Events

Register to vote on LSU’s campus Thursday

Free wellness event Saturday at Walmart in Baton Rouge

  Public meeting to be held to discuss progress of Comite River Diversion Canal project

Liberty Lagoon extends hours during fall

Los Angeles Police Department visiting Southern University for interested candidates

Free health screenings, flu shots during ‘Game Plan for Health’ event in Baton Rouge

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Louisiana’s annual book festival is looking for volunteers

Expungement event in Plaquemine scheduled for Sept. 14

La. songwriting, art competition to award over $55,000 in college scholarships

  Balloon release held for pro boxer shot, killed outside of Baton Rouge nightclub

Celebrate ‘National Grandparents Day’ during Sesame Street health event in Baton Rouge

$10 round-trip shuttle rides to LSU home game are coming back

  WWE Smackdown Tuesday night in Baton Rouge

WWE Smackdown is coming to downtown Baton Rouge in August, with tickets going on sale Friday, June 28.

How to get in free to these museums on Museum Day

September 21 will be a good day for museum-lovers and lifelong learners.

Kevin Gates ‘I’m Him’ album preview show scheduled for September

Tickets go on sale Friday for Gates' album preview show.

  Reproduction of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel coming to Baton Rouge

The ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been replicated with art technology to experience up close at the Raising Cane’s River Center in 2020.

Perkins Rowe hosts ‘Fashion to the Rescue’ with Companion Animal Alliance

9News This Morning Road Trip: Donaldsonville

  Live After Five announces fall 2019 lineup

  SU’s Human Jukebox to perform at 2020 Rose Parade

Manship Theater to show new Toni Morrison documentary

Ben Folds to perform with LSU Symphony Orchestra

Congressman Graves hosting ‘open office hours’ to meet with constituents

Graves says this is one of the many ways we work to be available and accessible.

2019 Back-to-school events, supply drives

Here’s a running list of back to school events to help parents prepare their children for the upcoming school year.

4th Annual Marucci World Series kicks off in Baton Rouge

Marucci Sports will welcome 114 teams to the 4th Annual Marucci World Series, a marquee baseball tournament featuring 14U-17U age divisions from Wednesday to Sunday in Baton Rouge and nearby locations.

Mother of fallen ULM student travels to help others deal with grief

A mother is giving the community what they gave her; support in tough times.

Five Finger Death Punch, Three Days Grace coming to River Center

Five Finger Death Punch and Three Days Grace are coming to Baton Rouge.

RRB Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity Softball Game set for Friday

Jacques Doucet’s annual Red, Rock, and Blue Celebrity/Sorta Celebrity Softball game will be happening Friday, July 18 at 7 p.m.

General Informatics hosting career fair, open house in Baton Rouge

General Informatics, a technology provider for businesses, governments and schools, will conduct an open house and career fair on Friday, July 19 in Baton Rouge.

Volunteers to collect donations for annual Livingston Parish school supply drive

As families start gearing up for the upcoming school year, preparations are underway to collect schools supplies in Livingston Parish.

Cancellations and closures due to Barry

Several events in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas have been canceled due to Barry.

Owner finalized plans for Roleaux Foundation to honor fallen companion, help other area animals

A man who tragically lost his dog is looking for ways to honor his memory by giving back.

Local churches to host backpack giveaway in July

Local churches are trying to help out the community with a backpack giveaway ahead of the back-to-school season.

Volunteer for community cleanup day July 20

The next installment of Operation Fresh Start, community-led cleanup and beautification, is set for Saturday, July 20.

  Levees will be off-limits for Fourth of July fireworks; watch from these locations instead

All pedestrian and vehicle access to the levee will be prohibited during Fourth of July celebrations in Baton Rouge.

  After rash of shootings, BRPD still asking for your help to find suspects

Bullets continued to fly in Baton Rouge the morning of Tuesday, July 2 as there was another shooting, pushing the total up to six since Friday.

Free health screenings, blood drive at BRG Tuesday

Screenings will include cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, and body mass index testing.

BRCC to host youth literary conference

The event will feature master classes, celebrity authors and guest speakers.

Free Lunch & Learn: Normal Aging or Signs of Heart Valve Disease?

Baton Rouge General will host a June 26 Lunch and Learn event on heart valve disease. More than five million Americans are diagnosed with some form of the disease each year.

Bob Seger announces Baton Rouge tour date

Seger will be making a stop at the Raising Cane’s River Center on October 10.

Celebrate Baton Rouge’s first official Pride Week at these events

Food, artwork, bowling, a festival, and even a drag brunch are at the center of Baton Rouge’s first official pride week celebration.

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens hosts 2019 Garden Fest

Garden Fest is a family friendly festival in the middle of Baton Rouge that promotes locally grown foods.

Perkins Rowe to host free community workout series this summer

Who doesn’t like getting fit for free? Perkins Rowe is partnering with Barre3 to host a summer community workout series in June.

Fried Chicken Festival expands to three-day event

Fried chicken, anyone? A popular not too far from the Red Stick added a day of festivities.

Shreveport band to perform at Voodoo Fest

The City of Shreveport will be represented during this year's Voodoo Fest in New Orleans.

6th annual Dine Out Day to support Eat Fit BR happening Thursday

Dine Out helps support the Eat Fit team of dietitians in educating and empowering Louisiana residents to live their healthiest, strongest lives possible.

Guns N’ Roses, Post Malone and Beck headline Voodoo

Guns N’ Roses, Post Malone, and Beck will headline the 21st annual Voodoo Music + Arts Experience, taking place October 25-27, 2019 at City Park in New Orleans.

