Category Archives: Events

LA State Parks Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 1, 2013 to December 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. [...]

The City of Lake Charles will Spread Joy with Handmade Christmas Cards

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] The City of Lake Charles will host the fourth annual Handmade Christmas Card Workshop during the month of December at 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center. All ages are welcome to apply their creative skills using several mediums from crayons to water colors to markers. All materials will be provided. Students throughout Calcasieu [...]

Holiday Trail of Lights 2013

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[ December 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. ] Join the chorus and get in the holiday spirit – Holiday Trail of Lights is a seasonal delight! From east to west on I-20, and north to south on I-49, experience holiday lights and exciting events in eight of our most festive cities:
Shreveport-Bossier
Minden
Monroe-West Monroe
Natchitoches
Alexandria-Pineville
The trail spans across I-20 and down I-49 incorporating the cities of [...]

Multicultural Christmas Concert to be held Dec. 3 at NSU

[ December 3, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana Folklife Center at Northwestern State University, the NSU Office of Cultural Diversity and the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts will host the fifth Annual Natchitoches-NSU Multicultural Christmas Concert Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. in Treen Auditorium at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts.

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Natchitoches Bead Town Mural Unveiling

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[ December 4, 2013; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts/Department of Fine + Graphic Art invites the public to the unveiling of the Natchitoches Bead Town mural and join the festivities as the artwork becomes part of the Guinness Book of World Records.  The 48 x 8-foot mosaic was commissioned by the City of [...]

NSU to present 25th annual Christmas Gala

[ December 4, 2013 to December 6, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The combined talents of the Mrs. H.D. Dear Sr. and Alice E. Dear School of Creative and Performing Arts at Northwestern State University will be on display at the 25th- annual Christmas Gala Dec 4-6 in the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. Performance times are at 7 p.m. each evening with a 9 p.m. show [...]

Surviving the Holidays, A Grief Group to Hold Holiday Meetings

[ November 13, 2013; November 20, 2013; December 4, 2013; December 11, 2013; ] East Leesville Baptist Church is offering 4 Wednesday nights of “Surviving the Holidays - A Grief Group” for anyone who is experiencing heartache related to the loss of a loved one, since we know the holidays tend to be a difficult time.

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Surviving the Holidays – A Grief Group

November 13th & 20th and December [...]

Rapides Regional Events – Dec. 2013

[ December 5, 2013 to December 16, 2013. ] Dec. 5: LOPA Tree of Life ceremony, 10 a.m., Rapides Regional Medical Center South Tower Lobby. Rapides Regional Medical Center joins with the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency as it recognizes donors and their families during the holiday season. Family members are invited to place an ornament on the tree in honor of their loved one.

Dec. [...]

12 Nights of Christmas Schedule of Events

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[ December 5, 2013 to December 21, 2013. ] December 5: 1st Night of Christmas: Holiday Magic Downtown, 5 p.m. in the Alexander Fulton Mini Park in downtown Alexandria. Sponsored by City of Alexandria.  Food, fun, music, official lighting of Downtown and a visit from Santa.  Cost: Admission free.  Call: 449-5051.
December 6: 2nd Night of Christmas: Holiday Light Safari, Alexandria Zoo, 5:30 p.m. to [...]

5 New Exhibitions Opening at AMoA

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[ December 6, 2013 to February 22, 2014. ] Opening December 6 at AMoA: 5 next exhibitions featuring over 50 artworks by African-American artists from the collection of renowned costume designer Myrna Colley-Lee of Mississippi, 40 watercolors by artists throughout the world, rare behind-the-scene photographs of Mother Teresa by Baton Rouge-photographer Marie Constantin, and photographs of film production in Central Louisiana by Pineville-photographer Eric [...]