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I ART/EXHIBITS

LUMPY GRITS ARTISTRY: Scene Work Fall 2020 Acting And Theatre Workshop with Cherie Gray. Offerings: Character development, cold reading, script/text analysis, building character relationships, physical movement: Children and adult classes available. Oct. 21, 28 and Nov. 4, 11. For cost and times contact lumpygritsartistry@gmail.com. COHAB. 500 Clyde Fant Pkwy. Ste. 200, Shreveport.

THROUGH OCTOBER: THE ART OF SHARON WADDELL. Woman's Department Club Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

NOVEMBER 9: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION MONTHLY MEETING. Avant-garde artist Billie Brown will be demonstrating Tyvek and its use in the art world. Please wear a mask and observe health safety precautions. 6-8 p.m. Public is invited. Free admission. For more information, call 318-861-3324.

THROUGH NOVEMBER 28: BOSSIER ARTS COUNCIL presents "A Photography Exhibit" by Charlie Corbett in the Emerging Gallery. Bossier Arts Council, 630 Barksdale Blvd., 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.

THROUGH DECEMBER 15: CALL FOR DIGITAL ARTISTS! The DigiArt show is back and is looking for digital artists. Categories include: Digital Photography, Graphics, 3D renderings, Illustrations, Photoshop and Web Design, Logos, Advertisements. Cash prizes will be awarded in student and adult categories. All applications, entry fees and artworks must be received by 4 p.m., Dec. 15. Submission fee of $10 must be included with each application (fee waived for students and military). Digital forms at https://forms.gle/Wb9wkwunZ52TJuGe8. Please contact Michael Byrnes at Michael@bossierarts.org or call, 318-741-8310 for further details.

DECEMBER 1 - JANUARY 30: 2020-2021 BOSSIER PARISH STUDENT ART SHOW, “History Has Its Eyes On You." Reception Dec. 8 at the Bossier Arts Council East Bank and Emerging Galleries. For more information contact Michael Byrnes at Michael@bossierarts. org or call, 318-741-8310.

| BARS/NIGHTLIFE

BAYOU THUNDER SALOON: Live music. 1910 Market St., Shreveport. 318-848-7732

CHIANTI: Dorsey Summerfield Jr., 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 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.

EL POTRILLO: Halloween Party Oct. 30 with costume contest. Live music by the Joanitones from 6:30 - 9:30p.m.

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music is from 7-9:30 p.m. every Thursday night. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music Oct. 22, Tim Powell from 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 29, The LaRoux’s from 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 5, Jesse Rawlinson from 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 12, Cheridy Adam’s from 6-9 p.m. For details 318-560-3278. Ask for Jeremy Shows.

GREAT RAFT BREWING: Oct. 25 hosting Super Boil Sunday. 12 p.m. 1251 Dalzell, Shreveport. Call 734- 9881.

SUPERIOR'S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music every weekend. The Stilettos, 6-10 p.m. first Friday of every month; every other Friday, Toni Mundy Evans Duo, 6-10 p.m.; first Saturday of the month, Skylar Smith. Every other Saturday, Daniel Ley Duo. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.

TWISTED ROOT: Monday Night is Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays live music on the patio from 6-9 p.m., Buddy Flett. 868-6410. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport.

| SPECIAL EVENTS

MASTER GARDNER CLASS: The LSU AgCenter is accepting applications for the next Northwest Louisiana Master Gardners Class, scheduled for January through March. Membership is open to all adults in Northwest Louisiana. Classes will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday for 10 weeks, starting Jan. 21. Class is limited, and the registration deadline is Dec. 7. Contact Mark Wilson at 318-698-0010 or download a form from https:// nwlamg.weebly.com/forms.html.

EVERY SATURDAY THROUGH NOVEMBER 14: SHREVEPORT FARMERS' MARKET for all season. The East Pavilion features vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, honey and meats grown/raised within a 150-mile radius of Shreveport. Ranchers sell ethically-raised beef, pork, chicken and lamb. Great breads, jams, jellies, pickles, various canned goods. Locally made soaps, dog treats and many, many sweet tooth items and breads. Craft items and for the upcoming holidays. Prepared breakfast and lunch items will be available. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information, contact Emerie Eck Gentry, 318-455-5788 or email: farmersmarket@redriverrevel.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, barbecue, 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

OCTOBER 22: DOGTOBERFEST. Enjoy a signature bratwurst special provided by Marilyn’s Place that pairs with Lowder Baking Place pretzel buns and a special crafted beer from Great Raft Brewing. Proceeds go to Robinson’s Rescue. Pet Friendly. 5-9 p.m. Marilyn’s Place, 4041 Fern Ave. Shreveport, 71104. For more information contact Robinson’s Rescue at 318-221-0017.

