8 fun things for this weekend: Mar. 25-27

Get out and enjoy the nice weather at one or more of these fun weekend events in the Ark-La-Tex

SHREVEPORT, La. (Ark-La-Tex Weekend) - The last weekend of March doesn’t disappoint when it comes to events that will be fun for the whole family. Find more events on our community calendar and our Spring Festival Guide.

FRIDAY, MARCH 25

Spring Rose Festival and Garden Marketplace

12:30pm - 4:30pm (Also on Saturday)

See what’s new at the American Rose Center. Buy a few rose bushes and more. Learn how to grow roses and more. Admission is $5. Read more about it here.

Location - American Rose Center, 8877 Jefferson Paige Rd., Shreveport

14th Annual Shreveport Blues Festival

8:00pm

Some great acts in Blues music take to the historic stage: Pokey Bear, Jeter Jones, O.B. Buchana, Melvia “Chick” Rodgers, Calvin Richardson, and Tucka. For tickets and info, follow the event on Facebook.

Location - Shreveport Municipal Auditorium, 705 Grand Ave.


SATURDAY, MARCH 26

Robbys

7:00pm

Fashion Through Film is theme for the Oscars-related party that helps the Robinson Film Center continue to bring great programming and films to our area. Read more about it here.

Location - Robinson Film Center, 617 Texas St., Shreveport

Verdi’s Rogoletto

7:30pm

The Shreveport Opera along with the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra presents this tragic tale of love and a curse. For tickets, click here.

Location - Shreveport RiverView Theatre, 600 Clyde Fant Pkwy.

New Edition: The Culture Tour with Charlie Wilson and Jodeci

8:00pm

If you are a fan of R&B, make sure to check out this concert New Edition and their 30+ years of music. For tickets, click here.

Location - Brookshire Grocery Arena, Bossier City


SUNDAY, MARCH 27

Fast Cars and Food Trucks

11:00am - 5:00pm

See a huge amount of cars from classic roadsters to modern rides. There will be raffles, SPL competition and plenty to eat with a few food trucks. For more info, click here.

Location - Shreve City Shopping Center, 271 Shreveport-Barksdale Hwy.

Concert Fundraiser

5:00pm

Percussionist Anthony Robinson will play several famous songs that were composed for films. The concert benefits the Jefferson Opera House Theatre Players. For more info, click here.

Location - Union Baptist Church, Houston St., Jefferson, Tex

Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames

7:00pm (Also on Monday & Tuesday)

The First Baptist Church Daingerfield presents this free theatrical presentation that you will never forget. Free admission and child care provided. For more info, click here.

Location - First Baptist Church, 202 West M. Watson Blvd., Daingerfield, Tex

Robert Streeter

Robert Streeter

Lead content producer for the Ark-La-Tex Weekend as well as Creative Services Producer.