Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Sept. 21-28

Here’s what’s happening in West Feliciana:
Magnolia CafĂ© = Friday, September 21 and 28 – The Delta Drifters
Fat Mama’s at The Bluffs = Friday, September 21 – Eddie and Steve; September 28 – Run Jane Run
If you want to see both venues, remember that bands start playing at Fat Mama’s at 5:30 pm and at The Mag at 8 pm.

Go Saints!
The West Feliciana High School Saints will play their first home game this Friday, September 21 at 7:00 pm against Catholic High of Pointe Coupee.

Third Weekend
Avondale Antiques at 5877 Commerce Street has just returned from a buying trip from the North-East coast. They specialize in 18th and 19th Century American and English Antiques and are only open the third weekend of each month. On Friday through Sunday of this month, September 21-23, they will show and have available many tables - Tilt top, drop leaf, farm & Pembroke – and chairs including a pair of continental, needle point, upholstered, walnut arm chairs; heavily carved mahogany, cherub embellished corner chair. Also featured are Oriental Rugs, large and small, a pine Welch dresser, paintings, brass, copper, china, baskets, and much more. Craig says that everything is at very reasonable prices. Call them at 225-721-2753.

BirdMan Coffee and Books
You are invited to a screening of a film, "The Art of the Storm" on Saturday evening, Sept. 22nd at 7:00. Lori Gordon says the following: "The title of the film is 'The Art of the Storm', and it follows the lives of several Mississippi Gulf Coast artists as we struggle to rebuild our lives and resume our careers after Hurricane Katrina. It tells the story of a group of people from Minneapolis who reached out to the arts community, offering venues and free shipping for our work for months at a time. I will be present and available to answer questions after the film is shown. The documentary is just under an hour long."
New at Varnedoe’s
Starting October 1, Varnedoe's will be open for a buffet lunch and a la carte dinner service on Mondays. Additionally, Varnedoe's will be serving a Buffet Supper after the Rodeo on Sundays ($15) until 9pm.

Share Life – Give Blood
The Bank of St. Francisville and OLOL Blood Center will hold a Replacement Blood Drive for Terry Osterberger on Tuesday, Oct 2, 1:30-6:00pm in the Bank of St. Francisville Parking Lot. For more information, call Lucy at 784-3235.

The Myrtles’ Update
The Myrtles Plantation will be offering a special 6pm Mystery Tour ($10) on Sundays in October. The regular Mystery Tour schedule of Friday and Saturday nights at 6, 7, and 8 will remain in place, except for the Special Tours the weekend before Halloween. Tickets for the regularly scheduled Mystery Tours may be purchased in advance on 800.809.0565 or 225.635.6277.

Annual Halloween Extravaganza
The Myrtles’ Annual Halloween Extravaganza will go off on Friday the 26th, Saturday the 27th, and, of course, Wednesday the 31st at 6pm. Tickets will be sold on a first come, first served basis (cash or check) at the Front Gate, and the tours will be continuous until Midnight. Varnedoe's will be serving an a la carte dinner in the Restaurant as well as providing Jambalaya, Red Beans and Rice, and beverages on the Courtyard. Please call 225.635.6277 or 800.809.0565 or225.635.2635 with questions, to schedule a Private Tour, to make a reservation or purchase a ticket.

Audubon Fall Festival to Benefit St. Jude
This new event will be held the weekend of October 26 - 28, 2007 at the West Feliciana Parish Sports Park. The sole purpose is to raise money for St. Jude. If you are willing to volunteer in any capacity or want to participate in any of the events, call 225-635-0005 or 225-721-1624 and leave message. For up to date info, visit This is a family event and will be fun for all.

There are many other events coming up in October so stay tuned.

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