It will be really cold the next couple of days but we have some great things coming up think RED!!
THURSDAY- FEBRUARY 3RD- STORY TIME AT THE LIBRARY
West Feliciana Parish Library is having a Story Time for pre-school age kids at 10am. the program will last about 30 minutes. This will be a weekly event every Thursday morning in February.
SATURDAY-FEBRUARY 5TH - WINTER CAMELLIA SEMINAR -
Trish Aleshire of Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site will present a seminar on Camellias at the Winter Camellia Seminar on Saturday February 5th at 10am in the conference room. The lecture will present a slide introduction and discussion of the historical background of numerous varieties of heirloom and contemporary camellias, as well as the care needed for these beautiful plants to thrive in a southern garden. Following the lecture Trish will give a walking tour of the gardens. For more information please call Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site
TUESDAY-FEBRUARY 8TH - FELICIANA SPRING SEMINAR
"Building Healthy Soils" by Dan Gill and "Invasive Species and Controls" by Dr. Dearl Sanders are the two topics at the Feliciana Spring Seminar. The seminar will be from 6pm-8pm at the Folkes Campus in Jackson. Admission is free, with door prizes and refreshments. For more information Andre Brock firstname.lastname@example.org
SATURDAY-FEBRUARY 12TH - WINTER ENCAMPMENT - VALENTINE TEA AND 1811 SLAVE REBELLION BICENTENNIAL
The 7th Louisiana Civil War re-enactment group will begin their 2011 season at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site. The group will present a Civil War era winter encampment on the grounds of the plantation and throughout the day will demonstrate typical camp activities, as well as presenting military drills such as marching, patrolling, and military maneuvers. The 7th Louisiana re-enactors are best known locally for their participation in the popular annual re-enactment of the historic Civil War Siege of Port Hudson. For more information call Polly Luttrull 225-635-3110.
Mother-Daughter Valentine Tea Party - West Feliciana Parish Library from 10:30am - 12:00pm. For girls and their Mom's age 5-12 years old. Good Food, Games and Prizes. For reservations and more information call 635-3364.
Audubon State Historic Site/Oakley Plantation presents an 1811 Slave Rebellion Bicentennial 10am-4pm. This program commemorates the Bicentennial of the 1811 Slave Revolt in Louisiana. For more information call 225 635-3739.
MONDAY FEBRUARY 14TH VALENTINES DAY
Valentine's Dinner at Sage Hill Antiques - Appetizers & Cocktails 6:30pm-7:00pm Seated Dinner 7:00pm-9:00pm $60.00 per person (all inclusive of tax and gratuity, cocktails included) Premium Liquor and Full Bar, Fine Wines Included. Call Heirloom Cuisine at 225 784 0535 to make reservations, Seating is Limited.
Menu: Louisiana Gulf Boiled Shrimp with Homemade Cocktail and Remoulade Sauce, Oyster and Artichoke Bisque with Crispy Plaquemines Parish Oysters, Baby Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges, Crumbled Feta, Spiced Pecans and Champagne Vinaigrette, Applewood Smoked Bacon Filet of Beef with Pinot Noir Demi Glace with Lemon Buttered Asparagus, Heart Shaped Potatoes Au Gratin, Bread and Butter, Individual Chocolate Cakes with Bushmill's Irish Whiskey Creme Anglaise and Fresh Raspberries.
Grandmothers Buttons - Vera Bradley special Jewelry Bag called "All Wrapped Up" available in the four new Spring Colors for $18.00 (regularly priced for $28.00) while supplies last.
Barrow House - This is available for the whole month of February - Sweetheart Package
a 2-night stay for two in a room or deluxe suite, 1 dozen Roses, $10.00 off gift for her at Grandmothers Buttons, Housemade Sweetheart Cupcakes, Choice of 3 New Orleans-style egg breakfasts one morning, Complimentary wine and snacks. Rate for 2 nights $269.00 - $359.00. For reservations or more information call Shirley Ditloff at the Barrow House 225 635 4791.
The Myrtles Plantation Mystery Tour at 6:00pm. The cost is $10.00 per person, for reservations or more information call 225 635 6277.
Carriage House Restaurant at The Myrtles Plantation - Valentines Dinner
Starters (choose one) Sensation Salad or Sweet Potato Andouille Soup, Entrees (choose one) 4 ounce Filet Mignon and Grilled Lobster Tail with Au Gratin Potatoes and Asparagus $39.99 or Plantation Stuffed Chicken Breast Raspberry Sauce with Rice Pilaf and Asparagus $29.99 Desserts (choose one) Bread Pudding with White Chocolate Whiskey Sauce or Chocolate Lovers Cake. The Valentine's Dinner includes a Complimentary Glass of Carriage House Wine or Champagne per Entree. For reservations or more information call 225 635-6278.
St. Francisville Inn's Wine Parlor
Be our ValenWine - picked your favorite at the Rotary's Vino in the Ville - Murphy Goode Cabernet Sauvignon or want to step up with a fiery Spanish red Bodegas Ateca Garnachade Fuego.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 19TH
Community Market Day in Parker Park from 9am-1pm, if the weather is warm enough. We will have music, art, jewelry, baked goods and much much more.
In recognition of Black History Month Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site will present a special historic down-hearth cooking demonstration, the program entitled "African and Caribbean Influence in Southern Antebellum Cooking" will be conducted in the Old Kitchen by interpretive ranger Sasha Trana. For more information call 225 635 3110.
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 25TH FLEUR DE FELICIANA
The Women's Service League presents Fleur de Feliciana at Hemingbough 7:30pm. $60.00 per person $75.00 at the door. Special Reserved Tables Available. Live Entertainment by 'SOULED OUT", Silent Auction, IPad Raffle, Casino, Cash Bar, Cocktail Attire - Creative Dress Encouraged. for more information wslgala.com or call 225-937-4308.
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 26TH CELEBRATION OF WRITERS AND READERS
The West Feliciana Parish Library and the Friends of the Library are hosting the 5th Annual Celebration of Writers and Readers at Hemingbough. The day long seminar will feature Barbara Colley, Hans Sternberg, Ernest Hill, Darrell Bourque and Jack Bedell. Charles Elliott will continue his inimitable role as gentle critic and entertaining raconteur, facilitating a panel discussion following the mid-day lunch. For more information call 225 635 3364.