Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Happenings Sept. 23-30, 2016

MUSIC AT THE MAG
FRIDAY NIGHTS
September 23 – Kim Smith
September 30 – The Delta Drifters
SATURDAY NIGHTS
September 24 – Trey Unglesby
A CELEBRATION OF IRISH MUSIC   SEPTEMBER 24TH AT THE HOTEL FRANCIS (formerly The Magnuson)
This event will be held in the Feliciana Room from 6pm-8pm featuring   BETSY McGOVERN
GREENWOOD PLANTATION
 Under new ownership the home is back open daily for tours as well as the bed and breakfast.
AUDUBON STATE HISTORIC SITE – OAKLEY PLANTATION
Into the Wilderness
September 24th 10am-4pm
Explore a frontier woodsmans camp as might have been used by John James Audubon.  See what he would have eaten and how it was prepared over the open fire.  Explore what he would have carried into the frontier and why.  Discover what life would have been like in the American wilderness for the artist-naturalist. 
THE BLUFFS  ON THOMPSON CREEK GOLF AND CONFERENCE RESORT
BIG - little Golf Event:
Sunday, Sept. 25th at 1:30 pm Shotgun Start  *
Cost:  $32 GUESTS
All golfers are invited to play in the first annual Big Little Event. Golfers will play the back-9 twice with big and regular sized holes. 72 players maximum. Bring a friend, come for brunch and play golf!  Call 225-634-5757
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Play All Day for $49
Here’s your chance to play Louisiana’s #1 Public Golf Course for only $49. The Bluffs Golf Course is  offering a $49 Play All Day from Wednesday through Sunday. Call the Pro Shop to book your tee time 225-634-5757.
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9 HOLES WITH WINGS & DRAFT $19.95
PLAY 9 HOLES & ENTER TO WIN 40 YARD LINE LSU FOOTBALL TICKETS WITH PARKING PASS!
Start a new tradition after 3 pm on Thursdays. Play 9 Holes and get a plate of hot wings, sauced your way with a draft beer or soft drink. Just sit back in the 19th Hole Bar & Grill, relax and watch some football. To enter to win the LSU Football tickets, you must participate and fill out a registration form each Thursday before the drawing.
  *   Drawing for Missouri on Friday, Sept. 23rd.
  *   Drawing for Southern Mississippi on Friday, October 7th
  *   Drawing for Ole Miss on Friday, October 14th
  *   Drawing for Southern Alabama on Friday, November 4
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SENIOR GOLF SPECIAL WITH LUNCH $35
  *   As the leaves begin to fall, senior golfers can hit the course for only $35. Includes a round of golf with hot dog, chips and soft drink. Come play the best course in Louisiana. To book this deal call the Pro-Shop 225-634-5757. *Must be over 60 years old and offer valid Wednesday- Friday.
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GOLF WITH FREE BURGER & BEER FOR FIRST RESPONDERS $49
  *   To thank our first responders we're offering a round of golf, free burger and a beer / soft drink for only - $49 (includes firefighters, police, paramedics, etc.)
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STAY & PLAY PACKAGES
  *   Whether you want to book an adventure, schedule a vacation, or arrange a relaxing staycation, we meet your needs. Enjoy luxury accommodations at affordable prices at Louisiana’s top-rated golf course, and benefit from our special rates when you stay at the Lodge and also play golf at the Club. CALL 225-634-5222 to book your stay.
  *   In Season Weekday Rate - $139
  *   In Season Weekend Rate - $169
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PEACE & PRAYER
SEPTEMBER 25 AT 6 PM
Everyone is welcome to join us for a Community Prayer Service at The Chapel at The Bluffs. Rev. Kevin Cheatham from the First Baptist Church of St. Francisville has volunteered to lead the service this Sunday.
 
October is full of great events:
Angola Prison Rodeo every Sunday
The Myrtles Halloween Extravaganza every weekend including October 31
Warrior Dash – October 8
Movie in the Park – It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
& A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving – October 14
Southern Garden Symposium – October 14 and 15
Author Tom Aswell – October 16
St Francisville Symphony Chamber Music Series – October 28
Yellow Leaf – October 29 and 30
Trick or Treat Down Main Street – October 31

Monday, July 4, 2016

July 2-4, 2016 Happenings

MUSIC AT THE MAG THIS WEEKEND

FRIDAY NIGHT – Yvette Landry

SATURDAY NIGHT – Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe



THE BIG CHILL – SATURDAY JULY 2ND 

West Feliciana Parish Sports Park is hosting the first Big Chill in The Ville, a festival to celebrate the nation’s birthday with music, fun and fireworks. One of the top attractions will be several tons of snow .

Gates open for The Big Chill at 4 p.m. Beginning at 5 p.m., two bands are scheduled to play: Boogie Long & The Blues Revolution as the opener, and the headliner is Phat Hat, which plays popular and contemporary rhythm and blues and dance music. The evening will culminate with a professional fireworks show after dark. Admission to the festival is free.



