Category Archives: Events

National Get Outdoors Day


[ June 8, 2013; 6:30 am to 12:00 pm. ]  

National Get Outdoors Day at Kisatchie

[ June 8, 2013; 8:00 am to 11:00 am. ]  

Kisatchie National Forest Celebrates National Get Outdoors Day

Pineville, La. – Kisatchie National Forest will host an event from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, June 8, 2013, as part of National Get Outdoors Day (GO Day), the fifth annual event to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. Jennifer Heisey, Natural Resources Specialist, with Kisatchie National Forest, [...]

Margaret Plauche Memorial Golf Tournament

[ June 8, 2013; 9:00 am; ]  

Marksville, LA -The Avoyelles Rotary Club is pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Margaret Plauche Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Tamahka Trails Golf Club at Paragon Casino Resort in Marksville. The entry fee is [...]

Second Saturday Market


[ June 8, 2013; 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Second Saturday Market is this Saturday from 9am-1pm!

Come on down(town) and visit the Second Saturday Market at the Museum for fresh, local farmers’ produce, local food vendors and original local art! Support your neighbors and community by buying local!

Also featuring specialty products, jewelry, children’s activities and more!

Guest musicians Reverand Charley’s Patent Medicine Show will bring [...]

Shrek Auditions


[ June 8, 2013; 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Shrek Auditions
Lagniappe Theatre Company
Saturday, June 8th
Ages 8-12: 11am-1pm & Ages 13-99: 1pm-3pm
Lagniappe Theatre’s space is located in the Alexandria Mall in the old Sam Goody building down from Sears, right in front of the Kid’s Playland.

Book Signing

[ June 8, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]  

Author Cheri Taylor Book Signing Event

WHEN: 6/08/13

TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE: Tamp & Grind Coffee shop, 828 4th Street Alexandria, LA 71301

WHAT: Taylor, a resident of Lamar, IN, will be available to sign copies of her book, The Other Side of Broken.

After nearly twelve years of believing that Mr. Drummer was my knight in shining armor, I [...]

Comedic Duo: The Wayans Brothers

[ June 8, 2013; ]  
Paragon Presents Comedic Duo: The Wayans Brothers
Shawn and Marlon Wayans to Perform Stand-up Show

MARKSVILLE, La. – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that comedic duo, Shawn and Marlon Wayans, will perform live in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, June 8. Tickets are $30 and are on sale now.

The Wayans’ family is a household name [...]

2nd Saturday Market

[ June 8, 2013; July 13, 2013; August 10, 2013; September 14, 2013; ]  



Second Saturday Market

Saturday, June 8,  9am-1pm
Saturday, July 13, 9am-1pm
Saturday, August 10, 9am-1pm
Saturday, September 14, 9am-1pm

Shop hand-made art, specialty products, and the freshest produce from local farmers. Stroll the galleries to view the current exhibitions. Children’s art activity and live music round out this FREE monthly event!

Cost: Free

General Information
Museum address: 933 Second Street, [...]

“Pint for a Pint”

[ June 8, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. June 15, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. June 22, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. June 29, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]  


June is National Frozen Yogurt Month, and LifeShare Blood Centers is again partnering with local frozen yogurt shops for their second annual “Pint for a Pint” summer event. LifeShare will be holding mobile blood drives at all area shops to honor the month, and help ensure a consistent blood supply for the summer.

Beginning Saturday, June [...]

Gallery One Ellleven Opening Reception


[ June 8, 2013; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ]