Category Archives: Events

Avoyelles Commission of Tourism – August Events

[ August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] Taste of the Arts
Fox Theater-Marksville, LA
August 9, 2013
6pm-8pm  $10person
318.264.9392
Indian Culture Laws and Customs
Marksville State Historic Site
August 10, 2013
11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
$4per adult 13-61(others free)
318.253.8954
Prehistoric Mounds Tour
Marksville State Historic Site
August 24, 2013
10 am and Noon
$4 per adult 13-61(others free)
318.253.8954
LA 4-H Museum
8592 Hwy 1 – Mansura 71350
Open Daily 9a-4p
318.964.2245

Back to School Bingo

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[ August 1, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Rapides Parish Students, grades K-12, are invited to play BINGO in order to win backpacks filled with school supplies and other great prizes!
Thursday, August 1st
Alexandria Convention Hall, 915 Third St, 4pm-6pm
$2 Admission
For more information, call (318) 449-5225 or (318) 449-5108.

AMoA Events July 2014

[ August 1, 2013 to July 31, 2014. ] EXHIBITS:

Dorothea Lange’s America
Exhibition Dates: June 6–August 23, 2014
Intimate photographs of people and land by Dorothea Lange (1895-1965) captured pride and resilience in the face of suffering during the Depression-era through the postwar period. Her work raised awareness and brought federal relief to struggling Americans, and influenced documentary photography by highlighting the camera as an instrument [...]

Louisiana State Parks Events – August 2013

[ August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] Upon Request, Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Pineville – Daily Demonstrations. Daily demonstrations will be conducted to show how cotton fiber was separated from seed. Juxtaposed against hand separation, this will serve to illustrate how such a simple machine had such a great impact on the proliferation of cotton production in the South. [...]

Natchitoches Walking Tours Continue Throughout August

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[ August 1, 2013 to August 4, 2013. August 8, 2013 to August 11, 2013. August 15, 2013 to August 18, 2013. August 22, 2013 to August 25, 2013. August 29, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Park Rangers from Cane River Creole National Historical Park will continue to offer FREE guided walking tours of the Natchitoches Historic District throughout the month of August.
The tours will take place Thursdays-Sundays, starting at 9:00 a.m. Each tour will begin at the Cunningham law office located at 550 Second Street in downtown Natchitoches.
August [...]

Cenla Chamber Orientation

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[ August 2, 2013; 8:30 am to 9:30 am. ]

Historic City Hall Hosts “Abraham Lincoln: The Image”

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[ August 2, 2013 to October 12, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Abraham Lincoln: The Image” at Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The opening reception will take place on Friday, August 2 from 5:30-8 p.m.; all ages are welcome at no charge. The exhibition will hang through October 12, 2013.

[caption id="attachment_31013" align="alignright" width="300"] J.L. Magee, publisher: “Satan Tempting [...]

Plein Air Painting with Margie Tate

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[ August 3, 2013; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_31064" align="alignleft" width="250"] Spring Creek Memories by Margie Tate is an example of Plein Air painting.[/caption]

Learn how to paint landscapes en plein air (“in the open air”) at this outdoor workshop. Participants should bring their own painting surface and materials. For a list of materials and to register, call Anne at (318) 443-3458.

Cost: $20 [...]

Dutch Oven Gathering At Chicot State Park

[ August 3, 2013; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] VILLE PLATTE – Visitors are invited to Chicot State Park in Ville Platte on Saturday, August 3, at 9:00 a.m. to noon, to learn about Dutch oven cooking at Pavilion 2.

We invite you to bring your Dutch oven and cook with our staff.  These gatherings provide a good opportunity to learn how to cook in [...]

25th Annual Don’t Die Wondering Classic Golf Scramble

[ August 3, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – Individual and team entries are accepted for the Saturday, Aug. 3, Don’t Die Wondering Classic XXV scramble golf tournament, which generates support for the Northwestern State Lady Demon basketball program.

The event, staged each summer since 1989, will be played at the 18-hole Northwestern Hills golf course on the La. 1 bypass. Co-head coaches [...]