FRIDAY

  • ST. JAMES GUMBO: 11 a.m., St. James Espiscopal Day School, 445 Convention St. Call in a to-go order or drive-thru order by calling (225) 387-5141 or visit stjamesbr.org.
  • YONDER HEFE AND SMILING IVAN RELEASE PARTY: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Company, 1624 Wyoming St. The Baton Rouge brewery celebrates the release of its German Hefeweizen, Yonder Hefe, and single batch imperial stout, Smiling Ivan. Live music from HollyRock.
  • MOVIE IN THE PARK — ‘MINIONS’: 6 p.m., BREC, Hooper Road Park. Bring blankets or a lawn chair and enjoy popcorn, as well as other concessions for purchase. The movie will be moved inside the gym in case of inclement weather.
  • FREDERIC CHIU: 7:30 p.m., Piano, School of Music Recital Hall. Pianist Frederic Chiu will play an all-Prokofiev program as part of the LSU Symposium on “Prokofiev and the Russian Tradition.” General admission tickets are $15. Visit cmda.lsu.edu/events or call (225) 578-3527.
  • ANA GASTEYER: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. The “Saturday Night Live” alum performs jazz songs and more. Tickets $35-50. Call (225) 344-0334 or visit manshiptheatre.org
  • ‘BURGERS, BREW & ’QUE’ VIEWING CELEBRATION: 8 p.m., Bistro Byronz, 5412 Government St. and 8200 Village Plaza Court. Bistro Byronz will be featured on an episode of Food Network’s “Burgers, Brew & ’Que,” and the restaurant will be celebrating at both Baton Rouge locations. The show airs at 9:30 p.m.

STARVING ARTISTS PERFORMANCE ARTS FUNDRAISING PARTY: 9 P.M., SPLASH NIGHTCLUB, 2183 HIGHLAND ROAD. LIVE BODY PAINTING, HULA HOOPING, AND RAFFLE FOR TWO THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE SESSIONS.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY

  • BATON ROUGE FASHION WEEK: 7 p.m. Friday for “Bare — an all-natural fashion show” at LSU Museum of Art’s Turner Gallery, 100 Lafayette St. Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday for “Big Night” fashion show at Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. The show starts at 8 p.m. batonrougefashionweek.com

FRIDAY-SUNDAY

  • ‘MEET VERA STARK’: 7:30 p.m., Reilly Theatre, LSU. A 70-year journey about the life of Vera Stark, a headstrong African-American maid and budding actress. General admission tickets are $20, $15 for faculty/staff/seniors, and $12 for LSU students with ID. For more information, go to cmda.lsu.edu/events or call (225) 578-3527.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Main Street Market, Fifth and Main streets.
  • KAYAK FISHING WORKSHOP & DEMO DAY: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., BREC’s Milford Wampold Memorial Park. Learn the skills of fishing from a kayak. Register at (225) 272-9200, ext. 435, or email outdooradventure@brec.org. $10 per family.
  • BEGINNER SKATE CLINIC: 10 a.m., BREC’s Extreme Sports, 7122 Perkins Road. Develop skateboarding skills. The clinic is great for ages 7-12. Helmet and skateboard required, pads recommended. To register or for more information, call (225) 766-9039 or xsports@brec.org
  • POLAR PLUNGE: 10 a.m., Cabela’s, 2200 Cabela’s Parkway, Gonzales. Participants pledge funds for Special Olympics by jumping into lake. Features a costume contest, musical entertainment, a gigantic ice sculpture and children’s activities. Public is free to watch at no cost. laso.org
  • 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. lasm.org
  • ECSTATIC DANCE: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Agame Yoga & Meditation Center, 635 S. Acadian Thruway. A transformational space for healing, prayer and freedom movement. Admission $5-$10.
  • THE BARKLEY MARATHONS MOVIE & PARTY: 5:30 p.m., 1088 Rittiner Drive. A “trail running” feature movie with food and drinks.
  • BEADING SOCIAL: 6 p.m. Cajun Bead Crafts, 4733 Jones Creek Road. Join the fun and work on projects. Seating is limited. Call (225) 223-6573 for more information.
  • PROKOFIEV SYMPOSIUM CONCERT WITH LSU SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: 7:30 p.m., Union Theater, LSU. General admission tickets are $15. For more information, cmda.lsu.edu/events or call (225) 578-3527.

SUNDAY

  • FRENCH TRUCK COFFEE TASTING: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., City Pork Deli & Charcuterie, 2363 Hollydale Ave. French Truck Coffee will serve up free samplings of their iced coffee.
  • BRBT HOSTS NATIONAL DANCE AUDITIONS: 12:30 p.m., The Dancers’ Workshop, 10745 Linkwood Court. Specific audition requirements and more information is available at batonrougeballet.org.
  • BRIDAL SHOW: 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., White Oak Plantation, 17660 George O’Neal Road. Sample an extensive selection of Chef John Folse’s specialty wedding menus while visiting with local wedding professionals ready to help you plan your big day. Admission is $10 at eventbrite.com
  • POETRY WORKSHOP WITH XERO SKIDMORE: 2 p.m., LSU Museum of Art, 100 Lafayette St. Learn about the writers and art of Haiti through writing and performance workshops. The afternoon ends with a poetry slam and open mic. Free.
  • ‘GOODNIGHT MOON’ AND ‘THE RUNAWAY BUNNY’: 2 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. The Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia presents an adaptation of Margaret Wise Brown’s 60-year-old classic, “Goodnight Moon.” Tickets are $20 plus fees.
  • RECEPTION FOR ‘COHN HIGH SCHOOL HOW WE LOVE THEE’: 2:30 p.m., West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. An exhibit commemorating the history and legacy of 20th century African American education in West Baton Rouge.

