Natchitoches Events/Attractions

 

 

 

  • Spots still available to participate in Dragon Boat races: NATCHITOCHES – Spaces for five boats are still available to participate in the first-ever Dragon Boat races hosted on Cane River in downtown Natchitoches Saturday, May 28. Dragon Boat teams consist of 20 paddlers with a minimum of 8 being female, and one drummer.  The helmsman will be provided.  There will be a practice session for each team during the week preceding the event. “We are currently seeking 100 paddlers and five drummers to fill five sponsored boats,” said Vanner Erikson, a spokesman for the Northwestern State University Foundation, which is hosting the event. “You only have to commit to a one-hour practice session next week, then spend the day with us on Saturday enjoying the event.” Admission to watch the Dragon Boat races is free.  The event will include vendors, music, food and entertainment in a festival atmosphere. Opening ceremonies will be at 9 a.m.

 

 


 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 

 





 
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NSU to host six sessions of Freshman Connection: Northwestern State University will hold six sessions of its freshman orientation program, Freshman Connection beginning May 27. Four sessions will be on the Natchitoches campus on May 26-27, June 2-3, June 23-24 and July 12. The program will be held on the Shreveport campus June 7 and on the Leesville/Fort Polk campus June 28. The fee is $100 for the sessions on the Natchitoches campus and $50 for the sessions on the Shreveport and Leesville/Fort Polk campuses. Those attending the sessions on the Shreveport and Leesville/Fort Polk campuses should be planning to take all classes on that campus. The two day sessions on the Natchitoches campus include a one-night stay in campus residence halls.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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