Top 5 Events in Ruston this November

Fall is in full force. With these top 5 events happening in November in Ruston, Louisiana, you won’t want to miss the fun.

From sports events to great shopping, and live music at the start of the holiday season, there’s something for every student attending Louisiana Tech or Grambling State. For residents of the CEV Ruston, you’re just moments away from Louisiana-style fun.

Louisiana Tech Volleyball vs UAB: Spike the Net

The Lady Techsters know how to ace a serve. Check out the volleyball game on Saturday, November 6 at 2:00 PM at the Thomas Assembly Center, 1650 West Alabama Avenue, Ruston, LA 71270 between the Louisiana Tech volleyball ladies and UAB. If you plan your day just right, you can catch the game right after a visit to the Farmer’s Market.

Live Music with Dauzat St. Marie

For the true music lover, head to Dauzat St. Marie Lives at Sundown Tavern on Friday, November 12 at 8:30 PM on 111 E Park Avenue, Ruston, LA 7127. This band has toured the world with Rick Springfield, Pat Benetar, and other rock legends. Get advanced tickets here.

Here’s your reminder to eat some greens today!

Locally Crafted Goods

Who doesn’t love hand-crafted lavender soap, locally crafted honey, free-range eggs from local farms, and fresh greens grown organically? Head over to the Ruston Farmer’s Market from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at 220 E. Mississippi Ave, Ruston, LA 71270 for great local food, personal care products, handmade items, and fresh-brewed coffee from Railway Coffee. To stay up to date with all the Farmer’s Market’s events, follow them on Facebook.

Ultimate Ladies Night in Nearby Shreveport

It’s an hour’s drive to Shreveport from Ruston, but the ultimate night out with the girls makes it worth it! Check out the Ultimate Ladies Night on November 17 at 9 PM at 630 Commerce St., Shreveport, LA, 71113. Uber together or assign a designated driver and let the ladies do their thing.

Kickoff to Christmas for Early Holiday Shopping

The days of the year passed quickly in 2021, and it’s already time for Christmas! Head to Downtown Ruston Saturday, November 27, off of 101 West Park Avenue for Christmas festivities, including a visit from Santa, holiday tunes, a tree lighting ceremony, local dining with Christmas specials, carriage rides, and extended holiday shopping hours. Students can head to the Kickoff to Christmas just in time for their winter breaks and get gifts for everyone on their Christmas list.

More Events at CEV Ruston

Stay tuned for more fun events from CEV Ruston, and if you plan to attend Louisiana Tech in the new year, we’ve got student housing that’s right for you, close to campus, and all the best amenities in Ruston. Our students love being at home with high-speed internet access, a game room, pool, and fitness center to stay active, but sometimes you’ve got to get out and see what’s happening around Ruston, LA. Your social life extends from home!