Wednesday, July 9, 2008


Farmer’s Market

Every week it gets better!  Check out all the locally grown produce each Thursday from 1 pm – 5 pm at the 4-H barn and support our local farmers.


Live Music

Cypress Grill offers live music every Friday and Saturday night.

The Magnolia CafĂ© features live music each Friday:  July 11 – Feliciana Band; July 18 – Late Evening.


In Touch with History

On July 12 from 10 am until noon at Audubon State Historic Site, this program will invite guests to the park to experience slave life on the plantation.  Visitors will hear a talk about slave life and work on a plantation at Oakley’s slave cabins.  The Interpretive Staff will speak about slave chores, food, and life ways and will demonstrate some of the chores slaves were expected to complete.  For more information, call 635-3739.


Colonial Games

Here’s your chance to experience the leisurely life of plantation owners.  Geared towards children and those young at heart, the afternoon program is a demonstration of the period leisure games and activities in which the children of plantation owners might be expected to participate.  It’s at Audubon State Historic House on Saturday, July 12 from 2 pm until 4 pm.  Call 635-3739 for information.


Toymaking and Games

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site offers demonstrations of the “lost arts” of the 19th century every third Saturday of each month.  On Saturday, July 19 from 11 am until 3 pm, the interpretive staff will feature the “lost art” of toymaking and games of the 19th century.  For more information, call 635-3110.


Thinking Green

Audubon State Historic Site is thinking green and hosting nature day.  On Saturday, July 19 from 10 am until 4 pm, guests are invited to enjoy a day full of environment friendly discussion.  From organic foods to energy sources, Audubon’s interpretive staff will showcase booths from area organizations discussing their green environmental practices.  Learn what is going on in our area to protect the environment and how you can help.  For more information, call 635-3739.


Hum Fest

Mark your calendars now for the Feliciana Nature Society’s Annual Hummingbird Celebration.  It’s set for Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26.  There will be a guest speaker on Friday night and on Saturday, there will be an opportunity to watch as these tiny birds are weighed, measured and banded.  This is a perfect event for the young birdwatchers among us to get up close and personal with these fascinating hummingbirds.  More information to come!


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