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Saturday, March 10 - Little Miss Redbud Pageant

10:00 a.m. North Caddo Elementary Middle School, $5 admission.  7 age divisions, Newborn to 10 years of age compete in Beauty, Photogenic & Best Dressed.   For more information:  KourtMorris@yahoo.com or call Kellie Morris at 318-378-4710 (before 8:00 p.m.).  Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.   Print Entry Form

Saturday, March 10 - Miss Louisiana Redbud Pageant
6:30 p.m.  - North Caddo Elementary Middle School, $5 admission.  Young ladies 11 to 19 years of age compete in Interview, Lifestyle & Fitness, Evening Wear and Opening Number with Introductions!  6 titles to be awarded.     For more information:  KMorrispageants@gmail.com or call Kellie Morris at 318-378-4710 (before 8:00 p.m.)   Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.     Print Entry Form

March 10 - Redbud Clean-Up Day
North Caddo High School, Louisiana Redbud Festival Association  and the Vivian Chamber of Commerce ask you to take this day to clean up your yard and surroundings.  Cleanup begins at 8:00 a.m. on the Town Square.  Please do your part in making our Community all that it can be.


Sunday, March 11 -  Miss Wilted Redbud
3:00 p.m. North Caddo Elementary Middle School, there will be two divisions for men:  Individuals Division - 18 & Up, and Business/Charity Division.  Entry fee for Individuals Division is $20 per person.   Entry fee for Business/Charity Division is $50.00 per person.   Cash prizes awarded to winner in Individual Division.   All entry fees for Business/Charity Division will be donated to a local charity of choice.  For more information call Vanessa Hughes at 318-510-5066 or Betty Comer at 318-564-0451.  Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.   Print Entry Form


March 14 - Youth Rally@NCEMS Auditorium
Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association!   Great time of Worship and Special Message.  Rally begins at 6:00 p.m. All church groups and area youth are invited.


March 15 - Redbud Gospel Night
Come and listen to soloist and area groups.  Enjoy an evening of  "good ole" Christian music.  $1 admission.  North Caddo Elementary Middle School, 6:30 p.m - 8:30 p.m.  For more information, contact Betty Comer @ 318-564-0451.  Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.

March 12-17 - NCMC Ruby Collins Memorial Redbud Treasure Hunt
Treasure Hunt Sponsored by the North Caddo Medical Center.  Listen for NCMC's clues on KNCB Radio, 105.3 FM & 1320 AM from 7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.   Look for them online at  www.laredbud.com and the Louisiana Redbud Facebook page after 10:00 a.m.  Don's forget to tune into KNCB for first shot at the clues.  Treasure is worth $600 this year since no one found it last year!.  Get another  $100 with a new LA Redbud Festival T-shirt.   Good luck!!  For more information, call Mary Coil at 318-375-4025.

March 14-17 - Miller Spectacular Carnival
Open Wed. - Thurs. 6 p.m., Fri. 5:30 p.m., Sat. Noon.  Located on the lot next to the WalMart Parking Lot.  Weather permitting, may open earlier.


March 16 - Street Dance & Concert

Sponsored by Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.  FREE admission.  Concert will start at 8 pm on the Stage in front of the Train Depot.  Come enjoy yourself.  Good music and good times to be had!

March 16 - Methodist Youth Bar-B-Que
Sponsored by the Vivian United Methodist Church.  10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall.  Dine in or pick- up.  Menu - 1/2 chicken, potato salad, baked beans, bread and dessert. - $8.  Delivery for large groups!  Call Bobbie at 318-375-3521 for more information.


Redbud Photo Contest
Entries can be mailed to P. O. Box 1, Vivian, LA 71082 or dropped in the door mail slot of the Redbud Building.  Contest runs from February 12 - March 10, 2018.    All Entries must be 8x10, include a Redbud tree or blossom in the photo, and your name, division, and contact information on the back.   Children’s division ages 6-15, Adult - 16 plus.  For more information call Adam Hutchison at 318-402-8664 or Vanessa Hughes after 4pm at 318-510-5066.





18th Annual Redbud 5K Run & Health Walk
Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.   USATF Certified.  Age divisions, male & female: 

9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60 & over.  Advance registration is $10 for students, $15 for adults, $15 & $20 after March 9th.  Run will start at the Vivian United Methodist Church at 8 a.m. and will end at City Hall.  $100 Cash awards given to male and female overall winners.  Medals will be awarded three deep in age category.   For more information, call James Festervand  318-375-2492.   Print Race Form  

Pancake Breakfast - New Location this year!!

Pancakes, sausage and all the trimmings have attracted hundreds of people for over 25 years to this famous event.  Held at North Caddo Medical Center Cafe . 815 South Pine Street . 7 am - 9:30 am.  Adults $5, children under 12, $3.   

Booths, Arts, Crafts, & Fun Entertainment
Stroll through the downtown streets and visit the vendors from this community and across the country who will display arts and crafts and festival foods.  Artists will perform a festival of live music beginning at 9 am.    Enjoy hearing a variety of bands, groups, and soloists, 8 a.m.– till.  For more information, call Denise Alexander at 318-210-1278.

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Annual Louisiana Redbud Festival Car Show
Entry Fee:  $30.00 for first car, $10.00 for second car.  All cars after 2nd, no charge.   Car/Truck Class Divisions:  1949-back, 1950-59, 1960-69, 1970-89, 1990-2010, 2011-New, Corvette, Mustang, Rat Rod, ATV, Bike,  & Truck.  There will also be Top 25, Best of Show, People's Choice, and several Shop present trophies.  Contact Chris Bain @318-584-1692 for more information.    Parade lineup begins at 1:30 p.m.   Print Entry Form

54th Annual Redbud Parade
Sponsored by the Louisiana Redbud Festival Association.   Area participants will start from the North Caddo Magnet High School and will be greeted by thousands of spectators as they travel down Highway 1.  Parade start time is 2 p.m. Line-up will begin at 12:00 noon. Parade entries must be received by March 11, 2017.  No parade entries will be allowed Redbud Day. For more information, call Brandi Ogletree Davis at 318-347-7993 or email brandiogletree@yahoo.com.   Print Parade Form


Redbud Barrel Race

It's back!!  Sponsored by Red River Riders.  Books open at 4pm.  Exhibitions ($4 each) from 4:15 - 6.  Show starts at 6:15 pm.  $25 entry fee with a $10 signup fee per rider.  $500 added!  For more information call Meghan @ 318-423-7420 or Pat @ 318-423-7422.