- GARDEN TOUR FRIDAYS: 10 a.m., Rosedown Plantation, 12501 La. 10, St. Francisville. Visit selected portions of one of the finest early 19th century gardens.
- LSU VIDEO GAME SYMPOSIUM: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Digital Media Center (DMC) East Parker Boulevard. A series of panels and workshops with media leaders from the video game world. Free.
- NIGHTCLUB CUMBIA WORKSHOP: 7 p.m., Ric Seeling Dance Studio, 10776 N. Harrells Ferry Road. $8 for members, $10 for non-members.
- GOURMET IN THE GARDEN: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. A progressive dinner in the garden. Walk among the bright spring blooms and eat some of the best cuisine in town. Tickets available online at eventbrite.com.
- MOVIE IN THE PARK — “JOURNEY HOME”: 7:30 p.m., BREC Monte Sano Park. Popcorn and other concessions will be available. The movie will move inside the gym in case of inclement weather. Bring blankets or lawn chairs.
- OF MOVING COLORS PRESENTS “YOU TELL ME”: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. OMC will take direction and inspiration from leaders in the Baton Rouge community to create dances from a very different perspective. Tickets range from $14-$35, plus fees. ofmovingcolors.org
- “THE WHITE BICYCLE”: 2:30 p.m., HopKins Black Box, 137 Coates Hall, LSU. A performance about ghost bike memorials and how they are interpreted by the communities that interact with them. Suggested donation $7. Please reserve seats in advance.
“DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER”: 7:30 P.M. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, 2 P.M. SUNDAY, THEATRE BATON ROUGE, 7155 FLORIDA BLVD. ENJOY AN EVENING OF HILARIOUS CONFUSION IN THIS PG-13-RATED PLAY, DIRECTED BY KEVIN HARGER. TICKETS ARE $25 FOR ADULTS, $20 FOR STUDENTS. THEATREBR.ORG
- RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Fifth and Main streets, downtown.
WALK FOR HUMANITY 5K: 8 A.M., TOWN SQUARE, 222 N. BLVD. PROCEEDS FROM THE EVENT BENEFIT THE INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL OUTREACH’S PROGRAMS.
EXTREME CAR & TRUCK SHOW / EXTREME RODEO INVITATIONAL: 9 A.M. TO 1 P.M., LAMAR DIXON EXPO CENTER, 9039 S. ST. LANDRY AVE, GONZALES. EXTREMERODEO.ORG
LAHOUSE SPRING OPEN HOUSE: 10 A.M.-2 P.M., LAHOUSE RESOURCE CENTER, 2858 GOURRIER AVE., ACROSS FROM LSU ALEX BOX BASEBALL STADIUM. SUGGESTED DONATION: $5 ADULT. WWW.LSUAGCENTER.COM/LAHOUSE OR FACEBOOK.COM/MYLAHOUSE
LOUISIANA TURKISH FEST: 10 A..M. TO 6 P.M., 7712 GOODWOOD BLVD. THE FREE EVENT INCLUDES MUSIC, FOOD AND ART VENDORS. ATLASLOUISIANA.ORG
MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 A.M., LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM, 100 S. RIVER ROAD. EXPLORE ART AND SCIENCE OF THE SEASONS THROUGH STORIES, SONGS, AND GAMES SPRINKLED WITH HUMOR AND FUN. LASM.ORG
BASF KID’S LAB: 11 A.M., 1 P.M., AND 3 P.M., LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM, 100 S. RIVER ROAD. VISITORS WILL GRAB SOME MARKERS AND FILTER PAPER AND EXPLORE THE MAGIC BEHIND A COLORFUL CHEMICAL PROCESS. EACH CHILD ALSO RECEIVES A COOL BACKPACK WITH SURPRISES INSIDE.
PRINCE & PRINCESS FONDUE FAIRYTALE: 1 P.M., THE MELTING POT, 5294 CORPORATE BLVD. DRESS YOUR CHILDREN IN THEIR FAIRYTALE FINEST AND ENTER OUR COSTUME CONTEST. ENJOY THREE COURSES FOR $14.95 PER CHILD AND $24.95 PER ADULT.
LOUISIANA AUTHORS ROW: 2 P.M. TO 5 P.M., JONES CREEK REGIONAL BRANCH LIBRARY, 6222 JONES CREEK ROAD. EMILY BECK COGBURN WILL SIGN COPIES OF HER DEBUT NOVEL “LOUISIANA SAVES THE LIBRARY.”
