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Murder is Served Dinner Theatre
07/31/2015 to 08/21/2015
A Funk Music Nightclub, a Drug Kingpin, a Sexy Dancer, a Hit-Man, a couple of Vengeful Women, a slew of Cops and a MURDER! It’s the late 70’s and you’re invited to celebrate the one-year anniversary of The Kitty Club... The funkiest nightclub in the city! So, put on your funky best and prepare to ‘tear the roof off’ as you groove to some funky, funky jams, solve a mystery and enjoy a delicious meal from Chef Eric Johnson. Disclaimer...this performance is rated PG-13 for:Colorful Language, Simulated Drug Use and Excessive Booty-Shaking.(Oh... And someone dies)You have been warned!

Downtown Gallery Crawl
08/6/2015
Presented by the Downtown Arts Alliance, eleven art galleries in downtown Monroe and West Monroe are open all evening for the public to enjoy great art, food, drink and music. Original art is for sale, tax free. Admission is free.

Rhea Lana's Back to School Sale
08/6/2015 to 08/9/2015
Shop quality name brands for Back to School clothes for a fraction of the price. Clothing sizes available are newborn through teen sizes. Many items will be half off on Saturday and Sunday.

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Mardi Gras in Monroe-West Monroe

 

Join us in Monroe-West Monroe for our 2015 Mardi Gras. The day is full of family fun and Mardi Gras adventures. Below you will find the schedule of events for Saturday, February 7!

Schedule of Events

9:00 am to 3:00 pm - Twin City Mardi Gras Cook-Off
Kick-off Mardi Gras with a cook-off at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the Grove.

10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Mardi Gras at the Market
The Downtown RiverMarket will host the first annual "Mardi Gras at the Market" in downtown Monroe with music from Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, family friendly events and great shopping throughout the day! Click HERE for the complete schedule.
 
10:30 am - Krewe of Janus Children's Mardi Gras Parade
Complete with beads and floats and Mardi Gras fun at Pecanland Mall's Center Court. Registration begins at 9:30 am and the first 100 participants receive a goody bag!
 
1:00 pm - 9th Annual Krewe of Paws Mardi Gras Pet Parade
See a twist on the traditional Mardi Gras festivities with pets of all sorts in costumes and floats, and of course plenty of beads along their parade route in Antique Alley! If you are interested in entering your pet, please see the registration information on our Calendar of Events Listing Page.

5 pm to 9 pm- Downtown River Jam
Enjoy a musical performance from Danny Lee and Dave, food, and spirits in Bry Park in Downtown Monroe along the parade route.


6 pm - Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade
Join us for Mardi Gras fun in Downtown West Monroe and Monroe as lighted floats and marching bands parade through the Twin Cities.
 


Krewe of Janus Mardi Gras Parade Route
Click HERE to download a route map.

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