Here’s what’s going on in the area arts and cultural scene:

  • Theatre Baton Rouge has extended its performances of the Broadway musical, “Mary Poppins,” through Sunday, Oct. 5. For tickets, call (225) 924-6496 or visit
  • Tickets are on sale for “Vicki Lawrence and Mama, A Two Woman Show,” set for 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at BREC’s Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Tickets start at $35. An exclusive ‘Meet and Greet’ option is also available for $75. For tickets, call (225) 216-0660 or visit
  • The Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane, is featuring exhibits by Tony Bernard and woodcarver Henry Watson through Tuesday, Sept. 30. Admission is free. Call (225) 922-1000.
  • The West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., will present veterinarian Amy Cangelosi, along with Cindy Meeker, discussing “Plight of Horses in World War I,” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12. Admission is free. Call (225) 336-2422 or visit
  • Registration is open for the “Dolly and Me Tea” party, set for 1-3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 20, at The Enchanted Mansion, a Doll Museum, 190 Lee Drive. Admission is $15 for ages 7 and older and $7.50 for ages 6 and younger. Also, the museum has opened its new exhibit, “What’s in a Face?” Call (225) 769-0005 to register or visit
  • The Oak Street Gallery, 111 Oak St., Hammond, is showing, “Gloria Ross: A Retrospective,” through Tuesday, Sept. 30. The show commemorates the artist’s 90th birthday. Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday or by appointment. Free admission. Call (985) 345-0251.