Downtown Development DistrictA Passion for ProgressDowntown Events Coming Up...

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!

Download a copy of our updated Merchant Listing

Live After Five Featuring Clutch
The fall season of Live After Five continues this Friday September 14, 5PM - 8PM with Clutch (50's & 60's Rock.) Come out to Galvez Plaza at North Boulevard Town Square for Louisiana's premiere FREE outdoor concert series. Start spending your Friday evenings downtown!

Galvez Plaza
Friday, September 14, 5PM-8PM

John Conlee at the Belle of Baton Rouge
The FREE Belle of Baton Rouge Concert Series continues this week with the country legend John Conlee. Free Concert Fridays at the Belle has some of Louisiana's hottest Hall of Fame Acts in the Atrium. All shows begin following the Live After Five Concerts.

103 France Street
Friday, September 14, 8PM

Side By Side: Documentary at the Manship
Join Keanu Reeves on a tour of the past and the future of filmmaking in Side by Side. Reeves explores the development of cinema and the impact of digital filmmaking via in-depth interviews with Hollywood masters, such as James Cameron, David Fincher, David Lynch, Martin Scorsese, Steven Soderbergh, and many more.

100 Lafayette Street
Tuesday, September 18

Chris Leblanc at The Roux House
After two decades of writing music, producing and releasing four different full length CD's, touring the U.S. and Europe, headlining festivals and nightclubs from Alaska to Algiers, Chris LeBlanc has become an elite live music performer. Chris plays original music and covers ranging from The Beatles and Creedance Clearwater Revival to Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters.

143 Third Street
Friday, September 14, 9PM

Kress Gallery Opening Reception
The Kress Gallery and BR Walls Project present works by John Wax, Katie Knoeringer and Michael Secor with an opening reception. There will be beverages provided by Hotel Indigo and FREE artist prints to the first 20 guests.

447 Third Street
Thursday, September 13, 6PM - 8:30PM

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 15, 2PM

Pastime LSU Shuttle
Pastime Restaurant offers their shuttle service for LSU home games for $12. The first shuttle begins 3 hours before the kickoff and drops passengers off at the corner of Nicholson Drive & Skip Bertman Drive. The pick-up after the game will be at Mike's Cage with the last bus heading back to Pastime no later than 30 minutes after the final gun.

252 South Boulevard
Saturday, September 15, 3PM

Engaging Cocktail Party at the Old State Capitol
Out of the Box Bridal Events presents an Engaging Cocktail Party at the Old State Capitol. Mingle with a host of unique bridal vendors and enter to win door prizes. Click the icon below to register.

100 North Boulevard
Wednesday, September 12, 6PM

Breakfast at the Market
Enjoy a delicious breakfast from one of the cafes inside Main Street Market. Then, join Chef Celeste Gill for the weekly Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration featuring Chef Jim Urdiales, owner of Mestizo's Restaurant. Chef Urdiales will use fresh produce from the Red Stick Farmers Market to highlight recipes from his new menu at Mestizo's. The cooking demo begins at 10AM inside the North Street seating area of Main Street Market.

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

The Listening Room presents Wess Anderson
Wessell "Warmdaddy" Anderson (born 1966, Brooklyn) is an American jazz alto saxophonist who played jazz early on at the urging of his father, who was a drummer. He grew up in Bedford-Stuyvesant and Crown Heights and played in local clubs from his early teenage years. He studied at the Jazzmobile and with Alvin Batiste at Southern University in Louisiana. Wes Anderson is returning to Baton rouge for an exciting show at The Listening Room.

100 Lafayette Street
Wednesday, September 12, 7:30PM

Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful Beach Sweep
Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful is seeking volunteers for a Beach Sweep. Join KBRB at the LSU beach between the two lakes, or downtown in front of the Louisiana Art and Science Museum for volunteer registration. All supplies will be provided as well as ice cold water. Registration begins at 7:30AM.

Saturday, September 15, 7:30AM

Clementine Hunter Exhibition and Book Signing
Everyone knows that art museums show art, but what else happens on the fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts? You are invited to find out on the night of show-and-tell. Join LSUMOA for demonstrations by artists from the Uniquely Louisiana exhibition. A book signing with Art Shiver and Tom Whitehead, authors of the LSU Press publication will take place. Also artist Clementine Hunter will be there to present her life and art. Come see what the LSU Museum of Art has to offer!

100 Lafayette Street
Thursday, September 13, 5:30PM

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

PROFILE OPTIONS: Subscribe | Unsubscribe | Archives
If you are having trouble viewing this message, please click here.