Upcoming Events

August 18

7 until 9 a.m. Candidate Meet & Greet at CAC Building in Springhill. Sponsored by Springhill North Webster Chamber of Commerce.

10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Children’s Book Club for ages 4-7. Springhill Branch of Webster Parish Libraries.

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August 19

4:30 p.m. Applications due for 4-H conference for members  14-18 from across the south Sept. 22-25. Meeting will be held in Crossville, Tenn.

August 20

8 a.m. until noon Minden Farmers Market. Local food vendors will be set up under the pavilion at The Farm of Cultural Crossroads. This is our last scheduled Farmers Market date for now, but interested vendors still have time to submit an application using the following link: https://www.culturalcrossroadsofminden.org/farmersmarketvendor

August 22

6 p.m. Cultural Crossroads of Minden, Inc. Meeting of the Board of Directors. Open to the public at The Farm of Cultural Crossroads.

August 26

7 until 9 p.m. Fourth Fridays at The Farm. Twang Darkly will play a 2 hour set of their rural space music. Their ethereal sound is made possible with the use of hand-built instruments. Herm’s Meals on Wheels will be selling BBQ plates, and artist Trent Dion Soto will have his artwork for sale. We are currently looking to add more artists on this date so that we can support our local art community. There is no vendor fee and artists keep 100% of their sales. Admission to this event is FREE, and it is family-friendly. Guests are invited to bring their lawn chairs and money to tip the band, buy food, or purchase artwork. Guests are also welcome to bring a cooler with their own food and nonalcoholic beverages for just $5 at the gate. Link to facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/325187109781570/325187113114903/

Sept. 3 

Vintage Car Club Show and Shine, Car and Bike show, 2nd Kiddie Car show. Downtown Minden.

Sept. 10

10 a.m. until 2 p.m. First Baptist Church Cornhole Tournament to benefit SEEDS Women’s Center.

Annual W.H.O. Golf Scramble at Springhill Country Club. Three-man team, $300 per team. Lunch to be served. Mulligans, closest to the hole, split the pot, raffles and more. Cash payouts for winners. Register your team at Springhill Country Club clubhouse. Sponsorship opportunities available.

Sept. 12

6 p.m. Tie One On Museum Gala Fundraiser 2022 for Dorcheat Historical Museum.

Sept. 13

15 under 40 Awards banquet. Greater Minden Chamber of Commerce, 318-377-4240.

October 15

11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Minden Makers Fair

Our 4th annual Minden Makers Fair will take place at The Farm of Cultural Crossroads. A fun-filled day packed with local artists and makers, hands-on demonstrations, activities for children, food vendors, and more! Guests will also be able to view submissions made to our halloween-themed art competition, Moonlight Madness. More information about this event can be found at: https://www.mindenmakersfair.com/

5:30 until 11 p.m. After the gates close on Minden Makers Fair, The Farm will reopen at 5:30 for our 3rd annual Moonlight Madness halloween art competition and haunted house. The gallery reception will begin at 5:30 with awards being announced and refreshments served. Once the sun goes down, we will open our kid-friendly haunted house located under the pavilion and pass out candy. Guests are encouraged to wear a costume. For more information, or to receive an application to submit artwork into the competition, please call (318) 268-8153 or email CulturalCrossroadsOfMinden@gmail.com.