Labor Day Weekend Festivities

Labor Day may gesture the end of summer, but it also is the start of many things to come! This Labor Day weekend may give you and your family one last peace of mind with outdoor cooking and picnicking. It is a celebration for all the hard laborers out there, so why not partake in some festivities in Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas?! We have gathered a list for some cool festivities for you and the family! Take full advantage of this three day weekend and make some of the recommend stops from the All Star Family!

Baton Rouge Zoo

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Member’s Night at the Baton Rouge Zoo is a great place to take the family for an exclusive peak at the zoo! This event is exclusively for zoo members only and will be closed to the public. You get to see what the animals are up to when the gates are closed to the public. Admissions gates open on September 1st, from 4 p.m. – 7 p.m. This special members occasion will feature “The Running of the Ducks”, and Face Painting to name a few. This is one event you do not want to miss out on! We encourage you to bring your flashlight for the dark!

Hill Memorial Library

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The Hill Memorial Library are doing some amazing things in Baton Rouge.  There is an exhibition on our animal earthly companions, and it’s free to the public! They are going to focus on how intriguing and intricate the relationship between humans and animals are.  These fascinations are documented and housed within LSU Libraries Special Collections. We suggest you get the kids down there to learn about our complexed earthly companions. This special is running through September 16. For directions and hours of operation, visit lib.lsu.edu/special or call (225) 578-6544.

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Zydeco Country

It’s time to celebrate the oldest Zydeco Festival this Labor Day weekend in Opelousas; the Zydeco Capital of the world! This weekend at the Zydeco Music Festival will be thrill for the entire family. The creole culture and zydeco music will definitely keep you and your family entertained. They are going to be paying tribute to featured artist, Grammy Winner- Chubby Carrier, and others! The festival will be held at the Yambilee Festival Grounds off Highway 190, (1939 W. Landry,Opelousas), from September 1-2. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 12 O’ clock, Midnight- or until the festivities stop.  This is definitely going to be a great time for you to get out and spend some upbeat quality time with the family or friends! Did we mention there will be great food and arts and crafts there as well?! Admission to Zydeco Country is $15 for adult, and $5 for 12 years and under.

As you can see, there are quite a few things to get out the house to do this Labor Day Weekend. From spending quality time with the kids, to partying like there is no tomorrow! We suggest you get out there, and liven up Baton Rouge and the surrounding areas with your presence!

At All Star Automotive, we offer a wide range of automotive services to make every step of your ownership experience as easy as possible, whether you’re shopping around for a new, used or certified pre-owned vehicle, or need repairs from certified experts.

To help you find just what you’re looking for, our new inventory and used inventory search provides plenty of options. And when you’re ready, quick credit approvals and online financing help make your purchase go smoothly and efficiently. You can also schedule your service online and get the expertise of one of our factory-trained technicians. All these options are available at Baton Rouge’s favorite place to buy and service vehicles – All Star Automotive! Proudly serving Baton Rouge, Port Allen, Zachary, Baker, Denham Springs, Prairieville, Hammond and surrounding areas.

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Fall Family Events in Baton Rouge

Fall is in full swing and that means cooler weather and more time outside! We know how stir crazy the kiddos can get after being at school all day! They just want to go ride their bikes and play basketball outside, but then they get tired of doing the same old thing. That’s when it’s time to load up the family and go do some fun activities and festivals! We have complied a list of some of our favorite Fall Family Events to do in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas! These activities are all kid friendly, inexpensive (some even being free!), and fun activities that are sure to bring the family together this fall season!     

Live After Five

This event is in its 18th season! Live After Five is a great event to bring the family to after a long week of work and school. Just bring a blanket, a few chairs and your favorite dancing shoes! This event is free so it is perfect for those families on a budget or college students needing to take a break from the books! Live After Five is every Friday starting September 9th going through October 28 from 5-8PM. For fall 2016, Live After Five will be held in Repentance Park, behind the Old State Capitol, off of River Road.

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Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch

This pumpkin patch is located in the Hammond area, we wanted to make sure to include it in our list because of how wonderful this pumpkin patch is! Not only will your child be able to pick out their very own pumpkin, but there are tons of activities for the kiddos to enjoy! Zip lining, jumping pillow, tunnel slide, face painting, hay maze and milk a cow are just a few of the many fun activities Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch has to offer! Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch is open Monday-Friday 9-5 PM and Saturday-Sunday 10-5 PM! Admission is $7 per child and adults are free!

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Corn Maze Saturdays at Burden

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens puts on its annual Corn Maze festivities! The whole family is sure to enjoy this event during Louisiana’s most beautiful months! Enjoy tons of activities such as the petting zoo, enjoy a hayride, try the giant sling shots, climb the straw mountain and more!

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens also has an event called Night Maze and Bonfire on Saturday, October 29 starting at 10 AM and ending at 9 PM. Enjoy bonfires, s’mores, music and more! Dress the kiddos up in their costumes and have a night to remember!

As you can tell, we love fall! There are tons of fun, inexpensive and engaging activities to do in the Baton Rouge and surrounding areas! So get out there, enjoy the beautiful fall weather and make some memories that will last a lifetime! If you and your family go to any of these events, make sure to take pictures!

At All Star Automotive, we offer a wide range of automotive services to make every step of your ownership experience as easy as possible, whether you’re shopping around for a new, used or certified pre-owned vehicle, or need repairs from certified experts.

To help you find just what you’re looking for, our new inventory and used inventory search provides plenty of options. And when you’re ready, quick credit approvals and online financing help make your purchase go smoothly and efficiently. You can also schedule your service online and get the expertise of one of our factory-trained technicians. All these options are available at Baton Rouge’s favorite place to buy and service vehicles – All Star Automotive! Proudly serving Baton Rouge, Port Allen, Zachary, Baker, Denham Springs, Prairieville, Hammond and surrounding areas.