What’s coming up in St. Francisville
Music at The Mag in April
Friday April 17th – United we Jam
Saturday April 18th – Cedric Watson
Friday April 24th – The Delta Drifters
FARMER’S MARKET EVERY THURSDAY AND SATURDAY ON WILCOX ST.
9am-1pm Support our local farmers
LIBRARY FULL OF EVENTS IN APRIL
& SHORT STORY CONTEST – submit your poetry and short stories on any
topic. We will have 4 categories 5/6 grade, 7/8 grade, 9/10 grade,
11/12 grade. Get rules and entry procedures at http://tinyurl.com/libcontest Entries due on Friday April 17th, Winners announced on Thursday April 30th.
DIY Thursday April 23rd MASON JAR BANKS from 4pm-6pm
Audubon Nature School Day
April 17th, 9 AM until 1 PM
students are invited out to meet the natives at Audubon State Historic
Site. Young explorers are taken through a variety of stations where they
will meet the native plants and animals of Louisiana and also take part
in various demonstration areas. There is no cost to preregistered
ANGOLA PRISON RODEO AND CRAFTS SHOW
The Wildest Show in the South will be held two days on Saturday April 18th and Sunday April 19th.
For ticket information www.angolarodeo.com
ST. FRANCISVILLE / JACKSON SPRING GARDEN STROLL
St. Francisville and Jackson Garden Stroll
Master Gardeners of LSU Ag Center presents the St. Francisville and
Jackson Spring Garden Stroll on Saturday, May 2, 2015 from 1 pm until 5
pm. The tour provides a wonderful opportunity to visit 5 beautiful and
unique private gardens in Louisiana’s East and West Feliciana Parishes.
Master Gardeners will be on hand at all the sites to provide
information. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased beginning
at noon the day of the tour at the St. Francisville Town Hall (11936
Ferdinand Street) and in Jackson at Centenary Inn, 1740 Charter Street
(LA Highway-10). Tickets can be purchased in advance from the West
Feliciana Ag Center office, 5924 Commerce Street, St. Francisville
Gardens on tour include an expansive
property near Jackson that was featured in Louisiana Gardener, a
landscaped sculpture garden in the hills of West Feliciana parish, and 3
town gardens in the Historic District of St. Francisville.
Proceeds from the event benefit 4H scholarships, school gardens and other local charities.
For more information go to www.stfrancisvillespringstroll.org
ARTS FOR ALL – SATURDAY MAY 2ND
Art Exhibit in Market Hall on Royal Street in conjunction with the St Francisville Spring Stroll
Audubon State Historic Site Oakley Plantation presents:
150th Anniversary of the Civil War...The War Ends
May 2nd, 10 AM until 4 PM
commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the surrender of the
Confederate Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and Eastern Louisiana
marking the end of the Civil War east of the Mississippi. The program
features a Living History encampment of Civil War reenactors portraying
soldiers of the Blue and the Grey and a recreation of the surrender of
troops in the area of St. Francisville.