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2:00 PM14:00

The Perkins Road Burger Fest Presented by Geaux Rouge


Geaux Rouge is proud to present "The Perkins Road Burger Fest" on Saturday, January 28, 2017, from 2pm-6pm. This will be a charity event with proceeds benefiting Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center and A.C. Lewis YMCA.

Attendees will get to sample a small burger from each participating competitor and beer from Mockler Beverage Company. Tickets to the event are $20.00 for regular pricing and $15.00 in online early bird pricing until January 6th.

There will be a battle amongst the competitors for The "Taste" Award, selected by a panel of judges, and a "People's Choice" Award, voted on by you, the attendees! The winners get the title of Best Perkins Road Burgers. 

There is a current list of competitors but invites are open to any and all burger spots on or around Perkins road to compete. 

Current Competitors:
The Overpass Merchant
Kalurah Street Grill
Galatoire's Bistro
City Pork Deli & Charcuterie
Phil's Oyster Bar & Seafood Restaurant
Table Kitchen & Bar Baton Rouge
Ivar's Sports Bar
Iverstine Farms Butcher
Burgersmith Perkins

Franz Borghardt from Geaux Rouge
Alex Barbosa from Barbosa's Barbeque
Allison Offner Bookman from Cupcake Allie
Molly Taylor from Beneath the Bark Jewelry
Matthew Sigur from The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA)
Dustin Sutton from Geaux Downtown BR

Geaux Rouge, Three Sixty Eight, Kristen Seneca, Mockler Beverage Company, Baton Rouge Printing, Goodwood Hardware & Outdoors, Baton Rouge Burgers, Giraphic Prints

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8:00 AM08:00

Stuff the Truck Fundraiser

The Baton Rouge Association of Minority Firefighters (BRAMF) is a non-profit community based organization that strives to promote firefighters in a positive light within the community. As a part of their service to the community, they are sponsoring the Stuff the Truck Christmas Celebration on December 17, 2016.

This Stuff the Truck event will collect toys for underprivileged children during the holiday season. These toys will be given to the Department of Children and Family Services. 

There are several ways to contribute, online and several drop off locations.

To contribute now, go to, keyword "Stuff The Truck"

New (unwrapped) toys maybe dropped off at the following Fire Stations from December 7-16, 2016:

Station No. 7 located at 5758 Claycut Street

Station No. 9 located at 4025 Perkins Road

Station No. 12 located at 555 Government Street

Station No. 14 located at 4121 Harding Boulevard

Station No. 19 located at 1101 Coursey Boulevard

On Saturday, December 17, 2016, you may drop off toys from 8am-1pm at the EpiCenter located at 6220 Florida Boulevard.

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5:00 PM17:00

Calandro's 5th Annual Rare Whiskey Event and Raffle

Calandro's 5th Annual Rare Whiskey Event & Raffle is happening on Thursday, December 15th @ Calandro's Perkins. Get ready for Whiskey Samples, Wine Tastings, our legendary Pappy Van Vinkle & Buffalo Trace Antique Collection Raffle & much more! AND - because it was so successful last year, they are again going to use raffle entries as a way to donate to a wonderful cause in St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital*. So make sure and mark your calendars and get over that night for your shot to buy some truly rare, truly sought after, truly amazing bourbons and other whiskeys, just in time for Christmas!

(* Entries into the raffle will cost $10, but you can give over and above this amount to your heart's content. They'll take care of cutting a check to St. Jude's for 100% of what we collect in raffle entries and donations!)

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4:00 PM16:00

Share the Bounty: Food Bank Fundraiser and Silent Auction

The Ogden Park Civic Association and Radio Bar invite you to Share The Bounty: A Flood Of Giving!

Come out for a silent auction benefiting the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank! The silent auction will close at 7pm. You must be present to win.

It is once again time for friends and family to gather over holiday food and drink. During this festive season, we ask you to join Ogden Park Civic Association in our second annual Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank fundraiser and silent auction. This year’s flood has created an even greater need for assistance in Baton Rouge. 

During the floods, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank felt the full force of this disaster. Their warehouse and offices took on four feet of water, resulting in the loss of delivery vehicles, refrigeration units and 1 million pounds of food. 

This year we will collect cash donations and have a silent auction to raise funds to assist in the rebuild of this great Baton Rouge institution. Please join us at the Radio Bar on December 4th for some free food, courtesy of Radio Bar, and help us provide meals to the 76,000 (17.2%) East Baton Rouge residents who are food insecure. 

Stay tuned for information about the goodies that will be up for auction!

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10:00 AM10:00

WHYR Listening Room & Record Shop Monthly Sale

Join WHYR Community Radio for their montly Record Shop Sale. All Albums are $1 with proceeds going back to WHYR Community Radio. 

This month On Saturday December 3rd, as part of WHYR’s first ever fund drive, stop by the Listening Room to pledge your end of year support in person. 
Everyone who pledges in person will get their choice of a free record from a special bin of vinyl as an extra thank you. Plus we’ll have refreshments and station tours! Join the fun!

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2:00 PM14:00

STAR - Painting with a Purpose

On Sunday, November 13th at Painting With a Twist in Mid City Baton Rouge join STAR, Sexual Trauma and Awareness Response, for a special fundraiser. Bring your friends and a bottle of wine and enjoy painting with a purpose. STAR will receive 50% of proceeds from the event.

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7:00 PM19:00

KINETICS - Premier Live Art Auction @ BRG

Baton Rouge Gallery's annual benefit fundraiser, KINETICS, returns with its fun and fast-paced live art auction on Friday, November 11 (7-11 p.m.). Located inside BREC's historic City Park (1515 Dalrymple Drive), the event celebrates the energy of contemporary art, specifically in Louisiana's capital city, providing a chance for every arts lover in town to share their passion for the visual arts while bidding on more than 30 original works from some of the region's most talented and prolific artists.

A portion of the proceeds from the event go directly to the local and regional artists that make up the gallery's artist member roster with the remaining funds going to support the gallery's facilitating of a dozen exhibitions annually and numerous well-attended cultural programs.

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3:00 PM15:00

Live in the Sky @ Independence Park


Inspired by the different platforms of art, this event brings a continued opportunity to the classy all-things-art-lovers of Baton Rouge and surrounding areas. Live In The Sky, Hosted by The Society's Secret is a networking day party that transforms into an evening experience.The event is heightened with great Live Music, Live Painting & Entertainment by hand selected Artists. Join us on the rooftop. You will not be disappointed. 

Master & Mistress of Ceremony: Luke St. John & Scottie

Featured Visual Artists: Ceaux Young of Axiom Art Collective, Alexis Moon, Lord Huey, O'Neal of Made Groceries, March Fresh, Autumn Lovelace, Jade1991 & many more!

Culinary creations by The MEALIONAIRE @LetDatGrilCook, Kharles Bistro and Love at PhirstBite

Original works of art and prints will be available to purchase

Portion Of All Proceeds To Support The Walls Project

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