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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
Last Chance for Song and Dance
The city's premier free downtown concert series will round out the season this Friday with 2 great bands. Don't miss the last opportunity to attend until the Fall season!

June 6th - The Solar Heat, (Rock, Country & Blues) & Transit, (Classic Rock)
Free! 5PM - 8PM, Galvez Plaza, North Boulevard Town Square (North Blvd. at Third St.)

This Weekend at Manship Theatre
New Orleans Ballet Theatre
Spring Series 2009 New Orleans Ballet Theatre. Tickets $30 Students/Seniors $20
Friday 06/05/09 8:00 PM CST
Saturday 06/06/09 8:00 PM CST

Gone With the Wind
Manship Theatre presents Summer Classic movies series starting with Gone With the Wind starring Clark Gable and Scarlett O'Hara.
Sunday 06/07/09 2:00 PM CST

sheraton boxing
Live Boxing at The Belle of Baton Rouge Atrium (Sheraton Hotel)
Tommy Manning vs. Josh Thorpe, Anthony Bowman vs. Brad Solomon,Yvette McCullar vs. Dora Baptiste, Michael Moncrief vs. Bobby O'Bannon, John Revish vs. Henry Mitchell, Main Event- Calvin Green vs. Darnell Boone

Friday June 5-
Fights start at 9PM
102 France Street
Ticket Purchase/Guest Services- 378-6014


Baton Rouge Irish Film Festival
Experience a full day of entertainment with three highly acclaimed films about Ireland and the Irish plus Muggivan's School of Irish Dancers and Irish musician Danny O'Flaherty, great food and a cash bar.

When: Saturday, June 13
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location: Manship Theatre


Wine Walk Tonight!
This week we will begin @ Stroube's Chophouse at or around 5:30pm. Pick up your $10 wristbands here. The walk will visit Tsunami, Cocodrie Bar in the Hilton, 333 Bistreaux, and finally, The Wine Loft. Each will serve wine glasses at least half off for a total of 15 tastings.

When: Wednesday, June 3, 5:30 p.m.
Start Location: Stroube's Chophouse (3rd St./N. Blvd.)


This Week at Boudreaux & Thibodeaux's
Thursday- Balcony: Matt Kayda 10PM - 1AM

Friday- Balcony: Marcus Elizondo 5PM - 9PM.
Nightclub: The Stephen Cochran Band 8PM - 12AM
Nightclub: DJ Dance Party 12PM - 2AM

Saturday, June 6th
Balcony: Marcus Elizondo 6PM - 9PM
Nightclub: The Drew Zaunbrecher Band 9:45PM - 1:45AM

Thursday, June 11th
Balcony: Mellow Down Easy Unplugged 10PM - 1AM


This Week at Roux House
Wednesday- Piano Bar, 9PM-2AM, no cvr
Thursday- Indie Lounge, 9PM, $5 cvr
Friday- Music by True To Life,10PM, $5 cvr
Saturday- Music by Allison Collins, 10PM, $5 cvr


Red Stick Farmer's Market
Celebrate Dairy Day Saturday June 6th with Fresh from the Market cooking demonstrations by Galatoire's Bistro chefs and Poppy Tooker, cookbook author and culinary foodways expert from New Orleans. Following the cooking demo, The Crescent City Farmers Market Cookbook will be available for purchase with Poppy Tooker signing individual copies. Mayor-President Kip Holden will also present the "One Book One Community" 2009 summer book selection at 9am with a reading and live music.


River Park Underpass Groundbreaking Ceremony
River Park Development and Hollywood Casino invite you to attend the River Park Underpass Groundbreaking Ceremony at the proposed site of River Park (River Road next to Hollywood Casino). The project will pave the way for 36 acres of new development Downtown. Refreshments and shaded seating provided by Hollywood Casino and parking will be provided on the north end of Hollywood Casino parking lot.

When: Tuesday, June 9, 2009 - 2:30PM
Where: 1717 River Road
(Proposed site of River Park, N. of Hollywood Casino)

River Park Invitation

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!


Ready for your close-up, BR?
Tune in to the hot new show Hollywood Presents Downtown, a 30-minute program, which is shot in Hollywood's Studio 7 on the banks of the Mississippi River, where you'll find out the latest from Downtown Baton Rouge. With special guest interviews and details on blockbuster events happening on the riverfront, you'll be ready for all the action.

The show airs each Wednesday at 8:30PM and Saturday at 10:00PM on Cox Channel 4.

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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