What’s Happening Around Town This Week?

Hard to believe it’s the last week of July already! If you need some entertainment before getting in the back to school mindset, here are a few things you can check out around town!


Saturday Aug. 1 at Festival Plaza-Shreveport Farmers’ Market:

The original and best market in Shreveport-Bossier! Fresh, locally grown produce, organic meats, delicious baked goods, and more treasure waits for you. Every Saturday through the end of August, 8a-1p


Friday, July 31st Moon Light Paddle & Bonfire on the Red River:

Something fun and different! Bring you kayak or canoe and a roasting stick to this unique event. You’ll put in the river by Sci-port at 7p, and paddle up just past Margaritaville and 12 Mile Bayou for a hotdog and marshmallow roast, before turning back. This event runs until about 10:30, and provides some incredible wildlife experience, plus the stunning visuals of downtown and the casinos lit up at night. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/moon-light-paddle-bonfire-on-t/1672442516247801/?ti=icl


Saturday Aug 1st. Drive in movie @ Red River Brewpub at 7p:

Hey you guuuuuys! Catch the Goonies, starting at 8pm during RRB’s first ever drive in movie! The cost is $25 per car, and includes a free popcorn bucket. Carhops will deliver your food and beverage orders. Check out all the details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/drive-in-movie-with-red-river-/3382383135147283/?ti=icl


Sunday Aug. 2nd Community Bike Ride @ Sci-port at 6:30p: 

Get outside and ride! Bring your bike to the parking lot of Sci-port, then hit the trails and get some fresh air while having some socially distanced fun. For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/we-ride-togther-community-bike/272101857548766/?ti=icl


Saturday, Aug. 1st Community Art Event @ The Farm at Culture Crossroads 10a-2p:

The community is invited out to 419 E. Union St in Minden to help create some beautiful art that showcases the love and talent in our area! Several options are available, 1 large canvas to feature the mission statement and square blocks for artists to paint their artwork in, 2 Freeform canvases for graffiti art, or 1 Children’s art canvas. Paint will be supplied, but artists are welcome to bring their own materials. Find all the info here: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/community-art-event/256304018767199/?ti=icl


Thursday-Saturday July 30th-August 2nd 27th Annual Josey Reunion Barrel Race @ Martha Josey-Josey Ranch in Karnak TX:

This is a SUPER fun weekend full of friends and barrel racing. Come spend your summer vacation cooking out under the shady East Texas pine trees, and watch calf roping, barrel racing, pole bending and more. All the event info and schedule at: https://www.facebook.com/events/s/27th-annual-josey-reunion-barr/1045206652562090/?ti=icl