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Upcoming November Events in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

There's no end to the fun in Baton Rouge, and these upcoming events this month of November prove it. There's something for every taste in these events, so get ready to have a great time with friends, family, and neighbors.

Here's what we have to look forward to:

15th Annual Louisiana Book Festival
Nov 10 | 9am - 4pm

Come on over to the Capitol Park area for the 15th Annual Louisiana Book Festival. More than 250 authors will be in attendance discussing their books. Enjoy more than 150 special programs, plus live music and cooking demos. 

Wild Day at the Rowe
Nov 10 | 10 am -1 pm

Experience the wild side of The Perkins Rowe town square during Wild Day at the Rowe. The event features animal encounters with help from Friends of the Baton Rouge Zoo. 

White Light Night
Nov 16 | 
6-10 p.m.

It’s time to enjoy the Baton Rouge art scene with the White Light Night in the Mid City Art & Design Cultural District. Meet talented local artists and enjoy live music as you shop and eat your way through Mid City.

Nov. 23 – Dec. 30

It’s beginning to look a lot like winter at BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo. The annual ZooLights returns Friday, Nov. 23, with a mile-long zoo trail illuminated with more than 50 festive holiday displays.

Festival of Lights
Nov 30 | 7-10 pm

Start the holiday season right in Baton Rouge with the Festival of Lights tree lighting and fireworks and the 2018 Reindeer Run & Jingle Bell Jog at North Boulevard Town Square. 

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Celebrate Our Freedom This Independance Day in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

The 4th of July is almost here! Now is the time to plan how you’re going to celebrate our nation’s independence in Baton Rouge.  And if you’ve lived in Baton Rouge for any length of time, you already know that our 4th of July celebrations are some of the best on the country.  So get ready to have fun and celebrate freedom with these events coming up on July 4.


What could be better than fireworks over the Mississippi River? This Baton Rouge tradition brings thousands of people each year to witness the spectacular display.  You can bring a chair or blanket and watch from the water front.  Or you can watch from the many attractions and venues along the waterfront that are hosting viewing events, such as the USS Kidd.

Kenilworth Neighborhood| July 3, 2018 | 6:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Join the community of Kenilworth for their Annual Independence Day Parade.  The pageantry is enjoyed by thousands of spectators, who are showered with beads, trinkets, and candy by the parade participants. The parade route runs along Kenilworth Parkway, and includes a range of civic groups, bands, and veterans groups.

LSU Museum of Art-Shaw Center for the Arts | July 4, 2018 | 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Join the LSU Museum of Art-Shaw Center for the Arts as you watch the annual fireworks on the Mississippi from atop the Shaw Center for the Arts' Pennington Rooftop Terrace. You’ll also enjoy food from Capital City Grill and music from Premier Sound Services. $45 for nonmembers, $35 for members, $30 for children 6–12, free for children 5 and under.

USS Kidd Veterans Memorial and Museum | July 4, 2018 | 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM

For over two decades, the ISS Kidd has been hosting this family events to celebrate our independence. And what better place to celebrate than on this historic ship, restored to her original configuration from WWII.

Don’t miss these memorable Baton Rouge 4th of July celebrations pass you by this year!

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Enjoy This Memorial Day Weekend in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Anyone who’s lived in Baton Rouge for any length of time knows that the Memorial Day weekend is always a time of celebration and remembrance.  In fact, Baton Rouge is ranked as one of the best inexpensive places to spend the Memorial Day weekend in the US.  You’ll find local festivals, live shows, attractions and patriotic events to make sure this weekend is one you won’t soon forget. Here’s a few events to plan for in Baton Rouge this weekend.

Gymfit Fest | Galvez Plaza/Repentance Park

This Cirque and Movement Festival in Downtown Baton Rouge features a wide range of amazing things to do and see. You’ll marvel at performances by pros in fire spinning, acroyoga, aerial silks and more.  Then you get to try your hand at these tricks with workshops for you to try.  There’s also going to be parkour competitions, live music, games, and much more.

Jambalaya Fest | Gonzales Civic Center

Come to the 50th annual Jambalaya Festival from May 25-28.  Enjoy all the flavors and sounds of the South as you feast on the best Jambalaya to be found anywhere. Enjoy live music and entertainment, carnival rides, cooking contests, and tons of amazing food.

