The Big Bend Museum and Sarto Iron Bridge

The Big Bend Museum and Sarto Iron Bridge Come and take a tour at our historical museum, and visit the Sarto Iron Bridge here in Big Bend, La

12/04/2023

Sometimes you just need to see it in black and white!

The Friends of The Sarto Old Iron Bridge and Big Bend Museum would like to sincerely thank all of our vendors and our fa...
12/03/2023

The Friends of The Sarto Old Iron Bridge and Big Bend Museum would like to sincerely thank all of our vendors and our favorite band Loggerhead who, despite the weather, came out and joined in our 1st annual Christmas Craft Fair. We would also like to thank everyone who came and shopped with us and our local vendors. And we'd like extend a special thanks to The Lords BBQ for coming last minute and saving the day. You are all so amazing. Thank you all so much for coming. We wish you all the merriest Christmas! ❤️🎄🎁🎀⭐️☃️❄️📯

12/02/2023

Christmas Craft Fair at the Big Bend Museum is still open till 5!!! Yall come see us!

We're soooo excited! See yall soon!
12/02/2023

We're soooo excited! See yall soon!

11/30/2023

Join us for the Real Christmas Story at the Old Iron Bridge in Big Bend.
8600 Highway 451 Moreauville La.

This Saturday!!! Come and shop your local vendors with us!!!We will still be having it On Dec 2nd but we're moving the s...
11/28/2023

This Saturday!!! Come and shop your local vendors with us!!!

We will still be having it On Dec 2nd but we're moving the start time to 9am because of the potential rain.

Working on the set up for the Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 2nd! Here are the vendors we have signed up! (Placement is su...
11/22/2023

Working on the set up for the Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 2nd! Here are the vendors we have signed up! (Placement is subject to change) Can't wait to see everyone there!!!

P.S if I've missed anyone who already signed up, please let me know and I'll make sure to add you to this list, but don't worry, we will have space for everyone ^_^

Pictures with Santa- Free
Martin'sDesigns- Candles
Bowman Handmade- Christmas Jewelry
Brandy Dupont- ornaments & bookmarks
Jennifer Bernard- T-Shirts
Jill Fox- Bracelets
Leslie Elaysaid- freeze dried candy
Jessica Jeansonne- wreaths and assorted crafts
Cajun Concessions - Food truck
Roll with it- homemade bread
Katie Bug's creations- beaded pens
Martin’s Apiary - honey products
7M Creations- painted cow skulls
Michelle's Creations- small wooden crafts and wreaths
Bayou Crappie Jigs - handmade fishing lures
Roxy's Handmade Scarves- knitting
T&T Step Up Boutique- baskets galore & more
Runnin' Wild Farm - goats milk and soaps
Big Bend Museum- baked sale
Della Hebert- wooden Decor
Brandy Lemoine- mission rosaries
Elite Bayou BBQ - BBQ food truck
Evette Bordelon- quilts

Spots are filling in yall. We have over 20 vendors ready to celebrate the season with us. Come buy your Cristmas gifts a...
11/20/2023

Spots are filling in yall. We have over 20 vendors ready to celebrate the season with us. Come buy your Cristmas gifts at our Christmas Craft Fair on Dec. 2nd!!! Can't wait to see yall there!!!!!!!

It's getting close!!! Come shop with your local vendors!!! Even Santa will be there to take pictures with the kids!

11/20/2023

We are still looking for local vendors to join us for the Marksville Christmas Tree Lighting! It is a magical outdoor event filled with snow, Santa, local choirs and shoppers strolling around the square. December 7th from 5 pm until. Please contact Marksville Chamber of Commerce to reserve your spot.

11/19/2023

It's getting close!!! Come shop with your local vendors!!! Even Santa will be there to take pictures with the kids!

11/17/2023

Attention all Louisiana students in grades 9-12! We invite you to submit artwork for the juried Louisiana State Archives High School Student Art contest, due December 1, 2023.

Original artwork must relate to the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition, known as the New Orleans World’s Fair. If you don’t know much about the event (there were lots of mermaids), it’s ok! Scan the QR codes to inspire your piece, and ask us questions by calling the Exhibitions department at 225-922-1000.

11/16/2023
Still looking to fill vendor spots!!! If anyone has a small business and would like a spot please feel free to call, mes...
11/02/2023

Still looking to fill vendor spots!!! If anyone has a small business and would like a spot please feel free to call, message, or email us and we will be sure to get you a spot. Y’all come out and shop with us on Dec. 2nd!!!

We're having a craft fair in December!!! We hope y'all come out and join us!!!

Edit* Still looking to fill vendor spots!!! If anyone has a small business and would like a spot please feel free to call, message, or email us and we will be sure to get you a spot. Y’all come out and shop with us on Dec. 2nd!!!

10/29/2023

Thankyou to everyone who came to see "The Marlboro Man" last night. We truly appreciate all of your support. We can't wait to see y'all at our next event.

Worth a read!!! Thanks again Ken Hulsey!
10/28/2023

Worth a read!!! Thanks again Ken Hulsey!

Thankyou Ken Hulsey for supporting our event. You guys should give him a follow and check out his blog, he's posted some...
10/28/2023

Thankyou Ken Hulsey for supporting our event. You guys should give him a follow and check out his blog, he's posted some really interesting things.

