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October  2018

8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
What People Wore, As Requested
Clothing styles have changed a lot through the years. Some of the most distinctive came from the 1800´s. School groups will get to learn the history about the clothing and get to try on some of the clothes to see what it was like back then.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Lost Arts Toys and Games, As Requested
The children will be taught some of the games children played back in the 1800´s. They will learn and also get to participate in those games like: Graces, Hoop and Stick, Town Ball.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Lost Arts Medical Practices, As Requested
Groups will learn about the primitive medical techniques from the 1800´s and Civil War. It will be a demonstration with participation from the kids.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
As Requested8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Women In History, As Requested
Women in History will talk about and show what women accomplished through history, what they had to endure, and also talk about some of the most influential women in American history.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Friday; Home School Groups, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Pre-registered home school groups are invited to take a tour on any Friday throughout the school year. Led by guides in period costumes, students will tour Maison Olivier. Students will then continue to the Acadian Farmstead in order to better compare plantation life to the Life of an Acadian yeoman farmer. Demonstrations on spinning, weaving, furs/hides, candle making, blacksmithing and the firing of blackpowder weapons are typically available upon request. Home school groups must register.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Wednesday: En Francais, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Preregistered school and home school groups are invited to take a French-immersed guided tour on Wednesday throughout the school year. Students will view an introductory video to the site in French and will be led throughout the Interpretive enter which houses displays written in French. Led by French speaking guides in period appropriate costumes, students will then tour the Maison Olivier and Acadian Farmstead. Tours can be catered to the fluency of the students. Demonstrations on spinning, weaving, furs/hides, candle making, upon request.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
Thursdays9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Thursday´s School Groups, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Led by guides in period appropriate costumes, students will tour the Maison Olivier and the Acadian Farmstead in order to better compare plantation life to the life of an Acadian Yeoman farmer. Demonstrations on spinning, weaving, furs/hides, candle making, blacksmithing and the firing of black powder weapons are typically available upon request. Pre-registration is required.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
Wednesdays9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Wednesday: En Francais, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Preregistered school and home school groups are invited to take French-immersed guided tour on Wednesday throughout the school year. Led by French-speaking guides in period appropriate costumes, students will tour the Maison Olivier and Acadian Farmstead. Tours can be catered to the fluency of the students.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
10/1/2018 to 10/7/2018
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Great Books Week, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In recognition of Great Books Week, the staff of Longfellow-Evangeline invites visitors to check out what great books are available in our newly established Little Free Library.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
10/1/2018 to 10/31/2018
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Atchafalaya Month, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In recognition of Atchafalaya Month, a display will be set up in the Interpretive Center showcasing the Atchafalaya Basin as the nation´s largest river swamp, containing almost one million acres of America´s most significant bottomland hardwoods, swamps, bayous, and back water lakes.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
Tues. - Thurs. appt. only, Fri. & Sat. 1-4 p.m.10/2/2018 to 10/31/2018
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville
Victorian Mourning Customs
Visit Otis House during the month of October to learn about mourning etiquette practiced in the Victorian Era. During this time, elaborate customs for honoring the deceased were strictly followed covering rules of dress, social engagements and symbolism.
For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
10/5/2018
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson
Living History Day (Home-School Day), 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
This program will present to home-school groups a great variety of Civil War interpretive activities. Students will travel to several different stations viewing different activities and facets of Civil War soldiers and sailors.
For more information call 888.677.3400 toll free or 225.654.3775 locally.
10/6/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
A Visit to Locust Grove, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Locust Grove State Historic Site in St. Francisville will be open for a day to the public to visit the Historic Cemetary. See the graves of Sarah Knox Taylor, first wife of Jefferson Davis, and Major General Eleazar Ripley , a hero of the War of 1812. Please be advised there are no facilities on site.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
10/6/2018
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Morning Hike, 10 a.m.
