• Oct. 13-15: St. Augustine Church Fair.  A weekend of fun and food awaits you at the St. Augustine Church Fair Oct. 13-15 at 2250 Hwy. 484, Natchez, LA. Friday starts with a fish fry at 6 p.m. followed by a dance featuring DJ Rob Reel. Saturdays events will be held from 9 a.m. -11 p.m. and includes Creole cuisine and festival foods, church tours, a Family/Youth bike ride (“Tour de Cane”) at 10 a.m. and music by DJs Doc Couty and Butchie Wutchie. The events continue on Sunday from 11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.  Masses will be celebrated Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

• Oct. 14-15: Mater Dolorosa Church, Plaucheville. The annual Fall Fair at Mater Dolorosa Church in Plaucheville will begin Saturday, Oct. 14 at 4:30 p.m. with the celebration of Mass. After Mass, enjoy lots of fun and games for the kids and great food for everyone.  Saturday night will also include a fish fry sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 2142, and entertainment by Lee’s Last Stand.

• Oct. 20: A Taste of Creole. St. Juliana will host the 13th annual Taste of Creole Night on Friday, Oct. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Church Activity Bldg. (900 Daspit St, Alexandria). Join us for a night of Creole food tasting, entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Tickets are $15 per person.  

• Oct. 21-22: Sacred Heart School Fall Fair, Moreauville. Come out and enjoy a weekend full of fun and things to do at the Sacred Heart School Fall Fair. Activities on Oct. 21 include a Fun Run at 7 a.m.; a Motorcycle Poke Run at 1 p.m.; a Blood Drive from noon – 4 p.m.; Holy Mass celebrated by Bishop David Talley at 4 p.m.; fried catfish dinner after Mass, and a night of live music, bingo, and lots of family fun. On Oct. 22, the traditional Cochon de Lait dinner will be served after the 9 a.m. Mass, along with the booth games and silent auction throughout the day.  For more information, contact Karen Moreau at 985-2772.

• Oct. 25: Trunk or Treat, Sacred Heart, Pineville. Sacred Heart’s Annual Trunk or Treat will be held Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 5:30 p.m. in the Activities Building parking lot. Volunteers are needed to decorate their trunk and donate some candy and time for the evening! Trunks need to be set up by 5:15 so the trunk or treaters can begin at 5:30 p.m. If you would like to participate as a volunteer or make a donation please contact Melanie Dupre’ Delahoussaye at 318-613-6959 or cajunladee65@att.net.

• Oct. 27-28: Cabrini Fest. St. Frances Cabrini School in Alexandria will hold its annual Cabrini Fest on Friday, Oct. 27 from 5 – 9 p.m. and Saturday, Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  Activities will include Bingo, rock wall, zip line, games, talent show, face painting and more.  Come join us for a fun day for the entire family!   

• Oct. 27-28: St. Rita Church, Alexandria. The St. Rita Fall Festival begins Friday, Oct. 27 with a Street Dance on the church grounds from 7:30 – 11:30 p.m. Enjoy the music of D.J. Foxx Band, while eating a beef sandwich (for sale) outdoors on your lawn chair. No cover charge. On Saturday, Oct. 28, from 4:30 -8:30 p.m., plan to eat some chicken and sausage gumbo, hamburgers, meatpies or other great foods; play some bingo (5:30 – 8:30 p.m.); or purchase a raffle ticket. Costume contest at 5 p.m.; games and trunk or treat from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Don’t miss the fun, food, and games!

• Oct.  28: Taste of the Angels, St. Mary’s Assumption School, Cottonport. Join St. Mary’s Assumption School in Cottonport celebrate their 70th anniversary with A Taste of the Angels on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 5:30 – 8 p.m. in the St. Mary’s Gym. For the price of one ticket, participants can sample a variety of foods cooked on-site by 25 local chefs. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for kids (PK – 8th grade). Enjoy the night with family and friends, a silent auction, and music. Chefs interested in participating should contact the school at 318-876-3651 or secretary@stmaryscottonport.com to register.