Natchitoches Christmas Season 2016 Schedule of Events

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DECEMBER EVENTS

Wednesday, November 30 & Thursday, December 1, 2016

* 7:00 p.m. Natchitoches/Northwestern Christmas Gala, AA Fredericks Auditorium NSU campus. For additional information, ticket prices and to order advance tickets contact Teresa at 357-4522 or Ladell at 357-5773. or Click Here.

Friday, December 2

* 10:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m. – Fe’te de Hiver at Fort St. Jean Baptiste SHS, Celebrate Christmas 18th century style with historians, re-enactors and period merchants. $4 for persons over 12 & under 62.

* 7:00 & 9:00 p.m. Natchitoches/Northwestern Christmas Gala, A A Fredericks Auditorium NSU campus. For additional information, ticket prices and to order advance tickets contact Teresa at 357-4522 or Ladell at 357-5773, or Click Here.

Saturday, December 3

* 90th Annual Christmas Festival, Louisiana’s premiere holiday event.
Named by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice “Best Southern Small Town” in 2016. Enjoy our daylong festival filled with live musical entertainment, arts, crafts and food vendors, a parade and a magnificent fireworks show choreographed to holiday music over the riverbank of Cane River Lake.

Admission armbands are required for entry to Front Street & Downtown Riverbank. $10 Ages 12 & over. $8 for Advanced armbands- available for purchase November 1st.

* 7:45 a.m. – Natchitoches “City of Lights” 5K

* 10:00 a.m. – 4:00p.m. – Fe’te de Hiver at Fort St. Jean Baptiste SHS, Celebrate Christmas 18th century style with historians, re-enactors and period merchants. $4 for persons over 12 & under 62.

* 10:00a.m. – 6:00p.m. – LA Sports Hall of Fame and Northwest Louisiana History Museum OPEN with FREE admission

* 1:00p.m. – Festival of Lights Parade

* 3:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. – Entertainment – Johnny Earthquake & The Moondogs – Downtown Riverbank

* 4:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Entertainment – Joe Stampley

* 6:00 p.m. – Fireworks over Cane River Lake
Sunday, December 4

* 10:00a.m. – 1:00p.m. – Fe’te de Hiver at Fort St. Jean Baptiste SHS, Celebrate Christmas 18th century style with historians, re-enactors and period merchants. $4 for persons over 12 & under 62

* 7:00 p.m. Community Carols and Chorus. First United Methodist Church Natchitoches. Join us for singing and celebration in hope of our coming Lord. FREE
Tuesday, December 6

* 7:30 p.m. “Lessons & Carols” Featuring Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 613 Second St FREE
Wednesday, December 7

* 5:00-8:00 p.m. Holiday Tour of Homes, hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation For Tickets Call: 800-259-1714 $, List of homes for tour – TBA
Friday, December 9 – Free admission to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank

* 3:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank $

* 5:00-8:00 p.m. Holiday Tour of Homes, hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation. For Tickets Call: 800-259-1714 $, List of homes for tour – TBA

* 5:00-8:00p.m. DJ on the Downtown Riverbank Stage

* 6:00 p.m. – First Baptist Natchitoches, 508 Second Street presenting their Christmas musical.

Saturday, December 10

* Admission to Downtown Riverbank beginning at 1p.m. – $6 Ages 12 & over. Advance armband will be available to purchase November 1st.

* 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Holiday Kids Fest on the Downtown Riverbank $

* 1:00-4:00 p.m. Holiday Tour of Homes, hosted by Natchitoches Historic Foundation For Tickets Call: 800-259-1714 $, List of homes for tour – TBA

* 10a.m.-6p.m. – Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum (Complimentary Admission for Saturday Holiday Tour of Homes Ticket Holders)

* 3:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Entertainment – Hank Staples & Thunder Creek- Downtown Riverbank

* 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. – Entertainment – Louisiana LeRoux – Downtown Riverbank

* 7:00 p.m. Fireworks over Cane River

Sunday, December 11

* 6:00 p.m. – First Baptist Natchitoches, 508 Second Street presenting their Christmas musical.

Natchitoches Historic District Business Association & the City of Natchitoches hosts the annual Natchitoches Christmas Festival. For additional information call 1-800-259-1714 or visit natchitoches.com