Category Archives: Events

5th Annual Thad Bailes 4-H Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament


[ April 12, 2014; ] 5th Annual Thad Bailes 4-H Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament – April 12, 2014
Warrior Hills Golf Course Fort Polk La.
4 person scramble-$50.00 per player
Please make checks payable to Vernon Parish 4-H
Fee includes golf cart, green fee and lunch
Registration Begins @ 8:00 a.m. Shotgun Start @ 9:00 a.m.
Thad Bailes was a great believer and supporter of the [...]

Victory Belles to be in Alexandria

[ February 28, 2014; ] Alexandria, LA – The National WWII Museum’s Victory Belles will be in Alexandria this weekend.

The Victory Belles are a charming vocal trio who travel the globe delighting audiences with their spirited performances, which feature dazzling costumes, audience interaction, and musical hits such as Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, and God [...]

Chamber Strategic Luncheon featuring LA Secretary of State Tom Schedler


[ March 12, 2014; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] Please join us at the Chamber’s March Strategic Luncheon featuring the Louisiana Secretary of State. Tom Schedler will explain his latest initiative, the GeauxBiz Portal that will allow new businesses to register online one time with three different required state agencies through the Department’s GeauxBiz website.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Diamond Grill, 924 3rd Street, Alexandria.  [...]

NSU Research Day March 13

[ March 13, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s 27th annual Research Day will be Thursday, March 13.  Research Day showcases a broad range of graduate and undergraduate academic and creative endeavors with students offering 15-minute oral presentations on their topics, followed by question and answer sessions.  In addition to dozens of concurrent paper sessions, the day will include [...]

NSU to hold Spring Senior Day March 8

[ March 8, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its annual Spring Senior Day Saturday, March 8. Top students can get a head start on their college education at NSU’s Credit Connection being held that same day.

Northwestern State’s Office of University Recruiting will be holding its annual Spring Senior Day beginning at 9 a.m. Registration starts at [...]

Hard Hats & High Heels Bash


[ March 22, 2014; ] KLAX, Red River Bank, Roy O Martin, and Capital One Bank would like to invite you to the Hard Hat & High Heels Bash March 22nd, benefiting Habitat for Humanity!

Cole Vosbury to Visit Natchitoches


[ March 8, 2014; ] Cole Vosbury, a semi-finalist on NBC’s “The Voice”, will perform a Tri-centennial Celebration Concert in Natchitoches on March 8 at 6 p.m.

Mary’s Bling for Spring – A Vendor’s Market

[ March 22, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] Mary’s Bling for Spring – A Vendor’s Market

At Mary Goff Elementary School Gymnasium, located at 6900 Shreveport Hwy, Pineville, LA 71360

The event is sponsored by the Lil’ Braves Parent Teacher Organization and all proceeds from the market will help pay for end of the year expenses and testing supplies.

Entry is Free and we are still [...]

Louisiana State Parks April 2014 Calendar of Events

[ April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. 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 in the [...]

Mardi Gras Events in Central LA


[ February 28, 2014 to March 2, 2014. ] When you think Mardi Gras, the first thing that pops in your head is probably a picture of the streets of New Orleans filled with rowdy, raucous parades. We have a different idea of Mardi Gras in Central Louisiana. Our parades are family-friendly, daytime parades. The Hixson Autoplex Classic Cars & College Cheerleaders Parade starts the [...]