Monday, June 27 to Friday, July 1, 2016
8:00am until 12:30pm each day
Louisiana Artisans will teach children traditional folk arts such as candle-making, weaving, blacksmithing and other 19th century activities. Open to children entering the 4th through 8th grades. Advanced registration is required.
Camp fee is $100.00 per child.
Registration form is available here: RLAP 2016 Registration
Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2016
8:00am until 5:00pm both days
Living history demonstrations will interpret activities that took place on Louisiana farms and plantations during harvest time in the 1800’s. Activities will include open-hearth cooking, soap making, boat building, hands on activities for kids and wagon rides.
Regular admission charged.
Sunday, October 30, 2016
3:30pm until 6:00pm
Remember the sights, sounds and activities of an old-fashioned country fair. Storytelling, cake walks, pumpkin decorating, games and trick-or-treating are some of the events kids will be able to participate in while on the museum grounds.
Admission fee: $5.00 per person. Recommended for children aged 2 to 9 years old. Children under 2 years old are free. Costumes are optional.
A Rural Life Christmas
Sunday, December 4, 2016
8:00am until 6:30pm
Ring in the Christmas season with a 19th century Louisiana celebration. Musical groups, demonstrating artisans, storytellers, magic and puppet shows, and costumed re-enactors will be present will be present to set the holiday mood. The event will conclude with a bonfire and a visit from Papa Noel.
Admission fee: $9.00 per person. Children aged 10 and younger are free.