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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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Dinner and a Movie at Manship
Enjoy an entrée of your choice at Capital City Grill Downtown from a special fixed menu and then walk a few steps over to Manship Theatre for the show. The Dinner and a Movie series continues to offer a new way to get away and enjoy what downtown Baton Rouge has to offer, at an affordable price. Purchase your tickets at Manship Theatre in advance or the evening of, and present them at Capital City Grill to receive dinner. Just want to see the movie? Tickets for the movie are only $5 and will also be available for online purchase.

Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette Street
Friday, August 31, 8PM

Free First Sunday
First Sunday is a cooperative endeavor offered by downtown museums for free admission to events on the first Sunday of each month. Visit the LASM, LSU MOA, and USS KIDD and explore all the wonderful things they have to offer for FREE!

Sunday, September 2

The Baton Rouge Arts Market
Shop with over 80 artists from Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida who will present original works of art in a variety of mediums including, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, textiles, photographs, glass, paintings, sculpture, hand-made soaps and so much more.

Corner of Fifth Street and Main Street
Saturday, September 1, 8AM

Touchdown Express at North Boulevard Town Square
The Capital Area Transit System is providing transportation to and from all 2012 LSU home football games. For only $4, fans can be picked up in North Boulevard Town Square as well as other locations around the city. The shuttle will run 4hrs before the games and 1 hour after. Show up early in Town Square for LSU music, college football on the big screen and activities for the kids!

North Boulevard Town Square
Saturday, September 1, 2PM

Boogie Nights presents Final Friday Free
Everyone gets in FREE on the last Fridays of the month. Come have a post hurricane party at Boogie Nights.

1717 N River Road
Saturday, September 1

Dirty Play at the Roux House
Dirty Play brings a strong sound with a variety of genres reaching from the bluesy rock favorites to classic R&B, Rock and 80's Party Tunes. They are sure to bring a good time!

143 Third Street
Friday, August 31, 9PM

Red Stick Farmer's Market
Join the market's First Saturday for a special performance by the talented local musicians of the John Gray Jazz Trio. The Baton Rouge Arts Market will set up alongside the farmers with a great selection of handmade artisan items from the Gulf Region. There will also be face painting, so bring the kids to enjoy the Market this Saturday.

Corner of Fifth Street and Main Street
Every Saturday, 8AM-12PM

Live Piano Night at Bald Eagle Pub
One of Downtown's newest watering holes presents a live piano night. Bring your inner Elton John and Billy Joel and enjoy the show!

140 Main Street
Saturday, September 1

MDA 5K Pajama Run
MDA will be holding it's 1st Annual 5k Pajama Run/Walk to benefit the local children, adults, and families with muscle disease. Bring the family along for a fun Labor Day weekend event. The event will start 6PM Sunday, September 2nd at 4th St. & Convention St. Race Day Registration: 4PM.

4th Street and Convention Street
Sunday, September 2, 6PM

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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