Category Archives: Events

Caddofest 2013 comes to the NSU Campus

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[ 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 [...]

87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival December 7

[ 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 [...]

87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival Armbands On Sale Now

[ 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 [...]

Paragon Invites Neighbors to Help Area Children in Need

[ November 24, 2013; 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ] MARKSVILLE, LA – In keeping with its mission of supporting community organizations, Paragon Casino Resort is kicking off the holiday season with its annual Slots for Tots tournament on Sunday, November 24th from 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Paragon patrons can donate a new toy in its original packaging that has a minimum value of $10 or [...]

Music Morning Nov. 16 at NSU

[ November 16, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Natchitoches children are invited to “Music Morning,” from 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 16, an event hosted by music education majors in Northwestern State University’s Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School for Creative and Performing Arts

The program is free of charge and open to children ages 3-11 who are invited to [...]

NSU to present tribute to composer Giacomo Meyerbeer

[ November 18, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will present “A Tribute to Giacomo Meyerbeer” Monday, Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited.

The tribute will feature NSU faculty Paul Christopher on cello, Dr. [...]

Museum Assoc. of West LA Presents “An Elegant Affair”

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[ December 7, 2013; ]

LSUA Open House Nov. 26

[ November 26, 2013; 9:30 am to 1:30 pm. ] LSU Alexandria Open House
Tuesday, November 26
9:30am-1:30pm
Brumfield Caffey Annex at LSUA
Potential students and parents are welcome to come learn more about admissions, financial aid, student services and tour the campus.

Surviving the Holidays, A Grief Group to Hold Holiday Meetings

[ November 13, 2013; November 20, 2013; December 4, 2013; December 11, 2013; ] East Leesville Baptist Church is offering 4 Wednesday nights of “Surviving the Holidays - A Grief Group” for anyone who is experiencing heartache related to the loss of a loved one, since we know the holidays tend to be a difficult time.

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Surviving the Holidays – A Grief Group

November 13th & 20th and December [...]

LSUA Empty Space Players to Perform “The Fantasticks”

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[ November 14, 2013 to November 24, 2013. ]