Visitors can participate in a ranger-led hike showcasing the mounds, earthworks, and nature found in the park. Be advised that this program is weather permitting.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
10/12/2018 to 10/13/2018
Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville
8th Annual Dia De La Familia: Family Fun Day 2018
This annual event introduces Latino families to the State Park system and brings people of different cultures and backgrounds together for a fun and educational day.
For more information call 888.677.5200 toll free or 318.368.2086 locally.
10/12/2018
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson
Living History Day , 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
The program will present to school groups a greater variety of Civil War interpretive activities. Students will travel to several different stations viewing different activities and facets of Civil War soldiers and sailors.
For more information call 888.677.3400 toll free or 225.654.3775 locally.
10/13/2018
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Animal Detectives, 2 p.m.
Our resident critters can be great hiders, but with the right practice you can see where they go and what they do when we aren´t around. Visitors will get a quick training on how to find clues, and then will look for clues of the critters that call the Arboretum home.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
10/13/2018
Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville
Lake D´Arbonne Open!, 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Disc golfers from all over the country, ranging in skill levels from beginner to professional will be in attendance for this PDGA & Southern National´s sanctioned event.
For more information call 888.677.5200 toll free or 318.368.2086 locally.
10/13/2018
Chemin-A-Haut State Park, Bastrop
Chemin-A-Haut Trail Run and Walk, 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
The 2nd Annual Chemin-a-Haut Trail Run and Mile Walk is comprised of a 4-mile run and 1-mile walk along paths of towering cypress, hickory and oak forests. Enjoy the natural trails used by the Native Americans centuries ago. Proceeds from this event will go to raise awareness of the park and its surroundings. *Participants are responsible for the $3 park entrance fee. To register, please follow link: https://chemin-a-hauttrailrunandwalk.eventbrite.com/
For more information call 888.677.2436 toll free or 318.283.0812 locally.
10/13/2018
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches
Using Modern Objects to Learn About Archaeology, 10 a.m. - Noon
If your children are 6-10 years old and like to dig in the dirt, piece things together, figure out clues and learn about the past, this will be a fun two hours for them as fort staff offer an archaeology learning experience. Fee is $5 per child - weather permitting.
For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
10/13/2018
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches
Fort St. Jean Baptiste at Dusk, 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Visitors can walk through the fort and see the glow of dim lit barracks rooms and as an added treat see the lighted explosion of an 18th century garrison cannon. This is a weather permitted event. Fee for this special event is $5 for persons 4 yrs of age and up.
For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
10/19/2018 to 10/20/2018
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Southern Garden Symposium, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
The annual event has become well-known throughout the South for its outstanding lectures and gardening workshops, held within various historic plantation settings throughout the West Feliciana Parish community. Rosedown’s lecture sessions will be on Friday, October 19, morning and afternoon. Each lecture session will be followed by a walking tour of Rosedown’s gardens. For registration information and event schedule, visit http://www.southerngardensymposium.org/.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
10/20/2018
Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville
Native American Artifact Identification Session, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Native American, artifact identification and historical information.
For more information call 888.677.5200 toll free or 318.368.2086 locally.
10/20/2018
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
International Archaeology Day Extravaganza, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
A day filled with demonstrations of life 3,500 years ago; spear-throwing with an atlatl; witness the creation of stone tools created by flint knapping and weaving Palmetto mats. Also,an earth oven cooking demonstration taking place at 10:45 a.m that showcases the way ancient Native Americans prepared and cooked food. Experts will also be on hand to help identify artifacts, so guests are encouraged to feel free to bring their personal prehistoric artifacts.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
10/20/2018
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
How To Not Get Lost In The Woods, 2 p.m.
Learn how to never be scared about being in the woods. We will be using both technology and the environment around us to determine where we are. If you have GPS units or smartphones definitely bring them as this enhances the experience of the program.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
10/20/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Superstitions, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
This park ranger led talk and display in the museum introduces visitors to the many superstitions and folklores found in our past. Learn ways to avoid bad luck, breaking your mothers back, or seeing the dead...or so they say !
