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August 29, 2014
August 29, 2014
  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Blue Planet to Red Planet
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Sunday, December 28, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join the Louisiana Art & Science Museum on an intergalactic journey! This planetarium show stars Carina, a young woman stationed on Mars in the year 2132, ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • First Friday at Lazy Magnolia
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
    Location:Kiln, Ms
    There's tasty local food, music, and—most of all—beer to be had the first Friday of each month during Lazy Magnolia's brewery tour and tasting experience. Those ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Four the Arts
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Did you catch the wordplay? Yes, not one or two, but four artists will be hanging their works on the walls of the Beauregard Gallery & ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Grapes & Grain
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    Do you fancy wine? Enjoy a nice cold beer? We've got just the event for you. As an annual fundraiser for the Louisiana Chapter of the ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Johnette Downing in Concert
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Stop by the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park for award-winning children’s musician and author Johnette Downing. Johnette will perform a concert and sing along especially ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • LeRoy Neiman: Action!
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Sunday, February 15, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Never without his sketchbook, his cigar, or his dramatic mustache, LeRoy Neiman was an artist, yes, but also a bon vivant, a man of leisure, and ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • New Orleans Antiques Forum: Southern Expression
    Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    For four days, a wide array of collectors, dealers, individuals interested in decorative arts, and students converge upon New Orleans’ French Quarter and The Historic New ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • New Orleans French Film Fest
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Ooh la la! Feel free to break out the berets for the New Orleans Film Society’s 17th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival! The lineup this ...
    Category: Film

  • Sarah McLachlan
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Canadian-born Sarah McLachlan, the multi-award winning singer/songwriter with the voice of an angel, will be performing at the Saenger this evening. Though a successful recording artist, ...
    Category: Music

  • Satchmo SummerFest
    Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint will once again hold the premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life and music of New Orleans’ own ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Short Documentary Filmmaking Intensive
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 08, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Interested in Baton Rouge’s burgeoning film industry? Do you have a special interest in documentary filmmaking? Then you’re in luck, because enrollment is now open for ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Summer Beat Concert Series
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Rock the heat at Summer Beat! The Capital Heights neighborhood will be out in fine form when this concert series plugs in. On July 4, the ...
    Category: Music

  • The Artistry of Rolland Golden
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Garden District Gallery is pleased to present a solo exhibition, The Artistry of Rolland Golden, in conjunction with festivities for White Linen Night. The exhibition ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • The Wonderful World of Walt
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater is putting on an original musical tribute to Walt Disney—and you're invited! With the roles occupied by kids ages nine through eighteen, the ...
    Category: Theatre

  • 100 Years After the War to End All Wars
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, October 26, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Marking the centennial of the Great War's start, the West Baton Rouge Museum will be papering its halls with posters—not just any posters, but the vivid ...
    Category: Historical Exhibit

  • An Alternate Vision
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, September 21, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans invites all admirers of the region’s natural beauty to the opening of a solo exhibition of works ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Beyond Land’s End
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of Whitney White Linen Night in the New Orleans Arts District, the Jean Bragg Gallery of Southern Art invites you to an exhibit featuring ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Cajun French Music Association August Dance
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Coobie Jo Cajun Band is onstage to provide the entertainment for this month's waltzing and two-stepping at UCT Hall. Don't let an extra left foot leave ...
    Category: Dance

  • Francis X. Pavy: Third Coast Suite
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of New Orleans’ White Linen Night, The Arthur Roger Gallery will present Third Coast Suite, an exhibition of paintings and works on paper by ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Fresh from the Market
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Why sleep in on Saturdays when you can pop out of bed, go mingle with local farmers and your fellow foodies, and then come home with ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Glimmer Stead Inside the Stone
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Saturday, September 27, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    LeMieux Galleries is pleased to present an exhibition of recent paintings and drawings by Nathan Durfee, an artist who has garnered notoriety across the Southeast for ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Gordon Parks: Segregation Story
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Saturday, September 20, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    A difficult past is hard to forget, so this summer the Arthur Roger Gallery is honored to present Segregation Story, an exhibition of photographs by Gordon ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Historic Black Colleges & Universities in Louisiana Art
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Ogden Museum of Southern Art Education Department is pleased to present a curated exhibition of works from students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities in ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Hot Art in a Cool Space
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:Lacombe, La
    Cool spaces: in the deep end of the Louisiana summertime, that's what we're after. This weekend the Northshore Unitarian Church complies, hosting the twelfth annual Hot ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • International Sculpture Center Exhibition
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Contemporary Arts Center is pleased to present the work of twelve award-winning emerging artists who received the esteemed Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Janell LaComb 5K Run/Walk
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Fordoche, La
    A 5K Run/Walk is being held today to benefit Pointe Coupee residents battling cancer. Participants are encouraged to wear pink or to dress up in their ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • John James Audubon Day
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    The public is invited to a commemoration of the time John James Audubon spent at Oakley Plantation in 1821. Brought to Oakley Plantation in West Feliciana ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Louisiana Contemporary
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    With support from Regions Bank, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art will once again produce Louisiana Contemporary, opening on New Orleans’ yearly White Linen Night. This ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Mark of the Feminine
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Saturday, October 04, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    This exhibition marks the reemergence of the Contemporary Arts Center's annual series established in 2011 with the purpose of providing a space for contemporary, New Orleans-based ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • New Orleans Antiques Forum: Southern Expression
    Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    For four days, a wide array of collectors, dealers, individuals interested in decorative arts, and students converge upon New Orleans’ French Quarter and The Historic New ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • New Orleans French Film Fest
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Ooh la la! Feel free to break out the berets for the New Orleans Film Society’s 17th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival! The lineup this ...
    Category: Film

  • Petite Tour du Teche
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Breaux Bridge, La
    If you have a young, budding paddler between the ages of five and seventeen, Tour du Teche's annual Petite Tour du Teche might fan the flames ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve revives the long-running live radio show that ...
    Category: Music

  • Robert Hannant: I Don’t Understand
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    As part of New Orleans’ celebratory White Linen Night, The Arthur Roger Gallery will present “I Don’t Understand,” a video installation by Robert Hannant. The looping, ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Satchmo SummerFest
    Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint will once again hold the premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life and music of New Orleans’ own ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Saving the Tchefuncte
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Mandeville, La
    "Lighting the way for the waters we love" ... that's the theme for this year's Tchefuncte River Tribute at the Castine Center, and everyone's getting in ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Shawn Hall: Pastoral Universe
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, November 02, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Describing this peculiar exhibit, Chief Curator Bradley Sumrall says, “This immersive installation consists of an artistic environment in which the viewer is placed within the piece ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • The Battle of Baton Rouge
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Confederate Army was thwarted in its efforts to recapture Baton Rouge from Union forces during The Battle of Baton Rouge, which took place on August ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • The Bold, the Young, and the Murdered
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Rayne
    If the venue—Chef Roy's Frog City Cafe—isn't intriguing enough, then the murder mystery dinner theatre production launched by The Acadia Players should provide enough twists and ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Wonderful World of Walt
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater is putting on an original musical tribute to Walt Disney—and you're invited! With the roles occupied by kids ages nine through eighteen, the ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Viewing & Doing Art
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    In this family art program from the Louisiana Art & Science Museum, children ages six to twelve and their parents are invited to the museum to ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Whitney White Linen Night
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans (CAC) is proud to announce the arrival of its annual Whitney White Linen Night fundraiser, presented by the New Orleans ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • 15th Annual Locks of Love Cut-A-Thon
    Date: Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:Metairie, La
    You may not be able to feel the snip of the scissors on your ponytail, but you’ll definitely feel the love during this year’s annual Locks ...
    Category: Community

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Classic Films at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Prytania Theatre continues its celebration of classic films this month, screening one at 10 am every Sunday and Wednesday in August. If ever you find ...
    Category: Film

  • Hot Art in a Cool Space
    Date: Saturday, August 02, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:Lacombe, La
    Cool spaces: in the deep end of the Louisiana summertime, that's what we're after. This weekend the Northshore Unitarian Church complies, hosting the twelfth annual Hot ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • New Orleans Antiques Forum: Southern Expression
    Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    For four days, a wide array of collectors, dealers, individuals interested in decorative arts, and students converge upon New Orleans’ French Quarter and The Historic New ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • New Orleans French Film Fest
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Ooh la la! Feel free to break out the berets for the New Orleans Film Society’s 17th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival! The lineup this ...
    Category: Film

  • Satchmo SummerFest
    Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014 - Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint will once again hold the premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life and music of New Orleans’ own ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • The Wonderful World of Walt
    Date: Sunday, August 03, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater is putting on an original musical tribute to Walt Disney—and you're invited! With the roles occupied by kids ages nine through eighteen, the ...
    Category: Theatre

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Culinary Arts Series
    Date: Monday, August 04, 2014
    Location:Hammond, La
    The Hammond Regional Arts Center is offering this monthly series of cooking demonstrations and wine dinners through September hosted by top chefs in the area. The ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • New Orleans French Film Fest
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Ooh la la! Feel free to break out the berets for the New Orleans Film Society’s 17th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival! The lineup this ...
    Category: Film

  • Sculpture Ideas Take Form
    Date: Monday, August 04, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Denham Springs, La
    This month at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish, you'll find creativity shaped, hammered, chiseled, and fully realized. Sculptures, that is! Works from Paulette Ferguson, Marita ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Eclectic Truth Slam and Open Mic Night
    Date: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join the Poetry Alliance at Le Bon Temps Bar and Grill for Baton Rouge's oldest poetry slam and open mic night. Come to listen to the ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • New Orleans French Film Fest
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Ooh la la! Feel free to break out the berets for the New Orleans Film Society’s 17th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival! The lineup this ...
    Category: Film

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Classic Films at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Prytania Theatre continues its celebration of classic films this month, screening one at 10 am every Sunday and Wednesday in August. If ever you find ...
    Category: Film

  • First Wednesday at the Baton Rouge Gallery
    Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014 - Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Baton Rouge Gallery is proud to feature the latest works from three of its artist members—Dawn Black, Katie Knoeringer and Matt Morris—during its August exhibition. Visitors ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons
    Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    It’s not too good to be true… this August, the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans will present Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons live in concert! ...
    Category: Music

  • New Orleans French Film Fest
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Ooh la la! Feel free to break out the berets for the New Orleans Film Society’s 17th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival! The lineup this ...
    Category: Film

  • Wednesdays on the Point
    Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
    Location:Algiers, La.
    This eight-week summer concert series, hosted by the Algiers Economic Development Foundation, puts the inevitable summertime sweat to good use—cooling off attendees as they enjoy live ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Monty Python at the Manship
    Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Catch an encore screening of one of the year's most hotly anticipated events, first captured at the O2 Arena in London. Monty Python Live brings together ...
    Category: Comedy

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • New Orleans French Film Fest
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Ooh la la! Feel free to break out the berets for the New Orleans Film Society’s 17th Annual New Orleans French Film Festival! The lineup this ...
    Category: Film

  • The Dixie Swim Club
    Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    In this touching play, five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series
    Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Join music lovers every Thursday evening this month at the Botanical Garden in New Orleans’ City Park to hear some of the city’s favorite performers belt ...
    Category: Music

  • Trailer McQuilken’s Wildflowers
    Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Join Longue Vue at this opening reception tonight as the exquisite works of Trailer McQuilkin are explored: his use of copper, oil paint, and found objects ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • ARTrepreneur 2014
    Date: Friday, August 08, 2014 - Friday, September 05, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Arts Councils of Baton Rouge and New Orleans have partnered to present the Artist as Entrepreneur program, helping artists map out their own creative businesses. ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Comedy Hour
    Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
    Location:New Roads, La
    No doubt, versions of a few classic Boudreaux/Thibodeaux jokes will be tossed around during this evening of comedy at the Julien Poydras Museum & Arts Center. ...
    Category: Comedy

  • Crimes of the Heart
    Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater will stage Crimes of the Heart in August, tackling sibling rivalry, growing old, and coming home again. Set in Hazlehurst, Ms, Crimes follows ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Music at the Mint
    Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The New Orleans Mint Performing Arts Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US Mint facility, is a place where Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • The Dixie Swim Club
    Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    In this touching play, five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Molly Ringwalds
    Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Playful New Orleans cover band, The Molly Ringwalds, will bring their '80s glam rock cover show to the Varsity tonight. The band, which claims inexplicable provenance ...
    Category: Music

  • Antique Bottle Show and Sale
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Vicksburg, Ms
    The seventeenth annual Vicksburg Antique Bottle Show and Sale will include tables upon tables of treasures for curiosity seekers and antiquers. Bottles, tins, stoneware jugs, glassware, ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • Attention, Writers!
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Zachary, La
    Hey, writers! Or—since we're at the library—we should say Psssst! The Zachary branch of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library would like your attention, please, for ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Audac!ty Dance Collective’s “The Human Experience”
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    This weekend, come to the Marigny Opera House and spend time with this New Orleans-based dance company which unites young professionals to create and share an ...
    Category: Dance

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Crimes of the Heart
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater will stage Crimes of the Heart in August, tackling sibling rivalry, growing old, and coming home again. Set in Hazlehurst, Ms, Crimes follows ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Dirty Linen Night
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Where else would this event take place but the fun-lovin' French Quarter? The French Quarter Business Association encourages all to peruse the galleries and businesses that ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Dog Days at the Library
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Siiit...staaay...good boy! The Louisiana Capital Area Obedience Club invites childrens ages five and up (and their families) to this fun and informative introduction to dog training. ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Free Kinder Garden at Longue Vue
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Children ages eighteen months to three years and their accompanying adult will engage in developmentally appropriate activities through water play, sand play, planting, painting and worm-digging. ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Fresh from the Market
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Why sleep in on Saturdays when you can pop out of bed, go mingle with local farmers and your fellow foodies, and then come home with ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Looking Glass Show
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Head to the Northshore Harbor Center this weekend for the Looking Glass Show and Sale. Vintage glass—from Victorian to mid-century styles—will be on view, with a ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • Meet the Pelican Woodcarvers Guild
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Pelican Woodcarvers Guild gets together several times each month for carving and camaraderie. These laid-back artisans will migrate to the Bluebonnet Library this afternoon to ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Movies in the Park: The Lego Movie
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    The eternally underfoot, block-headed, and square-bodied characters from The Lego Movie will be entertaining folks this evening for August's installment of Movies in the Park at ...
    Category: Film

  • Red Dress Run 2014
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Elegantly garbed runners flex their inner vamps in this year's Red Dress Run at Armstrong Park. Sponsored by the Hash House Harriers, a self-proclaimed "drinking club ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Second Saturday Artwalk
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Bay St. Louis
    This laid-back coastal event brightens up the Main Street of Old Town Bay St. Louis with shopping specials, live music, art and good food specials—all contained ...
    Category: Community

  • Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band! Trumpeter Jay Hagen leads this ensemble of top-flight New Orleans musicians in a ...
    Category: Music

  • The Dixie Swim Club
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    In this touching play, five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Zydeco Hawaiian Cruise Dance with Leroy Thomas
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
    Location:Grand Coteau, La
    All aboard for the Zydeco Hawaiian Cruise Dance, a cruise in which the dance floor is your deck and the music your sail. Leroy Thomas and ...
    Category: Dance

  • Audac!ty Dance Collective’s “The Human Experience”
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    This weekend, come to the Marigny Opera House and spend time with this New Orleans-based dance company which unites young professionals to create and share an ...
    Category: Dance

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Bal du Dimanche
    Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville’s Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) provides a weekly opportunity to express your two-steppin' style while listening to live music by some of the area’s finest musicians. Music ...
    Category: Music

  • Classic Films at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Prytania Theatre continues its celebration of classic films this month, screening one at 10 am every Sunday and Wednesday in August. If ever you find ...
    Category: Film

  • Life Drawing at Longue Vue
    Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Practice your life drawing skills with a live model on the historic estate of Longue Vue House and Gardens. $10 per person. August 10 from 11 ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Looking Glass Show
    Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014 - Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Head to the Northshore Harbor Center this weekend for the Looking Glass Show and Sale. Vintage glass—from Victorian to mid-century styles—will be on view, with a ...
    Category: Antiques & Collectibles

  • Music and Military History at the French Market
    Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Three times this summer the National World War II Museum's Victory Belles musical group will visit the French Market with a presenter from the museum's education ...
    Category: Music

  • National WWII Experience at the French Market
    Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    All history buffs are encouraged to come listen to the National WWII Museum’s Victory Belles in concert at the Dutch Alley Performance Pavilion on this last ...
    Category: Music

  • The Dixie Swim Club
    Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    In this touching play, five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to ...
    Category: Theatre

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Eclectic Truth Slam and Open Mic Night
    Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join the Poetry Alliance at Le Bon Temps Bar and Grill for Baton Rouge's oldest poetry slam and open mic night. Come to listen to the ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Farm to Table Dinner
    Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    But not just your ordinary Farm to Table dinner. This evening comes complete with the farmers themselves, talking about their products that will be prepared for ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Les Mains Guidées: Wood Carving
    Date: Tuesday, August 12, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    This monthly series invites visitors to learn crafts from master artisans who highlight traditions handed down by the Acadians, Creoles, and Native Americans of South Louisiana. ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Classic Films at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Prytania Theatre continues its celebration of classic films this month, screening one at 10 am every Sunday and Wednesday in August. If ever you find ...
    Category: Film

  • Coffee with OLLI: Smiley Anders
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Join the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) for a cup of joe and a history lesson at the Gonzales Public Library. Smiley Anders, longtime columnist for The ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Delcambre Shrimp Festival
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Delcambre, La
    For anyone who has ever pulled to the side of a two-lane road somewhere in South Louisiana, lured to a little shack by a hand-painted sign ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Wednesdays on the Point
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
    Location:Algiers, La.
    This eight-week summer concert series, hosted by the Algiers Economic Development Foundation, puts the inevitable summertime sweat to good use—cooling off attendees as they enjoy live ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Baton Rouge Blues Gala
    Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Blues Foundation Blues Gala is a chance to remember talented musicians like Robert Pete Williams, Otis "Lightnin' Slim" Hicks, Jimmy Dotson, and Leslie "Lazy Lester" Johnson, ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Delcambre Shrimp Festival
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Delcambre, La
    For anyone who has ever pulled to the side of a two-lane road somewhere in South Louisiana, lured to a little shack by a hand-painted sign ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Le Cajun French Music Fest and Awards
    Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Rayne
    Billed as The Grammys of Cajun music, Le Cajun Awards recognizes outstanding talent in a world where fiddlers and accordionists reign. It stands to reason, then, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Seinfeld Live
    Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    His hair's a little grayer, and he's got a few more lines around the eyes, but Jerry Seinfeld's comedy act is still a fresh mixture of ...
    Category: Comedy

  • The Dixie Swim Club
    Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    In this touching play, five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series
    Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Join music lovers every Thursday evening this month at the Botanical Garden in New Orleans’ City Park to hear some of the city’s favorite performers belt ...
    Category: Music

  • Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Based on the book by Lewis Carroll, this Playmakers production will follow Alice as she attends mad tea parties, talks with flowers, and chases the elusive ...
    Category: Theatre

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Boz Scaggs
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:Charenton, La.
    Boz Scaggs became famous in the 1960s as a member of the Steve Miller Band, playing guitar and sometimes singing. He then did well as a ...
    Category: Music

  • Cajun Face
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:St. Martinville, La
    The idiom, "You can leave Louisiana, but Louisiana never leaves you," would apply to the women depicted in this multi-media theatre piece, written by Lian Cheramie ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Crimes of the Heart
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater will stage Crimes of the Heart in August, tackling sibling rivalry, growing old, and coming home again. Set in Hazlehurst, Ms, Crimes follows ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Delcambre Shrimp Festival
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Delcambre, La
    For anyone who has ever pulled to the side of a two-lane road somewhere in South Louisiana, lured to a little shack by a hand-painted sign ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Hot August Night
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:Hammond, La
    It's a hot night in a cool town! The Hammond Downtown Development District is celebrating the nineteenth year of its signature event. Known as Hot August ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Le Cajun French Music Fest and Awards
    Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Rayne
    Billed as The Grammys of Cajun music, Le Cajun Awards recognizes outstanding talent in a world where fiddlers and accordionists reign. It stands to reason, then, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Music at the Mint
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The New Orleans Mint Performing Arts Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US Mint facility, is a place where Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • Spoof Night! with Labyrinth
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Stolen babies. Jim Henson creations. David Bowie as a Goblin King. And this is all before the spoofing even begins! Family Dinner Comedy Troupe pokes fun ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Dixie Swim Club
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    In this touching play, five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Weir
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    A genial crowd of drinkers, tall tales, and a night that extends far into the wee morning hours...it should come as no surprise that this show ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Based on the book by Lewis Carroll, this Playmakers production will follow Alice as she attends mad tea parties, talks with flowers, and chases the elusive ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Arts & Crabs Fest
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Lake Charles, La.
    For a mere $25, guests at the Arts & Crabs Fest can enjoy an extensive range of crab dishes from area restaurants paired with local beers. ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Cajun Face
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:St. Martinville, La
    The idiom, "You can leave Louisiana, but Louisiana never leaves you," would apply to the women depicted in this multi-media theatre piece, written by Lian Cheramie ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Crimes of the Heart
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater will stage Crimes of the Heart in August, tackling sibling rivalry, growing old, and coming home again. Set in Hazlehurst, Ms, Crimes follows ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Delcambre Shrimp Festival
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Delcambre, La
    For anyone who has ever pulled to the side of a two-lane road somewhere in South Louisiana, lured to a little shack by a hand-painted sign ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Feel the Pressure at LIGO
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Livingston, La
    In the August edition of Science Saturday, the folks at the LIGO Science Education Center put on the pressure. Don't get stressed—it's educational! Learn about the ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Free Kinder Garden at Longue Vue
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Children ages eighteen months to three years and their accompanying adult will engage in developmentally appropriate activities through water play, sand play, planting, painting and worm-digging. ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Fresh from the Market
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Why sleep in on Saturdays when you can pop out of bed, go mingle with local farmers and your fellow foodies, and then come home with ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Gipsy Kings at Saenger
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Grammy Award-winning Gipsy Kings when they play the Saenger Theatre this month, featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo. It has been twenty-five years ...
    Category: Music

  • Green Paradise 2014
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    If Baton Rouge Green has anything to say about it, paradise will not be paved. The organization is committed to preserving Baton Rouge's trees and greenspaces, ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Le Cajun French Music Fest and Awards
    Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014 - Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Rayne
    Billed as The Grammys of Cajun music, Le Cajun Awards recognizes outstanding talent in a world where fiddlers and accordionists reign. It stands to reason, then, ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Music at the Mint
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The New Orleans Mint Performing Arts Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US Mint facility, is a place where Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve revives the long-running live radio show that ...
    Category: Music

  • Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band! Trumpeter Jay Hagen leads this ensemble of top-flight New Orleans musicians in a ...
    Category: Music

  • The Ancient Practice of Yogic Sleep
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Whether the bed bugs are biting or residual work stress has you tearing at the sheets, sleep deprivation is no laughing matter. But before you turn ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • The Bold, the Young, and the Murdered
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Rayne
    If the venue—Chef Roy's Frog City Cafe—isn't intriguing enough, then the murder mystery dinner theatre production launched by The Acadia Players should provide enough twists and ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Dixie Swim Club
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    In this touching play, five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Mystique of Perique
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    No smokescreen here! This afternoon at the Bluebonnet Library, Craig Roussel of the LSU AgCenter discusses the history of perique tobacco in Louisiana, from its cultivation ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • The Weir
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    A genial crowd of drinkers, tall tales, and a night that extends far into the wee morning hours...it should come as no surprise that this show ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Yoga at Longue Vue
    Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Wake up with yoga at Longue Vue! Park your mat and get ready for power Vinyasa yoga with LIFE yoga instructor Valerie McMillan. Sunshine only! $8 ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
    Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Based on the book by Lewis Carroll, this Playmakers production will follow Alice as she attends mad tea parties, talks with flowers, and chases the elusive ...
    Category: Theatre

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Bal du Dimanche
    Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville’s Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) provides a weekly opportunity to express your two-steppin' style while listening to live music by some of the area’s finest musicians. Music ...
    Category: Music

  • CASA Kids Day
    Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Capital Area CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association has been conducting its three-week fundraiser designed to raise both money and awareness on behalf of abused or ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Cajun Face
    Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:St. Martinville, La
    The idiom, "You can leave Louisiana, but Louisiana never leaves you," would apply to the women depicted in this multi-media theatre piece, written by Lian Cheramie ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Classic Films at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Prytania Theatre continues its celebration of classic films this month, screening one at 10 am every Sunday and Wednesday in August. If ever you find ...
    Category: Film

  • Delcambre Shrimp Festival
    Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Delcambre, La
    For anyone who has ever pulled to the side of a two-lane road somewhere in South Louisiana, lured to a little shack by a hand-painted sign ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    You don't have to be a rich man to enjoy this screening of the 1971 film classic at the Manship Theatre. The Baton Rouge Jewish Film ...
    Category: Film

  • Mah-Jongg Madness!
    Date: Sunday, August 17, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The story goes that Confucius invented mah-jongg (taken from the word for "sparrow") in 500 BC, with the three main dragon tiles corresponding with his three ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Eclectic Truth Slam and Open Mic Night
    Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join the Poetry Alliance at Le Bon Temps Bar and Grill for Baton Rouge's oldest poetry slam and open mic night. Come to listen to the ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Hollywood on the Bayou
    Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Location:Gonzales, La
    Lately, it seems that not a day goes by without some sort of star sighting in the area. And why's that? Because South Louisiana has become ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Kinder Garden: “Back-to-School in the Garden”
    Date: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Children ages eighteen months to three years and their accompanying adults are invited to Longue Vue to explore the world of gardens through plant care, crafts, ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Classic Films at Prytania Theatre
    Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Prytania Theatre continues its celebration of classic films this month, screening one at 10 am every Sunday and Wednesday in August. If ever you find ...
    Category: Film

  • Long: A Life in Politics
    Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Location:Jeanerette, La
    Massachusetts has the Kennedys; but Louisiana has the Longs, a family whose political influence began with Governor Huey Long in the 1920s and ended with the ...
    Category: History & Heritage

  • Retro Games
    Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Main Library invites grown-ups—not kids—out to try their hands at a few retro games. There's a reason Scrabble, dominoes, and Connect Four have never gone ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • Wednesdays on the Point
    Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
    Location:Algiers, La.
    This eight-week summer concert series, hosted by the Algiers Economic Development Foundation, puts the inevitable summertime sweat to good use—cooling off attendees as they enjoy live ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Blues@Home: The Work of H.C. Porter
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Thursday, October 02, 2014
    Location:Indianola, MS
    The B.B. King Museum is hosting a collection of thirty photographic mixed media works by renowned Vicksburg artist, H.C. Porter. To make them, the artist visited ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • Forensic Anthropology
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Location:Vidalia
    Dr. Mary Manhein, LSU forensic anthropologist, will discuss her fascinating career tonight at the Vidalia Convention Center. Otherwise known as "The Bone Lady," Manhein has used ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Fête Rouge Returns
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society (BRES) will once again host a two-day festival event called, Fête Rouge: A Louisiana Celebration of Food and Wine. Forks and ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Gueydan Duck Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Gueydan
    Before Jean Pierre Gueydan founded the town named after himself, he lived in Abbeville, which was thirty miles west of a hunter's paradise that Gueydan visited ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Mommy and Me Yoga
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Fairwood Branch Library is offering salutations—sun salutations, that is. Mothers and their broods are invited out to learn the fine art of yoga, hopefully instigating ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Social
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Here's the scoop: the Capitol Park Museum is throwing a big ol' birthday bash, and you're invited! There's a slew of Louisiana birthdays to be celebrated ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Smithfield Fair
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Location:Alexandria, La
    Lively tunes by Smithfield Fair will lift spirits at this Third Thursday concert. Live music, food, and fun at the Alexandria Museum of Art's most popular ...
    Category: Music

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Join music lovers every Thursday evening this month at the Botanical Garden in New Orleans’ City Park to hear some of the city’s favorite performers belt ...
    Category: Music

  • Accalia and the Swamp Monster
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014 - Sunday, February 15, 2015
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    This fall, the LSU Museum of Art hosts a haunted Southern landscape, a surreal journey through a nightmare world. Accalia and the Swamp Monster: The Works ...
    Category: Art Exhibit

  • American Aquarium
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    With a band name derived from a now-classic Wilco tune and an adherence to the hard living aesthetic of Southern rock, it's hard not to like ...
    Category: Music

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Crimes of the Heart
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater will stage Crimes of the Heart in August, tackling sibling rivalry, growing old, and coming home again. Set in Hazlehurst, Ms, Crimes follows ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Distillery Swap Meets
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The Distillery Artist Residency program opens its doors to audiences via their free monthly Swap Meets: fifteen-to-twenty-minute performances by each participating fellow that showcase the artists’ ...
    Category: Performing Arts

  • Don McLean
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Hello, hello, Mister Donald McLean! Creator of the overwhelmingly iconic "Miss American Pie," McLean himself will be on the River Center stage this evening. Aside from ...
    Category: Music

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    You don't have to be a rich man to enjoy Slidell Little Theatre's production of the classic musical by Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick. ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Fête Rouge Returns
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Epicurean Society (BRES) will once again host a two-day festival event called, Fête Rouge: A Louisiana Celebration of Food and Wine. Forks and ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Golf Tournament at Angola
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Putt-putt for the preservation of historic sites at Angola Prison. The Louisiana State Penitentiary Museum Foundation, Inc. is hosting its annual Golf Tournament at Angola Prison ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Gueydan Duck Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Gueydan
    Before Jean Pierre Gueydan founded the town named after himself, he lived in Abbeville, which was thirty miles west of a hunter's paradise that Gueydan visited ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • James Burton International Guitar Festival
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Shreveport, La.
    The newly renovated Shreveport Municipal Auditorium will be rocking to the rafters as some of the country’s best guitarists pay tribute to Shreveport native and Rock ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Music at the Mint
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The New Orleans Mint Performing Arts Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US Mint facility, is a place where Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • The Distillery: A Fellowship for performing artists
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The latest brainchild of the Contemporary Arts Center, the Distillery imagines what four New Orleans mid-career performing artists could achieve if provided local mentorship, national mentorship, rehearsal ...
    Category: Performing Arts

  • The Weir
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    A genial crowd of drinkers, tall tales, and a night that extends far into the wee morning hours...it should come as no surprise that this show ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Based on the book by Lewis Carroll, this Playmakers production will follow Alice as she attends mad tea parties, talks with flowers, and chases the elusive ...
    Category: Theatre

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Craft Brews, BBQ and Blues
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Alexandria, La
    Join AMoA for its Craft Brews, BBQ and Blues fundraiser. Nosh on delicious barbecue prepared by AlexRiverFete barbecue competitors, listen to live music by Ministry of ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • Crimes of the Heart
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Cutting Edge Theater will stage Crimes of the Heart in August, tackling sibling rivalry, growing old, and coming home again. Set in Hazlehurst, Ms, Crimes follows ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Crosby, Stills & Nash
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    This famous musical trio will unite at the Saenger Theatre this month. More than four decades since Crosby, Stills & Nash first harmonized in Laurel Canyon ...
    Category: Music

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    You don't have to be a rich man to enjoy Slidell Little Theatre's production of the classic musical by Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick. ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Free Kinder Garden at Longue Vue
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Children ages eighteen months to three years and their accompanying adult will engage in developmentally appropriate activities through water play, sand play, planting, painting and worm-digging. ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Fresh from the Market
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Why sleep in on Saturdays when you can pop out of bed, go mingle with local farmers and your fellow foodies, and then come home with ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Gueydan Duck Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Gueydan
    Before Jean Pierre Gueydan founded the town named after himself, he lived in Abbeville, which was thirty miles west of a hunter's paradise that Gueydan visited ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Jake Owen
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Jake Owen is coming to Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square this month! Since releasing the chart-topping album, Barefoot Blue Jean Night, Jake Owen has emerged ...
    Category: Music

  • James Burton International Guitar Festival
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Shreveport, La.
    The newly renovated Shreveport Municipal Auditorium will be rocking to the rafters as some of the country’s best guitarists pay tribute to Shreveport native and Rock ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Lake Chicot Paddle Trip
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Take to the waters of Chicot Lake under paddle power, when Pack & Paddle leads visitors on a guided canoe tour to view the different sorts ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Music at the Mint
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The New Orleans Mint Performing Arts Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US Mint facility, is a place where Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • Polos & Pearls
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:St. Francisville, La
    Pull on a polo, loop on some pearls, and get out amongst some fresh happenings this month in St. Francisville, when Main Street merchants welcome visitors ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Promenade d'Art de Franklin
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Franklin, La
    The City of Franklin hosts the fifth annual Promenade d'Art de Franklin (Franklin Art Walk). Art connoisseurs can stroll the historic Main Street, browsing the merchandise ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve revives the long-running live radio show that ...
    Category: Music

  • Swingin' at the Canteen with the Victory Big Band!
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    A sizzling new show by The National WWII Museum's own Victory Big Band! Trumpeter Jay Hagen leads this ensemble of top-flight New Orleans musicians in a ...
    Category: Music

  • Taste of Tiger Tailgating
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Decadent food, thirst-quenching beverages, tunes, and hordes of LSU fans...the only thing that's missing is the opposing team, but who needs them anyway? Gather with over ...
    Category: Games People Play

  • The Bold, the Young, and the Murdered
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Rayne
    If the venue—Chef Roy's Frog City Cafe—isn't intriguing enough, then the murder mystery dinner theatre production launched by The Acadia Players should provide enough twists and ...
    Category: Theatre

  • The Elvis and Jesse Show
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    It started off as two buddies, a set of wigs, and a fondness for The King. Now it's a full-blown charity event led by musicians Kirk ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • The Ultimate Tailgate Party
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    Your biggest dilemma for this event will be "What color do I paint my face?!" The Ultimate Tailgate Party promises a blowout Tiger fans, Saints fans, ...
    Category: Fund Raiser

  • The Weir
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    A genial crowd of drinkers, tall tales, and a night that extends far into the wee morning hours...it should come as no surprise that this show ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Zoo Zoom 5K
    Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Whether you're more disposed to leg it like a leopard or trundle like a tortoise, you're equally welcome to vie for prizes and the coveted ostrich ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Alice in Wonderland, Jr.
    Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Based on the book by Lewis Carroll, this Playmakers production will follow Alice as she attends mad tea parties, talks with flowers, and chases the elusive ...
    Category: Theatre

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Bal du Dimanche
    Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville’s Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) provides a weekly opportunity to express your two-steppin' style while listening to live music by some of the area’s finest musicians. Music ...
    Category: Music

  • Boyz II Men
    Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Better start rehearsing your harmonies now, because Boyz II Men is on tour again, and they’re coming to Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square in New ...
    Category: Music

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    You don't have to be a rich man to enjoy Slidell Little Theatre's production of the classic musical by Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick. ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Gueydan Duck Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Gueydan
    Before Jean Pierre Gueydan founded the town named after himself, he lived in Abbeville, which was thirty miles west of a hunter's paradise that Gueydan visited ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • James Burton International Guitar Festival
    Date: Friday, August 22, 2014 - Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Shreveport, La.
    The newly renovated Shreveport Municipal Auditorium will be rocking to the rafters as some of the country’s best guitarists pay tribute to Shreveport native and Rock ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • The Weir
    Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    A genial crowd of drinkers, tall tales, and a night that extends far into the wee morning hours...it should come as no surprise that this show ...
    Category: Theatre

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Les Vues Free Film Series
    Date: Monday, August 25, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Grab some popcorn and settle down for this monthly film series in Vermilionville’s Performance Center, where films curated by filmmakers and enthusiasts range from features, documentaries, ...
    Category: Film

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Eclectic Truth Slam and Open Mic Night
    Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Join the Poetry Alliance at Le Bon Temps Bar and Grill for Baton Rouge's oldest poetry slam and open mic night. Come to listen to the ...
    Category: Litera & Spoken Word

  • Kids' classes at the Arts Council of Livingston Parish
    Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Location:Denham Springs, La
    The Arts Council of Livingston Parish will offer two sessions of drawing and painting classes for creative kids this fall: • Session 1: Tuesdays, August 26—September 16• Session ...
    Category: Kidstuff

  • Kinder Garden: “Back-to-School in the Garden”
    Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Children ages eighteen months to three years and their accompanying adults are invited to Longue Vue to explore the world of gardens through plant care, crafts, ...
    Category: Knowing Nature

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Life Drawing at Longue Vue
    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Practice your life drawing skills with a live model on the historic estate of Longue Vue House and Gardens. $10 per person. August 10 from 11 ...
    Category: Arts & Crafts

  • Southern Decadence
    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Back in 1972, friends living in a cottage in Treme threw together a small "Come As Your Favorite Southern Decadent" party and impromptu parade, and through ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Wednesdays on the Point
    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
    Location:Algiers, La.
    This eight-week summer concert series, hosted by the Algiers Economic Development Foundation, puts the inevitable summertime sweat to good use—cooling off attendees as they enjoy live ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • 79th Annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:Morgan City, La
    Booth after booth after booth of fabulous festival food can be found at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, which takes place every year in Morgan City. ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • CANstruction Competition at LASM
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Friday, September 12, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Teams representing area design, building, and business communities will descend on the Louisiana Art & Science Museum yet again to build whimsical and dramatic structures out ...
    Category: Community

  • Drop the Needle: Rolling Stones
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    This Baton Rouge concert series, brainchild of Rob Chidester, gives reverent new life to classic albums once a month. August's outing is The Rolling Stones' Beggar's ...
    Category: Music

  • Hamlet
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    William Shakespeare’s masterpiece of family and revenge comes to life at the Historic Delta Grand Theatre in a sleek, modernized production. Featuring some of the area’s ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Herb Garden Groundbreaking
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Herb Society of America-Baton Rouge Unit and the Burden Botanical Gardens will break ground on a unique historic garden at the Gardens this month:  an ...
    Category: Gardening

  • Royal Southern Brotherhood
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    This band has so many fans, they’re basically family. That's right—the Royal Southern Brotherhood is coming to Chelsea’s Café late this month to perform songs from ...
    Category: Music

  • Southern Decadence
    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Back in 1972, friends living in a cottage in Treme threw together a small "Come As Your Favorite Southern Decadent" party and impromptu parade, and through ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • The Kid Carsons and Feufollet
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Come out to the storied Chickie Wah Wah on Canal Street this evening as The Kid Carsons and members of Feufollet—two relatively young acts making big ...
    Category: Music

  • Thursdays at Twilight Concert Series
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Join music lovers every Thursday evening this month at the Botanical Garden in New Orleans’ City Park to hear some of the city’s favorite performers belt ...
    Category: Music

  • 79th Annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:Morgan City, La
    Booth after booth after booth of fabulous festival food can be found at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, which takes place every year in Morgan City. ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • August Films at the Manship
    Date: Friday, August 01, 2014 - Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    When the big summer blockbusters are less than satisfactory, don't despair! The Manship Theatre, reliable purveyor of fine arts and entertainment, has you covered with films ...
    Category: Film

  • Cane River Zydeco Festival
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Natchitoches, La
    Celebrate Cane River-style at this annual zydeco festival which, predictably, includes lots of zydeco music and dancing, and not so predictably, a popular Poker Run. This ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    You don't have to be a rich man to enjoy Slidell Little Theatre's production of the classic musical by Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick. ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Hamlet
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    William Shakespeare’s masterpiece of family and revenge comes to life at the Historic Delta Grand Theatre in a sleek, modernized production. Featuring some of the area’s ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Jesus Christ Superstar
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Initially made modern by Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera score, Tim Rice's lyrics, some seventies' slang, and allusions to modern life, Cutting Edge Theater will take ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Movies & Music on the Lawn
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    The Baton Rouge Gallery's popular outdoor movie program continues this spring and summer with an eclectic lineup of movies and local music. Film-goers should bring blankets ...
    Category: Film

  • Music at the Mint
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    The New Orleans Mint Performing Arts Center, located on the 3rd floor of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old US Mint facility, is a place where Louisiana ...
    Category: Music

  • Southern Decadence
    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Back in 1972, friends living in a cottage in Treme threw together a small "Come As Your Favorite Southern Decadent" party and impromptu parade, and through ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Plaisance
    This year's festival will feature the best in zydeco, Cajun, swamp-pop, swing, R&B, southern soul, and more. The event, held in Plaisance, kicks off with a ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • 79th Annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:Morgan City, La
    Booth after booth after booth of fabulous festival food can be found at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, which takes place every year in Morgan City. ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Big River Regional
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Giving new meaning to "on board," this stand-up paddle race hosted by the Muddy Water Paddle Company is not for the faint of heart (or the ...
    Category: Fit & Fun

  • Cane River Zydeco Festival
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Natchitoches, La
    Celebrate Cane River-style at this annual zydeco festival which, predictably, includes lots of zydeco music and dancing, and not so predictably, a popular Poker Run. This ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Creole Renaissance Festival
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    Celebrate Creole heritage! The food, the music, the dancing—all wrapped up into a day of South Louisiana fun. If you've got the skills, there's even a ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    You don't have to be a rich man to enjoy Slidell Little Theatre's production of the classic musical by Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick. ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Fresh from the Market
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Baton Rouge, La
    Why sleep in on Saturdays when you can pop out of bed, go mingle with local farmers and your fellow foodies, and then come home with ...
    Category: Cuisine

  • Hamlet
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    William Shakespeare’s masterpiece of family and revenge comes to life at the Historic Delta Grand Theatre in a sleek, modernized production. Featuring some of the area’s ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Healing Traditions
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    This lecture series, hosted by the Lafayette Master Gardeners, introduces Cajun and Creole healing traditions and covers traiteurs as well as the medicinal plants used in ...
    Category: Skills for Living

  • Jesus Christ Superstar
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    Initially made modern by Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera score, Tim Rice's lyrics, some seventies' slang, and allusions to modern life, Cutting Edge Theater will take ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Martina McBride
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Lake Charles, La.
    Country music singer and songwriter Martina McBride has a big voice, know for singing powerful ballads in a soaring soprano range. The Nashville star will be ...
    Category: Music

  • Rendez Vous des Cajuns
    Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Eunice, La
    Saturday nights in the Liberty Center, the City of Eunice and the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve revives the long-running live radio show that ...
    Category: Music

  • Southern Decadence
    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Back in 1972, friends living in a cottage in Treme threw together a small "Come As Your Favorite Southern Decadent" party and impromptu parade, and through ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Music Festival
    Date: Friday, August 29, 2014 - Saturday, August 30, 2014
    Location:Plaisance
    This year's festival will feature the best in zydeco, Cajun, swamp-pop, swing, R&B, southern soul, and more. The event, held in Plaisance, kicks off with a ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • 79th Annual Shrimp and Petroleum Festival
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:Morgan City, La
    Booth after booth after booth of fabulous festival food can be found at the Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, which takes place every year in Morgan City. ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Bal du Dimanche
    Date: Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Lafayette, La
    Vermilionville’s Bal du Dimanche (Sunday Dance) provides a weekly opportunity to express your two-steppin' style while listening to live music by some of the area’s finest musicians. Music ...
    Category: Music

  • Fiddler on the Roof
    Date: Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Slidell, La
    You don't have to be a rich man to enjoy Slidell Little Theatre's production of the classic musical by Joseph Stein, Jerry Bock, and Sheldon Harnick. ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Hamlet
    Date: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Opelousas, La
    William Shakespeare’s masterpiece of family and revenge comes to life at the Historic Delta Grand Theatre in a sleek, modernized production. Featuring some of the area’s ...
    Category: Theatre

  • Labor Day Music Fest
    Date: Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Covington, La
    Put the long weekend to good use with this all-day family event. From noon–11 pm, Land-O-Pines Family Campground will be swinging with live music, food and ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals

  • Merle Haggard
    Date: Sunday, August 31, 2014
    Location:Charenton, La.
    Country music legend Merle Haggard will be bringing his multi-instrumental, outlaw style to The Pavillion at Cypress Bayou Casino and Hotel tonight. Doors at 7 pm. ...
    Category: Music

  • Southern Decadence
    Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Monday, September 01, 2014
    Location:New Orleans, La
    Back in 1972, friends living in a cottage in Treme threw together a small "Come As Your Favorite Southern Decadent" party and impromptu parade, and through ...
    Category: Fairs & Festivals