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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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McMain's 5K Run, Walk and Roll
Lace up those running shoes and join us for the third annual Run, Walk, & Roll on June 1, 2013. This annual event is open to the public with all levels of ability. McMain's welcomes you to Run, Walk or Roll in your chair. The event will feature a kids fun run at 8AM and the main event will be at 8:30AM.

Saturday, June 1, 8AM
North Boulevard Town Square

WHYR Radiopalooza
Radiopalooza is WHYR's annual festival fundraiser. Currently, every bit of work that goes into keeping WHYR on the air is done by volunteers-that's tens of thousands of volunteer hours each year. Festival admission is FREE but WHYR will be selling merchandise and accepting donations to help us reach their minimum annual fundraising goal of $30,000, which covers basic station operation costs. Town Square will be rocking with music, food, and fun!

Saturday, June 1, 1PM
North Boulevard Town Square

FUMC hosts Movies on the Lawn
First United Methodist Church hosts a movie night this Wednesday in Town Square. Bring the kids and blankets to enjoy the movie, "The Sandlot"!

Wednesday, May 29, 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Wedding Soiree at the Lyceum
A series of events created to inform and inspire as you prepare for your big day! Enjoy a night of music, fun and signature cocktails while you plan your wedding! Lots of prizes to be given away!

Wednesday, May 29, 6:30PM
124 Third Street

Dinner and a Movie at Manship
Films at Manship brings the who-dunit comedy back to the big screen. Join us for our famous free Wii Bowling Tournament for Lebowski Prizes. Pick from a special "LEBOWSKI" menu at Tsunami and a ticket to the show. Once you buy your ticket, just call the folks at Tsunami (225) 346-5100 and make your reservations.

Wednesday, May 29, 6:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

LSU on the Town Square Beacon
Don't miss the chance to watch the LSU Fighting Tiger Baseball Team live on the Beacon screen this Friday afternoon. After upsetting Vanderbilt and winning the SEC championship, the Tigers will host their first regional game. The fourth ranked Tigers will take on Jackson State this Friday at 2 pm. Don't miss a minute of the action, live in North Boulevard Town Square!

Friday, May 31, 2PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Free First Sunday
First Sunday is a cooperative endeavor offered by downtown museums for free admission to events on the first Sunday of each month. Visit the LASM, LSU MOA, and USS KIDD and explore all the wonderful things they have to offer for FREE!

Sunday, June 2nd

"Indigo Green: Electronics Recycling Day"
Hotel Indigo and Capital area Corporate Recycling Council (CACRC) invites you to participate in this electronics recycling day where you can recycle all of your unwanted electronics.

Wednesday, May 29, 9AM- 2PM
200 Convention Street

Taj Mahal Trio at Manship
Two-time Grammy winner and blues legend, Taj Mahal plays the Manship Theatre! Known as one of the most prominent and influential figures in blues and roots music, Taj Mahal has marked his four decade long career with 30 albums, two Grammy wins and a Blues Hall of Fame induction.

June 1, 8PM
100 Lafayette St.

Baton Rouge Arts Market
The Baton Rouge Arts Market takes place every first Saturday of the month from 8:00AM until 12:00PM at 5th and Main Streets in Downtown Baton Rouge. Featuring artists from Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and Florida who will present original works of art in a variety of mediums including, pottery, jewelry, woodwork, textiles, photographs, glass, paintings, sculpture, hand-made soaps and so much more. The Arts Market regularly features free children's art activities at the Arts Market's Kids Booth. The Baton Rouge Arts Market is held in conjunction with the weekly Red Stick Farmers Market and the Main Street Market.

Saturday, June 1, 8AM
Corner of 5th and Main Street

Viewing and Doing Art
Have you ever wondered how paper is made? Explore the interesting art of paper making in this month's special Viewing and Doing Art! class, in which you can create your very own paper! Participation is offered on a first come, first served basis, with sign-in beginning at 10AM on June 1. This program is recommended for families with children ages six through twelve, is included with general admission, and one guardian per two children is required.

Saturday, June 1, 10:30AM
100 River Road South

Red Stick Farmers Market
The Market's summer long Fresh Fest continues this Saturday. Stop by and stock up on fresh summer veggies! Also, be on the lookout for the new Mobile Farmers Market!

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

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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