for the 14th annual Rouge et Blanc gala will go on sale at 9 a.m. Friday,
Aug. 16.Presented by Banners at McNeese State
University, Rouge et Blanc is Southwest Louisiana’s premier wine and food event.
et Blanc will be held on Saturday, Oct. 12, and is moving its location and time
for this year’s event from 4-8 p.m. on Ryan Street in downtown Lake Charles between
the 1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center and
the Calcasieu Parish Courthouse. Participants must be 21 years old to attend.
are $125 per person and are available online at www.rougeetblanc.us or
at the Banners office in McNeese’s F.G. Bulber Auditorium on 275 Lawton Dr. The
line will begin from the north entrance of Bulber Auditorium.
du Lac, the pre-tasting soiree, is expanding in scope for Rouge et Blanc’s big
move to downtown Lake Charles. Open to Imperial Imbiber patrons only, this
auxiliary event transforms this year into a guided tour through the downtown
area and some of its best restaurants, featuring enhanced gourmet food and wine
pairings at each stop.
more information on Rouge tickets or the Imbiber program, visit the
organization’s website at www.banners.org.
Banners at McNeese is an arts and
humanities organization that operates under the McNeese Foundation. All
proceeds benefit Banners’ year-round cultural and educational programming,
which features a top-tier array of international artists and lecturers, as well
as Banners’ outreach programs, which bring quality presentations to local
schools and community groups.
Rouge et Blanc is sponsored by IBERIA
Bank, the Lake Charles/SWLA Convention & Visitors Bureau, CHRISTUS Ochsner
Health Southwestern Louisiana, Phillips 66, Southwest Beverage, Stockwell,
Sievert, Viccellio, Clements & Shaddock Law Firm, Stream Wetland Services, American
Press, Golden Nugget Casino & Resort, Digikast, Knight Media Printing, First
Federal Bank of Louisiana and Paradise Florist.