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.
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.
THROUGH 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. 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.
OCT. 18-DEC.1: THE 9 MUSES AND THE ART OF PASSION. The Norton invited artists to participate in a new juried exhibition based on the nine Muses of Greek mythology. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m., Oct. 18. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave. Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
OCT. 25-DEC. 15: HEART OF THE MATTER: THE CELEBRATION OF ESSENTIAL IN EVERYDAY LIFE. James Michalopoulos’ brightly colored oil paintings feature exaggerated viewpoints and skewed perspectives. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m., Oct. 25. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
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.
DEC. 4: DOWNTOWN ART WALK. Jump on the Jolly Trolley and ride to stops around downtown. Enjoy Christmas in all its forms and get your holiday shopping completed in one evening! Starts at Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.downtownshreveprot.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. 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.
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, 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: 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 841-1345.
NOBLE SAVAGE: Open 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Dirty Redd's Open Jam Session featuring area artists playing all-around good music every Thursday; TD McMurray, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 9; Katie and Joel, 9-11 p.m., Oct. 11; And Then Came Humans, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Oct. 12; Danny Wilder, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 15; Will Maranto, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 16; Marty Christian, 9-11 p.m., Oct. 18; Kings of Pleasure, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Oct. 19; Jimmy Wooten, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 22; Emily, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 23; Jonitones, 9-11 p.m., Oct. 25; Joey V and the Vindicators, 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., Oct. 26; Stanton Dossett, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 29; Mike Westbrook, 8-10 p.m., Oct. 30. 417 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-1781.
THE PORT GRILL: Live entertainment. 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. Dwight Yoakam 7:30 p.m., Oct. 18. 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; Total Choice, Oct. 11,12; What the Funk, Oct. 18, 19; Ambush, Oct. 25,26.
THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment. Gates open at 7 p.m. unless stated otherwise. Tracy Lawrence, Oct. 18. 1201 Dixie Overland Road, Bossier City. 752-3633. Tickets available at www.outhousetickets.com.
THREE DONS: Winston Hall and Chris Allen 6:30- 10:30 p.m. every Friday. 4000 Industrial Drive, Bossier City. 703-3120.
SUNDANCE CANTINA BAR AT BOOMTOWN: Live music is from 8 p.m. to midnight, 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. Jimmy Wooten Band, Oct. 9, 23; Ryan Matthew Band, Oct. 10; Jason Sepulvado Band, Oct. 11; The Syndicate, Oct. 12, 31; Pseudo Boom, Oct. 16; Ziffel Brothers, Oct. 17; Tambria Adams Band, Oct. 18; Mainstreet, Oct. 19; Casey Martin Band, Oct. 24; Soulshine with Stan Hoffman, Oct. 25; The Good News, Oct. 26; Professor Porkchop, Oct. 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, 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. Anxious, Oct. 11,12; Red Thread, Oct. 18,19; Side FX, Oct. 25,26. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Live entertainment. Gary Patrick Band, Oct. 10; Kid Icarys, Oct. 11; Captain Joe Band, Oct. 12; Eric Craig Band, Oct. 17; Ben Jerrell’s Roadside Revival, Oct. 18,19; The Syndicate, Oct. 24; Caravan, Oct. 25; Blues Boyz, Oct. 26; The Mix, Oct. 31. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.
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.
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. 11-13, 19-20: INTO THE WOODS. A Stephen Sondheim musical. The story intertwines the plots of several Brothers Grimm and Charles Perrault fairy tales. Exotic lighting, costumes, large pit orchestra and music showcase the excellent cast. $15, children; $20 seniors/military; $25 adults. 7:30 p.m., Oct. 11, 20; 3 p.m., Oct. 12,13, 20; 2 p.m., Oct. 19. Emmett Hook Center, 550 Common St., Shreveport. Visit www.emmetthookcenter.org.
