FLASHLIGHT NIGHT AT THE SWAMP: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. Enjoy a leisurely night hike with family and friends with live animal encounters and special nature films. Call (225) 757-8905 or visit

ANNUAL CRAWFISH BOIL: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Ivar's, 2954 Perkins Road. Meet with members of Forum 35. $15 for nonmembers, $5 for members.

"BEHIND CLOSED EYES": 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel St. Featuring the works of artist Jessica Chappuis. Call (225) 344-8558 or visit

2017 PEANUT BUTTER CUP MINI GOLF TOURNAMENT: 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., All Star Lanes, 9829 Airline Highway. Dress in costume for this mini golf tourney with 10/31 Consortium. $25 for kids 12 and under, $40 for adults, $15 for caddies/spectators, and 10/31 members get a 20 percent discount.

INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Huey P. Long Field House, Fieldhouse Drive. Beginners welcome; no partner needed. (225) 766-0517 or Every Friday except holidays.


"MEN ARE FROM MARS-WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS LIVE!": 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A lighthearted comedy based on the best-selling book by John Gray. Tickets are $50 plus fees. Recommended for mature audiences only. (866) 451-2787


"DETROIT":  7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. A quintessential American backyard party quickly turns into something more dangerous. Rated R. $25, $20 for students. Call (225) 924-6496 or visit


HEALTHY BR FAMILY FIT DAY 2017: 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., BREC's City-Brooks Community Park, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. A free, open-streets initiative to create temporary paved parks for running, walking, bicycling, dancing, playing and socializing. Call (225) 387-1482 or visit

LOUISIANE VINTAGE DANCERS: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., Baton Rouge Parish Library, Jones Creek branch. Featuring 19th Century dances to celebrate the Baton Rouge Bicentennial. For more information, call (225) 756-1150.

RED STICK SALVAGE ARTISTS SHOW: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., The Royal Standard, 16016 Perkins Road. Featuring works from artists devoted to rescuing materials from the world around us. 

CANE LAND GRAND OPENING: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Cane Land Distilling Company, 760 St. Phillip St. Enjoy a day filled with spirits and concoctions, music and food. 21 and up. Call (225) 615-8044 or visit

REBELLION ON THE RIVER: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Woodlawn High School, 15755 Jefferson Highway. A car show for Woodlawn High School. Visit

CONTRA & SQUARE DANCE: 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., St. Alban's Chapel, Highland Road and Dalrymple Drive. Live music by the Laughing Lizards. Short lesson at 4:45 p.m. Adult $6, students $5, ages under 18 free. (225) 803-9194.

TOAST THE COAST, A WINE AND CULINARY ADVENTURE AT TWINE: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Twine, 2921 Government St. Toasting various coastal regions around the world. Tickets are $70 and are available at Call (225) 334-9808.

RED STICK ROLLER DERBY: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Leo's Rollerland Skating Rink, 1717 N. Airway Drive, Roller derby action returns to Baton Rouge for the third home bout of the season. $15 general admission, $12 for students/military/first responders (with ID), $8/children ages 6-12, children 5 and under get in free.

RAISE THE WOOF! COMEDY FOR A CAUSE 2017: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring three comedians, a silent auction, 50/50 raffle, light hors d'oeuvres, live music and a cash bar, this comedy event supports Spay Baton Rouge. Recommended for ages 18 and up. $28 plus fees.; (866) 451-2787

JIMMY CLANTON: 7:30 p.m., Baton Rouge High School Auditorium, 2825 Government St. Featuring a concert from the legendary singer. $55. More information at

RODNEY CARRINGTON: 8 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., L'Auberge Casino & Hotel, 777 Lauberge Ave. Tickets start at $55 and are available through (866) 261-7777;

BATON ROUGE RACEWAY: 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Raceway, 17700 Plank Road, Baker. Featuring flat track motorcycles, limited modifieds, and stingers. Visit or call (225) 774-4524.


THEATRE BATON ROUGE'S YOUTH AUDITION WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Covering the basics of auditions and how to prepare for them. Call (225) 924-6496. Spaces are limited.


ARTIST Q&A: GUSTAVE BLACHE III: 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Gustave Blache III will answer questions and discuss his artistic process.

WONDER SOUTH RIVER RIDERS III: 2 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. Come on out for a beautiful Sunday afternoon and evening of live music, food and makers market. Free.; (225) 377-7022.

THE MUSIC OF NATURE: 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. Featuring music, cuisine and great company. (225) 767-6916.

BATON ROUGE YOUTH POET LAUREATES: 4 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Celebrating the release of new collections from Brittany Marshall and Jolie Gilbert. Free. 

SMOKE EM IF YOU GOT EM 2017: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Bin 77 Bistro & SideBar, 10111 Perkins Rowe. Benefiting veterans and first responders, featuring food, live music and a live auction. Tickets are $100 and can be purchased at

SPLIT DECISION: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Splash Nightclub, 2183 Highland Road. A cocktail competition between local bartenders. $10 online, $15 at the door. 


NO SHOW COMEDY ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY: 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., The Guru, 1857 Government St. Featuring local comedians and headliner Howard Hall. $10, $5 for comedians and patrons with a No Show shirt. 

A NIGHT OF COMEDY: 9 p.m., Huey's Bar, 350 Third St. Featuring comedy from Jeff Buck, Josh Louis and others. Free. 


A NIGHT IN HAVANA: 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Foundation for Historical Louisiana, Old Governor's Mansion, 502 North Blvd. Film screening of "Unfinished Spaces" and panel discussion led by Phil Boggan. Featuring cocktails and a Cuban-style buffet. $35 online, $40 at the door. Tickets available at Visit or call (225) 387-2464.

SWEET & SAVORY SOUFFLES: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. Create towering dark chocolate and savory rich cheese souffle. Tickets are $50 at

"CHOPPED" VIEWING PARTY: 8 p.m., City Pork Brasserie & Bar. Cheer for chef Eusebio Gongora II as he competes on "Chopped."


WILD FERMENTED PICKLES: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Highway. A fun and informative class on gut-friendly and delicious wild fermented pickles. For ages 13 and up. Teenagers must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased at


TASTE OF THE JAG: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Capital Atrium of the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel, 103 France St. Enjoy culinary delights from notable Louisiana chefs, as well as live entertainment. Advance tickets are $20.


AT BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Featuring the latest works from James Burke, Malaika Favorite and April Hammock, through June 1. 

AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring "Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior" through June 4. 

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 Sept. 17.

AT LOUISIANA'S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 North Blvd. Featuring "La. Highway 1 Revisited," the Associated Women of the Arts spring show, through June 3. 

AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "It's Academic: A Hands-On Art Experience" through May 28; "A Work in Process: Paintings by Gustave Blache III" through June 4; "Polymers in Art Through the Centuries" through June 4; "Absence and Presence: The Moons of Monica Zeringue" through June 25; 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 selections from the permanent collection.