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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!

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Lunchtime Lagniappe: Remembering the Bayou Classic
Join R.L. Stockard on a journey through one of Louisiana's most famous football traditions. Stockard was the first African-American staff sports writer for a non-African-American daily newspaper and Southern University's first sports information director. All programs begin at noon and are free and open to public. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunches and may come and go as their schedules require.

Wednesday, March 19th, 12PM
660 N 4th Street

Prescriptions to Geaux One Year Anniversary
Prescriptions to Geaux celebrates their one year anniversary. TJ Woodard, owner/pharmacist of Prescriptions to Geaux, is one of the 25+ young entrpreneurs investing in downtown. They are a full service pharmacy offering delivery service to all downtown locations.

313 Third Street

CATS Roll Out
The new system operates from five main transit hubs including North Boulevard Town Sqaure. Riders will no longer have to travel to the terminal at 22nd Street to get to most destinations. New routes include an airport express, an O'Neal Park-n-Ride express, a Mall of Louisiana to downtown express and more.

Sunday, March 30th

Films at Manship:Big Bad Wolves
A series of brutal murders puts the lives of three men on a collision course: The father of the latest victim now out for revenge, a vigilante police detective operating outside the boundaries of law, and the main suspect in the killings - a religious studies teacher arrested and released due to a police blunder.

Wednesday, March 19th, 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

Showcase the Space Soiree
Few settings in Baton Rouge can offer more gracious elegance than the facility rental spaces within the Shaw Center for the Arts. The unique venues offer breathtaking views over the Mississippi River and original works of art on the walls in the LSU Museum of Art. This event will showcase six venue spaces, including the LSU School of Art Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Gallery; the Bert and Sue Turner Gallery and Alfred C. Glassell, Jr. Boardroom; the River Terrace; the Paula Garvey Manship floor which houses 14 galleries of the LSU Museum of Art; and the Irene Pennington Rooftop Terrace next to Tsunami restaurant.

Thursday, March 20th, 5PM
100 Lafayette Street

Fiddler on the Roof
First Presbyterian Church Creative Arts Ministry is excited to announce the upcoming spring musical- Fiddler on the Roof, Jr.! Ray Gaspard stars in the role he was created for-Tevye. Come join First Presbyterian Church in bringing this musical to life!

March 21 & 22, 7PM & March 23, 2PM
763 North Boulevard

Sesame Street Live
Sesame Street Live: Make A New Friend is the latest storyline in the popular Sesame Street Live series. Produced especially for younger children, Sesame Street Live is the perfect way for kids to have a fun-filled outing and learn valuable life lessons all at the same time.

March 20-23
275 South River Road

St. James Friday Lenten Lunches
James Episcopal Church invites you to Bishops Hall, at the corner of Florida and N. Fourth Street for Gumbo 2014! Volunteers at St. James will serve fabulous Gumbo lunches of either shrimp, or chicken and sausage gumbo, along with Sensation Salad, bread and a tasty dessert, between 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. each Friday. Dine-in customers can enjoy water, tea or coffee with their meal. Drive-thru pickup of boxed lunches is also available. Please call 225-387-5141 on Friday mornings between 8AM and 10AM, and it can be delivered right to your car on the Fourth Street pick-up lane!

Fridays during Lent, 11AM - 1PM
Corner of Florida and 4th Streets

USS KIDD Keynotes
"Women's History Month," --come out and join the panel discussion on the roles women have played in our nation's history. This event will take place in the USS Kidd museum lobby.

Friday, March 21st, 1:00PM
305 South River Road

Zolia Jazz Brunch
Zolia Bistro Enotenca is hosting a Jazz Brunch on Sundays. This is a great addition to downtown events, and a great way to end your weekend!

400 Convention Street at II City Plaza
Every Sunday, 10AM - 2PM

BRSO Investar Bank Masterworks
Maestro Muffitt and the orchestra along with Chorus Master David Shaler and the BRSO Chorus are joined by members of the Acadiana Symphony Orchestra and Chorus for one of Gustav Mahler's masterpieces. Tickets are available at the River Center Box Office.

Thursday, March 20th, 7:30PM
275 River Road

New Kid's Club at the Market
Calling all kids! Sign up for the Red Stick Sprouts kids club this Saturday at the Red Stick Farmers Market. The Red Stick Sprouts teaches kids about where their food comes from and healthy eating. Kids 12 and under can sign up this Saturday and participate in fun activities and face painting. Eric Arceneaux will have a special kid-friendly cooking demonstration during the 10AM Fresh from the Market show inside Main Street Market. Kids can also sample fruits and vegetables from the Louisiana Culinary Institute. Bring the kids Saturday to sign up and pick up a Sprouts tote bag.

Saturday, March 22nd, 8AM
Corner of 5th St. & Main St.

Red Dragon Songwriter Series
Any discussion of the greatest living songwriters must surely include Jimmy Webb. He has scored major hits for such diverse artists as Glen Campbell, The Fifth Dimension, Richard Harris, Art Garfunkel and Donna Summer. Jimmy Webb and the Manship's grand piano are a perfect combination. Louisiana songwriter Clay Parker will open the show.

Saturday, March 22nd, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

Zumba-thon at Town Square
Join the Arc Baton Rouge for a Zumba-thon for awareness. Support the Arc Baton Rouge this Sunday and gather valuable information at this year's Zumba-thon!

March 23rd, 1PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Geaux Health & Fitness at Town Square
In an effort to promote healthy living in the Baton Rouge metro area, Geaux Health and Fitness will host FREE fitness classes in North Boulevard Town Square. Refreshments will be provided.

Saturday, March 22nd, 10AM
North Boulevard Town Square

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

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