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Weekend Events!
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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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New Office of Motor Vehicles Location Open Downtown!
Drivers looking for a quick way to get their licenses renewed on their lunch break have a new option: A new Office of Motor Vehicles location has opened up at Baton Rouge City Court. Services offered are renewals of existing licenses and vehicle registrations, and the reinstatement of licenses that are suspended pending court appearances. Customers will be charged an extra $5 for transactions at the city court location. Open from 8:30AM to 3PM.

233 St. Louis Street

Super Circus Heroes at River Center
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Super Circus Heroes, showcasing wonders from the marvelous to the magnificent, every day is extraordinary in this action-packed super circus, filled with superhuman athleticism, power and pageantry that will have children of all ages discovering their own superhuman strength. Come join us in celebrating the bravery, courage and honor that lives inside all of us at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Super Circus Heroes: far from ordinary, beyond extraordinary!

August 21st - 24th
275 River Road

The Double at Manship Theatre
A clerk in a government agency finds his unenviable life takes a turn for the horrific with the arrival of a new co-worker who is both his exact physical double and his opposite - confident, charismatic and seductive with women.

Friday, August 22nd, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

Don McLean at BR River Center
Don McLean is one of America's most enduring singer-songwriters and is forever associated with his classic hits "American Pie" and "Vincent (Starry Starry Night)". Since first hitting the charts in 1971, Don has amassed over 40 gold and platinum records world-wide and, in 2004, was inducted into the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. His songs have been recorded by artists from every musical genre, most notably Madonna's No. 1 recording of "American Pie" in 2000 and George Michael's version of "The Grave" in 2003, sung in protest at the Iraq War.

Friday, August 22nd, 8PM
275 River Road

Kids' Lab: Creating Fun with Chemistry at LASM
How can chemistry help us to have a great hair day? Together, we will observe and compare some interesting properties of matter, such as viscosity. For the grand finale, create and bottle your own scented hair gel. Each participant will also receive a cool backpack with surprises inside!

Saturday, August 23rd, 10:15AM/12PM/2PM
Sunday, August 24th, 1:30PM/3PM
100 River Road South

Replacements Tribute at Red Star
Come down to Red Star this Friday to enjoy the legendary rock sound of The Replacements covered by a tribute band!

Friday, August 22nd, 10PM
222 Laurel Street

Salsa Saturday
Meet friends and neighbors downtown for breakfast inside Main Street Market this Saturday and shop for fresh produce and artisan food items. Farmers will have late summer produce including tomatoes, peppers, squash, zucchini, eggplant, okra and more. This Saturday will feature a Mexican-themed Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration by chef/owner Jim Urdiales of Mestizo's Restaurant at 10 am inside Main Street Market.

Every Saturday
Corner of 5th Street and Main 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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