THROUGH SEPT. 26: THE ART OF JERRY WRAY: A CELEBRATION. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.
THROUGH SEPT. 30: BRITTANI PHILLIPS. This emerging artist specializes in functional and abstract art. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
THROUGH SEPT 30: A DUAL ARTSHOW PRESENTING THE TALENTS OF WHITNEY TATES AND HILLARY FRAZIER. The East Bank Gallery at Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. www.bossierarts.org.
THROUGH OCT. 5: STILL PHOTOGRAPHY. Showcasing 40 years of personal works by Neil Johnson. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
THROUGH OCT. 13: LITTLE CORPORAL ON THE BIG SCREEN: THE FILM POSTERS OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE. A unique exhibition of 35 original posters and other film artifacts from diverse countries based on the famed French emperor. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport Visit www.rwnaf.org.
THROUGH OCT. 13: THAT DAY: PICTURES IN THE AMERICAN WEST. For her own exhibition, Laura Wilson chose 72 photographs that display the diversity of Western lives, from the Hutterites in Montana to the Oglala Sioux in South Dakota, and from those living in the borderland towns to those following a still-surviving way of life as ranchers and cowboys. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
THROUGH NOV. 25: 35 YEAR WALTZ: BRUCE ALLEN RETROSPECTIVE. The exhibit features Allen’s artworks of observation, exploration and experimentation from a 35-year waltz with the Centenary College of Louisiana Department of Art. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.themeadowsmuseum.com.
THROUGH NOV. 30: STROKES FOR STROKE. Bossier Arts Council and the American Heart Association have teamed up to present artworks of members of our community who are stroke survivors. Opening reception Oct. 11, 6-8 p.m. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.
OCT. 1-NOV. 30: BRANDIE FERGUSON. Bossier Arts Council and the Emerging Gallery present this photography art show. An opening reception is from 6-8 p.m., Oct. 11. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
OCT. 2: DOWNTOWN ART WALK. Come stroll for art & street performances. Learn about the history of the city and sketch a historic building. Free and all ages friendly. 5-8 p.m. Starts at Shreve Memorial Library, 424 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.downtownshreveport.com.
THROUGH OCT. 10: ARTWORKS OF ADENA HELM. Artist Adena Helm's visually layered and symbolic paintings feature Louisiana birds, African animals and household pets. Free. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St. in downtown Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com for more.
OCT. 14: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION (CAC). Demonstration by iconic artist Judy Horne on glass painting and provide hands-on opportunity. Free. 6-8 p.m. The Annex, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 965-0798.
NOV. 6: DOWNTOWN ART WALK. Stroll to your heart’s content. Peek inside historic buildings and enjoy art and artists. Free and all ages friendly. Starts at The Agora Borealis, 421 Lake St., Shreveport. Visit www.downtownshreveport.com.
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.
AMERICAN LEGION #14: Karaoke with Jay Couger or Dickie Turner 5:30 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.
BAYOU THUNDER SALOON. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 6-11 p.m. every Sunday; 8 p.m. to midnight. Live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 848-7732.
BEARS ON FAIRFIELD: Live entertainment starts at 8 p.m. 1401 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. 272-1643.
BON TEMPS COFFEE BAR: Every Thursday from 7-10 p.m. is Thursday Night Vibes with local singers, songwriters, musicians and performers. Saturday night is poems and songs that pairs poems with smooth backing music from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. 450 Clyde Fant Memorial Parkway, Ste. 700, Shreveport. 734-9766.
CELEBRITY LOUNGE: Live music. The Hollow Decks, 9 p.m., Sept. 27; DJ Dynamix, 10 p.m., Sept. 28. Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway. Call 877-602-0711.
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. 5 Star Karaoke Plus, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m., Friday and Saturday. 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.
CLARION INN: 4000 Industrial Drive, Bossier City. 318- 747-0711 COVE ON CROSS LAKE: 11:30 a.m. to close Monday through Saturday. 1612 Dilg League Drive (off Lakeshore), Shreveport. 635-0262.
