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October  2018

First Saturday of the month • Chemin-A-Haut State Park, Bastrop - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon The park will host the Bartholomew Dutch Oven Society, 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.
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Second Saturday of the Month • Poverty Point Reservoir State Park, Delhi - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Poverty Point 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 800.474.0392 toll free or 318.878.7536 locally.
Second Saturday of the Month • Lake Bistineau State Park, Doyline - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Bayou Pots, 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 888.677.2478 toll free or 318.745.3503 locally.
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 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.
10/13/2018 • 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 • 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.
10/20/2018 • 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.
10/27/2018 • 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.
10/27/2018 • 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.

November  2018

First Saturday of the month • Chemin-A-Haut State Park, Bastrop - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon The park will host the Bartholomew Dutch Oven Society, 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.
www.ladutch.com
Second Saturday of the Month • Poverty Point Reservoir State Park, Delhi - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Poverty Point 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 800.474.0392 toll free or 318.878.7536 locally.
Second Saturday of the Month • Lake Bistineau State Park, Doyline - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Bayou Pots, 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 888.677.2478 toll free or 318.745.3503 locally.
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 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.
11/10/2018 • 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.
11/17/2018 • 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.

December  2018

First Saturday of the month • Chemin-A-Haut State Park, Bastrop - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon The park will host the Bartholomew Dutch Oven Society, 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.
www.ladutch.com
Second Saturday of the Month • Poverty Point Reservoir State Park, Delhi - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Poverty Point 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 800.474.0392 toll free or 318.878.7536 locally.
Second Saturday of the Month • Lake Bistineau State Park, Doyline - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Bayou Pots, 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 888.677.2478 toll free or 318.745.3503 locally.
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
12/1/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. Come and join us around the fire as we cook food as Native Americans did thousands of years ago. A ranger-led cooking demonstration offers a unique look at prehistoric cooking with an earth oven, showing how the Poverty Point people used earthen cooking balls and specially-dug pits to prepare their food. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
12/15/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. A ranger will discuss tips and techniques for using these ancient hunting tools and participants will have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Participants will also gain an understanding of how and why these tools were used by the ancient inhabitants of the Poverty Point site. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

January  2019

First Saturday of the month • Chemin-A-Haut State Park, Bastrop - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon The park will host the Bartholomew Dutch Oven Society, 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.
www.ladutch.com
Second Saturday of the Month • Poverty Point Reservoir State Park, Delhi - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Poverty Point 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 800.474.0392 toll free or 318.878.7536 locally.
Second Saturday of the Month • Lake Bistineau State Park, Doyline - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the Bayou Pots, 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 888.677.2478 toll free or 318.745.3503 locally.
Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Atlatl Demonstration, Wednesday-Sunday Upon Request Thousands of years ago, the Native Americans who built Poverty Point needed to be able to hunt for their food. The atlatl was the best tool for the job. A ranger will discuss the significance of the atlatl and the techniques for using one. Participants will also have the opportunity to test out their abilities with the atlatl. Available upon request. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.