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. 17-20, 24-27: BRIGHT STAR. Tickets on sale now. $25. 7:30 p.m.; 2 p.m., Oct. 20, 27. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.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 www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
OCT. 26: ACTING AND THEATRE WORKSHOP WITH CHERIE GREY. For ages 16 and older. Participants are encouraged to bring a monologue of your choice. $35. Noon to 2 p.m. Agora Borealis, 412 Lake St., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
NOV. 7-10: THE ADDAMS FAMILY. An original story that is every father’s nightmare.Wednesday falls in love with a regular guy and Gomez keeps the secret from Morticia. Everything plays out at a dinner hosted for the “nomal” boyfriend’s family. Hilarity ensues. Tickets $15. East Bank Theatre, 630 Barkdsdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 218-9978, email StageCenterBoxOffice@gmail.com.
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 www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.
THROUGH OCT. 31: THE DIXIEMAZE. With an eight-acre maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, duck races and more. $11-$20. 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday-Thursday; 10 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday. 9596 Sentell Road, Shreveport. Visit www.dixiemaze.com.
THROUGH NOV. 2: NECROMANOR HAUNTED HOUSE SEASON 6. A world of holiday horrors awaits you in this haunted house. $15, adult; $10 children 12 and under, military, police, first responders, students; $5 re-entry. 7 p.m. to midnight, Fridays; 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturdays; 6-10 p.m. Louisiana Boardwalk, 505 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.autumnfrights.com/necro-tickets.
OCT. 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. 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. 10, 17: PRESERVATION PERILS: AVOIDING ARCHIVAL NIGHTMARES. Join Bossier Parish Libraries History Center curator Randall Palmer as he discusses some of the preservation “nightmares” that can endanger these irreplaceable items. Learn some simple steps that you can take so your treasures and memories can be passed onto future generations. Free. 1-2 p.m., Oct. 10; 6-7 p.m., Oct. 17. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.
OCT. 11: CLUBCORP CHARITY CLASSIC TENNIS TOURNAMENT. Join us for some competitive mixers that benefits Holy Angels, Augie’s Quest and Employee Partners Care Foundation. $35. 4:30 p.m., registration; 5 p.m. matches begin. Southern Trace Country Club, 200 Southern Trace Pkwy., Shreveport.
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: HAUNTED BOSSIER HISTORY. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center staff visit the Haughton Branch library to present some of the haunted history of our parish and explain the origins of some spooky traditions. Free. 6-7 p.m. Bossier Libraries Haughton Branch, 116 West McKinley Haughton. Call 949-0196.
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, Shreveport.Visit www.voanorthla.org/visionaries.
OCT. 18-19: ANTIQUE & KEEPSAKE FAIRE. With vendors, antique dealers, bargain gallery and more. Free. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Woman’s Department Club, 802 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 222-4187.
OCT. 18: TWILIGHT TALKIES: HERCULES. Bring your chairs and blankets and enjoy a movie under the stars with local food trucks with food for purchase. Free. 6:30 p.m.; 7:30 p.m., movie begins. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
OCT. 18: TOBACCO HOUSE LOUNGE GRAND OPENING. With cigar rep Rocky Patel. Food and beverages will be available. 5-9 p.m. Tobacco House, 9464 Mansfield Road, Shreveport. Call 686-5991.
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: ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP. For those with Alzheimer’s or caregiver led by Stacey Hand. Free. 9 a.m. Fitness Lady, 1700 Old Minden Road, Ste. 180, Bossier City.
OCT. 19: BREW. Popular beer festival returns to Festival Plaza from 2–6 p.m. Enjoy music by the popular Identity Crisis, sample over 100 beers and many food from area restaurants. Big-screen TVs will be on site for football watchers. $50 is all-inclusive of beer and food samplings. VIP tables are $1,000 (includes 10 tickets and signage). There is also a designated driver ticket for $35 that includes food and non-alcoholic beverages – downtown Shreveport.
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: FALL FEST. Join
the Bossier Parish Libraries Central Library and History Center for
food, games, photo booths, crafts, story times and candy tours. The
History Center will have special seasonal exhibits and a scavenger hunt.
All ages welcome for this free event. Free. 3:30-6:30 p.m. Bossier
Parish Libraries Central Library and History Center, 2206 Beckett St.,
Bossier City. Call 746-7717.
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 Place,
Shreveport. Visit www.paypal.me/hauntedshv.
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.
