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October 18, 2019


Fall Artwalk 2019

From 4:00PM to 8:00PM

FALL ARTWALK 2019ARTS COUNCIL OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA

EVENT DETAILS

Join the Arts Council of Central Louisiana for Fall ArtWalk 2019 on Friday, October 18 from 4 to 9 PM. Fall ArtWalk takes over the streets of the Alexandria Cultural District again, with music, dance, visual artists, and craft vendors as well as food and drink.

 

TIME

(Friday) 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm CST

LOCATION

Name: Downtown Alexandria

Address: 915 Third Street

Location: Downtown Alexandria

Website: http://www.louisiana-arts.org/

Haunted Dark Woods

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Two terrifying haunts in one thrilling location! Enter an abandoned logging town and be prepared to encounter creeping characters, detailed costumes, Hollywood style special effects, and an experience you won't soon forget. Take a walk down DeadFall Trail to catch whispers of local myths and mysteries. Enter The Dark Carnival 3D, the only Black Light Chromadepth style haunt in the state, and contend with mayhem unlike the Big Top has ever seen. Open Select nights in September, October, and November. Visit Darkwoodshaunt.com for tickets, times, and details
Location: 
4343 University Parkway, Natchitoches, LA
Event date: 
Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday
until Sat Oct 26 2019. Also includes Thu Oct 31 2019.

Friday, September 27, 2019

Saturday, September 28, 2019
Friday, October 4, 2019
Saturday, October 5, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
Saturday, October 12, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019
Saturday, October 19, 2019
Friday, October 25, 2019
Saturday, October 26, 2019
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Location: Northwestern Campus University Parkway, Natchitoc

Website: Darkwoodshaunt.com

Zoo Boo!

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EVENT DETAILS

October 18, 19, 25, & 26
5:30 – 8 pm
Admission $7 per person (cash only)

Join in the fun at Central Louisiana’s BIGGEST Halloween extravaganza. This family-friendly Halloween experience is four nights of SPOOKTACULAR, SCARE-FREE fun!

Enjoy Halloween activities for kids at the Festival Plaza, photo ops, and sweets and treats along the trick-or-treat trail through the Zoo.

Treat bags are provided.
FOTAZ memberships and other zoo passes are not valid during Zoo Boo.

 

TIME

25 (Friday) 5:30 pm - 26 (Saturday) 8:00 pm CST

LOCATION

Name: Alexandria Zoological Park

Address: 3016 Masonic Drive

City: Alexandria

State: LA

Location: Alexandria Zoo

Website: http://www.thealexandriazoo.com/index.html

2019 CENLA FAT TIRE FESTIVAL

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2019 CENLA FAT TIRE FESTIVAL & KISATCHIE GRAVEL FONDOKISATCHIE BICYCLE CLUB

 

EVENT DETAILS

25th Annual Cenla Fat Tire Festival (CFTF) “THE KISATCHIE GRAVEL FONDO”

October 18th and 19th, 2019

The event will take place at the Kincaid Recreation Area in the Kisatchie National Forest near Alexandria, LA.  CFTF will have guided rides each day on the many trails near the Recreation Area.  For more information, call Red River Cyclery (318) 473-4256 or Steve (318) 419-0800.

REGISTRATION:

The registration fee is $35.00 for KBC members and $40.00 for non-members. Onsite registration is $45.00 for non-KBC members and $40.00 for KBC members.  This fee covers a Guided Friday night ride.   Guided Saturday morning rides, continental breakfast, lunch, Saturday afternoon Rodeo and event T-Shirt, maps/cue sheets, and snacks.  Non-rider’s registration fee of $5.00 covers the Saturday lunch. Kids fee $20.00 (no T-shirt).  Non-Rider and Kid Registration is only on-site at packet pickup.   Packet pick-up/on-site registration will begin at the campground from 5 – 6 pm on Friday and from 6 – 8:00 am Saturday.

RIDES:

Saturday’s Mtn. Bike rides will be on the trails in and around Kincaid Recreation Area.   There will be rides for those of all skill levels.  The shorter rides are geared toward beginner and intermediate riders.  The long rides are geared toward hard intermediate and expert riders.  Ride leaders will accompany each group.  Maps/cue sheets will be provided and trails will be marked.  Groups will assemble at the Pavilion area.   Also, a Friday night ride will depart from the campground at 7:00 pm.  Bring your lighting system and join the fun.

For those participants who are new to off-road cycling, we will have an introductory ride on Saturday.  This ride will cover a shorter distance over easy terrain.  Guides will be along to assist with riding skills and with the distance and pace determined by the group.

Be prepared to ride in all types of conditions found on these trails:  Mud, single-track, sand, hills, and logs/roots/limbs.  Carry enough water and food to sustain you for the distance you plan to ride.  Rider support (water/sag) will be provided at points along the trail Saturday only.

Rides are geared toward adult riders.  Children and young adults are welcome, but must be physically capable and equipped to complete the ride distance.  A parent or other responsible adult must accompany younger riders on the trails.

2019 KISATCHIE GRAVEL FONDO – 20, 40, and 63-mile routes.  The ride will start at 8:00 a.m. from the Kincaid Pavilion Area.

ACCOMMODATIONS:

Kincaid Recreation Area has developed campsites with electricity and water.  Campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Camping fee is $25.00 per night ($30.00 for double sites) and is payable at the campground entrance.  Due to limited space in Kincaid Campground, we recommend you arrive early to select a site and/or share sites with other participants.  Other lodging options are the Valentine Campground off of Hwy 28 East, and motels located in Alexandria, approximately 15 miles away.  Primitive camping is available at the Evangeline Camp located on FS 273 (Messina Road).  US Forest Service Ranger’s Office 318-793-9644.

OTHER ACTIVITIES:

Saturday afternoon will provide a little friendly competition in the Bicycle Rodeo events. Events should include a slow race, bike toss, barrel race, log pull and hill climb.  Sign up at the registration area.

PARTICIPANTS UNDER AGE 18 MUST HAVE A RELEASE SIGNED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN.

Helmets are Mandatory

For all Riders!!

 

TIME

18 (Friday) 7:00 pm - 19 (Saturday) 4:00 pm CST

Location: Kincaid Lake

Phone: (318) 473-4256 or (318) 419-0800