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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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Red Stick Farmers Market
Start your weekend off with a delicious breakfast inside Main Street Market this Saturday morning. The Market is a great place to meet friends and family and also pick up locally made culinary items and gifts. Be sure to catch the cooking demonstration at 10am with Kathy Mangham of Gourmet Girls as the special guest. Kathy will make summer recipes using produce from the Red Stick Farmers Market. Vegetables in season right now include okra, peppers, tomatoes, butternut squash, cucumbers, and summer melon.

Corner of 5th and Main St.
Every Saturday from 8AM-Noon

Now Open: Lou's Barber Shop
Get a new look at Lou's Barber Shop located at the 4th floor of the State Life Bldg. Louis E. Claverie III, the proud owner of downtown's newest barber shop, invites all nationalities for an enjoyable experience. Appointments available.

Tuesday - Saturday, 9AM- 7PM
263 Third Street, Suite 404

Now Open: City Gelato
Mario Lozano, owner of City Gelato, makes delicious gelato daily with fresh ingredients at the Main Street Market. He offers a wide range of flavors including milk and honey, tiramisu, mint, and dark chocolate.

Weekdays 11AM - 2PM
Main Street Market

Sickle Cell Walk/ Run
The Baton Rouge Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation will host its annual 5K walk and run in downtown Baton Rouge. Come together with other Baton Rouge residents and walk for a great cause.

Saturday, August 17, 8AM
North Boulevard Town Square

Belle of Baton Rouge Summer Concert Series
The Belle of Baton Rouge continues to bring downtown FREE live music concerts. This week, blues singer, Floyd Taylor comes to the Belle Atrium.

Friday, August 16th, 8PM
103 France Street

Bridal Show at the Old Governor's Mansion
This complementary bridal show features the best Wedding vendors in Atlanta and will include three interactive events, a Bridal Boot Camp Demo, a couple's dance lesson, and an industry professional panel. This event is open to future brides, grooms, and industry professionals, come join us for a historic event with a bridal twist.

Thursday, August 15th, 6PM
502 North Boulevard

Dinner and a Movie with Psycho
The Dinner and a Movie series continues to offer a new way to get away and enjoy what downtown Baton Rouge has to offer, at an affordable price. Purchase your tickets at Manship Theatre in advance or the evening of, and present them at Capital City Grill to receive dinner. Just want to see the movie? Tickets for the movie are only $5 and will be available for purchase online as well.

Thursday, August 15th, 8PM
100 Lafayette Street

Free Comedy Wednesday
The Belle of Baton Rouge brings comedy back to the downtown area every Wednesday night. John Wessling and Andy Huggins will be featured in this week's FREE show.

Wednesday, August 14th, 7PM
103 France Street

Monique at the River Center
Mo'Nique and friends are headed to downtown for a night of laughter. Mo'Nique is known as a stand-up comedienne, an original "Queens of Comedy". Don't miss the chance to catch this great comedienne as she makes a stop in downtown.

Saturday, August 17th, 8PM
275 South River Road

Perkins Road Band at Huey's
Downtown's newest bar, Huey's presents a night with great drinks and great music featuring The Perkins Road Band. Huey's offer's a professional environment to unwind downtown while offering some of the best mixed drinks in the area.

Friday, August 16th, 9PM
350 Third Street

Live Music at 3rd St. Pub
The newly renovated 3rd St. Pub will have live music on their patio this Saturday night. Acoustic act Alaina Richard and Jay Parker, bring their mix of new and familiar tunes to Third Street.

Saturday, August 17th, 9PM
143 Third 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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