Marthaville Good Ole' Days

Marthaville celebrates their heritage with a parade, gospel singing, entertainment, food, arts and crafts, and more that began in 1992.

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Marthaville, Louisiana
Friday, September 14, 2018

Cane River Zydeco Festival & Motorcycle Poker Run

Zydeco dance competition, Zydeco music, food, fun, poker run, and more!

Friday, August 31, 2018

Natchitoches/NSU Folk Festival

Natchitoches Folk FestivalThe festival celebrates folk art, music, and food. There's no other festival as unique as this one. Held inside, air-conditioned Prather Coliseum on the campus of Northwestern State University.

Northwestern State University
Friday, July 20, 2018

Natchez Heritage Festival

Celebrate the history of Natchez, Louisiana with this unique festival.

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Natchez, Louisiana
Saturday, June 23, 2018

Cookin' on the Cane BBQ Competition

The cook-off is open to professional and non-professional BBQ cooks. This is an IBCA qualifying event. For more information please visit

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Saturday, June 2, 2018

Dragon Boat Races

The Northwestern State University Alumni Association will host Natchitoches’ third annual Dragon Boat Races Saturday, March 3 at the newly-renovated downtown riverbank.  Races will begin at 8 a.m. and continue throughout the day with vendors, music and activities for families and spectators. Spectator admission is free.

Dragon Boat teams consist of 20 paddlers (a minimum of eight must be female) and one drummer. The helmsman will be provided. There will be a practice session for each team during the week preceding the event.

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum is an exquisite and impressive contemporary venue set among Louisiana’s sporting legends and the rich history of the Cane River region.  The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame gallery on the ground floor honors the achievements of the state’s greatest athletes while the second floor gallery explores the dynamic history of sports in Louisiana and the unique history of Northwest Louisiana.

Ann Marie Jameson Book Signing

Natchitoches Parish Library, 450 2nd St.
Saturday, November 18, 2017


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