Best on the Bayou Barrel Race 10/9/2015 to 10/11/2015 Platinum Productions Barrel Racing presents barrel racing action this weekend at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center.
Trade Days at Proven Grounds 10/10/2015 to 10/11/2015 You're invited to Proven Grounds for shopping, browsing, and rummaging. This is an outdoor event so feel free to bring lawn chairs and enjoy the day. There will be slides for the kids and concession is available.
Intro to Canoeing Class/Trip 10/10/2015 Come and join Volunteer Dave for an intro to canoeing class. Learn the basic strokes and how to get around. Put your new knowledge to use on a short trip.
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.
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.