Special MPAC offer; FHL Fat Tuesday celebration; Ultimate Mardi Gras party

Special MPAC offer for AR subscribers

MPAC is back! The sell-out event of the summer is returning for its second year in a row. Jointly hosted by 225 and inRegister magazines, the party that celebrates the music, people, arts and community of Baton Rouge is scheduled for May 7 at the Shaw Center for the Arts downtown. And you, as an Avenue Rouge subscriber, can purchase tickets at a special rate before they go on sale to the general public. The 24-hour exclusive offer means you only pay $45 per ticket, instead of the regular price of $65. The sale ends Friday, Feb. 6, at 5 p.m. Purchase tickets here and enter promotional code AR to unlock the presale ticket.

FHL Fat Tuesday celebration

The Foundation for Historical Louisiana is gearing up for its annual trip to the Big Easy to celebrate Mardi Gras. The Lagniappe Tour is scheduled for Tuesday, Feb. 17, and includes round-trip transportation in a luxury motor coach, reserved parade seating, and a buffet dinner at the Le Pavillon Hotel. Find out more here.

Ultimate Mardi Gras party

The second annual Ultimate Louisiana Mardi Gras Party is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. downtown. The family-friendly event is free to the public. Those who go will enjoy live bands and entertainment including Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor, vendors, art exhibits, and food. Festivities take place at North Boulevard Town Square. For further details, click here or call 802-9681.

Save the Date

Movie Night is coming back Wednesday, Feb. 11, downtown at North Boulevard Town Square. Dirty Dancing will begin at 7 p.m.