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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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Fair in the Square
The Capitol Area Special Olympics presents Fair in the Square! Come out to support this new chapter in Baton Rouge. The event is open to the public and offers FREE entertainment! Donations are welcome.

Friday, October 14th, 5PM - 8PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Darrel Scott at the Manship Theatre
Musicians know the name of Darrell Scott and so should you! Darrell has written songs for folks like Garth Brooks, Brad Paisley, Guy Clark, The Dixie Chicks, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, and countless others. Along with his songwriting, Scott is also in demand as a sideman and bandleader, most recently with Robert Plant's Band of Joy. Darrel Scott and the Manship's grand piano are just made for each other! New Orleans singer/songwriter Patrick Cooper opens the show.

Friday, November 14th, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

Now Leasing: 525 Lafayette & Onyx Residences
Life in Downtown Baton Rouge is on the rise and for a limited time, you can be the first to select your apartment at 525 Lafayette or the Onyx Residences. Enjoy the prestige of high-rise living, the ease of life on the Mississippi River.

MY Fest
MY Fest is a FREE music, art, entertainment and youth empowerment festival. MY LIFE Louisiana supports youth groups to raise awareness about mental health, substance abuse, foster care and other issues facing youth and young adults.

Saturday, November 15th, 12PM-5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Women's 1/2 Marathon
This is the 3rd Annual Woman's Half Marathon + 10K Road Race and is the Gulf South's only major running event for women. The race is November 16, 2014 and begins on River Road.

Sunday, November 16th, 8AM
River Road

LSU on the Beacon
LSU will be heading up to Arkansas this week and 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 15th, 7PM
North Boulevard Town Square

P.3+ Baton Rouge Reception
Four days will be jam-packed with art and culture to inspire and entertain the citizens of Baton Rouge. The opening reception for P.3+ Notes Upriver, presented in collaboration with Elevator Projects, the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and the Walls Project, will take place in various locations this weekend from Nov. 13-16. P.3+ Notes Upriver is part of the art biennial Prospect New Orleans, which officially started on Oct. 25 and will last until Jan. 25.

November 13th-16th
Chase Towers (4th Floor) & Walls Office

New Art Installation with Silas Breaux at LSUMOA
The LSU Museum of Art will unveil a new art installation from emerging local artist Silas Breaux in the museum's grand entrance on Saturday, November 15, at 4 p.m. Breaux was selected from among 20 other artists as the winner of the museum's Love Local Art contest.

Saturday, November 15th, 4PM
100 Lafayette Street

Fall Market
Shop with local farmers and food artisans this Saturday for fresh local food and ready to serve meals for football parties. The Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration will feature chef Jimmy Le with the Louisiana Restaurant Association with seasonal fall recipes from their new cookbook. The cooking demo begins at 10AM inside the North Street entrance to Main Street Market.

Every Saturday, 8AM-12PM
Corner of 5th and Main Streets

Enclave Presents VIP Fridays
Downtown newest live music venue, Enclave, presents VIP Fridays. Enclave will specialize in Jazz and Soul music. Check out this newly branded establishment this weekend!

Friday, November 14th, after 5PM
600 Main Street

Nooks and Crannies at the Old State Capitol
Secretary of State Tom Schedler and Louisiana's Old State Capitol Associates present "Nooks and Crannies of The Old State Capitol: An Insider's Tour". Guest speaker will be Kevin Harris, F.A.I.A. Join us Wednesday, November 19th at 5:00PM for a reception and and 6:00PM for a lecture. There will be no charge for Associates members and a $10 charge for non-members. Students with ID will be $5.00.

Wednesday, November 19th, 6PM
100 North Boulevard

Veterans Day Celebration
The Red Stick Veteran's Association will be holding an event to raise awareness and money for the 2015 Veterans Day Parade. Come to support Veterans while enjoying Jambalaya and live music.

Sunday, November 16th, 2PM-5PM
USS Kidd Museum

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

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