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Guide to the 71st Annual Louisiana Peach Festival

May 31, 2021Written by: Josh Evans

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The Louisiana Peach Festival returns on June 5 in Downtown Ruston! Come enjoy a family-friendly celebration of Ruston's local talent and delicious peaches. Browse the guide below and make plans to attend a day full of kids activities, local art, great food, and 10+ hours of live music.  [...]

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2021 Peach Restaurant Week

May 28, 2021Written by: CVB Team

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Participating Restaurants

Peach Restaurant Week is back and more delicious than ever! Participating local restaurants will be serving up peachy specials for patrons to enjoy all week long, starting May 30 through June 5. See the full list of participating restaurants below.  [...]

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Chris “Moose” Garriga, Johnny Gaudet and the Ponchatoulas & Log Cabin Team Win Hospitality Award

May 3, 2021Written by: Tori Davis

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the 2021 Lincoln Parish Hospitality Award recipients are Chris “Moose” Garriga, Johnny Gaudet, and the Ponchatoulas & Log Cabin Team. The award will be presented at the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Library Events Ce [...]

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Grambling State to host Brown Girls Do Gymnastics Conference with The Doug Williams Center

April 26, 2021Written by: Raven Thissel

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau supports the conference with eyes on changing the landscape of HBCU sports Grambling, LA – On July 23-25, 2021, Brown Girls Do Gymnastics’ 5th Annual Conference will be hosted on Grambling State University’s campus in collaboration with The Doug Williams Center and Ruston Lincoln Convention & Vi [...]

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7 Amazing Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors in Ruston, LA

April 13, 2021Written by: AJR Staff

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Love the outdoors? The tall pines and clear lakes of Ruston and Lincoln Parish are calling. North Louisiana has miles of trails worth exploring, a terrain made for mountain biking, and pine needle paths for strolling. You’ll discover countless species of birds along the way and catch more than your fair share of fish. In town, the vibrant art [...]

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Plan Your Ruston Staycation

February 23, 2021Written by: Tori Davis

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Everyone needs an escape, but you don’t have to travel far to find yours. Outdoor adventure, unique shopping, local flavor, and a thriving arts culture are practically in your backyard. Here’s a look at what to do, see, and eat in the area. For an unforgettable getaway, make yourself at home in Ruston! Do  [...]

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