Resale Road Trip
Help out local organizations and find some great bargains at this event.
WHAT: Non-Profit Resale Road Trip. Four local nonprofit resale stores are offering special discounts and/or activities and refreshments.
WHEN: Friday and Saturday.
WHERE: YWCA’s La Friperie, 3735 Perkins Road (11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday); Connections for Life, 2286 Highland Road (8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday); The Purple Cow, 6586 Jones Creek Road (9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday); and Shiloh Bargain Center, 945 Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive. (1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday).
INFORMATION: YWCA — (225) 344-0221 or visit http://www.ywca-br.org; Connections for Life — (225) 379-3640 or visit http://www.connectionsforlife.net; Purple Cow — (225) 751-3262 or visit http://www.purplecow.net; Shiloh Bargain Center — (225) 343-9300 or visit http://www.shilohmbc.com.
Baton Rouge Hops
Ready, set, learn about hip hop.
WHAT: An arts festival and celebration of all things hip hop.
WHEN: Opening reception at 6 p.m. Friday; events and workshops Saturday and Sunday.
WHERE: Manship Theatre and Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St.
TICKETS & INFO: Visit http://www.manshiptheatre.org.
DETAILS: Highlights include a touring urban art exhibition; a hip hop fashion show; two performances blending poetry, dance, visual arts and live music; a community artists’ showcase and a break dance battle.
CASA Kids Day
If you haven’t gotten your raffle ticket for the playhouse, here’s your last chance.
WHAT: CASA Kids Day, sponsored by Court Appointed Special Advocates.
WHEN: Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
WHERE: Mall of Louisiana.
INFORMATION: Visit http://www.casabr.org or call (225) 379-8598.
DETAILS: The event includes a children’s safety fair and performances throughout the day, culminating at 5 p.m. with the drawing for the children’s playhouse, now on display at the center court of the mall. Raffle tickets are $5 and available at the mall.
BR Green fundraiser
Help support Baton Rouge Green as it continues to work to make Baton Rouge greener.
WHAT: Baton Rouge Green’s Paradise Party.
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 19.
WHERE: Live Oak Arabians, 6300 Jefferson Highway.
TICKETS & INFO: $100 per person. Call Baton Rouge Green at (225) 381-0037 or visit http://www.batonrougegreen.com.
DETAILS: Country music recording artist Sammy Kershaw and his band will perform as will Of Moving Colors dance company. The event includes a chuck-wagon barbecue, a silent auction and Cotton-Eyed Joe dance lessons. Auction items are listed at the website.