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ONGOING: SRAC EXHIBITION: Oklahoma painter and poet Deloss McGraw and Woody Guthrie will be on display at the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC). Central ArtStation, 801 Crockett St., Shreveport.

ONGOING: CRITICAL MASS 9 AND 10 SOLO SHOWS: Artspace hosts the spectacular creativity of visual and literary art of Eric Francis, Julie Kane, Debra Roberson and Genaro Ky Ly Smith, artspace, 708 Texas St., Shreveport.

THROUGH FALL: The Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College of Louisiana will host six exhibitions during the fall of 2022, featuring works by regional and national artists as well as Centenary alumni and current students. The fall 2022 exhibition lineup showcases a variety of media and techniques, including sketches, mixed media, interactive sculptures and more. For more information on the individual exhibitions, visit themeadowsmuseum.com/current-exhibitions. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.

THROUGH OCT. 21: CREOLE HERITAGE MONTH EXHIBITION: “Strings and Things: Art of a Different Kind of Instrument” featuring the works of visual artist Karen La Beau and jewelry artist Christina De’Angelo. General admission free. VIP tickets: $35. For more information, contact Michael Thomas at mthomas@ susla.edu.

THROUGH OCT. 28: NOTES ON STRING THEORY: The Meadows Museum of Art at Centenary College of Louisiana exhibition by Candace Hicks and exhibited in the museum’s Project Space Gallery. For more information on the individual exhibitions, visit themeadowsmuseum.com/current-exhibitions. 2911 Centenary Blvd., Shreveport.

THROUGH OCT. 30: THE FRENCH REVOLUTION ON FILM: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery features a collection of two dozen vintage posters. Spanning nearly a century of cinema history from 10 different countries. Viewers will be taken on a journey through history, learning about the styles and artistic sensibilities of a number of brilliant poster artists. Visit www.rwnaf.org/events for more information. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH OCT. 31: SKETCHY BUSINESS – INKTOBER COMES TO THE NORTON: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery is joining the fun this year with an exhibition, “Sketchy Business: Inktober 2022 Comes to the Norton,” that will grow daily throughout the month of October. Each day, a different artist, using that day’s prompt, will create an original drawing for display in the museum and on social media. By the end of the month, the exhibition will be complete! Visit www.rwnaf. org/events for more information. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

THROUGH NOV. 4: A STATE EXHIBIT MUSEUM: “Two To Tango.” Exhibition by Jim Huckabay and Talbot Hopkins Trudeau. 70-piece art exhibition. 3015 Greenwood Road, Shreveport.

NOV. 20: HIGHLAND OPEN STUDIO TOURS: Holiday market. Tour four locations in the historic Highland Neighborhood featuring art, architecture and music. From noon - 4 p.m. For more information, call Karen LaBeau at 318-286-3846. Lotus Studio at 446 Olive St., Shreveport.

THROUGH NOV. 29: “CONTAINED 4”: The Bossier Arts Council invited artists to submit both their standard 12x12 works along with additional 4x4 pieces. The sizes were separated by gallery with the 12x12’s on display in the East Bank Gallery and 4x4’s on display in the Emerging Gallery. For more information, go to www. bossierarts.org or call at 318-741-8310. 630 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.

THROUGH DEC. 3: EXHIBITION “WISDOM OF THE TRUTH”: An exhibition featuring the work of Cuban-American artist Cesar Garcia will kick off the fall 2022 exhibition season at Centenary College’s Meadows Museum of Art. For more information or to schedule field trips, call the museum at 318.869.5169 or visit themeadowsmuseum.com.

OCT. 27 - DEC. 31: CREOLE HERITAGE MONTH EXHIBITION: “As For Me: My Journey Back to Art” featuring the works of visual artist Ron Smith. Reception/opening is at SUMAS (rural works) at 5:30 Oct. 27 and then go to Agora Borealis Gallery (abstract work) to at 6:30. Dual openings actually. For more information, contact Michael Thomas at mthomas@susla.edu.


