Month: September 2017

November 25- Small Business Saturday

Our small and local businesses are what make us what we are, give us our unique vibe and help create a place that we’re proud to call ‘home.’ The Saturday after Thanksgiving is the ONE day a year that our small businesses really do take center stage! We would encourage you to Shop Local and we’re going to give you plenty of reasons to do so. Shop Definition Industries Inc at 411 Lake Street for custom “live” design for Christmas Jammie tees from 10 am-5 pm. After 5, join them for some live music in the shop. artspace shreveport at 708 Texas Street is the location of HOLIDAZE from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There will be one-of-a-kind gifts created by 26 Northwest Louisiana Artists,and new jewelry designs at giftspace. The Holidaze BAZAAR is located downstairs in FUNSPACE & will be filled with art, holiday gifts and specialty items from local artists and your family can enjoy “make and take” holiday crafts while snacking on sweet treats during this special Saturday HOLIDAZE opening event. Live Entertainment will kick off the “Songs and Sounds of the Season.”  Bon Temps Coffee Bar in the Red River District under the Texas Street Bridge is offering 25% off the ENTIRE MENU exclusive of alcoholic beverages util 6 pm on Small Business Saturday. (This will be a great day to go check out their brand new food menu as...

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December Holiday Artwalk

Experience the holidays downtown like they used to be. The huge December Holiday Downtown Artwalk is Wednesday, December 6, from 5 until 9 pm. The artwalk is free to attend and open to all ages. Unlike our other monthly artwalks, this includes ALL of downtown. In order to get you where you need to be, we are providing free shuttles that will run from multiple locations throughout the night. LIST OF FREE SHUTTLE STOPS INCLUDE: Artspace-708 Texas Street (this is pickup for artspace, Joseph Guin Salon, Lofts at 624, 618 Texas, Robinson Film Center, Crystal Stairs) Central ARTSTATION- 801 Crockett...

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Cleanup Day at the Water Works Museum!

Come help us make Shreveport’s Victorian treasure shine again! The 1887 plant wasn’t retired from active service until 1984, making it the longest-running steam-powered water plant in the U.S. 1994 may be the last time the cool, Steampunk-ish machinery got a good spit n’ polish! WE PLAN TO CHANGE THAT ON SEPT. 23! It’s time to sweep, wash, scrub, de-cobweb and polish some brass! Imagine the bragging rights you will have after this! You will get up close and personal with 100-year old equipment, see the undergarments of a real Victorian citizen, and fondle some brass….uh…parts and stuff. The...

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Red River Cleanup

  Are you sick of seeing trash in your city? Did you know the trash you see is getting into one of our water sources, the Red River, and is then just days away from the Gulf of Mexico? Do something about it! Join the #stopthedrop mission and help clean up the river and the surrounding areas at the 8th Annual Red River Cleanup. Registration begins at 8am under the big tent OR you can pre-register You will receive everything you need to safely pick up trash. (You’ll get a t-shirt, pickers, water, garbage bags, and gloves) Volunteers are shuttled by bus/van and boats to predetermined areas in need of cleaning or they can walk the banks and surrounding areas as a group. While you are out, if you come across a piece of trash that is strange, funny or unique bring it back to the tent to enter into the Crazy Trash Contest. Once everyone has done their share, we have delicious lunch ready for you under the big tent beginning at 12 pm. Blazing Wing Challenge at 12:15pm. Winner receives a Buffalo Wild Wings gift certificate. Winners of trash contest will be announced at 12:30-12:45pm. Any questions, email...

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Cross Bayou Development Proposal

The Downtown Development Authority anticipates a quorum at a presentation of the Cross Bayou Development Proposal on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 2 pm in the 2nd Floor Mayor’s Conference Room at Government Plaza, 505 Travis Street. This meeting is open to the...

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