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| ART/EXHIBITS

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. Central Artstation Gallery, 801 Common St., Shreveport. Visit www.shrevearts.org.

THROUGH MARCH 31: ADENA HELM. She is an acrylic and mixed media painter that uses planned and intuitive layers to capture an essence of a person, animal or flower. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

THROUGH MARCH 31: VIRTUALLY ANYTHING ON VIRTUALLY ANYTHING AIRBRUSH SHOW. By artist Rod Sims. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

THROUGH MARCH 27: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION. The show will offer a variety of mixed media and artworks on canvas and paper in oil, acrylic, watercolor and pastel from the Creative Art Connection. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport. Visit www.laexhibitmuseum.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.

THROUGH APRIL 28: GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. Photographer Melanie Parent's contribution to the Meadows' spring exhibit offerings, where she explores nostalgia and memories in her work. Free. Meadows Museum of Art, 2911 Centenary Blvd. Visit themeadowsmuseum.com.

THROUGH APRIL 30: THE ENCHANTING WORLD OF FANTASY HATS, MASKS AND FRIVOLITIES. Fantasy designer Dennis Beckman displays a collection of one-of-a-kind hats and masks in this special show. Try on the artwork and take a selfie at the artist's reception and opening on March 15, 2–4 p.m. Louisiana State Exhibit Museum, Shreveport. 318-632-2020 or www.laexhibitmuseum.org.

MARCH 27-28: 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.

MARCH 21: FLEUR DE STRING WORKSHOP. This “make and take” workshop on how to create 3D flower art from geometric string patterns. The flowers will be used in the community yard art installation from March 27 to April 1. $25 for two tickets (minimum age is 8). 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

MARCH 27: STRING FLING ART INSTALLATION 2020. In conjunction with 2020 BLOOM!, come help create a field of string art flowers. Each circle can be completed in 15-20 minutes. 3-7 p.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

APRIL 1 - MAY 30: EMERGING ARTIST GALLERY: CHARLIE CORBETT. Corbett has always explored through the lens of a camera. This exhibit will display his photography. An opening reception is from 4-6 p.m., April 11. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

APRIL 1- MAY 30: OUTLIER. Mollie Corbett’s incredible installation and photography exhibit that features personal stories of sexual assault survivors. An opening reception is from 4-6 p.m., April 11. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.bossierarts.org.

APRIL 2: DOWNTOWN ARTWALK. A special artwalk honoring the Caddo Parish school system and local educators with artists' demonstrations, food, live music, street theater, dance and a fashion show. Free. 5-8 p.m. artspace, 708 Texas Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.downtownshreveport.com.

| BARS/NIGHTLIFE

2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: 5-10 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday. 6-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Drew Ley, Tuesdays and Fridays; Winston Hall with bassist Chris Allen, Wednesdays and Thursdays; Zeke Steadman and Stan Hoffman, Saturdays. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City.

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. Tambria Adams, March 27. 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, Identity Crisis, March 13; DJ Obscene, March 14; Treble Hook, March 20; DJ Konflickt, March 21; Keys Vs. Strings, March 27; DJ Joe Maz, March 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. 118 Texas St., Shreveport. 221-0490.

CHIANTI: Dorsey 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., Shreveport. 868-8866.

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., Jesse Rawlinson, March 11; Logan Lewis, March 12; Cheridy Adams, March 18; Leigh Rose, March 19; Tim Powell, March 25; T.D. McMurry, April 1; Hali Brown, April 8. 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 & Hotel, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.

NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music with The Brothers Band, April 10; Flashback, April 11. 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 841-1345.

NICKY'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT (LA DOWNS): Live music from 6:30-10 p.m.; Flashback, April 4, May 9. 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. 221-1781.

THE PORT GRILL: Food, live entertainment. 784 E. Flournoy Lucas Road, Ste. C.

PARADISE THEATER: 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: 1200 Marshall St., Ste. 500, Shreveport.

RIVERDOME: Live music, special guests. Justin Moore takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. on March 13. Chicks With Hits perform at 8 p.m. on March 27. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 7111 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 800-895- 0711. Tickets: www.ticketmaster.com.

