Category Archives: Events

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. [...]

87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival December 7

[ December 7, 2013; ] NATCHITOCHES – The 87th Annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival will take place Saturday, December 7 in downtown Natchitoches.  The Natchitoches Historic District Business Association and the City of Natchitoches will usher in the holiday season with children’s activities, entertainment, parades, food vendors, and fireworks.  North Louisiana’s own Frank Foster will serve as the Grand Marshal and [...]

Museum Assoc. of West LA Presents “An Elegant Affair”

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[ December 7, 2013; ]

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. [...]

Natchitoches Looking for Tri-Centennial Ambassadors

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[ November 15, 2013 to December 15, 2013. ] Natchitoches – The Tri-Centennial Steering Committee is forming a group of volunteers to support Tri-Centennial events during the 2014 celebration. The Tri-Centennial Ambassadors will serve as representatives of the celebration at many events throughout the year. The Ambassadors are comprised of high school juniors and seniors, and college students.

The Ambassadors will represent the Tri-Centennial at [...]

Turn on the Holidays Nov. 23

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[ November 23, 2013 to December 8, 2013. ] The City of Natchitoches will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, November 23 at Turn on the Holidays, a daylong event including music, food, magic, lights and fireworks.  Turn on the Holidays, the official start to 45 nights of Christmas lights and kick-off of the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration, is an entire day of free family [...]

Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

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[ November 9, 2013 to December 22, 2013. ] Bass Pro Shops Christmas Parade November 9 in Bossier City

Bass Pro Shops in Bossier City and the Outlets at the Louisiana Boardwalk will partner to present a special, free Christmas parade on the afternoon of Saturday, November 9.  The parade will begin at approximately 4:15 p.m. and will end at 5 p.m. with Santa Claus [...]

Avoyelles Events – Nov & Dec 2013

[ November 15, 2013 to December 28, 2013. ] Cooking For The King
St. Mary’s Community Center
Cottonport, LA
6:30pm
$35person
318.305.5820   318.201.9321   337.257.9992
Pine Needle Basketry Class
Marksville State Historic Site
November 15, 2013
10am and 2pm
$4 adults (under 13, over 62 free)|
888.253.8954
Christmas Extravaganza
Paragon Casino Resort- Mari Showroom
November 23, 2013
318.253.0284
Prehistoric Mounds Tour
Marksville State Historic Site
November 29, 2013
10am and NOON
$4 adults (under 13, over 62 free)
888.253.8954
First Thursday on the Courthouse Square & Marksville [...]

Coats for Kids

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[ October 23, 2013 to January 31, 2014. ] Helping kids stay warm this winter could be as easy as cleaning out your closet. So, whether you’re shopping at a store or your own closet, you can help us keep a kid warm this winter.

Drop off new or gently used coats, jackets or sweaters at a drop-off location near you. All coats are cleaned [...]

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 [...]