Talk of the Town
THROUGH OCT. 13: CRITICAL MASS 6 SOLO SHOWS. Featuring Visual Best of Show, Joshua Chambers, in the MainSpace and Literary Best of Show Artist, Katie Bickham, on the mezzanine. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
THROUGH OCT.: GLORIA RALLISON FIGURAL ART ON EXHIBIT. The original works will be shown at the Ron Atwood Gallery in Shreveport. Open Tues.-Fri. From 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 7288 Greenwood Road. 318-222-3279 or www.ronatwoodshreveportwestgallery.com
THROUGH NOV. 30: MARJORIE GRIGONIS: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF CREATION. Various compositions of line, shapes and colors are used throughout the abstracts and for the artist, represent exploration, criticism, trial and error, discovery. Her feelings and thoughts influence the outcome of the work. Marlene Yu Museum, 710 Travis Street, Shreveport. Call 318-717-9111 for hours.
THROUGH JAN. 11: SOME ARE POEMS. Paintings by Ellen Soffer on display. Opening reception is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 10. The Learning Commons, Bossier Parish Community College, 6220 East Texas St., Building A, Bossier City.
THROUGH JAN. 13: THE PELICAN STATE GOES TO WAR: LOUISIANA IN WWII. A historical exhibition from the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
OCT. 8: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION MONTHLY MEETING. Multimedia artist Paige Powell will focus on her digital collages and the process involved and where she gets her source. 6-8 p.m. Bossier Arts Council, Annex, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 965-0798 or 861-3324.
OCT. 11: BIZ ART SHOWING & RECEPTION. A free, family-oriented event, featuring the work of Holy Angels artists in the month of October. All original artwork displayed is for sale. 5-7 p.m. Offices of Hayter Reynolds, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698-3000.
OCT. 20: SCRAWL CRAWL WRITING MARATHON. A writing marathon where participants immerse themselves in the writing process and surroundings forming small groups and sharing their way across six locations throughout the day. $25. 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Call 673-6500.
NOV. 8: PARTY LIKE A PRIMATE. A group exhibition featuring mixed media by local artists. Proceeds benefit Chimp Haven. Suggested $10 donation. 4-8 p.m. Nader’s Gallery, 524 East Kings Hwy., Shreveport. Visit www.chimphaven.org.
THROUGH DEC. 3 MEADOWS MUSEUM OF ART FALL SHOWS. Featuring paintings by Lavar Monroe. Free. Visit website for hours. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport, LA 71104.
2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: 5-10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Drew Ley, Tuesdays and Fridays; Winston Hall with bassist Chris Allen, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Zeke Steadman and Stan Hoffman, Saturdays. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City.
318 INFUSED CIGAR LOUNGE: Mike Brown Karaoke, Tuesdays 7-11 p.m. 7611 Pines Road, Shreveport. 318-564-3050.
AGAVE: No cover. Happy hour Friday and Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m. 2-for-1 well, wine & draft. Total Choice, Oct. 12,13; Side FX, Oct. 19,20; What the Funk, 8 p.m. Oct. 26, 27. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
AMERICAN LEGION #14: Karaoke with Jay Couger, 6 p.m. every Tuesday; Karaoke with Dickie T, 6 p.m., every Sunday; Red Chute Band, Oct. 12, Nov. 9; Back Beat Boogie, Oct. 19, Nov. 16; Back When Band, Oct. 26, Nov. 23; Blue Rhythm Band, Nov. 2. 5315 Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 635-8186.
ARTIPSY WINE AND ARTS BAR: Last Friday of every month from 8-11 p.m. For “Hot Topic” comedy series; $10 presale; $15 at the door. All events are for those 21 years and older. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Pkwy., Ste. 600, Shreveport.
AURA ULTRA LOUNGE: 205 Texas St., Shreveport. 272-1643.
THE BAR CHORD: 5815 Youree Drive. Visit www.thebarchord.com.
BAYOU THUNDER SALOON. 5 Star Karaoke Plus with Ed Williams from 6-11 p.m. every Sunday. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 848-7732
BEARS ON FAIRFIELD: 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 272-1643.
BIG O'S CATFISH & MORE: Mike Brown Karaoke, Thursdays 7-11 p.m. 5765 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 636-4443.
BON TEMPS COFFEE BAR: Every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. is Thursday Night Vibes with local singers, songwriters, musicians and performers as they display their talents. Every Saturday night is poems and songs that pairs poems with smooth backing music from 7:30 to midnight. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Ste. 700, Shreveport. 734-9766.
BREAK-N-RUN: 5 Star Karaoke Plus hosted by Kaylee Rose every Friday night from 9 P.M. to 1 a.m. 9447 Mansfield Road, #3, Shreveport. 687-5556.
CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live music from 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday and Saturday. Pseudo Boom, Oct. 12; Jimmy Wooten Trio, Oct. 19. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.
CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway. Call 877-602-0711.
CENTRAL STATION: Mike Brown Karaoke, first and third Sundays 8 p.m. to midnight. 1025 Marshall St., Shreveport. 222-2216.
CHICAGO/THE HOOKAH ROOM: Acts are 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. unless otherwise stated. Loco lounge featuring the best selection of electronic dance music artists in town, Fridays; Floyd Grigsby and The 5gk Band, Saturdays. 118 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-0490.
CHIANTI: Winston Hall and Chris Allen, 6-9 p.m. every Sunday night in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-8866.
COVE ON CROSS LAKE: 11:30 a.m. to close Monday through Saturday. 1612 Dilg League Drive (off Lakeshore), Shreveport. 635-0262.
CRYSTAL STAIRS: 601 Texas Street, Shreveport. 424- 8783.
EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport.
END ZONE SPORTS BAR: 1 p.m. to 2 a.m., Monday through Saturday. Happy hour daily from 1-8 p.m. Shuffleboard and pool table. 2216 Benton Road, Bossier City. Call 747-2773.
FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Housed in a historic building that was once home to Bossier City's Fire House No. 6, the tasting room is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday. Ask about hosting your event at the tap room. Books and Brews, which is an open forum book club, takes place on the fourth Friday of the month. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.
GREAT RAFT BREWING: Open every Wednesday through Friday from 4 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 9 p.m. Free tours are available at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Saturdays. 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Call 734-9881.
H&H LOUNGE: Good vibes night every Wednesday. Drum Circle, 6-9 p.m.; VJ-DJ music, 9 p.m. to midnight. 717 Hope St., Shreveport. 424-9297.
HANGAR 21: Shows start at 10 p.m. unless otherwise stated. 616 Commerce St., Shreveport. 221-0064.
LEE'S: Acts are 8 p.m. to midnight weekdays, 9 p.m. Fridays and 9:30 p.m. Saturdays. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 861-2151.
LEGENDS THEATRE: John Michael Montgomery, 8 p.m., Oct. 19. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
MUDDY WATERS SPORTS BAR: 5000 Benton Road, Bossier City. 741-7635.
MYLESTONE BAR: Mike Brown Karaoke, first and third Fridays 8 p.m. to midnight. 1920 Market St, Shreveport. 678-0700.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6:30-10 p.m., Thursdays. 7960 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 841-1345.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 7-11 p.m., every Thursday. 6721 Klug Pines Road, Shreveport. 318-671-0811
NOBLE SAVAGE: Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Weeknight shows start at 8 p.m. On Wednesdays, Joe Nadeau's Blues Jam. Dirty Redd's Open Jam Session featuring area artists playing all-around good music every Thursday. 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-1781.
THE OFFICE: Happy hour every day 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Featuring $2 domestics, $2.50 imports and $6 Patron and Jameson. 1303 Shreveport-Barksdale Highway, Shreveport. 216-3346.
OUR PLACE GRILL AND BAR. 5 Star Karaoke Plus with Ed Williams from 8 p.m. to midnight every Friday; Karaoke on the porch from 3-7 p.m. every Sunday.
PARADISE THEATER: Martina McBride, 8 p.m., Nov. 3. Tickets start at $65. James Burton Christmas Concert: Memories of Elvis, $30, 8 p.m., Dec. 8. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)
RIVERDOME: Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711.
RED RIVER BREWING COMPANY: Bucket List Band, 6:30 p.m., Nov. 14, Dec. 12. 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport. 317-4110.
SAM'S TAVERN: 5-Star Karaoke Plus every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight. Located at 3816 E. Texas Street in Bossier City. 318-658-9804.
SAM'S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long. 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-429-0711.
THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. Whiskey Myers with Bishop Gun, Oct. 12; Thompson Square, Oct 19; Dylan Scott, Oct. 26; Jason Boland & the Stragglers and Cody Canada & the Departed, Nov. 16. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www.outhousetickets.com.
ST. CHARLES TAVERN. 5
Star Karaoke Plus featuring Ed Williams, 8 p.m. to midnight every
Thursday; 5 Star Karaoke Plus hosted by Megan, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every
Friday and Saturday. 2706 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. 318-210-7434.
STRANGE BREW: Mike Brown Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. 235 Wall St., Shreveport. 222-2337.
STREAKER LOUNGE. 5 Star Karaoke Plus hosted by Alice from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. every Friday. 2245 Grimmett Drive, Shreveport. 226-6555.
SUNDANCE CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live
music is from 8 p.m. to midnight; 5 Star Karaoke Plus featuring Ed
Williams, 7-11 p.m., every Wednesday night; 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier
City, La. 318-746-0711.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live
entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Jimmy Wooten Band, Oct.
10, 20; Jason Sepulvado Band, Oct. 11, 31; The Syndicate, Oct.12; Casey
Martin Band, Oct. 13; Savage Trio, Oct. 17; Scram Wulfie & Lefty,
Oct. 18; Tambria Adams Band, Oct. 19; What the Funk, Oct. 24; Professor
Pork Chop Band, Oct. 25; The Caravan, Oct. 26; Tyler Vosbury Band, Oct
27. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243..
SUPERIOR'S STEAKHOUSE: Live
piano music 6-10 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 7-11 p.m.,
Saturday. Haley Brooke, most Thursdays, many Fridays and Saturdays;
Landon Pate, many Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays; Morgan Smith, many
Wednesdays; The Stilettos, the first Friday of the month. 855 Pierremont
Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.
TIME OUT SPORTS BAR: 9064 Mansfield Road, Shreveport. 688-3247.
TIKI BAR: Live
music at 6:30 p.m. Hunter Brabham Williams and Deaton, Nov. 28, Dec.
19; Bucket List, Nov. 7, 21, Dec. 5, 26. 639 E. Kings Highway,
TREJOS MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 6-10 p.m. Fridays. 5795 N. Market, Shreveport. 929-0299.
TWISTED ROOT BOSSIER: Friday
Nights at the Root, 7-9 p.m. on the patio, Holly Tucker, Oct. 12;
Morgan Ashley, Oct. 19; Nick Sterling, Oct. 26; Austin Upchurch, Nov. 2;
Mitchell Ferguson, Nov. 9; David Adam Byrnes, Nov. 16; Tyler Dudley,
Nov. 23. 2578 Airline Drive, Bossier City.
VFW POST #5951: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, first and third Saturday of the month. 1315 Northgate Road, Bossier City. 746-7611.
WHAT'S ON TAP: Happy hour daily 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 33 beers on tap. 1207 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 869-2422.
WHAT'S ON TAP II: Happy hour daily 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Serving food and 23 beers on tap. 2369 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 747-5505.
WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Hours are noon to midnight Sunday; 6 p.m. to midnight Monday through Thursday; 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnight every Tuesday. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
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OCT. 19: JOHN MICHAEL MONTGOMERY. American
country singer hits the stage in Bossier City. Tickets start at $40. 8
p.m. Legends Theatre, DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 Diamondjacks
Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
OCT. 20: RBRM (RONNIE, BOBBY, RICKY AND MIKE!). Tickets on sale now. 7:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
OCT. 26: TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS. With special guest Stoney LaRue. 7:30 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 CenturyLink Center Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
NOV. 3: MARTINA MCBRIDE. Tickets on sale now. Tickets start at $65. 8 p.m. Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
NOV. 18: TOBYMAC & DIVERSECITY BAND. With
special guest Ryan Stevenson in this one-of-a-kind concert experience.
Reserved seating. $20-$99.50. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium,
705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
DEC. 8: THE JAMES BURTON CHRISTMAS CONCERT: MEMORIES OF ELVIS. With music from James Burton, Estelle Brown and other special guests singing Christmas music, a tribute to Elvis and more. $30. 8 p.m. Paradise Theatre, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DEC. 9: THE HUMAN BEING TOUR WITH JOHN CRIST. Tickets
on sale now. General admission. $20, $25, $40, $75, $150. 7:30 p.m.
Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport. Visit www.ticketmaster.com.
DEC. 13-16: WRONG NOTE RIGHT: THE STORY OF AN ACCIDENTAL PIANO MAN. Join
us for a special evening of theatrical and musical adventure as
storyteller and award-winning piano entertainer Winston Hall shares the
colorful tale of his unlikely rise as one of North Louisiana’s most
popular performers. $20. 7:30 p.m.; 2:30 p.m., Dec. 16. East Bank
Theatre, 630 Barskdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
DEC. 14: CHAD PRATHER. On
his “Star Spangled Banter” comedy tour. $32.50-$26.75. Reserved
seating. Ages 18 and older. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
DEC. 16: HARRY CONNICK JR. Performs
his “A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration … Holiday Edition.”
$49.50, $69.50, $89.50, $119.50. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal
Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
DEC. 26: MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS. By Chip Davis. $79.50; $59.50; $39.50. Reserved seating. All ages must have a ticket. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
JAN. 22: THE BEACH BOYS: NOW & THEN. Tickets on sale now. Reserved seating. $50, $68, $86. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 11-14, 18-21: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND. A
musical based on the retellings of Hans Christian Andersen’s “The
Little Mermaid” presented by the Cavalier Players. For teenage and older
audiences. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11-14, 18-21, 2 p.m., Sunday performances.
$15. Season memberships are on sale now. Bossier Parish Community
College, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City. Call 678-6525.
OCT. 13: CHINESE WARRIORS OF PEKING. This
new production is filled with high-intensity martial arts and
breath-taking acrobatics to tell the tale of two rival martial arts
disciplines competing in Peking. $25, student; $27; $35; $45. 8 p.m. The
Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
OCT. 21: JERSEY BOYS. This
is the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons in the Tony
Awardwinning phenomenon. $25, student; $46; $61; $75. 7 p.m. The Strand
Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
NOV. 8-11: DISNEY’S ALADDIN JR. The story you know and love has been given the royal treatment. $18, $15, students in advance. 6 p.m., Nov. 8, 9, 10; 11 a.m., Nov. 10; 2 p.m., Nov. 10; 3 p.m., Nov. 11. Emmett Hook Center, 550 Common St., Shreveport. Call 218-9978.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY: THE HISTORIC OLGILVIE-WIENER HOME. Come
take a step back in time and visit this beautiful Queen Anne Victorian
mansion and watch the progress of historic preservation of this
magnificent home. $10. 4-6 p.m. 728 Austen Place, Shreveport.
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOV.: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS' MARKET. With
fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, jams and jellies, makers,
hobbyists, handmade soap, baked goods, food trucks and more. Free. 9
a.m. to 1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950 E. Texas Ave., Bossier City.
FIRST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH: SHREVEPORT WRITERS' CLUB. Writers
from all stages of life in all genres and styles of writing meet to
share their thoughts in written form with other people who love words;
guests welcome. Free. 10 a.m. to noon. Shreve Memorial Library,
Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport.
THROUGH OCT. 30: PROVENANCE PUMPKIN PATCH. A
month-long event with hayrides, movie nights, crafts, photo sessions
and much more hosted by The Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier Inc.
3:30-6:30 p.m., Monday through Friday; 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday
and Sunday. Provenance, 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.yourprovenance.com.
OCT. 11: FASHION NIGHT OUT! Two
fashion events honoring retail icon Knox Goodman. Professional models
by the Michael Turney Agency will share the latest looks and will
include surprise celebrity models. $85 for main floor, $75 for balcony.
11:30 a.m., luncheon; 6-9 p.m., evening show and cocktails. Scottish
Rite Cathedral, 755 Cotton St. Call 221-2628 or visit eventbrite.com.
OCT. 11: OKTOBERFEST CRAFTS AND CRAFT BEER NIGHT. Buckle
your lederhosen and let us pour you a bier. This round of crafts and
craft beer is centered around the German holiday known as Oktoberfest,
where attendees personalize a beer mug with paints while tasting pints.
$30. 5:30-8 p.m. artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
OCT. 11: DARKNESS TO LIGHT’S STEWARDS OF CHILDREN WORKSHOP. This
two-hour event equips attendees to first recognize sexual abuse and
respond appropriately. Free. 6-8 p.m. Hamilton/ South Caddo Library,
2111 Bert Kouns, Shreveport. Visit www.pcal.org.
OCT. 11: TEA AND COFFEE. A
presentation from Donna Curtis on Shreveport Green’s work in
environmental issues in the area. 2 p.m., tea and coffee; 2:30 program.
Women’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 222-4186.
OCT. 11, 18, 25: MARKETS & MUSIC. Fresh
produce, outdoor concert and good eats. Live music by Cory Cross, Oct.
11; Professor Pork Chop, Oct. 19; Ben Marshal, Oct. 25. 5-8 p.m.
Windrush Park, 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport. Visit
OCT. 12: KREWE OF HIGHLAND CORONATION XXIV. An
outdoor extravaganza of carnival games, circus treats, sideshow acts
and a silent auction of Highland treasures. Cash bar. $40. 7 p.m., doors
open; 8 p.m., presentation of royal court. Pine Wold, 2745 Fairfield
Ave., Shreveport. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
OCT. 12-14: PAW PATROL LIVE: RACE TO THE RESCUE. The
top-rated animated preschool series returns with four performances. 6
p.m., Oct. 12; 10 a.m., 2 p.m., Oct. 13; 2 p.m., Oct. 14. CenturyLink
Center, 2000 CenturyLink Drive, Bossier City. Tickets on sale at www.ticketmaster.com.
OCT. 13: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speakers Kathryn Benson and Glenn Moore. Free. 1-3 p.m. Shreve
Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive,
Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy. com or call 746-1851.
OCT. 13: LIP SYNC BATTLE. Families
Helping Families host the inaugural event with local community leaders
showcasing their best impersonation. Cocktail attire with food and cash
bar. Must be 21. $35. 6-9 p.m., Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo
St., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
OCT. 14: FAMILY FALL FEST, MOVIE NIGHT AND WEINER DOG RACES. With
local food trucks, bounce houses, face-painting, petting zoo, weiner
dog races, cult classic movie “Hocus Pocus” and more. 3 p.m. Harrah’s
Louisiana Downs, 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City.
OCT. 17: THE CITY CHAMPIONSHIPS EXHIBITION #1. Featuring eight quarterfinalists from this year’s City Championship and singles matches with two of the young players. 6:30-9:30 p.m. Southern Hills Tennis Center, 1000 W. Bert Kouns Ind. Loop, Shreveport. Visit the Facebook event page at www.facebook.com.
OCT. 18: OCTOBER BOOK REVIEW AND LUNCHEON. With
Hannah Hoan, author of “A Gift A Brain.” 10:30 a.m., social; 11 a.m.,
book review; noon, lunch. $15. Women’s Department Club, 802 Margaret
Place, Shreveport. Call 222-4186.
