Weekend Events for June 6-9

Louisiana Living

(6/6/19) WEST MONROE, La. — Check out what’s happening this weekend in the twin cities!

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Thursday Night

Downtown After Dark

Join Antique Alley for late night shopping! You will earn one ticket for the door prize drawings

for every ten dollars spent at participating stores! There will be special promotions and sales at

participating merchants!

Date(s) : 06/06/2019 – 06/06/2019

Hours : 5:00 PM

Address : Antique Alley

100-400 blocks of Trenton Street, West Monroe, LA 71291

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/345507082950308/

June Downtown Gallery Crawl

The June Gallery Crawl is your chance to take in all the art, fun, music, and local food that North

Louisiana has to offer. Going down on June 6th from 5:00 to 9:00 in Downtown Monroe around

Art Alley and West Monroe on Antique Alley.

Date(s) : 06/06/2019 – 06/06/2019

Hours : 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Cost : Free

Address : Art Alley

Downtown, Monroe, LA 71201

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/2286126398121301/

Saturday & Sunday

Monroe Symphony League Book Sale

Two buildings full of hardbacks, paperbacks, magazines, records, sheet music, CDs and much

more. New to the sale is the Corner Store which features many gently used home decorating and

entertainment items. Many books and magazines priced 25-50 cents. The buildings are organized

by type including children’s, biographies, suspense, classics, cookbooks, humor, large print,

reference, religion, romance, sports, travel, and crafts. The proceeds from the 3 annual book sales

are used to support the projects of the Monroe Symphony League.

Date(s) : 06/07/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : Saturday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Cost : Saturday: $2, Sunday: Free

Address : Monroe Symphony League Book Room

320 North 4th Street, Monroe, LA 71201

Phone : 318-537-5171

Ouachita River Big Bass Tournament

Thanks to fishermen throughout the South, the Ronald McDonald House Ouachita River Big

Bass Tournament has grown into one of the largest tournaments in Louisiana. From the

beginning their goal has been twofold. First, a fund raiser for the Ronald McDonald House in

order that it can continue to provide economic housing to those who have loved ones in local

hospitals. Second, to provide a high quality, competitive tournament for fishermen and a familyfriendly, exciting event for fishermen, family and the community.

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/09/2019

Address : Lazarre Park

Corner of Hamilton and Thompson, West Monroe, LA 71291

Website : http://www.rmhbigbass.com/

Saturday

Zoobilation 2019 “Strut like Tut”

Get ready to “Strut like Tut!” Tut is a white camel who loves to strut his stuff! Join the Louisiana

Purchase Zoo for pictures with Tut, a walk like an Egyptian contest, games, crafts, bounce house,

water slide, animal education, food trucks and live music by the Josh Madden Band!

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Cost : $8, 2 and under Free

Address : Louisiana Purchase Zoo

1405 Bernstein Park Road, Monroe, LA 71202

Phone : 318-329-2400

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/332941270739177/

Children’s Fundays at the Biedenharn

Join the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens the 2nd Saturday of the Month from 10am-12pm for

their Children’s Fundays at the Biedenharn! They’ll have crafts and fun for ages 3-16, so bring

the kids and come enjoy the gardens! Cost is $5 per child; Accompanying adults enter free. *All

children MUST be accompanied by an adult*

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Cost : $5

Address : Biedenharn Museum and Gardens

2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe, LA 71201

Phone : 318-387-5281

Website :

http://www.facebook.com/events/636877650093703/?event_time_id=636877666760368

Sundress and Seersucker

Come out in your sundress or Seersucker and enjoy an evening on the bayou! Live music and

refreshments will be provided. Cigars will be available for purchase. A portion of proceeds will

be donated to charity.

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : 2:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Cost : $35

Address : Chateau Rouge On The Bayou

320 Virginia Street, Monroe, LA 71203

Phone : 318-953-4034

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/435343460369409/

Reader’s Lounge Book Exhibit & Author Panel

Attendees can expect a free, family-friendly gathering with the opportunity to have up-close-and personal conversations with a diverse line-up of authors from around the world as the event

serves as an exclusive ‘Readers Meet Up’ for book lovers of all ages. The Reader’s Lounge Book

Exhibit & Author Panel™ was created in the summer of 2016 in Lake Charles, La with a mission

to connect authors and readers in an intimate gathering as authors discuss important societal

topics presented in their stories. Since 2016, the Reader’s Lounge Book Exhibit & Author Panel

has grown beyond our expectations and is now being planted around the world.

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Cost : Free

Address : Northeast Louisiana Delta African American Heritage Museum

1051 Chennault Park Drive, Monroe, LA 71203

Phone : 318-342-8889

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/2194090100808545/

Landry Vineyards Music Concert – Mason Granade

Mason Granade play classic rock, country, oldies and dance music. Jambalaya, cheese trays, 4

types of boudin, wine bellini’s and drinks will be offered for purchase. Don’t forget to bring your

lawn chairs and blankets to relax on the lawn or call to reserve a table. Food and cold drinks are

welcomed but please do not bring pets or outside alcohol. The tasting room will open at 11:00

AM and will carry through to the end of the concert. Don’t miss out on the wagon tours that will

be available through the vineyards during the concert. Come celebrate an afternoon of fun with

your family and community!

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Cost : $10.00 adults young adults 13-18 years $5.00 children 12 and under are free.

Address : Landry Vineyards

5699 New Natchitoches Road, West Monroe, LA 71292

Phone : 318-557-9051

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/286901632014881/

Roe City Roller Derby vs Montgomery Roller Derby

Your Rollers are back in action! Bring the whole family out to cheer them on as they “wall up”

against Montgomery Roller Derby! This is a family friendly event, so kids 10 and under get in

free! A portion of the proceeds will be going to the Wellspring! The Wellspring is an umbrella

organization focused on leading our community by serving people in need.

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : 5:00 PM

Cost : $10 in advance, $15 at door, Kids 10 and under free

Address : Monroe Civic Center

401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe, LA 71210

Phone : 318-329-2225

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/2495347017143614/

New Music on the Bayou

Join the Biedenharn Museum and Gardens Saturday, June 8 at 7pm to celebrate New Music on

the Bayou with Mel Mobley! This will be a concert to remember! Tickets are $20/person. Call

318-387-5281 or visit bmuseum.org today!

Date(s) : 06/08/2019 – 06/08/2019

Hours : 7:00 PM

Cost : $20

Address : Biedenharn Museum and Gardens

2006 Riverside Drive, Monroe, LA 71201

Phone : 318-387-5281

Website : http://www.facebook.com/events/995252354003008/

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