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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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PBR Chris Shivers Invitational
The Chris Shivers Invitational professional bull riding event is coming to the Baton Rouge River Center Arena with "bone-crushing action"! The PBR event will feature some of the world's greatest riders going head to head against the world's toughest bulls.

Friday 23rd & Saturday 24th, 7:30PM
275 S. River Road

Edwin McCain Trio at Manship
Platinum recording artist Edwin McCain has sold millions of albums, had several hit songs on the airwaves, and built an unwavering fan base. Check Edwin out this weekend while he performs songs from his most recent album "Mercy Bound" and old hits such as "I'll Be" and "I Could Not Ask For More"!

Saturday, August 24th, 8PM
100 Lafayette Street

Red Stick Farmers Market
Pick up okra, melons, sweet peppers, squash, tomatoes, and peas at the Red Stick Farmers Market this weekend. Enjoy a hot breakfast inside Main Street Market, then head to the North Street end to watch the Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration. Richard Markert of Taste Restaurant will join Chef Celeste Gill and feature market produce in tasty summer recipes. The cooking demonstration begins at 10AM and shoppers are encouraged to sample the chef's dish.

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

Steve Riley at the Belle
The Belle of Baton Rouge continues to bring downtown FREE live music concerts. This week, cajun artists, Steve Riley and High Performance will have you jitterbugging in the Belle Atrium.

Friday, August 23th, 8PM
103 France Street

Something From Nothing: Art of Rap at Manship
The Art of Rap is a feature length performance documentary about the runaway juggernaut that is Rap music. This extraordinary film features unique performances from the entire cast for a surprising take on the phenomenon that is Rap.

Tuesday, August 27th, 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

Dinner and a Movie with Poltergeist
For $26 you get to pick from a special "POLTERGEIST" menu at Restaurant IPO and a ticket to the show. Once you buy your ticket, just call the folks at IPO (225) 302-5541 and make your reservations. Or ask the Manship box office to assist you. Spots fill fast!

Wednesday, August 21st, 8PM
100 Lafayette Street

A Taste of Tiger Tailgating
Taste of Tiger Tailgating is well known as the biggest tailgating party of the year. This event brings food, drinks, music, and all types of LSU merchandise together for Tiger fans of all ages to enjoy. Taste of Tiger Tailgating will bring in over 3,000 LSU fans to the Baton Rouge River Center for food, drinks, and more. Tickets are available at the River Center Box Office.

Saturday, August 24th, 5PM
275 South River Road

David St. Romain at Huey's
Huey's presents a night with great drinks and great music featuring David St. Romain. Huey's offers a professional environment to unwind downtown while offering some of the best mixed drinks in the area.

Friday, August 24th, 9PM
350 Third Street

Category 6 at Roux House
Category 6 will be taking the Roux House by storm this Saturday! Featuring Kris LaCoste, former singer/founder of The Chee-Weez. Category 6 offers a wide variety of music that will keep the party going!

Saturday, August 24th, 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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