Shreveport-Bossier Getaways - September 2014
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Funnel cake at Red River Revel

Fall festivals for every taste

Fall festival season is just around the corner in Shreveport-Bossier. While there are lots of reasons to visit an upcoming festival – including live music, art vendors and family activities – the food and drink available at these events is always a main attraction. Here are a few of the tastiest events on our schedule for October: 

The 39th annual Red River Revel Arts Festival will be held in downtown Shreveport, Oct. 4-11. From beignets to seafood gumbo, this event is bursting at the seams with Louisiana flavors. The 6th annual BREW, an afternoon-long premier beer tasting, will return to Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport on Saturday, Oct. 18. Featuring more than 100 beers being poured as well as food from popular local eateries, BREW is a beer lover’s dream come true. The 4th annual Herby-K’s Block Party and Benefit, a fundraiser benefiting Pet Savers of Shreveport, will be held, 1-6 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 26. Fans of the legendary Shreveport restaurant can celebrate with live music, kids’ activities and lots of great Herby-K’s food.  

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NBA Dallas Mavericks vs New Orleans Pelicans

Dallas Mavericks to face New Orleans Pelicans at CenturyLink Center

NBA preseason action will come to Bossier City’s CenturyLink Center on Thursday, Oct. 23, when the Dallas Mavericks face the New Orleans Pelicans. Tip-off is at 7 p.m. Tickets are now available at the CenturyLink box office, and online at, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at any authorized Ticketmaster Outlet. Ticket prices start at just $12 and group, military and family ticket packages are available, ensuring that the event is affordable and accessible for the entire community.

The match-up will be the final preseason game for the New Orleans Pelicans before the start of the regular season. The game is hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission, CenturyLink Center and City of Bossier City.


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Shreveport's haunted tours

Most Haunted: Tour Shreveport's spookiest spots this October

Love a good ghost story? Shreveport-Bossier is home to some fantastic haunted tours, ranging from walking city tours to public ghost hunts exploring historic buildings.

Historic Haunts of Shreveport will lead a public ghost hunt at the legendary Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on Sunday, Oct. 5. “The Muni,” as it is called by locals, is reputed to be one of the most haunted buildings in the South, and was featured on the Season 9 premiere of SyFy’s hit television show Ghost Hunters. Another haunted tour guide service exploring downtown Shreveport is the Shreve Town Ghost Walk, which departs each Saturday night at 8 p.m. from 501 Texas Street. Admission to this walking tour is $10 and each walk lasts approximately 1 ¾ hours. The Shreve Town Ghost Walk season ends on Saturday, Oct. 25. On Halloween night, 6-9 p.m., special haunted tours by candlelight are also offered at the historic Logan Mansion in Shreveport. Halloween tours of the Logan Mansion are $10 each and begin every 20 minutes. The Logan Mansion is located at 725 Austin Place in Shreveport.  

From If you work up an appetite while hunting ghosts, a great place to dine would be Stocky’s Pizza in Haughton, said to be “the South’s most haunted pizzeria.” Get the whole story at


BAC's East Bank Gallery Presents Zihlavsky/Taylor Exhibit
Now - Tue, Sep 30
Bossier Arts Council - East Bank

Centenary in Paris: An Exhibit by First-Year Students
Now - Sun, Oct 26
Meadows Museum of Art

“With the Beatles” by Enoch Doyle Jeter
Now - Sat, Oct 25
Meadows Museum of Art

DigiFest South
Tue, Sep 16 - Thu, Sep 18
CenturyLink Center

The Addams Family
Thu, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 28
Shreveport Little Theatre

Shreveport Symphony Opening Night: Violin Spectacular
Sat, Sep 20, 2014
Shreveport RiverView Theater

Husk, Hull and Rind: A beer, wine and cheese pairing
Tue, Sep 23
Great Raft Brewing

Peter Frampton Live
Fri, Sep 26
Shreveport Municipal Auditorium

Heritage and Harvest Tour
Sat, Sep 27, 2014
Hwy. 3049, Gilliam, LA

Chris Cagle
The Stage
Fri, Oct 03, 2014

Red River Quilters Annual Show
Fri, Oct 3 - Sun, Oct 5
Riverview Hall

Red River Revel Arts Festival
Sat, Oct 4 - Sat, Oct 11
Festival Plaza


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