Things To Do This Week


My people, my people, tell me something good! What do ya’ll have up for the week? What’s the play? Before you map out your entertainment this week, check out my list below. As always, if you know of any events coming up, please reach out via DM (Messages that don’t include a greeting get looked over) or email me at I would love to add it to my weekly list. I’ll catch yall in the mix. Laissez les bon temps rouler!

Monday October 16, 2023

Steak Night

  • Time: 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Location: Fatty Arbuckles
  • Details: Kick off your week with T-bones, Filets, and Old Fashioned specials. Cheers! 21+

Words Over Lattes- ShanaDMusic Birthday Celebration

  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Location: 618 Commerce
  • Details: Celebrate the birthday of Shana D Music with live music, poetry, comedy, and the release of Shana’s new single. Food options from Prayer’s In A Pot food truck and signature cocktails. 21+


  • Time: 9:30 PM
  • Location: Josh-Lounge Shreveport
  • Details: Start your work week by singing your favorite songs with friends. Karaoke fun. $5 admission. 21+

Tuesday, October 17, 2023:

Pumpkin Shine on Line

  • Time: 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: Betty Virginia Park – 3901 Fairfield Ave
  • Details: Showcase of creative young minds from local schools, promoting art and community connection. Family-friendly and free.

Tacos & Tequila

  • Time: 7:00 PM – 2:00 AM
  • Location: #stylebar 203 Texas St
  • Details: Enjoy tacos, tequila, music, and fun on a Tuesday night. Free. 21+

Wednesday, October 18, 2023:

Whiskey x Weiner Wednesday

  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Strange Brew
  • Details: Enjoy FREE hotdogs and $5 whiskey on Wednesday. Happy Hour. 21+

Thursday, October 19, 2023:

Louisiana Film Prize 2023: Shreveport’s Film Festival

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Robinson Film Center
  • Details: Watch 20 short films, be the judge, and enjoy a film competition. All ages.

Breakfast and Bloom

  • Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: 5122 West Bert Kouns Industrial Loop
  • Details: Wine, crafting, food, and live music. Celebrate Shreveport-Bossier Black Restaurant Week with creative, musical, and culinary delights. 21+

Fall Cocktail Menu Release and Dinner

  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: Zuzul Coastal Cuisine
  • Details: Sample four new cocktails paired with tapas-style dishes. No judgment, just good times. 21+

Home for the Harvest: Night Market at Great Raft Brewing

  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: Great Raft Brewing
  • Details: Shop, eat, enjoy live music, and local beer at the night market. All ages. Free.

Sexy Thursdays “Ladies Night”

  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Lake Street Bar
  • Details: A night for mature working professionals with food, drinks, and DJ entertainment. Ladies free until 9 PM. $10.

Wine & Crime: A Murder Mystery Dinner

  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Glow Alchemy Kitchen
  • Details: Witness a fusion of cheese and wine with a murder mystery. Can you solve it? Adult fun. 21+

R&B Night

  • Time: 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Location: Louisiana Daiquiri Cafe
  • Details: Drink specials and R&B music. Let your weekend start on Thursday. 21+

Karaoke Night

  • Time: 10:00 PM
  • Location: #stylebarr 203 Texas St
  • Details: Karaoke night at Style Bar. Adult fun. 21+

Friday, October 20, 2023:

Louisiana Film Prize 2023: Shreveport’s Film Festival

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Robinson Film Center
  • Details: Watch 20 short films and be the judge in a film competition. All ages.

Food Prize 2023: Six Chefs Compete for the Golden Fork!

  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: The Remington Garage
  • Details: Taste dishes created by six finalist chefs and cast your vote. Chef dinner and competition. Adult fun.

Movies Under the Stars

  • Time: 6:00 PM
  • Location: 1805 Chestnut Park Ln
  • Details: Enjoy a family-friendly movie under the stars. Bring a blanket or chair. Movie: Monsters University. Food truck on site. Family fun.

Murder at the Grand Gatsby Speakeasy Mystery Dinner

  • Time: 6:30 PM
  • Location: 9588 Sentell Rd, Shreveport, LA
  • Details: Solve a murder mystery while enjoying dinner, dessert, and a cocktail. Mature audiences.

Triple Threat Performing Arts Party at Film Prize

  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: The Noble Savage Shreveport
  • Details: An opportunity for performing artists to connect and strengthen bonds in the local performing arts community. Mature audiences. Free.

Open Mic Comedy at Tiki Bar

  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: Tiki Bar & Grill
  • Details: Enjoy comedy, food, and drinks. Free. 21+

De’ Lontrell Thomas with the Core

  • Time: 8:00 PM
  • Location: 5765 S Lakeshore Dr, Shreveport, LA
  • Details: Live R&B and Smooth Jazz music. $15 admission. 30+

Front Cover Band

  • Time: 9:00 PM – 11:30 PM
  • Location: West End Throttle Bar
  • Details: Enjoy R&B, Old School, and Current Jams from Front Cover Band. $15 admission. 21+

Rooftop Fridays: Caribbean Nights

  • Time: 10:00 PM
  • Location: Haze On Texas
  • Details: Caribbean-themed night with a rooftop party. 21+

Saturday, October 21, 2023:

2023 Bossier City Farmers Market!

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: 2950 E Texas St
  • Details: Shop for fresh local produce, food, and more. All ages and pet-friendly.

Shreveport Nutcracker Market – Making Hollydays Bright!

  • Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Location: Shreveport Convention Center
  • Details: Start your holiday shopping with local small businesses. Shop for clothing, decor, jewelry, and more. All ages.

Louisiana Film Prize 2023: Shreveport’s Film Festival

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Location: Robinson Film Center
  • Details: Watch 20 short films and be the judge in a film competition. All ages.

Comedy Prize 2023: Seven Comedians. One Winner.

  • Time: 7:

00 PM

  • Location: The Remington Garage
  • Details: Seven comedians compete for a cash grand prize of $2,500. Celebrity judges will be present. Mature audiences.

An Evening in the Harlem Renaissance–A Black Tie Gala!

  • Time: 7:00 PM
  • Location: 315 Clyde Fant Pkwy
  • Details: A night of glitz, glamour, and cultural celebration at the Annual G.U.T.S Awards. Live jazz music, performances, and talent showcase. Black tie event.

Heaven & Hell Festival Closing Party at Prize Fest

  • Time: 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM
  • Location: Stray Cat
  • Details: Themed Halloween pre-party and closing party for Prize Fest. Costumes encouraged. 21+

Rooftop Saturday!

  • Time: 10:00 PM – until
  • Location: Haze On Texas
  • Details: Grown & Sexy rooftop party with special offers for ladies. Food provided by Keidra’s Kitchen LLC. 21+

Sunday, October 22, 2023:

Fashion Prize 2023: Five Designers and Runway Brunch Show!

  • Time: 11:00 AM
  • Location: 400 Commerce St
  • Details: Five designers compete for a cash grand prize and Fashion Prize glory. Celebrity judges will be present. Mature audiences.

Fête on the Farm

  • Time: 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Location: 440 Mahaffey Rd, Princeton, LA
  • Details: Stroll the farmhouse grounds, enjoy a meal featuring locally-sourced foods, and listen to live music by Bond+. Chef’s dinner and fundraiser.

Sunday Funday

  • Time: 6:00 PM – 12:00 AM
  • Location: Louisiana Daiquiri
  • Details: Continue the weekend fun with DJ Chris on the 1s and 2s, food, drinks, and dancing. 21+

Please note that event details are subject to change, and it’s a good idea to verify the information and check for any updates before attending any of these events.

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