FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK FOR MORE LOUISIANA RECIPES AND INFORMATION ON UPCOMING EVENTS AND FESTIVALS.
Located 30 miles north of Baton Rouge and less than 2 hours from New Orleans, The Jackson Assembly will be celebrating 51 years of shows featuring elegant antiques and collectibles from dealers from 7 states. Period furniture, lighting antique and estate jewelry, tools, rare books, china, silver, glass repair, native plants and herbs and much more will be featured. The Gumbo Kitchen serves homemade soup, gumbo, sandwiches and delectable desserts daily. Special tours are the 1810 Lane Plantation, three historic churches, and Centenary Historic Site.
Tickets are $10 which includes all events and are good for all three days. Hours are 10 am to 5 pm daily. Regional fine artists will show and sell their works during the weekend. The Jackson Assembly is a non-profit volunteer organization. Proceeds fund historic preservation projects.
The SELA Gumbo Express is a special marketing initiative aimed at promoting Louisiana tourism throughout the United States. Representatives from each parish of the Gumbo Group boards an AMTRAK train annually and travels to designated cities where receptions are hosted and guests are treated to Louisiana food and music. Special guest, Bruce 'The Alligator Man' Mitchell of the famous History Channel "Swamp People" was invited to join the SELA Gumbo Express.