SAM'S TOWN LIVE ENTERTAINMENT: Free entertainment all month long 7 p.m. to midnight; Dikku Du and the Zydeco Krewe, March 13, 14; Eric Craig Band, March 20, 21; The Blaze Band, March 27, 28. 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711.

THE STAGE AT SILVER STAR: Live entertainment, William Clark Green, March 20; Garret Jacobs, April 10; Pat Green, April 24. 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, Flashback 5, March 13, 14; The Lost Boys, March 20, 21; Clay Logan Band, March 27, 28. 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, La. 318- 746-0711.

SUPERIOR GRILL: Live entertainment on the patio from 6:30-10:30 p.m.; Tambria Adams, March 13, 26. 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.

THE BAR: Live music with TD McMurry, March 13; 2nd Anniversary Party with The Social Brigade, March 14; Leigh Rose, March 20; Josh Love, March 21; Reverend Joel Jordan of Astro Motel, March 27; Logan and the Legendaries, March 28; Hunter Tuck, April 3; DC & The Mudd Katt Blues Band, April 4; La-Di-Das & Opossum Where Art Thou, April 10; Old Skool, April 11. 3155 N. Market St., Shreveport. 606-4486.

TIKI BAR: Live music, 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; Front Cover, March 13, 14; Twisted Whiskey, March 20, 21; 8 Track, March 27, 28. DiamondJacks Casino & Hotel, 711 DiamondJacks Blvd., Bossier City. 678-7777.

WHISKEY ROADHOUSE: Live entertainment. Lucas Jagneaux & The Road Show, March 12; Chris Wayne Band, March 13; Joe Nadeau Band, March 14; Sunday Funday Ft. DJ Jay Whatley; Shotgun Josephine, March 19; Haywire, March 20; Smackwater, March 21; Sunday Funday Ft. That Girl DJ; Caravan, March 26; Flashback 5, March 27; Tailgate Poets, March 28. Horseshoe Bossier City Hotel and Casino, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711.

| MUSIC/COMEDY

MARCH 28: BROADWAY TODAY. Local favorite Craig Schulman of Broadway Nights™ fame returns to present an evening filled with memorable tunes and wellloved favorites. $25-$69; $15, students; $10 children 12 and under. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Riverview Theatre, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Call 227-8863.

MARCH 29: THE NOEL FOUNDATION INC. CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES: BEETHOVEN 250 CELEBRATION. Free concert. 3-4:30 p.m. Anderson Auditorium, Centenary College of Louisiana, 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport. Call 222-7496.

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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| THEATER

MARCH 12-14: ANNIE JR. Southfield School performs this production based on the popular comic strip and Broadway musical. $12. 7:30 p.m., March 12, 13, 14; 3 p.m., March 14, 15. Margaret Shaffer Dickson Theater, Southfield School, 1100 Southfield Road, Shreveport. Visit www.southfieldschool.ticketspice.com/annie.

MARCH 21: SLT SUMMER MUSICAL AUDITIONS. All roles available for the musical "9 to 5." Actors 16 and older are encouraged to bring a headshot and theatre resume. 2 p.m. Shreveport Little Theatre, 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport. Call 424-4439.

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.

APRIL 2: UNEXPECTED MODERNISM PREMIERE. The world premiere documentary about Jewish architects whose modernist designs from the 1930s through the 1960s made Shreveport an early hub of international modernist design in the United States. $20-$30. 6 p.m. 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 www. BossierCityFarmersMarket.com.

MARCH 4-15: VENARDOS CIRCUS. A Broadway-style, animal-free circus that has been reinvented for the next generation. $25, adults; $15, 12 and under. Riverview Park, 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. Visit www.venardoscircus.com.

MARCH 11: YOGIE AND FRIENDS BAKE SALE. Annual spring bake sale and fundraiser. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Petco, 6596 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.yogieanfriends.org.

