• WHAT: Planting herbs workshops
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. and noon.
  • WHERE: The Burden Center, Steele Burden Memorial Orangerie (located across from the Ione E. Burden Conference Center), 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge
  • RESERVATIONS: Deadline to register is Wednesday, Nov. 19. Call (866) 220-0418 or visit myhealth.peopleshealth.com.
  • DETAILS: Claire Fontenot will speak at this free event.


  • WHAT: 41st annual Broadmoor High Arts & Crafts Festival
  • WHEN: 4-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 21 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22
  • WHERE: Broadmoor High School, 10100 Goodwood Blvd., Baton Rouge
  • ADMISSION: $3 for ages 13 and older; free for ages 12 and younger.
  • INFORMATION: http://ebr.oncoursesystems.com/school/webpage/12469106/1265257
  • DETAILS: More than 200 vendors will sell items such as paintings, pottery, wood carvings, toys, furniture, swings, jewelry and more. A free shuttle bus service will be provided from Broadmoor Shopping Center and Broadmoor Middle School.


  • WHAT: Help the LSU Museum of Art create decorations for its holiday tree at this free ornament workshop
  • WHEN: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 22
  • WHERE: LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St., Baton Rouge
  • INFORMATION: (225) 389-7207
  • DETAILS: The 22-feet-tall Nordmann fir from Washington state will feature ornaments created by children and families during the workshop. Members of the community are invited to share their talents by crafting mixed media picture frames featuring the center’s diverse offerings. The tree will be on display from Nov. 26 until the first week of January.


  • WHAT: Remington College is offering free salon services for food donations
  • WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Friday, Nov. 28
  • WHERE: Remington College, Baton Rouge campus
  • APPOINTMENTS: (225) 291-4660; walk-ins also welcome
  • DETAILS: Bring in a can of food or other nonperishable food donations to get a free haircut, manicure or pedicure. The salon services will be provided by students and instructors in the Remington College Baton Rouge Campus Cosmetology Program.