Events

Jazz Fest cubes released; more Rolling Stones tickets to go on sale

Leaders will release the much-anticipated New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival "cubes" on Tuesday.

Veterans Day events in SWLA

Citgo’s 2nd Annual National Stem Day

Sunrise Birthdays: October 26, 2018

Bret Michaels coming to the Golden Nugget

Lake Arthur National Night Out event moved

City to cut ribbon on remodeled Veterans Memorial Park

Continued Coverage

Children's Museum announces August events

Marshland Festival ends tonight

Cajun Music and Food Festival happening this weekend

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for July 12-18

Lafayette libraries announce activities for July, August

Children's Museum announces July events

Fourth of July events and closures in SWLA

The following events and closures have been announced in Southwest Louisiana in accordance with the Independence Day holiday.

BayouCon to be held June 19-21 in Sulphur

BayouCon will be held June 19-21 this year at the West Cal Events Center in Sulphur.

20th Annual Coushatta Pow Wow to be held June 12-13

The 20th Annual Coushatta Pow Wow will be held June 12-13 at Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder, La.

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury hosting summer feeding program

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury is hosting a summer feeding program from June 1-July 24 for ages 18 and under.

SWLA Heart Ball set for May 30

Children's Museum announces June events

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for May 24-30

Spring Art Walk set for Friday in downtown Lake Charles

McNeese supports victims of Nepal earthquake

Children's Museum announces May events

Seats still available for Styx concert at Golden Nugget

Seats are still available for a performance by Styx on Saturday at Golden Nugget Lake Charles.

Musicmakers2U to host concert, fundraiser

Musicmakers2U will hold a concert and fundraiser on May 3 at the Tritico Theatre at McNeese State University.

CyPhaCon set for April 17-19

CyPhaCon returns April 17-19 this year at the Lake Charles Civic Center. The event celebrates sci-fi, video game and anime series and fan groups.

Lake Charles Symphony to perform April 11-12

The Lake Charles Symphony will present a pair of concerts at the Rosa Hart Theatre inside the Lake Charles Civic Center this weekend.

Louisiana Railroad Days Festival lasts through Saturday

The Louisiana Railroad Days Festival begins Thursday and runs through Saturday at the DeQuincy Railroad Museum.

Easter events in Southwest Louisiana

The following Easter events and closures have been announced for Southwest Louisiana.

40th Annual Palm Sunday Tour of Homes set for March 29

The 40th Annual Palm Sunday Tour of Homes will take place this Sunday in Southwest Louisiana.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 29-April 4

The following programs have been announced at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations for March 29-April 4:

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 22-28

The following programs have been announced at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations for March 22-28:

Program to highlight history of theatre in Lake Charles

The Southwest Louisiana Genealogical and Historical Library will host a program on April 7 that explores the history of theatre in Lake Charles.

Spring schedule announced for Movies Under the Stars

The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury has announced the spring 2015 schedule for its Movies Under the Stars series.

Historic City Hall to host awkward family photos exhibit

The Historic City Hall in Lake Charles will host an awkward family photo exhibit this spring.

LCCB preparing for Assemble 2015

The Lake Charles Civic Ballet is preparing for Assemblé 2015, their first performance of the new year.

McNeese to host faculty, guest recital

McNeese State University will host a free faculty/guest recital with Judy Hand on flute and Jay Kacherski on guitar at 7:30 p.m. on March 24.

McNeese to present recital, master class

Acclaimed baritone David Small, an associate professor of voice at the University of Texas at Austin, will present a master class and recital on Thursday and Friday, March 19-20, on the McNeese State University campus.

Tuten Park to host Arbor Day celebration

The City of Lake Charles and Friends of Tuten Park are sponsoring an Arbor Day celebration on Saturday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Tuten Park.

Live at the Lakefront moves indoors for Feufollet show

Live at the Lakefront 2015 will feature a series of free outdoor concerts on Fridays in March.

Lake Charles Community Band to host free concert March 22

The Lake Charles Community Band will hold a free concert on March 22 at 3 p.m. at Prien Lake Park.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 15-21

The following programs have been announced for March 15-21 at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations:

Children's Museum announces March events

The following activities have been announced by the Children's Museum for March:

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for March 1-7

The following programs have been announced at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations for March 1-7:

Empty Bowl fundraiser set for March 10

This year's Empty Bowl fundraiser is set for March 10 at L'Auberge Casino Resort in Lake Charles.

