There's never "nothing to do" in Southwest Louisiana! Here is a run-down of events from our friends at the Convention and Visitor's Bureau!

Events

Children's Museum Amazing Thursdays
6/9/2011 thru 8/11/2011
Recurring weekly on Thursday
Location: Children's Museum, Lake Charles
Address: 327 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Allyson B. Montgomery
Phone: 337-433-9420
Email: allyson@child-museum.org
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Admission: $7.25 for adults & kids over 23 mths; $6.50 military; $5.50 for seniors

LASER TAG Aboard the USS ORLECK!
6/10/2011 thru 8/27/2011
Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
Times: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Location: USS ORLECK Naval Museum, Inc.
Address: 604 N. Enterprise Blvd., Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Penny J. Miller
Phone: 337-433-4083
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Admission: 1st Game: $7; 2nd Game: $7; 3rd Game: $6 ($20 Total); 4th Game: $5 ($25 Total)

Second Saturdays in Sulphur Arts Camp
6/11/2011 thru 8/13/2011
Recurring monthly on the 2nd Saturday
Times: 9 a.m. - noon
Location: Henning Cultural Center
Address: 923 Ruth Street, Sulphur, LA 70663
Contact: Thom Trahan
Phone: 337-527-0357
Email: trahan@brimstonemuseum.org
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Admission: Call for details

Artists Interpretations: Heads
6/21/2011 thru 8/19/2011
Times: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Location: Abercrombie Gallery of the Shearman Fine Arts Center at McNeese State University
Address: 4205 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70609
Phone: 337-475-5060
Email: adacoordinator@mcneese.edu

Artisan's Gallery Art Show at the Henning Cultural Center
6/30/2011 thru 8/4/2011
Recurring daily
Times: Mon - Fri. 10 a.m. - noon, 1 - 5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Henning Cultural Center
Address: 923 Ruth Street, Sulphur, LA 70663
Contact: Thom Trahan
Phone: 337-527-0357
Email: trahan@brimstonemuseum.org
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Admission: Free

2011 Summer Starz Series: Acting for the Camera
7/7/2011 thru 7/9/2011
Recurring daily
Times: Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Central School Arts and Humanities
Address: 809 Kirby Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Kerry Onxley
Phone: 337-433-7323
Email: mail@childrenstheatre.cc
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Admission: $85 (Includes T-Shirt)

2011 Summer Starz Series: Wild Things!
7/7/2011 thru 7/9/2011
Recurring daily
Times: 10 - 11:15 a.m.
Location: Central School Arts and Humanities
Address: 809 Kirby Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601l
Contact: Kerry Onxley
Phone: 337-433-7323
Email: mail@childrenstheatre.cc
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Admission: $65 (Includes T-shirt)

Children's Museum Amazing Thursdays
7/7/2011 thru 8/11/2011
Recurring weekly on Thursday
Location: Children's Museum
Address: 327 Broad St., Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Allyson Montgomery
Phone: 337-433-9420
Email: allyson@child-museum.org
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Admission: Children/Adults $7.25; Seniors 55+ $5.50; Infants 23 months and younger (free)

David Locklear
7/7/2011
Times: 11:30 a.m.
Location: Stellar Beans
Address: 319 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-564-5739
Admission: FREE

Musician's Night with Tim Norris
7/7/2011
Times: 8 p.m.
Location: The Porch Coffee House & Café
Address: 4710 Common Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607
Phone: 337-564-5769
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Summer Film Series: The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
7/7/2011
Times: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Imperial Calcasieu Museum
Address: 204 West Sallier Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-439-3797
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Admission: $4