OCT. 18-28: 21ST ANNUAL SHOPPER’S CARD. Save
20% off at your favorite local merchants by purchasing this card and
all proceeds will go to Shreveport Symphony Orchestra. Call 222-7496 or
OCT. 19: TWILIGHT TALKIES: THE GREATEST SHOWMAN. Enjoy
a movie on the lawn of the museum for free. Bring chairs and blankets
and local food trucks will have food for sale. 7 p.m.; 8 p.m., movie.
R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.fwnaf.org.
OCT. 19: DAVID AND TAMELA MANN. Tickets
on sale now. Reserved seating. $24.50-$59.50. 7 p.m. Shreveport
Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
OCT. 19-20: 4TH ANNUAL LOUISIANA JET RALLY. An
aerial event for hobbyists and modelers who like to make big
radio-controlled airplanes and fly them for fun and to showcase specific
types of airplanes. Free for spectators. $35 for pilots. C.E. “Rusty”
Williams Airport, 211 Independent Ave., Grand Cane. Call 470-2650 or
OCT. 20: BOSSIER CITY MAKERS FAIR. Shop
with over 100 local makers and artists from around the Ark-La-Tex with
live entertainment, food, activities for kids and more. 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. Louisiana Boardwalk, 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. Visit
OCT. 20: CRUISIN’ IN GRAND CANE. Antique, classic and street rod car and tractor show. Food, music, door prizes and car trivia with prizes. 9 a.m. to noon. Grand Cane, La. Call 858-2556.
OCT. 20: SBC ZOMBIE WALK: Free family event with zombie costumes, artists, jewelry, food, door prizes and more. Pet friendly. 4-9 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.facebook.com.
OCT. 21: SCCA AUTOCROSS EVENT This
is a precision driving competition that pits one car at a time against
the clock, and against others in your same class, to see how quickly you
can negotiate your way around an orange pylon-marked course without
hitting any cones or missing any gates. $40 for novices and SCAA
members; $50 for experienced and non-SCAA members. No charge for
non-competitors. 8-9 a.m. is registration and tech inspection. Thunder
Road Raceway, 5700 Thunder Road, Gilliam. Call 687-1507.
OCT. 23: PUMPKIN SHINE ON LINE. With
decorated pumpkins on display from schools, churches, business and
individuals, food trucks, carnival style kids' play area and music. A
free shuttle is available at Mall St. Vincent from 4-9 p.m. 4:30-8:30
p.m. Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport.
OCT. 23: PARTNERS IN PREVENTION. The
annual Gingerbread House fund-raiser luncheon featuring keynote
speaker, abuse victim and author Dave Pelzer. $125. Noon. Horseshoe
Casino & Hotel, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.gingerbreadhouseac.org.
OCT. 25-27, 28, 31: HAUNTED TOURS OF SHREVEPORT MUNICIPAL AUDITORIUM. 90
minute tours of one of the most haunted places in north Louisiana. $20;
must purchase online. 6:30 p.m., Oct. 25,27,31; 8:30 p.m., Oct. 27; 2
p.m., Oct. 28. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave.,
Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 26-27: ANTIQUES & ARTS FAIR 2018. Enjoy
early Christmas shopping and retail therapy with furniture, jewelry,
vintage Christmas decor, candles and much more. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Women’s
Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 222-4186.
OCT. 27: MASTER GARDENER FALL BULB SALE. Annual
sale with over 5,000 heirloom bulbs for sale. 8 a.m. to noon. Randle T.
Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Call 698-0010.
OCT. 27: 7TH ANNUAL ASEANA AUTUMN FESTIVAL. A
free, family-friendly event celebrating Asian culture through food,
dance, music and more. 4:30 p.m.; 7 p.m., fireworks. Asian Gardens, 800
Texas Ave., Shreveport.
NOV. 2: PROHIBITION PARTY. With
music from Bull Causey Orchestra, food by Chef Anthony Felan, a cash
bar and more. 1920’s cocktail attire is encouraged. $75. 7-10 p.m.
