THROUGH JAN. 31: BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW. This
year’s theme encourages students from Bossier Parish elementary, middle
and high schools to produce artworks that showcase what it means to
them to be a hero or to honor someone in their life that gives them
inspiration. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.
THROUGH FEB. 22: CRITICS CHOICE 2019 – VISUAL & LITERARY ARTS CRITICAL MASS 7 SOLO SHOW. Artists
Linda Dickson Moss and Carolyn Breedlove exhibit a collection of
award-winning visual, literary and performance arts. Free. Artspace, 708
Texas St., Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
THROUGH FEB. 22: MATERIALITY – AN ON THE WALL EXPERIENCE. Northwest
Louisiana artists take on the walls of artspace using the walls as
backdrops to multiple 3D installations in fiber, textiles, clay, metal,
photography and the written word. The public is also invited to paint
/create directly on the opposite wall. Free. Artspace, 708 Texas St.,
Shreveport. Visit www.artspaceshreveport.com.
THROUGH FEB. 22:“THE SHAKEN FOUNDATION:” ART BY LINDA DICKSON MOSS. Visual
artist for last year’s Critical Mass, Moss premieres her solo
exhibition of mixed media art. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport.
THROUGH FEB. 29: THE K-M-R EXHIBITION. Features
abstract oil paintings and nature photography by by three regional
artists, Karen LaBeau, Maria Markell and Ron Smith. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Monday - Friday. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road,
Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.org.
THROUGH MARCH 15: CREATE A BEAUTIFUL LIFE. The
inspiring exhibition consists of new works by the artists of Holy
Angels. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.
THROUGH MARCH 13: THE SPACE TO BE: AN EXPLORATION OF FEMININE BEING. Artist
Jazmin Jernigan presents this photographic exhibition about women – how
they present themselves to the world and how they cultivate and express
their inner strength. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m., Jan. 29.
Central Artstation Gallery, 801 Common St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.
THROUGH APRIL 18: HEATHER F. WETZEL AND SHEA HEMBREY. These two artists have joined forces to curate a gallery of their own original pieces. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www. themeadowsmeseum.com.
THROUGH APRIL 18: KATHRYN KELLER'S POIGNANT GESTURES. Paintings and drawings by Alexandria, La., artist Kathryn Keller. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Visit www.themeadowsmeseum.
FEB. 1-MARCH 31: ADENA HELM. She is an acrylic and mixed media painter that uses planned and intuitive layers to capture and essence of a person, animal or flower. An opening reception is from 6-8 p.m., Feb. 7, Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
FEB. 1-MARCH 31: VIRTUALLY ANYTHING ON VIRTUALLY ANYTHING AIRBRUSH SHOW. By artist Rod Sims. An opening reception is from 6-8 p.m., Feb. 7, Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.
FEB. 4: SHREVEPORT ART CLUB. Featuring
a demonstration of abstracted figure paintings by artist Cindy Holmes.
Free. 10 a.m. Valencia Community Center, 1800 Viking Drive, Shreveport.
FEB. 4: OFF THE WALL: EKPHRASTIC WRITING WORKSHOP. A
writing workshop that aims to teach how to write in response to art,
hosted by Ashley Mace Havird, Caddo Parish Poet Laureate. Free.
5:30-7:30 p.m. Artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport. Visit
FEB. 5-26: JUDGED ART SHOW. The
Shreveport Art Club in collaboration with the North Louisiana Romance
Writers Club presents this art show with art inspired by writing and
writing inspired by art. An opening reception is from 2-4 p.m., Feb. 8.
University Gallery Center, LSUS, One University Drive, Shreveport.
FEB. 10: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION MONTHLY MEETING. With Lily Thompson demonstrating art using thread. Free. 6-8 p.m. The Annex, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 861-3324.
MARCH 13-14: SAINTS AND SINNERS ART SHOW. A two-night interactive art show with folk art, music history, religious artifacts. VIP showing, $30; general public, $20. 6-9 p.m. C&C Mercantile, 2430 Line Ave., Shreveport. Call 424-4406.
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; Flashback,
Jan. 31; 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, DJ Crush, Feb. 1; Time Machine, Feb. 7; DJ Trentino, Feb. 8;
Mayday by Midnight, Feb. 14; DJ Saint Clair, Feb. 15; Night Shift, Feb.
21; DJ Dynamix, Feb. 22; Electric Circus, Feb. 28; DJ Tony Martinez,
Feb. 29. Eldorado Resort Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Parkway. Call
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. 118 Texas
St., Shreveport. 221-0490.
Summerfield Jr., 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday; Winston Hall and Chris
Allen, 6-9 p.m. every Sunday night in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave.,
CLARION INN: Winston Hall and Chris Allen, The Three Dons, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Fridays. 4000 Industrial Drive, Bossier City. Call 747-0711.
COVE ON CROSS LAKE: 11:30 a.m. to close Monday through Saturday. 1612 Dilg League Drive (off Lakeshore), Shreveport. 635-0262.
EL POTRILLO: 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 798-0040.
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 6-9 p.m., The Usual Suspects, Jan. 29; Rogers &
Zaffater, Feb. 5; Aiden Fitzgerald, Feb. 12; Jim Reed, Feb. 26; Hali
Brown, Feb. 29. 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: Live music from 8 p.m. to midnight. DiamondJacks Casino & Resort, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music. The Brothers Band, Jan. 17; Flashback, Feb. 15. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 841-1345.
NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT (LA DOWNS): Live music from 6:30-10 p.m. 7960 E. Texas St., Bossier City. Call 79-2446.
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. 417 Texas St., Shreveport.
THE PORT GRILL: Food, live entertainment. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Ste. C.
PARADISE THEATER: Gordon
Lightfoot, 8 p.m., Feb. 15. Exile, 8 p.m., March 7. Tickets start at
$15. Jordan Davis, 8 p.m., March 27. Tickets start at $64. Gene Watson, 8
p.m., April 25. Tickets start at $15. Rodney Carrington, 8 p.m., May 8, 9. Tickets start at $45. Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.
RED RIVER BREWING COMPANY: Mardi
Gras Brunch with live music, king cake samples Feb. 2, 10:30 a.m.- 2:30
p.m.; Bucket List, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 5.; Mason Howard, Feb. 7, 6-9 p.m.;
Josh Love, Feb. 14, 6-9 p.m.; Daniel Goodwill, Feb. 21, 6-9 p.m.; and
Landon Lloyd Miller, Feb. 28, 6-9 p.m. Super Hold Cornhole Tournament,
3-7 p.m., Jan. 25. 1200 Marshall St., Ste. 500, Shreveport.
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. Treble Hook, Jan. 31, Feb. 1; Ambush, Feb. 7, 8.
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.
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. Blaze Band, Jan. 31, Feb. 1; Roger
Delano, Feb. 7, 8; Dusty Rose, Feb. 14, 15; Loco- Motion, Feb. 21, 22;
Bluez Boys, Feb. 28, 29. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La.
SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m., Professor Porkchop, Jan. 29; The Syndicate, Jan. 30; Tambria Adams Band, Jan. 31. 6123 Line Ave., Shreveport. 869-3243.
SUPERIOR'S STEAKHOUSE: Live
piano music Skylar Smith, 6-10 p.m., Monday, Thursday, Friday; 7-11
p.m., Saturday; 5-9 p.m., Sunday; Stan Hoffman, 6-10 p.m., Tuesday; Toni
Mundy Evans Duo, 6-10 p.m., Wednesday; The Stilettos, first Friday of
every month; Sunday Jazz Brunch, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 855 Pierremont
Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.
TIKI BAR: Live music, Bucket List, 6:30 p.m., Feb. 19. 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. Ambush, Feb. 14, 15. Diamond Jacks Casino & Resort, 711
DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.
WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Live entertainment with Joint Custody, Jan. 30; Relentless, Jan. 31. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.
