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Featured Events

February 24 Grand Opening Celebration

Join us at 2 p.m. as the Water/Ways exhibit and the local art exhibit, Water, Water, Everywhere will open. Music by the Landry Brothers Band will feature water themed songs!

March 22  World Water Day Celebration

Iberia Swamp Band will perform at 6 p.m. under the Jeanerette City Park pavilion. Enjoy a variety of music all free of charge!`

April 3 Cypress Industry History Talk

Learn about the cypress industry that helped build our community. This event will be held at 6 p.m. at the historic Hewes Home! Seating is limited.

For information on these events call Gail at 337-380-9057.

Atchafalaya Houseboat

with Gwen Roland

6 p.m. March 14

Sliman Theatre, New Iberia

Gwen Roland, author of Atchafalaya Houseboat, decided to leave civilization and re-create the vanished simple life of her great-grandparents in the heart of Louisiana's million-acre Atchafalaya River Basin Swamp. She recounts her eight-year voyage of discovery—about swamp life, wildlife, and herself.  Images of her life in the basin will also be viewed. Seating may be limited. This event is also sponsored by the Bayou Teche Museum.

Teacher & Educator Resources

Film & Book Events

February 27 Bayou Farewell

LSU Professor Brian Marks will discuss parts of the book Bayou Farewell by Mike Tidwell as it relates to today's Coastal Resources and Management at 6 p.m. at the Parkview Library in New Iberia.

March 7 King Crawfish Documentary Film Viewing

Conni Castille, film producer and folklorist will be on hand at 6 p.m. as we view this film at the Jeanerette Library.

March 20 Deepwater Horizon

This film will be viewed at 6 p.m. at the Jeanerette Library.

March 27 Diversions

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities film, Diversions will be viewed at 6 p.m. at the  Alex P. Allain Memorial Library in Franklin. A brief discussion led by biologist Kerry St. Pe' will immediately follow the film.

March 28 Poor Man's Provence

The discussion of the book, Poor Man's Provence by Rheta Grimsley Johnson will be led by Iberia Parish Library staff members will begin at 1 p.m.

For information on events above call Gail at 337-380-9057.

Stories & Poems Needed

The Jeanerette Museum is collecting stories and poems detailing the cultural and history of Bayou Teche, the city of Jeanerette and local life as it relates to water. The deadline is February 1.

For information on this project or to submit your stories and/or poems download the form by clicking below:

Stories and Poems Form

Community Resources