Virginia Calhoun (We Olive & Wine Bar) demonstrates how to make a batch of Spiced Sangria– ideal for a holiday soiree.

‘Tis the season of joy and good cheer!

The holiday season is officially kicking off Thanksgiving weekend leading to weeks of hot cocoa sipping, seasonal songs, and neighborhoods transforming into winter wonderlands.

Festive events sure to warm the hearts of children and adults will commence in Shreveport-Bossier City and across North Louisiana. There’s something for all to enjoy—and from a safe distance and open environments.

Christmas in Roseland, hosted by The American Rose Center, is on the Louisiana Holiday Trail of Lights. (Photo: Courtesy Photo)

Social distancing and COVID-19 protocols are practiced and enforced at all events, which include mandatory mask-wearing, regular sanitization by staff, and access to handwashing and hand sanitizer stations for the public. Before you go, check the website and social media pages of the