Category Archives: Events

BBQ Cook-Off, Classic Car Show & Shopping Extravaganza

[ November 23, 2013; ] MARKSVILLE, LA – There’s something for everyone at Paragon Casino Resort on Saturday, November 23th. The 7th annual Cruisin’ Southern Style Classic Car Show, hosted by Southern Style Cruisers will take place in conjunction with the annual Tunica-Biloxi Indian Political Action Committee (TBIPAC) BBQ Throwdown at the RV lodge. In the Mari Showroom, the 8th [...]

Paragon Casino Resort Salutes Veterans

[ November 11, 2013; ] MARKSVILLE, LA – Officials of the Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana and veterans organizations throughout Central Louisiana will commemorate Veterans Day with a special ceremony on Monday, November 11 at the Avoyelles Veterans Monument on Highway One at 10 a.m. The ceremony, open to veterans, their families and the general public, will include a 21 gun [...]

LSUA To Hold Veterans Day Activities

[ November 11, 2013; ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – You are invited to join us on Monday, November 11 at noon as LSUA honors those who have fought for our freedom.

LSUA is holding Veterans Day activities starting at noon on the Quad.  The program includes Ms. Brandy Williams, a veteran and LSUA student, as the keynote speaker.  She will be speaking [...]

Open Air Production Of The Life Of Jesus Christ At Angola

[ November 16, 2013 to November 17, 2013. ] Angola, LA. – Don’t miss your chance to witness the open-air production of The Life of Jesus Christ play as performed by a cast of male and female offenders from the Louisiana State Penitentiary and Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women.  This unique, truly unforgettable performance depicts Jesus’ birth, miracles, crucifixion and resurrection.  All aspects of [...]

Guitar art fundraiser at NSU

GuitarArt

[ November 8, 2013; 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Faculty and alumni of Northwestern State University’s Department of Fine + Graphic Art were invite to transform guitars into works of art that will be auctioned with proceeds benefitting local charities.  A reception and silent auction for “The Guitar Project” will take place from 7-10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at the Alexandria Museum of [...]

LA State Parks Events Nov. 2013

[ November 1, 2013 to November 30, 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. [...]

November Events at TREE House Museum

[ November 2, 2013 to November 30, 2013. ] Nov. 2- King Tut’s Tomb @ 1:00 PM

Nov. 9- Grand Opening of KID TV Exhibit (All Day)

Nov. 9- The Discoveries of Marie Curie @ 1:00 PM

Nov. 16- Pumpkin Carving Workshop @ 9:00-12:00 ($20 Non-Members and $15 Members) (Reservations Required)

Nov. 23- The History of Thanksgiving @ 1:00 PM

Nov. 25-27 & 30- Thanksgiving Crafts (Different Crafts Every [...]

Friends Of The Library Get Ready For A Book Sale At LSUA

[ November 12, 2013 to November 13, 2013. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – The Friends of the James C. Bolton Library are gearing up for their second book sale.

The sale will be held in Oakland Hall on the LSUA campus from November 12-13.  The hours are 10:00am until 6:00pm both days.

Proceeds from the book sale will go toward purchasing new equipment, supplies and library materials.  [...]

Gallery Talk

Patents

[ November 7, 2013; 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Join us for a Gallery Talk on Thursday, November 7 from 5:30-7:30pm.

Dr. John Griffith, Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Becky Griffith, Instructor of Mathematical Science – Both members of McNeese Faculty and Former Patent Examiners from Washington D.C.

What is a patent?

What does the inventor actually own as intellectual property?

How are patent applications processed within the [...]

Sugar Day Festival

KentHouse

[ November 9, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] Saturday, November 9, 2013, the 20th Annual Sugar Day Festival will be held at Kent Plantation House, 3601 Bayou Rapides Road, Alexandria, Louisiana 71303. The hours are from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission: $5.00, children six and under are free.

There will be music, food, arts and crafts, demonstrations of activities of the 19th century, [...]