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Avoyelles Parish Events – July 2013

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[ July 12, 2013 to July 28, 2013. ] Pine Needle Basketry Class
Marksville State Historic Site
July 12th, 10am-2pm
$4 fee per adults 13-61, others free
For more information, call (318) 253-8954
Bastille Day Observance
July 13
Mass at St. Joseph’s Church, Marksville at 4pm on Saturday
With Photo Opportunity at Courthouse and Bailey’s on the Square Following
Concert at Fox Theatre at 7pm on Saturday, Matinee 2pm on Sunday
For more information, [...]

Financial Aid Workshop Set to Discuss Recent Changes

[ July 13, 2013; 9:00 am to 10:00 am. July 15, 2013; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] LSU Alexandria’s department of financial aid will conduct two financial aid workshops to communicate with prospective and current students and parents about recent changes in student aid and the impact of those changes.

The workshops will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday, July 13, and at 6 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2013. Both will be held in [...]

Fort Jesup State Historic Site, Many – Home Crafts


[ July 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] July 13th, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. This program invites guests to learn about the different home crafts that were done in the 1800s. Costumed interpreters will do hands-on demonstrations in candle making, soap making, shingle making, spinning and other early crafts. For more information call 888.677.5378 toll free or 256.4417 locally.

Post-War Suburbs Celebration

[ July 13, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Post-War Suburbs Celebration presented by the Alexandria Historic Preservation Commission

WHEN: Saturday, July 13, 2013, 10 AM – 12 Noon

WHERE: On the corner of Kimball and Madonna, just off Elliott Street near Pierson.

You’ve seen the banners, now come join the celebration!  The City of Alexandria’s Historic Preservation Commission, Taking it 2 The Street, and The Alexandria Post-War [...]

Benefit for Syble McGlothlin at LA MudFest

[ July 13, 2013; ] There is going to be a benefit for Syble McGlothlin this Saturday, July 13, at the Louisiana MudFest from 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.  Syble is going to dialysis three days per week and is facing a large amount of medical expenses.  The entry fee will be $10 per person and 50% of the money will go [...]

Author Betty Wells to Sign Books in Natchitoches


[ July 13, 2013; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Author Betty Wells Book Signing Event

Saturday, July 13th from 1pm-3pm

Natchitoches Art Guild Gallery at 584 Front St.

Wells, a resident of Shreveport, LA, will be available to sign copies of her book “How the Goldfish Became Gold”.

The class turned around and gasped, ‘Squirt! You’re gold!’

Have you ever wondered how the goldfish got its beautiful golden color? Join a tiny fish [...]

Painting with a Twist to be taught July 13 at NSU

[ July 13, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Northwestern State University’s Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer Painting with a Twist on Saturday, July 13.  The course will be taught on from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. in South Hall on NSU’s Natchitoches campus. The cost is $65.

This class will provide step-by-step instruction to help create a work of art you [...]

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, [...]

Rock It at Summer Pops


[ July 13, 2013; 5:30 pm to 11:30 pm. ]

Kix Brooks to be Inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame

[ July 13, 2013; 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. ] Paragon Casino Resort is excited to announce that Shreveport native, Kix Brooks will perform in the Mari Showroom on Saturday, July 13 at 8pm. Tickets are $25 and are on sale now at Paragon Casino Resort and all Ticketmaster locations. Officials from the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame announced today that they will induct Kix [...]