“Like a Tree”will examine the themes of urban/economic development and displacement within historic and contemporary African American communities. Artists and participants will explore the idea of place by questioning facts and assumptions about land, home and cultural identity.
Sunday, October 13th, 2019 @ 3pm
Coughlin Saunders Performing Arts Center
1202 3rd Street (Downtown Alexandria)
Price: Adults (ages 18+) $25, Youth (ages 6-17) $10, Children (6 and under) Free!
Museum’s Annual Fall Fundraiser!
Arna Bontemps Birthday (October 13, 1902) Let’s Celebrate his life and legacy!
(Sunday) 3:00 pmCST
Name:Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center
Address:1202 Third Street
Location: Coughlin-Saunders Performing Arts Center
Rapides Parish Fair
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The Rapides Parish Fair comes to town, October 9-13, 2019 on Hwy 71S pass LSUA.
9 (Wednesday) 4:00 pm - 13 (Sunday) 10:00 pmCST
Name:Rapides Parish Fairgrounds
Address:8149 Highway 71 South
Location: Rapides Parish Fair Grounds HWY 71 South
2019 NBRA Fall Race
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2019 NBRA FALL RACE
National Boat Racing Association
Friday, October 11 10am-6pm
Saturday, October 12 10am-6pm
Sunday, October 13 10am-6pm
On October 11th-13th we will be hosting a race in Alexandria/Pineville, Louisiana on the historic Buhlow Lake. This event will be the last race on the 2019 calendar but will count as the first race credited toward the 2020 NBRA season. Come wind down from an awesome 2019 season with us in good ole central Louisiana on the world’s fastest water! All NBRA classes with at least 3 legal starters will be competing for regular points on both Saturday and Sunday of this double sanction event.
The Best Western of Alexandria Inn & Suites & Conference Center is offering a special rate to those coming to town for the races. You MUST mention the “NBRA Boat Races” to receive the rate of $79.99 for Kings or Doubles. Reach the Best Western by phone at: (318)-445-5530
For any questions or concerns regarding this event, contact Alan Van Weele or John Mathews and they will try to help out as much as possible. More details about this event will be posted ASAP.