2022 Upcoming Events at Burden Museum & Gardens

Birding at Burden


Multiple dates
$5 per person
Tickets, dates and times at Eventbrite.com

Did you know 320 species of birds have been recorded in and around Burden, including common species, such as northern mockingbirds and ruby-throated hummingbirds, seven different woodpeckers, waterfowl and wading birds, and a variety of resident migratory songbirds?

Grab your birding gear and join us bright and early to catch a glimpse of some of these species on a three-hour guided tour lead by different birding specialists through the birding loops at Burden.

Tickets available at Eventbrite.com

StoryTime in the Garden

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LSU AgCenter Botanic Garden
9 a.m.-Noon

View StoryTime in the Garden Videos

StoryTime in the Garden is a creative way of mixing storytelling and imagination with hands on craft activities for children. The program meets one Saturday a month August through May from 9 a.m. - noon. 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 a.m.

Registration is not required and admission is free except in October when StoryTime is associated with Corn Maze which has an entrance fee.

2022 dates

  • May 14 - Pavilion

Go Public Gardens Days


LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens
May 14-15
See event schedule

Join the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and the American Public Gardens Association, along with over 500 public gardens across the country in celebrating Go Public Gardens Days. Go Public Gardens is an ongoing, evergreen initiative of the American Public Gardens Association meant to drive the public to visit, value, and volunteer at public gardens in their area and when they travel. See event schedule.

Rural Life Apprentice Program

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LSU Rural Life Museum
June 6-10
8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Louisiana artisans will teach children traditional folk arts, such as candle making, weaving, black smithing, and other 19th century activities. Open to children entering the 4th through 8th grades.

Advanced registration will be required. Prices and registration information will be available soon.