Friday, September 5, 2014

Top Fall To-Do in Ruston, LA

It's going to be a great fall in Ruston! We hate to see summer go, but with cooler weather and beautiful Autumn colors also comes many of our favorite events. Festivals, music, theatre and of course, FOOTBALL! Don't miss out on all the excitement. Take a look at the Top To-Dos in Ruston this coming Fall.

Masters of Soul

October 21 at 6 p.m.
The Masters of Soul is a celebration of Motown artists and their music and lifestyles. You don't want to miss the stylish costumes, choreographed tributes and of course, the dynamic vocals of these seasoned musicians!
Lincoln Parish Library - 910 North Trenton Street - Ruston, LA 71270

Eli Young Band
November 13 at 9 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
We love great music out on the big stage! Come check out one of country music's hottest bands at this outdoor concert! Get your tickets here.  
The Revelry - 2647 South Service Road West - Ruston, LA 71270

Jason Coleman
November 15 at 7 p.m. 
Don't miss this inspiring performance from Jason Coleman and the Piano Magic of Floyd Cramer! This unique concert features Jason honoring his Grandfather Cramer at the piano.  
Dixie Center for the Arts - 212 North Vienna Street - Ruston, LA 71270

17th Annual Holiday Arts Tour
November 20-22
It's never too early to start thinking about Christmas gifts. Join us for this celebration of local artists as downtown merchants host a weekend of art, music and shopping. For more information visit
Downtown Ruston, LA

October 24 from 5 to10 p.m.
This annual event benefits the North Central Louisiana Arts Council and features local brewers providing sample of their beers alongside many regional and national beer providers. Food trucks will also be onsite site! Come out and support the arts! 
Norton Building - 207 West Mississippi Avenue - Ruston, LA 71270

Louisiana Chicken Festival 
September 26-17
It's time again for this annual festival in Dubach, LA! You can enjoy arts & crafts booths, live music, a parade, carnival rides and so much more! For more information visit
Downtown Dubach, LA

P.L.A.Y Festival
October 11 beginning at 8 a.m.
What does NELA have in common with San Francisco, NYC and London? An annual festival centered around the well-being of your mind, body and spirit! Come out and celebrate Peace, Love, Art and Yoga!
Louisiana Yoga & Paddle - 3458 LA-181 - Ruston, LA 71270

Country Western Boot Skoot Boogie Night
October 25 at 6 p.m.
Put on your blue jeans and dust off those cowboy boots for this shindig at the library!
Lincoln Parish Library - 910 North Trenton Street - Ruston, LA 71270

China Circus Acrobats
September 27 at 7 p.m.
You do not want to miss this incredible performance from the China Circus Acrobats! 
Dixie Center for the Arts - 212 North Vienna Street - Ruston, LA 71270

Til Beth Do Us Part
October 9-12
Come have a few laughs as the Ruston Community Theatre acts out this romantic farce written by Jones Hope Wooten. 
Dixie Center for the Arts - 212 North Vienna Street - Ruston, LA 71270

Spooktacular Night at the Dixie
October 30 
It's going to be a night of Halloween reels and chills featuring the Tom Hanks 1989 comedy and suspense film The 'Burbs!
Dixie Center for the Arts - 212 North Vienna Street - Ruston, LA 71270

LA Tech vs. Northwestern State
September 20 at 6 p.m.
Come out and watch the Bulldogs dominate the field! For a complete game schedule visit Check out the list of home games below.

October 4 - LA Tech vs. UTEP
October 18 - LA Tech vs. UTSA
November 1 - LA Tech vs. Western Kentucky (Homecoming)
November 29 - LA Tech vs. Rice

21st Annual Piney Hills Classic Mountain Bike Race
September 27-28
Round 3 of the Texas Cup, this is one of the oldest races in the south! Join this cross country race open to all ages and abilities!
Lincoln Parish Park - 211 Parish Park Road - Ruston, LA 71270

Grambling State University vs. Alcorn State
October 11 at 2 p.m.
Football frenzy is swing! Check out the GSU Tigers take on Alcorn State University. For a complete game schedule visit and take a look at the home games listed below.

October 18 - GSU vs.University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (Homecoming)
November 15 -  GSU vs. Alabama State University 

Cotton Country Horse Show
October 18
Come enjoy these beautiful creatures in this all-breeds horse show.
Northeast Louisiana Exhibition Center - 165 Fairgrounds Road - Ruston, LA 71270

Gulf Coast Bike Championship
November 16
Watch as the top racers from Mississippi and Louisiana go head to head to determine who is the best in the Gulf Coast Region.
Lincoln Parish Park - 211 Parish Park Road - Ruston, LA 71270

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