Category Archives: Events

“Battle on the Red River” Re-Enactment

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[ March 6, 2014 to March 9, 2014. ] Remember the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the Red River Campaign through living history, battle re-enactments, and symposia, March 6-9, 2014, in Alexandria and Pineville. This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the Red River Campaign.

All events are free and open to the public.

Enjoy “A Taste of the Old South” during a symposium being [...]

AMOA Exhibit: Theo Tobiasse: Textural Emergence

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[ March 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Exhibition Dates: March 7 – May 24, 2014

Alexandria Museum of Art is pleased to announce its upcoming exhibition, Theo Tobiasse: Textural Emergence. This selection of works from AMoA’s permanent collection represents the later years of Jewish artist Theo Tobiasse’s prolific and innovative career. As a teenager living in Paris, Tobiasse and his family were forced [...]

AMOA Exhibit: Dueling Visions of Liberty

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[ March 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Exhibition Dates: March 7 – May 24, 2014

Dueling Visions of Liberty: Depictions of the American Civil War presents the diverse political, regional, and racial viewpoints expressed during the American Civil War through art. The exhibit will feature a variety of artistic medium including contemporary paintings, lithographs from news journals, sculptures, photographs, and other period artifacts [...]

AMOA Exhibit: Art Shapes the World

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[ March 7, 2014 to May 24, 2014. ] Exhibition Dates: March 7 – May 24, 2014

Youth Art Month (YAM) is an annual celebration every March to emphasize the value of art education for all youth, and to encourage support for quality school art programs. YAM provides a forum for acknowledging skills that are fostered through experience in the visual arts. Alexandria Museum of [...]

Floral design class to start Saturday

[ March 8, 2014 to March 22, 2014. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a class on basic floral design beginning Saturday, March 8.

The course will be taught on March 8, 15 and 22 from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at The Master’s Bouquet at 108 South Drive in Natchitoches. The cost is $200 plus a [...]

Kite workshop set Saturday

[ March 8, 2014; March 15, 2014; ] Beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 8, the City of Alexandria will host a kite-making workshop in the lobby of City Hall in Downtown Alexandria in anticipation of next week’s Kite Day Festival set at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 15, at O’Hearn Mathews Field on Bayou Rapides Road.

The class will help children learn the [...]

American Heart Association Heart Walk

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[ March 8, 2014; ] Saturday March 8, 2014 – American Heart Association Heart Walk
Big Island Field beginning at 9 am
Click here for more information. 

Central LA Community Foundation Presents “Letters Home”

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[ March 8, 2014 to March 9, 2014. ] We thank the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce, Alexandria-Pineville Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for bringing to the Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center in downtown Alexandria, the only Louisiana stop for this nationally acclaimed show honoring the men and women of our military.

Learn more and [...]

Cole Vosbury to Visit Natchitoches

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[ March 8, 2014; ] Cole Vosbury, a semi-finalist on NBC’s “The Voice”, will perform a Tri-centennial Celebration Concert in Natchitoches on March 8 at 6 p.m.

NSU to hold Spring Senior Day March 8

[ March 8, 2014; ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University will hold its annual Spring Senior Day Saturday, March 8. Top students can get a head start on their college education at NSU’s Credit Connection being held that same day.

Northwestern State’s Office of University Recruiting will be holding its annual Spring Senior Day beginning at 9 a.m. Registration starts at [...]