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
10/20/2018
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson
International Archaeology Day, 2 p.m.
A park staff member will discuss the archaeology projects that has been done at the Port Hudson SHS and some of the artifacts recovered from Steadman and Rist sites along with the Native Guard battlefield site will be on display.
For more information call 888.677.3400 toll free or 225.654.3775 locally.
10/21/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Dig That History, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Visitors can learn about the importance of archaeology in history. Find out the basic principles of archaeology, how archaeology and historical documents help us retell the history of slave life at Oakley Plantation. A mock dig will be held for kids.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
10/24/2018
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Make A Difference Day, 10 a.m. - Noon
Make a Difference Day is the largest national day of community service and is the celebration of neighbors helping neighbors. Participants will assist in a variety of site beautification projects. Pre-registration is required. Program is subject to change based on weather conditions.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
10/27/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
An Introduction to Tatting Class, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
A short class on a hands on introduction to the art of Tatting. All supplies provided. Tatting is an ancient technique for handcrafting lace out of knots and loops.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
10/27/2018
Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego
Halloween Fest, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Enjoy a spooky good time at the Annual Bayou Segnette State Park Halloween Fest. Enjoy hay rides, trick or treating, a haunted swamp trail and more. There is also a campsite decorating contest. $3 Park entrance fee; Children 3 and under and seniors 62+ admitted free.
For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
10/27/2018
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Night Hike, 6:30 p.m.
Ranger will guide visitors along the paths of Poverty Point at dusk to observe nature. Beyond the noises, animals will be discussed and hopefully viewed. Also, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy an "owl prowl". The hike will conclude with spider sniffing, hot chocolate or water, s´mores and storytelling around a campfire.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
10/27/2018
Chicot State Park, Ville Platte
Guided Canoe Tour, 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Guided canoe tour of Lake Chicot.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
10/27/2018
Chicot State Park, Ville Platte
Campground Trick or Treat, 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Visitors are invited to enjoy trick or treating in the campgrounds of Chicot State Park. We also invite campers to decorate their campsites and hand out treats!
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
10/27/2018
Palmetto Island State Park, Abbeville
Halloween Trick or Treating, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Trick or treating in the Campground.
For more information call 888.677.0094 toll free or 337.893.3930 locally.
10/27/2018
Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield
Ghosts of the Past, 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Visitors will experience the gruesome aftermath of a Civil War battle on a special night tour of the Mansfield Battlefield. Over 50 re-enactors in period dress will act out various scenes at stops along the trail. Special Event admission fee is $5 per person, all ages.
For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.
10/28/2018
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson
Thy Soldier Brave is Sleeping, 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m.
In conjunction with Halloween, a park staff member will give a presentation on American Civil War burial practices. This presentation and demonstration will cover the various ways both Union and Confederate soldiers were laid to rest from organized formal burials to very quick internment´s on battlefields
For more information call 888.677.3400 toll free or 225.654.3775 locally.
10/5/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
A Civil War School Day, 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Students can learn about the Civil War, as it impacted the Felicianas, through Black powder weapon demonstrations, cannon demonstrations, drilling, life of a soldier, medical and food demonstrations. The program is open to home schooled students, and public and private schools; preregistration is required.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
10/6/2018 to 10/7/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
The Civil War Battle at Oakley Plantation, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sat; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Sun
Journey back in history to October 5, 1864, during a recreation of the sights and sounds of the Civil War skirmish that took place at Oakley Plantation. Walk through the soldier camps and see living history demonstrations of soldier life. You will hear black powder weapon demonstrations of both rifle and cannons. Visitors can also get a taste of what happened after the battle, during a special nighttime tour from 7 - 7:30 p.m.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.

