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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
Known as the Capital City's premier seasonal live music event series. Each spring visitors and locals take in the sights and sounds as musicians come together to perform a FREE concert in downtown Baton Rouge's newly opened Repentance Park. The Phunky Monkeys will kick of this season's Live After Five series in the newly opened Repentance Park.

Friday, April 5, 5PM
Repentance Park

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge Presents FestForAll, Baton Rouge's Premier Art and Music Festival! FestForAll is FREE and For Everyone to Enjoy! Come and experience the arts first hand!

Saturday, April 6, 10AM - 7PM
Sunday, April 7, 12PM- 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

River Center Library at Town Square
The River Center Branch Library will be hosting an open house-style design update at the Louisiana Art and Science Museum. Stations will illustrate and detail the progress of the design process, from pre-design through the official building program phase, up to schematic design. Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, April 3, 4PM-7PM
100 South River Road (LASM)

Repentance Park is Now Open
Come out and enjoy the newly opened Repentance Park. This passive 2.5 acre park offers a great place to picnic or interact with the sloping landforms and over 750 fountain jets. Also newly introduced in Repentance Park, Galvez Plaza, and Town Lawn are the toy boxes filled with various sport balls and Frisbees for anyone to use!

Between the River Center & the Old State Capitol

Zumba in Town Square
Back by popular demand the Zumba - YMCA Spring Outdoor Fitness Series returned yesterday at 5PM in Town Square. Start your week off right with this exciting class available for FREE. Zumba is a Latin inspired dance fitness class that incorporates Latin and International music and dance movements. Whether you are interested in flexibility, strength, stress reduction or balance, this class will help you learn in a non-threatening way.

Every Monday and Wednesday, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Films at the 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:
April 3, 7:30PM - Riders in the Sky
April 5, 8PM - Hitmen
April 6 & 7, 7PM - On the Road
April 7, 7PM - A Place at the Table

100 Lafayette St. (Manship Theatre)

Neighborhood Stars at the Belle
The Belle hosts a wide variety of the best musicians at their FREE concerts every Friday night at 8PM in the Atrium. The Neighborhood Stars will take this stage this week, playing a variety of music you are sure to enjoy!

Friday, April 5, 8PM
103 France Street

Sunday in the Park
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge announces the return of its Sunday in the Park concert series which takes place on Sundays from noon to 3PM in North Boulevard Town Square. The FREE concerts run for 8 weeks through April and May. Appearing this Sunday will be funk artist Space Capone during FestForAll.

Sunday, April 7, 12PM
North Boulevard & 4th Street Stage

Free First Sunday
Pack up the kids and head downtown for a day of FREE entertainment at the museums! Visit the establishments below for more info on activities and programs offered!

Sunday, April 7

Red Stick Farmer's Market
Spring is making its way to the Market with new veggies including tender fava beans and English cucumbers! You can also find plenty of spring vegetable and herb seedlings and pick up tips from the Master Gardeners for planting spring gardens. Main Street Market welcomes Chef Nathan Gresham of Beausoleil Restaurant and Bar to the Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration to show shoppers how to incorporate fresh produce into spring menus. The cooking demo begins at 10AM in the North Street seating area of Main Street Market. .

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

Dallas Black Dance Theatre
Dallas Black Dance Theatre is a nationally recognized professional modern dance company that engages the cross-cultural community through contemporary modern dance presented from the African-American experience.

Saturday, April 6, 7:00PM
275 River Road

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

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