BRSO PRESENTS PIXAR IN CONCERT: 3 P.M. AND 7:30 P.M., RIVER CENTER THEATRE, 220 ST. LOUIS ST. ENJOY A CINEMATIC AND MUSICAL JOURNEY THROUGH BELOVED FILMS SUCH AS “TOY STORY,” “CARS,” AND “UP.” BRSO.ORG
RELAY FOR LIFE: 4 P.M., BREC’S HIGHLAND ROAD COMMUNITY PARK. ENJOY FOOD, DRINKS, MUSIC AND ACTIVITIES. PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY.
SALT & SMOKE FESTIVAL: 4 P.M. TO 7 P.M., TIN ROOF BREWING COMPANY, 1624 WYOMING ST. THERE WILL BE BARBECUE, DRINKS, AND ENTERTAINMENT. SALTANDSMOKEFEST.COM
HAPPY’S 5K: 6 P.M., TOWN SQUARE, 222 NORTH BLVD. A CULTURAL SPORTING EVENT THAT STARTED IN CONJUNCTION WITH HAPPY’S RUNNING CLUB IN 2009. THE EVENT FEATURES, FOOD, ART, MUSIC AND EXERCISE. HAPPYS5000.COM
10TH ANNUAL DANCING FOR BIG BUDDY: 7 P.M., PETE MARAVICH ASSEMBLY CENTER, N. STADIUM ROAD. LOCAL CELEBRITIES TEAM WITH PROFESSIONAL DANCE PARTNERS IN THIS ANNUAL EVENT. DANCINGFORBIGBUDDY.ORG
- TALK LIKE SHAKESPEARE DAY: 11 a.m., Town Square, 222 N. Blvd. A celebration of the Fourth Centennial of the life of playwright and poet William Shakespeare.
YOUNG COMPOSERS’ CONCERT: 2 P.M., LSU MUSIC SCHOOL RECITAL HALL, DALRYMPLE DRIVE. PERFORMANCE OF GRAD STUDENT WORKS BY THE LOUISIANA SINFONIETTA. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
ANGELA GREGORY:TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR AN ARTIST INSPIREDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOR GALLERY TALK: 2:30 P.M., WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM, 845 N. JEFFERSON AVE., PORT ALLEN. SUSAN HYMEL WHO WILL LEAD MUSEUMGOERS THROUGH THE GALLERY WITH A LECTURE STYLE TOUR.
- TANGO LESSONS: 6:30 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. For all levels of experience. $8 per class.
- LSU SCIENCE CAFÉ: 5 p.m., Schlittz & Giggles Perkins, 2355 Ferndale Ave. Hosted by LSU Center for Computation and Technology.
- FIFTH ANNUAL CRAWFÊTE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Mockler Beverage Company, 11811 Reiger Road. Enjoy beers paired with crawfish dishes from some of the best chefs in town. Tickets are $65. crawfetebr.com
- 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 will feature Hunt Slonem’s bird, bunny and butterfly paintings, on view through August 5.
- BATON ROUGE GALLERY: Noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “The Real-Life Experience,” a juried high school art exhibit, will be on display through Thursday. batonrougegallery.org
Capitol Park Museum: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St. View “Keeping Time: Extraordinary Images from Louisiana’s Musical Past,” on display through May 31.
- EARTH AS ART: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Through July 1.
- FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
- “GO LOVE AFRICA” — PORTRAITS FROM UGANDA AND MADAGASCAR: West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave, Port Allen. Featuring the photography of Aaron Williams and Nathan Dewberry who travelled to Uganda in 2014 and Madagascar in 2015. Through April 30.
- “JOIE DE VIVRE” A 30-YEAR RETROSPECTIVE OF PAINTINGS: Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd., 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. Senate Chamber. This exhibit features a selection of paintings from James Michalopoulos’ career. Through April 30.
- JONES WALKER FOYER: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. 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.
- LSU SCHOOL OF ART’S ALFRED C. GLASSELL JR. GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday through Sunday. (225) 389-7180.
- STUDIO DEI LEONI GROUP EXHIBIT: Vanguard Gallery, 1469 Laurel St. Through May 4.
- SPRING SHOW: Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 N. Blvd.,10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. An exhibit of original paintings by the exhibiting members of the Associated Women in the Arts. Through May 31.
- THE ART OF WARNER BROS. CARTOONS: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 River Road S. The Art of Warner Bros. cartoons 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 River Road S. The display explores various historical and current devices used in animation. Through August 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