Category Archives: Events

Yarn Bombers Hit Third Street in Downtown Alexandria Sunday

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[ March 9, 2014; ] Third Street gets “yarn bombed” in preparation for Cenla Chamber of Commerce’s 100th Anniversary Parade. On Sunday, March 9 at 1:30PM, Yarn Bombers will be decorating street lights, electric poles and trees with beautifully knitted wraps, displaying the colors of the Chamber of Commerce’s logo.

The knits will mark the parade route the Chamber, along with [...]

Central LA Garden Expo – Presented by the LSU AgCenter

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[ April 11, 2014 to April 12, 2014. ]

Stage Supports Food Bank through Month of Giving Campaign

[ March 1, 2014 to March 27, 2014. ] During the month of March, Stage in the Alexandria Mall will raise funds for the Food Bank of Central Louisiana through their “Month of Giving” campaign.

During March 1-27, Stage customers and associates will have the option to make a $1, $3 or $5 donation while in the store.  All customers making a donation will receive [...]

Chamber’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

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[ March 27, 2014; 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce cordially invites you to celebrate its 100th Anniversary, Thursday, March 27 from 4:00 – 8:00 pm.

***WEATHER UPDATE***

The Central LA Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its Centennial Celebration rain or shine. However, in the event of severe weather guests are asked to join the Chamber for an open house inside its [...]

Natchitoches To Honor Colonial Heritage in March

[ March 8, 2014 to March 22, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA – The Tricentennial celebration for the oldest city in Louisiana continues with a celebration of Colonial Heritage throughout the month of  March.

March 8, 2014

10AM   Historic Walking Tour of the National Historic Landmark District

Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will offer guided walking tours of downtown Natchitoches.  Tours will begin at the [...]

Garden District Wide Fundraiser Yard Sale

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[ April 5, 2014; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] ALL Garden District residents are encouraged to hold a yard sale from Bolton Avenue to Texas Avenue and Monroe Street to Lee Street & Masonic Avenue ON THE SAME DAY, thus drawing many bargain shoppers to the area.

Cost for participation is $10.  The Garden District Neighborhood Foundation will take care of promotion of the event.

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Rapides Regional Events March 2014

[ March 8, 2014 to March 31, 2014. ] March 8: American Heart Association’s Heart Walk, 9 a.m., Big Island at City Park. Activities begin at 8 a.m. with the 5K walk set to begin at 9 a.m. Follow the signs and join the Rapides Regional Medical Center team as it participates in this annual event. Survivors can stop by the Rapides Regional Heart [...]

Trisha Yearwood Concert Scheduled at Paragon

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[ April 5, 2014; ] MARKSVILLE, LA – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are proud to announce that Country music superstar Trisha Yearwood will be performing on Saturday, April 5 at 8 p.m. in the Mari Showroom. Tickets are $45 and currently on sale.

Since her 1991 debut, Yearwood has recorded twelve albums and achieved a hit-list of nine #1 hits [...]

“Battle on the Red River” Re-Enactment

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[ March 6, 2014 to March 9, 2014. ] Remember the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the Red River Campaign through living history, battle re-enactments, and symposia, March 6-9, 2014, in Alexandria and Pineville. This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Red River Campaign.

All events are free and open to the public.

Enjoy “A Taste of the Old South” during a symposium being [...]

Monster Jam Ticket Giveaway!

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[ March 4, 2014 to March 7, 2014. ] KLAX TV, ABC 31 is giving away tickets to the MONSTER JAM
Win 4 tickets!
The event is at the Cajundome in Lafayette March 14-16.

KLAX CONTEST RULES

1. Prize: Each winner receives four (4) tickets to MONSTER JAM at the Cajundome in Lafayette, LA

2. Prize Value: $20 per ticket.

3. Promotion runs from Tuesday, March 4, 2014 through Friday, [...]