Category Archives: Events

Leesville’s Spring Trash Bash


[ April 12, 2014; ]

Jason Ashley Live! at Inglewood Farm


[ March 22, 2014; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Inglewood Harvest Barn Market will feature musical entertainment by Jason Ashley on Saturday, March 22nd, 2014: from 9 am – 1 pm at 6233 Old Baton Rouge Highway, Alexandria, Louisiana.

‘Jason Ashley Live!’ will feature Crawfish boiled on-site, face painting and a generous line-up of over 25 local vendors. Health conscious members of the community and [...]

AHPC’s Historic House Fair


[ March 22, 2014; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission will host a Historic House Fair on the 1900 block of White Street in the Garden District this coming Saturday, March 22 from 9 AM to 12 Noon.  The event is free and open to the public and will feature two open houses, trolley tours of the National Register Garden [...]

City of Leesville announces visioning workshop


[ March 20, 2014; ] LEESVILLE, La. –The City of Leesville invites its citizens to participate in a visioning workshop set for 6 p.m. March 20 at the Leesville Country Club, 331 Country Club Road, Leesville.

The workshop will collect valuable community input that the City will use to plan for growth and inform the its long-term vision. Once the community [...]

Guided Canoe Tour At Chicot State Park

[ March 22, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE — Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, March 22 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. [...]

LSU Sets Dates For Annual Tiger Tour

[ May 19, 2014; ] BATON ROUGE — LSU’s annual Tiger Tour, featuring head football coach Les Miles and other members of his staff along with men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones and vice-chancellor and director of athletics Joe Alleva, will make eight stops this year, starting with Shreveport/Bossier City on Monday, April 28. .

The eight tour stops have been condensed [...]

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 [...]

Notary Prep Class at NSU

[ March 29, 2014; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – A notary exam prep course will be offered through Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Saturday, March 29. The class will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon in Room 122 of Russell Hall. The course runs through May 24. The fee is $199, which does not [...]

Central La. garden expo set for April 11-12

[ April 11, 2014 to April 12, 2014. ] ALEXANDRIA, La. – The 2014 Central Louisiana Garden Expo will be held at the State Evacuation Shelter in Alexandria on April 11-12.

The expo will feature vendor booths, lawn and garden items, educational gardening seminars, and plants and supplies, according to LSU AgCenter regional director Boyd Padgett.

This two-day event will be held from 9 a.m. to [...]

Public Meeting To Address Recreation Opportunities For West Natchitoches

[ March 24, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will hold a public meeting on Monday, March 24, 2014 at 4:30 p.m. to address recreational needs for west Natchitoches.  The meeting will be held at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second Street prior to the scheduled City Council meeting.

The City of Natchitoches is considering a Land [...]