Category Archives: Events

LSU Alexandria Showing Of “Louisiana During World War II” Documentary

[ November 21, 2013; ]

ALEXANDRIA, LA – The central Louisiana premiere of “Louisiana During World War II” will be held Thursday, November 21, at 7:00pm in the Coughlin Hall Auditorium on the campus of LSU Alexandria.

The documentary examines Louisiana’s many contributions to the Allied victory in World War II and how the war affected the state.  It was written [...]

LA State Parks Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] 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. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]

LSUA to Hold Private Screening of “12 Years a Slave”

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[ November 17, 2013; ] LSUA to hold private screening of “12 Years a Slave” on Sunday, November 17 at 2:30pm at The Grand Theatre in Alexandria.

Tickets are $30 per person with proceeds going to the MLK Scholarship Fund and the continued restoration of the Epps House: Solomon Northup’s Gateway to Freedom

Tickets are limited.  RSVP to 473-6446

Boogie For The Bayou Raises Funds For Food Bank Of Central Louisiana

[ November 30, 2013; ] Marksville, LA – In its fourth year, Paragon Casino Resort’s Boogie for the Bayou celebrates the culture of Louisiana while raising awareness and funds for a worthy cause, the Food Bank of Central Louisiana. On November 30, Swamp Pop bands will come together to entertain guests in Paragon Casino Resort’s Mari Showroom. Beginning at 4pm [...]

Natchitoches Looking for Tri-Centennial Ambassadors

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[ November 15, 2013 to December 15, 2013. ] Natchitoches – The Tri-Centennial Steering Committee is forming a group of volunteers to support Tri-Centennial events during the 2014 celebration. The Tri-Centennial Ambassadors will serve as representatives of the celebration at many events throughout the year. The Ambassadors are comprised of high school juniors and seniors, and college students.

The Ambassadors will represent the Tri-Centennial at [...]

Turn on the Holidays Nov. 23

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[ November 23, 2013 to December 8, 2013. ] The City of Natchitoches will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 23 at Turn on the Holidays, a daylong event including music, food, magic, lights and fireworks.  Turn on the Holidays, the official start to 45 nights of Christmas lights and kick-off of the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration, is an entire day of free family [...]

Minden Fasching Fifth Season Festival November 16

[ November 16, 2013; ] Minden Fasching Fifth Season Festival November 16
Celebrate all things German at the Minden Fasching Fifth Season Festival.  The party starts on Friday, November 15 with Karnevale rides and fair concessions from 6:00 p.m. until.  On Saturday, November 16th the festivities continue at 9:00 a.m. and end at dark with the illumination of thousands of Christmas [...]

Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

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[ November 9, 2013 to December 22, 2013. ] Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

Bass Pro Shops in Bossier City and the Outlets at the Louisiana Boardwalk will partner to present a special, free Christmas parade on the afternoon of Saturday, November 9.  The parade will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. and will end at 5 p.m. with Santa Claus [...]

Farm to Table Dinner at AMoA

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[ November 16, 2013; ]

Miss Black Louisiana USA 2014 Scholarship Pageant

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[ November 16, 2013; ] The annual Miss Black Louisiana USA Scholarship Pageant will be held in Alexandria, La at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts on November 16, 2013 at 7:00pm.

This will be the first time this event is held in the Central-La area. There will young ladies from around the state, ages 5-27 competing for the title of Tiny Princess, [...]