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. Books and Brews, which is an open forum book club, takes place on the fourth Friday of the month. Live music is from 6-9 p.m. every Thursday night. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.
FRANK'S PIZZA NAPOLETANO. Live music on the patio, Matt LaRoux, 6-9 p.m., Sept. 25; Great Raft OctoberFest with live music, Sept. 26; Jennifer Janet & Sonnyboy; Oct.2; Aiden Fitzgerald, Oct. 9; T.D. McMurry, Oct. 16. 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 230-7130.
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.
LEGENDS THEATRE: Michael Carbonaro, 8 p.m., Nov. 29. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Flashback, Oct. 5. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 841-1345.
NOBLE SAVAGE: Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. TD McMurray, 8-10 p.m., Sept. 25; Tim Glennon, 9-11 p.m., Sept. 27; Sweet T, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Sept. 28. Dirty Redd's Open Jam Session featuring area artists playing all-around good music every Thursday. 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-1781.
THE PORT GRILL: Live entertainment. Road to Comedy at the Prize Fest, 9 p.m., Sept. 28. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Ste. C.
PARADISE THEATER: Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles, 8 p.m., Oct. 18. Charlie Daniels Band, 8 p.m., Oct. 19. Travis Tritt, 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Neal McCoy, 8 p.m., Nov. 29. Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
RIVERDOME: Live music, special guests. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895-0711.
SAM'S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long. Latin Nights with DJ Manny from 8 p.m.-12 a.m. every Thursday night. Caravan, Sept. 27,28.
THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. Mark Chesnutt, Oct. 4; Tracy Lawrence, Oct. 18. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www.outhousetickets.com.
SUNDANCE CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live music is from 8 p.m. to midnight, Social Brigade Band, Sept. 27, 28; The Clay Logan Band, Oct. 4; Dusty Rose Band, Oct. 11; The Syndicate, Oct. 18; The Blind Pursuit Band, Oct. 25. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318-746-0711.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m. Charlotte’s Web, Sept. 25; The Syndicate, Sept. 26; Jimmy Wooten Band, Sept. 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, 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.
TIKI BAR: Live music at 6:30 p.m., 639 E. Kings Highway, Shreveport. 868-6355.
TWISTED ROOT: Live music on the patio from 6-9 p.m., Buddy Flett, Tuesdays; Tim Powell, first and third Thursdays; Shay Bailiff, second and fourth Thursdays. 868-6410. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport.
WHISKEY JACKS MUSIC AND SPIRITS: Live entertainment 6-10 p.m., Thursdays, 8 p.m. to midnight, Fridays and Saturdays. Legato Stone, Sept. 27, 28. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Live entertainment. The Mix, Sept. 26; What the Funk?!, Sept. 27; David Joel, Sept. 28. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.
SEPT. 28, OCT. 4: COMEDY AT THE PRIZE FEST. With seven seasoned and upcoming local comedians putting on the largest comedy show of the year. 9 p.m., Sept. 28, Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club; 9 p.m., Oct. 4, Lofts at 624. Visit Comedy at the Prize on www.facebook.com.
OCT. 4: YAKOV SMIRNOFF. Tickets on sale now. $49-$25. 8 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
OCT. 5: THE TEMPTATIONS AND THE FOUR TOPS. Tickets on sale now. $36-$96. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 12: MIRANDA SINGS. The YouTube star comes to the stage with her “Who Wants My Kid” tour. 7 p.m. $82-$36.50. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 13: ALISON KRAUSS. Tickets on sale now. $92-$62. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 19: JUST NESH. One Mic Stand presents comedian, Taneshia Just Nesh Rice. $30-$40. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 25-26: EL KARUBAH SHRINERS PRESENTS SPOOKTACULAR. Spooks, spectres and scaredy cats contort and cavort through a high-flying circus of scare. Indulge your inner eerie in the family-friendly, bonechilling delight. $26, $40, $60. 7 p.m., Oct. 25; 2 p.m., 7 p.m., Oct. 26. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. www.thestrandtheatre.com.
