Category Archives: Events

Concealed Carry Class to be Offered July 15 and 17

[ July 15, 2013; 5:45 pm to 9:15 pm. July 17, 2013; 5:45 pm to 9:15 pm. ] Individuals interested in applying for or renewing their permit to carry a concealed weapon can meet the requirements for the permit through a short course offered by LSU Alexandria’s Continuing Education.

The course will be held from 5:45 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, July 15 and 17.  The range day will be July [...]

Art Camps


[ June 10, 2013 to June 14, 2013. June 17, 2013 to June 21, 2013. July 15, 2013 to July 19, 2013. ]  

Northwestern State University will offer two sessions of Art Fundamentals Summer Camp for youngsters this summer, as well as the Visual Arts Academy for teens. The School of Creative and Performing Arts’ Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting the camps.

“Art and the Written Word” will be offered June 10-14 for children ages 5-11.  [...]

Junior Lifeguard Course at NSU

[ July 16, 2013 to July 27, 2013. ] Northwestern State University will offer a Junior Lifeguard course at the NSU Recreation Complex pool.  The class is designed to guide youth toward the American Red Cross Lifeguard course by building a foundation of knowledge, attitudes and skills for future lifeguards.  Participants are not required to master or perfectly execute skills.  They will learn techniques [...]

Alexandria Lion’s Club Meeting

[ July 17, 2013; 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. ] Alexandria Lion’s Club Meeting
Guest Speaker – Representative from Crest Industries
Wednesday, July 17th from 12pm-1pm
Piccadilly Restaurant, 1400 MacArthur Drive

Live Acoustic Concert Series

[ June 20, 2013; 6:30 pm; July 18, 2013; 6:30 pm; August 15, 2013; 6:30 pm; September 19, 2013; 6:30 pm; ]  




Live Acoustic Concert Series

Come out and enjoy live music in a casual coffee house atmosphere in our café where various local and regional musical guests join host John Wakefield!

Cost: Free for AMoA members, $4 for Non-members, $3 for students/seniors/military

General Information
Museum address: 933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA 71303
Phone:  (318) 443-3458

Acoustic Music Night at AMoA


[ July 18, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Josh Hyde and Buddy Flett
Thursday, July 18th
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Josh Hyde will be playing along with legendary singer and slide guitar player Buddy Flett! Come out for music, food, and fun hosted by John Wakefield every third Thursday!
Admission: Free for members and $4 for non-members

Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historic Site, Natchitoches – NSU Folk Festival

[ July 19, 2013 9:00 am to July 20, 2013 4:00 pm. ] July 19-20, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Site staff will set up an informational display at the NSU Louisiana Folklife Festival, Prather Coliseum. Staff will be on site handing out brochures. For more information call 888.677.7853 toll free or 357.3101 locally.

Natchitoches-NSU Folk Fest


[ July 19, 2013; 4:30 pm to 11:15 pm. July 20, 2013; 8:00 am to 11:00 pm. ] The 34th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held July 19-20 in Prather Coliseum on the Northwestern State University campus. The Festival will be on Friday, July 19 from 4:30 p.m. until 11:15 p.m. and Saturday, July 20 from 8 a.m. until 11 p.m.

Tickets are $11 for a two-day pass, available in advance only, $8 [...]

Bayou Blaque Band Presents Rockin’ on the Bayou


[ July 20, 2013; 12:00 am to 10:30 pm. ] NATCHITOCHES – The Bayou Blaque Band will host Rockin’ on the Bayou Saturday, July 20, on the downtown riverbank.  The event will feature performances by area bands and an inflatable jumper for children from 12:00 noon to 10:30 p.m.
Bands performing at Rockin on the Bayou include: No Refunds, Mixed Company, and If You’re Lonely, three [...]

Planting Party at Alexandria Zoo


[ July 20, 2013; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Pack your shovel and your work gloves and head to the Zoo!
Date: Saturday, July 20
Time: 8 am – noon
Attire: Lots of bending… no short shorts
Please, no children.
We’re having a PLANTING PARTY this Saturday, July 20 beginning at 8 am.
The Land of the Jaguar GRAND OPENING is just around the corner and we need YOUR help to [...]