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St. Francisville, La., "Happenings Newsletter" -  Entertainment, Festivals and Events.

 HAPPENINGS: The newsletter to discover what's happening in St. Francisville and West Feliciana Parish.  Periodically articles from the "Friends of St. Francisville" blog will be added to this newsletter.  Following these article introductions you will find the most updated news on upcoming local events.  A good source to find updates on festivals can also be found on the St. Francisville Festival website.

Music At The Mag – Friday-September 27th – The Delta Drifters

The Bluffs   September 26th ~ September 28th

Weekend Night Specials  5:00 p.m. ~ 10:00 p.m.

Appetizers   Fried Green Tomatoes  topped with Crabmeat & Remoulade Sauce

Salad  Greek Chicken Pasta Salad  Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast, tossed with Green Bell Peppers, Kalamata Olives, Roasted Red Pepper, Feta Cheese, Artichoke Hearts & Capers topped with Penne Pasta & Basil Vinaigrette


Whole Broiled Flounder   Whole Bone-in Flounder in Lemon, Olive Oil, White Wine & Spices served with choice of Sensation or Caesar Salad

Shrimp Portabella   A marriage of Grilled Portabella Mushroom & Jumbo Shrimp topped with Mozzarella Cheese atop of Nestled Fresh Tomato Sauce & Linguine served with choice of Sensation or Caesar Salad

 (225) 634-6419  Reservations welcome  Reservations recommended for parties of 8 or more

No split tickets on parties of 8 or more

Bluffs Golf and Dining is open to the public

 Angola Rodeo

Angola Prison Rodeo every Sunday in October

Enjoy “The Wildest Show in the South” and/ or a day of shopping at the Arts and Crafts area.

Gates open at 9:00am Rodeo starts at 2:00pm.  For more information  225 655-2607 or


Movie in the Park – Friday October 18th in Parker Park

Join St. Francisville Main Street and the Womens Service League for Movie in the Park.

We will show MONSTERS INC at dark prior to the movie we will make ghosts and pumpkins.

Concessions available.  Admission is one canned good for the West Feliciana Food Pantry.


Southern Garden Symposium – October 18 and 19th

Workshops on Gardening Afton Villa Gardens and Hemingbough are host sites.  For more information

225 635 3738 or


 The Myrtles Halloween Experience

Every Friday and Saturday in October plus October 31.

Experience the true meaning of Halloween at America’s Most Haunted House

For more information 225 635 6277






The 11th Annual Yellow Leaf Arts Festival

Oct. 26th and 27th, 2013  10:00 until 5:00     Parker Park,    St. Francisville, Louisiana

We’re sharing our love of Southern art, Louisiana songwriters, and poetry!  Over 50 artists and craftspeople will show and sell their creations, live music, almost forgotten crafts, pottery, jewelry, paintings, glass art, much more! Great local food and interactive art activities!


Saturday  on the music stage:

10:00 am – children’s chorus from Bains Elementary

11:00 am  – 12:45 pm  Songwriter showcase

1:00 -   Emily Branton

2:15 -   Hot Club de Lune (Patrick Sylvest and Brent Melancon)

3:30 – Clay Parker 


Sunday on the music stage:

10:00 – 12:30 Songwriter showcase

1:00 - The Wilder Janes

2:00  - Karuna Spoon

3:00 - The Fugitive Poets 

We will be cooking a big pot of soup at the music tent on Sunday afternoon, so plan to stay and eat!

Go to   or like us on Facebook for more information.


Metal working demonstrations by Marcia Roberg

Children’s art area


Arts For All Holiday Card Contest

Guidelines for holiday card contest:

  1. Artists of all ages are invited to submit one card for judging
  2. Cards will be judged by a panel of judges chosen by the Arts For All board.
  3. Cards may be of any medium but should be 2 dimensional.
  4. The size of the cards unfolded should be no larger than a regular sheet of paper (8x11)
  5. The cards should be holiday themed.
Please submit your card by mail to: Arts For All    P. O. Box 2551  St. Francisville, LA 70775

All submissions should be postmarked before November 7th, 2013.  You will be able to pick up original artwork as soon as printing is finished.


The first and second place cards will be sold during Christmas in the Country with proceeds going to Arts For All to help with Yellow Leaf Arts Festival,  Gathering of Writers and Readers, future programming and classes we offer.

Winners will receive 8 of the finished, ready to sell cards and envelopes.  Winners will be announced and photos of cards will be on our website

You may email questions to Lynn -


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