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ENTERTAINMENT/FUN/THEATER/DANCE/MUSIC/CASINOS

| ART/EXHIBITS

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. 22: HOLIDAZE. Artspace will be decked out during the holidays with art from local artists, live performances and more! Live entertainment includes 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 DEC. 28: WINTER ART SHOW AND SALE. The Friends of Louisiana State Exhibit Museum presents an art exhibit of natural history beauty. The Louisiana Society of Animal Artists exhibit features local artists and will offer a variety of mixed media and artworks on canvas and paper. The pieces represent the animal world in a natural environment and will be available for sale. Visitors may vote for their favorite artist. Museum hours Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. To know more: www.laexhibitmuseum.org.

THROUGH DEC. 28: THE LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF ANIMAL ARTISTS. An exhibit of natural history beauty that features local artists where visitors may vote for their favorite artist and one patron will receive a giclee from the Society. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.

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. 12: SKETCHING EXHIBIT Award-winning artist Robert Trudeau will display some 25 recent sketches with three interactive elements. Five oil paintings by Talbot Hopkins Trudeau will be on display. Woman’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place,

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.

THROUGH 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. 8: DECEMBER ATTUNED ART RECEPTION. A monthly event featuring four artists creating in different mediums. $10. 3-6 p.m. Symphony House, 2803 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.

DEC. 8: HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA. Featuring one-of-a-kind 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.

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.

DEC. 10: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION MONTHLY MEETING. General meeting. 6-8 p.m. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 965-0798 or 861-3324.

DEC. 13: BIZ ART. A free family-oriented event featuring local artist, Lauren Ross Simmons. 5-7 p.m., Dec. 13, Hayter Reynolds, LLC, 9045 Ellerbe Road, Ste. 103, Shreveport. Call 698-3000.

| 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. Professor Pork Chop & the Dirty Dishes, Dec. 7, 8; Betty Lewis, Dec. 14, 15; Eric Craig Band, Dec. 21, 22. Holiday Entertainment: Winston Hall, 6-10 p.m., Dec. 26; Beaux Atkins, 6-10 p.m., Dec. 27; Haley Brooke, 6-8 p.m., Dec. 28, 29; Side FX, 8 p.m. to midnight, Dec. 28, 29; Chris McCaa, 6-8 p.m., Dec. 30, 6-9 p.m., Dec. 31; What the Funk, 8 p.m. to midnight, Dec. 30, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Dec. 31. 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. 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. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 8 p.m., Friday. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 848-7732.Shreveport.

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., Dec. 20; 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. 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: Wayne’s FM Karaoke, 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. Downtown Run Run and Punt Night featuring The Missing Link, 6 p.m., Dec. 6. 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. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 841-1345.

NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: 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: The Price is Right Live, 8 p.m., Dec. 8, 3 p.m., Dec. 9. KC and The Sunshine Band, 8 p.m., Dec. 28. Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, 8 p.m., Dec. 29. 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. 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. New Year’s Eve party with Peter Moon Band, 8 p.m., Dec. 31. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.

SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m. 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, Dec. 19; Bucket List, Dec. 26. 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 868-6355.

TWISTED ROOT BOSSIER: Friday Nights at the Root, 7-9 p.m. on the patio. 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, Dec. 5, 12, 19, 26; Jay Statham and the Tokie Show, Dec. 6; Legato Stone, Dec. 7; Flashback 5, Dec. 8; Landon Bullard and Mostly Sober, Dec. 13; Hipshot, Dec. 14; Twisted Whiskey, Dec. 15; Pseudo Boom, Dec. 20; Time Warp, Dec. 21; SmackWater, Dec. 22; Darrin Morris Band, Dec. 27; WTF?!, Dec. 28; Kid Icarus Group, Dec. 29; Southern Roots, Dec. 30, 31. 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. 16: HOLIDAY POPS WITH BRIAN STOKES MITCHELL. Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will join the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra for this concert. $22-$66. 6 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportsymphony.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.

FEB. 7: BROTHERS OSBORNE. Plus the Wild Feathers. General admission for floor; reserved seating for all other sections. $29.50, $32.50, $34.50. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

| THEATER

DEC. 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. 15: GRINCHED. A Christmas tale in dance presented by Power & Grace, school of performing arts. 7 p.m., the Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.

