Category Archives: Events

Bunkie Springfest May 3rd

[ May 3, 2014; ] Bunkie Springfest Saturday May 3, 2014 from 9am-Till
Haas Auditorium Grounds, 208 Pershing Hwy
Craft Booths – Antique Car Show -  K.C. Bar-B-Que Cook Off – Bunkie Service League Garage Sale – No Clothes
BBQ Sandwich Lunch – $7.00
Sponsored By Bunkie Service League
FREE CRAFT BOOTH SPACE (Registration is required)
Contact Bunkie Chamber of Commerce 318-346-2575 or Margie Melançon 318-346-7664

LA State Parks Events, June 2014

[ June 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. ] As Requested, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Musket Demonstration. The demonstration includes a brief presentation of infantry weapons used in the Civil War, a discussion of the merits of rifle muskets over smoothbore muskets and of the basic parts of the musket, a loading demonstration, and finally a firing demonstration.  The [...]

Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival Set for May 3-4

[ May 3, 2014 to May 4, 2014. ] The 40th Annual Melrose Arts and Crafts Festival with Vendors from Several States
Saturday and Sunday, May 3 & 4
Adults $5.00, Children $2.00, 3533 Hwy 119 South of Natchitoches
Jewelry, Woodwork, Pottery, Photography, Plants, Jellies, Seasoning, Stained Glass, Food, Paintings, Clothing, and much more!
On the grounds of historic Melrose Plantation

“Sale on the Trail” Set for May 3 in Natchitoches

[ May 3, 2014; ] Saturday, May 3, 2014
Businesses in the Natchitoches Historic District will be participating in “Sale on the Trail”
175 mile trail of bargains goes  through beautiful Downtown Natchitoches
Join us for shopping and dining in the Historic District

Dance recital at NSU to explore the four elements


[ April 25, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern Theatre and Dance will present “The Four Elements” April 25-26 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance time is April 25 at 7:30 p.m. with a 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. show on April 26.

Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors over 65 and children 12 and under. Admission is [...]

Phi Beta Delta to sponsor potluck dinner

[ April 25, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES  — Northwestern State University’s chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars and the Office of University Affairs will sponsor an international potluck dinner Friday, April 25 at 6 p.m. in the Natchitoches Room of Russell Hall.

University students, faculty and staff are encouraged to bring dishes from their respective countries or ethnic [...]

Natchitoches-NSU Orchestra, Choirs to perform “Carmina Burana” April 24

[ April 24, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra and NSU Choirs will present “Carmina Burana” Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Tickets are $10. Northwestern State University, BPCC@NSU and Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts students are admitted free with a current student I.D. Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the combined choirs [...]

Tri-Centennial Celebration Flowers and Showers Lighted Barge Parade

[ April 26, 2014; ] Tri-Centennial Celebration Flowers and Showers Lighted Barge Parade
Downtown Riverbank
Best lighted barge award $500. The Cane River Waterway Commission will present a $100 award to the boat that best displays safety features.
Launching at Washington Street Boat Launch
Registration begins at 8 PM, Riverbank
Boat Dock with Line up at 8:15 PM
Lighting design should follow a Tri-Centennial theme or [...]

Queensryche to Perform at Paragon

[ April 26, 2014; ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Officials from Paragon Casino Resort are proud to announce that 80s progressive metal band, Queensryche, will be performing on Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m. in the Mari Showroom. Tickets are $20 and currently on sale.

Queensryche is a progressive metal band from Seattle, Washington that was formed in 1981. The original line [...]

A Decade in Retrospect at Historic City Hall in Lake Charles


[ April 25, 2014; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] A new exhibition will hang indefinitely in the first floor foyer of the 1911 Historic City Hall. A Decade in Retrospect consists of nearly 100 mini posters representing every exhibition held in the Arts and Cultural Center since it opened its doors in 2004. The collection will continue to grow as more exhibits grace these [...]