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The 15th Annual Haynesville Celebration of the Butterflies is scheduled for September 15th at the Claiborne Parish Fairgrounds in Haynesville, Louisiana. The Piney Hills Master Gardeners extend an invitation to the public to come and visit the Butterfly Capital of Louisiana! Educational speakers for the event will include urban horticulturalist Felder Rushing, University of Louisiana botany professor Dr. Charles Allen, Beauregard Parish Master Gardener Jeff McMillian and James Dean of the Louisiana Bayou Bluebird Society. The event will also feature special activities for children along with multiple craft and food vendors, tours, photography and gardening exhibits, an Antique Tractor show, live country, gospel and bluegrass music and more.

Haynesville is located on U.S. HWY 79 approximately one and one half hours from Ruston and Shreveport or 30 minutes from Magnolia, Minden and Springhill. The event begins at 9 AM and concludes with dancing well into the evening. Admission is $4 for adults and $1 for children 6-18.  For Butterfly Festival Information contact :

Loice Kendrick Lacy at (318)-624-1929 or (870)-234-4910 or loicelacy@att.net

 

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