This weekend we say goodbye to 2016 and welcome the new year! If you're looking for something to do in Shreveport/Bossier City, there's no shortage of things to do!

Friday, December 30, 2016:

Acceptable Losses by the Critical Art Ensemble at Meadows Museum of Art 9am-2pm Free

Birds of the Enlightenment: Predecessors and Rivals of J.J. Audubon at Meadows Museum of Art 9am-2pm Free

Nine Birds by Don Brown at Meadows Museum of Art 9am-2pm Free

Shades of Despujols: The Art and Science of Color in the Work of Jean Despujols at Meadows Museum of Art 9am-2pm Free

A Beautiful Planet at Sci-Port Discovery Center 10am, 12pm and 2:15pm

2016 Bossier Parish Student Art Show: Imagination Running Wild at the Bossier Arts Council 11am-5pm Free

Minden Old World Lights Spectacular in downtown Minden 5-10pm

Public Ice Skating at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum 6-10pm

Kwanzaa Celebration 2016 at the Nubian Culture Outreach Center 6-7pm

Louisiana Boardwalk Nightly Blizzard 6:30 and 7:30pm

 

Saturday, December 31, 2016:

Jurassic Quest at the Shreveport Convention Center $20-$29 9am-8pm

New Year’s at Noon at Sci-Port Discovery Center 9am – 1pm

A Beautiful Planet at Sci-Port Discovery Center 10am, 12pm and 2:15pm

2016 Bossier Parish Student Art Show: Imagination Running Wild at the Bossier Arts Council 11am-5pm Free

Public Ice Skating at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum 2-4pm and 6-10pm

Minden Old World Lights Spectacular in downtown Minden 5-10pm

Kwanzaa Celebration 2016 at the Nubian Culture Outreach Center 6-7pm

Brew Year’s Eve at Red River Brewing Company 6-9pm Free

Last Beer of the Year at Great Raft Brewing 6-10pm Free

Louisiana Boardwalk Nightly Blizzard 6:30 and 7:30pm

Clink 2016 at Remington Suite Hotel and Spa 7pm-2am $25-$175

Shreveport Mudbugs Hockey vs. Lone Star Brahmas 7:11pm at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum $12.50-$25

NYE 2017 Show: Remembering Artists Lost in 2016 at Strange Brew 8pm-1:30am $10

Rock in the New Year at Harrah’s Louisiana Downs 8pm, fireworks at 12:15am Free

Windstorm at Boomtown Casino 8pm-1am in the Sundance Cantina Free

Toast: A Red Carpet Affair at Sci-Port Discovery Center 8:30pm-12am

Elegant Few at El Dorado Casino and Resort 8pm

Rockin’ Dopsie at Sam’s Town Live 10pm

 

Sunday, January 1, 2016:

Jurassic Quest at the Shreveport Convention Center $20-$29 9am-7pm

The Glen’s Christmas Boutique at The Glen Retirement System 10am-3pm Free

Acceptable Losses by the Critical Art Ensemble at Meadows Museum of Art 12pm-4pm Free

Nine Birds by Don Brown at Meadows Museum of Art 12pm-4pm Free

Shades of Despujols: The Art and Science of Color in the Work of Jean Despujols at Meadows Museum of Art 12pm-4pm Free

Birds of the Enlightenment: Predecessors and Rivals of J.J. Audubon at Meadows Museum of Art 12pm-4pm Free

Public Ice Skating at George’s Pond at Hirsch Coliseum 2-4pm

Minden Old World Lights Spectacular in downtown Minden 5-10pm

Kwanzaa Celebration 2016 at the Nubian Culture Outreach Center 6-7pm

Fireworks over Windrush Lake 6-8pm Free