Golden Jubilee, Long Purple Line postponed to 2021


NATCHITOCHES – Northwestern State University’s Golden Jubilee event and Long Purple Line Induction Ceremony have both been rescheduled for 2021.

The Golden Jubilee, an event to celebrate the NSU classes of 1970 and 1971, will take place Friday, May 7-Saturday, May 8, 2021. Tickets are $75 per graduate and $60 per addition guest(s).  Tickets can be purchased at Event details will be announced as they are determined.

The Long Purple Line Induction Ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 9, 2021, at the Natchitoches Events Center. The event will honor those who were set to be inducted in the 2020 ceremony, Sujuan Boutte, Harvey Marcus, Tommy Whitehead, John Smith, Ed Orgeron and Jerry Pierce. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at Details for the ceremony will be announced as plans are finalized.

Anyone who purchased tickets to Golden Jubilee or Long Purple Line, which were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and are not able to attend the new dates, should email Danielle Cobb at or call (318) 357-5513 to receive a refund for your purchase.