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Weekend Events!
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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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Life After Five
Live After Five continues this week with the Swamp-Pop favorite, Foret Tradition! Come down to the Crest at North Boulevard Town Square this Friday afternoon. Invite the friends and family to enjoy good food, live music, beverages, and a spectacular performance!

Friday, October 3rd, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Zombie Night Downtown!
Downtown will be moaning and groaning Friday night with 3 Zombie inspired events! The Capital Region Planning Commission (CRPC) is teaming up with local non-profit dance company, Of Moving Colors, for its fifth annual Zombie Bash on Friday, October 3rd with a bicycle ride for all ages to promote safety at night. Bicyclists are encouraged to join the fun by wearing costumes, lighting their bikes and joining the after party which includes a moonlight performance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance. Of Moving Colors provides free lessons to learn the dance in advance. Lastly, 10/31 Consortium will be hosting a Zombie Pub Crawl starting at the Bald Eagle Pub after the Zombie Bash! Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place best zombie make up. Register Now!

Friday, October 3rd, 6:30PM
Downtown Baton Rouge

Jazz Listening Room with The Bad Plus
The Arts Council's Jazz Listening Room series continues this week at the Hartley Vey Studio Theatre. Intelligent music for the masses by The Bad Plus, one of the most audacious and imaginative musical collectives of this or any other era.

Wednesday, October 1st, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

29th LASM Gala
LASM's 29th Annual LASM Gala: Party at the Pyramid will be held at the museum on Friday, October 3, 2014, and you won't want to miss it! Benefiting educational programs, guests will enjoy a grand evening featuring a delicious buffet and tempting auction items, music by Ned Fasullo & The Fabulous Big Band Orchestra, and celebrating the 50th anniversary of LASM's 2,300 year old mummy and the Ancient Egypt Gallery. Suggested attire is cocktail. Tickets are $100 for members and $150 for non-members. To purchase tickets, please call 225.344.5272, ext. 151.

Friday, October 3rd, 7:30PM
100 River Road South

LSU Football on the Beacon
Catch the LSU football game on the North Boulevard Town Square Media Beacon. The game against the Auburn Tigers will begin at 6:00PM this Saturday.

Saturday, October 4th, 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Sunday in the Park with Curley Taylor
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and 225 Magazine announce the return of the Sunday in the Park concert series for Fall 2014. Sunday in the Park is a series of FREE outdoor concerts held on North Boulevard's Town Lawn Stage in downtown Baton Rouge. Six concerts will be held on Sunday afternoons in October and November from 2PM to 5PM (Saints Football game will be shown on the Town Square Beacon.)

Sunday, October 5th, 2PM - 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

First Sunday at the Market
Enjoy the beautiful fall weather this Saturday morning at the Red Stick Farmers Market. Fall pumpkins, greens, corn, peas and green beans will be available from local farmers as well as locally prepared foods for football parties. Pick up planting tips from the East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners and shop with local artisans as the Baton Rouge Arts Market returns this Saturday.

Saturday, October 4th, 8AM
Corner of 5th and Main Streets

Baton Rouge Food Tours
The "C'est Si Bon Food Tour" is a guided walking tour in Downtown Baton Rouge which includes food tastings at local restaurants infused with entertaining historical and cultural details; sure to get you full from belly to brain. All fitness levels will take pleasure in our 2.5 hour leisurely paced walk. This is a great tour for Baton Rouge visitors or locals!

Mon -Thurs, 11AM
Fridays, 11AM & 6PM

Baton Rouge Arts Market
The Arts Council's Baton Rouge Arts Market will take place on Saturday, October 4 from 8:00AM until 12:00 noon on 5th Street between Main & Laurel Streets in Downtown Baton Rouge. Shop with over 60 artists from Louisiana and Mississippi who will present original works of art in a variety of mediums including, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, textiles, photographs, glass, paintings, sculpture, hand-made soaps and so much more.

Saturday, October 4th, 8AM - 12PM Noon
5th Street between Main & Laurel

CRPC Transportation Demand Mgmt Survey
The Capital Region Planning Commission is working on identifying ways to reduce traffic congestion and your input will help determine our course of action. Please take a few moments to fill out this brief survey. Just click the icon.

Free First Sunday
This Sunday, enjoy free admission to awesome spots like the LSU Museum of Art, the Louisiana Art & Science Museum and the USS Kidd, plus the always-FREE admission Capitol Park Museum. Don't miss your chance to enjoy the best of Baton Rouge's museums.

Sunday, October 5th, 2PM

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

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