Events

It’s Spring Fever Week at ULM

Apr 5, 2019

It’s time for the University of Louisiana Monroe’s annual Spring Fever Week, Monday, April 8 through Friday, April 12. The week of activities, games, contests, food and performances is sponsored by the ULM Campus Activities Board.

A highlight of Spring Fever Week will be the live comedy performance of DeRay Davis and Jay Pharoah at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 11 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. Tickets are: students — $10 general admission, $15 floor seating and for the public — $20 general admission, $25 floor seating. Tickets can be purchased at ulm.edu/concert.

Emerald McIntyre / ULM Photo Services

The University of Louisiana Monroe FemHawks and the Sexual Assault Response Team of Ouachita Parish will sponsor the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Wednesday, April 10. The 1-mile walk’s purpose is to bring awareness to sexual assault and domestic violence while creating gender solidarity. Registration is at 3:30 p.m. in the quad and the walk starts at 4 p.m.  Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international men’s march to advocate against sexual violence.

Krewe of Janus

The Twin Cities will be hopping this weekend with Mardi Gras related activities.  90.3 KEDM Public radio will be broadcasting live from downtown West Monroe and playing Mardi Gras music for all parade revelers. 

A festive holiday train has started its journey through Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Illinois and Missouri.

The Kansas City Southern Holiday Express Train started its journey last week in Shreveport, Louisiana. After stops in more than 20 cities, the trip will end Dec. 14 at Union Station in Kansas City, where the six-car train will remain on display through Dec. 18.

Monroe's RiverMarket hosts the Blues, Brews, and BBQ event on November 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The venue showcases the surrounding area’s variety of artisan handmade items, produce, LA products, food, and talent in a “town square” setting.

The event features live blues music throughout the day, a Rib Cook Off, and tastings from local home brewers.