TIN ROOF FOOD TRUCK ROUND-UP: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. Featuring Fete au Fete, Not Yo Average Nacho, Taco de Paco, Rouge-A-Roux's, and Mr. Ronnie's Famous Hot Donuts. facebook.com/tinroofbeer.
DISTILLERY TOUR: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Distilling, 11616 Industriplex Blvd., Suite 21. A guided tour of the distillery, meet the owners, learn about the craft, and sample the strawberry brandy. 21 and up. facebook.com/batonrougebourbon.
MUSIC IN MOTION: OPENING NIGHT: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Raising Cane's River Center Theatre, 275 S. River Road. Featuring violin virtuoso Sarah Chang making her Baton Rouge debut with Piazzolla’s Four Seasons of Buenos Aires. brso.org.
MAKE IT A MOVIE NIGHT: "HOOK": 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., BREC's Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Featuring a screening of the Steven Spielberg's fantasy film.
RED: LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM GALA: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. The annual event features food, live music and a silent auction. Get tickets and more information at lasm.org/gala.
"FOOTLOOSE": 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Cut loose and see this musical based on the 1984 movie. $20, tickets are sold out. theatrebr.org, (225) 924-6496, boxoffice@theatreBR.org.
FRIDAY, SUNDAY, THURSDAY
"TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD": 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Based on the classic American novel by Harper Lee. $25, and $19 for students at theatrebr.org/mockingbird.html. (225) 924-6496.
PLANETARIUM FAMILY HOUR AND STARGAZING: 10 a.m., Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Learn about stars and constellations in the local nighttime sky; planetarium show to follow. (225) 344-5272, lasm.org.
SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE'S MUSEUM DAY LIVE!: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Visit the museum with free admission all day. Download your ticket at smithsonianmag.com/museumday/museum-day-live-2017. lsumoa.org.
COMPANY AUDITIONS: BRBT "THE NUTCRACKER — A TALE FROM THE BAYOU": 10:30 a.m., Dancers' Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. For classically trained, advanced level dancers who have been on pointe for at least 2 years. For ages 13 and up. $10 audition fee per dancer. Contact Christy Benoit at (225) 766-8379 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BASF KIDS' LAB: THE RAINBOW CONNECTION: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, and 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Explore the magic behind a colorful chemical process. For ages 6-12 with accompanying adults. lasm.org, (225) 344-5272.
CHILDREN'S AUDITIONS: BRBT "THE NUTCRACKER-A TALE FROM THE BAYOU": Noon to 5 p.m., Dancers' Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. For children ages 8-12. $10 audition fee per dancer. Contact Christy Benoit at (225) 766-8379 or at email@example.com.
PLANTFEST: 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m., Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. Featuring a talk by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter Horticulture Agent for East Baton Rouge Parish. $15 for nonmembers, $10 for members. lsu.edu/hilltop, (225) 767-6916.
KAYAK IN COLORS: 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., BREC's Milford Wampold Memorial Park, 901 Stanford Ave. For a donation of $10 to Cancer Services of Baton Rouge, paddle a kayak, canoe or get a paddle board for 15 minutes at this annual event. (225) 272-9200.
MARCHE DE GALVEZ: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Galvez Plaza, 200 North Blvd., No. 238. A re-enactment of the Battle of Baton Rouge.
SALSA SUNDAY!: 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Members of the Salsa Ardiente Company will show beginner salsa steps and give a performance. (225) 763-2240.
CUFFING SEASON (VIRAL COMEDY SHOW): 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., Spanish Moon, 1109 Highland Road. An interactive, stand-up comedy show featuring viral and local comedians, music and live painting. thespanishmoon.com.
WHISKEY TASTING: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Meet Robert Landry from Beam Suntory, enjoy a whiskey cocktail and tastings, and food from Capital City Grill. $55, $45 for members. Limited seating. lsumoa.org/calendar/2017/9/26/whiskey-tasting.
BR CREATIVE CONNECT: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Parlor, 705 St. Joseph St. A monthly meet-up hosted by The Parlor and NOVAC: BR, featuring a performance from Donney Rose and a discussion with filmmakers Abe Felix and Cat Miguez. novacvideo.org.
WINE WALK WEDNESDAY: 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Lava Cantina, 151 Third St. An open group of wine lovers comes together in downtown Baton Rouge. $10.50 at eventbrite.com. Includes four to five places with two tastings at each venue, spending one hour at each stop. Must be 21 or older. winewalkwednesdays.wordpress.com.
FIVE COURSE WINE DINNER: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Crowne Plaza Executive Center, 4728 Constitution Ave. Featuring our chef's mouthwatering menu paired with superb hand-picked wines. $100 per person. Call (225) 925-2244 for reservations.
SOUP+SALAD+DESSERT CLASS: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Gourmet Girls, 3025 Perkins Road. Learn how to make dishes like crab and Brie soup, an autumn harvest salad and a lady apple crostate. $95 at gourmetgirlsbr.com.
RETURNING THE FAVOR: A VARIETY SHOW FOR HARVEY RECOVERY: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Parlor, 705 St. Joseph St. Featuring music from Motel Radio, Elsah and others as well as art, food and poetry.
EYES ON THE TIES: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., L'Auberge Event Center, 777 L'Auberge Ave. An entertaining fundraising event for the children's programs of Louisiana Public Broadcasting, featuring live auctions, music and entertainment. $100 per person. quotabr.org.
BLACKGIRLMASCULINE PRESENTS: THE QUEER KICKBACK SERIES: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. The LGBTQ community discusses ideas or events openly and freely. facebook.com/blackgirlmasculine.
NEW YORK VOICES: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. The group performs melodic jazz harmonies in the debut performance of this season's River City Jazz Masters Series. $25-$45 plus fees. manshiptheatre.org, (866) 451-2787.
LATIN MUSIC NIGHT: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St. DJ Guatecun returns for another sizzling Latin Night in celebration of "Mes de la Independencia!" Free. facebook.com/theradiobar.
AT THE LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES BUILDING: 3851 Essen Lane. The Louisiana Art and Artist Guild present the "48th National River Road Art Show and Sale", open to the public through Tuesday.
AT BATON ROUGE GALLERY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Featuring "Jamie Baldridge: Mortal Engines;" "Rosemary Goodell: New York Prints;" and "Isoko Onodera: Marble Run." On display through Thursday.
AT ARTS COUNCIL OF GREATER BATON ROUGE: 427 Laurel St. Featuring "Arts Judicata" on display through Sept. 30.
AT FW GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Featuring "Julie Crews: The Everyday" on display through Oct. 31.
AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring "Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White" on display through Dec. 31; "Water Trails of the Atchafalaya" on display through Oct. 29.
AT LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "When the Water Rises: Recent Paintings by Julie Heffernan" through Sunday; and "Reflections: African-American Life from the Myrna Colley-Lee Collection" through Oct. 1. lsumoa.org.
AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "Alyce Simon: Atomic Art" through Dec. 3; “Saving Stories: A Playful Take on Recording Personal History” through Oct. 1; and Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show 11 a.m. Saturdays. lasm.org.
AT CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St. Featuring selections from the permanent collection. louisianastatemuseum.org/museums/capitol-park-museum.
Compiled by Kristie Bihm.