Events

October 15, 2022


GLEAUX FOR THE GIRLS 1-MILE FUN RUN THE BREAST RACE IN CENLA

From 6:00PM to n/a

EVENT DETAILS

Please join us for the 5th Annual Gleaux for the Girls, the “Breast Race in Cenla,” on Saturday, October 15th at Walker Toyota. This event brings Breast Cancer awareness and education to Central Louisiana while also raising funds to expand and enhance the local treatment capabilities, rehabilitation programs, education services, support services and community outreach offered in our area. The funds raised stay local, directly benefitting the CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Cancer Center and Breast Health Center.

 

TIME

(Saturday) 6:00 pm

LOCATION

Name: Walker Toyota

Address: 5735 Coliseum Blvd

City: Alexandria

 

Location: Walker Toyota 5735 Coliseum Blvd Alexandria

Website: https://www.christuscabrinifoundation.org/

Phone: (318) 448-6580

THE RAPIDES PARISH FAIR

EVENT DETAILS

It’s that time again!  Time for lots of rides, lots of games, lots of good food, and lots of F-U-N!  Bring the whole family out to the fairgrounds October 12-16 for the Rapides Parish Fair where “The Fun Starts Here!”  Opens Wednesday Oct. 12 at 4pm.  For info on Rapides Fair Competitive Events go to www. rapidesparishfair.org and for info on the Queen’s Pageant and Princess Contest text Melissa @ (318) 623-4064 or email rapidesfair22@gmail.com.

 

TIME

october 12 (Wednesday) - 16 (Sunday)

LOCATION

Name: Rapides Parish Fairgrounds

Address: 8149 Highway 71 South, Alexandria

Location: Rapides Parish Fairgrounds 8149 Highway 71 South, Alexandria

Website: https://www.rapidesparishfair.org/

FARM TO FOREST PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL

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Love nature? Love art? Combine them together and you get a five-day event Farm to Forest Plein Air Festival hosted by The Alexandria Museum of Art.  September 13th-16th, various artists from all around will be swarming the Cenla area eagerly painting their masterpieces “en plein air” (French for open air) all to be judged in competition.  On Friday, YOU can participate in their Quick Paint Challenge and then come back on Sunday to enjoy the Palate Party and awards.  For more information on the Quick Paint Challenge go to https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9901.  For info on the artist workshop with Ms. Suzie Baker, call 318.443.3458.  See below for full event schedule.

Thursday, October 13 
10 am – 2:00 pm:  Artist Check In at AMoA
3:30 pm: Quick Paint Challenge 

Friday, October 14 
All Day Free Paint (drop off art 10 am- 2 pm)

Saturday, October 15
All Day Free Paint (drop off art 10 am – 4 pm)

Sunday, October 16
12 pm:  Deadline for art drop off
4 pm:  Palette Party & Awards 

Monday, October 17, 10:00am – 4:00pm: Artist Workshop with Suzie Baker

 

TIME

october 13 (Thursday) - 17 (Monday)

LOCATION

Name: Alexandria Museum of Art

Address: 933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA

Location: Alexandria Museum of Art Address: 933 Second Street, Alexandria,

Website: themuseum.org

Phone: 318-443-3458

FESTIVALS ACADIENS

2022 Festival Acadiens et Créoles Official Music Line Up and Workshops

5 Great Stages

 

Friday, October 14, 2022

Scène Ma Louisiane

5:00 pm The Official Cutting of the Boudin Festival Opening

5:30-6:45 Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas

7:00-8:30 Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun

 

Saturday, October 15, 2022

Scène Ma Louisiane

10:30-11:30 Forest Huval Band

11:45-12:45 Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Road Runners

1:00-2:00 La Patente (Acadie)

2:15-3:15 Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys

3:30-4:30 Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours

4:45-6:00 Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys

6:16-7:45 Jourdan Thibodeaux et les Rôdailleurs

 

Scène Mon Heritage    

10:45-11:45 The Daiquiri Queens

12:00-1:00 Wayne Singleton & Same Ol' Two Step

1:15-2:15 Corey Ledet Zydeco

2:30-3:30 Chris Ardoin

3:45-4:45 Feufollet

5:00-6:30 Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws

 

Scène La Salle de Danse

10:30-11:30 Savoy Family Band

11:45-12:45 Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers

1:00-2:00 Has Beans

2:15-3:15 Jesse Lége

3:30-4:30 Blake Miller & the Old-Fashioned Aces

4:45-6:00 Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys

 

Scène Atelier 

11:30-12:30 Lafayette Mardi Gras Indians: Folklife Award

12:45-1:45 Finding Amédé Ardoin: Research into his Life and Legacy

2:00-3:00 T'Monde

3:15-4:15 Creole Fiddle Workshop w/ Cedric Watson, Jeffery Broussard & Johnathan Druilhet 

4:30-5:45 The Magnolia Sisters

 

Jam Ça!

11:00-12:30 Blake Miller & Angelle Aces

1:00-2:30 Forest Huval

3:15-4:15 Corey Ledet

 

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Scène Ma Louisiane

10:30-11:30 The Potluck Band 

11:45-12:45 Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band

1:00-2:00 Lost Bayou Ramblers

2:15-3:15 Lafayette Rhythm Devils

3:30-4:30 Joe Hall and the Louisiana Cane Cutters

4:45-5:45 The Revelers

6:00-7:30 Bonsoir, Catin w/special guest Eric Adcock

 

Scène Mon Heritage    

10:45-11:45 Huval-Fuselier Cajun Band 

12:00-1:00 Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys

1:15-2:15 Donny Broussard & the Louisiana Stars

2:30-3:30 Horace Trahan and the Ossun Express

3:45-4:45 Pine Leaf Boys

5:00-6:30 Lil' Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers

 

Scène La Salle de Danse

9:00-10:30 French Mass

10:45-11:45 Sheryl Cormier & Cajun Sounds

12:00-1:00 Jambalaya Cajun Band

1:15-2:15 Cedric Watson & Bijou Créole

2:30-3:30 Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers

3:45-5:00 Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings w/ guests Johnnie Allan & T.K. Hulin

5:15-6:30 Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie

 

Scène Atelier 

11:30-12:30 Brazos Huval & Mary Harris

12:45-1:45 Amis du Teche

2:00-3:00 Finger-Picking Style Guitar Workshop: Roddie Romero, Jane Vidrine, Sam Broussard, Renée Reed & Josh Caffery

3:15-4:15 Jason Frey Trio 

4:30-5:30 Louisiana French Folk Songs w/ Anna Laura Edmiston, Megan Constantin, Kelli Jones & Sasha Massey

 

Jam Ça!

11:00-12:30 Joe Hall

1:00-2:30 Sheryl Cormier

3:00-4:30 Jimmy Breaux

Location: Girard Park Lafayette

Website: www.festivalsacadiens.com.

TRACY LAWRENCE LIVE / NATCHITOCHES CRAFT BEER AND WINE FESTIVAL

From 10:00PM to n/a

Location: FRONT STREET NATCHITOCHES, LA