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Band

Four Unplugged Four Unplugged started back in 1996 as a four-piece acoustic group that became popular for performing their own versions of sixties and seventies classics.  It wasn’t too long before the loyal following that developed (known as The Fourheads)...

Public Art

Murals in Olde Towne Slidell The Olde Towne Mural Project kicked off in 2008 when world-renowned artist Phil Galatas painted a scene depicting the early days of Slidell. Since then, local artists have painted local scenes, including swamp and bayou...


Small Town Festival

Madisonville Wooden Boat Festival Every year Madisonville and the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Maritime Museum pay tribute to the hand crafted wooden boats of the Gulf Coast. Hundreds of boats will line the banks of the Tchefuncte River as 30,000 wooden...

Local Radio Station

The Lake 94.7 WYLK WYLK, also known as Lake 94.7, is a Hot Adult Contemporary radio station serving the St. Tammany Parish area. Owned by former Mississippi Congressman C. Wayne Dowdy under the company name Northshore Broadcasting, the station is licensed...

Parade

Mystic Krewe of Olympia In 1965, a group of friends were having lunch at The Galley Restaurant across from the Covington Courthouse. Among them were Lieutenant Colonel Earl Wilson, Warren Illing, Sr. pharmaceutical sales manager, H. M. “Ollie” Olson, a...

Charity Event

Chef Soirée Chef Soirée is the annual fundraising gala for the Youth Service Bureau. The Youth Service Bureau was founded in 1981 at the request of Judge John W. Greene, and today provides advocacy, counseling, education, and intervention for at-risk...