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October 2019

Friday, Oct 11, 2019 - Sunday, Oct 27, 2019

Come out to Soaring Spirits Zipline for a spooky ziplining experience! You can zip your way through the Haunted Forest, completing...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019

The Fall Chautauqua series is reminiscent of the annual Louisiana Chautauqua conference that brought thousands to early Ruston in the 1890s...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Join the Sundown crew for another Open Mic Night event! Open Mic Nights will now be the first and third Wednesday of every month,...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019

Come out and enjoy a night on the patio every Wednesday at 6PM for Bike Night with El Toro. Hosted by the Confederates MC, this night is sure...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

Join the Louisiana Tech School of Music for another edition in the Faculty Recital Series! This weeks series includes a performance by...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019

The third annual Let Us Dream conference is just around the corner! This conference was designed to encourage people of every age and...

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 Weekends take place every home-game weekend. On Friday, enjoy an outdoor...

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019

Come out and support the Bulldogs as they take on Southern Miss Saturday, October 19 at Joe Aillet Stadium! Enjoy a full game weekend...

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,...

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019

What better way to spend a Saturday night than with a beer, a burger, and some tunes? Portico is serving up some fine music and great food,...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the Lincoln Parish Library for more...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 - Sunday, Oct 27, 2019

With all of the thrill, drama, death, and intrigue you know and love, The Addams Family Musical is sure to stop hearts and make you fall in...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

The Fall Chautauqua series is reminiscent of the annual Louisiana Chautauqua conference that brought thousands to early Ruston in the 1890s...

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019

Being from South Louisiana, Jerod brings the humor and laughter of the Creole culture with a strong punch, without the use of explicit...

Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

Join Mason on the patio for some Dave Matthews, Jack Johnson, Counting Crows, Goo Goo Dolls, Originals, Blues, and other tunes on the steel...

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...

Friday, Oct 25, 2019

Paint. Sip. Have Fun. Grab your friends, your favorite beverage, and unwind at Brush Up, Wine Down with Ruston Artisans! The Scream was...

Friday, Oct 25, 2019 - Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

True Star Wars fans unite! Set in a critical moment in the original Star Wars trilogy, you and your team of rebels have been sent to...

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

Come out for a fun and competitive show of inexperienced and experienced, non-pro and pros alike, showing off their grade and registered...

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 Makers are back in Ruston! Over 100 talented artists and artisans will fill the Historic Fire Station and Sexton lot. Come out &...

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...

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019

Join in on this years' fun-filled, annual Fall Bash with MedCamps of Louisiana!This event features family friendly activities like: carnival...

Sunday, Oct 27, 2019

Support local teams as Louisiana Tech Womens Soccer takes on Rice University in Ruston, LA! Because of damage from the tornado, the location...

Monday, Oct 28, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the Lincoln Parish Library for more...

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

Join the Louisiana Tech Concert Association in welcoming musical group Steel Betty to Howard Auditorium! Bringing a little bit of Texas here...

Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019

The Fall Chautauqua series is reminiscent of the annual Louisiana Chautauqua conference that brought thousands to early Ruston in the 1890s...

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,...

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019

Grambling State University to host Texas Southern for this season's Homecoming game! Purchase your

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019

In an effort to help rebuild the Ruston community, Louisiana Tech and LSU will be competing in the "Hoops 4 Disaster Relief" exhibition game...

Monday, Nov 4, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the Lincoln Parish Library for more...

Wednesday, Nov 6, 2019

Join the Sundown crew for another Open Mic Night event! Open Mic Nights will now be the first and third Wednesday of every month,...

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019

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

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019 - Saturday, Nov 9, 2019

Get ready to take care of all of your holiday shopping needs at the Ruston Civic Center! You will definitely find that perfect gift for your...

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 - Sunday, Nov 10, 2019

Big Creek Trade Days are held monthly on the weekend before the second Monday with over 100 indoor and outdoor vendors, food trucks, and fun...

