Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards took significant measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in Louisiana and has issued a statewide "stay at home" order until April 12, requiring Louisiana residents to shelter in place unless going out for essential tasks, as one of the most stringent steps yet to stanch the “community spread” of COVID-19.
2020-08-21 12:00:002020-08-23 22:00:00The Louisiana Soul Food Fall Festival<p>The Louisiana Soul Food Fall Festival will be filled with food for your soul. This three-day event will be held at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in Shreveport on Friday, Aug. 21, Saturday, Aug. 22 and Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020. <br /><br />This event will showcase local and national recording artists, chefs, soul food and fun for the entire family. <br />For more information or to be a sponsor, vendor or exhibitor, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.</p>3701 Hudson St Shreveport, LAAmerica/North_Dakota/Center
2020-08-23 16:00:002020-08-23 16:00:00Mr. & Miss Fall Festival Pageant 2020<p>Mr. and Miss Fall Festival Pageant will be held at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in Shreveport on Sunday, August 23, 2020, at 4 p.m. The contestant and one family member are admitted free, all others are $10 admission.<br /><br />Age Groups: 0-11, 12-23, 24-36 Months and 3-4 Years<br />Entry Fee: $100.00 to compete in Beauty/Evening Wear, Fall Theme Wear and Photogenic<br />Mr. Entry Fee: $75.00 to compete in Evening Wear and Photogenic<br /> <br />Age Groups: 5-6, 7-9, 10-13 and 14-18 Years<br />Entry Fee: $100.00 to compete in Beauty/Evening Wear, Talent and Photogenic<br />Mr. Entry Fee: $100.00 to compete in Evening Wear, Talent and Photogenic<br />Talent limit – 1 ½ minutes maximum. Bring CD or instrument.<br /> <br />Crowns, sashes, medals, cash and prizes will be awarded.<br /><br />Deadline to enter is June 1, 2020. To pre-register, email email@example.com.<br />Proceeds to benefit 360 Training Academy. For more information call 318-780-8898.<br /> <br /><br /></p>3701 Hudson St Shreveport, LAAmerica/North_Dakota/Center
2020-08-23 18:00:002020-08-23 20:00:00The Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the Lens Event<p>The Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the Lens Event will be held at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in Shreveport on Sunday, August 23, 2020, at 6 p.m.</p>
<p>The event will showcase the photography work by women in Louisiana. Attire is after five. Enjoy an evening of appetizers and instrumental music. Attendees will a have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items and register to win one of three raffle drawing prizes dinner for two, lunch for four or a gift certificate. All proceeds to benefit the ladies of Louisiana mentor program.<br /> <br /> The Ladies of Louisiana looking for the best single images by non-professional women photographers aged 13-19 and 20 and up.<br /> <br /> • The competition is now open, Deadline for photo submission is <strong>July 1, 2020.</strong><br /> • Youth can enter at no cost and a $25 non-refundable entry fee is required for women 20 and older.<br /> • Submit one single image jpeg with a title.<br /> • One winner in each age group and runners up will be selected.<br /> <br /> Youth Ages 12-19 <br /> We are looking for the next generation of talented women photographers. We recognize that a love for photography often starts at a young age.<br /> <br /> The competition helps young photographers grow and flourish into the next stages of their careers. Judges are looking for good composition, creativity and clear photography.<br /> <br /> Ages 20 and older<br /> All techniques and styles are welcomed, and judges will particularly reward creativity. <br /> <br /> The Ladies of Louisiana want to showcase youth in Shreveport Bossier and surrounding areas talent at the first annual Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the lens showcase to be held <strong>August 23, 2020.</strong><br /> <br /> Pre-register by emailing an original .jpeg photo with your name, age and phone number to <a href="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">email@example.com</a><br /> <br /> • Youth competition winner will receive a camera and U.S Savings Bond<br /> • Youth runners up will receive a certificate <br /> • Women winner will receive a gift card<br /> All winners and runners up work will be showcased at the Ladies of Louisiana Beauty Behind the Lens Photographers Event to be held in October.</p>3701 Hudson St Shreveport, LAAmerica/North_Dakota/Center
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