Events Archive - Tour Ascension

Civil Rights Moved Here

January 15, 2018 – August 31, 2018

Civil Rights Moved Here: Louisiana Ahead of the Curve Exhibit is on view at The River Road African American Museum through August 2018.

 

 

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Adult Art Class

River Region Art Association | 320 East Ascension St. Suite C., Gonzales, LA 70817

Adult Art Classes

9:00am-12:00pm

River Region Art Association is offering Adult Art Classes held on Saturdays during the month of July. Those interested in learning the techniques of painting will be guided by well-known local artist, Peg Carbo. Peg has a love of the nature around her and paints Louisiana swamps scenes that are filled with details and capture the essence of nature. Look closely at her work and you will see animals and details that enhance the scenes. All levels of artistic ability are welcome in this 4-week long class. Students will be painting with acrylic paint on a stretched canvas. Your finished painting will be ready to show off to friends and family.

Class Days: July 7, 12, and August 4, 11

Class Fee: $125 this includes the materials for the class

To register for the classes, or to get more information call 225-644-8496

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Flower Crowns & Cocktails in the Gardens

July 11, 2018

6:30pm |Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

Bubbles & Blooms at Alice’s Table is going on a field trip! Join us at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, for an Insta-worthy flower crown workshop in the lush summer gardens! Enjoy the breeze off the nearby Mississippi River and unwinding with a refreshing craft cocktail from The Turtle Bar!

If you want to take the 5PM tour of the historic Louisiana Plantation before the workshop, purchase tickets separately here!

Purchased tickets but something came up? You can transfer your ticket to another class as long as you contact us at least 48 hours before the event. Please note we do not offer refunds per our refund policy.

What To Expect

The flower arranging can take anywhere from one to two hours, depending on the complexity and format of the arrangement. Alice’s Table provides aprons for you to wear for the duration of the event. Working with flowers can be messy, so make sure to wear something you won’t mind getting a little dirty.

What Should I Bring?

You don’t need to bring anything out of the ordinary with you – we provide the flowers, vases, and tools you will need to create your arrangement.

About the Venue

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, allows visitors to experience the life of a wealthy Sugar Baron in the 1800s. Tour the historic Louisiana Plantation and explore 38 acres of lush gardens. Houmas House Plantation, one of the South’s oldest and most beautiful plantation estates, is the home of Latil’s Landing Restaurant, The Carriage House Restaurant, Café Burnside, The Turtle Bar and The Wine Cellars of Houmas House. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available daily in both casual and fine dining settings. Each menu is updated seasonally to reflect the availability of locally grown produce, providing a true farm-to-table experience. Both tourists and locals enjoy the quaint feeling of the intimate settings each restaurant and The Turtle Bar provide. It’s easy to imagine dining in the 1830’s when using exact replicas of the original china used by General Wade Hampton. Reservations are recommended for Latil’s Landing and The Carriage House Restaurant.

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