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a guide to festivities around the state

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NORTHERN LOUISIANA

Sept. 3-6 & 10-13. “Thoroughly Modern Millie.” Strauss Theatre, Monroe (318) 323-6681, strausstheatre.com.

Sept. 4. Moonlight Gardens. Biedenharn Museum & Gardens,  Monroe (318) 387-5281, www.bmuseum.org.

Sept. 5-7. Run for the Diamonds Barrel Race. North Louisiana Exhibition Center, Ruston (318) 254-8877.

Sept. 5, 12, 19 & 26. Racing at Monroe Motor Speedway. Monroe Motor Speedway, Monroe (318) 812-7223, www.monroemotorspeedway.com.

Sept. 9. RiverBend Revue and Silent Auction at the Riverdome. Horseshoe Casino & Hotel, Bossier City (318) 797-5179.

Sept. 11 & Oct. 2. First Friday Texas Hold’em Tournament. Krewe of Janus Float Den, Monroe (318) 338-3172.

Sept. 12. Children’s Drop-In: Plant a Plant for Grandparent’s Day. Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, Monroe (318) 387-5281, www.bmuseum.org.

Sept. 15. Garden Path Lecture. Biedenharn Museum & Gardens, Monroe (318) 387-5281, www.bmuseum.org.

Sept. 18-20. Crop 4 the Cure. West Monroe Convention Center,  West Monroe (318) 801-0256.

Sept. 24-Oct. 4. Ark-La-Miss Fair. Monroe Civic Center,  Monroe (318) 396-8700.

Sept. 25. North Louisiana Cowboy Campmeeting. Westlakes Seventh-day Adventist Church, West Monroe (318) 396-4213.

Sept. 25-27. Louisiana Chicken Festival. Dubach (318) 777-3321.

Sept. 26. The Germantown Bluegrass Festival. Germantown Colony Museum, Minden (318) 426-4691.

Sept. 29-Oct. 3. The Annual Webster Parish Fair. Minden Fairgrounds, Minden (318) 377-6250
Oct. 1. Downtown Monroe Art Crawl. Monroe (318) 329-1921.

Oct. 2. Movies & Moonbeams: Ghost Rider at Riverview Park. 601 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport, www.myspar.org.

Oct. 2-4. Lincoln Parish High School Rodeo. North Louisiana Exhibition Center,  Ruston (318) 243-4941.

Oct. 3. Bark in the Park. Forsythe Park, Monroe (318) 366-7505.

Oct. 3. Moon Over Minden Annual Halloween Festival. Minden (318) 393-5991.

Oct. 3, 10, 17, 23-24. Racing at Monroe Motor Speedway. Monroe Motor Speedway,  Monroe (318) 812-7223, www.monroemotorspeedway.com.

Oct. 9-10. The 26th Annual Lumberjack Festival. Springhill Civic Center, Springhill (318) 539-2071.

Oct. 10. 54th Annual Louisiana Art & Folk Festival. Main Street, Columbia (318) 649-0726, louisianaartandfolkfestival.com.

Oct. 10. Main Street Car and Motorcycle Show and Antique Tractor and Engine Show. Springhill (318) 539-5699.

Oct. 10. “We Just Made Do”: Big Read on the Great Depression. Webster Parish Library,  Minden (318) 371-3080.

Oct. 14-17. Ruston Jaycees Fall Fair. North Louisiana Exhibition Center, Ruston (318) 789-8347.

Oct. 16-18. U.S. Highway 80 Sale. Highway 80, Louisiana coast, www.easttexasguide.com.

Oct. 17. 19th Annual St. Patrick’s Herbal Harvest. St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church,  West Monroe (318) 396-1341.

Oct. 20. Garden Path. Biedenharn Museum & Gardens,  Monroe (318) 387-5281, www.bmuseum.org.

Oct. 23-25. Piney Hills Classic Mountain Bike Races. Lincoln Parish Park, Ruston (318) 251-5156.

Oct. 24 Haunted Gangsters Ball, a Great Depression-themed costume party. The Farm, Minden (318) 393-5991, www.artsinminden.com.

Oct. 24 Outdoor movie, “The Grapes of Wrath.” The Farm, Minden (318) 393-5991, www.artsinminden.com.

Through Oct. 24. Shreve Town Ghost Walk. Shreveport (318) 459-2285, www.shrevetownghostwalk.com.

Oct. 24-25. Northeast Louisiana Celtic Festival. Ike Hamilton Expo Center, West Monroe (318) 325-9160, www.nelacelticfest.net.

Oct. 24-Dec. 24. Triumph Over Tragedy, a visual history exhibit on the Great Depression. Webster Parish Library, Minden (318) 371-3080

Oct. 24-Dec. 24. Triumph Over Tragedy, Great Depression Bank Failures exhibit. Dorcheat Museum, Minden (318) 377-3002, www.museumminden.blogspot.com.

Oct. 24 & 31. Strauss Young Troupe presents “Robin Hood.” Strauss Theatre – Young Troupe Stage, Monroe (318) 323-0474, www.youngtroupe.com.

Oct. 30-31. Louisiana Rodeo Cowboys Association Finals. North Louisiana Exhibition Center, Ruston (337) 981-8190.

Oct. 30-31. Moon Over Minden at The Farm. The Farm, Minden (318) 393-5991.

Oct. 31. Crash-A-Rama presented by Hixson Autoplex. Monroe Motor Speedway, Monroe (318) 812-7223, www.monroemotorspeedway.com.

Oct. 31. Great Pumpkin Run for Research. Centenary College Gold Dome,  Centenary (318) 813-1056.
 

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