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