Turn on the Holidays Nov. 23

NatchitochesChristmasThe City of Natchitoches will kick off the holiday season on Saturday, case November 23 at Turn on the Holidays, cure a daylong event including music, food, magic, lights and fireworks.  Turn on the Holidays, the official start to 45 nights of Christmas lights and kick-off of the Natchitoches Tri-Centennial Celebration, is an entire day of free family entertainment in downtown Natchitoches.  Festivities begin at 8:00 a.m. with the last fall market of the Cane River Green Market.  Children activities including free face painting, balloon art, letters to Santa, and a magic show continue into the afternoon.  The Windstorm Band will perform on the riverbank stage leading into the lighting ceremony and fireworks show over Cane River Lake. All events are free and open to the public.  Additional upcoming events in Natchitoches:

November 30 – Snow Fest & Fireworks

November 30 – Fleur de Lis Arts & Craft Show

December 4 – 6 – Northwestern State University Christmas Gala

December 7 – 87th Annual Christmas Festival