Category Archives: Events

Fall Natchitoches Tour of Homes Tickets On Sale

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[ October 11, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Experience the charm of Louisiana’s original French colony during the 59th Annual Fall Pilgrimage on October 11-13, 2013 in Natchitoches Parish.

The tour, presented by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, showcases national historic homes and plantations; some of these sites are not normally open to the public.

The Candlelight Tour is Friday, [...]

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. [...]

Angola Prison Rodeo Sundays in October

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[ October 7, 2013 to October 28, 2013. ] (Angola, La.) – The Angola Prison Rodeo is back every Sunday in October 2013, offering the best in prison rodeo excitement!  Warden Burl Cain invites the public to view the wildest rodeo show in the south.  Witness black and white striped cowboys compete in heart-stopping events like – Convict Poker, Wild Cow Milking, Bull Riding, [...]

Disabled American Veterans MSO Van Visits

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[ October 7, 2013 to October 11, 2013. ]

 

So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they’ve earned. There’s so much to know…and so many changes from one year to the next. That’s why the nonprofit D-A-V (Disabled American Veterans) offers help.  The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to personally provide the best counseling and claim filing [...]

Lean Launchpad Workshop

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[ October 7, 2013 to November 4, 2013. ] Lean Launchpad Workshop
Team-based experiential learning course allowing you to form an actual company around your ideas.
Classes are Monday nights October 7 – November 4 at the Business Education Center
Classes are free, but pre-registration is required.
www.ce.lsua.edu or 318-473-6495
For more information contact Gary Perkins at 318-880-6332

Coats for Kids Drive at Paragon Casino Resort

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[ October 1, 2013 to November 1, 2013. ] MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort has announced dates for its 2013 fall season annual Coats for Kids Drive. The drive will begin Tuesday, October 1, and end Friday, November 1. Paragon will collect new or slightly worn coats and jackets of any color and size, with buttons or zippers. Donations may be dropped off [...]

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. [...]

Citizens Police Academy

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[ October 8, 2013 to November 5, 2013. ] Pineville Police Department
6th Session Citizens Academy
October 8, 2013
Tudor Community Center (344 Bragg Street)
The Pineville Police Department would like to invite anyone 16 years or older to participate in the Citizens Academy. The mission of the Citizens Academy is to provide citizens with knowledge of the workings of the Police Department. Classes will be held for [...]

Ceramics Class at NSU

[ September 12, 2013 to November 14, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES –Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a beginning ceramics class, Playing in the Mud, starting Thursday, Sept. 12. The class will be taught on Thursday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. in Room 113 of the Fine Arts Annex until Nov. 14.

The fee for the class is $125 plus [...]

George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest

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[ September 6, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] Louisiana’s Culinary Heritage
George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts 2013 Scholarship Art Contest
Exhibition Dates: September 6–October 19, 2013
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The George Rodrigue Foundation of the Arts (GRFA) 2013 Scholarship Art Contest exhibition features 15 finalists chosen from over 600 entries and over 120 cities from across Louisiana. High school juniors and seniors were [...]