April 27, 2009

Gardens of the American Rose Center hosts Mother's Day Buffet

The Gardens of the American Rose Center is hosting its Annual Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 10. Admission is $25 for adults and $13 for children, three to eight years old. There is no charge for children 2 and younger. Admission includes cost of dining and garden admission. Gates open at 11:00 a.m. The first seating is at 11:15 a.m. The second seating is at 1:00 p.m. After dining, take a stroll through the beautiful gardens, featuring more than 20,000 roses in bloom.

Classic Foods is catering the event and will feature carved smoked brisket, honey glazed ham, boneless charbroiled chicken, broccoli rice casserole, buttered corn, garlic mashed potatoes, fresh vegetable medley sauté, assorted rolls, salad bar, pasta salad, fresh fruit, peach cobbler and other assorted desserts.

Reservations are required. Please call 318-938-5402, Monday through Friday, and call 318-938-5534 on Saturday and Sunday to make your reservations.

Gardens of the American Rose Center
It is the home of the American Rose Society, created in 1974 through the contributions of rose lovers around the world. The 118-acre park contains more than 60 individual gardens with neach bed and planting specially designed to demonstrate ways roses can be grown in the average home garden. Regular garden admission is $5 for adults and $4 for seniors. Tour carts are available on weekends for a nominal fee.

By: Maria Scott, Advertising/Marketing Manager

April 14, 2009


"A Continuum of New Orleans Jazz "
April 18, 2009
6:00 p.m.
Alexandria Amphitheatre

Michael Ward
Dorsey Summerfield
The Bontempian Big Band
With Wilmer Christophe Orchestrating

Jazz on the River is sponsored by the Arna Bontemps African American Museum, co-sponsored by the City of Alexandria and partly funded by GAEDA. This project is also supported by the Alexandria/Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau, Cleco, Cenla Focus, The Alexandria News Weekly, Capital One and Paragon Casino Resort.

The concert is free and open to the public. A limited number of tables with seating for ten will be available for reservation at $200.00 to help offset the cost of the concert. For more information, contact the Museum at 318-473-4692.

Source: Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau

Southern Forest Heritage Museum

Heritage Day Entertainment
April 17 & 18

April 17
6:30 p.m. Albert and Gage- Dinner Concert

April 18
9:30 a.m. The Southern Plainsmen
10:30 a.m. The Harrells
11:30 a.m. Tunica-Biloxi Indians, Legend Keepers
12:30 p.m. Louisiana Baptist Children's Choir

www.forestheritagemuseum.org, 318-748-8404
Education Center - 318-748-8400
77 Long Leaf Road, P. O. Box 101, Longleaf, LA 71448