South Pacific: The Concert 07/10/2015 to 07/12/2015 South Pacific: The Concert, a collaborative effort of the Monroe Symphony Orchestra, Strauss Theatre Center Main Stage and the Northeast Louisiana Arts Council, brings the hit songs from this beloved classic musical to life. From “I’m Gonna Wash that Man Right Outta My Hair” to “There Is Nothing Like a Dame” to “Some Enchanted Evening,” enjoy this rare musical experience featuring the most lyrical and moving music written for the stage. Accompanied by a live orchestra, a top-notch cast of singers will fill ULM’s Brown Theatre with some of the most lyrical and moving music written for the stage.
Yoga in the garden 07/11/2015 The Biedenharn Museum & Gardens will host a morning yoga session in their beautiful gardens. Stretch and enjoy the beautiful, serenity of their lovely gardens.
Thomas Benefit 4D Barrel Run 07/11/2015 Enjoy watching the 4D Barrel run to benefit Michael (Mike) Thomas, a veteran who has served our country in Iraq and Afghanistan who is currently fighting a new battle with cancer.
Where to Eat
Cascio's Italian & Cajun Eatery 4207 Old Sterlington Rd., Monroe This old fashioned eatery is great for families and serves homemade Italian dishes and seafood.
Cascio's Tavern 400 Trenton Street Suite A, West Monroe This family has been providing memorable meals to locals for over 80 years in different locations.
Catfish Cabin 1400 Louisville Avenue, Monroe This local favorite has been serving appetizing seafood dishes like gumbo, baked fish, and fried fish since 1972.
Catfish Charlie's 2329 Louisville Avenue, Monroe Try their thin and crispy fried catfish, or get it grilled, blackened, or wrapped up in a taco.
Chef Eric Johnson & Company 222 Blanchard Street, West Monroe Chef Eric is offering a daily hot lunch dish, specialty salads, pasta dishes and take home meals.
Cheniere Shack 7975 Cypress Street, West Monroe Fried oysters that are plump and juicy, thin strips of catfish filets fried to perfection and seasoned just right, hot boiled crawfish when in season -- all will make you want to smack your lips! Enjoy their freshly made desserts such as coconut cream pie topped with a luscious meringue, their lemon icebox pie, a southern favorite, or their melt-in-your mouth pecan pie.
Ron's Cajun Boudin 1502 S. 2nd Street, Monroe Grab a meal to go or get boudin by the pound for the whole family.
Scott's Catfish & Seafood 2812 Cypress Street, West Monroe Locals love the casual atmosphere! The Bond family dish up fried catfish, gumbo, crab cakes, Catfish Louisianne - etouffee over catfish and rice - and the award-winning Orleans Crab Sauce over pasta with shrimp or chicken.