NOV. 3: THERESA CAPUTO. The Long Island Medium will be live on her "The Experience Tour." $39.75. 3 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
NOV. 9: ZZ TOP. Tickets on sale now. $129-$39. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
NOV. 12: KEVIN GATES. "I’m Him Tour" tickets now on sale. $38-$75. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
NOV. 17: FANTASIA. With special guests Robin Thicke and The Bonfyre. $98.50, $78.50, $57.50. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
NOV. 30: BRUH-MAN. One Mic Stand presents Reginald “Bruh Man” Ballard. $30-$40. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
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SEPT. 27: MUSIC OF THE NIGHT. The
signature fundraiser for the Shreveport Opera Xpress. $85. 6:30 p.m.
East Ridge Country Club, 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportopera.org.
SEPT. 28: AUDITIONS FOR FAMILY PLANNING. Looking for actors from late 20s to mid-60s to play leading roles. Noon. Shreveport Little Theatre Lobby, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 797-5283 or email robert. email@example.com.
SEPT. 29: THE CAKE. The
first in a new series of play readings called “New Voices.” The play
will be performed as a reading with actors seated and reading from the
script. Free, but seating is limited. 2 p.m. Shreveport Little Theatre,
812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.
OCT. 3-6: AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE. The
play explores the explosive consequences when one man’s quest to expose
an inconvenient truth threatens and angers a larger community. $15,
general admission; $10 military and senior; $5 students. 7:30 p.m., Oct.
3-5; 2 p.m., Oct. 6. Marjorie Lyons Playhouse, 2700 Woodlawn Ave.,
Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu/playhouse.
OCT. 10-13, 17-20: URINETOWN (THE MUSICAL). A
spoof on musical comedy and musical drama, this production is presented
by Bossier Parish Community College and the Cavalier Players. For
teenage and older audiences. 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m., Sundays. BPCC, 62200 E.
Texas St., Bossier City. Visit www.bpcc.edu.
OCT. 14: BABY SHARK LIVE! Tickets
on sale now. $59-$29. 6 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis
Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 19: RUSSIAN BALLET THEATRE PRESENTS SWAN LAKE. Tickets
on sale now. $86- $29. 7 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705
Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit
NOV. 9: MAN OF LA MANCHA. Featuring the legendary song, “The Impossible Dream (The Quest),” “Man of La Mancha” is inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ masterpiece novel “Don Quixote” presented by the Shreveport Opera. $24- $95. 7:30 p.m. RiverView Theater, 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportopera.org.
| SPECIAL EVENTS
EVERY THURSDAY: LIVE MUSIC AND FUN. Enjoy live music. $6. Bossier Council on Aging, 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City. Call 741-8302.
FIRST THURSDAY OF THE MONTH: MOMMY & ME YOGA. This
30-minute class is filled with songs, laughter, stories and yoga and
created for mommy and baby bonding. $5. 10 a.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery,
4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
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.
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.
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. Visit www.campgladiator.com.
EVERY SATURDAY: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS' MARKET. With
fresh foods, honey, soap, makers, entrepreneurs, artists, food trucks
and fun activities for kids. Free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall,
2950 East Texas St., Bossier City. Visit
SEPT. 26: EXERCISE AND CHRONIC PAIN SEMINAR: Chronic
pain can impose significant stress on all the body's systems resulting
in physical and emotional changes. Learn about the contributing factors
for chronic pain, things that chronic pain can change, and tips to
exercise if you have chronic pain from Brianna Rose, BS, corrective
exercise specialist. Free. 5:10 p.m. Fitness Lady, 170 Old Minden Road,
Ste. 180, Bossier City. Call 747-1897.
SEPT. 26: TASTE: A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND ART. Holy
Angels’ annual event where you can sample signature dishes from more
than 30 local chefs, bid from your cell phone on hundreds of unique
items in the silent auction, and enjoy beautiful creative works by Holy
Angels’ Angel Artists and community artists, all while grooving to live
music. $70. 5:30-9 p.m. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier
City. Visit www.laholyangels.org/TASTE.
