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Lockport Park District hosting 2 trips

From 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 24, join the Lockport Township Park District at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. The Faire features a beautiful 30-acre site with 14 open-air stages featuring swordfighters, minstrels, jesters, and Queen Elizabeth! In addition, they will dazzle you with a fully armored joust, the queen and her glittering court, amazing arts and crafts, delicious food, fine spirits, music, dance, parades, rides and games, and entertainers in the streets.

Children welcome. Renaissance costumes encouraged. To register, call 815-838-1183

Then fom Oct. 17 through Oct. 26, explore the magic of New Orleans on this motor coach trip.

The trip features a stop Baton Rouge and the capital of Louisiana, tour, along with dinner at Nottoway Plantation - the largest remaining antebellum mansion in the south, a boat trip through the Atchafalaya Swamp, a tour of the Cajun capital of Layafette, Avery Island - home of Tabasco sauce, a walking tour of the historic French Quarter, the southern charm of the Garden District of New Orleans, admission into the National World War II Museum, tour Mardi Gras World - where Mardi Gras magic is made, a New Orleans cooking school experience, a lunch cruise on the Natchez Steamboat on the Mississippi River, plus - an entire day free for to explore New Orleans at one's own pace.

The fee includes 15 meals, round-trip motor coach transportation, luggage handling and a tour director. To register, call 815-838-1183

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