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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. Nov. 4, 11. For cost and times, contact email@example.com. COHAB. 500 Clyde Fant Pkwy. Ste. 200, Shreveport.
NOVEMBER 9: CREATIVE ART CONNECTION MONTHLY MEETING. Avantgarde 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, â€śHistory 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.
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.
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 Nov. 5, Jesse Rawlinson from 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 12, Cheridy Adams from 6-9 p.m. For details 318-560-3278. Ask for Jeremy Shows.
GREAT RAFT BREWING: 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.
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 â€śsocial distancingâ€ť 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 CHRISTMAS: MINI-MERCANTILE MARKET. Local artists and one local chef will present their local talent and their merchandise in a great downtown setting. The store will be open, and if you are interested in being a vendor, contact email@example.com. Hours are from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. at 1110 Texas Ave., Shreveport.
THROUGH NOVEMBER 8: THE TASTE OF THE STATE FAIR. Sunday Funday Market; shop with 60+ local vendors, makers, artists and local businesses. Over a dozen of the top State Fair food vendors will be set up and selling some of your favorite fair food items including, corn dogs, funnel cakes, chicken on a stick, turkey legs, Philly cheesesteak, Polish and Italian sausage, gyros, tacos, pork tenderloin, cotton candy, candy apples and much more. 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 4: DRIVE-IN FALL CONCERT. Presented by BPCC Music Program is open for all and is free to the public. This live music concert is enjoyed from the safety of their own vehicles. 5 p.m. in the parking lots surrounding the front of Building C on the BPCC campus, 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City. For more information, contact Dr. Chandler at 318-678-6429 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOVEMBER 6: AN EVENING OF OPERA AND BROADWAY FAVORITES. Presented by Shreveport Opera Xpress (SOX) is an evening of your favorites from opera and musical theater. Limited seating available to 175, with sociallydistanced reserved seating. Tip: In order to sit together, purchase tickets at one time for a family or group of friends during COVID-19 protocols. Ticket cost: $35. 7 p.m. RiverView Theatre. Contact email@example.com or call the Box Office at 318-227-9503.
NOVEMBER 7 - 8: BOSSIER GUN & KNIFE SHOW. Buy-Sell-Trade-Browse. Bring your gun and trade for the gun you always wanted. See hundreds of displays of new and old guns, ammo, gun parts, books, knives, jewelry, camouflage, militeria and related items at discount prices. Admission: $8 adults, $2 children 6-11. Under 18 admitted with parents only. Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bossier Civic Center, 620 Benton Road, Bossier City. Contact www.capgunshows.com or call 985-624- 8577.
NOVEMBER 13: ART AFTER DARK. Presented by Shreveport Opera Xpress (SOX) is an evening production that consists of the following four one-act operas, presented backto-back: "Leo: Opera in One Cat"; "Bon Appetit!"; "Feel the Tango"; and "Pepito." Limited seating available to 175, with socially-distanced reserved seating. Tip: In order to sit together, purchase tickets at one time for a family or group of friends during COVID-19 protocols. Ticket cost: $35. 7 p.m. RiverView Theatre. Contact boxoffice@ shreveportopera.org or call the Box Office at 318- 227-9503.
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 â€śHow did the veterans of the Civil War reconcile following the conflict?â€ť Entries should be no more than 2,000 words and should be received no later than Nov.15. Email essays to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more details contact The Bailey Camp at https://www.japrime.com/suvcw/index.htm.
NOVEMBER 26: FOOD BANK AND SPORTSPECTRUM TURKEY TROT. Volunteers are needed to help with registration leading up to the run and day of event (Nov. 21-26). Sponsor support is also available. Contact Auburn Brasher at email@example.com, or 318-675-2400 ext. 111 for more information.
NOVEMBER 27 THROUGH DECEMBER 23: BELIEVE! The magic of Christmas awaits at the Shreveport Aquarium and the interactive Christmas journey through the aquarium, which will be immersed in the biggest, brightest and most beautiful decorations. Available during regular hours Sunday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For those looking for an evening experience complete with cocoa, cookies and a photo opp with Santa, enjoy "Believe Lights the Night!" on Friday and Saturday evenings beginning Nov. 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information and costs per age group, go to www.shreveportaquarium.com.
