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Mardi Gras Events in Ruston

January 9, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Carnival season is here, and Ruston is preparing to laissez les bon temps rouler! Everyone knows Louisiana does Mardi Gras best, and now you have two ways to celebrate the season in Ruston, LA!

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Date Night in Ruston

February 7, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

There’s not much that sets a romantic mood for an evening quite like fine dining and a night out on the town. Whether it’s a special occasion, anniversary, or some much-deserved time away from responsibilities at home, you’ll find the perfect little getaway right here in Ruston. Start planning a special date night with your significant other with this list of [...]

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30 Things to Do in Ruston Before You Graduate

February 8, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Ruston is first and foremost a college town, where students spend some of the best and most exciting years of their lives. College is a time to explore, try new things, and make memories. With this in mind, we're challenging students to get out of their dorms and experience these 30 things in Ruston & Lincoln Parish before they graduate!

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10 Reasons to Get Outside in Lincoln Parish

March 20, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Located in the center of North Louisiana, the city of Ruston is surrounded by tall pine trees, gorgeous state parks, and fish-filled bodies of water. Louisiana didn’t get the title of "Sportsman’s Paradise" without being a prime location for outdoor recreation and adventure, and Lincoln Parish is no exception. 

In the area, you’ll find a wide variety of [...]

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Railroad Fest – A Celebration of Makers & Music

March 28, 2018Written 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 Makers & Music Festival. This event gives attendees the chance to shop works from talented [...]

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6 Fun Kids Activities in Ruston

May 16, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Entertaining kids can be tricky business, especially when traveling. We want to make your time in Ruston as family-friendly as possible so we've put together a list of the top 6 kids activities to experience in Ruston & Lincoln Parish! 

1. Enjoy Local Parks
Ruston & Lincoln Parish has an abundance of parks and play areas. With jungle gyms, covered [...]

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