FEB. 2: DOMINIC MUZZI. The
award-winning pianist’s concert will include Brahms’ Sonata No. 3 in F
Minor; Scriabin’s Sonata-Fantasy No. 2 and Scriabin’s Sonata No. 5.
Free. 3 p.m. Emmett Hook Center, 550 Common St., Shreveport.
FEB. 14: FOREIGNER. Tickets
on sale now for their “The Hits” tour. $38.75-$129.75. 8 p.m.
Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport.
FEB. 20: THE NEXT GENERATION OF DANCE- AILEY II. The
Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet presents the incredible spirit and
energy of the renowned Alvin Ailey. Fans have been mesmerized by their
U.S. and international performances under the artistic direction of Troy
Powell. $45, $35 and $25. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave.,
Shreveport. Call 318-226-8555 for tickets or visit
FEB. 29: HEART OF TEXAS HONKYTONK NIGHT. Join
us for a great night of Honkytonk Country Music featuring Darrell
McCall, Tony Booth, Dallas Wayne and Justin Trevino. The party starts at
8 p.m. Margaritaville, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-
MARCH 6: DANCING WITH THE STARS LIVE! Tickets on sale now. $59.50-$89.50. 7:30 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
APRIL 10: 14TH ANNUAL SHREVEPORT BLUES FESTIVAL. Featuring Pokey Bear, Jeter Jones, O.B. Buchana, Melvia “Chick” Rodgers, Calvin Richardson and Tucka. $54-$104. 8 p.m. Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Elvis Presley Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportmunicipalauditorium.com.
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FEB. 1, 8, 15: SENIOR THEATRE CLASS. Taught
by Mary Joris, this class will include scene study, improvisation and
voice & diction. $175. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Shreveport Little Theatre,
812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.
FEB. 8: FINDING NEVERLAND. The incredible story behind one of the world’s most beloved characters, Peter Pan. $25 (student), $75. 8 p.m. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
FEB. 27-29, MARCH 1, 6-8: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES. This
off-Broadway musical is set in 1958 at a high school prom with four
girls with big dreams. Featuring over 30 classic ‘50s and ‘60s hits.
$25. 7:30 p.m., Feb. 27-29, March 6, 7; 2 p.m., March 1, 8. Shreveport
Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.
FEB. 28-MARCH 1: CARRIE. The
musical is based on Stephen King’s debut novel. $18, adults; $15,
seniors and military; $10, students. 7:30 p.m., Feb. 27-29; 2 p.m. March
1. Central Artstation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit
MARCH 6: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The
Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious
French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new
beginning in the aftermath of war. $25 (student) - $75. 8 p.m. The
Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
MARCH 27: BEAUTIFUL. The true story of Carole King’s remarkable rise from teenage songwriter to global superstar. $25 (student) - $79. The Strand Theatre, 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.thestrandtheatre.com.
| 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 MARCH 28-NOV. 14: 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
THROUGH JAN. 29: THINKING MONEY FOR KIDS. A
multimedia traveling exhibition for children 7-11 designed to teach
kids and their families about money with games, activities and more.
Hamilton/South Caddo Branch of the Shreve Memorial Library, 2111 Bert
Kouns Industrial Loop. Visit www.shreve-lib.org.
THROUGH JAN. 30: SNO-PORT. 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.
FEB. 1: BOSSIER NIGHT MARKET. The
largest one-day vendor event in the area with over 150 vendors and food
trucks. Free. 4-9 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall parking lot, 2950 E. Texas
St., Bossier City. Visit www.bossiernightmarket.com.
FEB. 7: CALENDAR SIGNING. Meet
the handsome guys of the Heart Gates Vineyard 2020 Calendar! Art, food,
wine, mingling and handsome young men signing your calendar! $14-$22. 6
p.m. C & C Mercantile and Lighting, 2430 Line Ave. Visit
FEB. 8: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION MONTHLY MEETING. With
guest speaker Chandra Lester, family historian, on her research to find
her military ancestors. Free. 1-3 p.m. Shreve Memorial Library, Cedar
Grove/Line Ave. Branch, 8303 Line Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.algenealogy.com.
