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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 Mojeaux
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 Mojeaux.

Friday, September 20, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

LSU Gameday Shuttles
For only $10, the CATS Touchdown Express Shuttle is an easy and convenient way for Tiger fans to avoid traffic congestion and parking chaos on game day, and ride comfortably to and from Tiger Stadium. Downtown offers FREE parking at all parking meters on weekends. The shuttle will provide continuous service, beginning 3 hours prior to game kickoff, and ending one hour after the game ends. Please bring exact change. For additional information about the CATS shuttle service, call 225-389-8923. For additional services, click here and learn about the Pastime Gameday Shuttle.

Saturday, September 21
North Boulevard Town Square
Hotel Indigo/ Hilton Hotel
Hampton Inn & Suites
Belle of Baton Rouge
Florida st. at I-110 (Under the Interstate)

Hunks in Heels Runway Show
This year STAR is hosting an inaugural Hunks in Heels Runway Show at The Office in downtown Baton Rouge. Hunks in Heels will be an exclusive event that will kick off STAR's 3rd annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes. Tickets are $50, and we're offering a limited number of $35 tickets for those under the age of 35. Click the link below to see a list of the Runway Models!

Thursday, September 19, 7PM
421 Third Street

Walk a Mile In Her Shoes
STAR invites men, women, and youth to take action by taking the annual Walk a Mile Challenge! The Walk a Mile Challenge allows you to take a public stand against sexual violence and raise money for STAR, Baton Rouge's only sexual assault center! There is no registration fee for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes prior to Friday, Sept. 20th, but they ask that all participants get monetary support for their walk.

Sunday, September 22, 4PM - 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Red Stick Farmers Market
Enjoy downtown this saturday morning with great food and shopping at the Main Street Market. At 10AM, the weekly Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration will feature chefs Daniel Thompson and Robert D'Agostino of Fresina's Italian Specialties. They will pair their homemade pasta with fresh produce from the Red Stick Farmers Market.

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

Art 21 Screening at the LASM
This film featuring artists Rackstraw Downes, Robert Mangold, and Sarah Sze-explores how artists perceive and express equilibrium and disequilibrium. Enjoy complimentary refreshments as you discuss the topic with local artists.

Thursday, September 19, 8PM
100 S. River Rd.

An Evening of Jazz at the Manship
Join George Bell and friends as they welcome back Wess "Warmdaddy" Anderson, nationally acclaimed saxophonist and music educator, in his much anticipated return to the Baton Rouge. George Bell has put together an all star line up of jazz musicians for this special performance including Herman Jackson, Harry Anderson, Thaddeaus Richard, Greg Ward, Todd Duke and special guest Wess Anderson.

Thursday, September 19th, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

Luther Kent at the Belle
The Friday FREE Concert series continue this weekend at the Belle of Baton Rouge. Be there as blues artist Luther Kent performs live in the Atrium.

Friday, September 20th, 8PM
103 France Street

Fill the Void at the Manship
Join the Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival for this award-winning film and the announcement of this year's Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival lineup. Check out the link below for movie information and the film festival lineup.

Sunday, September 22th, 2PM
100 Lafayette St.

Fall Wreath Design Class
Let the experienced designers at Fleur Du Jour show you how to create a beautiful fall wreath for your home. All of the materials needed will be supplied in this fun and relaxed design class. Reserve a spot by calling 334-9300 or sign up online at

Friday, September 27th, 6:30PM
447 Third 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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