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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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Live After Five with Rockin' Doopsie
Live After Five in Downtown Baton Rouge is the capital city's premier FREE live music event, hosted by the Downtown Business Association. The Fall season of Live After Five continues this Friday in Town Square with Rockin' Dopsie.

Friday, September 13, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

BR Hip Hop Festival
BR HOPS brings the annual BR Hip Hop Festival back to downtown. The festival will take place from September 12th-15th at the Manship Theatre. Events will include concerts, dance classes, and movie screenings. Visit the Manship's website for a complete list of event times.

September 12th-15th
100 Lafayette Street

Tucka at the Belle
The Friday FREE Concert series continue this weekend at the Belle of Baton Rouge. Be in there as R&B artist and Louisiana Native, Tucka performs live in the Atrium.

Friday, September 13th, 8PM
103 France Street

Red Stick Farmers Market
Look for late summer produce including melons, squash, peppers, cucumbers and greens this Saturday at the Red Stick Farmers Market. Join Chef Nathan Gresham of Beausoleil Restaurant this Saturday for the Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration at 10AM inside Main Street Market. Chef Gresham will highlight late summer produce in seasonal recipes and shoppers are invited to sample his dish and ask questions.

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

William Greiner Opening Reception
William Greiner: Show and Tell, September 12-October 20, 2013 Photography and Short Stories about the Photographs. Opening reception: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 6-8 pm The great mystery of photography has always been that the process shows us how something looks but leaves us to our own devices to figure out what it might mean. Show and Tell not only embodies this dichotomy but celebrates it.

Thursday, September 12, 6PM
100 Lafayette Street, Glassell Gallery

FHL Heritage Lecture
The Foundation for Historical Louisiana is hosting a lecture by the LSU Rural Life Museum Archeologist, Dennis Jones. His Lecture, "Chatsworth Plantation: Discoveries from our Past," will discuss the Cultural Resource Management Project at the Chatsworth Plantation site in East Baton Rouge Parish. Register with the link below to reserve your spot.

Thursday, September 12th, 6PM
502 North Boulevard

Live Music at the Roux House
The Roux House has live music and great drink specials all weekend long. Catch these great artists at one of downtown's premiere venues.

Friday, September 13th, 9PM
Dave Matthews Tribute Band (Alternative Rock)

Saturday, September 14th, 9PM
Old Sole (Variety)

143 Third Street

Breaking the Line: Lecture and Book Signing
Secretary of State Tom Schedler and The Old State Capitol are hosting a reception with New York Times columnist and author Samuel G. Freedman. He will be signing copies of his new book "Breaking the Line" as well as discussing his previous works. There will be a cocktail reception at 5:30PM with the program will begin at 6PM.

Thursday, September 12th, 6PM
100 North Boulevard

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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