2017 Calendar of Events

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October

Tangipahoa Parish Library - Events You Don't Want To Miss!
Branch locations: Amite, Hammond, Kentwood, Loranger, Independence, Ponchatoula, LA - For More Information Contact: 985-748-7559
Website: http://www.tangilibrary.com/
Calendar of Events Link: http://tangilibrary.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=999

Live Music On The Patio
(Every Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. Night)
La Carreta Hammond, 108 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 985-419-9990 & La Carreta Ponchatoula, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 985-370-0930 www.carretarestaurant.com

1,7-8,14-15,21-22&28-29: Heather's Pumpkin Patch
11215 Lee's Ln., Hammond, LA 70401-
225-567-3493 www.thfarms.com

4-8: Tangipahoa Parish Fair
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422, Amite, LA 70422 - Heather Howell 800-617-4501 www.tangipahoaparishfair.org

6,7,13,14,19,20,21,26,27,28,29&31: Rise Haunted House
10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Box Office opens at 7pm - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

4-Nov. 9: 9th Annual Oktoberfest at Middendorf's
Middendorf's , Off Interstate-55, Exit 15, 75 Manchac Way, Akers, LA 70421 - 10:30am - 9pm - Christie Gardiner 985-386-6666
www.middendorfsrestaurant.com

6: Gospel Music Fest
(First Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy. 442 W., Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 www.mvmgoodnews.com

7,14,21&28: Liuzza Land Fall Public Day
Liuzza Land, 56457 Holden Circle, Amite, LA 70422 - 12pm - 6pm - Hollie Henderson 985-981-5788 www.liuzzaland.com

7: Southeastern Louisiana University Homecoming
Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA - 4pm - Jenni O'Neil 985-549-5213 http://www.southeastern.edu/news_media/events/homecoming/schedule/index.html www.lionsports.net

7-8:MS Bike Tour
Start/Finish Location : Hammond, LA to McComb, MS and back

http://main.nationalmssociety.org/site/TR/Bike/TXHBikeEvents?pg=entry&fr_id=29059

10: Ponchatoula Business & Professional Expo
Le Fleur de Lis, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 8pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

11 - Nov. 10: Sculpture Installation by James Grimes
SLU Contemporary Art Gallery, 100 E Stadium, Hammond, LA - Oct. 11th Opening Reception 5pm - 7pm -Dale Newkirk 985-549-5080

12: Bon Appetit
Amite, LA 70422 - Amite City Chamber of Commerce 985-748-5537  http://www.amitechamber.org/

20-22: Vintage Market Days
Florida Parishes Arena, 1301 NW Central Ave., Amite, LA 70422 Fri. - Sat. 10am - 5pm & Sun. 10am - 4pm - 985-748-5914 www.vintagemarketdays.com/Market/se-louisiana/home

21: Fall Jazz & Blues Festival
Avenue F, Kentwood, LA 70444 - 12pm - 9pm - Irma T. Gordon 985-229-3451 www.discoverkentwood.com

21: Freedom Then & Now: USO Show
Fundraiser for the Regional Airshow

Top Gun West Hanger, 615 Judge Leon Ford Dr., Hammond, LA - 7pm - 10pm - David Lobue 985-277-5667 http://hammondairshow.com/fundraisers

21-22: Old Farmers Day & Horse & Mule Pulling Contest
56136 Loranger Rd., Loranger, LA 70446 - 9am - 4pm - Barbara Brunett 985-878-2360 www.oldfarmersday.com

28: 6th Annual Hot Wing Cook-Off Challenge
Memorial Park, 301 N. 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 4pm-7pm
Jodie W. Rohner 985-634-0590 http://www.tangicrimestoppers.com/events

28: 7th Annual Light the Night Heroes vs. Villains
1Mile Fun Run & 5K

Memorial Park, 301 N. 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 4pm-7pm
Jodie W. Rohner 985-634-0590 http://www.tangicrimestoppers.com/events

