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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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Farm to Table Tops
This is your last chance to bid on a custom hand-painted Main Street Market table! They add color to your kitchen, kid's playroom or covered patio. Each table was designed and painted by a local youth artist and reflects Louisiana's vibrant food and culture. You can also take a chance to win the Lagniappe Table for just $10. All proceeds benefit BREADA, the non-profit parent organization of Red Stick Farmers and Main Street Market, which works to grow your Market and build a strong and healthy local food system.

Ends Wednesday, August 7th, 10PM

Summer Soul Jam at the Belle
Live music concerts continue at the Belle with the Summer Soul Jam. The concert features Clarence Carter, Denise LaSalle, and U4ria for $15 in the Belle Atrium.

Saturday, August 10th, 6PM
103 France Street

Perseid Meteor Shower: A Live Presentation
Join LASM on August 11th for a live presentation in the Pennington Planetarium that explores the year's major meteor shower, the Perseid Meteor Shower. A tour of the visible night sky, identifying constellations, and visible planets, is also included. Museum general admission rates apply.

Sunday, August 11th, 7PM
100 River Rd. South

The Spirit of '45 Celebration
The Spirit of '45 Celebration will be held from 3 - 5PM in the museum theatre. Attendees are welcome to enter the USS KIDD Veterans Memorial FREE of charge and proceed to the museum theatre for a ceremony and USO style musical performance. City of Baton Rouge Mayor-President Kip Holden will be the keynote speaker.

Saturday, August 10th, 3PM-5PM
305 South River Road

Baton Rouge Ballet Season Tickets
Season tickets for the Baton Rouge Ballet are now on sale for $108! Season ticket holders receive the entire season for significantly less than the cost of individual tickets and can reserve the best seats in the house. Becoming a season ticket holder or VIP member is easy. For the first time ever, you can purchase season tickets and donate online.

Ailey II, October 20th (First Show)
275 South River Road

Dinner and a Movie at Manship
Sushi and Samurai! For $38.50 you get to pick from a special "HARAKIRI" menu at Tsunami and a ticket to the show. Spots fill fast! If you have any questions, give the Manship Theatre a call at 225-344-0334 or call the film dept. at 225-389-7264.

Wednesday, August 7, 8PM
100 Lafayette St.

National Farmers Market Week
Celebrate National Farmers Market Week at the Markets Saturday with the unveiling of the new Main Street Market Table Tops. A jazz parade through the Red Stick Farmers Market will begin at 9AM led by Mayor-President Kip Holden and the John Gray Jazz Trio. Following the parade, you are invited to gather in the North Street seating area of Main Street Market to view the new tables and meet the 2013 youth artists who painted the custom table tops reflecting Louisiana's rich local food system and culinary heritage.

Saturday, August 10th, 8AM-12PM
Corner of Main St. and Fifth St.

Old Sole at the Roux House
One of Downtown's most recognizable venues, the Roux House hosts private events and offers live music weekly. Come out this Friday night to the local variety band Old Sole!

Friday, August 9th, 9PM
143 Third Street

Goldsprint Series at Mud & Water
This Saturday, August 10th, from 7 to 9PM, Bike Baton Rouge and Tin Roof Brewery will host the second round of the Goldsprints* Series at Mud & Water. The event will be followed by live music from Belle Adair and Minos the Saint. Don't miss it! FREE goldsprints (+ free Velo Louisiane T-Shirt if you ride, a Trek mountain bike raffle, prizes, and bike-related merchandise are all offered this Saturday. Even if you missed Round 1, you can still join the fun.

Saturday, August 10th, 7PM
174 South Boulevard

Bald Eagle Pub
Looking for a cool dive bar downtown? Bald Eagle Pub located behind Azteca's Mexican restaurant offers daily drink specials and the ever popular Thursday Trivia Nights! Stop by and say hello to the friendly staff.

Thursday, August 8th, 9PM
140 Main Street

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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