Category Archives: Events

LSUA Generals March of the Colors

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[ March 29, 2014; ]

ALEXANRIA, LA  – Get ready to turn a few different shades of color in the first ever LSUA Generals March of the Colors.  The 5K run/walk will take place on the LSUA campus on Saturday, March 29, at 8:00am.

Participants can expect to get pelted with spring colors as you run or walk the course in [...]

Welcome Home Event at Fort Polk

[ March 28, 2014; ] Everyone is invited and encouraged to Welcome Home our Ft Polk Heros from Afghanistan.  The big celebration kicks off at 3pm on Friday the 28th.  Enjoy Fox’s Pizza, Great American Cookies, Marble Slab ice cream, hot dogs, Coca-Cola plus lot’s of free give-a-ways, free race tickets, prize drawings, and great music.  Bring the kids for [...]

Music Professor to Perform at NSU

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[ March 26, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Dr. Kristine Coreil, professor of music at Northwestern State University, will perform in recital on Wednesday, March 26th, at 7:30 in Magale Recital Hall.  All are welcome to attend this “Throw WAY back Wednesday” event, which will feature Coreil playing the Classical era natural horn.

“You will hear music by Beethoven and Mozart performed [...]

2014 Natchitoches Fishing Expo

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[ May 3, 2014; 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Prather Coliseum and Chaplin Lake, NSU Campus, Natchitoches, LA May 3, 2014 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Raffles/Auctions Professional Fly-Tyers Rod Makers * Boating Art * Food Concessions Pro Casting Instruction, 40 + Fishing Equipment Vendors and Displays
Presentations on: Freshwater & Saltwater Fishing, Adventure Fishing, Fish Senses, Youth Activities, Casting Games and Instruction
Fun for the Entire [...]

KLB’s Leaders Against Litter event to Kick-Off Great American Cleanup Weekend

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[ April 11, 2014; ] Community leaders invited to “lead the way to a cleaner Louisiana”
NATCHITOCHES – Leaders throughout Natchitoches are joining Keep Natchitoches Beautiful to participate in the inaugural “Leaders Against Litter” event Friday, April 11, 2014.  Keep Natchitoches Beautiful is one of 15 Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB) affiliate communities across the state selected to host this statewide “litter-thon.”

In [...]

Priscilla Shirer Live Simulcast at Leesville Baptist Church

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[ April 5, 2014; 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. ]

Tunica-Biloxi Pow Wow to Feature Native Singer/Songwriter Pura Fé

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[ May 16, 2014 to May 18, 2014. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Native American dancers and artisans from across the nation will gather for the 19th annual Pow Wow celebration at the Chief Joseph “Alcide” Pierite Pow Wow Grounds on the Tunica-Biloxi Reservation in Marksville, May 16-18. The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana and Paragon Casino Resort will host the cultural festivities, filled with authentic [...]

Glass artist Anderson of Quitman will present senior show at NSU

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[ March 24, 2014 to March 28, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – “Undersea Wonders,” a senior art exhibition by Alicia Trevillion Anderson of Quitman will be on display at Northwestern State University’s Orville Hanchey Gallery March 24-28.  The exhibit will include stained glass, fused glass and flame worked glass pieces, as well as a quilt and four prints.

A non-traditional student, Anderson will earn her degree [...]

NSU’s Contemporary Ensemble to perform

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[ March 25, 2014; ] [caption id="attachment_35791" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Northwestern State University faculty organizers of the NSU New Music Ensemble are, from left, Paul Christopher, Galindo Rodriguez, Dr. Mark Thompson and Dr. Masahito Kuroda.[/caption]
NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Contemporary New Music Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 25 in Magale Recital Hall.  The NSU Contemporary New [...]

48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival Begins March 28

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[ March 28, 2014 to April 6, 2014. ] Alexandria, LA – The 48th Annual Tom Peyton Memorial Arts Festival will be held at First United Methodist Church in Alexandria from Friday, March 28 until Sunday, April 6. This annual event includes a variety of art exhibits, guest speakers, musical entertainment and other activities to celebrate the arts.

Special events during the Tom Peyton Memorial [...]