It's time to make a pilgrimage

The 46th annual Audubon Pilgrimage returns to West Feliciana Parish from Friday through Sunday with an added focus on the work of naturalist John James Audubon. The pilgrimage includes tours of historic homes, churches and gardens along with living history demonstrations with local residents dressed in historic costumes.

Daytime tour tickets for the pilgrimage are $40 and are good for all three days from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday night entertainment which includes cemetery tours at Grace Church, hymn singing at United Methodist Church and a wine and cheese reception at Jackson Hall are $25. The Saturday night entertainment tickets for the “Light Up the Night” soiree with live music, food, drinks and dancing, are $60. All-inclusive tickets for all three days’ events are $125.

To purchase advance tickets or for more information, visit Tickets also can be purchased at the Historical Society Museum on Ferdinand Street. For information, call (225) 635-6330.

Check this out

The Clinton Main Library invites patrons to stop by during the month of March to take advantage of the resources offered or check out these special events.

Friday: Wear St. Patrick’s Day green and enjoy refreshments for patron appreciation.

Saturday: Tweens and teens gather for game day.

Tuesday: Story time will be held from 10 a.m .to 10:30 a.m.

March 27: Drop in all day for adult coloring.

Resources available include computers, free Wi-Fi, movies on DVD and VHS, audiobooks and more. The library is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. For information, call (225) 683-8753.

Calling all Strong Women

A new session of Strong Women, a research-based strength training program, will be offered by the West Feliciana Parish and Recreation Department starting Thursday, March 16. Classes will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 8:15 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays at the West Feliciana Community Center on Highway 965.

An optional 30-minute floor session focusing on core strength will follow the morning classes at 9:15 a.m.

For information, call instructor Pam Myers at (225) 635-4878 or email

Coffee with Kevin

Every third Monday of the month, from 8:30 a.m. until 9:30 a.m., residents of West Feliciana are invited to have coffee with Parish President Kevin Couhig at the West Feliciana Parish Library, 5114 Burnett Road, St. Francisville.

Join Couhig for coffee and conversation by sharing your thoughts, questions or concerns for the parish. Everyone is invited.

Music at the Mag

Sit back, relax, and enjoy a music break in your weekend at the Magnolia Cafe. Stop by for Music at the Mag featuring Landiappe on Friday and Destinay Manzella on Saturday.

Shows start at 7 p.m. at 5689 Commerce St., St. Francisville. Call (225) 635-6528 for information.

Time to trade

Feliciana Trade Days, featuring arts, crafts, pottery, antiques, clothes, farmers market items, food and other handmade wares from area artisans and vendors, will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.

Feliciana Trade Days is held at 4133 La. 10 at Line Road in Jackson. For information, email

To reserve a spot as a vendor, call (225) 772-5296 or (225) 719-2199.

Send news and events for East and West Feliciana parishes to by 10 a.m. Monday or call (225) 388-0215.