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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 AM/FM and Werewolf! 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 26th, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Staycation from Hampton Inn
The Hampton Inn & Suites is offering a Staycation give-away or the weekend of October 10th! The promotion includes an afternoon VIP access to Live After Five and a private balcony at the hotel with room service for two from Little Village. After dinner, take advantage of the downtown nightlife within walking distance or just retire for the evening in your palatial King Suite. When you wake, relax and absorb the sun rise over the scenic Mississippi River as you enjoy your complimentary breakfast for two.
The Hampton Inn & Suites will be on site at this week's Live After Five concert for anyone to register. The winner will be announced at the October 3rd Live After Five.

Friday, October 10th
462 Lafayette Street

Jags Get Fit
Southern University will be hosting a community service event to promote healthy eating and living during their two week long homecoming celebration! This Friday the Jags Get Fit crew will be partaking in a day of exercise in North Boulevard Town Square MC'd by the local musical artist Cupid! All are welcome to this FREE event.

Friday, September 26th, 11AM - 1PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Yoga for Peace
Join the Red Stick Peace Makers this Saturday for a Yoga Practice and Live Music. From 5PM-9PM there will various yoga practices followed by live music and food for all to enjoy in North Boulevard Town Square's Town Lawn.

Saturday, September 27th, 5PM - 9PM
North Boulevard Town Square

LSU Football on the Beacon
Catch the LSU football game on the North Boulevard Town Square Media Beacon. The game against New Mexico State begins at 6:30PM this Saturday.

Saturday, September 27th, 6:30PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Gameday Shuttles
The LSU Game Day / CATS Touchdown Express has four 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 27th

Kenny Garrett Quintet
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is filling the Capital with amazing world-class jazz experiences. The four-concert River City Jazz Masters series at the Manship Theatre will be joined by the return of our Jazz Listening Room for a total of eight upcoming music events in 2014-15. This week the Kenny Garrett Quintet will be performing for the River City Jazz Masters series.

Thursday, September 25th, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

Sprouts Saturday at the Market
It's Sprouts Saturday at the Market this week! The East Baton Rouge 4-H will lead special gardening activities for kids from 9 to 11AM at the Sprouts tent. The Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration will be especially geared for kids this weekend with chef Pat Mahon of Episcopal High School as guest chef. Kids can also enjoy face painting provided by the Market from 9 to 11 AM. Farmers will have plenty of farm fresh veggies on hand along with ready to serve appetizers for the game.

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

Zombie Night Downtown!
The Capital Region Planning Commission (CRPC) is teaming up with local non-profit dance company, Of Moving Colors, for its fifth annual Zombie Bash on Friday, October 3rd with a bicycle ride for all ages to promote safety at night. Bicyclists are encouraged to join the fun by wearing costumes, lighting their bikes and joining the after party which includes a moonlight performance of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" dance. Of Moving Colors provides free lessons to learn the dance in advance. The 10/31 Consortium will also be hosting a Zombie Pub Crawl starting at the Bald Eagle Pub after the Bash! Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place best zombie make up. Register Now!

Friday, October 3rd, 5:30PM
Downtown Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Food Tours
The "C'est Si Bon Food Tour" is a guided walking tour in Downtown Baton Rouge which includes food tastings at local restaurants infused with entertaining historical and cultural details; sure to get you full from belly to brain. All fitness levels will take pleasure in our 2.5 hour leisurely paced walk.This is a great tour for Baton Rouge visitors or locals!

Mon -Thurs, 11AM, Fridays 11AM & 6PM

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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