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Perkins Rowe, Salvation Army Present 'Merry Music Red Kettle' on Dec. 13

The drive takes place 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. in front of the Cinemark Perkins Rowe movie theater. (Source: WAFB) The drive takes place 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. in front of the Cinemark Perkins Rowe movie theater. (Source: WAFB)
"Merry Music Red Kettle" includes a full day of live, free holiday entertainment performed by local artists (Source: WAFB) "Merry Music Red Kettle" includes a full day of live, free holiday entertainment performed by local artists (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Perkins Rowe and the Salvation Army offer the "Merry Music Red Kettle" holiday fund drive on Saturday, Dec. 13 to benefit Baton Rouge-area relief programs.

The drive takes place 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. in front of the Cinemark Perkins Rowe movie theater. Proceeds support the Salvation Army's community projects, senior citizen programs, after-school programs, relief for victims of fire and disasters, addiction rehabilitation programs and direct aid for families in need.

Organized by WAFB news anchor Donna Britt and Tonja Myles, a Baton Rouge rehab counselor and community activist, "Merry Music Red Kettle" includes a full day of live, free holiday entertainment performed by local artists:

  • 10-11 a.m. – Jim Hogg and James Linden perform a Dickens Christmas with authentic costumes 
  • 11 a.m.-noon – the Iberville Parish Math, Science and Arts Academy choir and dancers 
  • Noon-2 p.m. – South Louisiana Virtuosi Strings 
  • 2-3 p.m. – the East Baton Rough Parish All-Stars, featuring students from Baton Rouge High, McKinley High and Scotlandville Magnet High performing Christmas jazz 
  • 3-3:30 p.m. – Flute choir King's Pipes from Broadmoor United Methodist Church 
  • 3:30-4:30 p.m. – Bayou Brass quintet 
  • 4:30-5:30 p.m. – Miguel Hernandez and Friends offering blues, jazz and fusion 
  • 6-7 p.m. – Magnolia Strings quartet and Magnolia Strings Children 
  • 7-8 p.m. – Hannah Pitman and Friends folk music 
  • 8-9 p.m. Baton Rouge Jazz Ensemble

Perkins Rowe is located at the intersection of Bluebonnet Boulevard and Perkins Road, and free covered parking is available. For more information visit http://perkinsroweshops.com/events/. 

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