28: 9th Annual Tangipahoa & St. Helena Night Out Against Crime
Memorial Park, 301 N. 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 4pm-7pm
Jodie W. Rohner 985-634-0590 www.tangicrimestoppers.com/events

28: 2017 Cruisin' The Tracks Car Show
Festival Square, 312 E Railroad Ave., Independence, LA 70443 - 10am - 12pm - John Polito, Jr. 985-634-4257
www.independencechamber.com 

28: GnarBQ
Gnarly Barley Brewing, 1709 Corbin Rd., Hammond, LA 70403 - 12pm - 7pm - 985-318-0723 www.gnarlybeer.com

 


 November

Tangipahoa Parish Library - Events You Don't Want To Miss!
Branch locations: Amite, Hammond, Kentwood, Loranger, Independence, Ponchatoula, LA - For More Information Contact: 985-748-7559
Website: http://www.tangilibrary.com/
Calendar of Events Link: http://tangilibrary.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=999

Live Music On The Patio
(Every Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. Night)
La Carreta Hammond, 108 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 985-419-9990 & La Carreta Ponchatoula, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 985-370-0930 www.carretarestaurant.com

3: Gospel Music Fest
(First Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy. 442 W., Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507
http://www.mvmgoodnews.com/

3-4: 2nd Annual Back the Blue Que
Downtown Hammond, LA - Friday 4pm - 10pm & Saturday 8am - 4pm - George Bergeron 985-507-8516 www.backtheblueque.com 

3-4: Fall Swamp Pop Music Festival
Hidden Oaks Family Campground, 21544 Hwy 190E, Hammond, LA 70401- Fri. evening & Sat. 11am - 11pm - 985-345-9244 www.hiddenoaksfamilycampground.com

3-4: Rise Haunted House
10342 Hwy 42, Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Box Office opens at 7pm - 985-277-9666 www.risehauntedhouse.com

3-5: Antique Trade Days
Commuter Parking Lot, SE Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - Fri. - Sun. 9am - 5pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

4-5: Heather's Pumpkin Patch
11215 Lee's Ln., Hammond, LA 70401 - 225-567-3493 - www.thfarms.com

4: Community Day 15 Mile Yard Sale
HWY 445/Husser, HWY 10/Wilmer & Friendship Church Road - 7am - 1pm - Renee Vernon 985-981-0766

4: Dinner & Drinks Around the World
Oaks Montessori School, 43283 S. Range Rd., Hammond, LA 70403 - Teri Bickham 985-345-8088

4: Model & Toy Train Show
First Baptist Church Gymnasium, 325 E Pine St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 9am - 3pm - Sheila Osburn 985-626-1768
http://electrictraindepot.com 

4-5,11-12,18-19&24-26: Louisiana Renaissance Festival
Louisiana Renaissance Festival Grounds, 46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 9:45am - 5pm - 985-429-9992 www.larf.net

11: Cottages for Casa
Middendorf's Seafood Restaurant, 30160 US-51, Akers, LA - 12pm - Ginger Cangelosi 225-791-3136 - www.childadv.net/purchase-raffle-tickets-online.html

11: Junior Auxiliary Jolly Jingles Market
Southeastern Louisiana University, Pennington Student Activity Center - Hammond, LA - 9am - 4pm Amber Narro 985-320-5500

11: Liuzza Land Pioneer Day
Liuzza Land, 56457 Holden Circle, Amite, LA 70422 - Hollie Henderson 985-981-5788 http://liuzzaland.com/

17: Rockin Willys Bar & Grill - Presents: TRACY BYRD
Live Entertainment, 140 N Baronne St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 10pm - 985-467-1400
www.rockinwillys.com

18-19: Camp Moore Living History Encampment
Camp Moore Confederate Museum, 70640 Camp Moore Rd., Tangipahoa, LA - 9am - 4pm Kevin Miller 985-229-2438  http://www.campmoorela.com/

18 - Dec. 17: Yawn Christmas Tree Farm
29400 Ruby Purvis Rd., Independence, LA 70443 - 9am - 5pm - 985-878-6223
www.yawnstationtreefarm.com 

