Audubon State Historic Site, on La. 965 in West Feliciana Parish, presents living history demonstrations from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday to take visitors on a tour of 200 years of Louisiana history.
The “Louisiana Bicentennial” program’s demonstrations will include military and cultural timelines from colonial days, through early statehood, and the Civil War. The 1810 West Florida Militia will perform military drills and stage black powder weapon demonstrations.
Audubon is the setting for the 200-year-old Oakley House, temporary home and inspiration to John James Audubon in the 1800s. Admission is $4.
Hearing loss seminar
Lane Regional Medical Center welcomes Dr. J.J. Martinez to Selective Hearing, 6110 Main St., Suite D, in Zachary, who will speak at a free “Ask the Doctor” lunch and learn session from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at the hospital.
The topic is “Recognizing and Overcoming Hearing Loss.”
Registration is required; call (225) 243-6129 or (877) 358-6130.
Band concert tonight
The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Concert Band from New Orleans is coming to St. Francisville to perform a special concert at West Feliciana High School’s auditorium at 6 p.m. Thursday. Admission is free.
A concert by LSU brass and woodwind quintets is scheduled Jan. 27.
Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site’s “Lost Arts of the Nineteenth Century” living history demonstration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday will feature candlemaking in the old kitchen outbuilding behind the main house.
Zachary’s Utility Office, 4650 Main St., is displaying wildlife photography by local artist Geana Rust from now through March. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on weekdays.
Rust, who has lived in Zachary for more than 25 years, is a member of the Baton Rouge Photography Club.
Year of the dragon
Children ages 3-6 are invited to celebrate the Lunar New Year at 3 p.m. Monday at the Baker branch library, 3501 Groom Road. The program includes reading two books on the Chinese New Year and making a dragon paper lantern. Registration is required; call (225) 778-5960.
Teen club forming
Those 12-18 are invited to an organizational meeting of the Baker Teen Club at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Baker branch library, 3501 Groom Road. Information on upcoming programs, input on future programs and games and crafts are on the agenda. Registration is required; call (225) 778-5960.
Children 7-11 years of age are invited to a discussion of the book, “Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival,” at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Zachary branch library, 1900 Church St.
The book tells of Bobbi the dog and Bob Cat, who survived Hurricane Katrina and were later rescued. Registration is required; call (225) 658-1860.
To submit news about Baker, Zachary and the Felicianas, call James Minton at (225) 775-7005; fax: (225) 774-6485; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: noon Wednesday.