[ July 9, 2013 to August 17, 2013. ] Their Resident Artist Exhibit is one of the many highlights that River Oaks Arts Center offers annually – a crowd favorite, the show features works from all artists that rent studio space at the downtown arts center. “What makes it so unique is that we bring out all the talent at the same time – [...]
[ June 27, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]
[ July 27, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] July 27th, 10 a.m. & noon. Site manager, Doyle Jennings, will conduct tours of the prehistoric mounds and demonstrations of the area and daily tasks. The Marksville mound site was an important American Indian ceremonial center over 2,000 years ago, established sometime around 100 B.C. by the Hopewell Indian culture and extended until approximately 430 [...]
[ July 26, 2013; ] July 26th, 10 a.m. Learn about the history of Hodges Gardens during a stroll through the main gardens. The landscapes are breathtaking along with their unique and colorful history. For more information call 800.354.3523 toll free or 586.3523 locally.
[ July 20, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] July 20th, 5-6 p.m. This program will host different subjects including historic events, special topics associated with daily life of French Marines and family, and other various demonstrations. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 357.3101 locally.
[ July 20, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] July 20th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This program invites children of all ages to learn about musical instruments and try their hands at crafting their own. Homemade maracas, coffee can drums and more will be some of the musical instruments for kids to play with as well as learn about how the creation of [...]
[ July 19, 2013 9:00 am to July 20, 2013 4:00 pm. ] July 19-20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Site staff will set up an informational display at the NSU Louisiana Folklife Festival, Prather Coliseum. Staff will be on site handing out brochures. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 357.3101 locally.
[ July 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] July 13th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This program invites guests to learn about the different home crafts that were done in the 1800s. Costumed interpreters will do hands-on demonstrations in candle making, soap making, shingle making, spinning and other early crafts. For more information call 888.677.5378 toll free or 256.4417 locally.
[ July 12, 2013; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] July 12th, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Suzanne Factor, resident expert, will share the unique technique of making a functional basket from pine needles. She will demonstrate the variety of patterns and shapes of baskets and even shelf-adorning whatnots. For more information call 888.253.8954 toll free or 253.8954 locally.
[ July 11, 2013 8:00 am to July 13, 2013 12:00 pm. ] July 11-13, 8 a.m. – noon. This multi-day camp for youth ages 6-12 years old will have activities including the disciplines of being a French Marine; drill, marching and everyday fort duties. On July 13 from 5-7 p.m., parents and children are invited for a drill and marching demonstration. There is a $10 fee per [...]