TRAIL FUN RUN: 3 P.M. TO 5 P.M., HOOPER ROAD BREC PARK. A FUN RUN LED BY FORGE RACING FOUNDER JEFF BECK. ALL AGES AND FITNESS LEVELS ARE WELCOME. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE BACKPACKER AT (225) 935-2667 AND ASK FOR TYLER.

JUKE JOINT NIGHT: 5 P.M. TO 7 P.M., TIN ROOF BREWING COMPANY, 1624 WYOMING ST. A NEW WEEKLY SERIES AT THE TIN ROOF TAP ROOM FEATURING MUSIC FROM PETER SIMON AND DRINK SPECIALS.

  • TIMELINES: 7 p.m., The Guru, 1857 Government St. A fundraiser benefitting the 10-year anniversary of the All City Teen Poetry Slam Festival.

MONDAY

  • LSU TIGER MEN’S GLEE AND WOMEN’S CHORALE: 7:30 p.m., St. Alban’s Chapel, Dalrymple Drive. An evening of traditional and post-modern Scandinavian and Baltic works for choir will be performed. Free. Visit cmda.lsu.edu/events or call (225) 578-3527.
  • LOGOS STRING QUARTET: 7:30 p.m., School of Music Recital Hall, LSU. Violinists Espen Lilleslatten and Roxana Pavel Goldstein, violist Elias Goldstein and cellist Dennis Parker will perform works of Beethoven and Benjamin Britten. General admission tickets are $15. Visit cmda.lsu.edu/events or call (225) 578-3527.

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 information.

WEDNESDAY

  • ‘LOGOPHILIA’ FIRST WEDNESDAY OPENING RECEPTION: 7 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. An exhibition examining the intersection of the written word and visual art, featuring work from Jamie Baldridge, Dawn Black, Mary Claire Delony, Kathryn Hunter, Kelli Scott Kelley and Jacqueline Dee Parker. batonrougegallery.org

THURSDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m., Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
  • ANNUAL BOOK BAZAAR: 5 p.m., Friends of the LSU Libraries, 3555 River Road S. Includes a wide variety of books from children’s books to textbooks and reference books.
  • 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 information.
  • CHAMPAGNE AND COUTURE IN THE CAPITAL: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. Meet wedding professionals and get information on how to celebrate your wedding day. $20 at the door. Limited spots are available. Call (225) 485-7340 for more information.
  • LSU OPERA PRESENTS L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI: 7:30 p.m., Claude L. Shaver Theatre. The opera perfectly blends Italian composer Rossini’s talent of mixing serious topics with funny opera, creating a work that is relevant today. Tickets are $40 general admission, $25 students and faculty. Contact (225) 578-3527 for ticket purchase.

ONGOING

  • BATON ROUGE GALLERY: Noon to 6 p.m., Tuesday-Sunday, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. “Logophilia,” a new exhibit opens Sunday and will be on display through March 31. batonrougegallery.org
  • BLACK HISTORY MONTH ART SHOW: Elizabethan Gallery, 680 Jefferson Highway. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Featured artists include Keith Douglas, Randell Henry, Felicia Hunt and Nathaniel Landry. Through March 5. elizabethangallery.com
  • 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.
  • ‘COHN HIGH SCHOOL HOW WE LOVE THEE — 1949-1969’: West Baton Rouge Museum, 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. This exhibit commemorates the history and legacy of 20th century African American education in West Baton Rouge by highlighting Cohn High School. On display through March 20.
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. 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.

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  • ‘LOVING LOUISIANA — CELEBRATING THE CULTURES AND TRADITIONS OF SOUTH LOUISIANA’: Louisiana’s Old State Capitol, 100 North Blvd. An exhibit honoring the state of Louisiana on display through March 20.

‘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.

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  • 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.
  • ‘OVERFLO/THE POOFS’: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Healthcare Gallery, 3488 Brentwood Dr., Suite 103. View underwater photography from Aaron Hogan and new paintings from John Michael Byrd. Through April 1.
  • ‘RAPHAEL SOYER INTIMATE PORTRAITS’: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road, Soupcon Gallery. See intimate portraits of women painted by Soyer at different intervals throughout his lengthy career, on display through April 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, on display through April 3.

‘Varied Treasure’ — Works by Brent Houzenga: The Gallery at Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. For the last decade, Houzenga’s work has focused on painting on found objects. On display through April 10.

  • 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