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The DDD Welcomes
Stroube's Chophouse!

We would like to welcome Downtown's newest addition Stroube's Chophouse and encourage everyone to visit this truly special dining experience at the corner of Third Street and North Boulevard.

Location: 107 Third Street

Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday, 2:30 p.m.-10 p.m.



Weekend Events!
What's happening Downtown?
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!

Live After Five
Ready for some Springtime fun?
Start planning your Friday afternoons and evenings with family, friends and office workers for the city's premier free downtown concert series.

The Hippy Smith Band
(Southern Fried Rock), Free! 5PM - 8PM, Galvez Plaza, North Boulevard Town Square (North Blvd. at Third St.)

Sunday in the park

Sunday in the Park Spring 2009!
Sunday in the Park, a FREE outdoor concert series in Lafayette Park featuring brunch and music under the oaks will continue Sunday, May 10th, Noon with AFTER 8 (Rock / Funk / Hip-hop / R&B) This 8-piece band features a powerful horn section and a groove that promises to keep you movin'.

roux house
This Week At the Roux House!
Wednesday May 6:Michael Liuzza takes the stage from 10pm-2am. There is no cover at the door.
Thursday May 7: Indie Lounge featuring Fish out of Water and Align. $3 glasses of house wine. $5 cover at the door starting at 9pm. Show starts at 10pm
Friday May 8:
Roux House Courtyard: Ryan Jenkins 5pm
Roux House Main Stage:: 484 South 10pm-2am, $5 cover at the door.Krewe Of Jupiter hosts their Bar Poker Run
Saturday May 9: Butt Roxx will perform from 10pm-2am. $5 cover at the door.

Disney on Ice at River Center
Make imagination your destination! You'll be captivated by the music, beauty and laughter in a journey so magical, you'll never want to go home! - Feld Entertainment

May 7th @ 7:00 pm
May 8th @ 10:30 am & 7:00 pm
May 9th @ 11:00 am, 3:00, & 7:00 pm
May 10th @ 1:00 pm

state museum
"A Different Breed" at Manship
A Chorus Line Dance Company presents: A Different Breed." Doors open at 11:30 a.m., Awards Ceremony begins at 12:00 p.m., and Recital begins at 1:00p.m.

Next week, Pal Productions presents Leo Kottke.
May 14, 2009. 7:30PM. Tickets $35.

state museum
Lunchtime Lagniappe at State Museum
Where was LSU exactly? Did you know that LSU's campus used to be Downtown on the site of today's Capitol building and Capitol Park?

In Images from the Past, author Faye Phillips takes us on a tour of the old campus illustrated with period photographs by Fonville Winans, David King Gleason and Andrew Lytle.

When: Wednesday, May 6, 12:00 noon
Location: Louisiana State Museum


Red Stick Farmer's Market
On the first Saturday of each month, the East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners are at the Red Stick Farmers Market to offer expert advice on seasonal gardening and often provide free soil sample kits. The Fresh from the Market Cooking Show happens every Saturday inside Main Street Market. This cooking demonstration showcases local chefs and food lovers from around Louisiana. Also on the first Saturday of each month, except January and May, the Baton Rouge Arts Market sets up next to the Red Stick Farmers Market.


Save the Date!
You are invited to attend a public open house for The North Boulevard Town Square. The design team will reveal the preferred design concept.

The meeting will be held at the Old State Capitol between 5:30- 7:30 p.m. The design team will present a PowerPoint presentation then transition into an open house forum; where the team will be available to address individual feedback.

North Boulevard Town Square:
Public Open House
Thursday, May 28, 2009
Where: Old State Capitol
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Design Team: BROWN + DANOS landdesign / Joseph Furr Design Studio Joint Venture

Downtown Food

Downtown Restaurants are Waiting for You!
Don't forget to check out Downtown's many restaurants and cafe's that serve up some of the best cuisine in town. Whether you're in the mood for a po-boy or a romantic dinner for two, Downtown has you covered. Check out the Downtown Restaurants List for more info!

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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