Looking for family fun? Weekend in Monroe offers music, football and a car and truck show

Looking for things to do this weekend? Music festivals, car shows, and gridiron action await.

© Courtesy The first annual Bayouval Music Festival will be held at the Bayou Pointe Event Center on Friday.

Come join the fun that the Twin Cities have to offer this weekend. 

Love live music?

The Bayouval Music Festival will be held at Bayou Pointe, 100 Warhawk Way, Monroe, from 2-8 p.m. Friday.

This festival will benefit the University of Louisiana at Monroe’s Visual & Performing Arts student scholarships. Entertainment will be provided by Code Blue and the Flatliners, along with special guests. 

T-shirts, festival posters, and commemorative CDs will be available for purchase, along with food and beverages provided by local vendors.

General admission is $25. 

Are you a car, truck and bike enthusiast?

The 11th Annual Driven Desires Car, Truck and Bike Show will be held at the Monroe Civic Center Arena, 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway, Monroe from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will include fun for kids.

Funds raised will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. 

Every mile a memory: Car collection means more than money

Going to the big game?

The ULM will face off against Jackson State University at 7 p.m. Saturday.

Coach Terry Bowden will test his mettle against JSU Coach Deion Sanders.

Tickets range from $15-$35 and can be purchased at: https://bit.ly/3tKmMzz

Deion Sanders not buying Jackson State’s role in ULM matchup: ‘We get paid to get beat, right?’

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