DEC. 14-16: MARY POPPINS JR. Adapted for young performers, this production is based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time. $15. 6 p.m., Dec. 14; 11 a.m., 2 p.m., 5 p.m., Dec. 15; 2 p.m., Dec. 16. 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.

DEC. 6: CITY TENNIS EXHIBITION. With Dakotah Bobo and Jordan Rux. This exhibition is a part of the City Tournament Exhibition series. Free. Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club, 578 Spring Lake Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com.

DEC. 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.

DEC. 8: AMATEUR RADIO LICENESE TRAINING CLASS. A one-day training session leading to the FCC examination for the Technician Class amateaur radio license. $32 for the textbook, no charge for the class, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SARA Clubhouse, 9249 Jefferson Paige Road, Greenwood. Call 318-230-1242.

DEC. 8: BENTON CHRISTMAS IN THE SQUARE. This annual event celebrates the holidays with traditional, family-oriented activities and a new 5K run and health walk. 10 a.m., 3 p.m., parade. 417 Sibley St., Benton. Visit www.bentonchristmasonthesquare.com.

DEC. 8, 15: BREAKFAST WITH SANTA. Reindeer pancake activity and breakfast with a visit from Santa, a hayride to feed animals, and so much more. $38, kids; $10, adults. 12-7 p.m. Jubilee Zoo, 6402 Highway 1 North, Shreveport. Call 929-7387.

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. 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.

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

DEC. 15: CHRISTMAS IN HAUGHTON. Family fun event with a parade, food trucks, music and a kid zone. Free 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 555 N. Hazel, Haughton. Visit the page on www.facebook.com. DEC. 15: HOLIDAY MAKERS MARKET. With local artists, designers, makers and businesses as well as a large collection of used art books for sale. Live music, Rhino Coffee and more. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Meadows Museum, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit the event page on www.facebook.com.

DEC. 22: SANTA CLAUS IS COMING! Santa and Mrs. Claus are coming to town! Enjoy breakfast or lunch and get a photo with Santa. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Glenwood Tea Room, 3310 Line Ave. Shreveport. Call 868-3652.

DEC. 22: HISTORIC CHRISTMAS TOURS. Tour two of the finest and most famous Victorian homes in downtown Shreveport with beautiful Victorian Christmas trees on display at the Ogilvie-Weiner Mansion. 6-8 p.m. $10 per person per home. Ogilvie-Wiener Mansion, 728 Austen Place, Shreveport. Logan’s Mansion, 725 Austen Place, Shreveport.

FEB. 17: PBS KIDS LIVE! REALLY BIG TINY ADVENTURE. With a live stage show plus shrink-andexplore playground. $16.74, $26.75, $36.75, $56.75. 6 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

MARCH 13: PJ MASKS LIVE: SAVE THE DAY! Tickets on sale now. $29, $39, $49, $59. 6 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.

| CASINO PROMOS

BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. December Promotions: Jingle Bell Ball is every Friday in December. Drawings from 7-10 p.m with winning number called every 20 minutes. Swipe your mychoice card at any kiosk from 6-9:55 p.m. to print your winning number. Sweater Weather Kiosk Game is from 1-4 p.m. on Dec. 9, 16, 23 and 5-9 p.m. on Wednesdays. Everyone is a guaranteed winner. Swipe your mychoice card at any kiosk to reveal your prize. $100,000 Suitcase Shootout is from 7-10 p.m. on Dec. 29, 30, 31. Ten win up to $10,000 each night. Earn 5X entries when you play your favorite casino games every Monday and Tuesday in December. New Year’s Eve countdown to 2019 with the Peter Moon Band in Sundance Cantina. Starts at 8 p.m. Champagne toast and balloon drop at midnight.