Flying Heart Brewery, 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
NOV. 2-3: MISSION MARKETPLACE. An
annual event where Shreveport churches join together to put on a
fair-trade Mission Marketplace. $10 for preview from 7-8:30 p.m., Nov.
2. Free admission from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Broadmoor United
Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport.
NOV. 3: 2ND ANNUAL SHREVEPORT SOUNDS: A MUSIC HISTORY SYMPOSIUM. This event highlights the history of North Louisiana’s various decades of music and musicians with lectures, open discussions, films and musical performances. $60. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
NOV. 3: ART IN THE PARK. Annual
nature and wildlife art show and sale with local artists and live
music, food vendors and more. Noon to 4 p.m. Walter B. Jacobs Memorial
Nature Park, 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport. Visit www.caddo.org or call 929-2806.
NOV. 5: PLANTS OF THE CADDO INDIANS. Learn from Daniel Mills about common plants used locally by the Caddo Indians for
food, medicine and wares. Ages 8 and up. Bossier Parish Libraries
History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call 7465-7717.
NOV. 7: LOYOLA STYLE SHOW. Annual luncheon fund-raiser for Loyola College Prep where seniors wear clothes from local shops. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport.
NOV. 9-11: BAYOU RENEGADE RALLY. A special event with approximately 250-500 motorcycle enthusiasts expected to participate. The rally will span multiple dates and includes a progressive poker run from Shreveport to Lake Charles. 9 a.m. Sam’s Town Hotel & Casino, 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.bayourenegaderally.com.
NOV. 10: MIDWAY TO MARDI GRAS 5K “RUN FOR THE BEADS.” Krewe of Justinian XXV hosts this annual 5K and Fun Run and the first 300 finishers receive a specialty bead. 7:30 a.m., Fun Run; 8 a.m., 5K. Rhino Coffee, 721 Southfield Road, Shreveport. $25 through Nov. 9; $35 day of. Visit www.sportspectrumusa.com.
NOV. 10: INDIA NIGHT 2018. Featuring a dance recital in the folk tradition representing the diverse regions of India along with cocktails, appetizers and dinner. 5:30 p.m. LSUS University Center, One University Place, Shreveport. Call 797-5257 or visit www.eventbrite.com.
NOV. 15-18: LES BOUTIQUES DE NOEL: Annual shopping event to benefit the Shreveport-Bossier Opera Guild. $10 daily tickets. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City. Visit www.facebook.com.
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BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com.October Promotions: $50,000 Potion Punch is every Friday. With up to $2,500 in bonus rewards. Five winners every 30 minutes. Drawings from 7-10 p.m. Pick a Pumpkin Kiosk Game is 1-4 p.m., Sundays and 5-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Everyone is a guaranteed winner. Swipe your mychoice card at any mychoice kiosk to reveal your prize.
DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & RESORT: 711
Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.See Rewards Club for
details. Restrictions apply. New Member. Receive up to a $100 refund in
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LEGENDS BUFFET SPECIALS: Salute to our troops. 25% off every day at Legends Buffet. Must have military I.D. to receive discount. Not valid on holidays. Cannot be combined with any other offer. Seafood Buffet is Friday, $24.99 with Rewards Card. Prime rib and shrimp buffet, $24.99 Saturday nights with Rewards Card. Prime Rib & Shrimp Buffet is $24.99 with Rewards Club card on Saturday.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877- 602-0711.
HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Daily Racing Promotions. The 2018 Live Racing schedule runs Saturday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, daily post time 3:15 p.m. Race reward Credit Multiplier. On Saturdays, make your wager with your Total Rewards Card to receive your Reward Credit multiplier.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.
DARE DAYCLUB: Dare is open daily to the public from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is $5 at the gate. Must be 21 years old to enter. Party poolside on Splash Saturdays w/DJ Dayton & Sunday Fundays w/DJ Love from 4-9 p.m.
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SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.samstown.com.