Mardi Gras is in the air in northwest Louisiana! From beads to the World of Wheels, we've got you covered!

Friday, January 27, 2017:

Acceptable Losses by the Critical Art Ensemble at Meadows Museum of Art 9am-2pm Free

Nine Birds by Don Brown at Meadows Museum of Art 9am-2pm Free

2016 Bossier Parish Student Art Show: Imagination Running Wild at the Bossier Arts Council 11am-5pm Free

Louisiana Society of Animal Artists at the Louisiana State Exhibit Museum 5pm Free

World of Wheels at the Shreveport Convention Center 5-9pm

Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians at Artspace 5:30-8:30pm Free

Public Ice Skating at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum 6-10pm

Krewe of Justinian Grand Bal at the Horseshoe Casino Riverdome 6:30pm

Shreveport Mudbugs Hockey vs. Wichita Falls Wildcats at George’s Pond at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum 7:11pm $10-25

The 39 Steps at Emmett Hook Center 7:30pm $15 and $10

Tracy Lawrence at DiamondJacks Casino and Resort 8pm

Flashback Fridays at Eldorado Resort Casino 9pm $5

 

Saturday, January 28, 2017:

Run Like an Animal 5K and 1 Mile Dog Run at the Stoner Boat Launch 7am

Horseless Horse Show and Tack Swap at Double Rainbow Equestrian Center 9am-12pm Free

Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians at Artspace

  • 10:30am – 12pm Brunch at Parish Taceaux
  • 12pm Artist talk at Artspace with Chief Howard Miller
  • 1-3pm Pre parade party with food trucks, arts market and more
  • 3-5pm Shreveport Common Uncommon Mardi Gras Parade
  • 5pm Texas Street block party

Snakes of Louisiana at Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park 10am

World of Wheels at the Shreveport Convention Center 10am-9pm

2016 Bossier Parish Student Art Show: Imagination Running Wild at the Bossier Arts Council 11am-5pm Free

Public Ice Skating at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum 2-4pm and 6-10pm

Krewe of Demeter Bal at David Means Memorial 4-H Center 6:30pm $75

Krewe of Elders Grand Bal at Events on the Red 6:30pm

Shreveport Mudbugs Hockey vs. Wichita Falls Wildcats at George’s Pond at Hirsch Memorial Coliseum 7:11pm $10-25

The 39 Steps at Emmett Hook Center 7:30pm $15 and $10

Shreveport Symphony: Wideman Piano Competition Finals at Shreveport’s RiverView Theater 7:30pm

 

Sunday, January 29, 2017:

World of Wheels at the Shreveport Convention Center 10am-6pm

Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Jazz Brunch at Eldorado Resort Casino 11:30am-3:30pm

Acceptable Losses by the Critical Art Ensemble at Meadows Museum of Art 12pm-4pm Free

Nine Birds by Don Brown at Meadows Museum of Art 12pm-4pm Free

Weddings with Style Magazine's Signature Bridal Show at the Bossier Civic Center 12:30-4:30pm

Public Ice Skating at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum 2-4pm

Winter Tree ID Workshop at Walter B. Jacobs Memorial Nature Park 2pm

The 39 Steps at Emmett Hook Center 3pm $15 and $10