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5 New Exhibitions Opening at AMoA

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[ 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 [...]

The City of Lake Charles will Spread Joy with Handmade Christmas Cards

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[ 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 [...]

12 Nights of Christmas Schedule of Events

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[ December 5, 2013 to December 21, 2013. ] December 5: 1st Night of Christmas: Holiday Magic Downtown, 5 p.m. in the Alexander Fulton Mini Park in downtown Alexandria. Sponsored by City of Alexandria.  Food, fun, music, official lighting of Downtown and a visit from Santa.  Cost: Admission free.  Call: 449-5051.
December 6: 2nd Night of Christmas: Holiday Light Safari, Alexandria Zoo, 5:30 p.m. to [...]

NSU to present 25th annual Christmas Gala

[ December 4, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The combined talents of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will be on display at the 25th- annual Christmas Gala Dec 4-6 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance times are at 7 p.m. each evening with a 9 p.m. show [...]

Rapides Regional Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 5, 2013 to December 16, 2013. ] Dec. 5: LOPA Tree of Life ceremony, 10 a.m., Rapides Regional Medical Center South Tower Lobby. Rapides Regional Medical Center joins with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency as it recognizes donors and their families during the holiday season. Family members are invited to place an ornament on the tree in honor of their loved one.

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87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival Armbands On Sale Now

[ November 15, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Armbands for the 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival to be held Saturday, December 7 are now on sale online and at Natchitoches businesses.

Pre-sale armbands are $6 for adults 12 years and older and $4 for children age 6 – 11 years old.  Children 5 years old and younger are admitted free.  Pre-sale armbands [...]

LA State Parks Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 1, 2013 to December 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. [...]

Natchitoches Looking for Tri-Centennial Ambassadors

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[ November 15, 2013 to December 15, 2013. ] Natchitoches – The Tri-Centennial Steering Committee is forming a group of volunteers to support Tri-Centennial events during the 2014 celebration. The Tri-Centennial Ambassadors will serve as representatives of the celebration at many events throughout the year. The Ambassadors are comprised of high school juniors and seniors, and college students.

The Ambassadors will represent the Tri-Centennial at [...]

Turn on the Holidays Nov. 23

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[ November 23, 2013 to December 8, 2013. ] The City of Natchitoches will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 23 at Turn on the Holidays, a daylong event including music, food, magic, lights and fireworks.  Turn on the Holidays, the official start to 45 nights of Christmas lights and kick-off of the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration, is an entire day of free family [...]

Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

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[ November 9, 2013 to December 22, 2013. ] Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

Bass Pro Shops in Bossier City and the Outlets at the Louisiana Boardwalk will partner to present a special, free Christmas parade on the afternoon of Saturday, November 9.  The parade will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. and will end at 5 p.m. with Santa Claus [...]

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