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Ark-La-Miss Fair

Enjoy rides, food, and fun at the annual Ark-La-Miss fair in Monroe with all ride wristbands sold each day!

Venue: Monroe Civic Center

Phone: 318-396-8700

Web:     www.facebook.com/ArkLaMissFair

Thursday
Ouachita Community Connections: A Newcomers Club

Time:     5:30pm-7:30pm

Get connected in the Ouachita Parish community and learn more about the Newcomers Club. Food and beverages will be provided at this event.

Venue: Bayou Landing

Admission Cost:                Free

Phone: 318-538-8990

Web:     ouachitacommunityconnections.com/

pARTy 318!

Time:     5:30pm-8:30pm

It’s time for pARTy 318! The Masur Museum of Art is continuing their new series of FREE special events for young professionals and museum members. This fun party will feature food trucks, an open bar, and door prizes. Come see what the Masur has to offer. Did we mention this is free? The pARTy is free so please bring cash for the food trucks.

Venue: Masur Museum of Art

Admission Cost:                Free

Phone: 318-329-2237

Web:     www.masurmuseum.org

Rock ‘n’ Box Volunteer Night with Josh Madden Band

Time:     6:00pm-8:00pm

Join the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana during Hunger Action Month for a rockin’ night of volunteering! Josh Madden and his band will be jamming for volunteers as they box up food in the warehouse. Volunteers must sign up online at http://vols.pt/fLe1wz

Venue: Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana

Phone: (318) 322-3567

Web:     www.foodbanknela.org/

First Day of Fall Night Walk and Star-Gazing

Time:     7:00pm-8:30pm

Celebrate the autumn equinox with a short night walk and some star-gazing at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

Venue: Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Admission Cost:                Free

Phone: 318-387-1114

Web:     www.fws.gov/northlouisiana/blackbayoulake

Saturday

Deep: Women’s Bible Study Conference

Time:     8:00am-4:00pm

Hear from your favorite Bible teachers Pat Domangue, April Rodgers, Shellie Tomlinson, Linda Trimble, and more at Deep: Women’s Bible Study Conference. Special Guest Kay Robertson will even be in attendance.

Venue: Christ Church

Admission Cost:                $10

Phone: (318) 387-7035

Web:     www.christchurch.la/

National Public Lands Day at Poverty Point

Time:     9:00am-5:00pm

Celebrate National Public Lands Day at Poverty Point World Heritage Site. Join in on a flint knapping demonstration and learn how people long ago transformed a rock into such a delicate work of art. Demonstrations will be from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Venue: Poverty Point World Heritage Site

Admission Cost:                $4 Children (12 and under) and senior citizens (62 and over) are admitted free.

Phone: 888-926-5492

Web:     http://www.crt.state.la.us/louisiana-state-parks/historic-sites/poverty-point-state-historic-site/

Riverport Community Wedding & Event Showcase

Time:     3:00pm-7:00pm

Join Riverport Creative Group and Something Borrowed as they host the Riverport Community Wedding & Event Showcase. This event will have everything you need for your special day in one place. Come early and win door prizes!

Venue: Riverport Creative Group

Phone: (318) 537-9373

Tummy Yummy Cake Tasting

Time:     5:00pm-6:00pm & 6:30pm-7:30pm

Join Tummy Yummy Creations for their monthly free cake tasting. This month there will be two tasting times. Register by calling 318-398-1954.

Venue: Tummy Yummy Creations

Admission Cost:                Free

Phone: 318-398-1954

Web:     www.tummyyummycreations.com

Landry Vineyards presents: Mike McKenzie Band

Time:     3:30-7:00pm

Landry Vineyards winery outdoor concert featuring Mike McKenzie Band! A mix of Country, Rock and Funk music will have you, family & friends dancing all night. Make sure you pack your lawn chair, blanket and picnic dinner and enjoy the outdoor show.

Venue: Landry’s Vineyard

Admission Cost:                $10 for adults; $5 for 13-18 years old; Children 12 & under: Free

Phone: 318-557-9051

Web:     www.landryvineyards.com

Black & White Ball

Time:     7:00pm-12:00am

Get glammed up in all black and white to raise money and awareness for the Children’s Advocacy Center. Enjoy live music, decadent cuisine, a silent auction, and raffle items.

Venue: Bayou DeSiard Country Club

Admission Cost:                $75 per person

Phone: 318-398-0945

Web:     www.bayoudesiardcc.com

Saturday and Sunday

“School of Rock” at Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts

Time:     Saturday 2:00pm & 7:00pm, Sunday 3:00pm

This musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn a few extra bucks by posing as a substitute teacher. Completely disinterested in academic work, Dewey decides to create his own curriculum, turning his class into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.

Venue: Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts

Admission Cost:                $12 Adult, $8 Student

Phone: 318-812-7922

Web:     www.straussyouthacademyforthearts.com

Sunday

Afternoon Tea

Time:     1:00pm-3:00pm

Join The Spice and Tea Exchange and The Hamilton House Inn for an Afternoon Tea to benefit Downtown West Monroe Revitalization Group. All ages are welcome to attend. The cost is $20 per person. You can purchase tickets by calling (318) 388-3920 or visit www.downtownwestmonroe.org.

Venue: Hamilton House

Admission Cost:                $25

Phone: 318-366-2412

Web:     www.downtownwestmonroe.org.

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