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Loyal Blue Weekends

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 - Sunday, Nov 10, 2019Downtown Ruston , 101 E Park Ave, Ruston, LA 71270

Celebrate Louisiana Tech football in Ruston this season! Loyal Blue Weekends take place every home-game weekend. On Friday, enjoy an outdoor pep rally and downtown event. Saturday, park downtown and take a free ride on the Tech Trolley to the stadium for tailgating activities at Bulldog Village and the game. Then on Sunday, end your weekend with Bulldog Brunch from select local restaurants. 

2019 Loyal Blue Weekends Schedule:
September 6-8 - LA Tech vs. Grambling State @ 2:30 pm Sept 7
September 19-21 - LA Tech vs. FIU @ 7:00 p.m. Sept. 20
October 11-13 - LA Tech vs. UMASS @ 6:00 p.m. Oct. 12
October 18-20 - LA Tech vs. Southern Miss @ 2:30 p.m. Oct. 19 *Hall of Fame Weekend 
November 8-10 - LA Tech vs. North Texas @ 3:00 p.m. Nov. 9 *Homecoming Weekend
November 29-December 1 - LA Tech vs. UTSA @ 2:30 p.m. Nov. 30

Brought to you by Experience Ruston and the City of Ruston.

September 2019

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019

Join the Sundown crew for another

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 - Sunday, Sep 22, 2019

Celebrate Louisiana Tech football in Ruston this season! Loyal Blue...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019

Downtown Ruston's Monthly Fun Run! This event is Free and Family Friendly! The fun run will start on the Boardwalk at

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019

Come get down with the blues at Sundown Tavern! They are serving up...

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019

Following their performance at the Ruston Farmers Market,

Tuesday, Sep 24, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Saturday, Sep 28, 2019

Relax and enjoy an evening of painting and sipping with your friends at Ruston Artisans for another Brush Up, Wine Down event. Experience the...

October 2019

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019

Join The Depot for coffee and live entertainment from Chris Renzema! Doors...

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019

Join the Sundown crew for another 

Saturday, Oct 5, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Oct 8, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 - Sunday, Oct 13, 2019

Chief Inspector Jacques Clouseau fights for his life and the future of all mankind in the most bizarre and dangerous caper of his successful...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019

Have something to say but nowhere to say it? Speak your truth or perform your heart out at Railway Coffee every 2nd Thursday of the month!

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 - Sunday, Oct 13, 2019

Celebrate Louisiana Tech football in Ruston this season!

Friday, Oct 11, 2019

Come and enjoy a relaxing night at the Ruston Community's first-ever Downtown Wine Walk!

This walking wine tasting event will...

Friday, Oct 11, 2019

Come learn about the legacy of Ross Lynn, the artist, adventurer and charitable soul that started the movement that is the Ross Lynn...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Saturday, Oct 12, 2019

Enjoy a Louisiana Saturday Night with a Louisiana band and some great food and drinks! 

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Join the Sundown crew for another

Friday, Oct 18, 2019

The annual ARToberfest is celebrating 10 Years of Beers! This beer tasting event celebrates tasty home-brewed and commercial beers and...

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 - Sunday, Oct 20, 2019

Celebrate Louisiana Tech football in Ruston this season! Loyal Blue...

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

NCLAC presents six independent films this year at the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston. The films are provided...

Thursday, Oct 24, 2019

Come out on a FUN bike ride or walk where all of the Good Witches can come together celebrating their love of community and...

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

The

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

Briana Calhoun will take the stage at Ruston Makers Fair under the "Music Makers" tent on October 26.

Briana Calhoun is a local...

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

Don't miss this tasty competition while perusing at the Makers Fair! 8 teams from the community will compete head-to-head in a bracket-style...

Monday, Oct 28, 2019

Bring the kids in full costume to trick-or-treat in downtown Ruston! Mainstreet merchants will be open and vendors will be set up with...

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

November 2019

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Nov 5, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019

Join the Sundown crew for another 

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

Coming in hot from Nashville playing all of the hottest country covers, as well as original music,

Friday, Nov 8, 2019

A double serving of a great night of music is what's on the menu at

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Nov 12, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019

Catch this stellar performance of Evening In The Round with

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2019

Join the Sundown crew for another

Thursday, Nov 21, 2019

NCLAC presents six independent films this year at the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston. The films are provided...

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

December 2019

Tuesday, Dec 3, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 - Sunday, Dec 8, 2019

A letter written 100 years ago by a remarkable 8-year-old girl to the New York Sun inspired this whimsical play!

Director Mark Watson...

Friday, Dec 6, 2019

NCLAC is doing something new and different this Holiday season: An open-air market with local art, live music, kids activities, door prizes,...

Saturday, Dec 7, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Dec 17, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Tuesday, Dec 24, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

January 2020

Saturday, Jan 4, 2020

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Jan 7, 2020

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Several regular vendors will be there offering a variety of...

Saturday, Jan 11, 2020

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Tuesday, Jan 14, 2020

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Along with trivia, karaoke, and bingo, several regular vendors will...

Tuesday, Jan 21, 2020

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Along with trivia, karaoke, and bingo, several regular vendors will...

Saturday, Jan 25, 2020

Shop, eat and support locals at the Ruston Farmers Market. Choose from a wide selection of seasonal fruits and vegetables, meat, eggs, honey,...

Monday, Jan 27, 2020

The Ruston Farmers Market will be open on Tuesdays for a mid-week market. Along with trivia, karaoke, and bingo, several regular vendors will...

February 2020

Thursday, Feb 6, 2020

NCLAC presents six independent films this year at the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston. The films are provided...

March 2020

Thursday, Mar 5, 2020

NCLAC presents six independent films this year at the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston. The films are provided...

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020 - Sunday, Mar 29, 2020

Three con men are about to meet their match while trying to deceive an unsuspecting, blind housewife when she waits until dark to give her...

April 2020

Thursday, Apr 16, 2020

NCLAC presents six independent films this year at the historic Dixie Center for the Arts in downtown Ruston. The films are provided...

July 2020

Thursday, Jul 16, 2020 - Sunday, Jul 19, 2020

Chumley Summer Musical with the Ruston Community Theatre presents this classic...

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