2nd Annual Rapides Parish Pro Rodeo
November 24th 7:30PM
There will be $30,000 in cold hard cash up for grabs as the world’s best cowboys and cowgirls will compete in a variety of events. The competition includes all the rodeo favorites such as barrel racing, calf roping, saddle bronc riding, bare back riding, bull riding, and the most exciting and most dangerous of them all, BULLFIGHTING!
Competitors will come from all over the United States and several different countries to showcase their skills. Many regional cowboys and cowgirls from Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma are signed up and ready to compete for that $30,000. This is an event for the United States Marine Corps and Toys For Tots.
Doors open at 6:00 p.m.
Dutch Oven Gathering
Central Louisiana Dutch Oven Cookers
Fort Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site
Demonstrations begin at 9am. Pots on the table at Noon. Takes place every fourth Saturday of the month.
No charge for food, however, donations are accepted. **Park Entrance Fees Apply**
For more information, call Laurie Smith at 985-445-9944 or look for us on Facebook.
Central Louisiana Dutch Oven Cookers is a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society.
$4 per person ages 4 to 62
Red River Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker
November 25th 7:00PM
Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center
The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E.T.A. Hoffman is brought to life in The Nutcracker Ballet. Peter Tchaikovsky’s music evokes images of swirling snow and fantastic characters. Sword fighting mice and soldiers, angels, and snowflakes give way to a succession of dancers portraying various characters in the “Land of Sweets.” Ladies and gentlemen dancing at a grand party, children opening gifts and watching a puppet show, gently falling snow . . . these scenes and more await you at The Nutcracker Ballet presented by the Red River Dance Theatre Company. Red River Dance Theatre Company will give their annual presentation of The Nutcracker Ballet at Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center Saturday, November 25 at 7 PM and Sunday, November 26 at 2 PM. Join Red River Dance Theatre Company and experience the magic of The Nutcracker Ballet – a holiday tradition!
Christmas on the Quad
Tuesday, November 28th
LSUA will kick off the holiday season with Christmas on the Quad on Tuesday, November 28 at 5:30pm.
The event will feature the lighting of the LSUA water tower and Christmas tree along with fireworks, carols, cookies, hot chocolate, and a visit from Santa.
Members of the community are invited to attend this free event held on the LSUA quad and celebrate the holiday season.