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

Laurel Street Palooza
The Laurel Street Palooza is the best street party in town, celebrating the arts in Baton Rouge with lively bands and entertainment, a first-class silent auction, and great food and spirits. This event benefits the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge. Tickets are $40 in advance $45 at the door.

427 Laurel Street
Friday, January 11, 5:30PM

Heritage Lecture by Hilda S. Krousel
Hilda S. Krousel will present a lecture and book signing on her newly published book. "Landmarks and Monuments" of Baton Rouge.

502 North Boulevard
Thursday, January 10, 6:30PM

Clean Up Day
Please join Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful Inc. in getting ready to welcome the many visitors for the Louisiana Marathon. The group will meet at 9th Street and North Boulevard.

9th Street and North Boulevard
Saturday, January 12, 8:30AM

Trains, Planes, and Automobiles at LSUMOA
The LSU Museum of Art sets you on the fast track to nostalgia with our holiday exhibition, Trains, Planes and Automobiles. This remarkable display of vintage and antique toys and fine art has all the bells and whistles, including a 1930s Lionel train set and a miniature model of a double-decker bus. Put the pedal to the metal and speed on over for a fanciful display of toys and art. Trains, Planes and Automobiles will run through January 20th.

100 Lafayette Street
Through January 20

Jason Moran at the Manship
Jason Moran is a jazz pianist, bandleader, and composer. He and his trio perform using elements of stride piano, avant-garde jazz, classical music, hip-hop, and spoken word. Since Jason Moran's debut as a band leader in 1999, he has garnered much critical acclaim and won numerous awards for his playing and compositional skills. He is currently musical adviser for jazz at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C., and serves on the faculty at the New England Conservatory of Music.

100 Lafayette Street
Thursday, January 10, 7PM & 9PM

Denise Lasalle at the Belle
The FREE Belle of Baton Rouge Concert Series continues this week with R&B legend, Denise Lasalle! Free Concert Fridays at the Belle has some of Louisiana's hottest Hall of Fame acts in the Atrium.

103 France Street
Friday, January 11, 8PM

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:
January 11, 5PM - Planes, Trains, And Automobiles
January 12, 2PM - Don Quixote - Bolshoi
January 12, 7PM - Tchoupitoulas
January 13, 2PM - Teatro Antico's Nabucco
January 14, 7PM & 9PM - A Late Quartet

100 Lafayette Street

Louisiana Life March
This event is a Pro-Life march from North Boulevard Town Square to the State Capitol.

North Boulevard Town Square
Saturday, January 12, 1PM

Zolia Bistro Jazz Brunch
Zolia Bistro Enotenca is now hosting a Jazz Brunch on Sundays. This is a great addition to downtown events, and is a great way to end your weekend!

400 Convention Street
Every Sunday, 10AM - 2PM

Symphony 101 at the River Center
Have you ever wondered what happens behind the music? In the course of this evening of exploring symphonic music, participants engage Music Director Timothy Muffitt and BRSO Executive Director Alan Hopper in a vibrant session concerning the production of events, the composers, and the music. The discussion is followed by a Masterworks rehearsal, during which Symphony 101 participants are immersed in the music while sitting on stage next to the orchestra musicians. The Symphony 101 experience will deepen your appreciation for your symphony orchestra.

275 S. River Road
January 14, 6PM

Crawfish at Lucy's
Lucy's Retired Surfer Bar and Restaurant will be having crawfish boils every Sunday starting January 13th. Enjoy your Sunday afternoon with live music, crawfish, and drink specials!

151 Third Street
Every Sunday, 3PM

Winter Market
Meet friends for a hot breakfast inside Main Street Market this Saturday and shop for locally made artisan and culinary gifts. Stay for the Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration at 10AM inside the North Street entrance to the Market. Owner and chef Kevin Black of Go Ya Ya's Creperie will demonstrate one of his popular winter soups using ingredients found at the Red Stick Farmers Market. Look for cabbage, fennel, sweet potatoes, turnips, broccoli, cauliflower and much more this Saturday at the Market.

Corner of 5th and Main
Every Saturday, 8AM

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

247 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.