"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" 02/25/2017 to 02/26/2017 The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors comes to vibrant life in this delightful musical parable. Joseph, his father's favorite son, is a boy blessed with prophetic dreams. When he is sold into slavery by his jealous brothers and taken to Egypt, Joseph endures a series of adventures in which his spirit and humanity are continually challenged.
Fashion Fusion 2017 02/25/2017 This high energy, runway-style fashion show is infused with dance performed by the Debbie Bourg School of Dance and is a benefit event for the Children's Coalition for Northeast Louisiana. The show features local fashion boutiques from the Monroe area and promotes shopping local, while promoting the work of the Children's Coalition.
36th annual Black History Parade 02/25/2017 Enjoy marching units, schools, churches, car clubs, motorcycle clubs and horse clubs! This year's theme is "Freedom is never given. It is won." The parade rolls down Washington Street to North 4th to DeSiard Street and will end at Eastgate Plaza.
Where to Eat
BBQ Pit 8825 Hwy 165 North, Monroe Tender ribs that will keep you licking your fingers! Pulled pork that locals say is the “bomb”.
BBQ West 4900 Cypress Street, Suite 9, West Monroe Try the fall off the bone ribs and keep the napkins handy as it gets a little messy, but oh so good! They slow cook their BBQ sauce to enhance the flavors.
Danken Trail 7712 DeSiard Street, Monroe They've been serving their tangy sauce with beef, turkey or sausage for over 30 years.
Frenchie's Wagons 113 Smith Street, West Monroe For a great meal on the run, try their delicious ham, beef, or shrimp po-boys, plate lunches and burgers.
Podnuh's Bar-B-Q 1108 Sterlington Road, Monroe Try their zesty sauce on all the BBQ dishes you know and love: beef, sausage, chicken and baked beans.
Podnuh's Bar-B-Q 810 Splane Drive, West Monroe Try their zesty sauce on all the BBQ dishes you know and love: beef, sausage, chicken and baked beans.