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Freedom Trees
11/11/2014 to 01/1/2015
Start off the season with the tree lighting ceremony of the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum Freedom Trees honoring veterans with a patch, ribbon, medal, or photo from their military service. On November 11, the trees will be turned on at a Special Ceremony at 5 pm.

Dancing Lights
11/22/2014 to 01/1/2015
Monroe-West Monroe is shining with festive light displays painting each city bright! Drive the trail of light shows that tell jokes, dance and more. See the map for locations.

Christmas in Calhoun
11/27/2014 to 12/31/2014
Travel through the hills of Calhoun and enjoy lighted displays and decorations. On Saturdays in December from 6:00-9:00 pm delight in hot chocolate with Santa and cookies with Mrs. Claus. A true holiday special!

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Restaurant Sage Shrimp and Grits

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Ingredients

2.6 oz Sausage andouille pork
1/2 oz Yellow jumbo onion
1/2 oz Green bell pepper
1/2 oz Red bell pepper
1/2 oz Head celery
2 oz Fresh garlic
1/2 oz Thyme fresh herb
3 oz Cherry tomato
2 tbl Green iceless onion
2 oz Crimini mushroom
4 oz Unsalted butter
4 oz Heavy cream
6 oz 10-15 Louisiana Brown Shrimp
16 oz Cream cheese grits

Place oil in a skillet and render andouille. Then add the mushrooms, trinity (onion, peppers, celery), shallots, garlic, and thyme. Season shrimp and place in with "guts". Be sure to get a solid sear on the shrimp. Next add the liquids. Then the tomatoes, green onions, and butter. Season with salt, pepper, and creole seasoning to taste. Plate with shrimp on top.

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