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September  2018

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
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Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
7/1/2018 to 9/1/2018 • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Outdoor Classroom, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday & Saturday Learn about the wildlife, plant life and other aspects of the Park. Various items on display and a variety of program topics offered. Ask questions, make suggestions and enjoy your visit. For more information call 888.677.7312 toll free or 985.839.5707 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Weekly • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Saturdays • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Yoga At The State Park, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Bayou Yoga of Covington is offering donation-based classes every Saturday morning. All donations will be donated to the park. Participants must bring own mat and water. Entrance fees are waived for those attending class. *Weather permitting. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
9/22/2018 • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - History Hike, 10 a.m. This history hike will introduce new-comers to Fairview-Riverside State Park, as well as repeat visitors Learn about the sawmill industry that once dominated the landscape and how this eventually became the recreation site that we enjoy. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.

October  2018

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
www.ladutch.com
Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Weekly • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Saturdays • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Yoga At The State Park, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Bayou Yoga of Covington is offering donation-based classes every Saturday morning. All donations will be donated to the park. Participants must bring own mat and water. Entrance fees are waived for those attending class. *Weather permitting. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 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.

November  2018

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
www.ladutch.com
Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Weekly • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Saturdays • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Yoga At The State Park, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Bayou Yoga of Covington is offering donation-based classes every Saturday morning. All donations will be donated to the park. Participants must bring own mat and water. Entrance fees are waived for those attending class. *Weather permitting. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.

December  2018

Second Saturday of the month • Bogue Chitto State Park, Franklinton - Dutch Oven Cooking, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Join the Bogue Chitto Dutch Oven Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a Dutch Oven Gathering, as they prepare a variety of dishes in this outdoor cooking method that is growing in popularity.
www.ladutch.com
Third Saturday of the Month • Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the WEGO Cookers, a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, for a cooking demonstration and sampling. Participants can learn about this increasingly-popular form of cooking, the actual Dutch oven pots and much more. For more information call 888.677.2296 toll free or 504.736.7140 locally.
Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Otis House Museum Tours, Tues - Thurs: By App.t Only; Friday & Sat: 1-4 pm Visit the c.1885 Otis House to learn more about the Jay sawmill community along the Tchefuncte River and St. Tammany lifestyle during the 1885-1930 time span. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Weekly • Fontainebleau State Park, Mandeville - Primitive Woodworking, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. The Interpretive Ranger will demonstrate the use of a shaving horse, froe, draw knife, hand saw and a pocket knife to make useful wooden objects such as spoons, paddles, tool handles, hiking sticks, canes and slingshot forks. For more information call 888.677.3668 toll free or 985.624.4443 locally.
Saturdays • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Yoga At The State Park, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Bayou Yoga of Covington is offering donation-based classes every Saturday morning. All donations will be donated to the park. Participants must bring own mat and water. Entrance fees are waived for those attending class. *Weather permitting. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
Tues. - Thurs. by appt only. Fri. & Sat. 1-4 p.m. • 12/1/2018 to 12/22/2018 • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Christmas In A Victorian Parlor, Five decades of Christmas celebration will be depicted from the Victorian Christmas through the great depression. Decorations, customs, mood and history of each decade will be discussed. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.
12/8/2018 • Fairview - Riverside State Park, Madisonville - Costumed Christmas Tours, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Costumed interpreters will cover history, superstitions, myths, and legends that have influenced our Christmas celebration of today. Cookies and Wassail will be served. For more information call 888.677.3247 toll free or 985.845.3318 locally.