Category Archives: Events

Brigadier General William Hickman to Address Chamber Luncheon

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[ September 30, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] The Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Brigadier General William Hickman, Commander of the Joint Readiness Training Center and Fort Polk will be the keynote speaker for a special Chamber Luncheon on Monday, September 30, 2013. The event will take place at the Best Western, 2720 North MacArthur Drive in Alexandria [...]

NRBIA Meeting at LC Features Dr. Rodney Ellis

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[ September 30, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] What:  North Rapides Business & Industry Alliance Monthly Meeting
When:  Monday, September 30th at 11:30am
Where:  Louisiana College, Martin Performing Arts Center
Guest Speaker will be Dr. Rodney Ellis, Chancellor of the Central Louisiana Technical Community College.  Please RSVP by visiting their Facebook Page.

Local Car, Truck and Bike Show to Benefit Food Bank

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[ September 28, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] Glass Tint, Etc. and O’Reilly Auto Parts will host the Cajun Nationals Car Show September 28-29 with proceeds benefiting the Food Bank of Central Louisiana.   This custom car, truck, and bike show will be held at England Airpark in Alexandria.

The spectator entry fee for the event is $10 a day, with $5 off with the [...]

Martha’s Chapel Art Fair Sept. 28th

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[ September 28, 2013; ] The Martha’s Chapel Art Fair connects emerging-artists and seasoned professionals from around the gulf coast States with collectors, and gallery owners.

Located in the humble scenic region of Central Louisiana Martha’s Chapel celebrates over 100 years of rich Louisiana history. With the beginning of the Martha’s Chapel School of Pottery growing there has been a growing [...]

Cane River Green Market Fall Season Starts October 12

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market will kick off the fall 2013 market season on Saturday, October 12 in conjunction with the Crows on Cane Scarecrow Festival and Pumpkin Glow.  Open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank, opening day of the fall market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, [...]

2013 LSUA 4-Man Scramble

[ October 4, 2013; ] FUNDRAISER to benefit the LSUA Alumni & Friends Scholarship
WHERE: LSUA’s Oakland Plantation Golf Course
WHEN: Friday, October 4, 2013
TIME: 8:30 am & 1pm Shotgun Start—Lunch incl.
COST: $300 per team; includes lunch, beverages, cart and reception following tournament with great door prizes!  First 18 PAID teams will play!
To register for this fun-filled FUNDRAISER, call Jamie Trotter, LSUA [...]

Paranormal Investigation Techniques At Westside Regional Library

[ October 5, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana—The “haunt” for lingering ghosts in Central Louisiana begins at Westside Regional Library Saturday, October 5 from 6 to 8 p.m. Louisiana Spirits co-founder Brandon Thomas will share a presentation on paranormal investigation which includes captured “ghostly footage” and “electronic voice phenomena.”

Louisiana Spirits’ mission is to seek answers, and educate and assist others in [...]

McDonald Branch Library invites youth to a Dance Central 2 party

[ September 14, 2013; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Alexandria — Teens will compete against each other in an XBOX 360 dance-off at McDonald Branch Library on Saturday, September 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eighteen teenagers have already signed up to participate. For information, contact the McDonald Branch Library at 748-4848.

Visit www.rpl.org to find out more about the Rapides Parish Library. You [...]

‘Clue the Musical’ takes stage as Showboat Theatre reopens

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[ September 12, 2013 to September 28, 2013. ] Fort Polk’s Community Recreation Division announces a grand reopening of the Showboat Theatre Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. A ribbon cutting will be held in the parking lot followed by refreshments and a tour of the renovated facility. In conjunction with the opening, Showboat hosts its fall production, “Clue the Musical.”
The internationally popular game “Clue,” [...]

National Night Out October 1st

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[ October 1, 2013; 2:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – More than 15 neighborhoods and communities throughout Natchitoches parish will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
Started in 1984, “America’s Night Out Against Crime” began as a way for neighborhoods to take a stand against crime by promoting involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships and community pride.

Events will include [...]