From SOUTHDOWN MARKETPLACE ARTS AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL Website:Southdown Marketplace Arts and Crafts Festival will be Saturday, March 31 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Southdown Plantation House and Museum.
Admission is $5 for adults, while children under 12 are admitted free.
Homemade and unique crafts and fine arts will be featured in over 300 booths. Products for sale include jewelry, clothes, woodcrafts, furniture, pottery, paintings, photography, toys, dolls, metalwork, floral wreaths, candles, bath and body goods, gourmet food products, seasonal decorations, books by local authors, home-grown plants and flowers, face painting, and much more.
?Kids? Marketplace on ?da Bayou,? a tent that will feature kid activities, arts and crafts, and games, will also return this year. Co-sponsored by Kids In Motion Playhouse Discovery Museum, activities will include a market and cooking exhibit, local author presentation, local storyteller and puppet show, bubble factory fun, old time games, and Cajun crafts. The tent will be located in front of the gift shop. The activities will range in price from free to $3.
Cajun food will also be for sale, including shrimp jambalaya, corn soup, chicken and sausage gumbo, red beans, white beans, and other festival favorites.
Sales from Marketplace contribute directly to the livelihoods of local vendors, generate state and parish sales tax collections, as well as generate further business dollars for area hotels, campgrounds, and restaurants from out of town vendors, Southdown Executive Director Katie LeCompte said.
Southdown Plantation is located at 1208 Museum Drive in Houma. Please call 985-851-0154 for more information.