Thursday, February 8, 2018

Happenings for Feb. 2018

Music at the Mag
Friday-February 16th-United We Jam
Saturday-February 17th-Frankie Boots
Friday-February 23rd-The Delta Drifters
Imahara’s Botanical Garden
Open on Saturdays from 10am-3pm and Sundays from 1pm -3pm beginning February 17th until April 29th, the garden will close to the public thereafter for more information please call 225-635-6001.
AUDUBON STATE HISTORIC SITE – OAKLEY PLANTATION
Create your own experience in living history during The World of Jane Austen at Audubon State Historic Site on Saturday February 17th from 10AM until 4 PM.
The popular English writer Jane Austen lived in a time of much upheaval. It was a time of the Napoleon and war covered every part of the globe. In the United States the capital was burned and New Orleans saved in a famous battle. Austen’s world was a world of gentility set against the backdrop of violence of war which reflected the early 1800’s in Louisiana.
In Oakley House instead of tours there will be hands on demonstrations of period dancing, etiquette, bath salts, use of the fan, clothing, and more. On the grounds volunteers in reproduction uniforms and clothing of the War of 1812 will host activities that include cannon firing drills, black powder musket drills, and camp life talks.
Audubon State Historic Site is the setting for the 200-year-old Oakley House, temporary home and inspiration to John James Audubon in the 1800s. The park includes a museum, picnic area, pavilion and nature trail. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, the park is open daily Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Admission for Oakley House Tours and Grounds $10.00 Adults, $8.00 Seniors, $6.00 Student, and for Grounds-Only Admission is $5 per person (ages 4 and over) and free for children (age 3 and under). Audubon SHS is located 30 minutes north of Baton Rouge near St. Francisville on La. 965 in West Feliciana Parish. For more information, call 888.677.2838 toll free or 635.3739 in the St. Francisville area.

CELEBRATION OF LITERATURE & ART
Writers & Readers Symposium will be held at Hemingbough on Saturday-February 17th between
8:30am-3:00pm.  Featured Speakers are Catharine Savage Brosman, John R. Kemp, Michael Rubin, Genaro Ky Ly Smith and M.O. Walsh.
Writers Workshop on Sunday-February 18th between 9am-4pm.
For more information please visit www.stfrancisvillefestivals.com
MARCH EVENTS
A WALK IN THE PARK – SATURDAY MARCH 3RD in Parker Park
Vendors, Art, Food and Music
Check out their facebook event or stfrancisvillefestivals.com
ROUGE ROUBAIX – SATURDAY MARCH 10TH
Annual Bike race through the Parish and finishing downtown at the Courthouse.
47TH ANNUAL AUDUBON PILGRIMAGE-MARCH 16, 17 AND 18TH
This annual event showcases John James Audubon while he was in the Felicianas.
Four private homes open for touring, Gardens, Churches, Cemetery Tours, 1820’s Costumes
For complete event information and tickets please visit www.westfelicianahistory.org or call
225 635 6330.

Monday, September 11, 2017

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St. Francisville

Happenings in St. Francisville, West Feliciana Parish

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Music at the Mag

Friday-September 8th - Dale Sellars & Backroads
Saturday-September 9th – Casey Courville
Friday-September 15th – Little Hub & the Wheels
Saturday-September 16th – Arianna Lyons Music
Friday—September 22nd - Racoon
Saturday-September 23rd – Delta Drifters

Imahara’s Botanical Garden
Open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-3pm for Self-Guided Tours, for more information please call 225-635-6001.

Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration – Saturday – September 9th.

Come out and have a great time getting up close and personal with the beautiful little wonders.  The Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration will begin at 7am and last till 3pm.  Join Nancy and Linda as they teach us all about these birds.  The two sites are Carlyle Rogillio’s on Tunica Trace and Murrell Butler’s on Oak Hill Rd.  Signs will be up to help with directions to these two beautiful habitats.  Maps are also located on http://www.stfrancisvillefestivals.com/features/feliciana-hummingbird-celebration/fhc-map

AUDUBON STATE HISTORIC SITE PRESENTS
JANE AUSTEN SCHOOL FOR YOUNG LADIES

Create your own experience in living history during Jane Austen School for Young Ladies at Audubon State Historic Site on Saturday September 16th from Noon until 3 PM.

Step back into the early 19th century at Audubon State Historic Site and experience life for young ladies in 1821.  Activities will include speaking with the fan, etiquette, and making bath salts that you can take home.

Audubon State Historic Site is the setting for the 200-year-old Oakley House, temporary home and inspiration to John James Audubon in the 1800s. The park includes a museum, picnic areas, pavilion and nature trail. Please be aware Oakley House and historic buildings are currently closed for renovation. Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973, the park is open daily Wednesday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Day.


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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