St. Francisville Inn - B&B

                     Historic District - Town of St. Francisville, Louisiana
Monday, February 19, 2018

St. Francisville's residents love their festivals which go on all year, some of which are listed below. Many others can be found on the St Francisville Festival website with more detail information. Some favorites not listed are Yellow-Leaf Art Show, Vibes in the Ville and Heritage in the Hills.

Several events take place in Parker Park which is adjacent to the St. Francisville Inn.

Annual Festivals & Events

camellias Camellias in the Country This annual event showcase the large varities of Camellias found in West Feliciana Parish from private homes and plantations. Hosted by the Feliciana Nature Society & Rosedown Plantation, the event starts Friday night with a Camellia show and social. The following day is spent at Rosedown Plantation Gardens and meeting room where a guest speaker talks about Camellias and gives a guided tour through the extensive gardens. 800-488-6502
Oakley House Audubon Pilgrimage The third weekend of March each year. The Annual Spring Pilgrimage is dedicated to the memory of 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, vintage dancers, rural homestead and many other festival events by the West Feliciana Parish Historical Society. 225-635-6330
Angola Rodeo & Craft Fair Annual event held Saturday and Sunday on the third weekend in April. 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.  
Locus Grove Cemetery Sarah Knox Taylor Davis Memorial Day
Daughter of President Zachary Taylor and wife of the Confederacy President Jefferson Davis - this day will be honor 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
Day the War Stopped 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, commander of the federal gunboat Albatross. In commemoration of this unique event in history: a re-enactment of the burial, a play by local performers and other activities are scheduled. 225-635-3873
hummingbird Feliciana Hummingbird Celebration Get a closeup view of this spectacular birds as professional banders, capture, measure and band them. Banding takes place at two sites and a third offers great viewing with light refreshments - all day Saturday. Friday night a guest speaker and wine & cheese party takes place. 800-488-6502
"Exploring Southern Gardens"
Southern Garden Symposium & Workshop - The Southern Garden Symposium 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.
Angola Rodeo & Craft Fair 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 Parade down Ferdinand St Christmas in the Country 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; a live nativity, vintage dancers, strolling & gospel choirs, and of course children Christmas parade. 225-635-3873
St Francisiville, Louisiana Library Tour of Homes The fourth 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.
For a sampling, visit last years list of homes, click on the adjacent visit button.

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PO Box 1369 Website: Tel Local:             225-635-6502
5720 Commerce St. Tel Fax:          +1-225-635-6421
St. Francisville,
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