FEB. 8: MARDI GRAS JAZZ BRUNCH. With
a second line, music by The Timeless Tunes and more. RSVP by Feb. 4.
$35. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Woman’s Department Club, 802 Margaret
Place, Shreveport. Call 222-4186.
FEB. 9: AN EXTRAVAGANZA OF ENTERTAINMENT. With Chuck Kesilman and Kent Gill on the same stage. 3-6 p.m. Red River Brewing Company, 1200 Marshall St., Shreveport.
FEB. 10: THE C-CHANGE PRIMER. This
nonpartisan introduction on climate change is an engaging and
compelling program that uses visual date, charts and photographs to
provide an accessible overview of the science behind climate change.
10-11 a.m., LSUS University Center Theatre, One University Drive,
Shreveport. Visit www. climatechangeshreveport.eventbrite.com.
FEB. 14: WOMEN OF COMMUNITY RENEWAL VALENTINE’S LUNCHEON. With
guest speaker Junny Henson, a Christian comedian and inspirational
speaker. $25. 11:30 a.m. East Ridge Country Club, 1000 Stewart Drive,
Shreveport. Call 425-3222.
MARCH 13-15: COLE KICKIN' MUSIC FESTIVAL. An
outdoor event that honors fallen area musicians and artists. All ages
until 9 p.m. each night, then 21 +. 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., March 13; 11-2
a.m., March 14; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., March 15. Bayou Thunder Saloon, 1910
Market St., Shreveport. Visit www.colekickinmusicfestival.com.
FEB. 27: GO RED FOR WOMEN TAILGATE IN RED. This empowering evening event focuses on building awareness and raising critically-needed funds to support heart disease and stroke research in our community. With tailgate fun, a health fair and a dinner featuring Rob Smat. $100. 5:30 p.m., pep rally and health fair. 7 p.m., dinner. Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo St., Shreveport. Visit www.nwlagored.heart.org.
MARCH 14: SHRINERS HOSPITALS FOR CHILDREN-SHREVEPORT GALA. A night of fun and fundraising for children with guest speaker Austin Oliver, former patient and current Shriner. $125. 6 p.m., reception; 7 p.m., doors open. Eldorado Resort and Casino, 451 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.Visit www.firstshriners.org.
MARCH 21: BOSSIER CITY MAKERS FAIR. With
over 100 local makers, artists, crafters and food trucks. Free. 10 a.m.
to 6 p.m. Louisiana Boardwalk, 540 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City. Visit
MARCH 21: 5TH ANNUAL DOUGHNUT DASH 5K. Free Southern Maid doughnuts at the start line and free craft beer at the finish line to benefit MLK Health Center & Pharmacy. $25, early bird registration. Red River Brewing, 1200 Marshall St., #500, Shreveport. Call 227-2912.
| MARDI GRAS
FEB. 9: KREWE OF BARKUS AND MEOUX PET PARADE. With pets, activities, contests and more. $1 for ages 18 and older. Noon to 4 p.m. 2000 Reeves Marine Center, Bossier City. Visit www.barkusandmeoux.org.
FEB. 15: KREWE OF CENTAUR PARADE XXIX. One of the largest parades in Louisiana with giant, colorful floats, marching bands and more. 3:30 p.m. Visit www.kreweofcentaur.org.
FEB. 22: KREWE OF GEMINI MARDI GRAS PARADE XXXI. This
parade was named a Top 20 Event by the Southeast Tourism Society and
features large, colorful floats, marching bands and more. 3:30 p.m.
FEB. 23: KREWE OF HIGHLAND MARDI GRAS PARADE XXV. This parade is known for its unique throws and its variety of floats. 2 p.m. Visit www.thekreweofhighland.org.
