Looking for something different to do this weekend? Our mid-day man, JJ O’Brien has just the thing! See if any of the events below grab your interest.
Saturday, July 11 12-2 @ Great Raft Brewing: Crush the Pin
-tapping 6 new, one-of-a-kind cask creations for our annual Crush the Pin event. We are not selling tickets to this event like we have in years past. All you have to do is make a reservation from 12-2pm at www.grbtogo.com.
Please note that the casks are available first come, first served. Your reservation will include a ticket for one pint of your choice (casks or other draft beer).
Sample pours of the casks (5 oz) will be $3. Pints (12 oz) will be $5.
Cask line up will be:
It Was All A Dream- New England IPA with Chamomile and Lavender
Fruit Fatale- India Pale Lager with Orange Peel and Blackberry
Wendy Peffercorn- Golden Ale with Cherries, Blueberries and Coconut
3839 Gilbert- Hazy Pale Ale with Hibiscus and Lime
Luxardo Life- Bourbon Barrel Aged Baltic Porter with Cherries
Pink Rabbits Everywhere- Berliner Weisse with Juniper, Lemon and Roobios Tea
**A cask is a vessel that contains unpasteurized beer which is naturally carbonated through the use of active yeast inside the cask. Casks come in multiple sizes – a pin contains approx 5 gallons.
Sunday, July 12 11-5 @ ShreveCity Shopping Center: Fast Cars & Food Trucks
-Bring your ride for a chance to win awesome prizes! There will be a number of food trucks and fun activities for the family. Also a crank it up contest. Free admission to view, $20 to register for the car show.
Saturday, July 11 Bossier Farmers Market 9-1 @ Pierre Bossier Mall
-The 2020 “Walk-Thru” Bossier City Farmers Market is open every Saturday! Farmers Markets are an “Essential Business” and we are very happy to be open every single Saturday thru November 21st (no breaks) 9 AM-1 PM in the south parking lot of Pierre Bossier Mall.
-Wih 75+ Vendors the market has a wealth of local fresh veggies and fruits, food trucks, jams, salsa, honey, baked goods, jellies, pickles, tamales, handmade soap, flowers, kettle corn, BBQ, shaved ice, fresh squeeezed lemonade, pizza, real fruit smoothies, live music, facepainting, balloons, and much more!!
-We will post maps and vendor information weekly so you can make your shopping list before you arrive to save time.
-Please come support your local community, and invite your friends and family to the market and do some shopping.
Located at 2950 E. Texas St. on the south side of Pierre Bossier Mall. (I-20 & Airline/ Airline & E. Texas).
Saturday, July 11 8-1 Shreveport Farmer’s Market @ Festival Plaza
-For the 34th consecutive year, the Shreveport Farmers’ Market will serve local farmers and our community by providing bountiful and fun-filled weekly markets! The market will be open every Saturday through August 29th from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The East Pavilion features vegetables, fruits, herbs, plants, honey, and meats grown/raised within a 150-mile radius of Shreveport. Ranchers sell ethically-raised beef, pork, chicken, and lamb. Great breads, jams, jellies, pickles, various canned goods, locally-made soaps, dog treats, seasonings, and sauces are also available. And chocolates, cookies, cakes, candies, and pralines will make any sweet tooth happy!
We have a new layout that will feature a Food Row where you’ll find hot, ready-to-eat foods ranging from chicken and waffles to shrimp and grits.
Free parking is available at meters and certain downtown lots. There is an ATM onsite, and some vendors accept credit/debit cards. The market also accepts SNAP transactions to spend with participating vendors, and some farmers accept Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Food Coupons available through parish Councils on Aging and WIC.
This summer, kick off every weekend with this incredibly social, family-friendly, FUN community event!
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