The Briarwood Picnic, an annual fundraiser for the Caroline Dorman Nature Preserve, will be held Saturday, April 7 from 10 am – 2 pm. Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased by sending requests to Dorman Foundation, PO Box 226, Natchitoches, LA 71457 or online at https://bpt.me/3325128. Children ages 13-18 are $10 per ticket and children 12 and under are free. Activities will include lunch by Shavers of Shreveport, guided walking and riding tours of the Bay Garden, the Log Cabin Museum, the buffalo trails, and ponds. Music will be provided by The Back Porch Band and door prizes will be given away. A special raffle for a night in the Writer’s Cabin will also be held. Caroline Dorman’s art will be on display at the Log Cabin Museum and a special children’s art activity hosted by the gifted and talented art students of Bienville Parish will take place. The nature preserve is at 216 Caroline Dorman Road, Saline, LA 71070. The phone number for any questions is 318-576-3379.