PUB CRAWL: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., downtown Baton Rouge. Numerous bars and restaurants will offer drink specials for runners and their guests. Visit for a detailed itinerary. 

WASHINGTON BALLET'S SUMMER INTENSIVE AUDITIONS: 6 p.m., Dancers' Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre hosts auditions for Washington Ballet's summer intensive. $35 audition fee. Registration begins at 5 p.m.

MOVIE NIGHT FOR ADULTS: "GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2": 6:30 p.m., BREC's Plank Road Park, 19550 Plank Road, Zachary. See a free screening of the popular movie. Must be 18 or older.

CHILDSPLAY THEATRE PRESENTS "GO, DOG. GO!": 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. P.D. Eastman's book come to life in a frolicking musical dog party. $15 plus fees at (866) 451-2787.

MAKE IT A MOVIE NIGHT — "FROZEN": 7 p.m., BREC's Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. Enjoy a free screening of the popular film. 

RUM RUN: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Raising Cane's River Center to Cane Land Distillery. A free second-line led by The Michael Foster Project ending at Cane Land Distillery. Featuring food from Barbosa's Barbeque.

SING & SWING: 7:30 p.m., Crowne Plaza, 4728 Constitution Ave. Join local celebrities for dancing, dining and karaoke benefiting Opera Louisiané. Tickets are $100 at

BRING IT ON LIP SYNC BATTLE: 9 p.m., Splash Nightclub, 2183 Highland Road. You don't have to sing, just bring it. (225) 242-9491.

L'AUBERGE MARATHON KICKOFF CONCERT: 9 p.m., L'Auberge Casino, 777 L'Auberge Ave. Get ready for the race with Bag of Donuts. Tickets are $10, free for MyChoice card holders. 21 and up. (225) 215-7777.


LOUISIANA EXPO: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, First floor of the Raising Cane's River Center, 275 S. River Road. Presented as part of the Louisiana Marathon, featuring exhibits on the world of running, health and fitness.


MLK FESTIVAL OF SERVICE: 7 a.m., Scenic Highway, Scotlandville. A four-day event with The Walls Project and more than 100 businesses and organizations reactivate 2 miles of the historic highway.


2018 SYMPOSIUM — PLANTING IN A POST-WILD WORLD: 8:15 a.m. to 2 p.m., LSU Design Auditorium, Field House Drive. Claudia West reveals the future of planting design. $70 for nonmembers, $20 for students. (225) 767-6916. 

PLANETARIUM FAMILY HOUR AND STARGAZING: 10 a.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Learn about stars and constellations in the local night sky; planetarium show to follow. (225) 344-5272,

LOUISIANA STREET FOOD FESTIVAL: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., outside of the Raising Cane's River Center, 275 S. River Road. Featuring more than 20 street food chefs and live music. Free admission.

UPSTAGE THEATRE STAR AWARDS: 6:30 p.m., Cortana Mall, 9401 Cortana Place. A salute to Upstage actors of the 2017 season. Tickets are $25. For more information, call (225) 924-3774.

BATON ROUGE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL — "DENIAL": 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Rachel Weisz stars in this legal drama based on a true story. $10.50 plus fees at (866) 451-2787.

POP-UP KITCHEN: 10 p.m., Roul's Deli, 3327 Highland Road. Chef Sean Rivera hosts a pop-up full of a late night eats. 


LOUISIANA MARATHON AND FINISH FESTIVAL: 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, and 6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, downtown Baton Rouge. Featuring a kids' run, 5K, quarter, half and full marathons throughout the weekend. The finish festival includes music and performances.

BASF KIDS' LAB: HOLD EVERYTHING: 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 interestingly absorbent materials. (225) 344-5272,


JANUARY AUTOCROSS: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Lamar-Dixon Expo Center, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. This course will be a winner from our "Build a Course" contest. First car out at 10:15 a.m.

BOOZIE BRUNCH: 11 a.m., Cane Land Distilling Company, 760 St. Phillip St. Featuring a menu from chefs Chris Motto and Barrett Meeks of Mansurs on the Boulevard. Brunch is followed by a performance from Franks & Deans on the patio at 5 p.m. 