2JOHNS STEAK & SEAFOOD: Live music. Oct. 19, Haley Brooke, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Oct. 21, Jimmy Wooten, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.; Oct. 26, Haley Brooke, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Oct. 28, Jimmy Wooten, 11 a.m.; Nov. 4, Jimmy Wooten, 11 a.m.; Tuesday-Saturday, and for Friday lunch from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. featuring local artists such as Winston Hall, Shawn Stroope, Drew Ley and Toni Mundy, The Lovers, Jimmy Wooten and Haley Brooke. 2151 Airline Drive, Bossier City. 318-841-5646.

1931 LOUNGE HORSESHOE CASINO: Live music. Oct. 21, Jimmy Wooten, 8 p.m.; Oct. 23, The Crowd; Oct. 28 & 29, Rewind; Nov. 4 & 5, Jimmy Wooten, 8 p.m.; Horseshoe Blvd., Bossier City.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 14: Live music every Friday night 7-10 p.m. $5 cover. Dinner every Friday @5:30; call 318-635-8186 for menu. Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday, every Sunday is trivia/karaoke starting at 5 p.m.; 5315 S. Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport. 318 635-8186.

BIG COUNTRY: Live music. 1003 Gould Drive, Bossier City. 318-584-7218.

CASA JIMADOR: Live music. 4801 Line Ave., Shreveport. 318-754-3885.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE BALLY’S CASINO: DJs Friday and Saturday nights. 451 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

CHIANTI: Dorsey Summerfield Jr., 7-10 p.m., Friday and Saturday in the Green Room. 6535 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-8866.

COUGARS DEN: Live music. 1835 Old Minden Road, Bossier City. 318-752-4140.

COYOTE’S BAR & GRILL: Live music. 1618 Market St., Shreveport. 318-424-0650.

EL POTRILLO MEXICAN RESTAURANT: Live music. 6614 Youree Drive, Shreveport. 318-798-0040.

ERNEST’S ORLEANS: Live music. 1601 N. Spring St., Shreveport. 318-226-1325.

FLYING HEART BREWING & PUB: Live music. 700 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City. Call 584-7039.

FRANK’S PIZZA: Live music. Oct. 20, Stephanie Jackson, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 26, Christopher Gates, 6-9 p.m.; Oct. 27, Cory Cross, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 3, Stephanie Jackson, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 9, “The Lovers” Cole Vosbury & Amanda June, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 10, Eric Charles, 6-9 p.m.; Nov. 17, Katie Callahan, 6-9 p.m.; 6950 Fern Ave., Shreveport. 318-230-7130.

FROZEN PIROGUE: Live music. Oct. 19, Seth Bradford, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 25, Schaefer Mueller, 6:30 p.m.; Oct. 26, Jimmy Wooten, 6:30 p.m.; 515 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City. 318-459-6672.

HURRICANE ALLEY: Live music. Oct. 20, 8-Track, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 21, Josh Ward w/Daniel Holmes, 7-11 p.m.; Oct. 27, Teazur, 7-10 p.m.; Oct. 28, Side FX, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 3, Crooked Halo, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 4, Almost Legal w/Slurred Words, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 10, Stilettos, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 11, Live 80’s Ultimate 80’s Tribute w/fireworks show, 7:30-11 p.m.; Nov. 12, Vetfest 2022, 5-11 p.m.; Nov. 17, The Crowd, 7-10 p.m.; Nov. 18, Sneezy w/Victory Postion, 7-11 p.m.; Nov. 19, STP/The Cult: Ultimate Tribute, 7-11 p.m.; 500 Ogilvie St., Bossier City.

KI’ MEXICO: Live music. 3839 Gilbert Drive, Shreveport. 318-861-5941.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT at East Texas St. Live music. 7960 E. Texas St. Bossier City. 318- 841-1345.

