MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Hub Music Hall in Monroe is hosting another Friday Nights Unplugged event January 24th. It’s a night of free live music and drink specials from 6 to 8 p.m. The doors open at 6 p.m. with music starting at 6:30 p.m. featuring Haley Brooke.
Here's a wrap-up on your weekend events around the ArkLaMiss. (KNOE) -
Stampede at the Ike is back this weekend! It’s Friday, January 24th and Saturday, January 25th. The event will highlight seven different rodeo acts starting at 7:30 p.m. both days. You can get tickets ahead of time at J & H Boots and Jeans in West Monroe and Patton’s Western Wear in Ruston. Tickets are $15 for adults in advance, and $20 at the door. Children ages 4 to 10 are $6 and kids under 3 are free.
Saturday, January 25th you can come out at support the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana at the 4th Annual Empty Bowls event. It starts at 11 a.m. at the Bayou Pointe Event Center on ULM’s campus. Local artists will be showcasing their pottery skills, there’s live music, and there will be food from local restaurants. Tickets start at $20.
Ouachita Green and Keep West Monroe Beautiful are hosting Team up 2 Clean up this Saturday, January 25th. They’ll be cleaning up Restoration Park and Mane Street in West Monroe. They ask volunteers to meet at 9 a.m. at the Restoration Pavilion and they’ll be out until noon.
The Louisiana Cancer Foundation and the Northeast Louisiana Cancer Institute are hosting a free Pap Smear and Clinical Breast Exam day this weekend. It’s Saturday, January 25th from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Oncology Associates of Monroe at 1162 Oliver Road. They ask that you call (318) 966-1953 to schedule an appointment ahead of time.
As part of National Museum Month, you can visit the Union Museum of History and Art to check out their exhibit highlighting local artist Don Cincone. He’s an internationally-known artist from Alto, La. The museum says Cincone was commissioned to do 85 paintings for the 1965 movie “The Art of Love”. The exhibit is on display until January 31st.
Over in Vicksburg, they’re hosting the 11th Annual Chili for Children Cook-Off in front of the Lady Luck Casino. It’s a fundraiser for the Warren County Children’s Center and Jacob’s Ladder Learning Center. The theme this year is “Super Heroes” and it goes from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tickets are $10 and kids under 3 are free.
In El Dorado, the SouthArk Library has an exhibit on display exploring the history of the state through Arkansas State Archives. It’s called “Territorial Arkansas: The Wild Western Frontier” and it’s free to attend. The library says it highlights the deadly duels in state history and how settlers first came to the state.