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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 Perkins Road
Live After Five continues this week with Perkins Road! 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 17th, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Fall Fitness Series
This is a FREE Zumba class offered to both members and non-members of the YMCA. All classes will be held at the Town Lawn in North Boulevard Town Square on Tuesday and Thursdays at 5PM. In the case of inclement weather, the classes will be moved inside the YMCA (521 Third St.).

Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

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

Saturday, October 18th, 6:30PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Sunday in the Park with Blair Crimmins
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 19th, 2PM - 5PM
North Boulevard Town Square

Fall Festivities at the Market
Shop for fresh flowers, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, butternut squash, persimmons, cabbage, sweet corn, mustard greens, and more at the Market this Saturday! Pick up tips for cooking with Fall produce during the 10AM Fresh from the Market cooking demonstration featuring Desi Anderson of Cooking by Design inside Main Street Market. Enjoy the beautiful fall weather this weekend and bring the kids for face painting!

Saturday, October 18th, 8AM
Corner of 5th and Main Streets

Angelah Johnson at the River Center
Angelah Johnson became an internet sensation with her viral video "Nail Salon" which led to many stand up and performance opportunities. That same year she joined the cast of "MADtv" as a series regular, which spawned another internet sensation "Bon Qui Qui. Check out Angelah and her hilarious performance this Saturday at River Center!

Saturday, October 18th, 8PM
265 S. River Road

USS Kidd Keynotes: Domestic Violence Awareness Month
October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the USS Kidd Veterans Museum is committed to raising awareness about domestic violence by sponsoring a free lecture that will address all forms of domestic violence and help with the national effort to end violence.

Friday, October 17th, 1PM
305 S. River Road

Hunks in Heels 2014
Hunks in Heels will feature a dozen prominent local men strutting in heels to raise awareness of sexual violence inside the Hartley - Vey Studio. Last year Hunks in Heels made a huge splash in Baton Rouge. This year we promise to bring back your favorite Hunks for a hot opening number, along with fresh faces, loaded biceps, and smooth dance moves to rock your runway. As an added accessory, we are partnering with local artists to bedazzle the heels of our beloved Hunks.

Wednesday, October 15th, 7PM
100 Lafayette Street

Dinner and a Movie: Goonies!
Featuring the Dinner and a Movie option where you get to pick from a special "GOONIES" menu at Lucy's Retired Surfer Bar BR and a ticket to the show. Spots fill fast, so make your reservations early! If you have any questions, call the Box Office at 225-344-0334. You will need to present your tickets at the restaurant to receive the Dinner Package.

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 16th, 17th & 18th, 6:30PM - 11:30PM
832 St Phillip 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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