2019 Upcoming Events at Burden Museum & Gardens

Harvest Days

LSU Rural Life Museum

September 28-29, 2019

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Living history demonstrations will re-enact activities that took place on Louisiana farms and plantations during harvest time in the 1800s. Artisans will demonstrate skills related to harvest, hunting, fieldwork and other 19th-century duties. Activities will include cooking, soap making, boat building and wagon rides. Regular admission charged.

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Children’s Garden Series: Plants Need Friends Too

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

October 2019 - 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

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In this session we will learn about companion planting!

This program is held for ages 6 to 12 years old. Register in advance to Angie Wall at angwall@cox.net. A $15 fee is required for each child. Participants will receive a snack and a take-home craft. Attendance is limited to 30.

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Corn Maze

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019 - 10 AM - 5 PM

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Corn Maze is a family friendly day of fall fun with numerous farm related activities. Join the crazy mazy fun every Saturday in October with hayrides, zip lining, face painting, Bayou Goula’s Petting Zoo, pumpkin decorating and more! Corn Maze has thousands of visitors each year and is Baton Rouge’s most aMAZEing event!

Enjoy hamburgers, food from local vendors, and corn inspired snacks like corndogs and popcorn.

Admission is $10 per person and free for children 3 and under. Friends of the Gardens family membership discount: $5 per person.

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Wine & Roses

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

October 16, 2019 - 6 PM

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Friends of LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens invite you to dine among the roses for the most beautiful al fresco event of the year! Join us for delicious food and music. Guests are asked to wear cocktail attire. Tickets are $125. Seating is limited, and tickets sell out every year so please reserve your seat in advance. Call 225-763-3990 ext. 6 for tickets.

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Night Maze and Bonfire

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens

October 26, 2019 - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Wear your costume and kick off your Halloween celebrations at Night Maze! You won’t find anything spooky or ooky, just more mazy fun with a bonfire, smore’s, live music, and glow in the dark games.

Admission is $10 per person and free for children 3 and under. Friends of the Gardens family membership discount: $5 per person.

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Haints, Haunts, and Halloween: A Rural Life Fall Fair

LSU Rural Life Museum

October 27, 2019

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Remember the sights, sounds and activities of an old-fashioned country fair. Join the staff of the Rural Life Museum as they provide a safe and fun Halloween event for families. Storytelling, cakewalks, pumpkin decorating, games and trick-or-treating are some of the events kids will be able to participate in. Admission: $5 per person.

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Red Rooster Bash

LSU Rural Life Museum

November 7, 2019

A silent and live auction with numerous items, lively music and delicious barbecue. Red roosters aplenty will decorate the hall. Registration required.

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A Rural Life Christmas

LSU Rural Life Museum

December 8, 2019

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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.

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