November 2018: State Fair, Patti LaBelle, Willie Nelson & More
Looking for things to do in Shreveport-Bossier City during November? Bundle up and check out some of these activities.
STATE FAIR OF LOUISIANA
Oct. 25 – Nov. 11
The 112th annual State Fair of Louisiana will take place at the Louisiana State Fairgrounds in Shreveport with live entertainment including a mix of well-known country, gospel, zydeco, hip-hop and rock music performers. Live music headliners will include: Jeter Jones and Cupid, the Navy Pride Band, Ole Whiskey Revival and Cody Cooke and the Bayou Outlaws, 69 Boyz and Ying Yang Twins, La Energía Norteña, Gospel Mega Fest 2018, and T-Broussard and the Zydeco Steppers. General gate admission is $12 and parking at Louisiana State Fairgrounds is $5. Attracting more than 400,000 people each year, the State Fair of Louisiana also hosts the largest carnival and livestock show in the state.
TASTE: A FESTIVAL OF FOOD AND ART
From classic Louisiana staples like jambalaya to authentic Mexican delights, TASTE boasts more than 30 local restaurants and chefs under one roof. Your ticket or sponsorship allows you to taste as many delights as you like, including beer and wine samples. A cash bar is also available.
MOVIES IN THE PARK
Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23
Movies in the Park will take place at 5 p.m. in Windrush Park on Nov. 2, 9, 16 and 23. Join the Provenance Community for movies and food trucks. This is a family fun event so bring blankets or chairs for sitting on the lawn. The Provenance is located less than a mile east of the I-49 Interchange at Southern Loop between Wallace Lake and Norris Ferry Roads. Admission is free.
Martina McBride is a multiple Grammy® nominated country icon, whose incomparable vocals have kept her at the top of the charts, garnering six No.1 hits and 20 top 10 singles. Selling more than 18 million albums to date, McBride has earned 14 Gold, nine Platinum, three Double Platinum and two Triple Platinum certifications for hits like Independence Day, Wild Angels, This One’s For the Girls, A Broken Wing, and many more. See Martina McBride live, only at Margaritaville.
MOSCOW BALLET’S GREAT RUSSIAN NUTCRACKER
Christmas is coming and so is the one and only Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker: Dove of Peace Tour. Presenting world-class Russian artists, hand-painted sets and a two dancer Dove of Peace with a 20-foot wingspan. The Great Russian Nutcracker brings the Christmas spirit to life for all ages. Kids will be wide-eyed with delight. Come and experience the excitement and pageantry, spreading goodwill in 2018.
The legendary Patti LaBelle will perform at 8 p.m. at Horseshoe Riverdome in Bossier City. Don’t miss out on the chance to experience the soulful songbird live as she belts out classic rhythm and blues renditions, pop standards and spiritual sonnets. She is widely regarded as the queen of rock and soul music and has received acclaim for many of her songs, including Lady Marmalade, When You Talk About Love and New Attitude.
WILLIE NELSON AND FAMILY
Willie Hugh Nelson is an American musician, singer, songwriter, author, poet, actor and activist. The critical success of the album Shotgun Willie, combined with the critical and commercial success makes Nelson one of the most recognized artists in country music. Over the course of a six-decade career and 200 plus albums, this iconic Texan has earned every conceivable award as a musician and amassed reputable credentials as an author, actor and activist. Don’t miss the opportunity to experience Willie Nelson and Family live at Horseshoe Casino and Hotel Bossier.
ROCKETS OVER THE RED
Ring in the holiday season at Rockets Over the Red Fireworks Festival at Riverview Park in Shreveport and the Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets in Bossier City. Both viewing areas will feature Christmas music, local performance arts groups, food trucks, face painting, Santa Claus and the largest outdoor Christmas trees in the region.
THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS
On the heels of taking their unparalleled entertainment to capacity crowds overseas, the Harlem Globetrotters will return to CenturyLink Center in Bossier City at 7 p.m. with their one-of-a-kind show. Featuring some of the most elite dunkers on the planet, exceptional ball handlers, and Guinness World Record holders, a Globetrotters game is more than just basketball — it’s the ultimate in family entertainment that will bring smiles and fan interaction to people of all ages.
This exclusive shopping experience chauffeurs participants to multiple locally owned retailers along Line Avenue in Shreveport. Tinsel shoppers can enjoy complimentary food, entertainment, discounts and more.
SUBMIT YOUR EVENT
Submit your upcoming local events six weeks in advance to Adam Bailey at [email protected]