91st Annual Natchitoches Christmas and Annual Festival of Lights
Nov
18
to Jan 6

91st Annual Natchitoches Christmas and Annual Festival of Lights

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Make Holiday memories in Natchitoches...Louisiana's oldest city!  Enjoy the 2017 Christmas Tour of Homes and the Festival of Lights.

This is high season for Natchitoches, LA, so make your reservations with us here at the Jefferson House Bed & Breakfast early, as availability will be limited. Click on the RezOvation link for current availability.  You may also call us at 318-352-5834.

For more information on the events, please visit:

www.NatchitochesChristmas.com

 

 

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Christmas Tour of Homes 2017
Dec
7
to Dec 16

Christmas Tour of Homes 2017

Tickets will be available at the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor Bureau - 780 Front St. Suite 100 and at houses on tour each day of the tour. $20 per person per day.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a holiday tour of uniquely decorated homes in the Natchitoches, Louisiana.  The event, will feature docent led commentaries on the history of each property as well as the unique holiday decorations. This unique tour consists of homes built last year as well as nearly 200 years ago.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a walking tour.  Thursday night tours are sponsored by Maglieaux's and The Landing and will feature a complimentary glass of wine at the end of the tour. The Saturday tours will trace Steel Magnolia venues and will include photo opportunities of sites included on the tour. Friday night sites can be accessed in conjunction with Christmas Along Poete. Tickets for Christmas Along Poete will be available at each end of Poete Street which will be closed to traffic. 

 We invite you to experience the charm of historic Natchitoches during this annual holiday event. Proceeds from the Tour benefit restoration of properties in the Natchitoches Parish area.

 

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"Steel Magnolia Christmas 2017
Dec
16
1:00 PM13:00

"Steel Magnolia Christmas 2017

Tickets will be available at the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor Bureau - 780 Front St. Suite 100 and at houses on tour each day of the tour.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a holiday tour of uniquely decorated homes in the Natchitoches, Louisiana.  The event, will feature docent led commentaries on the history of each property as well as the unique holiday decorations. This unique tour consists of homes built last year as well as nearly 200 years ago.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a walking tour.  $20 per person per day

Thursday night tours are sponsored by Maglieaux's and The Landing and will feature a complimentary glass of wine at the end of the tour.

Friday night sites can be accessed in conjunction with Christmas Along Poete.

The Saturday tours will trace Steel Magnolia venues and will include photo opportunities of sites included on the tour.

Tickets for Christmas Along Poete will be available at each end of Poete Street which will be closed to traffic. 

 We invite you to experience the charm of historic Natchitoches during this annual holiday event. Proceeds from the Tour benefit restoration of properties in the Natchitoches Parish area.

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Christmas Tour of Homes 2017
Dec
15
5:00 PM17:00

Christmas Tour of Homes 2017

Tickets will be available at the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor Bureau - 780 Front St. Suite 100 and at houses on tour each day of the tour. $20 per person per day.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a holiday tour of uniquely decorated homes in the Natchitoches, Louisiana.  The event, will feature docent led commentaries on the history of each property as well as the unique holiday decorations. This unique tour consists of homes built last year as well as nearly 200 years ago.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a walking tour.  Thursday night tours are sponsored by Maglieaux's and The Landing and will feature a complimentary glass of wine at the end of the tour. The Saturday tours will trace Steel Magnolia venues and will include photo opportunities of sites included on the tour. Friday night sites can be accessed in conjunction with Christmas Along Poete. Tickets for Christmas Along Poete will be available at each end of Poete Street which will be closed to traffic. 

 We invite you to experience the charm of historic Natchitoches during this annual holiday event. Proceeds from the Tour benefit restoration of properties in the Natchitoches Parish area.

 

We are pleased to announce that the Jefferson House Bed and Breakfast will be on tour Friday, December 15th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm!

