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Duck Duck Goose Day

  • BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center 10503 North Oak Hills Parkway Baton Rouge, LA, 70810 United States (map)

5th annual Duck Duck Goose Day!

Admission: $5/adult, $4/child (3-17), Free for children 2 and under

Activities include:

  • Waterfowl Walk - along the Outer Loop, visitors can go on a "duck hunt" to look for photo cutouts of different types of waterfowl
  • Arts & Crafts - waterfowl related make-and-take crafts, soap-carving conducted by the Pelican Woodcarvers
  • The Duck Box - inflatable
  • Duck Pen - live baby ducks!
  • Duck Nest - prize finding for kids in a giant nest of hay, complete with giant goose eggs

  • Prize Pond - prize winning for kids in kiddie pool, complete with numbered rubber duckies

  • Face Painting - have a duck painted right on your face, or turn your whole face into a duck face

  • Door Prizes

This year's theme will highlight Bayou Terrebonne, Western and Central Louisiana Antique Decoys including but not limited to the following carving families; Whipple, Champagne, Roger, Trahan, Kelso, Herbert, Pellegrin, Verdin, Rhodes, Bushnell, Hymel.

Special presentations to Honorees will be conducted at noon in the C.W. Frank Jr. Decoy Room.  Honorees for 2016 will be the "Skee" and Noble Roger Families, the Whipple Family and Elder Carver Laurent Verdin Jr.

Each year we are honored to have exhibitors participating from all over Louisiana and the Southeastern USA, especially the Gulf Coast.  Also displayed are hand-made antique pirogues and boats from collections around the state.  We are excited about a NEW display this year, showcasing Southern Contemporary Makers.

Earlier Event: August 27
Zoo Run Run 5K and Fun Run
Later Event: August 27
Madeline and the Gypsies