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Hollydays & Hollydays Hustle 5K
Hollydays is an annual shopping market sponsored by The Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc. With unique vendors, generous contributors and committed Junior League volunteers, this market extravaganza attracts thousands of enthusiastic shoppers each year. The event will take place at the River Center from October 13-16 along with a 5K race through Downtown on Thursday, October 14 called the Hollydays Hustle 5K. Visit their site below for more information.

Weekend Events!
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Check out our Weekend Events list to keep tab on what's hot downtown each week! For more info, visit our site at the link below!

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Live After Five this Friday!
The fall season of Live After Five continues this Friday October 15, 5PM - 8PM with Neighborhood Stars (party mix). Come out to Galvez Plaza at North Boulevard Town Square for the State's premiere free outdoor concert series. Start spending your Friday evenings Downtown!

Sunday in the Park
On Sunday, October 17, 2010, Sunday in the Park will continue with Tizer featuring Karen Briggs (Jazz) from noon until 3:00 p.m. at Lafayette Park at the Shaw Center for the Arts, this season of concerts will offer a diverse musical selection including Jazz, Blues, Funk, R&B and a special Italian Festa on November 14th. Come and enjoy amazing live music, wonderful food, face painting and balloon creations. A free bike valet will be provided by B.R.A.S.S. Face painting and balloon creations will be provided by The Party Artist.

Stone Temple Pilots at River Center
The L.A- based band Stone Temple Pilots, or more commonly referred as STP, will rock the River Center on Friday, October 15 @ 7PM with opening act Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. The current tour is in support of their new self-titled album, which is their sixth studio album after a five-year hiatus and a two-year reboot. Don't miss these rock legends at their first performance in Baton Rouge.

Hair! at The Manship Theatre
Hair! is a classic Broadway show that is anything but traditional. First shown in the late 1960's, the play, billed as an "American tribal love-rock musical," made history by bringing rock 'n' roll to the theatrical stage. Often at the center of legal and public controversy, Hair! presents a commune of young hippies struggling to define a sense of identity against a backdrop of war, drugs, and sexuality.

October 15-17 @ Manship Theatre

On Friday, October 15 there will be a meet and great reception for VIP ticket holders with catering by The Hilton.

Fleur Du Jour's Holiday Open House
Just in time to welcome the cool winds of fall and put everyone in a holiday mood! Join Fleur Du Jour for their second annual holiday open house. They will have 2 days packed with shopping, food, entertainment and fun. From delicious holiday cakes and demonstrations to the latest in holiday trends, they're sure to have something for everyone.

Friday, October 15, Noon - 7PM
Saturday, October 16, 10AM - 3PM

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Josh Garrett at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's
Born in New Roads, LA in July 1979, and raised in the bayou town of Houma, LA, Josh Garrett has been entertaining audience all over the country for the last five years with his own style of Louisiana Blues. Garrett's style is a mixture of Louisiana Blues, New Orleans Funk, Zydeco, and Rock 'n' Roll. "I'm drawn to all things Louisiana, it's my culture and I try to embrace it," says Garrett.

Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's
Friday, October 15, 9PM

This week at the Market
This Saturday's Fresh from the Market weekly cooking show will feature WAFB news anchor Donna Britt and her husband Mark Ballard. The dynamic duo will join host Chef Celeste Gill to demonstrate their favorite recipe for crème brulee using Smith Creamery products found at the Farmers Market. The show begins at 10 AM in the North Street seating area of Main Street Market. Professional knife sharpener Doyle Hanson will be available to sharpen kitchen cutlery and garden tools. Musical entertainment this Saturday will include the Lagniappe Dulcimer Society performing inside Main Street Market from 8:30 to 10 AM.

Grand Day at St. Joseph
St. Joseph Cathedral is honoring grandparents and grandchildren. Following the mass a "Four Corners" celebration at Fourth and Main Street will be held, with complimentary food and children's activities. Spacewalk, Caricature Drawings, Story Telling, Balloon Animal Art and music for children of all ages. For more information call 387-5928.

13th Gate Haunted House
The 13th Gate is the ultimate haunted house! Journey through 13 very frightening themed indoor and outdoor areas where your worst nightmares come true and anything can happen. The 13th Gate has consistently been recognized as one of the top Haunted Attractions in the country. The 13th gate will open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through October 16 and nightly from October 21 - October 31 starting at 6:30 pm.

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

227 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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