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Archive for February, 2013

Scenic Byways Tour Guide On Sale

Posted by on February 27th, 2013
Category Natchitoches.NET News
NATCHITOCHES, LA - Our Cane River Heritage Trail Scenic Byway tour guide is now on SALE for $5. Experience the stories of this region as you travel the Cane River National Heritage Trail, a Louisiana scenic byway. Stretching from the Spanish Presidio of Los Adaes to the southern tip of Natchitoches parish, the highways and byways of the Cane River region will engage you whether your interest is in historic plantations, military history, Creole culture and cuisine, or the scenic beauty of the area's lakes, rivers, and forests.

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2013 Festival of Lights: Schedule of Events

Posted by on February 22nd, 2013
Category Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights, Natchitoches.NET News

2013 FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS - 87th Annual Event

Schedule of Events

November 23, 2013 - January 6, 2014

Over 300,000+ Christmas lights and 100 plus riverbank set pieces are on every night at dusk through January 6, 2014.  Downtown attractions include carriages tours through the historic district.  Shops and restaurants open late.  All events take place in the Landmark Historic District along Cane River Lake and south of Natchitoches.

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Fort St. Jean Baptiste Encampment Events

Posted by on February 20th, 2013
Category Natchitoches.NET News
Fort St. Jean Baptiste State Historical Park is gearing up for the its annual Encampment in Natchitoches. On March 7-9, 2013, visitors can also enjoy interpretive daily programs and interpretive museum.  You will experience French Colonial life as you are guided through the fort by costumed interpreters. The fort has dioramas, interactive displays and displayed artifacts and costumes.

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Antebellum Natchitoches Pt 1

Posted by on February 15th, 2013
Category Explore, Experience, and Enjoy Natchitoches Parish!
  NATCHITOCHES, LA- The imaginations of both American and foreign travelers to our region continue, after 300 years, to be challenged by the distinctiveness of Natchitoches and it's place in the history and folklore of the old South. Here visitors still ramble the paths of the centuries old river road that winds plantation to plantation and offers a seldom seen glimpse of a bygone place and time. From serene and scenic live oak and magnolia framed Creole mansions to the dour and dismal realities of a common Creole/African slave quarter, the myths and realities here can be imagined, explored, and embraced. Despite a unique heritage that differs from any other Southern State and even some parts of Louisiana, the Cane River region evolved to embody the common antebellum agrarian culture of the deep South.

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