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  • April Fools' Comedy Night
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    April Fools' Day seems the right date for a laugh-fest featuring comedians Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher, and Tom Lennon. The three will appear at One-Eyed Jacks ...
    Category: Comedy

  • April at the New Orleans Cooking Experience
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Each month, the New Orleans Cooking Experience classes offer opportunities to get into the kitchen and learn alongside some of the city's most accomplished chefs. Here's ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Ascension Parish Gardening Workshops
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    With the help of the LSU AgCenter, the Ascension Parish Master Gardeners Association is presenting a four-part spring series of educational workshops with gardening and landscaping ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Azalea Trail
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    The bayou-side town of New Iberia is a charmer any time of year, but especially so in the springtime when the azaleas are in full bloom. ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Bayou Lacombe Art Guild Workshops
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    In addition to the monthly meetings held on the third Tuesday of every month at the Louisiana Heart Hospital, the Bayou Lacombe Art Guild (LAG) offers ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • George Rodrigue: Memorial Retrospective
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Monday, June 30, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    The Lafayette Rodrigue studio will re-open today with a survey of George Rodrigue’s work curated by the artist’s family and New Orleans Museum of Art Director ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Joe Alessi
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Trombonist Joe Alessi arrives at the LSU School of Music for two shows to kick off April. The New York Daily News had high praise for ...
    Category: Music

  • Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher, and Tom Lennon
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Three comedians, one great evening at One Eyed Jacks. The New Movement and Hell Yes Fest will be bringing Natasha Leggero, Moshe Kasher, and Tom Lennon ...
    Category: Comedy

  • Reading Series: America & WWII
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Ascension Parish Library is offering a six-week series of readings and discussions about World War II as a national and personal experience for Americans and their ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • SFJAZZ Collective
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    The SFJAZZ Collective is an all-star jazz ensemble comprising of eight of the finest performer/composers at work in jazz today. Launched in 2004, the Collective has ...
    Category: Music

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • The Practical Naturalist
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:Washington, Ms
    This four-week evening program at Historic Jefferson College offers adults a hands-on approach to learning about the natural world. The broad overview format teaches students to ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • This Month at Louisiana's State Parks
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Statewide
    Louisiana State Parks offer a variety of rich programming every month for the doting naturalists and undaunted adventurers among us. The number and variety would be ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Too Darn Hot—But Not for Tropicals
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Dr. Jeff Kuehny of the LSU AgCenter stops by the Ascension Parish Library to give a little insight on tropical plants, perfect for populating a lush ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Watoto's Children's Choir in Africa
    Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Watoto Children's Choir is winding their way through Louisiana from March 27 until April 6. The choir is comprised of Ugandan children, ambassadors to their ...
    Category: Music

  • Welty Photo Exhibit
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Jackson, Ms
    The Fondren Renaissance, in partnership with the Welty Foundation, will host an exhibit of author Eudora Welty's personal collection of photographs. The exhibit features over forty ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • An Evening with Branford Marsalis
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The River City Jazz Masters series continues to do its part in escorting music superstars into our midst with this concert. Branford Marsalis, of the extremely ...
    Category: Music

  • Bill Welch at the 2014 Spring Symposium
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Bill Welch, landscape horticulturist at Texas A&M, author of six gardening books, and regular columnist for Southern Living magazine, will be providing a talk this evening ...
    Category: Gardening

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • In Our Veins
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    What is it that connects us to our fellow humans? And what role do we, as individuals, play in the grand scale of the universe and ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Joe Alessi
    Date: Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Trombonist Joe Alessi arrives at the LSU School of Music for two shows to kick off April. The New York Daily News had high praise for ...
    Category: Music

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 - Sunday, June 01, 2014
    Location:Port Allen, La
    Before he was president of the United States, Abraham Lincoln was quite the savvy constitutional lawyer. He carried those skills with him to the White House, ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • R.C. Davis
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Denham Springs, La
    This month, the Arts Council of Livingston Parish spotlights the works of R.C. Davis, one of the most popular print artists on the Gulf Coast. Davis ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Repair Works
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The LSU School of Architecture presents guest lecturer Gia Wolff and her talk, "Floating Cities: Community Based Architecture of Parade Floats." Wolff is an architectural designer ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Watoto's Children's Choir in Africa
    Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Watoto Children's Choir is winding their way through Louisiana from March 27 until April 6. The choir is comprised of Ugandan children, ambassadors to their ...
    Category: Music

  • Wednesday at the Square
    Date: Wednesday, April 02, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Young Leadership Council (YLC) of New Orleans has announced its annual Wednesday at the Square lineup. Taking place at Lafayette Square from 5 pm to ...
    Category: Music

  • A Musical Prelude to Easter
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    St. Mary's Catholic Church in the French Quarter hosts a new music series leading up to the Easter holiday.ranging from classical favorites of the great gothic ...
    Category: Music

  • Bead and Fiber Trunk Show
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Caffery Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition and trunk showing by jewelry designer Jane Olson-Phillips, author of the book Bead and Fiber Jewelry, beginning April ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • CrawFete BR
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society and Mockler Beverage combine their tasty powers to raise money for childhood nutrition programs. Chefs from over twenty participating area restaurants ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Curtis Rayam
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of Nicholls' Jubilee arts and humanities festival, world-renowned tenor/opera star Curtis Rayman will perform at the university's Talbot Hall at the Danos Theater. Rayman ...
    Category: Music

  • Delta Mouth Literary Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The highly anticipated Delta Mouth Literary Festival promises to be bigger than ever in its sixth year. Writers and performers coming to participate in this year's ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Game of Thrones Trivia
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    "Winter is coming," reads the tagline of Game of Thrones, the hit HBO show. While that may not be relevant any time soon, it is true ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Gourding on the Bayou
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    Looking to "pass a gourd time" this weekend? Look no further than the Louisiana Gourd Show! In this second annual outing by the Louisiana Gourd Society, ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Paddle Bayou Lafourche
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    This fifty-two-mile, four-day adventure winds its way past a number of rural communities and several of the small cities that line the historic bayou. Paddlers will ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Preludes to Easter: A Concert Series
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    A Series of free public concerts to be staged at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in the Vieux Carré is bringing a group of internationally renowned performers ...
    Category: Music

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Tapestry: Pilgrimage to Vicksburg
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Vicksburg, Ms
    Vicksburg's "Tapestry Pilgrimage" is an opportunity to explore the city's heritage and culture, with fifteen historic homes open for tours epitomizing Southern hospitality throughout April. These ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • The Night of the Iguana
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The classic play by Tennessee Williams will be presented by Southern Rep in a four-week run. In this play, a disgraced minister seeks refuge in alcohol ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Watoto's Children's Choir in Africa
    Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Watoto Children's Choir is winding their way through Louisiana from March 27 until April 6. The choir is comprised of Ugandan children, ambassadors to their ...
    Category: Music

  • ANNIE
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Inspired by the famous comic strip Little Orphan Annie which first ran in the New York News in 1924, ANNIE made its Broadway debut in April 1977 and ...
    Category: Theatre

  • AWA Spring Art Show
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, May 04, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Warm colors and new creative works are featured in the Associated Women in the Arts Spring Show, an exhibit of original paintings by the exhibiting members ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Art in April with Wine Tasting and Cocktail Stroll
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Hammond, La
    It's a mouthful, that event name, but at least you know what's on the agenda for this evening. Downtown Hammond will be the scene for bubbly ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Bach Around the Clock XVII
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Another Bach birthday, another Bach Around the Clock at Trinity Episcopal Church in New Orleans. This event has been called a "high-art bacchanal" by NPR, noting ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Bach Lunch
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series taking place on Fridays during the spring and fall seasons so that participants ...
    Category: Music

  • Bayou Cajun Fest
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Larose, LA
    Head to the Larose Regional Park & Civic Center to enjoy one of Louisiana's innumerable small-town festivals. Traditional Louisiana dishes, music, and dancing. Carnival midway, sporting ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Bead and Fiber Trunk Show
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Caffery Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition and trunk showing by jewelry designer Jane Olson-Phillips, author of the book Bead and Fiber Jewelry, beginning April ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • CyPhaCon
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Lake Charles, La.
    Where do the interests of anime, gaming, sci-fi and fantasy all intersect—besides a teenage boy's bedroom, that is? Lake Charles, of all places, during the fourth ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Cypress Sawmill Festival
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Patterson, La
    Follow the swirling sawdust to this award-winning family festival, which promises a weekend filled with professional lumberjack shows, chainsaw carving, a passe partout (two-person saw) contest, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Delta Mouth Literary Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The highly anticipated Delta Mouth Literary Festival promises to be bigger than ever in its sixth year. Writers and performers coming to participate in this year's ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Downtown Alive!
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Lafayette's Downtown Alive! is a community tradition that packs the crowds in Parc Sans Souci and Parc International for great live music in a family-friendly atmosphere. • ...
    Category: Music

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Flora of Louisiana
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Ranked among the twentieth century's best botanical artists, the Australian-born Margaret Stones was commissioned in 1976 to create watercolor drawings of Louisiana native flora as a ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Gabriel Iglesias at the Saenger
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Presented by Comedy Central Live, comedian Gabriel Iglesias' world tour, Unity Through Laughter makes a stop at the Saenger Theatre. 2013 was a good year for Iglesias, ...
    Category: Comedy

