October 05, 2008

Rapides Parish Events

Kent Plantation House, 19th Century Mourning Tours, October 1st - October 31st. Tour times scheduled for 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. Closed Sundays. Cost: $6 adults, $5 senior citizens, $2 children ages 6-12. For more information, call 487-5998.

Downtown ArtWalk on October 12th, in Downtown Alexandria from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. A free, family-oriented walking tour featuring visual arts and live entertainment. Visit the various museums, studios & galleries all located within a few blocks. Downtown businesses will offer food and drinks for purchase. Admission is free. For more information, call 484-4474.

Fall Herb Day and Yard Sale, Kent Plantation House on October 13th, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Up to 74 varieties of herbs for sale. Admission is free. For more information, call 487-5998.

Sawmill Trade Days , October 13th, LaCroix Park (Hwy 8 West in Pollock) beginning at 8:00 a.m. Antiques, collectibles, farmer's market, concession, arts and crafts, jellies and jams, tools and more. Auction, 1 p.m. Each vendor may sell up to 2 items, no set-up fee. Admission is free. For more information, call 765-3796.

Annual Silent Auction & 2008 Raffle Calendar Kick-off on October 14th, Libuse Czech Community Hall from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Items of interest to bid on may include, but not limited to pysanky eggs, jewelry, Czech Crystal, kolache, original paintings, and more. Need not be present to win. Free admission. For more information, call 473-2745.

Jewish Food Festival on October 14th, at the Jewish Temple from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. For more information call 561-7370.

Zoo Boo on October 29th - October 31st at The Alexandria Zoo from 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., admission is $4.00 per person, all ages. Biggest Halloween party in town for all ages! Kids 12 and younger can trick-or-treat along the decorated trails as scenery comes to life. For more information, call 473-1143.