Natchitoches will honor war veterans during the month of November. A civil war reenactment will be held on November 1-2, 2014 in downtown Natchitoches. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Cane River National Heritage Area and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park, special events will be held on Saturday, November 8, 2014. On November 22, 2014, the city of Natchitoches will kick the annual Turn on the Holiday's 'Festival of Lights' event. More than 300,000 Christmas lights will illuminate the downtown area for six weeks.