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Saturday, October 21st, the Louisiana Food and Music Festival is back at the Downtown RiverMarket. This festival will begin at 10 a.m. and will continue the celebration of Louisiana culture until 4 p.m. with a variety of different Louisiana food, music, and vendors.
The Louisiana Art and Folk Festival is ringing in its 62nd year of culture and history Saturday, October 14th, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The festival will take place in downtown Columbia on the Ouachita River.
The Northeast Louisiana Arts Council's third annual North Delta Food and Wine Festival kicks off Friday, October 13th, and stretches throughout the weekend to Sunday, October 15th. This festival will pair choice drinks, rich food, and live music.
The North Central Louisiana Arts Council is brining together art and beer lovers alike for the eighth annual ARToberfest. ARToberfest will take place at The Norton Building in Ruston from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe along with the International Student Services is hosting this year's Fall Art Crawl Thursday, October 12th. The crawl will take place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. across serveral campus galleries and studios.
The National Wildlife Refuge Week comes to a close Saturday, October 14th, and Black Bayou Wildlife Refuge will be ending it with its twentieth annual Fall Celebration. The celebration will begin at 8 a.m. with a fun run/walk and other activities beginning at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, October 10th, kicks off the second annual Coca-Cola Week at the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens. This week will be filled with coke related activities for all ages and special opportunities for visitors.
In the midst of the University of Louisiana Monroe's Homecoming Week, the ULM Visual and Performing Arts program is presenting its fall production, The Beggar's Opera. The Beggar's Opera will have its opening night Thursday, October 12th, at 7:30 p.m. in Brown Auditorium.