Current Events

Event List

March 24, 2018 - March 24, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Fox Theatre, Marksville (111 S. Washington Street)

 Draw Down Gala ​March 24, 2018 - Save the date! More info coming ... read more
Funktober Fest 2017
October 07, 2017 - October 07, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Spirits Food & Friends

Purchase tickets online here! Ready to get FUNKY? Mark your calendars for the FUNKIEST festival in Central Louisiana. The 3rd Annual Funktoberfest will be held on October 7, 2017. This non-profit festival showcases craft beer samples from professional micro-breweries, a home brewers competition with sampling and incredible live music featuring local musicians along with regional headliners.    Funktoberfest is proudly brought to you again by a group of amazing sponsors, enthusiasts of craft beer, music and the arts. We collectively share the desire to give back to the community in which we live.    Funtoberfest VIPs get in at 2 ... read more
Theatre Louisiana College presents
September 28, 2017 - October 08, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Martin Performing Arts Center, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:00PM Sunday: 2:00PM

Purchase Tickets! Theatre Louisiana College presents Play On! by Rick Abbott from September 28th through October 1st and October 5th through 8th.  Shows begin at 7:00 PM Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays; Sunday matinees begin at 2:00 PM.  All shows are performed at the Martin Performing Arts Center on the campus of Louisiana College. This is the hilarious story of a theater group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. Act I is a rehearsal of the dreadful show, Act II is the near disastrous dress rehearsal, and the ... read more
Spectral Sisters Ten Minute Play Festival
November 09, 2017 - November 12, 2017
Event Category: Theater
Location : Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, Time: Thursday - Saturday: 7:30PM Sunday: 2:30PM

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Beth Patterson Live at Spirits
January 17, 2018 - January 17, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

Beth Patterson was born in a swamp. Okay, more accurately, she was born in a hospital near a swamp, but that’s close enough to romanticize the origin of this Lafayette, Louisiana native. Described by audiences as “a cross between a cobra and a puppy,” multi-instrumentalist Beth Patterson is foremost a player of the eight- and ten-stringed Irish bouzoukis (adaptations of a traditional Greek instrument). Known for her razor wit and musical versatility, her performances are chock-full of drive, savage energy, and passion, laced with humor and rapport with her listeners, dishing out an eclectic repertoire of original and traditional songs. ... read more
Johnny Earthquake & the Moondogs Live at Spirits
December 13, 2017 - December 13, 2017
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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Tammy Hromadka Live at Spirits
February 07, 2018 - February 07, 2018
Event Category: Music
Location : Spirits Food & Friends, Time: 7:00 PM

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The Muse Zombie Make-Up Workshop
October 28, 2017 - October 28, 2017
Event Category: Festivals
Location : Alexandria Museum of Art, Time: TBA

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18th Annual Men Who Cook And Men Who Mix
May 19, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Event Category: Festivals
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center, Time: 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Men Who Cook & Men Who Mix (#MWCAM) is one of RiverOaks’ largest annual fundriasers.This event invites local food enthusiasts, chefs and guys who simply love to cook to prepare their favorite food or drink recipes for taste testing. The event draws a crowd of well over 500 people each year. Dubbed as a ‘community favorite,’ MWCAM is a ton of fun for all involved..... from the chefs to its' organizers. If you want to showcase your culinary expertise or if you want a plethora of taste testing options, attend this annual event - always held on the third Saturday ... read more
Summer Art Camp Session One
June 11, 2018 - June 15, 2018
Event Category: Just for Kids
Location : River Oaks Square Arts Center

 Save the date. Enrollment for members opens March 20 and for non-members April 3. Session description coming soon. Session Themes and bonus attractions to be revealed at a later date. Sessions can fill up two weeks after they open. Limited to the first 45 Campers who enroll. We cant wait for #SAS18. It is going to be an awesome ... read more
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