2012 CALENDAR OF EVENTS
EAST FELICIANA PARISH
Clinton, Jackson, Ethel, Norwood, Slaughter, and Wilson, Louisiana
(Listings are subject to change or cancellation - Please use contact # to verify)
First Saturday of each month Clinton Community Market
(For Special Events- See Below) Downtown Clinton. Food, music, sidewalk
sales, plants, furniture, odds and ends.
Contact: Butch Hooge at 225-719-1047
By appointment only
Bite the Bullet – Centenary State Historic Site, a lecture/demonstration showing the methods used in medicine at Centenary during the Civil War. 3pm (and as requested) Contact –Daniel Goyer at 225-634-7925. 3522 College St, Jackson
Second and fourth Saturday Monthly
Greater Baton Rouge Model Railroaders Clubhouse Old Hickory Depot behind the museum; model trains, 2pm-5pm contact: Andy Martin at 225-634-3473
February 4, 2012 Clinton Market Day
February 11, 2012
Clinton Mardi Gras Parade - 11am Contact: Carol 225-603-9003
March 3, 2012 Clinton Market Day & Antique Car Display - 8am-until; Lawyer’s Row, Woodville St. Carol 225/ 603-9003
March 9, 2012 Ghost Ships on The River - PORT HUDSON HISTORIC SITE - 6:30pm till. To commemorate Admiral Farragut’s naval attack on the Confederate river batteries.Stories & cannon firing demonstration. Contact Jarred 225/654-3775
March 17, 2012 PORT HUDSON HISTORIC SITE starts at 1pm Tour of Devil’s Elbow. Location is off park property. Starts at museum and drives to Georgia Pacific picnic pavilion, then on foot. Contact Jarred: 225/6543775
March 23 – 25 2012 46th Jackson Assembly Antiques Show
Fine antiques, incredibly varied collectibles, homemade soups and seafood gumbo. 9am-5pm contact 225-634-5898.
March 24-25, 2012 PORT HUDSON’S BATTLE RE-ENACTMENT -
Call for more information on this event 888-677-3400 or local 225/654-3775
April 7, 2012 Clinton Market Day – Easter Egg Hunt
8am. Egg Hunt starts 9 am at McKnight’s Park.
April 7, 2012 JTEC Plant Swap & Sale - next to SUBWAY on Charter St in Jackson. Unique & exotic plants for sale. Bring a plant and swap. Vendors, and lots of Lemonade, cookies, and goodies for sale. 1- 4 pm contact Audrey at 225-634-7155.
April 28-29, 2012 Battle of Jackson Crossroads Living History
Civil war re-enactment. Contact - Allen Saltus 225-933-4720 or www.battleofjacksoncrossroads.com
April 27, 2012 Student Day Friday- “Step Back In Time”
May 10-12, 2012 Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Festival
4225 hwy 952 Jackson L.A. Performances by bands from troughout the southeast. Contact Alvin Havard at 225-629-5852.
May 13-19 May 13 - 19th is National Women's Health Week, and on May 17th to promote this event Curves will be hosting an open house and giving FREE blood pressure checks, FREE body fat readings and FREE workouts. I can be reached via this email or @ 225-683-7077
May 26, 2012 Memorial Day Salute – Port Hudson SHS
10 am - 3pm Guided tour of Ft. Desperate followed by a Civil War weapons demonstration. Contact Jarred at 225-654-3775.
June 2, 2012 Clinton Market Day- Flag Display
8 am – 1 pm Downtown Clinton
July 1 - 7, 2012 Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Festival
4225 hwy 952 Jackson L.A. CAMP & JAM Contact Alvin Havard at 225-629-5852.
July 6, 2012 Red, White, and Blueberry Dance and Fireworks-
Friday- Street dance, band, fireworks. 7-10 pm contact: Carol Shirley at 225-603-9003
July 7, 2012 JTEC - USO BIG BAND DANCE
It’s been a long time a since USO big band dance has been in East Feliciana
--if ever. Hope everyone will come out in costume and enjoy the music from the 1940’s. Jackson Lion Club For more info contact Beth Dawson 225/654-9653
July 7, 2012 Red, White, and Blueberry Festival & Market Day -
Cooking contest, kid’s games and inflatables, huge market, food, blueberries, art, etc. Downtown Clinton Courthouse - 8 am. Contact Carol Shirley at 225-603-9003
September 6-8, 2012 Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Festival
4225 hwy 952 Jackson L.A. Performances by bands throughout the southeast. Contact Alvin Havard at 225-629-5852.
September 15, 2012 Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo
Bull riding, steer wrestling, Barrel racing, team roping, petting zoo, calf roping. 8 pm, Klein Rodeo Arena, Gross Rd. contact- 225-683-1623.
October 6, 2012 Clinton Market Day- Pumpkin Painting- 9-11 am McKnight’s Park- Downtown Clinton
October 31, 2012 JTEC Spook-tacular Ghost Walk – 6 pm Corner of College &Charter (hwy 10 ) Ghost stories, apple bobbing, and treats. Contact Cynthia at 225-721-1514
November 3, 2012 Clinton Market Day- Main to Main- Downtown Clinton Courthouse – Art Exhibits, sales, pottery, children’s art Activities, and etc. Contact Carol Shirley at 225-603-9003.
November 17, 2012 Clinton Market Day- held twice in Nov. and Dec.
November 30, 2012 Clinton- Gumbo & silent auction – 5 pm; Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration & Choirs – 5:30 pm; children’s program, silent auction, businesses open 6:30 pm;“Michael an Eyewitness” drama, United Methodist Church, 7 pm
December 1, 2012 Clinton Market Day – Christmas Parade- 10am; Pictures with Santa at Landmark Bank 9am-1pm; Bazaar, Brisket Dinner & Silent auction 9am-2pm at Methodist Church downtown.
December 8, 2012 SLAUGHTER CHRISTMAS PARADE & CRAFT SHOW Contact Slaughter Town Hall 225/654-4278
December 15, 2012 IT’S A DICKENS’ OF A CHRISTMAS “Ebenezer Scrooge Reindeer Race- teams competing in a zany, unconventional race. Hot chocolate, baked goods, and yummy fudge. Vendors, Dramatic reading of Dickens. Jackson,LA
December 15, 2012 Clinton Market Day- held twice in Nov. and Dec.
December 2, 2012 Wreath Making- Feliciana Cellars Winery- 1-5pm. 1848 Charter St., Jackson. The art of wreath making with locally grown grape vines. Contact 225-634-7982
December 26 -31, 2012 Pecan Ridge Bluegrass Festival- Camp & Jam- 4225 Hwy 952, Jackson L.A. contact Alivin Havard at 225-629-5852
****Events are subject to change, so please call and confirm.
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Feliciana Cellars Winery is located on Highway 10 in Historic Downtown
Jackson, La. From Baton Rouge, take Highway 61 north to Highway
68 at Port Hudson. Turn east on Highway 68 and continue to Highway
10. Turn west on Highway 10 in Jackson and continue to downtown.
We are located on Highway 10, approximately 12 miles east of St.