BREW AT THE ZOO: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo, 3601 Thomas Road. Sample dozens of craft beers and munch on pub favorites. $45 for general admission, $20 for designated driver.

FULL MOON FEAST: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. Featuring food and wine pairings as well as music from Quiana Lynell. $50 each at All proceeds benefit Capitol Park Museum.

TURKISH CUISINE CLASS: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Atlas Foundation, 7712 Goodwood Blvd. $15 at

TIN ROOF PINT NIGHT: 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Burgersmith, 3613 Perkins Road, Suite B. Featuring Voodoo, Blonde and Gameday IPA on draft with Juke Joint and Turnrow in cans.,

AIR1 POSITIVE HITS TOUR: 7 p.m., Raising Cane’s River Center, 275 S. River Road. Featuring music from Skillet, Britt Nicole, Colton Dixon, Tauren Wells and GAWVI.

DISTILLERY TOUR: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Baton Rouge Distilling, 11616 Industriplex Blvd., Suite 21. Featuring a guided tour of the distillery and sampling of strawberry brandy. Ages 21 and up.

CAT TAILS & COCKTAILS ANNUAL FUNDRAISER: 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., The Guru, 1857 Government St. A cocktail party and fall season kickoff to raise funds for Cat Haven. Featuring catering by BouillaBabes, crafty cocktails by Liquid Luxe, LLC, live music by Blake Breaux, Party Portraits Photo Booth, and a silent auction. $75 at

COLLEGE RADIO DAY: 7 p.m. to midnight, Barcadia, 3347 Highland Road. A free event featuring music from _thesmoothcat, Wimpsville, Quarx and ShoNuff. 

FAMILY DINNER IMPROV SHOW: 7:30 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Hang out with the Baton Rouge comedy troupe and enjoy live improv games. For ages 17 and up. $6 plus fees., (866) 451-2787.

“THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW”: 10 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. Dress up and enjoy a screening of the cult classic. $8 plus fees. Visit for our list of approved and unapproved props. Rated R. (866) 451-2787.


"TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD": 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Based on the classic American novel by Harper Lee. $25, and $19 for students at (225) 924-6496.


CARS & COFFEE: 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., The Legacy, 1655 Sherwood Forest Blvd. A monthly car show.

BATON ROUGE ARTS MARKET: 8 a.m. to noon, Lottery Lot on Fifth Street between Laurel and Main streets. Featuring a variety of handmade arts, furniture, jewelry, soaps and sculptures from local artists. Free.

2017 GHOSTLY GALA: 8 p.m. to midnight, L'Auberge Casino & Hotel, 777 L'Auberge Ave. Guests will enjoy an open bar and buffet as well as door prizes, raffle drawings, costume contest, table decorating contest, games and music. The dress is costume or creative formal. $125 for nonmembers and $100 for members. For ages 21 and up.

DENHAM SPRINGS ANTIQUE VILLAGE FALL FESTIVAL: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Antique Village of Denham Springs, Range Ave. Enjoy festival activities including two stages of live music and kid's activities. Free.

SCIENCE ACADEMY SATURDAYS: 10 a.m. to noon, Highland Road Park Observatory, 13800 Highland Road. Explore gravity, simple machines, stars and more in this series. For ages 8-12. $5 per in-parish cadet, $6 per out-of-parish cadet.

COOKING DEMONSTRATION AND BOOK SIGNING: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sur La Table, 10202 Perkins Rowe. Featuring James Beard award winners Rocco DiSpirito and Rebecca Wilcomb and product demonstrations. Free.

CORN MAZE FESTIVAL: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. Find your way out of the maze at this family-friendly event. (225) 763-3990,

PLANETARIUM FAMILY HOUR AND STARGAZING: 10 a.m., Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Learn about stars and constellations in the local night sky; planetarium show to follow. (225) 344-5272,

HANDS-ON HAPPENINGS: ATOMIC ART SPECIAL EFFECTS: 10 a.m., Louisiana Arts & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Let your inner artist out using simple additives, tools and techniques to create complex artwork. (225) 344-5272,

OGDEN PARK PROWL: 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Ogden Park. A neighborhood arts festival showcasing the best of Mid City's art, music and food.


HARVEST DAYS: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days, LSU Rural Life Museum, 4560 Essen Lane. Featuring living history demonstrations popular on Louisiana farms and plantations during the 1800s. $10 for adults, $9 for seniors ages 62 and up, and $8 for children ages 6-11., (225) 765-2437.

PLANTFEST! 2017: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday & noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, LSU Hilltop Arboretum, 11855 Highland Road. An annual celebration of plants. Free., (225) 767-6916.

FLAMBEAU FEST: Noon to 11 p.m. Saturday, noon to 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Ascension Fields at Lamar-Dixon, 9039 S. St. Landry Ave., Gonzales. A two-day music festival featuring live music from Sam Hunt, Hank Williams, Jr., Lynyrd Skynyrd and others.

AUDITIONS: 1 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, Theatre Baton Rouge, 7155 Florida Blvd. Auditions are for "A Christmas Carol" and "Gift of the Magi." By appointment only. Call (225) 924-6496.


