Louisiana Lifetimes

a guide to events around the state january-february

Bassmaster Classic. Century Link Center, Bossier City.

Northern

Jan. 7. Twelfth Night Party. Bossier Civic Center, Bossier City. (318) 741-9264

Jan. 7. LA Tech vs. New Mexico State. Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston. (318) 257-3631

Jan. 12. LA Tech vs. Idaho. Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston. (318) 257-3631

Jan. 14. LA Tech vs. Utah State. Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston.  (318) 257-3631

Jan. 21. Shreveport Symphony Beauty of Brahms Concert. 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. (318) 227-8863

Jan. 21. Sweet Adelines, Rock Around the Clock and Special Guest Todd C. Martin as Elvis. 212 N. Vienna, Ruston. (318) 255-1450

Jan. 26. Pam Tillis at the Dixie. 212 N. Vienna St., Ruston. (318) 255-1450

Jan. 28. 17th Annual Robert Burns Banquet and Ball. 578 Spring Lake Drive, Shreveport. (318) 393-2693

Jan. 31- Feb. 4. Adventures of Robin Hood. Howard Center for the Performing Arts, Ruston. (318) 257-3942

Feb. 4. World Wetlands Day Celebration. 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport. (318) 929-2806

Feb. 9. LTCA Show: Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. Howard Auditorium, Ruston. (318) 257-2000

Feb. 10. Damn Yankees musical. 619 Louisiana Ave., Shreveport. (318) 226-8555

Feb. 10. ELVIS PRESLEY. The Dixie Center for the Arts, Ruston. (318) 255-1450

Feb. 11. Valentines for Wildlife. 8012 Blanchard Furrh Road, Shreveport. (318) 929-2806

Feb. 16. Jazz Ensemble. Louisiana Tech Campus, Ruston. (318) 257-2000

Feb. 18. Timeless Traditions Movie and Tea Party. 212 N. Vienna, Ruston. (318) 243-3479

Feb. 18. ESPN BracketBuster. Thomas Assembly Center, Ruston. (318) 257-3631

Feb. 23-24. Choral Festival. Howard Auditorium, Ruston. (318) 257-2000, ext. 5272

Feb. 24. Bassmaster Classic. Shreveport Convention Center, Shreveport. (318) 227-7872

Feb. 24-26. Bassmaster Classic. Century Link Center, Bossier City.

Feb. 25. Shreveport Symphony Go for the Gold Concert. 600 Clyde Fant Parkway, Shreveport. (318) 227-8863

Feb. 26. Symphonic Wind Ensemble in Concert. Howard Center for the Performing Arts, Ruston. (318) 257- 4233
 

Central

Jan. 6. Epiphany Party. 1611 Arnold Drive, Alexandria. (318) 443-1200

Jan. 23. Musical Odyssey VIII. Nolan Trace, Leesville. (337) 239-2027

Feb. 10. NY Export: Opus Jazz. Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre, 1101 Fourth St., Alexandria. (318) 443-4718

Feb. 17. Taste of Mardi Gras. Alexandria Riverfront Center, Alexandria. (800) 551-9546

Feb. 17. College Cheerleaders & Classic Cars Parade. Downtown, Alexandria. (318) 446-4080

Feb. 18. King Cake Party. Alexandria Zoo, Alexandria. (318) 441-6810
 

Cajun Country

Jan. 2-31. Artist of the Month Lydia Champagne. Downtown Art Gallery, Houma. (985) 851-2198

Jan. 3-Feb. 28, every Tuesday and Saturday. Teche Area Farmers Market. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. (337) 369-2330

Jan. 6. 12th Night Rendezvous. Plantation Inn, Houma. (985) 868-0500

Jan. 7. 12th Annual Chili Cookoff. 221 Moffet Road, Houma. (985) 851-6977

Jan. 10. Black Pot Demo. 5400 Levee Road, St. Martinville. (888) 667-7200

Jan. 12-15. 60th Annual Mid-Winter Fair Rodeo. 2330 Johnson St., Lafayette. (337) 515-9115

Jan. 13-16. Martin Luther King Jr. Festival. 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588

