March

 

A Culinary Taste of Historic Louisiana

Thursday March 2nd

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site

135 Riverfront Street

Pineville

6:00PM - 7:00PM

The Civil War Round Table of Central Louisiana hosts two concurrent events for Thursday evening. Starting at 6 PM, will be “A Culinary Taste of Historic Louisiana,” a sampling with a menu of food from recipes used in Alexandria/Pineville during the late 19th century. This event will last until  7 PM and is free and open to the public.

Admission: 

Free admission

Phone: 

318-484-2390

Website: 

INFO

 

Blue & Gray on the Red Lecture Series

"Prelude to Little Big Horn:

George Custer and the Mutiny in Reconstruction Alexandria"

Friday March 3rd

River Oaks Square Arts Center

1330 Second St.

Alexandria

6:00PM

Admission: 

Free admission

Phone: 

318-484-2390

 

Camp Life Tours

Saturday & Sunday

March 4th & 5th

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site

135 Riverfront Street

Pineville

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Both Saturday and Sunday, Forts Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site will have both Union and Confederate camps open to the public.  This informal program allows the public to both see how they lived and ask the living historians questions they may have about the era. Smell the food cooking over the open fire or observe the simple camp life soldiers on both sides endured.  

Admission: 

$4 per person ages 13-61

Phone: 

318-484-2390

Website: 

 

Cenla Heart Walk

&

Cenla Broadcasting Cajun Cookoff

Saturday March 4th

Fulton Mini park across from City Hall

9:00AM - 12:00PM

Join us as we walk to raise awareness for the number one killer in the United States. Then stick around for our second annual Cenla Broadcasting Cajun Cook Off.  Ten different teams will compete to see who can dish out the best Cajun heart healthy dishes!!!  Enjoy music, vendors, and great food tastings! Race starts at 10:00 Downtown on Saturday March 4th.

Admission: 

FREE

Phone: 

770-612-6048

 

A Victorian Ladies Tea

Forts Randolph & Buhlow State Historic Site

Sunday March 5th

135 Riverfront Street

Pineville

11:00AM

The tea will include a discussion on the history of tea parties, the etiquette of the tea, and the difference between a “high” and a “low” tea.  Guests are invited to join us and are welcome to dress up for the occasion.  The menu will include: ribbon sandwiches, cucumber sandwiches, tea cakes, cream puffs, as well as other tidbits, and of course three different types of tea from the Victorian era. Due to space limitations, a free pre-registration is required by calling (318) 484-2390 up until Thursday, March 2, 2017, at 5 PM.   

Admission: 

Free - pre-registration is requested

Phone: 

318-484-2390

INFO

 

T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum Adults Only Fundraiser

Friday March 10th

T.R.E.E. House Children's Museum

1403 Third Street

Alexandria

6:00PM - 10:00PM

Admission: 

$25 per person (ages 21 and up)

Phone: 

318-619-9394

 

Inaugural Rapides Parish Rodeo

Friday March 10th

Rapides Parish Coliseum

5600 Coliseum Boulevard

Alexandria, LA 71303

United States

7:30PM

Tickets available through ticketmaster.com.

For additional information, please call 318-625-9076.

Phone: 

318-625-9076

 

19th Annual Red River Run

Big Island Park

7:00AM

Saturday, March 11

Race Day sign up is available from 7:00am - 7:45am.   Race packet gear is only available for the first 200 entries. 

8:00 AM Start

Race Start will start and finish at Big Island Park on Babe Ruth Dr (beside Bringhurst Field)

New time but larger event

Flat and fast USATF certified 10k course starting and finishing at Big Island Park

Featured Band 'When All Is Lost'

Awards for top 3 Open and top Masters(40+), Grand Masters(50+)

First 50 finishers will receive a special Red River Run mug

Plenty of post race food and drink including jambalaya, pasta salad

Great Age Group awards

Great swag at packet pickup with long sleeve technical shirt

Balloon Animals and Jumper for kids

Great sponsors to make for a bigger event

1 mile family fun run 30 minutes before on the levee.

Admission: 

$30 participant entry fee

Phone: 

318-446-4814

 

 

 

 

 

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!

 

RUN GDN + RIDE GDN

Every Tuesday Evening

Spirits

1200 Texas Avenue
Alexandria
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