  • Gourding on the Bayou
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    Looking to "pass a gourd time" this weekend? Look no further than the Louisiana Gourd Show! In this second annual outing by the Louisiana Gourd Society, ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Gumbo for Lent
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Downtown Baton Rouge's dining options get an extra boost during the Lenten season; that's when St. James Episcopal Church serves up its annual Gumbo event. Every ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Harvey
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of the Jubilee arts and humanities festival, the Thibodaux Playhouse will present Harvey. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Elwood P. Dowd begins introducing everyone ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Lesley Dill
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Hammond, La
    New York-based Lesley Dill explores visual poetry. An interdisciplinary artist, Dill freely ranges from sculpture, printmaking, and photography to create installations that present an open book ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Live After Five
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the clock strikes five on spring Fridays, downtown Baton Rouge trades business for live bands, beverages and after-work boogying during the Live After Five Concert ...
    Category: Music

  • Mandeville Arts & Craft Show
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    All handmade at the fingertips of local crafters, the vendors at the first annual Mandeville Arts & Craft Show will be bringing the products of their ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Mandeville Live!
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Friday, May 16, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Another spring season's worth of outdoor concerts crops up at the Mandeville Trailhead on Friday nights. Mandeville Live! springs into action with six free weekend concerts ...
    Category: Music

  • Paddle Bayou Lafourche
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    This fifty-two-mile, four-day adventure winds its way past a number of rural communities and several of the small cities that line the historic bayou. Paddlers will ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Perfect Wedding
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Statewide
    In a madcap farce rivaling the chaos, misunderstandings, and duplicity of any Three's Company episode, this comedy takes audiences through a bedroom romp with a soon-to-be ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Pride and Prejudice
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The classic tale by Jane Austen rings true even in contemporary times. The trials and tribulations surrounding young love and marriage never seem to change, though, ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Scott Boudin Festival
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Scott, La.
    It's the second annual celebrating the best little rice-and-meat stuffed concoction this side of the Mason-Dixon. In addition to the boudin, this family oriented weekend boasts ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Something-Summer Might-Have-Been
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    From the Delta Grand Youth Company—the educational arm of the Historic Delta Grand Theatre—comes a new play written by Ben Jolivet. Something-Summer Might-Have-Been follows young Avril ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Soul Assembly Tour
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Imagine one grizzled musician sitting on stage, regaling the rapt audience with tales and songs of his highly unusual life. Now multiply that by four. Marc ...
    Category: Music

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • The Prophets of Funk
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Sly and the Family Stone provides the period soundtrack for this post-modern take on 1970s culture presented by David Dorfman Dance at the Acadiana Center for ...
    Category: Dance

  • Tuesdays With Morrie
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    College professors sometimes offer us lessons beyond the classroom, as one journalist discovered upon visiting an ailing professor. This heartwarming story, based on the bestselling, real-life ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Watoto's Children's Choir in Africa
    Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Watoto Children's Choir is winding their way through Louisiana from March 27 until April 6. The choir is comprised of Ugandan children, ambassadors to their ...
    Category: Music

  • filmOrama: Foreign Film at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of the New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society and the Prytania Theatre host their week-long celebration of film, screening a series ...
    Category: Film

  • Acadiana Dragon Boat Festival
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    The second annual Acadiana Dragon Boat Festival is coming to a two hundred meter stretch of Bayou Teche in New Iberia. Traditional Hong Kong-style dragon boats, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • April at Highland Observatory
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Lots to see in the sky and through the lens this month! The Highland Road Park Observatory offers a close-up of scientific happenings from the gargantuan ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Barn Dance at Lakeview
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    What venue could be better suited to host an old-fashioned fais-do-do than an old barn? Lakeview Park & Beach—the RV park famously visited by Anthony Bourdain ...
    Category: Dance

  • Bayou Cajun Fest
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Larose, LA
    Head to the Larose Regional Park & Civic Center to enjoy one of Louisiana's innumerable small-town festivals. Traditional Louisiana dishes, music, and dancing. Carnival midway, sporting ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Bead and Fiber Trunk Show
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Caffery Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition and trunk showing by jewelry designer Jane Olson-Phillips, author of the book Bead and Fiber Jewelry, beginning April ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Becoming Jane Austen
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Cordially, Audubon State Historic Site requests the honor of young ladies' presence to spend a day immersed in the Age of Empires. Oakley plantation's program will ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Boilin' on da Bayou
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Cut Off, La
    For what may be an extremely reasonable $15 considering the pricey harvest this year, visit Cut Off for all the crawfish you can eat. Of course, ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Learn first-hand from masters of Cajun and Creole music, dance, cuisine, and culture in a beautiful Louisiana setting—making the move this year from Chicot State Park ...
    Category: Music

  • Classes at the ACLP
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Tuesday, May 06, 2014
    Location:Denham Springs, La
    The Arts Council of Livingston Parish is offering a series of diverting classes for kids and adults in need of a creative outlet: • April 5, 2 ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Community Market on the Courthouse Square
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Clinton, La
    Come stroll around the oldest court house in the Felicianas, while shopping at the area's longest running monthly country market. During April's gathering marketeers find fresh ...
    Category: Community

  • Crawfest
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Did you go to a college where they dumped eighteen thousand pounds of crawfish in the quad each spring? No? Then to see what you missed ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Creole Pub Crawl
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Creole PubCrawl's inaugural Crawfish & Bluegrass Crawl was so popular last year, organizers are bringing it back another time. This progressive event involves a well-provisioned ramble ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • CyPhaCon
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Lake Charles, La.
    Where do the interests of anime, gaming, sci-fi and fantasy all intersect—besides a teenage boy's bedroom, that is? Lake Charles, of all places, during the fourth ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Cypress Sawmill Festival
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Patterson, La
    Follow the swirling sawdust to this award-winning family festival, which promises a weekend filled with professional lumberjack shows, chainsaw carving, a passe partout (two-person saw) contest, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Delta Mouth Literary Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The highly anticipated Delta Mouth Literary Festival promises to be bigger than ever in its sixth year. Writers and performers coming to participate in this year's ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Families Helping Families
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge community comes together in "Active for Autism," the fifth annual Certified Run/Walk and Fun Fest put on by Families Outreaching Families. As honorary ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • FestForAll
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Baton Rouge's home-grown festival continues to grow, bringing its rainbow of the region’s best visual artists, street performers, musical acts, performance people, and culinary wizards to ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Gourding on the Bayou
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    Looking to "pass a gourd time" this weekend? Look no further than the Louisiana Gourd Show! In this second annual outing by the Louisiana Gourd Society, ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Harvey
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of the Jubilee arts and humanities festival, the Thibodaux Playhouse will present Harvey. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Elwood P. Dowd begins introducing everyone ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • In Liberty's Name–A Novel
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Renowned author and journalist Eva Augustin Rumpf arrives at the Historic New Orleans Collection to give a presentation and sign copies of her forthcoming historical novel, ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Jean Bragg: Painting "My New Orleans"
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art focuses a show on painterly, colorful interpretations of the local scene by artist Adam Hall. Meet the artist during an ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Junior League NOLA Kitchen Tour
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Some swoon over an elegantly appointed salon, but for Louisiana's foodies it is a superb kitchen that makes our hearts beat faster. So you can expect ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Kite Fest Louisiane
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Port Allen, La
    Here's something to put some wind in your sails. April is National Kite Month; so, for the tenth year, the West Baton Rouge Museum is launching ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Le Tableau
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    In Le Tableau ("The Painting"), a new French-language animated film at the Manship Theatre, three characters from an unfinished painting worm their way into the real ...
    Category: Film

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Mandeville Arts & Craft Show
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    All handmade at the fingertips of local crafters, the vendors at the first annual Mandeville Arts & Craft Show will be bringing the products of their ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • NOMA Egg Hunt
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Surely this has got to be the only Easter egg hunt in Louisiana where you have the chance of stumbling upon a bejeweled Faberge egg. Well, ...
    Category: Easter

  • Oak Ridge Boys
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Lake Charles, La.
    This country music quartet is bringing its unmistakable vocals to the Delta Downs Racetrack this evening. Long on the stage (and, in one case, long in ...
    Category: Music

  • Paddle Bayou Lafourche
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    This fifty-two-mile, four-day adventure winds its way past a number of rural communities and several of the small cities that line the historic bayou. Paddlers will ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Perfect Wedding
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Statewide
    In a madcap farce rivaling the chaos, misunderstandings, and duplicity of any Three's Company episode, this comedy takes audiences through a bedroom romp with a soon-to-be ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Pride and Prejudice
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The classic tale by Jane Austen rings true even in contemporary times. The trials and tribulations surrounding young love and marriage never seem to change, though, ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Printing Texture: Family Art Class
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Alexandria, La
    In conjunction with Theo Tobiasse: Textural Emergence, an exhibition running at the Alexandria Museum of Art until May 24, families are invited to tour the exhibit ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Puccini's La Bohème
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Before there was RENT (and its 525,600 minutes), there was its inspiration: La Bohème, the most performed opera in the history of the Metropolitan. The Acadiana ...
    Category: Music

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve present the long-running live radio show featuring ...
    Category: Music

  • Scott Boudin Festival
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Scott, La.
    It's the second annual celebrating the best little rice-and-meat stuffed concoction this side of the Mason-Dixon. In addition to the boudin, this family oriented weekend boasts ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Show and Tell
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Madisonville, La
    The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum will be hosting Show and Tell today, a multifaceted event showcasing a nautical-themed arts market, a fishing and boating equipment ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Snow White
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre brings its season to a fairytale ending with a production of Snow White, an original ballet by Winthrop Corey, that premiered ...
    Category: Dance

