(03/20/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — Burden Museum & Gardens, which includes the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden, the LSU Rural Life Museum and Windrush Gardens will be closed to the public until further notice as a result of the novel coronavirus.
Because of the closure, the following meetings and events have been canceled:
— Baton Rouge Orchid Society meeting, March 18.
— Herb Society of America Baton Rouge Unit meeting, March 26.
— Reflections in the Garden, April 6.
— Master Gardener Plant Sale at the Botanic Gardens scheduled for April 4.
— StoryTime in the Gardens, scheduled for April 4.
— Old Fashioned Easter Celebration scheduled for April 5 at the Rural Life Museum.
— Trees and Trails field trips for spring 2020.
Several activities have been postponed and may be rescheduled later. They include:
— Zapp’s International Beerfest at the Rural Life Museum.
— Evening at Windrush at the Rural Life Museum.
— Green Stick Workshop at the Botanic Gardens.
— StoryTime in the Garden at the Botanic Gardens.
— Gourmet in the Garden at the Botanic Gardens.
— 50th Anniversary Open House at the Rural Life Museum.
In addition, all weddings and private, third-party events at the Botanic Gardens at Burden will not be allowed until further notice.
More information is available online at https://www.lsu.edu/botanic-gardens/.
For information on private events at the Botanic Gardens, contact Katie Guitreau at 225-763-3990 ext. 2.
For information on LSU Rural Life Museum events and activities, contact the museum at (225) 765-2347.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture