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Downtown Weekend Events

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4th of July "SPECTACULAR"
Passing of the flag, Flag demonstration, hot dog & pie eating contest,
food,drinks, kids zone, & musical entertainment

WEDNESDAY, JULY 1ST

Bald Eagle PubNightly Specials, 140 Main St., 366-9782, Bald Eagle Pub Facebook logo

Boudreaux & Thibodeaux – Band Karaoke Night! 214 Third St., 636-2442 www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Brickyard South Bar + Patio – Open Mic Night! Dane Carmouche, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Happy's Irish Pub – 136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Huey's350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Manship Theatre – Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

  • Creature Feature Summer Series Secret of Nimh, 10 a.m.
  • The Seven Five, 7 p.m.

River Center Library – 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »

  • Playmakers of Baton Rouge Summer Tour, 10 a.m., ages 4+, group registration required
  • Teen Summer Movie Series, 2 p.m., watch everyone's favorite sarcastic Avenger try to save the world one more time, popcorn & lemonade served

The Blues Room – Hall of Fame Blues Jam hosted by Cleveland Jefferson & Friends, 9 p.m., NO cover, 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux House – Live Band Karaoke, 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

Wine Walk Wednesdays – 5:30 p.m., basically an upscale pup crawl, cover of $10., receive a bracelet granting you access to every stop & a wine card, & free samples along the way along with discounted wine by the glass, discounted hors d'oeuvres & appetizers, walk begins at Restaurant IPO, 421 Third St. Ste. B,

THURSDAY, JULY 2ND

Bald Eagle Pub – Trivia Night! Let's Get Quizzical, 9 p.m., 140 Main St., 366-9782, Bald Eagle Pub Facebook logo

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxDenton Hatcher and Bodacious Honey, 9 p.m., NO cover! 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Breakroom IPORestaurant IPO, 421 Third St., Ste. B, 302-5541, www.restaurantipo.com »

Brickyard South Bar + Patio – Open Mic Night! 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Happy’s Irish Pub136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Huey's – Ladies Night! 350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Jolie Pearl Oyster BarGreg Talmage, 6 p.m. – 9 p.m., 315 North Blvd., 615-7172, www.jolieoysterbar.com »

Manship TheatreThe Wolfpack, 7 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

River Center LibraryIntroduction to the Internet, 10 a.m., 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »

The Blues Room – Chickenhead Blues with Rick Tobey, 9 p.m., NO cover! 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux House – Piano Bar Night with Mark Monistere, 6 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

XO NightClub150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

FRIDAY, JULY 3RD

Belle Atrium – In concert! Nellie Travis, 8 p.m., FREE Concert! doors open @ 7 p.m., 103 France St., 242-2600, www.belleofbatonrouge.com »

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxTrue Spin, 9 p.m., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Brickyard South Bar + Patio – Trivia Night! 10 p.m. – 12 a.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Happy’s Irish Pub136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Huey's350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Jolie Pearl Oyster BarPeyton McMahon, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m., 315 North Blvd., 615-7172, www.jolieoysterbar.com »

Neighborhood Arts Project – 10 a.m., free community art outreach program designed for all ages, creative, engaging & fun art making under pop up tents, held at 1358 South Blvd., presented by LSU Museum of Art, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., contact Lucy Perera, 389-7207, www.lsumoa.com »

Pavilion BarThe Strangers, 9 p.m. – 12 p.m., Hollywood Casino, 1717 River Rd N., 709-7777, www.hollywoodbr.com » or www.facebook.com/HollywoodBR Facebook logo

River Center LibraryBrown Bag Lunch & Movie, 11:30 a.m., watch a movie about two sisters who learn that their love is the most important thing on a musical adventure to save their frozen kingdom in this new animated classic, bring a brown bag lunch or snack, Rated PG, 1 hour & 42 minutes, 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »

The Blues RoomWil Jackson Band, 9 p.m., NO cover! 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux HouseGypsy Riot, 8 p.m.; on the patio: DJ Lightfoot, 8 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

XO NightClub150 Mayflower St., 346-6666, www.xo-br.com » or www.facebook.com/xonightclubbr Facebook logo

SATURDAY, JULY 4TH

BASF Freedom Mile 2015 – 8 a.m., from Hollywood Casino, down River Road to the USS Kidd, 4 one mile races & a parent-child ½ mile fun run held at 20 minute intervals, shuttles available to transport spectators/runners from start to finish line, www.imathlete.com »

Baton Rouge Arts Market – 8 a.m. – 12 Noon, an open-air market held on the 1st Saturday, provides entrepreneurial opportunities to over 60 local supporting artistsartists to sell directly to the public, find a variety of hand-made crafts & arts including: pottery, cast & blown glass, jewelry, metal sculpture, hand-bound books, hand-made soaps, mixed media, hand-made garments, furniture, wood carvings, hand-painted silks, mosaics, hand-woven baskets & photography, Help Support Our Arts! held in conjunction with the Main Street Market, 501 Main St., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 344-8558, Arts Council »

