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2019 Rouge et Blanc tickets to go on sale Aug. 16

August 7, 2019 | McNeese Public Relations
A patron pours wine for a customer. Tickets 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.

Tickets 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.

Rouge 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.

Tickets 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.

Saveur 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.

For 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.