  • Something-Summer Might-Have-Been
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    From the Delta Grand Youth Company—the educational arm of the Historic Delta Grand Theatre—comes a new play written by Ben Jolivet. Something-Summer Might-Have-Been follows young Avril ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Stella's Blues & BBQ
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Bay St. Louis
    Tons of fun to be had today in the coastal village of Bay St. Louis. Stella's Blues & BBQ Festival, centered at the Historic Depot from ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • The Prophets of Funk
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Sly and the Family Stone provides the period soundtrack for this post-modern take on 1970s culture presented by David Dorfman Dance at the Acadiana Center for ...
    Category: Dance

  • Three Voices at Garden District Gallery
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Paintings in oil and encaustic—by artists Kat Fitzpatrick, Susan Hotard, and Kris Wenschu— are the focus of Garden District Gallery's April show. • Kat Fitzpatrick's luminous encaustic ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Top of the Teche
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    Tour du Teche—a non-profit organization that was organized to promote outdoor recreation along the Bayou Teche Corridor through St. Landry, St. Martin, Iberia and St. Mary ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Trisha Yearwood
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Marksville, La
    For those who prefer the twang of a country guitar to the jingling of slot machines—or for those who don't mind either—Paragon Casino Resort is bringing ...
    Category: Music

  • Tuesdays With Morrie
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    College professors sometimes offer us lessons beyond the classroom, as one journalist discovered upon visiting an ailing professor. This heartwarming story, based on the bestselling, real-life ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Walk This Way: Capitol Park
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Strap on some comfortable walking shoes and follow in the footsteps of Capitol Park Museum guides as they lead a walking tour to visit various landmarks ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Watoto's Children's Choir in Africa
    Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Watoto Children's Choir is winding their way through Louisiana from March 27 until April 6. The choir is comprised of Ugandan children, ambassadors to their ...
    Category: Music

  • Zippity Zoo Fest
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    My, oh my, what a wonderful day—celebrate the Baton Rouge Zoo at its annual spring festival. The zoo opened on Easter Day in 1970, and it's ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • filmOrama: Foreign Film at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of the New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society and the Prytania Theatre host their week-long celebration of film, screening a series ...
    Category: Film

  • A.K.A. Doc Pomus
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Jerome Felder (aka "Doc Pomus") overcame polio and paralysis in his childhood to become one of the biggest icons of early rock 'n roll. His heartbreaking, ...
    Category: Film

  • An Afternoon in Paris
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of the Jubilee arts and humanities festival, tonight's Music at St. John’s Concert Series segment will feature Helen Gillet and the Orchestra Wazozo. They will ...
    Category: Music

  • ArtsForAll Studio Tour
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Arts For All—the umbrella arts organization serving West Feliciana Parish—swings open the doors to three artists' studios in and around St. Francisville. This year's event will ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Bayou Cajun Fest
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Larose, LA
    Head to the Larose Regional Park & Civic Center to enjoy one of Louisiana's innumerable small-town festivals. Traditional Louisiana dishes, music, and dancing. Carnival midway, sporting ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Bead and Fiber Trunk Show
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Caffery Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition and trunk showing by jewelry designer Jane Olson-Phillips, author of the book Bead and Fiber Jewelry, beginning April ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Learn first-hand from masters of Cajun and Creole music, dance, cuisine, and culture in a beautiful Louisiana setting—making the move this year from Chicot State Park ...
    Category: Music

  • CyPhaCon
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Lake Charles, La.
    Where do the interests of anime, gaming, sci-fi and fantasy all intersect—besides a teenage boy's bedroom, that is? Lake Charles, of all places, during the fourth ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Cypress Sawmill Festival
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Patterson, La
    Follow the swirling sawdust to this award-winning family festival, which promises a weekend filled with professional lumberjack shows, chainsaw carving, a passe partout (two-person saw) contest, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Delta Mouth Literary Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The highly anticipated Delta Mouth Literary Festival promises to be bigger than ever in its sixth year. Writers and performers coming to participate in this year's ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • FestForAll
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Baton Rouge's home-grown festival continues to grow, bringing its rainbow of the region’s best visual artists, street performers, musical acts, performance people, and culinary wizards to ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Historic Preservation Lecture
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Historic New Orleans Collection presents the seventh Jacob Haight and Mary Meek Morrison Memorial Lecture, a biennial offering on topics of historic preservation. This illustrated ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Irish, Italian, Isleños Parade
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Nowhere are the colorful results of the melding of many cultures more in evidence that in St. Bernard Parish during the annual alliterative Irish, Italian, Isleños ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Kite Fest Louisiane
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Port Allen, La
    Here's something to put some wind in your sails. April is National Kite Month; so, for the tenth year, the West Baton Rouge Museum is launching ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Paddle Bayou Lafourche
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    This fifty-two-mile, four-day adventure winds its way past a number of rural communities and several of the small cities that line the historic bayou. Paddlers will ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • Perfect Wedding
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Statewide
    In a madcap farce rivaling the chaos, misunderstandings, and duplicity of any Three's Company episode, this comedy takes audiences through a bedroom romp with a soon-to-be ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Pride and Prejudice
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The classic tale by Jane Austen rings true even in contemporary times. The trials and tribulations surrounding young love and marriage never seem to change, though, ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Scott Boudin Festival
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Scott, La.
    It's the second annual celebrating the best little rice-and-meat stuffed concoction this side of the Mason-Dixon. In addition to the boudin, this family oriented weekend boasts ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Snow White
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre brings its season to a fairytale ending with a production of Snow White, an original ballet by Winthrop Corey, that premiered ...
    Category: Dance

  • Something-Summer Might-Have-Been
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    From the Delta Grand Youth Company—the educational arm of the Historic Delta Grand Theatre—comes a new play written by Ben Jolivet. Something-Summer Might-Have-Been follows young Avril ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Sundays in the Park
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    North Boulevard's Town Square makes a swell background for the Arts Council's live music series. The concerts, complete with on-site food vendors, are a Capital City ...
    Category: Music

  • The Good Body
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    LSU Theatre, in partnership with the LSU Women's Center and Swine Palace, is staging a benefit performance of Eve Ensler's The Good Body as part of ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Tuesdays With Morrie
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    College professors sometimes offer us lessons beyond the classroom, as one journalist discovered upon visiting an ailing professor. This heartwarming story, based on the bestselling, real-life ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Tyrone Chambers
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of the Jubilee arts and humanities festival, tonight's Music at St. John’s Concert Series segment will feature Tyrone Chambers, one of New Orleans' finest young ...
    Category: Music

  • Watoto's Children's Choir in Africa
    Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Watoto Children's Choir is winding their way through Louisiana from March 27 until April 6. The choir is comprised of Ugandan children, ambassadors to their ...
    Category: Music

  • We Are the Difference Spring Festival
    Date: Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Plaquemine, La
    This spring festival at the Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park is brand-new this year, much like all the fluffy chicks and bunnies that mark the Easter season. ...
    Category: Easter

  • Zippity Zoo Fest
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Sunday, April 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    My, oh my, what a wonderful day—celebrate the Baton Rouge Zoo at its annual spring festival. The zoo opened on Easter Day in 1970, and it's ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • filmOrama: Foreign Film at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of the New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society and the Prytania Theatre host their week-long celebration of film, screening a series ...
    Category: Film

  • Bead and Fiber Trunk Show
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Caffery Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition and trunk showing by jewelry designer Jane Olson-Phillips, author of the book Bead and Fiber Jewelry, beginning April ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Bergsma Trio
    Date: Monday, April 07, 2014
    Location:Zachary, La
    Tonight, the Bergsma Trio will be playing at Zachary High School's state-of-the-art Visual and Performing Arts Theatre. The trio—featuring violinist Dr. Stephen Redfield, pianist Dr. David ...
    Category: Music

  • Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Learn first-hand from masters of Cajun and Creole music, dance, cuisine, and culture in a beautiful Louisiana setting—making the move this year from Chicot State Park ...
    Category: Music

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Monday, April 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Putting the LPO in Bolero
    Date: Monday, April 07, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    By the time Maurice Ravel was commissioned to compose Boléro for Russian ballerina Ida Rubinstein, he already had several large-scale ballets to his credit. But this ...
    Category: Music

  • Reflections in the Garden: All About Honey
    Date: Monday, April 07, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The first Monday of every month, the Burden Horticulture Society offers lunchtime "Reflections in the Garden," covering a wide range of gardening topics with special guest ...
    Category: Gardening

  • SLU Guitar Festival
    Date: Monday, April 07, 2014
    Location:Hammond, La
    Music from a variety of cultures and historical eras, as well as music from Louisiana composers, will be the focus of the 15th annual Southeastern Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • filmOrama: Foreign Film at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of the New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society and the Prytania Theatre host their week-long celebration of film, screening a series ...
    Category: Film

  • April at the New Orleans Cooking Experience
    Date: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Each month, the New Orleans Cooking Experience classes offer opportunities to get into the kitchen and learn alongside some of the city's most accomplished chefs. Here's ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Bead and Fiber Trunk Show
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Caffery Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition and trunk showing by jewelry designer Jane Olson-Phillips, author of the book Bead and Fiber Jewelry, beginning April ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Learn first-hand from masters of Cajun and Creole music, dance, cuisine, and culture in a beautiful Louisiana setting—making the move this year from Chicot State Park ...
    Category: Music

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Guest Chef Dinner at The Castle
    Date: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    The Castle Restaurant & Pub welcomes the culinary chops of Chef Alex Harrell, who will step away from Sylvain in New Orleans to whip up a ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Reading Series: America & WWII
    Date: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Ascension Parish Library is offering a six-week series of readings and discussions about World War II as a national and personal experience for Americans and their ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Spring Pilgrimage
    Date: Saturday, March 08, 2014 - Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    "The most extensive tours of the most extravagant antebellum homes in America." That's the way the Pilgrimage Garden Club describes the Natchez Pilgrimage—the spring and fall ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • The Practical Naturalist
    Date: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
    Location:Washington, Ms
    This four-week evening program at Historic Jefferson College offers adults a hands-on approach to learning about the natural world. The broad overview format teaches students to ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • filmOrama: Foreign Film at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of the New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society and the Prytania Theatre host their week-long celebration of film, screening a series ...
    Category: Film