Friday, Nov 8, 2019 - Sunday, Nov 10, 2019

Celebrate Louisiana Tech football in Ruston this season! Loyal Blue Weekends take place every home-game weekend. On Friday, enjoy...

Friday, Nov 8, 2019

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

Friday, Nov 8, 2019

Kicking off Loyal Blue Weekend is a family-friendly feature hosted by Downtown Ruston! Grab your food to go from one of the restaurants in...

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019

Come out and support the Bulldogs as they take on North Texas Saturday, November 9 at Joe Aillet Stadium! Get your 

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,...

Saturday, Nov 9, 2019

Grambling State University to host Alcorn State on Senior Day. Purchase your

Monday, Nov 11, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the 

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,...

Saturday, Nov 16, 2019

Join Ruston in the annual Rock Island Greenway Half Marathon & 10K!...

Monday, Nov 18, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the 

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,...

Saturday, Nov 23, 2019

Enjoy local favorites (the band and the drinks) at

Monday, Nov 25, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the Lincoln Parish...

Friday, Nov 29, 2019 - Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

Big Creek Trade Days is held monthly on the weekend before the second Monday with over 100 indoor and outdoor vendors, food trucks, and fun...

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,...

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

Come out and support the Bulldogs as they take on UTSA Saturday, November 30 at Joe Aillet Stadium! Get your 

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 - Sunday, Dec 29, 2019

Ice skating is back! What better way to enjoy the season and Downtown Ruston than skating in Ruston’s own artificial ice rink! The rink...

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019

Don't miss this magical night in Downtown Ruston! Bring the family out to enjoy holiday activities, music, extended shopping hours, visiting...

December 2019

Monday, Dec 2, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the Lincoln Parish...

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...

Thursday, Dec 5, 2019 - Saturday, Dec 7, 2019

Bring the entire family to enjoy the beauty of Lincoln Parish Park as well as the only drive-thru Christmas lights display here in Ruston!...

Friday, Dec 6, 2019 - Sunday, Dec 8, 2019

Big Creek Trade Days are held monthly on the weekend before the second Monday with over 100 indoor and outdoor vendors, food trucks, and fun...

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,...

Saturday, Dec 7, 2019

Join the city of Dubach for their second annual Christmas on the Farm event! From pony rides and petting zoos to games and bouncy houses,...

Saturday, Dec 7, 2019

Join Louisiana Tech for their 3rd annual Rudolph Reindeer Race! This 5K and 1 mile fun run/walk is designed to bring joy to the children of...

Monday, Dec 9, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the Lincoln Parish...

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,...

Saturday, Dec 14, 2019

The annual Ruston Christmas Parade presented by the Ruston Lincoln Chamber of Commerce is just around the corner!  The...

Monday, Dec 16, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the 

Thursday, Dec 19, 2019 - Saturday, Dec 21, 2019

Enjoy an exciting week filled with events culminating in the nationally televised NAIA National Championship football game on December 21,...

Monday, Dec 23, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the 

Monday, Dec 30, 2019

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the 

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,...

Monday, Jan 6, 2020

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the 

Friday, Jan 10, 2020 - Sunday, Jan 12, 2020

Big Creek Trade Days are held monthly on the weekend before the second Monday with over 100 indoor and outdoor vendors, food trucks, and fun...

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,...

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,...

February 2020

Monday, Feb 3, 2020

Join in a Lincoln Parish Library tradition of family movie night! Stop by or call the Lincoln Parish Library for more...

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...

Thursday, Apr 23, 2020 - Sunday, Apr 26, 2020

Events to be planned!

May 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020

Louisiana Tech University’s 49th annual University Farm Production Sale is here once again! This sale will feature animals for sale...

June 2020

Friday, Jun 26, 2020 - Saturday, Jun 27, 2020

Take I-20 exit 85, hit Hwy 167 South and follow the crowd into downtown Ruston for the 70th Annual Louisiana Peach Festival. Overflowing...

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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