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February Weekend Events with Sheila Snow

Sheila Snow join us today to talk about the latest events in Monroe-West Monroe.
Friday and Saturday
2014 Quilt Show
Time: Friday- 9:00 am-5:00 pm; Saturday 9:00 am-4:00 pm
The North Louisiana Quilters Guild presents the 2014 Quilt Show. Over 200 quilted items, wall hangings, and all things quilted will take you by storm. Booth's with handmade treasures such as purses, quilts, and wind chimes are all available. Also, enjoy a feature quilter who will highlight 30 of their quilts. Don't miss your chance to see and even purchase a unique treasure.
Venue: West Monroe Convention Center
Admission Cost: Admission: $5

Monster Trucks
Time: Friday & Saturday- 7:30 pm
Watch as Monster Trucks ride around the Monroe Civic Center Arena. Bring the whole family and enjoy their daring performances.
Venue: Monroe Civic Center
Admission Cost: VIP adults: $25, Children $5; General: $20, Children: $5

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)

Stampede at the Ike
Time: 7:30 pm
Put on your cowboy boots because the Rodeo is back in town! The Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association is hosting the Stampede at the Ike rodeo. Bring the whole family and watch as cowboys of all ages compete in many vigorous rodeo challenges Friday and Saturday night.
Venue: Ike Hamilton Expo Center Arena
Admission Cost: Advanced Reserved Tickets $13 Advanced General Admission $10 Children ages 3-10 years $5 At the Door Reserved $16 At the Door General Admission $13

Saturday
33rd Annual Black History Parade
Time: Line up- 7:00 am; Parade begins- 10:00 am
The 33rd Annual Black History Month Parade is February 22nd at 10am! Enjoy floats, antique cars, motorcycles, and two great high school bands! The parade lines up on Washington Street at North Sixth Street and will end at Gate Shopping Center.
Venue: Downtown Monroe
Address: 100 DeSiard Street
Admission Cost: Free

Director's Tour of Biedenharn Bible Museum
Time: 10:00 am & 1:00 pm
Explore Monroe's Bible Museum with Executive Director Ralph Calhoun as he tells the stories behind many of the artifacts on display in six galleries featuring exhibits of interesting historical Bibles, Russian Icons, Mediterranean antiquities and a collection of Images of Moses. A highlight of the tour will be viewing a page from a Gutenberg Bible, the first book to be printed using movable type. This is the last opportunity for guests to have a guided tour of paintings by Bill Komodore. The Biedenharn's Bible collection is interwoven throughout these exhibits.
Venue: Biedenharn Museum and Gardens
Admission Cost: $10 per person

Saturday & Sunday
Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts presents: The Little Mermaid
Time: Saturday-2:00 pm & 7:00 pm; Sunday-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!
Venue: Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts
Admission Cost: Ticket prices vary

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