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Christmas Musical

Posted by on December 10th, 2012
Category Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights, Natchitoches In the Press, Natchitoches.NET News, Press Releases
  ‘Changed by a Baby Boy’ is an exciting Christmas musical which offers a contemporary look at the birth of Jesus and how it changed the world. Free to all, this Southern Gospel work is suitable for all ages and offers spirit lifting songs and drama that may change the way you have looked at this incredible event.  All performances are at the Natchitoches Art Center on 2nd Street, on Friday Dec. 14th at 6pm and Saturday Dec. 15th at 1, 3, and 5pm.

December dates announced for the Historic District Walking Tours

Posted by on December 3rd, 2012
Category Explore, Experience, and Enjoy Natchitoches Parish!, In the Spotlight, Natchitoches In the Press, Natchitoches.NET News
Visitors to the Natchitoches Historic District during December will see an increase in pedestrian traffic along Front and Second Street.  Cane River Creole National Historical Park is partnering with the Historic Downtown Development Commission to present walking tours of one of the Nation's most historic and picturesque downtown landscapes. The tours will provide visitors with and overview of Natchitoches history led by a National Park Ranger.  They will discuss the areas native tribes and conclude with describing 21st century preservation efforts.  Along the way visitors will hear about the Colonial period, Civil War and contributions of the Creole culture. Each tour will begin at 2:00 pm at the Cunningham Law Office (Headquarters of the Natchitoches Historic Foundation), located at 550 Second Street. The tours will last approximately 90 minutes and will require a moderate amount of walking.  There is no charge to take the tour. For additional information contact the NPS at 318-356-8441.

Snow Fest Returns to Natchitoches

Posted by on November 9th, 2012
Category Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights, Natchitoches In the Press, Natchitoches.NET News, Press Releases
This great family tradition is returning to Natchitoches for 3 different weekends during November and December. Friday & Saturday, November 23 & 24 will feature the 110' long slide.  Rides are $3 for each slide.  There is a 42" height requirement on this first weekend but the Historic District Business Association will introduce a slide for all sizes during their December weekends. Check the poster for times and dates.  If you need additional information call the Visitor Center (800) 259-1714.  

Historic District Walking Tours being offered in November

Posted by on November 5th, 2012
Category Explore, Experience, and Enjoy Natchitoches Parish!, Natchitoches In the Press, Natchitoches.NET News, Press Releases
  Visitors to the Natchitoches Historic District during November may see an increase in pedestrian traffic along Front and Second Street.  Cane River Creole National Historical Park is partnering with the Historic Downtown Development Commission to present walking tours of one of the Nation's most historic and picturesque downtown landscapes. The tours will provide visitors with and overview of Natchitoches history led by a National Park Ranger.  They will discuss the areas native tribes and conclude with describing 21st century preservation efforts.  Along the way visitors will hear about the Colonial period, Civil War and contributions of the Creole culture. Each tour will begin at 2:00 pm at the Cunningham Law Office (Headquarters of the Natchitoches Historic Foundation), located at 550 Second Street. The tours will last approximately 90 minutes and will require a moderate amount of walking.  There is no charge to take the tour. Scheduled tour dates include November 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, 26, 29 & 30.  December dates have not been released. For additional information contact the NPS at 318-356-8441.  

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