November  2018

8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
What People Wore, As Requested
Clothing styles have changed a lot through the years. Some of the most distinctive came from the 1800´s. School groups will get to learn the history about the clothing and get to try on some of the clothes to see what it was like back then.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Lost Arts Toys and Games, As Requested
The children will be taught some of the games children played back in the 1800´s. They will learn and also get to participate in those games like: Graces, Hoop and Stick, Town Ball.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Lost Arts Medical Practices, As Requested
Groups will learn about the primitive medical techniques from the 1800´s and Civil War. It will be a demonstration with participation from the kids.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
As Requested8/1/2018 to 6/30/2019
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Women In History, As Requested
Women in History will talk about and show what women accomplished through history, what they had to endure, and also talk about some of the most influential women in American history.
For more information call 877.376.1867 toll free or 225.635.3332 locally.
9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Friday; Home School Groups, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Pre-registered home school groups are invited to take a tour on any Friday throughout the school year. Led by guides in period costumes, students will tour Maison Olivier. Students will then continue to the Acadian Farmstead in order to better compare plantation life to the Life of an Acadian yeoman farmer. Demonstrations on spinning, weaving, furs/hides, candle making, blacksmithing and the firing of blackpowder weapons are typically available upon request. Home school groups must register.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Wednesday: En Francais, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Preregistered school and home school groups are invited to take a French-immersed guided tour on Wednesday throughout the school year. Students will view an introductory video to the site in French and will be led throughout the Interpretive enter which houses displays written in French. Led by French speaking guides in period appropriate costumes, students will then tour the Maison Olivier and Acadian Farmstead. Tours can be catered to the fluency of the students. Demonstrations on spinning, weaving, furs/hides, candle making, upon request.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
Thursdays9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Thursday´s School Groups, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Led by guides in period appropriate costumes, students will tour the Maison Olivier and the Acadian Farmstead in order to better compare plantation life to the life of an Acadian Yeoman farmer. Demonstrations on spinning, weaving, furs/hides, candle making, blacksmithing and the firing of black powder weapons are typically available upon request. Pre-registration is required.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
Wednesdays9/1/2018 to 5/31/2019
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Living History Wednesday: En Francais, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Preregistered school and home school groups are invited to take French-immersed guided tour on Wednesday throughout the school year. Led by French-speaking guides in period appropriate costumes, students will tour the Maison Olivier and Acadian Farmstead. Tours can be catered to the fluency of the students.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
11/1/2018 to 11/30/2018
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
National American Indian Heritage Month, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, a display featuring the Attakapas Indians will be in the Interpretive Center throughout the month of November.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
Fri. 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Sat. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m11/2/2018 to 11/3/2018
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches
Gathering of the Tribes
The Natchitoches Tribe of Louisiana will have an education day for local 4th grade students on Friday, Nov. 2. On Saturday, Nov. 3, the general public is invited to dance with visiting tribes.
For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
11/3/2018
Longfellow-Evangeline State Historic Site, St. Martinville
Attakapas Trade Day, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
A living history encampment will depict the lifestyle of the coureur de bois or trappers, traders, and hunters who moved from place to place in the early 1800´s. A variety of cultures and trades will be represented through period costumes, types of lodges, crafts, trade goods and languages. Demonstrations will include blacksmithing, leather working, outdoor cooking and the firing of black powder weapons, as well as other period correct demonstrations.
For more information call 888.677.2900 toll free or 337.394.3754 locally.
11/3/2018
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Service Day at Chicot State Park & Arboretum, 9 a.m. - noon
Show your love for Chicot State Park and Louisiana State Arboretum on Saturday, Nov. 3rd from 9:00 am until Noon. Join our park staff in removing litter from the Chicot Park road and around Chicot Lake and improving our hiking trails.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
11/3/2018 to 11/4/2018
Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson
Scout Weekend, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
All scouts (Girl, Brownie, Boy, and Cub) are invited to to earn either the Port Hudson Historic Trail or the Port Hudson Nature Trail patches, free of charge. Civil War small arms will be given during the day. A Civil War campsite will be set up to allow scouts to see what camp life was like for the soldier in the 1860s.
