- NATIONAL DONUT DAY: 6 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tiger Deaux-nuts, 5162 Government St. The Mid City shop will offer specialty flavors and giveaways. (225) 421-1091
- GARDEN TOUR FRIDAY: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation, La. 10, St. Francisville. The program provides garden enthusiasts with a detailed look at selected portions of one of the finest early 19th-century gardens.
- OUR LADY OF THE LAKE CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL PRESENTS “DREAMNIGHT AT THE ZOO”: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Enjoy special appearances from Dorothy and the Shakey Egg Band, a bubble station crafts and games. The event is for pediatric cancer patients and their families.
- FAR-OUT FIRST FRIDAY — BACK IN TIME: 6 p.m to 10 p.m., Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. A night of full-dome planetarium shows, including a special introduction to “Dinosaurs Alive” at 8 p.m. by paleontologist Judith Schiebout. lasm.org
- PENNINGTON DANCE SERIES WITH SAVION GLOVER AND JACK DEJOHNETTE: 7:30 p.m. Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Two award-winning performers join forces for this performance. Tickets are $65-$85 plus fees. manshiptheatre.org
- RUPAULS DRAG RACES’ DERRICK BARRY WITH NEBRASKA: 8 p.m. Splash Nightclub, 2183 Highland Road. Featuring Derrick Barry and Nebraska of “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”
- DISCOVER THE DINOSAURS UNLEASHED: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Baton Rouge River Center, 275 S. River Road. Experience up-close encounters with a lifelike Stegosaurus, Velociraptor and the king T-Rex in this walk-thru exhibit. brrivercenter.com
- BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown.
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown.
- SOIREE GRAND OPENING: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Soiree, 711 Jefferson Highway, Suite 1C. There will be discounts, prizes, and champagne.
- THAT’S A GREAT STORY WRITING CLASS: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., The Guru, 1857 Government St. Tickets available online, $40.
HANDS-ON HAPPENINGS — DINO EDITION: 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M., LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM, 100 S. RIVER ROAD. LASM.ORG
FAMILY DINNER IMPROV SHOW: 7:30 P.M. HARTLEY/VEY THEATRES, 100 LAFAYETTE ST. HANG WITH BATON ROUGE’S PREMIER COMEDY TROUPE. SHOW IS FOR AGES 17 AND UP. $5 PLUS FEES.
WCS SOCIAL DANCE: 8:30 P.M., COURTNEY BLACK’S BALLROOM, 5664 JONES CREEK ROAD, SUITE C. ADMISSION $10, STUDENTS $5. BRYANJORDANDANCE.COM
- 42ND ANNUAL BROMELIAD SHOW AND SALE: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Baton Rouge Garden Center, 7950 Independence Blvd.
- POP-UP MARKET: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Alexander’s Market, 18111 Highland Market Drive. alexandersmkt.com
- FIRST SUNDAY: 1 p.m to 5 p.m. at Louisiana Art & Science Museum, USS Kidd, and LSU Museum of Art. Enjoy free admission and special at this monthly event in downtown Baton Rouge.
- HUNT SLONEM GALLERY TALK — DR. SARAH CLUNIS: 2 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 5th Floor, 100 Lafayette St. Free.
- DOG DAYS OF SUMMER: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., Bar Louie, 6401 Bluebonnet Blvd., Suite 720. Photo Booth and other surprises. Bring your furry friend. There will be treats for dogs, adult cocktails and food available. Twenty percent of proceeds go to the Companion Animal Alliance of Baton Rouge.
- SIMPLY DIVINE ACADEMY OF DANCE PRESENTS CIRCUS CIRCUS: 3 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Tickets are $10 plus fees.
- FREE FOOD SUNDAY: 4 p.m., The Radio Bar, 3079 Government St., Suite B. There will barbeque chicken, potato salad and beans.
ARTICULATE — GUIDED TOUR OF EXHIBIT WITH ARTISTS BETTS, HAMMOCK, AND HOWES: 4 P.M., BATON ROUGE GALLERY, 1515 DALRYMPLE DRIVE.
- TANGO CLASSES: 6:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. For beginners and intermediate level.
- SIP AND SAUTE: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Acadian House Kitchen & Bath Design, 6971 Exchequer Drive. Chef Matt Reed will prepare award-winning dishes at his cooking class and tasting. $35. Call (225) 756-2777 for info.
- LECTURE BY GAINES FOSTER: 5:30 p.m., Louisiana’s Old State Capitol. The LSU historian analyzes the 2016 presidential campaign.
- HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB WEEKLY RUN: 6 p.m., Happy’s Irish Push, 136 Third Street.
- ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM AND OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m. Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 437 Laurel Street. Admission is $7. artsbr.org
- FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT — “THE LION KING”: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Town Square, North Boulevard. Ahhhh-see-memba! Enjoy free popcorn and screening of this family-friendly movie.
- “JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT”: 7 p.m., LSU Shaver Theater, Dalrymple Drive. Christian Youth Theater presents its take on the classic play. Tickets range from $12-$21. cytbatonrouge.org
- “ART IN LOUISIANA: VIEWS INTO THE COLLECTION”: LSU Museum of Art, Fifth Floor, 100 Lafayette St.
“ANGELA GREGORY — FROM PARIS TO PORT ALLEN”: West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Features the art and sculptures of Angela Gregory, including her work on the Bienville Monument, the Henry Watkins Allen Monument, and the Negro Project. Through June 12.
Antebellum Pop!: LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. The show features Hunt Slonem’s bird, bunny and butterfly paintings, through Aug. 5.
BATON ROUGE GALLERY: Noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. See the latest works from Judi Betts, April Hammock, Malaika Favorite, and Michael W. Howes. batonrougegallery.org batonrougegallery.org
Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre’s Youth Ballet Tour: Free performances of the children’s ballet, “Graduation Ball,” through June 10. For full list of locations and times, visit batonrougeballet.org.
Capitol Park Museum: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St.
“Earth as Art”: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Through July 1.
- “HUEY LONG AND THE NOBLE EXPERIMENT — PROHIBITION IN LOUISIANA”: West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. Through Sept. 4.
- “INTERPRET THE OLD MASTERS”: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, Independence Park Theatre Gallery, 7800 Independence Park Blvd. Through July 13.
- “THE ART OF WARNER BROS. CARTOONS”: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Explores the elaborate process that went into the making of the classics. Through July 24.
“The Origins of Animation”: Colonnade Gallery, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. The display explores various historical and current devices used in animation. Through Aug. 7.
- 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 or older. restaurantipo.com.
Compiled by Whitney Christy