Upcoming Events


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April 20

10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Senior Fun Day, Springhill CAC Building. Ages 50 and older; admission is free. Sponsored by Springhill Medical Center. Free meal sponsored by Bristol Hospice.

1 p.m. Genealogy Meeting the Quad, Webster Parish Libraries Minden Branch. Guest Speakers: Vince Roy and Wesley Harris. Subject: Historical Markers.

April 21 & 22

Historic Highway 80 Sale. Vendors set up all along the Hwy. 80 corridor. The Farm of Cultural Crossroads will be participating by selling goods to raise funds for 2023. Vendors are welcome to set up for free by registering at http://www.culturalcrossroadsofminden.org.

April 22

7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Salt & Light Rummage Sale (non-profit), corner of Pennsylvania and Second Street.

9 a.m. Lions Club Chicken Charbroil by Minden Lions Club. Walmart parking lot, close to Homer Road. Dinners are $10.

10 a.m. “Occupy” at The Barn, 800 Goodwill Street, Webster Parish Fairgrounds. Sponsored by So Loved Movement, a ministry focused on Soul Winning for Christ. The theme scripture is Luke 19:13. Speakers: Pastor Phillip Anderson,  Denise Reed and Sheilia Compton along with some powerful testimonies of the saving grace of Jesus. Everyone is welcome to come. 

10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Scottish Tartan Festival, Miller Quarters, 198 Gleason St., Minden, La.

10:15 a.m. Red River Pipes/Drums – Highland Stage The Gems Dance Co. – Fairy Grove 

10:30 a.m. Dog Show Meet & Greet-Near Children’s Area 

10:45 a.m. Willie Stewart Bluegrass Band – Highland Stage 

11 a.m. Highland Reign-Thistle Stage Dog Show -Near Children’s Area 

11:15 a.m. Thistle Dancers & Pipers – Fairy Grove 

11:30 a.m. Haggis Eating Contest – Highland Stage Storyteller, Jeff Hurley – The Guilds 

Noon Grand March of Clans/Kirking – Highland Stage 

12:30 p.m. Storyteller, Jeff Stewart – The Guilds 

1 p.m. Highland Games Competition -The Field Emerald Accent – Highland Stage Cleghorn -Thistle Stage Jackson Irish Dancers – Fairy Grove 

1:30 p.m. Storyteller, Jeff Hurley – The Guilds 

1:45 p.m. The Gems Dance Company – Fairy Grove Red River Pipes & Drums -Thistle Stage 

2 p.m. Smithfield Fair – Highland Stage Bonniest Knees Contest -Thistle Stage, Bodhran Workshop – The Guilds 

2:30 p.m. Jackson Irish Dancers – Fairy Grove 

2:45 p.m. Highland Reign – Thistle Stage 

3 p.m. Storyteller, Jeff Stewart – The Guilds 

3:15 p.m. Emerald Accent – Highland Stage 

3:30 p.m. Thistle Dancers & Pipers – Fairy Grove 

3:45 p.m. Cleghorn -Thistle Stage 

4 p.m. Smithfield Fair- Highland Stage 

4:30 p.m. Kristen Tilbury-Harpist – Fairy Grove 

5 p.m. Willie Stewart Bluegrass – Highland Stage 

5 p.m. Emerald Accent -Thistle Stage 

Events happening throughout the day:

Blacksmithing, Birds of Prey Exhibit, Medieval Camp/Combat, Children’s area, weaving, Flint snapping, Gaelic language.

April 30

1 p.m. Intro to Kayaking, 194 Caney Lake Park Rd., Minden. Visit Webster Parish still has 20 spots open.

May 8

6 p.m. Night At The Museum, featuring Jessica Gorman. (Doors open at 5:30 p.m.) Seating is limited. Please bring potluck snacks and desserts. Admission is free; donations welcome.