The Reunion Planning Committee is working diligently to bring you an itinerary of exciting and memorable activities.  The events on the attached form are tentative and subject to change.  Be sure to check back periodically for updates!  (For a printer friendly version of the Schedule of Events click here for Word format or click here for PDF format).

Meet and Greet!

When: 07/27/2017 at 6:00 P.M.
Where: Marriott Courtyard Hotel
1309 Maxwell Blvd.
Ruston, LA
United States 

Join us for a Welcome Reception where we will greet family members arriving for the big event and distribute registration packets. Heavy hors d'oeuvres will be served.
Tour of "Old Home Place"
When: 07/28/2017 at 9:30 a.m.
Where: Mt. Lebanon, Gibsland, Taylor United States

Join us for a tour of our "Old Home Place" in Mt. Lebanon, LA,  where Whick and Vida Harper settled and began their legacy, and other notable and historic sites in Mt. Lebanon, Gibsland and Taylor.

Seafood Dinner

When: 07/28/2017 at 6:00 P.M.
Where: Landry's Marketplace Restaurant
2780 Hwy. 33
Ruston, LA
United States

Join us for a delicious seafood dinner at this popular restaurant located just minutes away from the Marriott Courtyard Hotel. 
​(Be sure to try one of their signature homemade cinnamon rolls!) 
Family Picnic

When: 07/29/2017 at 10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Parish Park
211 Parish Park Road
Ruston, LA
United States


Lincoln Parish Park is a beautiful park featuring a 30-acre lake for swimming, boating and fishing; a white, sandy beach; cozy picnic and camping sites; winding walking paths and mountain bike trails; and a large, barrier free playground that is accessible to all children up to the age of 12 years old.

Please click on the website link for additional information about the park.

Reunion Banquet

When: 07/29/2017 at 7:00 P.M.
Where: Arcadia Events Center
630 Factory Outlet Drive
Arcadia, LA
United States 

Join us for the Reunion Banquet and Program after which we will dance the night away! The attire for this event will be business casual to dressy.

​Our banquet menu is:


Baked Chicken Supreme

Herb Encrusted Carved Roast Beef

Seafood Casserole

Saffron Rice

Sauteéd Long Green Beans

Tossed Green Salad

Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Buttered Rolls

New York Style Cheesecake w/assorted toppings

Chocolate Layer Cake

Southern Sweet Tea/Coffee/Water

Open Beverage Bar

Sunday Worship Service
Springfield Baptist Church
Springfield Baptist Church

When: 07/30/17 at 11:00 a.m.
Where: Springfield Baptist Church
2287 Hwy. 517
Mt. Lebanon, LA
United States

The reunion officially ends after the banquet on Saturday night, July 29th.  However, for those who plan to stay in the area through Sunday, July 30th, please join us for church services at our home church, Springfield Baptist Church in Mt. Lebanon, LA.