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February 10-12 West Monroe, LA Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour. 6:00pm-10:00pm; The nation's most competitive monster trucks are invading the IKE Hamilton's Expo Center. See these incredible 10,000 pound, car crushing giants compete in racing, wheelie's contests, and amazing freestyle action during the MTD Tour! Come early, meet the drivers, get autographs and take photos with the drivers and their Monsters . Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena; 501 Mane Street; West Monroe, LA, 71292 Adults $20, Kids 3-12 $10; 318-325-9160; https://www.facebook.com/events/1866968506859088/
February 10-12 West Monroe, LA Traxxas Monster Truck Destruction Tour. 6:00pm-10:00pm; The nation's most competitive monster trucks are invading the IKE Hamilton's Expo Center. See these incredible 10,000 pound, car crushing giants compete in racing, wheelie's contests, and amazing freestyle action during the MTD Tour! Come early, meet the drivers, get autographs and take photos with the drivers and their Monsters Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena; 501 Mane Street; West Monroe LA, 71292 Adults $20, Kids 3-12 $10; 318-325-9160; https://www.facebook.com/events/1866968506859088. Ike Hamilton Expo Center, 501 Mane Street (318) 325-9160; http://www.nchadella.com Fore more info www.mtgtours.com
February 10-12 Ruston, LA Big Creek Trade Days; 327 California Plant Road , 2016 Big Creek Trade Days 327 California Plant Road. Come and enjoy a flea market type experience with something to offer everyone. There are hundreds of vendors that have more items than you can imagine. Men can even relax in the "man cave". Friday-Saturday-9am-6pm; Sunday-10am-4pm; Parking-$5; Tel: 318-680-1304 \
February 11, 18, 25 Alexandriqa, LA Inglewood Harvest Barn Market; Cenla's Premier Farmers' Market hosted by Louisiana's Largest Certified Organic Farm, Inglewood. This market is every Saturday throughout the year from 8am-Noon. Find everything you need each and every Saturday. Local produce, pastured meat, dairy, crafts, homemade breads, jams, jellies, wellness products, honey and so much more! Plus bring out the family and enjoy a stroll though the garden and pecan orchard, check out the Famous Chicken Bus, and taste some homemade meat pies, tamales and more delicious hot food and drink! Join us weekly for your local farmers market on the farm. Free Admission 318-442-6398; http://www.inglewoodfarm.com
February 17 Pineville, LA Pineville Light the Night Parade; Downtown Pineville & Downtown Alexandria 7:00PM Route: College Boulevard (Pineville) at Donahue Ferry Road - Main Street - Across the Jackson Street Bridge - Third Street (Alexandria) Admission: Free to attend Phone: 318-449-5660. http://www.pineville.net/
February 18 Ball, LA Town of Ball Mardi Gras Parade; Route - North along Hwy. 165 in Ball from Paradise \softline Elementary to Town Hall.\pard http://alexandriapinevillela.com
February 18 Many, LA Sabine Master Gardeners 14th Annual Down and Dirty Garden Seminar; at the Cypress Bend Glof Resort and Garden Center on Toledo Bend Lake . Tickets are $35 in advance and seating is limited, lunch will be served. We will have many wonderful vendors, a plant sale and a silent auction. Cypress Bend Golf Course and Convention Center 2000 Cypress Bend Parkway Many, Louisiana. Registration at 9:00am and speakers start at 9:30 am Contact Maribeth Lewing 1609 Shady Hill Road Florien, Louisiana 71429 318-315-1963 or 318-256-2188 maribeth1906@live.com email maribeth1906@live.com with questions or to request additional information Fees/Admission: $35 in advance mailed to Maribeth Lewing 1609 Shady Hill Road Florien, Louisiana 71429
February 18-19 Monroe, LA Home EXPO 2017 - by Home Builders Association of Northeast Louisiana; , Home Expo 2017 features a kaleidoscope of homebuilders, remodelers, decorating services, residential designers, mortgage bankers, and virtually any service or product related to the home.The list of exhibitors includes kitchen and bath remodeling, electronics, interior and exterior design, heating and air, sound systems, and financial services. Enthusiastic visitors will also find specialists in windows, doors, flooring, insulation, painting, patio construction, landscaping and other vendors who are on hand to offer advice and showcase new products.The Home Expo offers the potential home buyer or remodeling client the opportunity to meet with scores of vendors conveniently under one roof, and have dialogue about their individual needs. Many visitors discover new products they were not previously aware of. 318-387-6795; http://hbanela.com/eventsfull.php?id=1
February 24-25 Farmerville, LA 2017 BASS PRO SHOP CRAPPIE MASTERS TOURNAMENT. 3628 Par Rd 318-368-2086; Lincoln Parish and Union Parish have partnered again for the 2017 Crappie Masters All American Tournament Trail on Lake D'Arbonne! registered today at the link below! https://www.crappiemasters.net/home/images/2017ScheduleAndEntryReduced.pdf}
February 25 Natchitoches, LA Krewe of Dionysus Mardi Gras Parade; Formed in 1995, the Krewe of Dionysus has over 300 members. This family friendly night time parade consists of a dozen or more super floats, lots of throws including beads, cups & specialty items and marching bands. The Krewe gathers on Highway 1, South Drive for their float loading party early in the day and the parade begins around 5:30pm. Families are urged to set up along the parade route and tail gate with their family and friends. The route continues along Highway 1/South Drive north to Keyser Avenue and crosses the bridge over Cane River Lake to Jefferson Street and the Landmark Historic District. The parade winds through the historic district and Front Street amidst 1000s of voices yelling "Throw me something mister". Krewe of Dionysus Parade Route The parade will begin on Highway 1/South Drive (across from Maggio's Package Liquor), travel North to Keyser Avenue, turn left, cross the bridge over Cane River Lake and take a right on to Jefferson Street, continue along Front Street, turn left onto Lafayette, then take another left onto Second Street, and end at City Hall.
February 25 Pineville, LA Dutch Oven Gathering; Fort Randolph and Buhlow State Historic Site, 135 Riverfront Street; . Central Louisiana Dutch Oven Cookers Demonstrations begin at 9am. Pots on the table at Noon. Takes place every fourth Saturday of the month. No charge for food, however, donations are accepted. Park Entrance Fees Apply* Raffle Prizes!!! For more information, call Laurie Smith at 985-445-9944 or look for us on Facebook. Email: centralla.dutchovencookers@yahoo.com . Central Louisiana Dutch Oven Cookers is a chapter of the Louisiana Dutch Oven Society.Admission: $4 per person ages 13 to 61 Phone: 985-445-9944
     

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