[ October 10, 2013 to October 11, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The 20th Annual Creole Heritage Celebration will be held Oct. 10-11 in the Friedman Student Union at Northwestern State University. The event will celebrate the genealogy, history and archaeology of the Creole culture inside and outside Louisiana.
Registration is $20 per person in advance and $25 on site. The fee includes a complete registration [...]
[ September 28, 2013; ] The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) on September 28.
NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September. It was created in 1972 when Congress passed two bills establishing a specific day to celebrate the conservation contributions of our [...]
[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Throughout October: Free T-shirts and cupcakes for a mammogram screening. In recognition of October as national Breast Cancer Awareness Month, every woman who completes a screening mammogram at Rapides Regional Medical Center during October will receive a free “My mammogram was a piece-a-cake!” T-shirt and a coupon for a free cupcake from Piece-A-Cake bakery in [...]
[ October 11, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Experience the charm of Louisiana’s original French colony during the 59th Annual Fall Pilgrimage on October 11-13, 2013 in Natchitoches Parish.
The tour, presented by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, showcases national historic homes and plantations; some of these sites are not normally open to the public.
The Candlelight Tour is Friday, [...]
[ October 2, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will perform “The 39 Steps” Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in Theatre West. Tickets are $15 and $12 those age 65 and over and children age 12 and under. A package of five tickets is available for $50. [...]
[ October 7, 2013 to October 28, 2013. ] (Angola, La.) – The Angola Prison Rodeo is back every Sunday in October 2013, offering the best in prison rodeo excitement! Warden Burl Cain invites the public to view the wildest rodeo show in the south. Witness black and white striped cowboys compete in heart-stopping events like – Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, [...]
[ September 27, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Friday, September 27th @ 12 Noon
Louisiana Homecare, Alexandria
Plaza 28 6501 Coliseum Blvd, Suite 700D Alexandria, LA
[ September 26, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Thursday, September 26th @ 10:00am
Alexandria Zoo- Land of the Jaguar Exhibit
3016 Masonic Drive, Alexandria
NATCHITOCHES – Students from nine northwest Louisiana parishes are targeted for scholarships to pursue degrees in applied engineering at Northwestern State University. The Northwest Louisiana Manufacturers Council is partnering with the NSU Foundation to present scholarships to students from Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Claiborne, DeSoto, Natchitoches, Red River, Sabine and Webster parishes. Manufacturers in the region [...]
[ October 19, 2013; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]
VILLE PLATTE — Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, October 19 from 2-4 p.m., for a guided canoe tour of Chicot Lake.
The site naturalist will take participants through the cypress-tupelo lake to learn more about the plants and animals that can be found in it. Canoeing experience is recommended. [...]