  • Bead and Fiber Trunk Show
    Date: Thursday, April 03, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Caffery Gallery is honored to announce an exhibition and trunk showing by jewelry designer Jane Olson-Phillips, author of the book Bead and Fiber Jewelry, beginning April ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Learn first-hand from masters of Cajun and Creole music, dance, cuisine, and culture in a beautiful Louisiana setting—making the move this year from Chicot State Park ...
    Category: Music

  • Dancehalls of South Louisiana
    Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Jeanerette, La
    The documentary film Dancehalls of South Louisiana explores the Cajun and Creole dancehalls of the past and present, capturing the essence of this unique staple of ...
    Category: Film

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 08, 2014 - Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • From Cameo to Close-Up: Louisiana in Film
    Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - Wednesday, November 26, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Louisiana’s climate and picturesque scenery have attracted the attention of filmmakers for nearly a century. Film treatments—particularly adaptations of works by noted writers such as Tennessee ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • The River Inside
    Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014 - Sunday, June 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Trace the photographic journey of artist John Guider, a nationally recognized photographer from Franklin, Tennessee, who stepped out his back door, placed a canoe in the ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Wednesday at the Square
    Date: Wednesday, April 09, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Young Leadership Council (YLC) of New Orleans has announced its annual Wednesday at the Square lineup. Taking place at Lafayette Square from 5 pm to ...
    Category: Music

  • filmOrama: Foreign Film at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of the New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society and the Prytania Theatre host their week-long celebration of film, screening a series ...
    Category: Film

  • A Musical Prelude to Easter
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    St. Mary's Catholic Church in the French Quarter hosts a new music series leading up to the Easter holiday.ranging from classical favorites of the great gothic ...
    Category: Music

  • A Taste of Covington
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The third annual Taste of Covington will kick off this month with a Vintners' Dinner that takes place at top local restaurants, each ready to provide ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Big Book Sale
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Kenner, LA
    Make no mistake; this one is definitely BIG. The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library's semi-annual book sale returns to fill the Pontchartrain Center this weekend. ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Bill Russell Lecture: The Boswell Sisters
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Taking place at The Historic New Orleans Collection, the fifteenth annual Bill Russell Lecture will consider “The Boswell Sisters: Pioneers of American Popular Music” featuring Kyla ...
    Category: Music

  • Cajun and Creole Heritage Week
    Date: Saturday, April 05, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Learn first-hand from masters of Cajun and Creole music, dance, cuisine, and culture in a beautiful Louisiana setting—making the move this year from Chicot State Park ...
    Category: Music

  • French Quarter Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The fabulous French Quarter Festival, the largest free music festival in the South, is back at the most beautiful time of year to spread four days ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Gallant Creoles, A History of Donaldsonville Canonniers
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    As part of the Foundation for Historical Louisiana's Heritage Lecture sseries, Michael Marshall will present a program on his latest book entitled Gallant Creoles, A History ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • James Hunter Six
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    In the early nineties, after catching a gig in Wales, Van Morrison said of British R&B singer James Hunter, "He’s one of the best voices and ...
    Category: Music

  • Life, Art, and Wine
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Zachary, La
    In partnership with the American Cancer Society, Joie Petite Designs hosts an evening of art and wine for a good cause. The free event acts as ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Louisiana Iris Day at Longue Vue
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    To visit Longue Vue’s Wild Garden today is to celebrate the historic collection of Louisiana Irises and their grande dame, Caroline Dormon. Known as a self-proclaimed ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Preludes to Easter: A Concert Series
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    A Series of free public concerts to be staged at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church in the Vieux Carré is bringing a group of internationally renowned performers ...
    Category: Music

  • Rick Springfield
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    He pined for Jesse's Girl. He smoldered on General Hospital. And now Rick Springfield will bring his singer/songwriting talents to the Manship Theatre's Red Carpet Gala, ...
    Category: Music

  • Spank! Harder (the Sequel)
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The popular ladies' night out theatrical comedy event is back with an all-new satirical and decidedly suggestive show Spank! Harder, the sequel to its original Fifty Shades ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Telescope Training
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Calling all stargazers! Take existential pondering to a new level with this telescope training class at the new Main Branch of the East Baton Rouge Public ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • filmOrama: Foreign Film at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 04, 2014 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of the New Orleans Film Festival, the New Orleans Film Society and the Prytania Theatre host their week-long celebration of film, screening a series ...
    Category: Film

  • 29th Annual Gray Monkey Parade
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Plaquemine, La
    Started by the late Lolita Daigre, a first-grade teacher, this children's walking parade sponsored by the Iberville Library makes a delightful scene down Railroad Avenue in ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • A Taste of Covington
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The third annual Taste of Covington will kick off this month with a Vintners' Dinner that takes place at top local restaurants, each ready to provide ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Artwork, Absinthe, & Alchemy
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Hammond, La
    The annual membership gala for the Hammond Regional Arts Council will feature music, dancing, and special entertainment—including green fairy belly dancers painted by Micheal Schroeder of ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Bach Lunch
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Presented by the Lafayette Science Museum Foundation, Bach Lunch is a concert series taking place on Fridays during the spring and fall seasons so that participants ...
    Category: Music

  • Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    The eleventh annual Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival will be held on the banks of said bayou and in downtown Franklin. With its focus on educating ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Belle Concert Series: Clarence Carter
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    American blues and soul singer Clarence Carter stops by the Belle of Baton Rouge as part of its Belle Concert Series. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, Carter ...
    Category: Music

  • Big Book Sale
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Kenner, LA
    Make no mistake; this one is definitely BIG. The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library's semi-annual book sale returns to fill the Pontchartrain Center this weekend. ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Dinner and a Movie: Her
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Spike Jonze's Her (2013) takes place in a not-so-distant future when people are constantly glued to email and the Internet—not so outlandish, is it? At the ...
    Category: Film

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • French Quarter Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The fabulous French Quarter Festival, the largest free music festival in the South, is back at the most beautiful time of year to spread four days ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Gumbo for Lent
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Downtown Baton Rouge's dining options get an extra boost during the Lenten season; that's when St. James Episcopal Church serves up its annual Gumbo event. Every ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Harvey
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of the Jubilee arts and humanities festival, the Thibodaux Playhouse will present Harvey. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Elwood P. Dowd begins introducing everyone ...
    Category: Theatre

  • James Hunter Six
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    In the early nineties, after catching a gig in Wales, Van Morrison said of British R&B singer James Hunter, "He’s one of the best voices and ...
    Category: Music

  • Live After Five
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the clock strikes five on spring Fridays, downtown Baton Rouge trades business for live bands, beverages and after-work boogying during the Live After Five Concert ...
    Category: Music

  • Mandeville Live!
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Friday, May 23, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Another spring season's worth of outdoor concerts crops up at the Mandeville Trailhead on Friday nights. Mandeville Live! springs into action with six free weekend concerts ...
    Category: Music

  • Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall Fair
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Washington, La
    The Washington Old Schoolhouse is at the epicenter of this semi-annual celebration of all things vintage and collectible. More than two hundred antiques dealers from all ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • Pride and Prejudice
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The classic tale by Jane Austen rings true even in contemporary times. The trials and tribulations surrounding young love and marriage never seem to change, though, ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Something-Summer Might-Have-Been
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    From the Delta Grand Youth Company—the educational arm of the Historic Delta Grand Theatre—comes a new play written by Ben Jolivet. Something-Summer Might-Have-Been follows young Avril ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Spank! Harder (the Sequel)
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The popular ladies' night out theatrical comedy event is back with an all-new satirical and decidedly suggestive show Spank! Harder, the sequel to its original Fifty Shades ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Grand Isle
    First, bird watching novices should know that a cheniere, a type of habitat not found in many other places outside of Louisiana, is a sandy or ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • The Great Louisiana BirdFest
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Bird watchers—novices and experts alike—travel from all over to attend this premiere birding event sponsored by Northlake Nature Center. Spring migration, when numerous migrant bird species ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • The Sug and Spice: Hot Sauce Festival
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    With Tabasco just down the road at Avery Island and thousands of gallons of scarlet, searing substitutes being produced all around, you’re in the hot sauce ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • "Going with the Grain" Pop-up Dinner
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Crowley, La
    Join Falcon Rice Mill for "Going with the Grain," an exclusive pop-up dinner featuring award-winning Chef Justin Girouard of The French Press Lafayette. First, step inside ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    They say carrots improve your eyesight...well, chomp a few of those down (bunny-style) before heading over to the Easter egg hunt at Memorial Park. Children ages ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • A Taste of Covington
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The third annual Taste of Covington will kick off this month with a Vintners' Dinner that takes place at top local restaurants, each ready to provide ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Audubon Birthday Celebration
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    All are invited to Audubon State Historic Site for a commemoration of the time John James Audubon spent at Oakley Plantation in 1821. Throughout the day ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • Barn Dance at Lakeview
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    What venue could be better suited to host an old-fashioned fais-do-do than an old barn? Lakeview Park & Beach—the RV park famously visited by Anthony Bourdain ...
    Category: Dance

