Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series 05/4/2016 Join West Monroe-West Ouachita Chamber of Commerce for our seasonal Brown Bag Lunch Concert Series, held every Wednesday in May from noon to 1 p.m. at the Pavilion at 7th Square in West Monroe (behind the West Monroe Farmer's Market). Enjoy listening to the sounds of live, local musical talent under a shaded gazebo while enjoying a brown bag lunch or snack items provided by event sponsors. These FREE concerts are open to the public.
First Thursday Downtown 05/5/2016 On the first Thursday of every month join Antique Alley for extended shopping hours. Enjoy sips, nibbles, and store specials during extended shopping hours at participating merchants
Louisiana Crawfish Gatorfest 05/5/2016 to 05/8/2016 This is the 2nd Annual Louisiana Crawfish & Gator Fest at The Ike in West Monroe. This is a great event to bring your family and friends to enjoy great food, carnival rides, shopping, and live entertainment. This will be a fun-filled 4 day event for all to remember from all areas of the ArkLaMiss to come enjoy the best crawfish and experience live Gators for your entertainment.
Darryl's Pecan Pie from Big Momma's Fine Foods
1 cup Karo Light Corn Syrup
1 cup sugar
2 Tbsp. melted butter
1 Tbsp. flour
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 1/2 cups (6 oz.) pecans
1 unbaked 9 in. deep dish pie crust.
Preheat oven to 325°F. Combine the first five ingredients and, using a spoon, stir to mix thoroughly. Stir in the pecans. Pour the mixture into the pie crust. Bake on the center rack for about 60-70 minutes. Let it cool, and enjoy!
Tip: The pie is done when the center reaches about 200°F.