MARCH 12: PRACTICAL PRESERVATION. Are you looking to organize your photos, properly store your collectibles and protect your family heirlooms for future generations? Join History Center Curator Randall Palmer as he discusses the Top 10 enemies of preservation and what you can do to combat them. 2 p.m. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.

MARCH 12: BEER N BRUSHES. Adults are invited to join local folk artist Karen La Beau for a fun night of painting to benefit Highland Jazz and Blues Festival. $30. Red River Brewing Company, 1200 Marshall St., #500. Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.

MARCH 12: BUBBLES AND BURGERS. Join the Champions for Individuals with Disabilities, Holy Angels’ young professionals group, for a bubbly evening with a gourmet burger, chips, Holy Angels cookie and champagne for adults. Free bubble drinks, games and a bounce house for kids. $10. 4-7 p.m. Whisk Dessert Bar 724 Azalea Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.laholyangels.org.

MARCH 12: KREWES FOR A CAUSE. We’re bringing all the krewes in Shreveport-Bossier together to raise funds for breast cancer research with a 2021 post-Mardi Gras Cruise with the Krewes for a Cause benefiting Susan G. Komen Foundation. 6-8 p.m. Gemini Mardi Gras Museum, 2101 E. Texas St., Bossier City. Call 317-2882.

MARCH 13: PORT CITY PUB CRAWL. The Young Professionals Initiative launches its first pub crawl with drink specials, a tumbler for completing the crawl and live music. $30 through March 12; $35 day of event. 5-10 p.m. Downtown Shreveport. Visit www.shreveportchamber.org/ypi.

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.

MARCH 14: ST. PATTY'S DAY BEARD BASH. Get down with the shenanigans of this fun beard competition with multiple categories for sprouts of all types. Beard categories include full beards, partial beards, mustaches, and crafted beards (this is the category for getting funky!) Free admission, $15 to compete. Proceeds benefit Northwest Louisiana War Veterans Home. Registration at 4 p.m., event time from 6-9 p.m. Register at www.mudcatwhiskers.com or the event. Red River Brewing, 1200 Marshal St., Shreveport.

MARCH 14: THE CINDERELLA PROJECT'S 8TH ANNUAL DRESS GIVEAWAY. For junior and senior girls to have a 30-minute shopping appointment with a volunteer personal shopper. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ayer Career College, 8820 Jewella Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.facebook. com/cpofshreveport.

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 14: BEAUTY AND THE BALLOT BOX: HONORING CONTRIBUTIONS OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN COSMETOLOGISTS IN THE VOTER RIGHTS MOVEMENT. Local business owner Carolyn Jones discusses the correlation of former beauticians and civil rights activists. Free. 2 p.m. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.

MARCH 15: GREENS ON THE RED FESTIVAL. Celebrate the wide variety of edible greens that grow in the ArkLaTex with live music, family activities, yoga, and more. Free. 2-4 p.m. Highland Community Garden, 520 Herndon St., Shreveport.

MARCH 16-21: 318 RESTAURANT WEEK. 52 participating local restaurants will offer promotional pricing and special menu items for $10 lunch and $20 dinner specials, and other restaurants and chefs will host ticketed dining experiences. Visit www.318RestaurantWeek.com

MARCH 17: DIVERSITY FOR WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE: THE GLASS CEILING VS. THE CONCRETE CEILING TIME. An open discussion about women, race and advancement barrier in employment with speakers Rachel Scott and Sonja Lester. Free. 5:30-6:30 p.m. YWCA, 850 Olive St., Shreveport. Register at www.eventbrite.com.

MARCH 17: IRISH GENEALOGY TIPS. Come to the History Center to watch a presentation on researching your Irish ancestors. You will learn about available sources and useful tips that will improve your luck in tracing your Irish roots. 2 p.m. Bossier Parish Libraries History Center, 2206 Beckett St., Bossier City. Call 746-7717.

MARCH 19: CRASH THE WEDDING 2020. The annual bridal show that shakes it up as guests are treated as an actual wedding guest during a faux wedding reception. $25. 6:30-9 p.m. The Petroleum Club, 416 Travis St., Shreveport. Visit www.eventbrite.com.