NICKY’S MEXICAN RESTAURANT at Viking Drive: Live music. Oct. 28, Raven, 6-9 p.m.; 2701 Viking Drive, Bossier City. 318-747-2332.

PARADISE THEATER: Live music. 777 Margaritaville Way, Bossier City. 855-346-2489.

SAM’S TOWN CASINO: Live music. Oct. 21, 8 Track, 7 p.m. - Midnight; Oct. 22, Tambria Adams, 7 p.m. - Midnight; Oct. 28, Chasin’ Benjamin’s, 7 p.m. - Midnight; Oct. 29, The Lovers, 7 p.m. - Midnight; Nov. 12, A Night Of Country with T Graham Brown, Joel Sonnier, Ricky Lynn Gregg and The Crawdads. Tickets start at $20.50. Nov. 25, Raven, 7 p.m. - midnight; 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport. 318-424-7777.

SUPERIOR’S STEAKHOUSE: Live piano music: Mon. - Thurs., Brian Watson, 6:30-9:30. Wed., Stan Hoffman. Every weekend, Friday, Toni Mundy Evans Duo, 6-10 p.m., Saturday, Daniel Ley Duo, 7-11 p.m. The Stilettos, 6-10 p.m. first Friday of every month; first Saturday of the month, Brian Watson, solo. 855 Pierremont Road, No. 120, Shreveport. 219-4123.

THE LOT DOWNTOWN: Live music. 400 Crockett St., Shreveport. 318-489-1605.

THE MARKET: Live music. 10539 Norris Ferry Road, Shreveport. 318-797-4375.

TIKI BAR: Live music. Monday nights, Blues Jam, 8:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.; Oct. 19, Keep Happy, Oct. 22, Anxious; Oct. 26, DD4; Oct. 27, Suite Harmony; Oct., 29, Dragstrip Phantoms Halloween Party; 639 E. Kings Hwy., Shreveport. 318-868-6355.

TWISTED ROOT: Monday night is Trivia Night from 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, live music on the patio from 6-10 p.m., Buddy Flett. 8690 Line Ave., Shreveport. 868-6410.

WHAT’S ON TAP: Live music. Every Thurs., Christopher Gates, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.; 1207 Shreveport- Barksdale Hwy., Shreveport. 318-869-2422.


THROUGH EVERY WEEKEND IN OCTOBER: NIGHTMARES AT NECROMANOR HAUNTED HOUSE: The Nightmares, Fridays 7 p.m.-12 a.m., Saturdays 6 p.m. -12 a.m., Sundays 6 p.m. -10 p.m., and Halloween, 6 p.m. -12 a.m. Tickets are $10 at the door, or you can purchase them on https://www.autumnfrights.com/necro-tickets . 505 Boardwalk Blvd., Bossier City.

OCT. 22-23: JUNIOR LEAGUE PUMPKIN PATCH: Halloween fun at the Shreveport Bossier Junior League Pumpkin Patch at Provenance. Donuts, story time, pumpkin carving and cookie decorating at 10:30 a.m. on Oct. 22 and pumpkin craft on Oct. 23 from 2-4 p.m. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 25: TRUNK-OR-TREAT: Bossier Parish Community College invites the public to bring their “kiddos” out to the BPCC campus to enjoy a Halloween Trunk-or-Treat with the Student Life Groups. Costumes are encouraged. From 5:30-8 p.m. For further information, details are at www.facebook.com/BPCCCavs.

OCT. 27-29: ZOMBIE CAR WASH: Pile in the family and ride through this new haunted hangout in south Shreveport. Candy supplied by Sci-Port Discovery Center. Price: $20 per car. 7 - 11 p.m. 9625 Mansfield Road, Shreveport.

OCT. 28: TRUNK OR TREAT NIGHT MARKET: Halloween fun at the Trunk or Treat Night Market at Andress Artist & Entrepreneur Center. From 6-10 p.m. Free to attend. 717 Crockett St., Shreveport. https://www.aaec.space/aaecevents.

