Category Archives: Events

“Shrek The Musical” Opens Sept. 19th

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[ September 19, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] Join Shrek and his loyal steed Donkey as they set out on a quest to rescue the beautiful, if slightly temperamental, Princess Fiona.  Based on the blockbuster film version by Dreamworks, this new musical is a huge hit!  Fun for Preschool children all the way to great grandparents!  Starring Ross Schexnayder as the Ogre himself at the [...]

Turn Teal to Host Events in Sept.

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[ September 21, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] Turn Teal Natchitoches, a local ovarian cancer awareness group, will host three events in September intended to educate the public about ovarian cancer and its symptoms. Teal is the internationally recognized color used in ovarian cancer awareness campaigns.  Local events include a 5K run/walk, a wellness forum and a coffee during which organizers encourage participants [...]

Pineville High to Perform “Grease”

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[ September 26, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] Okay cats, throw your mittens around your kittens, get out your leather jackets, pull on your bobby socks and take a trip back in time as the Pineville High School Theatre Department bursts onto the stage with the number one hit musical of all time, GREASE!  Opening September 26 and running through September 29, GREASE [...]

Free Guided Walking Tours of Historic Natchitoches

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[ September 5, 2013 to September 8, 2013. September 12, 2013 to September 15, 2013. September 19, 2013 to September 22, 2013. September 26, 2013 to September 29, 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 September.
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 [...]

Butterfly Blast at Allen Acres

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[ September 27, 2013 to September 29, 2013. ] All are invited, especially the young folks, to Allen Acres to view the butterflies.  You should see adults, caterpillars, chrysalis (cocoons), and eggs of several different kinds of butterflies from skippers to large swallowtails and tagging of monarchs.  Yes, we will capture, apply a tag, and then release some monarchs.  Hopefully, some of the tagged [...]

Back to School Bash Scheduled for Sept. 28th

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[ September 28, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The City of Natchitoches Recreation and Parks Department will host a Back to School Bash on Saturday, September 28, 2013 at City Park.  Students of all ages are invited to attend and show off their school pride in a parish-wide pep rally.

The Back to School Bash begins at 9:00 a.m. at City Park [...]

Fort Polk’s Annual FallFest This Weekend

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[ September 28, 2013; 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] FORT POLK, La. – Fort Polk’s annual FallFest takes place Sept. 28 from 11am – 5pm at the After Action Review Theater parking lot behind Strike Zone Bowling Center.

There will be plenty of food vendors, games and activities for the kids.  In conjunction with FallFest a car, truck and bike show will be held in [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

LDWF to Host National Hunting & Fishing Day Events

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[ September 28, 2013; ] The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) is celebrating National Hunting and Fishing Day (NHFD) on September 28.
NHFD is a national event celebrated by all 50 states on the fourth Saturday in September.  It was created in 1972 when Congress passed two bills establishing a specific day to celebrate the conservation contributions of our [...]