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Holiday Art Exhibits

ENTERTAINMENT/FUN/THEATER/DANCE/MUSIC/CASINOS

| ART/EXHIBITS

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 DEC. 3: MEADOWS MUSEUM OF ART FALL SHOWS. Featuring paintings by Lavar Monroe. Free. Visit website for hours. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport, LA 71104.

THROUGH DEC. 22: HOLIDAZE. Artspace will be decked out during the holidays with art from local artists, live performances and more! Live entertainment includes Brumley & Gardner, 5-7 p.m., Nov. 24; The Joanitones, 5-8 p.m., Nov. 29; Poboy McCoy, 5-8 p.m., Dec. 13; Stephanie Jackson, 5-8 p.m., Dec. 20. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.

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. 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. 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. Opening reception is from 6-8 p.m., Dec. 11. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

DEC. 5: DECEMBER DOWNTOWN ARTWALK. Find your Christmas spirit with a night of art, shopping, music and food. Jump on the free Twinkle Trolley and be whisked to fun locations downtown with food and drinks along the way. 5-8 p.m. Shreveport downtown. Visit www.downtownshreveport.com.

DEC. 9: HOSTS. Quarterly open studio tours in Highland. December’s event is a door-to-door scavenger hunt. Noon to 4 p.m. Visit www.facebook.com/HOSTSShreveport.

| 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, 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; 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, Dec. 20. Good Time Trivia, 7-9 a.m., Dec. 4; National Cocoa Day with hot chocolate and half price house hot cocoa, Dec. 13; Carols, Cookies and Cocoa, With Jeremy Pryor and friends, 6-8 p.m., Dec. 15; Cereal Bar Saturday with cereal and live music, 9 a.m. to noon, Dec. 29. 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. 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.

FRIDA’S: 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 6-10 p.m., Friday. 200 Travis St., Shreveport. 208-8600.

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. Kandu, Nov. 23. 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.; Moe Bandy and Joe Stampley perform as "Moe & Joe" Dec. 22. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. (Also see MUSIC/COMEDY.)

RIVERDOME: 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., 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. 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. What The Funk, Nov. 21; Ryan Matthew Band, Nov. 23; 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. 21, Dec. 5, 26. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 868-6355.

TWISTED ROOT BOSSIER: Friday Nights at the Root, 7-9 p.m. on the patio. 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. 21, 28; The Mix, Nov. 22; The Powell Brothers, Nov. 23; Darrin Morris Band, Nov. 24; Pro Karaoke with Scott, Nov. 27; Pocket Change, Nov. 29; The Syndicate, Nov. 30. Horseshoe Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

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| MUSIC/COMEDY

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.wrongnoteright2018.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. 2: WILLIE NELSON & FAMILY. Tickets on sale now. $39-$149.75. 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. 29-DEC.1: GOD’S TROMBONES. Mahogany Ensemble Theatre’s holiday production of this classic work based on the Negro sermon poems by James Weldon Johnson. $20, in advance, $15, senior citizens, military and students. 7:30 p.m., Nov.29, 30, Dec. 1; 3 p.m., Dec. 1. EAst Bank Theatre, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.mahoganyensembletheatre.org.

NOV. 29-30, DEC.1-2,7-9: ONE SLIGHT HITCH. A comedy about a perfect wedding day gone wrong. $20, seniors, students, active military; $22, adults. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.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.

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. 23-25; NOV. 30-DEC. 2, 7-9, 14-23: CHRISTMAS IN ROSELAND. Come see the lights in Roseland with special events and fun for the family to include photos with Santa, Roseland Express Train and more. $5 per person or $20 per carload. Ages 2 and younger are free. The American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport. Visit www.christmasinroseland.org.

NOV. 23-25: ANNUAL MISTLETOE & MORE SHOW. Start your Christmas shopping off early with over 100 booths filled with something for everyone’s taste, style & budget. $5, children 10 and under are free. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m,, Nov. 23, 24; 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Nov. 25. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City. Visit www.shoptiludropla.com.

NOV. 24: EAST BANK MARKET. Shop small with local business, food trucks and more. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. East Bank Market, 665 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit the event on www.facebook.com.

NOV. 24: DOWNTOWN SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY. Steals and deals on clothing, art, gifts, food, beverage, gift cards and more! Live music, free shop small canvas bags. 7:30 - 10:30 a.m. Multiple Shreveport downtown locations. Visit www.downtownshreveport.com .

NOV. 24: EAST BANK DISTRICT HISTORY WALKING TOUR. One hour tour with fascinating history of Bossier City’s downtown. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. East Bank Plaza, 665 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.

NOV. 29, DEC. 2, 9: THE BACKSTAGE MUSIC TOURS. An expert tour guide will share stories and songs of the stars that have graced the Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. 6:30 p.m., Nov. 29; 2 p.m., Dec. 2, 9. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

NOV. 30: TINSEL. Shoppers are chauffeured to multiple stops along Line Avenue, shopping in the area's most popular stores, in a private after-hours 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: SHRINERS RIDE. Annual charity ride benefitting Shriners Hospital with trail riding, holiday activities, toy drive and more. Collecting unwrapped $20 toys. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. High Lifter Proving Grounds, 780 Professional Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.hlorp.com.

DEC. 1: WORLD AIDS DAY. A ceremony dedicated to Florence Selber and Billie Rambo with free HIV testing. 6-8 p.m. Amphitheater at Centenary College, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.philadelphiacenter.org.

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 rescue pets available for adoption. 2 p.m. Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City.

DEC. 7: HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE FOR BOSSIER PARISH’S 175TH ANNIVERSARY. With holiday decor, exhibits, music, refreshments, and more. For all ages. Free. 1-3 p.m. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.

DEC. 8: CHRISTMAS IN THE SKY. It’s the most glamorous night of the year, and this year the event is shining a light on Broadway. $300. 7 p.m. Harrah’s Louisiana Downs, 8000 E. Texas St. Bossier City. Visit www.skybroadway.com or call 673-6500.

| 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. 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. 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.

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. 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. 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.

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. 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. 30. $40K mini Baccarat Hot Seat is from 8-11 p.m., Nov. 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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