Live Music at The Mag
Friday, January 9 – 5-D Band; Friday, January 16 – Fugitive Poets; Friday, January 23 – Bring It; Friday, January 30 – The Delta Drifters
Audubon State Historic Site presents an Open Hearth Cooking Workshop on Thursday, January 8, from 10 am until 2 pm. This program will focus on cooking on the open hearth of a kitchen with period cookware. The workshop will include hands on activities as well as discussions of what foods are appropriate, proper cooking techniques and proper care of the equipment. Pre-registration is required. For more information, call 888-677-2838 or 635-3739.
On Thursday, January 15, from 10 am until 2 pm, Audubon State Historic Site offers this workshop geared to museums, Historic Sites and anyone involved in cultural tourism. It will feature a day of guest presenters on various topics involving interpretation and interpretive challenges or issues and provide a professional training experience for those that sign up for the workshop. For more information, call 888-677-2838 or 635-3739.
Lost Arts: Candle Making
Join site staff at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site on Saturday, January 15, from 11 am – 3 pm as they demonstrate the every day arts and crafts of 195h century that are not as commonly seen or used today. This month’s program will illustrate the art of making candles – a necessary item for lighting the house after dark, especially during the long winter night hours. For more information, call 888-376-1867 or 635-3110.
Taste of the Felicianas Gala
The Women’s Service League of St. Francisville will host its Sixth Annual Taste of the Felicianas Gala on Friday, January 23, 2009, at Hemingbough. Festivities begin at 7:30 pm, and tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door. Ticket prices includes our magnificent all you can eat tasting from area restaurants and caterers, live music by Souled Out, an exceptional silent auction and other delightful surprises. A cash bar will also be available. Proceeds from this event support local philanthropies. For further details and ticket purchasing information, visit www.womensserviceleague.com.
Civil War Encampment
Audubon State Historic Site will become an army encampment on Saturday, January 24, from 10 am until 4 pm. This program invites the guest to view what life might have been like for those who fought in the War Between the States. For more information, call 888-677-2838 or 635-3739.
This program is an 1810 Living History Event, recreating the sights and sounds of the West Florida Rebellion and the short lived