| SPECIAL EVENTS
SEPTEMBER 24: HOLY ANGELS TASTE OF SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER. A virtual fundraiser benefiting Holy Angels whose proceeds enhance the lives of everyone served through programs such as AngelWorks Day Program, Autism Center, care providers, and the residence at Holy Angels, invites your participation. This celebration of food and art with the Taste of Shreveport- Bossier, invites you to support restaurants, become a virtual chef in the recipe contest, and participate in the silent auction where you can bid on everything from fine art to staycation experiences through your cell phone, table, or computer. Go to LAHOLYANGELS.ORG/TASTE and register your support. For more information call 318- 797-8500 or visit https://www.laholyangels.org.
SEPTEMBER 26: 2020 HERITAGE & HARVEST TOUR. This self-driving tour travels through rural Caddo Parish, showcasing the hidden gems speckled throughout the countryside. New this year is an old-fashioned porch tour and a vineyard in Mira. Historic homes, rural restaurants and small town shops will also be highlighted. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. north Shreveport along LA Highway 3049 and U.S. Highway 72 North. No admission cost. To receive updates about the tour, visit the Red River Crossroads Facebook page or www. RedRiverCrossroadsHistorical.org.
SEPTEMBER 26: FIRST ANNUAL ALAN SEABAUGH SPORTING CLAY CLASSIC. Held at the Shreveport Gun Club, this sporting clay shoot will employ a four-man team format with 100 target rounds and a raffle featuring a Browning A-5 12-gauge shotgun, a Remington 270 caliber rifle and other great prizes. Team registration and a continental breakfast will begin at 8 a.m. with shooting starting at 9 a.m. Sign up for a four-man team is $500, and individual shooters are $125. Individual military, first responders and youth are $75 each. Participants will need a 12-gauge or 20-gauge shotgun, a minimum of 125 shells size 7.5 or smaller, ear and eye protection. Shells are available for purchase at Shreveport Gun Club, 4435 Meriwether Road. For sponsorships, information and registration, contact Emily Mott at email@example.com or (318) 458-7922.
SEPTEMBER 25-27: ANNUAL YOGA FARM FESTIVAL. This is a family-friendly event to celebrate community, yoga and wellness. There will be yoga instructors and musicians from all over the country with local food vendors and local artisans. Also available is stand-up paddle boarding classes. A wide range of ticket options to choose from are available, and kids go free. For start times, go to yogafarmfest.com.
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOVEMBER 21: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS MARKET has a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, baked goods, street tacos, jellies, handmade soup, pickles, flowers, live music, bread, pies, tamales, kettle corn, candles, beef jerky, BBQ, pet treats, handmade jewelry, art, crafts, shaved ice, fresh squeezed lemonade, real fruit smoothies, pizza and much more in a shopping safe “social distancing” environment. Located at 2950 E. Texas St. on the south side of Pierre Bossier Mall. Pet friendly. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com
EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH OCTOBER 10: SHREVEPORT FARMERS’ MARKET. Facilitated by the Red River Revel, the market serves local farmers, our community and the entire Northwest Louisiana region. A enhanced layout maximizes efficiency and accessibility and complies with current spacing, capacity and social distancing guidelines. Every precaution to maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness by also offering five places to "take a squirt" of hand sanitizer. From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information about Shreveport Farmers’ Market, contact Manager Emerie Eck Gentry at firstname.lastname@example.org, 318-455-5788, or www.shreveportfarmersmarket.com.
OCTOBER 1 THROUGH NOVEMBER 28: BOSSIER ARTS COUNCIL presents A Photography Exhibit by Charlie Corbett in the Emerging Gallery. The opening reception will be held on Saturday, October 10 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bossier Arts Council located at 630 Barksdale Boulevard, Bossier City, 71111. For more information abut the artwork, how to become a sponsor, or other Bossier Arts Council events, please visit www. bossierarts.org or call 318-741-8310.
