Click here to get information on the 7th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference


Congratulations to the

7th Annual

NSU Louisiana High School Essay Contest 2015 Winners!


First Place

Brant Guerin

Redemptorist High School

Greenwell Springs, LA

“‘Pistol’ Pete Maravich”


Second place

Chelsea Franklin

Crowley High School

Crowley, LA

 “The Mysteries of Huey Long”



Third place

Andrea Bradley

Westminster Christian Academy

Ville Platte, LA

“A Talk with the Madam”




Check Out Our 2015 Newsletter!

Thank you all so much for making the 36th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival a great success!



Click on the link below to get more information:

·         Link to Donation Form


 ·         Link to Fiddle Championship




Supported in part by grants from the following: 


·  Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc.

·  Dept of Culture, Recreation, & Tourism:Louisiana Division of the Arts --Shreveport Regional Arts Council

·  Louisiana Office of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism -

·  Natchitoches Historic District Development Commission

·  National Park Service

·  New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival







Thanks for Your Support!

Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival Contributors

94.9 The River

Paula and Joe Abney

Ackel Investiments LLC

Acme Refrigeration of Baton Rouge

Bill & Alice Bryant

R. V. Byles Enterprises of LA, Inc.

City Bank & Trust Co.

City of Natchitoches-Mayor Lee Posey

David & Linda Clark


John Clifton Conine, Atty.

George & Mary Dugas

Georgia's Gift Shop

James L. Durham

Family Medical Clinic

Follette Pottery

J. R. & T. M. Foster

Frank & Jane Fuller

Pete & Jeanette Gregory

L. C. Guilbeau

Hurst & Jane Hall

Rick Hargis

N.W. Harrington

Harrington Law Firm

Don & Sue Hatley

Lisa Abney & Doug Hollingsworth

Dayna Bowker Lee

Stanley & Edwina Lewis

Jimmy Long, Sr.

Bertha Tapley Lowe

Wayne & Sandra McCullen

Annie Moore

Al V. Morgan

David Morris

Glen & Kathleen Myers

Natchitoches Power Sports, LLC


Joanne H. Pickett

Lee Posey

Jean B. Princehouse

Quality Finish

 James Reese

Ronnie’s Auto Glass & Collision Center

Kenneth & Mary Royston

Sharplin Hotels, Inc.

Time-It Lube, LLC

Trail Boss Steakhouse

James R. Vincent

Weaver Bros.

Dr. Randall & Brenda Webb

Weyerhaeuser—Natchitoches Plant

Young Estate LLC


Special Thanks to the Following Merchants for

their Generous Donations:

Brookshire’s # 27

Brookshire’s # 28

Canebrake Café

Grayson’s Barbeque

Mama’s Oyster House


Nicky’s Mexican Restaurant

Pioneer Pub

Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers


Shea’s Kreative Kakes


Sonny’s Donuts