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October 13, 2022


THE RAPIDES PARISH FAIR

EVENT DETAILS

It’s that time again!  Time for lots of rides, lots of games, lots of good food, and lots of F-U-N!  Bring the whole family out to the fairgrounds October 12-16 for the Rapides Parish Fair where “The Fun Starts Here!”  Opens Wednesday Oct. 12 at 4pm.  For info on Rapides Fair Competitive Events go to www. rapidesparishfair.org and for info on the Queen’s Pageant and Princess Contest text Melissa @ (318) 623-4064 or email rapidesfair22@gmail.com.

 

TIME

october 12 (Wednesday) - 16 (Sunday)

LOCATION

Name: Rapides Parish Fairgrounds

Address: 8149 Highway 71 South, Alexandria

Location: Rapides Parish Fairgrounds 8149 Highway 71 South, Alexandria

Website: https://www.rapidesparishfair.org/

FARM TO FOREST PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL

EVENT DETAILS

Love nature? Love art? Combine them together and you get a five-day event Farm to Forest Plein Air Festival hosted by The Alexandria Museum of Art.  September 13th-16th, various artists from all around will be swarming the Cenla area eagerly painting their masterpieces “en plein air” (French for open air) all to be judged in competition.  On Friday, YOU can participate in their Quick Paint Challenge and then come back on Sunday to enjoy the Palate Party and awards.  For more information on the Quick Paint Challenge go to https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=9901.  For info on the artist workshop with Ms. Suzie Baker, call 318.443.3458.  See below for full event schedule.

Thursday, October 13 
10 am – 2:00 pm:  Artist Check In at AMoA
3:30 pm: Quick Paint Challenge 

Friday, October 14 
All Day Free Paint (drop off art 10 am- 2 pm)

Saturday, October 15
All Day Free Paint (drop off art 10 am – 4 pm)

Sunday, October 16
12 pm:  Deadline for art drop off
4 pm:  Palette Party & Awards 

Monday, October 17, 10:00am – 4:00pm: Artist Workshop with Suzie Baker

 

TIME

october 13 (Thursday) - 17 (Monday)

LOCATION

Name: Alexandria Museum of Art

Address: 933 Second Street, Alexandria, LA

Location: Alexandria Museum of Art Address: 933 Second Street, Alexandria,

Website: themuseum.org

Phone: 318-443-3458

BRIDGING GENERATIONS / RED RIVER CHORALE

From 7:30PM to n/a

 

Location: irst Presbyterian Church Address: 357 Windermere Blvd., Alexandria, LA

Website: http://www.redriverchorale.com/

Phone: (318) 484-4463