  • Bateau de Bois Festival
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Lockport, La
    In an effort to keep the art and craft of boat building alive and well in Louisiana, the Center for Traditional Louisiana Boat Building will host ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Baton Rouge Blues Festival
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Now in its twentieth year, the Baton Rouge Blues Festival is one of America’s oldest blues festivals, celebrating the Swamp Blues sound born out of the ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    The eleventh annual Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival will be held on the banks of said bayou and in downtown Franklin. With its focus on educating ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Big Book Sale
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Kenner, LA
    Make no mistake; this one is definitely BIG. The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library's semi-annual book sale returns to fill the Pontchartrain Center this weekend. ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Botanic Garden Annual Plant Sale
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    For the twentieth year, the Baton Rouge Botanic Garden becomes the go-to place for green thumbs or aspiring gardeners. The garden's annual plant sale gathers a ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Cajun French Music Association April Dance
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Paul Daigle and Cajun Gold are onstage to provide the entertainment for this month's waltzing and two-stepping at UCT Hall. Don't let an extra left foot ...
    Category: Dance

  • Corridor des Arts Studio Tour
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    Corridor des Arts (CdA) is a grassroots, multi-community art trail that encompasses established cultural districts, artists’ studios, and businesses from I-10 to I-49. The CdA Open ...
    Category: Visual Art

  • Cotton District Arts Festival
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Starkville, Ms.
    Held each April in the historic Cotton District in Starkville, this festival blends local and regional art, music, and food into a showcase event. The festival ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Crawfish Boiling Competition
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Plaquemine, La
    For the third year, the Plaquemine Elks Lodge #1398 plays host to this event in which the spice-loving competitors must only use "from scratch" ingredients. Each ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Dancin' In The Streets with BRBT
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Billed as "the Capital City's biggest dance party," the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre will once again host Dancin’ In The Streets in the Great Hall at ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Dedication Day Antics at the New Library
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The grand opening is approaching for the snazzy new Main Branch of the East Baton Rouge Public Libraries. Dedication day is April 12, and the library's ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Easter Eggs at Longue Vue
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Bring your basket and hop on over to Longue Vue to join the Easter Bunny for a day of fun, crafts, face-painting, egg hunting, and more. ...
    Category: Easter

  • Exotic Paintings for Exotic Tastes
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Saturday, May 10, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    Henry Hood Gallery will be presenting an exhibition of paintings by Jim Graham from April 12 to May 10. An opening reception for the exhibition, called ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Festival des Fleurs
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Lafayette's biggest garden show and sale, now in its twenty-third year, promises plants, supplies, pottery, tools, gifts, gardening books, garden ornaments and more. The Lafayette Garden ...
    Category: Gardening

  • French Quarter Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The fabulous French Quarter Festival, the largest free music festival in the South, is back at the most beautiful time of year to spread four days ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • GeauxTeal Ovarian Cancer Walk
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Awareness is a necessary goal for many fundraising organizations; an effective tactic in recent years has been to pin a colorful ribbon on the chest. "What ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Harvey
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of the Jubilee arts and humanities festival, the Thibodaux Playhouse will present Harvey. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Elwood P. Dowd begins introducing everyone ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Local Natives
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Out of Silver Lake, Ca., indie rock group Local Natives weaves together earworm harmonies, zippy percussion, and an Afro-pop influence into an effervescent sound, which can ...
    Category: Music

  • Madisonville Art Market
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Madisonville, La
    Every second Saturday of the month, the Madisonville Art Market is held along the banks of the Tchefuncte River on Water Street. Arts for purchase include ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Master Gardeners Plant Sale
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The annual East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners Association Plant Sale will be at the LSU Burden Center this year. Thousands of plants and hundreds of varieties—grown ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Neil White
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Brookhaven, Ms
    To kick off National Library Week, Friends of the Library in Brookhaven invites crime writer Neil White to appear as the keynote speaker. Aside from being ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall Fair
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Washington, La
    The Washington Old Schoolhouse is at the epicenter of this semi-annual celebration of all things vintage and collectible. More than two hundred antiques dealers from all ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • Pride and Prejudice
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The classic tale by Jane Austen rings true even in contemporary times. The trials and tribulations surrounding young love and marriage never seem to change, though, ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve present the long-running live radio show featuring ...
    Category: Music

  • Something-Summer Might-Have-Been
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    From the Delta Grand Youth Company—the educational arm of the Historic Delta Grand Theatre—comes a new play written by Ben Jolivet. Something-Summer Might-Have-Been follows young Avril ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Southdown Marketplace
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Houma, La
    It happens for one day, twice a year in spring and fall—the outdoor arts & crafts show that brings more than three hundred local and national ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Spank! Harder (the Sequel)
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The popular ladies' night out theatrical comedy event is back with an all-new satirical and decidedly suggestive show Spank! Harder, the sequel to its original Fifty Shades ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Spring for Art
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    Thousands descend on the historic St. John District of downtown Covington for the annual Spring for Art event, organized by the St. Tammany Art Association. It's ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Tag Sale at Magnolia Mound
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    A tag sale will sprawl across the grounds at Magnolia Mound Plantation today, thanks to the Friends of Magnolia Mound. Items to be sold include glassware, ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • The Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Grand Isle
    First, bird watching novices should know that a cheniere, a type of habitat not found in many other places outside of Louisiana, is a sandy or ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • The Great Louisiana BirdFest
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Bird watchers—novices and experts alike—travel from all over to attend this premiere birding event sponsored by Northlake Nature Center. Spring migration, when numerous migrant bird species ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • The Sug and Spice: Hot Sauce Festival
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    With Tabasco just down the road at Avery Island and thousands of gallons of scarlet, searing substitutes being produced all around, you’re in the hot sauce ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • William W. Perkins WWII Memorial Weekend
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Walker, La
    The City of Walker turns back the clock to 1944 during its annual William W. Perkins WWII Memorial Weekend. The event is the brainchild of Robert ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • A Taste of Covington
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The third annual Taste of Covington will kick off this month with a Vintners' Dinner that takes place at top local restaurants, each ready to provide ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • An Old Fashioned Easter at Rural Life
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Friends of the LSU Rural Life Museum will celebrate its fourth annual Old Fashioned Easter Celebration, with springtime excitement and activities overseen by the Easter ...
    Category: Easter

  • Bal du Dimanche at Vermilionville
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville’s Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) provides a weekly opportunity to express your two-steppin' style while hearing live music by some of the area’s finest musicians. ...
    Category: Dance

  • Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    The eleventh annual Bayou Teche Black Bear Festival will be held on the banks of said bayou and in downtown Franklin. With its focus on educating ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Big Book Sale
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Kenner, LA
    Make no mistake; this one is definitely BIG. The Friends of the Jefferson Public Library's semi-annual book sale returns to fill the Pontchartrain Center this weekend. ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Corridor des Arts Studio Tour
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    Corridor des Arts (CdA) is a grassroots, multi-community art trail that encompasses established cultural districts, artists’ studios, and businesses from I-10 to I-49. The CdA Open ...
    Category: Visual Art

  • Festival des Fleurs
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Lafayette's biggest garden show and sale, now in its twenty-third year, promises plants, supplies, pottery, tools, gifts, gardening books, garden ornaments and more. The Lafayette Garden ...
    Category: Gardening

  • French Quarter Festival
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The fabulous French Quarter Festival, the largest free music festival in the South, is back at the most beautiful time of year to spread four days ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Ghostbusters
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Who ya gonna call? When three parapsychology professors set up shop as a unique ghost removal service, your question is answered. The Manship pays tribute to ...
    Category: Film

  • Harvey
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    As part of the Jubilee arts and humanities festival, the Thibodaux Playhouse will present Harvey. In this Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Elwood P. Dowd begins introducing everyone ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Kids Town EGGStravaganza and Rubber Duck Regatta
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The Second Annual Kids Town EGGStravaganza and Rubber Duck Regatta will send a slurry of bright yellow bobbing beaks into the Pond at Lakeview Regional Medical ...
    Category: Easter

  • Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall Fair
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Washington, La
    The Washington Old Schoolhouse is at the epicenter of this semi-annual celebration of all things vintage and collectible. More than two hundred antiques dealers from all ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • Pride and Prejudice
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The classic tale by Jane Austen rings true even in contemporary times. The trials and tribulations surrounding young love and marriage never seem to change, though, ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Something-Summer Might-Have-Been
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    From the Delta Grand Youth Company—the educational arm of the Historic Delta Grand Theatre—comes a new play written by Ben Jolivet. Something-Summer Might-Have-Been follows young Avril ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Spank! Harder (the Sequel)
    Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The popular ladies' night out theatrical comedy event is back with an all-new satirical and decidedly suggestive show Spank! Harder, the sequel to its original Fifty Shades ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Spring with the Concert Band
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Concert Band's annual Spring Concert marks the moments with a theme of "Time." Head to the Independence Park Theatre for musical selections from ...
    Category: Music

  • Sundays in the Park
    Date: Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    North Boulevard's Town Square makes a swell background for the Arts Council's live music series. The concerts, complete with on-site food vendors, are a Capital City ...
    Category: Music

  • The Grand Isle Migratory Bird Celebration
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Grand Isle
    First, bird watching novices should know that a cheniere, a type of habitat not found in many other places outside of Louisiana, is a sandy or ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • The Great Louisiana BirdFest
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Bird watchers—novices and experts alike—travel from all over to attend this premiere birding event sponsored by Northlake Nature Center. Spring migration, when numerous migrant bird species ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • The Sug and Spice: Hot Sauce Festival
    Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    With Tabasco just down the road at Avery Island and thousands of gallons of scarlet, searing substitutes being produced all around, you’re in the hot sauce ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • William W. Perkins WWII Memorial Weekend
    Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014 - Sunday, April 13, 2014
    Location:Walker, La
    The City of Walker turns back the clock to 1944 during its annual William W. Perkins WWII Memorial Weekend. The event is the brainchild of Robert ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • SLU Guitar Festival
    Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Location:Hammond, La
    Music from a variety of cultures and historical eras, as well as music from Louisiana composers, will be the focus of the 15th annual Southeastern Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • Southern Circuit Film Series: The Retrieval
    Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    The Vermilionville Living History Museum and Folklife Park in conjunction with the South Arts Southern Circuit of Independent Filmmakers screens films every month at the Performance ...
    Category: Film

