Thursday, July 14, 2011

Great Things Coming Up

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  Great Things Coming Up


Music at the Mag


July 15- Dana Abott         July 22 – United We Jam               July 29 – Delta Drifters


Audubon State Historic Site – July 16th


Colonial Militia Muster – 10am – 4pm Visitors will see and even get a hand-on experience in an 1800's militia muster in Louisiana, including camp life, black powder musket demonstrations and drills.  For more information call 888-677-2838 or 635-3739.


Community Market – July 16th


The Community Market will start at 9am and go until 1pm in Parker Park.  Kevin Johnson will sing from 10am until noon under the Gazebo.  This is a great time to shop for the handmade one of a kind gift.

Let's support our local entrepreneurs.


Audubon State Historic Site – July 23rd.


Nature, Naturally! 1pm-4pm three interactive stations take visitors through the natural side of the park while introducing both plants and wildlife found on the grounds.  For more information call 888-677-2838 or 635-3739.


Audubon State Historic Site – July 24th


Life in the Slave Cabin 11is, 1pm and 3pm.  A park ranger will lead visitors through the cabins and talk about life for the enslaved persons of the plantation.  For more information call 888-677-2838 or



Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration – July 29 & 30th


The Feliciana Nature Society will hold their annual Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration on Friday, July 29, and Saturday, July 30, 2011 in St. Francisville, Louisiana.  The Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration promotes the unique breeding habitat found in the St. Francisville area.  The event will include a Friday evening speaker and the opportunity to observe hummingbirds up close as they are banded at two private homes in the St. Francisville area on Saturday. Hummingbird-friendly plants will also be available for sale.


The Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration will begin with a reception on Friday evening, July 29, at Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, 12501Hwy. 10, St. Francisville.  Beginning at 6 p.m., visitors can enjoy wine and cheese sponsored by the West Feliciana Parish Hospital while strolling the gardens of Rosedown.  At 6:45 p.m., Mr. Charles Fryling will speak on attracting Birds to Southern Gardens. Admission is Free


The festival will continue on Saturday, July 30.  From 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., hummingbird biologists Linda Beall and Nancy Newfield will capture and band birds at two beautiful gardens in the St. Francisville area.  Visitors will have the opportunity to observe hummingbirds up close as they are weighed and measured.  In addition, vendors will be at both homes with hummingbird-attractive plants available for sale.  The gardens include those of the National WildBird Refuge at 15736 Tunica Trace (Hwy. 66) and Murrell Butler at 9485 Oak Hill Road.  Admission is free.


August Brings:

August 13th

 Signing Reception for the book, "Edwin Edwards, Governor of Louisiana" from 6pm to 8pm at Hemingbough.  Edwin Edwards and Leo Honeycutt will be there to sell and sign books.

 August 20th

Let's Roll for Scott – fundraiser for Scott Sanchez.  West Feliciana Parish Sports Park will host a carnival. 

August 27th

White Linen Night downtown 5pm until 9pm.  Music, Art, Food and Fun.  Hope on the Highland Banks Trolley or stroll with your friends, sample our restaurants food, dance to the music, enjoy the last days of summer.


September brings Smokin in da Ville on the 2nd and 3rd.


  Town of St. Francisville Louisiana
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