FRIDAY

  • NEW YEAR’S DAY CELEBRATION: 8:30 p.m., The Texas Club, 456 N. Donmoor Ave.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Main Street Market, Fifth and Main streets.
  • MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Adalié Brent Auditorium, 100 S. River Road. Sing, dance and share stories in this interactive program for young children that explores the art and science of the seasons.
  • DOCTOR SPARK, THE ROVING EXPLAINER: Noon to 2 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Celebrate the international year of light with Doctor Spark and her backpack of surprises.
  • SIP IN STYLE BYOB WINE GLASS ETCH CLASS:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color, Create Studio, 3613 Perkins Road, Suite J1. Learn the process for etching glass and how to make your own stencils, and leave knowing how to create more. Register at eventbrite.com.
  • IN-HOME WINE TASTING WITH THE TRAVELING VINEYARD: 7 p.m. A professional wine guide will bring five different wines to sample. Participants will talk about wines and which wines and foods pair well. Free. For more information or to schedule a tasting, visit eventbrite.com or contact wineauxofbr@gmail.com.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • ICE SKATING ON THE RIVER: Times vary, Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. Enjoy ice skating in 75-minute sessions. Tickets are $12 per person. Special group pricing is available. For more information, visit brrivercenter.com.

SUNDAY

  • FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road; the USS Kidd Veterans Museum, 305 S. River Road; LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Enjoy free admission to downtown museum galleries.

TUESDAY

  • BASIC BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. This free class allows patrons to learn how to make jewelry. Seating is limited. Call (225) 223-6573 for more information.
  • ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM AND OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, inside the Firehouse Gallery, 427 Laurel St.

TUESDAY

  • SEED BEADING CLASS: 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road, Suite H. This free class features a new seed bead pattern each week of a bracelet, necklace or earrings. Seating is limited. Call (225) 223-6573 for more information.

ONGOING

  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. caaws.org
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. caaws.org
  • CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 660 N. Fourth St. “Keeping Time: Extraordinary Images from Louisiana’s Musical Past.” Through May 31. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

‘Capitol City Contemporary 2:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color The LandscapesText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color’Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color: Through Jan. 10. Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. View recent works in both abstract and realist styles of landscapes made by a dozen Baton Rouge artists.

  • CAT ADOPTIONS: Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. (225) 636-2680.
  • ‘A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS’: West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. An exhibit to mark five decades of the beloved cartoon characters. The exhibit continues through Jan. 3.
  • ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. elizabethangallery.com
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (225) 769-0582 or visit fwgallery.net.
  • ‘FINDING THE FORGOTTEN … IN THE SHADOWS OF THE MIND’: The Gallery at Manship Theatre, Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. This exhibition highlights the need to remember, relate to and reawaken the countless minds shuttered by dementia in the community.

FW Gallery at the Shaw Center: Shaw Center of the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Sarah Wiseman’s ink compositions and Andrea Pramuk’s architectural renderings will be on display. Wiseman’s artwork on display through Jan. 1 and Pramuk’s through Feb. 12. For more information, visit fwgallery.net.

  • ‘THE CARNIVAL, THE CITY AND THE SEA’: LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. An exhibition of Haitian art that runs through March 20. For more information, call (225) 389-7200 or visit lsumoa.org.
  • ‘THE PORTRAIT, THE ARTIST AND THE PATRON’: West Baton Rouge Museum, Port Allen. Runs through Jan. 17. The exhibit looks at 19th-century portraiture in Louisiana with works from statewide galleries and private collections.

‘25 Years of the Hubble Space Telescope’: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Runs through Jan. 16. Displays some of the most intriguing images taken by the telescope of far-away stars, galaxies and nebulae over the past 25 years.

Jones Walker Foyer: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Free. (225) 346-5001.

  • LOUISIANA’S OLD STATE CAPITOL: 100 N. Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. (225) 342-0500.
  • LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.
  • LSU SCHOOL OF ART’S ALFRED C. GLASSELL JR. GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday through Sunday. (225) 389-7180.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. (225) 774-7701.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 8660 Airline Highway Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs are available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992.

Pet adoptions: 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. friendsoftheanimals br.org

‘Raphael Soyer Intimate Portraits’:Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road, Soupcon Gallery. The paintings on view are intimate portraits of women painted by Soyer at different intervals throughout his lengthy career.

‘Sun Light/Star Light — Contemplations on the Solar Orb’: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Multi-media exhibition, explore the scientific, aesthetic and spiritual dimensions regarding the moon and sun. Through Jan. 3.

‘Solarium’: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road, Upper Main Gallery. An innovative art video created by NASA’s media team at the Goddard Space Flight Center. Through April 3.

  • 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 to 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 info@yelpbr.com

Compiled by Whitney Christy