- “KATRINA: THE GIRL WHO WANTED HER NAME BACK”: 6:30 p.m., McKinley Middle Magnet Auditorium, 1550 Eddie Robinson Drive. Tickets are $5 for students and $15 for adults. (225) 924-3774 or upstagetheatre.biz
MOVIES AND MUSIC ON THE LAWN: 8 P.M., BATON ROUGE GALLERY, 1515 DALRYMPLE DRIVE. LOCAL BAND SHIP OF FOOLS WILL PERFORM A NEVER-BEFORE-HEARD SOUNDTRACK TO THE SILENT FILM “LA ANTENA.” PARENTAL AND VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED. ADMISSION IS $7 AND FREE FOR GALLERY MEMBERS. BATONROUGEGALLERY.ORG
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown. redstickfarmersmarket.org
- PELICANS WOODCARVER’S GUILD: 10 a.m., Bluebonnet Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. Learn basic service, tools cuts, carving styles, and choice finishes. Free.
- CARVERS IN ACTION: noon-2 p.m., Bluebonnet Library, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd. One on one program to demonstrate and teach different aspects of basic wood cuts and relief. Free.
- FALL FASHION FEST: 3 p.m.-7 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Co., 1624 Wyoming St. Presented by the Baton Rouge Fashion Council, the event will include fashions from more than 40 local boutiques and designers, fashion shows, food, beer, music, acro yoga, and tailgating games. Free. Must be 21 to enter tap room.
- “THE ADVENTURES OF TOM SAWYER”: 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Reilly Theatre, Tower Drive, LSU. A Playmakers of Baton Rouge production. $15. (225) 578-6996 or playmakersbr.org
- AUDITIONS FOR NEW VENTURE MOVEMENT’S UPCOMING DANCE CONCERT, “SOUL”: 6 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. Performances are set for Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11, at Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd. For audition requirements, call (225) 216-0660 or visit newventuretheatre.org.
- ECLECTIC TRUTH SLAM AND OPEN MIC POETRY READING: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Firehouse Gallery, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. $7.
- BASIC CAPOEIRA CLASSES: 7 p.m., North Boulevard Town Square. Learn more about this Brazilian art form which combines fight, dance and rhythmic movements. Free. (630) 362-2566 or email@example.com
- OPENING RECEPTION FOR “ART RECLAIMED AND RECONSTITUTED”: 6 p.m., Southern University Visual Arts Gallery, Frank Hayden Hall on campus. Work by Charlie T. Johnson.
- REGIONAL DANCE WORKSHOP: Saturday, Sept. 19, The Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre workshop will include instruction in the areas of ballet, pointe, character and modern dance. Registration is open to all intermediate (ages 12-14) and advanced dancers (ages 15 and up). $75 for all four classes. If available, individual classes may be reserved at $25 each on the day of the Fall Workshop. Check in begins at 9 a.m., and the final class ends at 3 p.m. (225) 766-8379
- BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. batonrougegallery.org
Livingston Parish Children’s Choirs Enrollment: Last day to join is Tuesday, Sept. 1. Choirs meet at New Covenant Church, Florida Boulevard, Denham Springs. Fall semester began Aug. 11. Tuition is $150 per semester. Register online at lpccsing.org.
Neighborhood Arts Project: Serving four communities — Scotlandville, Gardere, Old South Baton Rouge, and Melrose East. Art activities are developed around themes that celebrate different artists across cultures as well as exhibitions on view at the LSU Museum of Art. The education department also integrates a science or math component. All activities are adapted to pre-school through high school ages and a range of abilities. (225) 389-7212
- CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. caaws.org
CAAWS Dog Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. caaws.org
- CAT ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. (225) 636-2680
Elizabethan Gallery: 680 Jefferson Highway.“Southern Summers and Fantasies — New Paintings by the Associated Women in the Arts” will be on display through Saturday.
- FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. The gallery is displaying works from Andrea Pramuk and Erin Riche through Sept. 5. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (225) 769-0582 or fwgallery.net
- THE GALLERY AT MANSHIP THEATRE: 100 Lafayette St. manshiptheatre.org
- HILL MEMORIAL LIBRARY: LSU campus. Check out “Graphic Sensibility: Selected Comics & Illustrations from DC to Dürer,” through Sept. 26. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday; hours are extended to 8 p.m. Tuesdays when classes are in session; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Free. (225) 578-6544 or lib.lsu.edu/special
- JONES WALKER FOYER: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Do You See What I See?,” featuring photography by Denise Roussel, runs through Oct. 11. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. (225) 346-5001
Louisiana Art & Science museum: 100 River Road S. The museum is showing “Folding Paper: The Infinite Possibilities of Origami,” through Sept. 27; and “Selected Recent Acquisitions,” through Sept. 13. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org
Louisiana’s Old State Capitol: 100 North Blvd. “The Enduring Architecture of A. Hays Town” is on display through Sept. 5. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (225) 342-0500
lsu museum of art: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Paris 1880-1910,” Sept. 5-March 20, 2016. “Debbie Fleming Caffery: Baton Rouge After the Storm” and “Mexico in New Orleans: A Tale of Two Americas,” through Sunday. “Shaking Up Prohibition: The Cocktail Drawings of Olive Leonhardt,” through Oct. 31. lsumoa.org
LSU SCHOOL OF ART’S ALFRED C. GLASSELL JR. GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (225) 389-7180
- PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. (225) 774-7701
PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 8660 Airline Hwy. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs are available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992
Pet adoptions: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
- SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS FRONT LOBBY: 100 Lafayette St. Check out paintings by Elan Vital Montessori School students created through pin art, bubble art and pendulum painting.
SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY’S VISUAL ARTS GALLERY: Frank Hayden Hall. Charlie T. Johnson’s solo show, “Art Reclaimed and Reconstituted,” through Oct. 1.
West Baton Rouge Museum: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. “Holding Out and Hanging On: 10 Years Later,” featuring photographs by Thomas Neff, commemorating the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, will be on display through Sept. 13. “House & Home,” through Oct. 18. westbatonrougemuseum.org
Wine Walk: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Restaurant IPO, 421 Third St. Taste wines and enjoy foods in downtown Baton Rouge. $10 for a wine bracelet and a wine card for the list of venues and the number of tastings. Must be 21 years old. restaurantipo.com
- YELP! BR PET ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m. Sundays, and 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Applications accepted for adoption approval. (225) 485-9200 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Compiled by Whitney Christy