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Christmas on the Cane 2017
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00

Christmas on the Cane 2017

Tickets will be available at the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor Bureau - 780 Front St. Suite 100 and at houses on tour each day of the tour.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a holiday tour of uniquely decorated homes in the Natchitoches, Louisiana.  The event, will feature docent led commentaries on the history of each property as well as the unique holiday decorations. This unique tour consists of homes built last year as well as nearly 200 years ago.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a walking tour.  $20 per person per day.

Thursday night tours are sponsored by Maglieaux's and The Landing and will feature a complimentary glass of wine at the end of the tour.

Friday night sites can be accessed in conjunction with Christmas Along Poete.

The Saturday tours will trace Steel Magnolia venues and will include photo opportunities of sites included on the tour.

Tickets for Christmas Along Poete will be available at each end of Poete Street which will be closed to traffic. 

 We invite you to experience the charm of historic Natchitoches during this annual holiday event. Proceeds from the Tour benefit restoration of properties in the Natchitoches Parish area.

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Joy to the World!
Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

Joy to the World!

The Music Ministry of First Baptist Church Presents

Joy to the World!

Friday, December 8, 2017 at 6:00pm

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 6:00pm

You are invited to join First Baptist Church of Natchitoches on Sunday, December 24, 2017 for the Christmas Eve Service at 6:00pm.

508 Second Street, Natchitoches, La. 71457 - www.fbcnatchitoches.net

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"Steel Magnolia Christmas" 2017
Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

"Steel Magnolia Christmas" 2017

Tickets will be available at the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor Bureau - 780 Front St. Suite 100 and at houses on tour each day of the tour.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a holiday tour of uniquely decorated homes in the Natchitoches, Louisiana.  The event, will feature docent led commentaries on the history of each property as well as the unique holiday decorations. This unique tour consists of homes built last year as well as nearly 200 years ago.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a walking tour.  $20 per person per day.

Thursday night tours are sponsored by Maglieaux's and The Landing and will feature a complimentary glass of wine at the end of the tour.

Friday night sites can be accessed in conjunction with Christmas Along Poete.

The Saturday tours will trace Steel Magnolia venues and will include photo opportunities of sites included on the tour.

Tickets for Christmas Along Poete will be available at each end of Poete Street which will be closed to traffic. 

 We invite you to experience the charm of historic Natchitoches during this annual holiday event. Proceeds from the Tour benefit restoration of properties in the Natchitoches Parish area.

Complimentary Admission for Saturday Tour Ticket Holders:  Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum.

The 27,000 square foot museum complex at 800 Front Street, provides a permanent home for the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and its collection of portraits and memorabilia celebrating the achievements of more than 300 Louisiana athletes, coaches, and other sports figures.  Located on the second floor of the Northwest Louisiana History Museum explores the evolution of unique cultural traditions of the area from early native-American civilizations to the present.

*Homes subject to change. For more information and tickets call 800-259-1714.

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Christmas Along Poete 2017
Dec
8
5:00 PM17:00

Christmas Along Poete 2017

Christmas Along Poete - Friday, December 8th - 5:00-8:00pm

Come stroll along Poete Street between Jefferson St. and Second St. to see Mrs. Claus with her cookies to decorate, Santa's elves helping children create ornaments from natural materials, dancers celebrating the season, musicians playing seasonal music, and other events for family fun.  Additionally, houses along Jefferson Street and Poete will be open for touring. 

Tickets for Christmas Along Poete will be available at each end of Poete Street which will be closed to traffic. $20 per person per day.

  • We are pleased to announce that the Jefferson House Bed and Breakfast will be on tour Friday, December 8th from 5:00pm - 8:00pm!

 

 

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Christmas on the Cane 2017
Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Christmas on the Cane 2017

Tickets will be available at the Natchitoches Convention and Visitor Bureau - 780 Front St. Suite 100 and at houses on tour each day of the tour.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a holiday tour of uniquely decorated homes in the Natchitoches, Louisiana.  The event, will feature docent led commentaries on the history of each property as well as the unique holiday decorations. This unique tour consists of homes built last year as well as nearly 200 years ago.

