Yes, they are still bringing in the produce from their gardens each Thursday from 9 am until 1 pm, and on Saturday from 8 am until noon. Support our local farmers and visit them at the old 4-H Barn on
These small and fascinating creatures have long held our imagination, and on Saturday, July 31, you can get up close and personal with these tiny birds at the Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration. From 7 am until 3 pm, hummingbird biologists Linda Beall and Nancy Newfield will capture and band birds at the home of Carlisle Rogillio at 15736 Tunica Trace (Hwy. 66) and Murrell Butler at
The Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration will begin with a reception on Friday evening, July 30, beginning at 6 pm at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, where visitors can enjoy wine and cheese while strolling the gardens of Rosedown. At 6:45 p.m., Mr. Andre Brock will speak on plants and habitats. Admission is $10. For more information, visit www.audubonbirdfest.com or call 1-800-488-6502.
Music at the Mag
Every Friday night is live music night on the screened porch at the Magnolia Café. This Friday, July 30, Delta Drifters will perform. The lineup for August is: August 6 – Trouvere; August 13 – Eyes of the South; August 20 – Rock it Sound; and August 27 – Delta Drifters.
A Time to Remember
An art exhibit of Darrell Chitty’s most recent portraits and landscapes will be held on Thursday, August 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at Old Market Hall on
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Audubon State Historic Site once again invites us to enjoy the great outdoors. On Sunday, August 15, at 10am and again at noon, visitors can participate in an Animal Discovery program which introduces them to a few of the site’s resident creatures. At 1:30pm and again at 2:30 pm, visitors will have the opportunity to go on a guided nature walk around the park led by one of the site’s park rangers. There, they will discover the different plants and habitats found within the park. Beautiful weather and interesting guides make this a perfect day to get out with the family. For more information, call 225-635-3739.
We All Scream for Ice Cream!
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Sites presents its monthly demonstrations of the “Lost Arts” of the 19th century on every third Saturday of each month. The August program will be on Saturday, August 21, from 11 am until 2 pm, and will feature the “lost art” of ice cream making. For more information, call 225-635-3332.
Audubon State Historic Site invites you to experience The West Florida Militia Muster on Sunday, August 22nd. Beginning at 2 pm and running until 4 pm, visitors will see drills, black powder weapons, and costume demonstration of the 1810
For more information, call 1-888-677-2838 toll free or 635-3739 in the St. Francisville area.