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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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Life After Five with After 8
Live After Five continues this week with After 8 including the LSU Jazz Ensemble! 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, October 10th, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

CAUW Jambalaya Jam at Town Square
Guests are invited to enjoy cold drinks and live entertainment, while sampling some of South Louisiana's best Jambalaya from 49 competing teams!

Thursday, October 9th, 5PM
North Blvd. Town Square

Hollydays at the River Center
Hollydays is four days of unique holiday shopping, fashions, food, entertainment and special events showcasing all of their community programs and mission-based initiatives. Presented by the volunteers of The Junior League of Baton Rouge, Inc. More than 70,000 square feet of space adorned with festive holiday decorations at the Baton Rouge River Center, located downtown across from the historic Mississippi River.

October 8th - 11th
275 South River Road

Ray Wylie Hubbard at Manship
Ray Wylie Hubbard has been a Texas music legend since bursting on the scene in the 70's with his song "Up Against the Wall Redneck Mother". His stellar career includes his recent "Snake Farm", "Cooler n Hell" and "Screw You, We're From Texas". Ray's live shows are the stuff of legend as well! The Red Dragon Songwriter Series with Ray Wille Hubbard will be opened by one of Baton Rouge's most fun bands, The Cupcake Strippers.

Friday, October 10th, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

LSU Football on the Beacon
Catch the LSU football game on the North Boulevard Town Square Media Beacon. The game against the Florida Gators will begin at 6:30PM this Saturday.

Saturday, October 11th, 6:30PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Sunday in the Park with Mulligan Brothers
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge and 225 Magazine announce the return of the Sunday in the Park concert series for Fall 2014. Sunday in the Park is a series of FREE outdoor concerts held on North Boulevard's Town Lawn Stage in downtown Baton Rouge. Six concerts will be held on Sunday afternoons in October and November from 2PM to 5PM (Saints Football game will be shown on the Town Square Beacon.)

Sunday, October 12th, 2PM - 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Fall Festivities at the Market
Enjoy the beautiful fall weather this Saturday morning at the Red Stick Farmers Market. Fall pumpkins, greens, corn, peas and green beans will be available from local farmers as well as locally prepared foods for football parties. Pick up planting tips from the East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners and shop with local artisans as the Baton Rouge Arts Market returns this Saturday.

Saturday, October 11th, 8AM
Corner of 5th and Main Streets

Ghostly Gala 2014
The Ghostly Gala is 10/31 Consortium's corresponding masquerade ball to the Baton Rouge Halloween Parade. The event is primarily for 10/31 Consortium members and parading krewes, however the general public is also welcome to purchase non-member tickets. Guests will enjoy music, dancing, costume contest, table decorating contest, food catered by Ruffino's, an open bar, and much more!

Saturday, October 11th, 8PM
320 Third Street

Columbus Day Festa at Belle of BR
Join us October 12th from 11am - 5pm for the 2014 Columbus Day Festa. Admission is Free, no tickets needed. Come out and enjoy a presentation of Italian Maids, Celebrity Grape Stomp, Celebrity Pizza Eating Contest, Authentic Italian Cuisine, Music and so much more! Proceeds Benefit the McMains Developmental Center.

Sunday, October 12th, 11AM
103 France Street

Of Moving Colors presents: Like, Totally at the Manship
Come meet the 2014-2015 Company! Like, Totally! is a one-night-only show of solos, duets, trios, and quartets set to the iconic New Wave sounds of the 1980's. Best costume wins a prize..... it's gonna be rad.

Tuesday, October 14th, 7:30PM
100 Lafayette Street

The Very Hungry Caterpillar at Manship Theatre
After much demand, that little caterpillar is returning, along with an assortment of favorite puppet characters. The triple-bill includes the wonderful story of the very hungry caterpillar's metamorphosis into a beautiful butterfly; the fanciful account of little cloud's travels through the sky, and the mixed_up chameleon's discovery of his own unique nature. The whimsical tales have enchanted several generations, and mermaid theater of Nova Scotia's acclaimed stage adaptation teaches as well as entertains.

Sunday, October 12th, 2PM
Monday, October 13th, 9:30AM/11:30AM
100 Lafayette Street

13th Gate & Necropolis 13
The 13th Gate is the Ultimate Haunted House! Journey through 13 very frightening themed indoor & (weather-permitting) outdoor areas where your worst nightmares come true and anything can happen.
Necropolis 13 is unlike any Haunted Attraction ever created. Imagine walking through a haunted New Orleans-style Cemetery (meaning crumbling stone & mortar above ground crypts) in the dead of the night. Necropolis 13 is located next to the box office across the street from The 13th Gate.

October 9th, 10th & 11th, 6:30PM - 11:30PM
832 St Phillip Street

For a full listing of upcoming events, visit our website.

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