The Christmas Tour of Homes is a walking tour.  Thursday night tours are sponsored by Maglieaux's and The Landing and will feature a complimentary glass of wine at the end of the tour. The Saturday tours will trace Steel Magnolia venues and will include photo opportunities of sites included on the tour. Friday night sites can be accessed in conjunction with Christmas Along Poete. Tickets for Christmas Along Poete will be available at each end of Poete Street which will be closed to traffic. 

 We invite you to experience the charm of historic Natchitoches during this annual holiday event. Proceeds from the Tour benefit restoration of properties in the Natchitoches Parish area.

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91st Annual Christmas Festival
Dec
2
9:00 AM09:00

91st Annual Christmas Festival

Saturday, December 2
91st Annual Christmas Festival, Louisiana’s premiere holiday event. Named by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice “Best Southern Small Town” in 2016. Enjoy our daylong festival filled with live musical entertainment, arts, crafts and food vendors, a parade and a magnificent fireworks show choreographed to holiday music over the riverbank of Cane River Lake. Admission armbands are required for entry to Front Street & Downtown Riverbank. $10 Ages 12 & over. $8 for Advanced armbands- available for purchase November 1st.

* 7:45 a.m. – Natchitoches “City of Lights” 5K – NSU Campus.  

* 10:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m. – Christmas on the Cane at Fort St. Jean Baptiste SHS, Celebrate Christmas 18th century style with historians, re-enactors and period merchants. $4 for persons over 12 & under 62.

* 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. – LA Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum OPEN with FREE admission

* 1:00p.m. – Festival of Lights Parade 

* 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Entertainment – Jo-El Sonnier – Downtown Riverbank

* 6:00 p.m. – Fireworks over Cane River Lake

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NSU Christmas Gala 2017
Nov
29
to Dec 1

NSU Christmas Gala 2017

 

2017 Christmas Gala - N.S.U.'s 2017 Christmas Gala, presented by hundreds of Creative and Performing Arts students and faculty, promises to ring in the holiday season. The dynamic program features familiar, entertaining music, drama and visual performances for all ages. Please join us for one of Natchitoches' most highly anticipated events of the year.

Performances at the A.A. Fredericks Auditorium:

Wednesday, November 29th at 7pm

Thursday, November 30th at 7pm

Friday, December 1st at 7pm & 9pm

At the Strand Theatre in Shreveport: December 10th at 4pm

For Reservations/Tickets call Ladell or Teresa at 318-357-4522. Call or reserve online asap, tickets sell quickly!

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Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show
Nov
25
9:00 AM09:00

Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show

Saturday November 25 – Admission to Downtown Riverbank beginning at 1p.m. – $6 Ages 12 & over. Advanced armbands will be available to purchase November 1st. 

* 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Fleur de Lis Arts & Crafts Show at Natchitoches Events Center, 750 Second Street. FREE. A wide variety of unique, hand-made items from more than 100 artists indoors at the Natchitoches Events Center. For more information visit and send the organizers a message to www.facebook.com/FleurDeLisArtsAndCrafts/

*10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank $

* 4:30-7:00 p.m. – Entertainment – LaCour Trio – Downtown Riverbank

* 7:00 p.m. Fireworks over Cane River Lake

* 7:15 – 9:30 p.m. – Entertainment – Louisiana Red – Downtown Riverbank

 

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Turn on the Holidays
Nov
18
9:00 AM09:00

Turn on the Holidays

Saturday, November 18 – Free admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank
* 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Le Amies Christmas Treasures Arts & Craft Show at Natchitoches Event Center, 750 Second Street. FREE, if you are interested in becoming a vendor visit and send a message to www.facebook.com/LesAmiesServiceOrganization/
*4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Holiday Open House – Historic District Business Association Shops & Attractions open late.

* 4:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. “Turn on the Holidays!” A Louisiana Main to Main Event! Join us for the official start to the Natchitoches Christmas season as we turn on the Christmas lights for the first time. This all day event features live musical entertainment, children’s activities, and Fireworks!