OCTOBER 23-24: AMERICAN ROSE CENTER is hosting Volunteer Day at the gardens and is seeking participation. No experience needed. Volunteers may bring available tools and should provide garden gloves. Scout troops, 4-H Clubs and church groups are encouraged to participate. Brown bag lunch will be provided to all who register. 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call Kim Merritt at 318-938-5402 or email americanrosesociety@rose.org.

OCTOBER 25: THE SHREVE CITY CAR SHOW presents: Fast Cars and Food Trucks! The coolest cars and best food trucks and vendors in the parking lot of the Shreve City Shopping Center. You can register your ride for a chance to win awesome prizes. 12-5p.m. Register at https://www.123formbuilder. com/form-3758374. For further information email: shrevecitycarshow@gmail.com.

OCTOBER 26: ANNUAL NORTHWEST LOUISIANA GOLF CLASSIC. Hosted by the Greater Shreveport Chamber Commerce at Southern Trace Country Club with lunch provided to the participants.This Golf Classic is a flight competition. There will be several on-the-course challenges and cash prizes, and our first-place team will be awarded the coveted Northwest LA Golf Classic traveling trophy. Proceeds fund the advocacy program. 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Registration is now open for this event. More details at https://bit.ly/2020NWLAGolfClassic

THROUGH OCTOBER 30: THE JUNIOR LEAGUE PUMPKIN PATCH AT PROVENANCE. Week 3 of the Market and Music Series is on Oct. 22, 4-8 p.m. For more information, contact Cheryl Dunson at cdunson@yourprovenance. com.

OCTOBER 31: LOGAN MANSION LABYRINTH HALLOWEEN PARTY Downtown Shreveport is an elaborate, adults-only party on “Blue Moon” Halloween Night. Tickets available now for the party featuring live music by Aurelio Voltaire and The Long Losts, tarot card readings, costume contest, food by Chef John Cariere and more while the Logan Mansion is transformed into the lair of the Goblin King. $75 per person or $125 VIP per person. 8-12 p.m. 725 Austen Place, Shreveport. To purchase tickets: https:// loganmansion.simpletix.com For more information contact Bonnie Summers at 318-455-6093 or apexnwla@gmail.com

THROUGH OCTOBER: DIXIE MAZE FARMS: Are you a murderer? Come to a murder mystery dinner. Oct. 23: Murder At The Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball Dinner at 6:30 for adults 21 and up. Oct. 30: Sin City Slayer Casino Murder Mystery Dinner at 6:30 for adults 21 and up. Also in October is their annual maze of fun. For more information, call 318-703-2870.

THROUGH OCTOBER: SPRING STREET MUSEUM. Exhibit highlights human cost of the 1873 Yellow Fever Epidemic. This virtual exhibit can be seen at https://springstreetmuseum.org/exhibits/. A series of live lectures will be offered via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LSUS-History-and-Social-Sciences-Department-548006191897831 For more information, contact Cheryl White, Cheryl.White@lsus.edu

OCTOBER 27: GOODWILL’S GOLF ‘FORE’ YOUTH 2020 held at Querbes Park Golf Club at 12:30 p.m. Tee Time. To register, www.goodwillnia.org or contact AJ Brundrett at 318-629-5915 or abrundrett@goodwillnla.org.

OCTOBER 31: HALLOWEEN AT THE BOSSIER CITY FARMERS' MARKET WITH GEEK’D CON! Halloween morning a celebration begins with costumes, trick or treating, prizes and candy throughout all the Farmer’s Market. Costumes encourages. Plus, Geek’d Con will be there with special prizes. Free admission. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. for more information, www.BossierCityFarmersMarket.com

OCTOBER 31: RUN FOR YOUR PIE! Southfield School will host three different races (10K/5K/Fun Run), and every participant will be rewarded with delicious pie at the finish line. 10K and 5K start times will be staggered to promote social distancing and participant safety. You will choose your wave start time when registering. Familyfriendly costumes are welcomed and encouraged – you may even win a gift card! Virtual runs will be live until Oct. 30. 10K top finishers will receive a cash prize and a commemorative glass. 5K top finishers will receive a gift card and a commemorative glass. Age group top finishers (men and women) will receive a commemorative glass. Funds raised will be used to support faculty benefits, professional development, lab and athletic departments, classroom upgrades, facility and campus needs, security and safety at Southfield School. Risk-Free Registration*: If the race is postponed or cancelled, registration fee refunds will be available. The processing fee is non-refundable. *Must register before Oct. 14 to qualify for risk-free registration as well as be guaranteed a long-sleeved race shirt. Contact Christie Lamoureux at 318-213-6335

THROUGH OCTOBER 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 COVID-friendly 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. , 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 guests 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.

