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Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2017

Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2017

Fall is finally here – it’s my favorite time of year! I made it through the Louisiana summer and it’s time for the fall and winter holiday season. Every year my family visits a local pumpkin patch. Below are some options for you and your family. Comment on this post if you have one to(…)

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Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival 2017 – Info for Families

2017 Ponchatoula Strawberry Festival Friday, April 7 – Sunday, April 9, 2017Official Festival Grounds:  Ponchatoula’s Memorial Park, but the Festival takes over all of downtown Ponchatoula.  Official Website (Includes Entertainment Schedule)Official Facebook Page (‘Like’ the Festival’s page for updates over the weekend!) HOURS Friday: 12 noon – 10:30 pm Saturday: 9 am – 11 pm (Don’t miss the parade at 9:30 a.m.)Sunday: 10 am(…)

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Tangipahoa Parish Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2017

Tangipahoa Parish Easter Egg Hunts and Easter Activities – 2017

Here’s some great local Easter egg hunts in Tangipahoa Parish! Share with your friends. All events are free unless otherwise noted.Have one to add? Comment below.  Super Lion Saturday Egg Scramble WHEN: Saturday, April 1, 2017 WHERE: Strawberry Stadium, Southeastern Louisiana UniversityThe fun that begins at immediately following the 2 pm SLU Spring Football Game. Activities(…)

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2016 Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – FULL MONTH

2016 Christmas Parades & Activities in Our Area – FULL MONTH

CHRISTMAS PARADES – 2016 Friday, Dec 2, 2016: Hammond Christmas Parade 6 pm start time Theme: “A Starry Christmas” Parade starts at the corner of University Blvd. and General Pershing, then proceeds south on General Pershing, turns left onto West Church St., right on N. Magnolia, left on West Thomas. Then proceeds two blocks and(…)

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Come One, Come All to the Louisiana Renaissance Festival

The Louisiana Renaissance Festival is an all day enjoyable, unique event. The easily accessible location is off River Road in Hammond. The 2016 Fest runs rain or shine from 9:45 am – dusk on weekends November 5 to December 11, plus Friday. Nov. 25, which is Family Day (child admissions are half price).  My family attended this event the(…)

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“The Magical Music of Disney and Friends” at Southeastern on Nov. 5

“The Magical Music of Disney and Friends” at Southeastern on Nov. 5

“The Magical Music of Disney and Friends,” a concert by the award-winning Southeastern Louisiana University Wind Symphony, will be presented in two separate performances at the Pottle Music Building Auditorium on SLU’s campus on Saturday, Nov. 5. Designed for Disney and Pixar enthusiasts of all ages, the concerts will be held at 1 p.m. and(…)

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Holy Ghost Fair 2016

  Friday, October 28 through Sunday, October 30, 2016 at Holy Ghost Catholic School in Hammond (507 N. Oak Street, Hammond, LA 70401) Fair Hours: Friday: 5 – 11 pm Saturday: 10 am – 11 pm Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm Come have fun at the Fair! Amusement rides, game booths, food and drink booths,(…)

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Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2016

Pick a Pumpkin! Family Fall Fun for 2016

Fall is finally here – it’s my favorite time of year! I made it through the Louisiana summer and it’s time for the fall and winter holiday season. Every year my family visits a local pumpkin patch. Below are some options for you and your family. Comment on this post if you have one to(…)

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Air Force Academy Band to perform FREE concert at Columbia Theatre

Air Force Academy Band to perform FREE concert at Columbia Theatre

The Air Force Academy Band’s Blue Steel will perform a FREE concert at the Columbia Theatre in Hammond on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 pm.  Tickets available at the Columbia box office and online at www.columbiatheatre.org. The event is sponsored by the Hammond Daily Star. From The Daily Star: The evening will feature music for all(…)

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4th of July Fireworks and Fun – 2016

4th of July Fireworks and Fun – 2016

PARD Independence Day Fireworks Show (Ponchatoula) Friday, July 1, 2016 from 5:30-9:30 pmLocation: PARD, 19030 Ponchatoula Parks Drive, Ponchatoula LAGates open at 5:00 pm. Entertainment from 5:30 – 9:30 pmEntertainment- DJ Sound WavesTribute to the FlagBoy Scout Troop 170Concessions Provided by Ponchatoula High School Band BoostersSponsors: First Guaranty Bank, North Oaks Health System, PON Food, City of Ponchatoula, Berryland Motors, and Ponchatoula Area(…)

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