Yes, it’s true. Halloween is just around the corner. So to kick off the spooky season, grab a costume and run for your life in the second annual Zombie Bash on Oct. 7. The 5K run/walk is presented by Of Moving Colors, and will begin at 6:30 p.m. in front of the 13th Gate Haunted House. The event features prizes, deejay music, refreshments and free Thriller classes.
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Winans book signing
Celebrate photographer Fonville Winans’ 100th birthday with a book signing 2-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at The Foyer, 3655 Perkins Road. Cruise of the Pintail is a journal that tells the story of Winans’ journey through the waterways of south Louisiana during the 1930s. The book’s co-editors are Robert L. Winans and James R. Turner. Copies of the book and several Winans prints will be available for purchase.
The third annual Clay Shoot, a benefit event for the Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra, will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, at Hunter’s Run Gun Club. For registration details, call (225) 767-4609.
BRLT’s 50 for 50
Baton Rouge Little Theater recently announced its “50 for 50” fundraiser. In honor of its 50th anniversary in the building on Florida Boulevard, BRLT is hoping to raise $50,000 in 50 days. If you would like to make a donation, call (225) 924-6496.
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Often called “the queen of rockabilly,” Wanda Jackson will perform at the Manship Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29. For tickets, call (225) 344-0334.
Cat Haven Gala
Tickets are now on sale for the 12th annual Cat Haven Gala 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 at The Lake House on Old Hammond Highway. The event will feature a buffet, live music and silent auction. Tickets are $100 each. All proceeds help support the organization’s Adoption Center.
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Beatles fans, take note. Tickets are on sale for RAIN – A Tribute To The Beatles, which will be performed at the Baton Rouge River Center at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. Tickets start at $30. Call (800) 745-3000 to order.
The annual Tigerama event will take place at 8 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center. LSU fans will be treated to performances by the LSU Tiger Band, Golden Girls and Colorguard, LSU Wind Ensemble, and Symphonic Winds. The night also includes a VIP reception, and a silent auction. For tickets, call (800) 745-3000.
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