  Events in Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Port Hudson honor fallen service members on Memorial Day

Communities gathered all over the area to honor those who fell serving in the military.

  Win tickets to Bayou Country Superfest by donating blood

Lifeshare Blood Center is offering an incentive for people to donate blood before the summer kicks off.

Family, friends to line street for return of 22-year-old fallen Nat’l Guardsman

“Sadly Keagan is coming home just not the way we expected,” a family member posted on Facebook.

RedStick Responders Motorfest will be held May 18

Multiple law enforcement agencies and first responders are hosting the RedStick Responders Motorfest.

The Rolling Stones announce make-up concert date in New Orleans after Jazz Fest cancellation

The self-proclaimed greatest rock and roll band in the world posted a revised list of dates for their upcoming “No Filter” tour.

Neighbors FCU awards $30k in scholarships to 13 students

Thirteen students received scholarships as part of the annual event.

Ways to save on summer vacations

Summer vacations can be extremely costly, but there are a few ways to save some money this summer.

Livingston’s Laine Hardy one step closer to becoming next ‘American Idol’; advances to top 5

Hardy sang Joe Cocker's "I Don't Need No Doctor" and Chuck Berry's "Johnny B. Goode" Sunday night.

  ‘Wheels to Succeed’ non-profit gives away custom made bikes

A big part of being a kid and enjoying what the world has to offer starts with them getting on a bike.

Diana Ross tweets about unpleasant TSA experience following Jazz Fest performance

Following her debut at Jazz Fest Saturday, singer Diana Ross took to Twitter Sunday morning to share her unpleasant experience with TSA.

Jazz Fest gates to open at 12:30 p.m.

Jazz and Heritage Festival organizers have announced that Saturday’s opening will be delayed due to the weather.

Public meetings scheduled for reveal of new designs for Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Community Park

Some changes are coming to Baton Rouge, and later Thursday, you could get a first look at the preliminary plans.

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana to host women’s business symposium

The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Louisiana is hosting its 2019 Women’s Business Symposium.

Baton Rouge fire department hosts family day, award ceremony

There will be a memorial ceremony to remember those who served in the Baton Rouge Fire Department and passed away in 2018.

Jazz Fest opens gates; Zurich Classic iffy after weather delay

What's a little water on one of New Orleans' biggest weekends?

BBB hosts ‘Shred Fest’ to dispose of paper documents with private information

BBB offers free on-site document shredding and identity theft prevention tips.

  BREC Outdoor Adventure & FOTA to host ‘Pets & Paddle'

Pets & Paddle is happening on Saturday, April 27 between 1 and 4 p.m. at Milford Wampold Memorial Park.

Baton Rouge walk to raise money for Huntington’s Disease victims

Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain.

Red Cross installing smoke detectors for free with ‘Sound the Alarm’ campaign

The American Red Cross will Sound the Alarm in Scotlandville this Saturday, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in an effort to educate at-risk communities on home fire safety tactics and save lives through free smoke alarm installation.

Ascension Parish hosting hazardous materials collection day

Officials in Ascension Parish are holding a collection day for household hazardous materials.

  ‘Rain can’t stop the blues’: Blues Fest acts rescheduled to downtown bars Saturday

Saturday programming has been cancelled.

12th Annual Fest For Life cancer screenings event to be held at new location

The 12th Annual Fest For Life will be held at a new location this year.

Baton Rouge Blues Foundation presents 25th Annual Blues Fest

The free-to-the-public, family-friendly festival will feature internationally-recognized performers and local blues legends alike.

Free shredding event scheduled for the week after Tax Day

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is hosting a free document shredding event Saturday, Apr. 27.

LCI & LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens to host ‘Gourmet in the Garden 2019’

Stroll through the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and savor the best local flavors from Baton Rouge chefs and creative mixologists.

LDVA hosts ’KIDD Keynotes: Sexual Assault Awareness Month'

The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs has teamed up with the USS Kidd (DD-661) and various local organizations to present KIDD Keynotes: Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

Glow Ride for Autism kicks off Sunday in Baton Rouge

Calling anyone with a bicycle! You could join a huge group of fellow bikers for a fun ride tonight--and it’s all for a good cause.

Islamic Center of BR and Lifeshare Blood Center host community blood drive Sunday

The Islamic Center of Baton Rouge is partnering with Lifeshare Blood Center and LSU's Muslim Student Association to host a community blood drive this weekend.

Fleetwood Mac replaces Rolling Stones at Jazz Fest; refund information announced

Fleetwood Mac has been added to the Thursday, May 2 music lineup of the 50th Anniversary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

  Live After Five relocated due to weather concerns

Don't worry, you'lIf you were planning on seeing Chase Tyler Band at the beautiful Galvez Plaza in downtown Baton Rouge this Friday, don't worry, you'll still be able to sing along, but you'll be doing it indoors.l still be able to see Chase Tyler Band.

  Mid City Micro-Con celebrates comic books, fantasy

The second annual, free Mid City Mirco-Con will be held Apr. 27 at the Main Library at Goodwood.

Zippity Zoo Fest to celebrate Baton Rouge Zoo’s 49th birthday

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is set to host its annual Zippity Zoo Fest to celebrate its 49th birthday.

  Bishop announces special prayer ceremony in reparation for sexual abuse within Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge

Bishop Michael Duca of the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has announced a special prayer service in reparation for alleged sexual abuse within the diocese.