Jan. 13-14. 54th Annual Louisiana Fur & Wildlife Festival. Gulf Beach Highway, Cameron. (337) 436-9588

Jan. 13-15. 14th Annual Southern Louisiana Boat, Sport & RV Show. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. (985) 850-4657

Jan. 16. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration. West End Park, New Iberia. (337) 369-2395

Jan. 18. Houma-Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. (985) 876-5600

Jan. 18. Ballet Memphis. Grand Opera House of the South, Crowley. (337) 785-0440

Jan. 19. A Night at The Museum. 131 E. Main St., New Iberia. (337) 606-5977

Jan. 24. Harlem Globetrotters. Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, Houma. (985) 850-4657

Jan. 28. Rodeo. 121 Moffet Road, Houma. (985) 804-7932

Feb. 2. Cajun Ground Hog Day. Bouligny Plaza, New Iberia. (337) 365-6773

Feb. 5. Rodeo. 121 Moffet Road, Houma. (985) 804-7932

Feb. 7. Beetlejuice 101. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200

Feb. 9-11. Eagle Expo. 112 Main St., Patterson. (985) 395-4905

Feb. 10-19. Thibodaux Playhouse Presents Deathtrap by Sidney Bruhl. 314 St. Mary St., Louisiana Highway 1, Thibodaux. (985) 446-1896

Feb. 11. Concert by Candlelight. St. Peters Church, New Iberia. (337) 364-1603

Feb. 11. Tree Artistry. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200

Feb. 11. SugaFest High School Rodeo Timed Event. SugArena, New Iberia. (337) 365-7539

Feb. 15. ImaginOcean. Grand Opera House of the South, Crowley. (337) 785-0440

Feb. 17. AKC Dog Agility Trials. SugArena, New Iberia. (337) 365-7539.

Feb. 18. World Famous Cajun Extravaganza/Gumbo Cook-Off. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 19. Taste de la Louisiane. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 19. Children’s Day. Lake Charles Civic Center, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 19. Children’s Parade. Downtown, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 20. Musical Odyssey VIII. Nolan Trace, Leesville. (337) 239-2027.

Feb. 20. Royal Gala. 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles. (337) 436-9588.

Feb. 21. Tee Mamou-Iota Mardi Gras Folklife Festival. Downtown, Iota. (337) 779-2226.

Feb. 25. Rodeo. 121 Moffet Road, Houma. (985) 804-7932.

Feb. 25-26. TABASCO Shootout Soccer Tournament. Louisiana Pepperplex, New Iberia. (337) 247-3105.

Feb. 26. Top Rod Big Bass Classic. Marshfield Boat Launch, Loreauville. (337) 519-0400.

Feb. 29. Jupiter 101. Lake Fausse Pointe State Park, St. Martinville. (888) 677-7200.
 

Baton Rouge/Plantation Country

Jan. 3-6. Winter Arts Blast. Arts Council 427 Laurel St., Baton Rouge. (225) 334-8558.

Jan. 5. Crown Royal Dinner. 6171 Bluebonnet Blvd., Baton Rouge. (225) 788-5017

Jan. 6. Gregg Allman in Concert. 275 River Road, Baton Rouge. (225) 389-4940

Jan. 8. WWE Smackdown. 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge. (225) 761-8400

Jan. 9. LSU vs. Alabama: Women’s Basketball. Maravich Center, Baton Rouge. (225) 578-2184

Jan. 12. LSU vs. South Carolina: Women’s Basketball. Maravich Center, Baton Rouge. (225) 578-2184

Jan. 12. River City Jazz Masters Presents: Diane Schuur. 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge. (225) 344-8558

Jan. 13. 427 Laurel Street Palooza. Baton Rouge. (225) 344-8558

Jan. 13-15. Of Moving Colors Presents Kick It Out. Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334

Jan. 15. Louisiana Marathon. Baton Rouge. (888) 524-9861

Jan. 16. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration Parade. 13825 River Road, Luling. (985) 783-5000

Jan. 16. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade/March. Baton Rouge. (225) 356-9867

