Road Trips

Angola Rodeo – Every Sunday in October

Come see the “Wildest Show in the South.’  The Angola Rodeo is held every Sunday in October at Angola Prison, 17544 Tunica Trace, Angola, LA. Located northwest of Baton Rouge at the end of Hwy 66, approximately 22 miles NW of St. Francisville, it is an approximate two hour drive from Tangipahoa. Angola prisoners participate in several(…)

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CHINA LIGHTS at New Orleans City Park through May 1

  Love Christmas in the Oaks? New Orleans City Park has a new light spectacular: New Orleans City Park presents “China Lights” – now open at the Park’s Botanical Gardens through May 1, 2016. This traveling exhibit has been throughout Europe, and New Orleans is the second stop on a tour of the United States. There(…)

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Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2015

Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2015

  Fall is finally here – it’s my favorite time of year! I made it through the Louisiana summer and it’s time for the fall and winter holiday season. Every year my family visits a local pumpkin patch. Below are some options for you and your family. Comment on this post if you have one(…)

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Angola Rodeo – Every Sunday in October

Come see the “Wildest Show in the South.’  The Angola Rodeo is held October 4, 11, 18, & 25, 2015 at Angola Prison, 17544 Tunica Trace, Angola, LA. Located northwest of Baton Rouge at the end of Hwy 66, approximately 22 miles NW of St. Francisville, it is an approximate two hour drive from Tangipahoa. Angola prisoners participate(…)

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National Hunting and Fishing Day

September 26, 2015 is National Hunting and Fishing Day 2015. This free event is from 9 am – 3 pm at Waddill Wildlife Refuge, 4142 N. Flannery Blvd. in Baton Rouge, LA Enjoy outdoor exhibits, canoeing, archery, fly casting, knot tying, Louisiana game and seafood samples and lots more at this event put on by the Louisiana(…)

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Sesame Street Live in New Orleans – Nov. 2015

  Sesame Street Live “Make a New Friend” is coming to the New Orleans UNO Lakefront Arena on Nov. 6-8, and discounts are available! “No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special – so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India,(…)

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Free Family Activities at Bass Pro Shop in Denham Springs

Bass Pro Shop in Denham Springs is offering free family activities from noon – 5 pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays through July 26. All activities are FREE from noon – 5 pm and include: carousel rides casting challenge game shooting range shooting arcade other activities possible crafts (noon – 2 pm; different craft(…)

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ICE SKATING at the Baton Rouge River Center

ICE SKATING at the Baton Rouge River Center

Ice Skating on the River What: ICE SKATING! In Louisiana! Where: The Baton Rouge River Center When: Sessions available through Jan. 4, 2015 More Info and Schedule Friday, December 19, 2014 is the FREE Opening Night session sponsored by WAFB Below is my post from last year’s 2013 Skating on the River event: Ice Skating(…)

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Husser/Wilmer 15 Mile Yard Sale

The Husser/Wilmer area yard sale is held every year on the first Saturday in November. This year’s event will be on Nov. 1 from 7am – 1 pm. Although the event planners state there is an ”official” route with original sale stops that has been the same for about 10 years, many other in the area(…)

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$2 Tuesdays at the Audubon Insectarium through March 31

$2 Tuesdays at the Audubon Insectarium through March 31

  Louisiana residents – You can check out the Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium for only $2 every Tuesday through March 31! This offer is good for adults and children’s admission.  Tickets must be purchased in person at the Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. ID must be shown. Discounted tickets for Louisiana Residents are not available online. More info(…)

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