Upcoming Covington Events

7th Covington Business Resource Workshop

It’s not too late to pre-register as seating is limited for the seventh installment of the award winning Covington Business Resource Workshop series which will be held Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 8:30 am til Noon taking place in the Bogue Falaya Hall of the Greater Covington Center located at 317 N. Jefferson Avenue.
The City of Covington and the City Council Economic Development Committee will host the workshop, The Changing Workplace…Labor Law, Employee Management & HR Fundamentals for Business. This workshop will provide local business owners with awareness and understanding of best practices in development of policies in managing employee’s use of social media in today’s changing workplace.

“Our businesses are what makes our City and community strong. These workshops are dedicated to making our businesses stronger,” Councilman Larry Rolling, District D, Chairman of the Covington City Council Economic Development Committee.
This event is free and open to the public. You can pre-register at Lsbdc.org. Refreshments will be provided by the Covington Business Association. For additional information, contact: please contact Councilman Larry Rolling, RollingDistrictD@aol.com or visit www.covla.com.

Film Screening at the Covington Trailhead

The Pontchartrain Film Festival Fall Film Tour 2017 presents a Free outdoor screening of “Deeply Rooted: John Coykendall’s Journey to Save Our Seeds & Stories” on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Covington Trailhead. The Trailhead is located at 419 N. New Hampshire Street, showtime is at 7 p.m.

For nearly four decades, John Coykendall’s passion has been preserving the farm heritage – the seeds and stories – of southeastern Louisiana. The film is followed by a Question and Answer session with film director Christina Melton. Hosted by the City of Covington and the Covington Farmer’s Market. See flyer on color insert.

OnStage Presents Ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger

Have you ever had a childhood hobby that got out of hand? That explains Lynn Trefzger’s start as a ventriloquist/ comedienne. For over 30 years, Lynn has given life to a trunk full of comical characters. She has performed for audiences worldwide in corporations, colleges, theatres, and cruise ships.

Audiences are treated to Lynn’s vocal illusion talents, when they may meet a drunken and lovable camel, a grumpy old man, a feisty little girl, and may even see some other audience members who are brought up for the action! Lynn’s off-the-wall audience interplay is riotously funny, no two shows are alike! Her performances are tailored for both family and adult audiences.
This performance takes place on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7 p.m. In the Fuhrmann Auditorium, located at 317 N. Jefferson Avenue. For more information, call 985-892-1873. Tickets on sale now at eventbrite.com.

October 2017 Rockin’ the Rails Line Up

The City of Covington is excited to announce its Rockin’ the Rails FREE concert series at the Covington Trailhead, 419 N. New Hampshire Street. The concerts will take place every Thursday in October from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The series is sponsored by Champagne Beverage and is presented by the City of Covington Office of Cultural Arts and Events. This October’s lineup has some fantastic acts and promises to be another great success!
October 5 Louis Prima Jr. and The Witnesses
October 12 The Yat Pak
October 19 Rockin’ Dopsie
October 26 Four Unplugged

“We encourage those who work in Covington to stop off at the Trailhead at the end of the day to enjoy a free concert and wind down with refreshments available through local non-profits. We ask attendees to support our sponsor, Champagne Beverage, so that these events may continue to be free and open to the public” says Aimee Faucheux, Cultural Arts and Events Director for the City of Covington. We also encourage attendees to end the evening with dinner at one of our wonderful restaurants downtown.” Concert goers may wish to bring their own chair or a picnic blanket as there is limited seating provided at the Trailhead. Beer and wine will be available for purchase during the concert. See flyer on color insert.