MARCH 20-21: CRAWFEST. The annual festival will have crawfish boiled on site for sale, a food village highlighting culinary styles around the world, live music, a kids' area and more. Free. 4-9:30 p.m., March 20; 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., March 21. Betty Virginia Park, 3901 Fairfield Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.crawfestshreveport.com.

MARCH 21: CHOCOLATE AND CHAMPAGNE. An unforgettable night with music, dancing, silent auction, and chocolate and champagne to benefit EasterSeals. 7 p.m. Paradise Theater, Margaritaville Resort Casino, 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. Call 422-5910.

MARCH 21: ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP. Led by Stacy Hand for those with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers. Free. 9 a.m. Fitness Lady, 1700 Old Minden Rd., Ste. 180, Bossier City. Call 747-1897.

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 www.BossierCityMakersFair.com.

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.

MARCH 25: SPRING BREAK FAIRY & GNOME WALK. Join us for a special story time in the garden followed by exploring the gardens and create your own fairy house. $15. 10 a.m. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

MARCH 27: TWILIGHT TALKIES: THE LORAX. Kick off the Twilight Talkies series. Bring your chairs and blankets. Local food trucks will be on location. 6:30 p.m.; 7:30 p.m., movie. R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

MARCH 28: BLOOM! FESTIVAL 2020. Showcasing over 15,000 plants on the 40 acres of beautiful gardens with master gardeners, artists, performances, live music, food trucks and more. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., R.W. Norton Art Gallery, 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport. Visit www.rwnaf.org.

MARCH 28: BRUNCH & BRUSHES WITH JUANITA. Enjoy a fun way to appreciate those women who made contributions to events in history by painting a beautiful masterpiece with artist Juanita Mayo and enjoying brunch prepared by Chef Walter Floyd. $35. 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Register at www.eventbrite.com.

MARCH 28: ARK-LA-TEX GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION DNA WORKSHOP. With Tarah Thomas as guest speaker and information on DNA testing. Free. 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Shreve Memorial Library, Broadmoor Branch, 1212 Captain Shreve Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.altgenealogy.com.

MARCH 31: BOUQUETS 2020 - A SOUTHERN FOOD & FLORAL DEMONSTRATION. The Shreveport Garden Study Club hosts its biennial floral design symposium with Greg Campbell, Erick New, Elizabeth Heiskell as featured speakers. $60. 10:30 a.m. to noon. East Ridge Country Club, 1000 Stewart Drive, Shreveport. Visit www.bouquets2020.eventbrite.com.

APRIL 3: SMOKIN' ON THE RED. Premium cigar event with door prizes, food and drinks, music and more. All entries include a premium cigar from each cigar rep. $59, through April 3; $70 at the door; $79, VIP. 5-9 p.m. Tobacco House at Eddie's Tavern, 1701 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. Call 861-2243.

APRIL 4: CORK. This annual wine event features tasting from over 100 wines and food from local restaurants. Live music and raffle. $80. 2-6 p.m. Festival Plaza, 101 Crockett St., Shreveport. Visit www.redriverrevel.com.

APRIL 11: 2020 STREET ROD REUNION. Over $10,000 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Over 200 vehicles 1987 and older. $35, pre-registration before April 1; $20 day of show entry. 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Horseshoe Casino and Hotel, 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. Visit www.RRSRA.com.

| CASINO PROMOS

BOOMTOWN CASINO & HOTEL: 300 Riverside Drive, Bossier City, 746-0711. www.boomtownbossier.com. March Promotion. $20K Mailbox Madness Drawings. Beginning at 6 p.m. every Friday in March. Prizes range from $100 to $1,000 in Free SlotPlay. Great Grocery Giveaway Drawings. Win free groceries for a year at 6 p.m., March 21.

