2019 Upcoming Events at Burden Museum & Gardens

StoryTime in the Garden

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

November 16

9 a.m.-noon

StoryTime in the Garden is a creative way of mixing storytelling and imagination with hands on craft activities for children. Children ages 3-8 can enjoy storybook readings and imagination-themed activities every half hour. All children participating in the program must be accompanied by an adult. The last reading begins at 11:30. Registration is not required and admission is free.

Christmas in the Garden and Poinsettia Sale

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
December 7
9 a.m.-Noon


Join us for a morning of pancakes and pictures with Santa! Enjoy StoryTime with Mrs. Claus. Make reindeer food and send a letter to Santa. It’s not Christmas in South Louisiana without coming to the poinsettia display and sale at the Botanic Gardens. The Botanic Gardens is one of the nationwide trial locations for new and classic poinsettia varieties. We rely on our customers to take part in the evaluation process to help poinsettia breeders to decide which poinsettias hit the shelves next Christmas season! Admission is $30 per person. Children 1 year old and younger get in free. Advance tickets required. Purchase your tickets today!

A Rural Life Christmas

LSU Rural Life Museum

December 8, 2019

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Ring in the Christmas season with a 19th-century Louisiana celebration. Musical groups, demonstrating artisans, storytellers and costumed re-enactors will set the holiday mood. The event will conclude with a bonfire and a very special guest. Admission: Adults $10.00. Children 10 years and under are free.

Visit here for more information about Rural Life events.

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