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Talk of the Town

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ENTERTAINMENT/FUN/THEATER/DANCE/MUSIC/CASINOS

| ART/EXHIBITS

THROUGH NOV. 16: PINBALL: AN AMERICAN GAME EXPERIENCE. Experience the art, history and science of pinball as an American interactive pastime at this special exhibition with pinball machines from 1930s to the 1990s. Free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday; noon to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.pinballfreeplay.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 DECEMBER 2018: WOMEN’S ATHLETICS AT CENTENARY, 1925-PRESENT. On display now, this exhibit offers a historical overview of the college’s varsity and club sports for women. Online and in the Whited Room lobby of Bynum Commons, Centenary College of Louisiana, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu.

THROUGH JAN. 11: SOME ARE POEMS. Paintings by Ellen Soffer on display. 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.

NOV 7: TRANSFORMATION: RCNSTRCTN EXHIBITION CLOSING PARTY. Each work is a collection of personal transformations that explores the relationship between our perceptions and the invisible stories underneath. 5-7 p.m. Central ARTSTATION, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.

NOV. 8-DEC. 22: HOLIDAZE. Artspace will be decked out during the holidays with art from local artists, live performances and more! A kick off party is from 5-8 p.m. on Nov. 8. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

NOV. 24, DEC. 8: HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA. Featuring one of a king fine art with other booths and a public art piece. 1-5 p.m. Art Workz Gallery, 517 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 676-2282.

NOV. 12: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION. With sculpture artist Wesley Touchstone’s demo showing the process of casting and finishing a bonded bronze. Free. 6-8 p.m. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 965-0798.

NOV. 7: WAM (WINE ART, AND MUSIC): Food and wine pairings, live music and art work by Sarah Joy Lewis. 5:30-8 p.m. $35. 1800 Prime Steakhouse, 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

NOV. 8-21: 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.

DEC. 1-JAN. 31: “BENEATH THE SURFACE” BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW. This year’s theme encourages students to produce artworks that best express their limitless creativity and imagination. Entry deadline is 5 p.m, Nov. 17. Opening reception is from 6-8 p.m., Dec. 11. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.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.

| BARS/NIGHTLIFE

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. Red Thread, 8 p.m. to midnight, Nov. 9,10; Legato Stone, 8 p.m. to midnight, Nov. 16, 17; Haley Brooke, 6-10 p.m., Nov. 22; Dusty Rose Band, 8 p.m. to midnight, Nov. 23, 24; Flashback 5, 8 p.m. to midnight, Nov. 30, Dec. 1. 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, Nov. 9; Back Beat Boogie, Nov. 16; Back When Band, Nov. 23. 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 p.m. to midnight. Adults Game Night with board games, card games interactive games and more. 6-10 p.m., Nov. 30. 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. The Social Brigade, Nov. 9; Bluez Boys, Nov. 16; 8-Track, Nov. 23; Dusty Rose Band, Nov. 20. 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 MONO: 2400 E 70th St., Shreveport. 616-3600.

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: 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.

PARADISE THEATER: 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: Patti LaBelle, 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Willie Nelson, 7 p.m., Nov. 23. 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. 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. The Mix, Nov. 7; Ziffel Bros, Nov. 8; Ryan Matthew Band, Nov. 9, 23; Casey Martin Band, Nov. 10, 15; Savage Trio, Nov. 14; Tambria Adams Band, Nov. 16; Jimmy Wooten Band, Nov. 17; What The Funk, Nov. 21; The Syndicate, Nov. 24; Pseudo Boom, Nov. 25; Professor Pork Chop Band, Nov. 28; Scram Wulfie & Lefty, Nov. 29; Jason Sepulvado Band, Nov. 30. 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, Shreveport. 868- 6355.

TREJOS MEXICAN RESTAURANT: 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 6-10 p.m., Friday. 5795 N. Market, Shreveport. 929-0299.

TWISTED ROOT BOSSIER: Friday Nights at the Root, 7-9 p.m. on the patio. 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. Football every Saturday, Sunday and Monday. K94.5 Morning Madhouse Trivia with Know It All Trivia, Nov. 7, 14, 21, 28; Bayou Boogie Band, Nov. 8; Kid Icarus Group, Nov. 9; Lee Mathis, Nov. 10; Pro Karaoke with Scott, Nov. 13, 20, 27; Caravan, Nov. 15; Quest Featuring Sweet T, Nov. 16; Michael Player, Nov. 17; The Mix, Nov. 22; The Powell Brothers, Nov. 23; Darrin Morris Band, Nov. 24; Pocket Change, Nov. 29; The Syndicate, Nov. 30. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

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| MUSIC/COMEDY

NOV. 17: ALL-BEETHOVEN. Featuring pianist Mei Li. $15-$60. 7:30 p.m. First Baptist Shreveport, 543 Ockley Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportsymphony.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 www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

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 Barksdale 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 www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

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 www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

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.

