Images of Christ
Images of Christ is a major exhibit that features depictions of Jesus created by artists of various national and ethnic origins The display is at Biedenharn Museum through January 5th. The Artwork comes from museum collections and private collectors. Hours of operation are 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Tuesday – Saturday. For more details, call 387-5281.
Christmas Tree Recycling
Christmas tree recycling will begin Tuesday December 26th and go through Sunday January 6th at the Monroe Civic Center and the West Monroe Farmer’s Market on North 7th Street. This is for live trees only with no ornaments, lights or accessories. For more information go to ouachitagreen.org.
FREE Children's Drop-In Activity
There will be a FREE Children’s Drop-In Activity Saturday January 5th at Masur Museum in Monroe. It’s for children of all ages from 2p until 5p. Those participating get to peruse out their current exhibition,
complete their scavenger hunt for a prize and work on an art project that relates to the exhibition currently on display. When they’re finished, they’ll have a beautiful work of art to take home. For more
details call 239-2237.
Trinity United Methodist Church Women's Conference
Trinity United Methodist Church in Ruston is hosting a conference for all women in the community January 18-19. Angie Smith, the Seamless bible study writer, will be speaking on bringing the community together as one church. For more details call 251-0750 or see their website trinityruston.org.
NELA Master Gardener January Gardening Seminar
The NELA Master Gardener January Gardening Seminar will be held at the West Monroe Convention Center Saturday January 19th. There will be door prizes, seed swap vendors and more. It will go from 7:30a until 1:30p. Registration fee is $20.00. For more details call 323-2251
Brass Band Concert
There will be a Brass Band Concert at ULM’s Brown Auditorium Sunday January 20th. The featured soloist will be ULM faculty member, trombonist Adam Johnson. It’s from 3 until 4:40p and it’s Free. For more details call 342-1568.
Black Bayou Full Moon Walk
There will be a Ranger led full moon walk at Black Bayou Lake National Wildlife Refuge Monday January 21st beginning at 6p. For more details call 387-1114.
Ouachita Parish Public Library’s archivist Cyndy Robertson will present “Beginning Genealogy” at the West Monroe Branch from 2-3 p.m. January 23. Learn how to research your family history with free library resources and more. For more details call 327-1365.
Dugout 101 will be happening January 26th at the ULM Student Union Building on Mitchell Street in Monroe. This is your chance to meet ULM Head Softball Coach, Molly Fichtner, and ULM Head Baseball Coach, Michael Federico, as well as their staff and players. It’s from 11a until 1:00 PM. For more details call 342-5415.
2nd Annual Poor Man's Run
The 2nd Annual St. Vincent dePaul Community Pharmacy: Poor Man’s Run hosted by the ULM School of Pharmacy will be Saturday January 26th beginning at 8am. This is a family friendly 5K race and 1mile fun run to raise money for the community non- profit pharmacy. For more information go to ovrrc.com
or call 342-3800.
Empty Bowls - A Serving of Food Art and Music
Join the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana for a family friendly event to support the fight against hunger in our community. It’s Empty Bowls – A Serving of Food Art and Music, Saturday January 26th at The Hub
on Washington Street in Monroe. A tasting of signature dishes from multiple local restaurants will be served. For more information go to www.EmptyBowlsNELA.com for tickets and more info, or call the Food Bank at 322-3567.
Dancing with the Louisiana Stars
Dancing with the Louisiana Stars will be happening February 8 at the Monroe Civic Center beginning at 7:00. Come cheer on your favorite local celebrities. It’s presented by the Louisiana Delta Ballet. For more details and for table reservations call 345-1155.
Big Daddy Weave
Big Daddy Weave with Jonathan Chu, Becca Bradley.
Ticket Prices (Additional taxes & fees may apply):
Alive Tour Choir Experience: $185
Includes opportunity to perform on stage with Big Daddy Weave, dinner provided before the concert, group photo with Big Daddy Weave during rehearsal, post-concert individual photo with BDW, limited-edition Alive Tour Choir t-shirt, exclusive Alive Tour Choir laminate pass and lanyard, discount code for companion concert ticket (sent after purchase), 10% off coupon for BDW merchandise at the concert, performance photos e-mail after the concert, option to join the choir in other cities at a discounted rate, and first chance to join BDW on stage in D.C. for their Kennedy Center debut concert in Summer 2020.
Includes the best seats for the concert, a post-concert photo opportunity with Big Daddy Weave, and a premium laminate pass. Doors open at 5:30pm. Concert begins at 7:00pm.
Early Entry: $35
Want to beat the rush and get early access to great seats? This is the ticket for you! Doors open at 5:45pm. Concert begins at 7:00pm.
General Admission: $20
Seating on a first come, first-served basis. Doors open at 6:00pm.
Group 10+: $15/ticket
ABOUT BIG DADDY WEAVE
Big Daddy Weave is one of the top artists in Christian music: they are one of the genre’s biggest headlining artists, the second most played artist at Christian AC-Monitored radio in 2014 and the recipient of multiple industry awards and nominations, including: Dove Awards, K-LOVE Fan Awards, Billboard Music Awards and ASCAP Awards. Between 2012 and 2015, Big Daddy Weave has achieved five straight No. 1 singles at radio, the most recent being “My Story” from the 9/18/15 album, Beautiful Offerings, and the previous four from the band’s career best-selling album, Love Come To Life. “Redeemed” was certified gold by the RIAA in 2015. Big Daddy Weave has career album sales of more than one million units. Formed in 2002, Big Daddy Weave is: Mike Weaver, Jay Weaver, Jeremy Redmon, Joe Shirk and Brian Beihl. More information can be found online at www.bigdaddyweave.com.
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