To pass the time in Natchitoches, some students have dance parties in the rain. When it's thundering outside, it looks like you have fireworks in the background. Generally, if students can’t find anything fun to do on campus, they make something up like this. Other popular things to do are movie nights and food fights. Just make sure you are done studying first.
If you are 21 and up, you have more options, including some of the many bars in the area, like Antoon's Riverfront Restaurant and Yesterday's. Plus, there are some great venues for live entertainment, like Bourbon Creek.