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November 2011

bicentennial

11/4/2011: Downtown Alive! with Brass Bed. Parc San Souci, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by Downtown Development Authority.

calendar

11/11/2011: Downtown Alive! with 5th Avenue. Parc San Souci, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by Downtown Development Authority.

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11/12/2011: Prospect Lafayette! exhibit opens (through February 4, 2012). Acadiana Center for the Arts, 10:00am. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org, presented by Acadiana Center for the Arts in partnership with Prospect New Orleans. 11/18/2011: Downtown Alive! with Tab Benoit. Parc International, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by Downtown Development Authority. 11/23/2011: Downtown Alive! with Pine Leaf Boys. Parc San Souci, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by Downtown Development Authority.

dance

11/25 & 11/27/2011: World Premiere of “Louisiana Crossroads: Songs from the Coast” film with live music by DL Menard & Jeffrey Broussard. Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org, presented by Louisiana Crossroads.

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December 2011 12/8 & 12/9/2011: Louisiana Crossroads presents Lil’ Band O’Gold’s Swamp Pop Christmas Pageant. Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org 12/10/2011: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority. 12/15/2011: Louisiana Christmas featuring Ellis Marsalis. Heymann Performing Arts Center, 7:30pm. 337-232-4277, www.acadianasymphony.org, presented by Acadiana Symphony Orchestra.

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12/10 & 12/11/2011: “The Nutcracker” ballet. Heymann Performing Arts Center, 7:00pm. 337-262-0444, www.lafayetteballettheatre. org, presented by Lafayette Ballet Theatre.

music

food

January 2012 1/12 & 1/13/2012: Louisiana Crossroads presents Steve Earle & Allison Moorer. Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. 1/14/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority. 1/14/2012: “Under the Telling Tree” story performance. Cité des Arts, 7:00pm. 337-291-1122, www.citedesarts.org, presented by Cité des Arts. 1/20/2012: 200 Years of Statehood celebration & reception. Hilliard University Art Museum, 6:00-9:00pm. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum.

BICENTENNIAL Lafayette

11/12/2011: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

art

Lafayette Consolidated Government

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October 2011 10/1/2011: Memories of Morgan symposium. Hilliard University Art Museum, 2:00pm, free. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum. 10/1/2011: Morgan as Mentor: 1965-1998 exhibit opens (through May 19, 2012). Hilliard University Art Museum, 10:00am. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum. 10/1/2011: Latin Music Festival. Parc International, 12:00pm10:00pm, free. 337-944-0011, www.aclalaf.org, presented by the Asociacion Cultural Latino-Acadiana. 10/7/2011: Downtown Alive! with Mercy Brothers & Original Bluerunners. Parc International, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by Downtown Development Authority. 10/8/2011: Talking Boudin. South Regional Library, 1:00pm, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 10/8/2011: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority. 10/13 - 10/16/2011: Grand Réveil Acadien. Various events, locations, and times. 337-291-5474, www.gra2011.org, presented by Louisiane-Acadie, Inc. 10/13/2011: Fête de Famille, a program of Grand Reveil Acadien. Cajundome, 8:30am - 4:00pm. 337-265-2320, www.gra2011.org, presented by Louisiane-Acadie, Inc. 10/14/2011: Downtown Alive! with Horace Trahan & The Ossun Express, Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble. Parc International, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by Downtown Development Authority. 10/14 - 10/16/2011: Festivals Acadiens et Créoles. Girard Park, free. www.festivalsacadiens.com. 10/19/2011: Historic House Design for Louisiana’s Hot and Humid Climate. South Regional Library, 6:30pm, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 10/20/2011: Gumbo Cook-Off. Parc International, 4:30-7:30pm, $5. 337-233-0086, www.realtoracadiana.com, presented by the Realtor Association of Acadiana. 10/20 & 10/21/2011: Louisiana Crossroads presents Accordion Blowout featuring Cajun, Zydeco, Lebanese & Conjunto Styles. Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. 10/21/2011: Downtown Alive! with Red Stick Ramblers. Parc San Souci, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette. org, presented by Downtown Development Authority. 10/22/2011: Boudin Cook-Off. Parc San Souci, 10:00am-4:00pm. 337-993-2207, www.boudincookoff.com, to benefit the Preservation Alliance of Lafayette. 10/28/2011: Downtown Alive! with True Man Posse. Parc San Souci, 5:30-8:30pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette. org, presented by Downtown Development Authority. 10/29/2011: Diwali Festival. ULL Student Union Ballroom, 7:00pm, ticketed dinner. www.aialafayette.org, presented by the Acadiana Indian Association.


