This Week’s Browse the Bend!

Check out whats going on around Sabine Parish and on The Bend! 

Tuesday, November16

Crafting Bayou at Bayou Crawfish on Tuesday, November 16th at 6:00 pm!
Art supplies will be provided, along with 2 cocktails each (non-alcoholic beverages are available), and a light supper, for $40 each. Call Bayou Crawfish at 318-431- 1503 to reserve your spot!

Phone number: 
(318) 431-1503
Event Location: 
Bayou Crawfish
650 San Antonio Avenue
ManyLA 71449

Wednesday, November 17th

Young at Art Painting Class with Shanna Dees Gaspard at Sabine Council on Aging will be held Wednesday, November 17th at 1:00 pm. Don’t forget to bring your own canvas!

Painting classes are held at the Many location on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Phone number: 
Event Location: 
Sabine Council on Aging
200 Legacy Drive
ManyLA 71449
Friday, November 18th

On the weekend before Thanksgiving, when autumn is being felt in the South, it is time for Milam Settlers Days. This festival has many interesting foods available as well as a selection of crafts at this festival in historic Milam, Texas. 2021 Milam Settlers Days Celebration will be held November 19-20. 

Craft & vendor registration is going on now. Click here for the registration form or you can request a copy by email at

Phone number: 
(936) 625-3168
Event Location: 
Milam Settlers Days
El Camino Park in Downtown Milam
MilamTX 75959

Saturday, November 20th

The Natchitoches Christmas Festival of Lights will be held from November 20, 2021 – January 6, 2022 on Front Street in Natchitoches. 

The 95th Annual Christmas Festival & Parade will be held Saturday, December 4th. Enjoy the day long festival filled with music, entertainment, arts and crafts, food vendors, and our famous firework show choreographed to holiday music over Cane River Lake.

Food vendors are available in the Riverbank area 7 days per week during the festival. Admission to the Riverbank area is free Sunday – Friday. Tickets/Armbands are required on Saturday to enter the Riverbank area. The Riverbank area will include food vendors, live music and kids fest area. Tickets are $10. Children 6 and under are free and do not require an armband to enter the Riverbank area. Front Street area is free & open to the public.

Visit for a complete schedule of events.

Phone number: 
Event Location: 
781 Front Street

Logansport Cajun Christmas Fest is November 20th – January 2 at the Logansport Riverfront


9:00 am – Cajun Christmas Run

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – Classic Car & Truck Show

6:00 pm – Cajun Christmas Parade

Treasure Hunt/Bounce House/Dozens of Vendors/Music by Don Hayes/Miss Noel & Fireworks

December 4

Movie Night, Concessions, Barrel Train Rides ($) and more. 

December 11

Live Nativity, Barrel Train Rides ($) Concessions,

December 18 – TRADE DAY

Exotic Critter Excursions/Concessions, Mini Photo Shoot, Cookies & Photo with SantaContact – Email: – Committee: Cynthia Hendrickson, Tracy & Mark Armstrong.

Phone number: 
Event Location: 
Logansport Riverfront
Veterans Blvd
LogansportLA 71049

Movies in Many “An Old-Fashioned Thanksgiving” presents at the Many Community Center Saturday, November 20th!

Admission is free!

Drinks & Popcorn – $1.00

Doors open at 6:00 pm

Showtime: 7:00 pm

Please wear mask & practice social distancing until further notice.

Event Location: 
Many Community Center
675 San Antonio Avenue
ManyLA 71449

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