This Week in Downtown Covington

Keep Covington Beautiful will celebrate Louisiana Arbor Day

with their annual tree give-away at the Covington Farmer’s

Market on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until

noon, or until the seedlings are all given away. A

variety of native bare-root seedlings will be available –

Pond Cypress, Shumard Oak, Wafer Ash, American Snowbell,

Arrowwood Viburnum, Wild Olive and River Birch.

The Saturday Covington Farmer’s Market takes place at the

600 block of Columbia Street, on the Jefferson Street

corner at the Covington Police Department. Featuring fresh

produce, prepared foods and live music.

The highly-anticipated Fine Wines for Canines charity

dinner and wine pairing to benefit St. Tammany Humane

Society takes place Friday evening, January 12, 2018 at

Annadele’s. Featuring a five-course tasting by Chef

Bonnette paired with exquisite wines, silent auctions and

much more. Reservations are $100 per person and must be

made in advance. Start the New Year off by helping the

animals of St. Tammany Humane Society.

The 1st Annual DTC Film Festival will provide a warm and

welcoming environment for filmmakers to screen their work

and interact with the audience in one of Louisiana’s most

beautiful hotels. The goal is to spotlight unique stories

and award cinematic achievements.

All films will screen at the luxurious Southern Hotel in

the heart of historic Downtown Covington. The festival

will screen shorts and features, including narratives,

documentaries and student films. Panel discussions will

take place as well as opportunities for filmmakers to

interact with judges and the audience.

The selection process will be conducted by a panel of

judges. The Southern Hotel is serving as the host of the

festival and will play no role in the selection process.

Saturday & Sunday, January 12 & 13, 2018