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A Mardi Gras float rider throws beads during the Tucks Mardi Gras Parade on Canal St. on Saturday, March 2, 2019.

A new month means new adventures. Mardi Gras season is officially here, and I think it’s safe to say everyone is excited. The party never ends here in Louisiana and this upcoming week is full of events. 

Parade, parades and more parades to come 

Time to grab your bead bags and a beer because this coming weekend parade season is rolling in. Krewe of Oshun Parade is Saturday the 8th and for your furry friends, Mystic Krewe of Mutts is the 9th. As of now, the weather is supposed to be perfect for paradin’. For more details and routes check out visitbatonrouge.com

Runnin’ Runnin’ Runnin’ 

For all my marathon runners, we have something for you too. Mardi Gras Mambo is a race taking place on Saturday the 8th. The fun begins at 8 am with the 1 Mile Fun Run, the 10k and 15k takes off at 8:30 am. So lace up your running shoes and register at runsignup.com

Turn up the music!

This Friday the 7th, Hotel California - A Tribute to The Eagles, will be hosted at L'Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge. Starting at 8 pm you and your friends can enjoy this performance for as little as $34 a ticket, but if you’re looking for tickets up close and personal, floor tickets are ranging from $250 to $360. To find the perfect seat check out excite.com

Let's get cooking 

Are your cooking skill slacking? Well, thanks to one of our many local grocery stores, your cooking can be improved. This Wednesday the 5th, Rouses Market, in Drusilla Shopping Center, will be hosting a free cooking demonstration.  Chef Sally will be preparing Rouses Shrimp Jambalaya from 11 pm to one pm. 

Farmers Market kind of Saturday 

On Saturdays from eight am to 12 pm Red Stick Farmers Market has farm-fresh produce, goods, cooking demonstrations and more. Located at Main Street Market, 5th and Main Streets you, your friends and family can enjoy what the local Baton Rouge community has to offer. 

Baton Rouge always has something to interest its people. No matter the season, there is always something to celebrate and this week has something for you.

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