Following a ribbon-cutting activity by the ” Christmas On Wheels” Committee and Natchitoches Mayor Ronnie Williams and family, the second annual family-oriented parade and car show will be on Saturday, Nov. 20-starting at 12 pm with the parade featuring Natchitoches Parish, NSU and regional youth along with various forms of motored rolling stock. The parade line-up will be at 11am, Natchitoches-Frankie Ray Jackson Junior High School access area on Welch Street and the parade will roll at noon. The parade route will include: Welch, Gold, Dixie, Texas and Martin Luther King Streets to the Ben Johnson Auditorium parking lot for the static show. The Krewe of Excellence reigning king and queen; Cloyd Benjamin, Jr. and LaQuita Harris Collins, will lead the parade as grand marshals.
The exciting car show will tout cars, trucks, motorcycles, slingshots and ATV’s. Vehicles from 1949 to date will be displayed from noon until 5:30pm. There is no cost to attend the show nor for non-food vendors to set-up. Patrons are asked to bring a toy for the toy drive. A nominal fee of $20 to participate in the car show and the popular “Trunk Warz.,” will be assessed per participant.”DJ-KSmooth,”, Classic Steppers and several local and visiting performing artists will exhibit their respective talent offerings-enhancing the 2021 celebration.
For information, call: 319-5279070, 318-609-8628 or 318-332-8254.