Category Archives: Events

Sugar Day Festival

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[ November 9, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Saturday, November 9, 2013, the 20th Annual Sugar Day Festival will be held at Kent Plantation House, 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303. The hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission: $5.00, children six and under are free.

There will be music, food, arts and crafts, demonstrations of activities of the 19th century, [...]

NSU to Host Veteran’s Day Events

[ November 9, 2013 to November 10, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Department of Military Science will commemorate Veteran’s Day with a “Salute to Servicemen” on Saturday, Nov. 9 and a downtown car and bike show Sunday, Nov. 10.

The “Salute to Service” will take place during Northwestern State’s Nov. 9 football game against Lamar University in Turpin Stadium.  The commemoration will recognize military, [...]

Music, dance recital set for Nov. 7 at NSU

[ November 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Cellist Paul Christopher and pianist Elena Bogaczova will be joined by the NSU Dance Company in a recital Thursday, Nov. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Admission is free. The public is invited.

The program is “Au Crepuscule” by Jacques Offenbach and “Suite for Solo Cello” by Mark Prince Lee featuring the [...]

Author Kent Wascom to give reading at NSU Tuesday

[ November 5, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Author Kent Wascom will present a reading at Northwestern State University Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Fleming Thomas and Jean D’Amato Thomas Reading Room. Wascom is the author of the novel “The Blood of Heaven.” Admission is free and open to the public.

A New Orleans native, Wascom received a bachelor’s [...]

Civil War Round Table Meeting

[ November 7, 2013; ] The next meeting of the Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana is on Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 6 PM. It will be held at the First United Methodist Church (2727 Jackson Street, Alexandria). Simply enter the first doorway on the right side of the building and continue to the end of the hallway for [...]

Saturday Pet Adoption Day Set at Animal Shelter

[ November 2, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] The city of Alexandria’s Animal Shelter will host a Saturday Pet Adoption Day from 9am to 1pm on Saturday, November 2nd.

“Our animal shelter was created for the sake of public safety and public health where dangerous or diseased animals are humanely dealt with,” Mayor Jacques M. Roy said.  “It has become, however, a place where [...]

Gallery Talk Explores the Patent Process

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[ November 7, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Dr. John Griffith and Becky Griffith, both members of McNeese faculty and former patent examiners from Washington DC, will conduct a reception and gallery talk on Thursday, November 7 between 5:30-7:30 p.m. at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The event is open to the public at no charge. The couple will discuss [...]

Art of Glass Lecture at AMoA

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[ November 14, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Art of Glass: Lecture by renowned glass expert & author William Warmus!
LSUA Cavanaugh Lecture Series presented by Alexandria Museum of Art
Thursday, November 14, 6:00-7:30pm
FREE & open to the public!
Discover the fascinating artistic and technical traditions of glassmaking from ancient Egypt to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance through Tiffany, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco to [...]

Johnny’s Pizza House Giveaway!

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[ October 30, 2013 to November 22, 2013. ] PIZZA LUNCH BUFFET GIVEAWAY
We’re giving away a Pizza Lunch Buffet every week from Johnny’s Pizza House at 3497 Highway 28 East in Pineville!

Two winners will be randomly picked from all eligible entries every week from Friday, December 20th through Friday, January 17th.

Just visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/KLAX31. “Like” our page and click on the [...]

Forensic anthropologist Mary Manhein to speak at NSU

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[ November 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Mary H. Manhein, head of LSU Forensic Anthropology and Computer Enhancement Services, or FACES, Lab, will deliver the annual Fleming Thomas Lecture at Northwestern State University Thursday, Nov. 7 at 6:30 p.m. in the Friedman Student Union Ballroom. Admission is free and open to the public.

Her lecture topic is “Forensic Anthropology in the [...]