OCT. 26: DANCE OF THE DEAD HALLOWEEN PARTY. The
Digital Media Institute at InterTech is throwing the Halloween party of
the year with live music, food, costumes and more. All ages. 6 p.m.
Swim School (former Broadmoor YMCA), 215 Carroll St., Shreveport. Visit
OCT. 26: MASTER GARDENER FALL BULB. With
hard to find heirloom bulbs and over 30 varieties. 8 a.m. to noon.
Randle T. Moore Center, 3101 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Call 698-0010.
OCT. 27: HOME BREWED BIRTHDAY BLAST. 98
Rocks is rolling into its 35th 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.
OCT. 31: HAUNTED BOSSIER HISTORY. Bossier
Parish Libraries History Center staff visit the Aulds Branch library to
present some of the haunted history of our parish and explain the
origins of some spooky traditions. Free. 2-3 p.m. Bossier Parish
Libraries Aulds Branch, 3950 Wayne Ave., Bossier City. Call 742-2337.
NOV. 1-2: MISSION MARKETPLACE. A
faithbased, ecumenical initiative to improve the lives of people all
over the world by hosting a yearly "market" where fair-trade items are
sold. $10 for Friday preview. 6-8 p.m., Nov. 1; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Nov.
2. Broadmoor United Methodist Church, 3715 Youree Drive, Shreveport.
Email info.mmpshrboss@gmail. com.
NOV. 2: LIFE SAVERS: LOUISIANA SATURDAY NIGHT. Feist-Weiller Cancer Center presents this dinner and fundraising event
remembering Anne Higdon. Acuton, live music, open bar and casual dress.
$125. 6 p.m. CenturyLink Center, 2000 Century Link Drive, Bossier City.
Visit www. lsuhsfoudation.org/lifesavers19.
NOV. 2: CATAHOULA WINE MIXER: Local
chefs and musicians showcase the cuisine and sounds inspired by each
region of the world at this walkable event held outdoors. The cultural
pillars of food, drink, art and music are all showcased by local chefs,
wine purveyors, artists and musicians. 3-6 p.m. Windrush Park,
Provenance, 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport. Visit
NOV. 2: TIME TO BOOGIE. Get
your groove on at the Inaugural Tiffany Strong Scholarship Foundation's
event, where proceeds will fund local scholarships for graduating
seniors in Bossier Parish headed to any Louisiana college. This
'70s-themed event will have live music, cash bar, raffle items and more.
$50. 7-11 p.m. LeBossier Event Center, 4000 Industrial Dr., Bossier
City. Visit www.eventbrite.com.
NOV. 2: ALL HANDS 5K. A
fundraiser for the Deaf Action Center with awards, kids' activities,
food, raffles and fun. 8-11 a.m. Deaf Action Center, 601 Jordan St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.deafactioncenter.org.
NOV. 8: A CELEBRATION OF HEROES. With
keynote speakers, Kris “Tanto” Paronto, a U.S. Army Ranger and CIA
operative. 3-5 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley
Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportheroes.com.
NOV. 16: ROY’S KIDS: A NIGHT OF HOPE AND MEMORIES INAUGURAL DINNER & AUCTION. With
dinner open bar, and an auction all for a good cause. $50. 5:30-10 p.m.
Pierremont Oaks Tennis Club, 578 Spring Lake Drive, Shreveport.
NOV. 21-23: 45TH ANNUAL LES BOUTIQUES DE NOEL. The
premier shopping event organized by the Shreveport-Bossier Opera Guild.
$10; $20, three-day pass. Free for children 12 and under. 10 a.m. to 6
p.m. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport. Visit
NOV. 29-DEC. 22: LE MARCHE DE NOEL. Each
weekend (Friday- Sunday) will feature different artisan and craft
vendors, ferris wheel for familyfriendly fun! 1-9 p.m., Nov. 29; 4 p.m.,
Nov. 30. Downtown Shreveport riverfront. Visit www.facebook.com.
NOV. 30-JAN. 30: SNOPORT. A
temporary winter-themed interactive exhibit that will showcase the
wonders and science of snow. $10, adults; $5 children 12 and under; $5
Sci-Port members. Sci-Port Discovery Center, 820 Clyde Fant Pkwy.,
Shreveport. Visit www.sci-port.org.
