Corridor des Arts is an art and culture trail following the highways and byways connecting the colorful Louisiana towns of Sunset, Grand Coteau, Arnaudville, Cecilia, and Henderson. Original art purchases are sale tax free within designated Louisiana Cultural Districts found along the corridor.
Saturdays - 2-4 p.m., Bayou Teche Brewing presents live music at brewery, 1106 Bushville Hwy, Arnaudville. Visit bayoutechebrewing.com for listing of performers.
First Sunday - 1-3 p.m., Tom's Fiddle & Bow, JAMbalaya Acoustic Music Jam. 204 Fuselier Road, Arnaudville. For more information visit: tomsfiddleandbow.com
Second Saturday - 9 a.m-3 p.m., La Marketshop at 115, Outdoor Sale and Farmer's Market. Interstate 10 Exit 115 at Henderson, next to Landry's restaurant; noon-3 pm, NUNU Arts and Culture Collective, Marketplace artist demonstrates processes and techniques.
Third Saturday - 7 a.m. - 4 p.m., Exit 11 Yard Sale, Sunset and Grand Coteau; and The Original 7-Mile Yard Sale, Arnaudville.
Last Wednesday - 7-9 p.m., Festival of Words Poetry, Readings and Stories, Chicory's Coffee & Cafe, 219 E Martin Luther King Dr, Grand Coteau. Public invited to bring own work and share via open mic.
Tuesdays - 6-7:30 p.m., become a member of Le Village Gaulois and brush up on your French through Gaulish tales & culture, learn and enjoy classics of French cuisine and experience natural arts & crafts workshops. Every three months, the "Indomitable Gauls" suit up in their best Gaulish warrior, craftsman, farmer, bard or druidic costume to gauloisement for "Les Nuits Gauloises." Classes are conducted by Candide Wyble. All levels of French language ability are welcome. $5 donation per class.
Wednesdays - 6-7 p.m., Restorative Yoga. A therapeutic style that utilizes props to make it easier for the body to get into certain poses, and thus, surrender to the pose. Works on centering breath and body, practice of stillness. Cost is: $13 per class, or $60 for 5 classes.
Fridays- 10 a.m.-noon, Les Coudre Points, needlework "en français."Quilting, crocheting, knitting, embroidery, needlepoint. Bring along individual work or join in group quilting project, socialize and share knowledge. Rejoignez-nous. For more information call Loretta Bourque at 337-754-7115.
Saturdays - 3-6 p.m., Bayou Teche Brewing presents live music at the brewery, 1106 Bushville Hwy., Arnaudville. Visit bayoutechebrewing for listing of performers.
First Friday - 9:30-10:30 a.m., Sept. 2, Demitasse short story club. Group continues readings from the collection, "The Short Story in Louisiana, 1880-1900." Join us for coffee/tea and exchange. Book can be purchased at Bouki Books, NUNU Arts and Culture Collective's in-house store of works by Louisiana and French writers. For more information call Jacqui Cochran at 337-484-9190.
First Sunday - 1-3 p.m., Sept. 4, Tom's Fiddle & Bow, JAMbalaya Acoustic Music Jam, 2014 Fuselier Road, Arnaudville. Bring a dish. Bring an instrument. Visit tomsfiddleandbow for more information.
Second Saturday - 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sept. 10, Louisiana Marketplaces at the 115
Outdoor Sale and Farmers Market, Interstate 10, Henderson/Cecilia exit (115), next to Landry's restaurant. Visit marketshops for more information.
... and our beloved the Potluck Band is BACK!
- 7 p.m., Sept. 16, Potluck social. À la bonne franquette. Monthly Potluck gathering. Meet gallery artists. Cost is contribution to communal dinner. Non-alcohol refreshments available for purchase. Dining begins 7:30 p.m. Potluck Band unable to play this month. August social hosted by Mavis Fruge and Candide Wyble.
Third Saturday - CANCELLED 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sept. 17, Intellectual Property Seminar at Les Deux Mondes, 256 Front Street, Arnaudville. Overview of federal law on intellectual property by Shreveport attorney Kate Bloomfield. Participation is limited to 20 persons. Cost is $25 and includes lunch. To register visit seminar.
Third Sunday -3-4 p.m., Sept. 18, Drum Circle, ages 10+. Join in the creation of sound through improvisation and exploration. Some percussion instruments provided. For more information contact Clare Hernandez at 337-593-0166.
Last Saturday- 9 a.m.-noon, Sept. 24, La Table Française. Popular Francophone gathering. Coffee and homemade treats served alongside fun topics and group conversation. A true cultural immersion experience. All levels of French proficiency welcomed. Here, "All French is Good French."
Last Sunday- 3-5 p.m, Sept. 25, La Table Jeunesse. An afternoon of games, activities and socializing for area students of French language. Whether immersion or second language, opportunity to meet with others once a month and practice your language skills. Ages: 7-17. Adult must accompany. All levels of French proficiency welcomed.
Last Wednesday - 7-9 p.m., Sept. 28, Festival of Words Music and Open Mic, Chicory's Coffee & Cafe, 219 E Martin Luther King Dr, Grand Coteau. Esther Tyree, musician, poet and author performs. Public invited to bring own work and share via open mic. For event info visit Festival-of-Words.