Westbatonrougemuseum.com Friday, October 2nd, 2015
Sweets Contest at the West Baton Rouge Museum's SUGARFEST
Have you ever wanted to enter your grandmother's cake recipe in an old-fashioned sweets contest? Or what about those treasured cookie and candy recipes? Well, here's your chance! The West Baton Rouge Historical Association is hosting a Sweets Contest at the West Baton Rouge Museum's annual SugarFest, a sweet celebration of the sugarcane harvest on Sunday, October 4, 2015, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Entry forms are available at the West Baton Rouge Museum located at 845 N. Jefferson Avenue in Port Allen and online at www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Please carefully review contest rules, and then get cooking, sugar!
This program is supported in part by a
Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.



“I Always Do My Collars First”
October 7th at Noon, Free
Join us for “I Always Do My Collars First,” a talk and documentary screening with filmmaker Conni Castille. Castille follows four dynamic Cajun women as they go about daily life demonstrating, how the simple ritual of ironing weaves its way throughout the fabric of family lie and their sense of identity. This presentation is free and open to the public.
Henry Howard: Louisiana’s Architect
Lunchtime Lecture and Book Signing
October 14th, Noon, Free
On Wednesday, October 14th at noon,  publisher Dr. Jessica Dorman of “Henry Howard: Louisiana’s Architect,” will visit the West Baton Rouge Museum to discuss the area courthouses and other properties designed by prominent architect Henry Howard.
During Howard’s four-decade career, he designed humble cottages, elegant urban residences, grand plantations, civic buildings, churches, and commercial properties. In addition to the West Baton Rouge court house, Howard designed Nottoway Plantation and the old Iberville Parish court house in Plaquemine.
The presentation is free and open to the public and a book signing will follow. 

A Good Night for Halloween Tricks and Treats: Annual Halloween Event
October 16th from 5:30pm - 9:00pm
The West Baton Rouge Parish Library, the West Baton Rouge Museum, and West Baton Rouge Parks and Recreation are promising A Good Night for Halloween Tricks and Treats for revelers young and old on Friday evening, October 16 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. The festivities include trick or treating, fun fall folk tunes performed by the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society, a rootin' tootin' sing along starring children's favorite, Farmer Jason and five star magician, Chris Miller. All are welcome to come in costume and encouraged to bring goodie bags for collecting sweet treats. This entire evening is free and open to the public.


845 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767 225-336-2422 Ext.15 1-888-881-6811
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Westbatonrougemuseum.com Friday, October 2nd, 2015
Sweets Contest at the West Baton Rouge Museum's SUGARFEST
Have you ever wanted to enter your grandmother's cake recipe in an old-fashioned sweets contest? Or what about those treasured cookie and candy recipes? Well, here's your chance! The West Baton Rouge Historical Association is hosting a Sweets Contest at the West Baton Rouge Museum's annual SugarFest, a sweet celebration of the sugarcane harvest on Sunday, October 4, 2015, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Entry forms are available at the West Baton Rouge Museum located at 845 N. Jefferson Avenue in Port Allen and online at www.westbatonrougemuseum.com. Please carefully review contest rules, and then get cooking, sugar!
This program is supported in part by a
Decentralized Arts Funding Grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge in cooperation with the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, and Louisiana State Arts Council.



“I Always Do My Collars First”
October 7th at Noon, Free
Join us for “I Always Do My Collars First,” a talk and documentary screening with filmmaker Conni Castille. Castille follows four dynamic Cajun women as they go about daily life demonstrating, how the simple ritual of ironing weaves its way throughout the fabric of family lie and their sense of identity. This presentation is free and open to the public.
Henry Howard: Louisiana’s Architect
Lunchtime Lecture and Book Signing
October 14th, Noon, Free
On Wednesday, October 14th at noon,  publisher Dr. Jessica Dorman of “Henry Howard: Louisiana’s Architect,” will visit the West Baton Rouge Museum to discuss the area courthouses and other properties designed by prominent architect Henry Howard.
During Howard’s four-decade career, he designed humble cottages, elegant urban residences, grand plantations, civic buildings, churches, and commercial properties. In addition to the West Baton Rouge court house, Howard designed Nottoway Plantation and the old Iberville Parish court house in Plaquemine.
The presentation is free and open to the public and a book signing will follow. 

A Good Night for Halloween Tricks and Treats: Annual Halloween Event
October 16th from 5:30pm - 9:00pm
The West Baton Rouge Parish Library, the West Baton Rouge Museum, and West Baton Rouge Parks and Recreation are promising A Good Night for Halloween Tricks and Treats for revelers young and old on Friday evening, October 16 from 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. The festivities include trick or treating, fun fall folk tunes performed by the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society, a rootin' tootin' sing along starring children's favorite, Farmer Jason and five star magician, Chris Miller. All are welcome to come in costume and encouraged to bring goodie bags for collecting sweet treats. This entire evening is free and open to the public.


845 N. Jefferson Avenue, Port Allen, LA 70767 225-336-2422 Ext.15 1-888-881-6811
West Baton Rouge Museum @WBRM WBR Museum Museum Podcast