Category Archives: Events

Rebel State Historic Site, Marthaville – Musical Petting Zoo


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors can view the collection of stringed instruments on display to touch, play, and enjoy. For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.

Annual Suit Drive Collection Runs Through July 31


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DPS&C) announces the sixth annual National Suit Drive in partnership with Refined by Fire Ministries (RBF) and Men’s Wearhouse.  Within the Department, the effort will be known as the “Michael Ellerbe Legacy Suit Drive” in honor of Michael Ellerbe who passed away in May.  Ellerbe, Director of [...]

Resident Artists take Center Stage at River Oaks’ Resident Artist Exhibit


[ July 9, 2013 to August 17, 2013. ] Their Resident Artist Exhibit is one of the many highlights that River Oaks Arts Center offers annually – a crowd favorite, the show features works from all artists that rent studio space at the downtown arts center. “What makes it so unique is that we bring out all the talent at the same time – [...]

Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches – Drill Drill Drill


[ July 11, 2013 8:00 am to July 13, 2013 12:00 pm. ] July 11-13, 8 a.m. – noon. This multi-day camp for youth ages 6-12 years old will have activities including the disciplines of being a French Marine; drill, marching and everyday fort duties. On July 13 from 5-7 p.m., parents and children are invited for a drill and marching demonstration. There is a $10 fee per [...]

Avoyelles Parish Events – July 2013

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[ July 12, 2013 to July 28, 2013. ] Pine Needle Basketry Class
Marksville State Historic Site
July 12th, 10am-2pm
$4 fee per adults 13-61, others free
For more information, call (318) 253-8954
Bastille Day Observance
July 13
Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, Marksville at 4pm on Saturday
With Photo Opportunity at Courthouse and Bailey’s on the Square Following
Concert at Fox Theatre at 7pm on Saturday, Matinee 2pm on Sunday
For more information, [...]

Financial Aid Workshop Set to Discuss Recent Changes

[ July 13, 2013; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. July 15, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] LSU Alexandria’s department of financial aid will conduct two financial aid workshops to communicate with prospective and current students and parents about recent changes in student aid and the impact of those changes.

The workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 13, and at 6 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013. Both will be held in [...]

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Workin’ in the Garden


[ July 6, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. July 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. July 20, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. July 27, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Saturdays, 10-11 a.m. Together will the Rotary Club of Pineville, LA, site staff cultivates a vegetable garden on site. Volunteers are welcome to come help out and learn about vegetable gardening then and now. Your labor is always appreciated, as most vegetables produced go to the Main Street Mission of Pineville. For more information call [...]

Fort Jesup State Historic Site, Many – Home Crafts


[ July 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] July 13th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This program invites guests to learn about the different home crafts that were done in the 1800s. Costumed interpreters will do hands-on demonstrations in candle making, soap making, shingle making, spinning and other early crafts. For more information call 888.677.5378 toll free or 256.4417 locally.

Post-War Suburbs Celebration

[ July 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Post-War Suburbs Celebration presented by the Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission

WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 10 AM – 12 Noon

WHERE: On the corner of Kimball and Madonna, just off Elliott Street near Pierson.

You’ve seen the banners, now come join the celebration!  The City of Alexandria’s Historic Preservation Commission, Taking it 2 The Street, and The Alexandria Post-War [...]

Benefit for Syble McGlothlin at LA MudFest

[ July 13, 2013; ] There is going to be a benefit for Syble McGlothlin this Saturday, July 13, at the Louisiana MudFest from 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.  Syble is going to dialysis three days per week and is facing a large amount of medical expenses.  The entry fee will be $10 per person and 50% of the money will go [...]