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November 2017

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NSU Football v Abilene Christian

NSU Football v Abilene Christian

Come support NSU Demon Football as they take on the Abilene Christian Wildcats!

Location: Turpin Stadium, NSU, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Date: 
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
11/04/2017 - 6:00pm
 
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First United Methodist Church Live Nativity

First United Methodist Church Live Nativity

Join First United Methodist Church as they host their Annual Live Nativity. 

Location: Corner of Williams Ave. & St. Clair, Natchitoches

Date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
11/07/2017 - 3:00pm
 
First Baptist Christmas Musical

First Baptist Christmas Musical

Join First Baptist as they present  their Annual Christmas Musical.

 

Location: 508 Second Street,  Natchitoches

Date: 
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 3:00pm
11/07/2017 - 3:00pm
 
 
L.P. Vaughn School of Fine Arts Host Dinner Theater

L.P. Vaughn School of Fine Arts Host Dinner Theater

L.P. Vaughn School of Fine Arts and the L.P. Vaughn Elementary School will be hosting a “Dinner Theater on November 9, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. Tickets are now on sale at the school office at 1500 Gold Street and from select teachers. Tickets are $25.00 a person or $35.00 for a couple. 

Special guest speaker will be Dr. King David Godwin, the Dean of the Grambling State Theater and Performing Arts of Grambling State University. He will be bringing students from his university to perform.  

In addition to the dinner theater, the School of Fine Arts are also securing sponsorships from businesses and corporations in the community. Gold Sponsorships are $5,000.00, Silver, $1,000.00, and Bronze Sponsorships $200.00.  

The School of Fine Art is in its 4th year as an after-school program. Students receive a $150.00 scholarship while paying $30.00 for ten weeks of lessons. Scholarships are available for all Natchitoches Parish Public Schools. Registration begins November 13th for L.P. Vaughn students and December 4th for other parish public schools.  

Music teacher, Danny Von Kanel is the director of the School of Fine Arts.  

Call the school at 318-352-2369 for information on tickets for the Dinner Theater, sponsorships, and/or School of Fine Arts. 

Date: 
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:30pm
11/09/2017 - 5:30pm
 
 
300th Anniversary Ceremony of the Founding of Mission San Miguel de Los Adaes

300th Anniversary Ceremony of the Founding of Mission San Miguel de Los Adaes

In collaboration with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Alexandria, Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. will host a commemorative ceremony honoring the 300th Anniversary of
the founding of the Mission San Miguel de Linares de los Adaes. The ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Los Adaes State Historic Site.

 

Set to begin at 9AM, the Diocese of Alexandria will lead the ceremony, with Father Chad Partain officiating.

 

Mission San Miguel de Linares de los Adaes 300th Anniversary Ceremony Schedule

  • 9AM – Welcome and Overview of the Mission San Miguel de Linares de los Adaes
  • 10AM – Procession to and Blessing of Mission Hill

 

Visitors are encouraged to wear comfortable walking shoes for the approximately one mile procession on a rustic trail to the mission site.  Los Adaes is located just off Highway 6 near Robeline at 6354 Highway 485. For more information, contact Cane River National Heritage Area at 318.356.5555.

 

Date: 
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 9:00am
11/11/2017 - 9:00am
 
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Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Concert

Natchitoches-Northwestern Symphony Concert

Location: Magale Recital Hall

 

Date: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 7:30pm
11/13/2017 - 7:30pm
 
 
Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra Concert

Northwestern State University Jazz Orchestra Concert

Location: Magale Recital Hall

 

Date: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:30pm
11/15/2017 - 7:30pm
 
“Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality” book reading and Q&A with author Brett L. Abrams

“Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality” book reading and Q&A with author Brett L. Abrams

Join us at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana  History Museum as author Brett Abrams discusses his new book, Terry Bradshaw:  From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality.  Over 35 years Bradshaw forged images as an actor, singer, and studio analyst that toyed with and in instances undercut the stereotype of Southern good old boy. The range of his off-the-field activities enabled Bradshaw to become one of the rare athletes to expand from being a spots idol to becoming a pop culture icon. Learn about the life a career of Terry Bradshaw, meet the author and buy a signed copy of his book.  The program is free and open to the public.

