Enjoy Baton Rouge festivals and events

Life is about celebrating, and in Baton Rouge, we do plenty of it. During your visit, make it a point to stop by a local festival or event—there’s always something worth celebrating here.

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Get Down at L'Auberge Casino and Hotel
Get Down at L'Auberge Casino and Hotel

L’Auberge Casino and Hotel Baton Rouge announces its fall concert lineup with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Clint Black, Wynonna & The Big Noise and returning artists, Better Than Ezra and Aaron Neville. Click below for more information.

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Rhythms in the Rouge
Rhythms in the Rouge

Tap your toes in Baton Rouge! With plenty of options there’s a genre fit for any taste. For a complete list of upcoming concerts and schedules click on More Information.

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Join a Tailgate and Geaux Tigers!
Join a Tailgate and Geaux Tigers!

Join a tailgate for an LSU football game, where the LSU band (a.k.a., the golden band from Tigerland) and thousands of Louisiana State University fanatics form a powerful cheering force for the LSU football team. Mo Isom and her crew have crafted their own remix of the LSU fight song that will bring out the Tiger love in you. Make sure to stick around for the end, where Mo catches head coach Les Miles on the streets of LSU’s Baton Rouge campus.

Red Stick Farmers Market

Jan 31, 2015

Wake up to the best of the seasons harvest every Saturday morning. Market operates rain or shine with over 50 vendors consisting of Louisiana small family farmers and artisans. Some of the items available for purchase include fresh fruits, vegetables, Angus beef, poultry, farm fresh eggs, dairy products, fresh baked goods, fresh cut flowers, seasonal plants, native Louisiana wines, and much more.  Visit their website for an up to date list of what's fresh this week!

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Join the Revolution!

Jan 31, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015

Discover how the American Revolution and new conceptions of liberty and personal freedom changed the world forever. Treasured collections for the NY Historical Society and Louisiana State Museum tell the revolution story spanning two continents and two centuries. See exceptional paintings, drawings, maps and manuscripts and many pamphlets, political and satirical cartoons that spread revolutionary fervor throughout the period.  Revolution! The Atlantic World Reborn offers visitors the opportunity to explore one of history's pivotal moments in which freedom, equality and the  sovereignty of the people became universal goals.

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Capitol City Contemporary

Jan 31, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015

 Capitol City Contemporary is the first in a series of exhibitions to honor local and regional artists who are contributing to the vitality of the state’s current art scene. This first display spotlights recent two-dimensional abstract work made by 12 Baton Rouge artists: Billy Bourgeois, Susan Bonfils, Van Wade Day, Paul Dean, Rosemary Goodell, Randell Henry, Kathleen Lemoine, George Marks, Jacqueline Dee Parker, Ed Pramuk, Robert Rector, and Steve Schmidt.

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The Show Window

Jan 31, 2015 - Feb 15, 2015

 LASM has partnered with Elevator Projects to recognize the work of emerging local talent. The storefront-style window at the Northern end of LASM's building will feature an installation by John Gray. Viewed from outside the museum, Gray’s artwork makes effective use of digital technology to create an engaging interactive art piece.

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Brave Steps: The Louisiana Native Guard

Jan 31, 2015 - Mar 20, 2015

This exhibit illustrates the history of the Louisiana Native Guard, the first black troops to be mustered into the Union Army during the American Civil War and the first steps toward life out of slavery and working toward equality.

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Apron Chronicles: A Patchwork of American Recollections

Jan 31, 2015 - Apr 05, 2015

Touring since 2004, this exhibit presents the American experience through 50 photographic stories and an outstanding collection of 100 vintage aprons. Also, there will be other aprons from Holy Family Church worn by women staging the  annual St. Joseph's altar as well as a display called 'Feed Sack Fashions' from the LSU Textile Museum.

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Art of Hospice & The Many Faces of George Washington

Jan 31, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015

Secretary of State Tom Schedler & Louisiana's Old State Capitol invite you to the opening reception for the museum's newest exhibits. The Art of Hospice is a celebration of sacred works of art and is an incredible journey to capture the energy of hospice professionals and their patients as they both experience dignity and compassion at the end of life. This is a traveling exhibit and The Old State Capitol will be the only venue in Baton Rouge to host  this unique exhibit. The reception is Tuesday, January 20, 2015 from 5:30-7:30. The exhibit will continue through February 6, 2015. The George Washington presents the many facets of Washington's leadership through dazzling color graphics of paintings, photographs and iconic objects from the Mount Vernon collections. This exhibit runs through February 28, 2015.

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