JAN.25: PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND. Tickets on sale now. $35, $45, $55. 8 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.

| THEATER

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.

NOV. 9: WEST SIDE STORY. Shreveport Opera presents this thrilling musical. $25-$95. 7:30 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveopera.tix.com.

DEC.20: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. Join Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the whole Peanuts gang in this all-new touring stage adaptation of Charles M. Schulz’s classic animated television special – all set to Vince Guaraldi’s unforgettable music. $35, $45, $55. 7 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.

| 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. Bossier Night Market returns Dec. 15. Free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950 E. Texas Ave., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.

EVERY SATURDAY: FREE COMMUNITY WORKOUT. With Camp Gladiator-certified personal trainers. One-hour total body workout for all ages and levels. 8 a.m. Bossier Parish Community College, 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 9 a.m., Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.campgladiator.com.

NOV. 10,17: SHREVEPORT FARMERS' MARKET. With locally-grown produce, homemade food and crafts, hot food, and live music. 8 a.m. to noon. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportfarmersmarket.com.

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.

NOV. 7: LOYOLA STYLE SHOW. Annual luncheon fundraiser 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: CRESWELL CLASSIC CAR SHOW. Featuring cars from pre-war era, the post-war period and the advent of the muscle car as well as games, food trucks, and more. Free admission, $25 to register a car. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

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. 10: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With Jim Jones’ presentation “DNA Test Result – Next Steps.” 1-3 p.m. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.

THROUGH NOV. 11: THE STATE FAIR OF LOUISIANA. Enjoy the food, rides and live entertainment. Shaliff, 8 p.m., 9 p.m., Nov. 7; Gospel Mega Fest, 4-9:30 p.m., Nov. 8; Total Choice, 7:30 p.m., Nov. 9; Windstorm, 8:30 p.m., Nov. 9; A Tribute to Music Royalty, 7 p.m., Nov. 10; Bayou Boogie, 3 p.m., Nov. 11; T-Broussard & The Zydeco Steppers, 5:30 p.m., Nov. 11. $12, gate admission; $47 gate admission plus carnival armband; $100 fun pass. Noon to 10 p.m., Wednesday through Friday. 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.statefairoflouisiana.com.

NOV. 12: VETERAN’ DAY TRIBUTE. The solemn ceremony honoring the service and dedication of all veterans. 11 a.m. Anderson Auditorium, Centenary College, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu.

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.

NOV. 17: NATCHITOCHES TURNS ON THE HOLIDAYS. With live music, children’s activities, holiday shopping open house and fireworks. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m; 4-7 p.m., shopping and activities; 7 p.m., fireworks. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame, 800 Front St., Natchitoches. Visit www.natchitoches.com.

NOV. 17: 3RD ANNUAL GEAUX GREEN FAMILY VOLUNTEER DAY. This is day of service that celebrates the power of families who work together to support their communities and neighborhoods. Visit www.geauxshowlove.org.

NOV. 17: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION WORKSHOP. With Dr. Laura McLemore’s presentation “Preserving a Perishable Commodity: A Practical Guide to Caring for Family Papers.” Free. 1-3 p.m. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Capt. Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.

NOV. 17: PANCAKE BREAKFAST FOR YOGIE AND FRIENDS. Fundraiser to help Yogie and Friends cats. $5. 7-10 a.m. TaMolly’s, 2509 Beene Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.yogieandfriends.org.

NOV. 17: CATAHOULA WINE MIXER. An outdoor event celebrating wine, cuisine and regions of the world with local chefs, musicians. 3-6 p.m. $85. Greenleaf Park at Provenance Community, 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.catahoulawinemixer.com.

NOV. 30: TINSEL. Shoppers are chauffeured to multiple stops along Line Avenue, shopping in the area's most popular stores, in a private afterhours environment. Over 30 participating stores offer a variety of complimentary food, beverage, entertainment and discounts. $30. 5-9 p.m. Visit www.tinselshreveport.com

DEC. 1 & DEC. 8: SHREVEPORT’S AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY DOWNTOWN WALKING TOUR. Teacher-author Robert Trudeau will lead a tour that begins at Bon Temps Coffee Bar in the Red River District with the story of slaves aiding in clearing the Great Raft from the Red River. The tour continues along Texas Street with stories of Shreveport’s early years. $10 per person. Text 318-272-6045 to reserve a place.

DEC. 1: HIGHLIFTER SHRINERS RIDE. Enjoy trail riding, holiday activities, a toy drive and more. New, unwrapped toys valued at $20 or more will be collected for the children at Shriners Hospital in Shreveport. From 9 a.m.-6 p.m. High Lifter Proving Grounds, 7410 Colquitt Road, Shreveport. 318-524-2270.

DEC. 2: CRAFTS AND CANINES BENEFIT. A one-of-a kind beer and pizza sampling event and fundraiser presented by Rockers Rescue. $35. 2-5 p.m. Riverview Restaurant, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.

DEC. 2: 4TH ANNUAL PAWS IN PARADISE. A showcase of area resuce pets available for adoption. 2 p.m. Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City.

| CASINO PROMOS

BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. November Promotions. Great Gadget Giveaway is every Friday with drawings from 7-10 p.m. Earn additional entries when you play your favorite casino games. 5X Entries for Great Gadget Giveaway is every Monday and Tuesday to earn 5X entries when you play your favorite casino games. Pick a Turkey Kiosk Game is from 5-9 p.m. every Wednesday. Everyone is a guaranteed winner. Big Screen Bonanza is from 5-9 p.m., Nov. 24. 50 people can win a 50" TV. Thanksgiving Day Buffet is from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. $20.95 with mychoice card; $22.95 without card.

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 the mail. Mail offer based on play. Happy Birthday. Come in on your birthday, swipe your Rewards Club card and receive a present from us. $100K Feathers of Fortune Giveaway. Wine a share of $100K in slot play, gift cards and cash prizes. Grand prize drawing every weekend at 11 p.m. Drawings from 7-10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. Mystery Point Multiplier is Nov. 19, 26. Win up to 10X points. Hunters Harvest Swipe & Win is from noon to 6 p.m., every Tuesday. Win prizes slot play, cash, points and more. Lucky Wheel is 5-8 p.m., every Wednesday. Take a spin and win up to $500 slot play. November Gift giveaway is from noon to 6 p.m., Nov. 25. 10X Points is from 5-7 p.m. every Friday. Veterans Day T-shirt Giveaway is from noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 11,12. Earn 10 points and receive a patriotic shirt. Free for veterans and military with ID on Nov. 11. Turkday Jackplay is from noon to 6 p.m., Nov. 22. Win up to $500 in slot play. Black Friday Gift Card Giveaway is from noon to 6 p.m., Nov. 23. Get a chance to win up to $500 in gift cards.

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. 602-0711.

ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-

HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. November Promotions. Return Rewards. Total Reward Members that earn 100 Tier Credits in a day will receive at least $5 in Free Slot Play. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier is every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Total Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk to receive a Reward Credit Multiplier. $25,000 Millionaire Maker Drawings is every Friday and Saturday. Total Rewards members can swipe their Total Rewards card for a chance to win your share of $25,000 in prizes and a Finale Spot in the Millionaire Maker Drawings. Be one of 15 finalists. Activation 3- 9:45 p.m. All Total rewards members receive one free entry upon activation, additional entries are based on Tier. Drawings will begin and happen each hour at 4 p.m. Finale Drawing is Nov. 30. Luggage Gift Series is Thursdays. Guests must earn 100 Tier Credits to receive one complimentary gift eask week. Earning period is from 6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Gift distribution is from 2-8 p.m. in the Red River Room. Build Your Bar Giveaway is Nov. 16. Guests must earn 100 Tier Credits to receive one bottle of Malibu Rum. Fuddrucker's Special Earn 100 is Friday and Saturday. Total Reward Members who earn 100 Tier Credits can receive a complimentary meal voucher for a meal at Fuddrucker's (max value $20).

HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. November Promotions. The Ultimate Jackpot. $20,000 in big pulls every week. Play your way to the $180,000 Ultimate Jackpot Finale on Nov. 24. Grand FInale winner will win a 2019 Porsche Boxster GTS. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier is Mondays and Tuesdays for a chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier or a 3X Multiplier for video poker. Asian 3K Drawing is Mondays with drawings between 7-11:45 p.m. Asian Midweek Drawing is Wednesday between 7-11:45 p.m. Luggage Gift Series is Wednesdays. Guests must earn 150 Tier Credits to receive one complimentary gift each week. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. $1000,000 Santa’s Big Bag of Cash Drawing begins Nov. 30. One winner will be called every hour from 6-9 p.m. to claim $12,50 in cash. Grand prize winner will win $5,000 in cash. Veterans' Day Buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m, Nov. 12. All veterans and active duty personnel with Military ID can enjoy a free buffet.

MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. November promotions: Margaritaville Millions is an islandthemed game where customers must complete a collection of Island 1 first before progressing to Island 2. Play ‘N’ Get Thanksgiving Series is available Monday through Thursday while supplies last. Beach Bum Club Breakfast & Lunch World Tour Buffet: 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., $7.99; 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., $12.99. Guests 50+ only. 2X Play Wednesdays. Guests receive two free game plays on Wednesdays. Give a Can Win a Grand drawings are 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 10, 17, 24. Earn entry ticket by donating canned goods to players club. $60K Slot Party. Activation is 7 p.m., drawings is 8-11 p.m. Winner announcement is midnight. Nov. 16,17, 30. $40K mini Baccarat Hot Seat is from 8-11 p.m., Nov. 8,11,15,18,22,25,29. Two names will be drawn every 15 minutes for $200 in promotional chips.

SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.samstown.com.

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