Boudreaux & ThibodeauxAM/FM, 10 p.m., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Breakroom IPODJ 2EZ, 9 p.m., Restaurant IPO, 421 Third St. Ste. B, 302-5541, www.restaurantipo.com »

Brickyard South Bar + Patio174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

Happy's Irish Pub136 Third St., 344-2583, www.happysirishpub.com » or Happys Irish Pub Facebook logo

Huey's350 Third St., 246-2547, Hueys Bar Baton Rouge Facebook logo

Jolie Pearl Oyster BarKenny Altazin, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m., 315 North Blvd., 615-7172, www.jolieoysterbar.com »

LASM – 100 S. River Rd., 344-5272, www.lasm.org »

  • Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show, 11 a.m., stories, songs and games sprinkled with humor & fun
  • Doctor Spark, the Roving Explainer, 12:30 p.m.

Main Street Market4th of July Celebration! 8 a.m. – 1 p.m., find everything you need for a fresh & local, sweet corn, watermelon, blueberries, squash, tomatoes & meats for grilling, Fresh From the Market Cooking Demo with Chef Celeste, 10 a.m., featuring party menus, face painting & complimentary American flags (courtesy of the DAR while supplies last), 501 Main St., 267-5060, www.breada.org »

Pavilion BarKB Unplugged, 9 p.m. – 12 p.m., Hollywood Casino, 1717 River Rd N., 709-7777, www.hollywoodbr.com » or www.facebook.com/HollywoodBR Facebook logo

Red Stick Farmer's Market – 8 a.m. – 12 noon, Market Fresh Produce, 501 Main St., 267-5060, www.breada.org »

The Blues RoomThe Rock-Olaz, 9 p.m., NO cover! 244 Lafayette St., 334-7663, The Blues Room Facebook logo

The Roux HouseBacklit Sterio, ALSO: on the patio DJ Lightfoot, 8 p.m., 143 Third St., 344-2583, www.rouxhouse.com » or rouxhouse on FB Facebook logo

SUNDAY, JULY 5TH

Boudreaux & Thibodeaux – Cajun Sunday Funday with Ryan Foret & The Foret Tradition, 2 p.m. – 10 p.m., $10. cover, 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com » or facebook.com/bandtlive Facebook logo

Brickyard South Bar + PatioSunday Funday, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., 174 South Blvd., 246-2547, Brickyard South Facebook logo

First Free Sunday – Visitors enjoy free admission to the downtown museums

  • LASM – 1 p.m. – 4 p.m., on every first Sunday of the month you can enjoy free admission to art, children's and planetarium galleries, and reduced admission to special exhibitions, sky shows, and digital movies, a state-of-the-art planetarium, 100 River Rd. S., 344-5272, www.lasm.org »
  • Louisiana Museum of Art – 1 p.m. – 5 p.m., free admission to the museum & galleries, 5th floor, 100 Lafayette St., 389-7200, www.lsumoa.com »
  • USS Kidd – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., free admission to museum exhibition galleries, standard admission applies for touring ship, 305 S. River Rd., 342-1942, www.usskidd.com »

Kingfish Fabulous Flapper Breakfast – 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Hilton Capitol Center, 201 Lafayette St., 344-5866, www.kingfishbatonrouge.com »

Manship TheatreRealite, 2 p.m. & 6 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

UPCOMING EVENTS

MONDAYS

  • Roux House – Beans and Rice Mondays! Jazz with The Michael Foster Project, 6 p.m., 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com »

TUESDAYS

  • Art Lounge – Boudreaux & Thibodeaux, 214 Third St., 636-2442, www.bandtlive.com »

THURSDAYS

  • Baton Rouge Food Tours – 11 a.m., downtown guided walking tour includes delicious tastings at area downtown restaurants infused with fascinating historical & cultural stories, 800-622-3241, www.batonrougefoodtours.com/tours »

FRIDAYS

  • Baton Rouge Food Tours – 11 a.m. & 6 p.m., downtown guided walking tours include delicious tastings at area downtown restaurants infused with fascinating historical & cultural stories, 800-622-3241, www.batonrougefoodtours.com/tours »

MONDAY, JULY 6TH

  • River Center Library – 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »
  • Monday Movie Series, 1 p.m., watch a movie about a dark hero, popcorn & lemonade provided

TUESDAY, JULY 7TH

  • River Center Library – 120 St. Louis St., 389-4964, River Center Library »
  • Mike Anderson, The Dulcimer Guy! 10 a.m., presents a combination of music, storytelling & humor that has made him one of the most sought-after performers in the country, ages 3-11, group registration required
  • Teen WiiU Game Day, 2 p.m., teens play Super Smash Bros. on the WiiU and battle it out against a roster of Nintendo heavyweights
  • Manship TheatreThe Audience from National Theatre London, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St., 344-0334, www.manshiptheatre.org »

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