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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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Providence Corporate Cup 5K
The Providence Corporate Cup Run/Walk includes thousands of people participating each year as company teams or individuals on a 5k (3.1 mile) race course. Hundreds of companies throughout our community participate, and many companies have on-site tent locations for their employees, business associates, and friends. FREE food, drink, musical entertainment, and other amenities are provided to all participants at the post-race party.

Saturday, March 21st, 9AM
North Boulevard Town Square

LASM Engineering Day
Engineering Day, presented by the Albemarle Foundation is a fun filled festival with multiple interactive demonstrations and hands on activities. Come learn about a variety of engineering disciplines!

Saturday, March 21st, 10AM
100 River Road South

Singer Songwriter Showcase
The Spring Songwriter Showcase (previous Holiday Songwriter Night rescheduled from Dec. 30th) will feature our "homeboys" that are making waves on the music scene in Nashville. After 4 sell out years in the Hartley Vey Theatre, this event moves into the Manship Theatre! This year's lineup includes Jodi James, David Borne', Rhett Anthony, CJ Solar, Brent Anderson, & Jim McCormick. The lobby bar opens at 5 pm with a meet & greet mixer and drink specials by Firefly Distillery. Show starts at 6pm.

Sunday , March 22nd, 6PM
100 Lafayette Street

Creative Bloc Grand Opening
Creative Bloc is now open to visual media and communication professionals. You are invited to celebrate Creative Bloc's Grand Opening on Friday, March 20th, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Enjoy the festivities, see what lies within the walls of the Bloc and meet the creative minds of each office.

Friday, March 20th, 7:30PM
804 Main Street

Forum 35's Uncorcked at Blend
Couple your love for wine and good food, passion for a good cause and desire to mix and mingle with old and new friends in a fun, casual social setting. Downtown venues are selected to host the events to help foster the resurgence of the downtown social life while benefiting charities where the evening's donation will make an impact.

Thursday, March 19th, 6:30PM
660 Fourth Street

The Fading Line: A Commemoration of the 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott
The Fading Line: A Commemoration of the 1953 Baton Rouge Bus Boycott is a multi-media performance which relays the story of the nation's first successful boycott of the Civil Rights Movement. Mid City Dance Project, Inc. in conjunction with New Venture Theatre, guest artists, and local professional artists will use dance, spoken word, music and video oral histories of actual participants to bring awareness and celebrate the champions of this nine-day, successful and peaceful protest.

Wednesday, March 18th, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

LSU Basketball on the Beacon
The LSU Basketball team will be taking on NC State in the first round of the NCAA tournament and you can watch all the action on the Town Square Media Beacon! The first game is this Thursday. Geaux Tigers!

Thursday, March 19th, 8:20PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Matherne's Market Specials
Matherne's Market Weekly Specials! Click the link to view the flyer!

Monday - Saturday, 7AM-9PM
Sunday, 8AM - 8PM
440 Third Street

Tsunami Delivers!
Tsunami now delivers for lunch! Take advantage of this great service from 11AM-3PM Tuesday to Friday.

Tuesday - Friday, 11AM-3PM
100 Lafayette Street

Red Stick Farmer's Market
Join the farmer's market this Saturday to get all of your market necessities. Farmers and food artisans will offer fresh produce, citrus, prepared foods, seafood, cheeses and more. Inside Main Street Market, the Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration will take place at 10AM in the North Street seating area featuring fresh and local ingredients from the market in seasonal recipes. This week's cooking demonstration will feature Chef Daniel Dreher from Fresh Kitchen. Pick up some tips and tricks and sample his dish this Saturday.

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

Glory and Gumbo at St. James
The St. James Center for Spiritual Formation announces a wonderful speaking series to be presented during the ECW Friday Lenten Gumbo lunches. Six preachers from various religious traditions are scheduled to speak on successive Fridays, in the church, from 12:05 to 12:30PM, so attendees may enjoy gumbo then the speaker, or the speaker, then gumbo in Bishops Hall!

Fridays during Lent
205 Fourth Street

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

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