FEB. 25: 4TH ANNUAL FAT TUESDAY CHILDREN'S PARADE. This family parade features floats and fun for kids. 6:30 p.m. Pierre Bossier Mall, 2950 E. Texas St., #212, Bossier City.
| CASINO PROMOS
BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. January Promotions. Press to Win Kiosk Game.Win Free SlotPlay, prizes and more every Wednesday. Everyone is a guaranteed winner at the Mychoice Kiosk from 5-9 p.m. $10K Spin to Win. One name will be drawn every 15 minutes beginning at 3 p.m. every Sunday in January! Prizes range from $100 in bonus rewards to a $500 Visa gift card! Luxury Lincoln Giveaway. Qualify each Friday for a chance to win a brand new Lincoln starting at 6 p.m. every Friday in January. The finale giveaway is Jan. 31. February Promotions. $15K Mardi Gras Madness. Two names will be drawn every 30 minutes starting at 6 p.m., Feb. 7, 14, 21. Prizes range from $100 to $750 in Free SlotPlay. Leap Year Drawings. Two names will be drawn every 15 minutes to win prizes ranging from $100 to $500 in Free SlotPlay beginning at 6 p.m., Feb. 28, 29. One person will win $1,000 in cash at 10:30 p.m. on Feb. 29 for the final drawing. Cattleman’s Buffet Specials: Taste of LA, dinner buffet from 4-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday in February. $24.95 with mychoice card. Valentine’s Day Crab Fest, 4-10 p.m., Feb. 14, $32.95 with mychoice card.
DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & RESORT: 711
Diamondjacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777. See Rewards Club for
details. Restrictions apply. New Member. Receive up to a $100 refund in
the mail. Mail offer based on play. Happy Birthday. Come in on your
birthday, swipe your Rewards Club card and receive a present from us.
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. $18.99 Cajun Buffet with all-you-can-eat Cajun favorites. 4:30-10 p.m. every Saturday.
ELDORADO RESORT CASINO: 451 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 877-602-0711. January Promotions. Roads to Riches. Guests can swipe their ONE Club membership card once per day at any ONE Club kiosk and must earn a minimum of five tier points to activate that day’s game. $8,000 Snowfalls of Cash. Jan. 31 guests can swipe their ONE Club membership card beginning at 7 p.m. at any ONE Club kiosk to activate entries, and then listen for your name beginning at 8 p.m. Drawings are held every 15 minutes from 8-10:30 p.m. February Promotions. Roads to Riches Daily Swipe. All ONE Club card holders can play once per day at any ONE Club kiosk. Guests must earn a minimum of 5 tier points to activate that days game and prizes. $20,000 “Krewe of the Big Screen” TV Giveaway. Entry earning period is from 4:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28. Activate entries from 7-10:45 p.m. Drawing times are every 20 minutes from 8-11 p.m. Each winner will receive a 55-inch 4K Big Screen TV! $12,000 Super Sunday Cash Drawings. Every Sunday from 4:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Card activation from 1 – 4:45 p.m. each promotional day. Drawings will be held every 20 minutes from 2-5 p.m. $35,000 Sweetheart’s Choice Gift Card Drawing. Entry earning period is from 4:30 a.m., Jan. 26 to Feb. 15. Activate entries from 5- 11:45 p.m. Drawing times are every 15 minutes from 6 p.m. to midnight. Each winner will receive a gift card ranging in value from $150 to $5,000! $35,000 Big Deal Cash Drawing. Each winner will have the option of keeping the $500 or choosing a briefcase with prizes ranging from $150 to $5,000!
