Downtown Development DistrictA Passion for ProgressDowntown Events Coming Up...

Weekend Events!
What's happening Downtown this weekend?
Check out our Weekend Events list to keep tabs on what's hot downtown each week! For more info, visit our site at the link below!

Download a copy of our updated Merchant Listing

River Center Library Schematic Design
A presentation of the schematic design for the new River Center Library by WHLC Architects/Schwartz Silver Architects will occur on Thursday, July 18th at 4PM as part of the agenda of the Library Board of Control meeting. The meeting will take place at the BREC Administration building, 6201 Florida Boulevard. This will be the first time that the schematic design will be presented and all are encouraged to attend.

Thursday, July 18, 4PM
6201 Florida Boulevard

2013 Art Melt
Forum 35's 10th annual Art Melt preview party is this Friday at the Capitol Park Museum and on Saturday July 20th, Art Melt will have live music, food, and an art exhibit.

Saturday, July 20th, 5PM
660 North Fourth Street

Huey's Now Open
Huey's, Third Street's newest bar is now open! It is an old fashioned cocktail bar with a Louisiana flair. They specialize in hand-crafted cocktails and martinis, excellent Louisiana beer, and a great wine selection.

350 Third Street

Cool as a Cucumber at the Market
Cucumbers take center stage this week as Red Stick Farmers Market and Louisiana 2 Step present Cool as a Cucumber. Cucumbers are very popular in Asian dishes and this Saturday's Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration will feature cucumbers in traditional preparations by Chef Jimmy Le. Fresh from the Market is a weekly event during the Saturday Market and begins at 10AM in the North Street seating area of Main Street Market. Louisiana 2 Step recipe cards will be available for great ideas to create summer menus.

Every Saturday, 8AM-12PM
Corner of Main St. and Fifth St.

BR Irish Film Festival
The Baton Rouge Irish Club is proud to announce its 5th annual Irish Film Festival on Saturday, July 20th, 2013. The main festival day will once again take place at The Manship Theatre!

Friday & Saturday, July 19th -20th
100 Lafayette Street

Summer Series Talks/ Preserving the Heritage
There will be a special program that documents the unique traditions and folklife culture of the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area. Guests will view printed material and illustrations; hear historical facts and firsthand stories of Cajun Culture of Bayou Pigeon; and enjoy a special Cajun music presentation by Calvin LeBlanc.

Thursday, July 18th, 6:30PM
660 North Fourth Street

Heritage Lecture: The Architecture of LSU
Attend a lecture and book signing by Michael Desmond, PhD, Emogene Pliner Professor of Architecture at LSU. He will be discussing his latest book, "The Architecture of LSU", a collection of photographs, plans, drawings, and maps that trace the development of one of our finest public environments.

Thursday, July 18th, 6:30PM
502 North Boulevard

World Fighting Championships
World Fighting Championships is coming to the Belle of Baton Rouge, Saturday, July 20th! There will be 10, Professional and amateur cage fights including former LSU football player James Stampley.

Friday, July 20th, 8PM
103 France Street

American Cancer Society Gleaux Run
The purpose of this event is to gather the Baton Rouge community together to participate in a 5k run to benefit the American Cancer Society. The theme is "Gleaux Run For Relay", where participants can be as creative as they want by incorporating lights and other glow objects to their running gear. So as the night falls, attention will be on all the racers who are glowing in honor of the fight against cancer!

Saturday, July 20th, 7PM
North Boulevard Town Square

SPANK THE MONKEY at the Roux House
SPANK THE MONKEY has been playing its own brand of hard hitting rock & roll since 1995. Rising from the fog covered swamps of southern Louisiana, SPANK THE MONKEY created their own style of music which continues this Friday at the Roux House!

Friday, July 19th, 9PM
143 Third Street

Lyfe Jennings & Vivian Green at the Belle
The FREE Belle of Baton Rouge Concert Series continues this week with legendary R&B artists Lyfe Jennings and Vivian Green. FREE Concert Fridays at the Belle has some of Louisiana's hottest Hall of Fame acts in the Atrium.

Friday, July 19th, 8PM
103 France Street

For a full listing of upcoming events, visit our website.

247 Florida St.  |  Baton Rouge, LA 70801  |  (225) 389-5520 Office (225) 389-5523 Fax  |  8:00 a.m. - 5 p.m. M-F

PROFILE OPTIONS: Subscribe | Unsubscribe | Archives
If you are having trouble viewing this message, please click here.