  • The Great Flood: Cane Fire Film Series
    Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Filmmaker Bill Morrison and composer/guitarist Bill Frisell have found a new way to tell an old story. The Great Flood, playing this evening at the Acadiana ...
    Category: Film

  • April at the New Orleans Cooking Experience
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Each month, the New Orleans Cooking Experience classes offer opportunities to get into the kitchen and learn alongside some of the city's most accomplished chefs. Here's ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Creole World: Photographs by Richard Sexton
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    New Orleans is known, of course, for its distinctive Creole heritage—evident in the city's cuisine, architecture, and people. But New Orleans' Creole credentials are just one ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Les Mains Guidées—Indian Lore
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville is kicking off a new monthly series that invites visitors to learn crafts from the interpretive center's master artisans. On the second Tuesday of each ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Penguins: Photographs by J.J. L'Heureux
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Sunday, May 18, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Painter, naturalist, and photographer J.J. L'Heureux traveled along Antarctic ice shelves from Atka Bay to Halley Station, quietly capturing groups (or huddles) of emperor penguins in ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Reading Series: America & WWII
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Ascension Parish Library is offering a six-week series of readings and discussions about World War II as a national and personal experience for Americans and their ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • The World of Egyptology
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    It isn't just scientists who've been enraptured by the mysteries of the ancient Egyptians. Heck, even The Bangles wanted to copy their gait. Dr. Aidan Dodson ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Wednesday at the Square
    Date: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Young Leadership Council (YLC) of New Orleans has announced its annual Wednesday at the Square lineup. Taking place at Lafayette Square from 5 pm to ...
    Category: Music

  • Art Wine Design
    Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join Southdowns Village and the Perkins Road Art District for a night of fine art, local wine, and innovative design. Southdowns merchants will be open after ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Concerts in the Courtyard: NO Nightingales
    Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Historic New Orleans Collection puts its lovely French Quarter courtyard to good use with its Concerts in the Courtyard series, which brings standout practitioners of ...
    Category: Music

  • Shadows of History: Photographs from the Civil War
    Date: Thursday, April 17, 2014 - Sunday, July 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    New to the galleries at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art this month is Shadows of History: Photographs from the Civil War from the Collection of Julia ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Dinner and a Movie: Her
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Spike Jonze's Her (2013) takes place in a not-so-distant future when people are constantly glued to email and the Internet—not so outlandish, is it? At the ...
    Category: Film

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Gumbo for Lent
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Downtown Baton Rouge's dining options get an extra boost during the Lenten season; that's when St. James Episcopal Church serves up its annual Gumbo event. Every ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Laotian New Year
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Sunday, April 20, 2014
    Location:Broussard, La
    Iberia Parish's not inconsiderable Laotian community holds its New Year celebration, known as Songkran, every Easter weekend, and thousands from near and far will be there ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Live After Five
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the clock strikes five on spring Fridays, downtown Baton Rouge trades business for live bands, beverages and after-work boogying during the Live After Five Concert ...
    Category: Music

  • Mandeville Live!
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Friday, May 30, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Another spring season's worth of outdoor concerts crops up at the Mandeville Trailhead on Friday nights. Mandeville Live! springs into action with six free weekend concerts ...
    Category: Music

  • Mike Birbiglia at the Civic Theatre
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    When Time Magazine describes you as the "master of the personal, embarrassing tale," you know you've made it. Well, if you're a stand-up comic you have, ...
    Category: Comedy

  • Semaine Française
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, in partnership with Les Articulteurs of Redon, France, and the French Consulate in New Orleans welcomes attendees to La Semaine Française ...
    Category: Community

  • Sunset at the Landing
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    The Columbia Street Landing just on the edge of historic downtown Covington hosts an outdoor concert from March to October. Head to 100 North Columbia Street ...
    Category: Music

  • 20th Anniversary of the Women's Council
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Women's Council of Greater Baton Rouge celebrates two decades working to connect, promote, and empower women. Join the celebration at the Louisiana State Archives; light ...
    Category: Community

  • Abita Springs Opry in April
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Abita Springs, La
    The perennially popular Abita Springs Opry is in its twelfth season this spring at the Abita Springs Town Hall. The program, in its mission to protect ...
    Category: Music

  • BRZoo for the Planet
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join the folks at BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo for a day filled with animal and earth-friendly activities, including special games and crafts to help visitors learn ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Barn Dance at Lakeview
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    What venue could be better suited to host an old-fashioned fais-do-do than an old barn? Lakeview Park & Beach—the RV park famously visited by Anthony Bourdain ...
    Category: Dance

  • Color Run and a Kaleidoscope Tour
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Otherwise known as "the Happiest Run on the Planet," the Color Run promotes individuality and, of course, fitness. Runners winding their way through the course are ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Creole Queen Easter Cruise
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    For a chance to experience Easter abroad on the waters of the Mississippi, the paddlewheeler Creole Queen is offering a themed cruise titled "Hoppin’ Down The ...
    Category: Easter

  • Crescent City Classic
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    With top runners from all corners of the world participating each year, the annual Crescent City Classic 10K has grown to become one of the region's ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Easter Egg Hunt and Parade
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Jackson, La
    Centenary State Historic Site will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt today on its expansive grounds. Children from across the Feliciana parishes are invited to purge ...
    Category: Easter

  • Easter at the Market
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    The Easter Bunny will be showering the boys and girls of Mandeville with their fill of sugary confections at the Easter egg hunt to be held ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Engineer It
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Louisiana Art & Science Museum's latest program is an invitation to have fun and connect with the kids as everyone becomes a novice engineer during ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • History of Jazz in Mandeville
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Back by popular demand, The City of Mandeville and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival Foundation present the History of Jazz in Mandeville. A lecture ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Laotian New Year
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Sunday, April 20, 2014
    Location:Broussard, La
    Iberia Parish's not inconsiderable Laotian community holds its New Year celebration, known as Songkran, every Easter weekend, and thousands from near and far will be there ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • NOLA Earth Day Festival
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Founded by the non-profit Louisiana Bucket Brigade in 2009, the New Orleans Earth Day Festival promotes sustainability, clean air, and environmental justice by bringing a day-long ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve present the long-running live radio show featuring ...
    Category: Music

  • Semaine Française
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, in partnership with Les Articulteurs of Redon, France, and the French Consulate in New Orleans welcomes attendees to La Semaine Française ...
    Category: Community

  • Two O'Clock Bayou
    Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    This Pack and Paddle canoe trip is perfect for beginners, though paddlers of all levels will enjoy an afternoon on Two O'Clock Bayou. Located in the ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Bal du Dimanche at Vermilionville
    Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville’s Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) provides a weekly opportunity to express your two-steppin' style while hearing live music by some of the area’s finest musicians. ...
    Category: Dance

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Laotian New Year
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Sunday, April 20, 2014
    Location:Broussard, La
    Iberia Parish's not inconsiderable Laotian community holds its New Year celebration, known as Songkran, every Easter weekend, and thousands from near and far will be there ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Semaine Française
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, in partnership with Les Articulteurs of Redon, France, and the French Consulate in New Orleans welcomes attendees to La Semaine Française ...
    Category: Community

  • Sundays in the Park
    Date: Sunday, April 20, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    North Boulevard's Town Square makes a swell background for the Arts Council's live music series. The concerts, complete with on-site food vendors, are a Capital City ...
    Category: Music

  • Arts Council's Spring Arts Blasts
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When school holiday breaks don't align conveniently with grownups' work schedules (and when do they ever?), the Community School for the Arts' Holiday Arts Blasts are ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Aziz Ansari
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Aziz Ansari, who plays Tom Haverford, the metrosexual "redneck from South Carolina" on Emmy-nominated Parks and Recreation, is made of comedic lightning. His brand of humble ...
    Category: Comedy

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Semaine Française
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, in partnership with Les Articulteurs of Redon, France, and the French Consulate in New Orleans welcomes attendees to La Semaine Française ...
    Category: Community

  • Spring Zoo Camp
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Spring break is a great time for the kiddos to hang out with the animals of Baton Rouge Zoo. Young explorers will learn what being a ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • April at the New Orleans Cooking Experience
    Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Each month, the New Orleans Cooking Experience classes offer opportunities to get into the kitchen and learn alongside some of the city's most accomplished chefs. Here's ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Arts Council's Spring Arts Blasts
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When school holiday breaks don't align conveniently with grownups' work schedules (and when do they ever?), the Community School for the Arts' Holiday Arts Blasts are ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • LSU Symphonic Winds: Plays on Light
    Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    In this spring concert, the LSU Symphonic Winds, featuring LSU professor of horn Seth Orgel, will perform Schwantner's epic piece From a Dark Millennium, and Franz ...
    Category: Music

  • Reading Series: America & WWII
    Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Ascension Parish Library is offering a six-week series of readings and discussions about World War II as a national and personal experience for Americans and their ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Semaine Française
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, in partnership with Les Articulteurs of Redon, France, and the French Consulate in New Orleans welcomes attendees to La Semaine Française ...
    Category: Community

