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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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Sunday in the Park with Chubby Carrier
Come out to the final Sunday in the Park of the Fall season. This week Sunday in the Park features Grammy winning artist Chubby Carrier!

Sunday, November 9th, 2PM - 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

USS Kidd Twilight Tours
The USS KIDD Veterans Museum is now hosting exclusive, adults only Twilight Tours twice a month throughout the fall. Twilight Tours will take guests behind the scenes of the KIDD and will focus on content that regular tours are not normally exposed to due to its more graphic nature. Only 15 tickets will be sold per Twilight Tour. These unforgettable nights will culminate with drinks on the decks of our historic ship while watching the sunset over the Mississippi River. Must be 21 years or older to participate. Cost is $25 per person and includes two drinks. Please call 225-342-1942 to pre-register or for more information.

Thursday, November 6th, 5:30PM
Thursday, November 20th, 5:50PM
305 S. River Road

FHL Annual Gala
FHL needs help collecting its lost loot! Captains Pearce and Meredith Cinman have spotted vast "Treasures" on the horizon and will follow the clues to save them from the scoundrels at sea. The treasures are fading fast so join the crew before they set sail! Report with your map and complete the quest to preservation, or face a walk down the plank! Tickets are on sale now.

Wednesday, November 5th, 7:30PM
502 North Boulevard

Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar New Hours!
Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar & Restaurant, the iconic downtown Baton Rouge hot spot, announces new business hours following the triumphant release of their new menu this past summer. This local favorite for business lunches, family dinners, happy hour from 11AM-7PM Monday-Friday, or late night fun will now be open for more fun with an easy attitude. The new hours will now provide downtown Baton Rouge with the only full-service restaurant with a full-menu open after 10:00PM.

151 Third Street

LSU vs Bama on the Beacon
This is the game that all football fans wait for all year -LSU versus Alabama! You can catch all of the pregame coverage as well as the game on the North Boulevard Town Media Beacon. The game will begin at 7PM.

Saturday, November 8th, 7PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Getting to the Game!
Downtown offers many alternative opportunities to commute to the LSU football game this Saturday. The Levee Bike Path has miles of uninterrupted lighted paths to the LSU campus and CATS has a cost effective trolley to and from Tiger Stadium. Take a closer look at all the options below.
Levee Bike Path

Gameday Shuttles

Saturday, November 8th

Gloriously Broadway - Sister Act
Sister Act is Broadway's amazing musical comedy smash! Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own. A sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship, Sister Act is reason to rejoice!

Sunday, November 9th, 3PM
275 S. River Road

Crafts Change Lives
Purses, pashminas, placemats, table runners, coin purses, jewelry, silk scarves, and much more. All items are made by the women of Cambodia and all proceeds are returned to Cambodia to help the women of Cambodia develop economic self-sufficiency. Call 383-4777 for hours of operation. First United Methodist Church Gymnasium, 930 North Blvd. (Enter in the 900 block of America Street)

November 5th-9th
930 North Boulevard

Pascal Rioult Master Class at the Manship Theatre
RIOULT Dance NY is committed to supporting the creation of new works by founder and choreographer Pascal Rioult; to communicating the essence and intensity of his artistic vision; to sustaining its company of dancers; and to educating and expanding audiences for modern dance at home and through touring, nationally and internationally. Get your ticket now to this spectacular performance!

Tuesday, November 11th, 6:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

Old State Capitol
Secretary of State Tom Schedler and Louisiana's Old State Capitol invite you to come pass a good time at a reception, book signing and author lecture for Southeast Louisiana Food: A Seasoned Tradition. With interviews and family recipes, authors Jeremy and Addie K. Martin will be on hand to present the history behind this enchanting culinary tradition. The event will take place on Thursday, November 6th from 5:30PM to 7:30PM and is free as well as open to the public.

Thursday, November 6th, 5:30PM
100 North Boulevard

Veterans Day Ceremony
USS Kidd in partnership with Secretary of State Tom Schedler and Louisiana's Old State Capitol. Keynote Speaker: Major General Glenn Curtis, Adjutant General of the Louisiana National Guard. Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. For more information call 342-1942 or visit

Tuesday, November 11th, 11AM
100 North Boulevard

13th Gate & Necropolis 13
The 13th Gate is the Ultimate Haunted House! Journey through 13 very frightening themed indoor & (weather-permitting) outdoor areas where your worst nightmares come true and anything can happen. Necropolis 13 is unlike any haunted attraction ever created. Imagine walking through a haunted New Orleans-style Cemetery (meaning crumbling stone & mortar above ground crypts) in the dead of the night. Necropolis 13 is located next to the box office across the street from The 13th Gate.

November 7th & 8th
6:30PM - 11:30PM
832 St Phillip 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

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