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Brittany Racca
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October 2017 Events
Oct. 2-Nov. 7 - Leleux Fine Art Classes - Fall Session Artist Troy Leleux teaches classical drawing, watercolor, and acrylic painting lessons. Class size is limited and participants are strongly encouraged to register now. Pre-registration is required. A & E Gallery, 335 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia, Mondays: 5:45-6:45 p.m. (children, continuing students only), Tuesdays: 5:45- 6:45 p.m. (adults and mature teenagers, continuing students only), (337) 967-0304
Oct. 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31- Teche Area Farmers Market - Every Tuesday and Saturday. Experience our harvest of delicious, locally grown produce and homemade products by area farmers, artists and crafters. Also included are handcrafted cypress yard objects, bread and fresh baked goods, ceramics, honey, jellies, jams, herbs, candies, wooden bowls and utensils, birdhouses, garden benches and much more. Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, Tues. 2:30-6 p.m., Sat. 7-11 a.m., (337) 369-2330, Facebook
Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 - GLC Farmers Market - Every Wednesday. Local farmers selling produce, plants, honey, homemade pies and other items grown locally. Grass-fed beef, pork and lamb are also available at the meat market during this time. GLC Meat Market, 6110 Loreauville Rd., New Iberia, 2-6 p.m., (337) 577-9160, Website , Facebook
Oct. 6-8 - Tour du Teche Canoe Race Annual 135-mile canoe, kayak and pirogue race on Bayou Teche with local culture and flavor featuring nightly festivals at each stop. Bayou Teche, Port Barre to Patterson, (337) 394-6232 , Website , Facebook
Oct. 6, 13, 20, 27 - Jeanerette Weekly Market - Every Friday. Locally-grown vegetables, canned items, jewelry and other homemade items. Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, 3-6 p.m., (337) 339-3383, Facebook
Oct. 7 - Delcambre Seafood & Farmers Market - First Saturday of each month. Enjoy what’s fresh for the season from area farms and local waters, along with tasting opportunities and recipes, live music, kids activities and other special events. Bayou Carlin Cove Boat Landing & Pavilion, 605 S. Railroad St., Delcambre, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., (800) 884-6120 ext. 7, Website , Facebook
Oct. 7 - Shadows-on-the-Teche Arts & Crafts Fair Twice a year, the Shadows hosts more than 100 vendors selling their hand-crafted items. From the beauty of fine art to practical wares for kitchens, the diversity is amazing. Admission includes tour of the historic home. 317 E. Main St., New Iberia, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 369-6446, Website , Facebook
Oct. 11 - Jeanerette Museum's "World War I" To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the U.S. entry into World War I, the Jeanerette Museum is hosting a presentation by university professors Paul Wilson and Kurt Stiegler. Jeanerette Museum, 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette, 6-8 p.m., (337) 276-4408, Website , Facebook
Oct. 14 - Jeanerette Monthly Market - Second Saturday of each month. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce Grounds, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, 8 a.m.-noon, (337) 339-3383, Facebook
Oct. 14 - Jeanerette Yard and Dinner Sale The Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce sponsors its annual fall yard & dinner sales. Come shop from a variety of vendors and get ready for the holidays! 10'x 10' spots are available on the chamber grounds. All vendors are welcome. Call for more information about space rental or dinner tickets. Jeanerette Chamber of Commerce, 1440 Main St., Jeanerette, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., (337) 636-1813, Facebook
Oct. 14-15 - World Championship Gumbo Cookoff - Family oriented food festival in historic downtown New Iberia. Free music all weekend. Roux Run Saturday 8 a.m. (5K and one mile Fun Run). Anything but gumbo mid-day Saturday. The "Battle of the Roux's" on Sunday--gumbo serving at 11 a.m. Awards mid afternoon. Register for Roux Run at, Bouligny Plaza, 102 W. Main St., New Iberia, (337) 364-1836, Website , Facebook
Oct. 19 - Les Cadiens du Teche Present "Jr. Hebert and Maurice Playboys" - Les Cadiens du Teche (Cajun French Music Assoc.) will present Jr. Hebert and Maurice Playboys with a catered meal . La Louisiane Banquet Hall, 5509 Hwy. 14, New Iberia, 7-9:30 p.m., (337) 277-1188, Website
Oct. 19-22, 26-29 - IPAL Presents "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers" - Live theatre production, concessions. . Iberia Performing Arts League/Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia, Thursday-Saturday 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sunday 3-5 p.m., (337) 364-6114, Website , Facebook
Oct. 21 - Avery Island Fall Fest - Hay rides, pumpkin carving, face painting, Halloween-themed children’s games and activities, a pumpkin patch and more will be taking place in Jungle Gardens. Food and drink options will be available for purchase. Tickets can be purchased at the door or on . Jungle Gardens, 6164 Avery Island Rd., Avery Island, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., (337) 373-6139, Website , Facebook
Oct. 21 - Tailgating Cookoff Good ol' fashion Cajun tailgating cookoff with Joker's Wild Poker Run, Mummy Mutts Dog Parade, fais-do-do's, kids games, arts and crafts, refreshments and more. Loreauville Park, 601 Ed Broussard Rd., Loreauville, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., (337) 577-3852, Facebook
Oct. 21 - New Iberia Downtown ArtWalk Local artists gather in the downtown area to showcase their work. Begins at Shadows-on-the-Teche (317 E. Main St.), following Main Street to Railroad Avenue, then to A&E Gallery on West St. Peter Street. Historic Downtown New Iberia, 4-7 p.m., (337) 369-2330, Facebook
Oct. 21-Nov. 28 - Shadows at the Shadows - Shadows at The Shadows: James Edmunds, Recent Photographs is a compilation of digital images, captured on an array of different cameras, including many with smart phone cameras. Emphasis on light and shadow - and several images from The Shadows-on-the Teche. Grand opening on Oct. 21 during New Iberia Downtown ArtWalk from 4-7 p.m.  Shadows-on-the-Teche Visitor Center, 320 E. Main St., New Iberia, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., (337) 369-6446, Website , Facebook
Oct. 22 - New Iberia Beneath the Balconies Series of free theatrical presentations and musical performances on select balconies along New Iberia's award-winning Main Street. Performances start at Shadows-on-the-Teche (317 E. Main St.) at 2 p.m. Bring lawn chair. Before the event, enjoy food and music on the grounds of the Shadows from noon to 2 p.m. New Iberia Main Street, 2-5 p.m., (337) 298-7964, Website
Oct. 27-29 - Isle of Iberia RV Resort's Halloween Weekend - Events a ll weekend. Trick-or-treating, costume and decor contests and DJ. Isle of Iberia RV Resort, 911 N.W. Bypass (Hwy. 3212), New Iberia, (337) 256-8681, Website , Facebook