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Food, festivals and family fun in March 

The arrival of Spring ushers in a busy calendar of food events, festivals and family-friendly fun in Shreveport and Bossier City. Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators, a popular annual gumbo cook-off and fundraiser, will be held on Saturday, March 11 in Festival Plaza. 318 Restaurant Week, a week-long celebration of Shreveport-Bossier's unique local dining scene, will host events at restaurants throughout the city, March 14-18. The Louisiana Redbud Festival in historic downtown Vivian will include a parade, arts and crafts vendors and more on Saturday, March 18. Vietnamese culture will be celebrated at the ASEANA Spring Festival in downtown Shreveport on Saturday, March 25. For a complete calendar of upcoming events, check out       

Enter to win a great prize package from 318 Restaurant Week. This prize package includes a one-night stay at 2439 Fairfield: A Bed and Breakfast as well as gifts from Robinson Film Center, Louisiana Boardwalk Outlets and Fully Stacked. 

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