25: Shop Small Saturday
Historic Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 10am - 5pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

25-26: Clausen Racing Swap Meets
Clausen Racing, 55351 Hwy 51N, Independence, LA 70443- 8am - 2pm - Floyd Clausen 985-878-6982
www.clausenracing.net

December

 

Tangipahoa Parish Library - Events You Don't Want To Miss!
Branch locations: Amite, Hammond, Kentwood, Loranger, Independence, Ponchatoula, LA - For More Information Contact: 985-748-7559
Website: www.tangilibrary.com
Calendar of Events Link: http://tangilibrary.evanced.info/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=999

Live Music On The Patio
(Every Wed., Thurs., Fri. & Sat. Night)
La Carreta Hammond, 108 NW Railroad Ave., Hammond, LA - 985-419-9990 & La Carreta Ponchatoula, 147 NW Railroad Ave., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 985-370-0930 http://www.carretarestaurant.com/  

1: A Starry Night
Downtown Hammond, LA - Hammond Downtown Development District 985-277-5682 www.dddhammond.com

1: Ponchatoula Christmas Lighting
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 6pm - 8pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536 http://www.ponchatoulachamber.com/

1 - 17: Yawn Christmas Tree Farm
29400 Ruby Purvis Rd., Independence, LA 70443 - 9am - 5pm - 985-878-6223
www.yawnstationtreefarm.com   

2: Breakfast With Santa
Le Fleur De Lis, Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 9am - 12:30pm - 985-386-0710

2: Gospel Music Fest
(First Friday of each Month)
13101 Hwy. 442 W., Tickfaw, LA 70466 - Doors Open at 5:30pm & Singing Begins at 6:30pm - Barbara Vaughn 985-974-0507 http://www.mvmgoodnews.com/

2: Hammond Christmas Parade
Downtown Hammond, LA - http://hammondrotary.com/ 

2: PARD 1st Annual Arts & Craft Show
19030 Ponchatoula Park Dr., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 9am - 4pm
www.pard1.com

2-3 & 9-10: Louisiana Renaissance Festival
Louisiana Renaissance Festival Grounds, 46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA 70401 - 9:45am - 5pm - 985-429-9992 http://www.renfest.net/

3: The Nutcracker Tea
Le Fluer de Lis, 111 N 6th St., Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 2pm - 4pm - Hammond Ballet Company 985-345-2509 www.hammondballet.com

7: Amite Christmas Parade
Downtown Amite, LA 70422 - 6pm - Amite Chamber of Commerce 985-748-5537 www.amitechamber.org 

8: The Nutcracker Ballet
Columbia Theatre for the Performing Arts, 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond, LA 70401 - 7pm - 985-543-4366 www.columbiatheatre.org

9: Ponchatoula Christmas Parade
Downtown Ponchatoula, LA 70454 - 5pm - Ponchatoula Chamber of Commerce 985-386-2536 www.ponchatoulachamber.com

9,10,16 & 17: One Night in Bethlehem
Outdoor Live "Mega" Nativity Production

47096 Randall Rd., Hammond, LA - 5:30pm - 8:30pm - 985-345-0366
www.OneNightInBethlehem.net

11: Kentwood Christmas Parade -Christmas on Main Street
Avenue F (Main St.), Kentwood, LA 70444 - 5pm -8pm - Irma Clines 985-229-4038 www.discoverkentwood.com 

12: Loranger Christmas Parade
LA-1062 & LA-40, Loranger, LA 70446 - 6:30pm - Loranger Fire Department 985-878-6911

16: Racers & Rodders Swap Meet
Clausen Racing, 55351 Hwy 51N, Independence, LA 70443 - 8am - 2pm - Floyd Clausen 985-878-6982 www.clausenracing.net

18 - 23: Christmas Down on the Farm
Liuzza Land, Amite, LA 70422 - 985-284-0722 www.liuzzaland.com