All Beatles Happy Hour with Lucy in Diguise
7/8/2011
Times: 5 p.m.
Location: The Porch Coffee House & Café
Address: 4710 Common Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607
Phone: 337-564-5769
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Brice Perrin
7/8/2011
Times: 9 p.m.
Location: Cigar Club
Address: 1700 East Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-562-8889
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FM2865 Band inside Legends Bar
7/8/2011
Location: Longhorn Entertainment Complex
Address: 2374 HWY 109 S., Vinton, LA 70668
Contact: Gabrielle Saucier
Phone: 337-589-5647 ext. 108
Email: gabbys@longhorn-entertainment.com
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JABARVY
7/8/2011
Times: 10 p.m.
Location: Luna Live
Address: 10 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-494-5862
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John Guidroz
7/8/2011
Times: 8 p.m.
Location: The Porch Coffee House & Café
Address: 4710 Common Street, Lake Charles, LA 70607
Phone: 337-564-5769
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CFMA Queen's Pageant
7/9/2011
Times: TBA
Location: Lake Charles Civic Center
Address: 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Charmaine Landry
Phone: 337-436-1760
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Chew's Multi-Cultural Hair Affair and Expo
7/9/2011 thru 7/11/2011
Times: Vary
Location: Lake Charles Civic Center
Address: 900 Lakeshore Drive, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Russell Chew
Phone: 337-540-7617
Email: chewshairaffair@yahoo.com
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Admission: Vary

Children's Museum Sasol Second Saturday Science Show
7/9/2011 thru 9/10/2011
Times: 11 a.m.
Location: Children's Museum, Lake Charles
Address: 327 Broad Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Allyson B. Montgomery
Phone: 337-433-9420
Email: allyson@child-museum.org
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Admission: $7.25 for adults & kids over 23 mnths; $6.50 military; $5.50 for seniors

HairCuts on the Beach
7/9/2011
Times: 10am untill
Location: I-10 Beach
Contact: April Davis @ The Odyssey Salon
Phone: 337-437-3997
Email: theodysseysalon@yahoo.com

Lake Charles High School 10th Annual Summer Reunion
7/9/2011
Times: 6-9 p.m. Social; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Dancing
Location: Historic Calcasieu Marine Bank Building
Address: Corner of Ryan and Pujo Streets, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Friends of LCHS Memorial
Admission: $5 Cover Charge

LOCHNESS MOBSTERS & THE LOADED 44RZ
7/9/2011
Times: 10 p.m.
Location: Luna Live
Address: 10 Ryan St, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-494-5862
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PHoS Fashion Series II
7/9/2011
Times: 8 pm
Location: Lake Charles,La Civic Center
Address: 900 Lake Shore drive, Lake Charles, AL 70611
Contact: Indrea Gordon
Phone: 337-309-0945
Email: quadclothingcompany@yahoo.com
Admission: $10

Street Side Jazz Band
7/9/2011
Times: 9 p.m.
Location: Cigar Club
Address: 1700 East Prien Lake Road, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-562-8889
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Exhibits

Delta Blues Pilgrimage
6/10/2011 thru 8/20/2011
Recurring daily
Times: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: 1911 Historic City Hall
Address: 1001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Denise Fasske
Phone: 337-491-9159
Email: dfasske@cityoflc.us
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Admission: Free

Muhammad Ali: The Making of an Icon
6/10/2011 thru 7/30/2011
Recurring daily
Times: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Location: 1911 Historic City Hall
Address: 1001 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Contact: Denise Fasske
Phone: 337-491-9159
Email: dfasske@cityoflc.us
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Admission: Free

Calcasieu Cut-Ups
6/30/2011 thru 8/4/2011
Recurring daily
Times: Mon - Fri. 10 a.m. - noon, 1 - 5 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: The Brimstone Museum
Address: 900 S. Huntington Street, Sulphur, LA 70663
Contact: Thom Trahan
Phone: 337-527-0357
Email: trahan@brimstonemuseum.org
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Admission: Free

Light: From Dawn to Dusk
7/1/2011 thru 7/30/2011
Recurring daily
Location: Art Associates Gallery, at Central School Arts & Humanities Center
Address: 809 Kirby Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: 337-794-6301
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