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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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Live After Five presents Jonathon "Boogie" Long
Come out to Galvez Plaza at North Boulevard Town Square for Louisiana's premiere FREE outdoor concert series. This week the show continues with blues sounds from Jonathon "Boogie" Long. Start spending your Friday evenings Downtown!

Galvez Plaza
Friday, September 21, 5PM-8PM

Rockin' Dopsie at the Belle of Baton Rouge
The FREE Belle of Baton Rouge Concert Series continues this week with the legendary Rockin' Dopsie. Start your weekend with some of Louisiana's hottest Hall of Fame Acts and where FREE live music continues indoors every week in the Atrium at 8PM.

103 France Street
Friday, September 21, 8PM-10PM

Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra
The Baton Rouge Symphony open their 64th season with rhythmic propulsions in Millennium Canons by recent Pulitzer Prize-winning modern composer, Kevin Puts. Its rising textures and melodic counterpoint, created through the use of the canon, showcases the orchestra in astounding fashion. The show will be held at the Baton Rouge River Center Theatre.

275 South River Road
Thursday, September 20, 7PM

The Go-Go's at Manship
One of the biggest pop music group of the 80's comes to Baton Rouge. The Go-Go's preside over an amazing three-decade reign as high pop priestesses. The internationally-loved pop hit makers helped cement the foundation of the early 80′s pop-rock sound. After all these years The Go-Go's still have the beat. And now, three decades after the release of their first album, go-go music still makes us dance!

100 Lafayette Street
Friday, September 21, 8PM

Upcoming Films at Manship
Film fans and the community at large can share a unique film experience complete with pre-screening parties, specialty cocktails, contests and more! This week Films at Manship presents:
September 20 - The Toxic Avenger
September 23 - The Welldigger's Daughter
September 23 - Jules and Jim

100 Lafayette Street

LASM Kids' Lab
Explore the dynamic world of chemistry in hands-on Kids' Lab workshops for children ages 6-12 and a parent or caregiver. One adult caregiver is required for every four children, and participants must sign in at least 20 minutes before the workshop. Kids' will love creating fun with chemistry!

100 River Road
Saturday, September 22, 10:15AM

Red Stick Farmer's Market
Shoppers can find a combination of late summer and early fall produce at the Red Stick Farmers Market this Saturday including sweet peppers, mustard greens, green onions, okra, late summer squash and melons. Begin your Saturday morning at Main Street Market for a hot breakfast and stay for the Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration at 10AM. Chef Jaime Hernandez of Juban's Restaurant will join Chef Celeste Gill to create a delicious farm fresh recipe. Shoppers are invited to watch the cooking demo and sample Chef Hernandez's dish inside the North Street entrance to Main Street Market.

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

2012 Tailgating Throwdown Registration
BREADA is now accepting team registrations for the 2nd Annual Tailgating Throwdown, downtown's freshest cook-off. The Tailgating Throwdown will be held in conjunction with the Red Stick Famers Market on the morning of October 20, 2012. Both corporate and individually formed teams are encouraged to enter the cooking competition. Teams must use a minimum of 2 local ingredients from the Red Stick Farmers Market to create their dish and can prepare up to 2 different dishes to be judged in the competition. The entry fee is $100, which includes $20 in Farmers Market tokens that teams receive to purchase their local ingredients from farmers. A panel of judges will determine the best dishes including an award for Best Use of Local Ingredients and the Best Overall Experience. Teams will also serve their dishes to event attendees, who will select the People's Choice Award. Click the icon below to register.

Corner of Fifth Street and Main Street
October 20, 8AM-Noon

Boogie Nights presents Animal House Weekend
If you love college and a good party, join Boogie Nights as they celebrate the beginning of the fall semester with a Toga Party. Wear a toga to get in FREE.

1717 River Road North
Friday &Saturday, September 21 & 22

BackLit Stereo at Boudreaux and Thibodeaux's
Head to BandT's as BackLit Stereo plays hits from the 60's to today specializing in Rock, Country, R&B, Pop, and Swamp Pop. This local band is always willing to party with you!

214 Third Street
Friday, September 21, 9PM

Grunge Factory at Roux House
Grunge Factory have come together to feed a growing audience a steady diet of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Soundgarden, Stone Temple Pilots, Alice in Chains and many other acts of the 90s era. Come out to the Roux House for a head banging good time!

143 Third Street
Friday, September 21, 9PM

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

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