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EVENTS

Spring Audubon Pilgrimage - - Website
The third weekend of March each year. The Annual Spring Pilgrimage is dedicated to John James Audubon, who set himself the task of painting all the birds in America. Package Tours included: public and private historic homes opened for tours, rural homestead, vintage dancers and many other festival events by the West Feliciana Parish Historical Society.
800-789-4221
Audubon Country BirdFest - - Website
Held the first weekend of April. This annual birding festival, promises numerous birding field trips into spectacular wildlife areas, showcasing the large number of both migratory and resident birds of the Felicianas, where John James Audubon produced art work on over 80 species. Guided field-trips, seminars, workshops, and speakers highlight the festival located in Parker Park and the St. Francisville Inn.
800-488-6502
Sarah Knox Taylor Davis Memorial Day
Wife of the Confederacy President Jefferson Davis and daughter of President Zachary Taylor will be honor this day for Sarah Knox Taylor Davis. Celebration will be held at Locus Grove Cemetery. The Locus Grove Cemetery is now a State Commemorative Area and once was the family burial ground for Locus Grove Plantation For more information call 800-789-4221.
Day the War Stopped-- Website
Held during the Summer - For a brief moment in 1863, the civil war stopped in the St Francisville for a burial of Lt. Commander John E. Hart, of the federal USS Albatross gunboat. In commemoration of this unique event in history: a re-enactment of the burial, parade, a play by local performers and other activities are scheduled.
800-789-4221
"Exploring Southern Gardens" Website
Southern Garden Symposium & Workshop seeks to preserve and commemorate gardening of the deep South through lectures, workshops and a tour of historic Afton Villa gardens. The Symposium funds a major scholarship in the School of Landscape Architecture, L.S.U. 225- 635-3738
Angola Rodeo & Craft Fair - - Website
Annual event held every Sunday in October. Angola State Prison opens its doors for visitors to experience what a prison rodeo is like. Popularity of the rodeo increases every year. A prison wood & craft shop sale is held in conjunction with the rodeo.
225- 655-4411
Christmas in the Country - - Website
Annual event held on the first full weekend in December. Celebrate St Francisville's Christmas Festival where the historic district is illuminated in tiny white lights. Some of the activities include; , vintage dancers, strolling, gospel choirs, a live nativityand of course children Christmas parade.
800-789-4221
Library Tour of Homes
The Annual West Feliciana Friends of the Library Tour of Homes will be held Sunday between noon and 5 pm during Christmas in the Country. The homes are located in St Francisville, La. and surrounding countryside.
225- 635-3364

 


FEATURED PRODUCTS


canoe trip on Cat Island NWR during the annual birdfest
Audubon Counrty BridFest held each Spring

weaving at rural homestead The very popular Aududon Pilgrimage held annually.

Christmas in the Country annual parade down main street All aboard the annual Christmas in the Country paradae rolling down Main Street (Ferdinand St. ) & the historic district.