Category Archives: Events

1st Annual Old School Jam

[ August 30, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] The Knights of Peter Claver and Ladies Auxillary of Bishop D.F. Desmond Council/ Court #91 are hosting their 1st Annual Old School Jam featuring “Tony Groove ” at the Alexandria Convention Hall on Friday, August 30, 2013. Doors open at 8:00pm. Tickets are $12.00 in advance and $15.00 at the door. To purchase tickets you [...]

Zydeco Festival & Poker Run Set for Labor Day Weekend in Natchitoches

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[ August 30, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA – The Magnolia State Peace Officer’s Association will host the its annual Cane River Zydeco Festival and Poker Run on Labor Day Weekend in historic Natchitoches.

Festivities begin on Friday, August 30 and last throughout the day on Saturday, August 31. All events will take place around the downtown stage on the banks of [...]

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting: GARAGE 23 – Aug. 30th

[ August 30, 2013; 2:00 pm; ] The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce invites you to attend the Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at Garage 23 on Friday, August 30th, at 2:00 pm.  Location:  213 Browns Lane, Leesville.

Garage 23 is a functional, athletic, strength training facility. They utilize the latest techniques in functional movements, metabolic conditioning and core to extremity principles. The coaches [...]

Jeff Dunham to Perform at Paragon Casino Resort

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[ August 30, 2013; 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Marksville, La – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that ventriloquist and America’s favorite comedian, Jeff Dunham, will bring his Disorderly Conduct show to the Mari Showroom on Friday, August 30 at 8pm in a sold out performance.

Jeff Dunham’s performances have taken the American stage by storm achieving wild success and popularity on the [...]

Avoyelles Commission of Tourism – August Events

[ August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] Taste of the Arts
Fox Theater-Marksville, LA
August 9, 2013
6pm-8pm  $10person
318.264.9392
Indian Culture Laws and Customs
Marksville State Historic Site
August 10, 2013
11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
$4per adult 13-61(others free)
318.253.8954
Prehistoric Mounds Tour
Marksville State Historic Site
August 24, 2013
10 am and Noon
$4 per adult 13-61(others free)
318.253.8954
LA 4-H Museum
8592 Hwy 1 – Mansura 71350
Open Daily 9a-4p
318.964.2245

Natchitoches Walking Tours Continue Throughout August

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[ August 1, 2013 to August 4, 2013. August 8, 2013 to August 11, 2013. August 15, 2013 to August 18, 2013. August 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. August 29, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will continue to offer FREE guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District throughout the month of August.
The tours will take place Thursdays-Sundays, starting at 9:00 a.m. Each tour will begin at the Cunningham law office located at 550 Second Street in downtown Natchitoches.
August [...]

Historic City Hall Hosts “Abraham Lincoln: The Image”

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[ August 2, 2013 to October 12, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Abraham Lincoln: The Image” at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The opening reception will take place on Friday, August 2 from 5:30-8 p.m.; all ages are welcome at no charge. The exhibition will hang through October 12, 2013.

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14th Annual Cane River Zydeco Festival & Poker Run

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[ August 30, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ]

Louisiana State Parks Events – August 2013

[ August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. 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. [...]

Water Aerobics Classes at NSU

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[ August 6, 2013 11:00 am to August 30, 2013 11:00 am. ]

 

A water aerobics class will be offered August 6-30 through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education.  The class will be taught from 11 a.m. until noon each Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at the Robert Wilson Recreation Complex pool. The fee is $35.

Water aerobics is a workout that consists of simple low-impact exercises executed [...]