Indigeaux to lead Saturday’s Krewe of Wag-uns Children and Pet Parade


Prepare to see your favorite waggin’ tails at the Natchitoches Humane Society’s Krewe of Wag-uns Children and Pet Parade Saturday, March 2. Registration begins at 2 p.m. at BOM on Washington Street and line-up is at 2:45 p.m. The parade begins at 3 p.m., starting at BOM, south on Front Street to Touline Street, then left to the downtown riverbank stage. Local belly dance troupe, Indigeaux, will lead the parade and provide entertainment Saturday on the riverbank stage. They performed at the Farmer’s Market, Art Along the Bricks, Miss Natchitoches Pageant and the Krewe of Dionysos Parade. Since 2014, Indigeaux has represented Natchitoches at the annual Bayou Belly Festival in Lafayette, as well as having performed there. They also host the annual Witches’ Dance at Halloween. The NHS will also bring the Krewe of Happy Tails, adoptable dogs, to join in the festivities. It is $10 to enter and register your pet to be eligible for the celebrity status of King Rex Rufus and Queen Mutt A Gras. All proceeds will go benefit Natchitoches Parish animals through the NHS. Awards will be given for Best Float, Best Dressed Pet and Best Dressed Child. Awards are donated by Raising Cane’s. Golf carts are permissible if driven by an adult, children may ride scooters, bicycles and wagons, no ATVs are permitted and bring your own beads to throw during the parade. For more information, contact the NHS at or contact the Natchitoches Main Street at 352-2746