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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 at Town Square
Live After Five continues this week with Flow Tribe with an opening act Dulac Smack! Come down to the Crest at North Boulevard Town Square this Friday afternoon. Invite the friends and family to enjoy good food, live music, beverages, and a spectacular performance!

Friday, September 19th, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Allen Toussaint at Manship Theatre
Manship Theatre kicks off its 10th Anniversary Season with a performance by New Orleans R&B legend Allen Toussaint on September 19. The evening will begin with the Southern Nights Season Opening Reception at 6:30pm in The Gallery at Manship Theatre with Sazeracs and Hurricanes. Food provided by Restaurant IPO, Stroube's Seafood and Steaks, and Brew Ha-Ha.

Friday, September 19th, 8PM
100 Lafayette Street

Talk like a Pirate Day!
Friday is International Talk like a Pirate Day and the Foundation for Historical Louisiana is hosting a Talk like a Pirate contest! The winner will receive 2 tickets to the Old Governor's Mansion Gala, November 5th. Special Guest is Pirate Captain Kip Holden!

Friday, September 19th, 11:30AM
North Boulevard Town Square

LSU Football on the Beacon
SEC play is finally here and you can catch all the big games on the North Boulevard Town Square Media Beacon. The game against Mississippi State begins at 6:00PM this Saturday.

Saturday, September 20th, 6PM
North Boulevard Town Square

LSU Football on the Beacon
The LSU Game Day / CATS Touchdown Express has six downtown pick-up locations. For only $10 per game, the Touchdown Express offers a safe, easy and convenient to and from solution for tiger fans to commute to the game.

Pastime Restaurant also offers a Gameday Shuttle service. More info...

Another great mode of transportation to the game is by bike. Fans can travel to the game by biking the 2.5 miles from downtown on the lighted Mississippi Levee Path.

Saturday, September 20th

Museum After Dark at LSUMOA
Join LSUMOA LSU Sports Trivia night for a beer tasting and food pairing sponsored by Tin Roof Brewing Company and Heirloom Cuisine. There will also be autographed silent auction items! To purchase tickets, call the Museum Store at (225) 389-7210.

Thursday, September 18th, 6PM
100 Lafayette Street

Saturday at the Market
Pick up first of the season pumpkins at the Market this Saturday to decorate your home for the fall! Tender greens, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, squash and peppers will also be available from local farmers. The Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration will feature Megan Simone with Love at Phirst Bite showcasing fresh vegetables in seasonal recipes. The cooking demo begins at 10AM inside the North Street seating area of Main Street Market.

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

Heritage Lecture at Old Governor's Mansion
Historian Ron Chapman will speak at the next Heritage Lecture scheduled for Thursday, September 18. Chapman will speak on his publication, "Battle of New Orleans: But for a Piece of Wood," which focuses on the entire British Campaign for the gulf as they tried to take New Orleans.

Thursday, September 18th, 6:30PM
502 North Boulevard

12 Monkeys at Manship Theatre
In a future world devastated by disease, a convict is sent back in time to gather information about the man-made virus that wiped out most of the human population on the planet.

Thursday, September 18th, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

Jimmy Johns $1 Subs!
Jimmy Johns on Third Street is having a customer appreciation day, this Thursday. They will be offering $1 subs from 11AM-3PM! Good for in store purchase only. Please plan to arrive early.

Thursday, September 17th, 11AM-3PM
201 Third Street

Seashell Discoveries at LASM
Dr. Emilio Garcia, a lifelong collector of shells, has been recording the molluscan biodiversity of the Gulf of Mexico for almost a decade. Go under seas on an expedition with Dr. Garcia as he shows images and discusses the process of dredging for seashells in deep water on board the research vessel Pelican.

Sunday, September 21st, 2PM
100 River Road South

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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