The kids have been back in school for a week now, and the social scene is starting to heat up. To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the fun, visit theadvocate.com and do a search for Pam's Party Calendar.
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Saturday, August 19, 2017
If you look around at who sits on community boards, runs for office and steps up when leaders are needed, chances are most of them have gone through the Baton Rouge Area Chamber's Leadership Program. Started in 1985, the program's goal is to prepa…
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Gloryland Educational Resource Center held its annual awards luncheon and silent auction July 29 at Boudreaux’s. Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome was guest speaker.
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Somehow, a wine tasting starring sparklings to raise money for an orchestra is just rather fitting, don't you think? That was the featured varietal at Forum 35's Uncorked event benefiting the Kids Orchestra on Aug. 3 at The Varsity Theatre.
Saturday, August 05, 2017
The dog days of August are upon us! The suffocating heat and steamy rains make us want to stay inside with the AC blasting. But school starts in a few days and as the summer winds down, the Red Stick social scene will begin to heat up. Keeping us …
Tuesday, August 01, 2017
School starts in a week! Can you believe it? But that also means football isn't far away. LSU plays BYU in Houston on Sept. 2, and Southern faces South Carolina State on Sept. 3 at Mumford Stadium. It also means Baton Rouge's fall social scene wil…
Saturday, July 29, 2017
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Are you as tired of the searing heat and thunderstorms as I am? Hey, Mother Nature, give us a break! You're messing with our summer social life. Fortunately, not everything has gotten rained out. And, we can always look forward to fall, where the …
Saturday, July 22, 2017
If you've never checked out the playhouse raffled to raise money for Court Appointed Special Advocates, don't miss it this year. Just wow!
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
In 2016, Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge served almost 13,000 clients throughout its 19-parish area. The VOA staff and leadership played a huge role in making that happen. They were all together recently at the organization's annual meet…
Saturday, July 08, 2017
Good-looking guys, fine wines and a celebration of a very special group of graduates — what a great week it was in the Capital City.
Saturday, July 01, 2017
Here's hoping we all get some prime pool or beach time in July — especially for the Fourth! If you're looking for something fun to do over the holiday, come on over to my neighborhood for the annual Kenilworth Fourth of July Parade, which takes pl…
Friday, June 30, 2017
At its annual Juneteenth Celebration on June 17 at the Southern University Event Center, the Alpha Enrichment Foundation Inc. of Alpha Phi Alpha honored seven community leaders for their contributions to the community and awarded scholarships to f…
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Food seemed to be the predominant theme at last week's events, but then so much of life here revolves around breaking bread (or boiling up crawfish) with friends and family.
Saturday, June 17, 2017
Saturday, June 10, 2017
The first week of June was, thankfully, a little slower, at least on the social scene. Goodness knows we've all been running nonstop from party to party over the past two months.
Saturday, June 03, 2017
Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Saturday, May 27, 2017
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Baton Rouge's busy springtime social season begins to wind down, but there are some fun events on the horizon this summer. Check them out at theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/entertainment_life/calendar.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
Another week of fun in the Capital City is now history. I mean, you can't go wrong with a little opera, a little motherly love and honoring some of our most special women.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
The spring social sprint is nearing the finish line here in the Capital City. Galas and other fundraisers are giving way to graduation celebrations and summer vacation plans, but there are still some fun events on the calendar.
Saturday, May 13, 2017
Happy Mother's Day to all you moms out there! Take a break from your whirlwind life and just have fun today. Let the kids wait on you for a change. If you were out and about at any of last week's fabulous events, I know you need a rest. They were …
Tuesday, May 09, 2017
Only a few weeks until school's out for summer, and those weeks are jam packed with all kinds of events. Friday night the St. Elizabeth Foundation holds its annual gala featuring Ned Fasullo & the Fabulous Big Band Orchestra and comedian/emcee…
Saturday, May 06, 2017
Tuesday, May 02, 2017
Charlie Cook, editor and publisher of the Cook Political Report and a political analyst for NBC News and the National Journal, had a lot to talk about at the Public Affairs Research Council's annual luncheon meeting April 21 at the Crowne Plaza. T…
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
The countdown is on!! The 11th annual Dancing for Big Buddy is at 6 p.m. Saturday at LSU's Pete Maravich Assembly Center. All the floor table seats are sold, but there are still general admission seats up for grabs for just $10. I'll be judging th…
Saturday, April 22, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Saturday, April 08, 2017
We danced and ate and donned big hats — that pretty much describes the past week's party scene, which is now in full bloom here in the Capital City. Two of my favorite events — the Baton Rouge Symphony League's Mad Hatter's Luncheon and Mary Bird …
Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Five buses filled with supporters of the Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank trekked to the New Orleans Fairgrounds March 16 for the Baton Rouge Regional Eye Bank Visionaries' annual Day at the Races fundraiser. Chaired by Margaret Rome and Vivian Frey,…
Saturday, April 01, 2017
A minor health issue derailed me and Party Line last Sunday, so I have two weeks of parties to cover this week. So, let's not waste any time and get right to the fun.
Monday, March 27, 2017
Twenty-four young women were fêted at the River Road Chapter of the National Charity League's annual Senior Soirée. A week before, a group well past its high school days was honored at a Celebration of Women.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Things have slowed down some since the beginning of Lent, but spring is a busy time here in the Capital City and so we continue to party on. If you're looking for something fun to do in the next few days, there's lots to choose from — and they all…
Saturday, March 18, 2017
For 100 years, the YMCA of the Capital Area has been enhancing the quality of life spiritually, mentally, physically and socially. From one location, the organization has grown to nine branches.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
One sure sign that spring is around the corner is the numbers of events recognizing members of our community for a variety of accomplishments and services.
Saturday, March 11, 2017
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Can you believe it's March? The first two months of 2017 have flown by, packed with Carnival fun and a host of other celebrations. And, spring's social calendar is filling up quickly. The YMCA celebrates 100 years of service to the community at a …
Saturday, March 04, 2017
One of the most fun things about my job is getting to experience some of the best of our city and then getting to share it with my readers. This week's column will remind you what makes Baton Rouge and its people so special.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Things were a little slower last week, a sure sign that Carnival is winding down. After all, you do have to conserve your energy for Fat Tuesday! But we did get to peek in while several of our community's dedicated volunteers and generous donors g…