American Indian Crafts Day

American Indian crafts people from Louisiana and adjacent states will demonstrate and sell their work at Northwestern State University on Saturday, Dec. 1. The annual American Indian Crafts Day will be held Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Williamson Museum on the second floor of Kyser Hall. Admission is free and open to the public,

Williamson Museum, Kyser Hall, NSU Campus
Saturday, December 1, 2018

CaneBrake Cafe

Offers breakfast and lunch options in Downtown Natchitoches.

DJ on the Riverbank Stage

DJ on the Riverbank Stage every Friday evening.

Riverbank Stage, Rue Beauport
Friday, November 23, 2018

Lessons & Carols

The Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, was first presented at the Chapel of Kings College at Cambridge University in 1918. The lessons have remained essentially unchanged, but the music is fresh every year. Join Dr. Kristine Coreil of NSULA, the Trinity Choir, and special musical guests for an evening of sacred readings, music, and song in our historic church in downtown Natchitoches. Admission is Free and all are welcome; nursery services will be provided. Begins at 6 pm.

Trinity Episcopal Church, Natchitoches
Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Brew Sync

The Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival will be presenting "Brew Sync, a lip-sync competition and fundraiser for the Festival, which will be held at the new Cane River Brewing Company on Mill Street on Wednesday, November 14th at 6:30 p.m.

Cane River Brewing Company
Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Holiday Tour of Homes: Living History Tour

Step back in time to life in historic Natchitoches. Our downtown area is home to some fabulous stories! We invite you to step in The Cunningham Law Firm, now the Natchitoches Historic Foundation home, to hear about small business life in the late 1800s. The building has twin chimneys in the center of the building that were used to heat both sides of the duplex offices. Trinity Episcopal Church boasts the story of the Fighting Bishop. Join us to hear this fascinating tale! Construction of the Old Courthouse began in 1896. It is a lovely example of Romanesque Revival architecture.

Natchitoches Historic Foundation/ The Cunningham Law Firm
Saturday, December 8, 2018

10th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Multicultural Christmas Concert

6-8 p.m.

This event is sponsored by the Louisiana Folklife Center, the NSU Center for Inclusion and Diversity, and the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts. The concert will celebrate diversity and the cheer of Christmas and the Christmas season -- both sacred and secular.

For more information, contact the Louisiana Folklife Center at or 318-357-4332. 

Admission is FREE and the event is family-oriented.

Treen Auditorium, NSU Campus (LSMSA)
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

An evening with Margot Lee Shettery

Northwestern State University’s Student Government Association will host an evening with Margot Lee Shettery, author of the book that inspired the film "Hidden Figures."

Shettery will speak Monday, November 5 at 6:15 p.m. in A.A. Fredericks Auditorium on the NSU campus. The event is free and open to the public.

A.A. Fredericks Auditorium, NSU Campus
Monday, November 5, 2018

Cane River Fall Fest

Cane River Creole National Historical Park at Oakland Plantation from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free admission. Fall crafts, games, and demonstrations.

For more information, call 318-352-0383.

Cane River Creole National Historical Park, Oakland Plantation
Saturday, October 27, 2018

Remembering the Great War

Saturday, Nov. 3 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Grand Ecore Visitor Center
106 Tauzin Island Road
Natchitoches, LA

Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) will host a “Show and Tell” style discussion entitled, “Remembering the Great War” at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grand Ecore Visitor Center.

Grand Ecore Visitor Center
Saturday, November 3, 2018


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