Memorial Day Garden of Flags Planting

Come to the Louisiana State Capitol Gardens on Saturday to observe more than 11,000 flags that represent Louisiana’s fallen heroes be carried by current and former members of the United States Armed Forces on a 6-mile ruck march called the “Hero Hump.”

The Baton Rouge Concert Band Annual Memorial Day Concert

Classic patriotic music will be performed by this band made of volunteers in North Boulevard Town Square on Monday. The concert starts at 7pm, so make sure to bring your chairs and blankets to make yourself comfortable.

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Have a Safe and Fun Memorial Day Weekend!

Say Thanks to Mom in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Mother's Day is just around the corner on Sunday, and Baton Rouge is the perfect place to show your mom how much you appreciate her.  There's a whole variety of ways to have fun with mom this weekend for all interests and price ranges.  So get ready to show your mom how much you care with these upcoming Mother's Day events in baton Rouge.

Lazz Ripp Brass Band's Pre-Mother's Day Event

May 12 / $7

Come have a great time with the Lazz Ripp Brass Band at The Time Out Lounge on Bennington Avenue! Complementary wine for the ladies starting at 9:00 pm along with a raffle.

Mother's Day Recognition Gala & Fashion Show

MAY 12 / $25 – $250

This gala and fashion show is a great way to show your mom or any great woman in your life the recognition she deserves. An elegant evening for all mothers. Join us dressed in your best and walk on the Runaway! Lots of fun, entertainment, music, prizes, and dinner will be served.

GOSPEL in the Park | Music Festival: Celebrating the Arts & Mother's Day

MAY 12 / $0 – $25​

Join special guests from all over the world will​ be present for this event to "celebrate the growth & diversity of our cultures and unite the nations of the world." 

Hot Art, Cool Nights 2018

MAY 11 / Free

Celebrate the Annual Hot Art Cool Nights Art Hop with Create Studios. You'll enjoy wine, music, art and great Mother's Day gift options. Several artists will be set up outside and parking available.

Have a Fantastic Mother's Day in Baton Rouge!

Have a Happy Easter in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

As we come up to the Easter weekend, here's a few ways to spend the weekend as you celebrate the holiday in Baton Rouge.

Easter Bunny visits Sky Zone

Saturday, March 31st

Come to Sky Zone Baton Rouge for your Easter Bunny pictures this Saturday. The Easter Bunny will visit during Toddler Time, so make sure to get your tickets online now to reserve your spot. Bring your camera or phone to capture all your amazing memories with the bunny and on the trampoline. More Info

East Baton Rouge Parish Library Main Branch 

Saturday, March 31st at 2:30pm.

Join us for a reading of Bunny’s Book Club by Annie Silvestro and make pom-pom bunnies and chicks. Registration is required and limited to 8 children. More Info

Bass Pro of Denham Springs Easter Bunny Photos

Commemorate the season with a photo of your little one with the Easter Bunny. You can even schedule your visit ahead of time online! Prices vary by package selected. More Info

Mall of Louisiana Easter Bunny Photos

March 31st

Commemorate the season with a photo of your little one with the Easter Bunny. Prices vary by package selected. More Info

Have a Happy Easter and Passover!


Get Mad About March in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

March is here, and Spring is just around the corner. It's time to celebrate the new season and warmer weather with fun events hosted by BRECSo if you plan on buying a home in Baton Rouge, or moving here soon, get ready to enjoy the Spring events in Baton Rouge that make this a special place to buy a home.

Here's some of the events you can look forward to in March.

Little Picassos: Highland
Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Highland Road Community Park
Ages: 5-8
Cost: $10 per week/ $30 for all four weeks

Introduce your young artists in the family to the world of art using paint, oil pastels, watercolor and collage techniques. All materials included.

Rockin' at the Swamp
Saturday, Mar 10, 2018 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM​
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Children 2-17: $4
Children Under 2: No Fee
Adults: $5 
Pass members: $2

Explore the world of rocks, minerals, gemstones, and fossils. You can purchase rocks and learn to identify different types of rocks and minerals.

Adult Leisure Bunny Hop: Womack
Tuesday, Mar 13, 2018 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Milton J. Womack Park
Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Anna T. Jordan Community Park
Ages: 55+

Why do the kids get all the fun at Easter? The young at hearts can break free from the traditions and enjoy recreational activities, games and an egg hunt.