DIAMONDJACKS CASINO & HOTEL: 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. March Promotions. March Money Madness. Win up to $1,000 cash or JackPlay! Drawings from 7-10 p.m., every Friday. Enroll at a kiosk. 50+ Diamond Club is every Wednesday. Entry Multiplier. Enroll at kiosk starting at noon. 5X Chairman, 3X Platinum, 2X Gold. Saturday Gift with 100 points. Pick up gift with 100 points earned the same day. Enroll at a kiosk starting at 2 p.m. While supplies last. Lucky Wheel. Win up to $1,000 JackPlay! Drawings are from 5-9 p.m. every Thursday. Earn entries Sunday through Thursday. 3X entries Mondays and Tuesdays. Enroll at kiosk. St. Patty’s Day Lucky Swipe. Win up to $500 slot play from noon to 6 p.m., March 17. Enroll at kiosk with 10 slot points.

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 Crawfish 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. March 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. $20,000 50/50 Drawing. Entry earning period is from 4:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. March 17, 24, 31. Guests may obtain an additional entry for every point earned. $35,000 Cash Madness Drawing. Entry earning period is from 4:30 a.m. to 10:45 p.m. on March 13, 14, 20, 21 and 27. Each winner will receive a cash prize ranging from $250 to $1,000. $95,000 “Roads to Riches” Drawing. One guest will win a 2020 Audi Q3 SUV or cash option of $40,000. Remaining 20 qualifiers will receive a cash prize of $500.

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. (Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Caesars Rewards® for details on all promotions.) March promotions. Return Rewards: Caesars Rewards Members that earn 100 tier credits in a day will receive at least $5.00 in free slot play. The offer will be emailed to the member within (4) 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 Tuesday and Wednesday 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. $12K March Mania Drawings: Every Friday, Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards card for a chance to win free slot play. Activation is from 3 to 9:45 p.m. 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 $300 in Free Slot Play. Hourly winners will have a chance to double their free slot play prize if they successfully toss a basketball into a hoop from the designated line.

HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. (Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Caesars Rewards® for details on all promotions.) $80,000 Luck of the Legends Drawing: On Friday & Saturday win up to $1,000 in free slot play. Four winners will be selected every half hour from 6–9:30 p.m. to receive $250 in free slot play. At 10 p.m., two winners will be selected to win $1,000 in free slot play. Activation is from 5-9:45 p.m. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier: On Mondays, 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. See Caesars Rewards® for details. Asian 3K Drawing: On Mondays, members can swipe their Caesars Rewards Card to activate their entry into the drawing between 7 p.m. and 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 Wednesdays, Caesars Rewards Members can swipe their Caesars Rewards Card to activate their entry into the drawing between 7 p.m. and 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. 10X Reward Credit Multiplier: On select Fridays & Sundays (March 15, 20, 22, 27 & 29), members can swipe their Rewards Card to receive a 10X multiplier for slots or a 3X multiplier for video poker.

MARGARITAVILLE CASINO AND RESORT: 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489. www. margaritavillebossiercity.com. March Promotions. $75K Spin Into Spring Giveaway. Guests can win a share of $75K in Free SlotPlay, promo chips and gift cards beginning at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in March. On Saturdays, one guest will be drawn for a chance to play in the Mychoice Millionaire Slot Tournament in Las Vegas. Audi SUV Giveaway. Win up to $1,000 in Free SlotPlay or promo chips, and one finalist will win a 2020 Audi SUV beginning at 7 p.m., March 21.

SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.Samstown.com. March Promotions. Dream Big. You could be one of three winners at 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. on March 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 to win B Rewards, Best Buy gift cards and electronics. One winner at 10 p.m. every Saturday will be drawn to win a 55” 4K TV. Plus, earn 10X entries every Monday and Tuesday. Golden Arm Craps. Now through March 28, roll to win over $5,000 in cash and promo chips in our Golden Arm Craps promotion. Earn tickets daily with rolls of the dice; redeem tickets on March 21. Be one of the top 20 players 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! 12x Points. Sapphire cardholders and higher earn 12x B Connected points from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., March 15, 22, 29. Guests can swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk before playing. No point cap. Excludes video poker. Young at Heart. Guests age 50 or better, earn 25 Tier Credits and swipe their B Connected card at any promotional kiosk for a B Rewards bonus from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., March 11, 18, 25. 15x Points. 15X B Connected points from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., March 12, 19, 26. 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.

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