Sunday Open House In Bocage
2:00 to 4:00
7410 Rienzi Boulevard
5 Bedrooms and 3.5 Baths
for more information
Friends of the Animals Adoption House
Check out the new Friends of the Animals Adoption House
8476 Highland Rd
for rescue pet adoptions – Lots of cute puppies and kittens need you
CIRCUS AT THE RIVER CENTER A 140 year tradition that combines the classics; extraordinary animal performances, captivating clown escapades, and daring high-wire acts with contemporary surprises and thrills. Don’t miss the chance for you and your family to experience the magic of the Ringling Bros. Circus. http://www.brrivercenter.com/explore.cfm/eventscalendarofevents/100105
FRIDAY LATIMORE AT THE BELLE The FREE Belle of Baton Rouge Concert Series continues this week with R&B Legend, Latimore. FREE Concert Fridays at the Belle has some of Louisiana’s hottest Hall of Fame acts in the Atrium. 8:00 PM
FRIDAY MOONLIGHT PADDLING The latest paddling program from BREC will take place under the stars on the LSU lakes. “Moonlight Paddling” is open to all ages and boats will be set afloat from 7:30 pm until 10:30 pm. Meet at Wampold Beach, 901 Stanford Avenue. $10 per boat. Register by calling (225) 272-9200.
FRIDAY HOT SUMMER NIGHTS COOL JAZZ LSU School of Music’s popular Hot Summer Nights and Cool Jazz series. High-profile guest artists from a variety of musical backgrounds come to perform with pianist Willis Delony, bassist John Madere, trumpeter Brian Shaw and drummer Troy Davis inside the Recital Hall on the corner of Dalrymple and Infirmary Road.
• June 21: “A Tribute to the Early Days of Jazz” featuring special guest Don Vappie on guitar, banjo and vocals. music.lsu.edu
SATURDAY VINCE GILL Say no more. Vince Gill is an eighteen-time Country Music Association Award winner, a fifteen-time Grammy Award winner, and a four-time Academy of Country Music Award winner. In other words, people seem to like his songs. One of the most popular and most recorded singers of the past quarter-century, Gill’s songwriting is emotionally powerful and his guitar-playing world-class. Hear him at L’Auberge Casino this evening. Doors open at 7 pm; show begins at 8 pm. 777 L’Auberge Avenue. $60. lbatonrouge.com
SATURDAY RED STICK ROLLER DERBY The women of the Roller Derby world are tough and known to get physical on the track. This Saturday, the Red Stick team is back to face off against the Spindletop Roller Girls of Beaumont, Texas, Saturday at Leo’s Rollerland General admission tickets at the door for $8. RSVP Doors open at 6 p.m.; the match starts at 7 p.m
SATURDAY: RED STICK FARMERS MARKET, Summer festivities will be in full swing this Saturday as Fresh Fest continues its celebration of Local Foods. Farmers host their annual Tomato Me Crazy, a celebration of the summer tomato harvest. There will be live music, face painting, and cooking demonstrations at the Red Stick Farmers Market.breada.org.
FESTIVALS THIS WEEKEND
CATFISH FESTIVAL The whiskered fish is the guest of honor this weekend in Des Allemands on the St. Gertrude Catholic Church grounds. Head to this small catfish-centric community for arts and crafts, live music all weekend, carnival rides, and catfish in every form from fried to sauce piquante. When in Rome, may as well sign up for the catfish eating contest. 5 pm–11 pm Friday; 10 am–11 pm Saturday; 10:30 am–8 pm Sunday. 17324 Highway 631. Free. louisianacatfishfestival.com
Location : Des Allemands