Dog Day at the Swamp
Saturday, Mar 17, 2018 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center
Cost: General Admission Applies; free for pass holders

Don't leave your canine friends out of the fun. BSNC will be dropping it's "no pets" policy for the day to let them enjoy the trails with you. All pets are welcome, but must be leashed and vaccinated.

Have fun this March in Baton Rouge as we welcome the Spring season.  Check back each week on our blog for more great information about Baton Rouge and real estate.  And make sure to follow us on Facebook for up to date Baton Rouge real estate news.

Start the New Year Right in Baton Rouge!

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Get ready to ring in the new year in Baton Rouge! The time has come this Sunday to celebrate the beginning of another year.  If you haven't made plans already, then here are a few upcoming NYW events in Baton Rouge that are sure to be the events of the year.

New Year's Eve Party at Crown Plaza

Join the Carbon Copy Band, Chase Tyler Band and The Eddie Smith Band for this dinner buffet prepared by award winning chefs.

Red Stick Revelry

This free event will be held at North Boulevard Town Square featuring music by Bread Pudd’n and Phat Hat.  Then at midnight the new year will be brought in by the dropping of the lighted red stick along with a spectacular fireworks display.

L’Auberge Casino & Hotel

Party to live music from 80's band Werewolf, along with an open bar and much more.

Zippy’s Fundraiser Event

Help raise money for a good cause at Zippy's.  There will be fun giveaways, drink specials and free champagne at midnight.

Have a Safe and Happy New Years Eve and a Happy 2018!

Upcoming Events in Baton Rouge Promise Summer Fun

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Summer fun has arrived in Baton Rouge, so it's time to get out and enjoy yourself with these upcoming events over the next two weeks. Here's what we have to look forward to.

Dixie Landin' 2017 Summer Concert Series | Blue Bayou Water Park
Saturdays Through July 29

Every Saturday night through July 29, there will be a free concert for park guests, including 3 Doors Down on June 24.

Shrek – The Musical | Independence Park Theatre
Friday, June 30, 2017, 6:00 PM​

IPT’s Theatre Camp presents Shrek – The Musical, featuring all of your favorite characters from the Shrek movies.

Bobby Bones: Funny & Alone Stand Up Comedy Tour | Baton Rouge River Center Exhibition Halls
Friday, July 7, 2017, 8:00 PM

On-air radio personality and entertainer and host of the nationally syndicated weekday radio program The Bobby Bones Show bring his comedy styling to Baton Rouge River Center Exhibition Halls.

Say Thanks to Mom in Baton Rouge

by Glenda Daughety & Team

Looking for the perfect way to say thanks to mom this weekend? There's many ways you can express your appreciation for all your mother has done for you. Here's a few ideas that might help you have the perfect day with mom this weekend.


Treat mom to a delicious brunch this Sunday. Boudreaux's Mother's Day Luncheon Buffet is an ideal way to spend Sunday with delicious food and live music by the Nick Abraham Quartet.

Spa Day

Why not pamper mom the way she deserves with a relaxing and rejuvenating day at the spa? Vida Pura Spa features a wide range of services to make mom feel like a queen for a day.


Show mom your affection with the perfect confection! For an incredible variety of chocolates and other sweets, Chocollage Gifts & Chocolates will have the perfect gift for mom.

No matter how you do it, make sure you say thanks to mom, and have a happy Mother's Day!



Great Music Events in Baton Rouge in May

by Glenda Daughety & Team

There’s always great live music in Baton Rouge, and this month is no exception!  There’s a lot of music events coming up this month to entertain the whole family.  Here’s some top music events coming up soon in Baton Rouge.

Rock N Rowe Concert Series

From May 9 – May 25, come to Perkins Rowe's every Thursday for this free concert series from 6-9pm.  Bring a lawn chair and get some food from one of their restaurants.

10th Anniversary Gala

Come to the Baton Rouge River Center Theater on May 12 to enjoy the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra and chorus celebrate their 10th season.

Jambalaya Festival

This is one of the largest festivals in the state featuring activities that highlight our heritage and culture. It will feature live music, a car show, 5k and 1 mile run, and a carnival.  The event is FREE and runs from May 26-28.

For more music festivals in Baton Rouge, check out this complete list of music events in May in Baton Rouge.


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Baton Rouge LA 70816
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RE/MAX First
Office: 225-291-1234
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4750 Sherwood Common Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
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