Trick or Treat
Yes, those little ghouls and goblins will be out and about this Friday. The Town of
The Myrtles Plantation invites you to experience the true meaning of Halloween at
All Hallows Eve of the 1800s
Audubon State Historic Site invites you to discover Halloween traditions of the 1800s during the program All Hallows Eve to be held on October 31, of course. Between 6:30 and 8:30 pm, on the grounds of Oakley Plantation an old-fashioned torch light celebration will be held exploring the traditions of Halloween in the
Music at The Mag
Friday, October 31 – The Delta Drifters begin around 7 pm.
Down Hearth Cooking
Demonstrations of 19th century down-hearth cooking, using 19th century recipes and reproduction cooking equipment, will be held at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site on Saturday, November 1 from 11 am until 3 pm. Featured recipes will be taken from the historic Turnbull-Bowman Family Papers. For more information call 888-376-1867 or 635-3110.
The Spinning Wheel
On Saturday, November 8, Audubon State Historic Site presents this program that centers on the work required on a plantation to provide the thread and cloth utilized by the house and its inhabitants. There will be demonstration of spinning on the spinning wheel along with how the wool and cotton are prepared. The program runs from 10 am until 2 pm, and for more information, call 888-677-2838 or 635-3739.
The Weaving Room
As a follow up to the earlier program on spinning, Audubon State Historic Site will present a demonstration and talk about the use of the plantations original weaving loom on Saturday, November 8 from 2 pm until 4 pm. This program centers on the work required on a plantation to provide the thread and cloth utilized by the house and its inhabitants. For more information, call 888-677-2838 or 635-3739.
Save the Date
With the enormous success of our White Linen Night held in August, the St. Francisville Merchants Association has teamed up again to offer White Light Night on Friday, December 5 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm following the lighting of the town’s Christmas Tree. This year’s Christmas in the Country will be held the weekend of December 5, 6 & 7 with the Friends of the Library Annual Home Tour to be conducted on Sunday, December 7. More information to come!