This Week’s Browse the Bend!

The Sabine Parish Journal is excited to bring you the main events happening throughout the parish and on the lake this week! It’s Spooky Season, and The Bend is packed with fun events for every age group! 

October 14th 

Sabine Parish 4-H Pumpkin Carving Contest will be held Thursday October 14th at 5:30 at the extension office 1125 W Mississippi Ave.
All pumpkins must be dropped off by 5PM. NO LATE ENTRYS WILL BE ACCEPTED.
The categories include:
The age brackets will be THE SAME AS ALWAYS!
Other Fall Festivities will occur Weather Permitting
Event Location: 
Sabine Parish 4-H Extension Office
1125 W Mississippi Ave.
Many, LA 71449

Wild for Art Painting Class with artist, Shanna Gaspard, will be held at the Sabine Council on Aging building on Thursday, October 14th at 10:00 am. Don’t forget to bring you own canvas!

Painting classes are held at the Converse location on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Phone number: 
Event Location: 
Sabine Council on Aging
211 N. Front Street
ConverseLA 711419

October 15th

Saye’s Boutique is hosting Pumpkin Shine in Pleasant Hill on Friday, October 15th. Registration begins at 6:00 pm; Judging begins at 7:00 pm. Bring your carved pumpkin and register. We will have tea lights to light them. Pumpkins will be judged and can be left out for the night for anyone who would like to walk thru and view. Make sure to wear your costume for a costume contest. Join us for games, movies & snacks!

Phone number: 
(318) 431-0216
Event Location: 
Saye’s Boutique
2136 W. Main Street
Pleasant HillLA 71065
Sabine Parish Library Book Character Pumpkin Decorating Contest deadline to submit pumpkins is October 15th! Drop your decorated pumpkins off at the Many Library for the chance to win an Amazon gift card! Winners will be announced October 28th. RULES: Must use artificial craft pumpkins. Decorations are to be based on a book character. The categories for entry will be: ages 3-6, ages 13-17, ages 18+ 
Phone number: 
(318) 256-4150
Event Location: 
Many Library 
705 Main St
Many, LA 71449
October 16th
Music in Many presents Brandy Roberts, Jerry Lee Lewis Rock ‘N Rolling concert on Saturday, October 16th at the Many Community Center at 7:00 pm. Admission is FREE! Drinks & popcorn are $1.00.
Event Location: 
Many Community Center
675 San Antonio Avenue
ManyLA 71449

October 16th

The Joey Ward Band will be performing at Beer Time on Saturday, October 16th at 8:30 pm. There is a $10 cover charge.

Phone number: 
Event Location: 
Beer Time
206 E. Port Arthur Street
ConverseLA 71449

Fall Classic – Bowfishing Tournament

October 16th out of Pendleton Harbor Marina

Open trailer to any public ramp on Toledo bend

Big 20

Sign up from 6 pm- 7 pm

Weigh in at 7 am

Entry fee -$250 per team – 1-4 man teams 

Phone number: 
Dewayne at 318-315-0792
Event Location: 
Pendleton Harbor Marina
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