Print-Friendly Version

January  2018

As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: Fleur de Lis Package, Tours of the visitor center and fort, view a musket demonstration and participate in your choice of a cannon drill, calligraphy, hawk throw or flint-and-steel demonstration. Price for this special package is $10/person. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: Commoner Package, Tour the visitor center, fort, and view a musket demonstration. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: Cross of St. Louis Package, Tours of the visitor center and fort, view a musket demonstration, participate in your choice of a cannon drill, calligraphy, hawk throw or flint-and-steel demonstration, then choose a walking tour, learn to dip candles or make bullets. Price for this special package is $15/person. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: St. Denis Package, Take a tour of the visitor center and fort and view a musket demonstration; then participate in your choice of a cannon drill, calligraphy, hawk throw or flint-and-steel demonstration. Participants can also choose a walking tour, learn to dip candles or make bullets; followed by a session on cooking, weaving or woodworking. Price for this special package is $20/person. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
Wednesdays-Sundays • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Daily Living History, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Visitors to the site will see at least one or more demonstrations including: musket firing, molding mini balls, military fort cleaning, carpentry, beading, weaving, and or cooking. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Escape from Fort St. Jean Baptiste, It is May 13, 1732…the Natchitoches colony and Fort are dealing with the aftermath of the Natchez attack; tension is high and conspiracy is all about. Participants are arrested and jailed in the fort under the accusation of conspiring with Fontaine to steal goods and money from the fort. Participants have to solve puzzles and complete tasks, in less than 45 minutes, to get past the guards and escape before St. Denis arrives for their trial. Groups must book in advance; fee to participate is $50.00 per group. Email fortstjean@crt.la.gov to request the program. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
1/6/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Saturdays for Kids, 10 a.m. - noon. Bring the kids out for a special seasonal two-hour program, weather permitting. Registration is $10 per child. Follow the site on Facebook for information about the specific activities. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
1/12/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - St. Denis Day Camp, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. The fun and excitement of St Denis Summer Camp is now available during school holidays and parent-teacher conference days! Activities will depend on the season, including period games, nature walks, and more. Fee to attend will be $25 per child per day; campers will need to bring a sack lunch and drink, and dress appropriately for the weather. Preregistration is recommended, due to limited space. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
1/20/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Soldier, Militia and Courier de Bois on the Move, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. In this living history program see a camp setting for a soldier or civilian on the move across the Louisiana Territory. Learn how they survived on the frontier, how they dressed, cooked, prepared for the next day´s march and more. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.

February  2018

As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: Fleur de Lis Package, Tours of the visitor center and fort, view a musket demonstration and participate in your choice of a cannon drill, calligraphy, hawk throw or flint-and-steel demonstration. Price for this special package is $10/person. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: Commoner Package, Tour the visitor center, fort, and view a musket demonstration. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: Cross of St. Louis Package, Tours of the visitor center and fort, view a musket demonstration, participate in your choice of a cannon drill, calligraphy, hawk throw or flint-and-steel demonstration, then choose a walking tour, learn to dip candles or make bullets. Price for this special package is $15/person. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Group Program: St. Denis Package, Take a tour of the visitor center and fort and view a musket demonstration; then participate in your choice of a cannon drill, calligraphy, hawk throw or flint-and-steel demonstration. Participants can also choose a walking tour, learn to dip candles or make bullets; followed by a session on cooking, weaving or woodworking. Price for this special package is $20/person. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
Wednesdays-Sundays • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Daily Living History, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Visitors to the site will see at least one or more demonstrations including: musket firing, molding mini balls, military fort cleaning, carpentry, beading, weaving, and or cooking. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
As Requested • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Escape from Fort St. Jean Baptiste, It is May 13, 1732…the Natchitoches colony and Fort are dealing with the aftermath of the Natchez attack; tension is high and conspiracy is all about. Participants are arrested and jailed in the fort under the accusation of conspiring with Fontaine to steal goods and money from the fort. Participants have to solve puzzles and complete tasks, in less than 45 minutes, to get past the guards and escape before St. Denis arrives for their trial. Groups must book in advance; fee to participate is $50.00 per group. Email fortstjean@crt.la.gov to request the program. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
2/3/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Saturdays for Kids, 10 a.m. - noon. Bring the kids out for a special seasonal two-hour program, weather permitting. Registration is $10 per child. Follow the site on Facebook for information about the specific activities. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.
2/17/2018 • Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches - Soldier, Militia and Courier de Bois on the Move, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. In this living history program see a camp setting for a soldier or civilian on the move across the Louisiana Territory. Learn how they survived on the frontier, how they dressed, cooked, prepared for the next day´s march and more. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 318.357.3101 locally.