SEPT. 27: BURGERS, BEER & BOW WOWS! A
fun evening filled with food trucks serving burgers, music, a
dog-themed scavenger hunt, adoptable dogs and a showing of "101
Dalmatians." 5:30 p.m.; 8 p.m., movie. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747
Creswell Ave., Shreveport Visit www.rwnaf.org.
SEPT. 27: KING CREOLE. It’s
a weekend full of Elvis fun in downtown Shreveport, and what’s an Elvis
weekend without an Elvis movie?! We’re serving up the King of Rock and
Roll on our big screen, as well Elvis specials in Abby Singer’s Bistro
like shrimp creole, peanut butter banana pudding and The King martini
with banana liquor and peanut butter whiskey. Come in your best Elvis
attire for a chance to win a prize worthy of The King. 7:30 p.m.
Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit
SEPT. 28: ALL Y'ALL: "GOING THROUGH IT." A
curated evening of true stories told on stage without notes by
fascinating local people. Proceeds from this event will help provide
mental health counseling services for area college students. $15. 7:30
p.m. University Center Auditorium, LSU Shreveport Campus, One University
Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.AllYallBlog.com.
SEPT. 28: SCRAWL CRAWL. Write
in the moment, write for the joy of it, write what inspires you about
the history, architecture, people and places, but write. SRAC’s annual
writers’ marathon through the Shreveport Common neighborhood.
$45. 8:30-6:30 p.m. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.
SEPT. 28: WALK ON'S INDEPENDENCE BOWL KICK OFF K'S 5K AND HALF MARATHON. Save
$5 through race day! Prices are $30 for 5K and $70 for half marathon up
to race day. Race day prices increase to $35 for 5K and $75 for half
marathon. 7 a.m. Fern Marketplace, Shreveport. Visit www.independencebowl.org/kickoff-k.
SEPT. 28: YOGIE FRIENDS BAKE SALE. Fall bake sale for Yogie and Friends. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Petco, 6896 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.yogieandfriends.org.
SEPT. 28: RETURN TO SHREVEPORT. Come
get all shook up with The River 95.7 for a party through the ages,
featuring What the Funk. $35. 7-10 p.m. Artspace, 708 Texas St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
SEPT. 28: CENTENARY COLLEGE DIVERSITY WEEK. This year’s celebration will have an international flair culminating in a high-energy upbeat, family-friendly public concert by the multi-national touring group, Up with People. 7 p.m. Centenary Gold Dome, 3482 Dixie Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.centenary.edu/diversityweek.
SEPT. 28-OCT. 6: RED RIVER REVEL. The
annual family-friendly event will feature food, music, art and more. 11
a.m. to 10 p.m., Thursday through Saturday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday;
5-9 p.m., Monday through Wednesday. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.redriverrevel.com
OCT. 2-6: PRIZE FEST. Shreveport's
most amazing film, food, music and fashion festival. More information,
including full event schedule and tickets, available at www.PrizeFest.org.
OCT. 4, 11, 18, 25, 31: HAUNTED MUNICIPAL TOURS. The 90-minute tour features some of the hauntings, including a child who likes to play peek-a-boo with the balcony door in the main lobby, slamming doors, ghostly guest named Mary, and many other unexplained occurrences. $20. 6:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium. com.
OCT. 4: TWILIGHT TALKIES: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. Enjoy a movie on the front lawn of the museum. Local food trucks will be on hand with yummy treats for purchase. Free. 6:30; 7:30 p.m., movie starts. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
OCT. 4: WINE DINE AND EQUINE. An
event that benefits the Arc of Caddo- Bossier’s GREAT Program. $75.