OCT. 28: COUNCIL ON AGING’S HALLOWEEN DANCE: The band Red Chute Review will play for the Bossier City Council on Aging from 7 - 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 318-741- 8302. 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City.

OCT. 28: ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW: As a part of the Robinson Film Center’s “A Nightmare on Texas Street,” October programing will be featured at 10 p.m. For more information, go to www. robinsonfilmcenter.org or call 318-459-4122. 617 Texas St., Shreveport.

OCT. 28: DRIVE-IN MOVIE (“HOCUS POCUS”): Bossier Parish Community College invites the public to Drive-In Movie Night and meet the Sanderson Sisters in person. The event is free to the public. Concessions will be available to purchase in support of the BPCC Athletics Department. Showtime 7 p.m. For further information, details are at www. facebook.com/BPCCCavs.

OCT. 29: DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE - A HALLOWEEN WONDERLAND SPEAKEASY: Join The Remington for a magical night of fun, food, music and cocktails. Pre-party begins at 6 p.m. - 2 a.m. Tickets from $10 - $1,200 at eventbrite.com. 220 Travis St., Shreveport.

OCT. 29: HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY AND CONTEST: Join Celebrity Lounge at Bally’s Shreveport from 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. for Halloween Costume Party and Contest: First-place winner will receive a $500 cash prize plus free VIP with bottle service on return visit and a $100 comp for Vintage Steakhouse. Second-place winner will receive a $300 cash prize plus free VIP with bottle service on return visit. Third-place winner will receive a $200 cash prize. Winners announced at midnight! 451 Clyde Fant Pkwy., Shreveport.

OCT. 30: HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL: Join your friends at Mary, Queen of Peace for their annual Halloween Carnival from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Children will enjoy the expanded Trunk or Treating area, cake walk, face painting and sand art. Enjoy Cajun classics of gumbo, red beans and rice, and jambalaya and the traditional favorites, hamburgers and hot dogs and plenty of sweets. Kids in costumes are welcomed! Admission is free. All proceeds from the sale of food will benefit the church’s youth program. 7738 Barksdale Blvd., Bossier City.


OCT. 21: CHRIS STAPLETON: Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. is Chris Stapleton: All American Roadshow Tour. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com or box office. 2000 Brookshire Grocery Arena Drive, Bossier City.

NOV. 5-6: 74TH ANNUAL RHAPSODY IN VIEW: The Downtown Shreveport Lions Club presents the Centenary College Choir in “Rhapsody In View” at the First Baptist Church of Shreveport. Saturday night program at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance, $17 at the door, students $10 and may be purchased from Centenary Choir members, Downtown Shreveport Lions members, at Hurley School of Music on the Centenary Campus at 318-869-5234. Also at Porter’s Cleaners or by phoning 318-429-6887 or the First United Methodist Music Dept. 543 Ockley Drive, Shreveport.

NOV. 18: ANASTASIA, THE NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL: Performing at The Strand at 7 p.m. Tickets: $82, $65, $49, $30 (student) and can be purchased at the box office. For more information, go to www.thestrandtheatre.com or call 318-226-8555. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport.


EVERY SATURDAY - NOVEMBER: BOSSIER CITY FARMERS’ MARKET: Over 75+ vendors weekly with loads of fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, baked goods, jellies, pickles, Cajun cuisine, fresh squeezed lemonade, barbecue, peppers, handmade soap, crafts, real fruit smoothies and juice, handmade goods, Gulf shrimp, art, plants, leather goods, roasted corn, kids’ activities and much more. Live music. New A/C indoor customer seating. Family fun and leashed pet-friendly. Free admission. Free parking. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 2950 E. Texas St. on the south side of Pierre Bossier Mall, Bossier City. BossierCityFarmersMarket. com.

MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS: SHREVEPORT OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS: Hybrid meetings: Zoom and inperson at St. Luke’s Methodist Church, 6012 Youree Drive, Shreveport. Meet in the “Seekers Room.” Monday at 7 p.m. Meeting ID: 408 929 232 Password: 385284. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. Meeting ID: 492 444 818. Password 797919.

