- LIVE AFTER FIVE: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Galvez Stage, North Boulevard Town Square. Featuring music by Werewolf. AM/FM opens the show. Free.
- RED STICK AGILITY CLUB TRIAL: 11 a.m. Friday, and 8 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, West Baton Rouge Louis A. Mouch, Jr. Facility, 152 Turner Road, Port Allen. Dog races. lccoc.org/agility.html
- ‘GUYS AND DOLLS’: 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 2 p.m., Sunday, Runnels Theatre for the Performing Arts, 17255 S. Harrell’s Ferry Road. $10-$12. (225) 751-2192
- THE 13TH GATE AND NECROPOLIS 13: 6:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m., 832 St. Phillip St. Haunted house and New Orleans-style cemetery. 13th Gate only: General, $25; VIP, $50 ($40 online); Necropolis only: General, $20; VIP, $40 ($30 online); both attractions: General, $35; VIP, $60 ($55 online). midnightproduction.com
- ‘MARY POPPINS’: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Thursday, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. $28 (225) 924-6496 or www.theatrebr.org
- DOC’S DASH: 8 a.m., 5K; 9:15 a.m., 1-mile fun run, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Also includes interactive activities for the whole family. Registration and packet pickup, 6:30 a.m.-9 a.m.; 5K warm-up, 7:30 a.m.; fun run warm-up, 9 a.m. docsdash.pbrc.edu/details/
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth Street between Main and Laurel streets, downtown. Home grown produce and other homemade products. (225) 344-8558
- SCRAPBOOK YOUR MEMORIES: 10 a.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St.
- DANCE AUDITIONS FOR ‘THE NUTCRACKER - A TALE FROM THE BAYOU’: 10:30 a.m., The Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Call for classically trained advanced level dancers with at least two years pointe experience for the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre holiday production. $10 audition fee. (225) 766-8379 or batonrougeballet.org
- OGDEN PARK PROWL: 1 p.m.-6 p.m., Ogden Park neighborhood, midcity. Local artist booths, kid stop with teaching artists, food and drinks, live music, more. #OgdenParkProwl
- DANCE AUDITIONS FOR ‘LOVE WHITNEY’: 1 p.m., Hartley/Vey Studio Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Call for dancers of all levels. newventuretheatre.com
- TEEN GAME DAY: 2:30 p.m., Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd.
- 20-SOMETHINGS GAME DAY: 2:30 p.m., Baker Branch Library, 3501 Groom Road, Baker.
SATURDAY AND SUNDAY
- CORN MAZE: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Burden Museum & Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Corn maze, straw mountain, pumpkin painting, balloon toss, petting zoo and more. $7, general admission; free, children 5 and younger. (225) 763-3990
- PEACE FLAGS: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., The Center for Spiritual Living, 8772 Quarter Lake Road, Building 13. All materials are provided and no artistic talent required. (225) 287-8887 or cslsoutheastla.org
AUDITIONS FOR ‘A CHRISTMAS CAROL’: YOUTH, 1 P.M.-5 P.M. SATURDAY, AND ADULTS, 2 P.M.-6 P.M. SUNDAY, BY APPOINTMENT, THEATRE BATON ROUGE, 7155 FLORIDA BLVD. (225) 924-6496
- DANCE AUDITION FOR ‘THE NUTCRACKER - A TALE FROM THE BAYOU’: Noon-5 p.m., The Dancer’s Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Call for children ages 8-12 for the Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s holiday production. $10 audition fee. Call for times. (225) 766-8379 or firstname.lastname@example.org
PLANTFEST TEASER: 1 P.M.-4 P.M., LSU HILLTOP ARBORETUM, 11855 HIGHLAND ROAD. PLANT PRESALE. $10, MEMBERS; $15, GENERAL. (225) 767-6916 OR LSU.EDU/HILLTOP
BATON ROUGE CONCERT BAND: 3 P.M., FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 763 NORTH BLVD. FREE. FACEBOOK.COM/BATONROUGECONCERTBAND
DANIEL SCHENE GUEST PIANO RECITAL: 3 P.M., LSU SCHOOL OF MUSIC RECITAL HALL, LSU CAMPUS. (225) 578-5128 OR MUSIC.LSU.EDU
CANGELOSI DANCE PROJECT PRESENTS: THREE MINUTES OR LESS: 4 P.M., HARTLEY/VEY STUDIO THEATRE, SHAW CENTER FOR THE ARTS, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. $26
- CREATIVE TAILGATING AT HOME: 2 p.m., Main Library at Goodwood, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. An adult program.
- DON’T GET MAD...GET EVEN: 3:30 p.m., Carver Branch Library, 720 Terrace St. A teen program.
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 8470 Goodwood Blvd. (parking lot of Unitarian Church).
- JOHANNA COX FACULTY OBOE RECITAL: 7:30 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, LSU campus. (225) 578-5128 or music.lsu.edu
- THE 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. Featuring a performance by Desiree Dallagiacomo. $7.
