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NSU Destination Science Camp

Northwestern State University's School of Science, Technology Engineering and Mathmatics will host Destination Science camp June 24-28 for children ages 10-14. The camp will offer experiences in anatomy, physiology, chemistry, physics, drone technology, veterinary technology and natural science. Campers will be exposed to topics in a variety of science fields, work with technologies used in […]

Pick Up Your Brush Painting Class

Northwestern State University's Office of Electronic and Continuing Education will offer a Pick Up Your Brush painting class on June 13th and 27th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on the second floor of South Hall. The fee is $45 for each seperate session. In the class, participants will learn the art of painting using […]

2nd Annual Zydeco Food Truck Festival

The 2nd Annual Zydeco Food Truck Festival will be held on Saturday, June 29th, from 11 a.m. - 11 p.m. at the Natchitoches Fairgrounds. This event will draw thousands from Natchitoches Parish and surrounding cities to hear an awesome musical lineup featuring well-known Zydeco musicians and local bands, with J Paul Jr. headlining. But the […]

Celebration on the Cane

Join us on the Downtown Riverbank for our annual Celebration on the Cane featuring live music with the Mike McKenzie Band from 7-9pm. Enjoy food vendors and a tasty beverage from the local Tipsy Trailer! Fireworks begin at 9pm! This event is FREE and open to the public. We hope to see you there!

American Cemetery Walking Tour

The purpose of this tour is to familiarize visitors with some of the notable people from the area buried in the American Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Natchitoches. Over the years, planters, businessman, politicians, and educators have all made their mark on Natchitoches and the surrounding area. The markers in the cemetery tell stories of […]

Brick Streets Bites and Boutiques

The Natchitoches Historic District Business Association is excited to announce a brand-new shopping extravaganza: Brick Streets, Bites & Boutiques! Join us Downtown on July 11th from 4-8pm for an evening filled with unique experiences and delightful offerings. Explore exclusive store specials, discover charming pop-up shops, and indulge in sample tastings that showcase the best of […]

7th Annual Louisiana Young Professionals Conference (2024)

Registration is now open for the 7th annual Louisiana Young Professionals Conference, annually held in historic downtown Natchitoches! Employers and employees will both find real value in the session topics for this one-day conference. Our keynote and session speakers will give you valuable insight into some of the greatest workplace challenges for today's young professionals, […]

Natchitoches – NSU Folk Festival

Natchitoches - The 44th Annual Natchitoches - NSU Folk Festival will be held on Saturday July 20th in air-conditioned Prather Coliseum located at 220 South Jefferson Street at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. The festival's curated showcase of Louisiana folk musicians, food vendors and traditional crafts persons will open at 9 a.m. with live entertainment […]

Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival

Event Title: 44th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival 2024 Festival Theme: The Old Songs Never Die Event Description: The Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival will be held on July 20 in air-conditioned Prather Coliseum on the NSU campus and will feature 3 stages of music with Cajun, zydeco, blues, Celtic, and country music, free Cajun and zydeco dance […]

Louisiana State Fiddle Championship

The purpose of the Louisiana State Fiddlers' Championship (LSFC) is to perpetuate the traditional music and styles of fiddling integral to many kinds of Louisiana music, to help develop an appreciation and understanding of traditional music, to encourage young fiddlers to pursue musical endeavors and to encourage jam sessions and contests as a way to […]

Mommy and Me Paint Class

The Natchitoches Art Guild and Gallery are offering a morning class for Parent and Child on Saturday, July 27, from 10:00 AM to Noon.   The gallery is located at 584 Front Street. Registration can be taken by phone or in person at the gallery. 318-352-1626. The registration fee is $50 per pair of adult/child and covers materials. […]

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