Category Archives: Events

Rebel State Historic Site, Marthaville – Musical Petting Zoo


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] Tuesdays-Saturdays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Visitors can view the collection of stringed instruments on display to touch, play, and enjoy. For more information call 888.677.3600 toll free or 472.6255 locally.

South Toledo Bend State Park, Anacoco – Nature Center Exhibits


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] An interpreter will be at the Nature Center to discuss exhibits of local wildlife including bald eagles, fish, birds, and alligators. Pictures depicting the building of the Toledo Bend Reservoir are on display as well as antique fishing gear. For more information call 888.398.4770 toll free or 286.9075 locally.

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Musket Demonstration


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] The demonstration includes a brief presentation of infantry weapons used in the Civil War, a discussion of  the merits of rifle muskets over smoothbore muskets and of the basic parts of the musket, a loading demonstration, and finally a firing demonstration. The presentation ends with a question and answer session and an invitation to continue [...]

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site, Daily Demonstrations


[ July 1, 2013 to July 31, 2013. ] 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. We will be using a wheel gin (hand crank roller gin). These types [...]

CLSHRM Chapter Meeting


[ July 9, 2013; 11:30 am to 1:00 pm. ] Please join us for the monthly business meeting of the  Central Louisiana Society for Human Resource Management.

The meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 9, 2013, beginning at 11:30 am at Southern Creations Catering in Alexandria.

Speaker: Sherry Johnson, SPHR. Field Services Director – Southwest Central Region (AR, LA, MO, OK, TX) Society for Human Resource Management presents:  [...]

Martin Foundation Supports AMoA Exhibition Featuring 30 Local Artists


[ June 28, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]    Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends
Exhibition Dates: June 28–August 24, 2013
Friday, June 28, 6-8pm: Opening Reception and Artists’ Panel “How Art Tells the Story of a Community”

Alexandria Museum of Art (AMoA) is pleased to announce the support of the Martin Foundation for the upcoming exhibition, Artists Among Us: Faculty & Friends, which features the [...]

Angels to Lead Red White Blue & You


[ July 4, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. ] The City of Lake Charles is busy planning the annual Red White Blue & You July 4th Celebration. Ainsley’s Angels will serve as Grand Marshals for the patriotic street parade beginning at 6pm. This volunteer-based service provides jogger chairs, bike trailers, boat rafts, team uniforms, and race entry fees for disabled persons, known as “Captains”, [...]

Gilchrist Construction Job Fair


[ July 2, 2013; ]
Gilchrist Construction Job Fair
Looking for CDL Drivers, Experienced Carpenters and Equipment Operators
Tuesday, July 2nd
LA Workforce Commission at 5610-B Coliseum Blvd, Alexandria
Applications may be completed onsite or in advance at

“Rhythm & Hues” Art Show & Sale


[ June 4, 2013 to August 24, 2013. ]

Celebration on the Cane Set for July 4


[ July 4, 2013; 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Celebrate the Fourth of July at Celebration on the Cane on Thursday, July 4 in downtown Natchitoches.

The City of Natchitoches’ Fourth of July celebration begins at 6 p.m. on the downtown riverbank with a musical performance by The Glenn Rainey Band.  The Glenn Rainey band brings the funk with an upbeat, melodic, and energetic groove [...]