Activities

Northshore Thanksgiving Events

This listing has been updated for 2019. Thursday, November 21st Thanksgiving Family Storytime. 6:30-7:15PM. Madisonville Library. Thanksgiving stories, music and a craft! All ages are welcome and no registration is required! Please note that food may be used as a craft material. Please call the branch for details. Thursday, November…


Christmas on the Northshore {Guide to the Holidays}

There’s no time quite like the holidays and these days the holidays seem to start as soon as Halloween has ended! No worries–we have a complete list of holiday activities happening in our area. And this is just the tip of our holiday coverage! Please check out our holiday hub…



What Should You Do with Leftover Halloween Candy?

You might be thinking, “Leftover Halloween Candy?  I’ve never heard of such a thing!”  But as our family has grown, so has our Halloween booty (and my regular booty).  Although we try to monitor what they consume in the days following Halloween to ensure they don’t go into a total…


Boo at the Zoo {Know Before You Go}

Are you ready for Boo At The Zoo? The long-running annual event, held at the Audubon Zoo, has become a Halloween tradition for Southshore and Northshore families alike. With limited dates and consistently sold out tickets, those lucky enough to go will want to make the most of their night….


Deutsches Haus Oktoberfest {Worth the Drive}

Fall is finally upon us, though you might not be able to tell because the great thermostat in the sky hasn’t been lowered enough yet. But September is behind us, and we are firmly rooted in October, which means (among other things) it’s time for Deutsches Haus’ Oktoberfest. Jillian and…



Pumpkin Patches on the Northshore

This post is updated for 2019. As new information becomes available, we will update.  Covington St. Peter Parish.  Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. 125, E. 19th Avenue. Pumpkins usually arrive in mid-October  Lacombe Banting’s Nursery 26300 US-190 A large selection of pumpkins and a family photo area. Available now….



St. Tammany Parish Fair {Know Before You Go}

Ahhhh, the St. Tammany Parish Fair. That special time of year when students get the day off from school to go spend even more of their parents’ money on rides, junk food and games clearly rigged against the participants. Because who needs learning, right? As cynical as that may have…