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Rainy Day Fun

September 22, 2018Written by: Madison Wooley

Rain, rain, go away, but until it does, you can still play! Ruston, LA has plenty of indoor activities for anyone in the family. Whether the game was rained out, it’s a wet weekend, (or it’s just too hot outside!), check out these places to have fun while staying out of the weather. 

2 High Trampoline Park
This is no ordinary jump park! Check out the ninja course, dodgeball and basketball courts, open jumping with airbags, soft-play area for toddlers and more! They offer special event tournaments and birthday parties also! Whether you’re having a rainy date night or getting the family out of the house, 2 High is the dry place to be! Located at 1460 Frazier Rd, Ruston, LA 71270. 

Ruston Celebrity Theatres
Kick back, relax, and enjoy. Movies. Popcorn. Friends. Family. What else do you need? Bonus: Tuesday showings are $5 all day! Located at 1400 Celebrity Dr, Ruston, LA 71270. Check out their website for showtimes.

I-20 Escape
Add a bit of mental stimulation to your rainy day at I-20 Escape! They offer different themed rooms to make each visit a unique experience! Recommended team size is 2-6 people. Call (318) 224-7188 or go online to book your room in advance. Walk-ins are welcome on Saturdays! Located at 1800 Trade Dr, Ruston, LA 71270.

Art Galleries
Rainy day art crawl, anyone? Exhibits in Ruston are constantly changing, so check out local galleries to see what in the area suits your inner art connoisseur. Each gallery has unique hours of operation, so be sure to plan ahead.

Dixie Center for the Arts Lobby: 212 N Vienna St, Ruston, LA 71270
Dunbar Art Gallery: 403 Main St. Grambling, LA 71245
F. J. Taylor Visual Arts Center: 1 Mayfield Ave Ruston, LA 71270
Ruston Artisans: 203 W Alabama Ave, Ruston, LA 71270. 

Ruston Farmers Market
Rainy Saturday? Well, each Saturday is a farmers market Saturday in Ruston. The market is located in an open-air, covered space right beside downtown Ruston. You can check their Facebook or website to learn what vendors and demonstrations will be there that day! Open from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Located at 220 E Mississippi Ave, Ruston, LA 71270.

Museums
Lincoln Parish is home to several museums filled with local and state history. The Louisiana Military Museum, Eddie. G. Robinson Museum, and the Lincoln Parish Museum are all indoor and packed full of interesting information about people, places, and more.

Louisiana Military Museum: 201 Memorial Dr, Ruston, LA 71270
Eddie G. Robinson Museum: 126 Jones St, Grambling, LA 71245
Lincoln Parish Museum: 609 N Vienna St, Ruston, LA 71270

The Zone
The Zone may be known for private instructions for softball and baseball, but there’s more. They offer space for parties including pizza, drinks, batting cages, and an inflatable space jump. This is an especially great place to take the team if you’re experiencing rain delays! Call ahead at (318) 254-1111. Located at 5131 US-167, Ruston, LA 71270.

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