August 31stth, 10 AM-4 PM
We cordially request the honor of your presence for a day and evening in the Age of Empires. A trip through the past begins as visitors experience the sights and sounds of the 1810 West Florida Rebellion at the home of the local Spanish Alcaulde at Oakley Plantation. Later in the day visitors are invited to a dance in 1810 as music fills the air. Brush up on your etiquette and language of the fan at an afternoon tea.
A Colonial Christmas
December 7th, 5:30 PM-8:30 PM
The plantation comes to life during the Holidays as it shows off its seasonal decorations. Costumed guides accompany the visitor in a trip into the past through the candlelit Oakley House. See the glow of the blacksmith at work, take a taste of what’s cooking in the kitchen, or just enjoy the live period music. Included is our yearly Christmas dance and hot wassail. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739.
The War of 1812 Living History Encampment “March to New Orleans”
February 15th-16th, 2014 10 AM until 4 PM
During the years of the nearly forgotten War of 1812 a foreign invader burned the White House, the United States invaded Canada, and the sounds of cannon fire and battle could be heard in the French Quarter of New Orleans. From 10 AM until 4 PM visitors will see the Age of Napoleon come to life though volunteers in reproduction uniforms and clothing of the War of 1812. Activities will include cannon firing drills, black powder musket drills, and camp life talks. For more information please contact Audubon State Historic Site in St. Francisville, La. at 1-225-635-3739