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Louisiana Dragon Boat Races

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Start Date:
May 04, 2019
End Date:
May 04, 2019
Lake Buhlow, Pineville
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

The Alexandria Museum Art is proud to bring the Louisiana Dragon Boat Races™ back to Rapides Parish in 2019.

Race Day May 4, 2019 on Lake Buhlow in Pineville • Build Your Team Now!

This exciting family event makes for a great day of good, spirited racing, and a great time on and off the water!

Lake Buhlow Race Day Schedule of Events:


Team Captain's Meeting

Q93 Official Welcome with Shy & Cathy -
Awaken the Dragons & Opening Ceremonies-
Races -

Awards & Closing Ceremonies

AMoA Activities during Alexandria Red River Festival and ArtWalk

Friday, May 3, 2019 • 8pm
4th Annual Spring Illuminate the Arts Procession: 
The Alexandria Museum of Art will be lighting up the streets once again with the fourth annual Spring Illuminate the Arts Procession! The community is welcomed to walk in the procession with a luminary they have created! There will also be luminaries to borrow! First come. First served! So get here early. The procession will begin at 8 pm. All participants should arrive at the museum no later than 7:30.

Saturday, May 4, 2019

The Muse Fort Building Art Project • 9am - 2pm
Muse members will be hosting a fun project building box forts in the parking lot of AMoA, inviting teens to come join them in creating and tricking out our own box forts!

Alexandria Museum of Art Tours • 12pm & 2pm
Free group tours of AMoA will be at two different times throughout the day. Museum curator Megan Valentine will guide the guests through the Concrete & Adrift: On the Poverty Line and Sordid & Sacred: The Beggers in Rembrandt’s Etchings exhibitions. An excellent opportunity to experience the Museum. 

Art in the Alley Activities • 9am - 4pm
The Alexandria Museum of Art Education department will be hosting several outdoor art activities in the alley and on the patio of AMoA.  Join us for several free art activities throughout the day! Come out to support your museum during the Red River Festival.

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