Here’s a collection of photos of streets in downtown Covington in the 1970’s, as well as a couple of Claiborne Hill photos.
Plays and performances have always been a part of the west St. Tammany scene, with productions put on at the park pavilion and even in tents on vacant lots. According to a historical plaque in downtown Covington, a “five cent show or electric theater was well patronized” as early as July of 1907…
“Anima Vestra” on view now through March 27 in the Miriam Barranger Gallery at the St. Tammany Art Association, features large-scale drawings by north shore artist and conservationist, Anne London Zvejnieks.
Happy Mardi Gras, friends! The weather may be a bit nippy today (I think I had a snow flurry or two at my house) but a burst pipe at the Trailhead has unfortunately CLOSED the market for this Wednesday.
Join Brooks’ Bike Shop and the Covington Bicycle Club for a Mardi Gras Bicycle Parade this Saturday, February 13th, 2021. Tour local homes and businesses in the Rollin’ on the Three Rivers House Float Parade on your bicycle – or rent one from Brooks’!
Covington Weekly is excited to introduce the new Historic Walking Tour, a map and guide of historic locations in downtown Covington! Find the map in the latest edition of our Quarterly publication, out now at these fine locations…
The City of Covington’s free concert “Chillin’ at the River” that was scheduled for Thursday, February 11th, 2021, has been postponed due to expected bad weather. Stay tuned for updates on a rescheduled date!
Jazz in January is traditionally a 3-day event at Christ Episcopal Church featuring world renowned jazz musicians with ticketed concerts on Friday and Saturday night as well as free Jazz Masses on Sunday. This year, due to COVID-19 challenges, all three days are free to the public.
Saturday will breeze in with January crispness. Good place to start is the coffee pavilion for some hot coffee to warm up. Zac Maris will set up in the gazebo to lend special melodies to the breezes.
The Covington Comprehensive Plan 2030 continues into the new year with two public meetings in January. The first meeting is a Planning Commission Public Meeting on Monday January 11th, from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at the Covington City Council Chambers.
Curbside pick-up by Coastal:
Week of January 11th – 15th
For recycling (marsh preservation) before January 11th or after January 15th (and for those who don’t use Coastal), drop off trees at 1515 Florida Street (Parish Fairgrounds, located behind Lyon Elementary) throughout January.
The St. Tammany Art Association hosts two free demos this Saturday in conjunction with their current exhibit, the Degas Pastel Society 18th Biennial National Exhibition. Due to attendance restrictions, space is limited for these free demos. Click the links to register for the events.