*4:30 -7:00 p.m. – Entertainment – Mike McKenzie Band -Downtown Riverbank

*7:00 p.m. Fireworks over Cane River Lake FREE

*7:30-9:00 p.m. – Entertainment -Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs – Downtown Riverbank

*9:00-10 p.m. – Entertainment – Joe Stampley – Downtown Riverbank

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NSU Theater Presents: Les Liaisons Dangereuses
Nov
1
to Nov 5

NSU Theater Presents: Les Liaisons Dangereuses

NSU Theater Presents: Les Liaisons Dangereuses - Gifted, wealthy, and bored…the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil form an alliance and turn seduction into a game. They play this game with such wit and style that it is impossible not to admire them, until they discover mysterious rules that they cannot understand. In the ensuing battle, there can be no winners, and the innocent suffer with the guilty. Christopher Hampton’s Les Liaisons Dangeruses, set in 18th century France, presents a world of complex moral ambiguities and revenge. Mature content and themes.

Date: November 1, 2017 - November 5, 2017

Location:

A.A. Fredericks Theater
Northwestern State University

Date/Time Information:

Nov. 1-4
7:30 PM

Sunday, November 5
Matinee Performance
2:00 PM

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Spooktober Fest
Oct
27
7:00 PM19:00

Spooktober Fest

NYP's first annual Spooktoberfest will feature a DJ, photo booth, costume contest, games and more!  NYP members will have access to free specialty drinksall night long.  Prizes will be given for best individual and group costumes.

Beer pong tournament will begin at 7:30! 

$20 per 2-man team. Winning Team gets $50 gift card to Maggio’s + 2 cases of Yeungling. Teams will register at the door.  

Maglieaux's Riverfront Restaurant

Friday, October 27
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM CDT

 

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Natchitoches' Dark Woods Haunted Attraction
Oct
26
to Oct 31

Natchitoches' Dark Woods Haunted Attraction

Two Haunts – One Location!

Deep in Louisiana’s pine-hill forests lies Dark Woods, 17-acre outdoor adventure built on the bones of an ancient evil. Take a terrifying walk down the Dead Fall Trail and enter a world of mischief and mayhem created by the twisted family legacy of the Butcher Brothers. Trapped and tormented souls leer from the shadows, waiting to ensnare the unwary traveler.

NEWLY Refurbished for 2017!

Dark Woods' original outdoor haunt returns from a flood of muck and mud with an even longer trail filled with new thrills!

DEAD FALL TRAIL

You've never seen Dark Woods like this! New sets, scenes and characters join the expanded trail this year in an immersive, themed experience with character actors, detailed costuming, realistic sets and Hollywood-style special effects.  Dark Carnival in 3D, brings a brand of terror to the Big Top with a 3D Blacklight Haunt. Enter Boogie’s nightmare and bring a little horror home with you.

Open Thursday, October 26th, Friday, October 27th, and Saturday, October 28th; and Tuesday October 31st.

Parking Lot opens at 6:00pm; Gates open at 6:30pm; Dark Carnival in 3D opens at 7:00pm; Dead Fall Trail opens at dark.  Thursday park closes at 10pm; Friday and Saturday park closes at 12 midnight. 

The attractions will stay open until either the last customer leaves Dark Woods safely, or they become trapped there forever, whichever comes first.

There's nothing to be scared about when you stay with us at Jefferson House Bed & Breakfast because "the Difference is in the Details." 

We're heading into high season in Natchitoches, so make your reservations with us here at the Jefferson House Bed & Breakfast early, as availability with be limited.  Click on the RezOvation link to check current availability.  You may also call us at 318-352-5834.

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15th Annual Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival
Sep
15
to Sep 16

15th Annual Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival

September 15-16, 2017

You’re invited to the 15th annual Natchitoches Meat Pie Festival & 18th Annual Cane River Run being held in historic Natchitoches, Louisiana. The festival will take place at the Natchitoches Parish Fair Grounds. Fireworks at 10pm.

We're heading into high season in Natchitoches, so make your reservations with us here at the Jefferson House Bed & Breakfast early, as availability with be limited.

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