This Saturday!!! 6pm!!! The Marlboro Man Rises again!!!
10/24/2023

This Saturday!!! 6pm!!! The Marlboro Man Rises again!!!

I wonder what the Marlboro Man will say this year! Come join us at the Sarto Old Iron Bridge on Oct. 28th at 6pm and find out with us.

A misty morning on Bayou Des Glaises. A perfect morning to see the Marlboro Man.
10/20/2023

A misty morning on Bayou Des Glaises. A perfect morning to see the Marlboro Man.

I wonder what the Marlboro Man will say this year! Come join us at the Sarto Old Iron Bridge on Oct. 28th at 6pm and fin...
10/17/2023

I wonder what the Marlboro Man will say this year! Come join us at the Sarto Old Iron Bridge on Oct. 28th at 6pm and find out with us.

10/17/2023
10/17/2023

We're having a craft fair in December!!! We hope y'all come out and join us!!!

Edit* Still looking to fill vendor spots!!! If anyone has a small business and would like a spot please feel free to call, message, or email us and we will be sure to get you a spot. Y’all come out and shop with us on Dec. 2nd!!!

10/16/2023

🖼️ ART GETS 🔥 AT THE 11TH ANNUAL ART IN THE RAFTERS ART EXHIBIT & MEMBERSHIP DRIVE WHERE WE PUT LOCAL AND REGIONAL ARTISTS 👩‍🎨 FRONT AND CENTER 🎨‼️COMING THURSDAY NOV. 2 TO Bailey's on the Square⚜️Don’t miss this FESTIVE EVENING celebrating the ARTS!! This year’s theme incorporates art with light 💡 in addition to all the artists you’ve come to know and love plus a few new faces!!

🗣️ALL THE GOOD STUFF YOU NEED TO KNOW
👉DOORS OPEN 6PM
👉$25 ADMISSION INCLUDES COMPLIMENTARY WINE, HORS D’OEUVRES AND A ONE YEAR MEMBERSHIP TO THE AVOYELLES ARTS COUNCIL (a $15 savings!!)
👉YOUR DONATION GOES DIRECTLY TO FUNDING QUALITY ARTS PROGRAMMING IN THE PARISH ~ OUR MISSION WE’VE BEEN PASSIONATE ABOUT FOR OVER 40 YEARS 🙏
👉THE FACTS ARE IN! THE ARTS INFORM AND INSPIRE AND DIRECTLY AND POSITIVELY IMPACT BOTH QUALITY OF LIFE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ⬆️⬆️

🙏THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT OF THE ARTS OF AVOYELLES⚜️

☎️FOR MORE INFO CALL VAN AT 318.240.3495

10/16/2023

🗣🗣🗣WE ARE PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THE FIRST ANNUAL AVOYELLES YOUTH ARTS EXPO COMING JANUARY 25, 2024!!! 🎨🖼

ATTENTION STUDENTS, PARENTS AND TEACHERS:
1. This exhibit is open to Avoyelles students KINDERGARTEN THRU 12TH GRADE
2. One piece (submission) per student
3. Size must be 16' x 20' or smaller
4. Can be any medium, including paint, photography, collage or sculpture.
5. Submissions will be collected the week after students return from Christmas Break.
6. Exhibition will take place THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 in the ballrooms at PARAGON CASINO RESORT.
7. Awards to be presented

The Avoyelles Arts Council has been fiercely committed to providing quality arts programming in Avoyelles Parish for over 40 years. The ARTS INSPIRE AND INFORM and data shows overwhelmingly that students engaged in arts learning have higher GPAs and lower dropout rates. The arts help children with the development of motor skills, language skills, social skills, decision-making, risk-taking, and inventiveness.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CALL GWEN LACOMBE AT (909)
560-4581 OR VAN ROY AT (318) 240-3495
AVOYELLES ARTS COUNCIL OFFICE / GALLERY
122 E. MARK STREET
MARKSVILLE, LA 71351
(318) 264-1826 / [email protected] / avoyellesarts.com

Cancelled!!!! We will be combining this event with our Craft Fair instead. Come and see us on Dec. 2nd at our Christmas ...
10/13/2023

Cancelled!!!! We will be combining this event with our Craft Fair instead. Come and see us on Dec. 2nd at our Christmas Craft Fair for all your Christmas shopping needs! We are also still accepting vendors!!!

10/08/2023

Loggerhead Jam session on the bayou!

10/07/2023

Cooler temps make walking fun, experience fresh air on the Tunica Biloxi Nature Trail

10/07/2023

The Marlboro Man rises again! Don't miss out on this annual, spooky season event at The Big Bend Museum and Sarto Iron Bridge on Saturday October 28!

Did you know that we're also a Pokemon Go Hotspot?!?
10/06/2023

Did you know that we're also a Pokemon Go Hotspot?!?

Just updated our bulletin board ^_^ please feel free to advertise your businesses and events here as well.
10/03/2023

Just updated our bulletin board ^_^ please feel free to advertise your businesses and events here as well.

09/30/2023

Reminder: Reception welcoming Watercolor Works by Penny St. Romain today at 5:00pm!

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8554 Highway 451
Moreauville, LA
71355

Opening Hours

Tuesday 7am - 4pm
Thursday 7am - 4pm
Friday 7am - 4pm
Sunday 12pm - 5pm

Telephone

+13185004036

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