[ December 7, 2013; ] Snowflake Festival
December 7th, 9am – 1pm in the ACS Center, Bldg. 920, Bellrichard Ave at Fort Polk
All activities are free! Festivities include: photos with Santa and family photo opportunities, crafts, contests, games, outdoor activities, and refreshments!
Don’t forget your camera. Refreshments are sponsored by the Vernon Parish Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee and will be [...]
[ December 4, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The combined talents of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will be on display at the 25th- annual Christmas Gala Dec 4-6 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance times are at 7 p.m. each evening with a 9 p.m. show [...]
[ December 7, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] CHRISTUS Cabrini Hospice is holding a Holiday Grief Workshop to help people cope with grief during the holidays. The event is Saturday, Dec 7 from 1-4 p.m and is free. It will be at the Cabrini Hospice office at 4801 Jackson St. Ext, Suite B (behind Patton Jewelers, next to McDonalds). Call 448.6764 for more [...]
[ December 5, 2013 to December 16, 2013. ] Dec. 5: LOPA Tree of Life ceremony, 10 a.m., Rapides Regional Medical Center South Tower Lobby. Rapides Regional Medical Center joins with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency as it recognizes donors and their families during the holiday season. Family members are invited to place an ornament on the tree in honor of their loved one.
[ 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 [...]
[ 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. [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]
[ 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 [...]