DECEMBER 4-6: SLT ACADEMY PRESENTS FLAT STANLEY, a childrenâ€™s theatre virtual production. For more information, visit www.shreveportlittletheatre.com or contact SLTâ€™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
SAM'S TOWN HOTEL AND CASINO SHREVEPORT: 315 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. 811-429-0711. www.samstown.com. Includes four restaurants, luxurious signature spa â€“ spa blu â€“ 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, Samâ€™s Town Shreveport includes the Shreveport Trading Company Gift Shop and Samâ€™s Town Live, an intimate venue featuring local and national musicians. November promotions: New Member Sign-Up Bonus. Through Dec. 31, get 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). Book a hotel room or suite and enjoy our awardwinning rooms, refreshing pool and fitness center, and relish in delicious meals Smokey Joeâ€™s or William Bâ€™s Steakhouse. More information on Samâ€™s Town Casino Shreveport can be found at www.samstownshreveport.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/SAMSTOWN), and Twitter (@stshreveport). Samâ€™s Town Casino Shreveport is a property of Boyd Gaming.
HORSESHOE BOSSIER CITY HOTEL AND CASINO: 711 Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City. 742-0711. November Promotions: Must be 21 years or older to participate. Caesars Rewards members should swipe their cards at Promotions Kiosks for promotions. See Caesars Rewards for details. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier on Monday and Tuesday. Swipe card for a chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier or a 3X Multiplier for video poker. Asian 3K Drawing on Mondays: Swipe Rewards card to activate your entry into the drawing between 7 and 11:45 p.m. in the Mini Baccarat area. Drawings happen every halfhour starting at 8 p.m. closing at 12 a.m. One winner will be announced to receive promotional chips or Free Slot Play. Play More, Get More: On Wednesday, the more you play, the more you can earn in free play. Earn 100 tier credits each promotional day to participate. May only redeem once per promotional day once finished playing. 1:1 Reward Credits to Free Slot Play: Every Thursday, 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. Jackpot Party Nov. 6 and 7, between 5-10 p.m. in the High Limits Area, guests who hit a qualifying taxable jackpot on a high limit slot machine will receive an additional $250 in free slot play. 5X Tier/Reward Credit Multiplier: Friday and Saturday, Nov. 27 & 28, Rewards members can swipe their 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. November Promotions: Must be 21 years or older to participate. Caesars Rewards members should swipe their cards at Promotions Kiosks for promotions. See Caesars Rewards for details. Mystery Reward Credit Multiplier on Tuesday. Swipe card for a chance to win up to a 100X Multiplier.; 1:1 Reward Credits to Free Slot Play every Wednesday, $1,000 Free Slot Play Cap. Feast on Free Slot Play drawings every Friday and Saturday with a chance to win up to $600 in Free Slot Play. Activation is from 3 p.m. until 9:45 p.m. 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. From 4 - 9 p.m., four winners will receive $100 in Free Slot Play. At 10 p.m., one winner will receive $600 in Free Slot Play. Fuddruckers Special Earn 100 on Friday and Saturday Caesars Rewards members who earn 100 Tier Credits can receive a complimentary meal voucher for a burger, fries and a drink at Fuddruckers (max value $20) and valid for seven days.; Holiday Gift Giveaway on Friday, Nov. 13, for Caesars Rewards members who earn 100 Tier Credits can receive an Elite Maxi-Matic Electric Knife, $15 Free Slot Play or 1,500 Reward Credits. Choose Your Booze Giveaway on Saturday, Nov. 28, with Caesars Rewards. Members who earn 100 Tier Credits can receive a bottle of liquor, $15 Free Slot Play or 1,500 Reward Credits. Earning period for both giveaways: 6 a.m. through 8:30 p.m. Gift distribution: 4 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Promotional Kiosk.