DEC. 6: TINSEL. Tinsel shoppers begin and end at Superior Steakhouse and are chauffeured to multiple stops along Line Avenue, shopping in the area’s most popular stores, in a private after-hours environment. Participating stores offer a variety of complimentary food, beverage, entertainment and discounts to Tinsel shoppers. The evening ends at the official Tinsel Afterparty. $30. Line Avenue Shopping District, 855 Pierremont Road, Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportevent.com/events/tinsel.
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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
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birthday, swipe your Rewards Club card and receive a present from us.
October Promotions. $20,000 Spooktacular Sweepstakes: Win up to $1,000
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LEGENDS BUFFET SPECIALS: Salute to our troops. 25% off every day at Legends Buffet. Must have military I.D. to receive discount. Not valid on holidays. Cannot be combined with any other offer. $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. Steak & BBQ Buffet is from 4:30-10 p.m. every Saturday for $19.99 with Rewards Club card.
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. See your Caesars Rewards for details. October 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 & 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. Every Saturday, Caesars Rewards members can swipe to receive a lucky Zoomball number. If their number is selected, receive $50 in Free Slot Play. Receive one additional Zoomball number for every 100 Tier Credits earned from 6 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. each promotional day (max five numbers, four earned and one complimentary). Activation is from 3-9:45 p.m. At 4 p.m., drawings will begin and happen every half hour.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. The Ultimate Jackpot Drawings: $10,000 in Big Pulls every week! Play your way to the $100,000 Ultimate Jackpot Finale on Nov. 30. Grand Finale winner will drive home a 2019 Maserati Ghibli GranLusso. All Caesars Rewards members will receive one free entry into the drawing and can also earn additional entries based on Tier. 10X earning for slots and 5X for tables and video poker on Sundays and Tuesdays. On Fridays & Saturdays, drawings will happen from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. Five winners will be announced every hour between 6-9 p.m., four winners will receive 10 spins on a $25 Slot Machine or $250 in Free Slot Play and one winner will receive 10 pulls on a $100 Slot Machine or $1,000 in Free Slot Play. The Ultimate Jackpot Maserati Finale: Drive away in a 2019 Maserati Ghibli GranLusso! Receive one complimentary entry and continue to earn daily, based on your tier. 10X earning for slots and 5X for tables and video poker on Sundays and Tuesdays. On Nov. 30 earning period ends at 9 p.m.; activation is from 5-9:30 p.m.; final drawing is at 10 p.m.
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. October Promotions. Cauldron of Cash: From 7-11 p.m., Oct. 11, 18, 25 and from 4-10 p.m., Oct. 12, 19. Every hour, four guests will draw from the cauldron containing $1,000 in Cash and B Rewards. All B Connected card holders receive one free entry daily by visiting a promotional kiosk through Oct. 25. 11x Points: From 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Oct. 13, 20, 27. Sapphire players and higher will earn 11x points while playing all penny games. Guests need to swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk before playing. No point cap. Monday Mayhem: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Oct. 14, 21. Every hour, 10 guests will be drawn to spin a prize wheel. Prizes include liquor, food credit, gift cards and B Rewards. Guests will receive one free entry each participating Monday and can earn additional entries based on play each Monday. Field Goal Thursdays: From noon to 10 p.m., Oct. 10, 17, 24, 31. Earn 100 Tier Credits and swipe at any promotional kiosk to reveal your prize. Guaranteed B Rewards of $15 and up to $500! Earn additional swipes at 250 and 500 Tier Credits and win more B Rewards. Mississippi Stud Poker Tournament: Registration is at 9 a.m., Oct. 19, and tournament begins at 11 a.m. $40 buy-in. $2,500 in prizes guaranteed. Registration and tournament will take place in pit 3 on the casino floor. See tables games for more details. $100,000 New Member Scratch & Win: New members who sign up for a B Connected card through Dec. 31 will receive a scratch card. Prizes include B Rewards, trips, electronics packages and up to $100,000 in cash! Plus, build your own bonus. New members will receive an additional prize up to $200 in B Rewards. Just swipe at the end of your visit to see what your offer is and qualify for the best B Rewards bonus.