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“Celebration on the Cane” on July 4th

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[ July 4, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ]

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate the Fourth of July at Celebration on the Cane on Thursday, July 4 in downtown Natchitoches.

The City of Natchitoches’ Fourth of July celebration begins at 6 p.m. on the downtown riverbank with a musical performance by The Glenn Rainey Band.

The Glenn Rainey band brings the funk with an upbeat, melodic, and energetic groove [...]

Annual Suit Drive Collection Runs Through July 31

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) announces the sixth annual National Suit Drive in partnership with Refined by Fire Ministries (RBF) and Men’s Wearhouse.  Within the Department, the effort will be known as the “Michael Ellerbe Legacy Suit Drive” in honor of Michael Ellerbe who passed away in May.  Ellerbe, Director of [...]

Rebel State Historic Site, Marthaville – The Listening Library

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors can listen to country recordings and access the collection of books and films that tell the story of the roots of country music. For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.

Rebel State Historic Site, Marthaville – Musical Petting Zoo

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors can view the collection of stringed instruments on display to touch, play, and enjoy. For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.

South Toledo Bend State Park, Anacoco – Nature Center Exhibits

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] An interpreter will be at the Nature Center to discuss exhibits of local wildlife including bald eagles, fish, birds, and alligators. Pictures depicting the building of the Toledo Bend Reservoir are on display as well as antique fishing gear. For more information call 888.398.4770 toll free or 286.9075 locally.

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Musket Demonstration

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The demonstration includes a brief presentation of infantry weapons used in the Civil War, a discussion of  the merits of rifle muskets over smoothbore muskets and of the basic parts of the musket, a loading demonstration, and finally a firing demonstration. The presentation ends with a question and answer session and an invitation to continue [...]

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Daily Demonstrations

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. We will be using a wheel gin (hand crank roller gin). These types [...]

Martin Foundation Supports AMoA Exhibition Featuring 30 Local Artists

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[ June 28, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]    Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends
Exhibition Dates: June 28–August 24, 2013
Friday, June 28, 6-8pm: Opening Reception and Artists’ Panel “How Art Tells the Story of a Community”

Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) is pleased to announce the support of the Martin Foundation for the upcoming exhibition, Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends, which features the [...]

Angels to Lead Red White Blue & You

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[ July 4, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] The City of Lake Charles is busy planning the annual Red White Blue & You July 4th Celebration. Ainsley’s Angels will serve as Grand Marshals for the patriotic street parade beginning at 6pm. This volunteer-based service provides jogger chairs, bike trailers, boat rafts, team uniforms, and race entry fees for disabled persons, known as “Captains”, [...]

“Rhythm & Hues” Art Show & Sale

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[ June 4, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]

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