Lake Charles Symphony to perform March 1

The Lake Charles Symphony will hold the second classical concert of its 2014-2015 season on March 1.

Louisiana Winter Beer Festival set for Feb. 21

The Louisiana Winter Beer Festival will be held Feb. 21 in Lake Charles.

Authors to discuss Acadian history

On Thursday, Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the South Regional Library, authors Mary and Warren Perrin will discuss their comprehensive collection of scholarship on the Acadians in all parts of the world.

AARP offers free tax help for Calcasieu residents

AARP offers free tax help for Calcasieu residents at public library locations.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Feb. 8-14

The following programs have been announced for Feb. 8-14 at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations:

Jennings to host 10th Annual Squeezebox Shootout

The 10th Annual Cajun Squeezebox Shootout Accordion Championship will be held Feb. 14 at the Strand Theatre in Jennings.

LaGrange students prepare for Shrek Jr. the Musical

LaGrange High School students are preparing for weekend performances of Shrek Jr. the Musical.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Feb. 1-7

The following programs have been announced at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations for Feb. 1-7:

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Jan. 25-31

The following programs have been announced for Jan. 25-31 at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations:

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Jan. 18-24

The following programs have been announced at various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations for Jan. 18-24:

Lafayette libraries announce January, February events

The Lafayette Public Library has announced the following programs for January and February.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Jan. 11-17

The following programs have been announced at various CPPL locations for Jan. 11-17:

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Dec. 28-Jan. 3

The following programs have been announced by various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations for Dec. 28-Jan. 3:

Children's Museum announces January events

The following activities have been announced by the Children's Museum for January:

LCCB performs 'Little Drummer Boy'

The Lake Charles Civic Ballet will perform "The Little Drummer Boy" and at the holiday medley "Variations of Joy" at the Rosa Harte Theatre in Lake Charles.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Dec. 7-13

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for Dec. 7-13:

Storyteller to perform at Sulphur library

Famed storyteller Brian “Fox” Ellis will bring the historical character of William Herndon, law partner of Abraham Lincoln, to life at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 18 at the Sulphur Regional Library.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Nov. 23-29

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for Nov. 23-29:

Christmas and holiday events announced in SWLA

The following events have been announced for the Christmas and holiday seasons in Southwest Louisiana:

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Nov. 16-22

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following events for Nov. 16-22:

Lafayette Science Museum to host Spell-a-bration

The Lafayette Science Museum will host a spelling bee from 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 13.

Lafayette libraries announce November, December events

Various Lafayette Parish Library locations have announced the following events for the months of November and December:

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Nov. 9-15

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for Nov. 9-15:

Children's Museum announces November events

The following activities have been announced by the Children's Museum for November:

McNeese to host SWLA Heart Walk

McNeese State University will host the 2014 SWLA Heart Walk on Saturday, Nov. 1 in the Quad on campus.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Nov. 2-8

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for Nov. 2-8:

Veterans Day events announced in SWLA

The following events have been announced in observance of Veterans Day in Southwest Louisiana.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Oct. 26-Nov. 1

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for Oct. 26- Nov. 1:

A Community Voice to host housing, job fair

A Community Voice will host its annual Housing, Jobs and Small Business Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Martin Luther King Center in Lake Charles.

Leesville to host annual state soap box derby

The Louisiana State Soap Box Derby Championship, also known as "Derby Daze," will he held Oct. 25 on Third St. in Leesville.

Lake Charles Community Band to perform Oct. 26

The Lake Charles Community Band will perform on Oct. 26 at the Prien Lake Park Pavilion in Lake Charles.

Calcasieu libraries announce programs for Oct. 19-25

Various Calcasieu Parish Public Library locations have announced the following programs for Oct. 19-25.

Fall conference for Women's Commission of SWLA to feature Star Jones

The Women's Commission of Southwest Louisiana will hold their fall conference at the Lake Charles Civic Center on Thursday.

Food drive to benefit Abraham's Tent

The Southwest Louisiana Sportsmen for the Hungry will hold a food drive from 1-4 p.m. on October 19.

Lake Charles Skeeter Run raising funds to fight malaria

The Lake Charles Skeeter Run is raising funds to help fight malaria.

Lake Charles Film & Music Festival set for Oct. 10-12

The 2014 Lake Charles Film & Music Festival will be held October 10-12 in Lake Charles.