WEEKLY ON MONDAYS: SHREVEPORT TOASTMASTERS HYBRID CLUB MEETING: Learn public speaking, leadership, network, selfdevelopment, etc. from the oldest club in Louisiana. 12-1 p.m. In-person, third-floor conference room, Beaird Tower, 330 Marshal St., Shreveport. Zoom meeting ID: 868 9338 7810 Passcode: 1234.

ONGOING: GLASS-BLOWING WORKSHOPS. Come individually, or bring a group and create your own original piece of art. From pumpkins to flowers and beyond, the experience is a good time with a dazzling reward at the end. Hours: Thurs., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Sanctuary Glass Studio, 421 Lake St., Shreveport. studio-sanctuaryglassstudio.com.

SECOND SATURDAYS: ANDRESS ARTIST & ENTREPRENEUR CENTER: Shop and chat with the artists of the AAEC on the second Saturday of each month from 12-4 p.m. at Andress Artist & Entrepreneur Center; 717 Crockett St., Shreveport. https://www.aaec.space/aaecevents.

MONDAYS - THURSDAYS: BOSSIER COUNCIL ON AGING: Bossier’s Council on Aging offers activities for the week. Mondays: paint by number canvas art and yoga. Tuesdays: chair exercise and beanbag baseball. Wednesdays: senior game and yoga. Thursdays: chair exercise and Bingo. For more information, call 318-741-8302. 706 Bearkat Drive, Bossier City.

THROUGH OCT. 22: PRIZE FEST 2022: Film, Food and Comedy: Oct. 20-22 downtown Shreveport, various venues. $30 to watch films and vote, Film Prize University is free, VIP passes available. Twenty short films. Film screenings take place Oct. 20 from 12 p.m.-6 p.m., Oct. 21 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Oct. 22 from 9 a.m-9 p.m. Film Prize U is a free film education program at the Robinson Film Center Oct. 22 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Food Prize: Come and Get It! Premium Dining Experience. The Garage at 211 Market St. Shreveport. $250. Oct. 21 from 7-11 p.m. Food Prize University Culinary Chat: Free to the public. Prize Fest Big Top at 700 Texas St. from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Comedy Prize: 7 Comedian Showdown: Prize Fest Big Top at 700 Texas St. $20 general admission, Stageside cocktail tables available. From 8 p.m.-10 p.m.

OCT. 21 & 28: MURDER MYSTERY DINNER: Four themed mystery dinners can be found at dixiemaze. com/murdermysterydinners/ with different levels of interest, cost and taste buds. 6:30 p.m. 318-703-2870. 9596 Dixie Maze Farms, Sentell Road, Shreveport.

OCT. 19: BURGERS 4 THE BADGE: Caddo Crime Stoppers and the Caddo/Shreveport Police fundraiser. Caddo Sheriff’s Department and SPD, troopers, etc., are invited to a public purchased lunch. The people and business that want to thank an officer for their service can go to the Crime Stoppers website at crime stoppers.org/burgers and for $20 donation treat an officer to a fall cookout and support Crime Stoppers. From 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Police Headquarters. 1234 Texas Ave., Shreveport. OCT. 20:

GOLF CLASSIC 2022: “Around the World in 18 Holes” is the theme of the Bossier Chamber’s annual Golf Classic. Travel the world one hole at a time while enjoying a round of golf, entertaining gimmick holes and contests for closest to the pin and longest drive. Players will end the day with an after party and awards reception with more great food and fun. Info@ bossierchamber.com or call 318-746-0252.

