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Tourism Development Grants Available

April 23, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is now accepting applications for our matching grant program called Make It Happen. This is a tourism development matching grant program that aims to help create and fund special [...]

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Downtown Food Park – The Latest in Ruston’s Culinary Scene

April 15, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Ruston is Heard Freighthouse Food Park. And in case you haven’t noticed, food parks are quickly growing in popularity because of their unique dining concept. Many sell popular and traditional items while some offer otherwise unavailable ethnic cuisine, specialty dishes, and experimental recipes. Heard Freighthouse Food Park is no exception [...]

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Ruston will host American Crappie Trail National Championship

March 25, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

 

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RUSTON, LA (Mar. 25, 2019) – The Ruston Lincoln Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) is excited to announce that Ruston will host the American Crappie [...]

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Railroad Fest – A Celebration of Makers & Music

March 11, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Downtown Ruston offers some of the city’s most enjoyable events. On this list is one of our favorite festivals that highlights regional arts and music and celebrates the rich culture of Ruston and Louisiana – Railroad Festival. This event gives attendees the chance to shop works from talented local [...]

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American Crappie Trail National Championship comes to North Louisiana

March 4, 2019Written by: Travis Napper, CDME

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The best crappie fishermen from across America will be in the area to try to take home the title of National Champions. March 28-30 the American [...]

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Loyal Blue Weekend wins 2019 Louey Award

January 30, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to announce the Louisiana Travel Association (LTA) introduced Loyal Blue Weekend as the winner of the 2019 Festival/Event of the Year during its Annual Meeting Thursday, Jan. 24 in [...]

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More Blog Posts

Tourism Development Grants Available (4/23/19)Downtown Food Park – The Latest in Ruston’s Culinary Scene (4/15/19)Ruston will host American Crappie Trail National Championship (3/25/19)Railroad Fest – A Celebration of Makers & Music (3/11/19)American Crappie Trail National Championship comes to North Louisiana (3/4/19)Loyal Blue Weekend wins 2019 Louey Award (1/30/19)Celebrating Black History Month in Lincoln Parish (1/29/19)Mardi Gras in Ruston (1/7/19)Bustamante, Causey Win Hospitality Award (1/7/19)Grambling State Selected to Host Intercollegiate Football Championship through 2020 (12/4/18)Holidays in Ruston (11/16/18)Places to Work & Study Remotely: Ruston, LA (10/29/18)Unique Eats: Seafood (10/22/18)Sundown Tavern: A Ruston Landmark (10/15/18)Local Seafood Favorites (10/9/18)Gameday Recipes (9/22/18)Rainy Day Fun (9/22/18)Best Burgers in Ruston (9/13/18)4 Must-Attend Events for Fall (9/5/18)Locals Love It: Sue Paperie (8/13/18)5 Things To Do in Ruston This Summer (8/6/18)Loyal Blue Weekends in Louisiana’s College Town (8/6/18)Breakfast Stops in Ruston (6/29/18)Ruston Peaches & Where to Find Them (6/12/18)Visitors Guide to the Louisiana Peach Festival (6/5/18)10 Best Mural Photos (5/23/18)6 Fun Kids Activities in Ruston (5/16/18)New Ruston Eats (5/8/18)Brunching at Beau Vines (4/13/18)10 Reasons to Get Outside in Lincoln Parish (3/20/18)Ruston Lincoln CVB Seeks Visitor Center Coordinator (2/19/18)Meal Deals for the College Students (2/12/18)30 Things to Do in Ruston Before You Graduate (2/8/18)Date Night in Ruston (2/7/18)Napper elected as chairman of Louisiana Travel Association’s board (1/26/18)Louisiana Tech University College of Education Wins Hospitality Award (1/15/18)Staying Healthy in Ruston, LA (1/4/18)Eddie G. Robinson Museum: Hidden Gem of North LA (5/4/16)

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