The Pitot House Life on the Bayou Heritage Fair will show what it might have been like to live in New Orleans' earliest settlement on the banks of Bayou St. John 300 years ago, especially connections to Native Americans, with demonstrations, entertainment, storytelling, re-enactments, children's activities and tours of the historic Pitot House. Children of all ages, parents and adults are invited to experience this one-day special event featuring more than twenty local artisans and craftsmen at work using centuries-old techniques, including re-enactors in period costume. Grayhawk Perkins, who is of Native American Choctaw and Houma nation descent will share tales of ancient cultures. Funding for artisan appearances is made possible by a grant from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation.
The Pitot House Life on the Bayou Heritage Fair brings typical 1800s era activities back to the circa...Read more