Monday, May 11, 2015

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.

What’s coming up in St. Francisville

Music at The Mag  in May
Friday May 8 – Lagniappe
Saturday May 9 – Henry Turner Jr with Flavor and Friends
Friday May 15 – Gary Bello
Friday May 22 – Jim Voohries
Friday May 29 – The Delta Drifters

FARMER’S MARKET EVERY THURSDAY AND SATURDAY ON WILCOX ST.   9am-1pm    Support our local farmers

Celebrate National Tourism Week with Kyle Edmiston the Secretary of Tourism at the Visitor Center/Museum on Friday May 8 from 3pm-4pm. 
We will be toasting our First ever Tourism Award Recepients and our Successes. 

Play the Bluffs Golf Resort for only $39.00 for more information call 225 634-5757

Photo Day at Rosedown SHS May 7 and 21st  5pm-8pm.  This is a paid evening program.  The park will stay open until dark on designated days.  Each person will pay $15.00 to take pictures throughout the grounds, but not in buildings, from 5pm until dark around 8pm.  Photographers will make reservations in advance to take the desirable sunset pictures of Rosedown.  Payment will be required before 5pm and a parking pass will be issued.  For more information call 635-3110.

Behind the Scenes Tour on Saturday May 16th starting at 10:30am.  A guided tour of rarely seen aspects of Rosedown, focusing on the working side of a high visitation historic site.  Visitors will get to view the attic of the main house and the production greenhouse, learning the “nuts and bolts” of what makes Rosedown tick. 

Classic Car Show & Festival Slated May 9th

Slated for Saturday May 9th from 9am to 3pm on the grounds of the Magnuson Hotel at One Lakeside Drive (Old address: 7059 US Highway 61) in St. Francisville.

Festivities for the day long event will include a car, truck, motorcycle show, arts and crafts, live music, food and refreshments. There will be a raffle, special hotel rates of $59.00, plenty of parking and a great area for relaxing on the grounds of the Magnuson Hotel (click to download hotel flyer).

 The Pre-registration fee for cars, trucks, and motorcycles is $25.00 and the entry deadline is April 30, 2015. Late registration is available after April 30th but the registration fee will be $30.00. Food vendors ($50 registration) are welcome as are arts and crafts vendors ($25).

 For more information contact John "Chris" Christophe at 225-718-8598 or Harold Daniels, innkeeper of the Magnuson Hotel at 225-635-3821.


Saturday Night at the Movies – May 9th West Feliciana Parish Library  
At the library from 6pm-8pm join us for the showing of PITCH PERFECT

Come test your skills to see if you would survive in the HUNGER GAMES – Saturday May 23 from 4pm-6pm.Make a reservation at 635-3364

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY to those beautiful, unique, supportive, understanding and all out loving women we call our MOM’S remember to give her a special hug this Sunday.  I love and miss you Mom!!

Mark your Calendars for June:
Walker Percy Weekend - June 5-7
The Day the War Stopped - June 12-14
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