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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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Red Stick International Festival 2015
Come see how digital media will shape the way we view the world, featuring digital artists, makers, engineers, and entrepreneurs from Baton Rouge and beyond. The Red Stick Festival invites you to show your creative digital technology projects, artworks, or DIY experiments at the Red Stick Expo & Maker Fair. Click the icon to view a schedule of events!

Friday, May 29 - Sunday, May 31
Various Downtown Venues

Raise the Woof at Manship
A stand up comedy tour that works with local animal welfare organizations in the cities in which it plays, Raise the Woof gives a voice to animals through laughter while spreading awareness and helping raise funds. This fun-filled evening will feature a three-comedian show starring James Uloth, a silent auction, 50/50 Split-the-Pot Raffle, light hors d'oeuvres, live music and a cash bar. All proceeds from the evening will benefit Spay Baton Rouge.

Saturday, May 30th, 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

The Gamma Eta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in partnership with the Ivy Foundation, Inc. and the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, is pleased to announce our inaugural Changing and Advancing Nutrition Now (CANN) 5K Run/Walk. The goal of the CANN Run/Walk 5K is to promote awareness of childhood hunger and to raise money for college scholarships for high school students in the Greater Baton Rouge area. The CANN 5K will take place in downtown Baton Rouge on May 30 at 9:00AM. Official race results will be provided by Cajun Timers.

Saturday, May 30, 9AM
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

Wine Walk Wednesdays
Wine Walk Wednesday is a open group of wine lovers coming together in Downtown Baton Rouge every Wednesday. In order to participate for the wine walk you will need to pay $10, then receive your wine bracelet and a wine card for the list of venues and the number of tasting. Must be 21 years of age. Tweet @winewalker1.

Wednesday, May 27, 5:30PM
Check link for location

Music at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's
Check out the music at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's this week. It all kicks off Thursday with The Easy. Friday, BnT's will host Backlit Stereo and Saturday it's DJ Push Play.

214 Third Street

Neighborhood Arts Project Kick Off Celebration
The LSU Museum of Art presents a special Neighborhood Arts Project Kick Off Celebration on Sunday May 31, from 1-3PM, in partnership with Bethel AME Church. Join LSUMOA for a FREE afternoon of art making designed for all ages and abilities, celebrating our new community partner site in a beautiful grassy lot opposite Bethel AME Church at 1558 South Boulevard with free hotdogs donated by Trader Joes.

Sunday, May 31, 1PM
1558 South Boulevard

Regional Baseball Tournament
The LSU Baseball team is in the NCAA Regional tournament! The first game will be Friday, May 29th at 3PM. Catch all of the LSU baseball games on the Town Square Media Beacon this weekend!

Friday, May 29, 3PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Capoeira in Town Square
Join Capoeira Baton Rouge in North Boulevard Town Square at Galvez Plaza for FREE basic Capoeira classes on Wednesdays at 7PM and Sundays at 6PM. Capoeira is a Brazilian art form which combines fight, dance, and rhythmic movements that are performed in a dialog between players. Students can expect to learn basic Capoeira movements and acrobatics in order to enhance ones flexibility and general muscle strength. Most of the classes start with a brief warm-up and learning Capoeira, movements through strength, technique, history, and music. By doing Capoeira people get connected with Brazilian and African culture.

Wednesday 7PM
Sunday 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Red Stick Farmer's Market
Summer tomatoes, corn, blueberries and eggplant are now in season at the Farmers Market. Stop by the Market coffee booth to sign up for garden giveaways this Saturday in celebration of garden month. Inside Main Street Market, Dr. Gary Ross will be the special guest for the 10AM Fresh from the Market show with a talk on how to attract butterflies to your garden. Kids can also enjoy a special butterfly art activity at the Red Stick Sprouts tent.

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

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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