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. January Promotions. Return Rewards. Caesars Rewards members who 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. Member must read and accept emailed offer and redeem within 24 hours of receiving email at the Caesars Rewards Kiosk. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier. On select Tuesdays & Wednesdays (Jan. 29) 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. $15K Winter Wonderland Drawings. Every Friday, Caesars Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards card for a chance to win Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3-9:45 pm. All Caesars Rewards members receive one free entry upon activation; additional entries are earned based on Tier. Starting at 4 p.m., winners will be announced every hour until 10 p.m. for a chance to win up to $600 in Free Slot Play. Zoomball Drawings. Every Saturday, Caesars Rewards members can swipe to receive a lucky Zoomball number. If their number is selected, they will receive $50 in Free Slot Play. Guests will 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. January Promotions. Suitcase Man Drawings. This giveaway is legendary! Every Friday and Saturday Caesars Rewards members will receive one complimentary entry into the giveaway drawings. Caesars Rewards members can also earn additional entries for every 25 Tier Credits earned each day. Every 30 minutes from 6-10 p.m, three winners will be announced for a chance to pick a suitcase envelope from the hopper and play it on the promotional craps table, where they will either crap out and receive $100 in Free Slot Play or win and double the amount in their suitcase for a chance to win up to $100,000 in cash! 10X earning Sundays in January. 10X Reward Credit Multiplier. Every Friday and Sunday, Horseshoe Bossier City will host a 10X Reward Credit Multiplier. Swipe your Caesars Rewards Card to receive a 10X multiplier for slots and a 3X multiplier for video poker. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier. Every Monday and Tuesday, Caesars 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. Asian Midweek Drawing. On select 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. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Bedding Gift Series. On select 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. Asian Mini Baccarat Tournaments. Round 1 on Jan. 31 will consist of seven sessions: 8 p.m., 8:45 p.m., 9:30 p.m., 10:15 p.m., 11 p.m., 11:45 p.m., 12:30 a.m. Final round is at 1:15 a.m.
MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www.margaritavillebossiercity.com. January Promotions. $50K Wheels & Deals Giveaway is at 7 p.m., Jan. 31, Feb. 1. Are you ready to win a brand-new Mercedes? Early Bird Drawings occur on Fridays, and the Mercedes Giveaway takes place on Saturdays! Activate your entries at any promotional kiosk or card-in at any slot machine. Points will roll over from Fridays to Saturdays, and earning will start over at the conclusion of each Saturday Giveaway. $20K Year of the Rat Find Your Fortune Giveaway. Win your share of over 20,000 in free SlotPlay, promotional chips and gift cards. Two winners will be drawn every 15 minutes beginning at 7 p.m. every Thursday! Swipe at any promotional kiosk to print your entry tickets. February Promotions. Lagniappe Cash Giveaway. Win a share of $100K starting at 6 p.m., Feb. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29. Leap into Jeep Qualifier. Win up to $1,000 in Free SlotPlay or promo chip or a brand new 2020 Jeep Wrangler, 7 p.m., Feb. 29.
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.Samstown.com. January Promotions. 90K 100 Win $100 Progressive. All unclaimed prizes will roll into the finale drawing at 10:30 p.m. Jan. 31. The finale drawing will be paid in cash! All B Connected card holders receive one free entry daily by visiting a promotional kiosk through Jan. 31. Entries may be activated by swiping at any promotional kiosk one hour prior to drawing times. Golden Arm Craps Promotion. Roll to win over $5,000 in cash and promo chips in our Golden Arm Craps promotion through March 28. Earn tickets daily with rolls of the dice; two chances to redeem, Feb. 15 and March 21. Be one of the top 20 players between Jan.17 to Feb. 15 or Feb. 15 to March 21 and qualify for the bonus drawing on March 28. The bonus drawing includes a trip to Las Vegas to play in the Golden Arm Tournament. Young at Heart. Sapphire cardholders and higher, age 50 or better, can swipe their card at any promotional kiosk before play to earn 9X B Connected points on all games from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Jan. 29. No point cap. Excludes video poker. 15x Points. Sapphire cardholders and higher can swipe their card at any promotional kiosk before play to earn 15X B Connected points on all games from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., Jan. 30. 100,000 B Connected point cap. Excludes video poker. $100,000 New Member Scratch & Win. New members who sign up for a B Connected card through March 31 will receive a scratch card with a guaranteed prize of $5 B Rewards playable on all your favorite slots. Additional prizes include more 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.