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

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

MUSIC AT THE MAG

Friday-May 20th - Little Hub & The Wheel
Saturday-May 21st – Trainwreck
Friday-May 27th – The Delta Drifters
Saturday-May 28th – Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe


FARMER’S MARKET EVERY THURSDAY ON WILCOX ST.

   9am-1pm    Support our local farmers.



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. 

Tunes and Tours: Rosedown Music Festival – Saturday May 21st 10am-2pm.  Come visit Rosedown Plantation to celebrate the Turnbull and Bowman families’ love of music.  Held in conjunction with the

National Park Trust’s “Kids to Parks Day”, visitors are invited to come hear music played throughout the park before coming on a tour of the main house.  Acoustic musicians are welcome to bring a chair and share their talents.

THE BLUFFS ON THOMPSON CREEK GOLF AND CONFERENCE RESORT

May’s Music Schedule:
Saturday, May 21 6-9 pm- Vida Duet Band
Saturday, May 28  6-9 pm  - Brandon & John of Mojo Mudd


Sunday Brunch on The Greens-at The Bluffs on Thompson Creek
Every Sunday from 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

TWILIGHT GOLF RATE
  *   Monday through Thursday after 3 pm - $45
  *   Friday through Sunday after 3 pm - $52
  *   Book your tee time 225-634-5757

MILITARY GOLF RATE

  *   Enjoy our daily golf discount rate for active duty military - $45
  *   Book your tee time 225-634-5757

FIRST RESPONDERS MONDAYS GOLF RATE
  *   Every Monday first responders and seniors can enjoy our special rate - $45   (includes firefighters, police, paramedics, etc.)
  *   Book your tee time 225-634-5757

SENIOR GOLF RATE
  *   Monday – Thursday at The Bluffs we offer a senior rate of $45
  *   Book your tee time 225-634-5757

Stay & Play Packages at The Bluffs
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 one of Louisiana’s top-rated golf courses, and benefit from our special rates when you stay at the Lodge and also play golf at the Club. Call 225-634-5222


UPCOMING EVENTS IN JUNE:

Walker Percy Weekend – June 3, 4 and 5, 2016
Day The War Stopped – June 10, 11 and 12, 2016