- ARCHIVES MONTH EXHIBIT: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. “The Bataan Death March (World War II),” featuring a talk by Beth Dawson, survivor’s daughter. (225) 922-1000 or sos.la.gov/archives
- RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Scotlandville Branch Library, 7373 Scenic Highway; and 12:30 p.m-2 p.m., Star Hill Church, 1400 N. Foster Drive. Weather permitting.
- INNER-TUBE JEWELRY: 4 p.m., Delmont Gardens Branch Library, 3351 Lorraine St.
- FRANKENSTEIN: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre, LSU Music and Dramatic Arts Building, Dalrymple Drive on campus. A Swine Palace production. Pay-what-you-can night on Wednesday; $15 preview on Thursday. (225) 578-3527 or swinepalace.org
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, 6400 Perkins Road (behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center).
- ARCHIVES MONTH EXHIBIT: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Louisiana State Archives, 3851 Essen Lane. “The Battle of New Orleans,” featuring a talk by Jeffery Pipes Guice, member, state museum board. (225) 922-1000 or sos.la.gov/archives
- RED STICK MOBILE FARMERS MARKET: 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m., Delmont Service Center, 3535 Riley St.; and noon-2 p.m., Dr. Leo S. Butler Community Center, 950 E. Washington St. Weather permitting.
- BATON ROUGE SYMPHONY CHAMBER MUSIC SERIES: 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 763 North Blvd. Guitar in the Baroque. (225) 383-0500 or brso.org
- LOS ANGELES BALLROOM STUDIO DANCE: 8 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. An evening of Latin dance featuring USA and Russian dance champions and ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ finalist Alan Bersten. (225) 344-0334 or manshiptheatre.org
- BREC SPLASH PADS: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., City-Brooks, Forest and Greenwood Community Parks. Open through October.
- EBR MAIN LIBRARY: 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Eric J. Brown exhibit, The “Creator’s Breath” collection and “form of calligraphy” paintings; and “Ransom Rambo,” a collection of original paintings honoring African-American heroes, through Tuesday. (225) 231-3712 or ebrpl.com
- LAGNIAPPE DULCIMER SOCIETY: Basic beginner class and beyond-beginner class offered four Mondays in September, with final class on Monday, Oct. 6. Classes are 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 8354 Jefferson Highway. (225) 261-6696 or email@example.com
- LIVINGSTON PARISH CHILDREN’S CHORUS: New Convenant Church, Denham Springs. Fall semester underway. Apprentice choir for children in grades K-3 meets 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and Chorus for grades 3-10 meets 6 p.m. Tuesday. lpccsing.org or (225) 247-5555
- LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. “LeRoy Neiman: Action!,” exhibit of work by the American artist and sports illustrator, through Jan. 17, 2015. “Rooted Communities” by Nari Ward, through Jan. 18, 2015. “Accalia and the Swamp Monster” by Kelli Scott Kelley, through Jan. 25, 2015. lsumoa.org
- FIREHOUSE GALLERY: 427 Laurel St. Hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. “Frame by Frame: Sequential Works by Daniel Strickland,” drawings and comic panels. Runs through Oct. 10.
- LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. Hours are 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. “Selections from the LASM Collection: Egyptian Tapestries,” through Sunday, Oct. 12. $7.25 for adults; $6.25 for children ages 2-12 and seniors age 65 and older; $5 for groups of 15 or more. College students with ID and museum members are admitted free. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org
- LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES: 3851 Essen Lane. Exhibits by Tony Bernard and woodcarver Henry Watson through Tuesday. Free. (225) 922-1000
- 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. The society also holds adoption events 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday at the PetSmart in Siegen Marketplace and the Acadian Village Petco. (225) 636-2680
- DOG ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m., Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. $125 adoption fee. Sponsored by YELP! BR. (225) 485-9200
- PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. Prices include spay/neuter, microchip and all vaccinations. The society also offers adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Acadian Village Petco. For more information, call (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 Highway. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992
- PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; 11:30 a.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday (during Daylight Saving Time only), The Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. The organization also offers adoptions noon-3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Orvis in Perkins Rowe. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org
- RIVER COMMUNITY CHURCH: 36367 Old Perkins Road, Prairieville. Third annual “Children’s Community Art and Photography Show,” through Sunday. Hours are 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Sundays and by appointment. Free. For an appointment, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY VISUAL ARTS GALLERY: Frank Hayden Hall. “The Importance of Art to Historically Black Colleges and Universities in This New Millennium,” through Friday, Oct. 31. Hours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Thursday and by appointment on Friday. Free.
- WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson, Port Allen. “100 Years After the War to End All Wars,” exhibit marking the centennial anniversary of the start of World War I, through Sunday, Oct. 26. “Mill Sessions,” an exhibit of photographs by New Orleans photographer David Armentor focuses on the sugar production in south Louisiana. Exhibit runs through Sunday, Nov. 9. (225) 336-2422, ext. 15
Compiled by Leslie D. Rose