  • Arts Council's Spring Arts Blasts
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When school holiday breaks don't align conveniently with grownups' work schedules (and when do they ever?), the Community School for the Arts' Holiday Arts Blasts are ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • CODE RED
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    In the age of flash mobs, anyone—regardless of age or ability—can be a dancer. At any time! Local dance troupe Of Moving Colors invites the public ...
    Category: Dance

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Festival International de Louisiane
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    If the U.S. is a melting pot, well in south Louisiana, first you make a roux. Then add French, African, Caribbean, and Hispanic flavors. These primary ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Semaine Française
    Date: Friday, April 18, 2014 - Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, in partnership with Les Articulteurs of Redon, France, and the French Consulate in New Orleans welcomes attendees to La Semaine Française ...
    Category: Community

  • Wednesday at the Square
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Young Leadership Council (YLC) of New Orleans has announced its annual Wednesday at the Square lineup. Taking place at Lafayette Square from 5 pm to ...
    Category: Music

  • 21st Annual Jeep Jamboree
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    If you like the way your Jeep brand vehicle looks with mud on it, come join this Jeep Jamboree USA event that offers two days of ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Amigurumi Club
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Location:Baker, La
    Need a new craft to show off on your Instagram? At the Baker Branch Library, teens are invited to add "amigurumi" to their skill set. That's ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Arts Council's Spring Arts Blasts
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When school holiday breaks don't align conveniently with grownups' work schedules (and when do they ever?), the Community School for the Arts' Holiday Arts Blasts are ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Arts on the Bayou
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Location:Denham Springs, La
    Inspiration is often derived from natural surroundings, from the environment you were born and raised in. Arts on the Bayou, a fundraiser to support children's arts ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Double Jackpot for Gardeners
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    It's a two-for-one: come to the Ascension Parish Library for a little gardening advice and free plants to boot! Craig Roussel with the LSU AgCenter will ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Festival International de Louisiane
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    If the U.S. is a melting pot, well in south Louisiana, first you make a roux. Then add French, African, Caribbean, and Hispanic flavors. These primary ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Gulf Coast Camera Club Council
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Picture yourself in a mass of photo enthusiasts. The Louisiana Photographic Society plays host to this year's Gulf States Camera Club Council at the Crowne Plaza. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Sense of Place II at the Ogden
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Sunday, July 20, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Continuing the Ogden Museum of Southern Art's celebration of its tenth anniversary, Sense of Place II brings together more of the most important and significant acquisitions ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Shakers and Their Herbs
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Once a month, the Baton Rouge unit of the Herb Society of America meets at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden to discuss topics related ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • The Walking Dead Escape
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Zombies have lurched and stumbled their way into our pop culture hearts. Where will you be when the invasion starts? Will you fight or flee? And ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • 21st Annual Jeep Jamboree
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    If you like the way your Jeep brand vehicle looks with mud on it, come join this Jeep Jamboree USA event that offers two days of ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Arts Council's Spring Arts Blasts
    Date: Monday, April 21, 2014 - Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When school holiday breaks don't align conveniently with grownups' work schedules (and when do they ever?), the Community School for the Arts' Holiday Arts Blasts are ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Bluff Blues Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    Back on the bluffs once again, Natchez' annual blues-flavored citywide house party will be a tribute to the "Sound of Natchez." Local musicians lining up to ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Dinner and a Movie: Her
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Spike Jonze's Her (2013) takes place in a not-so-distant future when people are constantly glued to email and the Internet—not so outlandish, is it? At the ...
    Category: Film

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Fess Jazztival at Tipitina's
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:
    One of the loveliest features surrounding NOLA's annual Jazz Festival phenomenon is the way that performances overflow the festival grounds and land on the city's club ...
    Category: Music

  • Festival International de Louisiane
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    If the U.S. is a melting pot, well in south Louisiana, first you make a roux. Then add French, African, Caribbean, and Hispanic flavors. These primary ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Final Bayou Passage
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    Final Bayou Passage, presented by the Techeland Arts Council, will be held April 25–27 and 29–30. Show is at 7:30 pm expect on Sunday, which is ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Gourmet in the Garden
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    It's a pleasant sensory experience to pair your food with wine, but what about complementing a meal with the sweet aroma of flowers? This evening at ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Gulf Coast Camera Club Council
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Picture yourself in a mass of photo enthusiasts. The Louisiana Photographic Society plays host to this year's Gulf States Camera Club Council at the Crowne Plaza. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Jazz Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, May 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    In 2014, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival marks forty-five years of immersing the country's most powerful entertainers in the city of New Orleans' incomparable ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Jersey Settlers in Natchez
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    What does late Dirty Dancing stud Patrick Swayze have in common with King's Tavern in Natchez? In 1792, the Swayze and King families descended from New ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • LaSciFi Costume & Film Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    An unconventional convention, for sure. The LaSciFi Costume & Film Festival will take over the Embassy Suites this weekend, much like a clone takes over a ...
    Category: Film

  • Last Friday Film: Apollo 13
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    Apollo 13 will be shown on this Friday evening at the Julien Poydras Museum and Arts Center in New Roads as the latest installment of its ...
    Category: Visual Art

  • Live After Five
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the clock strikes five on spring Fridays, downtown Baton Rouge trades business for live bands, beverages and after-work boogying during the Live After Five Concert ...
    Category: Music

  • Live After Five in Houma
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Houma, La
    Set up your lawn chairs in the Courthouse Square and let the stresses and cares of the work week slip away. The free public concert should ...
    Category: Music

  • Lockport Food Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lockport, La
    The Southeast Tourism Society named this a "Top Twenty Event," and visitors will find out why when downtown Lockport offers festivities that center around a wide ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Main Street Cajun Cook-Off
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    Main Street—the locale for all things good, wholesome and community-oriented—will be the site for Thibodaux's Cajun Cook-Off. Head downtown for those Main Street eats at 5pm ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Mandeville Live!
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Friday, June 06, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Another spring season's worth of outdoor concerts crops up at the Mandeville Trailhead on Friday nights. Mandeville Live! springs into action with six free weekend concerts ...
    Category: Music

  • Murder Most Fouled-Up
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Houma, La
    When a rich uncle dies and sets family members against one another in his will, things get ugly as the undeserving living tear his mansion apart ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Music & Market: Lil' Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    Homegrown music and vegetables: Opelousas Music & Market program sets out to celebrate both at the Farmers Market Pavilion near Le Vieux Village on spring Fridays. ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Rhythms on the River
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014
    Location:Morgan City, La
    The gentle chugging of tugboats on the other side of Morgan City's seawall should add another source of syncopation to the annual Rhythms on the River ...
    Category: Music

  • Étouffée Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    This twenty-ninth annual affair at the Little Flower School Grounds occasions the creation (and consumption) of all sorts of étouffée, then adds a parade, silent auction, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • 21st Annual Jeep Jamboree
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    If you like the way your Jeep brand vehicle looks with mud on it, come join this Jeep Jamboree USA event that offers two days of ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Anders Osborne, Rebirth Brass Band at The Howlin' Wolf
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Howlin' Wolf makes a space for Swedish-born, New Orleans-naturalized singer/songwriter/guitar virtuoso Anders Osborne, who will play a late set back-to-back with NOLA's home-grown brass band ...
    Category: Music

  • Angola Prison Spring Rodeo
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Thousands line up for the chance to spend a day in prison and enjoy "The Wildest Show in the South." The Angola Rodeo offers a slate ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Barn Dance at Lakeview
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    What venue could be better suited to host an old-fashioned fais-do-do than an old barn? Lakeview Park & Beach—the RV park famously visited by Anthony Bourdain ...
    Category: Dance

  • Bluff Blues Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    Back on the bluffs once again, Natchez' annual blues-flavored citywide house party will be a tribute to the "Sound of Natchez." Local musicians lining up to ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Cajun Woodstock
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Church Point
    It's all peace, love, and happiness at Cajun Woodstock in Church Point City Park—not to mention a Round Steak Rice and Gravy Cook-off and the Cruzin ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Dale Chihuly
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Saturday, July 12, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    This exhibition of works by the groundbreaking American glass artist—Chihuly’s ninth with the Arthur Roger Gallery—includes new architectural installations and setworks that represent the breadth and ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Dancing for Big Buddy
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    This year's participants in Big Buddy's annual fundraising event are successful in their own careers, but can they dance? To find out who can really trip ...
    Category: Dance

  • Dumpstaphunk
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Amongst the thicket of club performances taking place all around town during the first weekend of Jazz Fest is this one by the outfit named "New ...
    Category: Music

  • Emerald Festival
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    In its inaugural year, Redemptorist High School's Emerald Festival comes out of the gates strong: live entertainment by Le Zydeco de Baton Rouge, Mojeaux, Roadhouse, Michael ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Fess Jazztival at Tipitina's
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:
    One of the loveliest features surrounding NOLA's annual Jazz Festival phenomenon is the way that performances overflow the festival grounds and land on the city's club ...
    Category: Music

  • Festival International de Louisiane
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    If the U.S. is a melting pot, well in south Louisiana, first you make a roux. Then add French, African, Caribbean, and Hispanic flavors. These primary ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Final Bayou Passage
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    Final Bayou Passage, presented by the Techeland Arts Council, will be held April 25–27 and 29–30. Show is at 7:30 pm expect on Sunday, which is ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Grillin' in the Park
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    Follow the sweet smell of charred meat and tangy sauce to the New Iberia City Park. Adults and children will belly up to the grills for ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Gulf Coast Camera Club Council
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Picture yourself in a mass of photo enthusiasts. The Louisiana Photographic Society plays host to this year's Gulf States Camera Club Council at the Crowne Plaza. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Jazz Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, May 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    In 2014, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival marks forty-five years of immersing the country's most powerful entertainers in the city of New Orleans' incomparable ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Jon Langford: Summer Stars
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Saturday, May 31, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    LeMieux Galleries gives itself over to new work by Jon Langford—a visual artist and founding member of legendary British punk rock band The Mekons and Chicago ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • LaSciFi Costume & Film Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    An unconventional convention, for sure. The LaSciFi Costume & Film Festival will take over the Embassy Suites this weekend, much like a clone takes over a ...
    Category: Film