Event:        “Terry Bradshaw:  From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality” book reading and Q&A with author Brett L. Abrams 

Date:          Thursday, November 16, 2017

Time:          6:00 p.m.

Location: Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum; 800 Front Street, Natchitoches, LA 71457 

Contact:      (318) 357-2492 

Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 6:00pm
11/16/2017 - 6:00pm
 
Northwestern State University Wind Symphony

Northwestern State University Wind Symphony

Location: Magale Recital Hall

Date: 
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 7:30pm
11/16/2017 - 7:30pm
 
 
Turn on the Holidays Festival of Lights

Turn on the Holidays Festival of Lights

Saturday, November 18 – Free admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank 


* 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Le Amies Christmas Treasures Arts & Craft Show at Natchitoches Event Center, 750 Second Street. FREE, if you are interested in becoming a vendor visit and send a message to www.facebook.com/LesAmiesServiceOrganization/
*4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Holiday Open House – Historic District Business Association Shops & Attractions open late.

* 4:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. “Turn on the Holidays!” A Louisiana Main to Main Event! Join us for the official start to the Natchitoches Christmas season as we turn on the Christmas lights for the first time. This all day event features live musical entertainment, children’s activities, and Fireworks!

*4:30 -7:00 p.m. – Entertainment – Mike McKenzie Band -Downtown Riverbank

*7:00 p.m. Fireworks over Cane River Lake FREE

*7:30-9:00 p.m. – Entertainment -Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs – Downtown Riverbank

*9:00-10 p.m. – Entertainment – Joe Stampley – Downtown Riverbank

Date: 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 (All day)
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NSU Football v Stephen F. Austin

NSU Football v Stephen F. Austin

Come support NSU Demon Football as they take on the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks!

Location: Turpin Stadium, NSU, Natchitoches, LA 71457
Date: 
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 3:00pm
11/18/2017 - 3:00pm
 
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Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank

Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank

Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank

Time:3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

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Friday, November 24, 2017 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm
11/24/2017 - 3:00pm to 9:00pm
 
Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show

Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show

Find hand-made iteams from over 100 artists at the Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show located indoors at the Natchitoches Events Center.

Date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 (All day)
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Natchitoches Christmas Weekend

Natchitoches Christmas Weekend

Admission to Downtown Riverbank beginning at 1p.m. – $6 Ages 12 & over. Advanced armbands will be available to purchase November 1st. 

* 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show at Natchitoches Events Center, 750 Second Street. FREE. For more information visit and send the organizers a message to www.facebook.com/FleurDeLisArtsAndCrafts/

*10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank $

* 4:30-7:00 p.m. – Entertainment – LaCour Trio – Downtown Riverbank

* 7:00 p.m. Fireworks over Cane River Lake

* 7:15 – 9:30 p.m. – Entertainment – Louisiana Red – Downtown Riverbank

Date: 
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 9:00am to 9:30pm
11/25/2017 - 9:00am to 9:30pm
 
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Christmas Gala

Christmas Gala

Join in on the Christmas cheer as Northwestern State University’s School of Creative and Performing Arts stages its most popular holiday production, the annual Christmas Gala! Inspired by New York’s Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, the Christmas Gala showcases the talents of students and faculty in NSU’s world-class music, theatre, dance and art programs. The show is a perennial favorite and is sure to delight audiences of all ages with Christmas songs, skits and dance numbers that celebrate the magic of Christmas, such as the wildly popular Nutcracker dance, the NSU Jazz Orchestra, the Percussion Ensemble and several other featured musical and vocal ensembles.

For additional information, ticket prices, and to order advanced tickets contact Teresa at 318.357.4522 or Ladell at 318.357.5773

Location: 
AA Fredericks Auditorium NSU Campus
Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 (All day) to Friday, December 1, 2017 (All day)
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