2023 Upcoming Events at Burden Museum & Gardens

Birding at Burden

2023 dates listed below

$10 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.

2023 Birding at Burden Dates

  • December 9

Tickets available at Eventbrite.com

StoryTime in the Garden

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LSU AgCenter Botanic Garden

Dates listed below

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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.

2023 - 2024 StoryTime in the Garden Dates:
  • December 2
  • January 20
  • February 10
  • March 2
  • April 13
  • May 4

A Rural Life Christmas

Papa Noel dressed in red sitting on a carriage surrounded by poinsettias.

LSU Rural Life Museum

Sunday, December 3, 2023
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ring in the Christmas season with a 19th century Louisiana celebration. Musical groups, demonstrating artisans, storytellers, and costumed re-enactors will be present to set the holiday mood. The event will conclude with a bonfire and a very special guest.

Advance tickets are available to purchase at https://bit.ly/46z9p7J

Ticket prices:

Age 0 - 3: Free

Age 4 - 11: $10

Age 12+: $12

Poinsettia Sale & Show

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LSU AgCenter Botanic Garden

Unfortunately, because of the heat this season, our Poinsettia crop failed. Our annual Poinsettia Sale & Show should return in 2024! Thank you for your understanding!