Category Archives: Events

Rebel State Historic Site, Marthaville – The Listening Library

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[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors can listen to country recordings and access the collection of books and films that tell the story of the roots of country music. For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.

Annual Suit Drive Collection Runs Through July 31

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[ 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

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[ 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 – [...]

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, [...]

Junior Lifeguard Course at NSU

[ July 16, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Northwestern State University will offer a Junior Lifeguard course at the NSU Recreation Complex pool.  The class is designed to guide youth toward the American Red Cross Lifeguard course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards.  Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills.  They will learn techniques [...]

Allen Acres to Participate in National Moth Week

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[ July 20, 2013 to July 28, 2013. ] Allen Acres in Pitkin, La will be among the hundreds of individuals and scores of organizations around the world participating in the second annual National Moth Week, July 20-28. On July 27 and July 28 at 7 pm, Charles and Susan Allen of Allen Acres will conduct a National Moth Week activity at 5070 Hwy [...]

Pink Floyd Laser Show & The Spirit of Michael Tribute

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[ July 26, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Marksville, LA – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that the Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular and the Spirit of Michael: A Live Concert Tribute shows are coming to Paragon on July 26 and July 27. Tickets are $10 for each show and are on sale now at all Ticketmaster locations and Paragon Casino Resort.

After [...]

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

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[ 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 [...]

Marksville State Historic Site, Marksville – Prehistoric Mound Tour

[ July 27, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ] July 27th, 10 a.m. & noon. Site manager, Doyle Jennings, will conduct tours of the prehistoric mounds and demonstrations of the area and daily tasks. The Marksville mound site was an important American Indian ceremonial center over 2,000 years ago, established sometime around 100 B.C. by the Hopewell Indian culture and extended until approximately 430 [...]

Gardening With Native Prairie Plants

[ July 27, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Join the site horticulturist at the Louisiana State Arboretum in Ville Platte on Saturday, July 27, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., in a program designed to inspire the use of native prairie plants in your landscape.

Whether you are planning to add a few prairie plants to your garden or convert acres into a remnant [...]