FRIDAY

  • COSTCO MOM HOUR: 9 a.m.-10 a.m., Costco will be opening its doors an hour early for moms and kids.
  • HANLEY’S RANCH DRESSING LAUNCH: 3 p.m., Calandro’s Supermarket, 12732 Perkins Road. Join in on the launch of the new salad dressing, manufactured and produced in Baton Rouge. For more information, visit hanleysfoods.com.
  • MOVIE IN THE PARK — MALEFICENT: 6 p.m., Kernan Ave Recreation Center, 333 Kernan Ave. A family movie under the stars. Movie concessions will be available for purchase.
  • THIS MORTIS RECEPTION: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., The Healthcare Gallery, 3488 Brentwood Drive, Suite 103. A photography exhibition curated by Jesse Guillory featuringText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color Alexandra Pacheco Garcia, Kristine Thompson, Tabitha Austin. Free and open to public.
  • 5TH ANNUAL HIGHLAND NIGHTS: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., An annual fall art hop featuring live music, shopping and refreshments. The event will feature local artists at each participating merchant, along with food trucks, music, and shopping. A shuttle will be available to ferry guests from business to business during the evening.
  • KINETICS: 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Baton Rouge Gallery, 1515 Dalrymple Drive. This event celebrates the energy of contemporary art, specifically in Louisiana’s capital city, providing a chance for arts supporters to share their passion for the visual arts while bidding on more than 30 original works. Tickets are $30 for members, $40 for non-members. For more information, visit batonrougegallery.org/kinetics.
  • NEW VENTURE THEATRE PRESENTS LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL: 7:30 p.m., Lyceum Dean Ballroom, 124. N. Third St. Spend an evening with Billie Holiday. This play revolves around the singer’s life. The play is rated PG-13. For more information and ticket prices, call (225) 588-7576 or visit newventuretheatre.org.

SATURDAY

  • RED STICK FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Main Street Market. The market operates rain or shine. If raining, the market will be held in the Galvez Plaza parking lot.

MISTLETOE MARKET: 10 A.M., BELLE OF BATON ROUGE, BELLE CAPITAL ATRIUM, 103 FRANCE ST. THIS EVENT FEATURES MORE THAN 120 VENDORS. SHOPPERS WILL HAVE ACCESS TO A MULTITUDE OF VENDORS FROM BOUTIQUES, TO CHEFS, TO HAND CRAFTED WORK, ALL SELLING PIECES FOR HOLIDAY PURCHASES. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT MISTLETOEMARKETBR.COM.

CLASSIC BOOKS CINEMA: 2:30 P.M., EAST BATON ROUGE MAIN LIBRARY, 7711 GOODWOOD BLVD. FOR AGES 3-11. FEATURING THE GREAT CHILDREN’S BOOKS OF OUR PARENTS’ YOUTH. SEE MOVIES BASED ON TITLES FEATURED IN THE TATTERED COVERS EXHIBIT AT EBRPL.COM

  • BEADING SOCIAL: 6 p.m., Cajun Bead Crafts. Learn how to bead and make your own jewelry at this tutorial, held every Saturday. Seating is limited and on a first come, first serve basis. No instruction required.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY

  • GONZALES GUN & KNIFE SHOW: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, Lamar Dixon Expo Center, 9039 St. Landry Road. Admission $8 for adults, $2 for children ages 6-11. Under 18 admitted with parent only. Law enforcement officer in uniform admitted free.

SUNDAY

  • SANTA PORTRAITS: Sharon Turner Photography Studio, 11522 Cedar Park Ave. Pets welcome. Packages start at $25. For appointment scheduling, contact (225) 752-15158 or visit Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Colorsharonturner.net Text ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorSwatch/NoneStrokeStyle/$ID/SolidText ColorText ColorText ColorText Color

LA. ADVENTURE RACE: 8 A.M., WEST FELICIANA SPORTS PARK, ST. FRANCISVILLE. THE COURSE IS DESIGNED FOR TEAMS OF THREE MEMBERS AND FEATURES TRAIL RUNNING, A ROPES COURSE, AND MOUNTAIN BIKING. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKET PURCHASING, VISIT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOREVENTBRITE.COM.

RAISE THE ROOF: NOON-4 P.M., TIN ROOF BREWING COMPANY, 1624 WYOMING ST. AN AFTERNOON OF GAMES, MUSIC AND FOOD TRUCKS TO SUPPORT LOCAL NON-PROFITS. FREE ADMISSION.

