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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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Art Melt
Forum 35's Art Melt is the largest multi-media, juried art exhibit in the state of Louisiana. Now in its 12th year, Art Melt strives to promote professional artists throughout the state of Louisiana while providing an opportunity for the public to experience the best of local fine art, music, and performing arts. This show is open to Louisiana resident artists only. Art Melt is FREE and open to the public. The exhibit will open July 25, 2015 at the Capitol Park Museum in downtown Baton Rouge from 5-9PM, and outdoor festivities including the Arts Marketplace will continue until 10 PM.

Saturday, July 25th, 5-9PM
600 N. Fourth Street

Baton Rouge Restaurant Week
Treat yourself to some of the tastiest food the Capital City has to offer. Starting Monday July 20th through the 25th, DIG Magazine's Restaurant Week gives you a chance to grab some great food at half the cost. Over 50 of the best dining experiences from across the city are showcased.Participating downtown restaurants are Lucy's Retired Surfer Bar, Capital City Grill, Blend Wine Bar, Restaurant IPO, Camelot Club, and Stroube's.

July 20th - 25th

River Center: Dinner N' Show!
Tim Rushlow the former songwriter and lead singer for Little Texas has sold over 11 Million albums. He has also written a number of Billboard hit songs for other artists. Rushlow in the Round is an intimate songwriters night. Tim is bringing two of the top songwriters from Nashville with him and the three will discuss the inspiration and interesting antidotes behind their big hit songs, and then perform them live. It's a special night of great food and country music. Dinner will feature passed appetizers, Fire & Ice salad, BBQ Chicken, Tennessee Smokehouse Beef Brisket, Spinach & Artichoke stuffed Beefsteak Tomatoes, fresh Blackberry Cobbler with Grand Mariner Cream, Lemon Bundt Cake with Citrus icing and Rum Strawberries, coffee, & tea. Table wine service & Bar service! Tickets on sale now!

Saturday, July 25th, 6:30PM
275 S. River Road

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

Italian Heritage Festa
The Greater Baton Rouge American Italian Associations proudly announces the 2015 Italian Heritage Festa. The Festa will be held inside the air-conditioned Atrium of the Belle of Baton Rouge. Participants can enjoy, bocce ball, vino stroll, live music and much more!

Sunday, July 26th, 11AM - 5PM
103 France Street

Wine Walk Wednesdays
Wine Walk Wednesday is an open group of wine lovers coming together in Downtown Baton Rouge every Wednesday. In order to participate in 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. Begins at Restaurant IPO.

Wednesday, July 22th, 5:30PM
421 Third Street

Lena Prima - Dinner, Dance, & Special Performance
Come out July 25th for this special Dinner, Dance & Special Performance at the Belle Atrium. Doors open at 6:30pm with a special menu then followed by a performance by Lena Prima. Tickets are $20 with guaranteed table seating!

Saturday, July 25th, 6:30PM
103 France Street

Louisiana Marathon Halfway to Geaux
The Louisiana Marathon will be celebrating the halfway point to the marathon with an event in Town Square. Come out and enjoy the evening with vendors, speakers, and refreshments!

Tuesday, July 28th, 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Man and Superman from National Theatre London at Manship
A romantic comedy, an epic fairytale, a fiery philosophical debate, Man and Superman asks fundamental questions about how we live.

Tuesday, July 28th, 2PM & 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

Cool as a Cucumber at the Market
Beat the heat this Saturday as Red Stick Farmers Market's summer Fresh Fest continues with Cool as a Cucumber. Head inside Main Street Market at 10 am to watch Tsunami sushi chef Ricky Hoang showcase his expert knife skills during the Cool as a Cucumber cooking demonstration. Saturday's market will also feature a special Red Stick Sprouts activity for the little ones outside at the Farmers Market.

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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