NEW IBERIA, La. --- Start your Christmas shopping early! The Shadows-on-the-Teche Fall Arts and Crafts Fair will take place in the Shadows gardens on Sat., Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Vendors from around Louisiana will display and sell their original hand-crafted work. From fine art to crotchet, to candles and carved bowls, we promise you’ll find the perfect gift for that special someone. Complete your day of shopping with a bite to eat and something sweet from food and dessert vendors.
Admission to the fair is $5 per person (12 and older) and $3 for children (ages 6-11), and includes a special tour of the Shadows. Raffle tickets will be sold to win items donated by vendors. Come enjoy the day with your family and friends while supporting local artists, craftsmen, and the Shadows-on-the-Teche!
All funds raised will be used for the continued preservation and maintenance of Shadows-on-the-Teche, a National Trust Historic Site.
About the Shadows-on-the-Teche:
The Shadows-on-the-Teche, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, opened to the public in 1961 with the mission to preserve the buildings, landscape, collections, and historical integrity of the site; to research and interpret through education programs a 19th century southern Louisiana plantation economy and community and their evolution; and to encourage an appreciation of and interest in historic preservation.
The National Trust, which owns and operates the Shadows, is a private, non-profit organization. The Shadows does not receive funding from state, parish, or city government.
The site supports itself through admissions, special programs and events, and donations to the Friends of the Shadows. For more information, visit
or call (337) 369 - 6446.