Calendar of Events
Natchez Fall Pilgrimage
Friday, September 26, 2014 - Monday, October 13, 2014
This year, Natchez’ annual Fall Pilgrimage events include tours of nineteen antebellum homes provided by costumed tour guides portraying ancestors from each home. Tours are offered on a three-day alternating schedule, with three different homes open in the morning and afternoon. Tours of Natchez' most popular antebellum museum homes, Longwood (1860-1861), Rosalie (1820) and Stanton Hall (1857) will also be available daily during the full, eighteen-day event. Evening activities include special meals at The Carriage House Restaurant at Stanton Hall and gospel concerts by Amos Polk's Voices of Hope. The Natchez Little Theatre, one of the oldest community theatres in the South, will also offer a staged production of the Truman Capote novel The Grass Harp this year. Ticket counter, open daily, is located inside the Natchez Visitor Reception Center at 640 South Canal Street. (800) 647-6742 or visit natchezpilgrimage.com.
|Candlelight Tours at Southdown Plantation|
On Friday nights in November and December, Southdown Plantation House will offer candlelit tours to the public. The ambient lighting of candlelight will cast soft shadows on the a...
|Step Back in Time at Chalmette Battlefield|
Throughout the holiday season, the programs continue at the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve's Chalmette Battlefield. This month, learn about 1815’s Battle of New...
|Creole Christmas Tour|
Friends of the Cabildo presents a self-guided tour inviting locals and visitors alike to take a festive stroll through the French Quarter to visit five historic houses festooned wi...
|Fireside Chat at the Cabin|
After a tour of Audubon State Historic Site's Oakley House, visitors are invited to site by the fire a spell in the slave cabin, to hear historical details about the lives of the e...