Category Archives: Events

Lily Orchid Days


[ August 16, 2013 to August 18, 2013. ]


It will be hot but this is the time of the year that Carolina Lily (Lilium michauxii) and Yellow Fringed Orchid (Platanthera ciliaris) are in flower and perhaps yellow fringeless orchid (Platanthera integra) and crested yellow orchid (Platanthera cristata).  I and the Fort Polk crew will have located good spots for these plus other notable [...]

Cane River Green Market Announces After Market Market Days


[ August 10, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. August 24, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. September 7, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. September 14, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market is pleased to announce “After Market Market Days” to take place on the downtown riverbank in the Natchitoches Historic District starting August 10.

The CRGM After Market will operate on Saturdays between the spring and fall Cane River Green Market seasons.  Dates for 2013 are August 10, August 24, [...]

American Cancer Society’s Vegas Nights Gala


[ August 10, 2013; ] The American Cancer Society is excited to announce Vegas Nights as the theme for the 2013 gala.  This event is set for Saturday, August 10th at Paragon Casino Resort Ballroom in Marksville. This year’s gala is a fundraising event in an effort to make this cancer’s last century.   Some of the events of the evening [...]

Paragon Casino Resort Welcomes Back Charley Pride

[ August 10, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Marksville – Paragon Casino Resort is excited to welcome Charley Pride to the Mari Showroom Stage on Saturday August 10th. Doors open at 7 p.m. and show begins at 8 p.m.

Charley Pride has remained one of the Top 20 best-selling country artists of all-time. His legacy includes 36 #1 hit singles, over 70 million albums [...]

Avoyelles Commission of Tourism – August Events

[ August 1, 2013 to August 31, 2013. ] Taste of the Arts
Fox Theater-Marksville, LA
August 9, 2013
6pm-8pm  $10person
Indian Culture Laws and Customs
Marksville State Historic Site
August 10, 2013
11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm
$4per adult 13-61(others free)
Prehistoric Mounds Tour
Marksville State Historic Site
August 24, 2013
10 am and Noon
$4 per adult 13-61(others free)
LA 4-H Museum
8592 Hwy 1 – Mansura 71350
Open Daily 9a-4p

Delta Care Project


[ August 8, 2013 to August 16, 2013. ]

GOHSEP Workshops to Help Local Governments with Federal Grant Process

[ August 7, 2013; ] Baton Rouge, LA – The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is hosting a series of workshops to help local authorities with the current federal Homeland Security (HLS) grant process. Concepts presented by GOHSEP during the workshops will be used to determine ongoing eligibility for federal HLS grant funds; milestones in the [...]

A Night With David Magee, Benefitting St. Mary’s


[ August 24, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Acclaimed as one of America’s Top Sleight of Hand Artist and manipulator of the human mind, David Magee’s talents have taken him around the world and right to Marksville, Louisiana. David has generously offered to hold a benefit show, with all proceeds benefiting St. Mary’s Residential Training School.
Please join us on August 24, 2013 at [...]

NRBIA August 26th Meeting


[ August 26, 2013; 11:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] North Rapides Business & Industry Alliance
Monday, August 26th at 11:30am
Granberry Conference Center at Louisiana College
Special Guest:  Dr. Rodney Ellis, Chancellor of the Central Louisiana Technical College

Art Exhibit at Rapides Cancer Center


[ August 12, 2013 to August 16, 2013. ] You are invited!  The Lilly Oncology on Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey will be set up in the Rapides Cancer Center Lobby on Friday, Aug. 9 – and open to the public for viewing Aug. 12-16.
Lilly Oncology On Canvas: Expressions of a Cancer Journey is an art competition and exhibition that honors the journeys [...]