1/20/2012: Louisiana Collection exhibit opens (through December 15, 2012). Hilliard University Art Museum, 10:00am. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum.

4/3/2012: French Film Festival opens (through April 7, 2012). Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts, 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org, presented by Acadiana Center for the Arts.

4/26/2012: I Love Louisiana Mobile Craft (ages 5-12). South Regional Library, 4:00pm, free. Pre-registration required, call 337-981-1028. www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library.

1/20/2012: Elizabeth Futral vocal recital. Heymann Performing Arts Center, 7:30pm. 337-237-2787, www.pasaonline.org, presented by Performing Arts Society of Acadiana.

4/10/2012: Clovis Crawfish Puppet Show for ages 3+ (through April 12, 2012). South Regional Library, 10:30am, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library.

4/25 - 4/29/2012: Festival International. Downtown Lafayette, 5:00pm, free. 337-232-8086, www.festivalinternational.com, presented by Festival International.

1/21/2012: “Satire, Scandal, and Spectacle: the Art of George Schmidt” exhibit opens (through May 26, 2012). Hilliard University Art Museum, 6:00-9:00pm. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum.

February 2012 2/11/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

March 2012 3/3/2012: Cajun Creole Tales Story & Art Time (Every Saturday through April 7, 2012). Children’s Museum of Acadiana, 10:00am, $10 includes museum entrance. 337-232-8500, www.childrensmuseumofacadiana.com, presented by Children’s Museum of Acadiana. 3/8 & 3/9/2012: Louisiana Business Challenge: Tourism in Louisiana finalist competition. University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 8:30am-5:00pm. 337-482-6491, moody.louisiana.edu, presented by the BI Moody III College of Business Administration. 3/8 & 3/9/2012: Louisiana Crossroads presents A Tribute to Louisiana’s Little Walter, featuring James Cotton with Henry Gray. Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. 3/10/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority. 3/10/2012: French Month exhibit opens (through April 12, 2012). Acadiana Center for the Arts, 10:00am. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. 3/22/2012: Festival of the Arts opens (through March 31, 2012). University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 337-482-6224, arts.louisiana.edu, presented by the College of the Arts at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 3/22/2012: “The Rabble” play. University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 337-482-6224, arts.louisiana.edu, presented by the College of the Arts at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. 3/31/2012: Second Annual Holi Festival. Girard Park, www.aialafayette.org, presented by the Acadiana Indian Association.

April 2012 4/2/2012: 200 Years of Technology exhibit opens (through December 2012). Lafayette Science Museum, 10:00am. 337-291-5544, www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org, presented by the Lafayette Science Museum. 4/2/2012: The Rifle: Past, Present & Future exhibit opens (through December 2012). Lafayette Science Museum, 10:00am. 337-291-5544, www.lafayettesciencemuseum.org, presented by the Lafayette Science Museum.

4/10/2012: Fevre Dream Book Club Discussion. South Regional Library, 6:15pm, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 4/12 - 4/14, 4/19 - 4/21, & 4/26 - 4/28/2012: “The Land of Dead Giants” play. Cité des Arts, Tickets $15 & $10. 337-291-1122, www.citedesarts. org, presented by Cité des Arts. 4/12 & 4/13/2012: Louisiana Crossroads presents An Exploration of Quebecois, Acadian and Cajun/Creole Connections: De Temps Antan, Cedric Watson, Anna Laura Edmiston, David Greely. Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org. 4/14/2012: Hands On Music Festival: Bicentennial Celebration. Children’s Museum of Acadiana, 11:00am, $12/person, includes museum entrance. 337-232-8500, www.childrensmuseumofacadiana.com, presented by Children’s Museum of Acadiana. 4/14/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority. 4/16/2012: Louisiana Story Time for all ages (through April 19, 2012). Various locations and times, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 4/17/2012: Kids Are Artists Too XXVI exhibit opens (through May 4, 2012). LAA Main Gallery. 337-269-0363, www.lafayetteart.org, presented by the Lafayette Art Association. 4/18/2012: I Love Louisiana Mobile Craft (ages 5-12). Jefferson Street Branch Library, 4:00pm, free. Pre-registration required, call 337-261-5787. www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 4/19/2012: I Love Louisiana Mobile Craft (ages 5-12). Milton Branch Library, 3:30pm, free. Pre-registration required, call 337-856-5261. www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 4/21/2012: Louisiana Story Time en Français (Ages 3+). South Regional Library, 11:00am, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 4/21/2012: “Early Louisiana Music and Dances” performed by Renaissance Cadienne. South Regional Library, 2:30 pm, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library. 4/22/2012: “Under the Telling Tree” story performance. Cité des Arts, 2:00pm. 337-291-1122, www.citedesarts.org, presented by Cité des Arts. 4/25/2012: I Love Louisiana Mobile Craft (ages 5-12). Youngsville Branch Library, 3:30pm, free. Pre-registration required, call 337-856-9385. www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library.