OCT. 20: MOVIES UNDER THE STARS: “Monsters Inc.” in Greenleaf Park at Provenance with food trucks at 4:30. Movie begins at dark. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 20-22: 40TH YEAR OF PUBLIC SERVICE: The nation’s only International Lincoln Center turns 40. The International Triennial Presidential Conference Series, the oldest such scholarly convocation in the South, will be held in the LSUS University Center. The focus of this year’s conference is the life, times and legacies of Harry S. Truman and Dwight D. Eisenhower. For further information and schedule of speakers, contact William.pederson@lsus.edu or call 318-797-5138.

OCT. 21: TWILIGHT TALKIES: “GHOSTBUSTERS”: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery will show “Ghostbusters” on the front lawn of the museum. Free. Bring your blanket and enjoy a movie under the stars. Food trucks at 6 p.m. Showtime at 7:30 p.m. No dogs, smoking or tobacco products. Visit www. rwnaf.org/events for more information. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 22: PIONEER DAY: The LSUS Pioneer Heritage Center at the northeast corner of the LSUS campus will host Pioneer Day from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Admission for adults is $5, students $2 and children 5 and under are free. Enjoy a few hours with talented vendors learning pioneer crafts: quilters, potters, weavers, pine needle basket makers and much more. Observe Caddo Indian tools and artifacts. Listen to music from wondering musicians. Plus all of the Pioneer Heritage Center’s seven historical buildings will be open for tours. For more information, call 318-797-5339 or Marty-young@lsus.edu.

OCT. 22: BUNCO BASH & SILENT AUCTION: The Renzi Center will be hosting Bunco Bash & Silent Auction from 6-10 p.m. at Margaritaville Resort Casino. Live music, fantastic food and silent auction. $50 per person. $60 at the door. This includes an elegant buffet and the chance to win door prizes. Reserve table of six for $275. Cash bar. Space limited; register early. For more information, call 318-222-1414.

OCT. 22: ASEANA AUTUMN FESTIVAL: The 9th Annual ASEANA Autumn Festival celebrating the Hispanic communities from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the ASEANA Asian Gardens of Shreveport. For more information, call 318-200-0248 or 318-401-8078 or email at aseanafoundationshv@gmail.com. 800 Texas Ave., Shreveport.

CT. 26: FELONIES AMONG FRIENDS: The R.W. Norton Art Gallery will host an evening with three best-selling authors, Elle Cosimano, Ashley Elston and Megan Miranda, as they talk friendship, writing and more. Ages 21 and up. BYOB (Books and Booze)! While books will not be sold at this event, you are welcome to bring your own for the authors to autograph. Bring whatever drink you fancy! Complimentary theme signature drink, light hors d’oeuvres and desserts free with ticket purchase. Limited seating! Visit www.rwnaf. org/events for more information. 4747 Creswell Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 27 - NOV. 13: STATE FAIR OF LOUISIANA: The fair will showcase food classics and rides and is the largest carnival and livestock show in the state. This 15-day fair features magic shows, the State Fair Zoo, a sea lion splash show and rodeo. 3701 Hudson Ave., Shreveport.

OCT. 28: PILOT PREVIEW DAY AT LSUS: An opportunity to make new friends, tour campus, hear from faculty and current students, learn about campus life, participate in Fall Fest on the mall and so much more. Check-in and muffins will start at 9 a.m. in the University Center. Lunch will be served. Wear comfortable clothing. Parents will have a morning session tailored for parents. Register at Visit.LSUS.EDU.

OCT. 28-30: SEVA MAY - ON MY OWN: Leading lady Seva May entertains with song and reflects on her life onstage at Shreveport Little Theatre. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. For more information, call 318-424-4439 or shreveportlittletheatre.com. 812 Margaret Place, Shreveport.

OCT. 29: BREW: Experience an afternoon sampling internationally acclaimed and domestically brewed ales, pilsners, stouts and everything in between at the 13th annual Shreveport original beer festival. In addition to more than 100 beers to sample, BREW patrons will experience live music by the Cal Presley Band, college football games on big-screen TVs, a chance to win raffle items and samples of signature dishes from some of Shreveport’s most popular restaurants and eateries. From 2 - 5 p.m. Individual BREW tickets are $55 and a table of 10 (which includes early admission) is $750. Tickets can be purchased at https://shreveportbrew.com. Lower pavilion of Festival Plaza, downtown Shreveport.

