Natchitoches’ downtown riverbank was packed with thousands of festival goers Saturday, Oct. 7 as they enjoyed a beautiful day at the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation’s fifth annual Tappedtober Event, the first craft beer and wine festival of its kind in Natchitoches and the finest in the state. Festivalgoers were able to sample an eclectic variety of beers and whiskeys from several area breweries and distilleries in the tasting area. An array of food trucks offered savory fare to hungry festivalgoers. A larger than life TV above the main stage enabled football fans to enjoy the festival while keeping up with the day’s games.
Tappedtober also served as a bachelorette party for Ms. Tamy Brazil of Provencal and her friends. The NPJ congratulates her on her upcoming wedding and extends our best wishes for a long and happy married life.
The evening’s entertainment certainly did not disappoint! Winnfield’s own Deep Water Rehab kicked off the concert, followed by Country singer Sarah Hobbs from Texas. Then the award-winning singer, songwriter and Country Music star Tracy Lawrence took the stage for a truly memorable set of superb Country Music. There was not an empty spot anywhere near the stage as the crowd danced and enjoyed the show.
The fifth Tappedtober event was a resounding success! The best part is proceeds raised at Tappedtober will benefit the NRMC Cancer Center in furthering their cancer fighting mission.