Spend a day downtown soaking up art & exhibits, fun shopping and sights and great food & drink on Second Saturday Downtown! Read on for details.
Visit the Downtown Mercantile Market at C & C Mercantile and Lighting and stay for the free concerts at the Grand Opening of the Caddo Common Park Pavilion!

Art Stops   •   Special Events    •    Eateries    •    Selfie Stop & Public Art


ART STOPS

Agora Borealis, 421 Lake St.

The Agora Borealis, 421 Lake Street, Open 10-6.
The Agora Borealis
is an art marketplace that represents dozens of local and regional artists.


Andress Artist and Entrepreneur Center, 717 Crockett St.


The Artists at Andress, Clean Slate Botanicals, & The Gallery at Andress, 717 Crockett Street, Open 10 am- 6 pm.
Clean Slate Botanicals/Ben’s Body Basics, welcomes you to peruse, sniff and fall in love with their line of all natural home and personal care products. While there, wander through the spaces of the Artists at Andress,  Fiber Art by Charmel Lester • LionArt Creations, herbal items by LeeAnn Monat • Visual Art by Wet Paint Arts • Art by Aline Donnelly • Art by Andre Weatherly • Visual Art by Ka.lan.Draw, Kalandra Jones. Find a perfect piece of art by Martin Welch in the Gallery at Andress. 


Bailey Gallery, 214 Texas St.

Bailey Gallery, 214 Texas Street. Open 12:00-4:30 pm.
Local and regional artists are featured at Bailey Gallery, in a wide range of mediums and subject matter. Current artists on display include Gwen Norsworthy, Jerry Wray, Mike Torma, Elizabeth Woodall, Donna McGee, Judy Presley, Christine Bailey, Mary Virginia Hill, Clyde Connell, Jean Sartor and Joan Cole. Free admission.


Big Sun Studios, 619 Edwards Street, 12:00-3:00 pm
Big Sun Studios is a small building that packs a big punch.
Come by to see the beautiful new exhibit by artist Julie Miller.

 


High Gravity Glassworks, 1200 Marshall Street, Open noon- 8pm.
The glass blowing studio at High Gravity Glassworks is open to the public for fun and educational glass blowing opportunities. Fine art and custom glass pieces are always on display for sale and art glass commissions are also accepted. You are always invited to stop by and watch art glass being created or to schedule a glass blowing session of your own.


Refine Design Boutiques, Decor & More
616 Texas Street, Open 10-7.
Visit one of downtown’s newest retail shops, filled with water color paintings. hand-crafted items, locally-produced candles, lotions, home decor, children’s clothing, paper party goods, and much more.


Sanctuary Glass Studio,
421 Lake Street, Open 1 pm- 9 pm.

Sanctuary Glass Studio’s  Book a workshop at sanctuaryglassstudio.com to make your own lovely art glass or just come watch the glass being made. Browse Shreveport’s largest glass art gallery and buy a one of a kind piece of glass art for yourself or a gift. (More than 600 pieces are available)!

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SPECIAL EVENTS

C&C Mercantile and Lighting, 1110 Texas Avenue hosts: Downtown Mercantile Market (10-8)

The Downtown Mercantile Market rolls into its second day at C&C Mercantile and Lighting, 1110 Texas Ave. (10-8) featuring over 40 artisans & makers, favorite chefs, cocktails by Fatty Arbuckles Pub & live music. This is an amazing event and you do not want to miss this chance to get a jump on your holiday shopping and make some fabulous finds of your own!


Shreveport Common Grand Opening of the Caddo Common Park Pavilion. 869 Texas Ave. (3-7)

The Shreveport Regional Arts Council and Shreveport Common, Inc. will debut the newest performance space in the city. Opening for the Seratones will be another Shreveport band, Bond+. Kicking the whole event off will be AJ Haynes (of the Seratones) performing a song with and composed by students of the Renzi Center. Streets will be closed off. Food Trucks will circle, and the city will dedicate this new space in Downtown Shreveport’s coolest green space. Food Trucks – Cash Bar – Bring a Chair/Pillow/Blanket

Artipsy Hosts Date Night Paint Party, Red River District, (7-9)
Join Artipsy for Date Night! This event is 21 and up. Bring Valid ID.  Paint session is $35 per person. All supplies included with price. See Facebook for tickets.


The Noble Savage Shreveport, 417 Texas Street (11 am – midnight)
Wide variety of lunch, dinner & late night menu options, spirits & signature infused cocktails. Live music with the Joanitones tonight starting at 8:00 pm.


EATERIES

Pop N’ Pizza– 500 Texas Street, Featuring a wide variety of pizza by the slice or pie, pasta dishes, salads, injected breadsticks & appetizers.
Jeneral’s– 450 Clyde Fant Parkway. Lunch, dinner and late night. Appetizers, burger, poboys plus steaks, chicken & seafood entrees.
The Missing Link– 504 Texas Street. Hot dogs, sausage and burgers with a selection of toppings, brisket, salads and more.
Rhino Coffee– 624 Texas Street. Coffee & tea drinks, seasonal selections. Baked goods, salads, breakfast burritos, sandwiches.
The Blind Tiger– 120 Texas Street. Cajun and American specialties, giant burgers, fried catfish, great desserts.
Fatty Arbuckle’s Pub– Red River District. Appetizers, sandwiches, burgers, loaded fries, salads. Extensive whiskey list.
Bon Asian Cafe– 300 block Edwards Street. Fried rice, noodle dishes, chef’s grill, sushi, vegetarian, too.
Sha’Baby’s Cajun Cooking– 605 Texas Street. Grilled & fried catfish, shrimp. Pork chops & chicken, burgers & homemade desserts.
Pepito XO@artspace– 708 Texas Street. Global cuisine, delicious appetizers and a variety of adult beverages.
Abby Singer’s Bistro– 617 Texas Street. Sit on the balcony and watch the world go by while enjoying a variety of appetizers, entrees, desserts and drinks.
The Noble Savage Shreveport,417 Texas Street, 11:00 am- midnight. Wide variety of lunch, dinner & late night menu options, spirits & signature infused cocktails. Live music.

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SELFIE STOPS/PUBLIC ART

All over downtown! For specific locations, click on the interactive map above for the list.