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Lockport Food Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lockport, La
    The Southeast Tourism Society named this a "Top Twenty Event," and visitors will find out why when downtown Lockport offers festivities that center around a wide ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Murder Most Fouled-Up
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Houma, La
    When a rich uncle dies and sets family members against one another in his will, things get ugly as the undeserving living tear his mansion apart ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve present the long-running live radio show featuring ...
    Category: Music

  • Rise Up and Follow: An Experiential Journey
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Port Allen, La
    This new exhibit at the West Baton Rouge Museum is far more than paintings hanging on the wall. Prepare to be immersed in a history spanning ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • Spring Fling
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014
    Location:Breaux Bridge, La
    What do you suppose is being flung at this Spring Fling in downtown Breaux Bridge? We're going to hazard a guess: "All your cares away." Other ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Étouffée Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    This twenty-ninth annual affair at the Little Flower School Grounds occasions the creation (and consumption) of all sorts of étouffée, then adds a parade, silent auction, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Allons Manger Food Fest
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Belle Rose, La.
    St. Jules Catholic Church will be holding its twenty-ninth annual Allons Manger (Let's All Eat) Food Festival today starting at 10:30 am. The good parishioners of ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Angola Prison Spring Rodeo
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Thousands line up for the chance to spend a day in prison and enjoy "The Wildest Show in the South." The Angola Rodeo offers a slate ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Bal du Dimanche at Vermilionville
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville’s Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) provides a weekly opportunity to express your two-steppin' style while hearing live music by some of the area’s finest musicians. ...
    Category: Dance

  • Cajun Woodstock
    Date: Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Church Point
    It's all peace, love, and happiness at Cajun Woodstock in Church Point City Park—not to mention a Round Steak Rice and Gravy Cook-off and the Cruzin ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Chauvin Sculpture Garden Picnic and Blessing of the Fleet
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Chauvin, La
    Bring your own picnic lunch to the historical Blessing of the Fleet, the semi-annual boat parade along Bayou Little Calliou in which the community asks the ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Fancy Nancy
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Fancy Nancy and friends are performing in their very first show, Deep Sea Dances! But when Nancy is cast as a dull tree instead of a ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Fess Jazztival at Tipitina's
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:
    One of the loveliest features surrounding NOLA's annual Jazz Festival phenomenon is the way that performances overflow the festival grounds and land on the city's club ...
    Category: Music

  • Festival International de Louisiane
    Date: Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    If the U.S. is a melting pot, well in south Louisiana, first you make a roux. Then add French, African, Caribbean, and Hispanic flavors. These primary ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Final Bayou Passage
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    Final Bayou Passage, presented by the Techeland Arts Council, will be held April 25–27 and 29–30. Show is at 7:30 pm expect on Sunday, which is ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Gulf Coast Camera Club Council
    Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Picture yourself in a mass of photo enthusiasts. The Louisiana Photographic Society plays host to this year's Gulf States Camera Club Council at the Crowne Plaza. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Imahara’s Spring Garden Splendor
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Enjoy the awakening of the spring season at Imahara’s Botanical Garden, with thousands of blooming Azaleas, the first blush of the Weeping Redbud, the intoxicating fragrance ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Jazz Brunch at The Shadows
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:New Iberia, La
    Fine cuisine from a top chef, live musical entertainment, and a silent auction representing the best of Louisiana's bounty: it's all in store amidst the lovely ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Jazz Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, May 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    In 2014, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival marks forty-five years of immersing the country's most powerful entertainers in the city of New Orleans' incomparable ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • LaSciFi Costume & Film Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    An unconventional convention, for sure. The LaSciFi Costume & Film Festival will take over the Embassy Suites this weekend, much like a clone takes over a ...
    Category: Film

  • Laurel Valley Fall Festival
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Thibodaux, La
    Just near the center of Thibodaux is Laurel Valley Plantation; with almost sixty original structures, it's the largest surviving nineteenth and twentieth century sugar plantation complex ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Lockport Food Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Lockport, La
    The Southeast Tourism Society named this a "Top Twenty Event," and visitors will find out why when downtown Lockport offers festivities that center around a wide ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Louisiana Earth Day
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    This Capital City festival is one of the largest Earth Day celebrations in the country. Louisiana Earth Day will encourage citizens to take the lead as ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Murder Most Fouled-Up
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Houma, La
    When a rich uncle dies and sets family members against one another in his will, things get ugly as the undeserving living tear his mansion apart ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Remembering Wilmer Hastings Mills
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Zachary Branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Public Library honors the late poet Wilmer Hastings Mills with reflections and readings. A former Zachary resident, ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Serenade in the Cemetery
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Natchez, Ms
    Natchez was desperate for a new cemetery when the city fathers purchased a ten-acre tract of land on the outskirts of the city in the 1820s. ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Sundays in the Park
    Date: Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    North Boulevard's Town Square makes a swell background for the Arts Council's live music series. The concerts, complete with on-site food vendors, are a Capital City ...
    Category: Music

  • Étouffée Festival
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, April 27, 2014
    Location:Arnaudville, La
    This twenty-ninth annual affair at the Little Flower School Grounds occasions the creation (and consumption) of all sorts of étouffée, then adds a parade, silent auction, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Instruments A Comin'
    Date: Monday, April 28, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Each year on the Monday between Jazz Fest weekends, Tipitina’s Foundation hosts its annual "Instruments A Comin'" benefit concert and silent auction. The all-star event showcases ...
    Category: Music

  • Jazz Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, May 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    In 2014, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival marks forty-five years of immersing the country's most powerful entertainers in the city of New Orleans' incomparable ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • April at the New Orleans Cooking Experience
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Each month, the New Orleans Cooking Experience classes offer opportunities to get into the kitchen and learn alongside some of the city's most accomplished chefs. Here's ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Culinary Arts & Hearts
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Grief Recovery Center (GRC) has planned an absolute feast for its sixth annual fundraiser, which takes place this year at L'Auberge Casino. Those that go ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Final Bayou Passage
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    Final Bayou Passage, presented by the Techeland Arts Council, will be held April 25–27 and 29–30. Show is at 7:30 pm expect on Sunday, which is ...
    Category: Theatre

  • I CARE at the Library
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    I CARE, an alcohol, drug abuse, and violence prevention program run by the East Baton Rouge Parish School System, invites parents to an informative evening at ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Jazz Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, May 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    In 2014, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival marks forty-five years of immersing the country's most powerful entertainers in the city of New Orleans' incomparable ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Marco Benevento Goes Publiq
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Multi-instrumentalist and experimental musician Marco Benevento will play a show at the Freret Street Publiq House—a cocktail pub and music club—this evening. For more than a ...
    Category: Music

  • Murder Most Fouled-Up
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Location:Houma, La
    When a rich uncle dies and sets family members against one another in his will, things get ugly as the undeserving living tear his mansion apart ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Reading Series: America & WWII
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Ascension Parish Library is offering a six-week series of readings and discussions about World War II as a national and personal experience for Americans and their ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • False River Fishing Tournaments
    Date: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    False River's Friday Night Cookie Jar and Tuesday night fishing tournaments take place every Tuesday and Friday evening until the final classic tournaments (held in September ...
    Category: Outdoors

  • Final Bayou Passage
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    Final Bayou Passage, presented by the Techeland Arts Council, will be held April 25–27 and 29–30. Show is at 7:30 pm expect on Sunday, which is ...
    Category: Theatre

  • French Market Spring Tours
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Mondays and Wednesdays through spring, New Orleans' French Market offers complimentary walking tours that reveal the secrets of the historic French Market and surrounds. Tours last ...
    Category: Trips & Tours

  • Jazz Fest
    Date: Friday, April 25, 2014 - Sunday, May 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    In 2014, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival marks forty-five years of immersing the country's most powerful entertainers in the city of New Orleans' incomparable ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Learning, the Cajun Way
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    From demonstrations to free workshops, the Prairie Acadian Cultural Center of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve shares Cajun history and culture throughout the month. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Mood Indigo & the Visual Blues
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    LSU Museum of Art will host “Mood Indigo and The Visual Blues: Duke Ellington and the Harlem Renaissance," a special LSU Jazz Ensemble concert presented in ...
    Category: Music

  • Murder Most Fouled-Up
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Houma, La
    When a rich uncle dies and sets family members against one another in his will, things get ugly as the undeserving living tear his mansion apart ...
    Category: Theatre

  • New Resonance, Live at the Marigny Opera House
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - Thursday, May 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Two singers and a chamber orchestra bring nine ballads to life in a provocative and engaging new song cycle from New Orleans-based composer Tucker Fuller and poet ...
    Category: Music

  • Silverback Improv Theatre
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    In the tradition of Chicago's Second City comedy improv troupe, ULL's Silverbacks Improv Theatre group delivers the same by-the-seat-of-their-pants sketch comedy performances where actors take suggestions ...
    Category: Comedy

  • Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Coming to the stage at the Freret Street Publiq House is Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds—an eight piece powerhouse that puts a modern spin on ...
    Category: Music

  • Wednesday at the Square
    Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Young Leadership Council (YLC) of New Orleans has announced its annual Wednesday at the Square lineup. Taking place at Lafayette Square from 5 pm to ...
    Category: Music