Monroe-West Monroe: Weekend Events

Geneva Academy presents the: Wig and Stache Bash
Time: 6:30 pm
Celebrating 13 years serving the Twin Cities, the faculty and parents of Geneva Academy welcome you to join them for the Second Annual Wig and Stache Bash. This year's bash will feature a formal supper catered by Waterfront Grill, live entertainment provided by Code Blue and the Flatliners, and the excitement of live and silent auctions spotlighting Louisiana artisans and more. Come out to for an evening of dressing up and boogying down. Proceeds from the evening will benefit Geneva Academy, a classical Christian school.
Venue: Monroe Civic Center
Admission Cost: Tickets in advance: $25; At the door: $30

Gala of the Royal Horses
Time: 7:30 pm
For the first time in the United States, "Gala of the Royal Horses" is coming to Monroe. The beauty of Dancing Royal Spanish Horses will leave you in amazement!
Venue: Monroe Civic Center

Friday and Saturday
The Demise of Dorothy Dingle
Time: Doors open at: 6:00 pm; Show Begins: 6:30 pm
When rich Uncle Simon invites his family over for a dinner party and a "BIG" announcement....thoughts, of course, turn to money. But when an unexpected revelation is made, no one seems happy at all! Tensions build...Jealousy is exposed... and by the end of the night, EVERYONE is a suspect!
Venue: Strauss Theatre Center
Admission Cost: $45 per person / $400 per table (8 seats)

Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts presents: The Little Mermaid
Date(s): 03/1/2014
Time: Saturday-2:00 pm-3:00 pm
In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, a beautiful young mermaid named Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Set under and above the high seas, The Little Mermaid tells the story of Ariel, an adventurous young mermaid who's got a thing for disobeying the rules and following her heart. Follow Ariel's misadventures at Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts as her fascination with the human world often leads her to the sea surface, a zone that's designated as "off-limits" by her father Triton, the sea king. One day while sneaking to the surface, she witnesses a shipwreck and rescues Prince Eric, with whom she become instantly smitten. Join us to see what happens next!
Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts

Cold Desert Bull Riding Classic
Time: 7:00 pm
Come and enjoy all the thrill that bull riding is, at this year's Cold Desert Bull Riding Classic. Frank Foster, and famous rodeo clown; Lecile Harris, are the cherry on top to this rodeo show!
Venue: Monroe Civic Center
Admission Cost:General Admission in Advance: $21, At the door: $26; VIP in advance: $31; At the door: $36; 3 years of age & under: Free

Saturday & Sunday
Monroe Symphony League Book Fair
Time: Saturday 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Sunday 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
The Monroe Symphony League Book Fair will be held the first and second weekends in March. Come purchase moderately priced books from a vast array of subjects. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Monroe Symphony Orchestra.
Venue: Monroe Symphony League Book Room

Looking ahead:
Downtown Monroe Renaissance Pub Crawl: Shamrock Shuffle
Time: 5:00-9:00 pm
Grab your friends the Shamrock Shuffle Pub Crawl! Pub Crawl locations include Live Oaks, The Corner Bar, Don Tomas, Restaurant Cotton, River & Rail Cantina, Shananigans, and finish up at Enoch's Irish Pub! Anyone 21 or older can check-in at Bry Park anytime after 5:00 pm, where you'll receive a FREE Pub Crawl Passport to direct you to participating locations. Join anytime before 9:00 pm, as there will be plenty of drink specials!
Venue: Bry Park

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