Main Street Farmers Market is CLOSED for the Winter. It will reopen next May, 2015
MAIN STREET FARMERS MARKET ~ Every Saturday Rain or Shine ~ 7:00 a.m. -10:00 a.m. Founders Park on Main St. (corner of Main St. & Nezpique St.) in Jennings. Mid May through November (except Oct. 25 during JENNINGS ALIVE) For more info call Arlene Waguespak at 337-774-1167.
2014 Calendar of Events
Dec. 1-21: THE ZIGLER MUSEUM’S 2014 FESTIVAL OF CHRISTMAS ~ 411 Clara St. ~ School & Group Tours Welcome (337) 824-0114 email: Ziglerfirstname.lastname@example.org The museum galleries will be filled with a forest of lit and decorated Christmas trees as well as a winter wonderland of magical Christmas settings and displays. The Winter Carrousel, Winnie the Pooh & friends and Hansel & Gretel in their Gingerbread House will be on display for the last time. Call 337-824-0114 for more info or to arrange tours. The Annual Afternoon Tea and Tour of Homes will be Sunday, Dec. 14 from 2-5 p.m. Reservations are required. $25 The Annual Children’s Cookie Village Workshop will be Saturday, Dec. 20 from 10-11 a.m. Fee is $15 per person and pre-registration is required.
Dec. 1-31: W.H. Tupper Museum’s A Christmas to Remember~ 311 North Main Street ~ SCHOOL & GROUP TOURS WELCOME! 337-821-5532 The W.H. Tupper General Merchandise Museum is the perfect place to reflect back on Christmases of old, with decorations from the 1940’s. The Old Magnolia Room is awash with Christmas with exhibits featuring collections of FANTANINI Manger Scenes, Nutcrackers, Santas and much more! The tour includes the W.H. Tupper Museum, the LA Telephone Pioneer Museum, the Children’s Museum and the Old Magnolia Room exhibit. The “Swamp Spirit” exhibit, an exhibit featuring Louisiana artists creating an art piece of their rendition of a swamp scene, is also on display. Admission: $3 for Adults and $1 for Students. Hours Monday –Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m..
Dec. 13: Christmas Gingerbread House Workshop ~ Two sessions, 9:30 a..to 10:30 a.m. and 11:00 to 12 Noon ~ Java Joltz, 115 Shankland Ave., Suite E, Jennings. Bring your camera, Santa will be available for photos. Reservations are required, space is limited. Call by 12/10/14 by contacting Paula Guilbeau at 337-302-2018 email@example.com or Cherie Stanton 337-368-0334 Cstanton8@live.com or Teri Fear 337-794-6767 firstname.lastname@example.org ~ $10 per Gingerbread House. All proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society.
Dec. 13: Sounds of Christmas ~ 2:00 p.m. & 7:00 p.m. performances. Strand Theatre, 432 North Main St., Jennings. The Annual Community Christmas musical features live performances of traditional selections by local talent and special guests. Admission: $12 for Adults age 13 thru 59; Senior Citizens age 60 & over and children ages 12 and under $10. Call (337) 821-5509 for more information.
Dec. 18: A Night of Coffee and Caroling at Java Joltz ~ 115 East Shankland Ave. The Victory Lighthouse and Courts of Praise Churches are sponsoring this from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Call 337-246-3700 for more info.
Dec. 20: Strand Theatre presents How The Grinch Stole Christmas starring Jim Carrey, Taylor Momsen, Jeffrey Tambor, Clint Howard, Christine Baranski . The curmudgeonly recluse Grinch, who hates Christmas, becomes annoyed with the out-of-control Christmas festivities in Whoville, the town lying below his cave dwelling on Mt. Crumpit. Showtime is at 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Admission: Adults $5, Children age 12 & under and Senior Citizens age 60 & above $3. Call 337-821-5509 for more info.
Dec. 21: Bon Ami Tours presents A Doug Gabriel Family Christmas Show straight from Branson, Missouri, Strand Theatre, 432 N. Main St., Jennings. Two shows, 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Take part in ‘A Gabriel Family Christmas’ and you will have a great start to your Christmas season. Doug and his family present a touching Christmas celebration. Tickets are on sale now. Reserved seating is $20 per person. Call Carita at (337) 824-7078 for tickets or more information.
Dec. 22: Visit with Santa at the Jeff Davis Parish Library ~ 118 West Plaquemine Street ~ Visiting with Santa begins at 10:00 a.m. For more information call 337-824-1210.
Note: Dates and Times are subject to change and cancellation. For the latest event information call the contact number listed with the event.
This list of events is provided by the City of Jennings & the Jennings Festival Association, Inc.