ANNUAL ETHEL CLAIBORNE DAMERON LECTURE SERIES: 2 P.M., WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM, 845 N. JEFFERSON AVE., PORT ALLEN THIS LECTURE INCLUDES THE UNVEILING OF THE PERMANENTLY INSTALLED RELIEF PORTRAITS SCULPTED BY ANGELA GREGORY THAT WERE ORIGINALLY COMMISSIONED FOR THE EXTERIOR OF THE NEW STATE CAPITOL BUILDING IN 1932.

HANSEL & GRETEL: 3 P.M., FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, 529 CONVENTION ST. OPERA LOUISIANE PRESENTS A BAYOU-THEMED TALE OF THE CURIOUS SIBLINGS AND A WITCH. AGES 18 YEARS AND UNDER ATTEND FREE. TICKETS ARE $15. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT OPERALOUISIANE.COM.

MID CITY BBQ BLOCK PARTY: 5 P.M.-8 P.M., TRIUMPH KITCHEN, 3897 GOVERNMENT ST. ALL YOU CAN EAT BBQ AND TRADITIONAL LOUISIANA SIDES. LIVE MUSIC BY KIRK HOLDER. ADMISSION IS $20. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKET PURCHASING, VISIT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORMIDCITYBBQ.TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLOREVENTBRITE.COM

MONDAY

  • BISTRO FOR A CAUSE: 5 p.m.-9 p.m., Bistro Byronz, 5412 Government St. Hosted by Up Alliance. Each bill will have 20 percent of total donated to Up Alliance in support of adult literacy.

TUESDAY

  • ST. PRACTICE DAY: 7 p.m., Happy’s Irish Pub, 136 Third St.. A St. Patrick’s day themed evening with a variety of green ales and beers.
  • ECLECTIC TRUTH POETRY SLAM & OPEN MIC: 7:30 p.m., Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, inside The Firehouse Gallery, 427 Laurel St. Featuring national/regional slam champion, viral sensation Sha’Condria “iCon” Sibley.

WEDNESDAY

  • LUNCHEON FEATURING CHARLIE VALLUZZO: Noon, Naylor Hall, 9340 Florida Blvd. The philanthropist and owner of McDonald’s restaurants in East Baton Rouge Parish will share life stories at a monthly catered luncheon for the Chronologically Gifted and Talented of Broadmoor Presbyterian. Age 50 and older welcome. Register in the church office or (225) 924-4271, by Nov. 16.

BOOK SIGNING: 4 P.M.-7 P.M., FIRESIDE ANTIQUES, 14007 PERKINS ROAD. AUTHOR REBECCA VIZARD WILL SIGN COPIES OF HER BOOK, “ONCE UPON A PILLOW.”

BARBERS AND BLUES: 5 P.M.-9 P.M., MERCER SUPPLY CO., 1010 NICHOLSON DRIVE. BLENDING LOCAL MUSIC, FOOD TRUCKS, SHAVES, BEARD TRIMS AND HAIRLINE CLEANUPS. LOCAL MUSIC BY RYAN HARRIS AND DENTON HATCHER.

THURSDAY

  • FIVE YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY: 5 p.m., Tin Roof Brewing Co.,1624 Wyoming St. Celebrating their anniversary party and the release of seasonal Parade Ground Coffee Porter and House Beer Series Oatmeal Pale Ale.

VIVA IL VINO: 6 P.M., LYCEUM BALLROOM, 124 THIRD ST. THE EVENT INCLUDES FOOD, WINE, SILENT AUCTION, A WINE PULL, AS WELL AS A SPECIAL PRESENTATION HONORING THE RECIPIENTS OF THE BATON ROUGE ORIGINAL AWARD, THE ART MELT LOUISIANA ART LEGEND AWARD, AND CORPORATE MEMBER OF THE YEAR. FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TICKET PURCHASING, VISIT TEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORSWATCH/NONESTROKESTYLE/$ID/SOLIDTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORTEXT COLORFORUM35.ORG/EVENT/VIVA2015

BRAC’S BIG THINK: 7:30 P.M.-MIDNIGHT, THE MANSHIP THEATRE,100 LAFAYETTE ST. HEAR BUSINESS SUCCESS STORIES, TIPS FOR NAVIGATING REGULATORY HURDLES, AND MORE. TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT BRACBIGTHINK.COM

LISTENING PARTY COMEDY SHOW: 8 P.M., KERRY BEARY’S ATOMIC POP SHOP, 2963 GOVERNMENT ST. A NIGHT OF COMEDY HOSTED BY EVAN RABALAIS FEATURING JOSH WATTS, CHASE MAYERS, WILL MERRILL, MIKE HONORE, NICK PORTIER, AND ROBERT RAU. ALL AGES WELCOMED. SOME MATERIAL MAY NOT BE SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN. ADMISSION IS $5.