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. December Promotions. Magic of the Holiday Giveaway is from 7-10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 29. Win up to $500 slot play on Fridays and up to $1,000 slot play on Saturdays. New Year’s Eve Countdown to Cash is Dec. 31. Free party favors, champagne toast at midnight and live music. No cover. Win up to $2,019 in cash. Drawings from 2-11:30 p.m. Holly Jolly Jackpot is Dec. 24, 25. Win up to $500 in slot play. Every play wins. Enroll at kiosk with 10 slot points. Jingle Bells Swipe and Win is from noon to 6 p.m., Dec. 4-18. Win prizes, slot play, cash, points and more. Santa’s Gift Drop is from noon to 6 p.m., every Sunday. Pick up some of the gifts you’ve missed and new ones, too, with 10 slot points. Enroll at Kiosk. 50+ Diamond Club is every Thursday. Must be 50 years of age or olders. Mystery Stockings is from noon to 6 p.m. Mondays through Dec. 17. Win up to $500 in slot play, cash and more! Deck the Halls Giveaway is from 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays. Pick an ornament and win a smartwatch or up to $500 in slot play. Five winners every hour. Salvation Army Angel Tree Toy Drive is through Dec. 8. Bring new unwrapped toys to designated bins around DiamondJacks property to be donated to families in the area. All donations go to the Salvation Army Angel Tree. $299 New Year’s Every Hotel Package. Two-night stay and dinner at the steakhouse valid on nights of Dec. 30-31.

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, $26.99 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. $9.99 Thursday buffet with Rewards Club card. $21.99 Christmas Day Buffet from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with all the holiday favorites. $24.99 New Year’s Every Buffet from 5-10, Dec. 31. All you can eat crab and prime rib buffet with Rewards Club card. New Year’s Day Buffet from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Jan. 1. All you can eat champagne brunch.

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. December 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 select Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Stocking Stuffer Gift Card Series is Thursdays. Guests must earn 100 Tier Credits to receive one gift card each week. Earning period is from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; gift distribution is from 2-8 p.m. at the promotions desk. Holly Jolly Drawings. Every Friday Total Rewards members can swipe their Total Rewards card between 3-9:45 p.m. for a chance to win big. Guests will receive one entry into the drawing in the form of a Mega Zoom Ball Number from 1-100. Every 30 minutes starting at 4 p.m., one Zoom Ball number will be drawn. Everyone with the winning number will win $50 in Free Slot Play. Fuddruckers Special Earn 100. On Fridays and Saturdays, Total Reward members who earn 100 Tier Credits can receive a complimentary meal vouchers for a meal (max value $20). New Year’s Eve Hot Seat Drawings is Dec. 31, where Total Rewards members swipe their Total Rewards card for a chance at the Hot Seat! Activation is from 5-11 p.m. One additional entry may be earned for every 25 Tier Credits during the earning period. 7:19 p.m. every hour until 11:19 p.m. a winner will be called to receive $200 Free Slot Play. New Year’s Eve Lobby Party. The fun starts at 8 p.m. on Dec. 31 in the Harrah’s Lobby. No cover. Music by MussUsed and DJ Love. Fireworks at midnight.

HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. December Promotions. 2019 Corvette Stingray Car Giveaway is on Dec. 30. All Total Rewards members will receive one free entry into the drawing and can also earn additional entries based on Tier. All guests will receive 10X entries on select Sundays and Thursdays throughout December. Guests can opt in to receive 100 bonus entries on Dec. 28, 29 by accepting a mobile offer while on property through Play by TR. Activation is from 5-9:30 p.m., Dec. 30. At 10 p.m., five winners will be announced, four will receive $1,000 in Free Slot Play and one will receive a 2019 Corvette Stingray. Polaris Ranger New Year’s Day Giveaway. Now through Jan. 1, Total Rewards members can swipe their card for a complimentary entry into the drawing each day. Entries can be activated between noon and 5:30 p.m., Jan. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier is on select Mondays and Tuesdays. Total Rewards members can swipe their Total Rewards Card for a chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier a 3X multiplier for Video Poker. Guests can swipe their Total Rewards card at any Promotional Kiosk. Asian Midweek Drawing is Wednesdays. Total Reward Members can swipe their card to activate their entry between 7-11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat area. Drawings are every 15 minutes starting at 8 p.m. until midnight. One winner will receive promotional chips, Free Slot Play or a Visa Card. Stocking Stuffer Gift Card Series is Wednesdays. Guests must earn 150 Tier Credits to receive one gift card each week. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; distribution is from 3-8 p.m. in the Riverdome Foyer. Santa’s Big Bag of Cash is every Friday and Saturday. One winner will be called every hour from 6-9 p.m. to claim $1,250 in cash. At 10 p.m., one winner will be called to claim $5,000 in cash. On Thursdays guest have a second chance to take home cash. At 9 p.m., one winner will be drawn for $1500 and any additional unclaimed prizes from the previous Friday and Saturday. $50K Twin Slot Tournaments is Dec. 27-29. Guest must earn 100 Tier Credits to participate.

MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com.

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

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