Category Archives: Events

Children in Motion on Exhibition

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Children in Motion” at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. All ages are invited to join artist Nancy Melton for a meet and greet during the opening reception on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm. The exhibition will hang through January 4.

Melton’s inspiration for her “Children in [...]

Cake Decorating Class at NSU

[ October 9, 2013 to November 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – A beginning cake decorating class will be offered Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education starting Wednesday, Oct. 9. The class will be held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. in the kitchen on the second floor of the Family and Consumer Sciences Building. The course runs through [...]

CM Farms Giveaway!

[ October 5, 2013 to November 14, 2013. ] REGISTER TO WIN FREE TICKETS
CM Farms in Dry Creek, Louisiana
Family fun attractions include farm animals, wagon rides, pumpkin blasting, pig races, giant jumping pillow, barrel train rides, homemade fudge, paintball target range drive, 12 acre corn maze, haunted house attractions, and much more.
The farm is open Fridays 6-11PM and Saturdays 10AM-11PM.  The farm is [...]

NSU Artists Featured in Leesville Exhibit

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16.  “Painted Desert:  What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Students and faculty who participated in [...]

Suddenlink Kicks Off 7th Annual Program for Food Bank of CenLA

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[ October 7, 2013 to November 21, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Food Bank of Central Louisiana and Suddenlink will kick off Suddenlink’s 7th annual “Connecting to Those in Need” fall food drive Oct. 7.

Last year the “Connecting to Those in Need” campaign collected more than 68,000 pounds of food and monetary equivalent. The program goal this year is to collect 80,000 pounds [...]

“Some Thoughts About Perfection” Exhibit in Lake Charles

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[ October 18, 2013 to January 4, 2014. ] The City of Lake Charles will host “Some Thoughts about Perfection,” an exhibition by Heather Ryan Kelley, at the Historic City Hall Arts and Cultural Center. The exhibition will open with a meet and greet on Friday, October 18 from 5:30-8pm and will hang through January 4.

Vanitas paintings depict subjects whose presences are fleeting: wealth, [...]

Cane River Green Market Fall Season Starts October 12

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market will kick off the fall 2013 market season on Saturday, October 12 in conjunction with the Crows on Cane Scarecrow Festival and Pumpkin Glow.  Open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank, opening day of the fall market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, [...]

Book Sale At LSUA

[ September 10, 2013 to September 11, 2013. November 12, 2013 to November 13, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Friends of the James C. Bolton Library are preparing to host the first of two book sales in the upcoming weeks.

The first book sale is set for September 10-11 and the second will be held November 12-13.

The proceeds from the book sale go toward the purchase of library materials, equipment, and [...]

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 [...]

26th Annual September Competition at AMoA

[ September 6, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] Exhibition Dates: September 6–November 23, 2013
Reception & Award Ceremony with juror Stewart Nachmias: Friday, September 6, 6-8pm
The 26th Annual September Competition presented by the Alexandria Museum of Art is an annual juried exhibition selected from national and international submissions highlighting contemporary art practices in all media. Featuring original art created within the past two years, [...]