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60th Louisiana Art and Folk Festival will be held October 10, 2015 in downtown Columbia.  There will be an art exhibit at the Schepis Museum,  a Folkways area with woodstove cooking, quilting and a variety of other demonstrations.  Arts and Crafts, a Children's area with a petting zoo and food booths.  For vendor information contact 318-649-0726 or go the the La Art and Folk Festival listing on this page for the application..

"Witch-Way-to-Main" will be held in historic downtown Columbia from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. on  date to be announced later.  This event will include a Costume Contest, games, Cake Walk and treats for the children.  For more information call 318-649-2138.

BBQ and Blues on the Ouachita  features a BBQ contest with samples and Blues music. This event  date will be announced at a later time.  For more information contact 318-649-2138.   

Caldwell Country Christmas Parade & Fireworks December 5, 2015.  The parade will roll at 6:30 through downtown Columbia.  Fireworks will immediately follow the parade and can be seen on the banks of the Ouachita River.  For more information contact 318-649-0726.

Mardi Gras on Main February 17,2015 5:30 till 7:00 p.m. on Main Street downtown Columbia.  A children's foot parade. decorated bicycles and wagons.  A King and Queen will be chosen to reign over the event.  For more information contact 318-649-2138.

Blend of the River (men's cook off) will be held April 25, 2015 in the 100 block of Main Street in front of the Schepis Museum.  Men from the area cook their specialties and have samples for all to enjoy.  This is a fundraiser for the Schepis Museum so there is a gate fee.  For more information contact 318-649-9931.

There is a Main Street Rummage Sale on Saturday June 13, 2015  if rained out will be held June 20 beginning at 6:00 a.m. bring your rummage items and set up tables, tents, chairs in the 200 block of Main Street in front of the Courthouse.  This is a fundraiser for the Main Street program and to book your space and for more information call the Main Street office 649-2138.

Fireworks and Family Day By The River    Fireworks over the Ouachita to be held July 3, 2015.  Join us on the River Walk for a Fireworks Display Friday night after dark (9:00 p.m.).  Saturday beginning at 10:00 a.m. there will be a Kids Parade with prizes given to the Most Patriotic.  Decorate Yourself, Wagons and Bicycles then enter the contest.  Also those wishing to enter the Pie baking Contest pull out those recipes that you want to try and enter this contest.  All Day Gospel Music.  The Chamber will be selling Hot Dogs, Chips and a Drink for $5.00 as a fundraiser.  Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the day.   For more information contact the Chamber 318-649-0726 9-5 Monday through Friday.