The Pumpkin Patch is Open

First United Methodist Church

Jackson Street and also  Pineville

Choose from Teeny Tiny  pumpkins to Monstrously Warty Grouds Charley Brown would be proud to have.

All sizes , shapes and colors with prices starting at 50 cents


United Way Wild Cook-Off

Thursday October 19th

Downtown Alexandria - Third Street
5:00PM - 8:00PM

Come out and enjoy music and drinks while sampling great BBQ, Ribs, Cajun and Wild Game dishes at the 17th Annual United Way Wild Cook-Off. Each category will have a winner decided by our panel of judges, and we also have a People’s Choice Award voted on by the tips each team receives from the community. Free to the Public. 

Cooking Team Registration will be open Monday, August 7, 2017.






Central Louisiana Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours

Thursday October 19th

Atwoods Bakery

1125 MacArthur Drive
5:00PM - 7:00PM


Fall ArtWalk 2017

Friday  October 20th 4-8pm

Downtown Alexandria

Downtown Cultural Arts District
Alexandria, LA 71301

United States

4:00PM - 9:00PM

Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for ArtWalk 2017

ArtWalk takes over the streets of the Alexandria Cultural District again, with music, dance, visual artists, and craft vendors as well as food and drink.   ArtWalk is FREE and open to the public.



Pineville's 12th Annual Fall Family Fest

Thursday Oct 26th 6-8pm

Kees Park Highway 28 East

$1.00 Entry Fee per Person

Jumpers, Hot Dogs, Drinks and Popcorn and 15-20 vendors handing out candy









Yoga in the Gallery

Every Tuesday

Alexandria Museum of Art
933 Second St
Alexandria, LA
5:30PM - 7:00PM

Yoga is offered FREE of charge every Tuesday, thanks to a grant from The Rapides Foundation. Yoga instructor, b. Hedrick is an ascetic Taoist yogi with 14 years of yoga practice. Yoga Tao is for all experience levels, incorporating spirit-mind-body techniques.

Admission Is Free!



Every Tuesday Evening


1200 Texas Avenue
Join us every Tuesday at 6:15pm on the Patio at Spirits located at 1200 Texas Avenue, Alexandria, La.  Our 3 mile route is bike, walk, run and running stroller friendly.  All paces are welcome.  SERIOUSLY.  All paces.  

The first Tuesday of every month is our Patriot Run.  We carry all the American Flags that we can carry and wear all the red, white and blue that we have!

Admission:  FREE