Jan. 19. BRSO Entergy Masterworks Series. 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge. (225) 383-0500

Jan. 19. Junior Brown at the Manship. Manship Theatre, Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334

Jan. 19. River City Jazz Coalition Presents: Fred Hersch. 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge (225) 344-8558

Jan. 20. Monty Python’s Spamalot. 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge (225) 389-4940

Jan. 21-24. Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival. Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, Baton Rouge (225) 344-0334

Jan. 21. Harlem Globetrotters. 275 River Road, Baton Rouge (225) 389-4940

Jan. 22. Louisiana Sinfonietta in Concert. Baton Rouge (225) 578-5128

Jan. 25. Lunch Time Lecture Featuring Ann Butler. 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. (225) 336-2422

Jan. 25. Punch Brothers with Loudon Wainwright in Concert. Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334

Jan. 26. Bryan Adams–The Bare Bones Tour. 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge. (225) 389-4940

Jan. 28-29. Classic Arms Gun & Knife Show. 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales. (225) 621-1700

Jan. 28-29. TBO Entertainment Monster Truck Show. Lamar Dixon Expo Center, Gonzales. (225) 621-1700

Jan. 29. Virtually Me musical. Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334

Feb. 2. Hot 8 Brass Band. Manship Theatre, Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334

Feb. 3-4. Ramblin’ Oldies of Denham Springs. The Holiday Inn South, Baton Rouge. (225) 342-4160

Feb. 5. LSU vs. Kentucky: Women’s Basketball. Maravich Center, Baton Rouge. (225) 578-218

Feb. 7. Flamenco Vivo with Carlota Santana. Manship Theatre, Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334

Feb. 10-12. Rouge Orleans. 305 S. River Road, Baton Rouge.

Feb. 12. I Have A Dream. Manship Theatre, Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334

Feb. 16. BRSO Entergy Masterworks Series featuring Anton Nel. 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge. (225) 383-0500

Feb. 19. LSU vs. Auburn: Women’s Basketball. Maravich Center, Baton Rouge. (225) 578-2184

Feb. 20-22. Mardi Gras Arts Blast. 427 Arts Council, Baton Rouge. (225) 344-8558

Feb. 21. Mardi Gras With Lagniappe Tours. Baton Rouge. (225) 387-2464

Feb. 22-26. Cirque Du Soleil Presents Quidam. 275 S. River Road, Baton Rouge. (225) 389-4940

Feb. 23. River City Jazz Coalition Presents: Robert Glasper. 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge. (225) 344-8558

Feb. 24-26. Queen of Bingo. Manship Theatre, Baton Rouge. (225) 389-7241

Feb. 25. Celebration of Writers & Readers. 10101 Highway 965, St. Francisville. (225) 635 3364

Feb. 25. Rockin S Rodeo. 9039 St. Landry Road, Gonzales. (225) 621-1700

Feb. 25. The National Players Tour 63: John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men. 220 E. Thomas St., Hammond. (800) 542-7520

Feb. 25. Amedisys Mardi Gras Mambo 10K. Baton Rouge. (225) 382-3571

Feb. 28-29. Rufus Reid in Concert. Baton Rouge. (225) 344-0334
 

Greater New Orleans

December 31-Jan. 1. New Year’s Eve 2011. French Quarter, New Orleans.

December 31-Jan. 1. Crescent City Countdown. Over the Mississippi River, New Orleans.

December 31- Jan. 1. Bourbon Vieux’s

New Year’s Eve Party. 501 Bourbon St., New Orleans. (504) 586-1155

Jan. 3. Allstate Sugar Bowl. Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. (504) 587-3663

Jan. 6-8. Battle of New Orleans Celebration. 8606 W. St. Bernard Highway, Chalmette. (504) 281-0510

Jan. 9. Allstate BCS National Championship. Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans. (504) 587-3663

Jan. 28-29. Wizard World New Orleans Comic Con. Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans www.wizardworldcomiccon.com

Feb. 4. Our Lady of Lourdes Carnival Ball. 8425 W. Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette. (504) 281-2267

Feb. 10. Family Gras. Festival Plaza, Metairie. (877) 572-7474
 

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