Events Archive - Tour Ascension

Civil Rights Moved Here

January 15, 2018 – August 31, 2018

Civil Rights Moved Here: Louisiana Ahead of the Curve Exhibit is on view at The River Road African American Museum through August 2018.



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Adult Art Class

River Region Art Association | 320 East Ascension St. Suite C., Gonzales, LA 70817

Adult Art Classes


River Region Art Association is offering Adult Art Classes held on Saturdays during the month of July. Those interested in learning the techniques of painting will be guided by well-known local artist, Peg Carbo. Peg has a love of the nature around her and paints Louisiana swamps scenes that are filled with details and capture the essence of nature. Look closely at her work and you will see animals and details that enhance the scenes. All levels of artistic ability are welcome in this 4-week long class. Students will be painting with acrylic paint on a stretched canvas. Your finished painting will be ready to show off to friends and family.

Class Days: July 7, 12, and August 4, 11

Class Fee: $125 this includes the materials for the class

To register for the classes, or to get more information call 225-644-8496

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The Gilded Sparrow Presents City Farmhouse Pop Up Fair

July 19-21, 2018



Lamar Dixon Expo Center | 9039 St. Landry Rd., Gonzalas, LA.

The City Farmhouse Pop-up Fairs bring together the best nationally hand selected vendors in the business – offering one of a kind farmhouse vintage and antique furnishings and home decor. Spaces are styled and merchandised in award winning vignette’s that showcase how to use the style in your own home, or business.

The entire weekend is a celebratory-like atmosphere, featuring live music, workshops, and more. The Fair kicks off on Thursday evening, July 19 from 6-9 pm with the First Shop of the Fair. The $35.00 ticket price includes: 2 complimentary cocktails, appetizers, and first pick of the Fair from 6-9 pm and a weekend pass for Friday 7/20 and Saturday 7/21 shopping & entertainment. *First Shop of Fair tickets are limited*

General Admission Tickets can be purchased at the door Friday and Saturday for $12.00 per day, or a two-day pass for $15.00.

The Gilded Sparrow presents A City Farmhouse Pop-up Fair will be held at the Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, indoors in the 4H Building (climate controlled), 9039 St. Landry Rd., Gonzalas, LA.


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July 21-22, 2018

Title: Repticon Baton Rouge Reptile & Exotic Animal Show

Description: Repticon Baton Rouge is a reptile event featuring vendors offering reptile pets, supplies, feeders, cages, and merchandise as well as live animal seminars and frequent free raffles for coveted prizes. Exciting, educational, family-oriented fun for everyone!

Hours: Saturday: 10:00am-5:00pm (VIP Entry at 9:00am) / Sunday: 10:00am-4:00pm (No VIP Early Entry)

Admission: Adults – $10, Children (5-12) – $5, Under 5 – Free / Visit our website for special offers on 2-day and VIP tickets


Phone: 863-268-4273

Host: Repticon Reptile & Exotic Animal Expos

Location: Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S Saint Landry Ave
Gonzales, LA 70737


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School Supply Drive

July 21, 2018

Collecting school supplies for Ascension parish schools

Time: 8am-12pm

Location: Walmart in Gonzales & Donaldsonville

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