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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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Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence
Ceremonies for the Baton Rouge Area Foundation's Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence will take place at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23 at the Manship Theatre followed by a reception. Doors open at 6 p.m. This year's winner is author Attica Locke.
Thursday, January 23rd, 6:30PM
100 Lafayette St.

KIDD Keynotes
The USS KIDD Veterans Memorial & Museum will host its first "KIDD Keynotes" speaker, Douglas Ducote, who will speak on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the benefits of service dogs, on Friday, Jan. 24, at 1PM, in the museum theater. Ducote will have his service dog "Sir Peanut" with him to demonstrate the benefits of having a trained companion.

Friday, January 24th, 1PM
305 South River Road

BRSO/ Masterworks IV
The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra Masterworks IV series will be held at the Baton River Center Theatre. Select the icon below for ticket information.

Thursday, January 23rd, 7:30PM
275 South River Rd.

Sacred Heart School Open House
The Sacred Heart of Jesus School is holding an "Open House" Tuesday, January 28th to tour the school and meet the students, faculty, and staff.

Tuesday, January 28th, 9AM - 1PM
2251 Main Street

Baton Rouge Bridal Show
The Baton Rouge Bridal Show, at the Baton Rouge River Center, will take place on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-4PM. Registration begins at 12 pm. At Baton Rouge's LARGEST Bridal Show, you'll be able to get information on everything you need for your wedding...all in one place!

Sunday, January 26th, 1PM
275 South River Rd

WFC Live MMA at the Belle
WFC & Belle of Baton Rouge present: WFC 17 Professional and Amateur Mixed Martial Arts. Tickets are on sale now!

Saturday, January, 25th
103 France Street

Zolia Sunday Jazz Brunch
Zolia Bistro Enotenca hosts an amazing Jazz Brunch every Sunday. This is a great addition to downtown events, and is a great way to end your weekend!

400 Convention Street at II City Plaza
Every Sunday, 10AM - 2PM

Mardi Gras Wreath Design Class
Welcome guests this Mardi Gras season with a wreath that you create! Each class will feature the same wreath design and you will choose the color of the mesh (green, gold, purple or multi-color) and the best part is anyone can do it. One of the experienced designers will walk you through the process in a group setting that is fun and relaxed. So tell your friends and make a night of it! Come early for the best spot and refreshments.

Wednesday, January 22nd, 7PM
447 Third St.

Saturday at the Market
Make plans to start your morning downtown this Saturday with a delicious breakfast inside Main Street Market. The Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration will begin at 10AM. Red Stick Farmers Market will also be open with a selection of winter produce and artisan food items.

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

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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