Category Archives: Events

Walk from Obesity

[ May 3, 2014; 9:00 am; ] May 3: Walk From Obesity, 9:15 a.m., LSU of Alexandria. The Walk from Obesity is the nation’s largest gathering of individuals affected by obesity. In cities all across the country, those focused on addressing obesity will join forces and walk to raise money for research, education, prevention and treatment of obesity. On-site registration begins at [...]

Bunkie Springfest May 3rd

[ May 3, 2014; ] Bunkie Springfest Saturday May 3, 2014 from 9am-Till
Haas Auditorium Grounds, 208 Pershing Hwy
Craft Booths – Antique Car Show -  K.C. Bar-B-Que Cook Off – Bunkie Service League Garage Sale – No Clothes
BBQ Sandwich Lunch – $7.00
Sponsored By Bunkie Service League
FREE CRAFT BOOTH SPACE (Registration is required)
Contact Bunkie Chamber of Commerce 318-346-2575 or Margie Melançon 318-346-7664

Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival Set for May 3-4

[ May 3, 2014 to May 4, 2014. ] The 40th Annual Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival with Vendors from Several States
Saturday and Sunday, May 3 & 4
Adults $5.00, Children $2.00, 3533 Hwy 119 South of Natchitoches
Jewelry, Woodwork, Pottery, Photography, Plants, Jellies, Seasoning, Stained Glass, Food, Paintings, Clothing, and much more!
On the grounds of historic Melrose Plantation

“Sale on the Trail” Set for May 3 in Natchitoches

[ May 3, 2014; ] Saturday, May 3, 2014
Businesses in the Natchitoches Historic District will be participating in “Sale on the Trail”
175 mile trail of bargains goes  through beautiful Downtown Natchitoches
Join us for shopping and dining in the Historic District

Northwest Louisiana History Museum Welcomes New Exhibit

The APHN installation Sacraments and Vows currently on display on the second floor of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame/Northwest Louisiana History Museum.  The exhibit will continue through May 10th.

[ April 15, 2014 to May 10, 2014. ] [caption id="attachment_36298" align="aligncenter" width="500"] The APHN installation Sacraments and Vows currently on display on the second floor of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame/Northwest Louisiana History Museum. The exhibit will continue through May 10th.[/caption]
Sacraments and Vows, a new exhibit at the Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches, is now open.  The exhibit was installed by [...]

Leesville Fire Department to Conduct Yearly Fire Hydrant Testing

[ April 9, 2014 to May 30, 2014. ] The Leesville Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants throughout the City of Leesville starting April 09, 2014 and ending May 30, 2014. Fire Hydrant testing is required yearly to ensure that all hydrants are in working order and to accurately estimate the capabilities of the City’s water mains.

Throughout the testing process, sediment will be [...]

Hixson Autoplex Urban Adventure Race May 3rd

[ May 3, 2014; ] Red River Urban Adventure Race (8am start)($225/team): Test your canoeing, cross country and urban running, orienting and biking skills as your 3-person team races through Historic Downtown Pineville Alexandria!! Race as an all-male, all-female, or coed team. Mystery events will be placed throughout the course. Expect the event to last 3 – 4 hours. Race [...]

2014 Natchitoches Fishing Expo


[ May 3, 2014; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Prather Coliseum and Chaplin Lake, NSU Campus, Natchitoches, LA May 3, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Raffles/Auctions Professional Fly-Tyers Rod Makers * Boating Art * Food Concessions Pro Casting Instruction, 40 + Fishing Equipment Vendors and Displays
Presentations on: Freshwater & Saltwater Fishing, Adventure Fishing, Fish Senses, Youth Activities, Casting Games and Instruction
Fun for the Entire [...]

Louisiana State Parks May 2014 Calendar of Events

[ May 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014. ] As requested, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – The Ancient Wheel Gin. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Site staff will use a wheel gin, a simple hand crank roller gin; a type that pre-dates the Whitney gin but still played a large role [...]

AMOA Exhibit: Art Shapes the World


[ March 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Exhibition Dates: March 7 – May 24, 2014

Youth Art Month (YAM) is an annual celebration every March to emphasize the value of art education for all youth, and to encourage support for quality school art programs. YAM provides a forum for acknowledging skills that are fostered through experience in the visual arts. Alexandria Museum of [...]

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