EVENTS at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
This list of events on this web page is showing you the SPECIAL events out at the refuge, but you are welcome to visit on any day of the week, during daylight hours. Even during the hours when the Conservation Learning Center and the Visitor Center are closed, you can still enjoy nature.
List of Scheduled Events at the Refuge:
Monday, June 18th 6:30pm Friends Monthly Meeting
Join the Friends of Black Bayou for our monthly meeting, help plan for upcoming events and get updates on all the amazing projects at the Refuge! Bring a friend!
Wednesday, June 20th Northeast Louisiana Summer Film Series
The Northeast Louisiana Arts Council is proud to present the first ever Northeast Louisiana Summer Film Series.
The film continues June 20 with All Over But to Cry.
Louisiana’s spirit of survival meets the powers of Hurricane Audrey, the deadliest cyclone in American history. The Arts Council partners with Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge to feature this Louisiana-directed and Louisiana-made film.
This film is 60 minutes long. All films will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at the Flying Tiger Brewery every third Wednesday this summer. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets for non-members are $5. Arts Council members will receive free tickets. To become a member of the Arts Council, visit www.nelaarts.org. Ticket proceeds for All Over But to Cry will benefit the Arts Council and Black Bayou.
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Thursday, June 21st 7:30-9pm Annual Summer Solstice Paddle
Join us on the annual summer solstice paddle to celebrate the longest day of the year and to watch the sunset over the lake. If you have your own kayak or canoe please join us. If you need to rent one for the evening please call the Visitor Center at 387-1114 to reserve one $10/person. Bring a beverage and a snack and plenty of bug spray.
Tuesday, June 26th 7-9PM The Guardians Movie Showing
Chennault Aviation & Military Museum
Exclusive showing of the 2018 documentary "The Guardians". The film is about protecting Monarch butterfly habitat in Mexico.
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Please Note: This list/calendar is maintained by volunteers, so some events may not be listed on this calendar, and/or some event may be canceled due to circumstances beyond our control. If you have questions about whether an event is actually going to be held, due to weather conditions, etc., it is always a good idea to call the Visitor Center (318-387-1114) to confirm. (But, hey, in the very unlikely event that you should ever come out to the refuge for a scheduled event, but find that the event has been cancelled - please do enjoy your time in nature anyway! The wildlife and beauty are always here.)