YOUR FRIENDS' CLOSET SALE: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friends of the LSU Textile & Costume Museum, 140 Human Ecology Building, Tower and South Campus Drives. Featuring vintage and fashion apparel, jewelry and accessories on sale. $10, $5 for students with an ID.

ANGOLA PRISON RODEO: 2 p.m., Louisiana State Penitentiary, 17544 Tunica Trace, St. Francisville. Gates open at 9 a.m. The rodeo begins at 2 p.m. Crafts are open until 5 p.m. $20. Tickets and more information available at or (225) 655-2030, (225) 655-2008. 

"VIVA VIVALDI!": LSU SINFONIETTA CONCERT: 2 p.m., LSU School of Music Recital Hall, Dalrymple Drive. Highlighting works by the famous Baroque composer. $15 adults, $5 students. (225) 766-3487,

SUNDAY IN THE PARK: 2 p.m., Shaw Center for the Arts plaza, downtown Baton Rouge. A free concert from Souled Out.

"BRIGSBY BEAR": 7 p.m., Manship Theatre, 100 Lafayette St. A screening of the new comedy-drama starring Kyle Mooney and Mark Hamill., (866) 451-2787.

"SHADES OF HER: A COMMENTARY ON COLORISM": 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., East Baton Rouge Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. A free screening of the documentary that will include a post-viewing panel discussion.


SONGS AND SUPPER: 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., La Divina Italian Cafe, 3535 Perkins Road, Suite 360. Enjoy supper from Chef Eric with wine, beer and the music from Wayne Busby. (225) 771-8488,


SCOTCH TASTING AND PORK BUTCHERY: 5:30 p.m., Twine Market and Deli, 2921 Government St. Sample a variety of scotch while learning butchery techniques with Steve Diehl. $50 at No meal provided. (225) 334-9808,,

WINE WALK WEDNESDAY: 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Lava Cantina, 151 Third St. An open group of wine lovers comes together in downtown Baton Rouge. $10.50 at Includes four to five places with two tastings at each venue, spending one hour at each stop. Must be 21 or older.

WINE & ROSES: 6 p.m., Burden Museum & Gardens, 4560 Essen Lane. An exhibit of flora and fashion combined. Models will display the students' garments in high runway style. Cocktail attire. $125 for nonmembers; $100 for members. Call (225) 763-3990, ext. 6 or visit

LSU LEISURE COURSES: BRAISING & ROASTING: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Red Stick Spice Company, 660 Jefferson Hwy. Join local culinary instructor Lili Courtney for a fun and delicious experience. 18+. Tickets are $55. (225) 578-2500.

BEER DINNER WITH KARBACH BREWERY: 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Rouses Market No. 64, 14635 Airline Highway, Gonzales. A delicious five-course meal with beer pairings for each course. $55 at (225) 673-4255.


30TH ANNUAL JAMBALAYA JAM: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., corner of North Boulevard and Lafayette Street. A family friendly event with more than 40 teams competing for best jambalaya and live music by The Chee Weez. Tickets are $10-50 at

WE ARE: SPEAKER SERIES VOLUME 1: 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Capitol Park Event Center, 702 River Road. Featuring talks from Renee Chatelain, Jamie Brown and Sydney Nadia Harkins, and Jill Roshto. $25 at

ROCK N ROWE: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Perkins Rowe, 10000 Perkins Rowe. Featuring,

A WILD NIGHT 2017: 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Live Oak Arabians, 6300 Jefferson Highway. Venture out into the wild night for a gathering of good friends, food and fun supporting the Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries Foundation.

WINE WALK: LATIN FUZION: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., 1913, 336 Third St. Join us as DJ Chily brings you a sultry evening of Latin and international music. Salsa, bachata, merengue, cumbia and reggaeton. $10 at


AT 13TH GATE HAUNTED HOUSE: 832 S. St. Phillip. Get scared at the award-winning haunted house and attraction. Open 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays., (225) 389-1313.

AT BATON ROUGE GALLERY CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART: 1515 Dalrymple Drive. Featuring the works of Rob Carpenter, Kathleen Lemoine, Randell Henry and Frankie Gould on display through Oct. 26.

AT THE USS KIDD VETERANS MUSEUM: 305 S. River Road. Featuring "Voices from the Lost Generation" on display through December 2018.

AT THE LOUISIANA STATE ARCHIVES BUILDING: 3851 Essen Lane. The Louisiana Art and Artist Guild present the "48th National River Road Art Show and Sale."

AT FW GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Featuring "Julie Crews: The Everyday" on display through Oct. 31.

AT WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Highway, Port Allen. Featuring "Raw Sugar: Harvest in Black and White" on display through Dec. 31; "Water Trails of the Atchafalaya" on display through Oct. 29.

AT LSU MUSEUM OF ART: Fifth floor of the Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Featuring "Bonjour: Au Revoir Surréalisme" on display through March 25.

AT LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 S. River Road. Featuring "The Art of Chaos & Order: Sam Losavio" on display through Jan. 7; "The Red That Colored the World" on display through Jan. 14; "Alyce Simon: Atomic Art" through Dec. 3; and Miss Trudy's Traveling Trunk Show 11 a.m. Saturdays.

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.

Compiled by Kristie Bihm.