"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
Asian Cafe 2207 Cypress Street, West Monroe This café puts an Asian twist on breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Rawz Café 1100 Sterlington Road, Monroe A quaint café located just off the University campus has a large variety of sushi entrees.
Ronin Hibachi Grill 1119 Garret Road, Monroe Gather friends at this trendy spot around the hibachi grill as you are entertained by trained chefs or try a fresh sushi roll with local flair like the Louisiana Roll with tempura shrimp, crunchy, snow crab, asparagus and mayo topped with fried catfish.
Samurai One 1118 Oliver Road, Monroe Serving delicate sushi on seaweed or soy paper and Thai food in this trendy spot with daily lunch specials Tuesday-Friday.
Toyko Japanese & Sushi Steak House 3462 Cypress Street, West Monroe Sushi or Teppanyaki prepared before your very eyes! You'll enjoy the fried rice along with your choice of chicken, steak, shrimp or lobster while being entertained.