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Red Stick Rising-Family Event

  • Baton Rouge, LA
  • North Boulevard Town Square
  • December 31, 2017
  • Time: 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
  • Price: Free

New Year’s Eve Family-Friendly Event Begins at 11:30 a.m.

Beginning at 11:30 a.m. on December 31st in the North Boulevard Town Square, the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish Libraries, Visit Baton Rouge and Red Stick Revelry kick off the celebration with “Red Stick Rising” in the North Boulevard Town Square.

Bring the entire family from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. and enjoy hands-on arts for the kids with local artists, the dedication of a bicentennial plaque with Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, and a 200th birthday cake for Baton Rouge.

Special musical guest James Linden Hogg, Louisiana State Fiddle Champion, will perform historic songs from the soundtrack of early America, and with the celebration falling on Sunday this year, downtown churches are invited to attend the mid-day activities to join in a community singing of Auld Lang Syne at noon.