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Where else in Ruston can you be a Ninja, Basketball Star, Dodgeball Champion, and Zero Gravity Jumper - all in the same place?
The Eddie G. Robinson Museum will be a landmark that officially recognizes the outstanding contributions to the state of Louisiana, the nation, and the game of football made by Coach Eddie G. Robinson. The Eddie G. Robinson Museum will be located on the campus of Grambling State University where Coach Robinson achieved legendary status by becoming NCAA Division I football's all-time winningest coach.
Any true military buff absolutely has to see the collection housed at the Louisiana Military Museum in Ruston. Featuring uniforms, weapons, flags, training gear, aircraft and vehicles from almost every conflict in American history, the museum will fascinate anyone with even the slightest interest in how Americans, and our enemies, faced the challenges of combat.
Our desire is to provide high quality, fresh, locally grown produce; plants; flowers; and value-added goods to Lincoln Parish residents. Ruston Farmers Market allows customers to shop for fresh produce and enjoy live music and art activities at the new covered and open-air facility! The market is open from 8am-12pm every Saturday from May through July.
The Absalom Autrey house is an example of the log dog trot, the most common traditional house type of the early north Louisiana hill country.
Built in 1849 and believed to be the oldest surviving structure in Lincoln Parish, the hand-hewn log house with square notches has an open central hall, with two rooms on each side and a sleeping loft above.
The Gallery in Dunbar Hall (Dunbar Gallery) hosts 7-8 exhibitions annually. In addition to the Annual Faculty Exhibition and student shows, the schedule usually features two shows by artists outside of our region, one in October and one in February.
Celebrity Theatres is a multiplex movie house that screens first-run films and offers daily matinee discounts.
The history of the Dixie Theatre begins in 1928, when it was built as the Astor Theater. The new theater played silent films and held concert performances with ticket prices ranging from 10 to 50 cents.
Founded in 1938, we produce 3-5 shows per year on the campus of Grambling State University. We offer a BA in Theatre and are one of five HBCU's accredited with NAST.
From Rodeos to lawnmower races and everything in between, the North Louisiana Exhibition Center is a place for year round excitement in Ruston!
The Louisiana Tech University School of the Performing Arts is at the heart of the cultural experience that is Louisiana Tech University. Housed in historic Howard Auditorium, the School has been designated a "unique area of excellence" in the state of Louisiana, It is dedicated to the creative growth and development of the artist through education, training, and performance.
Rated as one of the best mountain bike trails in America, Lincoln Parish Park is a treasure for mountain bike lovers and noncyclist too. The ten mile trail offers a challenging and exciting course for not only the advanced rider, but beginners alike.
This park, located adjacent to Cypress Springs Elementary School, is 23 wooded acres with special areas created for those who love nature. A special feature is a one-of-a-kind learning center.
The crack of the bat can be heard throughout the evenings during the summer and fall as local and area teams compete at this regional sports complex. Adjoining complexes are home to the Ruston Dixie Baseball League, Ruston Girls Softball Association, and Ruston High School Baseball.
Woodlands surround a 5,000-acre reservoir. Cabins, lodge, group camp, camping, picnicking, fishing with two boat launches and pier, beach and water playground.
On the shores of a 6,400-acre lake. Features fishing, swimming beach, picnicking, overnight camping, cabins, trails, playground and pavilions.
Cabins, lodges, group camp, tennis courts, camping, picnicking and fishing with a boat launch and a fishing pier on a man-made lake.
Factory outlet store specializing in jewelry, purses, shoes, home decor, and fashion accessories. With over 20,000 square feet this unique shop is packed with bargains and one-of-a-kind finds.
2 Crazy Girls is a local full service florist with gifts, monogramming, personalization and so much more!
Accents of the East is a quaint shop that offers beautiful handmade jewelry, imported gifts, and unique items. They also repair watches and clocks.
All That Jazz and a Little Bit Gypsy is a quirky boutique in downtown Ruston featuring bohemian style clothing with southern accents.
Alvar and Hurrik's is the place to go hangout and play your favorite games. They host game days for Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons, Warhammer 40K, various boardgames and more! They also have a diverse selection of hobbyist electronics, retro video games and music supplies.
We travel around the world to bring unique antique, estate, and vintage jewelry to our customers. We specialize in Victorian, Art Deco, and Art Nouveau jewelry. Antique, vintage, and estate jewelry is a great gift for a loved one or a special occasion.