Wine on the River
Apr
28
3:00 PM15:00

Wine on the River

  • 222 Saint Louis Street Baton Rouge, LA, 70802 United States (map)
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Wine On The River is a ticketed wine-tasting event where attendees can sample local, national and international wines all in one place! With an ‘Around The World’ theme, each attendee receives a passport listing the varietals available at each tasting table and what region they are from. The event also features live music and delicious food from area restaurants.

Food vendors include: Duke's Seafood and Steakhouse, Reginelli's Pizzeria, Velvet Cactus, Hollywood Casino's Celebrity Grill, Umami Japanese Bistro, Newk's, Tiffi's Bakery with beverages provided by Southern Glazers

Admission includes a souvenir wine glass and all wine samples! A portion of the proceeds benefit the new Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.

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Apr
22
11:00 AM11:00

Spring Style Brunch @ Kalurah Street Grill

Spend your Sunday Funday with the Baton Rouge Fashion Council at their third annual Spring Style Brunch!

Enjoy Kalurah Street Grill brunch, sip $5 Bloody Mary's and mimosas, and shop the latest spring trends from local boutiques and jewelry designers: Sosis, Annie Claire Designs, Southern Sophisticate, Kat Noel Designs, Rebl Creative and MORE!

This event is FREE and open to the public--no reservation or ticket required!

Check out Kalurah's Brunch Menu here: http://kalurahstreetgrill.com/brunch-menu/

For questions or vendor info, please email brfashioncouncil@gmail.co

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Apr
16
6:30 PM18:30

Paint Your Pet

Join us for a night of painting, laughing and fundraising that benefits Sauver Des Chiens. It's easy, submit a photo of your favorite pet (bird, fish, cat, dog, pig, horse - you name it) and you'll spend the night creating an original painting to take home (see #4 below)...the cost to register is $50. 

Each of their previous events sold out so be sure to register soon by checking out their Facebook event!

FAQs:
1. Children who wish to participate in the event are welcome to join.
2. Sadly, pets are not allowed in the studio.
3. Your submitted photo should contain only ONE pet.
4. Artists will pre-sketch your pet for you to paint (so no need to be Picasso).
5. The background (anything other than your pet) will be one of three colors - grey, pink or blue - your choice!

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Apr
14
to Apr 15

Caliente Saturday @ Spanish Moon

Louisiana biggest and best latin night come to the Spanish Moon for one night only--you don't want to miss it!

DJ CHILY will be serving up saucy hits from 9 p.m. till 2 a.m!

If you live in the Baton Rouge or surrounding area and are looking for a place to dance salsa, bachata, cumbia & merengue; check out this Spanish Moon Latin Night .

Dj Davila will be playing the best mix of Tropical Latin music, with a nice mix of international flair! Bring your friends and we're sure you'll have a blast!

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Apr
14
to Apr 15

Mid City Makers Market @ The BR Blues Fest

We're packing up our white tents and moving just down the road.  Yep, you read that right!  The MMM will be hosting the Makers Village at the 2018 Baton Rouge Blues Festival in Downtown Baton Rouge.  It'll be a 2-day event with more live music and delicious food (and makers!) than you can shake a stick at!

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Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Delta Gamma Lectureship in Values & Ethics feat. Aly Raisman

Aly Raisman, Olympic gold medalist, sexual abuse survivor and activist, will speak on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. at the Louisiana State University Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC).

Raisman uses her platform to promote positive body image and encourage everyone to be comfortable and confident in their own skin. The Gamma Zeta chapter of Delta Gamma will host the event for its biennial Lectureship in Values and Ethics. Admission is free and open to the public!

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Pints for a Purpose-The 90's Edition
Mar
25
1:00 PM13:00

Pints for a Purpose-The 90's Edition

Join us on Sunday March 25th at the Tin Roof Brewery for a 90's themed afternoon of beer, food, and live music to benefit the Louisiana chapter of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!

There will also be a cornhole tournament, a costume contest, and raffles, so come ready to have a good time for a good cause!

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Mid City Jazz Festival
Mar
23
9:00 AM09:00

Mid City Jazz Festival

Created and hosted by Dr. Charles Brooks in 2016, the MCJF is open to all Louisiana middle school, high school, and independent music school jazz ensembles. The festival was created to bring together Louisiana's young musicians and offer them the unique opportunity to perform in front of professional jazz musicians and collegiate-level educators in a friendly yet competitive environment. Quite simply, the Mid City Jazz Festival's goal is to present Louisiana's budding musicians with the opportunity to be a part of a future focused on the preservation of Louisiana's jazz music, education, and heritage.

The 3rd Annual Mid City Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Baton Rouge Community College, as part of their 10th Annual Arts Festival.

Events will take place on the main stage of the Magnolia Theater on BRCC's main campus in Baton Rouge. Ensembles will perform throughout the day in front of a panel of judges consisting of professional jazz musicians, industry notables, and college-level educators.

Judges for the 2018 MCJF will include Yamaha Performing Artist and world-renowned Jazz Trumpeter Mr. Rex Richardson, Louisiana State University's Virginia Martin Howard Professor of Piano and Professor of Jazz Studies Dr. Willis Delony, and Baton Rouge Arts Ambassador and local celebrity sousaphonist/upright bassist Mr. Michael Foster of the Michael Foster Project. Ensembles will receive verbal and written feedback and guidance, as well as a guided tour of Dr. Brooks's industry-level recording studio and audio engineering program.

Awards will be presented in the evening at 7:00 p.m. with the ceremony featuring performances by winning ensembles and the day’s top soloist. The top soloist will receive the opportunity to perform with Festival Host Dr. Charles Brooks and the festival judges -- a performance that is followed by a very special Judges Concert, featuring Dr. Brooks on drum set and four-mallet jazz vibraphone, Dr. Willis Delony on jazz piano, Mr. Rex Richardson on jazz trumpet, and Mr. Michael Foster on upright bass (hop over to our /judges page to read more about each artist).

This concert is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, so festival participants are encouraged to return with family and friends for the awards ceremony and judges concert.

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Latte Art Throwdown @ District Donuts
Mar
15
7:00 PM19:00

Latte Art Throwdown @ District Donuts

We loved attending the first Baton Rouge throwdown at Magpie Cafe, and at the second one at French Truck hosted by the Barista Guild of Baton Rouge! Come on out to the THIRD EVER BATON ROUGE THROWDOWN hosted by District Donuts in Town Center. 

On Thursday, March 15th, they're having themselves a good ole' barista competition. The fiercest latte art magicians from around the Baton Rouge area are gonna show up and show off. But, it isn't just for barista's! Looking to have a good time? Come on over! 

There's free beer, and District will be serving up food until 9pm, there's also door prizes and sweet jams! 

Sign ups start at 7pm, first pour at 7:30pm! 

It's free to watch/hang/drink (21+ for the drinking) and it's $5 to compete! 

They have some RAD AF 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for the winners and some rad door prizes for anybody who enters.

Join the barista guild for a night of fun, laughs and coffee! We will see you there!!

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