The St. Francisville Farmers Market is held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the old 4-H barn on Wilcox Street.

The market often features beeswax hand cream and lip balm; heirloom vegetables and herb plants for spring gardens; tomatoes; fresh eggs; kale; celery; microgreens; broccoli; cabbage; snow peas; sprouts; daikon radishes; and goat and feta cheeses in various flavors.

The market also features red and green oak leaf varieties of bibb lettuce and arugula; collard and mustard greens; alfalfa sprouts; homemade salad dressings; canned jellies, jams and pickles; homemade fudge in red velvet, chocolate, raspberry swirl, peanut butter and Louisiana strawberry; and baked sweet breads in strawberry, pecan, blueberry and cranberry flavors as well as a new healthy breakfast muffin — gluten-free orange cranberry.

Dried herbs such as bay, basil, rosemary and paprika are available upon request as well as homemade yogurt. Preorders are requested because minimal amounts are brought to the market. Contact Amy West at (225) 635-3098 to order herbs and yogurt.

Feliciana Tennis Classic

The Feliciana Tennis Classic is set for Friday to Sunday at the West Feliciana Sports Park in St. Francisville.

The classic benefits the West Feliciana Parent Teacher Organization.

The tournament is a team format with six to 10 people per team. Teams will compete and include three pairs of doubles (one women’s pair, one men’s and one mixed pair)

Divisions are 5.5 or 6.0; 6.5 and 7.5. Cost per player is $65. Nonplaying guests will be charged $15 per person.

All fees include food and drinks for a social event following the tournament. Entries are limited to the first 25 teams.

Register online at feliciana

For information, call Missy Higgins at (225) 266-5577 or email

Lenten fish fry

A fish fry will be held Friday benefiting the Knights of Columbus.

Dinners will be served at 6 p.m. at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 11485 Ferdinand St., in St. Francisville.

Dinners of fried or grilled catfish, potato salad or french fries, cole slaw, bread, dessert and a soft drink are $8.50.

Proceeds benefit charities of the Knights of Columbus 7856.

Magnolia Full Gospel events

Magnolia Full Gospel Baptist Church, 7910 U.S. 61, in St. Francisville invites everyone to fellowship at three different events during Easter week.

A feet-washing service is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Guest speaker will be Ernest Mills, of New Rising Sun and St. Paul Baptist churches.

A service titled “The Last Seven Sayings of Jesus Christ From the Cross” is scheduled for 1 p.m. April 3, Good Friday.

Guest speakers include the Revs. Albert Anderson III, Burnett King, Dennis Lawrence, Joe W. Pickett, Earnest Thibodeaux, Calvin Willis and Sterling Wrights. The service will air at 1:30 p.m. on KCLF 1500 AM and stream from

A Resurrection worship service begins at 8:20 a.m. Sunday, April 5. The Rev. Milton Coats will deliver a special message. This service also will air at 9 a.m. on KCLF 1500 AM and stream from www.kclf

For information, call (225) 635-5422.

Photo day at Rosedown

Rosedown Plantation State Historic Site will host Photo Day, a paid evening program for photographers and aspiring photographers, on Thursday, April 2.

The park will stay open until dark, allowing participants to take sunset images at the plantation.

Cost to attend is $15 and allows visitors to take photographs on the grounds from 5 p.m. until dark — about 8 p.m. — but not inside buildings.

Participation requires a reservation in advance, and payment will be required before 5 p.m. when a parking pass will be issued.

Future Photo Days are planned for May.

For reservations, call (225) 635-3332.

Send news and events for Around West Feliciana to Stacy Gill at by 3 p.m. Fridays or call (225) 993-0066.