11th Annual Community History Festival : Looking Back!

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Event Details


The 11th Annual Community History Festival—Looking Back will be held on Saturday, October 5, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library. 

The whole family will enjoy a day of FREE country fun, food, games, crafts, and entertainment.  Activities will include Virtual Reality Gaming, bingo, pie judging contest, the Greater Baton Rouge Model Railroaders will bring a model train for a demonstration, needle in a hay stack game, life-sized games, pumpkin painting, sack races, and much more. 

We will have various artists and craftsmen participating. Local vendors will be available for the purchase of homemade and handcrafted items. The Louisiana Lagniappe Dulcimers and the Upbeats will provide music for the event.  The ever-popular, old-fashioned Cake Walk will be held every hour. 

Come take a step back in time, revisiting the storied past of the Pride-Chaneyville area with everything from Railroads to Ancestry, the old Country Store, oral histories, roadways, cemeteries, churches, schools, hometown heroes and more. 

The Pride-Chaneyville Branch Library is located at 13600 Pride-Port Hudson Road, in Pride, LA.  For more information about this event, call (225) 658-1550.


 


 







Event Type(s): History/ Genealogy, Entertainment/ Recreation, Educational Interest, Exhibits/ Displays, Special Events
Age Group(s): 20somethings, Children, Adults, Young Adult (Teens)