Dec 11 2012
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Oct 19 2012
The count is on! This weekend, October 20-21, 2012 is the LPBMM’s Barnes & Noble Book Fair. Make a purchase at the Barnes & Noble store in Mandeville or online (October 20-26) using the LPBMM book fair ID number on the attached voucher, and our museum receives credit for all eligible purchases. That’s right! The LPBMM automatically receives a check from Barnes & Noble based on a percentage of sales. Help us spread the word, contact your family, your friends, your classmates, your coworkers. Encourage them to participate. Just make sure to use the voucher for in-store sales and use the voucher ID number for online sales so that we receive credit. This is an opportunity for the museum to earn money in quick and easy ways.
Please help us continue to provide outstanding educational programs for our community!
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Oct 19 2012
Fanfare’s fourth week begins on Monday, October 22nd, with a Then and Now lecture by Southeastern History and Political Science faculty member Charles Elliott. Elliott will present “Promises, Perceptions and Problems of Louisiana State in 1812″ at the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum in Madisonville at 7pm and will last about an hour. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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Oct 11 2012
It’s going to be perfect weather for a festival in Madisonville! The 23rd Annual Wooden Boat Festival is this weekend October 13 & 14 from 10am-6pm each day on Water Street with the Ball Park staying open late for the bands to rock until 10pm on Saturday & 8pm on Sunday. There will be 100 wooden and classic boats on display in the Tchefuncte River and on land and wonderful food, arts and crafts, and entertainment.
The bands will be at the Ball Park (Main Street/Hwy 21)
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Oct 04 2012
Let’s try to top the fun that was had at the last poker tournament September! 57 players came out with 1st and 2nd place splitting $1710.00 prize. With a 60” TV provided, players did not miss any of the LSU vs. Auburn game played that evening and everyone had a great time!
The next tournament is scheduled for Saturday, January 26th with doors opening at 5pm and tournament play begining at 6pm. Please see http://lpbmm.org/activities/poker-tournaments/ for more information on the upcoming tournament and to pre-register.
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Oct 01 2012
2012 Wooden Boat Festival poster artist Megan Quist was born in Kenner and raised on the shores of the Tchefuncte River in Covington, Louisiana. The reflections and movements of Louisiana’s solemn waters have greatly influenced her artistic style. She majored in Visual Arts at Southeastern Louisiana University, and hopes to soon join the lively art scene of St. Tammany Parish. Currently she teaches visual arts to children at Lake Castle Private School in Madisonville, LA.
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Sep 06 2012
On September 20th Maritime Museum will host the unveiling reception for the 2012 Wooden Boat Festival poster. The poster, by artist Megan Quist, depicts a celebration of the launching of the USS Louisiana and of Louisiana becoming the 18 th state in 1812. A reception will be held Thursday, September 20 from 5:30p.m. until 7:30p.m. at the Maritime Museum, 133 Mabel Drive in Madisonville. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be provided. Members of the media are encouraged to attend. The poster will be on sale for $45.00 each. Artist Megan Quist will be present to describe her inspiration and personalize each purchased poster. For more information contact Sharon Street at 985-845-9200.
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