Thunder Roads LA MS Magazine DEC2017 - Page 12

2017 eventS LO U I S I A N A E V E N T S december 2nd beignet fest Beignet Fest celebrates New Orleans’ most iconic dessert: the beignet. From traditional sweet treats to savory delicacies that feature seafood, cheese and more, Beignet Fest serves up the best beignets in the South. In true New Orleans tradition, Beignet Fest features a myriad of restaurant vendors; local and regional musical entertainment; and family-friendly activities in the Kid’s Village presented by Ochsner Hospital for Children. Awards are given for best traditional, best sweet, best savory, and crowd-favorite beignets. Proceeds from Beignet Fest benefit the Tres Doux Foundation. City Park Festival Grounds 10am-5pm 61 Friederichs Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124 www.beignetfest.com december 2nd southland dragway’s reunion & Car show Hooter’s parking lot @ am - 7pm 1619 Martin Luther King Blvd Houma, LA 70360 december 8th-10th festival of the bonfires Yearly event for all ages! 2pm to 8pm Lutcher Avenue- La HWY 3193 Lutcher, LA 70071 december 9th Photos with Santa Get your picture with the Big Guy Cajun Harley-Davidson® 724 I-10 South Frontage Rd Scott, LA 70583 MISSISSIPPI EVENTS december 9th MAX cajun christmas festival The CAJUN CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL hosted by MAX Charter School is a family-friendly event that will feature a Cajun Cook-Off, live music by Tet Dur’, pictures with Santa, a silent auction, a dance contest, crafts, games and prizes, food, drinks, bounce houses, and more. It is free and open to the public. 10am-2pm Chackbay Fairgrounds More info: wendiewendie78@yahoo.com december 10th Magnolia Gift Run Charity ride to benefit Magnolia Community Services in Jefferson, LA. 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM Come join Santa in a ride to deliver Christmas gifts to residents of the community center. Riders can enjoy sandwiches and jambalaya. Meeting site TBA. End of ride 100 Central Ave, Jefferson, LA Recommended cash-only donations ($25) cover gifts as requested by the center, food and police escort. NO TOYS PLEASE. Organizer: GNO Motorcyclists Charity Foundation, Inc. Info: (504) 908-1404 Glenn december 16th annual washington parish CHILDREN’S TOY DRIVE Please contact Brian Long@ 985-515-2093 to give donations for the toy drive or for information to join in the ride! Toy Run will take place on 12/16, so please send donations or gifts ahead of time so they have time to be wrapped. See ad on pg 20. december 16th Photos with Santa BRING THE KIDS AND HAVE THEIR PICTURE TAKEN WITH SANTA!! THERE WILL BE SO MUCH GOING ON AT THE DEALERSHIP THIS DAY... WE CAN’T EVEN POST IT!! Bossier City Harley-Davidson® 2225 Autoplex Drive, Bossier City, LA 71111 10 Thunder Roads Magazine Louisiana/Mississippi | December 2017 | www.thunderroadslams.com december 2nd Bikers United For Children Toy Run Donations go to the Wesley House Cost: Donation of 1 new toy per participate 10:00 AM to 3:00 Pm Registration @ 10am Coffee & refreshments will be served KSU 1 PM - Motorcycles will ride through downtown Meridian to College Park UMC where lunch is provided. Everyone Welcome Info: 601-479-5709 Billy Tisdale bikersunitedforchildren@gmail.com Hilton Garden Inn/N.E. Conference Center US Hwy 11 & 80 off I-20/I-59 Exit 154-Meridian december 9th 28th Annual Tupelo Toy Run & Motorcycle Parade Benefit for the Children of Harden House and LeBonheur Childrens Hospital Please bring a new unwrapped toy, a gift card or monetary donation for the children. Assemble at 10 am - Parade leaves at 11 am- Ballard Park (back parking lot) 2629 Main St ., Tupelo MS december 9th-12th Annual toy Talons Toy Run Jackson/Orange Counties Registration @ 10am Kickstands up 12:30 Sharp. Ride leaves Total Fitness on Market Street, Pascagoula, MS. Bring a new unwrapped toy per rider december 15th santa visits chunky river h-d Big Santa will be here for pictures Chunky River Harley-Davidson 584 Bonita Lakes Dr. Meridian, MS 39301 december 23rd central squad bike night Every 4th Saturday at 6pm. Anyone and all bikes welcome! Little Willie’s BBQ Pearl 3015 Hwy 80E, Pearl, MS 39208