Sportman's Paradise

April  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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Third Saturday of the month • Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the D´Arbonne 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.
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As Requested • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Become a Junior Ranger, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Participate in a number of programs at the site, and earn your Junior Ranger badge and certificate! Contact the site for your booklet to get started. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
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.
4/14/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Bird Hike, 9:30 a.m. Ever find yourself saying, "What kind of bird was that?" Have some of those questions answered while joining Ms. Rosalie Overby, an amateur ornithologist as she walks the site identifying various birds. Bring your binoculars and your curiosity and enjoy a 2-mile hike around the site. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
4/14/2018 to 4/15/2018 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - Battle of Pleasant Hill Lecture, 11 a.m. each day.  Involving over 32,000 troops, the battle of Pleasant Hill was the largest Civil War engagement west of the Mississippi. Attendees will learn more about this climatic battle during a large-screen slide show presentation that will feature photos, battlefield maps, and more. For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.
4/21/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. The program 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. Come and join us around the fire as we cook food as Native Americans did thousands of years ago. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
4/21/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Earth Oven Demonstration, 11 a.m. The program 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.

May  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
Third Saturday of the month • Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the D´Arbonne 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.
www.ladutch.com
As Requested • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Become a Junior Ranger, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Participate in a number of programs at the site, and earn your Junior Ranger badge and certificate! Contact the site for your booklet to get started. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
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.
5/4/2018 • Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville - FFA Regional Forestry Competition, 8 a.m. FFA (Future Farmers of America) will host would Regional Forestry Competition among the top six high school teams from Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. For more information call 888.677.5200 toll free or 318.368.2086 locally.
5/12/2018 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - Guided Museum Tour, 2 p.m. Park staff will reveal little-known facts of the battleground during a special guided tour. Prior to the tour, a presentation of the Battle of Mansfield video will be shown in the museum theater. For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.
5/19/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Kids To Park Day Hands-On Demonstration, 10:30 a.m. - Noon A ranger-led demonstration of crafting prehistoric-styled pottery similar to the pieces which the Native Americans fashioned more than 3,500 years ago. Appropriate clothing is recommended for this potentially messy clay demonstration and hands-on activity. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.

June  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
Third Saturday of the month • Lake D’Arbonne State Park, Farmerville - Dutch Oven Cooking, 10 a.m. - noon. The park will host the D´Arbonne 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.
www.ladutch.com
As Requested • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Become a Junior Ranger, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Participate in a number of programs at the site, and earn your Junior Ranger badge and certificate! Contact the site for your booklet to get started. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
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.
6/2/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - World Atlatl Day, 10:45 a.m. A ranger will discuss tips and techniques for using an Atlatl - ancient hunting tools used to launch spears. Visitors can try their hand at it and participate in a launch distance contest. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.
6/9/2018 • Mansfield State Historic Site, Mansfield - Prince Camille De Polignac, Confederate General , 2 p.m. A presentation on the fascinating of Prince Camille Armand de Polignac of France who led a brigade of Texas troops in the Battle of Mansfield. A unique personality who would go down in history as "The Lafayette of the South." For more information call 888.677.6267 toll free or 318.872.1474 locally.

July  2018

7/7/2018 • Poverty Point World Heritage Site, Epps - Prehistoric Pottery Making, 10:30 a.m. - Noon A ranger-led demonstration of crafting prehistoric-styled pottery similar to the pieces which the Native Americans fashioned more than 3,500 years ago. All supplies are provided. Appropriate clothing is recommended. For more information call 888.926.5492 toll free or 318.926.5492 locally.