OCT. 29: MASTER GARDENER FALL BULB SALE: The Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners present their annual sale which will feature hard to find heirloom bulbs with the featured bulbs this year including jumbo amaryllis, many varieties of narcissus, allium, agapanthus, gladiolus, Asiatic lilies, peony and spider lilies. There will also be a variety of seeds including sweet pea, bachelor button, larkspur, corn poppy, love in the mist and wildflower mix. 8 a.m. until noon. Seminar starting at 10 a.m. For more information, call 318-408- 0984 or www.nwlamg.weebly.com. Red River Research Station. 262 Research Station Road, Bossier City.

OCT. 29: YOGIE & FRIENDS FALL BAKE SALE: Yogie and Friends FIV Positive Cat Sanctuary, will hold their Fall Bake Sale and Fundraiser from 11a.m.- 2 p.m. at Petco. 6596 Youree Drive, Shreveport.

NOV. 4: DOWNTOWN ARTWALK: Catch the free trolley at Noble Savage, 417 Texas St., and ride to a variety of art-filled stops. See exhibits, demonstrations, shop ‘til you drop, eat and enjoy music. Free admission. All ages welcome. For more information, go to Downtownshreveport.com/artwalk.

NOV. 4: A POSITIVE APPROACH TO DEMENTIA CONFERENCE: The Bridge Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center’s Second Annual Conference on Alzheimer’s and Dementia will be held at First United Methodist Church Shreveport. The goal of the conference, presented by the Bridge Alzheimer’s & Dementia Resource Center, is to provide resources, information, and education for family members, caregivers and professionals caring for individuals affected by Alzheimer’s and other related dementias. From 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets are $25, register at https://bit.ly/alzbridgeregistration. At Bain Hall, First United Methodist Church. 500 Common St., Shreveport.

NOV. 9: LOYOLA STYLE SHOW: The 69th Annual Loyola Style Show and Luncheon where Loyola seniors will take the stage in groups “modeling” outfits from local stores. Doors open at 11 a.m., and show begins at 11:30 a.m. $45 advanced tickets and $50 at the door. Call 318-226-6290 for more information. Bossier Civic Center. 620 Benton Road., Bossier City.

NOV. 10: THURSDAY IN THE PARK AT PROVENANCE: A free outdoor concert in Greenleaf Park at Provenance with food trucks and market. Grab dinner and dessert, and spread out on the lawn with family or friends. From 4-8 p.m. 1968 Bridgewater Ave., Shreveport.

NOV. 11-13: DOWNTOWN MERCANTILE MARKET: C&C Mercantile & Lighting will be open to the public Friday from 5-9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Art, crafts and food. To apply as an artist/maker/or chef email downtownmercantilemarkets@gmail.com. 1110 Texas Ave, Shreveport.

NOV. 12: BLANCHARD FARMERS’ MARKET: The fall market is full of fresh beef, fresh milk, fall veggies, handmade crafts, fresh baked goods, boutiques, jewelry, door hangers and much more. From 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. First Baptist Blanchard. 201 Attaway, Shreveport. NOV. 12: SECOND SATURDAY FOR SENIORS: Building a Healthy Charcuterie. These activities are for caregivers and their loved ones affected by dementia. From 10 – 11:30 a.m at Broadmoor Presbyterian Church, 1915 Grover St., Shreveport.

NOV. 14: SHREVEPORT GARDEN STUDY CLUB: Bob Byers, a landscape architect and executive vice president of the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, will be the guest speaker. Mr. Byers’ illustrated presentation will focus on “Garden Beginnings - How to Create a Successful Garden.” 1 p.m. Free and open to the public. American Rose Center. 8877 Jefferson Paige Road.

