Category Archives: Events

Dutch Oven Gathering Set For March 1 At Chicot State Park

[ March 1, 2014; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE — Join the park staff for the monthly Dutch oven cooking demonstration held on the first Saturday of each month at Chicot State Park.  This month’s Dutch Oven Gathering (D.O.G.) will be held on Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m. until noon at Pavilion 1.

There are many ways to cook out of doors [...]

CenLA Foodapalooza Feb. 21st

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[ February 21, 2014; ]  

Mardi Gras Raffle for BARK

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[ February 19, 2014 to February 24, 2014. ]

BARK SPAY-ghetti Lunch

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[ March 11, 2014; ]

Click here to download the order form!

ALBC/LSUA Scholarship Open Bass Tournament Set For February 22

[ February 22, 2014; ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The annual Association of Louisiana Bass Clubs and LSU of Alexandria Scholarship Open Bass Tournament is set for Saturday, February 22 at Red River Midway Marina St. Maurice.

The event begins at safelight and will end at 3:00pm followed by the weigh-in.

The entry fee is $150 per team and registration forms can be [...]

Rapides Parish Library Black History Month Presentation

[ February 22, 2014; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—In honor of Black History Month, the Main Library will host “Candied Yams and Cornbread”, Saturday, February 22, 2014, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  The entire family is invited to come hear storytellers Rosa Metoyer and Sylvia Davis. A reception will be held following the presentation. For more information please call Karla Kirby at 318-442-2483, ext. [...]

2nd Annual Spring Music Festival coming to NSU Campus

[ March 21, 2014 to March 22, 2014. ] Northwestern State University’s student run radio station KNWD 91.7 FM is putting on its 2nd annual music festival, DemonFest 2014, starting at 11 a.m. on March 22, 2014.  DemonFest 2014 will be held at the Iberville Field on the NSU campus. Admission to Demonfest is $10 for non-NSU students, and NSU/LSMSA/BPCC students get in free [...]

“The Legacy of Beryl Shipley” Film Showing at LA Sports Hall of Fame

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[ February 18, 2014; ] Filmmaker Douglas Dominque previews and discusses his forthcoming documentary, “Lights Out in Blackham”. The film tells the story of coach Beryl Shipley, who made history in 1966 as the first coach to integrate a major sports team at a large public university in the Deep South. Event held at the LA Sports Hall of Fame [...]

Bravo TV’s Realty Star & Author Phaedra Parks Visits Alexandria

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[ February 16, 2014; 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] One of the stars of Real Housewives of Atlanta will be at Schnack’s Monday afternoon to sign copies of her book.  She’s Phaedra Parks, and the book is called “Secrets of the Southern Belle: How to Be Nice, Work Hard, Look Pretty, Have Fun and Never Have an Off Moment”.

Parks will be signing from 3:30 [...]

City of Natchitoches to Hold Recycling Meeting

[ February 24, 2014; ] Public Invited to Share Ideas on Ways to Increase Recycling in Community
NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches will hold a community meeting on Monday, February 24 to discuss ways to encourage and increase participation in city-wide recycling efforts.  The meeting will be held at 4:00 p.m. at the Natchitoches Arts Center located at 716 Second [...]