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  • Blush & Bashful Weekend - Celebrating 30 Years of Steel Magnolias

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    Name: Blush & Bashful Weekend - Celebrating 30 Years of Steel Magnolias
    Date: November 8, 2019 - November 14, 2019
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    Come celebrate 30 years of Steel Magnolias!
    Blush & Bashful Weekend - November 7-10!

    Weekend Event Itinerary (Subject to change)

    Thursday, Nov. 7
    2:00 PM - Armadillo Cake Contest. Entries will drop off cakes at the NSULA Family & Consumer Sciences Building, Room 225 (Columns Cafe) between 2:00-4:00 PM. Judging will begin at 4:30 PM.

    Friday, Nov. 8
    6:00 PM - Red Carpet Premiere of Steel Magnolias at Parkway Cinema where the movie originally premiered in 1989.
    7:00 PM & 9:30 PM - Show times. $5 movie ticket (Friday only) Tickets can be purchased at HERE beginning July 1, 2019. (Showings continue through Nov.14)

    Saturday, Nov. 9
    9:30 AM - Unveiling of the Natchitoches Film Trail, location TBD
    10:00 AM-12:00 PM - Easter Egg Hunt & Children's Activities in Beau Jardin 
    2:00-3:00 PM - Steel Magnolias Movie Panel discussion and displays at the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum
    4:30 PM - Character Look-Alike Contest on the Downtown Riverbank Stage
    8:00 PM - Dolly Look-Alike Contest at Cane River Brewing Company

    Sunday, Nov. 10
    11:00 AM-1:00 PM - Blush & Bashful Brunch at the Prudhomme-Rouqier House

    Steel Magnolia Filming Site Tours throughout the weekend by Tours by Barbara.  Book a tour by calling 318-663-5468.

    Natchitoches, Louisiana is home to the 1989 hit movie Steel Magnolias. See map below to tour the filming sites. Download the map.


    Download commemorative postcards.

    Contact Information:
    Natchitoches Convention & Visitors' Bureau 1-800-259-1714
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