Sunday, November 21, 2010

Happenings in the Hills

The Holidays are right around the corner.  We will all be busy this week cooking, watching football and for some buying our Christmas tree, stringing Christmas lights and decorating for Christmas in the Country. 


We want to give you the Thanksgiving Holiday openings:


Open Thanksgiving Night will be Barrow House, Magnuson Hotel, The Lodge at the Bluffs, Butler Greenwood Plantation, Hemingbough, Lake Rosemound Inn, Lamplighter Inn, Magnolia 3V Tourist Court, St. Francisville Inn.


Open Thanksgiving will be the Oxbow Restaurant with two seatings 11:30am and 1:30pm.  Please call to make a reservation 635-6276


All closed on Thanksgiving day but remember to SHOP LOCAL no traffic, no lines no hassles a great experience on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.


Open Thursday – Butler Greenwood Plantation.


Christmas in the Country December 3, 4, & 5, 2010


We have a full schedule on 

Just to touch on a few things.  Friday night the Mayors Reception with music, food and fireworks and that special someone will make an appearance.  The Baton Rouge Symphony will play at Hemingbough tickets available at the Bank of St Francisville and Peep into our Holiday Homes.


Saturday – Breakfast with St. Nick – three seatings contact Heidi Pittman 721-3563.  Prayer Breakfast, Music from Bains Elementary, Voices in Motion, and WFHS Choir and Latin & Spanish Clubs will all be in the morning.  Parker Park will be alive with vendors, music, spacewalk and food during the day.  The Women's Service League parade will roll along Ferdinand and Commerce Sts at 2pm for info. Call Chanel Lemelle 505 6600.  The evening will have Community Singing, The Live Nativity, Peep into our Holiday Homes and Candlelight Tours, period music and wassail at Audubon State Historic Site/Oakley Plantation. 


Sunday- The Friends of Library will host their annual Christmas Tour of Homes tickets can be purchased at the library or the Historical Society Museum.


All weekend please check out our Local Shops they will be offering Specials with tasting, samplings, free gift wrap and more.  The Women's Service League will be selling their fresh wreaths on Ferdinand St as well.


Mark your calendar for SHOP THE NIGHT AWAY two nights of evening shopping at some of our local stores.  Thursday December 9 and 16th the following stores will stay open from 5:30pm until 8:30pm with specials, you can shop, sample, taste, and buy your Christmas tree.  What a great way to do your Christmas shopping.  Here's the list, share with your friends.


Hillcrest, Patricks Fine Jewelry, Ins N Outs, St. Francisville Inn's Wine Parlor, Sage Hill, Birdman, A Few of My Favorite Things, Bohemianville Antiques, Backwoods Gallery, St. Francis Arts & Antiques, The Shanty Too, Museum Gift Shop, Harrington Gallery and Grandmothers Buttons.  


Christmas at Rosedown December 18 & 19, 2010 the main house will be dressed in period decorations and hear stories of Christmas traditions from the Turnbull and Bowman families.  Demonstrations, period music, dancing, candlemaking, and more.



West Feliciana Parish Tourist Commission
800-789-4221 or 225-635-4224

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