concessions and vendors. Free. Call 365-7539 for information.

TUESDAY, NOVERMBER 6

Election Day, 6 a.m.-8 p.m., area polling stations. Bring driver’s license or Louisiana special identification, which is free from the Office of Motor Vehicles with a voter registration card. Visit www.sos .la.gov for more information.

Teche Area Farmers Market, 3-6 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, Main Street, New Iberia. Also Saturday from 6-10 a.m. Call 321-0246 for information.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

Rayne Frog Festival, 5 p.m., Gossen Memorial Park, Malvern Street, Rayne. No gate fee. Also Nov. 8-11, with gate fee charged, $5 each night until 3 p.m. Saturday, then $7. Visit www.raynefrogfestival.com for complete schedule of shows.

Titanic the Musical, 7:30 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette. Tickets $46.65-$51.80, available by calling
291-5555. Sponsored by Sterling Group Broadway Series.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

The Chee-Weez, Rhythms on the River, 5:30-8:30 p.m., River Ranch Town Square, Lafayette. Free, concessions sold. Call 216-6566 for information.

Cracklin Festival, Veterans Memorial Park, 504 Sazian Avenue, Port Barre. Rides, games, music and food. Saturday parade at 10 a.m. Admission $5. Nov. 8-11. Call for information.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

Rue Boogaloo perform at Bach Lunch, 11:15 a.m.-1 p.m., Parc Sans Souci, Lafayette. Lunch sold by Agave Cantina, Ema’s Café and Poupart’s Bakery. Free live music. Visit www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org for information.

Nik-L Beer, 5:30-7 p.m., Parc Sans Souci, downtown Lafayette, for Downtown Alive! Visit downtownlafayette.org.

Todd Allen Herendeen Show, 7-9 p.m., Sugar Cane Festival Building, 600 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. Tickets $20, available at lydiacencerassociation.org. Also Saturday, Nov. 10. Call the LCA at 365-3005 for more information.

The Judy Carmichael Trio, 7:30 p.m., Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Tickets $40-$30. Call 233-7060 for information on Jazz @ the Center.

Quiet Riot, door opens 8 p.m., Cypress Bayou Casino, 832 Martin Luther King Road, Charenton. Tickets $20. For information call 1-800-284-4386.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

Ade’s “The Tempest” in The Metropolitan Opera “Live On Screen,” noon, presented by Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Single show cost $20, or season tickets available. For information call 233-7060 Tuesday-Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

New Iberia Vendor & Craft Christmas Event, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Cyr-Gates Community Center, New Iberia City Park. Call 369-2337 for information.

Todd Allen Herendeen Show, 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., Sugar Cane Festival Building, 600 Parkview Drive, New Iberia. Tickets $20, available at lydiacencerassociation.org. Call LCA at 365-3005 for more information.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Veterans Day Ceremony, 6-8 p.m., Bouligny Plaza, 102 West Main Street, New Iberia. Call 365-1428 for information.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

Kick-off for Relay for Life of Iberia Parish, 7 p.m., Inn of Iberia, 924 East Admiral Doyle Drive, New Iberia. Starter event for all teams and cancer survivors to attend. Relay for Life will be May 3, 2013. Call 237-3797 for information.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

How the New Orleans Saints Saved the NFL, 6 p.m., Jeanerette Bicentennial Park and Museum, 500 East Main Street, Jeanerette. Free history lecture by ULL Professor Michael Martin. Call 276-4408 for information.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

Veterans Drivers Safety Class, 1 p.m., Parkview Branch Iberia Parish Library, 500 Grand Pre Boulevard, New Iberia. Spouses and surviving spouses may also attend. Pre-register at 367-6239 before Nov. 13 for list of documents to bring
to class.

Mia Borders, 7:30 p.m., Louisiana Crossroads, Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Tickets $15-$25. Call 233-7060
for information.

Palates & Pate, 7 p.m., The Victorian, Broussard. Become a sponsor at
acadianaoutreach.org or call 237-7618.

Southern Screen Film Festival, full event schedule at southernscreenfilm.org.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

The Founding of New Iberia, free lecture part of Spanish Festival events, see page 16 for complete schedule.

Amanda Shaw and the Cute Boys, 5:30-7 p.m., Parc International, downtown Lafayette for Downtown Alive! Free and smoke free. Visit downtownlafayette.org for information.

Mia Borders, 7:30 p.m., Louisiana Crossroads, Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Tickets $15-$25. Call 233-7060 for information.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Dave Robicheaux’s Running of the Bulls 5K, 8 a.m., downtown New Iberia. Part of the first El Festival Espanol de Nueva Iberia, human runners dress in traditional Pamploma runner’s costume (or as the famous Bulls). For information contact the Bayou Teche Museum at 337-606-5977 or visit www.bayoutechemuseum.org.

Sugar Jam with Bluesman Eric Lindell, 6-9 p.m., Sugar Mill Pond Town Center, 120 Waterview Road, Youngsville. Free concert. Visit sugarmillpond.com for information.

New Iberia Downtown Art Walk, 4-7 p.m., local artists, live music and shopping. Call 369-2330 for information.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Dedication of Trilingual Markers, 1 p.m., Sugar Cane Festival Building, 600 Parkview Drive. New Iberia. Free, presented by the Iberia Cultural Resources Association. Call 364-1603 for information.

One Wish Talent Show, 1-5 p.m., Cite’ Des Arts, 109 Vine Street, Lafayette. Benefits The Extra Mile toy and food drive for people in Acadiana during the holiday season. Call 237-2090 ext. 114.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

Cajun Ice Skating, daytime and evenings, through Sunday, Dec. 2, at the Steamboat Pavilion, Bouligny Plaza, Main Street, New Iberia. Sponsored by the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce, call 364-1836 for information.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 1

Mozart’s “La Clemenza de Tito” in The METropolitan Opera “Live On Screen,” noon, presented by Acadiana Center for the Arts, 101 West Vermilion Street, Lafayette. Single show cost $20, or season tickets available. For information call 233-7060 Tuesday-Saturday from
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 2

Magic On Main, 4-7 p.m., downtown New Iberia. Tickets $25, available at Shadows-on-the-Teche, 320 East Main Street, New Iberia. Call 369-6446 for information. Sponsored by Teche Area Builders Association.

Mark Twain Tonight, 7 p.m., Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette. Tickets $56.90-$51.80, available by calling 291-5555. Sponsored by Sterling Group Broadway Series.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5

Food Net, 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Sugar Cane Festival Building, New Iberia City Park. Collections of non-perishable food items and monetary donations help food pantries in the area. Call 519-1103 for information.

Editor’s Note: Please submit event listings at least three weeks before publication of our next monthly issue. Send your information via e-mail to editor@acadianalifestyle.com or call (337) 365-2222, ext. 14.

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