22 09, 2022

Fall for Fun in St. Tammany Parish

2022-09-22T17:35:21-04:00September 22nd, 2022|Blog, Uncategorized|

Fall is in the air (sort of), pumpkin patches are popping up and fun events are filling up the calendar. The Northshore has lots of choices for excitement, whether you are looking for a day of family fun, a date night or a reason to wear a costume. Check these three special activities out! It is everything blueberries at the Third Annual Bluesberry Festival. A Blues Festival The Third Annual Bluesberry Festival is set for Saturday, October 8, at Riverside Bogue Falaya Wayside Park. Bring the entire family to enjoy live music, art, food truck delicacies, beer garden

26 05, 2022

We’ll Have Another Round

2022-05-30T14:48:08-04:00May 26th, 2022|Blog, Uncategorized|

You will be doggone happy in June, enjoying the delicious taste of local brews! We love our craft beer on the Northshore. And who doesn’t love puppies? In June, you have the opportunity to enjoy some tasty brews while supporting a very worthy cause, the Northshore Humane Society. Two for One Every Sunday in June (and just about every Sunday throughout the year), you can spend a day out with your four-legged friend, snag a free beer and support the Humane Society. For every brew you purchase at Chafunkta Brewing Company, the second one is on the house.

28 02, 2022

The Northshore Is Our Lucky Charm

2022-02-28T14:14:12-05:00February 28th, 2022|Blog, Uncategorized|

You can always find a fun time any day of the year on the Northshore, and perhaps even more so on St. Patrick’s Day! Here are three ways to enjoy a day where green looks great on you: I love a parade, especially one with lots of green! Lucky Fun #1 – A Parade Even if you had your fill of Mardi Gras parades, you have another pot of gold waiting in Slidell! The Olde Towne Slidell St. Patrick's Day Parade is back, and boy is it back in a big way. On Sunday, March 13, 1 p.m.,

24 11, 2021

Holidays Are Happy Here

2021-12-09T14:57:58-05:00November 24th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

The holidays in St. Tammany Parish are simply magical. Now more than ever, we are all ready to truly experience the season. There is a plethora of opportunities to do so, and here are a few events to enjoy: Holiday Happiness #1 – Santa Claus This truly is Breakfast with Santa! Saturday, December 11, is a fun-packed day in the parish. Bring out your kids (two-10 years old) to Pelican Park in Mandeville for a Breakfast with Santa event, 9-11 a.m. Each child will be served breakfast, meet Santa and create holiday crafts. Santa will then make his

29 10, 2021

Let’s Talk Turkey

2021-11-10T10:46:13-05:00October 29th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Thanksgiving Weekend is the official kickoff to holiday fun, and St. Tammany Parish is up for the challenge! The long weekend is traditionally a time to gather with family and friends, and it is also the tradition of these three special events: Start Thanksgiving Day off with the Tammany Turkey Trot (so you can have that extra piece of pie). Turkey Talk #1 – Tammany Turkey Trot This annual event is the perfect start to the holiday weekend. We all know we are going to overindulge, so why not get in some exercise to burn those extra calories

28 09, 2021

Pumped up for Pumpkins

2021-09-30T17:38:05-04:00September 28th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

So much pumpkin fun to be found in October on the Northshore! October on the Northshore is one of  my favorite times of the year. The weather is getting cooler, the fall colors are starting to turn and it is all kinds of pumpkin fun! You will truly be out of your gourd for these three events: Pumpkin Party #1 The St. Tammany Parenting Center is again hosting Monster Mash on Saturday, October 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bogue Falaya Park in Covington. Now in its 33rd year, Monster Mash is one of the signature fall

26 08, 2021

Fall for September Fun

2021-09-09T11:32:50-04:00August 26th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

Yes, fall is just around the corner, and it is a welcoming thought! St. Tammany Parish always has lots going on, and the beginning of autumn is no exception. Here are three music-themed events for September. Music Fest - Pearl River Okay, it is actually called the Honey Island Swamp Fest. On September 10 and 11, the town of Pearl River is taken over for a two-day festival of fun. Monster truck shows and rides; mechanical bull and mini-bike races; car exhibit; arts and crafts area; and of course, a complete line-up of live music. Admission is $15; children 10

29 06, 2021

Have Yourself a Fun Day!

2021-07-02T15:57:15-04:00June 29th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

In St. Tammany Parish, any day here is a fun day! With so many things to do, places to go and events to attend, the choices are aplenty. Here are three fun times to enjoy in July: Fun Day #1 – Covington Get into beach mode at the Fifth-Annual Kokomo Stroll, set for July 10. Get out those Hawaiian shirts, grass skirts and flip flops, and stroll on down to Historic Downtown Covington on July 10! The Kokomo Stroll is back, and you are sure to have some light-hearted fun. The fifth-annual event, sponsored by the Covington Business

28 05, 2021

Mandeville is a First for Me, Part II

2021-05-28T18:34:37-04:00May 28th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

As I reported in last month’s post, my most recent visit to Mandeville resulted in starting out with a big breakfast. You would think that meal would suffice my energy needs for the day, however I had to take advantage of the outrageously delicious food this town offers. But first, some calorie burning! Nature is calling at Northlake Nature Center. Stop #1 – A Nature Lover’s Paradise I cannot believe I have missed this incredible place until now. Right across the street from Fontainebleau State Park is Northlake Nature Center. The park covers 400 acres, with miles of

30 04, 2021

Mandeville is a First for Me

2021-04-30T17:02:17-04:00April 30th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

The first town I visited when I ventured outside New Orleans was Mandeville, and it was love at first bite. My feelings for this magical town haven't changed. I recently had a few extra hours one day, so I headed over to one of my favorite spots. First-Place Food When you see this artwork on the outside, you just know it's going to have good food on the inside! I am not a big breakfast fan (bring on the cheeseburger), however whenever I do eat in the a.m., I like to indulge in a delicious meal at a

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