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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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Juneteenth Freedom Festival 2015
Aetna Better Health Presents Juneteenth Freedom Festival Saturday, June 13th in Downtown Baton Rouge at Galvez Plaza. The Festivities kick-off at 3PM with live performances, The Kid's Pavilion, The Barbecue Cook-Off and more... Come out this Saturday to Baton Rouge's Official Freedom Celebration!

Saturday, June 13, 3PM-9PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Baton Rouge Pride Fest
The Baton Rouge Pride Fest blends education about community resources, health counseling, family activities, area artists/performers and more - mixing health and wellness education with entertainment to draw people from all walks of life. Come out this Saturday to enjoy the food, music, and fun at the River Center!

Saturday, June 13th, 1PM-7PM
275 South River Road

Flag Day Parade & Ceremony
The 2015 Baton Rouge Flag Day Parade will begin at 3PM and a ceremony will follow inside the USS Kidd Museum.

Sunday, June 14, 3PM
River Road & Government St.

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

Dead Man Walking Q&A at Manship
Featuring a Q&A with author Helen Prejean, this critically-acclaimed film (Dead Man Walking)is based on the true story of her work with a death row inmate.

Friday June 12, 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

Summer Party at the Roux House
Thursday night Kick Off to Summer Party at The Roux House will be having a Piano Bar from 8pm-12am. Enjoy free Hurricanes, Domestics, and Boudin Balls from 8pm-9pm

Thursday, June 11, 8PM
143 Third Street

A. Hays Town Exhibition
The opening reception for the exhibit The Enduring Architecture of A. Hays Town will take place June 17th from 5:30-7:30PM. Signed copies of The Louisiana Houses of A. Hays Town by Cyril Vetter and Philip Gould will be available for purchase. There will also be several showings of the documentary 1000 Homes: The Legacy of A. Hays Town. Food and drink are provided. Free and Open to the public. Sponsored by the Louisiana Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

Wednesday, June 17, 5:30PM
100 North Boulevard

College World Series
The LSU Baseball team is in the College World Series! The first game will be Sunday, June 14th at 2PM. Catch all of the LSU baseball games on the Town Square Media Beacon this weekend!

Saturday, June 6, 7PM
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. Capoeira connects people with Brazilian and African culture.

Wednesday 7PM
Sunday 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Summer Fresh Fest at the Market
The Market celebrates all things blueberry this Saturday during Blueberry Bash. The 10AM Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration inside Main Street Market features fresh blueberry recipes from Kathy Mangham of Gourmet Girls. Pick up seasonal blueberry recipes outside at the Market Information Booth and enjoy music by Kevin Johnson Unplugged.
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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