ONGOING

  • CAPITOL CITY CONTEMPORARY 2 — THE LANDSCAPES: Through Jan. 10, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. The annual display spotlights the age-old tradition of landscape painting.
  • CAAWS CAT ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Acadian Village Petco, 3535 Perkins Road. caaws.org
  • CAAWS DOG ADOPTIONS: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, CAAWS Shelter, 6357 Quinn Drive. caaws.org
  • CAT ADOPTIONS: Noon-6 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Cat Haven Adoption Center, 11130 N. Harrell’s Ferry Road. (225) 636-2680.
  • DOCTOR SPARK, THE ROVING EXPLAINER: Noon-2 p.m., Saturdays, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Celebrate the International Year of Light with Dr. Spark.
  • ELIZABETHAN GALLERY: 680 Jefferson Highway. Hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. elizabethangallery.com
  • FRAMEWORKS GALLERY: 8501 Highland Road. Hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call (225) 769-0582 or visit fwgallery.net.
  • INTERNATIONAL FOLK DANCING: 7:30p.m.-10 p.m., Fridays (except holidays), Huey P. Long Field House on LSU campus (by the Indian Mounds), Room 120. Beginners welcome, no partner needed. Contact James Burke at (225) 766-0517 for more information. Free.
  • THE GALLERY AT MANSHIP THEATRE: 100 Lafayette St. manshiptheatre.org
  • THE PORTRAIT, THE ARTIST AND THE PATRON: West Baton Rouge Museum, Port Allen. Runs through Jan. 17. The exhibit looks at 19th century portraiture in Louisiana with works from statewide galleries and private collections.
  • “THE LION KING JR.” PRESENTED BY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL OF BATON ROUGE: 2 p.m. Sunday, 6:30 p.m. Monday and Thursday, and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Episcopal School Of Baton Rouge, 3200 Woodland Ridge Blvd. This musical is based on the Broadway production directed by Julie Taymor and the 1994 Disney film, which tells the story of a young lion named Simba.
  • JONES WALKER FOYER: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours are 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, and 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Free. (225) 346-5001.
  • THE LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE LEGACY OF DAN KILEY: Through Dec. 12, LSU Student Union Gallery. The exhibition features 45 vibrant photographs, documenting the current state of Dan Kiley’s most significant designs. unionartgallery@lsu.edu
  • LOUISIANA ART & SCIENCE MUSEUM: 100 River Road S. (225) 344-5272 or lasm.org

Louisiana’s Old State Capitol: 100 N. Blvd. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (225) 342-0500.

lsu museum of art: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Check out the exhibition “Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910,” running through Nov. 15. lsumoa.org

  • LSU SCHOOL OF ART’S ALFRED C. GLASSELL JR. GALLERY: Shaw Center for the Arts, 100 Lafayette St. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, and noon-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. (225) 389-7180.
  • MISS TRUDY’S TRAVELING TRUNK SHOW: 11 a.m., Saturdays, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Adalié Brent Auditorium, 100 S. River Road. An interactive program for young children that explores the art and science of the seasons.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Companion Animal Alliance, 2680 Progress Road. (225) 774-7701.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday and 12:30 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, PetSmart, 8660 Airline Hwy. Kittens, cats, puppies and dogs are available from the Northside Humane Society. (225) 964-6992.
  • PET ADOPTIONS: 11:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Friends of the Animals Adoption House, 8476 Highland Road. friendsoftheanimalsbr.org

Planetarium Shows: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. (225) 344-527.

Sun Light/Star Light — Contemplations on the Solar Orb: Louisiana Art & Science Museum, 100 S. River Road. Multi-media exhibition, explore the scientific, aesthetic, and spiritual dimensions regarding the moon and sun. Through Jan. 3.

  • WEST BATON ROUGE MUSEUM: 845 N. Jefferson Ave., Port Allen. The new exhibit, “The Portrait, the Artist and the Patron: 19th Century Portraiture in Louisiana,” will be on display through Jan. 17, 2016. westbatonrougemuseum.org
  • 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 years old. restaurantipo.com
  • YELP! BR PET ADOPTIONS: Noon-4 p.m. Sundays, and 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Petco Acadian Village, 3535 Perkins Road. Applications accepted for adoption approval. (225) 485-9200 or info@yelpbr.com

Compiled by Advocate staff