ANNUAL JULY 4TH FIREWORKS, FOOD AND MUSIC – MONAY JULY 4TH

The Town of St. Francisville, The American Legion and the West Feliciana Parish Sports Park welcome you to the annual Independence Day celebration.  Arrive at the Sport Park around 6:30pm for music, and refreshments, with fireworks at dark. 



Check out the downtown shops for the Summer Sales.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

MUSIC AT THE MAG THIS WEEKEND
FRIDAY NIGHT – BAD AS THE MONKEY
SATURDAY NIGHT – TED HEFKO & THE THOUSANDAIRES

BACKWOODS GALLERY – THURSDAY JUNE 2ND 5PM-8PM
Will host an Artist Reception for Gretchen Reinike R. Eppling

ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE
Garden Tour Fridays will take place the first Friday of each month at 10am.  A guided walking tour of the historic Rosedown Gardens and Outbuildings. 

OAKLEY PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE
After The Battle – Saturday June 4th   10am-4pm
Step back 152 years to this spot and discover the world of the Civil War battlefield surgery and care of the dead as was done after the 1864 skirmish at Oakley. 

The Home Front – Saturday June 11th – 10am-4pm
Discover life for the inhabitants of Oakley during the Civil War.  Take a taste of ersatz coffee or tea and see what folk cures took over from medicine of the time.

WALKER PERCY WEEKEND – June 3, 4 and 5, 2016 
PLEASE CHECK OUR FACEBOOK AND WEBSITE FOR INCLEMENT WEATHER PLANS  www. walkerpercyweekend.org

FRIDAY, JUNE 3

LOST IN THE CHURCH YARD: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION
6:30 pm–10 pm  Grace Episcopal Church Yard  11621 Ferdinand Street  $75

SATURDAY, JUNE 4 
PANEL DISCUSSION: WALKER PERCY & CATHOLICISM IN THE SOUTH
9 am–10:30 am  West Feliciana Court House  4789 Prosperity Street
* $25 TICKET GOOD FOR ADMISSION TO ANY (OR ALL) PANELS.SATURDAY, JUNE 4

PANEL DISCUSSION: THE MOVIEGOER AT 50  9 am–10:30 am
Temple Sinai  4740 Prosperity St.

LECTURE: ADVENTURES BETWEEN DAYLIGHT AND DARK
11 am–noon  Jackson Hall at Grace Episcopal Church  11621 Ferdinand Street

PANEL DISCUSSION: WHERE ALL GOOD MEN BELONG: WALKER PERCY & POLITICS IN LOW-DOWN TIMES
2 pm–3:30 pm  West Feliciana Court House  4789 Prosperity St.

PANEL DISCUSSION: DOSTOYEVSKY & PERCY
2 pm–3:30 pm  Temple Sinai  4740 Prosperity St.

PANEL DISCUSSION: I KNEW WALKER WHEN …
4 pm–5:30 pm  West Feliciana Court House  4789 Prosperity St.

PROGRESSIVE FRONT PORCH TOUR & BOURBON TASTING
5:30 pm–7:30 pm  $50

CRAWFISH & CRAFT BEER IN PARKER PARK
7:30 pm–10:30 pm  Parker Park, corner of Commerce & Ferdinand streets  $35

Day The War Stopped – June 10, 11 and 12, 2016
Event Schedule for Weekend  of June 10, 11 and 12, 2016

Friday, June 10, 2016
Downtown St. Francisville, Louisiana
7:00pm GRAVESIDE HISTORIES: at Grace Episcopal Church
8:00pm HISTORICAL PRESENTATION: at Masonic Lodge
                (Open To Public)

Saturday, June 11, 2016
Downtown St. Francisville, Louisiana
10:30am to 11:30am  CONCERT: Vintage Music at Jackson Hall (Grace Church)
11:30am to 12:30pm  PEFORMANCE: Vintage Dancers at Jackson Hall (Grace Church)
11:30am to 12:30pm  LUNCH: At Masonic Lodge
12:30pm to 1:30pm         HISTORICAL TALK
1:30pm to 2:30pm           DRAMA AND REENACTMENT: Burial for Union Commander John Hart
State Historic Sites Open Daily 9 AM - 5 PM:

PORT HUDSON SHS
AUDUBON SHS (OAKLEY PLANTATION)
ROSEDOWN PLANTATION (Exhibit on Civil War Medicine & Burial Techniques)

ANGOLA BOUND REVISITED – FRIDAY JUNE 10TH 

Angola Bound Revisited: Prison Music of Louisiana
A symposium on music at Angola Prison
Friday, June 10, 9:30 to 3:30pm
Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Receiving Center
Free and open to the public - Registration is required
For more information contact Angola Museum 225-655-2592 or mariannegsu@gmail.com