OCTOBER 3 & 4: THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY, brought to you by the Shreveport Little Theatre, has for 99 years, 721 past productions, begun with a table reading with actors seated around a table and reading the script together. This event will be available online all day for a behind the scenes, “watch and listen” to readings of a hilarious Southern comedy read by four of the region’s most talented comedic actresses. In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy from the authors of "The Dixie Swim Club," four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by fate – and an impromptu happy hour and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. For more information or purchasing your “Household” ticket, go to email@example.com
OCTOBER 1 - 31: SHREVEPORT AQUARIUM will offer a haunted pirate adventure with chills, thrills and of course gills with its month-long Halloween celebration. This event is appropriate for kids of all ages during the day before 5 p.m. and a scarier “After Dark” version will be available on weekends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for ages 12+. A giant kraken will greet at the entrance and the inside will be transformed into a pirate ship with 3D shipwrecks, silhouettes, pirate skeletons, fog, obstacles, glowing eyes and so much more. This is a COVIDfriendly pirate adventure. Daytime admission prices are $15 for ages 13+, $12 for ages 3-12, and kids 2 and under are free. On Friday and Saturday evenings from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. beginning October 9, NecroManor actors “Creeps of the Deep” will be on site providing the scare of a lifetime for those who are not faint of heart. Tickets for the After Dark attractions are $20 and must be purchased in advance. Recommended age is 12+. Limited tickets are available due to COVID-19 and guest must wear face coverings and are encouraged to social distance while touring the facility. For more information, contact Jason Coffel, 318-383-0601 or email Jason@shreveportaquarium.com. 601 Clyde Fant Parkway in Downtown Shreveport.
OCTOBER 12-16: THE SHREVEPORT LITTLE THEATRE GUILD presents its first virtual fundraiser, A CHAIR-ity Event: Take Your Seat! The online auction items will include one-of-a-kind chairs, uniquely hand-painted and donated by local artists. Other silent auction items include gift certificates, items for the home, women, children and pets. During the week of the virtual online auction, the chairs and other auction items will be on display daily for the public to view at SLT, 812 Margaret Place, from noon to 7 p.m. Bidding will begin at 1 a.m. on October 12 and end at midnight on October 16. To view the chairs and other auction items online and to participate and bid online, go to www.charityauction. bid/chairauction. For further information contact Jamie Killeen at 318-424-4439, visit www.shreveportlittletheatre. com and Facebook or call or visit SLT’s box office at 812 Margaret Place, open from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays, 318-424-4439.
OCTOBER 17: SBC ZOMBIE WALK 2020 (formerly known as the Shreveport Zombie Walk) has been on a mission to raise two things: awareness of the hunger issues in our area and non-perishable food for the Food Bank of NWLA. The theme this year is "Park Your Parts." The Zombie Walk gives attendees a fun, unique experience involving the spirit of community involvement and the pop culture phenomenon known as the “Walking Dead” – aka zombies. This family-friendly event charges no admission, and only asks that attendees come dressed in their finest zombie garb, bearing donations of nonperishable food items and maybe a few bucks to donate to whichever charity of organization of your choice. This year, due to COVID-19 social distancing guidelines, it also provides an outdoor movie marathon experience. Sponsorship opportunities over $200 are available through Oct. 1. For more information, contact Alex@bossierarts.org.
OCTOBER 17: DOWNTOWN MERCANTILE MARKET. Grab your family and friends and plan on going to the heart of the historic downtown Texas Avenue for more mini markets. C&C Mercantile and Lighting will host a list of your favorite artists, makers, food trucks and musicians. Free admission with live entertainment and over 25 artists. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport 71101. For more information call 318-424-4406.
| LIVE MUSIC
FRANK’S PIZZA: Jennifer Janet, Sept. 24, 6-9 p.m.; Hali Brown, Oct. 1, 6-9 p.m.; Stephanie Jackson, Oct. 8, 6-9 p.m. For details 318-560- 3278. Ask for Jeremy Shows.
THE JOANITONES will be performing live Sept. 26 at El Potrillo Mexican Restaurant 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 30 at El Potrillo Mexican from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.