Holiday Events for Dec. 19

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Saturday, Dec. 19  

Front Street closes at 6 a.m. and will reopen when public works completes cleaning the streets and picking up trash, approximately 11 p.m.

•10 a.m.-7 p.m.  –  Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest LA History Museum open with complimentary admission for Saturday Holiday Tour of Homes ticket holders

•Music on the Riverbank Stage:

3 p.m.  –  Pete & Paul Band

6 p.m. – Mike McKenzie Band

7 p.m. – Fireworks over Cane River Lake

**Armbands MUST be purchased to go on the Riverbank. They are very LIMITED and being PRESOLD ONLY at www.natchitocheschristmas.com.

**Armbands are NOT required on Front Street to shop and dine.

•Santa House – Although things look different this year, Santa still wants to hear from your little one. Children can stand in front of Santa for pictures. Social distancing and face masks are highly encouraged. FREE (Saturday visits will require an armband for Riverbank access)

•Lantern Walk, 6 p.m. – Cane River Creole National Historical Park will host an evening lantern walk of the grounds of Oakland Plantation. Each participant carries a lantern as a park ranger guides the group on an outdoor walking tour. Visitors will learn about significant people and events in Oakland Plantation’s history. This FREE tour will last approximately 75 minutes. The tour is limited to 10 participants and registration is required. To sign up call 318-352-0383 x316. The tour is entirely outdoors and will occur rain or shine. The tour will cover about a half mile over some uneven and unpaved ground. Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for weather and walking conditions. Oakland Plantation is located at 4386 Highway 494, Natchez.

Exhibition Tour, 1-4 p.m. – Tour the Prud’homme-Rouquier House, the Lemee House, The Cunningham Law Offices and The American Cemetery. Each venue will showcase art, music, Christmas decor and history. Though a couple of the properties will also be showcased on Friday and Saturdays, each tour will offer something different.