For more information call 888.677.3400 toll free or 225.654.3775 locally.
11/8/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Great Sizzling Sausage!, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Visitors will see how salting & preserving meat for winter storage was done in the 1800s. See sausage handmade and prepared for the cold winter mornings by Audubon´s costumed staff.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
11/10/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
Tatting Class, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Learn how to create crocheted lace like that of beautiful antique pieces. Space is limited to the first 20 people. Register early! Preregistration required. Admission is $5 per person which includes entrance to the grounds but does not cover the Oakley House tour.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
11/10/2018
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches
The Ultimate Historic Toss, 10 a.m. - Noon
No matter what they were called, tossing games have been around for centuries and known by many names. The French called a toss game chuck farthing, but today it is known as backyard toss, baggo, chuck-o, the bags game, beanbags. We just call it corn-hole. Children ages 6-10 can enjoy this toss game with fort staff - weather permitting. $5 fee per child.
For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
11/10/2018
Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield
Veterans of the Civil War, 2 p.m.
The program examines the fate of soldiers as they returned home from the Civil War especially those of the Red River Campaign. Stories of those who returned home and those who sought a new life in the vastness of the American West.
For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.
11/10/2018
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Prehistoric Acorn Cooking, 12:15 p.m.
Acorns, which would have been an important part of the Native American diet at Poverty Point approximately 3,500 years ago, were as plentiful centuries ago as they are today. Ranger will demonstrate how acorns are made edible and prepared to eat. Samples will be available to taste.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
11/17/2018
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps
Ranger-Guided Hike, 9:30 a.m.
Visitors are invited to accompany a ranger on a 2.6 mile hike around the prehistoric site. The ranger will discuss the earthworks as well as other interesting things that might be seen along the way.
For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
11/17/2018
Chicot State Park, Ville Platte
Glow Crazy, 4:30 p.m.
The Inaugural Glow Crazy Walk/Run at Chicot State Park. Participants will run/walk a 1.6 mile course while wearing glow bracelets/necklaces. Participants are encouraged to bring their own glow-in-the-dark items and/or flashlights to use during the race. Prizes will be awarded to top runners and giveaways will be available for all participants. The cost is $5 per person and normal day use fees apply. Prizes are courtesy of Evangeline Parish Chamber of Commerce.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
11/17/2018
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Pine Needle Basketry, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Participants will learn all the basic techniques to make a pine needle basket. Materials are provided. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required.$10 per person.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
11/24/2018
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Getting Kids Back to Nature, 2 p.m.
Have fun and learn about five different subjects in a very short time. Kids will be dipnetting, learning other languages, using math skills, writing poetry, and learning about the history of the park. This will all be done in an outdoor setting on the trail.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
11/24/2018
Louisiana State Arboretum, Ville Platte
Turkeys, 2 p.m.
Come celebrate and learn more about the most valuable bird of November. We´ll discuss how they live in the wild and why they hold such a valuable place in nature and our culture.
For more information call 888.677.6100 toll free or 337.363.6289 locally.
11/30/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
A Colonial Christmas Home School Day, 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Start the Holiday season with a trip to the past ! Pre-registered students will learn about Christmas traditions in early America. Wassailing, hunting for Christmas dinner, and origins of Christmas traditions are just some of the things students will experience. Pre-registration is required. Open to Home Schools Only.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.
11/30/2018
Audubon State Historic Site, St. Francisville
A Colonial Christmas School Day, 9 - 11:30 a.m.
Preregistered students will learn about Christmas traditions in early America. Wassailing, hunting for Christmas dinner, and origins of Christmas traditions are just some of the things students will experience.
For more information call 888.677.2838 toll free or 225.635.3739 locally.