Images of Christ
Images of Christ is a major exhibit that features depictions of Jesus with artwork from various museum collections and private collectors. The works are on display now at the Biedenharn Museum in Monroe. For more details and showing information call 318-387-5281.
Drive Thru Farmers Market
There will be a Drive Thru Farmers Market at the Downtown Riverwalk in Monroe each Friday beginning Friday 7/13 from 12 noon until 2pm. Come get lunch and fresh produce for your family. There will be a different local food truck each Friday. For more details call 812-0450.
Monroe Farmer’s Market
The Monroe Farmer’s Market at 1212 Washington Street in Monroe is now open Monday through Saturday from 7am until noon. It features seasonal produce like tomatoes, green beans, peppers, and more from local growers. For more details call 812-0540.
Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series West
The Brown Bag Lunch Concert series West will continue through the month. Every Wednesday at the Pavilion at 7th square on North 7th street in West Monroe, there will be Free concerts from noon until 1:00. Newks will have $5 lunch bags available while supplies last.
Crossfire Cowboy Church Every Tuesday
Crossfire Church 910 Harrell Road, West Monroe, behind Cedar Crest Baptist Church, has services every Tuesday evenings at 7pm, and everyone is welcome. There will be singing of the old Gospel songs and a Biblical message by Pastor Tracy Sistrunk. Everyone is welcome. For more details call 771-9711.
Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana Brown Bag Lunch Concert
The Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana will have their FREE Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series. Everyone is welcome to come out at noon every Wednesday in April at Anna Gray Noe Park. Limited seating is available, and picnic blankets and lawn chairs are welcome. For more details call 397-6717
Market On The Square
You are invited to Market On The Square at the Pavillion at 7th square in West Monroe starting Saturday May 19th. It will happen the 1st and 3rd Saturdays starting this month and goes from 9a until 3p. There will be a variety of crafts, clothes, art and food in addition to the regular local produce vendors. There will also be live music.
West Monroe Business Expo
The Fourth Annual “West Monroe Business Expo” will be held Friday, July 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Monroe Convention Center. Admission is Free.
PAWS of Northeast Louisiana Annual Golf Tournament
The PAWS of Northeast Louisiana Annual Golf Tournament will be held Saturday July 21st at Frenchman’s Bend Golf Course in Monroe. This will be a fun 18 hole, 2 person team scramble. Entry fee is $200 per team and will include use of the practice range, lunch and more. To register, call 387.2363.
Hairspray The Musical
The Musical: Hairspray will be performed at the Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts July 21 and 22. Tickets for students and kids $10, Adults- $14. For more details call 812-7922.
Babylon VBS Daniel's Courage in Captivity
The Babylon VBS Daniel’s Courage in Captivity will be happening beginning Monday July 23 through the 28th from 5:30-7:30pm nightly for ages 4 to 5th grade at First United Methodist Church/West Monroe. For more details, call 387-0511.
Benoit Recreation Center Youth 3 point Shootout Contest
The Benoit Recreation Center will have their youth 3 point shootout contest, Saturday August 4th. It’s for boys and girls ages 12 to 17. The deadline to register is Friday July 27th. For more information, call 329-2691.
18th Annual Bayou Black Open Rodeo
The 18th Annual Bayou Black Open Rodeo will be held on Saturday, July 28th, at the Monroe Civic Center. There will be a variety of events such as Bareback Bronc Riding, Bull Riding, Calf Roping, Cowgirl’s Barrel Racing and much more. For ticket information call 329-2225.
Downtown Cinema will close out the 2018 season July 28th with Tim Burton’s Batman starring Michael Keaton and Jack Nicholson. They’ll have free popcorn and water, just bring your own seating. The movie starts at dark.
Dixie Majors World Series
Baseball fans, the Dixie Majors World Series will be going on at the Sterlington Sports Complex for ages 15-19, Saturday July 28th through Wednesday August 1st. For more details check them out on facebook.
Gospel Music Night
There will be a Gospel Music Night Sunday July 29th from 5:30 until 6:30 at Lakeshore Baptist Church/Monroe. The concert will feature the Chordsmen and it’s Free. A Love offering will be taken. For more details call the church at 343-0181.
Just For Kicks Dance Camp
The West Monroe High School Rebel Dancers will have their 2018 Just For Kicks Dance Camp Monday July 30th through Thursday August 2nd. It will be at the high school gymnasium for kids K-8th grade. It will be held each day from 8 until 11am. Register by June 30th. For more details call 323-3771.
Swimming lessons begin at the Wellness Center in West Monroe, Monday August 6th. They will be held Mondays and Wednesdays for children ages 3 through 12. Non- members of the Wellness Center are welcome. For more details call 329-9100 or go to wmwellnesscenter.com.
Cypress Baptist Church 150th Homecoming
Cypress Baptist Church in West Monroe will have it’s 150th Homecoming on Aug 12. The church is at 161 Cypress Church Road/West Monroe. For more details call 323-0819.
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