6-10 p.m. Hill Country Village, 12475 Ellerbe Road, Shreveport. Call
OCT. 4-5, 11-12,18- 19, 26, 31: HAUNTED SHREVEPORT TOUR. Walk
in the footsteps of these citizens from the past and hear their stories
with stops along the way at two incredible properties rich in history
and hauntings: the Logan Mansion and the Creswell Hotel. At each of
those stops you will hear stories directly from those who dwell there!
$50. 7 p.m. Visit www.hauntedshreveport.com.
OCT. 5: MIRACLE TOUR. Annual
fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital programs at CHRISTUS
where cyclists can ride 14-, 28-, 42-, 64-mile routes. A family fun
ride is five miles. $40 through Oct. 4; $45; $15, family fun ride. 8
a.m. Haughton High School, 210 McKinley, Haughton. Visit www.miracletour.org.
OCT. 5: BOSSIER CITY MAKERS FAIR. With
100+ local makers, artists and crafters. Free. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets, 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.BossierCityMakersFair.com.
OCT. 10: 6TH ANNUAL BOURBON & BOWTIES. Unlimited
tastings of small batch bourbon and craft old fashioneds, sparkling
wine, Great Raft Brewing beer and hors d’oeuvres. Cigars will be
available for purchase. Live music indoor and outdoors. $50. 5-9 p.m.
Jacquelyn’s Cafe, 1342 Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportevent.com/events/bourbon-bowties.
OCT. 12: HARK FESTIVAL. This
festival and student competition celebrates the history and heritage of
the Ark- La-Tex by encouraging students to explore regional history and
express their findings creatively with writing, visual arts, handcrafts
and entertainment. Free. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. LSU Shreveport campus, 1
University Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.harkfestival.com.
OCT. 12: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speaker Sarah Hamer’s presentation, “Researching a Historical
Event.” Free. 1-3 p.m. Shreve Memorial Library Broadmoor Branch, 1212
Capt. Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.
OCT. 15: UNMASKING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE BREAKFAST & SILENT AUCTION. With
special guest speakers DeSoto Parish Sheriff Jayson Richardson and his
mother, Carol Sue Richardson. $40. 9 a.m. DiamondJacks Casino &
Hotel, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
OCT. 15: CATS: SHREVEPORT OPERA EXPRESS PERFORMANCE. This
series features events on culture, arts, technology and science. Free,
but space is limited. 3 p.m. The Glen Retirement System, 403 East
Flournoy Lucas Road, Shreveport. Call 798-3500.
OCT. 17: VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA VISIONARIES HAPPY HOUR. Attendees
are encouraged to bring cleaning supplies to benefit people served in
the Choice Neighborhood. 7 p.m. Missing Link, 504 Texas St., Ste. 100,
OCT. 18: HIGHLAND SOIREE. Join
the MLK Health Center & Pharmacy in celebrating the past five years
in Highland. With everything you love about Highland from food, drinks,
live music and art. Silent art auction and a cooking demo with Melissa
Brannan. $55. 6 p.m. MLK Health Center & Pharmacy, 865 Olive St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
OCT. 18: KING JERRY LAWLER IN THE RING! Meet
and greet with the King beginning at noon, live wrestling matches start
at 2 p.m. and Lawler will be in the ring. Weekly giveaways for a chance
for lunch with The King. King Jerry Lawler's Memphis BBQ, 6458 Hwy. 3,
Benton, La. 318-935- 5100.
OCT. 19: CRUISIN' IN GRAND CANE. A car, truck and tractor show with food, music, door prizes and more. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Grand Cane. Call 858-2556.
OCT. 20: JIMMY DAY MEMORIAL MUSIC FESTIVAL. Featuring
Stanton Hoffman, Hutch Phillips, David Deaton, Gary Graves and more!
Free, donations welcome. 4 p.m. Tiki Bar & Grill, 639 East Kings
Hwy., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook.com.
OCT. 22: PUMPKIN SHINE ON LINE. This unique family-friendly showcases hundreds of jack-o’-lanterns at the park. Free iShuttle transportation from Dillard's at Mall St. Vincent. 4-9 p.m. Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.southfield-school.org/pumpkinshine.
