INTO THE PREVIOUS CONVERSATION: 5 p.m., The CI Group, 445 N. Third St. Featuring work by Tajreen Akter, on view through April. Opening reception with light refreshments. 

FLASHLIGHT NIGHT AT THE SWAMP: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway. Enjoy a leisurely night hike with family and friends. General admission applies. 

MOVIE NIGHT WITH "ENCHANTED": 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., BREC’S Independence Park Theatre, 7505 Independence Blvd. Free film series. Popcorn and soda available for purchase. Rated PG.

FAMILY DINNER COMEDY IMPROV SHOW: 7:30 p.m., Hartley/Vey Theatres, 100 Lafayette St. Enjoy hilarious live improv games. $5. Show is rated R. Ages 17 and up. 


YELP! TENNIS TOURNAMENT: 5 p.m., Bocage Racquet Club, 7600 Jefferson Highway. A fundraising tournament supporting Yelp! Baton Rouge Dog Rescue.


RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Main and Laurel streets, downtown. Featuring fresh, locally grown food, artisan craft booths and a cooking demonstration at 10 a.m. inside the Main Street Market.

ROASTERY OPEN HOUSE: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Cafeciteaux Coffee Roasters, 14141 Airline Highway, Suite 4U. Featuring free tastings of selected current offerings and tour. 

MARDI GRAS KICKBALL TOURNAMENT: 9:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., BREC’S Perkins Road Community Park, 7122 Perkins Road. Entry fee $275 per team of 12 maximum players.

BOIL BATTLE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar, 3838 Burbank Drive. Do you boil the best crawfish in south Louisiana? $500 per team of four. Live music until 8 p.m. For registration details, call (337) 424-6060.

JAPANESE STAB BOOKBINDING: Noon to 4 p.m., 1607 Main St. Featuring a class and demonstration from Blackbird Letterpress of Lafayette. $60. 

“BATON ROUGE ON TAP” CRAFT BEER FESTIVAL: 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., Raising Cane's River Center, 275 S. River Road. Featuring more than 130 craft beer styles from over 65 breweries for sampling. Tickets start at $35.

BATON ROUGE BRIDAL SHOW: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel, 103 France St. Over 60 local vendors including bride and groom fashions, DJs, wedding coordination, catering and cakes. $15 online and at the door.

“TEA, FASHION, & FANCIES”: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., LSU Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane. The theme "Seersucker Saturday" will feature Laurie Haspel Aronson of Louisiana's Haspel brand clothing company whose roots trace back to New Orleans 1909 and the introduction of its classic seersucker men’s suit. 

12TH ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m., BREC’S Magnolia Mound Plantation, 2161 Nicholson Drive. Listen to special dramatic readings and music to commemorate Black History Month.

MARDI GRAS CORGI MEET UP: 4 p.m., Burbank Corgi Club, 12400 Burbank Drive. Owners and pets are encouraged to dress in Mardi Gras-themed attire.

"RAD! THE MOVIE, THE EXPERIENCE": 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., BREC's Extreme Sports, 7122 Perkins Road. Free screening of the 1980s movie. Free riding after screenings, from 7:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

2017 DRAG BALL ”KINGS & QUEENS OF HEARTS”: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Spanish Moon, 1109 Highland Road. Presented by New Delta Review. “Alice and Wonderland” style drag performances. Costumes encouraged. Admission $10.

KARAOKE AND CRAWFISH: 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., The Smiling Dog, 4215 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Drink specials available.


KIDS CULINARY CLASS — KING CAKES: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Renaissance Hotel, 7000 Bluebonnet Blvd.

TRAIL RUN FUN: 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Comite River Park, 8900 Hooper Road. Enjoy nature and stay fit. Rediscover your local BREC parks in Baton Rouge. Running shoes, athletic attire, insect repellent and bottled water recommended. For more information, (225) 925-2667. Free.

SOUL'D OUT SUNDAYS: 7 p.m., The Parlor, 705 St. Joseph St. An open mic and artist showcase. Featuring Sha'Condria iCon Sibley. 


AUDITIONS FOR THEATRE BATON ROUGE’S “THE FOREIGNER”: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Auditions consist of cold reads. Roles available for various age groups. Contact box office at (225) 924-6496 to sign up and purchase scripts. Scripts are available for a $2 cash refundable deposit.


NO-SHOW COMEDY: 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., The Guru, 1857 Government St. Featuring comedic headliner Marguerite Shipley.


TERRANCE OSBORNE MARDI BARQ'S POSTER SIGNING: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Matherne's Downtown, 440 N. Third St. Osborne will sign free posters of the original artwork. 

ASHLEY MANOR BRIDAL SHOW: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Ashley Manor Catering and Reception Center, 14214 Old Hammond Highway. View a large selection of vendors while enjoying sample food tasting. Free entry for brides. Regular admission $10 at the door.


BOOK & BREW: 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Three Sixty Eight, 10889 Perkins Road, Suite D. A networking event featuring a discussion from Noble Wave. Free to attend. Register on

“SOUNDCLASH BR!” OPEN MIC & ARTIST SHOWCASE: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Ruffin’s Downtown Daiquiri, 602 Main St. Contact to register to perform or be a vendor.


AT BATON ROUGE GALLERY: 1515 Dalrymple Drive, Featuring the latest works from Brian Kelly and Jessica Sharpe.

AT LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "Art in Louisiana — Views into the Collection" and "Everlasting Calm: The Art of Elliott Daingerfield" on view through March 19.

AT CAPITOL PARK MUSEUM: 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 660 N. Fourth St. Featuring selections from the Permanent Collection.

AT GLASSELL GALLERY: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Featuring "Mudlucious: A Celebration of LSU School of Art Ceramics," on display through March 5. 

AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "It's Academic: A Hands-On Art Experience" through May 28; "Selections from the Collection" through Feb. 26; Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show 11 a.m. Saturdays; "Passages of Time: Drawings by Gerry Wubben," through Feb. 26; "Contemporary Old Masters" through Feb. 26.

AT MANSHIP THEATRE: 100 Lafayette St. "Have a Seat — Selected works from the personal collection of Donald J. Boutte and Michael D. Robinson" on display though Thursday.

AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring “Changing America: The Emancipation Proclamation 1863 to the March on Washington 1963," through March 12.

ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM AND OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 437 Laurel St. Featuring slam and live poetry performances from local, regional and national artists. $7.

LET'S GET QUIZZICAL TRIVIA NIGHTS: At various times and locations across Baton Rouge. For more information and schedule, visit

Compiled by Whitney Christy