Experience Southern hospitality and celebrate the arrival of Spring at the 2015 Jonquil Jubilee
GIBSLAND — “The Daffodil Capital of Louisiana” will host The 2015 Jonquil Jubilee Garden Tour Saturday, March 7, in Gibsland 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The day begins with the Jonquil Jubilee Pancake and sausage Breakfast at the Gibsland Lions Club building for $5 starting at 8 a.m.
Enjoy the Jonquil Jubilee Pancake Breakfast at the Gibsland Lions Club building. Available from 8-10 a.m. for $5.
Participate in the Jonquil Jubilee 5K Run/Walk. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. at the Merritt Pavilion.
Shop downtown at the Gibsland Bank Annex. Vendors featuring hand crafted items such as lotions, soaps, teacakes, decorative accessories, jewelry, and garden accessories will be showcasing their treasures.
Take a chance on raffles, for a chance to win a hand-made quilt or 1000 bulbs planted at the location of your choice.
Enjoy a delicious lunch at the Gibsland Grill
Tour the Bonnie and Clyde Museum L.L.C., The Authentic Bonnie and Clyde Museum, the Barbara Van Cleave Joiner Memorial Garden and the Burkhalter Gazebo,
Purchase your $10.00 ticket which provides you a map and directions to view over 1 million bulbs during your beautiful driving tour. Begin at any location and travel at your own pace. Stop and stroll through fields of beautiful flowers, enjoy a garden party, and listen to area experts such as Master Gardeners and area columnist Maggie Martin.
Visit the First Baptist Church of Gibsland to view beautiful handmade quilts and crafts.
View a “Celebration of Daffodils” through beautiful tablescapes at the Gibsland United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.
Visit the Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church Sanctuary, the oldest continuously operated Baptist Church in LA., established in 1837. Stop by the Mt. Lebanon Stagecoach Trail Museum.
Visit Russell and Sue Kettler’s Blacksmith Shop and watch demonstrations that will take you back in time.
Gibsland is located approximately one mile south of I-20 at the Gibsland/Athens Exit (#61), 45 miles east of Shreveport and 56 miles west of Monroe.