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Weekend Events Update!
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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Brian Posehn at Manship Theatre
Brian Posehn is a nerd for all seasons. The comedian writes and acts in the Sarah Silverman Show, is a cast member of HBO's Mr. Show, and has appeared in blockbuster movies and TV shows, including Seinfeld and NewsRadio.

Manship Theatre
September 26 & 27 7:30PM

BR Chapter of PIA Poker Run
Bring your poker face and join the Baton Rouge chapter of PIA for a day filled with adventure, fun and prizes! Whether you're walking, driving, or just watching, this is a day you don't want to miss. Everyone is welcome and participants do not need to be present to win. A Baton Rouge Chapter official will run any hands that are not collected by the individual. $30 per hand or 2 for $50 per hand, unlimited number of hands per person. Hands can be pre-purchased or bought the day of the Poker Run at Happy's between 10AM and 12PM. Participants will receive one card per location stamp acquired.

1. Happy's (registration and last call on back patio)
2. Roux House
3. Boudreaux & Thibodeaux
4. Punchers
5. Schlitz & Giggles
6. Lucy's Retired Surfers Bar
7. Kingfish Lounge @ Hilton Downtown
8. Tsunami
9. The Wine Loft

Saturday, September 24 11AM - 5PM

Sunday in the Park
The 2011 FREE Fall Concert line-up Louisiana style. Starting on Sunday, October 2nd and continuing for 6 consecutive Sunday's downtown from noon until 3 p.m. in historic Lafayette Park across from the Shaw Center for the Arts. Come and enjoy amazing live music, wonderful food, face painting and balloon creations. Sunday in the Park is a Fall and Spring Series of free outdoor concerts in Lafayette Park at the Shaw Center for the Arts in collaboration with the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and 225 Magazine. Brunch and music under the Oaks from noon 'til 3PM.

The Sunday in the Park series provides the public with an opportunity to celebrate community and enjoy the music in a pleasant and family-friendly environment, as well as to contribute to the on-going downtown revitalization efforts. The public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs and enjoy brunch on the plaza provided by Sunday in the Park food vendors, Capital City Grill or neighboring downtown restaurants. Face painting and balloon creations provided by The Party Artist

Sunday in the Park Sponsors:
Baton Rouge Area Foundation; Office of the Mayor-President and Metro Council; the Baton Rouge Area Convention and Visitor's Bureau; WVLA NBC 33; WGMB Fox 44; Foresters; Peoples Health; Always Care; Amedsys; the Shaw Center for the Arts; and Whole Foods
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2ND - Warm Daddy All Stars, featuring Wess "Warm Daddy" Anderson on saxophone

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9TH - Mike Zito, gritty and funky blues guitar

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 16TH - Mia Borders, funk, soul, and contemporary songwriting

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 23RD - Flow Tribe, a delicacy of a sledgehammer and a soul shaking mixture of styles and sounds

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 30TH - Nathan and the Zydeco Cha Cha's, the fast and furious accordion-driven zydeco dance music of the Creole people of South Louisiana

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6TH - The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, a world famous music machine, whose name is synonymous with genre-bending romps and high-octane performances

Sunday in the Park Flier

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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