[ December 16, 2013 to December 21, 2013. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—The annual Christmas Bake and Toy Sale at the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch Library is Monday through Saturday, December 16-21. Baked goods include cookies, cakes, candy, jellies and jams. Books cost $1 for hardbacks and $0.50 cents for paperbacks. Wednesday’s book sale special is buy two books, get one free.
The event will open during [...]
[ December 10, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Northwestern State University Chamber Choir will present a candlelight service of “Lessons and Carols” Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. at Basilica of the Immaculate Conception at 145 Church St. in Natchitoches. Admission is free and open to the public. Dr. Burt Allen will direct the Northwestern choir.
Jordan DeRouen of DeRidder is [...]
[ December 10, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Author Ernest Gaines will present a reading at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 5 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public. Gaines will be introduced by former Louisiana Poet Laureate Darrell Bourque.
Gaines is among the most widely read and respected contemporary authors of [...]
[ December 8, 2013; 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. ] (Alexandria, LA) It’s the most wonderful time of the year and the Rapides Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Joshua Zona will once again celebrate this joyous season with the popular annual holiday concert on Sunday, December, 8, 2:30 p.m. at the Coughlin – Saunders Performing Arts Center in downtown Alexandria.
With this year’s theme being “Home [...]
[ December 6, 2013 to February 22, 2014. ] Opening December 6 at AMoA: 5 next exhibitions featuring over 50 artworks by African-American artists from the collection of renowned costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee of Mississippi, 40 watercolors by artists throughout the world, rare behind-the-scene photographs of Mother Teresa by Baton Rouge-photographer Marie Constantin, and photographs of film production in Central Louisiana by Pineville-photographer Eric [...]
[ December 7, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE — Join us for Chicot State Park’s monthly Dutch oven gathering on Sat., December 7th from 9:00 a.m. until Noon. It will be held at Pavilion 2, located in the picnic/day use area near the South Boat Launch.
Bill Ryan, President of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society, and Randy Hebert of the Le Chein [...]
[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host the fourth annual Handmade Christmas Card Workshop during the month of December at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center. All ages are welcome to apply their creative skills using several mediums from crayons to water colors to markers. All materials will be provided. Students throughout Calcasieu [...]
[ December 7, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Holiday Wine Tasting
Saturday, December 7th ~ 6-8:30pm
Sample specially selected wines from Hokus Pokus available on site for purchase during the event. AMoA will receive a percentage of all sales that evening. Tickets: $30 per person. RSVP to Steve Farnsley by calling (318) 443-3458.
[ December 7, 2013; 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Recording artist Blake Rogers will perform her new single “It’s Finally Here, Christmas Time” during the Lake Charles Lighting Ceremony from 5-6 p.m. as part of the Light up the Lake Christmas Celebration on December 7.
The 12-year-old Lake Charles resident is set to take the music world by storm. She has recently released the highly [...]
[ December 13, 2013 to December 15, 2013. ] MARKSVILLE, LA – Paragon Casino Resort is excited about the holidays and will have an action-packed weekend from December 13-15 including the Cirque du Noel show, the Holiday Open house and Brunch with Santa.
Paragon guests will delight in the amazing feats of jugglers, acrobats and aerialists all choreographed to holiday music during the Cirque du [...]