OCT. 25: LOGAN MANSION MONSTER BALL. This
event has the historic mansion setting with all the making of a
hauntingly great evening experience with food, music, artists and more.
Dine, dance and mingle in the moonlight with fellow monsters. Must be 21
and older. $125. 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Logan Mansion, 725 Austen Pl.,
Shreveport. Visit www.paypal.me/hauntedshv.
OCT. 27: HOME BREWED BIRTHDAY BLAST. 98 Rocks is rolling into its 35 year of rocking out with live music, contesting, custom merch and beer. Free. 2 p.m. Flying Heart Brewery, 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.98rocks.fm.
| CASINO PROMOS
BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. October promotions. Pick a Pumpkin: Every Wednesday and Sunday win bonus rewards, prizes and more! From 5-9 p.m.; everyone is a winner. MyChoicemyWay: Beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturdays. Five winners will be drawn every 20 minutes to recieve $150 in free slot play! You would win a vacation, a kitchen package, brand new jewelry, a tailgating package and much more.
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.
September Promotions. $20,000 Friday Fortunes Giveaway: Win up to $2,500
cash! Drawings from 7-10 p.m. every Friday. Super Swipe and Win: From
noon to 6 p.m. every Monday and Tuesday. Win gifts, points and more!
Guaranteed with every play! Lucky Locals Winning Wheel is from 6-9 p.m.,
Mondays and Tuesdays. Win up to $1,000 JackPlay! We’re giving away up
to $20,000! Play on Mondays for 3X entries, valid toward next day
drawings. 50+ Diamond Club: Every Wednesday. Must be 50 years of age or
older. Entry Multiplier: 5X Chairman, 3X Platinum, 2X Gold. Enroll at a
kiosk starting at noon. Saturday Gift with 100 Points: Enroll at kiosk
at 2 p.m., Sept. 28.
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. $9.99 Thursday buffet with Rewards Club card. $26.99 Seafood Buffet from 4:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Price with Rewards Club card. Free Senior Dinner Buffet is every Wednesday for guests 50 years of age or older with five slot points earned the same day.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602-0711. September Promotions. $20,000 iWin Tablet Drawings: Play every Friday in September for your chance to win one of the season’s hottest electronics. Swipe your ONE Club membership card beginning at 5 p.m. to activate your entries. Drawings begin at 6 p.m. Up to 12 guests will win a name brand tablet each week! $95,000 Road to Riches: Sept. 28 is the Grand Finale Drawing; guests can swipe their ONE Club membership card beginning at 5 p.m. at any ONE Club kiosk to activate entries, and then listen for your name beginning at 6 p.m. Twenty guests will walk away with $500 cash, and one lucky guest will drive home in a 2019 Jaguar F-PACE SUV.
HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. Must be 21 years of age or older. See your Caesars Rewards for details. September Promotions. Return Rewards: Caesars Rewards Members that earn 100 Tier Credits in a day will receive at least $5 in Free Slot Play. The Free Slot Play offer will be emailed to the member within four days and can be downloaded to any slot machine. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier: On Tuesdays and Wednesdays Caesars Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk to receive a Reward Credit Multiplier. Caesars Rewards members have a chance to win up to a 100X multiplier. Hit the Big Time Drawings: Every Friday, Caesars Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards card for a chance to punch our “Hit The Big Time” board and win Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3-9:45 p.m. All Caesars Rewards members receive one free entry upon activation; additional entries are earned based on tier. At 4 p.m., winners will be announced every hour for a chance to punch the board and win Free Slot Play. Racing Promotions.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. September Promotions. Choose Your Infiniti Drawings: Every Friday and Saturday, you could drive away in a new Infiniti! Receive one free entry into the drawing each event day upon activation by swiping their Caesars Rewards Card, and you can also receive additional entries based on Tier each promotional day. 10X earning on select Sundays and Tuesdays for slots and table games customers. 5X entries on Video Poker. 10 winners will be selected; one will drive away in a new Infiniti. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 9:15 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays. Activation period is from 5-9:30 p.m. Promotional Kiosk Drawings are at 10 p.m. at the Promotions and Events Center. Asian Midweek Drawing: On Wednesdays, Caesars Rewards Members can swipe their Caesars Rewards Card to activate their entry into the drawing between 7-11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat area. Drawings happen every 15 minutes starting at 8 p.m. with the last one at midnight. One winner will be announced to receive promotional chips, Free Slot Play or a Visa Card. Brentwood Breakfast Gift Series: On Wednesdays, select guests must earn 150 Tier Credits to receive a gift each week. Earning period is from 5 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Gift distribution is from 3-8 p.m.
MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www. margaritavillebossiercity.com. September Promotions. $90K myChoice myWay Giveaway: In September and October, to kick off Margaritaville joining the myChoice program, MGV- BC and BBC will conduct eight myChoice-centered giveaways every Friday night in September and October. Each customer will receive one free entry and one additional entry for every 25 total points earned. One guest will be selected at the end of the promotional night to win the finale myChoice related prize. September event will focus on trips that are available in the myChoice program; October will focus on the packages that may be won: electronics, watches/jewelry, etc. $20,000 Jackpot Party: Saturday, Sept. 28. The $20K Jackpot Party is scheduled for Sept. 28. Guests will receive a tier-based entry ticket for every taxable jackpot ($1200 or more) awarded. October Promotions: 30K Mini Baccarat Spin to Win: Drawings start at 8 p.m., Oct. 6, 13, 20 in the Mini-Bac Pit. One lucky name will be drawn every 15 minutes for a chance to spin the wheel of prizes ranging from $250 - $2,000 in promotional chips! $90K myChoice myWay Giveaway: Four names will be drawn every 30 minutes beginning at 7 p.m., Oct. 4, 11, 18, 25 for a guaranteed qualifier spot into the Finale and $200 in free play! At 11:15 p.m., one lucky winner will be selected to win the Finale myChoice prize!
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.Samstown.com. September Promotions: Pigskin Toss & Win: Fridays from 6-10 p.m. and Saturdays from 2-10 p.m. Every hour, five guests will show off their quarterback skills! Each guest will get three throws at the prize board for cash, prizes range from $50-$1000 cash! Young At Heart: Wednesdays, guests 50 years old or better can swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk from noon to 6 p.m. after earning 20 tier credits to reveal their prize. 50 Winners every Wednesday will win $100 B Rewards. Blackjack Tournament: Registration is at 3 p.m. on Thursdays and tournament begins at 4 p.m. $20 buy-in, cash only. Scores will be tallied at the end, and the top four places will win a portion of the prize pool. 10x Points: Thursdays from 6 a.m. to midnight in September, guests who are Sapphire and higher can participate in the 10x B Connected Point Multiplier. Guests who use their B Connected card during the promotion times will earn 10x points after swiping their card at any kiosk before playing. The promotion does not include video poker games. Table Games Hot Hot Seats: Saturdays from 2 p.m. to midnight, every 30 minutes, one table games player will win a prize of $100! $50 in cash and $50 in promo chips. You must have an open table game rating to be eligible. See table games for details. Lucky 7’s Drawings: every Saturday, Caesars Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards card for a chance to win Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3-9:45 p.m. All Caesars Rewards members receive one free entry upon activation; additional entries are earned based on Tier. At 4 p.m., winners will be announced every hour for a chance to win Free Slot Play. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier. On select Mondays and Tuesdays, Total Rewards Members can swipe their Caesars Rewards Card for a chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier or a 3X multiplier for Video Poker. Guests can swipe their Caesars Rewards card at any Promotional Kiosk. Asian 3K Drawing. On Mondays, Caesars Rewards Members who have 60 minutes of qualifying play can swipe their Caesars Rewards Card to activate their entry into the drawing between 7-11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat area. Drawings happen every half hour starting at 8 p.m. with the last one at midnight. One winner will be announced to receive promotional chips or Free Slot Play.