Weekend Events in the twin cities for May 17-20

Louisiana Living

Here’s a list of events taking place in the twin cities from May 17th to May 20th:

THURSDAY
Sip & Spin – Vinyl Night at Flying Tiger
Sip & Spin! It is Vinyl Night at Flying Tiger Brewery with Josh Madden spinning your favorite
vinyl records for your listening delight. Vinyl never stopped being cool, you shouldn’t either.
Date(s) : 05/17/2018 – 05/17/2018
Hours : 7:30 PM- 9:30 PM
Address : Flying Tiger Brewery
506 North 2nd Street, Monroe, LA 71201
Phone : (318) 547-1738
 
FRIDAY
The Tragedy of Carmen
The Louisiana Opera presents “The Tragedy of Carmen” by Bizet at the Emy Lou Biedenharn
Recital Hall. Tascha Anderson will be featured. The opera will be sung in French with
Supratitles, and dialogue in English.
Date(s) : 05/18/2018 – 05/18/2018
Hours : 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Cost : $25
Address : Emy-Lou Biedenharn Recital Hall
700 University Ave, Monroe, LA 71209
Phone : (318) 342-3811
Website : http://nelaarts.org/event/the-tragedy-of-carmen/
 
SATURDAY
Market On The Square
Come out the 1st and 3rd Saturdays starting in May for this exciting new West Monroe
community event, Market on the Square! There will be a variety of crafts, clothes, art, food, etc…
and of course our regular local produce vendors! There will also be times of live music!
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/19/2018
Hours : 9:00 AM- 3:00 PM
Address : The Pavilion at Seventh Square
1700 North 7th Street, West Monroe, LA 71291
 
Summerfest 2018
Bring the kids to this free summer party that kicks off the 20
Featuring Big Al Cherry, Lady Chops, bounce houses, hands-on music workshops, treats, and
much more! Plus sign up for the Summer Reading Challenge and get started ahead of everyone
else!
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/19/2018
Hours : 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM
Cost : Free
Address : Ouachita Parish Public Library, Main Branch
1800 Stubbs Avenue, Monroe, LA 71201
Phone : 318-327-1490
 
Louisiana State Games: Track & Field
Compete in 2018 Louisiana State Games Track & Field event. Winners from this year’s events
will be eligible to participate in the National State Games of America in 2019 in Lynchburg, VA.
Registration information can be found on the Louisiana State Games website.
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/19/2018
Cost : $10 per athlete. Registration begins at 8:30 am the day of the event.
Address : Sterlington High School
233 Keystone Road, Monroe, LA 71203
Website : http://www.louisianastategames.com/content.cfm?p=10
Email : ultimateperformance@yahoo.com
 
Louisiana State Games: Archery
Compete in 2018 Louisiana State Games Archery event. Winners from this year’s events will be
eligible to participate in the National State Games of America in 2019 in Lynchburg, VA.
Registration information can be found on the Louisiana State Games website.
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/19/2018
Cost : $20 General (13-older); $10 Kids (Ages 12-younger)
Address : OPSO Rifle Range
357 Richard Fewell Rd., West Monroe, LA 71201
Phone : 318-548-5191
Website : http://www.louisianastategames.com/content.cfm?p=20
Email : centerpointbowmen@gmail.com
 
Louisiana State Games: Horseshoe Pitching
Compete in 2018 Louisiana State Games Horseshoe Pitching event. Winners from this year’s
events will be eligible to participate in the National State Games of America in 2019 in
Lynchburg, VA. Registration information can be found on the Louisiana State Games website.
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/19/2018
Cost : $21 for a single event; $32 for two events per entrant
Address : Chennault Park & Golf Course
8475 Millhaven Road, Monroe, LA 71203
Phone : 318-791-1267
Website : http://www.louisianastategames.com/content.cfm?p=28
Email : Mandamcmullen@yahoo.com
 
Louisiana State Games: Baseball
Compete in 2018 Louisiana State Games Baseball event. Winners from this year’s events will be
eligible to participate in the National State Games of America in 2019 in Lynchburg, VA.
Registration information can be found on the Louisiana State Games website.
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/20/2018
Cost : $150 per team
Address : Biedenharn Sports Complex
228 Biedenharn Drive, West Monroe, LA 71291
Website : http://www.louisianastategames.com/content.cfm?p=17
Email : hsthurst@gapac.com
 
Handmade & Healthy and the Coffee & Tea Festival
Join the RiverMarket as they combine these two fun events. Handmade & Healthy Features
unique shopping and the Coffee and Tea Festival offers the chance to sample delicious coffee,
tea and espresso. There will also be food truck row with delicious options for lunch and live
music from Marcus Ardoin & Da Zydeco Legendz.
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/19/2018
Hours : 10am to 4pm
Cost : FREE
Address : RiverMarket
316 South Grand, Monroe, LA 71203
Phone : 318.807.1735
 
2018 Louisiana State Games Amateur Boxing Championships
This event is hosted by the Southern Association of USA Boxing. Contact Coach George
“Sparky” McDuffie at (318) 235-3953 or email at sparkymcduffie2322@yahoo.com for further
information regarding exact location, weigh in times and physicals. The West Monroe Boxing
Club will be selling raffle tickets ($5.00 per ticket) for a very nice prize!
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/20/2018
Hours : May 19 at 4 PM to May 20 at 5 PM
Cost : $10 for Adults, $5 for Kids under 10
Address : West Monroe Community Center
400 South 5th Street, West Monroe, LA 71292
 
Friction Fighting Championship 2
Friction Fighting is back at the West Monroe Convention Center, for what’s sure to be another
sold out show!
Date(s) : 05/19/2018 – 05/19/2018
Hours : Doors Open at 6; Fights start at 7
Cost : Tickets $25 now/$30 at the Door
Address : West Monroe Convention Center
901 Ridge Avenue, West Monroe, LA 71291
Phone : 318-396-5000
Website : http://gorillafightpromotions.ticketbud.com/ffc-2
 
SUNDAY
Painting with a Purpose
Painting with a Purpose by Painting with a Twist. This is a fundraiser for the new alligator
exhibit in the Learning Center at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge. You can register
online at their website or call 318-654-4800.
Date(s) : 05/20/2018 – 05/20/2018
Hours : 3:00 PM- 5:00 PM
Cost : $40
Address : Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge
480 Richland Pl Drive, Monroe, LA 71203
Phone : 318-387-1114
Website : http://www.paintingwithatwist.com/studio/monroe
 

Goat Yoga at the Farm
Not your usual yoga class! Goat Yoga at the farm is for people of all ability or no ability at all. It
is lots of fun! This event will be outside so dress appropriately. Please bring your yoga mat.
Class will be taught by Yogi, Elizabeth Griffon. Pre-paying guarantees a spot. Limited spots
available. **Disclaimer: Class could be interrupted at any moment by baby goats wanting a
cuddle!
Date(s) : 05/20/2018 – 05/20/2018
Cost : $20
Address : Double BB Farms
1816 Stubbs Vinson Road, Monroe, LA 71203
Phone : (318) 355-1824

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