Weekend Events; Friday June 9th

WEST MONROE, La. - Friday & Sunday
Louisiana Opera presents SUSANNAH
Monroe’s professional opera company, Louisiana Opera, presents the American musical theatre
masterpiece SUSANNAH, by Carlisle Floyd, for the first time in Monroe. Susannah’s story is set
in a small, remote town in the Tennessee mountains. Dreaming of acceptance by her neighbors,
she is criticized because of her family background and hopes eventually to leave to see
something of the world.
Hours : Friday at 7:30 pm; Sunday at 2:00 pm
Cost : VIP $50; General admission $25
Venue: ULM
Address : 700 University Ave., Monroe, LA 71209
Phone : 318-342-1568
Website : http://www.ulm.edu/vapa/opera

Friday-Sunday
Mid South Bicycle Motocross Championships
This fun weekend includes championship races on an indoor dirt track with a flat last turn.
Action includes a Foot Down contest 3 classes with trophies, Bunny hop contest 3 classes with
trophies, Old school bike show, vintage class race.
Hours : Begins Friday at 5:00 pm and ends Sunday at 3:00 pm.
Venue: Monroe Civic Center BMX Track
Address : 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe, LA 71210
Phone : 318-329-2225
Website : http://ci.monroe.la.us/calendar/month

Saturday
Zoobilation: Bayou Blast
Live music, entertainers, food trucks, activities for the entire family and more!
Hours : 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Cost : Zoo admission: $6 for adults; $4.50 for children 3-12 and Seniors 65 and up; children 2
and under free.
Venue: Louisiana Purchase Gardens and Zoo
Address : 1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe, LA 71202
Phone : 318-329-2400
Website : http://www.monroezoo.org

Saturday & Sunday
26th Annual Ronald McDonald House Big Bass Tournament
Fisherman mark your calendar for this year's Ronald McDonald Big Bass Fishing Tournament.
Hourly Payout and Prizes! Big Bass and the first bass that weighs 6 pounds of the tournament
receives $10,000 cash! Net proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House. Register online or you
may also register at The Honey Hole, Toledo Tackle, or at The Ronald McDonald House.
Cost : 1 day registration $95; 2 day registration $170; $10 off each day if you register before
June 3.
Venue: Lazarre Park
Address : Corner of Hamilton and Thompson, West Monroe, LA 71291
Phone : 318-387-7933
Website : http://www.rmhc-nela.org/our-events/big-bass/register/


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