May 2012 5/9 & 5/10/2012: Louisiana Crossroads presents Zigaboo Modeliste: King of the Funky Drums. Moncus Theater at Acadiana Center for the Arts. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org.

8/15/2012: Acadian Day celebration. Vermilionville, all day. 337-233-4077, www.bayouvermilionville.org, presented by Vermilionville Living History Museum.

September 2012 9/8/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

5/12/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

9/8/2012: Elemore Morgan Lifetime Retrospective exhibit opens (through November 3, 2012). Various museums and locations throughout Lafayette. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org, presented by partners Acadiana Center for the Arts, Hilliard University Art Museum, Lafayette Science Museum, Vermilionville, Jean Lafitte Park, Saint John’s Cathedral, Children’s Museum of Acadiana, Acadian Village & Mouton House.

5/12/2012: Student Arts Expo: Louisiana Bicentennial. Acadiana Center for the Arts, 10:00am. 337-233-7060, www.acadianacenterforthearts.org, presented by Acadiana Center for the Arts.

9/15/2012: Three Louisiana Women exhibit opens (through December 15, 2012). Hilliard University Art Museum, 10:00am. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum.

5/27/2012: “Remembering Louisiana’s Heroes” concert. Angelle Hall at ULL, 3:30pm. www.lcband.org, presented by the Lafayette Concert Band.

9/22/2012: “Sculptural works by Shawne Major” exhibit opens (through December 15, 2012). Hilliard University Art Museum, 6:00-9:00pm. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum.

June 2012 6/9/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

October 2012 10/6/2012: “Under the Telling Tree” story performance. Cité des Arts, 7:00pm. 337-291-1122, www.citedesarts.org, presented by Cité des Arts.

6/9/2012: Faith & Form: Art in Acadiana’s Catholic Churches exhibit opens (through September 1, 2012). Hilliard University Art Museum, 10:00am. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum.

10/6/2012: Latin Music Festival. Parc International, 12:00pm10:00pm, free. 337-944-0011, www.aclalaf.org presented by the Asociacion Cultural Latino-Acadiana.

6/16/2012: “Selections from the Photography Collection” exhibit opens (through September 8, 2012). Hilliard University Art Museum, 6:00-9:00pm. 337-482-0811, museum.louisiana.edu, presented by Hilliard University Art Museum.

10/13/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

6/27/2012: "Louisiana in 1812" lecture. South Regional Library, 6:30pm, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library.

10/16 & 10/17/2012: “Evangeline: The Musical.” Angelle Hall at ULL, 7:30pm, $10-25. www.choraleacadienne.com, presented by Chorale Acadienne.

6/28/2012: "Louisiana in 1812" lecture. North Regional Library, 6:30pm, free. 337-981-1028, www.lafayettepubliclibrary.org, presented by Lafayette Public Library.

November 2012

July 2012 7/8/2012: “Under the Telling Tree” story performance. Cité des Arts, 2:00pm. 337-291-1122, www.citedesarts.org, presented by Cité des Arts.

11/10/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

December 2012

7/14/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

12/8/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

August 2012

12/30 & 12/31/2012: “Beausoleil, Acadiana’s New Year’s Celebration.” Venue and time TBA. 337-232-4277, www.acadianasymphony.org, presented by Acadiana Symphony Orchestra.

8/11/2012: ArtWalk. Downtown Lafayette, 6:00-8:00pm, free. 337-291-5566, www.downtownlafayette.org, presented by downtown gallery owners with Downtown Development Authority.

2012 Lafayette, LA Bicentennial Brochure  

Guide to bicentennial events taking place in Lafayette, LA during 2012.

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