NOV. 19: RCA’S NATIONAL BLACK RODEO FINALS: Featuring cowboys from Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Mississippi, this event is comprised of over 250 competitors. 7 p.m. Tickets at Ticketmaster. com or box office. 2000 Brookshire Grocery Arena Drive, Bossier City.

NOV. 26: GLO FEST: Join the Shreveport Regional Arts Council and Bossier Arts Council for monthly Glo Fests debuting new light shows on the “Bakowski Bridge of Lights” on the Texas Street Bridge. November's Glo Fest will span across the river in both the Bossier Louisiana Boardwalk and the Shreveport Riverview Plaza from 7-10 p.m. These events will feature The Molly Ringwalds, arts markets on both sides of the river, a kids’ area, food truck court, street performances by Spinner Entertainment and more! Shreveport Riverview Plaza. 601 Clyde Fant Pkwy, Shreveport, and at Louisiana Boardwalk at 540 Bossier Blvd., Bossier City.


THROUGH NOVEMBER 13: JINGLE ARRGH THE WAY! A CHRISTMAS PIRATE ADVENTURE: Favorite characters, a rollicking story, great songs and a trip to the North Pole to find “you know who” make “Jingle ARRGH the Way!” a wonderful holiday show for the whole family. Based on a story by Melinda Long, author of “How I Became a Pirate.” Through Nov. 4: weekly Friday rehearsals begin. Nov. 7 through Nov. 10. Daily rehearsals begin. Nov. 11. Opening night 6 p.m. Nov. 12 at 11 a.m., 2 pm, and 5 p.m. performances. Nov. 13, closing night 2 p.m. performance.

OCT. 20-23: POPCORN FALLS – POPULATION: UNHINGED!: Two actors, 21 wacky characters. Oct 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. & Oct 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets $23 and $25. Tickets onsite. For more information or tickets, call the Shreveport Little Theatre at 318-424-4439.

OCT. 20-23: BPCC THEATRE PRESENTS “DRACULA”: Written by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston, this Bossier Parish Community College production begins with Dr. Seward’s discovery that his daughter, Lucy Seward, has been attacked by a mysterious illness. For teenage and older audiences. All performances are at 7:30 p.m. with the exception of Oct. 23, which is at 2 p.m. Visit the online BPCC Theatre Box Office to learn more about the new season: https:// www.ticketsource.us/bpcc-theatre. Stephen W. Slaughter Theatre in Building C on the BPCC campus, 6220 East Texas St., Bossier City.

OCT. 20-23: “EVENING OF ONE- ACTS”: “From God of Carnage,” which a New York Times reviewer described as “a study in the tension between civilized surface and savage instinct,” to the provocative and suspenseful interaction between two strangers depicted in “The Zoo Story,” these short plays illuminate and dissect the human condition. Charlie Roppolo and John Gayle. Oct. 20, 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available at centenary. edu/mlptickets. Learn more at centenary.edu/theatre. Centenary’s Marjorie Lyons Playhouse. 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.

NOV. 4-13: BLITHE SPIRIT: This fundraiser for the Company Repertory Theatre starring David Brown, Brittany Williams, Elise Birmingham, Kim Condon, Rob Benton, Sara Jarecki and the legendary Ginger Folmer will perform Nov. 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 6 and 13 at 3 p.m. Tickets 17. East Bank Theatre. 630 Barksdale Blvd, Bossier City.

NOV. 10-13: “DANCING AT LUGHNASA”: Tony Award-winning play by Brian Friel will be directed by Tyrrell Woolbert. Set in a small Irish village in 1936, Friel’s story utilizes the memories of a child to follow five unmarried sisters and the unexpected disruptions and shifts that occur in their lives during one fateful summer. Nov. 10-12 at 7:30 p.m. and matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets will be available at centenary.edu/mlptickets. Learn more at centenary.edu/theatre. Centenary’s Marjorie Lyons Playhouse. 2700 Woodlawn Ave., Shreveport.


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