Category Archives: Events

Creole Heritage Celebration

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[ October 10, 2013 to October 11, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The 20th Annual Creole Heritage Celebration will be held Oct. 10-11 in the Friedman Student Union at Northwestern State University. The event will celebrate the genealogy, history and archaeology of the Creole culture inside and outside Louisiana.

Registration is $20 per person in advance and $25 on site. The fee includes a complete registration [...]

Fall Natchitoches Tour of Homes Tickets On Sale

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[ October 11, 2013 to October 13, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES, LA- Experience the charm of Louisiana’s original French colony during the 59th Annual Fall Pilgrimage on October 11-13, 2013 in Natchitoches Parish.

The tour, presented by the Association for the Preservation of Historic Natchitoches, showcases national historic homes and plantations; some of these sites are not normally open to the public.

The Candlelight Tour is Friday, [...]

Upcoming AMoA Events

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[ October 11, 2013 to October 31, 2013. ]

Cane River Green Market Fall Season Starts October 12

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 23, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Cane River Green Market will kick off the fall 2013 market season on Saturday, October 12 in conjunction with the Crows on Cane Scarecrow Festival and Pumpkin Glow.  Open from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the downtown riverbank, opening day of the fall market will feature Cane River Green Market vendors, [...]

Alumna Wendy Colonna to hold concert at NSU

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[ October 12, 2013; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – Singer Wendy Colonna will hold an album release concert at Northwestern State University Saturday, Oct. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Pavilion near the Athletic Fieldhouse. Admission is by donation. Students are admitted free.

Colonna, an alumna of the Louisiana Scholars’ College, is touring to promote her new CD “Nectar.” The process that [...]

NSU Artists Featured in Leesville Exhibit

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[ October 12, 2013 to November 16, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Artists from Northwestern State University who participated in a summer trip to Ghost Ranch, N.M. will featured in an exhibition at Gallery 111 in Leesville Oct. 12-Nov. 16.  “Painted Desert:  What We Did On Our Summer Vacation” will open with a public reception at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.

Students and faculty who participated in [...]

Retirement Reception for Mrs. Leola King

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[ October 14, 2013; 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ] Glenmora, Louisiana—Monday, October 14 at 2 p.m. there will be a retirement reception at the J.W. McDonald Memorial Branch Library in Glenmora for Mrs. Leola King. Mrs. King has volunteered with the Friends of the Library for over 20 years. Mrs. King has been a mainstay for the Friends of the Library in Glenmora.  She [...]

Final Community Meeting for THINKAlex Initiative

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[ October 14, 2013; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] New Date for Final Community Meeting!

Citizens Invited to Review DRAFT Plan and Share Ideas

The City of Alexandria invites all citizens to attend the final community meeting for Alexandria’s THINKAlex Initiative.

The date of the Final Citywide meeting has changed to October 14th allowing more time for additional development of the Unified Development Strategy (UDS) and Land [...]

Leesville’s Annual Cleanup Week and Fall Trash Bash

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[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] LEESVILLE, LA- The Mayor’s Women’s Commission (MWC), in conjunction with The Keep Leesville Beautiful Committee, will host Leesville’s semi-annual Cleanup Week beginning Monday, October 14th through Saturday, October 19th.  Residents are encouraged to clean their properties and the city will offer a lending hand.  Leesville Public Works crews will pick up items throughout the week. [...]

Homecoming Webpage for NSU

[ October 14, 2013 to October 19, 2013. ] NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University has created a webpage to host information about Homecoming festivities.  Events for students will take place throughout the week of Oct. 14-19, with a parade, pep rally and Rocking on the Riverbank Homecoming Festival on Friday, Oct. 18 and a number of events, receptions, reunions and more on Saturday, Oct. [...]