ANDREI IONITA: 3 p.m., School of Music- Recital Hall. Andrei Ionita and the Logos String Quartet perform various works. Free. (225) 578-3261.

BATON ROUGE JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL: "NORMAN: THE MODERATE RISE AND TRAGIC FALL OF A NEW YORK FIXER": 3 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A dark comedy starring Richard Gere and Michael Sheen. $10.50 at (866) 451-2787.

FREE FOOD SUNDAY: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St. Dave Remmetter will be grilling barbecue chicken with potato salad and beans. 21 and up. First batch served at 4 p.m.

FREE DOCUMENTARY SCREENING: 6:30 p.m., Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Join us for a free screening of "I Am Not Your Negro," and stay for a discussion. For adults., (225) 231-3750.


"THE BONE LADY" BY MARY MANHEIM: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., La Madeline's, 7615 Jefferson Highway. World-renowned forensic anthropologist Mary Manheim will discuss her book. 


MID CITY GRAS FUNDRAISER: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Curbside, 4158 Government St. Enjoy dinner at the Mid City burger restaurant as a portion of sales will benefit the inaugural Mid City Gras parade.

HENRY GRAY'S BIRTHDAY PARTY: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., TimeOut Lounge, 4619 Bennington Ave. The blues pianist celebrates turning 93 years old and plays a few tunes. 

ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. Top slam artists compete for a spot on the National Team. 

ANOTHER SHOW: 8 p.m., Spanish Moon, 1109 Highland Road. NO SHOW Comedy hosts a free open mic comedy night. 


BARLEY'S BIRTHDAY BASH: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. The brewery's house cat turns 2, and to celebrate, Tin Roof hosts free Yoga on Tap at 6 p.m. Cat Haven will also be onsite doing an adoption drive from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

DATE NIGHT WITH THE BOUILLABABES: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. Join the local caterers for a cooking demo filled with food and libations. $55 at

CHARITY IMPROV NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Pelican House, 2572 Citiplace Court. Enjoy a night of laughter and food from ThreeSixtyEight. $20 tickets at, include free appetizers and one free drink. Proceeds benefit Gardere Community Christian School. 

RIVER CITY JAZZ MASTERS SERIES: ARTURO SANDOVAL: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. The Cuban American jazz trumpeter, pianist, and composer offers an enjoyable evening of music. $25-45 at (866) 451-2787.

WICKED FUNNY WEDNESDAYS: 8 p.m., The Station Sports Bar and Grill, 4608 Bennington Ave. Delete Comedy's open mic show hosted by Bruno Millalaf.


FREE WINE TASTING: 5 p.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St. Featuring six new wines. 21 and up. 

LATTE ART COMPETITION: 7 p.m., French Truck Coffee, 2978 Government St. The Barista Guild of Baton Rouge presents the second city-wide Latte Art competition. First pour at 7:30 p.m. Free to attend, $5 to compete.  

BIKE BR MEETING: 7 p.m., Webb Park Golf Course, 1351 Country Club Drive. The year's first all-member meeting, open to the public, to show the community upcoming events and plans. 


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon Saturdays, Main and Fifth streets. Featuring local produce and seasonal vegetables as well as a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m. inside the Main Street Market.

AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Featuring "3D Beads: A Mardi Gras Art Celebration" on display through Feb. 25.

AT LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "Bonjour: Au Revoir Surréalisme" on display through March 25; "Broken Time: Sculpture by Martin Payton" through Feb. 11; and "Art in Louisiana: Views into the Collection."

AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "The Red That Colored the World" on display through Jan. 31; "The Art of Chaos & Order: Sam Losavio" through Feb. 25; "Alyce Simon: Atomic Art" through Feb. 18; and Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show 11 a.m. Saturdays.

AT CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St. Featuring "For Home and Country: Louisiana in the Great War" on display through June 9; and selections from the permanent collection.

Compiled by Kristie Bihm.