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Co-Lin Sleep Out Planned to Raise Homelessness Awareness

[ November 15, 2013 6:00 pm to November 16, 2013 6:00 am. ] NATCHEZ – On Friday, November 15, Co-Lin Natchez will host the first annual Sleep Out to bring awareness to the challenges of the homeless in our area. From 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. a makeshift homeless camp will be recreated by participants to raise awareness of homelessness in our community.

In January 2014, a homeless survey [...]

Cultural Cuisine and Potluck Dinner

[ November 20, 2013; ] Call for Cooks to help celebrate International Education Week With the second annual Cultural Cuisine (& Potluck dinner)

November 20, 2013, at 5:30 pm LSUA Magnolia Café

Guest Speaker, Jharna Shingwani, a native of India who will talk about her experience with international foods.

Enjoy ethnic food and free soft drinks under the flags in the Magnolia Café.  [...]

Natchitoches to “Turn on the Holidays” November 23, 2013

[ November 23, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 23, 2013 at Turn on the Holidays.  Turn on the Holidays will serve as the official kick off to the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration and the Natchitoches Christmas Season.  The day-long event will include music, food, magic, lights and fireworks.

Turn on [...]

Caddofest 2013 comes to the NSU Campus

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[ November 22, 2013; 2:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] UPDATE (11/19/13) – NATCHITOCHES – CaddoFest 2013, a combination music festival, pep rally and tailgate party at Northwestern State University, has been moved to the Friedman Student Union due to expected rain. The event will begin Friday, Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m. Admission is free.

CaddoFest will celebrate school spirit the day before the annual Northwestern [...]

87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival December 7

[ December 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival will take place Saturday, December 7 in downtown Natchitoches.  The Natchitoches Historic District Business Association and the City of Natchitoches will usher in the holiday season with children’s activities, entertainment, parades, food vendors, and fireworks.  North Louisiana’s own Frank Foster will serve as the Grand Marshal and [...]

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 [...]

Street Closures Announced For 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival

NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches Christmas Festival Committee and City of Natchitoches would like festival goers to be aware of the following street closures and safety precautions for the 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival taking place on Saturday, December 7, 2013.
On festival day, the following streets will be open to one-way traffic only:
Third Street from Texas [...]

Paragon Invites Neighbors to Help Area Children in Need

[ November 24, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] MARKSVILLE, LA – In keeping with its mission of supporting community organizations, Paragon Casino Resort is kicking off the holiday season with its annual Slots for Tots tournament on Sunday, November 24th from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Paragon patrons can donate a new toy in its original packaging that has a minimum value of $10 or [...]

Music Morning Nov. 16 at NSU

[ November 16, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Natchitoches children are invited to “Music Morning,” from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 16, an event hosted by music education majors in Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School for Creative and Performing Arts

The program is free of charge and open to children ages 3-11 who are invited to [...]

NSU to present tribute to composer Giacomo Meyerbeer

[ November 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present “A Tribute to Giacomo Meyerbeer” Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited.

The tribute will feature NSU faculty Paul Christopher on cello, Dr. [...]