Category Archives: Events

Oct. 2013 Louisiana State Parks Events

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[ October 1, 2013 to October 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. [...]

CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini October Events

[ October 1, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ] Tuesday, October 1, MOMMY TALK – a teenage pregnancy education program, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. This fun and informative class is especially designed for the “on the go” teenage expectant mom and her support group/family.  Special emphasis is given to the continuing needs of teenagers such as health and fitness, nutrition, staying in school, [...]

NSU Theatre and Dance to perform “The 39 Steps”

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[ October 2, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will perform “The 39 Steps” Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-12 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 13 at 2 p.m. in Theatre West. Tickets are $15 and $12 those age 65 and over and children age 12 and under. A package of five tickets is available for $50. [...]

Set designer steps into the spotlight for “The 39 Steps”

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[ October 2, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Johnathan Portier is normally focused on making others look good. But this time Portier is in the spotlight as a member of the cast of “The 39 Steps,” which opens Tuesday night at Northwestern State University.

Northwestern State University Theatre and Dance will perform “The 39 Steps” Oct. 2-4 and Oct. 9-12 at 7:30 [...]

Commissioner Foster Campbell Plans Public Utility Meetings

[ October 2, 2013 to October 3, 2013. ] Louisiana Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell will hold public meetings in Concordia, Tensas, Morehouse and Union parishes October 2-3 to answer questions from local residents about their utilities.

“I invite citizens to attend and discuss any concerns they may have about their electricity, natural gas and other utility services,” Campbell said.

Campbell will hold his town meetings [...]

Presentation on Healthcare Reform at Rapides Parish Main Library

[ October 3, 2013; 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Alexandria, Louisiana — The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) will bring many changes to the healthcare system this year. In order to educate the public on the PPACA, Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition (LHEC) representative Wesley Watkins will be speaking at the Main Library on October 3 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

Watkins will [...]

Beef cattle field day set for Oct. 3 in Opelousas

[ October 3, 2013; ] OPELOUSAS, La. – The Acadiana Beef Cattle Producers field day has been set for Oct. 3 at Dominique’s Stockyard.

“Chances are good that everyone can learn something at this event, regardless of whether they are an experienced cattle owner or someone just getting into the business,” said Vince Deshotel, LSU AgCenter county agent in St. Landry [...]

“Some Enchanted Evening” At Coughlin-Saunders

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[ October 3, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – Thanks to the support of McDonald’s of Alexandria, the Arts Council of Central Louisiana proudly presents Some Enchanted Evening, featuring the Rising Stars of the Shreveport Opera.  This performance will be at the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center, 1202 3rd Street, in the Alexandria Cultural Arts District on Thursday, October 3, 2013.  The [...]

Natchitoches-NSU Symphony to perform Oct. 3

[ October 3, 2013; 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Orchestra will open its 2013-14 season Thursday, Oct. 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Magale Recital Hall. Dr. Douglas Bakenhus will conduct the orchestra. Graduate assistant conductors are Mario Alejandro Torres and Lincoln Hall. Northwestern State University Professor of Horn Dr. Kristine Coreil is the featured soloist.

Tickets are $10. Northwestern State [...]

Return To The 50’s Classic Car Show

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[ October 4, 2013 12:00 pm to October 5, 2013 4:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Seventh Annual Return to the 50’s Classic Car Show will be held Friday, October 4, and Saturday, October 5, 2013 in downtown Natchitoches.  The event, sponsored by the Natchitoches Historic District Business Association, is expected to bring in more than 300 classic vehicles to downtown Natchitoches.

The Car Show kicks off on Friday, [...]