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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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Baton Rouge Lakes Presentations
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation invites you to presentations from finalists competing to create a master plan for the Baton Rouge lakes. Your feedback is requested right after the meeting to help choose a winning team.

Monday, June 30th, 9AM-2PM
100 Lafayette Street

BREC's Expressive Arts Hodgepodge
Calling all Moms, Dads, and Grandparents! BREC is getting the family involved with their exciting FREE arts programs at the Expressway Park! All ages are welcome. Register today!

June 24th through August 1st
Expressway Park

Shrek at Manship Theatre
All aboard the S.S. Manship for a great summer of activities. This year's films are going to be a ton of fun, plus the super cool fountains are back for everyone to enjoy after the show! (weather permitting) Plus BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo is stopping by to show off one of their creatures in person!

Wednesday, June 25th, 10AM
100 Lafayette Street

Girls Night: The Musical at River Center
Follow five friends as they re-live their past, celebrate their present, and look to the future on a wild and hilarious night out and you'll recognize a bit of yourselves in each one of them!

Friday, June 27th, 8PM
275 South River Road

Louisiana LeRoux at Belle
Come down to the Belle of Baton Rouge to hear the live performance of the band from the south, Louisiana Leroux!

Friday, June 27th, 8PM
103 France Street

Rodger's & Hammerstein's Cinderella at Manship Theatre
The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with Rodger's & Hammerstein's hallmarks of originality, charm, and elegance. As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits.

Wednesday, June 25th, 7PM
Friday, June 27th, 10AM & 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

Sound & Music at River Center Library
This week we will be exploring Sound and Music in our Science Center. Also, visitors to our Science Center will be able to make their own music by building their very own drinking straw oboe! Dance and sing along with us in our Sound and Music Center this week!

June 23rd - 27th, 9AM - 4PM
120 St. Louis Street

Herb Garden at River Center Library
Join the River Center Branch Library to plant your own tin can herb garden. You will learn about different types of herbs and spices and discuss how to incorporate them into delicious dishes. Bring your favorite recipe to share with others! All materials will be provided. For more information, Call 389-4967.

Saturday, June 28th, 3:30PM
120 St. Louis Street

Corn & Squash-Tastic at the Market
Celebrate sweet corn and summer squash varieties during Fresh Fest at the Red Stick Farmers Market this Saturday. It's "Sprouts Saturday" so kids will can enjoy kid-friendly recipes during the 10AM Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration with chef Celeste and Dr. Patrice Tyson from Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital. Kids can also participate in a fun salsa-making activity outside at the Sprouts booth at the Farmers Market. Enjoy tunes from local guitarist Kevin Johnson throughout the morning while you shop for fresh and local produce.

Every Saturday from 8AM - 12PM
Corner of 5th Street and Main Street

Escape from Baton Rouge 5k
Escape From Run is a post-apocolyptic 5K run that makes you leave the familiar behind as you witness things you never thought you'd see in your city. The 5K run is followed by an after party in North Boulevard Town Square.

Saturday, June 28th, 8PM
Corner of 4th & Spanish Town Road

Red Stick Tumble Down at LASM
Watch as thousands of coffee stir sticks come tumbling down! The Red Stick Piece installation was built piece-by-piece by Jonathan Brilliant under the watchful eyes of museum visitors. Following the demolition, the sticks will be donated to an area school for use as art supplies.

Sunday, June 29th, 2PM
100 River Road South

13th Annual Summer Invitational Art Exhibit Reception at Glassel Gallery
This reception features works created by over 50 artists in all media based on the theme of recycling, reuse, re-purposing and re-imagining art.

Saturday, June 28th, 6PM - 8PM
100 Lafayette Street

Looking Forward: July 4th!
Start planning for the 4th of July! Downtown is celebrating with movies in Town Square, live music on the riverfront, and Fireworks on the Mississippi provided by WBRZ at 9PM! Select the information icon to view the event flyer.

Friday, July 4th (All day celebration)

Aristocracy Apparel Now Open!
Aristocracy, downtown's newest retailer, is now open! Aristocracy offers one of a kind mens apparel with the service to match!

447 Third Street Suite A

Fresh Junkie Now Open!
Fresh Junkie is now open on North Boulevard across from Town Square. Come enjoy fresh salads and wraps at this new location!

303 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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