NOVEMBER 1 & 8: THE TASTE OF THE STATE FAIR. Sunday Funday Market; Shop with 60+ local vendors, makers, artists and local businesses. Look for fun kids' activities in the market also. Free admission; free parking. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds. Vendors may apply at https://www.123formbuilder.com/form-3067455/ for more information www.instaGrahamEvents.com

NOVEMBER 15: CIVIL WAR GROUP PLANS ESSAY CONTEST. The Brig. Gen. Joseph Bailey Camp 5 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War is sponsoring an essay contest open to undergraduate college students in Northwest Louisiana and East Texas. $500 in cash prizes offered. The theme of the essay is “How did the veterans of the Civil War reconcile following the conflict?” Entries should be no more than 2,000 words and should be received no later than Nov.15. Email essays to baileycamp5@japrime.com. For more details contact The Bailey Camp at https://www.japrime.com/suvcw/index.htm.

DECEMBER 4-6: SLT ACADEMY PRESENTS FLAT STANLEY, a children’s theatre virtual production. For more information, visit www. shreveportlittletheatre.com or contact SLT’s box office at 812 Margaret Place, open from noon to 4 p.m. weekdays, 318-424-4439.

DECEMBER 12: BOSSIER HOLIDAY NIGHT MARKET. 150+ vendors and food trucks participate in the largest one-day vendor event in the Ark-La-Tex. Free admission and free parking. Pierre Bossier Mall parking lot. 2950 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 71111. For more information, www.BossierNightMarket.com

| CASINOS

SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.samstown.com. Includes four restaurants, luxurious signature spa – spa blu – a 1,500-seat Convention Center, spacious hotel tower and outdoor pool. The property has a 30,000-square-foot casino with 28 table games including blackjack-21, roulette, baccarat, craps and more than 1,100 video poker and slot machines. Additionally, Sam’s Town Shreveport includes the Shreveport Trading Company Gift Shop and Sam’s Town Live, an intimate venue featuring local and national musicians. October promotions: New Member Sign-Up Bonus: through Dec. 31, a new Ruby B Connected card at the Cashiers Cage and play $10 within 48 hours of signing up and receive $5 in B Rewards. Available to anyone who has not had a B Connected card previously. Boyd Gaming has brought back the iconic Stardust brand in a social casino app (available for download at the Apple App Store or Android Google Play Store). In the Halloween spirit, try the spookiest slots in town! Try your luck on Wicked Winnings II, Zoltar, Electrifying Riches, Alien and The Walking Dead machines. Book a hotel room or suite and enjoy our award-winning rooms, refreshing pool and fitness center, and relish in delicious meals Smokey Joe’s or William B’s Steakhouse. More information on Sam’s Town Casino Shreveport can be found at www. samstownshreveport.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SAMSTOWN), and Twitter (@stshreveport). Sam’s Town Casino Shreveport is a property of Boyd Gaming.

HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. October Promotions: Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier. On Mondays and Tuesdays, 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. See Caesars Rewards® for details. Asian Midweek Drawing. On Wednesdays, Caesars Rewards Members can activate their entry into the drawing between 7 p.m. and 11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat area. Oct. 28: Choice of Remaining Gifts; for gift redemption visit a promotional kiosk. 1:1 Reward credits to free slot play. Every Thursday, Caesars Rewards members can swipe their card at the Promotions Kiosk and exchange Reward Credits for Free Slot Play at a 1:1 ratio. $1,000 Free Slot Play Cap. 5x Tier/Reward Credit Multiplier. Starting Friday, Oct. 16, Saturday, Oct. 17, Caesars Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards Card to activate a 5X Multiplier for slots, table games and video poker. Guests can earn a maximum of 25,000 in Tier Credits and 100,000 in Reward Credits over the two-day promotional period.

HARRAH'S LOUISIANA DOWNS: 8000 E. Texas St., Bossier City. 742-5555. October Promotions: Every Tuesday, Caesars Rewards members can receive a Reward Credit Multiplier. Caesars Rewards members have a chance to win up to a 100X multiplier: Gold & Platinum guests are guaranteed at least 3X multiplier, Diamond guests are guaranteed at least 5X multiplier. Frights & $15,000. Free Slot Play Drawings. Every Friday Caesars Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards card for a chance to win up to $600 in Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3 p.m. until 9:45 p.m. $15,000 Hallo’win drawings. Every Saturday Caesars Rewards members can swipe their Caesars Rewards card for a chance to win up to $600 in Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3 p.m. until 9:45 p.m. From, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m., two winners will receive $200 in Free Slot Play. At 10 p.m., one winner will receive $600 in Free Slot Play. See Caesars Rewards® for details. On Saturday, Oct. 31, select guests must earn 100 Tier Credits to receive a bottle of Malibu Rum or $15 Free Slot Play or 1,500 Reward Credits. Earning Period: 6 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Gift Distribution: 4 p.m.-9 p.m. at the promotional kiosk. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. See Caesars Rewards® for details.

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