Everyone knows that Baton Rouge, Louisiana is one of the best places to be to celebrate Mardi Gras, but there are a lot of other exciting celebrations, festivals, and events here for your enjoyment all throughout the year. Before you leave your apartments at Cherry Creek, make sure you’re aware of these events. Not only would they be fun to attend, but knowing about them will help you plan accordingly for traffic!
Join the Fighting Tigers as they continue to dominate. No matter what we’re ranked, we know that LSU is one of the best programs in the country. This month LSU hosts the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Texas A&M Aggies at Tiger Stadium. Of course you can catch the game on TV, but the live college football experience can’t be beat!
Veterans and community members unite to honor veterans at Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, on Tuesday, Nov. 11th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Veterans Day Ceremony is sponsored by the USS KIDD Veterans Museum. The Adjutant General of the Louisiana National Guard, Maj. Gen. Glenn H. Cutis, will be the keynote speaker, and USS KIDD Director Alejandra Juan will be the master of ceremonies. The MLK Kings Kid’s Bell Choir will also delight attendees with their patriotic songs throughout the ceremony.
The Fiber Arts Festival, held in the pavilion of beautiful Bayou Plaquemine Waterfront Park, celebrates a wide variety of fiber arts – cross stitchings, jewelry, quilting, embroidery, hooking, spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, basket making, and many more fun projects and demonstrations. Artists will sell their works at the event, and music and food will also be offered.
After the Halloween season closes, the lights go out and a completely different, even more terrifying show comes to life as the haunted house goes completely pitch dark! Visitors will be given a few dimly lit LED finger lights to explore the dark passages of The 13th Gate. If you’re not faint of heart and scary stuff is right up your dark alley, you won’t want to miss the ultimate haunted house experience.
Baton Rouge has something for everyone! What are your favorite annual events in November? Let us know below in the comments.